The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 71 72 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 24 35 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.51% 2.86% 7.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.98% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 61
Average salary £50,000 £29,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.41% -53.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
909 1175 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.98% 96.15% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 823 965 972
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Kent region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Kent

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Kent

Consultant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 5 £65,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £55,000 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 24 (34.78%) Project Management
2 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (28.99%) Cisco
4 19 (27.54%) Firewall
5 18 (26.09%) CCNA
5 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (24.64%) Time Management
7 13 (18.84%) SEO
7 13 (18.84%) Marketing
7 13 (18.84%) Oracle
7 13 (18.84%) Windows
7 13 (18.84%) Online Marketing
7 13 (18.84%) Social Media
7 13 (18.84%) Analytics
8 12 (17.39%) Linux
8 12 (17.39%) MCSE
8 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
8 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.39%) DNS
8 12 (17.39%) Apple
8 12 (17.39%) MCITP
8 12 (17.39%) VMware
9 11 (15.94%) Mac OS X
9 11 (15.94%) Change Management
9 11 (15.94%) Blackberry
9 11 (15.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2000
9 11 (15.94%) Avaya
9 11 (15.94%) Problem Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) DNS
3 8 (11.59%) DHCP
4 7 (10.14%) LAN
4 7 (10.14%) WAN
4 7 (10.14%) MPLS
4 7 (10.14%) VLAN
5 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) LDAP
7 3 (4.35%) SAN
8 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.45%) Multicast
9 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.45%) Network Security
9 1 (1.45%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 13 (18.84%) Marketing
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Publishing
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.45%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.45%) WPF
3 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.45%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.84%) Social Media
3 11 (15.94%) Blackberry
4 10 (14.49%) NHS
5 8 (11.59%) Informatics
6 7 (10.14%) Open Source
7 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.80%) HACMP
9 3 (4.35%) FMCG
9 3 (4.35%) Clustering
10 1 (1.45%) PKI
10 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.45%) User Experience
10 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 11 (15.94%) Mac OS X
3 11 (15.94%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (8.70%) UNIX
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.80%) AIX
6 4 (5.80%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Project Management
2 17 (24.64%) Time Management
3 13 (18.84%) Online Marketing
3 13 (18.84%) Analytics
3 13 (18.84%) SEO
4 11 (15.94%) Change Management
4 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
5 9 (13.04%) Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.25%) E-business
8 4 (5.80%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security
9 3 (4.35%) ERP
9 3 (4.35%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) System Testing
10 2 (2.90%) Information Governance
10 2 (2.90%) Security Management
10 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
2 4 (5.80%) C#
2 4 (5.80%) Perl
2 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) CCNA
1 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.39%) MCSE
2 12 (17.39%) MCITP
3 7 (10.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (5.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (5.80%) NFS
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Puppet
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) OpenView
2 3 (4.35%) Control-M
2 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Apple
4 11 (15.94%) Avaya
5 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.25%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) IBM
7 4 (5.80%) SAP
7 4 (5.80%) Dell
7 4 (5.80%) Sun
7 4 (5.80%) Veritas
8 3 (4.35%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.90%) F5
10 1 (1.45%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.45%) NetScout
10 1 (1.45%) TippingPoint
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