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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 71 56 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 23 50 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 4.23% 6.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 4.37% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 66
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -33.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £73,750
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
957 1144 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.60% 96.70% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 869 979 955
Average salary £36,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -
Stansted - 3 - - 2
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (26.67%) Project Management
3 15 (25.00%) Cisco
4 14 (23.33%) Firewall
5 13 (21.67%) CCNA
5 13 (21.67%) DNS
5 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (20.00%) Oracle
6 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 12 (20.00%) SEO
6 12 (20.00%) Marketing
6 12 (20.00%) Time Management
7 9 (15.00%) Online Marketing
7 9 (15.00%) Social Media
7 9 (15.00%) Analytics
7 9 (15.00%) Migration
7 9 (15.00%) Windows
8 8 (13.33%) DHCP
8 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.33%) VMware
8 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (13.33%) VLAN
9 7 (11.67%) MCITP
9 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
9 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (11.67%) Open Source
9 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (11.67%) MPLS
9 7 (11.67%) Change Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) DNS
3 8 (13.33%) DHCP
3 8 (13.33%) VLAN
4 7 (11.67%) MPLS
4 7 (11.67%) LAN
4 7 (11.67%) WAN
5 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.67%) LDAP
7 3 (5.00%) SAN
8 2 (3.33%) ATM
8 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.67%) Xcode
3 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (20.00%) Marketing
2 6 (10.00%) Publishing
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.67%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.67%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Social Media
3 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (10.00%) NHS
5 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.67%) HACMP
6 4 (6.67%) Informatics
7 3 (5.00%) FMCG
7 3 (5.00%) Clustering
8 2 (3.33%) EPoS
8 2 (3.33%) EMV
8 2 (3.33%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (3.33%) EFT
8 2 (3.33%) EFTPOS
8 2 (3.33%) APACS
8 2 (3.33%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) UNIX
3 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.67%) AIX
5 4 (6.67%) Solaris
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Project Management
2 12 (20.00%) SEO
2 12 (20.00%) Time Management
3 9 (15.00%) Online Marketing
3 9 (15.00%) Analytics
3 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.67%) Open Source
4 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.67%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) E-business
6 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.00%) Pay per click
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) ERP
7 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Perl
2 4 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.00%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) CCNA
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.67%) MCITP
2 7 (11.67%) CCNP
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) MCTS
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) NFS
2 4 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) vCloud
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
3 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Control-M
2 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.67%) Apple
5 6 (10.00%) Avaya
5 6 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.33%) Dell
6 5 (8.33%) IBM
6 5 (8.33%) SAP
7 4 (6.67%) Sun
7 4 (6.67%) Veritas
8 3 (5.00%) JD Edwards
9 2 (3.33%) Sage
9 2 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (3.33%) WorldPay
9 2 (3.33%) Elavon
9 2 (3.33%) Ingenico
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 31,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Altitude Internet
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Altitude Internet
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago