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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 81 69 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 20 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 3.79% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 3.91% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 14
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £20,375
10% offered a salary of more than £60,375 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
1066 997 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.00% 96.89% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 935 907 934
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
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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 +11 6 £55,000 -18.51%
Folkestone +3 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £52,500 -
Dartford +6 1 £40,000 - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Information Security
3 11 (26.19%) CISSP
3 11 (26.19%) SIEM
3 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 9 (21.43%) CREST Certified
4 9 (21.43%) CEH
5 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Firewall
5 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (16.67%) CCNA
7 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.29%) SAP
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) SAP MM
7 6 (14.29%) System Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Windows
8 5 (11.90%) C
8 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
9 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.52%) Office 365
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.38%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) NetScreen
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Information Security
2 11 (26.19%) SIEM
2 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) System Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
5 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Presales
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CISSP
2 9 (21.43%) CEH
2 9 (21.43%) CREST Certified
3 7 (16.67%) CCNA
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CISA
7 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) vCloud
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) vSphere
1 3 (7.14%) XenApp
1 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.76%) NFS
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Dell
3 4 (9.52%) Forcepoint
3 4 (9.52%) Juniper
4 3 (7.14%) Avaya
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 3 (7.14%) Lotus
4 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.14%) Tripwire
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.38%) Intel
6 1 (2.38%) Pegasus
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