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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 74 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 25 70 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.25% 6.13% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 6.28% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 65 40
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £28,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,500 £70,500
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
1057 1115 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.23% 97.72% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 937 992 888
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Stansted - 10 - -
Maidstone +4 1 - -
Dover - 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (22.95%) Marketing
2 14 (22.95%) SEO
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle
4 12 (19.67%) DNS
5 11 (18.03%) Firewall
5 11 (18.03%) Cisco
5 11 (18.03%) CCNA
5 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (18.03%) Linux
6 10 (16.39%) SQL
6 10 (16.39%) Project Management
6 10 (16.39%) Pay per click
6 10 (16.39%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (14.75%) Migration
8 8 (13.11%) Windows
8 8 (13.11%) VLAN
9 7 (11.48%) Open Source
9 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
9 7 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (11.48%) CCNP
9 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.48%) HP
9 7 (11.48%) LAN
9 7 (11.48%) WAN
9 7 (11.48%) DHCP
9 7 (11.48%) MPLS
9 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
10 6 (9.84%) IBM
10 6 (9.84%) UNIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) VLAN
4 7 (11.48%) MPLS
4 7 (11.48%) LAN
4 7 (11.48%) WAN
4 7 (11.48%) DHCP
5 5 (8.20%) SAN
6 4 (6.56%) LDAP
6 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.28%) ATM
7 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (22.95%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) Dojo
3 3 (4.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Social Media
3 4 (6.56%) NHS
3 4 (6.56%) HACMP
3 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Informatics
4 3 (4.92%) FMCG
5 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.28%) APACS
5 2 (3.28%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.28%) EPoS
5 2 (3.28%) EMV
5 2 (3.28%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (3.28%) EFT
5 2 (3.28%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 4 (6.56%) AIX
4 4 (6.56%) Solaris
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) SEO
2 10 (16.39%) Pay per click
2 10 (16.39%) Project Management
2 10 (16.39%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (14.75%) Migration
4 7 (11.48%) Open Source
4 7 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.20%) Time Management
5 5 (8.20%) E-business
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Online Marketing
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
7 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) ERP
7 3 (4.92%) Resource Management
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.28%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
3 4 (6.56%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.92%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) VBScript
4 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.28%) C
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) CCNA
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.48%) CCNP
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) MCITP
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) NFS
2 4 (6.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (6.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) vCloud
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) OpenView
3 3 (4.92%) Control-M
4 2 (3.28%) Legato
4 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco
3 7 (11.48%) HP
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.84%) Veritas
4 6 (9.84%) IBM
5 5 (8.20%) Dell
5 5 (8.20%) Apple
5 5 (8.20%) SAP
5 5 (8.20%) VMware
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Sun
6 4 (6.56%) Avaya
7 3 (4.92%) JD Edwards
8 2 (3.28%) Sage
8 2 (3.28%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) Wincor Nixdorf
Kent
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 27,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago