The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 60 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 35 20 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.49% 2.03% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 2.09% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 42
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median 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
987 955 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.40% 96.95% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 868 869 976
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,618
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 May 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Kent

Consultant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne -3 5 £45,000 -
Stansted -18 3 £65,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £60,000 -
Maidstone +3 2 £21,000 -67.69%
Folkestone - 2 £41,250 - 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Information Security
3 11 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (17.31%) Presales
5 9 (17.31%) Degree
5 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
5 9 (17.31%) Change Control
5 9 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (17.31%) ETL
5 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.31%) Banking
5 9 (17.31%) Retail
6 8 (15.38%) CEH
6 8 (15.38%) SQL
6 8 (15.38%) SIEM
6 8 (15.38%) System Testing
6 8 (15.38%) CREST Certified
6 8 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 8 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (15.38%) Secure Coding
7 7 (13.46%) SANS
7 7 (13.46%) OSCP
7 7 (13.46%) Data Quality
7 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
7 7 (13.46%) Oracle
7 7 (13.46%) DB2
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (5.77%) LAN
2 3 (5.77%) NetScreen
2 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) DB2
3 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (9.62%) SAP HANA
5 4 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) Lumira
7 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.92%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
2 9 (17.31%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Automotive
3 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Information Security
2 11 (21.15%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (17.31%) Change Control
3 9 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (17.31%) ETL
3 9 (17.31%) Presales
4 8 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 8 (15.38%) Secure Coding
4 8 (15.38%) SIEM
4 8 (15.38%) System Testing
4 8 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (11.54%) Data Governance
6 6 (11.54%) Information Management
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 6 (11.54%) Service Management
6 6 (11.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) ABAP
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) CEH
2 8 (15.38%) CREST Certified
3 7 (13.46%) OSCP
3 7 (13.46%) SANS
4 6 (11.54%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) CISSP
6 4 (7.69%) CISM
7 3 (5.77%) CCIE
7 3 (5.77%) CCNP
7 3 (5.77%) MCSE
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
2 7 (13.46%) Data Quality
3 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) NFS
1 1 (1.92%) vCloud
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) XenApp
1 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
2 7 (13.46%) Cisco
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) SAP
5 4 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 3 (5.77%) Avaya
6 3 (5.77%) Juniper
6 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
6 3 (5.77%) Lotus
6 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.77%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.92%) Aruba
7 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.92%) F5
7 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.92%) Imperva
7 1 (1.92%) Infor
7 1 (1.92%) VMware
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago