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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 58 35
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 105 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.53% 3.36% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.88% 3.45% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 86 34 32
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £38,700 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £60,000
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
965 1042 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.29% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 794 902 666
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Folkestone -2 9 £31,250 -13.79%
Maidstone - 7 £51,250 - 3
Dartford - 7 £55,000 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 65 (39.63%) Firewall
2 50 (30.49%) Cisco
3 46 (28.05%) SQL
4 43 (26.22%) CheckPoint
5 41 (25.00%) Windows
6 38 (23.17%) Oracle
6 38 (23.17%) Microsoft
7 37 (22.56%) Information Security
8 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
8 35 (21.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 35 (21.34%) PCI DSS
9 32 (19.51%) CCNA
9 32 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (18.90%) Finance
11 29 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (17.68%) Apple
12 27 (16.46%) Management Information System
13 26 (15.85%) SIEM
14 25 (15.24%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (14.63%) MS Exchange
16 23 (14.02%) MCSE
16 23 (14.02%) Windows 2000 Server
17 22 (13.41%) MCITP
17 22 (13.41%) Project Management
18 21 (12.80%) Internet
18 21 (12.80%) Blackberry
18 21 (12.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (12.80%) Avaya
18 21 (12.80%) IBM
18 21 (12.80%) E-Commerce

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 24 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.05%) Documentum
6 3 (1.83%) Apache
6 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Office
2 8 (4.88%) FastStats
3 6 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Office 365
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (39.63%) Firewall
2 21 (12.80%) Internet
3 15 (9.15%) WAN
4 14 (8.54%) LAN
5 9 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (5.49%) Network Security
6 8 (4.88%) DNS
7 6 (3.66%) SAN
7 6 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (3.05%) VPN
9 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.83%) CTI
10 3 (1.83%) LDAP
11 2 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.22%) VLAN
11 2 (1.22%) DHCP
11 2 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.61%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.24%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (7.32%) DataStage
4 9 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.66%) Big Data
7 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.83%) MySQL
8 3 (1.83%) OLAP
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) PVCS
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 31 (18.90%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.32%) Marketing
3 3 (1.83%) Banking
3 3 (1.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Billing
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.80%) .NET
1 21 (12.80%) XML
2 12 (7.32%) Web Services
3 6 (3.66%) MDX
4 3 (1.83%) YAML
5 1 (0.61%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) Struts
5 1 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.80%) Blackberry
3 13 (7.93%) AS400
4 10 (6.10%) Firmware
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.83%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.61%) HACMP
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) e-Health
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.00%) Windows
2 23 (14.02%) Windows 2000 Server
3 20 (12.20%) Mac OS X
4 16 (9.76%) AIX
4 16 (9.76%) Linux
5 12 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.05%) UNIX
7 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.44%) Solaris
8 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.56%) Information Security
2 26 (15.85%) SIEM
3 22 (13.41%) Project Management
4 21 (12.80%) E-Commerce
4 21 (12.80%) Problem Management
5 20 (12.20%) Migration
5 20 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (9.76%) ITIL
7 13 (7.93%) System Testing
7 13 (7.93%) PRINCE2
7 13 (7.93%) ETL
7 13 (7.93%) CRM
8 12 (7.32%) Network Management
9 11 (6.71%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.10%) Change Control
11 7 (4.27%) Coaching
11 7 (4.27%) Business Development
11 7 (4.27%) Change Management
12 6 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.66%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.05%) SQL
2 21 (12.80%) C#
3 20 (12.20%) VB.NET
3 20 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.49%) C
5 7 (4.27%) Java
6 4 (2.44%) Perl
7 3 (1.83%) PHP
7 3 (1.83%) Ruby
8 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.22%) C++
8 2 (1.22%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (19.51%) CCNA
1 32 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (14.02%) MCSE
4 22 (13.41%) MCITP
5 20 (12.20%) Degree
6 12 (7.32%) CISSP
7 11 (6.71%) CCSA
8 4 (2.44%) CISA
8 4 (2.44%) SSCP
9 3 (1.83%) NCDA
9 3 (1.83%) NCIE
9 3 (1.83%) CEH
9 3 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.22%) CCSE
10 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.22%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.22%) VCDX
10 2 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 35 (21.34%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.83%) vSphere
2 3 (1.83%) NFS
3 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.44%) Puppet
2 3 (1.83%) Control-M
2 3 (1.83%) OpenView
2 3 (1.83%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.22%) SCOM
3 2 (1.22%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.22%) Legato
3 2 (1.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.61%) SCSM
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (30.49%) Cisco
2 43 (26.22%) CheckPoint
3 38 (23.17%) Oracle
3 38 (23.17%) Microsoft
4 29 (17.68%) Apple
5 21 (12.80%) Avaya
5 21 (12.80%) IBM
6 14 (8.54%) VMware
6 14 (8.54%) Tripwire
7 13 (7.93%) Websense
8 12 (7.32%) F5
8 12 (7.32%) Proofpoint
9 11 (6.71%) Adobe
10 10 (6.10%) Juniper
11 7 (4.27%) Eloqua
11 7 (4.27%) Chordiant
11 7 (4.27%) Unica
12 6 (3.66%) BT
13 5 (3.05%) LogRhythm
13 5 (3.05%) Pega
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidstone
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Tonbridge
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Posted: 26 days ago