The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 72 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 35 89 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.85% 7.24% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 7.78% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 34
Average salary £29,000 £62,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.60% +63.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1179 1144 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.09% 93.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 969 963 646
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Consultant
South East

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -17 3 £87,500 +45.83% 1
Dartford - 3 £70,000 -
Folkestone - 2 £31,250 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 20 (35.71%) Cisco
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL
5 10 (17.86%) LAN
5 10 (17.86%) IBM
5 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
5 10 (17.86%) Network Management
5 10 (17.86%) Change Control
6 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
6 9 (16.07%) CCSA
6 9 (16.07%) Information Security
6 9 (16.07%) CCNA
6 9 (16.07%) WAN
7 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.29%) Internet
7 8 (14.29%) Firmware
7 8 (14.29%) Websense
7 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 8 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (14.29%) BT
7 8 (14.29%) Proofpoint
7 8 (14.29%) Tripwire
7 8 (14.29%) Network Design
7 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.57%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) LAN
3 9 (16.07%) WAN
4 8 (14.29%) Internet
4 8 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.14%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) NAS
7 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.79%) SCCP
8 1 (1.79%) H.323
8 1 (1.79%) IPsec
8 1 (1.79%) MGCP
8 1 (1.79%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.36%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.79%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Firmware
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
2 3 (5.36%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (5.36%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) HACMP
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Network Management
2 10 (17.86%) Change Control
3 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 9 (16.07%) Information Security
4 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.29%) Network Design
4 8 (14.29%) SIEM
5 4 (7.14%) Business Development
6 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.36%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.36%) Analytics
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) ABAP
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCSA
2 9 (16.07%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.36%) NCDA
3 3 (5.36%) NCIE
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) HNC
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) CCIE
4 2 (3.57%) MBA
4 2 (3.57%) CISA
4 2 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (1.79%) CCVP
5 1 (1.79%) SSCP
5 1 (1.79%) CCSP
5 1 (1.79%) OCP
5 1 (1.79%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
2 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) QA
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.79%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.79%) OpenView
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
2 20 (35.71%) Cisco
3 10 (17.86%) IBM
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.29%) Websense
4 8 (14.29%) BT
4 8 (14.29%) Proofpoint
4 8 (14.29%) Tripwire
5 6 (10.71%) NetApp
5 6 (10.71%) EMC
5 6 (10.71%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) Juniper
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) LogLogic
7 2 (3.57%) TippingPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Tufin
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Sybase
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus an excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Neg + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis IT
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + car fund + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent, South East
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago