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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 57 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 837 1207 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.76% 5.79% 7.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 6.00% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 643 948 1137
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17039 20118 20961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.59% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14264 16865 16385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the South East region.

Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Berkshire +2 309 £55,000 - 38
Hampshire -3 161 £50,000 +16.27% 14
Surrey -24 134 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Buckinghamshire -8 76 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Oxfordshire -54 45 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Kent +26 35 £42,500 -2.85% 5
West Sussex +27 23 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Middlesex -9 10 £50,000 -23.07%
Home Counties -3 7 £75,000 +39.53%
East Sussex -22 6 £45,000 +38.46%
M4 Corridor +1 3 - -
Sussex +5 1 £57,500 -14.81%
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 461 (25.11%) Finance
2 379 (20.64%) Presales
3 377 (20.53%) Microsoft
4 312 (16.99%) Degree
5 272 (14.81%) SAP
6 248 (13.51%) Windows
7 226 (12.31%) SQL
8 197 (10.73%) Information Security
9 186 (10.13%) MS Excel
10 182 (9.91%) Oracle
11 178 (9.69%) SQL Server
12 177 (9.64%) Security Cleared
13 164 (8.93%) VMware
13 164 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
14 161 (8.77%) Cisco
15 152 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
16 137 (7.46%) Office 365
17 134 (7.30%) ERP
18 132 (7.19%) Linux
18 132 (7.19%) Firewall
19 131 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 130 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
21 124 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
22 123 (6.70%) SC Cleared
23 122 (6.64%) Active Directory
24 120 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
25 119 (6.48%) Telecoms
26 114 (6.21%) Marketing
27 113 (6.15%) Windows Server
28 111 (6.05%) Project Management

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 47 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 37 (2.02%) IIS
4 24 (1.31%) Skype for Business
5 23 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 22 (1.20%) Apache
6 22 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (0.71%) JBoss
8 13 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (0.65%) NetWeaver
9 12 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.60%) CMS
10 11 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.54%) nginx
12 8 (0.44%) ArcGIS
12 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 186 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.78%) MS Office
3 27 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.76%) MS Project
6 5 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.27%) InDesign
6 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) CATIA
7 3 (0.16%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (2.40%) SAP SD
2 38 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (1.91%) SAP MM
5 33 (1.80%) Sage X3
6 27 (1.47%) SAP PP
7 26 (1.42%) SAP FI
8 24 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 24 (1.31%) SAP CO
8 24 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
9 22 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 22 (1.20%) SAP HR
10 20 (1.09%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.98%) SAP SCM
12 17 (0.93%) SAP Business One
13 15 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
13 15 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 14 (0.76%) SAP CRM
15 13 (0.71%) SAP MDM
15 13 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 137 (7.46%) Office 365
2 101 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.27%) SaaS
4 52 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (1.36%) Yammer
6 22 (1.20%) IaaS
7 17 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.82%) PaaS
9 14 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
10 10 (0.54%) Taleo
11 9 (0.49%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.44%) CloudBees
13 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.16%) AdWords
14 3 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
14 3 (0.16%) Force.com
14 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.16%) Heroku
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 132 (7.19%) Firewall
2 56 (3.05%) LAN
3 55 (3.00%) WAN
4 53 (2.89%) Network Security
5 52 (2.83%) SAN
6 51 (2.78%) Wireless
7 49 (2.67%) VPN
8 47 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 42 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 35 (1.91%) Internet
11 32 (1.74%) MPLS
12 31 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (1.42%) SSL
14 25 (1.36%) IPsec
15 23 (1.25%) BGP
16 20 (1.09%) Skype
17 17 (0.93%) IP Telephony
17 17 (0.93%) OSPF
18 16 (0.87%) HTTP
18 16 (0.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.40%) Big Data
2 44 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
2 44 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 42 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 28 (1.53%) DB2
6 27 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 25 (1.36%) SAP HANA
7 25 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.03%) MS Access
9 19 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (0.87%) GIS
11 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (0.76%) Power BI
12 14 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 13 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 25 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.20%) LSMW
4 18 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 16 (0.87%) JIRA
6 11 (0.60%) Subversion
7 10 (0.54%) Maven
8 7 (0.38%) Metasploit
8 7 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.27%) JMeter
9 5 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.27%) MSI
9 5 (0.27%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.22%) Selenium
10 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.16%) ProC
11 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.16%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.11%) CMake
General
1 461 (25.11%) Finance
2 119 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 114 (6.21%) Marketing
4 90 (4.90%) Retail
5 87 (4.74%) Manufacturing
6 76 (4.14%) Banking
7 53 (2.89%) Advertising
8 37 (2.02%) Legal
9 33 (1.80%) Publishing
10 29 (1.58%) Billing
11 26 (1.42%) Back Office
12 21 (1.14%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.71%) Automotive
14 13 (0.71%) Front Office
14 13 (0.71%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.65%) German Language
15 12 (0.65%) Local Government
16 10 (0.54%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.44%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (4.74%) .NET
2 64 (3.49%) HTML
3 37 (2.02%) CSS
3 37 (2.02%) Middleware
3 37 (2.02%) XML
4 32 (1.74%) Web Services
5 19 (1.03%) RESTful
6 17 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 17 (0.93%) REST
7 16 (0.87%) EDI
7 16 (0.87%) SAP Basis
7 16 (0.87%) SOAP
8 14 (0.76%) HTML5
8 14 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (0.65%) Spring
10 11 (0.60%) Regular Expression
10 11 (0.60%) SAP ALE
10 11 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
11 10 (0.54%) SAML
11 10 (0.54%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 130 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 81 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 71 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 64 (3.49%) PKI
6 33 (1.80%) Clustering
6 33 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 31 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 29 (1.58%) iPad
9 28 (1.53%) Driving Licence
10 27 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.20%) Social Media
12 19 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.03%) Visualisation
13 16 (0.87%) Statistics
14 15 (0.82%) Replication
15 14 (0.76%) Economics
16 13 (0.71%) Cryptography
16 13 (0.71%) Data Integration
17 11 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 248 (13.51%) Windows
2 132 (7.19%) Linux
3 113 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 75 (4.08%) Unix
5 73 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (1.31%) CentOS
7 24 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.71%) AIX
11 13 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.65%) Solaris
13 11 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.33%) Android
14 6 (0.33%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.27%) Debian
16 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (20.64%) Presales
2 197 (10.73%) Information Security
3 164 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
4 152 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (7.30%) ERP
6 124 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
7 111 (6.05%) Project Management
8 108 (5.88%) CRM
9 99 (5.39%) ITIL
10 98 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 91 (4.96%) SIEM
12 87 (4.74%) Mentoring
13 84 (4.58%) Migration
14 76 (4.14%) Analytics
14 76 (4.14%) Risk Management
15 74 (4.03%) Penetration Testing
16 73 (3.98%) Data Protection
17 69 (3.76%) Business Development
18 66 (3.59%) System Testing
19 64 (3.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 226 (12.31%) SQL
2 95 (5.17%) Java
3 70 (3.81%) C
4 67 (3.65%) JavaScript
5 58 (3.16%) ABAP
6 57 (3.10%) C#
7 47 (2.56%) Python
8 35 (1.91%) PowerShell
9 26 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 26 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.36%) Perl
11 23 (1.25%) C++
12 19 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 15 (0.82%) PHP
14 14 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 14 (0.76%) VBA
15 13 (0.71%) Ruby
16 8 (0.44%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.22%) VBScript
17 4 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 312 (16.99%) Degree
2 177 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 123 (6.70%) SC Cleared
4 97 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (4.79%) CISSP
6 73 (3.98%) CCNP
7 59 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (2.72%) CCIE
9 49 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 42 (2.29%) CISM
11 40 (2.18%) CREST Certified
11 40 (2.18%) MCSE
12 34 (1.85%) CCA
12 34 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
13 32 (1.74%) CEH
14 30 (1.63%) CCNA
14 30 (1.63%) DV Cleared
15 26 (1.42%) SANS
16 25 (1.36%) OSCP
17 20 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 41 (2.23%) SLA
4 38 (2.07%) QA
5 27 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 23 (1.25%) RMADS
7 22 (1.20%) ISO22301
8 19 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 14 (0.76%) COBIT
10 12 (0.65%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.38%) BS25999
12 7 (0.38%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.27%) GxP
13 5 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
13 5 (0.27%) SSAE 16
14 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 3 (0.16%) DO-178B
16 2 (0.11%) GAMP
17 1 (0.054%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 122 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 120 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.83%) XenApp
5 21 (1.14%) vSphere
6 19 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.65%) IMail Server
7 12 (0.65%) vCloud
7 12 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.60%) Docker
8 11 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.38%) XenServer
10 5 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.22%) Snort
11 4 (0.22%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (1.74%) Puppet
2 23 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.09%) Ansible
3 20 (1.09%) SCCM
4 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (0.65%) SCVMM
5 11 (0.60%) vRealize
6 10 (0.54%) SCOM
7 8 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.38%) Nessus
9 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.33%) NetVault Backup
9 6 (0.33%) Nmap
10 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.16%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.11%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 377 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 272 (14.81%) SAP
3 182 (9.91%) Oracle
4 164 (8.93%) VMware
5 161 (8.77%) Cisco
6 90 (4.90%) Citrix
7 68 (3.70%) HP
8 64 (3.49%) IBM
9 50 (2.72%) Juniper
9 50 (2.72%) Sage
10 42 (2.29%) F5
11 36 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 29 (1.58%) Palo Alto
13 28 (1.53%) Fortinet
14 26 (1.42%) EMC
14 26 (1.42%) Google
15 24 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (1.25%) Hyperion
16 23 (1.25%) NetApp
17 22 (1.20%) Dell
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Corp Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Various Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £56 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits + home-based working
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Office Local Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Wolsey Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Unlimited commission
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with commission and bene
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benifits negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago