The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 25 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1756 1810 1808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.90% 8.36% 7.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.34% 8.79% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1308 1307
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Berkshire +7 678 £55,000 +15.78% 49
Surrey -5 485 £52,500 +5.00% 40
Hampshire -29 165 £48,000 +6.66% 30
Buckinghamshire +2 154 £47,500 -11.62% 24
Kent +44 96 £41,000 -13.68% 6
Oxfordshire -32 63 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Middlesex +23 41 £61,500 +2.50% 3
East Sussex -24 21 £65,000 +52.94% 2
West Sussex -32 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Thames Valley +1 12 £65,000 -16.12%
M4 Corridor -1 1 £52,500 -14.28%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 753 (20.35%) Finance
2 745 (20.13%) SAP
3 744 (20.10%) Microsoft
4 625 (16.89%) SQL
5 518 (14.00%) Oracle
6 506 (13.67%) Degree
7 474 (12.81%) Telecoms
8 454 (12.27%) MS Excel
9 447 (12.08%) SQL Server
10 423 (11.43%) Windows
11 420 (11.35%) Business Development
11 420 (11.35%) Security Cleared
12 324 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
13 315 (8.51%) Project Management
14 308 (8.32%) Cisco
15 294 (7.94%) SC Cleared
16 293 (7.92%) .NET
17 276 (7.46%) ABAP
18 275 (7.43%) CRM
19 274 (7.40%) Firewall
20 271 (7.32%) Java
21 245 (6.62%) VMware
21 245 (6.62%) SAP Implementation
22 240 (6.48%) ITIL
23 237 (6.40%) Linux
24 225 (6.08%) JavaScript
25 222 (6.00%) HTML
26 216 (5.84%) ERP
26 216 (5.84%) Marketing
27 213 (5.76%) XML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 208 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 135 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 86 (2.32%) NetWeaver
4 80 (2.16%) IIS
5 73 (1.97%) Lync
6 69 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 69 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 59 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 57 (1.54%) Apache
9 55 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 51 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
11 47 (1.27%) Tomcat
12 41 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 39 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 38 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 36 (0.97%) SAP Portal
16 35 (0.95%) WebSphere
17 34 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
18 32 (0.86%) SAS
18 32 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 454 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 132 (3.57%) MS Office
3 59 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.30%) MS Project
5 11 (0.30%) FastStats
6 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.081%) SPSS
9 2 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 141 (3.81%) SAP FI
2 139 (3.76%) SAP MM
3 136 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 136 (3.67%) SAP CO
4 106 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 105 (2.84%) SAP SD
6 94 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
7 83 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 63 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
8 63 (1.70%) SAP HR
9 60 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
10 58 (1.57%) SAP APO
11 56 (1.51%) SAP SCM
12 54 (1.46%) SAP WM
13 53 (1.43%) SAP R/3
14 50 (1.35%) SAP PM
15 43 (1.16%) SAP QM
15 43 (1.16%) Maximo
15 43 (1.16%) SAP EHS
16 39 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.51%) SaaS
2 70 (1.89%) Office 365
3 39 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.84%) Force.com
6 17 (0.46%) Taleo
7 14 (0.38%) IaaS
8 9 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.14%) PaaS
11 2 (0.054%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 274 (7.40%) Firewall
2 162 (4.38%) Network Security
3 153 (4.13%) Internet
4 139 (3.76%) LAN
5 115 (3.11%) SAN
6 108 (2.92%) TCP/IP
7 101 (2.73%) WAN
8 78 (2.11%) DNS
9 73 (1.97%) VPN
10 70 (1.89%) MPLS
11 55 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 48 (1.30%) IPv6
13 47 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
14 42 (1.13%) VoIP
14 42 (1.13%) NetScaler
15 38 (1.03%) SSL
15 38 (1.03%) OSPF
16 36 (0.97%) BGP
16 36 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
16 36 (0.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 142 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
3 138 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 99 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 90 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 57 (1.54%) OLAP
8 55 (1.49%) MySQL
8 55 (1.49%) Big Data
9 53 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
10 50 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 48 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 47 (1.27%) SAP BW
13 44 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
14 37 (1.00%) SAP BI
14 37 (1.00%) Oracle Database
15 35 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
15 35 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 33 (0.89%) Essbase
17 29 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (0.95%) Selenium
2 25 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 24 (0.65%) LSMW
4 22 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.49%) Mockito
7 13 (0.35%) WebDriver
7 13 (0.35%) WinRunner
8 12 (0.32%) TestComplete
8 12 (0.32%) Ranorex
9 7 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.19%) JUnit
10 6 (0.16%) PVCS
10 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.14%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.14%) JDeveloper
11 5 (0.14%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 753 (20.35%) Finance
2 474 (12.81%) Telecoms
3 216 (5.84%) Marketing
4 196 (5.30%) Retail
5 125 (3.38%) Advertising
6 100 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 95 (2.57%) Legal
8 88 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 86 (2.32%) Banking
10 47 (1.27%) Billing
11 46 (1.24%) German Language
12 29 (0.78%) General Ledger
13 27 (0.73%) Law
14 22 (0.59%) Military
14 22 (0.59%) Multimedia
15 20 (0.54%) French Language
16 19 (0.51%) Electronics
17 18 (0.49%) Front Office
18 16 (0.43%) Dutch Language
19 11 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (7.92%) .NET
2 222 (6.00%) HTML
3 213 (5.76%) XML
4 165 (4.46%) Web Services
5 123 (3.32%) CSS
6 113 (3.05%) ASP.NET
7 96 (2.59%) J2EE
8 70 (1.89%) jQuery
9 63 (1.70%) BAPI
10 52 (1.41%) HTML5
11 49 (1.32%) MDX
11 49 (1.32%) Middleware
12 45 (1.22%) XSLT
12 45 (1.22%) Ajax
13 38 (1.03%) SOAP
14 36 (0.97%) .NET Framework
15 32 (0.86%) SAP XI
16 31 (0.84%) JSP
17 27 (0.73%) Spring
17 27 (0.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 158 (4.27%) Management Information System
2 97 (2.62%) Computer Science
3 81 (2.19%) RMADS
4 79 (2.13%) PKI
5 75 (2.03%) Mathematics
6 72 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (1.81%) GIS
8 61 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 61 (1.65%) FMCG
9 56 (1.51%) Clustering
10 54 (1.46%) Social Media
11 42 (1.13%) Open Source
12 39 (1.05%) Mainframe
13 37 (1.00%) Data Integration
14 36 (0.97%) Blackberry
15 35 (0.95%) Firmware
16 34 (0.92%) Smartcard
17 33 (0.89%) CESG
18 32 (0.86%) CESG CLAS
19 26 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 423 (11.43%) Windows
2 237 (6.40%) Linux
3 157 (4.24%) UNIX
4 138 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (1.43%) AIX
8 47 (1.27%) Solaris
9 36 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 27 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 24 (0.65%) HPUX
13 19 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 19 (0.51%) Android
14 18 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.41%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.30%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.11%) SUSE
18 4 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (11.35%) Business Development
2 324 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
3 315 (8.51%) Project Management
4 275 (7.43%) CRM
5 245 (6.62%) SAP Implementation
6 240 (6.48%) ITIL
7 216 (5.84%) ERP
8 163 (4.40%) Migration
9 156 (4.22%) Information Security
10 154 (4.16%) Risk Management
11 135 (3.65%) ETL
12 128 (3.46%) PRINCE2
13 126 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 117 (3.16%) Logistics
15 116 (3.13%) Data Management
15 116 (3.13%) Service Delivery
16 113 (3.05%) SOA
17 112 (3.03%) Business Analysis
18 111 (3.00%) Workflow
18 111 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 625 (16.89%) SQL
2 276 (7.46%) ABAP
3 271 (7.32%) Java
4 225 (6.08%) JavaScript
5 192 (5.19%) C#
6 162 (4.38%) C
7 94 (2.54%) PL/SQL
8 72 (1.95%) PHP
9 69 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 57 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 43 (1.16%) C++
12 40 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 34 (0.92%) Perl
14 33 (0.89%) Python
15 26 (0.70%) PowerShell
16 24 (0.65%) VB
17 22 (0.59%) Apex Code
18 21 (0.57%) VBScript
19 18 (0.49%) Ruby
20 15 (0.41%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 506 (13.67%) Degree
2 420 (11.35%) Security Cleared
3 294 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 199 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 195 (5.27%) Cisco Certification
6 126 (3.40%) CISSP
7 117 (3.16%) MCSE
8 116 (3.13%) MCITP
9 88 (2.38%) CCNP
10 76 (2.05%) CCNA
11 73 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 64 (1.73%) CISM
13 60 (1.62%) CCIE
14 57 (1.54%) DV Cleared
15 49 (1.32%) CCDA
16 48 (1.30%) NCDA
17 47 (1.27%) NCIE
17 47 (1.27%) CCDP
18 44 (1.19%) ACCA
18 44 (1.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (2.11%) QA
3 68 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 64 (1.73%) SLA
5 40 (1.08%) COBIT
6 37 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 20 (0.54%) Data Quality
9 19 (0.51%) JSP 440
10 18 (0.49%) HL7
11 12 (0.32%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.14%) GPG13
13 1 (0.027%) P3O
13 1 (0.027%) BS25999
13 1 (0.027%) Dublin Core
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 181 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 149 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 68 (1.84%) XenApp
5 67 (1.81%) XenDesktop
6 56 (1.51%) vSphere
7 36 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 30 (0.81%) XenServer
9 27 (0.73%) VMware ESX
10 16 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (0.41%) vCloud
12 12 (0.32%) UAG
12 12 (0.32%) Terminal Server
12 12 (0.32%) NFS
13 10 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (0.22%) Xen
15 7 (0.19%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.19%) Snort
15 7 (0.19%) IMail Server
16 6 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 69 (1.86%) SCCM
2 51 (1.38%) NetBackup
3 39 (1.05%) SCOM
4 31 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 23 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 22 (0.59%) Legato
7 21 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 19 (0.51%) SCVMM
9 17 (0.46%) Puppet
10 16 (0.43%) WSUS
11 15 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (0.38%) Tivoli
13 12 (0.32%) XenMobile
14 10 (0.27%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.24%) SCSM
16 8 (0.22%) Nagios
16 8 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
16 8 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
17 6 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 745 (20.13%) SAP
2 744 (20.10%) Microsoft
3 518 (14.00%) Oracle
4 308 (8.32%) Cisco
5 245 (6.62%) VMware
6 180 (4.86%) HP
7 160 (4.32%) Citrix
8 148 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 133 (3.59%) IBM
10 127 (3.43%) Juniper
11 101 (2.73%) NetApp
12 80 (2.16%) F5
13 76 (2.05%) EMC
14 69 (1.86%) Fujitsu
15 64 (1.73%) Business Objects
16 63 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
17 55 (1.49%) Sage
18 50 (1.35%) Symantec
19 46 (1.24%) Primavera
20 45 (1.22%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + commission & huge benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and an excellent bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 60,000K Uncapped + car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension+ 26 days+ Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - Pension, Life Assurance and Medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens, bonus, pens, car
Posted: Yesterday