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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 49 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 944 1371 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.12% 6.57% 8.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.27% 6.79% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 664 950 1266
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
17905 20200 21828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.83% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15247 16527 17404
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 374 £55,000 -2.22% 50
Hampshire -1 151 £50,000 - 21
Surrey -36 150 £55,000 - 15
Buckinghamshire -10 77 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Oxfordshire -48 54 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Kent +28 39 £45,000 +9.75% 3
West Sussex +2 30 £43,000 -14.00% 7
East Sussex -14 20 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Middlesex +1 11 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Thames Valley - 5 £100,000 -
Sussex +10 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Home Counties -5 1 £65,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 481 (22.69%) Finance
2 452 (21.32%) Presales
3 440 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 358 (16.89%) Degree
5 295 (13.92%) SAP
6 245 (11.56%) Windows
7 240 (11.32%) Information Security
8 239 (11.27%) SQL
9 231 (10.90%) MS Excel
10 218 (10.28%) SQL Server
11 213 (10.05%) Cybersecurity
12 205 (9.67%) VMware
13 204 (9.62%) Cisco
14 196 (9.25%) Oracle
15 192 (9.06%) Security Cleared
16 164 (7.74%) Data Centre
17 160 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
17 160 (7.55%) Office 365
18 152 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
19 151 (7.12%) ERP
19 151 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
20 150 (7.08%) Firewall
21 146 (6.89%) SC Cleared
22 144 (6.79%) Project Management
22 144 (6.79%) CRM
23 142 (6.70%) Linux
24 141 (6.65%) Active Directory
25 140 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 139 (6.56%) Telecoms
27 134 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure

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 73 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 47 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 37 (1.75%) IIS
6 34 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (1.23%) CMS
7 26 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 25 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.66%) NetWeaver
12 12 (0.57%) Apache
12 12 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.42%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.38%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.33%) JBoss
16 7 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 231 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.34%) MS Office
3 25 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.33%) MS Project
6 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.24%) InDesign
8 4 (0.19%) SPSS
9 2 (0.094%) InVision
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 44 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.98%) Sage X3
3 32 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (1.46%) SAP ERP
5 30 (1.42%) SAP HR
6 28 (1.32%) SAP HCM
7 20 (0.94%) SAP CO
7 20 (0.94%) SAP FI
7 20 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
7 20 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
8 18 (0.85%) SAP MDM
8 18 (0.85%) SAP SD
9 17 (0.80%) BASE24
9 17 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
9 17 (0.80%) SAP Business One
10 16 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.75%) HFM
10 16 (0.75%) SAP CRM
11 15 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 160 (7.55%) Office 365
2 110 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (5.05%) SaaS
4 41 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (1.70%) CloudBees
6 33 (1.56%) Yammer
7 21 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
8 20 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (0.85%) IaaS
11 14 (0.66%) PaaS
12 12 (0.57%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.38%) Taleo
14 5 (0.24%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.19%) Boomi
15 4 (0.19%) Force.com
16 3 (0.14%) AdWords
16 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
17 2 (0.094%) iPaaS
17 2 (0.094%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 150 (7.08%) Firewall
2 77 (3.63%) WAN
3 76 (3.58%) LAN
4 72 (3.40%) VPN
5 70 (3.30%) Network Security
6 67 (3.16%) SAN
7 64 (3.02%) Wireless
8 60 (2.83%) MPLS
9 54 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
10 48 (2.26%) Internet
11 46 (2.17%) TCP/IP
12 41 (1.93%) BGP
12 41 (1.93%) SSL
13 37 (1.75%) IPsec
14 28 (1.32%) OSPF
15 25 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (1.08%) SMTP
17 22 (1.04%) VPLS
18 20 (0.94%) NetScaler
19 18 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 59 (2.78%) Big Data
4 49 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
5 44 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (1.56%) DB2
9 29 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 27 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.18%) SAP HANA
11 25 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (0.99%) Hadoop
14 20 (0.94%) SAP BW
15 17 (0.80%) QlikView
16 16 (0.75%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 57 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 54 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 37 (1.75%) LSMW
4 36 (1.70%) Maven
5 21 (0.99%) JIRA
6 13 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.47%) Selenium
7 10 (0.47%) Subversion
8 7 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.28%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.28%) JBehave
9 6 (0.28%) Ranorex
9 6 (0.28%) RSpec
10 5 (0.24%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.24%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.14%) MSI
11 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.094%) Ant
General
1 481 (22.69%) Finance
2 139 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 116 (5.47%) Marketing
4 111 (5.24%) Retail
5 101 (4.76%) Banking
6 89 (4.20%) Manufacturing
7 62 (2.92%) Legal
8 44 (2.08%) Billing
9 43 (2.03%) Advertising
10 28 (1.32%) Publishing
11 26 (1.23%) Back Office
12 23 (1.08%) Front Office
13 17 (0.80%) Dutch Language
14 14 (0.66%) German Language
14 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 14 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.57%) Automotive
15 12 (0.57%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (5.75%) .NET
2 83 (3.92%) HTML
3 63 (2.97%) Middleware
4 48 (2.26%) CSS
5 46 (2.17%) XML
6 34 (1.60%) Web Services
7 33 (1.56%) ASP.NET
8 29 (1.37%) SAP Basis
9 20 (0.94%) HTML5
9 20 (0.94%) jQuery
10 18 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (0.71%) SAP ALE
12 14 (0.66%) EDI
13 13 (0.61%) Ajax
13 13 (0.61%) REST
13 13 (0.61%) SOAP
14 12 (0.57%) Flash
14 12 (0.57%) RESTful
15 11 (0.52%) Web Dynpro
16 10 (0.47%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 164 (7.74%) Data Centre
2 160 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 77 (3.63%) PKI
5 62 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 47 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.98%) Driving Licence
9 37 (1.75%) Mathematics
10 35 (1.65%) iPad
11 29 (1.37%) Clustering
12 28 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 25 (1.18%) Private Cloud
14 23 (1.08%) Social Media
15 21 (0.99%) Data Conversion
16 20 (0.94%) Cybercrime
17 18 (0.85%) Economics
17 18 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 17 (0.80%) EFT
18 17 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 245 (11.56%) Windows
2 142 (6.70%) Linux
3 118 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 94 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (2.45%) CentOS
7 51 (2.41%) Unix
8 48 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (1.93%) Ubuntu
10 25 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.75%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.42%) Solaris
15 7 (0.33%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.24%) Debian
17 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.24%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (21.32%) Presales
2 240 (11.32%) Information Security
3 213 (10.05%) Cybersecurity
4 152 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (7.12%) ERP
6 144 (6.79%) CRM
6 144 (6.79%) Project Management
7 115 (5.42%) Risk Management
8 103 (4.86%) ITIL
8 103 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 102 (4.81%) Data Protection
10 100 (4.72%) Migration
11 95 (4.48%) SIEM
12 93 (4.39%) Business Development
12 93 (4.39%) Mentoring
13 90 (4.25%) Analytics
14 82 (3.87%) Security Architecture
15 66 (3.11%) GAP Analysis
16 64 (3.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 239 (11.27%) SQL
2 130 (6.13%) Java
3 91 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 75 (3.54%) C#
5 59 (2.78%) C
6 53 (2.50%) ABAP
7 41 (1.93%) Bash Shell
8 32 (1.51%) Python
9 31 (1.46%) VBA
10 30 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 30 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.23%) Ruby
12 22 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 20 (0.94%) C++
14 15 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.52%) Perl
17 8 (0.38%) PHP
18 5 (0.24%) OpenEdge ABL
18 5 (0.24%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 358 (16.89%) Degree
2 192 (9.06%) Security Cleared
3 146 (6.89%) SC Cleared
4 131 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (5.24%) CISSP
6 93 (4.39%) CCNP
7 92 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (3.35%) CCIE
9 61 (2.88%) CISM
9 61 (2.88%) MCSE
10 46 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 29 (1.37%) CISA
13 28 (1.32%) CCA
13 28 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
13 28 (1.32%) MCSA
14 26 (1.23%) CCNA
14 26 (1.23%) CREST Certified
15 24 (1.13%) CEH
16 22 (1.04%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (2.83%) QA
3 56 (2.64%) PCI DSS
4 39 (1.84%) SLA
5 36 (1.70%) Data Quality
6 32 (1.51%) ISO22301
7 31 (1.46%) RMADS
8 28 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 26 (1.23%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.75%) ISO 14001
11 13 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.47%) COBIT
13 8 (0.38%) BS25999
14 7 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
14 7 (0.33%) SSAE 16
15 5 (0.24%) GxP
16 2 (0.094%) HL7
17 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
17 1 (0.047%) ISO27002
17 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
System Software
1 141 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 134 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 54 (2.55%) XenApp
5 34 (1.60%) vSphere
6 32 (1.51%) XenDesktop
7 21 (0.99%) IMail Server
8 20 (0.94%) Docker
9 19 (0.90%) vCloud
10 14 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.33%) XenServer
13 6 (0.28%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.14%) UAG
16 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
17 2 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 45 (2.12%) Ansible
2 37 (1.75%) Puppet
3 29 (1.37%) SCCM
4 17 (0.80%) SCVMM
5 14 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.61%) vRealize
7 12 (0.57%) SCOM
8 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (0.47%) OpenView
10 8 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.33%) Cobbler
11 7 (0.33%) SELinux
12 6 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.24%) Nessus
13 5 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.19%) Nmap
14 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 440 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 295 (13.92%) SAP
3 205 (9.67%) VMware
4 204 (9.62%) Cisco
5 196 (9.25%) Oracle
6 100 (4.72%) IBM
7 98 (4.62%) Citrix
8 78 (3.68%) Juniper
9 75 (3.54%) HP
10 57 (2.69%) Sage
11 45 (2.12%) CheckPoint
12 41 (1.93%) F5
13 37 (1.75%) NetApp
14 36 (1.70%) Adobe
15 32 (1.51%) ArcSight
15 32 (1.51%) Hyperion
16 29 (1.37%) Palo Alto
17 28 (1.32%) ServiceNow
18 26 (1.23%) Google
19 25 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £60,000 plus package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £60,000 plus package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum Competitive + Pension + Healthcare &
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Uckfield, East Sussex
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £62000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Working, Training Budget
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-70,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
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Posted: 6 days ago