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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 33 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1392 1573 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.81% 7.50% 7.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 7.92% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1122 1150
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,375 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
19463 19852 20734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.28% 94.71% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15923 15690 17637
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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
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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 +3 519 £55,000 - 52
Surrey +1 347 £49,500 -1.00% 35
Hampshire -14 179 £47,750 +0.52% 12
Buckinghamshire +14 117 £43,750 -12.50% 21
Oxfordshire -24 46 £44,000 -12.00% 9
Kent +24 37 £50,000 +66.66% 6
East Sussex +3 34 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Middlesex -7 25 £50,000 -25.92% 2
West Sussex -36 22 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Home Counties 0 15 £60,000 +9.09%
Thames Valley +2 3 £57,500 +25.00%
Sussex - 3 £75,000 -
M4 Corridor +4 2 £47,250 +5.00%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 725 (23.97%) SAP
2 629 (20.79%) Finance
3 623 (20.60%) Microsoft
4 433 (14.31%) Windows
5 388 (12.83%) Degree
6 366 (12.10%) SQL
6 366 (12.10%) Oracle
7 323 (10.68%) SQL Server
8 322 (10.64%) ABAP
9 306 (10.12%) VMware
10 297 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
11 288 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 284 (9.39%) Cisco
13 282 (9.32%) Telecoms
14 272 (8.99%) Business Development
15 271 (8.96%) Security Cleared
16 265 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 264 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
18 260 (8.60%) Coaching
19 237 (7.83%) Project Management
20 233 (7.70%) Active Directory
21 228 (7.54%) SC Cleared
22 224 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
23 221 (7.31%) SAP Implementation
24 214 (7.07%) Marketing
25 211 (6.98%) Firewall
25 211 (6.98%) Linux
26 199 (6.58%) ERP
27 198 (6.55%) SharePoint
27 198 (6.55%) HP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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
1 198 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 137 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 103 (3.40%) IIS
4 71 (2.35%) Lync
5 61 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 52 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 52 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 46 (1.52%) Apache
8 46 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 41 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 35 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 34 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 34 (1.12%) SAS
12 31 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
13 24 (0.79%) CMS
14 21 (0.69%) JBoss
14 21 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.66%) NetWeaver
15 20 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 288 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 102 (3.37%) MS Office
3 34 (1.12%) SPSS
4 23 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.43%) MS Project
8 8 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.033%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 174 (5.75%) SAP MM
2 145 (4.79%) SAP FI
3 141 (4.66%) SAP CO
4 140 (4.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 115 (3.80%) SAP SD
6 107 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
7 100 (3.31%) SAP R/3
8 60 (1.98%) SAP SCM
9 58 (1.92%) SAP HR
10 53 (1.75%) SAP QM
11 49 (1.62%) SAP WM
11 49 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
12 47 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
13 45 (1.49%) SAP LE
14 44 (1.45%) SAP PM
15 43 (1.42%) SAP APO
16 41 (1.36%) Maximo
16 41 (1.36%) SAP EHS
17 40 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
18 37 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 132 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (4.00%) Office 365
3 62 (2.05%) SaaS
4 37 (1.22%) Taleo
5 17 (0.56%) IaaS
6 13 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
9 9 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.099%) Terremark
10 3 (0.099%) IBM SmartCloud
10 3 (0.099%) PaaS
11 2 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.066%) Yammer
12 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 211 (6.98%) Firewall
2 125 (4.13%) Network Security
3 102 (3.37%) WAN
4 100 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 97 (3.21%) Internet
5 97 (3.21%) Wireless
6 96 (3.17%) LAN
7 90 (2.98%) SAN
8 54 (1.79%) DNS
9 51 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 46 (1.52%) OSPF
10 46 (1.52%) BGP
11 41 (1.36%) VPN
12 40 (1.32%) HTTP
13 38 (1.26%) MPLS
14 37 (1.22%) Unified Communications
15 36 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (0.96%) VoIP
17 27 (0.89%) DHCP
17 27 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 109 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 86 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (1.62%) MySQL
8 46 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 44 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
10 42 (1.39%) Big Data
11 41 (1.36%) Oracle Database
12 39 (1.29%) Relational Database
13 32 (1.06%) SAP BW
14 30 (0.99%) Data Mining
15 28 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (0.79%) QlikView
18 23 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
19 20 (0.66%) Essbase
20 19 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (1.52%) LSMW
2 26 (0.86%) Selenium
3 24 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.69%) Mockito
4 21 (0.69%) LoadRunner
5 19 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (0.53%) Maven
7 13 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.36%) Subversion
9 10 (0.33%) Toad
9 10 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (0.26%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.26%) JUnit
11 7 (0.23%) Ant
12 6 (0.20%) PVCS
13 5 (0.17%) TestDirector
13 5 (0.17%) JDeveloper
13 5 (0.17%) Axure RP
14 4 (0.13%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 629 (20.79%) Finance
2 282 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 214 (7.07%) Marketing
4 189 (6.25%) Retail
5 154 (5.09%) Banking
6 132 (4.36%) Manufacturing
7 75 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 68 (2.25%) Advertising
9 60 (1.98%) Billing
10 59 (1.95%) Legal
11 43 (1.42%) German Language
12 33 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 30 (0.99%) Local Government
14 24 (0.79%) Back Office
14 24 (0.79%) Electronics
15 23 (0.76%) General Ledger
15 23 (0.76%) Spanish Language
16 21 (0.69%) Dutch Language
17 20 (0.66%) Automotive
18 18 (0.60%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (5.65%) .NET
2 135 (4.46%) HTML
3 101 (3.34%) XML
4 93 (3.07%) CSS
5 91 (3.01%) Web Services
6 72 (2.38%) BAPI
7 68 (2.25%) ASP.NET
8 55 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 45 (1.49%) J2EE
10 43 (1.42%) jQuery
11 39 (1.29%) XSLT
12 37 (1.22%) Middleware
13 35 (1.16%) XHTML
14 34 (1.12%) Spring
15 31 (1.02%) Ajax
16 24 (0.79%) SAP XI
16 24 (0.79%) HTML5
17 23 (0.76%) Java EE
17 23 (0.76%) SOAP
18 22 (0.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 297 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 80 (2.64%) Social Media
4 77 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 52 (1.72%) Visualisation
7 47 (1.55%) GIS
8 46 (1.52%) Clustering
9 41 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 36 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 34 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 31 (1.02%) Fat Client
12 31 (1.02%) Thin Client
13 28 (0.93%) iPad
14 26 (0.86%) User Experience
14 26 (0.86%) RMADS
15 25 (0.83%) DTV
15 25 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 24 (0.79%) Statistics
17 23 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 433 (14.31%) Windows
2 211 (6.98%) Linux
3 161 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 158 (5.22%) UNIX
5 102 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 37 (1.22%) Windows XP
9 36 (1.19%) Solaris
10 28 (0.93%) AIX
11 26 (0.86%) Windows Vista
12 24 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.60%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.56%) VMS
16 14 (0.46%) Android
17 8 (0.26%) HPUX
18 3 (0.099%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (8.99%) Business Development
2 264 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
3 260 (8.60%) Coaching
4 237 (7.83%) Project Management
5 221 (7.31%) SAP Implementation
6 199 (6.58%) ERP
7 197 (6.51%) CRM
8 185 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
9 171 (5.65%) ITIL
10 165 (5.45%) Analytics
11 160 (5.29%) Migration
12 145 (4.79%) Information Security
13 108 (3.57%) PRINCE2
13 108 (3.57%) Mentoring
14 107 (3.54%) Risk Management
15 106 (3.50%) Business Analysis
16 97 (3.21%) E-Commerce
17 82 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 82 (2.71%) Logistics
18 79 (2.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 366 (12.10%) SQL
2 322 (10.64%) ABAP
3 160 (5.29%) Java
4 139 (4.60%) JavaScript
5 103 (3.40%) C#
6 84 (2.78%) C
7 57 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 43 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 36 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 35 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 30 (0.99%) C++
12 27 (0.89%) VB.NET
13 26 (0.86%) R
13 26 (0.86%) Perl
13 26 (0.86%) PHP
14 18 (0.60%) VBA
15 16 (0.53%) SAPscript
16 15 (0.50%) Python
17 14 (0.46%) VBScript
18 12 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 388 (12.83%) Degree
2 271 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 228 (7.54%) SC Cleared
4 224 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 166 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
6 154 (5.09%) MCSE
7 122 (4.03%) CISSP
8 98 (3.24%) CCNP
9 88 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 84 (2.78%) CCIE
11 73 (2.41%) CCA
12 70 (2.31%) MCITP
13 62 (2.05%) CISM
14 60 (1.98%) CCNA
15 56 (1.85%) ISEB
16 54 (1.79%) MCP
17 51 (1.69%) MCSA
18 50 (1.65%) CISA
19 45 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
20 43 (1.42%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (2.41%) QA
3 56 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 55 (1.82%) SLA
5 28 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.69%) COBIT
8 15 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.30%) HL7
10 5 (0.17%) GPG13
10 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.099%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.099%) BS25999
12 1 (0.033%) BS15000
12 1 (0.033%) GxP
12 1 (0.033%) BS7799
System Software
1 265 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 233 (7.70%) Active Directory
3 135 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 89 (2.94%) vSphere
5 85 (2.81%) XenApp
6 69 (2.28%) XenDesktop
7 54 (1.79%) vCloud
8 39 (1.29%) VMware ESX
9 24 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (0.56%) XenServer
11 16 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.43%) Xen
13 8 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.23%) Firmware
14 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.17%) NFS
17 4 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.13%) KVM
18 3 (0.099%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (1.52%) SCCM
2 31 (1.02%) Windows Intune
3 27 (0.89%) SCOM
4 22 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.66%) SCVMM
6 15 (0.50%) XenMobile
7 12 (0.40%) Puppet
7 12 (0.40%) Legato
7 12 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 11 (0.36%) SCOrch
9 10 (0.33%) Nagios
10 9 (0.30%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (0.30%) WSUS
10 9 (0.30%) SCSM
11 8 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 725 (23.97%) SAP
2 623 (20.60%) Microsoft
3 366 (12.10%) Oracle
4 306 (10.12%) VMware
5 284 (9.39%) Cisco
6 198 (6.55%) HP
7 151 (4.99%) Citrix
8 128 (4.23%) Juniper
9 124 (4.10%) IBM
10 102 (3.37%) CheckPoint
11 97 (3.21%) NetApp
12 62 (2.05%) Business Objects
13 59 (1.95%) F5
14 53 (1.75%) Brocade
15 52 (1.72%) EMC
16 48 (1.59%) Hyperion
17 46 (1.52%) Cognos
18 41 (1.36%) Sage
18 41 (1.36%) Primavera
19 37 (1.22%) Symantec
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Consulting Point
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VIQU
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Package - further details on application
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Resourcing People
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus,car,others
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: 2 days ago