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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1327 1787 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.28% 7.93% 8.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 8.37% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1190 1299
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
19999 21359 20410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16641 16800 16826
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -15 393 £55,000 - 56
Surrey -19 304 £52,500 - 25
Hampshire +12 181 £45,000 -8.16% 27
Buckinghamshire -10 131 £50,000 +6.38% 18
Oxfordshire +32 128 £45,000 - 31
Middlesex +4 44 £65,000 +5.69% 3
East Sussex +31 40 £32,500 -50.00% 3
Kent -55 23 £42,500 +2.40% 2
West Sussex -13 13 £42,500 -5.55% 2
M4 Corridor -1 7 £85,000 +61.90%
Thames Valley +1 5 £90,000 +38.46%
Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Home Counties - 3 £65,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 619 (23.68%) SAP
2 511 (19.55%) Finance
3 444 (16.99%) Microsoft
4 395 (15.11%) Degree
5 362 (13.85%) SQL
6 337 (12.89%) Cisco
7 314 (12.01%) Windows
8 296 (11.32%) MS Excel
9 271 (10.37%) Business Development
10 268 (10.25%) SQL Server
11 254 (9.72%) VMware
12 246 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
13 237 (9.07%) Project Management
14 235 (8.99%) Oracle
15 232 (8.88%) Firewall
16 226 (8.65%) ABAP
17 203 (7.77%) Coaching
18 202 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
19 196 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
20 187 (7.15%) Juniper
21 182 (6.96%) CRM
22 180 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
23 172 (6.58%) SAP Implementation
24 163 (6.24%) Active Directory
25 162 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
26 160 (6.12%) Security Cleared
27 159 (6.08%) Data Centre
28 148 (5.66%) ITIL
29 146 (5.59%) Telecoms
30 144 (5.51%) Marketing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 100 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 68 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 66 (2.52%) IIS
4 38 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (1.38%) SAP Portal
6 29 (1.11%) Lync
7 27 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.80%) NetWeaver
10 18 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.57%) CMS
13 13 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.46%) Apache
14 12 (0.46%) SAS
15 11 (0.42%) JBoss
16 10 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 296 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.60%) MS Office
3 43 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.84%) MS Project
5 11 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.31%) SPSS
7 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.077%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.077%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.038%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 135 (5.16%) SAP MM
2 92 (3.52%) SAP FI
3 82 (3.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 82 (3.14%) SAP CO
4 80 (3.06%) SAP HR
5 70 (2.68%) SAP SD
6 61 (2.33%) SAP CRM
7 60 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 44 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
9 42 (1.61%) SAP HCM
10 41 (1.57%) SAP MDM
11 37 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
12 36 (1.38%) SAP WM
13 35 (1.34%) Primavera
13 35 (1.34%) SAP PM
14 34 (1.30%) SAP Payroll
14 34 (1.30%) SAP SRM
15 33 (1.26%) SAP APO
16 31 (1.19%) SAP SCM
17 28 (1.07%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 98 (3.75%) SaaS
2 77 (2.95%) Office 365
3 59 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
6 31 (1.19%) IaaS
7 25 (0.96%) PaaS
8 16 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (0.46%) Boomi
10 10 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.077%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.077%) Yammer
12 2 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.038%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.038%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.038%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.038%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 232 (8.88%) Firewall
2 134 (5.13%) SAN
3 125 (4.78%) WAN
4 102 (3.90%) LAN
5 94 (3.60%) Internet
6 82 (3.14%) Network Security
7 79 (3.02%) TCP/IP
8 69 (2.64%) BGP
9 65 (2.49%) OSPF
10 63 (2.41%) DNS
11 58 (2.22%) MPLS
12 56 (2.14%) Wireless
13 52 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (1.91%) VoIP
15 43 (1.64%) DHCP
16 39 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
17 38 (1.45%) SMTP
18 36 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
19 34 (1.30%) Cisco PIX
20 29 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 92 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
3 73 (2.79%) SAP BW
4 58 (2.22%) SAP BI
5 49 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (1.64%) Big Data
7 41 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 39 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 37 (1.42%) SAP HANA
11 30 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (0.92%) MySQL
13 23 (0.88%) QlikView
14 21 (0.80%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (0.65%) DB2
17 17 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
18 15 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 14 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.50%) LSMW
4 10 (0.38%) Selenium
4 10 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.31%) Toad
7 7 (0.27%) Subversion
7 7 (0.27%) Fiddler
8 6 (0.23%) JIRA
9 5 (0.19%) Firebug
9 5 (0.19%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.19%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.15%) ERwin
10 4 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.11%) JMeter
11 3 (0.11%) WebLogic Workshop
11 3 (0.11%) Maven
11 3 (0.11%) Hudson
General
1 511 (19.55%) Finance
2 146 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 144 (5.51%) Marketing
4 126 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 118 (4.51%) Retail
6 108 (4.13%) Banking
7 72 (2.75%) Legal
8 48 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 39 (1.49%) Billing
10 38 (1.45%) Front Office
11 37 (1.42%) Electronics
12 35 (1.34%) Dutch Language
12 35 (1.34%) German Language
13 27 (1.03%) Advertising
14 18 (0.69%) French Language
15 17 (0.65%) Italian Language
16 16 (0.61%) Publishing
16 16 (0.61%) Automotive
16 16 (0.61%) Law
17 15 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (4.44%) HTML
2 105 (4.02%) .NET
3 99 (3.79%) XML
4 69 (2.64%) Web Services
5 68 (2.60%) CSS
6 51 (1.95%) SAP PI
7 45 (1.72%) HTML5
8 38 (1.45%) ASP.NET
9 33 (1.26%) BAPI
10 31 (1.19%) J2EE
11 28 (1.07%) SAP XI
12 27 (1.03%) SAP Basis
13 26 (0.99%) jQuery
14 23 (0.88%) Ajax
14 23 (0.88%) Middleware
15 18 (0.69%) CSS3
16 15 (0.57%) Spring
16 15 (0.57%) JSON
17 14 (0.54%) Regular Expression
18 12 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 246 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 107 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 72 (2.75%) Data Integration
5 62 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 53 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 35 (1.34%) User Experience
9 29 (1.11%) GIS
10 26 (0.99%) Economics
11 21 (0.80%) DTV
11 21 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (0.77%) Visualisation
13 19 (0.73%) Replication
13 19 (0.73%) E-Learning
13 19 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
14 18 (0.69%) PKI
14 18 (0.69%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.65%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 314 (12.01%) Windows
2 110 (4.21%) Linux
3 100 (3.83%) UNIX
4 61 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 35 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (0.99%) Android
10 24 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.31%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.31%) Solaris
12 6 (0.23%) AIX
12 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.15%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.077%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (10.37%) Business Development
2 237 (9.07%) Project Management
3 203 (7.77%) Coaching
4 196 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 182 (6.96%) CRM
6 172 (6.58%) SAP Implementation
7 162 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
8 148 (5.66%) ITIL
9 139 (5.32%) Information Security
10 121 (4.63%) Risk Management
11 119 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 114 (4.36%) ERP
13 100 (3.83%) Analytics
14 90 (3.44%) Mentoring
15 83 (3.18%) Migration
16 82 (3.14%) Business Analysis
17 81 (3.10%) Cyber Security
18 71 (2.72%) Change Management
19 66 (2.52%) Procure-to-pay
20 64 (2.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 362 (13.85%) SQL
2 226 (8.65%) ABAP
3 125 (4.78%) Java
4 120 (4.59%) JavaScript
5 97 (3.71%) C#
6 76 (2.91%) C
7 45 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 34 (1.30%) PL/SQL
8 34 (1.30%) Perl
9 28 (1.07%) VB.NET
10 26 (0.99%) VBA
10 26 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 24 (0.92%) Python
12 23 (0.88%) PHP
12 23 (0.88%) C++
13 21 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.65%) Ruby
15 15 (0.57%) VBScript
16 7 (0.27%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 395 (15.11%) Degree
2 202 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
3 160 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 143 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 134 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 126 (4.82%) CISSP
7 110 (4.21%) CCNP
8 102 (3.90%) MCSE
9 100 (3.83%) CCIE
10 54 (2.07%) CISM
11 50 (1.91%) CCNA
12 41 (1.57%) MCITP
12 41 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 40 (1.53%) CISA
14 36 (1.38%) MCP
15 35 (1.34%) MCSA
16 33 (1.26%) CCSE
17 24 (0.92%) ISEB
18 22 (0.84%) CCA
19 21 (0.80%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (3.40%) QA
3 51 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 47 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.61%) SLA
6 10 (0.38%) BS25999
7 9 (0.34%) GCP
8 7 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.19%) GPG13
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.077%) BS7799
11 2 (0.077%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.077%) COBIT
12 1 (0.038%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 180 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (6.24%) Active Directory
3 132 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 52 (1.99%) vSphere
5 34 (1.30%) vCloud
6 24 (0.92%) IMail Server
7 15 (0.57%) UAG
8 14 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
8 14 (0.54%) XenApp
9 13 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.42%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.31%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.27%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.27%) XenServer
14 6 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 2 (0.077%) NFS
Systems Management
1 56 (2.14%) SCCM
2 34 (1.30%) SCOM
3 22 (0.84%) SCVMM
4 18 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 16 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 14 (0.54%) WSUS
7 14 (0.54%) SCSM
8 13 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
9 11 (0.42%) Windows Intune
9 11 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (0.38%) SCOrch
10 10 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 9 (0.34%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.31%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.31%) SELinux
13 7 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 619 (23.68%) SAP
2 444 (16.99%) Microsoft
3 337 (12.89%) Cisco
4 254 (9.72%) VMware
5 235 (8.99%) Oracle
6 187 (7.15%) Juniper
7 137 (5.24%) HP
8 101 (3.86%) Citrix
9 96 (3.67%) CheckPoint
10 79 (3.02%) F5
11 71 (2.72%) IBM
12 66 (2.52%) NetApp
13 53 (2.03%) Riverbed
14 45 (1.72%) Fortinet
15 43 (1.64%) EMC
16 40 (1.53%) Dell
17 36 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
18 33 (1.26%) Blue Coat
19 32 (1.22%) Informatica
20 29 (1.11%) CA
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