The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1854 1900 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.19% 8.62% 8.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.63% 9.07% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1403 1434
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21473 20949 22153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.84% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17169 17278 18929
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 629 £55,000 +10.00% 71
Surrey -2 545 £52,500 +5.00% 41
Hampshire -9 207 £47,500 +5.55% 32
Buckinghamshire -1 153 £47,500 -13.63% 10
Kent +23 92 £41,000 -3.52% 7
Oxfordshire -38 63 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Middlesex +35 46 £61,500 +2.50% 3
East Sussex -21 26 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Sussex -42 25 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Thames Valley +2 14 £50,500 -29.12%
Sussex +5 1 - -
M4 Corridor +1 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 772 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 748 (19.86%) SAP
3 734 (19.49%) Finance
4 635 (16.86%) SQL
5 527 (13.99%) Oracle
6 525 (13.94%) Degree
7 461 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 458 (12.16%) Telecoms
9 443 (11.76%) Windows
10 439 (11.66%) MS Excel
11 437 (11.60%) Security Cleared
12 418 (11.10%) Business Development
13 346 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
14 320 (8.50%) Project Management
15 316 (8.39%) Cisco
16 308 (8.18%) .NET
17 304 (8.07%) SC Cleared
18 292 (7.75%) Java
19 280 (7.43%) Firewall
20 279 (7.41%) CRM
21 266 (7.06%) ABAP
22 256 (6.80%) VMware
23 250 (6.64%) ITIL
24 224 (5.95%) Linux
25 222 (5.89%) HTML
26 221 (5.87%) SAP Implementation
27 213 (5.66%) Active Directory
28 211 (5.60%) JavaScript
29 210 (5.58%) SharePoint
30 208 (5.52%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 210 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 142 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 106 (2.81%) NetWeaver
4 94 (2.50%) Lync
5 88 (2.34%) IIS
6 73 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 71 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 60 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 54 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 53 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 50 (1.33%) Apache
12 41 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 41 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 39 (1.04%) SAP Portal
14 38 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
14 38 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 37 (0.98%) SAS
16 34 (0.90%) Tomcat
17 30 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
18 28 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 439 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 132 (3.51%) MS Office
3 49 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.24%) MS Project
6 7 (0.19%) FastStats
7 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.080%) SPSS
8 3 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.053%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 132 (3.51%) SAP FI
2 131 (3.48%) SAP MM
3 127 (3.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 127 (3.37%) SAP CO
4 109 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 101 (2.68%) SAP SD
6 99 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
7 83 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 58 (1.54%) SAP HR
9 56 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
10 54 (1.43%) SAP APO
10 54 (1.43%) SAP WM
11 50 (1.33%) SAP PM
12 46 (1.22%) SAP R/3
12 46 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
13 45 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
14 44 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
14 44 (1.17%) SAP SCM
15 42 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
16 40 (1.06%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 97 (2.58%) SaaS
2 88 (2.34%) Office 365
3 43 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.04%) Force.com
6 16 (0.42%) IaaS
7 14 (0.37%) Taleo
8 9 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.19%) PaaS
10 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.053%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.027%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 280 (7.43%) Firewall
2 157 (4.17%) Internet
3 134 (3.56%) LAN
4 133 (3.53%) Network Security
5 132 (3.51%) SAN
6 110 (2.92%) TCP/IP
7 98 (2.60%) WAN
8 80 (2.12%) DNS
9 75 (1.99%) MPLS
10 74 (1.96%) VPN
11 48 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 45 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
13 44 (1.17%) NetScaler
14 43 (1.14%) IPv6
15 42 (1.12%) Unified Communications
16 41 (1.09%) VoIP
17 39 (1.04%) SSL
18 36 (0.96%) SMTP
18 36 (0.96%) DHCP
18 36 (0.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 147 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 141 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 126 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 106 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 86 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (1.57%) SAP BW
8 54 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (1.41%) OLAP
10 52 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 51 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 49 (1.30%) SAP BI
12 49 (1.30%) Big Data
13 46 (1.22%) Oracle Database
14 44 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
15 42 (1.12%) Essbase
16 41 (1.09%) MySQL
17 37 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
18 32 (0.85%) RDBMS
19 29 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (0.80%) Selenium
2 29 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 26 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (0.45%) WinRunner
4 17 (0.45%) LSMW
4 17 (0.45%) WebDriver
5 16 (0.42%) Ranorex
5 16 (0.42%) TestComplete
6 10 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.21%) Mockito
7 8 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.21%) PVCS
7 8 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.16%) JUnit
9 6 (0.16%) TestDirector
10 5 (0.13%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 734 (19.49%) Finance
2 458 (12.16%) Telecoms
3 196 (5.20%) Marketing
4 187 (4.97%) Retail
5 109 (2.89%) Advertising
6 95 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 93 (2.47%) Legal
8 73 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 68 (1.81%) Banking
10 44 (1.17%) Billing
11 40 (1.06%) German Language
12 28 (0.74%) Military
13 23 (0.61%) Law
13 23 (0.61%) General Ledger
14 22 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 18 (0.48%) Front Office
16 17 (0.45%) French Language
17 14 (0.37%) Local Government
18 13 (0.35%) Dutch Language
18 13 (0.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (8.18%) .NET
2 222 (5.89%) HTML
3 207 (5.50%) XML
4 175 (4.65%) Web Services
5 131 (3.48%) ASP.NET
6 130 (3.45%) CSS
7 91 (2.42%) J2EE
8 59 (1.57%) BAPI
9 58 (1.54%) jQuery
10 55 (1.46%) HTML5
11 54 (1.43%) Middleware
12 53 (1.41%) MDX
13 50 (1.33%) Ajax
14 47 (1.25%) SOAP
15 46 (1.22%) .NET Framework
16 38 (1.01%) SAP XI
17 37 (0.98%) XSLT
18 23 (0.61%) JSP
19 21 (0.56%) Flash
20 20 (0.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 159 (4.22%) Management Information System
2 97 (2.58%) Mathematics
3 88 (2.34%) RMADS
4 84 (2.23%) PKI
4 84 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 64 (1.70%) FMCG
5 64 (1.70%) GIS
5 64 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
6 63 (1.67%) Clustering
7 50 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 48 (1.27%) Social Media
9 41 (1.09%) Open Source
10 37 (0.98%) Blackberry
11 35 (0.93%) Firmware
12 34 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 34 (0.90%) CESG
13 33 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
14 32 (0.85%) Mobile App
15 31 (0.82%) Smartcard
16 29 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 443 (11.76%) Windows
2 224 (5.95%) Linux
3 169 (4.49%) UNIX
4 134 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (1.22%) AIX
8 41 (1.09%) Solaris
9 34 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 28 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 24 (0.64%) HPUX
12 18 (0.48%) Android
12 18 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 17 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (11.10%) Business Development
2 346 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
3 320 (8.50%) Project Management
4 279 (7.41%) CRM
5 250 (6.64%) ITIL
6 221 (5.87%) SAP Implementation
7 208 (5.52%) ERP
8 160 (4.25%) Risk Management
8 160 (4.25%) Information Security
9 159 (4.22%) Business Analysis
10 156 (4.14%) Migration
11 130 (3.45%) PRINCE2
12 128 (3.40%) ETL
13 126 (3.35%) Analytics
14 116 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 113 (3.00%) Data Management
16 111 (2.95%) Workflow
17 110 (2.92%) Logistics
18 107 (2.84%) SOA
19 104 (2.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 635 (16.86%) SQL
2 292 (7.75%) Java
3 266 (7.06%) ABAP
4 211 (5.60%) JavaScript
5 208 (5.52%) C#
6 174 (4.62%) C
7 101 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 77 (2.04%) PHP
9 65 (1.73%) T-SQL
10 52 (1.38%) VB.NET
11 49 (1.30%) C++
12 34 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 30 (0.80%) Apex Code
14 26 (0.69%) Perl
14 26 (0.69%) Python
15 20 (0.53%) VB
15 20 (0.53%) PowerShell
16 17 (0.45%) Ruby
17 15 (0.40%) MATLAB
17 15 (0.40%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 525 (13.94%) Degree
2 437 (11.60%) Security Cleared
3 304 (8.07%) SC Cleared
4 207 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 202 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 122 (3.24%) MCSE
7 119 (3.16%) MCITP
8 115 (3.05%) CISSP
9 85 (2.26%) CCNP
10 77 (2.04%) CCNA
11 72 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 68 (1.81%) DV Cleared
13 63 (1.67%) CCIE
14 59 (1.57%) CISM
15 52 (1.38%) ACCA
16 50 (1.33%) CCDP
17 48 (1.27%) NCDA
18 47 (1.25%) NCIE
18 47 (1.25%) CCDA
18 47 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (2.23%) QA
3 66 (1.75%) SLA
3 66 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.80%) COBIT
5 28 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 19 (0.50%) HL7
8 17 (0.45%) JSP 440
9 15 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.16%) GPG13
12 3 (0.080%) BS25999
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.027%) P3O
13 1 (0.027%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 213 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 191 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 70 (1.86%) XenDesktop
5 69 (1.83%) XenApp
6 68 (1.81%) vSphere
7 44 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (0.93%) XenServer
9 28 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.45%) UAG
11 16 (0.42%) vCloud
12 13 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (0.32%) Terminal Server
13 12 (0.32%) Xen
14 10 (0.27%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.21%) NFS
15 8 (0.21%) Snort
16 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 7 (0.19%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 73 (1.94%) SCCM
2 54 (1.43%) SCOM
3 51 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 31 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 22 (0.58%) Legato
5 22 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
6 19 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 16 (0.42%) WSUS
8 16 (0.42%) XenMobile
9 15 (0.40%) SCSM
9 15 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 14 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 12 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (0.32%) Puppet
12 9 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
13 8 (0.21%) Nagios
14 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 772 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 748 (19.86%) SAP
3 527 (13.99%) Oracle
4 316 (8.39%) Cisco
5 256 (6.80%) VMware
6 199 (5.28%) HP
7 163 (4.33%) Citrix
8 143 (3.80%) CheckPoint
9 122 (3.24%) Juniper
10 116 (3.08%) IBM
11 115 (3.05%) NetApp
12 89 (2.36%) EMC
13 79 (2.10%) F5
14 72 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
15 67 (1.78%) Fujitsu
16 63 (1.67%) Business Objects
17 48 (1.27%) Symantec
18 45 (1.19%) Sage
18 45 (1.19%) Dell
19 44 (1.17%) Websense
Surrey
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 15% benefits/cash package + £5k bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £45k + pkg
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £70k OTE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Bonus and pension scheme
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + competative bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K+Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday