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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 39 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1168 1367 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.03% 6.37% 8.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.23% 6.57% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 894 909 1301
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
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
18752 20804 22607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15967 16668 18038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 -3 434 £60,000 +4.34% 69
Surrey -9 299 £50,000 - 31
Hampshire -22 120 £45,000 -6.25% 16
Buckinghamshire +1 98 £50,000 +7.52% 11
Oxfordshire -11 68 £47,500 +35.71% 11
East Sussex +11 29 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Kent -11 20 £52,500 +5.00% 6
West Sussex -31 17 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Middlesex +6 15 £66,250 +47.22% 2
M4 Corridor +5 6 £65,000 +31.31%
Thames Valley 0 4 £100,000 +56.86%
Home Counties -5 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Sussex +5 1 £32,500 -42.22%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 526 (23.63%) Presales
2 503 (22.60%) Microsoft
3 400 (17.97%) Finance
4 346 (15.54%) Degree
5 317 (14.24%) SAP
6 305 (13.70%) SQL Server
7 278 (12.49%) MS Excel
8 273 (12.26%) SQL
9 266 (11.95%) Cisco
10 246 (11.05%) Windows
11 241 (10.83%) VMware
12 222 (9.97%) Oracle
13 218 (9.79%) Information Security
14 193 (8.67%) Project Management
15 191 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
16 189 (8.49%) Data Centre
17 177 (7.95%) CRM
18 176 (7.91%) Office 365
19 175 (7.86%) Cybersecurity
20 169 (7.59%) Firewall
20 169 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
21 164 (7.37%) Active Directory
22 162 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
23 154 (6.92%) Telecoms
24 151 (6.78%) Business Development
25 150 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
25 150 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
26 142 (6.38%) .NET
27 141 (6.33%) Linux
28 140 (6.29%) Java

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 87 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 86 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 54 (2.43%) IIS
4 50 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 48 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 47 (2.11%) Skype for Business
8 34 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.94%) NetWeaver
9 21 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (0.90%) CMS
11 19 (0.85%) SAS
12 15 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.54%) Apache
15 11 (0.49%) JBoss
16 9 (0.40%) Apache Pig
17 8 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 278 (12.49%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.27%) MS Office
3 21 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.27%) MS Project
6 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.89%) SAP HR
3 37 (1.66%) SAP CO
3 37 (1.66%) SAP FI
3 37 (1.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 37 (1.66%) SAP HCM
4 36 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 35 (1.57%) Hyperion Planning
6 34 (1.53%) HFM
7 27 (1.21%) SAP SD
8 26 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
9 24 (1.08%) SAP ERP
10 23 (1.03%) SAP MM
11 22 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
11 22 (0.99%) SAP Payroll
12 21 (0.94%) SAP QM
13 20 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
13 20 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
13 20 (0.90%) SAP CRM
13 20 (0.90%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 176 (7.91%) Office 365
2 134 (6.02%) SaaS
3 117 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (1.62%) CloudBees
6 29 (1.30%) Yammer
7 27 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
8 21 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.67%) Boomi
10 14 (0.63%) IaaS
11 10 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.45%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.36%) PaaS
13 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.13%) Taleo
15 2 (0.090%) Oracle CX
16 1 (0.045%) Force.com
16 1 (0.045%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.045%) iPaaS
16 1 (0.045%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 169 (7.59%) Firewall
2 104 (4.67%) LAN
3 102 (4.58%) WAN
4 95 (4.27%) SAN
4 95 (4.27%) VPN
5 76 (3.41%) Wireless
6 75 (3.37%) MPLS
6 75 (3.37%) Network Security
7 72 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 58 (2.61%) Internet
9 55 (2.47%) TCP/IP
10 49 (2.20%) BGP
11 38 (1.71%) OSPF
11 38 (1.71%) SSL
12 37 (1.66%) IPsec
13 31 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (1.39%) DNS
14 30 (1.35%) Ethernet
15 29 (1.30%) VLAN
16 26 (1.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 59 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 55 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (2.11%) Big Data
8 46 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
10 39 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (1.66%) SAP HANA
12 35 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (1.48%) DB2
14 26 (1.17%) OLAP
15 25 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
16 22 (0.99%) QlikView
17 21 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
17 21 (0.94%) RDBMS
18 18 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (2.34%) Git (software)
1 52 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 38 (1.71%) Maven
3 36 (1.62%) LSMW
4 18 (0.81%) JIRA
5 15 (0.67%) Subversion
6 12 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.45%) Selenium
8 7 (0.31%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.27%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.18%) JBehave
11 4 (0.18%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.18%) Ranorex
11 4 (0.18%) RSpec
12 3 (0.13%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.13%) Toad
13 2 (0.090%) Oracle Forms
General
1 400 (17.97%) Finance
2 154 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 90 (4.04%) Marketing
4 83 (3.73%) Legal
5 75 (3.37%) Retail
6 69 (3.10%) Banking
7 64 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 44 (1.98%) Billing
9 36 (1.62%) Advertising
10 30 (1.35%) Front Office
11 26 (1.17%) Military
12 23 (1.03%) Back Office
12 23 (1.03%) Dutch Language
13 13 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.49%) Electronics
15 10 (0.45%) German Language
16 9 (0.40%) French Language
17 7 (0.31%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.31%) Publishing
18 6 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (6.38%) .NET
2 80 (3.59%) HTML
3 74 (3.32%) XML
4 69 (3.10%) Middleware
5 42 (1.89%) SAP Basis
6 38 (1.71%) CSS
6 38 (1.71%) Web Services
7 33 (1.48%) ASP.NET
7 33 (1.48%) BAPI
8 18 (0.81%) jQuery
8 18 (0.81%) SAP XI
9 17 (0.76%) HTML5
10 15 (0.67%) SAP PI
11 10 (0.45%) VXML
12 9 (0.40%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.40%) SAP Fiori
13 8 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.36%) REST
13 8 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 191 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 92 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 62 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.07%) PKI
7 39 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 33 (1.48%) Driving Licence
9 32 (1.44%) Clustering
10 29 (1.30%) Data Conversion
10 29 (1.30%) Data Integration
11 27 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
12 26 (1.17%) iPad
12 26 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.90%) Social Media
15 19 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (0.81%) Economics
16 18 (0.81%) Visualisation
17 17 (0.76%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 246 (11.05%) Windows
2 141 (6.33%) Linux
3 140 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 105 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (2.25%) CentOS
8 47 (2.11%) Unix
9 38 (1.71%) Ubuntu
10 35 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.58%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.27%) Solaris
17 5 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.18%) VMS
18 4 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (23.63%) Presales
2 218 (9.79%) Information Security
3 193 (8.67%) Project Management
4 177 (7.95%) CRM
5 175 (7.86%) Cybersecurity
6 162 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
7 151 (6.78%) Business Development
8 150 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (6.24%) Risk Management
10 124 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (5.12%) ERP
12 113 (5.08%) Migration
13 104 (4.67%) Coaching
14 97 (4.36%) ITIL
15 87 (3.91%) Mentoring
16 77 (3.46%) Business Analysis
17 76 (3.41%) Data Protection
18 75 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
19 72 (3.23%) Analytics
20 71 (3.19%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 273 (12.26%) SQL
2 140 (6.29%) Java
3 95 (4.27%) C#
4 93 (4.18%) JavaScript
5 46 (2.07%) VBA
6 42 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 41 (1.84%) ABAP
7 41 (1.84%) PL/SQL
8 40 (1.80%) C
8 40 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 28 (1.26%) Ruby
10 26 (1.17%) Python
11 17 (0.76%) C++
11 17 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 14 (0.63%) Perl
13 12 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.45%) VB
16 6 (0.27%) R
17 4 (0.18%) OpenEdge ABL
Qualifications
1 346 (15.54%) Degree
2 169 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
3 138 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 132 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 114 (5.12%) CCNP
6 107 (4.81%) SC Cleared
7 101 (4.54%) CISSP
8 92 (4.13%) MCSE
9 81 (3.64%) CCIE
10 60 (2.70%) CISM
11 51 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 46 (2.07%) CCNA
13 39 (1.75%) CISA
13 39 (1.75%) MCITP
14 38 (1.71%) MCSA
15 26 (1.17%) MCP
16 24 (1.08%) CLAS
17 22 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
18 18 (0.81%) JNCIP
19 17 (0.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 53 (2.38%) QA
4 41 (1.84%) SLA
5 34 (1.53%) Data Quality
6 31 (1.39%) ISO 9001
7 24 (1.08%) ISO22301
8 23 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 20 (0.90%) RMADS
10 16 (0.72%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.40%) COBIT
12 8 (0.36%) ISO27002
13 6 (0.27%) BS25999
14 5 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.22%) SSAE 16
15 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.045%) AICPA
16 1 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 164 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 150 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 65 (2.92%) vSphere
5 63 (2.83%) XenApp
6 47 (2.11%) vCloud
6 47 (2.11%) XenDesktop
7 21 (0.94%) IMail Server
8 18 (0.81%) Docker
9 11 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.31%) XenServer
11 4 (0.18%) Postfix
11 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.13%) UAG
13 2 (0.090%) Firmware
13 2 (0.090%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.090%) NFS
13 2 (0.090%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (1.98%) Ansible
2 36 (1.62%) SCCM
3 29 (1.30%) Puppet
4 19 (0.85%) SCOM
4 19 (0.85%) vRealize
5 15 (0.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 13 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.58%) WSUS
7 11 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.49%) SCVMM
8 10 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (0.45%) OpenView
8 10 (0.45%) SELinux
9 8 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (0.31%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 503 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 317 (14.24%) SAP
3 266 (11.95%) Cisco
4 241 (10.83%) VMware
5 222 (9.97%) Oracle
6 122 (5.48%) Citrix
7 108 (4.85%) Juniper
8 94 (4.22%) IBM
9 90 (4.04%) HP
10 67 (3.01%) CheckPoint
11 56 (2.52%) NetApp
12 53 (2.38%) F5
13 46 (2.07%) Hyperion
14 37 (1.66%) Sage
15 35 (1.57%) Informatica
16 32 (1.44%) Palo Alto
17 31 (1.39%) Dell
17 31 (1.39%) ServiceNow
18 29 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
19 28 (1.26%) Adobe
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £25000 Per Annum + commission
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + car allowance, pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: £60k - £65k per annum + Excellent 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, Sussex
Capgemini
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, Sussex
Capgemini
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harper Harrison
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Training & Development
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Car allowance (£4k) + pension, healt
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum +excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £80K OTE £100K, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago