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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / South East
Rank 45 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 795 1112 1445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.34% 5.69% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 5.87% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 586 905 1013
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%

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
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +3 280 £60,000 +9.09% 37
Hampshire +30 164 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Surrey -21 144 £52,500 -4.54% 12
Oxfordshire +34 59 £47,500 +3.26% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 45 £58,750 +6.81% 9
West Sussex +32 42 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Sussex -13 17 £30,000 -53.84% 2
Kent -4 11 £53,750 +2.38% 2
Home Counties -3 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Sussex - 2 £60,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 389 (24.42%) Finance
2 328 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 298 (18.71%) SAP
4 297 (18.64%) Presales
5 255 (16.01%) Degree
6 239 (15.00%) SQL
7 207 (12.99%) Windows
8 202 (12.68%) Oracle
9 191 (11.99%) MS Excel
10 155 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
11 144 (9.04%) SQL Server
12 134 (8.41%) Cisco
13 133 (8.35%) Linux
14 132 (8.29%) Security Cleared
15 129 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
16 128 (8.04%) VMware
17 124 (7.78%) Java
18 123 (7.72%) Project Management
19 117 (7.34%) ERP
20 112 (7.03%) Telecoms
21 111 (6.97%) Information Security
22 110 (6.91%) Unix
23 108 (6.78%) CRM
23 108 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
23 108 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
24 105 (6.59%) Marketing
25 100 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
26 91 (5.71%) Firewall
27 88 (5.52%) Migration
27 88 (5.52%) Business Intelligence

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 37 (2.32%) IIS
2 32 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.32%) Apache
6 20 (1.26%) JBoss
7 19 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (0.82%) nginx
11 13 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 13 (0.82%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.69%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.44%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.44%) SAS
13 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 191 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.64%) MS Office
3 30 (1.88%) MS Project
4 17 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) CATIA
6 4 (0.25%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (5.27%) SAP FI
2 76 (4.77%) SAP SD
3 73 (4.58%) SAP CO
3 73 (4.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 62 (3.89%) SAP HR
5 56 (3.52%) SAP MM
6 38 (2.39%) Primavera
7 37 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
7 37 (2.32%) SAP PP
8 36 (2.26%) SAP BPC
9 33 (2.07%) SAP HCM
10 32 (2.01%) Oracle Financials
11 31 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
11 31 (1.95%) SAP PM
11 31 (1.95%) SAP QM
12 30 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
12 30 (1.88%) SAP SCM
13 28 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
13 28 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
14 27 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.46%) Office 365
2 80 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (1.69%) SaaS
5 22 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
6 18 (1.13%) IaaS
7 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.50%) Silverpop
8 7 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.31%) GitHub
9 5 (0.31%) PaaS
9 5 (0.31%) Yammer
10 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.25%) Taleo
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
11 3 (0.19%) Heroku
11 3 (0.19%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.71%) Firewall
2 59 (3.70%) MPLS
3 49 (3.08%) BGP
4 46 (2.89%) OSPF
4 46 (2.89%) SAN
5 41 (2.57%) Network Security
6 40 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (2.45%) VPN
8 38 (2.39%) Internet
8 38 (2.39%) TCP/IP
9 32 (2.01%) HTTP
9 32 (2.01%) SSL
9 32 (2.01%) WAN
10 24 (1.51%) LAN
11 22 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (1.26%) Wireless
13 18 (1.13%) IOS XR
13 18 (1.13%) NX-OS
14 13 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.08%) SAP HANA
3 41 (2.57%) Oracle Database
4 34 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (2.07%) GIS
6 28 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
7 25 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.32%) MS Access
10 18 (1.13%) Big Data
11 17 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.07%) Power BI
12 16 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.82%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
16 11 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.69%) DB2
16 11 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 15 (0.94%) JIRA
2 15 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.63%) Metasploit
4 8 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.38%) LSMW
5 6 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.31%) Subversion
6 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.25%) Gradle
7 4 (0.25%) JMeter
7 4 (0.25%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.25%) MSI
7 4 (0.25%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.19%) ProC
8 3 (0.19%) TestComplete
8 3 (0.19%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.19%) VersionOne
General
1 389 (24.42%) Finance
2 112 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 105 (6.59%) Marketing
4 72 (4.52%) Advertising
5 71 (4.46%) Manufacturing
6 49 (3.08%) Retail
7 41 (2.57%) Banking
8 32 (2.01%) German Language
9 27 (1.69%) Publishing
10 26 (1.63%) Billing
11 24 (1.51%) General Ledger
12 16 (1.00%) Back Office
12 16 (1.00%) Legal
13 15 (0.94%) Mandarin Language
14 12 (0.75%) Spanish Language
15 11 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.56%) Electronics
17 8 (0.50%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.44%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.65%) .NET
2 65 (4.08%) HTML
3 51 (3.20%) XML
4 38 (2.39%) Web Services
5 36 (2.26%) CSS
6 25 (1.57%) BAPI
7 21 (1.32%) Middleware
8 20 (1.26%) WCF
9 17 (1.07%) Flash
9 17 (1.07%) RESTful
10 16 (1.00%) J2EE
10 16 (1.00%) Spring
11 15 (0.94%) ASP.NET
12 12 (0.75%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.75%) Hibernate
12 12 (0.75%) HTML5
12 12 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (0.75%) SAP Fiori
12 12 (0.75%) SAPUI5
13 11 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 129 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 38 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.32%) Mathematics
6 29 (1.82%) PKI
7 28 (1.76%) NHS
8 20 (1.26%) iPad
8 20 (1.26%) Physics
9 18 (1.13%) Social Media
10 14 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 14 (0.88%) Economics
11 12 (0.75%) Clustering
11 12 (0.75%) Cryptography
11 12 (0.75%) Data Integration
11 12 (0.75%) Life Science
11 12 (0.75%) User Experience
12 11 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.63%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (12.99%) Windows
2 133 (8.35%) Linux
3 110 (6.91%) Unix
4 87 (5.46%) Windows Server
5 53 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.32%) AIX
7 21 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.75%) Android
9 12 (0.75%) Solaris
10 10 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.50%) VxWorks
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.44%) CentOS
13 6 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.25%) VMS
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (18.64%) Presales
2 155 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (7.72%) Project Management
4 117 (7.34%) ERP
5 111 (6.97%) Information Security
6 108 (6.78%) CRM
6 108 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 88 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
7 88 (5.52%) Migration
8 83 (5.21%) ITIL
9 80 (5.02%) Business Analysis
10 78 (4.90%) Analytics
10 78 (4.90%) Business Development
10 78 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
11 74 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
12 66 (4.14%) Risk Management
13 63 (3.95%) Change Management
13 63 (3.95%) Service Delivery
14 62 (3.89%) Mentoring
15 58 (3.64%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 239 (15.00%) SQL
2 124 (7.78%) Java
3 71 (4.46%) C#
4 58 (3.64%) C
5 50 (3.14%) Python
6 45 (2.82%) ABAP
7 44 (2.76%) JavaScript
8 33 (2.07%) Perl
9 32 (2.01%) Shell Script
10 31 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 28 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.69%) PHP
13 24 (1.51%) C++
14 21 (1.32%) Ruby
15 18 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.63%) VBScript
18 9 (0.56%) Korn
19 7 (0.44%) VBA
20 6 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 255 (16.01%) Degree
2 132 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 100 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (4.83%) SC Cleared
5 65 (4.08%) CCNP
6 57 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (2.76%) MCSE
8 40 (2.51%) CCIE
9 36 (2.26%) CCA
9 36 (2.26%) CCNA
9 36 (2.26%) CISSP
10 34 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
12 20 (1.26%) CISM
13 19 (1.19%) CREST Certified
14 17 (1.07%) CCDP
14 17 (1.07%) MBA
15 16 (1.00%) CEH
16 15 (0.94%) MCSA
17 13 (0.82%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.88%) SLA
4 29 (1.82%) QA
5 17 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.82%) COBIT
6 13 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 12 (0.75%) GAMP
8 9 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (0.50%) ISO27002
10 6 (0.38%) DO-178B
10 6 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.25%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.19%) BS25999
12 3 (0.19%) GDPR
13 1 (0.063%) COSO
13 1 (0.063%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.063%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.063%) RMADS
System Software
1 108 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (5.27%) Hyper-V
3 73 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 38 (2.39%) XenApp
5 19 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.69%) vSphere
7 9 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.38%) Docker
9 6 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.38%) UAG
10 5 (0.31%) vCloud
11 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.13%) HDFS
12 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.13%) Snort
13 1 (0.063%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (1.69%) Puppet
2 25 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.38%) SCCM
4 10 (0.63%) Nessus
5 9 (0.56%) Nmap
6 8 (0.50%) Ansible
7 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.31%) NetVault Backup
8 5 (0.31%) vRealize
9 4 (0.25%) ThinApp
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.19%) Icinga
10 3 (0.19%) SCOM
10 3 (0.19%) SELinux
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.13%) Oozie
11 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 328 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 298 (18.71%) SAP
3 202 (12.68%) Oracle
4 134 (8.41%) Cisco
5 128 (8.04%) VMware
6 74 (4.65%) F5
7 69 (4.33%) IBM
8 60 (3.77%) Citrix
9 58 (3.64%) HP
9 58 (3.64%) Juniper
10 36 (2.26%) Sage
11 31 (1.95%) Riverbed
12 24 (1.51%) Blue Coat
13 23 (1.44%) Fortinet
13 23 (1.44%) Palo Alto
14 22 (1.38%) CheckPoint
14 22 (1.38%) EMC
15 21 (1.32%) Dell
16 19 (1.19%) Red Hat
17 15 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Base +Car Allowance +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Training + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 6K Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50K + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55 - 70,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago