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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / South East
Rank 44 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 794 1090 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.37% 5.75% 6.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 5.95% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 572 852 1004
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,375
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
14292 18330 19883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.70% 96.69% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11833 15719 16225
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -7 216 £57,500 +4.54% 35
Surrey +1 178 £53,750 -2.27% 21
Hampshire +30 157 £50,000 +17.64% 23
Oxfordshire +3 50 £51,500 +11.95% 10
Buckinghamshire -15 48 £51,000 -5.11% 3
West Sussex +38 40 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East Sussex +2 29 £30,000 -62.50% 3
Kent +10 14 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Home Counties -2 7 £60,000 -
Middlesex -16 4 £55,000 -15.38%
Sussex -1 1 £70,000 +115.38% 2
M4 Corridor -3 1 £40,000 -39.62%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 383 (23.41%) Finance
2 331 (20.23%) SAP
3 328 (20.05%) Presales
4 325 (19.87%) Microsoft
5 263 (16.08%) SQL
6 253 (15.46%) Degree
7 210 (12.84%) Oracle
8 205 (12.53%) Windows
9 192 (11.74%) MS Excel
10 161 (9.84%) ERP
11 150 (9.17%) Cisco
12 147 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (8.74%) Project Management
14 141 (8.62%) CRM
15 136 (8.31%) SQL Server
15 136 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
16 131 (8.01%) Java
17 123 (7.52%) VMware
18 122 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
19 117 (7.15%) Linux
20 113 (6.91%) Security Cleared
21 110 (6.72%) SAP FI
22 107 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
23 106 (6.48%) Computer Science
24 105 (6.42%) Marketing
25 103 (6.30%) Telecoms
26 102 (6.23%) Migration
27 100 (6.11%) SAP FI/CO
27 100 (6.11%) SAP CO
27 100 (6.11%) Unix

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 50 (3.06%) IIS
2 39 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 22 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.16%) JBoss
7 19 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 19 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.98%) Apache
9 16 (0.98%) Skype for Business
10 15 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (0.73%) ArcGIS
11 12 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.67%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (0.55%) nginx
15 8 (0.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 192 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.44%) MS Office
3 26 (1.59%) MS Project
4 15 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.37%) SPSS Modeler
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.24%) CATIA
7 4 (0.24%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 110 (6.72%) SAP FI
2 100 (6.11%) SAP CO
2 100 (6.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 90 (5.50%) SAP SD
4 77 (4.71%) SAP HR
5 75 (4.58%) SAP MM
6 55 (3.36%) SAP QM
7 52 (3.18%) Primavera
8 48 (2.93%) SAP PM
9 44 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
10 43 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
10 43 (2.63%) SAP BPC
11 42 (2.57%) Maximo
12 37 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
12 37 (2.26%) SAP S/4HANA
13 35 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
14 33 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
14 33 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
15 32 (1.96%) SAP HCM
16 31 (1.89%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 74 (4.52%) Office 365
2 72 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.83%) SaaS
5 23 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
6 17 (1.04%) IaaS
7 8 (0.49%) Silverpop
8 6 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.31%) PaaS
9 5 (0.31%) Yammer
10 4 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.24%) GitHub
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.18%) Force.com
11 3 (0.18%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.18%) Taleo
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.061%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.89%) Firewall
2 68 (4.16%) MPLS
3 61 (3.73%) BGP
4 56 (3.42%) OSPF
5 47 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (2.63%) Internet
7 42 (2.57%) SAN
8 38 (2.32%) TCP/IP
9 37 (2.26%) Network Security
10 35 (2.14%) VPN
11 34 (2.08%) SSL
11 34 (2.08%) WAN
12 33 (2.02%) HTTP
13 30 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
14 26 (1.59%) LAN
14 26 (1.59%) Wireless
15 24 (1.47%) IOS XR
15 24 (1.47%) NX-OS
16 19 (1.16%) DNS
17 16 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.36%) GIS
3 39 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 36 (2.20%) SAP HANA
5 34 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 26 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 19 (1.16%) MS Access
9 19 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 15 (0.92%) Big Data
12 15 (0.92%) SAP BW
13 14 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.79%) Power BI
15 11 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (0.61%) QlikView
16 10 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 14 (0.86%) JIRA
3 10 (0.61%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 8 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.24%) Gradle
6 4 (0.24%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.18%) Subversion
7 3 (0.18%) TestComplete
7 3 (0.18%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.12%) Hudson
8 2 (0.12%) LSMW
8 2 (0.12%) Maven
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 383 (23.41%) Finance
2 105 (6.42%) Marketing
3 103 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 83 (5.07%) Advertising
5 72 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 55 (3.36%) Retail
7 43 (2.63%) Billing
8 39 (2.38%) Banking
9 36 (2.20%) German Language
10 21 (1.28%) General Ledger
11 20 (1.22%) Publishing
12 17 (1.04%) Legal
13 15 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
14 13 (0.79%) Electronics
15 12 (0.73%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.55%) Automotive
18 8 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.37%) Avionics
19 6 (0.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (5.81%) HTML
2 89 (5.44%) .NET
3 56 (3.42%) XML
4 43 (2.63%) BAPI
5 39 (2.38%) CSS
6 35 (2.14%) Web Services
7 27 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 24 (1.47%) Middleware
9 21 (1.28%) Flash
10 20 (1.22%) J2EE
11 19 (1.16%) Spring
12 18 (1.10%) RESTful
12 18 (1.10%) WCF
13 17 (1.04%) Ajax
13 17 (1.04%) AngularJS
14 16 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (0.86%) Hibernate
16 13 (0.79%) JSP
16 13 (0.79%) SAP Fiori
17 12 (0.73%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 65 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 47 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 28 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (1.59%) NHS
7 25 (1.53%) Social Media
8 19 (1.16%) PKI
9 18 (1.10%) iPad
9 18 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 15 (0.92%) User Experience
11 14 (0.86%) Driving Licence
11 14 (0.86%) Life Science
12 12 (0.73%) Smartcard
13 10 (0.61%) FMCG
13 10 (0.61%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.55%) Robotics
15 8 (0.49%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 205 (12.53%) Windows
2 117 (7.15%) Linux
3 100 (6.11%) Unix
4 82 (5.01%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.10%) AIX
7 18 (1.10%) Windows 8
8 17 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.67%) Android
11 11 (0.67%) Solaris
12 9 (0.55%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.49%) VxWorks
13 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.43%) CentOS
14 7 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.24%) VMS
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (20.05%) Presales
2 161 (9.84%) ERP
3 147 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (8.74%) Project Management
5 141 (8.62%) CRM
6 107 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 102 (6.23%) Migration
8 95 (5.81%) Business Development
9 93 (5.68%) Information Security
10 87 (5.32%) ITIL
11 85 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
12 83 (5.07%) Business Analysis
13 80 (4.89%) Analytics
14 72 (4.40%) Change Management
15 71 (4.34%) Customer Requirements
16 67 (4.10%) GAP Analysis
17 65 (3.97%) Data Management
17 65 (3.97%) Risk Management
18 63 (3.85%) Mentoring
19 62 (3.79%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 263 (16.08%) SQL
2 131 (8.01%) Java
3 90 (5.50%) C#
4 62 (3.79%) JavaScript
5 53 (3.24%) Python
6 47 (2.87%) C
7 44 (2.69%) ABAP
8 36 (2.20%) Perl
9 34 (2.08%) C++
10 33 (2.02%) PHP
11 30 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 29 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.59%) Ruby
14 17 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.04%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.67%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.61%) VBScript
17 9 (0.55%) Korn
18 7 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 253 (15.46%) Degree
2 122 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
3 113 (6.91%) Security Cleared
4 74 (4.52%) CCNP
5 66 (4.03%) SC Cleared
6 53 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (2.81%) CCIE
8 44 (2.69%) MCSE
9 34 (2.08%) CISSP
10 33 (2.02%) CCA
10 33 (2.02%) CCNA
11 26 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (1.10%) CISM
13 18 (1.10%) MBA
14 17 (1.04%) JNCIP
15 16 (0.98%) CCDP
16 15 (0.92%) ACCA
16 15 (0.92%) CISA
17 13 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (2.08%) QA
3 23 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.16%) SLA
5 18 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.73%) GAMP
6 12 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 11 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.55%) Actionable Recommendations
8 9 (0.55%) ISO27002
9 8 (0.49%) COBIT
10 6 (0.37%) DO-178B
10 6 (0.37%) PMO
10 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.24%) P3O
13 3 (0.18%) GDPR
14 2 (0.12%) BS25999
14 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
15 1 (0.061%) COSO
System Software
1 97 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 79 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.71%) XenApp
5 21 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.55%) vSphere
8 8 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.43%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.43%) UAG
10 6 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.12%) Docker
12 2 (0.12%) HDFS
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.12%) Snort
12 2 (0.12%) vCloud
13 1 (0.061%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (1.41%) Puppet
2 22 (1.34%) SCCM
3 20 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.61%) Nessus
5 9 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (0.55%) Nmap
6 7 (0.43%) Ansible
7 5 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.24%) NetVault Backup
9 3 (0.18%) Icinga
9 3 (0.18%) SCOM
9 3 (0.18%) SELinux
9 3 (0.18%) vRealize
10 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.12%) Nagios
10 2 (0.12%) ThinApp
10 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 331 (20.23%) SAP
2 325 (19.87%) Microsoft
3 210 (12.84%) Oracle
4 150 (9.17%) Cisco
5 123 (7.52%) VMware
6 86 (5.26%) F5
7 68 (4.16%) Juniper
8 62 (3.79%) IBM
9 54 (3.30%) Sage
10 49 (3.00%) HP
11 45 (2.75%) Citrix
12 38 (2.32%) Riverbed
13 30 (1.83%) Blue Coat
13 30 (1.83%) CheckPoint
14 26 (1.59%) Palo Alto
15 24 (1.47%) Dell
16 20 (1.22%) EMC
17 19 (1.16%) Fortinet
18 18 (1.10%) Red Hat
19 16 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Martin & Conley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum OTE + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance, Private Health Ins.
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + car allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45,000 to £55,000 + 10% Bonus and g
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + plus bonus (20%) plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + corp benefits packag
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-80,000+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago