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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 49 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 817 1188 1593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.05% 5.56% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 5.73% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 601 967 1118
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
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
15690 20732 21361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13081 17473 17056
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 298 £57,500 +4.54% 42
Hampshire +17 166 £50,000 +17.64% 19
Surrey -27 145 £52,500 -4.54% 15
Oxfordshire +13 61 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 44 £47,500 -13.63% 6
West Sussex +24 30 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Kent +6 23 £42,500 -22.72% 2
East Sussex -4 11 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Home Counties -7 7 £75,000 +7.14%
Middlesex -4 6 £50,000 -30.55% 2
Sussex +14 3 £60,000 -11.11%
M4 Corridor +1 2 - -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 425 (25.16%) Finance
2 335 (19.83%) Microsoft
3 301 (17.82%) SAP
4 297 (17.58%) Degree
5 290 (17.17%) Presales
6 244 (14.45%) SQL
7 216 (12.79%) Windows
8 195 (11.55%) MS Excel
9 194 (11.49%) Oracle
10 164 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
11 161 (9.53%) Security Cleared
12 155 (9.18%) SQL Server
13 150 (8.88%) Information Security
14 139 (8.23%) ERP
15 136 (8.05%) Linux
15 136 (8.05%) VMware
16 133 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
17 132 (7.82%) Telecoms
18 127 (7.52%) Cisco
19 124 (7.34%) Project Management
19 124 (7.34%) Marketing
20 118 (6.99%) Java
21 117 (6.93%) CRM
22 115 (6.81%) Unix
23 112 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
24 109 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
25 108 (6.39%) Firewall
26 106 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
27 99 (5.86%) Migration
27 99 (5.86%) SC Cleared

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 40 (2.37%) IIS
2 26 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.30%) JBoss
4 22 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.18%) Apache
6 20 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 14 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.83%) nginx
8 14 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (0.71%) NetWeaver
9 12 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (0.65%) ArcGIS
10 11 (0.65%) GlassFish
11 10 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.53%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 195 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.43%) MS Office
3 32 (1.89%) MS Project
4 23 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.24%) CATIA
6 4 (0.24%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.18%) InDesign
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) InVision
9 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 58 (3.43%) SAP SD
2 57 (3.37%) SAP FI
3 48 (2.84%) SAP MM
4 46 (2.72%) SAP CO
4 46 (2.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 41 (2.43%) SAP PP
6 37 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
6 37 (2.19%) SAP HR
7 31 (1.84%) SAP SCM
8 30 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
9 29 (1.72%) Sage X3
10 28 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
11 25 (1.48%) SAP BPC
12 23 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
12 23 (1.36%) Primavera
13 22 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
13 22 (1.30%) SAP HCM
13 22 (1.30%) SAP PM
14 21 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
15 20 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 83 (4.91%) Office 365
2 81 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.89%) SaaS
5 24 (1.42%) IaaS
6 20 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.71%) PaaS
8 9 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.47%) Silverpop
10 5 (0.30%) GitHub
10 5 (0.30%) Taleo
11 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.18%) Heroku
12 3 (0.18%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 108 (6.39%) Firewall
2 50 (2.96%) Network Security
3 47 (2.78%) MPLS
4 45 (2.66%) SAN
5 42 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
5 42 (2.49%) VPN
6 39 (2.31%) Internet
7 35 (2.07%) BGP
7 35 (2.07%) TCP/IP
8 33 (1.95%) WAN
9 32 (1.89%) OSPF
9 32 (1.89%) SSL
9 32 (1.89%) Wireless
10 31 (1.84%) LAN
11 29 (1.72%) HTTP
12 21 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (0.89%) IPsec
15 14 (0.83%) IOS XR
15 14 (0.83%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 38 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
3 38 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (1.78%) SAP HANA
5 27 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 22 (1.30%) GIS
7 21 (1.24%) Big Data
8 20 (1.18%) MS Access
8 20 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (0.95%) DB2
10 16 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (0.89%) Power BI
12 12 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (0.71%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.65%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 15 (0.89%) LSMW
4 13 (0.77%) JIRA
5 8 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.47%) Metasploit
5 8 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.30%) JMeter
7 5 (0.30%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.30%) Subversion
8 4 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.24%) Gradle
8 4 (0.24%) MSI
8 4 (0.24%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.18%) ProC
9 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.18%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.18%) VersionOne
General
1 425 (25.16%) Finance
2 132 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 124 (7.34%) Marketing
4 89 (5.27%) Manufacturing
5 76 (4.50%) Advertising
6 64 (3.79%) Retail
7 57 (3.37%) Banking
8 35 (2.07%) Publishing
9 28 (1.66%) German Language
10 22 (1.30%) Billing
11 21 (1.24%) Legal
12 20 (1.18%) Back Office
13 17 (1.01%) General Ledger
14 14 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
16 12 (0.71%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.65%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.53%) Electronics
18 9 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.38%) .NET
2 67 (3.97%) HTML
3 50 (2.96%) XML
4 42 (2.49%) Web Services
5 35 (2.07%) CSS
6 33 (1.95%) Middleware
7 18 (1.07%) EDI
7 18 (1.07%) RESTful
8 17 (1.01%) Spring
9 16 (0.95%) WCF
10 14 (0.83%) REST
11 13 (0.77%) J2EE
11 13 (0.77%) SAP Basis
12 12 (0.71%) ASP.NET
12 12 (0.71%) Hibernate
12 12 (0.71%) HTML5
13 11 (0.65%) Ajax
13 11 (0.65%) Flash
13 11 (0.65%) Java EE
14 10 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 70 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.84%) Mathematics
5 47 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 44 (2.61%) PKI
7 29 (1.72%) iPad
8 28 (1.66%) NHS
9 22 (1.30%) Clustering
10 20 (1.18%) Physics
11 19 (1.12%) Economics
12 16 (0.95%) Social Media
13 15 (0.89%) Driving Licence
13 15 (0.89%) Replication
14 14 (0.83%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.77%) Cryptography
15 13 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
16 12 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 216 (12.79%) Windows
2 136 (8.05%) Linux
3 115 (6.81%) Unix
4 93 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 58 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.18%) AIX
9 14 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.71%) Solaris
11 12 (0.71%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.53%) Android
13 9 (0.53%) CentOS
14 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.36%) VxWorks
15 4 (0.24%) VMS
16 3 (0.18%) Debian
16 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (17.17%) Presales
2 164 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (8.88%) Information Security
4 139 (8.23%) ERP
5 124 (7.34%) Project Management
6 117 (6.93%) CRM
7 109 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
8 106 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 99 (5.86%) Migration
10 90 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
11 85 (5.03%) ITIL
12 83 (4.91%) Business Development
13 82 (4.85%) Analytics
14 78 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 78 (4.62%) Risk Management
15 75 (4.44%) Service Delivery
16 70 (4.14%) GAP Analysis
16 70 (4.14%) Logistics
16 70 (4.14%) SIEM
17 67 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 244 (14.45%) SQL
2 118 (6.99%) Java
3 63 (3.73%) C
4 61 (3.61%) ABAP
5 55 (3.26%) C#
6 47 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 47 (2.78%) Python
7 40 (2.37%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.01%) Shell Script
9 29 (1.72%) Perl
10 25 (1.48%) PL/SQL
11 24 (1.42%) PHP
12 22 (1.30%) C++
13 19 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.89%) Ruby
15 12 (0.71%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.71%) VBA
16 9 (0.53%) Korn
16 9 (0.53%) VBScript
17 5 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 297 (17.58%) Degree
2 161 (9.53%) Security Cleared
3 99 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 96 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (3.73%) CCNP
6 56 (3.32%) CISSP
7 53 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (2.43%) CCNA
9 40 (2.37%) MCSE
10 37 (2.19%) CCIE
11 35 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (1.89%) CCA
13 29 (1.72%) CISM
13 29 (1.72%) CREST Certified
14 26 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
15 24 (1.42%) CEH
16 17 (1.01%) CCDP
16 17 (1.01%) CISA
16 17 (1.01%) OSCP
17 16 (0.95%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (2.66%) SLA
3 41 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.72%) QA
5 19 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (0.83%) COBIT
8 13 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 10 (0.59%) RMADS
9 10 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.53%) GAMP
11 7 (0.41%) ISO27002
12 6 (0.36%) DO-178B
12 6 (0.36%) ISO22301
13 4 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.24%) BS25999
13 4 (0.24%) GxP
14 1 (0.059%) COSO
14 1 (0.059%) Government Security Classifications
14 1 (0.059%) HL7
System Software
1 112 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (5.09%) Hyper-V
3 76 (4.50%) Active Directory
4 37 (2.19%) XenApp
5 22 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (0.71%) vSphere
7 10 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.47%) vCloud
8 8 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.41%) Docker
10 6 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.36%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.36%) UAG
11 4 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.18%) IMail Server
12 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (1.60%) Puppet
1 27 (1.60%) SCCM
2 25 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (0.53%) Ansible
4 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (0.53%) SCOM
5 8 (0.47%) Nessus
6 7 (0.41%) NetVault Backup
6 7 (0.41%) Nmap
7 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.30%) vRealize
8 4 (0.24%) ThinApp
9 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.18%) SELinux
10 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.12%) Oozie
10 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 335 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 301 (17.82%) SAP
3 194 (11.49%) Oracle
4 136 (8.05%) VMware
5 127 (7.52%) Cisco
6 71 (4.20%) IBM
7 67 (3.97%) F5
8 63 (3.73%) HP
9 59 (3.49%) Citrix
10 46 (2.72%) Juniper
10 46 (2.72%) Sage
11 27 (1.60%) Fortinet
12 23 (1.36%) CheckPoint
12 23 (1.36%) Riverbed
13 22 (1.30%) Blue Coat
14 21 (1.24%) Palo Alto
15 20 (1.18%) EMC
15 20 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (1.07%) Dell
16 18 (1.07%) Red Hat
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 - 90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Expenses and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago