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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 55 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 874 1313 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.85% 6.29% 8.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 6.51% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 631 977 1204
Median salary £50,000 £51,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.38% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £29,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
17467 20158 21707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.01% 96.59% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14801 16633 16961
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 28 August 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 0 347 £55,000 - 34
Hampshire +16 179 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Surrey -36 125 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Buckinghamshire -13 76 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Oxfordshire -56 42 £37,000 -17.77% 15
Kent +24 32 £43,750 +2.94% 4
West Sussex +16 24 £50,000 +8.10% 2
East Sussex -20 13 £25,000 -23.07%
Middlesex -11 10 £50,000 -23.07%
Sussex +3 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 472 (24.22%) Finance
2 410 (21.04%) Presales
3 391 (20.06%) Microsoft
4 330 (16.93%) Degree
5 281 (14.42%) SAP
6 243 (12.47%) Windows
7 231 (11.85%) Information Security
8 216 (11.08%) SQL
9 209 (10.72%) MS Excel
10 191 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
11 190 (9.75%) SQL Server
12 187 (9.59%) VMware
13 180 (9.24%) Oracle
13 180 (9.24%) Cisco
14 174 (8.93%) Security Cleared
15 149 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
16 146 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 146 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
17 145 (7.44%) Firewall
18 142 (7.29%) Office 365
19 135 (6.93%) Data Centre
20 134 (6.88%) Project Management
20 134 (6.88%) Linux
21 132 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
22 128 (6.57%) ERP
22 128 (6.57%) Active Directory
23 125 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
24 124 (6.36%) SC Cleared
24 124 (6.36%) Telecoms
25 119 (6.11%) CRM

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 52 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 36 (1.85%) IIS
4 35 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 27 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 27 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 19 (0.97%) CMS
6 19 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.82%) Apache
9 13 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.67%) NetWeaver
10 12 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.56%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.46%) JBoss
14 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.36%) SAS
15 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 209 (10.72%) MS Excel
2 67 (3.44%) MS Office
3 29 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.46%) MS Project
6 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.26%) InDesign
6 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.21%) SPSS
8 2 (0.10%) InVision
9 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 40 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.85%) SAP SD
3 33 (1.69%) Sage X3
4 31 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (1.49%) SAP MM
6 25 (1.28%) SAP FI
6 25 (1.28%) SAP HR
7 24 (1.23%) SAP ERP
8 23 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 23 (1.18%) SAP CO
8 23 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 21 (1.08%) SAP HCM
9 21 (1.08%) SAP PP
10 18 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
11 16 (0.82%) SAP Business One
12 15 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
12 15 (0.77%) SAP CRM
12 15 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 15 (0.77%) SAP Payroll
13 14 (0.72%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 142 (7.29%) Office 365
2 100 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (4.52%) SaaS
4 42 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (1.44%) Yammer
6 22 (1.13%) CloudBees
7 21 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.08%) IaaS
8 19 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
10 15 (0.77%) PaaS
11 9 (0.46%) OneDrive
11 9 (0.46%) Taleo
12 5 (0.26%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.21%) Force.com
14 3 (0.15%) AdWords
14 3 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
14 3 (0.15%) Slack
15 2 (0.10%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.10%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (7.44%) Firewall
2 71 (3.64%) LAN
3 70 (3.59%) Network Security
3 70 (3.59%) WAN
4 64 (3.28%) Wireless
5 62 (3.18%) SAN
5 62 (3.18%) VPN
6 49 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (2.41%) MPLS
7 47 (2.41%) TCP/IP
8 45 (2.31%) Internet
9 33 (1.69%) BGP
9 33 (1.69%) IPsec
9 33 (1.69%) SSL
10 32 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (1.13%) OSPF
11 22 (1.13%) Skype
12 19 (0.97%) NetScaler
13 18 (0.92%) IP Telephony
14 17 (0.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 55 (2.82%) Big Data
4 44 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
5 42 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (1.64%) DB2
8 29 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 27 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 25 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.08%) SAP HANA
14 16 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (0.77%) Essbase
15 15 (0.77%) MS Access
15 15 (0.77%) SAP BW
15 15 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 45 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 39 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.54%) LSMW
4 22 (1.13%) Maven
5 19 (0.97%) JIRA
6 14 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.51%) Subversion
8 7 (0.36%) Selenium
9 5 (0.26%) Metasploit
9 5 (0.26%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.26%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.21%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.21%) JBehave
10 4 (0.21%) JMeter
10 4 (0.21%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.21%) MSI
10 4 (0.21%) Ranorex
10 4 (0.21%) RSpec
10 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 472 (24.22%) Finance
2 124 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 108 (5.54%) Marketing
4 98 (5.03%) Retail
5 87 (4.46%) Banking
6 83 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.26%) Advertising
8 41 (2.10%) Legal
9 36 (1.85%) Billing
10 33 (1.69%) Back Office
10 33 (1.69%) Publishing
11 18 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.82%) Front Office
14 13 (0.67%) Automotive
14 13 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 13 (0.67%) German Language
14 13 (0.67%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.62%) Dutch Language
16 11 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (5.23%) .NET
2 64 (3.28%) HTML
3 48 (2.46%) Middleware
4 39 (2.00%) CSS
5 35 (1.80%) XML
6 32 (1.64%) Web Services
7 27 (1.39%) ASP.NET
8 22 (1.13%) SAP Basis
9 17 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
9 17 (0.87%) SOAP
10 16 (0.82%) EDI
10 16 (0.82%) REST
11 15 (0.77%) HTML5
11 15 (0.77%) jQuery
12 13 (0.67%) RESTful
12 13 (0.67%) SAP ALE
13 11 (0.56%) Regular Expression
13 11 (0.56%) Spring
13 11 (0.56%) Web Dynpro
14 10 (0.51%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 149 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 95 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 73 (3.75%) PKI
5 58 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 40 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.90%) Driving Licence
9 36 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 33 (1.69%) Clustering
11 27 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.18%) iPad
12 23 (1.18%) Social Media
13 21 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 19 (0.97%) Cybercrime
15 16 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (0.82%) Statistics
16 15 (0.77%) Economics
16 15 (0.77%) Private Cloud
17 13 (0.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 243 (12.47%) Windows
2 134 (6.88%) Linux
3 111 (5.70%) Windows Server
4 85 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (3.23%) Unix
7 36 (1.85%) CentOS
8 32 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.41%) Solaris
13 6 (0.31%) AIX
13 6 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.26%) Debian
14 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (21.04%) Presales
2 231 (11.85%) Information Security
3 191 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
4 146 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (6.88%) Project Management
6 132 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
7 128 (6.57%) ERP
8 119 (6.11%) CRM
9 103 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 100 (5.13%) ITIL
11 98 (5.03%) SIEM
12 95 (4.87%) Risk Management
13 91 (4.67%) Mentoring
14 84 (4.31%) Data Protection
15 80 (4.10%) Analytics
15 80 (4.10%) Business Development
15 80 (4.10%) Migration
16 69 (3.54%) Penetration Testing
16 69 (3.54%) Security Architecture
17 65 (3.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 216 (11.08%) SQL
2 108 (5.54%) Java
3 70 (3.59%) JavaScript
4 67 (3.44%) C
5 60 (3.08%) C#
6 59 (3.03%) ABAP
7 38 (1.95%) Python
8 31 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 29 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 24 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 19 (0.97%) C++
11 19 (0.97%) VBA
12 18 (0.92%) Ruby
12 18 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 16 (0.82%) Perl
14 14 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.46%) PHP
17 5 (0.26%) OpenEdge ABL
17 5 (0.26%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 330 (16.93%) Degree
2 174 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 124 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 116 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (5.39%) CISSP
6 83 (4.26%) CCNP
7 67 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (3.23%) CCIE
9 55 (2.82%) CISM
10 54 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 47 (2.41%) MCSE
12 36 (1.85%) CCA
12 36 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
13 33 (1.69%) CREST Certified
14 29 (1.49%) CEH
14 29 (1.49%) DV Cleared
15 26 (1.33%) CISA
15 26 (1.33%) SANS
16 25 (1.28%) CCNA
17 21 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 49 (2.51%) QA
4 36 (1.85%) SLA
5 31 (1.59%) Data Quality
6 29 (1.49%) ISO22301
6 29 (1.49%) RMADS
7 25 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 21 (1.08%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.77%) COBIT
10 14 (0.72%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.36%) BS25999
12 7 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (0.36%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.26%) GxP
14 2 (0.10%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.10%) HL7
14 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 1 (0.051%) ISO27002
System Software
1 128 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 125 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 55 (2.82%) XenApp
5 25 (1.28%) XenDesktop
6 24 (1.23%) vSphere
7 16 (0.82%) IMail Server
8 15 (0.77%) Docker
9 13 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (0.67%) vCloud
10 11 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.36%) XenServer
12 5 (0.26%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.15%) UAG
15 2 (0.10%) Snort
15 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (1.69%) Ansible
2 32 (1.64%) Puppet
3 24 (1.23%) SCCM
4 17 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 14 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (0.67%) vRealize
8 11 (0.56%) SCOM
9 8 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.31%) OpenView
11 5 (0.26%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.26%) Nessus
12 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.21%) Nmap
12 4 (0.21%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
13 3 (0.15%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 391 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 281 (14.42%) SAP
3 187 (9.59%) VMware
4 180 (9.24%) Cisco
4 180 (9.24%) Oracle
5 95 (4.87%) Citrix
6 82 (4.21%) IBM
7 66 (3.39%) HP
8 63 (3.23%) Juniper
9 47 (2.41%) Sage
10 42 (2.15%) F5
11 41 (2.10%) CheckPoint
12 31 (1.59%) Palo Alto
13 29 (1.49%) NetApp
14 28 (1.44%) ArcSight
14 28 (1.44%) Fortinet
14 28 (1.44%) Hyperion
14 28 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (1.33%) EMC
16 24 (1.23%) Informatica
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pamoja education
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Plus bonus, plus excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Car allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £65000 per annum + £15K OTE + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £0000.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ITSM Team
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Private Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company car
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago