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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 36 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1293 1861 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.28% 8.16% 8.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 8.60% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1265 1305
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,350 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average 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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 411 £55,000 +4.76% 65
Surrey -4 381 £50,000 -4.76% 42
Hampshire -22 163 £48,000 -4.00% 14
Buckinghamshire -9 123 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Oxfordshire +2 80 £37,000 -27.80% 12
East Sussex +34 43 £42,500 -15.00% 6
West Sussex +5 37 £48,500 -4.43% 4
Kent -16 21 £50,000 +37.93% 10
Home Counties +7 17 £61,250 +22.50%
Middlesex -11 17 £65,000 +5.69% 2
Sussex 0 2 £56,250 -
Thames Valley -3 1 £52,500 +14.13%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 665 (24.50%) SAP
2 521 (19.20%) Finance
3 465 (17.13%) Microsoft
4 383 (14.11%) Degree
5 346 (12.75%) Windows
6 323 (11.90%) Business Development
7 320 (11.79%) SQL
8 316 (11.64%) ABAP
9 306 (11.27%) Cisco
10 273 (10.06%) Coaching
11 266 (9.80%) Oracle
11 266 (9.80%) SQL Server
12 263 (9.69%) MS Excel
13 260 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
14 257 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
15 244 (8.99%) VMware
16 221 (8.14%) Firewall
17 208 (7.66%) SAP Implementation
18 204 (7.52%) Project Management
19 202 (7.44%) Marketing
20 199 (7.33%) Security Cleared
21 197 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 194 (7.15%) Telecoms
23 191 (7.04%) Active Directory
23 191 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
24 189 (6.96%) Juniper
25 187 (6.89%) CRM
26 182 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
27 176 (6.48%) HP
28 175 (6.45%) SAP MM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 142 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 102 (3.76%) IIS
3 99 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 64 (2.36%) Lync
5 38 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (1.22%) SAS
6 33 (1.22%) SAP Portal
7 31 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (0.74%) CMS
12 19 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (0.59%) Apache
15 14 (0.52%) Tomcat
16 12 (0.44%) NetWeaver
17 11 (0.41%) WebLogic
18 10 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
18 10 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 263 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 81 (2.98%) MS Office
3 38 (1.40%) SPSS
4 26 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.37%) MS Project
7 9 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 175 (6.45%) SAP MM
2 107 (3.94%) SAP FI
3 101 (3.72%) SAP CO
4 100 (3.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 77 (2.84%) SAP SD
5 77 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
6 63 (2.32%) SAP R/3
7 57 (2.10%) SAP HR
8 56 (2.06%) SAP CRM
9 52 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
10 45 (1.66%) SAP SCM
11 39 (1.44%) SAP WM
12 35 (1.29%) SAP APO
13 33 (1.22%) SAP QM
14 32 (1.18%) SAP LE
15 31 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
16 30 (1.11%) SAP PM
17 29 (1.07%) SAP MDM
18 28 (1.03%) SAP EHS
18 28 (1.03%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 121 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (4.16%) Office 365
3 89 (3.28%) SaaS
4 39 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
5 25 (0.92%) IaaS
6 19 (0.70%) Taleo
7 18 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (0.63%) Boomi
9 15 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.44%) PaaS
11 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
14 3 (0.11%) Terremark
14 3 (0.11%) Yammer
15 2 (0.074%) Sage Pay
16 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.037%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 221 (8.14%) Firewall
2 113 (4.16%) Network Security
3 99 (3.65%) WAN
4 95 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 93 (3.43%) Internet
6 90 (3.32%) LAN
7 80 (2.95%) SAN
8 76 (2.80%) Wireless
9 67 (2.47%) BGP
10 65 (2.39%) OSPF
11 61 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
12 58 (2.14%) DNS
13 57 (2.10%) MPLS
14 35 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
15 34 (1.25%) VPN
15 34 (1.25%) VoIP
16 32 (1.18%) Unified Communications
16 32 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
17 29 (1.07%) DHCP
18 28 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 78 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.03%) SAP BW
4 54 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 53 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
8 37 (1.36%) QlikView
9 36 (1.33%) Big Data
10 35 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (1.29%) Relational Database
11 34 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 34 (1.25%) SAP BI
12 28 (1.03%) SAP HANA
13 27 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (0.96%) MySQL
15 23 (0.85%) Data Mining
16 20 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
17 19 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (1.47%) LSMW
2 22 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 17 (0.63%) Selenium
4 10 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.22%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.22%) JIRA
9 5 (0.18%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.18%) Maven
10 4 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.15%) ERwin
11 3 (0.11%) Toad
11 3 (0.11%) Subversion
11 3 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.11%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.074%) Grunt
12 2 (0.074%) Ranorex
General
1 521 (19.20%) Finance
2 202 (7.44%) Marketing
3 194 (7.15%) Telecoms
4 122 (4.50%) Retail
5 113 (4.16%) Manufacturing
6 96 (3.54%) Banking
7 75 (2.76%) Legal
8 52 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 52 (1.92%) Billing
9 48 (1.77%) Advertising
10 47 (1.73%) German Language
11 35 (1.29%) Front Office
12 30 (1.11%) Dutch Language
12 30 (1.11%) Electronics
13 26 (0.96%) Automotive
14 24 (0.88%) Spanish Language
15 21 (0.77%) Law
16 19 (0.70%) Back Office
17 18 (0.66%) French Language
18 17 (0.63%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (4.16%) .NET
2 110 (4.05%) HTML
3 71 (2.62%) XML
4 66 (2.43%) Web Services
5 65 (2.39%) CSS
6 58 (2.14%) BAPI
7 55 (2.03%) SAP PI
8 45 (1.66%) ASP.NET
9 41 (1.51%) HTML5
10 36 (1.33%) Middleware
11 34 (1.25%) SAP XI
12 32 (1.18%) Ajax
13 29 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
14 24 (0.88%) SAP Basis
15 18 (0.66%) CSS3
16 17 (0.63%) J2EE
17 16 (0.59%) Spring
17 16 (0.59%) XSLT
18 15 (0.55%) SOAP
18 15 (0.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 257 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (2.95%) Computer Science
3 75 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 74 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 66 (2.43%) Social Media
6 61 (2.25%) Data Integration
7 57 (2.10%) Private Cloud
8 48 (1.77%) Visualisation
9 36 (1.33%) User Experience
10 32 (1.18%) Statistics
11 31 (1.14%) GIS
11 31 (1.14%) RMADS
12 28 (1.03%) NHS
13 27 (0.99%) Clustering
13 27 (0.99%) Thin Client
13 27 (0.99%) Fat Client
14 25 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 22 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 22 (0.81%) DTV
16 20 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 346 (12.75%) Windows
2 148 (5.45%) Linux
3 124 (4.57%) UNIX
4 106 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 23 (0.85%) Windows Vista
9 21 (0.77%) AIX
9 21 (0.77%) Solaris
10 18 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.52%) Android
11 14 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.29%) HPUX
12 8 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.11%) VMS
14 3 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (11.90%) Business Development
2 273 (10.06%) Coaching
3 260 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
4 208 (7.66%) SAP Implementation
5 204 (7.52%) Project Management
6 187 (6.89%) CRM
7 170 (6.26%) ITIL
8 168 (6.19%) Analytics
9 159 (5.86%) ERP
10 154 (5.67%) Information Security
11 145 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (4.20%) Migration
13 112 (4.13%) Risk Management
14 94 (3.46%) Mentoring
15 91 (3.35%) Business Analysis
16 88 (3.24%) Logistics
17 84 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 78 (2.87%) Procure-to-pay
19 76 (2.80%) Cyber Security
20 75 (2.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 320 (11.79%) SQL
2 316 (11.64%) ABAP
3 129 (4.75%) Java
4 117 (4.31%) JavaScript
5 68 (2.51%) C
5 68 (2.51%) C#
6 32 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 26 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 25 (0.92%) Perl
9 21 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 20 (0.74%) R
10 20 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 19 (0.70%) C++
12 18 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 17 (0.63%) Python
14 14 (0.52%) VBA
15 13 (0.48%) SAPscript
15 13 (0.48%) PHP
16 12 (0.44%) VBScript
17 9 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 383 (14.11%) Degree
2 199 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 191 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 182 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
5 161 (5.93%) SC Cleared
6 140 (5.16%) MCSE
7 125 (4.61%) CISSP
8 104 (3.83%) CCIE
9 91 (3.35%) CCNP
10 59 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 59 (2.17%) MCITP
11 58 (2.14%) CISM
12 57 (2.10%) CISA
13 53 (1.95%) MCSA
14 51 (1.88%) MCP
15 49 (1.81%) CCSE
15 49 (1.81%) CCA
16 46 (1.69%) CCNA
17 32 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
18 25 (0.92%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (2.84%) QA
3 55 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 46 (1.69%) SLA
5 36 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.41%) COBIT
8 10 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.33%) BS25999
10 8 (0.29%) HL7
11 7 (0.26%) GPG13
12 5 (0.18%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.15%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 2 (0.074%) BS7799
16 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.037%) GxP
System Software
1 197 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 191 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 123 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 91 (3.35%) vSphere
5 54 (1.99%) vCloud
6 37 (1.36%) XenApp
7 31 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.41%) IMail Server
11 10 (0.37%) XenServer
12 9 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.29%) Xen
14 6 (0.22%) NFS
15 5 (0.18%) Firmware
16 4 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
17 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
18 2 (0.074%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (1.73%) SCCM
2 30 (1.11%) SCOM
3 29 (1.07%) Windows Intune
4 19 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 15 (0.55%) SCVMM
5 15 (0.55%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 14 (0.52%) Legato
7 12 (0.44%) WSUS
8 10 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 9 (0.33%) SCSM
10 8 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.29%) Puppet
10 8 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 665 (24.50%) SAP
2 465 (17.13%) Microsoft
3 306 (11.27%) Cisco
4 266 (9.80%) Oracle
5 244 (8.99%) VMware
6 189 (6.96%) Juniper
7 176 (6.48%) HP
8 131 (4.83%) CheckPoint
9 112 (4.13%) IBM
10 98 (3.61%) Citrix
11 81 (2.98%) NetApp
12 77 (2.84%) F5
13 59 (2.17%) Business Objects
14 49 (1.81%) Fortinet
15 42 (1.55%) Blue Coat
16 41 (1.51%) Brocade
17 40 (1.47%) EMC
18 39 (1.44%) Cognos
19 38 (1.40%) Riverbed
20 37 (1.36%) Ariba
South East
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Battle, East Sussex
Rark Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified ,Negotiable salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + can, pension, bupa, denplan
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + quartley bonus, car allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + Commission + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stansted, Essex
Altitude Internet
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday