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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 42 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1069 1446 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.55% 6.93% 7.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 7.14% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1022 1082
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -10 373 £56,250 -1.74% 79
Surrey -4 298 £55,000 +12.24% 45
Hampshire -18 129 £42,500 -7.60% 14
Buckinghamshire -29 76 £53,750 +19.44% 15
Oxfordshire -11 56 £45,000 -5.26% 18
East Sussex +5 38 £80,000 +52.38% 2
Kent -18 21 £52,500 +7.69% 4
Middlesex +9 19 £65,000 +36.84% 3
West Sussex -16 10 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Home Counties -1 9 - -
Thames Valley -3 1 £90,000 +50.62%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 582 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 504 (22.26%) Presales
3 427 (18.86%) Finance
4 361 (15.95%) SQL Server
5 354 (15.64%) MS Excel
6 353 (15.59%) SAP
7 347 (15.33%) Degree
8 326 (14.40%) SQL
9 276 (12.19%) Windows
10 259 (11.44%) Oracle
11 258 (11.40%) Cisco
12 246 (10.87%) VMware
13 218 (9.63%) Project Management
14 203 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 195 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
16 188 (8.30%) Active Directory
17 179 (7.91%) Windows Server
18 174 (7.69%) Firewall
19 173 (7.64%) CRM
20 170 (7.51%) Telecoms
21 158 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
22 155 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
22 155 (6.85%) Data Centre
23 154 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
24 153 (6.76%) Information Security
25 151 (6.67%) Business Development
26 149 (6.58%) Migration
27 146 (6.45%) ERP
28 140 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
29 136 (6.01%) MCSE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 114 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 87 (3.84%) IIS
3 73 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 58 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 47 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (1.19%) NetWeaver
8 26 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (0.88%) SAS
10 17 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (0.66%) JBoss
12 14 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
13 12 (0.53%) Apache
13 12 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.49%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.44%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 354 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.49%) MS Office
3 21 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.66%) MS Project
6 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 62 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 61 (2.69%) SAP HR
3 49 (2.16%) SAP FI
4 48 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 47 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
6 46 (2.03%) SAP MM
7 45 (1.99%) SAP SD
8 43 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
8 43 (1.90%) SAP PM
9 42 (1.86%) SAP CO
9 42 (1.86%) SAP FI/CO
10 41 (1.81%) HFM
10 41 (1.81%) Hyperion Planning
11 34 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
12 32 (1.41%) SAP HCM
13 31 (1.37%) SAP QM
14 29 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
14 29 (1.28%) SAP CRM
15 26 (1.15%) SAP HR-PA
16 25 (1.10%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 133 (5.87%) Office 365
2 103 (4.55%) SaaS
3 99 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
7 17 (0.75%) PaaS
8 16 (0.71%) IaaS
9 12 (0.53%) Boomi
10 6 (0.27%) Yammer
11 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.18%) CloudBees
12 4 (0.18%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.088%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.088%) Taleo
15 1 (0.044%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 174 (7.69%) Firewall
2 113 (4.99%) SAN
3 92 (4.06%) LAN
4 80 (3.53%) WAN
5 73 (3.22%) Network Security
6 72 (3.18%) Internet
6 72 (3.18%) VPN
7 71 (3.14%) TCP/IP
8 62 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
9 59 (2.61%) Wireless
10 51 (2.25%) DNS
11 48 (2.12%) MPLS
12 36 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (1.55%) VLAN
14 34 (1.50%) DHCP
14 34 (1.50%) iSCSI
15 33 (1.46%) BGP
16 31 (1.37%) SMTP
17 29 (1.28%) OSPF
18 28 (1.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 73 (3.22%) Oracle Database
4 71 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
6 52 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 51 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (2.16%) SAP HANA
9 47 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (1.33%) Big Data
13 27 (1.19%) GIS
14 26 (1.15%) DB2
15 25 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
16 23 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 23 (1.02%) SAP BW
17 22 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (0.93%) PowerCenter
18 21 (0.93%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 18 (0.80%) JIRA
1 18 (0.80%) LSMW
2 17 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 16 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.66%) Subversion
5 14 (0.62%) Toad
6 13 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.35%) Maven
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.35%) Selenium
8 6 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.27%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.18%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.18%) Firebug
9 4 (0.18%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.18%) Hudson
9 4 (0.18%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.18%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.13%) Metasploit
General
1 427 (18.86%) Finance
2 170 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 109 (4.81%) Marketing
4 92 (4.06%) Manufacturing
5 77 (3.40%) Retail
6 67 (2.96%) Legal
7 62 (2.74%) Banking
8 45 (1.99%) Advertising
9 42 (1.86%) Billing
10 37 (1.63%) Front Office
11 35 (1.55%) Military
12 30 (1.33%) Dutch Language
13 19 (0.84%) Electronics
14 15 (0.66%) German Language
15 14 (0.62%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.62%) Local Government
16 13 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.57%) French Language
17 11 (0.49%) Italian Language
17 11 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (5.79%) .NET
2 83 (3.67%) XML
3 70 (3.09%) HTML
4 46 (2.03%) BAPI
5 45 (1.99%) Middleware
6 39 (1.72%) SAP Basis
7 35 (1.55%) Web Services
8 31 (1.37%) CSS
9 21 (0.93%) ASP.NET
9 21 (0.93%) SAP Fiori
10 20 (0.88%) SAP PI
11 18 (0.80%) WCF
12 16 (0.71%) SAP XI
13 13 (0.57%) HTML5
14 12 (0.53%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.49%) AngularJS
16 9 (0.40%) SAP ALE
16 9 (0.40%) SAP Smart Forms
17 8 (0.35%) COM
17 8 (0.35%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 195 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 95 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 47 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 43 (1.90%) Data Integration
6 40 (1.77%) Clustering
7 35 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 30 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 30 (1.33%) Economics
10 28 (1.24%) EqualLogic
11 23 (1.02%) iPad
11 23 (1.02%) PKI
12 22 (0.97%) e-Learning
13 18 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
14 16 (0.71%) Cryptography
14 16 (0.71%) Public Cloud
14 16 (0.71%) Social Media
14 16 (0.71%) User Experience
15 15 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 276 (12.19%) Windows
2 179 (7.91%) Windows Server
3 120 (5.30%) Linux
4 106 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (2.47%) Unix
7 35 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.84%) Android
11 15 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.35%) CentOS
14 8 (0.35%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.27%) VMS
16 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.088%) Solaris
17 2 (0.088%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (22.26%) Presales
2 218 (9.63%) Project Management
3 173 (7.64%) CRM
4 155 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 153 (6.76%) Information Security
6 151 (6.67%) Business Development
7 149 (6.58%) Migration
8 146 (6.45%) ERP
9 140 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
10 115 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 113 (4.99%) Cybersecurity
12 112 (4.95%) Risk Management
13 109 (4.81%) ITIL
14 88 (3.89%) Mentoring
15 78 (3.45%) Coaching
16 76 (3.36%) Analytics
17 65 (2.87%) Penetration Testing
18 63 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
19 59 (2.61%) Business Analysis
20 57 (2.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 326 (14.40%) SQL
2 108 (4.77%) Java
3 82 (3.62%) C#
4 71 (3.14%) JavaScript
5 51 (2.25%) VBA
6 49 (2.16%) ABAP
7 43 (1.90%) C
8 42 (1.86%) PL/SQL
9 38 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 34 (1.50%) Perl
11 30 (1.33%) Python
11 30 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 17 (0.75%) C++
13 16 (0.71%) PHP
14 14 (0.62%) Ruby
15 13 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.53%) VB
17 9 (0.40%) SAPscript
18 8 (0.35%) Jython
18 8 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 347 (15.33%) Degree
2 203 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 158 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (6.01%) MCSE
5 133 (5.87%) Security Cleared
6 113 (4.99%) CISSP
7 101 (4.46%) CCNP
8 95 (4.20%) SC Cleared
9 62 (2.74%) MCSA
10 60 (2.65%) CCIE
11 58 (2.56%) MCITP
12 51 (2.25%) CISA
13 49 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 48 (2.12%) CISM
15 47 (2.08%) CCNA
15 47 (2.08%) MCP
16 33 (1.46%) CEH
17 29 (1.28%) CLAS
18 19 (0.84%) GCIH
19 18 (0.80%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.14%) PCI DSS
2 70 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.03%) SLA
4 35 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 27 (1.19%) QA
6 17 (0.75%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.71%) COBIT
8 12 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.40%) RMADS
10 8 (0.35%) ISO27002
11 6 (0.27%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.088%) HL7
12 2 (0.088%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.044%) AICPA
13 1 (0.044%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 188 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 154 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (5.57%) Hyper-V
4 60 (2.65%) vSphere
5 55 (2.43%) vCloud
6 43 (1.90%) XenApp
7 26 (1.15%) IMail Server
8 23 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.44%) UAG
9 10 (0.44%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.18%) Docker
11 4 (0.18%) Postfix
11 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.13%) StorNext
12 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.088%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 48 (2.12%) SCCM
2 38 (1.68%) SCOM
3 29 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.15%) WSUS
5 16 (0.71%) QRadar
6 15 (0.66%) vRealize
7 13 (0.57%) Puppet
8 12 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 11 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.44%) Ansible
10 10 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (0.44%) SCVMM
11 9 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.40%) SCSM
12 8 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
12 8 (0.35%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.31%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.27%) SELinux
15 5 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 582 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 353 (15.59%) SAP
3 259 (11.44%) Oracle
4 258 (11.40%) Cisco
5 246 (10.87%) VMware
6 131 (5.79%) Citrix
7 100 (4.42%) HP
8 84 (3.71%) CheckPoint
9 80 (3.53%) Juniper
10 61 (2.69%) Hyperion
11 58 (2.56%) NetApp
12 57 (2.52%) Dell
12 57 (2.52%) F5
13 56 (2.47%) Informatica
14 49 (2.16%) IBM
15 43 (1.90%) Symantec
16 42 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
17 39 (1.72%) Sage
18 35 (1.55%) Palo Alto
19 30 (1.33%) Forcepoint
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Commission, Benefits, Car
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Brighton, Sussex
Bridgewater Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefit and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits + ongoing training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £55000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £100,000 per annum Uncapped bonus and commission, amaz
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago