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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1379 1893 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.40% 7.90% 8.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 8.35% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1315 1280
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -6 481 £57,500 +4.54% 60
Surrey +2 370 £50,000 -4.76% 30
Hampshire -18 180 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Buckinghamshire -3 135 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Oxfordshire -6 76 £37,500 -23.07% 16
West Sussex +8 38 £45,000 - 7
East Sussex +5 37 £52,500 -4.54% 8
Kent +20 28 £52,500 +87.50% 4
Middlesex -14 22 £45,000 -26.82% 2
Home Counties +6 13 £56,250 +2.27%
Sussex - 2 £62,500 -
M4 Corridor +10 1 £49,500 -5.71% 1
Thames Valley -2 1 £75,000 +63.04%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 677 (23.80%) SAP
2 539 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 539 (18.95%) Finance
3 388 (13.64%) Degree
3 388 (13.64%) Windows
4 344 (12.10%) SQL
5 338 (11.88%) Oracle
6 318 (11.18%) ABAP
7 304 (10.69%) SQL Server
8 302 (10.62%) Cisco
9 292 (10.27%) Business Development
10 287 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
11 280 (9.85%) MS Excel
12 279 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
13 265 (9.32%) VMware
14 264 (9.28%) Coaching
15 254 (8.93%) Security Cleared
16 232 (8.16%) Telecoms
17 229 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 223 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 222 (7.81%) Project Management
19 222 (7.81%) Firewall
20 215 (7.56%) SC Cleared
21 212 (7.45%) Marketing
22 210 (7.38%) SAP Implementation
23 205 (7.21%) Active Directory
24 201 (7.07%) CRM
25 191 (6.72%) HP
26 186 (6.54%) Linux
27 185 (6.50%) ITIL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 178 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 113 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 107 (3.76%) IIS
4 71 (2.50%) Lync
5 45 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (1.37%) SAS
7 35 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 31 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (1.02%) Apache
9 29 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.84%) SAP Portal
13 22 (0.77%) CMS
14 19 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.49%) JBoss
16 14 (0.49%) NetWeaver
16 14 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 280 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 84 (2.95%) MS Office
3 42 (1.48%) SPSS
4 20 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.42%) MS Project
7 8 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 173 (6.08%) SAP MM
2 118 (4.15%) SAP FI
3 112 (3.94%) SAP CO
4 111 (3.90%) SAP FI/CO
5 98 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
6 91 (3.20%) SAP SD
7 75 (2.64%) SAP R/3
8 58 (2.04%) SAP HR
9 52 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
10 51 (1.79%) SAP SCM
11 47 (1.65%) SAP CRM
12 42 (1.48%) SAP QM
13 40 (1.41%) SAP WM
14 37 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
15 36 (1.27%) SAP LE
15 36 (1.27%) SAP PM
15 36 (1.27%) SAP APO
16 33 (1.16%) Maximo
16 33 (1.16%) Primavera
16 33 (1.16%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 135 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 125 (4.40%) Office 365
3 82 (2.88%) SaaS
4 29 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
5 28 (0.98%) Taleo
6 20 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (0.56%) IaaS
8 11 (0.39%) Boomi
9 9 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.25%) PaaS
10 7 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.11%) Terremark
12 3 (0.11%) Yammer
13 2 (0.070%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.035%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.035%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.035%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 222 (7.81%) Firewall
2 128 (4.50%) Network Security
3 103 (3.62%) TCP/IP
4 101 (3.55%) WAN
5 97 (3.41%) Internet
6 94 (3.31%) LAN
7 91 (3.20%) Wireless
8 86 (3.02%) SAN
9 66 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (2.18%) BGP
11 61 (2.14%) OSPF
12 58 (2.04%) DNS
13 55 (1.93%) MPLS
14 36 (1.27%) VPN
15 35 (1.23%) DHCP
16 33 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (1.13%) Unified Communications
18 30 (1.05%) VoIP
19 25 (0.88%) HTTP
19 25 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 83 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 52 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 52 (1.83%) Big Data
7 46 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 43 (1.51%) SAP BW
9 42 (1.48%) MySQL
10 39 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 38 (1.34%) QlikView
12 35 (1.23%) Relational Database
13 30 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
14 29 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (0.95%) SAP HANA
15 27 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (0.91%) Data Mining
17 21 (0.74%) HDInsight
18 20 (0.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 43 (1.51%) LSMW
2 21 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 17 (0.60%) Selenium
4 14 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.39%) Mockito
6 11 (0.39%) Maven
6 11 (0.39%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.21%) Subversion
9 5 (0.18%) JIRA
9 5 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.14%) Toad
10 4 (0.14%) Ant
10 4 (0.14%) JUnit
11 3 (0.11%) WebLogic Workshop
11 3 (0.11%) JMeter
11 3 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 539 (18.95%) Finance
2 232 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 212 (7.45%) Marketing
4 153 (5.38%) Retail
5 116 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 111 (3.90%) Banking
7 66 (2.32%) Legal
8 57 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 50 (1.76%) German Language
10 49 (1.72%) Billing
11 47 (1.65%) Advertising
12 32 (1.13%) Front Office
13 29 (1.02%) Automotive
13 29 (1.02%) Dutch Language
14 27 (0.95%) Spanish Language
15 26 (0.91%) Back Office
16 24 (0.84%) Electronics
17 21 (0.74%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.70%) Law
18 20 (0.70%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (4.92%) .NET
2 125 (4.40%) HTML
3 88 (3.09%) XML
4 77 (2.71%) CSS
5 68 (2.39%) Web Services
6 64 (2.25%) BAPI
7 58 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 42 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
9 41 (1.44%) SAP PI
10 38 (1.34%) Middleware
11 36 (1.27%) HTML5
12 34 (1.20%) SAP XI
13 33 (1.16%) Ajax
14 29 (1.02%) J2EE
15 26 (0.91%) XHTML
15 26 (0.91%) Spring
16 25 (0.88%) SAP Basis
17 24 (0.84%) jQuery
18 23 (0.81%) XSLT
18 23 (0.81%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 287 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
2 78 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 77 (2.71%) Social Media
4 71 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 56 (1.97%) Visualisation
5 56 (1.97%) Private Cloud
6 49 (1.72%) Data Integration
7 36 (1.27%) GIS
7 36 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 35 (1.23%) Statistics
9 31 (1.09%) Clustering
9 31 (1.09%) User Experience
10 30 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 30 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 28 (0.98%) RMADS
11 28 (0.98%) NHS
12 27 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 22 (0.77%) DTV
14 21 (0.74%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 388 (13.64%) Windows
2 186 (6.54%) Linux
3 148 (5.20%) UNIX
4 119 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (0.91%) Solaris
7 26 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 25 (0.88%) Windows Vista
9 23 (0.81%) AIX
10 16 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 15 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 15 (0.53%) Android
12 14 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.28%) VMS
15 8 (0.28%) HPUX
16 3 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (10.27%) Business Development
2 279 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
3 264 (9.28%) Coaching
4 222 (7.81%) Project Management
5 210 (7.38%) SAP Implementation
6 201 (7.07%) CRM
7 185 (6.50%) ITIL
8 179 (6.29%) Analytics
9 174 (6.12%) ERP
10 167 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
11 157 (5.52%) Information Security
12 134 (4.71%) Migration
13 110 (3.87%) Risk Management
14 109 (3.83%) Mentoring
15 103 (3.62%) PRINCE2
16 101 (3.55%) Business Analysis
17 89 (3.13%) Logistics
18 82 (2.88%) E-Commerce
19 79 (2.78%) Service Management
20 76 (2.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 344 (12.10%) SQL
2 318 (11.18%) ABAP
3 141 (4.96%) Java
4 121 (4.25%) JavaScript
5 71 (2.50%) C#
6 67 (2.36%) C
7 42 (1.48%) PowerShell
8 30 (1.05%) Perl
9 28 (0.98%) R
9 28 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 26 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 22 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 20 (0.70%) C++
13 19 (0.67%) VBA
14 18 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.60%) PHP
16 15 (0.53%) Python
17 13 (0.46%) VBScript
18 12 (0.42%) SAPscript
19 10 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 388 (13.64%) Degree
2 254 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 229 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 215 (7.56%) SC Cleared
5 182 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
6 163 (5.73%) MCSE
7 136 (4.78%) CISSP
8 103 (3.62%) CCIE
9 100 (3.52%) CCNP
10 69 (2.43%) MCITP
11 67 (2.36%) CISM
12 63 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 60 (2.11%) CISA
14 56 (1.97%) CCSE
15 55 (1.93%) CCA
16 53 (1.86%) CCNA
17 52 (1.83%) MCSA
18 47 (1.65%) MCP
19 41 (1.44%) ISEB
20 36 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (2.32%) QA
3 63 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 51 (1.79%) SLA
5 31 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.56%) COBIT
8 12 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.35%) GPG13
9 10 (0.35%) HL7
10 7 (0.25%) BS25999
11 5 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.070%) BS7799
15 1 (0.035%) GxP
System Software
1 223 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 205 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 127 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 89 (3.13%) vSphere
5 60 (2.11%) vCloud
6 45 (1.58%) XenApp
7 40 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 12 (0.42%) XenServer
10 10 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.32%) Xen
12 8 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.25%) IMail Server
14 6 (0.21%) Firmware
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.18%) NFS
16 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 4 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 3 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 47 (1.65%) SCCM
2 30 (1.05%) SCOM
2 30 (1.05%) Windows Intune
3 17 (0.60%) SCVMM
4 16 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.53%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.42%) WSUS
6 12 (0.42%) Tivoli
7 11 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 10 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.35%) Legato
8 10 (0.35%) Puppet
8 10 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (0.28%) Nagios
10 7 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 677 (23.80%) SAP
2 539 (18.95%) Microsoft
3 338 (11.88%) Oracle
4 302 (10.62%) Cisco
5 265 (9.32%) VMware
6 191 (6.72%) HP
7 171 (6.01%) Juniper
8 129 (4.54%) CheckPoint
9 114 (4.01%) IBM
10 112 (3.94%) Citrix
11 83 (2.92%) NetApp
12 68 (2.39%) Business Objects
13 65 (2.29%) F5
14 56 (1.97%) Brocade
15 49 (1.72%) Cognos
16 38 (1.34%) Fortinet
17 37 (1.30%) Tableau
18 36 (1.27%) Sage
18 36 (1.27%) Symantec
19 35 (1.23%) EMC
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