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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 47 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 976 1380 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.34% 6.50% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 6.69% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 680 925 1354
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
17715 20620 22623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.94% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15075 16800 18278
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +1 381 £57,500 +4.54% 58
Surrey -25 185 £50,000 - 20
Hampshire -7 134 £50,000 +4.71% 32
Buckinghamshire -9 77 £42,500 -24.44% 9
Oxfordshire -32 60 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Kent +24 38 £45,000 +14.64% 2
West Sussex +2 26 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Sussex -15 21 £25,000 -40.47% 1
Middlesex +3 12 £55,000 -33.33% 1
Thames Valley +5 8 £100,000 +90.47%
Home Counties -7 2 £62,500 +8.69%
Sussex +8 1 £70,000 +55.55%
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 473 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 470 (21.87%) Presales
3 446 (20.75%) Finance
4 370 (17.22%) Degree
5 309 (14.38%) SAP
6 264 (12.28%) MS Excel
7 250 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 248 (11.54%) SQL
9 246 (11.45%) Windows
10 233 (10.84%) Information Security
11 225 (10.47%) Cisco
12 216 (10.05%) VMware
13 205 (9.54%) Oracle
13 205 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
14 182 (8.47%) Data Centre
15 179 (8.33%) Office 365
16 172 (8.00%) Security Cleared
17 162 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
17 162 (7.54%) Project Management
18 161 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
19 160 (7.45%) CRM
20 159 (7.40%) Firewall
21 150 (6.98%) Active Directory
22 146 (6.79%) Telecoms
23 145 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
24 143 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
25 138 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
26 136 (6.33%) Hyper-V
26 136 (6.33%) Linux
27 134 (6.24%) Java

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 78 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 53 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 37 (1.72%) IIS
6 33 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 31 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 30 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (1.12%) CMS
10 22 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.70%) NetWeaver
14 12 (0.56%) SAS
15 11 (0.51%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.47%) Apache
17 9 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
18 7 (0.33%) JBoss
18 7 (0.33%) MS Project Server
18 7 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 264 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 101 (4.70%) MS Office
3 31 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.23%) InDesign
7 5 (0.23%) MS Project
8 4 (0.19%) SPSS
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 46 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.77%) SAP HR
3 33 (1.54%) SAP ERP
3 33 (1.54%) SAP HCM
4 31 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (1.40%) Sage X3
6 28 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (1.07%) SAP Payroll
8 22 (1.02%) Hyperion Planning
8 22 (1.02%) SAP CO
8 22 (1.02%) SAP FI
8 22 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
8 22 (1.02%) SAP SD
9 21 (0.98%) HFM
10 20 (0.93%) BASE24
10 20 (0.93%) SAP MDM
11 18 (0.84%) SAP CRM
12 16 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
12 16 (0.74%) SAP Business One
13 14 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 179 (8.33%) Office 365
2 122 (5.68%) SaaS
3 117 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (1.68%) CloudBees
6 33 (1.54%) Yammer
7 23 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
8 22 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.84%) IaaS
10 16 (0.74%) PaaS
11 11 (0.51%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.37%) Boomi
12 8 (0.37%) Taleo
13 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.14%) AdWords
14 3 (0.14%) Force.com
14 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.093%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.093%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 159 (7.40%) Firewall
2 87 (4.05%) WAN
3 84 (3.91%) LAN
4 78 (3.63%) VPN
5 75 (3.49%) SAN
6 73 (3.40%) Network Security
7 64 (2.98%) MPLS
8 62 (2.89%) Wireless
9 60 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (2.47%) Internet
11 51 (2.37%) TCP/IP
12 39 (1.81%) BGP
13 37 (1.72%) IPsec
14 36 (1.68%) SSL
15 27 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (1.26%) OSPF
15 27 (1.26%) SMTP
16 22 (1.02%) Ethernet
16 22 (1.02%) VPLS
17 21 (0.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 58 (2.70%) Big Data
4 56 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
5 48 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 35 (1.63%) DB2
11 31 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (1.35%) SAP HANA
12 29 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
13 25 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
14 23 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (1.02%) Hadoop
15 22 (1.02%) OLAP
15 22 (1.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 51 (2.37%) Jenkins
3 41 (1.91%) LSMW
4 36 (1.68%) Maven
5 21 (0.98%) JIRA
6 11 (0.51%) Selenium
7 10 (0.47%) Subversion
8 9 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.28%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.28%) JBehave
10 6 (0.28%) Ranorex
10 6 (0.28%) RSpec
11 5 (0.23%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.14%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.093%) eggPlant
13 2 (0.093%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 446 (20.75%) Finance
2 146 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 105 (4.89%) Retail
4 101 (4.70%) Marketing
5 91 (4.23%) Banking
6 78 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 72 (3.35%) Legal
8 53 (2.47%) Billing
9 37 (1.72%) Advertising
10 27 (1.26%) Front Office
11 22 (1.02%) Publishing
12 20 (0.93%) Dutch Language
13 18 (0.84%) Back Office
14 15 (0.70%) Multimedia
15 14 (0.65%) German Language
16 13 (0.60%) Automotive
16 13 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.47%) Military
18 9 (0.42%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (6.14%) .NET
2 85 (3.96%) HTML
3 65 (3.02%) Middleware
4 54 (2.51%) XML
5 51 (2.37%) CSS
6 36 (1.68%) SAP Basis
7 35 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.63%) Web Services
8 21 (0.98%) jQuery
9 19 (0.88%) HTML5
10 15 (0.70%) BAPI
11 14 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (0.65%) SAP ALE
12 13 (0.60%) Ajax
13 12 (0.56%) EDI
13 12 (0.56%) Flash
14 11 (0.51%) SAP XI
14 11 (0.51%) SOAP
15 10 (0.47%) RESTful
15 10 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 161 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 70 (3.26%) PKI
5 64 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 44 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
8 32 (1.49%) Clustering
8 32 (1.49%) iPad
8 32 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 31 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.26%) Data Conversion
11 26 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.07%) Social Media
13 20 (0.93%) Economics
13 20 (0.93%) EFT
14 19 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.84%) Data Integration
15 18 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 246 (11.45%) Windows
2 136 (6.33%) Linux
3 122 (5.68%) Windows Server
4 101 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (2.37%) CentOS
7 49 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (1.95%) Unix
9 40 (1.86%) Ubuntu
10 28 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.74%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.37%) Solaris
14 6 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.23%) Android
15 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (21.87%) Presales
2 233 (10.84%) Information Security
3 205 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
4 162 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
4 162 (7.54%) Project Management
5 160 (7.45%) CRM
6 143 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (5.96%) ERP
8 127 (5.91%) Risk Management
9 112 (5.21%) Business Development
10 110 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 107 (4.98%) ITIL
12 102 (4.75%) Migration
13 96 (4.47%) Data Protection
14 88 (4.09%) Mentoring
15 85 (3.96%) Analytics
15 85 (3.96%) SIEM
16 79 (3.68%) Security Architecture
17 74 (3.44%) Coaching
18 69 (3.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 248 (11.54%) SQL
2 134 (6.24%) Java
3 97 (4.51%) JavaScript
4 85 (3.96%) C#
5 52 (2.42%) ABAP
5 52 (2.42%) C
6 43 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 40 (1.86%) VBA
8 38 (1.77%) PL/SQL
9 35 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.21%) Python
10 26 (1.21%) Ruby
11 18 (0.84%) C++
12 14 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 14 (0.65%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.51%) Perl
14 9 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.33%) PHP
16 5 (0.23%) OpenEdge ABL
16 5 (0.23%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 370 (17.22%) Degree
2 172 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 145 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 116 (5.40%) CISSP
6 109 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 100 (4.65%) CCNP
8 76 (3.54%) CCIE
9 72 (3.35%) MCSE
10 68 (3.16%) CISM
11 47 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (1.63%) CISA
13 34 (1.58%) MCSA
14 32 (1.49%) CCNA
15 26 (1.21%) DV Cleared
16 25 (1.16%) CCA
16 25 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
17 24 (1.12%) CLAS
18 22 (1.02%) CEH
18 22 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (2.84%) QA
3 60 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 39 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 39 (1.81%) SLA
5 32 (1.49%) ISO22301
6 29 (1.35%) RMADS
7 28 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 26 (1.21%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.74%) ISO 14001
10 11 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.47%) COBIT
12 8 (0.37%) BS25999
13 7 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.33%) SSAE 16
14 5 (0.23%) ISO27002
15 3 (0.14%) GxP
16 2 (0.093%) JSP 440
17 1 (0.047%) HL7
17 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 150 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 138 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 57 (2.65%) XenApp
5 42 (1.95%) vSphere
6 38 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.21%) vCloud
8 25 (1.16%) IMail Server
9 18 (0.84%) Docker
10 13 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.33%) XenServer
12 5 (0.23%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.14%) UAG
15 2 (0.093%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.093%) Snort
Systems Management
1 45 (2.09%) Ansible
2 34 (1.58%) Puppet
3 32 (1.49%) SCCM
4 18 (0.84%) SCVMM
5 16 (0.74%) SCOM
6 14 (0.65%) vRealize
7 11 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (0.47%) OpenView
9 8 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
9 8 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.37%) SELinux
9 8 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 7 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.33%) Cobbler
10 7 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 473 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 309 (14.38%) SAP
3 225 (10.47%) Cisco
4 216 (10.05%) VMware
5 205 (9.54%) Oracle
6 101 (4.70%) Citrix
6 101 (4.70%) IBM
7 89 (4.14%) Juniper
8 81 (3.77%) HP
9 59 (2.75%) CheckPoint
10 46 (2.14%) Sage
11 45 (2.09%) F5
12 43 (2.00%) NetApp
13 37 (1.72%) Hyperion
14 34 (1.58%) Adobe
15 33 (1.54%) Palo Alto
15 33 (1.54%) ServiceNow
16 29 (1.35%) ArcSight
17 28 (1.30%) EMC
17 28 (1.30%) Google
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum +Car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Uckfield, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + OT + Bens + Home
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + OT + Bens + Home b
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, ben's
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits including car
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Stock, Bens
Posted: Yesterday