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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 25 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1724 1770 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.83% 8.38% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 8.82% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1264 1240
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +5 637 £55,000 +10.00% 57
Surrey -3 485 £52,500 - 30
Hampshire -23 167 £45,500 +1.11% 33
Buckinghamshire -2 152 £38,500 -25.02% 15
Kent +38 105 £42,000 -11.57% 7
Oxfordshire -18 73 £45,000 -2.17% 9
Middlesex +17 31 £61,500 +14.41% 1
West Sussex -29 23 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East Sussex -21 18 £70,000 +55.55%
Thames Valley -3 6 £65,000 -16.12%
Home Counties +3 1 - -
Sussex -2 1 - -
M4 Corridor -6 1 £52,500 -14.28%
Isle of Wight - 1 £41,500 - 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 783 (21.06%) Finance
2 780 (20.98%) SAP
3 757 (20.36%) Microsoft
4 609 (16.38%) SQL
5 517 (13.91%) Oracle
6 500 (13.45%) Degree
7 472 (12.69%) Telecoms
8 465 (12.51%) MS Excel
9 441 (11.86%) SQL Server
10 438 (11.78%) Windows
11 418 (11.24%) Business Development
12 411 (11.05%) Security Cleared
13 310 (8.34%) Cisco
14 303 (8.15%) Project Management
15 300 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
16 292 (7.85%) SC Cleared
17 291 (7.83%) ABAP
18 285 (7.67%) Coaching
19 272 (7.32%) CRM
20 270 (7.26%) .NET
21 268 (7.21%) Firewall
22 267 (7.18%) VMware
23 258 (6.94%) SAP Implementation
24 248 (6.67%) Java
25 238 (6.40%) Linux
26 231 (6.21%) ITIL
26 231 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
27 228 (6.13%) JavaScript
28 224 (6.02%) ERP
29 219 (5.89%) Marketing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 211 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 148 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 78 (2.10%) NetWeaver
4 76 (2.04%) IIS
5 75 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 74 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 70 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 67 (1.80%) Lync
9 58 (1.56%) Apache
10 55 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 55 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 51 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 45 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 44 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
14 43 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 41 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
16 34 (0.91%) SAP Portal
17 33 (0.89%) WebLogic
18 32 (0.86%) SAS
19 26 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 465 (12.51%) MS Excel
2 143 (3.85%) MS Office
3 64 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.32%) MS Project
5 11 (0.30%) FastStats
6 8 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.081%) SPSS
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 155 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 151 (4.06%) SAP MM
2 151 (4.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 151 (4.06%) SAP CO
3 117 (3.15%) SAP SD
4 100 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 88 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
6 86 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 68 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
8 67 (1.80%) SAP HR
9 66 (1.78%) SAP R/3
10 62 (1.67%) SAP SCM
11 61 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
12 59 (1.59%) SAP APO
13 55 (1.48%) SAP WM
14 54 (1.45%) SAP PM
15 49 (1.32%) SAP QM
16 47 (1.26%) Maximo
16 47 (1.26%) SAP EHS
17 40 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 83 (2.23%) SaaS
2 74 (1.99%) Office 365
3 40 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (0.70%) Force.com
6 18 (0.48%) Taleo
7 17 (0.46%) IaaS
8 12 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.13%) PaaS
11 2 (0.054%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 268 (7.21%) Firewall
2 159 (4.28%) Network Security
3 152 (4.09%) Internet
4 135 (3.63%) LAN
5 117 (3.15%) SAN
6 107 (2.88%) TCP/IP
7 105 (2.82%) WAN
8 79 (2.12%) DNS
9 66 (1.78%) VPN
10 64 (1.72%) MPLS
11 55 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 50 (1.34%) NetScaler
13 43 (1.16%) IPv6
14 42 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (1.05%) OSPF
15 39 (1.05%) VoIP
16 37 (1.00%) DHCP
16 37 (1.00%) SSL
16 37 (1.00%) BGP
17 35 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 135 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 130 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 92 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (1.67%) MySQL
8 57 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
9 51 (1.37%) OLAP
9 51 (1.37%) Big Data
10 50 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
12 43 (1.16%) SAP BW
13 39 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 36 (0.97%) Oracle Database
15 35 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
16 33 (0.89%) Essbase
17 32 (0.86%) SAP BI
18 31 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (0.86%) Selenium
2 26 (0.70%) LSMW
3 23 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 22 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.54%) Mockito
6 18 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (0.32%) WinRunner
8 10 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.24%) JUnit
9 9 (0.24%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.24%) TestComplete
9 9 (0.24%) Ranorex
9 9 (0.24%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.19%) Maven
11 6 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.16%) TestDirector
11 6 (0.16%) JDeveloper
11 6 (0.16%) PVCS
11 6 (0.16%) Toad
11 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 783 (21.06%) Finance
2 472 (12.69%) Telecoms
3 219 (5.89%) Marketing
4 202 (5.43%) Retail
5 131 (3.52%) Advertising
6 109 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 106 (2.85%) Banking
8 105 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 91 (2.45%) Legal
10 51 (1.37%) German Language
11 47 (1.26%) Billing
12 37 (1.00%) General Ledger
13 26 (0.70%) Law
14 22 (0.59%) Multimedia
15 21 (0.56%) French Language
16 19 (0.51%) Local Government
16 19 (0.51%) Electronics
17 18 (0.48%) Front Office
18 17 (0.46%) Military
18 17 (0.46%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (7.26%) .NET
2 216 (5.81%) HTML
3 207 (5.57%) XML
4 163 (4.38%) Web Services
5 111 (2.99%) CSS
6 105 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 81 (2.18%) J2EE
8 75 (2.02%) jQuery
9 65 (1.75%) BAPI
10 55 (1.48%) HTML5
11 46 (1.24%) XSLT
12 45 (1.21%) MDX
13 44 (1.18%) Middleware
14 38 (1.02%) Ajax
15 34 (0.91%) SOAP
16 32 (0.86%) JSP
17 29 (0.78%) .NET Framework
17 29 (0.78%) Spring
18 28 (0.75%) Java EE
19 25 (0.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 231 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 92 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 76 (2.04%) RMADS
5 72 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (1.86%) GIS
7 64 (1.72%) Clustering
7 64 (1.72%) PKI
8 63 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 58 (1.56%) Social Media
10 56 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 55 (1.48%) FMCG
12 50 (1.34%) User Experience
13 47 (1.26%) Blackberry
14 39 (1.05%) Data Integration
15 36 (0.97%) Open Source
16 34 (0.91%) Firmware
16 34 (0.91%) Mainframe
17 33 (0.89%) Smartcard
18 31 (0.83%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 438 (11.78%) Windows
2 238 (6.40%) Linux
3 151 (4.06%) UNIX
4 148 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (1.59%) AIX
8 54 (1.45%) Solaris
9 38 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 35 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 24 (0.65%) HPUX
13 23 (0.62%) Windows 8
14 21 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.54%) Windows XP
16 18 (0.48%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.43%) Android
18 13 (0.35%) Windows Vista
19 4 (0.11%) CentOS
19 4 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (11.24%) Business Development
2 303 (8.15%) Project Management
3 300 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
4 285 (7.67%) Coaching
5 272 (7.32%) CRM
6 258 (6.94%) SAP Implementation
7 231 (6.21%) ITIL
8 224 (6.02%) ERP
9 201 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 168 (4.52%) Migration
11 155 (4.17%) Information Security
12 148 (3.98%) Risk Management
13 138 (3.71%) ETL
14 124 (3.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 122 (3.28%) PRINCE2
15 122 (3.28%) Mentoring
16 120 (3.23%) Service Delivery
17 117 (3.15%) Data Management
17 117 (3.15%) Logistics
18 114 (3.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 609 (16.38%) SQL
2 291 (7.83%) ABAP
3 248 (6.67%) Java
4 228 (6.13%) JavaScript
5 188 (5.06%) C#
6 165 (4.44%) C
7 86 (2.31%) PL/SQL
8 67 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 66 (1.78%) PHP
10 60 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 47 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 46 (1.24%) C++
13 36 (0.97%) Perl
14 35 (0.94%) Python
14 35 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 22 (0.59%) VB
16 20 (0.54%) VBScript
17 17 (0.46%) Apex Code
18 14 (0.38%) Ruby
19 13 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 500 (13.45%) Degree
2 411 (11.05%) Security Cleared
3 292 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 203 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 192 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
6 125 (3.36%) CISSP
7 124 (3.34%) MCSE
8 120 (3.23%) MCITP
9 88 (2.37%) CCNP
10 87 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 81 (2.18%) CCNA
12 65 (1.75%) CISM
13 58 (1.56%) CCA
14 55 (1.48%) CCIE
15 51 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
15 51 (1.37%) MCP
16 50 (1.34%) DV Cleared
17 49 (1.32%) NCDA
17 49 (1.32%) NCIE
18 46 (1.24%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (2.04%) QA
3 69 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 67 (1.80%) SLA
5 40 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (1.02%) COBIT
7 23 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 21 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 19 (0.51%) JSP 440
10 13 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.35%) HL7
11 5 (0.13%) GPG13
12 1 (0.027%) P3O
12 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.027%) BS15000
System Software
1 208 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 166 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 87 (2.34%) XenApp
5 82 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 57 (1.53%) vSphere
7 39 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 36 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 32 (0.86%) XenServer
10 27 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 20 (0.54%) vCloud
12 13 (0.35%) NFS
13 11 (0.30%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.24%) Xen
15 8 (0.22%) Snort
15 8 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (0.22%) UAG
16 7 (0.19%) IMail Server
16 7 (0.19%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 67 (1.80%) SCCM
2 48 (1.29%) NetBackup
3 37 (1.00%) SCOM
4 28 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 24 (0.65%) Legato
6 23 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
7 22 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 22 (0.59%) XenMobile
8 18 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 18 (0.48%) Puppet
9 17 (0.46%) WSUS
10 15 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 13 (0.35%) SCOrch
11 13 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.27%) SCSM
13 9 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.24%) Nagios
14 8 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (0.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 780 (20.98%) SAP
2 757 (20.36%) Microsoft
3 517 (13.91%) Oracle
4 310 (8.34%) Cisco
5 267 (7.18%) VMware
6 187 (5.03%) Citrix
7 176 (4.73%) HP
8 140 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 134 (3.60%) IBM
10 118 (3.17%) Juniper
11 114 (3.07%) NetApp
12 82 (2.21%) EMC
12 82 (2.21%) F5
13 69 (1.86%) Fujitsu
14 68 (1.83%) Business Objects
15 57 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
16 56 (1.51%) Sage
17 50 (1.34%) Primavera
18 49 (1.32%) Symantec
19 44 (1.18%) Dell
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + OTE £85K +
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: €40000 to €50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum competative bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Chemring Technology Solutions (Roke Manor)
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday