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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 44 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1076 1302 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.85% 6.33% 8.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.05% 6.53% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 788 841 1284
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £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
17799 19951 22285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.06% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16057 17997
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 0 414 £60,000 +9.09% 68
Surrey -10 262 £50,000 - 14
Hampshire -35 97 £50,000 +4.16% 18
Buckinghamshire +1 90 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Oxfordshire -14 60 £52,500 +45.83% 10
Kent +5 30 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Sussex -1 26 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Sussex -26 22 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Middlesex +7 14 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Thames Valley +2 8 £100,000 +90.47%
Home Counties -5 4 £60,000 -2.04%
M4 Corridor - 4 £65,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 503 (23.24%) Presales
2 486 (22.46%) Microsoft
3 394 (18.21%) Finance
4 353 (16.31%) Degree
5 299 (13.82%) SAP
6 276 (12.75%) SQL Server
7 271 (12.52%) MS Excel
8 270 (12.48%) Cisco
9 250 (11.55%) SQL
10 249 (11.51%) Windows
11 229 (10.58%) VMware
12 224 (10.35%) Information Security
13 213 (9.84%) Oracle
14 196 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
15 195 (9.01%) Data Centre
16 191 (8.83%) Office 365
17 176 (8.13%) Project Management
18 174 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
19 171 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
20 167 (7.72%) CRM
21 165 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
21 165 (7.62%) Firewall
22 163 (7.53%) Active Directory
23 152 (7.02%) Security Cleared
24 146 (6.75%) Telecoms
25 142 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
26 140 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
27 139 (6.42%) Business Development
27 139 (6.42%) Linux
28 137 (6.33%) 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 82 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 75 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 51 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 43 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 41 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (1.89%) IIS
7 33 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (0.92%) CMS
10 17 (0.79%) NetWeaver
11 16 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (0.65%) SAS
13 13 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.55%) Apache
15 11 (0.51%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.46%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.37%) JBoss
17 8 (0.37%) MS Project Server
17 8 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 271 (12.52%) MS Excel
2 104 (4.81%) MS Office
3 29 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.85%) SAP HR
3 34 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (1.57%) SAP HCM
4 32 (1.48%) Hyperion Planning
5 31 (1.43%) HFM
6 30 (1.39%) SAP ERP
7 28 (1.29%) SAP SD
8 26 (1.20%) SAP CO
8 26 (1.20%) SAP FI
8 26 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 22 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
9 22 (1.02%) SAP Payroll
10 21 (0.97%) BASE24
11 19 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
11 19 (0.88%) Sage X3
12 18 (0.83%) SAP CRM
12 18 (0.83%) SAP MDM
13 17 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (0.79%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 191 (8.83%) Office 365
2 137 (6.33%) SaaS
3 118 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (1.66%) CloudBees
6 33 (1.52%) Yammer
7 24 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
8 21 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (0.65%) IaaS
11 13 (0.60%) Boomi
12 11 (0.51%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.46%) PaaS
14 5 (0.23%) Taleo
15 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.092%) Oracle CX
17 1 (0.046%) Force.com
17 1 (0.046%) iPaaS
17 1 (0.046%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 165 (7.62%) Firewall
2 108 (4.99%) WAN
3 104 (4.81%) LAN
4 91 (4.21%) VPN
5 87 (4.02%) SAN
6 74 (3.42%) Wireless
7 72 (3.33%) MPLS
7 72 (3.33%) Network Security
8 68 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
9 58 (2.68%) TCP/IP
10 55 (2.54%) Internet
11 46 (2.13%) BGP
12 40 (1.85%) IPsec
13 39 (1.80%) SSL
14 36 (1.66%) OSPF
15 32 (1.48%) Ethernet
16 31 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (1.25%) Unified Communications
18 25 (1.16%) DNS
18 25 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 106 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 57 (2.63%) Big Data
4 51 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 44 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
8 42 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 40 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (1.52%) DB2
12 31 (1.43%) SAP HANA
13 27 (1.25%) OLAP
13 27 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
15 23 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
15 23 (1.06%) QlikView
16 22 (1.02%) Hadoop
16 22 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (2.45%) Git (software)
2 52 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 36 (1.66%) LSMW
3 36 (1.66%) Maven
4 19 (0.88%) JIRA
5 11 (0.51%) Subversion
5 11 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.42%) Selenium
7 7 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.23%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.23%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.23%) JBehave
8 5 (0.23%) Ranorex
8 5 (0.23%) RSpec
9 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.14%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.14%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.092%) ERwin
10 2 (0.092%) MSI
10 2 (0.092%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 394 (18.21%) Finance
2 146 (6.75%) Telecoms
3 85 (3.93%) Retail
4 84 (3.88%) Marketing
5 78 (3.60%) Legal
6 75 (3.47%) Banking
7 63 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.36%) Billing
9 32 (1.48%) Advertising
10 28 (1.29%) Front Office
11 22 (1.02%) Back Office
11 22 (1.02%) Military
12 21 (0.97%) Dutch Language
13 14 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.46%) Automotive
14 10 (0.46%) German Language
14 10 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.42%) Electronics
16 8 (0.37%) Publishing
17 7 (0.32%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (6.28%) .NET
2 78 (3.60%) HTML
3 67 (3.10%) Middleware
4 64 (2.96%) XML
5 40 (1.85%) CSS
6 39 (1.80%) SAP Basis
7 37 (1.71%) Web Services
8 34 (1.57%) ASP.NET
9 27 (1.25%) BAPI
10 19 (0.88%) jQuery
11 18 (0.83%) HTML5
12 16 (0.74%) SAP XI
13 13 (0.60%) SAP PI
14 12 (0.55%) Flash
15 10 (0.46%) Ajax
15 10 (0.46%) REST
15 10 (0.46%) SAP ALE
15 10 (0.46%) VXML
16 8 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 195 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 174 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 79 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 56 (2.59%) PKI
6 48 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 41 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 33 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
10 32 (1.48%) Clustering
11 29 (1.34%) Data Conversion
12 26 (1.20%) iPad
12 26 (1.20%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.97%) EFT
13 21 (0.97%) Visualisation
14 20 (0.92%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.88%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.83%) Economics
16 18 (0.83%) Social Media
17 17 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 249 (11.51%) Windows
2 139 (6.42%) Linux
3 129 (5.96%) Windows Server
4 103 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (2.31%) CentOS
6 50 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (1.99%) Unix
8 38 (1.76%) Ubuntu
9 32 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.28%) Solaris
16 5 (0.23%) Android
16 5 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (23.24%) Presales
2 224 (10.35%) Information Security
3 196 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
4 176 (8.13%) Project Management
5 167 (7.72%) CRM
6 165 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
7 140 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (6.42%) Business Development
9 133 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 117 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 106 (4.90%) ERP
11 106 (4.90%) ITIL
12 103 (4.76%) Migration
13 92 (4.25%) Coaching
14 85 (3.93%) Mentoring
15 80 (3.70%) Data Protection
16 74 (3.42%) Business Analysis
17 73 (3.37%) Analytics
17 73 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
18 71 (3.28%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 250 (11.55%) SQL
2 137 (6.33%) Java
3 96 (4.44%) C#
4 95 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 44 (2.03%) Bash Shell
6 43 (1.99%) C
6 43 (1.99%) VBA
7 40 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 39 (1.80%) ABAP
8 39 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 27 (1.25%) Python
10 26 (1.20%) Ruby
11 18 (0.83%) C++
12 15 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.55%) Perl
14 11 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.51%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.28%) VB
16 5 (0.23%) OpenEdge ABL
16 5 (0.23%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 353 (16.31%) Degree
2 171 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
3 152 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 123 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (5.41%) CCNP
6 113 (5.22%) SC Cleared
7 104 (4.81%) CISSP
8 86 (3.97%) CCIE
9 83 (3.84%) MCSE
10 58 (2.68%) CISM
11 50 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (1.99%) CCNA
13 39 (1.80%) MCSA
14 37 (1.71%) CISA
15 33 (1.52%) MCITP
16 24 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
17 22 (1.02%) CLAS
18 21 (0.97%) MCP
19 19 (0.88%) CCA
19 19 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 56 (2.59%) QA
4 40 (1.85%) SLA
5 36 (1.66%) Data Quality
6 30 (1.39%) ISO 9001
7 27 (1.25%) ISO22301
8 26 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 26 (1.20%) RMADS
9 16 (0.74%) ISO 14001
10 12 (0.55%) COBIT
11 8 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (0.32%) ISO27002
12 7 (0.32%) SSAE 16
13 6 (0.28%) BS25999
14 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.046%) GxP
15 1 (0.046%) HL7
15 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 163 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 142 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 61 (2.82%) XenApp
5 57 (2.63%) vSphere
6 44 (2.03%) XenDesktop
7 40 (1.85%) vCloud
8 22 (1.02%) IMail Server
9 18 (0.83%) Docker
10 12 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.32%) XenServer
12 6 (0.28%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.14%) UAG
13 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.092%) Firmware
14 2 (0.092%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.092%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.092%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 44 (2.03%) Ansible
2 32 (1.48%) Puppet
2 32 (1.48%) SCCM
3 17 (0.79%) vRealize
4 15 (0.69%) SCOM
5 13 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 12 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
6 12 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (0.46%) OpenView
8 10 (0.46%) SELinux
9 9 (0.42%) WSUS
10 8 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (0.32%) Cobbler
11 7 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 486 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 299 (13.82%) SAP
3 270 (12.48%) Cisco
4 229 (10.58%) VMware
5 213 (9.84%) Oracle
6 110 (5.08%) Citrix
7 104 (4.81%) Juniper
8 99 (4.57%) IBM
9 91 (4.21%) HP
10 64 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 55 (2.54%) NetApp
12 47 (2.17%) F5
12 47 (2.17%) Hyperion
13 35 (1.62%) ServiceNow
14 33 (1.52%) Sage
15 32 (1.48%) Dell
16 30 (1.39%) Palo Alto
17 28 (1.29%) Adobe
17 28 (1.29%) EMC
17 28 (1.29%) Informatica
Brighton, Sussex
Bridgewater Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefit and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000 + OTE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent long term rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent salary plus OT bonus of 15
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary plus OT bonus of 15
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harper Harrison
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10-15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Stock, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-70,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Salary: uncapped commission
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £13,000 to £18,000 per annum Plus Comission, Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus Bonus and Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 days ago