The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 25 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1863 1920 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.21% 8.67% 8.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.65% 9.13% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1417 1438
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21539 21041 22178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17272 17360 18952
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 628 £55,000 +7.84% 69
Surrey -3 548 £52,500 +5.00% 42
Hampshire -7 210 £47,500 +5.55% 29
Buckinghamshire -3 154 £47,500 -13.63% 14
Kent +27 92 £41,000 -3.52% 7
Oxfordshire -37 66 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Middlesex +35 45 £61,500 +2.50% 4
East Sussex -23 25 £40,000 -10.11% 4
West Sussex -48 24 £62,500 +23.76% 1
Thames Valley +3 14 £50,500 -27.85%
Sussex +6 1 - -
M4 Corridor +1 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 771 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 745 (19.80%) SAP
3 737 (19.59%) Finance
4 635 (16.88%) SQL
5 527 (14.01%) Oracle
6 526 (13.98%) Degree
7 456 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 453 (12.04%) Telecoms
9 438 (11.64%) Windows
10 435 (11.56%) MS Excel
10 435 (11.56%) Security Cleared
11 413 (10.98%) Business Development
12 343 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
13 320 (8.51%) Project Management
14 317 (8.43%) Cisco
15 309 (8.21%) .NET
16 302 (8.03%) SC Cleared
17 290 (7.71%) Java
18 280 (7.44%) CRM
19 279 (7.42%) Firewall
20 263 (6.99%) ABAP
21 256 (6.80%) VMware
22 251 (6.67%) ITIL
23 224 (5.95%) Linux
24 223 (5.93%) HTML
25 217 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
26 211 (5.61%) JavaScript
26 211 (5.61%) Active Directory
27 210 (5.58%) ERP
28 209 (5.56%) C#

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 207 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 141 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 106 (2.82%) NetWeaver
4 95 (2.53%) Lync
5 85 (2.26%) IIS
6 73 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 71 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 60 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 54 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 51 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 49 (1.30%) Apache
12 40 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 39 (1.04%) SAP Portal
14 38 (1.01%) WebSphere
14 38 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
14 38 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
15 37 (0.98%) SAS
16 33 (0.88%) Tomcat
17 29 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
18 27 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 435 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 132 (3.51%) MS Office
3 49 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.27%) MS Project
6 7 (0.19%) FastStats
7 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.080%) SPSS
8 3 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 132 (3.51%) SAP FI
2 129 (3.43%) SAP MM
3 127 (3.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 127 (3.38%) SAP CO
4 112 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 102 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
6 101 (2.68%) SAP SD
7 83 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 57 (1.52%) SAP HR
9 56 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
10 53 (1.41%) SAP APO
10 53 (1.41%) SAP WM
11 49 (1.30%) SAP PM
11 49 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
12 48 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
13 47 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
14 45 (1.20%) SAP R/3
15 43 (1.14%) SAP SCM
16 42 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
17 40 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 97 (2.58%) SaaS
2 88 (2.34%) Office 365
3 45 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.04%) Force.com
6 16 (0.43%) IaaS
7 14 (0.37%) Taleo
8 8 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.19%) PaaS
10 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.053%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.027%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 279 (7.42%) Firewall
2 156 (4.15%) Internet
3 135 (3.59%) SAN
4 132 (3.51%) Network Security
5 131 (3.48%) LAN
6 106 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 97 (2.58%) WAN
8 81 (2.15%) DNS
9 76 (2.02%) VPN
9 76 (2.02%) MPLS
10 48 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 44 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (1.14%) NetScaler
13 42 (1.12%) Unified Communications
13 42 (1.12%) IPv6
14 41 (1.09%) VoIP
15 40 (1.06%) SSL
16 36 (0.96%) SMTP
16 36 (0.96%) DHCP
16 36 (0.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 144 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 139 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 84 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (1.57%) SAP BW
8 55 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (1.41%) OLAP
10 52 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 51 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
12 49 (1.30%) SAP BI
13 47 (1.25%) Big Data
14 45 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 45 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
15 42 (1.12%) Essbase
16 41 (1.09%) MySQL
17 37 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
18 32 (0.85%) RDBMS
19 31 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (0.82%) Selenium
2 30 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 27 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 18 (0.48%) WinRunner
4 18 (0.48%) WebDriver
5 17 (0.45%) TestComplete
5 17 (0.45%) LSMW
5 17 (0.45%) Ranorex
6 10 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.21%) Mockito
7 8 (0.21%) PVCS
7 8 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.16%) TestDirector
9 6 (0.16%) JUnit
10 5 (0.13%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.11%) JDeveloper
General
1 737 (19.59%) Finance
2 453 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 193 (5.13%) Marketing
4 188 (5.00%) Retail
5 108 (2.87%) Advertising
6 96 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 91 (2.42%) Legal
8 73 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 68 (1.81%) Banking
10 45 (1.20%) Billing
11 41 (1.09%) German Language
12 29 (0.77%) Military
13 23 (0.61%) Law
13 23 (0.61%) General Ledger
14 22 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 18 (0.48%) Front Office
15 18 (0.48%) French Language
16 14 (0.37%) Back Office
16 14 (0.37%) Electronics
17 13 (0.35%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (8.21%) .NET
2 223 (5.93%) HTML
3 209 (5.56%) XML
4 175 (4.65%) Web Services
5 131 (3.48%) ASP.NET
6 130 (3.46%) CSS
7 91 (2.42%) J2EE
8 59 (1.57%) jQuery
9 57 (1.52%) BAPI
10 54 (1.44%) Middleware
10 54 (1.44%) HTML5
11 53 (1.41%) MDX
12 50 (1.33%) Ajax
13 48 (1.28%) SOAP
14 47 (1.25%) .NET Framework
15 40 (1.06%) SAP XI
16 36 (0.96%) XSLT
17 24 (0.64%) JSP
18 22 (0.58%) Flash
19 21 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 156 (4.15%) Management Information System
2 98 (2.60%) Mathematics
3 88 (2.34%) RMADS
4 84 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 82 (2.18%) PKI
6 64 (1.70%) FMCG
6 64 (1.70%) Clustering
7 63 (1.67%) GIS
7 63 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 48 (1.28%) Social Media
10 41 (1.09%) Open Source
11 36 (0.96%) Blackberry
12 34 (0.90%) Firmware
13 33 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 33 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 32 (0.85%) CESG
15 31 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
16 29 (0.77%) Replication
16 29 (0.77%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 438 (11.64%) Windows
2 224 (5.95%) Linux
3 169 (4.49%) UNIX
4 130 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (1.22%) AIX
8 41 (1.09%) Solaris
9 33 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 26 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 24 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 24 (0.64%) HPUX
13 18 (0.48%) Android
13 18 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 15 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.24%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (10.98%) Business Development
2 343 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
3 320 (8.51%) Project Management
4 280 (7.44%) CRM
5 251 (6.67%) ITIL
6 217 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
7 210 (5.58%) ERP
8 159 (4.23%) Business Analysis
9 158 (4.20%) Risk Management
9 158 (4.20%) Information Security
10 152 (4.04%) Migration
11 129 (3.43%) PRINCE2
12 127 (3.38%) ETL
13 124 (3.30%) Analytics
14 114 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 111 (2.95%) Data Management
16 110 (2.92%) Workflow
17 109 (2.90%) Logistics
18 107 (2.84%) SOA
19 105 (2.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 635 (16.88%) SQL
2 290 (7.71%) Java
3 263 (6.99%) ABAP
4 211 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 209 (5.56%) C#
6 173 (4.60%) C
7 104 (2.76%) PL/SQL
8 77 (2.05%) PHP
9 63 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 52 (1.38%) VB.NET
11 50 (1.33%) C++
12 34 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 30 (0.80%) Apex Code
14 26 (0.69%) Perl
14 26 (0.69%) Python
15 20 (0.53%) VB
15 20 (0.53%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.48%) Ruby
17 15 (0.40%) MATLAB
17 15 (0.40%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 526 (13.98%) Degree
2 435 (11.56%) Security Cleared
3 302 (8.03%) SC Cleared
4 204 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 201 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (3.16%) MCSE
7 117 (3.11%) MCITP
8 114 (3.03%) CISSP
9 85 (2.26%) CCNP
10 75 (1.99%) CCNA
11 72 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 67 (1.78%) DV Cleared
13 65 (1.73%) CCIE
14 58 (1.54%) CISM
15 53 (1.41%) ACCA
16 50 (1.33%) CCDP
17 48 (1.28%) NCDA
18 47 (1.25%) NCIE
18 47 (1.25%) CCDA
18 47 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (2.26%) QA
3 68 (1.81%) SLA
3 68 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.80%) COBIT
5 27 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 19 (0.51%) HL7
8 18 (0.48%) JSP 440
9 15 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.16%) GPG13
12 5 (0.13%) BS25999
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.027%) P3O
13 1 (0.027%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 211 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 189 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 69 (1.83%) XenApp
4 69 (1.83%) XenDesktop
4 69 (1.83%) vSphere
5 43 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 36 (0.96%) XenServer
7 28 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 17 (0.45%) UAG
9 16 (0.43%) vCloud
10 13 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (0.35%) Terminal Server
10 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (0.32%) Xen
12 10 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.24%) NFS
14 8 (0.21%) Snort
15 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 7 (0.19%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 73 (1.94%) SCCM
2 54 (1.44%) SCOM
3 52 (1.38%) NetBackup
4 31 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 22 (0.58%) Legato
5 22 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
6 19 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 16 (0.43%) WSUS
8 16 (0.43%) XenMobile
9 15 (0.40%) SCSM
9 15 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 14 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 12 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (0.32%) Puppet
12 9 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
12 9 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (0.21%) Nagios
14 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 6 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 771 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 745 (19.80%) SAP
3 527 (14.01%) Oracle
4 317 (8.43%) Cisco
5 256 (6.80%) VMware
6 197 (5.24%) HP
7 162 (4.31%) Citrix
8 143 (3.80%) CheckPoint
9 122 (3.24%) Juniper
10 114 (3.03%) IBM
10 114 (3.03%) NetApp
11 90 (2.39%) EMC
12 78 (2.07%) F5
13 72 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
14 65 (1.73%) Fujitsu
15 63 (1.67%) Business Objects
16 47 (1.25%) Symantec
17 45 (1.20%) Dell
18 44 (1.17%) Websense
18 44 (1.17%) Sage
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + car + benefits.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Gold Partner!
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 40-60k
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-75k
Posted: Yesterday