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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1357 1858 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.53% 8.20% 8.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 8.62% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1261 1405
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 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,700 £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
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -7 430 £55,000 +2.32% 55
Surrey -8 373 £55,000 +4.76% 26
Hampshire -23 145 £47,500 - 21
Buckinghamshire -4 133 £51,250 +7.89% 14
Oxfordshire +26 102 £45,000 +20.00% 14
East Sussex +30 37 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Kent -42 30 £41,000 - 8
Middlesex -6 29 £65,000 +5.69% 2
West Sussex -8 19 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Home Counties - 5 £67,500 -
M4 Corridor -3 2 £77,500 +47.61%
Sussex -4 1 £40,000 -
Thames Valley -5 1 £90,000 +78.21%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 675 (24.84%) SAP
2 524 (19.29%) Finance
3 433 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 404 (14.87%) Degree
5 348 (12.81%) SQL
6 339 (12.48%) Cisco
7 318 (11.70%) Windows
8 304 (11.19%) Business Development
9 280 (10.31%) MS Excel
10 270 (9.94%) ABAP
11 259 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
12 247 (9.09%) Coaching
12 247 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 241 (8.87%) Oracle
14 240 (8.83%) Firewall
15 238 (8.76%) VMware
16 225 (8.28%) Project Management
17 216 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
18 209 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
19 204 (7.51%) Juniper
20 201 (7.40%) SAP Implementation
21 181 (6.66%) CRM
22 177 (6.51%) Security Cleared
23 173 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
24 166 (6.11%) Active Directory
24 166 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
25 161 (5.93%) SAP MM
26 157 (5.78%) Marketing
27 152 (5.59%) Telecoms
28 151 (5.56%) Information Security

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 105 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 77 (2.83%) IIS
3 65 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 42 (1.55%) SAP Portal
5 37 (1.36%) Lync
6 32 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (0.74%) SAS
10 19 (0.70%) NetWeaver
10 19 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 19 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (0.66%) CMS
12 15 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.33%) Apache
15 9 (0.33%) Node.js
16 8 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 280 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 66 (2.43%) MS Office
3 42 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.81%) MS Project
5 20 (0.74%) SPSS
6 12 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.074%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.074%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.074%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.037%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 161 (5.93%) SAP MM
2 107 (3.94%) SAP FI
3 99 (3.64%) SAP CO
4 98 (3.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 74 (2.72%) SAP SD
6 73 (2.69%) SAP HR
7 61 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 60 (2.21%) SAP CRM
9 52 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
10 40 (1.47%) SAP R/3
10 40 (1.47%) SAP MDM
11 38 (1.40%) SAP WM
12 36 (1.32%) SAP APO
12 36 (1.32%) SAP SCM
13 35 (1.29%) Primavera
14 34 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
15 33 (1.21%) SAP SRM
15 33 (1.21%) SAP HCM
16 31 (1.14%) SAP QM
17 30 (1.10%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 92 (3.39%) SaaS
2 86 (3.17%) Office 365
3 69 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (1.80%) SuccessFactors
5 37 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.07%) IaaS
7 23 (0.85%) PaaS
8 16 (0.59%) Boomi
9 13 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.15%) Yammer
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.074%) Taleo
14 2 (0.074%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.074%) Sage Pay
15 1 (0.037%) FinancialForce.com
15 1 (0.037%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 240 (8.83%) Firewall
2 133 (4.90%) WAN
3 110 (4.05%) LAN
3 110 (4.05%) SAN
4 89 (3.28%) Internet
5 86 (3.17%) Network Security
6 82 (3.02%) TCP/IP
7 75 (2.76%) BGP
8 70 (2.58%) OSPF
9 64 (2.36%) MPLS
10 63 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
11 61 (2.25%) DNS
12 54 (1.99%) Wireless
13 47 (1.73%) VoIP
14 43 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
15 40 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
16 36 (1.32%) DHCP
16 36 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (1.29%) SMTP
18 31 (1.14%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 65 (2.39%) SAP BW
4 53 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (1.80%) SAP BI
6 41 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (1.51%) Big Data
7 39 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 39 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (1.21%) SAP HANA
10 29 (1.07%) Relational Database
11 28 (1.03%) QlikView
12 24 (0.88%) MySQL
13 17 (0.63%) DB2
13 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (0.66%) LSMW
2 16 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.44%) Selenium
4 11 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.29%) Axure RP
7 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.22%) JIRA
7 6 (0.22%) Toad
7 6 (0.22%) Subversion
8 5 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.18%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.15%) ERwin
9 4 (0.15%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.11%) Grunt
10 3 (0.11%) Hudson
10 3 (0.11%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 524 (19.29%) Finance
2 157 (5.78%) Marketing
3 152 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 122 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 106 (3.90%) Retail
6 104 (3.83%) Banking
7 77 (2.83%) Legal
8 57 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 43 (1.58%) Billing
10 41 (1.51%) Electronics
11 39 (1.44%) German Language
12 35 (1.29%) Front Office
13 32 (1.18%) Dutch Language
14 29 (1.07%) Advertising
15 21 (0.77%) French Language
16 19 (0.70%) Automotive
17 18 (0.66%) Law
17 18 (0.66%) Italian Language
18 15 (0.55%) Spanish Language
19 12 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (4.64%) HTML
2 109 (4.01%) .NET
3 98 (3.61%) XML
4 75 (2.76%) Web Services
5 73 (2.69%) CSS
6 54 (1.99%) SAP PI
7 53 (1.95%) HTML5
8 42 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 38 (1.40%) BAPI
10 30 (1.10%) J2EE
11 29 (1.07%) SAP XI
11 29 (1.07%) Middleware
12 27 (0.99%) jQuery
12 27 (0.99%) Ajax
13 25 (0.92%) SAP Basis
13 25 (0.92%) CSS3
14 16 (0.59%) Regular Expression
14 16 (0.59%) REST
14 16 (0.59%) SOAP
14 16 (0.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 259 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 103 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 71 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 67 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 62 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 50 (1.84%) User Experience
8 47 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 28 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 26 (0.96%) GIS
11 25 (0.92%) RMADS
12 23 (0.85%) Statistics
12 23 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 22 (0.81%) Social Media
13 22 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 22 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
14 21 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.77%) Clustering
15 20 (0.74%) DTV
15 20 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 318 (11.70%) Windows
2 119 (4.38%) Linux
3 110 (4.05%) UNIX
4 68 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 24 (0.88%) Android
10 20 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 13 (0.48%) Solaris
12 11 (0.40%) AIX
13 6 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.18%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.11%) VMS
16 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (11.19%) Business Development
2 247 (9.09%) Coaching
3 225 (8.28%) Project Management
4 216 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
5 201 (7.40%) SAP Implementation
6 181 (6.66%) CRM
7 166 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
8 151 (5.56%) Information Security
9 140 (5.15%) ITIL
10 130 (4.78%) Risk Management
11 125 (4.60%) ERP
12 118 (4.34%) Analytics
13 115 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 95 (3.50%) Migration
15 91 (3.35%) Business Analysis
16 87 (3.20%) Mentoring
17 84 (3.09%) Cyber Security
18 83 (3.05%) Procure-to-pay
19 69 (2.54%) Workflow
19 69 (2.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 348 (12.81%) SQL
2 270 (9.94%) ABAP
3 132 (4.86%) JavaScript
4 131 (4.82%) Java
5 98 (3.61%) C#
6 81 (2.98%) C
7 35 (1.29%) Perl
7 35 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 31 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 29 (1.07%) C++
10 26 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 25 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 23 (0.85%) PHP
12 23 (0.85%) VBA
12 23 (0.85%) Python
13 20 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 19 (0.70%) Ruby
15 17 (0.63%) VBScript
16 8 (0.29%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 404 (14.87%) Degree
2 209 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 177 (6.51%) Security Cleared
4 144 (5.30%) SC Cleared
5 135 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 120 (4.42%) CISSP
7 112 (4.12%) CCIE
8 103 (3.79%) CCNP
9 100 (3.68%) MCSE
10 53 (1.95%) CISM
11 51 (1.88%) MCITP
12 49 (1.80%) CCNA
13 48 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 44 (1.62%) CCSE
15 42 (1.55%) CISA
16 36 (1.32%) MCP
17 34 (1.25%) CCA
18 33 (1.21%) MCSA
19 25 (0.92%) ISEB
20 24 (0.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (3.13%) QA
3 56 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.66%) Data Quality
5 28 (1.03%) SLA
6 10 (0.37%) BS25999
7 9 (0.33%) GCP
8 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.26%) GPG13
9 4 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.15%) COBIT
9 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.11%) BS7799
11 2 (0.074%) HL7
12 1 (0.037%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.037%) GxP
12 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 173 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (6.11%) Active Directory
3 122 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 64 (2.36%) vSphere
5 41 (1.51%) vCloud
6 19 (0.70%) IMail Server
6 19 (0.70%) XenApp
6 19 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.29%) UAG
9 7 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.26%) XenServer
10 6 (0.22%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.15%) NFS
11 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (2.13%) SCCM
2 35 (1.29%) SCOM
3 23 (0.85%) SCVMM
4 18 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 15 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (0.55%) Windows Intune
6 14 (0.52%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 13 (0.48%) SCSM
7 13 (0.48%) WSUS
7 13 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.40%) SCOrch
8 11 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.29%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.26%) SELinux
11 7 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (0.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 675 (24.84%) SAP
2 433 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 339 (12.48%) Cisco
4 241 (8.87%) Oracle
5 238 (8.76%) VMware
6 204 (7.51%) Juniper
7 147 (5.41%) HP
8 113 (4.16%) CheckPoint
9 92 (3.39%) Citrix
10 84 (3.09%) IBM
11 82 (3.02%) F5
12 62 (2.28%) NetApp
13 58 (2.13%) Fortinet
14 56 (2.06%) Riverbed
15 42 (1.55%) Blue Coat
16 39 (1.44%) EMC
17 34 (1.25%) Ariba
18 31 (1.14%) IronPort
19 30 (1.10%) Informatica
20 29 (1.07%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to 25K + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
KDR
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + 5-20% bonus, pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + CAR, Pension, Life
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus x2 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Competitive package including bonus, pension a
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Private Health, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo
Salary: Up to £61,000 inc. car allowance, discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum + great benefits + culture
Posted: Yesterday