The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 372 324 350
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 64 97 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.49% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 56 71 75
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,150 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
IT 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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the South East region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

IT 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 IT Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
Surrey +2 28 £25,000 -47.04%
Berkshire -9 15 £55,000 -6.38% 2
Hampshire -16 12 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £25,000 -28.57%
Oxfordshire +1 2 £35,000 -30.00%
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 38 (26.95%) Windows
2 36 (25.53%) Firewall
3 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 31 (21.99%) TCP/IP
4 31 (21.99%) MS Excel
5 28 (19.86%) MCSE
5 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (19.15%) Citrix
6 27 (19.15%) VMware
7 26 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (17.73%) MCITP
9 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (17.02%) B2B
10 23 (16.31%) CCA
10 23 (16.31%) Citrix Certification
10 23 (16.31%) Thin Client
10 23 (16.31%) Fat Client
10 23 (16.31%) Windows Vista
10 23 (16.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (14.18%) Finance
12 18 (12.77%) Telecoms
13 14 (9.93%) SQL
14 13 (9.22%) Information Security
14 13 (9.22%) Business Development
15 12 (8.51%) Advertising
15 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
16 11 (7.80%) CISSP
16 11 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.13%) IIS
3 2 (1.42%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (21.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.53%) Firewall
2 31 (21.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.13%) DNS
3 3 (2.13%) HTTP
4 2 (1.42%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.42%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) IPv4
5 1 (0.71%) OSPF
5 1 (0.71%) VRRP
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.42%) QlikView
2 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.42%) Pentaho
2 2 (1.42%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.42%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (14.18%) Finance
2 18 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.51%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
5 3 (2.13%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) .NET
2 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.55%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.42%) SOAP
4 2 (1.42%) Web Services
4 2 (1.42%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Thin Client
1 23 (16.31%) Fat Client
2 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.42%) NHS
4 2 (1.42%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.42%) DTV
4 2 (1.42%) PKI
4 2 (1.42%) SCADA
4 2 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Physics
5 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.95%) Windows
2 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (16.31%) Windows Vista
4 10 (7.09%) Linux
5 3 (2.13%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.02%) B2B
2 13 (9.22%) Information Security
2 13 (9.22%) Business Development
3 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.38%) Risk Management
4 9 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (4.96%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (4.96%) Security Management
5 7 (4.96%) Database Security
6 6 (4.26%) Project Management
6 6 (4.26%) Telemarketing
7 5 (3.55%) Service Management
7 5 (3.55%) ITIL
7 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.55%) Cyber Security
7 5 (3.55%) Security Architecture
7 5 (3.55%) SIEM
8 4 (2.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.84%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.93%) SQL
2 5 (3.55%) C#
3 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.13%) Python
3 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.13%) C
4 2 (1.42%) PHP
4 2 (1.42%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) MCSE
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.73%) MCITP
3 23 (16.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (16.31%) CCA
3 23 (16.31%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (7.80%) CISSP
5 10 (7.09%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.38%) Degree
7 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.84%) CISM
9 2 (1.42%) CISA
9 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.42%) MCDBA
9 2 (1.42%) CCNA
10 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.71%) MBA
10 1 (0.71%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.71%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.13%) COBIT
5 2 (1.42%) HL7
5 2 (1.42%) GPG13
6 1 (0.71%) SLA
6 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.15%) VMware
2 27 (19.15%) Citrix
3 7 (4.96%) SAP
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.84%) Websense
5 4 (2.84%) Cisco
5 4 (2.84%) F5
6 2 (1.42%) Tableau
6 2 (1.42%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.42%) Cognos
6 2 (1.42%) Juniper
6 2 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.42%) Logi Analytics
6 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.42%) Dell
7 1 (0.71%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.71%) Sage
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