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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 357 343 400
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +57
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 79 85 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 44
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
20724 20627 21233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 94.93% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16449 17008 18211
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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 +9 20 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Surrey +5 19 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Hampshire -11 16 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £35,000 +2.94%
Kent +17 6 £55,000 -8.33%
West Sussex -2 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
Thames Valley +3 1 £57,500 +25.00%
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 54 (34.84%) Windows
2 50 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (25.81%) Firewall
4 37 (23.87%) Information Security
5 35 (22.58%) PCI DSS
6 33 (21.29%) CISSP
7 32 (20.65%) Linux
7 32 (20.65%) Degree
8 28 (18.06%) MS Excel
8 28 (18.06%) Finance
9 26 (16.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 26 (16.77%) SQL
9 26 (16.77%) ITIL
9 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
9 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
9 26 (16.77%) Penetration Testing
10 25 (16.13%) VMware
11 23 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
11 23 (14.84%) COBIT
11 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (14.19%) MCSE
12 22 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (12.90%) CISA
14 19 (12.26%) E-Commerce
14 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (12.26%) SIEM
14 19 (12.26%) MCITP
15 18 (11.61%) Citrix
15 18 (11.61%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) IIS
2 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.29%) MS Project
2 2 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.29%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.81%) Firewall
2 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.39%) LAN
3 13 (8.39%) WAN
3 13 (8.39%) Network Security
4 11 (7.10%) VPN
4 11 (7.10%) Internet
5 3 (1.94%) OSPF
5 3 (1.94%) BGP
5 3 (1.94%) SAN
6 2 (1.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.29%) DNS
6 2 (1.29%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) MPLS
7 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.16%) Retail
4 6 (3.87%) Advertising
5 5 (3.23%) Banking
6 3 (1.94%) French Language
7 2 (1.29%) Billing
7 2 (1.29%) Military
7 2 (1.29%) Legal
7 2 (1.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.23%) .NET
2 3 (1.94%) HTML
3 2 (1.29%) jQuery
3 2 (1.29%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.29%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.97%) Thin Client
2 17 (10.97%) Fat Client
3 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.94%) User Experience
5 3 (1.94%) Open Source
6 2 (1.29%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.29%) PMI
6 2 (1.29%) EPoS
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.84%) Windows
2 32 (20.65%) Linux
3 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.97%) Windows Vista
5 12 (7.74%) AIX
6 2 (1.29%) UNIX
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) Information Security
2 26 (16.77%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (16.77%) ITIL
3 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
3 23 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (12.26%) E-Commerce
4 19 (12.26%) SIEM
5 13 (8.39%) Business Development
6 12 (7.74%) Risk Management
7 11 (7.10%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (6.45%) System Testing
8 10 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (5.81%) Project Management
10 8 (5.16%) Database Security
11 7 (4.52%) Coaching
11 7 (4.52%) CRM
11 7 (4.52%) ERP
11 7 (4.52%) Security Management
12 6 (3.87%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.77%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) C#
2 3 (1.94%) Java
2 3 (1.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.29%) PHP
3 2 (1.29%) C++
3 2 (1.29%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (21.29%) CISSP
2 32 (20.65%) Degree
3 22 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (14.19%) MCSE
4 20 (12.90%) CISA
5 19 (12.26%) MCITP
6 18 (11.61%) CISM
7 17 (10.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (10.97%) CCA
7 17 (10.97%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (10.32%) PCI QSA
9 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.58%) CEH
10 4 (2.58%) MBA
10 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.94%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.94%) SSCP
11 3 (1.94%) CCNA
12 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 26 (16.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (14.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) GPG13
5 1 (0.65%) P3O
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.65%) UAG
Vendors
1 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.13%) VMware
3 18 (11.61%) Citrix
4 17 (10.97%) Oracle
5 15 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 12 (7.74%) Cisco
7 9 (5.81%) Apple
8 7 (4.52%) SAP
9 5 (3.23%) IBM
10 4 (2.58%) HP
11 3 (1.94%) Sage
11 3 (1.94%) Websense
11 3 (1.94%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.94%) Proofpoint
11 3 (1.94%) F5
11 3 (1.94%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.94%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.29%) Nintex
12 2 (1.29%) Lotus
12 2 (1.29%) McAfee
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