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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 366 356 378
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 80 77 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 67 72 48
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
20486 20531 21455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.03% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 16932 18369
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 22 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 22 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 -11 20 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey +8 17 £37,500 -21.05%
Hampshire -12 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £35,000 +2.94%
Kent +12 9 £42,000 -30.00%
West Sussex -2 5 £66,250 +165.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
Thames Valley 0 1 £57,500 -6.88%
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 48 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (24.00%) Firewall
4 35 (23.33%) Information Security
5 33 (22.00%) PCI DSS
6 32 (21.33%) Degree
7 30 (20.00%) Linux
7 30 (20.00%) CISSP
8 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
8 26 (17.33%) ITIL
8 26 (17.33%) Finance
9 25 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 25 (16.67%) SQL
9 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 24 (16.00%) PRINCE2
10 24 (16.00%) VMware
10 24 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (15.33%) COBIT
12 22 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (12.67%) CISA
14 19 (12.67%) MCSE
14 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (12.00%) E-Commerce
15 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
16 17 (11.33%) CISM
16 17 (11.33%) Oracle
16 17 (11.33%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.33%) IIS
2 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.33%) MS Project
2 2 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.00%) Firewall
2 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.67%) LAN
3 13 (8.67%) WAN
3 13 (8.67%) Network Security
4 11 (7.33%) VPN
4 11 (7.33%) Internet
5 3 (2.00%) OSPF
5 3 (2.00%) BGP
5 3 (2.00%) SAN
6 2 (1.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.33%) HTTP
6 2 (1.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.67%) MPLS
7 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
General
1 26 (17.33%) Finance
2 14 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.00%) Retail
4 6 (4.00%) Advertising
5 5 (3.33%) Banking
6 3 (2.00%) French Language
7 2 (1.33%) Billing
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (1.33%) Military
7 2 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) .NET
2 3 (2.00%) HTML
3 2 (1.33%) jQuery
3 2 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.67%) Fat Client
2 16 (10.67%) Thin Client
3 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.00%) PMI
5 3 (2.00%) User Experience
5 3 (2.00%) Open Source
6 2 (1.33%) EPoS
6 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.33%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 30 (20.00%) Linux
3 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.67%) Windows Vista
5 12 (8.00%) AIX
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.67%) UNIX
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) Information Security
2 26 (17.33%) ITIL
3 24 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 24 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 17 (11.33%) SIEM
7 13 (8.67%) Business Development
8 11 (7.33%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (7.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (6.67%) System Testing
10 8 (5.33%) CRM
10 8 (5.33%) Project Management
11 7 (4.67%) ERP
11 7 (4.67%) Coaching
11 7 (4.67%) Database Security
12 6 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (2.00%) C#
2 3 (2.00%) Java
2 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.33%) PHP
3 2 (1.33%) C++
3 2 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (21.33%) Degree
2 30 (20.00%) CISSP
3 19 (12.67%) CISA
3 19 (12.67%) MCSE
3 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (11.33%) CISM
4 17 (11.33%) MCITP
5 16 (10.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (10.67%) PCI QSA
5 16 (10.67%) CCA
5 16 (10.67%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.67%) CEH
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.67%) MBA
7 3 (2.00%) SSCP
7 3 (2.00%) CCNA
7 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (22.00%) PCI DSS
3 25 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (15.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.67%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.67%) UAG
Vendors
1 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.00%) VMware
3 17 (11.33%) Oracle
3 17 (11.33%) Citrix
4 15 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (7.33%) Cisco
6 9 (6.00%) Apple
7 7 (4.67%) SAP
8 6 (4.00%) IBM
9 4 (2.67%) HP
10 3 (2.00%) Websense
10 3 (2.00%) Sage
10 3 (2.00%) Tripwire
10 3 (2.00%) F5
10 3 (2.00%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.00%) Proofpoint
10 3 (2.00%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.33%) Nintex
11 2 (1.33%) BMC
11 2 (1.33%) Primavera
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