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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 378 335 386
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 61 97 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56 89 60
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -
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
20702 20436 22133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.89% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16710 16412 19303
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £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 December 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 December 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
Surrey +2 22 £27,500 -41.74% 2
Hampshire -38 15 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Berkshire +2 11 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Kent -3 6 £55,000 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £34,750 -7.33%
West Sussex -9 2 - -
Thames Valley 0 1 £57,500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 £36,500 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 59 (35.33%) Windows
2 44 (26.35%) Firewall
3 43 (25.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
5 36 (21.56%) MS Excel
6 34 (20.36%) Information Security
7 33 (19.76%) PCI DSS
8 32 (19.16%) TCP/IP
9 30 (17.96%) VMware
9 30 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (17.37%) Citrix
10 29 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (17.37%) MCSE
11 28 (16.77%) Linux
11 28 (16.77%) CISSP
11 28 (16.77%) Finance
12 27 (16.17%) MCITP
13 26 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (15.57%) Degree
13 26 (15.57%) SQL
14 25 (14.97%) CCA
14 25 (14.97%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (14.97%) Thin Client
14 25 (14.97%) Windows Vista
14 25 (14.97%) Fat Client
14 25 (14.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (11.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 19 (11.38%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (10.78%) SIEM
17 18 (10.78%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.80%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.20%) SAS
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.35%) Firewall
2 32 (19.16%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.39%) Internet
4 8 (4.79%) Network Security
4 8 (4.79%) LAN
4 8 (4.79%) WAN
5 7 (4.19%) VPN
6 3 (1.80%) DNS
6 3 (1.80%) HTTP
7 2 (1.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.60%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.20%) Big Data
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.20%) QlikView
4 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.20%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.60%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (16.77%) Finance
2 18 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Advertising
3 7 (4.19%) Banking
4 5 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (1.80%) French Language
5 3 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Military
6 2 (1.20%) Back Office
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.39%) .NET
2 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.40%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.80%) HTML
5 2 (1.20%) jQuery
5 2 (1.20%) CSS
5 2 (1.20%) SOAP
5 2 (1.20%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) XML
6 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Thin Client
1 25 (14.97%) Fat Client
2 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.80%) User Experience
5 3 (1.80%) Open Source
6 2 (1.20%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.20%) EPoS
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) DTV
7 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.60%) SCADA
7 1 (0.60%) Physics
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.33%) Windows
2 28 (16.77%) Linux
3 26 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (14.97%) Windows Vista
5 12 (7.19%) AIX
6 2 (1.20%) UNIX
6 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) Information Security
2 19 (11.38%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (10.78%) SIEM
4 17 (10.18%) E-Commerce
5 15 (8.98%) Business Development
6 14 (8.38%) ITIL
6 14 (8.38%) B2B
7 12 (7.19%) Risk Management
8 11 (6.59%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.99%) Project Management
9 10 (5.99%) System Testing
10 9 (5.39%) CRM
11 8 (4.79%) Security Management
11 8 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (4.19%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (4.19%) Database Security
12 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.19%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (2.99%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.57%) SQL
2 4 (2.40%) C#
2 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.20%) PHP
3 2 (1.20%) C++
3 2 (1.20%) Java
3 2 (1.20%) Python
3 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (17.37%) MCSE
1 29 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (16.77%) CISSP
3 27 (16.17%) MCITP
4 26 (15.57%) Degree
5 25 (14.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (14.97%) CCA
5 25 (14.97%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (6.59%) CISM
7 9 (5.39%) CISA
8 8 (4.79%) PCI QSA
9 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.40%) CEH
10 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.80%) CCNA
11 3 (1.80%) MBA
11 3 (1.80%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.20%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (19.76%) PCI DSS
3 20 (11.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (8.98%) COBIT
5 2 (1.20%) GPG13
6 1 (0.60%) HL7
6 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.96%) VMware
3 29 (17.37%) Citrix
4 16 (9.58%) Oracle
5 14 (8.38%) Cisco
6 12 (7.19%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.39%) Apple
8 7 (4.19%) SAP
9 3 (1.80%) Sage
9 3 (1.80%) Juniper
9 3 (1.80%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.80%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.20%) Nintex
10 2 (1.20%) Lotus
10 2 (1.20%) F5
10 2 (1.20%) Tableau
10 2 (1.20%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.20%) Logi Analytics
10 2 (1.20%) Primavera
10 2 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
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Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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