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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 398 380 341
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 55 84 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53 76 86
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,150 £62,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Hampshire +20 19 £42,500 - 3
Berkshire -12 14 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Surrey -6 11 £25,000 - 1
Kent - 5 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -13 4 £46,200 -48.66%
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.17%) Windows
3 27 (25.23%) VMware
4 25 (23.36%) Active Directory
5 23 (21.50%) CISSP
5 23 (21.50%) Finance
6 21 (19.63%) MS Exchange
6 21 (19.63%) Office 365
6 21 (19.63%) Windows Server
7 20 (18.69%) MS Excel
7 20 (18.69%) Citrix
8 19 (17.76%) Information Security
8 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (15.89%) Firewall
9 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (14.95%) Data Protection
11 15 (14.02%) SIEM
11 15 (14.02%) B2B
12 14 (13.08%) SAN
13 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (12.15%) XenApp
13 13 (12.15%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (11.21%) XenDesktop
14 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.28%) Hyper-V
15 11 (10.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
16 10 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (19.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.63%) Office 365
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) Firewall
2 14 (13.08%) SAN
3 6 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.67%) NetScreen
4 5 (4.67%) WAN
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (3.74%) LAN
6 2 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.87%) Network Security
6 2 (1.87%) VPN
7 1 (0.93%) BGP
7 1 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.93%) IPv4
7 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.93%) MPLS
7 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Marketing
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.87%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.87%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) COM
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.48%) PKI
3 7 (6.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.80%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.87%) FMCG
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Windows Server
3 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.61%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.67%) Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Unix
9 1 (0.93%) VMS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) Information Security
2 16 (14.95%) Data Protection
3 15 (14.02%) B2B
3 15 (14.02%) SIEM
4 13 (12.15%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (10.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (8.41%) Presales
7 8 (7.48%) Identity Management
7 8 (7.48%) Threat Analysis
8 7 (6.54%) Security Operations
9 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.61%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (5.61%) System Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.67%) Software Asset Management
10 5 (4.67%) Software Licensing
11 4 (3.74%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (3.74%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (3.74%) Migration
12 3 (2.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) C
1 5 (4.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) C#
2 2 (1.87%) C++
2 2 (1.87%) Delphi
2 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.87%) Perl
2 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) VB
3 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) CISSP
2 13 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.41%) CEH
4 9 (8.41%) CISM
4 9 (8.41%) CREST Certified
4 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.48%) CCNA
5 8 (7.48%) CCNP
5 8 (7.48%) CLAS
6 7 (6.54%) CISA
7 5 (4.67%) MCP
7 5 (4.67%) MCSE
7 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.74%) CCIE
8 4 (3.74%) Degree
9 3 (2.80%) CCDA
9 3 (2.80%) CCDP
10 1 (0.93%) CCA
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.41%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.61%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (23.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.15%) XenApp
3 12 (11.21%) XenDesktop
4 11 (10.28%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.74%) vSphere
6 3 (2.80%) vCloud
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) QRadar
2 1 (0.93%) SCOM
2 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.93%) SCSM
2 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.23%) VMware
3 20 (18.69%) Citrix
4 8 (7.48%) Cisco
5 6 (5.61%) Juniper
6 5 (4.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.67%) HP
6 5 (4.67%) Symantec
7 3 (2.80%) NetApp
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle
8 2 (1.87%) SAP
8 2 (1.87%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.93%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (0.93%) BMC
9 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.93%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.93%) NETGEAR
9 1 (0.93%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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