The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 376 340 359
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 64 90 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 51 77 75
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.49%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21497 21228 22267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.74% 95.00% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17327 17581 19021
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
IT Consultant
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Kent - 17 £37,500 - 2
Surrey -6 16 £45,000 -
Berkshire -5 15 £27,500 -47.61%
Oxfordshire +4 3 £33,750 -6.25% 1
Thames Valley -4 3 £46,000 -16.36%
Hampshire -30 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £31,500 - 1
West Sussex 0 2 £65,000 +160.00% 1
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 34 (22.82%) Finance
2 33 (22.15%) Degree
3 32 (21.48%) Windows
4 30 (20.13%) Firewall
4 30 (20.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (16.78%) Information Security
5 25 (16.78%) VMware
6 24 (16.11%) CISA
6 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
7 23 (15.44%) Business Analysis
8 22 (14.77%) Business Development
8 22 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (14.77%) Management Information System
9 21 (14.09%) ITIL
9 21 (14.09%) PCI DSS
10 19 (12.75%) PRINCE2
11 18 (12.08%) Linux
12 17 (11.41%) Oracle
12 17 (11.41%) CISSP
13 16 (10.74%) MS Excel
14 15 (10.07%) SQL
14 15 (10.07%) Cisco
15 14 (9.40%) SIEM
16 13 (8.72%) Hyper-V
16 13 (8.72%) CheckPoint
16 13 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
17 12 (8.05%) PCI QSA
17 12 (8.05%) COBIT
17 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
18 11 (7.38%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (5.37%) SAS
2 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.36%) Lync
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.34%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.13%) Firewall
2 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.71%) LAN
3 10 (6.71%) WAN
4 8 (5.37%) DNS
4 8 (5.37%) Internet
4 8 (5.37%) Network Security
5 7 (4.70%) VPN
6 4 (2.68%) SAN
6 4 (2.68%) OSPF
6 4 (2.68%) BGP
6 4 (2.68%) Wireless
7 3 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.67%) MPLS
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (22.82%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.71%) Advertising
3 7 (4.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Billing
5 3 (2.01%) Law
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Military
6 1 (0.67%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.34%) Ajax
2 2 (1.34%) jQuery
2 2 (1.34%) HTML5
2 2 (1.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.36%) Thin Client
2 5 (3.36%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.68%) Clustering
4 3 (2.01%) PMI
4 3 (2.01%) Replication
4 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) Physics
5 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.67%) GIS
5 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.67%) PKI
5 1 (0.67%) Statistics
5 1 (0.67%) RMADS
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) Open Source
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.48%) Windows
2 18 (12.08%) Linux
3 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.36%) AIX
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Vista
5 4 (2.68%) UNIX
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) Information Security
2 23 (15.44%) Business Analysis
3 22 (14.77%) Business Development
4 21 (14.09%) ITIL
5 19 (12.75%) PRINCE2
6 14 (9.40%) SIEM
7 13 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (7.38%) ERP
9 10 (6.71%) Risk Management
9 10 (6.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 9 (6.04%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.04%) Business Process Mapping
11 8 (5.37%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (5.37%) Analytics
11 8 (5.37%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (5.37%) Project Management
11 8 (5.37%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (4.70%) Service Management
12 7 (4.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) Java
3 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.68%) C#
4 1 (0.67%) C++
4 1 (0.67%) PHP
4 1 (0.67%) VB
4 1 (0.67%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (22.15%) Degree
2 24 (16.11%) CISA
3 17 (11.41%) CISSP
4 12 (8.05%) PCI QSA
5 11 (7.38%) CISM
6 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.37%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (5.37%) MCSE
7 8 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.03%) MCITP
9 5 (3.36%) CCA
10 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.68%) CCNA
10 4 (2.68%) SSCP
10 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.01%) CCEE
11 3 (2.01%) CCAA
11 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (14.09%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.05%) COBIT
4 11 (7.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.67%) BS25999
6 1 (0.67%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.72%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.68%) XenApp
3 4 (2.68%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.68%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.01%) vSphere
4 3 (2.01%) XenServer
5 2 (1.34%) UAG
6 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.01%) WSUS
1 3 (2.01%) Cryoserver
2 2 (1.34%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.34%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) VMware
2 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.41%) Oracle
4 15 (10.07%) Cisco
5 13 (8.72%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.38%) SAP
7 10 (6.71%) Citrix
8 9 (6.04%) HP
9 6 (4.03%) IBM
10 4 (2.68%) Dell
10 4 (2.68%) NetApp
10 4 (2.68%) Apple
10 4 (2.68%) Tripwire
10 4 (2.68%) McAfee
10 4 (2.68%) Proofpoint
10 4 (2.68%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.68%) Websense
11 3 (2.01%) LogLogic
11 3 (2.01%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.01%) Trustwave
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + 15% bonus, car, pension, medical
Posted: 25 days ago