The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 332 385 394
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 115 88 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 103 70 55
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -1.09%
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
18504 20599 22826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.99% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15728 16476 18291
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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 6 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -1 34 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Berkshire -2 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hampshire +11 20 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex +4 12 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +29 11 £36,250 +81.25% 2
Kent - 5 £65,000 - 1
Middlesex +8 1 £45,000 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 47 (27.81%) Windows
2 43 (25.44%) VMware
2 43 (25.44%) MS Excel
3 42 (24.85%) Microsoft
4 37 (21.89%) Active Directory
5 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (20.12%) Windows Server
7 32 (18.93%) Office 365
8 31 (18.34%) MS Exchange
9 30 (17.75%) Information Security
10 28 (16.57%) CISSP
10 28 (16.57%) Citrix
11 27 (15.98%) Finance
11 27 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 27 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (15.38%) Firewall
13 23 (13.61%) XenApp
14 22 (13.02%) XenDesktop
14 22 (13.02%) SAN
15 20 (11.83%) CISM
15 20 (11.83%) B2B
15 20 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (11.83%) Risk Management
16 17 (10.06%) Degree
16 17 (10.06%) Presales
17 16 (9.47%) Data Centre
18 13 (7.69%) Legal
18 13 (7.69%) ITIL
18 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (7.69%) PCI DSS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (18.34%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.55%) Apache
3 6 (3.55%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.96%) IIS
4 5 (2.96%) OpenEdge
5 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (25.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.93%) Office 365
2 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.38%) Firewall
2 22 (13.02%) SAN
3 7 (4.14%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.14%) IPv4
3 7 (4.14%) LAN
3 7 (4.14%) WAN
4 6 (3.55%) Internet
5 5 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.37%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (2.37%) NetScreen
7 2 (1.18%) DNS
7 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.18%) VoIP
7 2 (1.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.59%) MPLS
8 1 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) Big Data
3 6 (3.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (15.98%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Legal
3 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.14%) Marketing
5 6 (3.55%) Banking
5 6 (3.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) Ajax
3 1 (0.59%) COM
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) HTML5
3 1 (0.59%) jQuery
3 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.59%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.33%) PKI
4 8 (4.73%) Smart Energy
5 6 (3.55%) iPad
5 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.96%) Social Media
7 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.37%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.37%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.78%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) CESG
9 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.18%) FMCG
9 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.18%) PMI
10 1 (0.59%) Informatics
10 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.81%) Windows
2 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (20.12%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.51%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.92%) Linux
7 9 (5.33%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.73%) Unix
9 7 (4.14%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.59%) VMS
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.75%) Information Security
2 20 (11.83%) B2B
2 20 (11.83%) Risk Management
3 17 (10.06%) Presales
4 13 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (7.69%) ITIL
5 12 (7.10%) IT Governance
6 10 (5.92%) SIEM
7 9 (5.33%) Data Protection
7 9 (5.33%) Identity Management
8 8 (4.73%) Fraud Detection
8 8 (4.73%) ITSM
8 8 (4.73%) Process Improvement
8 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.73%) Threat Analysis
9 7 (4.14%) Document Management
9 7 (4.14%) IT Audit
9 7 (4.14%) OWASP
9 7 (4.14%) Project Management
10 6 (3.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.96%) C#
1 5 (2.96%) OpenEdge ABL
1 5 (2.96%) Progress 4GL
2 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.78%) SQL
3 2 (1.18%) C
3 2 (1.18%) C++
3 2 (1.18%) Delphi
4 1 (0.59%) Java
4 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) CISSP
2 20 (11.83%) CISM
3 17 (10.06%) Degree
4 10 (5.92%) CISA
4 10 (5.92%) CRISC
5 9 (5.33%) CCNA
5 9 (5.33%) CCNP
5 9 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.96%) CLAS
7 5 (2.96%) MCSE
7 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.37%) CCIE
8 4 (2.37%) CEH
8 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.78%) CCDA
9 3 (1.78%) CCDP
9 3 (1.78%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.10%) QA
4 5 (2.96%) ISAE 3402
4 5 (2.96%) SSAE 16
5 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.59%) COBIT
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.59%) ISO22301
System Software
1 37 (21.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.61%) XenApp
3 22 (13.02%) XenDesktop
4 12 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (5.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.37%) vSphere
7 3 (1.78%) vCloud
8 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.59%) UAG
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (1.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (0.59%) QRadar
2 1 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (25.44%) VMware
2 42 (24.85%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.57%) Citrix
4 8 (4.73%) Cisco
5 7 (4.14%) BMC
5 7 (4.14%) Remedy
6 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.55%) Juniper
7 5 (2.96%) Progress
8 4 (2.37%) HP
8 4 (2.37%) IBM
8 4 (2.37%) NetApp
9 3 (1.78%) Apple
9 3 (1.78%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.78%) SAP
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle
10 2 (1.18%) Twitter
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe
11 1 (0.59%) EMC
11 1 (0.59%) Intel
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ideal Training
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + (OTE £70,000+)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Marlow
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago