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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 335 424 336
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -88
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 91 45 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.21% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.22% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 72 40 96
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £17,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,367 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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
16934 20356 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14151 17066 16412
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Berkshire +33 20 £50,000 -16.66%
Kent - 20 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +27 18 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 15 £32,500 +85.71% 1
Hampshire +24 13 £43,750 -
Home Counties - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £55,000 +205.55% 1
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 69 (32.86%) Finance
2 62 (29.52%) Information Security
3 61 (29.05%) SIEM
4 59 (28.10%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 52 (24.76%) Degree
7 34 (16.19%) Marketing
7 34 (16.19%) PCI DSS
7 34 (16.19%) Security Cleared
8 33 (15.71%) Penetration Testing
9 32 (15.24%) Firewall
10 31 (14.76%) Windows
10 31 (14.76%) SC Cleared
11 30 (14.29%) Banking
11 30 (14.29%) Secure Coding
12 29 (13.81%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 29 (13.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 29 (13.81%) System Testing
13 28 (13.33%) CEH
13 28 (13.33%) CREST Certified
14 26 (12.38%) PKI
15 25 (11.90%) Time Management
15 25 (11.90%) B2B
15 25 (11.90%) SANS
16 24 (11.43%) Presales
17 23 (10.95%) CISSP
17 23 (10.95%) OSCP
18 22 (10.48%) Fund Management
19 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
20 20 (9.52%) ITIL

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 11 (5.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.90%) Apache
3 4 (1.90%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.43%) IIS
5 2 (0.95%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.24%) Office 365
2 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.95%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.24%) Firewall
2 5 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.90%) SAN
4 3 (1.43%) Internet
5 2 (0.95%) DNS
5 2 (0.95%) MPLS
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.48%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.86%) Big Data
3 5 (2.38%) MS Access
4 4 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) ERwin
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (32.86%) Finance
2 34 (16.19%) Marketing
3 30 (14.29%) Banking
4 20 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.33%) Legal
7 6 (2.86%) Advertising
8 5 (2.38%) Retail
9 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) .NET
2 3 (1.43%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.95%) CSS
3 2 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) Ajax
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.48%) HTML5
4 1 (0.48%) jQuery
4 1 (0.48%) LAMP
4 1 (0.48%) LINQ
4 1 (0.48%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.48%) WCF
4 1 (0.48%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) PKI
2 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.29%) Social Media
4 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.90%) Smart Energy
5 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.43%) NHS
6 3 (1.43%) PMI
7 2 (0.95%) CESG
7 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.95%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.95%) iPad
7 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.76%) Windows
2 17 (8.10%) Linux
3 12 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.95%) Unix
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.52%) Information Security
2 61 (29.05%) SIEM
3 59 (28.10%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (15.71%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (14.29%) Secure Coding
6 29 (13.81%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 29 (13.81%) System Testing
6 29 (13.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 25 (11.90%) B2B
7 25 (11.90%) Time Management
8 24 (11.43%) Presales
9 22 (10.48%) Fund Management
10 20 (9.52%) ITIL
11 17 (8.10%) Security Architecture
12 11 (5.24%) Risk Management
13 10 (4.76%) Service Management
14 9 (4.29%) Business Development
14 9 (4.29%) Data Protection
14 9 (4.29%) Identity Management
14 9 (4.29%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.29%) C#
2 5 (2.38%) C
2 5 (2.38%) SQL
3 4 (1.90%) Python
4 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.95%) OpenEdge ABL
5 2 (0.95%) Perl
5 2 (0.95%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.48%) Java
6 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (24.76%) Degree
2 34 (16.19%) Security Cleared
3 31 (14.76%) SC Cleared
4 28 (13.33%) CEH
4 28 (13.33%) CREST Certified
5 25 (11.90%) SANS
6 23 (10.95%) CISSP
6 23 (10.95%) OSCP
7 15 (7.14%) CISM
8 4 (1.90%) CCNA
8 4 (1.90%) CISA
8 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.90%) CRISC
9 3 (1.43%) CCNP
9 3 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.95%) CCSA
10 2 (0.95%) CCSE
10 2 (0.95%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (16.19%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.24%) SLA
4 6 (2.86%) COBIT
5 4 (1.90%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (1.90%) SSAE 16
6 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 16 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.90%) XenApp
5 3 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.48%) UAG
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.67%) VMware
3 9 (4.29%) Cisco
4 7 (3.33%) Splunk
5 6 (2.86%) Citrix
6 4 (1.90%) HP
6 4 (1.90%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.43%) IBM
8 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.95%) Dell
8 2 (0.95%) Google
8 2 (0.95%) Progress
9 1 (0.48%) BT
9 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.48%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.48%) Huawei
9 1 (0.48%) Juniper
9 1 (0.48%) NetCracker
9 1 (0.48%) Nokia
9 1 (0.48%) Virgin Media
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Unlimited commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Horsham
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago