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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 361 355 381
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 85 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 70 57 53
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 27 £37,500 -
Berkshire +10 22 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Surrey +3 17 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hampshire -36 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Sussex -4 5 £100,000 +300.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 4
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (29.86%) Windows
3 37 (25.69%) Firewall
4 34 (23.61%) Degree
5 32 (22.22%) Finance
6 31 (21.53%) PCI DSS
6 31 (21.53%) Information Security
7 29 (20.14%) Linux
8 27 (18.75%) CISSP
9 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.67%) ITIL
10 23 (15.97%) VMware
10 23 (15.97%) CISA
11 22 (15.28%) PRINCE2
11 22 (15.28%) SQL
12 21 (14.58%) Management Information System
12 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (14.58%) COBIT
13 20 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (13.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 20 (13.89%) Oracle
13 20 (13.89%) MS Excel
13 20 (13.89%) SIEM
14 18 (12.50%) CheckPoint
15 17 (11.81%) Business Development
16 16 (11.11%) PCI QSA
16 16 (11.11%) E-Commerce
16 16 (11.11%) Cisco
17 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
17 15 (10.42%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.78%) SAS
2 4 (2.78%) Lync
3 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Project
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
2 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.69%) Firewall
2 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.03%) Internet
3 13 (9.03%) LAN
3 13 (9.03%) WAN
3 13 (9.03%) Network Security
4 11 (7.64%) VPN
5 6 (4.17%) DNS
6 4 (2.78%) SAN
7 3 (2.08%) BGP
7 3 (2.08%) OSPF
7 3 (2.08%) Wireless
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.39%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.69%) MPLS
9 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Retail
2 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.56%) Advertising
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Law
5 2 (1.39%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) .NET
2 3 (2.08%) jQuery
2 3 (2.08%) HTML
3 2 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) HTML5
4 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 9 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.78%) Clustering
4 3 (2.08%) Replication
4 3 (2.08%) PMI
5 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.39%) EPoS
5 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.39%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.39%) Open Source
6 1 (0.69%) Social Media
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) RMADS
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.86%) Windows
2 29 (20.14%) Linux
3 12 (8.33%) AIX
4 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.08%) UNIX
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) Information Security
2 24 (16.67%) ITIL
3 22 (15.28%) PRINCE2
4 20 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (13.89%) SIEM
5 17 (11.81%) Business Development
6 16 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
8 11 (7.64%) System Testing
8 11 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (7.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (6.94%) ERP
9 10 (6.94%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.25%) CRM
11 8 (5.56%) Project Management
12 6 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (3.47%) Time Management
14 4 (2.78%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.28%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.78%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) C++
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (23.61%) Degree
2 27 (18.75%) CISSP
3 23 (15.97%) CISA
4 16 (11.11%) PCI QSA
5 15 (10.42%) CISM
6 12 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (7.64%) MCSE
8 9 (6.25%) CCA
8 9 (6.25%) MCITP
9 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.47%) CCNA
11 4 (2.78%) SSCP
11 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.78%) CEH
12 3 (2.08%) CCEE
12 3 (2.08%) CCAA
12 3 (2.08%) MBA
13 2 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (21.53%) PCI DSS
3 21 (14.58%) COBIT
4 20 (13.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.69%) P3O
5 1 (0.69%) BS25999
System Software
1 21 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.08%) vSphere
3 3 (2.08%) XenApp
3 3 (2.08%) XenServer
3 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.08%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.39%) UAG
5 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.08%) WSUS
2 2 (1.39%) Cryoserver
3 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.97%) VMware
3 20 (13.89%) Oracle
4 18 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 16 (11.11%) Cisco
6 13 (9.03%) Citrix
7 9 (6.25%) Apple
8 7 (4.86%) HP
8 7 (4.86%) IBM
8 7 (4.86%) SAP
9 5 (3.47%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.78%) Websense
10 4 (2.78%) McAfee
10 4 (2.78%) Dell
10 4 (2.78%) Tripwire
10 4 (2.78%) Proofpoint
11 3 (2.08%) F5
11 3 (2.08%) Veeam
11 3 (2.08%) Symantec
12 2 (1.39%) Lotus
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 60,000K Uncapped + car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Medley Business Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago