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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 338 361 380
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 102 66 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85 63 56
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 26 £37,500 -
Berkshire +6 22 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Surrey +14 18 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -17 14 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £35,000 +2.94% 3
West Sussex -8 7 £100,000 +300.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (30.13%) Windows
2 46 (29.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (24.36%) Degree
4 37 (23.72%) Firewall
5 32 (20.51%) PCI DSS
6 31 (19.87%) Information Security
7 30 (19.23%) Finance
7 30 (19.23%) Linux
8 28 (17.95%) CISSP
9 25 (16.03%) Microsoft
9 25 (16.03%) SQL
10 24 (15.38%) ITIL
11 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
11 23 (14.74%) CISA
11 23 (14.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (14.74%) VMware
12 22 (14.10%) COBIT
12 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2
13 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
13 21 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (12.82%) Oracle
15 18 (11.54%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.54%) SIEM
16 17 (10.90%) E-Commerce
16 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.90%) Business Development
17 16 (10.26%) CISM
17 16 (10.26%) CheckPoint
17 16 (10.26%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) SAS
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (1.92%) Lync
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.28%) IIS
4 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.28%) MS Project
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.72%) Firewall
2 18 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.33%) LAN
3 13 (8.33%) WAN
3 13 (8.33%) Internet
3 13 (8.33%) Network Security
4 11 (7.05%) VPN
5 5 (3.21%) DNS
6 3 (1.92%) SAN
6 3 (1.92%) Wireless
6 3 (1.92%) OSPF
6 3 (1.92%) BGP
7 2 (1.28%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.64%) MPLS
8 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 10 (6.41%) Advertising
5 4 (2.56%) Banking
6 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.28%) Military
7 2 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Billing
7 2 (1.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) .NET
2 3 (1.92%) jQuery
2 3 (1.92%) HTML
3 2 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) Ajax
4 1 (0.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 12 (7.69%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.56%) Clustering
4 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.92%) User Experience
5 3 (1.92%) Open Source
5 3 (1.92%) Replication
5 3 (1.92%) PMI
6 2 (1.28%) EPoS
6 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.28%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.64%) GIS
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Social Media
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) RMADS
7 1 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) Windows
2 30 (19.23%) Linux
3 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.69%) AIX
4 12 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) UNIX
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.87%) Information Security
2 24 (15.38%) ITIL
3 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2
4 21 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (11.54%) SIEM
6 17 (10.90%) Business Development
6 17 (10.90%) E-Commerce
6 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 12 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (7.05%) System Testing
8 11 (7.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (6.41%) ERP
9 10 (6.41%) CRM
10 9 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.13%) Project Management
12 7 (4.49%) Coaching
13 6 (3.85%) Time Management
13 6 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.03%) SQL
2 5 (3.21%) Java
2 5 (3.21%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (1.28%) C++
4 2 (1.28%) PHP
4 2 (1.28%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (24.36%) Degree
2 28 (17.95%) CISSP
3 23 (14.74%) CISA
4 16 (10.26%) CISM
5 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (9.62%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (9.62%) MCSE
5 15 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (9.62%) PCI QSA
6 13 (8.33%) MCITP
7 12 (7.69%) CCA
8 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.85%) CCNA
10 4 (2.56%) MBA
10 4 (2.56%) CEH
10 4 (2.56%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.56%) SSCP
11 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.92%) CCEE
11 3 (1.92%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (29.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (20.51%) PCI DSS
3 23 (14.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (14.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.92%) XenApp
3 3 (1.92%) XenServer
3 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.92%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.74%) VMware
3 20 (12.82%) Oracle
4 16 (10.26%) Citrix
4 16 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 14 (8.97%) Cisco
6 9 (5.77%) SAP
6 9 (5.77%) Apple
7 7 (4.49%) IBM
7 7 (4.49%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) Dell
8 4 (2.56%) Tripwire
8 4 (2.56%) Websense
8 4 (2.56%) Proofpoint
9 3 (1.92%) F5
9 3 (1.92%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.92%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.92%) Veeam
9 3 (1.92%) Sage
9 3 (1.92%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £30,195 - £33,984 per annum (attracts a market supplement of £2,300 pe
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Negotiable + Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £30,195 - £33,984 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago