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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 360 402 350
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -52
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 87 60 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 83
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
19850 22279 21260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.82% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16075 18103 17609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £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 28 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Surrey +57 40 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Berkshire +7 22 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Hampshire +11 13 £42,500 -6.59% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £22,500 -28.57%
Oxfordshire +10 2 £41,000 +36.66% 2
East Sussex - 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex +2 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £57,500 -
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 41 (27.15%) Windows
2 36 (23.84%) Firewall
3 34 (22.52%) B2B
3 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
4 32 (21.19%) VMware
5 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (17.88%) MS Excel
7 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP
7 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (15.89%) Citrix
8 24 (15.89%) MCSE
9 21 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (13.91%) MCITP
10 20 (13.25%) CCA
10 20 (13.25%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (12.58%) Thin Client
11 19 (12.58%) Windows Vista
11 19 (12.58%) Fat Client
12 18 (11.92%) Business Development
13 17 (11.26%) Telecoms
14 15 (9.93%) Finance
15 14 (9.27%) Advertising
16 13 (8.61%) Active Directory
16 13 (8.61%) Degree
17 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
18 11 (7.28%) CISSP
19 9 (5.96%) SQL
19 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (5.30%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) IIS
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (17.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) SaaS
2 3 (1.99%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.84%) Firewall
2 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.97%) SAN
3 6 (3.97%) Network Security
4 3 (1.99%) NAS
4 3 (1.99%) OSPF
5 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 2 (1.32%) DNS
5 2 (1.32%) BGP
5 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.66%) Multicast
6 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.66%) IPv4
6 1 (0.66%) VRRP
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) HTTP
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.66%) QlikView
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (11.26%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.93%) Finance
3 14 (9.27%) Advertising
4 8 (5.30%) Marketing
5 5 (3.31%) Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Local Government
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.32%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.66%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Thin Client
1 19 (12.58%) Fat Client
2 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.31%) Physics
4 5 (3.31%) PKI
4 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.99%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.99%) Replication
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.32%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.32%) DTV
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) SCADA
6 2 (1.32%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.15%) Windows
2 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.58%) Windows Vista
4 7 (4.64%) Windows 8
4 7 (4.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.64%) Linux
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.99%) UNIX
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) B2B
2 18 (11.92%) Business Development
3 8 (5.30%) SDLC
3 8 (5.30%) Project Management
3 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
3 8 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (5.30%) Data Protection
3 8 (5.30%) Cyber Security
4 7 (4.64%) SIEM
5 5 (3.31%) Performance Testing
5 5 (3.31%) Test Management
5 5 (3.31%) Telemarketing
5 5 (3.31%) Requirements Management
5 5 (3.31%) Identity Management
5 5 (3.31%) Information Security
5 5 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.65%) ITIL
6 4 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.65%) Time Management
6 4 (2.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.96%) SQL
2 3 (1.99%) C
3 2 (1.32%) C#
3 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (15.89%) MCSE
3 21 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (13.91%) MCITP
4 20 (13.25%) CCA
4 20 (13.25%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (8.61%) Degree
6 11 (7.28%) CISSP
7 6 (3.97%) CISA
7 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.31%) CISM
9 3 (1.99%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.99%) MCP
10 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) SSCP
11 1 (0.66%) CCNA
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.66%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.66%) GPG13
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.64%) vSphere
3 7 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) vCloud
5 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (1.99%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) SCOM
2 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.19%) VMware
3 24 (15.89%) Citrix
4 8 (5.30%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.30%) BT
5 7 (4.64%) HP
5 7 (4.64%) Cisco
6 6 (3.97%) F5
7 5 (3.31%) Veeam
7 5 (3.31%) Websense
7 5 (3.31%) Symantec
8 4 (2.65%) IBM
8 4 (2.65%) Dell
9 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.99%) McAfee
9 3 (1.99%) SAP
10 2 (1.32%) Nexenta
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle
10 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.32%) Informatica
Weybridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Commission + Incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus(OTE £50-55K) + 5k car allowance
Posted: 20 days ago