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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 369 376 354
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 72 81 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 89
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 £24,150 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
20363 22203 21325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 94.80% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16368 17762 17621
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 £65,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +25 32 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Berkshire -13 17 £55,000 +48.64% 3
Hampshire -1 13 £42,500 -6.59% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £20,000 -36.50% 1
Middlesex +8 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £33,500 -33.00% 1
East Sussex -14 1 £42,500 -
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £57,500 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 39 (27.66%) Windows
2 37 (26.24%) Firewall
3 36 (25.53%) B2B
4 35 (24.82%) Microsoft
5 31 (21.99%) VMware
5 31 (21.99%) MS Excel
6 30 (21.28%) MCSE
6 30 (21.28%) Citrix
6 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (20.57%) TCP/IP
8 25 (17.73%) MCITP
9 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (17.02%) CCA
9 24 (17.02%) Citrix Certification
10 23 (16.31%) Thin Client
10 23 (16.31%) Fat Client
10 23 (16.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (16.31%) Windows Vista
11 17 (12.06%) Finance
12 16 (11.35%) Telecoms
13 15 (10.64%) Business Development
14 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
15 13 (9.22%) SQL
16 12 (8.51%) CISSP
16 12 (8.51%) Advertising
17 10 (7.09%) Linux
17 10 (7.09%) SC Cleared
17 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
18 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (2.84%) IIS
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (21.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) SaaS
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (26.24%) Firewall
2 29 (20.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.55%) Network Security
4 3 (2.13%) OSPF
5 2 (1.42%) BGP
5 2 (1.42%) NAS
5 2 (1.42%) WAN
5 2 (1.42%) SAN
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.71%) HTTP
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.71%) IPv4
6 1 (0.71%) Multicast
6 1 (0.71%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) VRRP
6 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) Big Data
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.42%) QlikView
3 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.42%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.51%) Advertising
4 6 (4.26%) Banking
5 5 (3.55%) Marketing
6 4 (2.84%) Legal
7 3 (2.13%) Retail
8 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.42%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.55%) .NET
2 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.42%) SOAP
3 2 (1.42%) Web Services
3 2 (1.42%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) ODBC
4 1 (0.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Thin Client
1 23 (16.31%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.13%) Physics
5 3 (2.13%) PKI
6 2 (1.42%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.42%) SCADA
6 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.42%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.42%) DTV
6 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) Replication
6 2 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Windows
2 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (16.31%) Windows Vista
4 10 (7.09%) Linux
5 4 (2.84%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.53%) B2B
2 15 (10.64%) Business Development
3 8 (5.67%) Information Security
3 8 (5.67%) Project Management
3 8 (5.67%) SIEM
4 7 (4.96%) Cyber Security
4 7 (4.96%) Telemarketing
5 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (3.55%) Analytics
7 4 (2.84%) Anomaly Detection
7 4 (2.84%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (2.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (2.84%) ITIL
7 4 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.84%) Data Security
7 4 (2.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.13%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.22%) SQL
2 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.13%) C
3 3 (2.13%) C#
4 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.42%) Python
5 1 (0.71%) PHP
5 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) MCSE
1 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.73%) MCITP
3 24 (17.02%) CCA
3 24 (17.02%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (16.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (8.51%) CISSP
6 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.09%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.96%) Degree
8 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.84%) CISA
10 3 (2.13%) CISM
10 3 (2.13%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.42%) CCNA
11 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.13%) GPG13
3 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.42%) HL7
5 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.55%) vSphere
4 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.42%) vCloud
6 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) SCCM
1 1 (0.71%) SCOM
1 1 (0.71%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 35 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.99%) VMware
3 30 (21.28%) Citrix
4 8 (5.67%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.26%) Cisco
5 6 (4.26%) F5
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle
6 5 (3.55%) Websense
7 4 (2.84%) BT
7 4 (2.84%) Juniper
7 4 (2.84%) SAP
7 4 (2.84%) Dell
8 2 (1.42%) EMC
8 2 (1.42%) HP
8 2 (1.42%) Cognos
8 2 (1.42%) IBM
8 2 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.42%) Symantec
8 2 (1.42%) Tableau
Redhill, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens + OTE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 8 days ago