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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 335 366 398
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 118 93 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 98 68 50
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Surrey +3 37 £42,500 +41.66%
Berkshire +7 25 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +35 14 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Hampshire +15 14 £42,500 - 1
Kent - 12 £45,000 - 3
West Sussex +7 11 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire -12 1 - - 2
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 52 (27.81%) Windows
2 44 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 41 (21.93%) VMware
4 39 (20.86%) Information Security
5 37 (19.79%) Active Directory
6 36 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (18.72%) Finance
8 33 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 32 (17.11%) Office 365
9 32 (17.11%) MS Exchange
10 28 (14.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 28 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (14.44%) Citrix
11 27 (14.44%) CISSP
12 26 (13.90%) Firewall
13 24 (12.83%) Risk Management
14 23 (12.30%) Degree
15 22 (11.76%) XenApp
16 21 (11.23%) XenDesktop
16 21 (11.23%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (11.23%) CISM
16 21 (11.23%) SAN
16 21 (11.23%) B2B
17 19 (10.16%) PCI DSS
18 18 (9.63%) Presales
19 17 (9.09%) ITIL
20 15 (8.02%) Legal
20 15 (8.02%) SIEM

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 32 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (4.28%) Apache
3 8 (4.28%) Apache Pig
4 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.67%) IIS
5 5 (2.67%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.11%) Office 365
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.90%) Firewall
2 21 (11.23%) SAN
3 8 (4.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.74%) IPv4
5 6 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.21%) Internet
5 6 (3.21%) LAN
5 6 (3.21%) WAN
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (1.60%) DNS
6 3 (1.60%) NetScreen
7 2 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.07%) VoIP
7 2 (1.07%) VPN
8 1 (0.53%) MPLS
8 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) Big Data
2 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) ERwin
General
1 35 (18.72%) Finance
2 15 (8.02%) Legal
3 11 (5.88%) Banking
3 11 (5.88%) Marketing
3 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.21%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.07%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.14%) .NET
2 2 (1.07%) CSS
2 2 (1.07%) HTML
2 2 (1.07%) HTML5
3 1 (0.53%) Ajax
3 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.53%) jQuery
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.53%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.35%) PKI
3 10 (5.35%) Smart Energy
4 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.74%) Social Media
6 6 (3.21%) iPad
7 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.14%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.60%) PMI
8 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.07%) CESG
9 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.07%) FMCG
9 2 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Informatics
10 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.81%) Windows
2 36 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.49%) Linux
6 13 (6.95%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.81%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.28%) Unix
10 5 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.67%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) VMS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.86%) Information Security
2 24 (12.83%) Risk Management
3 21 (11.23%) B2B
3 21 (11.23%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (9.63%) Presales
5 17 (9.09%) ITIL
6 15 (8.02%) SIEM
7 13 (6.95%) IT Governance
8 10 (5.35%) Identity Management
8 10 (5.35%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (5.35%) Project Management
9 9 (4.81%) Data Protection
9 9 (4.81%) Fraud Detection
9 9 (4.81%) ITSM
9 9 (4.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 9 (4.81%) Process Improvement
9 9 (4.81%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.81%) Threat Analysis
10 8 (4.28%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 8 (4.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.67%) OpenEdge ABL
1 5 (2.67%) Progress 4GL
2 4 (2.14%) C#
3 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.07%) SQL
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) C++
4 1 (0.53%) Delphi
4 1 (0.53%) Java
4 1 (0.53%) PHP
4 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) CISSP
2 23 (12.30%) Degree
3 21 (11.23%) CISM
4 12 (6.42%) CRISC
5 9 (4.81%) CEH
5 9 (4.81%) CISA
5 9 (4.81%) SANS
6 8 (4.28%) CREST Certified
7 7 (3.74%) CCNA
7 7 (3.74%) CCNP
7 7 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.74%) OSCP
8 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.14%) CLAS
9 4 (2.14%) MCSE
9 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.60%) CCIE
10 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.07%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.16%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.88%) QA
4 7 (3.74%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (3.74%) SSAE 16
5 4 (2.14%) COBIT
6 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
System Software
1 37 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.76%) XenApp
3 21 (11.23%) XenDesktop
4 11 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (5.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.60%) vSphere
7 2 (1.07%) vCloud
8 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.53%) UAG
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (1.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (0.53%) QRadar
2 1 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.93%) VMware
3 27 (14.44%) Citrix
4 7 (3.74%) BMC
4 7 (3.74%) Cisco
4 7 (3.74%) Remedy
5 5 (2.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.67%) Juniper
5 5 (2.67%) Progress
6 4 (2.14%) IBM
7 3 (1.60%) Apple
7 3 (1.60%) HP
7 3 (1.60%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.60%) NetApp
7 3 (1.60%) SAP
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle
8 2 (1.07%) Twitter
9 1 (0.53%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (0.53%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.53%) Peoplefluent
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + (OTE £70,000+)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Salary: uncapped commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Hungerford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago