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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 366 319 359
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 69 91 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.48% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62 78 66
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -4.76%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +13 31 £25,000 -47.04%
Berkshire -15 16 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Hampshire -30 13 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Kent - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (26.85%) Windows
2 37 (24.83%) Firewall
3 36 (24.16%) Microsoft
4 33 (22.15%) MS Excel
5 31 (20.81%) TCP/IP
6 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (18.79%) MCSE
7 27 (18.12%) Citrix
8 26 (17.45%) VMware
8 26 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (16.78%) MCITP
10 24 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (15.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (15.44%) Windows Vista
11 23 (15.44%) Fat Client
11 23 (15.44%) Thin Client
11 23 (15.44%) CCA
11 23 (15.44%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (14.77%) B2B
13 21 (14.09%) Telecoms
14 20 (13.42%) Finance
15 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (10.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 15 (10.07%) CISSP
16 15 (10.07%) SQL
16 15 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (10.07%) Business Development
16 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (9.40%) Information Security
18 13 (8.72%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.34%) SAS
3 2 (1.34%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (22.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (1.34%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.83%) Firewall
2 31 (20.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.01%) WAN
3 3 (2.01%) HTTP
3 3 (2.01%) VPN
3 3 (2.01%) DNS
3 3 (2.01%) Network Security
4 2 (1.34%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.67%) IPv4
5 1 (0.67%) OSPF
5 1 (0.67%) VRRP
5 1 (0.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) Big Data
2 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.34%) Pentaho
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.34%) QlikView
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (14.09%) Telecoms
2 20 (13.42%) Finance
3 10 (6.71%) Advertising
4 6 (4.03%) Banking
5 4 (2.68%) Retail
6 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) French Language
7 2 (1.34%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) .NET
2 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.36%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.01%) HTML
5 2 (1.34%) jQuery
5 2 (1.34%) SOAP
5 2 (1.34%) Web Services
5 2 (1.34%) XML
5 2 (1.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.67%) JSP
6 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.44%) Fat Client
1 23 (15.44%) Thin Client
2 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.34%) SCADA
4 2 (1.34%) EPoS
4 2 (1.34%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.67%) DTV
5 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) PKI
5 1 (0.67%) Physics
5 1 (0.67%) Open Source
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Windows
2 24 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (15.44%) Windows Vista
4 13 (8.72%) Linux
5 2 (1.34%) UNIX
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.77%) B2B
2 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.07%) Business Development
4 14 (9.40%) Information Security
5 12 (8.05%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
7 8 (5.37%) Security Management
7 8 (5.37%) ITIL
8 7 (4.70%) CRM
8 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.70%) Project Management
8 7 (4.70%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (4.70%) Database Security
8 7 (4.70%) SIEM
9 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.36%) Service Management
10 5 (3.36%) Telemarketing
10 5 (3.36%) Security Architecture
11 4 (2.68%) Cyber Security
11 4 (2.68%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) C#
3 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.01%) Python
4 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.34%) C++
5 2 (1.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (18.79%) MCSE
2 25 (16.78%) MCITP
3 23 (15.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (15.44%) CCA
3 23 (15.44%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (10.07%) CISSP
5 13 (8.72%) Degree
6 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.03%) CISM
8 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.68%) CISA
9 3 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.01%) CCNA
9 3 (2.01%) PCI QSA
10 2 (1.34%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.67%) PMP
11 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 15 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.71%) COBIT
2 10 (6.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.34%) GPG13
4 1 (0.67%) HL7
4 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (24.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.12%) Citrix
3 26 (17.45%) VMware
4 7 (4.70%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle
5 6 (4.03%) SAP
6 5 (3.36%) Cisco
7 4 (2.68%) F5
7 4 (2.68%) Websense
8 3 (2.01%) Sage
9 2 (1.34%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.34%) Tableau
9 2 (1.34%) Nintex
9 2 (1.34%) Logi Analytics
9 2 (1.34%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.34%) Dell
9 2 (1.34%) Juniper
9 2 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.34%) Lotus
9 2 (1.34%) Cognos
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