The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 584 581 586
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 342 417 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 280 336 339
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £46,367 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +4.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the UK.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
England +25 323 £46,000 -8.00% 38
London -5 147 £55,000 +4.76% 16
South East +92 90 £45,000 +5.75% 6
Berkshire +36 20 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Kent - 20 £45,000 - 1
North West -8 19 £42,000 -6.66% 6
South West -6 18 £43,500 -5.43%
Yorkshire +39 16 £45,000 +80.00% 3
Reading +22 16 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Surrey +21 16 £50,000 +100.00% 2
West Midlands -21 16 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 15 £32,500 +85.71% 1
Manchester -20 15 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Hampshire +29 14 £60,000 +9.09%
West Yorkshire +28 14 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Beaconsfield 0 13 £32,500 +85.71% 1
Birmingham -17 13 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Leeds +32 12 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Wiltshire +9 11 £43,500 -5.43%
City of London +43 10 £60,000 +26.31% 1
East of England +15 10 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Chippenham - 10 £43,500 -
Guildford +24 6 £53,750 +15.59% 2
Cambridge +14 6 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +5 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Southampton +9 5 £19,000 -65.45%
Scotland +3 5 £33,000 -37.14% 2
Farnborough - 5 £65,000 -
Redhill +12 4 - -

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 229 (28.03%) Finance
2 184 (22.52%) Degree
3 133 (16.28%) Banking
4 127 (15.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 125 (15.30%) SIEM
6 120 (14.69%) Information Security
7 117 (14.32%) Cybersecurity
8 113 (13.83%) ITIL
9 109 (13.34%) Windows
9 109 (13.34%) CISSP
10 102 (12.48%) Firewall
11 93 (11.38%) Presales
12 90 (11.02%) Microsoft
13 86 (10.53%) PCI DSS
14 76 (9.30%) Security Cleared
15 70 (8.57%) Security Architecture
16 67 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 62 (7.59%) Windows Server
18 61 (7.47%) Penetration Testing
19 60 (7.34%) VMware
20 58 (7.10%) SQL
20 58 (7.10%) B2B
20 58 (7.10%) Marketing
20 58 (7.10%) SC Cleared
21 57 (6.98%) Active Directory
22 56 (6.85%) MS Excel
23 51 (6.24%) Linux
24 50 (6.12%) Retail
25 48 (5.88%) Cisco
25 48 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 44 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (2.94%) IIS
5 19 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.22%) CMS
8 9 (1.10%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.73%) Apache
10 5 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.24%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.12%) CICS
13 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) Mule
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.12%) SAS
13 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.18%) MS Office
3 8 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.82%) Office 365
2 20 (2.45%) SaaS
3 14 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 102 (12.48%) Firewall
2 31 (3.79%) VPN
3 25 (3.06%) MPLS
3 25 (3.06%) WAN
4 18 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.08%) Internet
6 16 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (1.96%) LAN
7 15 (1.84%) DNS
7 15 (1.84%) VoIP
8 13 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (1.59%) SSL
8 13 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 12 (1.47%) DSL
9 12 (1.47%) Ethernet
9 12 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (1.47%) Wireless
10 11 (1.35%) Network Security
11 9 (1.10%) DHCP
11 9 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.22%) Big Data
2 10 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.61%) MS Access
5 3 (0.37%) MySQL
5 3 (0.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.24%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.24%) AppScan
2 2 (0.24%) ERwin
2 2 (0.24%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.12%) Selenium
3 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 229 (28.03%) Finance
2 133 (16.28%) Banking
3 58 (7.10%) Marketing
4 50 (6.12%) Retail
5 37 (4.53%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.06%) Billing
7 20 (2.45%) Legal
8 12 (1.47%) Advertising
9 9 (1.10%) German Language
10 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.86%) Law
12 6 (0.73%) Back Office
13 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.49%) French Language
13 4 (0.49%) Publishing
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Korean Language
15 2 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.57%) .NET
2 7 (0.86%) HTML
3 6 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.37%) COM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.37%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.37%) Web Services
4 3 (0.37%) XML
5 2 (0.24%) CSS
5 2 (0.24%) LAMP
5 2 (0.24%) WCF
6 1 (0.12%) Ajax
6 1 (0.12%) HTML5
6 1 (0.12%) jQuery
6 1 (0.12%) LINQ
6 1 (0.12%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.12%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.12%) SOAP
6 1 (0.12%) VXML
6 1 (0.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 45 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.14%) PKI
4 23 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 20 (2.45%) iPad
6 19 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.84%) CESG
9 14 (1.71%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.47%) Clustering
10 12 (1.47%) Replication
10 12 (1.47%) Social Media
11 8 (0.98%) Fintech
12 6 (0.73%) EPoS
12 6 (0.73%) NHS
12 6 (0.73%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.73%) Smart Energy
13 5 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.61%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (13.34%) Windows
2 62 (7.59%) Windows Server
3 51 (6.24%) Linux
4 40 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.35%) Unix
9 7 (0.86%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.86%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.37%) CentOS
10 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Android
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (15.30%) SIEM
2 120 (14.69%) Information Security
3 117 (14.32%) Cybersecurity
4 113 (13.83%) ITIL
5 93 (11.38%) Presales
6 70 (8.57%) Security Architecture
7 67 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (7.47%) Penetration Testing
9 58 (7.10%) B2B
10 45 (5.51%) Project Management
11 40 (4.90%) ITIL V3
12 38 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
13 36 (4.41%) CRM
14 35 (4.28%) Business Development
15 33 (4.04%) ERP
15 33 (4.04%) Service Delivery
16 32 (3.92%) Secure Coding
16 32 (3.92%) Service Management
17 31 (3.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 58 (7.10%) SQL
2 46 (5.63%) Java
3 38 (4.65%) C
4 21 (2.57%) C#
5 17 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.35%) C++
7 9 (1.10%) Python
8 6 (0.73%) Perl
9 5 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.49%) PHP
11 2 (0.24%) COBOL
11 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.24%) OpenEdge ABL
11 2 (0.24%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.12%) CLIST
12 1 (0.12%) REXX
12 1 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 184 (22.52%) Degree
2 109 (13.34%) CISSP
3 76 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 58 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 43 (5.26%) CISM
6 37 (4.53%) CEH
7 35 (4.28%) CREST Certified
8 29 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (3.55%) OSCP
9 28 (3.43%) SANS
10 27 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (3.06%) MCSE
12 23 (2.82%) CCNA
12 23 (2.82%) CISA
13 19 (2.33%) PCI QSA
14 16 (1.96%) CCIE
14 16 (1.96%) CRISC
14 16 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.71%) MCITP
16 12 (1.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (15.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 46 (5.63%) COBIT
4 32 (3.92%) ISO22301
4 32 (3.92%) ISO27002
4 32 (3.92%) ISO27005
5 18 (2.20%) SLA
6 7 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
7 5 (0.61%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.49%) QA
9 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 57 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 10 (1.22%) vSphere
6 8 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.61%) XenApp
8 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.37%) vCloud
10 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) Firmware
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.12%) RACF
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.10%) SCCM
3 7 (0.86%) Nagios
4 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.49%) Nmap
5 3 (0.37%) SCOM
6 2 (0.24%) Nessus
6 2 (0.24%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 90 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.34%) VMware
3 48 (5.88%) Cisco
4 40 (4.90%) Oracle
5 23 (2.82%) Juniper
6 21 (2.57%) HP
6 21 (2.57%) Veeam
7 19 (2.33%) Citrix
8 18 (2.20%) Intel Security
9 16 (1.96%) Dell
9 16 (1.96%) Symantec
10 14 (1.71%) SonicWALL
11 13 (1.59%) WatchGuard
12 12 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.47%) Draytek
12 12 (1.47%) Forcepoint
12 12 (1.47%) ProCurve
12 12 (1.47%) Veritas
12 12 (1.47%) ZyXEL
13 11 (1.35%) IBM
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5K Car + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Unlimited commission
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum + 5% pension, hol, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Uncapped OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonuses + Commission + Car Allowance + Tra
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of Westminster
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + (OTE £30-40K)
Posted: 9 days ago
City of Westminster
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + (OTE £30-40K)
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago