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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 509 540 613
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +73
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 482 493 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 374 348 290
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +28 424 £50,000 +5.26% 41
London -44 169 £58,750 +6.81% 19
South East +41 119 £45,000 +12.50% 6
West Midlands -2 34 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Surrey +6 28 £42,500 +16.43% 1
South West +40 26 £62,500 +204.87% 3
Berkshire +8 24 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Wales +25 23 £29,000 -67.77% 1
Buckinghamshire +43 22 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Yorkshire +36 22 £62,500 +31.57% 3
South Wales +19 22 - - 1
Cardiff +17 22 - - 1
Reading +19 20 £52,500 +82.60% 1
Kent +28 17 £45,000 - 1
City of London +19 17 £61,250 +22.50% 4
West Yorkshire +14 17 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Leeds +33 16 £65,000 +36.84% 2
East of England +33 16 £55,000 +19.56% 1
North West +18 16 £43,250 -3.88% 5
Scotland +10 15 £25,000 -47.36% 2
Hampshire -1 15 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Wiltshire - 13 £65,000 - 1
Birmingham -1 12 £52,500 -4.54%
Bristol +27 11 £30,000 +46.34% 1
West Sussex +2 11 £48,750 +95.00%
Swindon - 11 £65,000 -
Edinburgh +6 9 £27,500 -39.89% 1
Beaconsfield - 9 £32,500 - 1
Solihull - 9 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire +34 8 £55,000 - 1

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 218 (24.30%) Degree
2 212 (23.63%) Finance
3 157 (17.50%) CISSP
4 153 (17.06%) ITIL
5 142 (15.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 130 (14.49%) Windows
7 124 (13.82%) Information Security
8 121 (13.49%) SIEM
9 109 (12.15%) PCI DSS
10 108 (12.04%) Microsoft
11 101 (11.26%) Banking
12 97 (10.81%) Project Management
13 89 (9.92%) Security Architecture
14 88 (9.81%) Cybersecurity
15 87 (9.70%) VMware
16 86 (9.59%) Presales
17 84 (9.36%) Firewall
18 79 (8.81%) Windows Server
19 75 (8.36%) MS Excel
20 72 (8.03%) Active Directory
21 71 (7.92%) CISM
22 68 (7.58%) B2B
23 63 (7.02%) Risk Management
24 60 (6.69%) Marketing
24 60 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
25 59 (6.58%) Oracle
26 57 (6.35%) Retail
26 57 (6.35%) ITIL V3
27 56 (6.24%) Windows Server 2012
27 56 (6.24%) MS Exchange

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 56 (6.24%) MS Exchange
2 40 (4.46%) IIS
3 37 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (1.90%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.11%) Apache
8 10 (1.11%) CMS
9 9 (1.00%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.56%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.22%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.11%) Mule
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 75 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.23%) MS Office
3 9 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.24%) Office 365
2 35 (3.90%) SaaS
3 19 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (9.36%) Firewall
2 33 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 32 (3.57%) Network Security
4 28 (3.12%) SAN
4 28 (3.12%) WAN
5 25 (2.79%) LAN
6 22 (2.45%) VPN
7 20 (2.23%) Unified Communications
8 18 (2.01%) Internet
8 18 (2.01%) MPLS
9 17 (1.90%) DNS
10 13 (1.45%) Skype
11 11 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (1.23%) VoIP
12 10 (1.11%) DHCP
13 8 (0.89%) Wireless
14 7 (0.78%) BGP
14 7 (0.78%) IP Telephony
14 7 (0.78%) IPv4
15 6 (0.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.34%) Big Data
3 9 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.11%) MS Access
6 1 (0.11%) MySQL
6 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.56%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.22%) AppScan
2 2 (0.22%) ERwin
2 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.22%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 212 (23.63%) Finance
2 101 (11.26%) Banking
3 60 (6.69%) Marketing
4 57 (6.35%) Retail
5 48 (5.35%) Telecoms
6 35 (3.90%) Legal
7 34 (3.79%) Billing
8 24 (2.68%) Investment Banking
9 21 (2.34%) Law
10 13 (1.45%) Back Office
11 10 (1.11%) Advertising
12 9 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.45%) German Language
14 4 (0.45%) Military
15 3 (0.33%) French Language
16 2 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.34%) .NET
2 9 (1.00%) HTML
3 7 (0.78%) COM
3 7 (0.78%) CSS
3 7 (0.78%) Web Services
4 6 (0.67%) Ajax
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.45%) XML
6 3 (0.33%) HTML5
7 2 (0.22%) jQuery
7 2 (0.22%) REST
7 2 (0.22%) SOAP
8 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.11%) Grails
8 1 (0.11%) J2EE
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) Middleware
8 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.11%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.35%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 36 (4.01%) PKI
3 36 (4.01%) Security Operations Centre
4 29 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.01%) Virtual Team
6 22 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 19 (2.12%) iPad
8 17 (1.90%) Social Media
9 12 (1.34%) CESG
9 12 (1.34%) Smart Energy
10 10 (1.11%) NHS
11 7 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.67%) Fintech
12 6 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.67%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.56%) PMI
13 5 (0.56%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 130 (14.49%) Windows
2 79 (8.81%) Windows Server
3 56 (6.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (5.91%) Linux
5 32 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.23%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.78%) Unix
8 14 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.11%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.78%) Solaris
12 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.33%) Android
14 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.11%) AIX
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.11%) NetWare
16 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (17.06%) ITIL
2 124 (13.82%) Information Security
3 121 (13.49%) SIEM
4 97 (10.81%) Project Management
5 89 (9.92%) Security Architecture
6 88 (9.81%) Cybersecurity
7 86 (9.59%) Presales
8 68 (7.58%) B2B
9 63 (7.02%) Risk Management
10 60 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (6.35%) ITIL V3
12 53 (5.91%) Business Development
13 50 (5.57%) Supplier Management
14 48 (5.35%) Enterprise Architecture
15 46 (5.13%) CRM
16 45 (5.02%) Service Management
17 42 (4.68%) Service Delivery
18 39 (4.35%) ERP
19 37 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
19 37 (4.12%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 47 (5.24%) SQL
2 42 (4.68%) Java
3 33 (3.68%) C
4 11 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.89%) C#
5 8 (0.89%) Python
6 6 (0.67%) C++
7 5 (0.56%) OpenEdge ABL
7 5 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.56%) Progress 4GL
8 3 (0.33%) Perl
8 3 (0.33%) PHP
9 2 (0.22%) Ruby
9 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.11%) CLIST
10 1 (0.11%) COBOL
10 1 (0.11%) REXX
10 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (24.30%) Degree
2 157 (17.50%) CISSP
3 71 (7.92%) CISM
4 51 (5.69%) Security Cleared
5 42 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 31 (3.46%) CISA
7 28 (3.12%) CRISC
8 27 (3.01%) CEH
9 25 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (2.23%) IISP
11 20 (2.23%) MCSE
12 19 (2.12%) CCNA
13 16 (1.78%) SANS
13 16 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (1.56%) CLAS
14 14 (1.56%) CREST Certified
15 12 (1.34%) CCNP
16 11 (1.23%) OSCP
16 11 (1.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (15.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 109 (12.15%) PCI DSS
3 47 (5.24%) COBIT
3 47 (5.24%) ISO22301
4 46 (5.13%) ISO27002
4 46 (5.13%) ISO27005
5 19 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.34%) QA
7 8 (0.89%) ISAE 3402
7 8 (0.89%) SSAE 16
8 6 (0.67%) SLA
9 4 (0.45%) RMADS
10 2 (0.22%) GAAP
10 2 (0.22%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.11%) COSHH
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.12%) XenApp
5 18 (2.01%) vSphere
5 18 (2.01%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.33%) vCloud
7 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 2 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) RACF
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (2.01%) SCCM
2 17 (1.90%) QRadar
3 12 (1.34%) Nagios
4 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.45%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.22%) Nessus
6 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 2 (0.22%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.11%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.11%) MOM
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) vRealize
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 87 (9.70%) VMware
3 59 (6.58%) Oracle
4 53 (5.91%) Cisco
5 39 (4.35%) Citrix
6 23 (2.56%) Splunk
7 21 (2.34%) IBM
8 20 (2.23%) ArcSight
9 17 (1.90%) CheckPoint
9 17 (1.90%) Juniper
10 15 (1.67%) Veeam
11 14 (1.56%) SAP
12 13 (1.45%) HP
13 11 (1.23%) Remedy
14 10 (1.11%) BMC
14 10 (1.11%) Intel Security
15 9 (1.00%) Google
16 8 (0.89%) Dell
17 6 (0.67%) Cognizant
17 6 (0.67%) NetApp
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £100000 per annum + Incredible Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Neg with experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £30,000 per annum 20% Commission up to 150K billings, 40% thereafter
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum significant OTE plus LTIPs
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000+
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + commission
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Bonus + Car
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + home working, good pension plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago