The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 562 643 578
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -65
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 374 307 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 264 226 254
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £83,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England +68 332 £45,500 +7.05% 34
London +49 173 £52,500 +5.00% 15
South East +49 90 £37,000 -1.33% 6
City of London +50 45 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Surrey +31 38 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Berkshire +10 28 £46,500 +69.09% 1
North West +9 24 £45,000 +91.48% 2
Redhill +20 17 £25,000 -
Reading +10 17 £28,750 -60.34%
Hampshire +8 16 £30,000 -31.81%
Manchester +6 16 £58,125 +147.34% 1
Scotland +13 15 £46,750 +83.33% 1
West Midlands -1 15 £50,000 -28.57% 4
East of England +14 13 £46,000 +54.62% 1
Edinburgh +13 10 £46,000 +91.66% 1
Southampton +9 10 £33,750 -20.58%
Cambridgeshire - 10 £46,000 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £46,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 6 £25,000 -23.66% 2
Wales 0 6 £90,000 - 1
Glasgow +10 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Newbury -3 5 £67,500 +145.45%
South West -15 5 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire -17 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South Wales - 5 - - 1
Guildford +14 4 £46,500 +86.00% 1
Birmingham -4 4 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £22,500 -28.57%
West Yorkshire -7 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Staffordshire - 4 - -

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 199 (27.83%) Finance
2 166 (23.22%) Windows
3 151 (21.12%) Degree
4 129 (18.04%) Microsoft
5 95 (13.29%) Firewall
6 93 (13.01%) VMware
6 93 (13.01%) Banking
7 87 (12.17%) Information Security
8 85 (11.89%) MS Excel
9 84 (11.75%) Business Development
10 80 (11.19%) CISSP
11 78 (10.91%) Project Management
12 75 (10.49%) Risk Management
13 72 (10.07%) ITIL
14 65 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 64 (8.95%) Active Directory
16 61 (8.53%) Oracle
17 55 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 54 (7.55%) PRINCE2
19 53 (7.41%) Retail
20 51 (7.13%) Java
20 51 (7.13%) Citrix
21 50 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
22 48 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
22 48 (6.71%) SQL
23 47 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
23 47 (6.57%) Service Delivery
24 45 (6.29%) Back Office
24 45 (6.29%) Security Architecture
25 44 (6.15%) Law

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 38 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.06%) IIS
3 18 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.68%) Lync
5 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.56%) Drupal
9 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.28%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) JBoss
10 1 (0.14%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) Liferay
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.94%) MS Office
3 8 (1.12%) MS Project
4 6 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.42%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.42%) Movex
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.24%) Office 365
2 9 (1.26%) SaaS
3 7 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (13.29%) Firewall
2 35 (4.90%) SAN
3 31 (4.34%) TCP/IP
4 29 (4.06%) Network Security
5 25 (3.50%) LAN
5 25 (3.50%) WAN
6 15 (2.10%) FTP
7 12 (1.68%) Internet
8 10 (1.40%) VPN
8 10 (1.40%) DNS
9 9 (1.26%) DHCP
10 6 (0.84%) Intranet
10 6 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.70%) NAS
12 4 (0.56%) Wireless
12 4 (0.56%) WebEx
13 3 (0.42%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.42%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 14 (1.96%) Big Data
4 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.70%) DB2
6 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.56%) MySQL
8 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (0.70%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.70%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.70%) JIRA
1 5 (0.70%) Selenium
2 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 199 (27.83%) Finance
2 93 (13.01%) Banking
3 53 (7.41%) Retail
4 45 (6.29%) Back Office
5 44 (6.15%) Law
6 31 (4.34%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.34%) German Language
7 29 (4.06%) Retail Banking
8 26 (3.64%) French Language
9 24 (3.36%) Legal
10 23 (3.22%) Investment Banking
11 22 (3.08%) Advertising
12 18 (2.52%) Marketing
13 15 (2.10%) Billing
14 14 (1.96%) Front Office
15 12 (1.68%) Manufacturing
16 8 (1.12%) Wholesale Banking
17 6 (0.84%) Local Government
18 5 (0.70%) Games
19 4 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.78%) HTML
1 27 (3.78%) .NET
2 24 (3.36%) Ajax
3 9 (1.26%) CSS
4 5 (0.70%) jQuery
4 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.70%) COM
5 4 (0.56%) J2EE
5 4 (0.56%) XML
5 4 (0.56%) V-Ray
5 4 (0.56%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.42%) HTML5
7 2 (0.28%) Web Services
8 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.14%) GWT
8 1 (0.14%) CSS3
8 1 (0.14%) ODBC
8 1 (0.14%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.14%) Spring
8 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.08%) Credit Risk
5 20 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.10%) Derivative
6 15 (2.10%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.10%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.96%) Market Risk
7 14 (1.96%) Clustering
8 12 (1.68%) Social Media
9 11 (1.54%) Replication
10 10 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.40%) PKI
11 9 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.12%) Blog
13 7 (0.98%) Physics
13 7 (0.98%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 166 (23.22%) Windows
2 50 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (6.01%) Linux
4 37 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 37 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.20%) UNIX
6 27 (3.78%) Windows 8
7 15 (2.10%) Windows Vista
8 14 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.42%) Android
13 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.28%) NetWare
14 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (12.17%) Information Security
2 84 (11.75%) Business Development
3 78 (10.91%) Project Management
4 75 (10.49%) Risk Management
5 72 (10.07%) ITIL
6 54 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 47 (6.57%) Service Delivery
8 45 (6.29%) Security Architecture
9 44 (6.15%) B2B
10 41 (5.73%) SDLC
11 38 (5.31%) Business Analysis
12 37 (5.17%) Cyber Security
13 35 (4.90%) Mentoring
14 33 (4.62%) Penetration Testing
15 32 (4.48%) Analytics
16 31 (4.34%) Risk Assessment
17 30 (4.20%) Service Management
18 28 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
19 27 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (3.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.13%) Java
2 48 (6.71%) SQL
3 18 (2.52%) C
3 18 (2.52%) C++
4 17 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.10%) C#
6 12 (1.68%) PHP
7 7 (0.98%) VB
8 6 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.70%) Python
9 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.56%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.14%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.14%) VB6
12 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 151 (21.12%) Degree
2 80 (11.19%) CISSP
3 47 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (5.59%) CISM
5 39 (5.45%) MCSE
6 27 (3.78%) ACCA
7 26 (3.64%) CIMA
8 25 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (3.36%) MCITP
10 23 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
11 22 (3.08%) CISA
12 18 (2.52%) SC Cleared
12 18 (2.52%) Security Cleared
13 17 (2.38%) PMP
13 17 (2.38%) PMI Certification
14 16 (2.24%) ISEB
14 16 (2.24%) CCA
15 11 (1.54%) SSCP
16 9 (1.26%) CCNA
16 9 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 29 (4.06%) COBIT
4 17 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (2.24%) QA
6 14 (1.96%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.70%) COREP
7 5 (0.70%) FINREP
8 2 (0.28%) SLA
8 2 (0.28%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 64 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 48 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.24%) vSphere
5 8 (1.12%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.70%) XenApp
8 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.56%) vCloud
9 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.28%) XenServer
10 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.68%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.70%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.70%) SCCM
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.28%) SCOM
4 2 (0.28%) MOM
5 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 129 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 93 (13.01%) VMware
3 61 (8.53%) Oracle
4 51 (7.13%) Citrix
5 41 (5.73%) Cisco
6 34 (4.76%) HP
7 24 (3.36%) Avaloq
8 21 (2.94%) Wall Street Systems
9 20 (2.80%) SunGard
10 18 (2.52%) SAP
10 18 (2.52%) IBM
11 16 (2.24%) CheckPoint
12 15 (2.10%) Splunk
13 14 (1.96%) Veeam
14 13 (1.82%) ArcSight
14 13 (1.82%) NetApp
15 12 (1.68%) EMC
16 11 (1.54%) Symantec
16 11 (1.54%) Apple
17 10 (1.40%) Juniper
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Market Leading Salary + Commission + Incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Retford, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimbledon
Eligo
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The App Experts
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
BITE London
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, healthcare, child care vouc
Posted: 12 days ago