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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
UK
Rank 606 587 583
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 257 354 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 216 279 339
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,600 £70,000 £82,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £46,400 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-19.18% -2.31%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -11 245 £47,500 - 33
London +61 132 £51,500 -1.90% 15
South East +41 26 £53,750 +26.47% 2
North West -36 26 £32,500 -19.75% 6
Yorkshire +29 23 £47,500 +90.00% 2
West Yorkshire +45 22 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Leeds +41 20 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Manchester -40 20 £35,000 -13.58% 5
West Midlands -8 13 £18,000 -60.43% 2
East of England +15 12 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Surrey +38 11 £53,750 +115.00%
Birmingham +3 9 £25,000 -39.75% 1
City of London +24 7 £19,000 -45.71% 1
South West +6 7 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Wiltshire +20 6 £47,500 +3.82%
East Midlands +10 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Berkshire +36 5 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Reading +31 5 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £37,500 +74.41% 1
Kent +6 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Redhill -2 5 £32,000 +28.00%
Chippenham - 5 £47,500 -
Guildford +30 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Hertfordshire +6 4 £61,250 +88.46% 1
Scotland +2 4 £33,250 -41.15% 3
Cambridge +5 3 - - 1
Dudley - 3 £18,000 -
Walsall - 3 £18,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £18,000 -
Derbyshire +15 2 £37,000 -

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 177 (30.62%) Finance
2 138 (23.88%) Degree
3 101 (17.47%) Windows
4 91 (15.74%) Banking
5 76 (13.15%) Microsoft
6 74 (12.80%) ITIL
7 70 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 68 (11.76%) SQL
9 64 (11.07%) Linux
9 64 (11.07%) Computer Science
10 63 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
11 59 (10.21%) Presales
12 54 (9.34%) Java
13 51 (8.82%) Firewall
14 49 (8.48%) MS Excel
14 49 (8.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 48 (8.30%) Information Security
16 45 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
17 44 (7.61%) Project Management
18 43 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (7.44%) Security Cleared
18 43 (7.44%) Windows Server
19 41 (7.09%) SIEM
19 41 (7.09%) Marketing
19 41 (7.09%) VMware
20 39 (6.75%) Oracle
20 39 (6.75%) DevOps
21 38 (6.57%) Cisco
21 38 (6.57%) Active Directory
21 38 (6.57%) Retail

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 18 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.56%) IIS
6 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.69%) Drupal
7 4 (0.69%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.08%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.69%) Casewise Modeler
4 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.87%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.77%) CloudBees
5 12 (2.08%) Office 365
6 11 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.38%) SaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.82%) Firewall
2 28 (4.84%) VPN
3 15 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (1.90%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (1.73%) DHCP
5 10 (1.73%) DNS
5 10 (1.73%) SAN
5 10 (1.73%) WAN
6 9 (1.56%) SSL
6 9 (1.56%) VoIP
7 8 (1.38%) Wireless
8 7 (1.21%) DSL
8 7 (1.21%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.21%) MPLS
8 7 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (1.04%) Internet
9 6 (1.04%) LAN
10 4 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.69%) Network Security
10 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.77%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.90%) Big Data
4 7 (1.21%) SAP HANA
5 6 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.87%) GIS
7 4 (0.69%) MS Access
7 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.52%) DB2
8 3 (0.52%) MySQL
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.35%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.17%) QlikView
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (2.94%) HP UFT
1 17 (2.94%) Selenium
1 17 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 16 (2.77%) ClearCase
2 16 (2.77%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.77%) GoCD
2 16 (2.77%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.77%) JIRA
2 16 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 16 (2.77%) Subversion
2 16 (2.77%) TeamCity
2 16 (2.77%) Travis CI
2 16 (2.77%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.87%) Burp Suite
4 4 (0.69%) JMeter
4 4 (0.69%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) jMock
5 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 177 (30.62%) Finance
2 91 (15.74%) Banking
3 41 (7.09%) Marketing
4 38 (6.57%) Retail
5 30 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.08%) Advertising
7 12 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.38%) German Language
8 8 (1.38%) Publishing
9 7 (1.21%) Billing
9 7 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.04%) Electronics
10 6 (1.04%) Law
11 5 (0.87%) French Language
12 4 (0.69%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.36%) .NET
2 12 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 12 (2.08%) HTML
3 10 (1.73%) Web Services
4 7 (1.21%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (0.87%) SAPUI5
6 3 (0.52%) CSS
6 3 (0.52%) J2EE
7 2 (0.35%) CSS3
7 2 (0.35%) HTML5
7 2 (0.35%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.35%) WCF
8 1 (0.17%) Ajax
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.17%) jQuery
8 1 (0.17%) LINQ
8 1 (0.17%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.60%) PKI
5 14 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.08%) Physics
7 10 (1.73%) Replication
8 9 (1.56%) NHS
9 7 (1.21%) Clustering
10 6 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.87%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.87%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.87%) SCADA
12 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.69%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (17.47%) Windows
2 64 (11.07%) Linux
3 43 (7.44%) Windows Server
4 31 (5.36%) Unix
5 23 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.77%) CoreOS
8 10 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (12.80%) ITIL
2 70 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (10.21%) Presales
5 48 (8.30%) Information Security
6 45 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
7 44 (7.61%) Project Management
8 43 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (7.09%) SIEM
10 39 (6.75%) DevOps
11 30 (5.19%) Service Management
12 28 (4.84%) Time Management
13 27 (4.67%) B2B
13 27 (4.67%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.50%) Business Transformation
14 26 (4.50%) PRINCE2
15 25 (4.33%) Business Development
15 25 (4.33%) Migration
16 24 (4.15%) ITSM
17 22 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.76%) SQL
2 54 (9.34%) Java
3 27 (4.67%) PowerShell
4 26 (4.50%) C#
5 21 (3.63%) Python
6 18 (3.11%) C
7 16 (2.77%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.77%) C++
8 8 (1.38%) Groovy
9 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.69%) PHP
10 4 (0.69%) VB
11 3 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.17%) R
12 1 (0.17%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.17%) VBA
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (23.88%) Degree
2 43 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.02%) CISSP
4 28 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (4.33%) CCNA
5 25 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.81%) CEH
7 21 (3.63%) MCSE
7 21 (3.63%) SC Cleared
8 20 (3.46%) CREST Certified
9 19 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 18 (3.11%) OSCP
11 15 (2.60%) CISA
11 15 (2.60%) CISM
11 15 (2.60%) MCSA
11 15 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (2.42%) MCITP
12 14 (2.42%) SANS
13 13 (2.25%) CCNP
14 11 (1.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (6.40%) COBIT
3 27 (4.67%) PCI DSS
4 17 (2.94%) SLA
5 7 (1.21%) ISO22301
5 7 (1.21%) ISO27002
5 7 (1.21%) ISO27005
6 6 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.69%) QA
8 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) GDPR
9 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 38 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.77%) Docker
4 12 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.21%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.04%) vSphere
7 5 (0.87%) XenApp
8 4 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.69%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (2.77%) Ansible
1 16 (2.77%) Graphite
1 16 (2.77%) Nagios
1 16 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (2.77%) Puppet
2 9 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.38%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.38%) Netcool
3 8 (1.38%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.21%) Nmap
5 5 (0.87%) SCCM
6 2 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.17%) SCSM
7 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 76 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.09%) VMware
3 39 (6.75%) Oracle
4 38 (6.57%) Cisco
5 32 (5.54%) HP
6 27 (4.67%) Google
7 22 (3.81%) SAP
8 19 (3.29%) Dell
9 16 (2.77%) AppDynamics
10 15 (2.60%) IBM
11 12 (2.08%) CA
12 11 (1.90%) Citrix
12 11 (1.90%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.56%) Juniper
13 9 (1.56%) Sophos
13 9 (1.56%) Symantec
14 8 (1.38%) BMC
14 8 (1.38%) Remedy
14 8 (1.38%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.21%) Palo Alto
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + £100K OTE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 6% BONUS + COMMISSION
Posted: 6 hours ago
Benfleet, Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £14K - £25K OTE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance and package
Posted: 13 hours ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance and package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECS
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKas international
Salary: Market leading ££ + Uncapped commission (no threshold)
Posted: 14 days ago
London
iKas international
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 14 days ago