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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 534 583 630
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 415 433 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 318 316 282
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 August 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 August 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 +41 376 £45,000 -5.26% 55
London +13 166 £55,000 +4.76% 25
South East +57 106 £45,000 +21.62% 11
South West +27 30 £43,500 +10.12% 2
Berkshire +13 26 £52,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -5 24 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Reading +20 21 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Surrey +34 20 £32,500 -23.70% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 20 £32,500 +85.71% 2
Kent +37 18 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire +27 18 £43,500 +21.67% 1
Hampshire +10 18 £62,500 +138.09% 1
Yorkshire +39 16 £51,250 +105.00% 2
North West -7 15 £27,000 -36.47% 7
West Yorkshire +34 14 £60,000 +140.00% 2
City of London +40 13 £55,000 - 3
Beaconsfield +1 13 £32,500 +85.71% 1
Birmingham -11 13 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Leeds +41 12 £62,500 +76.38% 2
Chippenham - 12 £43,500 -
Manchester -22 11 £25,000 -50.00% 7
Bristol +17 10 £25,000 -44.44%
Scotland 0 10 £27,500 -45.00% 1
East of England +35 9 £45,000 +5.57% 3
North East +3 7 £41,500 +7.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 7 £41,500 +7.09%
Tyne and Wear -5 7 £41,500 +7.09%
Farnborough - 7 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 6 - -
Milton Keynes +25 5 - - 1

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 223 (25.66%) Finance
2 196 (22.55%) Degree
3 145 (16.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 140 (16.11%) CISSP
5 130 (14.96%) SIEM
6 129 (14.84%) Information Security
7 123 (14.15%) Windows
8 122 (14.04%) Banking
9 120 (13.81%) ITIL
10 110 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
11 104 (11.97%) Firewall
12 100 (11.51%) Microsoft
13 99 (11.39%) PCI DSS
14 95 (10.93%) Presales
15 81 (9.32%) Security Architecture
16 78 (8.98%) Security Cleared
17 75 (8.63%) Windows Server
18 74 (8.52%) VMware
19 69 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 67 (7.71%) MS Excel
21 66 (7.59%) CISM
22 62 (7.13%) Active Directory
23 60 (6.90%) B2B
23 60 (6.90%) SC Cleared
24 57 (6.56%) Marketing
24 57 (6.56%) Project Management
25 56 (6.44%) SQL
26 54 (6.21%) Penetration Testing
27 53 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
28 52 (5.98%) 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 51 (5.87%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (2.99%) IIS
4 23 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.50%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.15%) Apache
7 10 (1.15%) CMS
8 9 (1.04%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.58%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.12%) CICS
12 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.12%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.34%) MS Office
3 8 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.99%) Office 365
2 24 (2.76%) SaaS
3 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 104 (11.97%) Firewall
2 31 (3.57%) VPN
3 29 (3.34%) WAN
4 27 (3.11%) MPLS
5 21 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.30%) LAN
7 18 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (1.84%) DNS
8 16 (1.84%) Internet
8 16 (1.84%) VoIP
9 15 (1.73%) SAN
10 14 (1.61%) SSL
10 14 (1.61%) Unified Communications
11 13 (1.50%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (1.50%) Network Security
11 13 (1.50%) Wireless
12 12 (1.38%) DSL
12 12 (1.38%) Ethernet
12 12 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (1.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.61%) Big Data
3 11 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.58%) MS Access
6 3 (0.35%) MySQL
6 3 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.23%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Burp Suite
1 3 (0.35%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.23%) AppScan
2 2 (0.23%) ERwin
2 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.12%) Selenium
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 223 (25.66%) Finance
2 122 (14.04%) Banking
3 57 (6.56%) Marketing
4 52 (5.98%) Retail
5 49 (5.64%) Telecoms
6 37 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.22%) Legal
8 27 (3.11%) Billing
9 10 (1.15%) Advertising
10 8 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.81%) German Language
11 7 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.69%) Back Office
12 6 (0.69%) Law
13 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
13 4 (0.46%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.35%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.61%) .NET
2 6 (0.69%) HTML
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.46%) Web Services
4 3 (0.35%) COM
4 3 (0.35%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.23%) CSS
5 2 (0.23%) HTML5
5 2 (0.23%) LAMP
5 2 (0.23%) XML
6 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.12%) jQuery
6 1 (0.12%) SOAP
6 1 (0.12%) VXML
6 1 (0.12%) WCF
6 1 (0.12%) WPF
6 1 (0.12%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.52%) PKI
3 45 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 23 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.42%) iPad
7 20 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.19%) Driving Licence
9 17 (1.96%) CESG
10 12 (1.38%) Clustering
10 12 (1.38%) Replication
10 12 (1.38%) Smart Energy
10 12 (1.38%) Social Media
11 9 (1.04%) NHS
12 8 (0.92%) Fintech
13 7 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
14 6 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.69%) EPoS
14 6 (0.69%) Reinsurance
15 5 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.15%) Windows
2 75 (8.63%) Windows Server
3 50 (5.75%) Linux
3 50 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.38%) Unix
8 11 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.35%) CentOS
11 3 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Android
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (14.96%) SIEM
2 129 (14.84%) Information Security
3 120 (13.81%) ITIL
4 110 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
5 95 (10.93%) Presales
6 81 (9.32%) Security Architecture
7 69 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (6.90%) B2B
9 57 (6.56%) Project Management
10 54 (6.21%) Penetration Testing
11 50 (5.75%) ITIL V3
12 44 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
13 43 (4.95%) Risk Management
13 43 (4.95%) Supplier Management
14 40 (4.60%) Service Delivery
15 37 (4.26%) CRM
16 34 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (3.91%) ERP
16 34 (3.91%) Service Management
17 32 (3.68%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (6.44%) SQL
2 43 (4.95%) Java
3 38 (4.37%) C
4 16 (1.84%) C#
4 16 (1.84%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.04%) C++
5 9 (1.04%) Python
6 6 (0.69%) Perl
7 5 (0.58%) OpenEdge ABL
7 5 (0.58%) Progress 4GL
8 4 (0.46%) PHP
9 3 (0.35%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.23%) COBOL
10 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.12%) CLIST
11 1 (0.12%) REXX
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 196 (22.55%) Degree
2 140 (16.11%) CISSP
3 78 (8.98%) Security Cleared
4 66 (7.59%) CISM
5 60 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 33 (3.80%) CEH
7 32 (3.68%) CISA
8 29 (3.34%) CREST Certified
9 28 (3.22%) CRISC
10 27 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (2.99%) MCSE
12 23 (2.65%) OSCP
12 23 (2.65%) SANS
13 20 (2.30%) CCNA
14 18 (2.07%) PCI QSA
15 16 (1.84%) CCIE
15 16 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (1.50%) MCITP
17 12 (1.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (16.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (11.39%) PCI DSS
3 42 (4.83%) COBIT
4 41 (4.72%) ISO22301
4 41 (4.72%) ISO27002
4 41 (4.72%) ISO27005
5 14 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.38%) SLA
7 8 (0.92%) ISAE 3402
7 8 (0.92%) QA
7 8 (0.92%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.46%) RMADS
9 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 62 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.38%) Terminal Services
5 11 (1.27%) vSphere
6 9 (1.04%) XenApp
7 8 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.35%) vCloud
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) RACF
10 1 (0.12%) UAG
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (1.38%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.27%) SCCM
3 7 (0.81%) Nagios
4 4 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.35%) SCOM
6 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.23%) Nessus
6 2 (0.23%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.12%) vRealize
7 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.52%) VMware
3 47 (5.41%) Cisco
4 46 (5.29%) Oracle
5 24 (2.76%) Citrix
6 23 (2.65%) Juniper
7 22 (2.53%) HP
8 21 (2.42%) Veeam
9 17 (1.96%) Dell
9 17 (1.96%) Intel Security
10 16 (1.84%) Symantec
11 15 (1.73%) SonicWALL
12 13 (1.50%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.50%) WatchGuard
13 12 (1.38%) Draytek
13 12 (1.38%) ProCurve
13 12 (1.38%) Veritas
13 12 (1.38%) ZyXEL
14 11 (1.27%) IBM
15 10 (1.15%) SAP
London
Recann
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Competitive with great commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £17,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimbledon
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive - Based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £150000 per annum + 30% Bonus, benefits and car
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago