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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
UK
Rank 624 599 570
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 235 361 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 202 290 350
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,700 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.10% +5.55%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -11 217 £46,000 -8.00% 34
London +51 121 £57,500 +4.54% 20
North West -6 24 £29,125 -44.52% 3
South East 0 23 £32,000 -24.70% 5
Manchester -17 21 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Yorkshire +16 18 £42,500 -10.52% 3
West Yorkshire +28 16 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Leeds +34 15 £42,500 -32.00% 1
East of England +10 12 £60,000 +84.61% 1
City of London +30 9 £19,000 -49.33% 3
Scotland +12 9 £57,500 +9.52% 3
West Midlands +10 8 £31,000 -34.73%
Edinburgh -1 8 £57,500 +9.52% 2
South West -2 8 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Wiltshire +26 6 £47,500 -14.79%
Hampshire +6 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Brighton - 6 £31,500 -
Chippenham - 6 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £31,500 -
Surrey +43 5 £32,000 +13.27%
Cambridge +11 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 5 - -
Farnborough +3 4 £35,000 -58.82%
Reading +42 3 £17,000 -64.21% 1
Berkshire +19 3 £17,000 -65.12% 1
Essex +15 3 - -
Redhill +12 3 £32,000 -5.18%
Billericay - 3 - -
Kent +15 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Staffordshire +11 2 £37,000 -

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 175 (32.53%) Finance
2 134 (24.91%) Degree
3 86 (15.99%) Windows
4 85 (15.80%) Banking
5 81 (15.06%) ITIL
6 71 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (11.90%) Computer Science
8 63 (11.71%) Microsoft
9 56 (10.41%) Presales
9 56 (10.41%) SQL
10 53 (9.85%) Project Management
11 52 (9.67%) Java
12 51 (9.48%) Linux
13 46 (8.55%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (8.18%) VMware
14 44 (8.18%) MS Excel
14 44 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (7.62%) Windows Server
16 40 (7.43%) Data Centre
17 39 (7.25%) DevOps
17 39 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
18 38 (7.06%) Telecoms
19 37 (6.88%) COBIT
19 37 (6.88%) Mentoring
20 36 (6.69%) Penetration Testing
20 36 (6.69%) Cisco
21 35 (6.51%) Active Directory
22 34 (6.32%) Oracle
23 33 (6.13%) Retail
24 32 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (2.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.93%) Drupal
4 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (0.93%) GeoServer
5 3 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.23%) MS Office
3 8 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.74%) Casewise Modeler
5 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.93%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.56%) SAP POS DM
3 3 (0.56%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.97%) CloudBees
5 14 (2.60%) Office 365
6 9 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.67%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.58%) Firewall
2 25 (4.65%) VPN
3 15 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (1.49%) DHCP
5 8 (1.49%) DNS
5 8 (1.49%) SAN
6 7 (1.30%) Network Security
7 6 (1.12%) Internet
8 5 (0.93%) WAN
9 4 (0.74%) SSL
9 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.56%) LAN
10 3 (0.56%) Wireless
11 2 (0.37%) DSL
11 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.37%) MPLS
11 2 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.37%) Telepresence
11 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.09%) Big Data
3 12 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.30%) SAP HANA
6 5 (0.93%) GIS
6 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.74%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (0.56%) DB2
8 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.19%) QlikView
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.19%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.16%) GoCD
2 17 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (2.97%) ClearCase
3 16 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.97%) HP UFT
3 16 (2.97%) JIRA
3 16 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (2.97%) Selenium
3 16 (2.97%) Subversion
3 16 (2.97%) TeamCity
3 16 (2.97%) Travis CI
3 16 (2.97%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.49%) JMeter
4 8 (1.49%) LoadRunner
4 8 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.37%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.19%) jMock
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 175 (32.53%) Finance
2 85 (15.80%) Banking
3 38 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.13%) Retail
5 30 (5.58%) Marketing
6 14 (2.60%) Advertising
7 13 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.86%) French Language
9 8 (1.49%) Law
9 8 (1.49%) Publishing
10 7 (1.30%) Billing
10 7 (1.30%) German Language
10 7 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.12%) Italian Language
11 6 (1.12%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.93%) Electronics
13 4 (0.74%) Back Office
14 3 (0.56%) Games
14 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.95%) .NET
2 14 (2.60%) HTML
3 13 (2.42%) Web Services
4 12 (2.23%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.30%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (0.93%) SAPUI5
7 3 (0.56%) CSS
7 3 (0.56%) J2EE
8 2 (0.37%) CSS3
8 2 (0.37%) HTML5
9 1 (0.19%) Ajax
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.19%) COM
9 1 (0.19%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) LINQ
9 1 (0.19%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.19%) Spring
9 1 (0.19%) WCF
9 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 40 (7.43%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Cloud
6 8 (1.49%) NHS
7 7 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.93%) Replication
9 5 (0.93%) SCADA
10 4 (0.74%) iPad
10 4 (0.74%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.74%) PKI
10 4 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.74%) User Experience
11 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.56%) Social Media
12 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.99%) Windows
2 51 (9.48%) Linux
3 41 (7.62%) Windows Server
4 30 (5.58%) Unix
5 23 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.97%) CoreOS
8 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (15.06%) ITIL
2 71 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (10.41%) Presales
4 53 (9.85%) Project Management
5 46 (8.55%) Cybersecurity
6 44 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (7.25%) DevOps
8 37 (6.88%) Mentoring
9 36 (6.69%) Penetration Testing
10 32 (5.95%) Business Transformation
11 29 (5.39%) PRINCE2
11 29 (5.39%) Service Management
12 27 (5.02%) Information Security
13 24 (4.46%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.09%) ITSM
15 21 (3.90%) B2B
15 21 (3.90%) Business Development
15 21 (3.90%) Project Planning
15 21 (3.90%) SDLC
15 21 (3.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.41%) SQL
2 52 (9.67%) Java
3 20 (3.72%) C#
3 20 (3.72%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.35%) Bash Shell
4 18 (3.35%) Python
5 16 (2.97%) C
6 15 (2.79%) C++
7 8 (1.49%) Groovy
8 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.74%) VB
9 3 (0.56%) PHP
9 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.37%) Jython
11 1 (0.19%) ABAP
11 1 (0.19%) R
11 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 134 (24.91%) Degree
2 26 (4.83%) CISSP
2 26 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.90%) CCNA
4 21 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (3.35%) MCSA
7 17 (3.16%) MCSE
8 15 (2.79%) CEH
9 12 (2.23%) CCNP
9 12 (2.23%) MCITP
10 11 (2.04%) CLAS
11 10 (1.86%) CISA
11 10 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.67%) CREST Certified
12 9 (1.67%) ISEB
12 9 (1.67%) OSCP
12 9 (1.67%) SANS
13 8 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.88%) COBIT
2 29 (5.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.16%) SLA
4 16 (2.97%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.12%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.93%) ISO22301
6 5 (0.93%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.93%) ISO27005
7 4 (0.74%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.56%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.56%) QA
9 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.16%) Docker
4 10 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.67%) vSphere
6 6 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.74%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.74%) UAG
7 4 (0.74%) XenApp
8 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (3.16%) Ansible
1 17 (3.16%) Graphite
1 17 (3.16%) Nagios
2 16 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.97%) Puppet
3 8 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.49%) Netcool
3 8 (1.49%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.30%) Nmap
5 5 (0.93%) SCCM
6 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.74%) vRealize
7 2 (0.37%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) Kibana
8 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.19%) logstash
8 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 63 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.18%) VMware
3 36 (6.69%) Cisco
4 34 (6.32%) Oracle
5 28 (5.20%) HP
6 26 (4.83%) Google
7 23 (4.28%) SAP
8 17 (3.16%) Dell
9 16 (2.97%) AppDynamics
10 14 (2.60%) IBM
11 12 (2.23%) CA
12 11 (2.04%) SonicWALL
12 11 (2.04%) Splunk
13 10 (1.86%) Citrix
14 8 (1.49%) BMC
14 8 (1.49%) Remedy
14 8 (1.49%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.49%) Sophos
15 7 (1.30%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.30%) Qualys
West London
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Full Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: $50,000 - $70,000 + bonuses, overtime, TAX FREE
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 9 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + £100K OTE
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car & commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Washington Frank
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum 45-60K + excellent benefits + career progres
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Health, Pension, Childcare vouchers,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum + Uncapped commission
Posted: 22 days ago