The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 615 568 602
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 305 319 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 228 230 249
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £80,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 2014 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 29 July 2014. 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 -74 262 £42,000 -6.66% 32
London -52 123 £54,000 +8.00% 15
South East +1 74 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Kent - 25 £37,500 - 2
City of London 0 21 £50,000 +41.84% 5
Berkshire +10 18 £27,500 -47.61%
Yorkshire -37 17 £36,000 +10.76% 3
South West -5 15 £37,500 -14.28% 3
Surrey -12 13 £57,750 +28.33% 2
Newbury - 13 £27,500 -
East of England -5 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leeds -32 10 £42,500 +39.34% 1
West Yorkshire -32 10 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Gloucestershire -2 7 £37,500 - 1
Folkestone - 7 £34,500 - 1
Sheffield -3 6 £36,000 -
South Yorkshire -8 6 £36,000 -
North West -8 6 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Cheltenham -10 6 £37,500 - 1
Manchester +8 5 £25,000 -47.36% 1
West Midlands +4 5 £70,000 +55.55% 1
West Sussex -4 5 £100,000 +300.00%
Hertfordshire -6 5 £26,000 +13.04%
Southampton -7 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland -21 5 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Hampshire -23 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh -4 4 £24,000 -
Essex - 4 £50,000 -
Bristol 0 3 £21,000 -56.92%
East Midlands -11 3 £37,500 -

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 189 (29.39%) Finance
2 147 (22.86%) Degree
3 118 (18.35%) Microsoft
4 93 (14.46%) Oracle
5 86 (13.37%) Windows
6 85 (13.22%) Firewall
6 85 (13.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 83 (12.91%) Information Security
8 78 (12.13%) Business Development
9 76 (11.82%) Banking
10 74 (11.51%) SQL
11 73 (11.35%) Project Management
12 66 (10.26%) CISSP
13 64 (9.95%) ITIL
13 64 (9.95%) CISA
14 62 (9.64%) Java
15 61 (9.49%) VMware
16 59 (9.18%) Management Information System
16 59 (9.18%) MS Excel
17 56 (8.71%) PCI DSS
18 55 (8.55%) PRINCE2
19 52 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (7.47%) ERP
21 47 (7.31%) Business Analysis
22 46 (7.15%) Risk Management
23 45 (7.00%) Cisco
24 44 (6.84%) Service Management
24 44 (6.84%) CISM
25 43 (6.69%) SAP
26 42 (6.53%) Telecoms

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 31 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.80%) Lync
4 11 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.09%) SAS
6 5 (0.78%) IIS
7 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) Mule
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 59 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.67%) MS Office
3 7 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.93%) MS Project
4 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
2 8 (1.24%) Oracle SCM
3 7 (1.09%) Oracle HRMS
3 7 (1.09%) SAP Business One
3 7 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.47%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.47%) Movex
5 2 (0.31%) Agresso
5 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.93%) Office 365
2 3 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (13.22%) Firewall
2 34 (5.29%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.51%) WAN
4 27 (4.20%) LAN
5 26 (4.04%) Network Security
6 21 (3.27%) SAN
7 19 (2.95%) Internet
8 17 (2.64%) DNS
9 16 (2.49%) VPN
10 8 (1.24%) DHCP
11 5 (0.78%) FTP
11 5 (0.78%) BGP
12 4 (0.62%) Wireless
12 4 (0.62%) OSPF
12 4 (0.62%) NAS
12 4 (0.62%) HTTP
13 3 (0.47%) SMTP
13 3 (0.47%) LDAP
13 3 (0.47%) SSL
13 3 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.91%) Relational Database
2 29 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.27%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.62%) MS Access
5 4 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.62%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.47%) Big Data
7 2 (0.31%) MySQL
7 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.62%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 189 (29.39%) Finance
2 76 (11.82%) Banking
3 42 (6.53%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.44%) Retail
5 27 (4.20%) Billing
6 26 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 26 (4.04%) German Language
7 22 (3.42%) French Language
8 21 (3.27%) Marketing
8 21 (3.27%) Back Office
9 13 (2.02%) Advertising
10 11 (1.71%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.40%) Law
12 8 (1.24%) Legal
13 7 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.93%) Games
15 5 (0.78%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.62%) Front Office
17 3 (0.47%) Local Government
18 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.73%) .NET
2 14 (2.18%) HTML
3 12 (1.87%) Web Services
3 12 (1.87%) XML
4 8 (1.24%) SOAP
4 8 (1.24%) Hibernate
5 7 (1.09%) Middleware
6 3 (0.47%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.31%) jQuery
7 2 (0.31%) Ajax
7 2 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.16%) XSLT
8 1 (0.16%) J2EE
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.18%) Management Information System
2 39 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (1.87%) E-Learning
4 7 (1.09%) Thin Client
4 7 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 7 (1.09%) Fat Client
4 7 (1.09%) FMCG
5 6 (0.93%) Open Source
6 5 (0.78%) Social Media
6 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.78%) Clustering
6 5 (0.78%) Life Science
6 5 (0.78%) PMI
6 5 (0.78%) Economics
7 4 (0.62%) Derivative
7 4 (0.62%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.47%) Replication
8 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.47%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.31%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.37%) Windows
2 34 (5.29%) Linux
3 27 (4.20%) UNIX
4 22 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.71%) AIX
8 9 (1.40%) Solaris
9 6 (0.93%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (12.91%) Information Security
2 78 (12.13%) Business Development
3 73 (11.35%) Project Management
4 64 (9.95%) ITIL
5 55 (8.55%) PRINCE2
6 48 (7.47%) ERP
7 47 (7.31%) Business Analysis
8 46 (7.15%) Risk Management
9 44 (6.84%) Service Management
10 36 (5.60%) E-Commerce
11 33 (5.13%) CRM
12 32 (4.98%) SIEM
13 27 (4.20%) Business Transformation
13 27 (4.20%) Six Sigma
13 27 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
14 26 (4.04%) Change Management
15 25 (3.89%) ITSM
16 23 (3.58%) Service Delivery
17 21 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.51%) SQL
2 62 (9.64%) Java
3 27 (4.20%) C++
4 17 (2.64%) PL/SQL
5 11 (1.71%) C#
6 10 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.09%) Python
8 6 (0.93%) VB
9 5 (0.78%) PHP
10 4 (0.62%) VBA
11 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.31%) Perl
11 2 (0.31%) C
12 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (22.86%) Degree
2 66 (10.26%) CISSP
3 64 (9.95%) CISA
4 44 (6.84%) CISM
5 28 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (3.89%) CCNA
7 19 (2.95%) Security Cleared
8 15 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (2.18%) PCI QSA
10 11 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.56%) MCSE
12 9 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.40%) MCITP
13 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.09%) ISEB
13 7 (1.09%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.93%) CCA
14 6 (0.93%) CCSE
15 5 (0.78%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (13.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (8.71%) PCI DSS
3 38 (5.91%) COBIT
4 20 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.40%) QA
6 3 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.16%) GAMP
8 1 (0.16%) GCP
8 1 (0.16%) GxP
8 1 (0.16%) Basel II
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.16%) UCITS
8 1 (0.16%) BS25999
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) FATCA
8 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 52 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.73%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.62%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.62%) XenApp
4 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.62%) vSphere
5 3 (0.47%) KVM
5 3 (0.47%) XenServer
6 2 (0.31%) UAG
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) Nmap
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.16%) Samba
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.87%) SCCM
2 5 (0.78%) SCOM
3 4 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.47%) WSUS
4 3 (0.47%) Cryoserver
5 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.16%) SCSM
6 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 118 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 93 (14.46%) Oracle
3 61 (9.49%) VMware
4 45 (7.00%) Cisco
5 43 (6.69%) SAP
6 35 (5.44%) CheckPoint
7 23 (3.58%) Citrix
8 18 (2.80%) HP
9 13 (2.02%) Apple
10 11 (1.71%) NetApp
10 11 (1.71%) McAfee
11 10 (1.56%) IBM
11 10 (1.56%) F5
12 9 (1.40%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.24%) WatchGuard
13 8 (1.24%) JBoss
13 8 (1.24%) Symantec
14 6 (0.93%) Dell
14 6 (0.93%) LogRhythm
15 5 (0.78%) Adobe
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Bonus + Guarantee
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bangor, County Down
Hays IT
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 6 days ago