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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 593 567 611
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 291 436 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 242 348 329
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,367 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.38%

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
86471 102103 109760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.56% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71855 85111 90926
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -22 284 £47,500 - 22
London +15 141 £51,500 -1.90% 12
South East +62 50 £50,000 +9.89% 1
North West -52 32 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Manchester -48 26 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +32 21 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Yorkshire +39 19 £47,500 +6.90% 2
Surrey +27 18 £57,500 +130.00%
Leeds +30 17 £47,500 +6.90% 2
East of England +15 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -32 13 £18,000 -56.62% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 12 £37,500 -
Birmingham -5 11 £25,000 -39.75%
Cambridge +24 10 £35,000 -
Guildford +31 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Kent +8 9 £65,000 +16.59%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £21,500 -
Reading +39 6 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Berkshire +32 6 £41,250 -17.50% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £50,000 +21.21%
Beaconsfield - 6 £21,500 -
Hampshire +10 5 £29,750 -27.87%
City of London +6 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
South West 0 4 £48,000 +4.34% 3
Oxfordshire +33 3 £55,000 +18.53%
Wiltshire +14 3 £41,000 -16.75% 1
Hertfordshire +11 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Scotland +6 3 £25,000 -55.75%
Leicestershire +3 3 £50,000 +34.22%
Dudley - 3 £18,000 -

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 190 (28.74%) Finance
2 151 (22.84%) Degree
3 113 (17.10%) Windows
4 106 (16.04%) Banking
5 91 (13.77%) Microsoft
6 84 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
7 78 (11.80%) ITIL
8 77 (11.65%) Firewall
9 75 (11.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 74 (11.20%) SQL
10 74 (11.20%) Presales
11 73 (11.04%) Information Security
12 71 (10.74%) SIEM
13 67 (10.14%) Security Cleared
14 66 (9.98%) Linux
15 65 (9.83%) Computer Science
16 63 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 57 (8.62%) MS Excel
18 56 (8.47%) Penetration Testing
19 54 (8.17%) Java
20 52 (7.87%) VMware
21 51 (7.72%) Marketing
22 50 (7.56%) Active Directory
22 50 (7.56%) CISSP
23 48 (7.26%) Windows Server
24 47 (7.11%) Cisco
25 45 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
26 43 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
26 43 (6.51%) Oracle
27 42 (6.35%) Project Management

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 32 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (2.87%) IIS
5 17 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.15%) CICS
9 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.15%) Drupal
9 1 (0.15%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.61%) Casewise Modeler
3 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.76%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (2.42%) CloudBees
3 16 (2.42%) Office 365
4 13 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.06%) SaaS
6 3 (0.45%) IaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (11.65%) Firewall
2 34 (5.14%) VPN
3 21 (3.18%) WAN
4 18 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (2.42%) MPLS
5 16 (2.42%) SSL
5 16 (2.42%) VoIP
6 14 (2.12%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (2.12%) DSL
6 14 (2.12%) Ethernet
6 14 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
7 13 (1.97%) DHCP
7 13 (1.97%) DNS
8 10 (1.51%) LAN
8 10 (1.51%) SAN
9 8 (1.21%) Internet
9 8 (1.21%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.21%) Wireless
10 6 (0.91%) LDAP
10 6 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.57%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.97%) Big Data
4 7 (1.06%) SAP HANA
5 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.91%) MS Access
6 5 (0.76%) GIS
7 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.45%) MySQL
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.30%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.15%) DB2
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) QlikView
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (2.57%) HP UFT
1 17 (2.57%) Selenium
1 17 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 16 (2.42%) ClearCase
2 16 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.42%) GoCD
2 16 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.42%) JIRA
2 16 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
2 16 (2.42%) Subversion
2 16 (2.42%) TeamCity
2 16 (2.42%) Travis CI
2 16 (2.42%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.76%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.15%) jMock
4 1 (0.15%) JUnit
4 1 (0.15%) Mockito
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 190 (28.74%) Finance
2 106 (16.04%) Banking
3 51 (7.72%) Marketing
4 35 (5.30%) Retail
5 32 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.18%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.97%) Advertising
8 12 (1.82%) Billing
8 12 (1.82%) German Language
8 12 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.21%) Publishing
10 7 (1.06%) French Language
11 6 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.76%) Law
13 4 (0.61%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Games
14 3 (0.45%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.93%) .NET
2 10 (1.51%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.36%) HTML
4 7 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (0.76%) SAPUI5
5 5 (0.76%) Web Services
6 3 (0.45%) CSS
7 2 (0.30%) CSS3
7 2 (0.30%) HTML5
7 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.30%) WCF
8 1 (0.15%) Ajax
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.15%) jQuery
8 1 (0.15%) LINQ
8 1 (0.15%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.15%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.15%) Spring
8 1 (0.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.83%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.39%) PKI
4 28 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.57%) Replication
6 14 (2.12%) Clustering
7 12 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.66%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.51%) Physics
10 8 (1.21%) NHS
11 7 (1.06%) iPad
12 6 (0.91%) CESG
12 6 (0.91%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.91%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.76%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.76%) SCADA
14 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 113 (17.10%) Windows
2 66 (9.98%) Linux
3 48 (7.26%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.54%) Unix
6 27 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.42%) CoreOS
9 9 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.45%) CentOS
11 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) Android
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
2 78 (11.80%) ITIL
3 74 (11.20%) Presales
4 73 (11.04%) Information Security
5 71 (10.74%) SIEM
6 63 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (8.47%) Penetration Testing
8 43 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (6.35%) Project Management
10 39 (5.90%) Security Architecture
11 35 (5.30%) B2B
11 35 (5.30%) DevOps
12 34 (5.14%) Time Management
13 30 (4.54%) Service Delivery
14 28 (4.24%) Migration
15 27 (4.08%) Service Management
16 24 (3.63%) Mentoring
17 23 (3.48%) ITSM
17 23 (3.48%) PRINCE2
18 22 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.20%) SQL
2 54 (8.17%) Java
3 34 (5.14%) PowerShell
4 24 (3.63%) C#
5 21 (3.18%) Python
6 19 (2.87%) C
7 16 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.12%) C++
9 8 (1.21%) Groovy
10 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.61%) PHP
12 3 (0.45%) Perl
13 2 (0.30%) COBOL
13 2 (0.30%) VB
14 1 (0.15%) REXX
14 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.15%) VBA
14 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (22.84%) Degree
2 67 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 50 (7.56%) CISSP
4 40 (6.05%) SC Cleared
5 37 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (4.69%) MCSE
7 30 (4.54%) CCNA
8 27 (4.08%) CEH
9 26 (3.93%) CISM
9 26 (3.93%) CREST Certified
10 22 (3.33%) OSCP
10 22 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (3.03%) MCITP
12 18 (2.72%) CCIE
12 18 (2.72%) SANS
13 17 (2.57%) CISA
14 14 (2.12%) MCP
14 14 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (2.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (11.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (6.20%) PCI DSS
3 36 (5.45%) COBIT
4 17 (2.57%) SLA
5 13 (1.97%) ISO22301
5 13 (1.97%) ISO27002
5 13 (1.97%) ISO27005
6 6 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.61%) QA
8 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 50 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 45 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.42%) Docker
5 14 (2.12%) Terminal Services
6 9 (1.36%) vSphere
7 6 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.76%) XenApp
9 4 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.61%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.61%) UAG
9 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.15%) RACF
10 1 (0.15%) vCloud
10 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.87%) Nagios
2 16 (2.42%) Ansible
2 16 (2.42%) Backup Exec
2 16 (2.42%) Graphite
2 16 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.42%) Puppet
3 8 (1.21%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.21%) Netcool
3 8 (1.21%) SCCM
3 8 (1.21%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.06%) Nmap
5 5 (0.76%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.15%) SCSM
6 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 91 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.87%) VMware
3 47 (7.11%) Cisco
4 43 (6.51%) Oracle
5 36 (5.45%) HP
6 28 (4.24%) Google
7 22 (3.33%) Dell
8 21 (3.18%) SAP
9 20 (3.03%) Juniper
10 18 (2.72%) Symantec
10 18 (2.72%) Veeam
11 17 (2.57%) IBM
12 16 (2.42%) AppDynamics
13 15 (2.27%) Citrix
13 15 (2.27%) WatchGuard
14 14 (2.12%) Draytek
14 14 (2.12%) ProCurve
14 14 (2.12%) SonicWALL
14 14 (2.12%) Veritas
14 14 (2.12%) ZyXEL
Bristol, Avon
Michael Page International
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £17,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
SK Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18k - £20k per annum + generous OTE (£45k OTE in year 2 and £70k OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus (15%), Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £16,000 - £24,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £16,000 - £24,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago