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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 545 578 578
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 453 427 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 383 320 341
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -1.09%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +41 425 £50,000 -2.51% 58
London -43 173 £55,000 - 25
South East +55 119 £42,500 - 10
Surrey -5 36 £42,500 +70.00% 2
West Midlands -8 35 £55,000 - 3
Berkshire +22 28 £48,750 -2.50% 2
East of England +20 22 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Yorkshire +17 21 £62,500 +66.66% 4
Hampshire +15 21 £42,500 - 1
South West +11 20 £62,500 +38.88% 6
City of London +10 18 £28,000 -49.09% 4
North West +14 17 £45,000 - 6
Leeds +18 13 £65,000 +30.00% 3
West Yorkshire +8 13 £65,000 +33.33% 4
Birmingham -13 13 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Hertfordshire +21 12 £55,000 +94.69% 1
Southampton +6 12 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 12 £52,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +30 11 £36,250 +81.25% 2
Reading -2 11 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Bromley - 11 £40,000 -
Staines +27 10 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Manchester +3 10 £37,875 -20.26% 4
Cardiff - 10 - - 2
South Wales - 10 - - 2
Solihull - 10 £65,000 -
Wales - 10 - - 2
Bristol +12 9 £30,000 +46.34% 1
Wiltshire +10 8 £65,000 +26.02% 2
Swindon +8 8 £65,000 +26.02% 2

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 215 (26.98%) Degree
2 186 (23.34%) Finance
3 154 (19.32%) CISSP
4 122 (15.31%) Project Management
5 119 (14.93%) ITIL
6 116 (14.55%) Windows
7 115 (14.43%) Information Security
8 112 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 96 (12.05%) Microsoft
10 95 (11.92%) PCI DSS
11 91 (11.42%) SIEM
12 86 (10.79%) Presales
13 83 (10.41%) VMware
14 75 (9.41%) Windows Server
15 74 (9.28%) Banking
16 73 (9.16%) Data Centre
17 72 (9.03%) Security Architecture
17 72 (9.03%) CISM
17 72 (9.03%) Active Directory
18 71 (8.91%) Risk Management
19 69 (8.66%) Oracle
20 68 (8.53%) MS Excel
21 66 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
22 64 (8.03%) Security Operations
22 64 (8.03%) B2B
23 61 (7.65%) Security Operations Centre
24 60 (7.53%) Business Development
25 58 (7.28%) Firewall
26 55 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
27 54 (6.78%) Network Security

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 48 (6.02%) IIS
2 46 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 32 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.88%) Apache
7 7 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.63%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.25%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.26%) MS Office
3 8 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.65%) Office 365
2 29 (3.64%) SaaS
3 26 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.50%) IaaS
7 4 (0.50%) PaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.28%) Firewall
2 54 (6.78%) Network Security
3 38 (4.77%) SAN
4 25 (3.14%) WAN
5 22 (2.76%) LAN
6 19 (2.38%) VPN
7 18 (2.26%) TCP/IP
8 17 (2.13%) Internet
9 16 (2.01%) DNS
9 16 (2.01%) Unified Communications
10 14 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.51%) DHCP
12 10 (1.25%) MPLS
12 10 (1.25%) VoIP
13 9 (1.13%) IPv4
14 8 (1.00%) Wireless
15 6 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.63%) BGP
16 5 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.13%) Big Data
4 7 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.38%) MySQL
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.63%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.63%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.25%) AppScan
2 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 186 (23.34%) Finance
2 74 (9.28%) Banking
3 50 (6.27%) Marketing
4 45 (5.65%) Retail
5 42 (5.27%) Telecoms
6 36 (4.52%) Law
7 32 (4.02%) Legal
8 28 (3.51%) Billing
9 22 (2.76%) Back Office
10 13 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.38%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.25%) Games
12 10 (1.25%) German Language
13 8 (1.00%) Advertising
13 8 (1.00%) French Language
14 5 (0.63%) Automotive
15 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.63%) .NET
2 10 (1.25%) HTML
3 9 (1.13%) COM
4 8 (1.00%) Web Services
5 6 (0.75%) Ajax
5 6 (0.75%) CSS
5 6 (0.75%) XML
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.38%) REST
7 3 (0.38%) SOAP
8 2 (0.25%) HTML5
8 2 (0.25%) J2EE
8 2 (0.25%) jQuery
8 2 (0.25%) Middleware
9 1 (0.13%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.13%) Grails
9 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.13%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.16%) Data Centre
2 61 (7.65%) Security Operations Centre
3 55 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.38%) PKI
7 17 (2.13%) iPad
8 16 (2.01%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.51%) CESG
9 12 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.38%) NHS
10 11 (1.38%) Social Media
11 10 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.25%) Smart Energy
12 5 (0.63%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.63%) FMCG
12 5 (0.63%) PMI
12 5 (0.63%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.50%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.55%) Windows
2 75 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 47 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (5.02%) Linux
5 24 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.63%) Unix
8 11 (1.38%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.75%) Solaris
10 6 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.38%) Android
13 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) NetWare
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (15.31%) Project Management
2 119 (14.93%) ITIL
3 115 (14.43%) Information Security
4 91 (11.42%) SIEM
5 86 (10.79%) Presales
6 72 (9.03%) Security Architecture
7 71 (8.91%) Risk Management
8 66 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
9 64 (8.03%) B2B
9 64 (8.03%) Security Operations
10 60 (7.53%) Business Development
11 48 (6.02%) Portfolio Management
11 48 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (5.40%) Vulnerability Management
13 40 (5.02%) ITIL V3
14 39 (4.89%) Service Delivery
15 37 (4.64%) Performance Management
16 36 (4.52%) Mentoring
17 35 (4.39%) ERP
18 33 (4.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.02%) SQL
2 39 (4.89%) Java
3 20 (2.51%) C
4 14 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.25%) C#
6 7 (0.88%) Python
7 6 (0.75%) C++
7 6 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.63%) OpenEdge ABL
8 5 (0.63%) Progress 4GL
9 3 (0.38%) Perl
10 2 (0.25%) Delphi
10 2 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.13%) PHP
11 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 215 (26.98%) Degree
2 154 (19.32%) CISSP
3 72 (9.03%) CISM
4 42 (5.27%) CISA
5 38 (4.77%) IISP
6 33 (4.14%) Security Cleared
7 29 (3.64%) CRISC
8 28 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (2.89%) MCSE
11 22 (2.76%) CEH
12 21 (2.63%) SC Cleared
13 20 (2.51%) CCNA
14 18 (2.26%) CCNP
15 16 (2.01%) CLAS
16 15 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (1.63%) ACCA
18 11 (1.38%) CCIE
18 11 (1.38%) CIMA
18 11 (1.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (11.92%) PCI DSS
3 45 (5.65%) COBIT
4 28 (3.51%) ISO22301
5 27 (3.39%) ISO27002
5 27 (3.39%) ISO27005
6 22 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (1.76%) QA
8 6 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
8 6 (0.75%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.25%) GAAP
9 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.25%) RMADS
9 2 (0.25%) SLA
10 1 (0.13%) COSHH
10 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 40 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.51%) XenApp
4 25 (3.14%) XenDesktop
5 20 (2.51%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.88%) vSphere
7 9 (1.13%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.50%) vCloud
9 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.25%) Xen
10 2 (0.25%) XenServer
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.13%) Snort
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.13%) UAG
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (4.39%) QRadar
2 11 (1.38%) SCCM
3 5 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.63%) Nagios
3 5 (0.63%) RSA Archer
4 3 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.25%) Nessus
5 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.13%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.13%) MOM
6 1 (0.13%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.13%) Proventia
6 1 (0.13%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Terraform
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 83 (10.41%) VMware
3 69 (8.66%) Oracle
4 50 (6.27%) Cisco
5 43 (5.40%) Citrix
6 37 (4.64%) ArcSight
6 37 (4.64%) Splunk
7 23 (2.89%) IBM
8 17 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 15 (1.88%) HP
9 15 (1.88%) SAP
10 13 (1.63%) NetApp
11 12 (1.51%) Juniper
12 11 (1.38%) SunGard
12 11 (1.38%) Wall Street Systems
13 10 (1.25%) Remedy
14 9 (1.13%) BMC
14 9 (1.13%) Google
14 9 (1.13%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.00%) Avaloq
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + £100K OTE
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + uncapped commission and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: Good Base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, benefits etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Centrica
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ideal Training
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
The App Experts
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits + incentives
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + (OTE £70,000+)
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + (OTE £70,000+)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum plus comm
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £25000 Per Annum + commission
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Insurance, Private M
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £67500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Candour Solutions
Salary: Salary Based on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago