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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 612 606 626
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 348 293 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 234 244 234
Average salary £46,000 £42,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +2 320 £46,000 +9.52% 31
London -23 134 £55,000 +15.78% 19
South East -14 86 £45,000 +12.50% 5
City of London +3 40 £55,000 - 5
Berkshire -6 28 £47,500 +14.45%
East of England +9 26 £31,000 -39.80%
Yorkshire -26 25 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Surrey +4 22 £45,000 - 1
Newbury +5 17 - -
West Yorkshire -16 16 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands +10 14 £37,500 +56.25% 1
North West -1 13 £44,750 +31.61% 3
Leeds -9 12 £42,500 +3.65%
Essex -13 12 - -
Hampshire -19 12 £45,500 +13.75% 3
Chelmsford - 12 - -
Manchester -1 8 £34,500 +1.47% 1
Thames Valley +2 7 £46,000 -12.38%
South Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +17 6 £45,000 -
Guildford -4 6 £45,000 -
Scotland -27 6 £36,250 -21.19% 1
Cambridge +14 5 £31,000 -39.80%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £31,000 -39.80%
South West -6 5 £21,000 +5.00% 1
Woking - 5 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 5 £45,000 -
Redhill - 5 - -
Middlesex +6 4 - -
Bristol +5 4 £21,000 -23.63%

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 203 (31.52%) Finance
2 167 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 159 (24.69%) Degree
4 113 (17.55%) VMware
5 111 (17.24%) Windows
6 104 (16.15%) Firewall
7 97 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 93 (14.44%) Business Development
9 92 (14.29%) Oracle
10 86 (13.35%) MS Excel
11 65 (10.09%) SAP
12 63 (9.78%) TCP/IP
12 63 (9.78%) Citrix
13 60 (9.32%) SQL
14 59 (9.16%) Java
15 57 (8.85%) Cisco
16 53 (8.23%) Banking
16 53 (8.23%) CISA
16 53 (8.23%) Risk Management
17 49 (7.61%) Project Management
18 48 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 45 (6.99%) Computer Science
20 44 (6.83%) MS Exchange
21 43 (6.68%) ERP
22 42 (6.52%) MCSE
22 42 (6.52%) Information Security
23 41 (6.37%) CRM
23 41 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
23 41 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
24 40 (6.21%) Active Directory

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 44 (6.83%) MS Exchange
2 23 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (2.80%) SAS
5 13 (2.02%) Lync
5 13 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (0.62%) Documentum
7 4 (0.62%) IIS
7 4 (0.62%) Apache
8 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.31%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 86 (13.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.26%) MS Office
3 6 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.47%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (2.48%) SAP Business One
2 8 (1.24%) Oracle CRM
3 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
5 5 (0.78%) SAP Retail
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.47%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.47%) Movex
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.31%) Magento
9 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.16%) Agresso
9 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.09%) Office 365
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (16.15%) Firewall
2 63 (9.78%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.59%) SAN
4 26 (4.04%) DNS
5 22 (3.42%) WAN
5 22 (3.42%) Network Security
6 19 (2.95%) DHCP
7 17 (2.64%) LAN
8 16 (2.48%) VPN
9 12 (1.86%) FTP
9 12 (1.86%) HTTP
10 11 (1.71%) LDAP
10 11 (1.71%) Internet
11 10 (1.55%) SMTP
11 10 (1.55%) Wireless
11 10 (1.55%) VLAN
11 10 (1.55%) SSL
12 7 (1.09%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.93%) VoIP
14 5 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.62%) MySQL
7 3 (0.47%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.47%) MS Access
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (0.47%) FrontPage
2 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
General
1 203 (31.52%) Finance
2 53 (8.23%) Banking
3 36 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.97%) Billing
5 30 (4.66%) Retail
6 28 (4.35%) Marketing
7 19 (2.95%) German Language
8 18 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.80%) Advertising
9 16 (2.48%) Back Office
9 16 (2.48%) French Language
10 10 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.55%) Legal
11 8 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.78%) Front Office
13 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.62%) Games
14 3 (0.47%) Law
14 3 (0.47%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.88%) .NET
2 17 (2.64%) Middleware
3 15 (2.33%) Web Services
4 10 (1.55%) XML
4 10 (1.55%) HTML
5 4 (0.62%) SOAP
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.62%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.31%) jQuery
6 2 (0.31%) HTML5
6 2 (0.31%) CSS
6 2 (0.31%) JSP
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.31%) Ajax
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) GWT
7 1 (0.16%) XSLT
7 1 (0.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 36 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 14 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 10 (1.55%) Hedge funds
4 10 (1.55%) E-Learning
5 9 (1.40%) Mathematics
6 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (0.93%) Clustering
7 5 (0.78%) Physics
8 4 (0.62%) Derivative
8 4 (0.62%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.62%) Economics
8 4 (0.62%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.31%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.31%) GIS
9 2 (0.31%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.31%) PMI
9 2 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 111 (17.24%) Windows
2 41 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 41 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (4.04%) Windows Vista
4 24 (3.73%) UNIX
5 19 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.17%) Linux
7 9 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.62%) Android
10 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.47%) Solaris
12 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.31%) CentOS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (14.44%) Business Development
2 53 (8.23%) Risk Management
3 49 (7.61%) Project Management
4 43 (6.68%) ERP
5 42 (6.52%) Information Security
6 41 (6.37%) CRM
7 39 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 37 (5.75%) ITIL
9 36 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (4.66%) Penetration Testing
11 29 (4.50%) Service Delivery
12 27 (4.19%) Analytics
13 24 (3.73%) Data Analysis
14 20 (3.11%) PRINCE2
15 19 (2.95%) SIEM
16 18 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (2.64%) Service Management
17 17 (2.64%) Financial Modelling
18 16 (2.48%) Technical Architecture
19 15 (2.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 60 (9.32%) SQL
2 59 (9.16%) Java
3 14 (2.17%) C++
4 11 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.09%) C#
5 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.78%) VB
7 4 (0.62%) PHP
7 4 (0.62%) VBScript
8 3 (0.47%) C
8 3 (0.47%) VBA
9 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.16%) Python
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 159 (24.69%) Degree
2 53 (8.23%) CISA
3 48 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (6.52%) MCSE
5 34 (5.28%) MCITP
6 29 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (4.35%) CISSP
8 27 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (3.88%) CCA
10 21 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (2.80%) CCNA
12 14 (2.17%) Security Cleared
13 13 (2.02%) CISM
14 12 (1.86%) MCP
15 9 (1.40%) ISACA
16 8 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.24%) SC Cleared
17 5 (0.78%) MCSA
18 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
18 4 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 9 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.40%) COBIT
4 5 (0.78%) QA
5 4 (0.62%) GMP
5 4 (0.62%) BS25999
6 3 (0.47%) GPG13
7 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.31%) COSO
7 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) GxP
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 97 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.17%) vSphere
5 10 (1.55%) XenApp
6 8 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.31%) XenServer
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.16%) UAG
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.09%) SCCM
2 6 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.62%) SCOM
3 4 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.62%) Cryoserver
4 2 (0.31%) WSUS
4 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.16%) SCSM
5 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 167 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 113 (17.55%) VMware
3 92 (14.29%) Oracle
4 65 (10.09%) SAP
5 63 (9.78%) Citrix
6 57 (8.85%) Cisco
7 31 (4.81%) HP
8 30 (4.66%) NetApp
9 27 (4.19%) WatchGuard
10 25 (3.88%) CheckPoint
11 24 (3.73%) SonicWALL
12 17 (2.64%) McAfee
13 13 (2.02%) Juniper
14 12 (1.86%) Symantec
15 11 (1.71%) Adobe
15 11 (1.71%) Blue Coat
16 10 (1.55%) Dell
17 8 (1.24%) Apple
18 7 (1.09%) Veeam
19 6 (0.93%) F5
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