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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 509 555 615
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +60
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 463 463 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 346 325 296
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +44 408 £45,000 -5.26% 43
London +5 172 £52,500 -4.54% 27
South East +45 121 £45,000 +20.00% 6
South West +34 33 £45,000 +119.51% 1
West Midlands +6 30 £37,500 -31.81%
Berkshire -3 29 £55,000 +17.02%
Surrey +24 27 £32,500 - 1
Reading +14 24 £52,500 +75.00%
Buckinghamshire +43 23 £32,500 +62.50% 1
Wiltshire +35 19 £45,000 +38.46%
Kent +35 18 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire +8 17 £60,000 +128.57% 2
Wales +7 16 £29,000 -54.50% 1
Cardiff +18 15 - - 1
South Wales +9 15 - - 1
Scotland +5 15 £26,250 -47.50% 1
Birmingham 0 15 £52,500 -8.69%
Yorkshire +41 14 £63,750 +34.21% 1
West Yorkshire +30 14 £63,750 +34.21% 1
City of London +17 14 £61,250 +16.66% 4
Leeds +30 13 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Beaconsfield +3 13 £32,500 +85.71% 1
Bristol +26 12 £25,000 +21.95%
North West -9 12 £27,000 -40.00% 4
East of England +39 11 £30,250 -31.25% 1
Chippenham - 11 £43,500 -
North East +8 9 £43,750 +12.90%
Tyne and Wear +1 9 £43,750 +12.90%
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 9 £43,750 +12.90%
Swindon +13 8 £65,000 +100.00%

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 221 (24.56%) Finance
2 207 (23.00%) Degree
3 143 (15.89%) CISSP
4 142 (15.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 141 (15.67%) ITIL
6 136 (15.11%) Windows
7 133 (14.78%) Information Security
8 125 (13.89%) SIEM
9 118 (13.11%) Banking
10 108 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 107 (11.89%) Firewall
12 105 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
13 92 (10.22%) PCI DSS
14 91 (10.11%) Presales
15 87 (9.67%) VMware
16 85 (9.44%) Windows Server
17 82 (9.11%) Security Architecture
18 77 (8.56%) Active Directory
19 75 (8.33%) Security Cleared
19 75 (8.33%) Project Management
20 73 (8.11%) MS Excel
21 69 (7.67%) CISM
22 64 (7.11%) B2B
22 64 (7.11%) SC Cleared
23 62 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
24 61 (6.78%) Marketing
25 58 (6.44%) Retail
25 58 (6.44%) Cisco
25 58 (6.44%) SQL
25 58 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure

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 56 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 37 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (3.33%) IIS
4 27 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.00%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.11%) Apache
7 10 (1.11%) CMS
8 9 (1.00%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.56%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.22%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.11%) CICS
12 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 73 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.67%) MS Office
3 9 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.11%) Office 365
2 28 (3.11%) SaaS
3 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 107 (11.89%) Firewall
2 33 (3.67%) VPN
2 33 (3.67%) WAN
3 29 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 27 (3.00%) MPLS
5 23 (2.56%) LAN
6 21 (2.33%) SAN
7 19 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (2.00%) DNS
9 17 (1.89%) VoIP
10 16 (1.78%) Internet
10 16 (1.78%) Unified Communications
11 14 (1.56%) Network Security
11 14 (1.56%) SSL
12 13 (1.44%) Skype
13 12 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.22%) DHCP
14 11 (1.22%) DSL
14 11 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.56%) Big Data
3 11 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.44%) MS Access
6 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.22%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.22%) AppScan
3 2 (0.22%) ERwin
3 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.22%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.11%) Selenium
4 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 221 (24.56%) Finance
2 118 (13.11%) Banking
3 61 (6.78%) Marketing
4 58 (6.44%) Retail
5 54 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.56%) Legal
7 31 (3.44%) Investment Banking
8 30 (3.33%) Billing
9 8 (0.89%) Back Office
10 7 (0.78%) Advertising
10 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.67%) Law
11 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.56%) German Language
13 4 (0.44%) French Language
13 4 (0.44%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.33%) Military
15 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.33%) .NET
2 7 (0.78%) HTML
3 5 (0.56%) COM
3 5 (0.56%) CSS
3 5 (0.56%) Web Services
4 4 (0.44%) Ajax
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.33%) HTML5
5 3 (0.33%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.33%) XML
6 2 (0.22%) jQuery
6 2 (0.22%) LAMP
7 1 (0.11%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.11%) SOAP
7 1 (0.11%) VXML
7 1 (0.11%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.89%) Computer Science
3 51 (5.67%) PKI
4 27 (3.00%) Virtual Team
5 26 (2.89%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.78%) iPad
7 23 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 18 (2.00%) CESG
9 13 (1.44%) Social Media
10 12 (1.33%) Smart Energy
11 11 (1.22%) Clustering
11 11 (1.22%) Replication
11 11 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (1.11%) NHS
13 8 (0.89%) Fintech
14 7 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.67%) EPoS
16 5 (0.56%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 136 (15.11%) Windows
2 85 (9.44%) Windows Server
3 58 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (6.00%) Linux
5 40 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.78%) Unix
9 11 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.78%) Solaris
10 7 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.11%) Android
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) NetWare
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (15.67%) ITIL
2 133 (14.78%) Information Security
3 125 (13.89%) SIEM
4 105 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
5 91 (10.11%) Presales
6 82 (9.11%) Security Architecture
7 75 (8.33%) Project Management
8 64 (7.11%) B2B
9 62 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (6.00%) ITIL V3
11 51 (5.67%) Risk Management
12 49 (5.44%) Service Delivery
13 47 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
13 47 (5.22%) Supplier Management
14 45 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
15 43 (4.78%) CRM
16 40 (4.44%) Service Management
17 37 (4.11%) ERP
18 36 (4.00%) Business Development
19 33 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (6.44%) SQL
2 46 (5.11%) Java
3 35 (3.89%) C
4 16 (1.78%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.33%) C#
6 11 (1.22%) Python
7 9 (1.00%) C++
8 7 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.67%) Perl
10 5 (0.56%) OpenEdge ABL
10 5 (0.56%) Progress 4GL
11 4 (0.44%) PHP
12 3 (0.33%) Ruby
12 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.22%) COBOL
14 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.11%) CLIST
14 1 (0.11%) REXX
14 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (23.00%) Degree
2 143 (15.89%) CISSP
3 75 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 69 (7.67%) CISM
5 64 (7.11%) SC Cleared
6 33 (3.67%) CISA
7 32 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (3.22%) CRISC
8 29 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (2.89%) CCNA
9 26 (2.89%) CEH
9 26 (2.89%) MCSE
10 20 (2.22%) CREST Certified
10 20 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (2.11%) SANS
12 18 (2.00%) PCI QSA
13 16 (1.78%) CCIE
13 16 (1.78%) OSCP
14 15 (1.67%) MCP
15 12 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (15.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (10.22%) PCI DSS
3 44 (4.89%) ISO22301
4 43 (4.78%) COBIT
4 43 (4.78%) ISO27002
4 43 (4.78%) ISO27005
5 17 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.22%) QA
7 9 (1.00%) SLA
8 8 (0.89%) ISAE 3402
8 8 (0.89%) SSAE 16
9 4 (0.44%) RMADS
10 2 (0.22%) GAAP
10 2 (0.22%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.11%) COSHH
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 77 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 58 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.00%) vSphere
5 14 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.44%) XenApp
7 12 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.33%) vCloud
9 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.22%) Xen
10 2 (0.22%) XenServer
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.11%) RACF
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.11%) SCCM
2 12 (1.33%) Nagios
3 11 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.33%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) Nessus
7 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.22%) Puppet
7 2 (0.22%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.11%) Ansible
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.11%) MOM
8 1 (0.11%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) vRealize
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 87 (9.67%) VMware
3 58 (6.44%) Cisco
4 48 (5.33%) Oracle
5 32 (3.56%) Citrix
6 25 (2.78%) Veeam
7 24 (2.67%) Juniper
8 21 (2.33%) HP
9 16 (1.78%) Dell
10 15 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 15 (1.67%) SonicWALL
11 14 (1.56%) IBM
11 14 (1.56%) Symantec
12 13 (1.44%) Intel Security
13 12 (1.33%) SAP
13 12 (1.33%) WatchGuard
14 11 (1.22%) Draytek
14 11 (1.22%) ProCurve
14 11 (1.22%) Veritas
14 11 (1.22%) ZyXEL
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + 25 days, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum + commission, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Intec
Salary: £40k- £50k per annum- OTE circa £70k- £80k uncapped
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £100000 Per Annum 18 - 100K
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + (OTE £30-40K)
Posted: 2 days ago
City of Westminster
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + (OTE £30-40K)
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + (OTE £30-40K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Adteq Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Optima Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Optima Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago