The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 574 609 622
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 344 323 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 250 251 203
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015 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 27 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 293 £45,684 +1.51% 30
London +58 156 £51,500 -6.36% 16
South East -20 59 £40,000 -4.76% 2
North West +21 33 £40,000 - 2
City of London +38 31 £50,000 - 8
Berkshire +14 25 £55,250 +16.31% 2
Scotland +28 24 £50,000 +13.63% 2
West Midlands +13 23 £45,000 -35.71%
Manchester +21 22 £46,367 +15.91% 1
Edinburgh +13 20 £50,000 +108.33% 2
Surrey +15 18 £35,050 -36.27%
Birmingham +25 12 £50,000 -
Newbury +7 10 £67,500 +145.45%
Hampshire +19 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Redhill +5 8 £25,000 -
Reading +3 8 £39,250 -17.36%
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £17,500 -
South West -12 7 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Lancashire - 6 £40,000 -
Guildford +10 5 £46,500 -15.45%
East Midlands +9 5 £25,000 -39.39% 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £24,750 -31.25% 1
Wales - 5 £37,500 -
Beaconsfield - 5 £17,500 -
South Wales - 5 £37,500 -
Glasgow +12 4 £50,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +10 4 £25,000 -18.03% 1
Southampton +7 4 £23,500 -44.70%
Stafford - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £30,000 -

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 214 (30.84%) Finance
2 181 (26.08%) Degree
3 140 (20.17%) Windows
4 117 (16.86%) Microsoft
5 112 (16.14%) CISSP
6 107 (15.42%) Project Management
6 107 (15.42%) Banking
7 91 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 80 (11.53%) MS Excel
9 78 (11.24%) VMware
9 78 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
10 75 (10.81%) Oracle
11 74 (10.66%) Information Security
12 73 (10.52%) Data Centre
13 72 (10.37%) Business Development
14 71 (10.23%) ITIL
15 70 (10.09%) Security Architecture
16 68 (9.80%) Firewall
17 64 (9.22%) Active Directory
18 63 (9.08%) Law
19 61 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
20 60 (8.65%) PCI DSS
21 59 (8.50%) PRINCE2
22 56 (8.07%) Risk Management
23 55 (7.93%) SQL
23 55 (7.93%) Retail
24 51 (7.35%) IIS
25 48 (6.92%) SQL Server
26 46 (6.63%) CISM
26 46 (6.63%) Performance Management

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 51 (7.35%) IIS
2 39 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.86%) Lync
5 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.58%) Drupal
7 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.29%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.29%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 80 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.46%) MS Office
3 10 (1.44%) MS Project
4 8 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.43%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.43%) Movex
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.73%) Office 365
2 8 (1.15%) SaaS
3 6 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 68 (9.80%) Firewall
2 32 (4.61%) Network Security
3 31 (4.47%) SAN
4 29 (4.18%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.74%) Internet
6 14 (2.02%) VPN
6 14 (2.02%) WAN
7 12 (1.73%) LAN
8 10 (1.44%) FTP
8 10 (1.44%) DNS
9 8 (1.15%) DHCP
10 6 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.58%) Wireless
11 4 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.58%) NAS
11 4 (0.58%) Intranet
12 3 (0.43%) MPLS
12 3 (0.43%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.45%) Big Data
4 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.01%) DB2
7 5 (0.72%) MySQL
7 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (0.58%) Xcelsius
8 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (0.72%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.72%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.72%) JIRA
1 5 (0.72%) Selenium
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.58%) Toad
3 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.14%) PeopleTools
General
1 214 (30.84%) Finance
2 107 (15.42%) Banking
3 63 (9.08%) Law
4 55 (7.93%) Retail
5 40 (5.76%) Back Office
6 33 (4.76%) German Language
7 30 (4.32%) Retail Banking
8 28 (4.03%) French Language
8 28 (4.03%) Telecoms
9 27 (3.89%) Legal
10 23 (3.31%) Advertising
11 20 (2.88%) Investment Banking
11 20 (2.88%) Marketing
12 12 (1.73%) Wholesale Banking
12 12 (1.73%) Manufacturing
13 9 (1.30%) Front Office
14 8 (1.15%) Billing
15 7 (1.01%) Local Government
16 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.86%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.03%) .NET
2 22 (3.17%) HTML
3 15 (2.16%) Ajax
4 9 (1.30%) CSS
5 8 (1.15%) XML
5 8 (1.15%) COM
6 5 (0.72%) jQuery
6 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.58%) J2EE
7 4 (0.58%) V-Ray
7 4 (0.58%) HTML5
7 4 (0.58%) SAP XI
8 3 (0.43%) Web Services
8 3 (0.43%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.29%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.29%) CSS3
10 1 (0.14%) Middleware
10 1 (0.14%) ODBC
10 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (10.52%) Data Centre
3 40 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.03%) Credit Risk
5 19 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.44%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.44%) Physics
8 10 (1.44%) Derivative
8 10 (1.44%) Social Media
9 9 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.30%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.30%) PKI
10 8 (1.15%) Replication
10 8 (1.15%) NHS
10 8 (1.15%) Blog
11 7 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.86%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 140 (20.17%) Windows
2 38 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (5.33%) Linux
4 34 (4.90%) Windows 7
5 31 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (3.89%) UNIX
7 26 (3.75%) Windows 8
8 13 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.30%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.43%) Android
14 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.29%) NetWare
15 1 (0.14%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.14%) CentOS
15 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (15.42%) Project Management
2 74 (10.66%) Information Security
3 72 (10.37%) Business Development
4 71 (10.23%) ITIL
5 70 (10.09%) Security Architecture
6 61 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 59 (8.50%) PRINCE2
8 56 (8.07%) Risk Management
9 46 (6.63%) Performance Management
10 43 (6.20%) Portfolio Management
11 40 (5.76%) B2B
12 37 (5.33%) Service Delivery
12 37 (5.33%) Business Analysis
12 37 (5.33%) SDLC
13 35 (5.04%) Penetration Testing
14 34 (4.90%) Service Management
15 33 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (4.76%) Test Strategy
15 33 (4.76%) Cyber Security
16 29 (4.18%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (7.93%) SQL
2 43 (6.20%) Java
3 22 (3.17%) C++
4 20 (2.88%) C
5 18 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.31%) C#
7 13 (1.87%) PHP
7 13 (1.87%) VB
8 6 (0.86%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.72%) Python
10 4 (0.58%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.58%) VBScript
10 4 (0.58%) Perl
11 2 (0.29%) Smalltalk
11 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.29%) Ruby
12 1 (0.14%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 181 (26.08%) Degree
2 112 (16.14%) CISSP
3 46 (6.63%) CISM
4 38 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (4.32%) MCSE
6 23 (3.31%) CISA
7 19 (2.74%) ISEB
7 19 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
8 17 (2.45%) ACCA
9 15 (2.16%) CIMA
9 15 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.16%) MCITP
9 15 (2.16%) SC Cleared
9 15 (2.16%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.87%) SSCP
11 12 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.59%) CCNA
12 11 (1.59%) PMP
12 11 (1.59%) PMI Certification
13 9 (1.30%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (8.65%) PCI DSS
3 27 (3.89%) COBIT
4 24 (3.46%) QA
5 13 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.30%) CRD IV
7 7 (1.01%) SLA
8 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.43%) FATCA
9 2 (0.29%) GPG13
9 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.14%) BS25999
10 1 (0.14%) COREP
10 1 (0.14%) FINREP
10 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 64 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 45 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.59%) vSphere
5 8 (1.15%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.72%) XenApp
8 4 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.29%) vCloud
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) NFS
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (1.30%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.29%) MOM
5 2 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 117 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 78 (11.24%) VMware
3 75 (10.81%) Oracle
4 42 (6.05%) Splunk
5 40 (5.76%) Citrix
6 38 (5.48%) Cisco
7 35 (5.04%) ArcSight
8 27 (3.89%) HP
9 25 (3.60%) Avaloq
10 20 (2.88%) SAP
11 19 (2.74%) IBM
12 15 (2.16%) SunGard
12 15 (2.16%) EMC
12 15 (2.16%) Wall Street Systems
13 13 (1.87%) Dell
14 12 (1.73%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.59%) Veeam
16 10 (1.44%) Juniper
17 9 (1.30%) Symantec
17 9 (1.30%) BT
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pesaro
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package - details on a
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Networking People
Salary: uncapped OTE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + comission
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + commission + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £23k - 25k per year + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, car
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, car
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50000 - £120000
Posted: 6 days ago