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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 530 560 616
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 451 436 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 373 324 316
Median salary £52,500 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.52% -0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +42 410 £52,500 +10.52% 50
London -14 172 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South East +50 117 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Surrey +3 37 £42,500 +41.66%
West Midlands -3 29 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Berkshire +7 25 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Wales +22 20 - -
South Wales +19 20 - -
Yorkshire +19 20 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Cardiff +17 20 - -
East of England +26 18 £55,000 +19.56% 1
South West +18 18 £61,250 +198.78% 4
City of London +10 17 £28,000 -44.00% 4
North West +10 15 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hampshire +9 15 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +35 14 £32,500 +4.00% 3
Leeds +18 13 £65,000 +36.84% 3
West Yorkshire +16 13 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Reading +9 12 £53,750 +79.16% 1
Staines +17 11 £57,500 +15.00%
West Sussex -1 11 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +20 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Kent - 10 £45,000 - 2
Southampton 0 9 £42,500 -
Scotland -6 9 £27,500 -44.72% 2
Birmingham -11 9 £55,000 -
Bromley - 9 £40,000 -
Solihull - 9 £65,000 -
Bristol +7 8 £39,250 +91.46% 1
Swindon - 8 £65,000 - 1

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 214 (26.35%) Degree
2 192 (23.65%) Finance
3 151 (18.60%) CISSP
4 128 (15.76%) ITIL
5 122 (15.02%) Windows
6 118 (14.53%) Information Security
7 113 (13.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 108 (13.30%) Project Management
9 100 (12.32%) Microsoft
10 95 (11.70%) PCI DSS
11 88 (10.84%) SIEM
12 83 (10.22%) Banking
12 83 (10.22%) VMware
13 80 (9.85%) Presales
14 78 (9.61%) Windows Server
15 72 (8.87%) CISM
15 72 (8.87%) Active Directory
15 72 (8.87%) MS Excel
16 70 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
17 69 (8.50%) Security Architecture
17 69 (8.50%) Risk Management
18 68 (8.37%) B2B
19 65 (8.00%) Data Centre
20 61 (7.51%) Oracle
21 60 (7.39%) Business Development
22 58 (7.14%) Firewall
23 54 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
24 52 (6.40%) Retail
25 51 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
25 51 (6.28%) Security Operations

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 49 (6.03%) MS Exchange
2 42 (5.17%) IIS
3 34 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.72%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.11%) Apache
7 9 (1.11%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.62%) CMS
8 5 (0.62%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.25%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 72 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.71%) MS Office
3 8 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
3 10 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.79%) Office 365
2 31 (3.82%) SaaS
3 24 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.37%) IaaS
7 3 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.14%) Firewall
2 45 (5.54%) Network Security
3 34 (4.19%) SAN
4 26 (3.20%) WAN
5 24 (2.96%) LAN
5 24 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.34%) Unified Communications
7 18 (2.22%) VPN
8 16 (1.97%) DNS
8 16 (1.97%) Internet
9 14 (1.72%) MPLS
10 13 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.23%) DHCP
12 9 (1.11%) VoIP
12 9 (1.11%) Wireless
13 7 (0.86%) BGP
13 7 (0.86%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.86%) IPv4
13 7 (0.86%) Skype
14 6 (0.74%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.35%) Big Data
3 9 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.12%) MySQL
7 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.62%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.62%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.25%) AppScan
2 2 (0.25%) ERwin
2 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 192 (23.65%) Finance
2 83 (10.22%) Banking
3 52 (6.40%) Retail
4 48 (5.91%) Marketing
5 44 (5.42%) Telecoms
6 35 (4.31%) Legal
7 30 (3.69%) Law
8 28 (3.45%) Billing
9 18 (2.22%) Back Office
9 18 (2.22%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.86%) Advertising
12 6 (0.74%) German Language
12 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.62%) Automotive
13 5 (0.62%) French Language
14 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.37%) Games
15 3 (0.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.60%) .NET
2 9 (1.11%) HTML
3 8 (0.99%) COM
4 7 (0.86%) CSS
4 7 (0.86%) Web Services
5 6 (0.74%) Ajax
5 6 (0.74%) XML
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.37%) HTML5
7 3 (0.37%) REST
7 3 (0.37%) SOAP
8 2 (0.25%) J2EE
8 2 (0.25%) jQuery
8 2 (0.25%) Middleware
9 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.12%) Grails
9 1 (0.12%) LAMP
9 1 (0.12%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.12%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 54 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.16%) Security Operations Centre
4 47 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.22%) PKI
7 17 (2.09%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.09%) iPad
8 12 (1.48%) CESG
8 12 (1.48%) Smart Energy
8 12 (1.48%) Social Media
9 11 (1.35%) NHS
10 10 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.11%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.62%) FMCG
13 5 (0.62%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.49%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.49%) PMI
15 3 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 122 (15.02%) Windows
2 78 (9.61%) Windows Server
3 48 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (5.17%) Linux
5 25 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.60%) Unix
7 13 (1.60%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.48%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.74%) Solaris
9 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.37%) Android
12 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.12%) NetWare
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (15.76%) ITIL
2 118 (14.53%) Information Security
3 108 (13.30%) Project Management
4 88 (10.84%) SIEM
5 80 (9.85%) Presales
6 70 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
7 69 (8.50%) Risk Management
7 69 (8.50%) Security Architecture
8 68 (8.37%) B2B
9 60 (7.39%) Business Development
10 51 (6.28%) Security Operations
10 51 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (5.42%) ITIL V3
12 42 (5.17%) Portfolio Management
13 40 (4.93%) ERP
13 40 (4.93%) Service Delivery
14 37 (4.56%) Service Management
15 36 (4.43%) CRM
15 36 (4.43%) Supplier Management
16 35 (4.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (4.93%) SQL
2 39 (4.80%) Java
3 23 (2.83%) C
4 14 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.23%) C#
6 8 (0.99%) Python
7 7 (0.86%) C++
8 5 (0.62%) OpenEdge ABL
8 5 (0.62%) Progress 4GL
9 3 (0.37%) Perl
9 3 (0.37%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.25%) Delphi
10 2 (0.25%) PHP
10 2 (0.25%) Ruby
10 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 214 (26.35%) Degree
2 151 (18.60%) CISSP
3 72 (8.87%) CISM
4 41 (5.05%) CISA
5 32 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 31 (3.82%) CRISC
6 31 (3.82%) IISP
7 29 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (2.96%) MCSE
10 23 (2.83%) CCNA
11 22 (2.71%) CEH
12 20 (2.46%) SC Cleared
13 18 (2.22%) CCNP
14 15 (1.85%) CLAS
14 15 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.35%) ACCA
15 11 (1.35%) CCIE
15 11 (1.35%) MCSA
16 10 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (13.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (11.70%) PCI DSS
3 49 (6.03%) COBIT
4 32 (3.94%) ISO22301
5 31 (3.82%) ISO27002
5 31 (3.82%) ISO27005
6 22 (2.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (1.72%) QA
8 8 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
8 8 (0.99%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.37%) RMADS
9 3 (0.37%) SLA
10 2 (0.25%) GAAP
10 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.12%) COSHH
11 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.08%) XenApp
4 22 (2.71%) XenDesktop
5 20 (2.46%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.97%) vSphere
7 10 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.62%) vCloud
9 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.25%) Xen
9 2 (0.25%) XenServer
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.12%) UAG
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (3.45%) QRadar
2 12 (1.48%) SCCM
3 6 (0.74%) Nagios
4 5 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (0.49%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.25%) Nessus
7 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.25%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.12%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.12%) MOM
8 1 (0.12%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Terraform
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 83 (10.22%) VMware
3 61 (7.51%) Oracle
4 48 (5.91%) Cisco
5 40 (4.93%) Citrix
6 31 (3.82%) ArcSight
6 31 (3.82%) Splunk
7 23 (2.83%) IBM
8 15 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 13 (1.60%) HP
9 13 (1.60%) Juniper
9 13 (1.60%) SAP
10 10 (1.23%) NetApp
10 10 (1.23%) Remedy
11 9 (1.11%) BMC
11 9 (1.11%) Google
11 9 (1.11%) SunGard
11 9 (1.11%) Wall Street Systems
12 8 (0.99%) Cognizant
13 7 (0.86%) Intel
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Capco
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Salary: uncapped commission
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefit package + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salaries and Outstanding Uncapped OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + (OTE £70,000+)
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + (OTE £70,000+)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £21000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Macmillan Cancer Support
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Fantastic + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + car + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + car + package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + top level commission, Car, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago