The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 662 684 738
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 243 224 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 203 160 129
Average salary £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.67%

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant within the UK.

Solutions Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 within the UK.

Solutions Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 17 December 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
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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 +30 234 £62,500 -1.96% 23
London +75 125 £65,000 -3.70% 13
South East -42 46 £62,500 -5.66% 5
Berkshire +15 25 £85,000 +30.76% 2
City of London +18 21 £82,500 +22.22% 5
Yorkshire -18 15 £53,000 +6.00% 1
South West -6 14 £47,500 +82.69% 1
East of England -18 13 £54,000 +2.85%
Reading -3 11 £85,000 +36.00% 1
West Yorkshire -7 10 £52,750 +5.50% 1
Leeds -4 9 £53,000 +3.41%
Devon - 8 £47,500 -
North West -12 7 £69,000 +38.00% 2
Scotland - 7 £50,250 -
Edinburgh - 7 £50,250 -
Bedfordshire +11 6 £53,000 +0.95%
Maidenhead +5 6 £57,500 -19.29%
West Midlands -8 6 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Dunstable - 6 £53,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £53,000 - 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £53,000 - 2
Sheffield -14 4 £54,000 +8.00%
South Yorkshire -14 4 £54,000 +8.00%
Manchester -26 4 £69,000 +112.30% 1
Swindon +6 3 £27,000 +3.84%
Birmingham -4 3 £69,000 +31.42% 2
Wiltshire -4 3 £27,000 +3.84%
Brighton -10 3 £37,500 -
East Sussex -11 3 £37,500 +11.11%
Essex - 3 £66,000 -

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 133 (28.48%) Degree
2 101 (21.63%) Microsoft
3 97 (20.77%) Finance
4 84 (17.99%) SQL
5 78 (16.70%) Project Management
6 75 (16.06%) Java
7 68 (14.56%) Telecoms
8 67 (14.35%) Cisco
8 67 (14.35%) Computer Science
9 66 (14.13%) Oracle
9 66 (14.13%) Windows
10 63 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
11 61 (13.06%) VMware
12 58 (12.42%) JavaScript
12 58 (12.42%) SQL Server
13 56 (11.99%) ITIL
14 55 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 54 (11.56%) Marketing
16 51 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (9.85%) Mentoring
18 45 (9.64%) E-Commerce
18 45 (9.64%) Unified Communications
19 43 (9.21%) HTML
19 43 (9.21%) WAN
20 42 (8.99%) LAN
21 41 (8.78%) MS Excel
21 41 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
21 41 (8.78%) Business Development
22 40 (8.57%) Linux
23 39 (8.35%) SAP

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.57%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.14%) Lync
4 18 (3.85%) Apache
4 18 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 13 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.36%) JBoss
7 10 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.50%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.07%) CMS
12 4 (0.86%) IIS
12 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.64%) Moodle
14 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.28%) MS Office
3 7 (1.50%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) FastStats
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) SAP MM
1 7 (1.50%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.28%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.28%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.86%) Summit
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.86%) Finacle
3 4 (0.86%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (0.86%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle SCM
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.64%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.57%) Office 365
2 15 (3.21%) SaaS
3 11 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.28%) IaaS
6 4 (0.86%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.64%) Unified Communications
2 43 (9.21%) WAN
3 42 (8.99%) LAN
4 18 (3.85%) HTTP
4 18 (3.85%) SAN
5 15 (3.21%) Internet
6 14 (3.00%) Wireless
7 12 (2.57%) MPLS
8 11 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (2.36%) Firewall
9 9 (1.93%) Network Security
10 8 (1.71%) VoIP
10 8 (1.71%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.50%) DWDM
12 6 (1.28%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.28%) VPN
12 6 (1.28%) 3G
13 5 (1.07%) Radio Access Network
13 5 (1.07%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.07%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.28%) MySQL
4 16 (3.43%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.00%) Data Mining
5 14 (3.00%) VLDB
6 13 (2.78%) Big Data
6 13 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.64%) OLAP
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 18 (3.85%) Mockito
1 18 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 18 (3.85%) Selenium
2 12 (2.57%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.43%) Ant
4 2 (0.43%) JUnit
4 2 (0.43%) Subversion
4 2 (0.43%) Maven
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 97 (20.77%) Finance
2 68 (14.56%) Telecoms
3 54 (11.56%) Marketing
4 28 (6.00%) Banking
4 28 (6.00%) Retail
5 23 (4.93%) Spanish Language
6 14 (3.00%) French Language
7 9 (1.93%) Legal
8 8 (1.71%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Billing
11 2 (0.43%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) German Language
11 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.21%) HTML
2 39 (8.35%) Web Services
3 37 (7.92%) XML
4 30 (6.42%) XSLT
4 30 (6.42%) CSS
5 24 (5.14%) Java EE
5 24 (5.14%) jQuery
6 23 (4.93%) .NET
7 22 (4.71%) Spring
8 20 (4.28%) J2EE
9 18 (3.85%) XHTML
9 18 (3.85%) JSP
10 15 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (3.21%) Middleware
11 14 (3.00%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.71%) SOAP
12 8 (1.71%) Ajax
13 6 (1.28%) WCF
13 6 (1.28%) WPF
13 6 (1.28%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.35%) Computer Science
2 63 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.78%) Economics
3 27 (5.78%) iPad
4 23 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.07%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.78%) Open Source
8 6 (1.28%) NHS
8 6 (1.28%) e-Health
9 4 (0.86%) FlexPod
9 4 (0.86%) EFT
9 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.64%) DTV
11 2 (0.43%) User Experience
11 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.43%) EMV
11 2 (0.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.13%) Windows
2 40 (8.57%) Linux
3 10 (2.14%) UNIX
4 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.64%) Android
7 3 (0.64%) Solaris
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.70%) Project Management
2 56 (11.99%) ITIL
3 46 (9.85%) Mentoring
4 45 (9.64%) E-Commerce
5 41 (8.78%) Business Development
6 32 (6.85%) Service Management
6 32 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (6.42%) Migration
7 30 (6.42%) ITSM
7 30 (6.42%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 29 (6.21%) SOA
9 24 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (4.28%) BDD
11 20 (4.28%) Data Governance
11 20 (4.28%) Business Analysis
11 20 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (4.07%) TOGAF
12 19 (4.07%) ETL
13 18 (3.85%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 84 (17.99%) SQL
2 75 (16.06%) Java
3 58 (12.42%) JavaScript
4 31 (6.64%) C#
5 21 (4.50%) C
6 6 (1.28%) VBA
7 5 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.86%) C++
8 4 (0.86%) PHP
9 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.43%) Scala
9 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 133 (28.48%) Degree
2 41 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.50%) MBA
5 18 (3.85%) CCNP
5 18 (3.85%) CCNA
5 18 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (3.21%) MCSE
7 14 (3.00%) CCDP
8 12 (2.57%) VCP5
9 10 (2.14%) MCITP
10 9 (1.93%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.50%) MCSA
12 6 (1.28%) MCP
13 5 (1.07%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.07%) CCDA
13 5 (1.07%) CISSP
14 4 (0.86%) MCSD
14 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.42%) SLA
2 18 (3.85%) QA
3 8 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.50%) COBIT
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.71%) XenDesktop
4 8 (1.71%) XenApp
5 7 (1.50%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.07%) vSphere
7 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.64%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.50%) XenMobile
2 4 (0.86%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.64%) SCCM
3 3 (0.64%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.43%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 101 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 67 (14.35%) Cisco
3 66 (14.13%) Oracle
4 61 (13.06%) VMware
5 39 (8.35%) SAP
6 29 (6.21%) Citrix
7 27 (5.78%) Avaya
7 27 (5.78%) Verint
8 23 (4.93%) HP
8 23 (4.93%) Genesys
8 23 (4.93%) Mitel
9 22 (4.71%) hybris
10 19 (4.07%) Juniper
10 19 (4.07%) NetApp
10 19 (4.07%) Dell
11 13 (2.78%) Brocade
11 13 (2.78%) Netezza
11 13 (2.78%) Teradata
11 13 (2.78%) IBM
12 9 (1.93%) Adobe
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