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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 677 715 664
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 229 146 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 207 127 160
Average salary £66,000 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +25 208 £66,000 -5.71% 23
London +13 106 £65,000 -7.14% 11
South East -13 43 £70,000 - 5
Berkshire +6 24 £70,000 +7.69% 3
City of London +14 21 £57,500 -25.80% 3
South West +5 20 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Swindon +15 18 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire +11 18 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Reading +6 17 £85,000 +21.42% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £65,000 - 2
East of England -14 13 £66,000 +13.79%
West Midlands -19 12 £65,000 +48.57% 1
Birmingham +11 11 £65,000 +8.33%
Hertfordshire -8 8 £66,000 -2.22%
South Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 7 £55,000 -
Leeds - 7 £70,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £70,000 - 1
Scotland -12 6 £75,000 +7.14%
Surrey -28 6 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Newbury +12 5 £70,000 +7.69%
East Midlands -12 5 £70,000 +27.27%
North West -14 5 £60,500 +5.21% 1
Northampton -26 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Northamptonshire -28 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Bedfordshire - 5 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £70,000 -
Brighton - 5 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £75,000 -

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 91 (22.14%) Microsoft
1 91 (22.14%) Degree
2 85 (20.68%) Finance
3 81 (19.71%) Marketing
4 79 (19.22%) SQL
5 76 (18.49%) Telecoms
6 68 (16.55%) Project Management
7 57 (13.87%) ITIL
8 52 (12.65%) Cisco
9 49 (11.92%) Business Development
10 48 (11.68%) Oracle
11 47 (11.44%) SQL Server
12 46 (11.19%) SAP
13 44 (10.71%) Service Management
14 42 (10.22%) Java
15 41 (9.98%) Windows
16 40 (9.73%) Unified Communications
17 39 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (9.49%) Web Services
18 38 (9.25%) WAN
19 37 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (8.52%) LAN
20 35 (8.52%) SLA
20 35 (8.52%) ITSM
21 34 (8.27%) Mentoring
22 33 (8.03%) VMware
22 33 (8.03%) SOA
22 33 (8.03%) Computer Science
23 32 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
23 32 (7.79%) JavaScript

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (5.84%) Lync
2 20 (4.87%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.62%) Apache
4 13 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.68%) CMS
6 10 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.43%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.19%) IIS
8 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.73%) Drupal
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (7.54%) MS Office
2 30 (7.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.73%) FastStats
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle SCM
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (1.22%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.97%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.73%) Maximo
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.73%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.11%) Office 365
2 19 (4.62%) SaaS
2 19 (4.62%) IaaS
3 13 (3.16%) PaaS
4 10 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.73%) Unified Communications
2 38 (9.25%) WAN
3 35 (8.52%) LAN
4 25 (6.08%) Firewall
5 20 (4.87%) MPLS
6 18 (4.38%) VoIP
7 16 (3.89%) Ethernet
8 11 (2.68%) SAN
9 10 (2.43%) SDH
9 10 (2.43%) HTTP
10 9 (2.19%) Internet
11 8 (1.95%) xDSL
11 8 (1.95%) PSTN
12 7 (1.70%) Wireless
12 7 (1.70%) DWDM
13 6 (1.46%) VLAN
13 6 (1.46%) Network Security
13 6 (1.46%) 3G
14 5 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.54%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.92%) MySQL
5 10 (2.43%) Big Data
5 10 (2.43%) VLDB
5 10 (2.43%) Data Mining
6 9 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (1.70%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.70%) QlikView
8 7 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (1.70%) Spotfire
9 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.73%) DB2
10 3 (0.73%) OLAP
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Selenium
1 10 (2.43%) Mockito
1 10 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.49%) Subversion
2 2 (0.49%) Maven
2 2 (0.49%) Ant
2 2 (0.49%) JUnit
3 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 85 (20.68%) Finance
2 81 (19.71%) Marketing
3 76 (18.49%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.84%) Legal
5 20 (4.87%) Banking
6 11 (2.68%) Retail
7 9 (2.19%) French Language
8 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.70%) Law
8 7 (1.70%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.22%) German Language
10 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.73%) Electronics
12 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.49%) Web Services
2 31 (7.54%) HTML
3 30 (7.30%) XML
4 13 (3.16%) .NET
4 13 (3.16%) J2EE
5 12 (2.92%) Spring
5 12 (2.92%) Java EE
5 12 (2.92%) CSS
6 11 (2.68%) XSLT
7 10 (2.43%) jQuery
7 10 (2.43%) XHTML
7 10 (2.43%) JSP
8 5 (1.22%) Middleware
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.73%) XSL
10 3 (0.73%) RESTful
11 2 (0.49%) Ajax
11 2 (0.49%) XMPP
12 1 (0.24%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.16%) iPad
5 13 (3.16%) Economics
6 10 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.46%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.22%) Open Source
9 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.97%) User Experience
10 3 (0.73%) Clustering
10 3 (0.73%) DTV
10 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.73%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.49%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.98%) Windows
2 25 (6.08%) Linux
3 10 (2.43%) UNIX
4 9 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.97%) Android
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.73%) AIX
8 3 (0.73%) Solaris
8 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) VMS
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.55%) Project Management
2 57 (13.87%) ITIL
3 49 (11.92%) Business Development
4 44 (10.71%) Service Management
5 39 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (8.52%) ITSM
7 34 (8.27%) Mentoring
8 33 (8.03%) SOA
9 32 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 26 (6.33%) Product Management
11 25 (6.08%) CRM
11 25 (6.08%) PRINCE2
12 22 (5.35%) ERP
12 22 (5.35%) PRINCE
13 20 (4.87%) Analytics
14 19 (4.62%) Product Marketing
14 19 (4.62%) ETL
15 18 (4.38%) Migration
16 16 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.22%) SQL
2 42 (10.22%) Java
3 32 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.11%) C#
5 13 (3.16%) PHP
6 9 (2.19%) C
7 6 (1.46%) VBA
8 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.73%) Python
9 3 (0.73%) Perl
9 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.73%) Ruby
10 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) XQuery
11 1 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (22.14%) Degree
2 23 (5.60%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.92%) CCNP
5 11 (2.68%) MCSE
5 11 (2.68%) MBA
5 11 (2.68%) MCITP
6 9 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.95%) CCDP
8 7 (1.70%) CIMA
8 7 (1.70%) CIPD
9 6 (1.46%) CCNA
10 4 (0.97%) MCSD
10 4 (0.97%) MCSA
10 4 (0.97%) CCDA
10 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.73%) CCIE
11 3 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.52%) SLA
2 19 (4.62%) QA
3 7 (1.70%) COBIT
4 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.73%) Basel III
4 3 (0.73%) MiFID
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) GxP
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.08%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.65%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.95%) XenApp
4 8 (1.95%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.70%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.73%) vSphere
6 3 (0.73%) Xen
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) XenMobile
2 4 (0.97%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.73%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.65%) Cisco
3 48 (11.68%) Oracle
4 46 (11.19%) SAP
5 33 (8.03%) VMware
6 24 (5.84%) HP
6 24 (5.84%) Citrix
7 15 (3.65%) NetApp
8 14 (3.41%) Juniper
9 12 (2.92%) Mitel
9 12 (2.92%) hybris
10 11 (2.68%) Genesys
10 11 (2.68%) Avaya
10 11 (2.68%) IBM
10 11 (2.68%) Adobe
10 11 (2.68%) Verint
11 8 (1.95%) Netezza
11 8 (1.95%) Tableau
11 8 (1.95%) Teradata
12 7 (1.70%) ServiceNow
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