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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Consultant
Rank 813 788 835
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 143 192 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 121 128 119
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.11%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 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 29 April 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
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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 -41 135 £65,000 +1.96% 13
London 0 81 £72,500 +11.53% 8
City of London +56 23 £60,000 -4.00% 1
South East +4 21 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Yorkshire +28 15 £40,000 -33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +21 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Leeds +16 11 £40,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +4 10 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Reading +23 6 £85,000 +36.00%
Scotland -3 5 £35,500 -21.11%
Glasgow -7 5 £35,500 -21.11%
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £29,500 -52.80%
North West +17 4 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Manchester +11 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Feltham - 4 - -
High Wycombe +1 3 £29,500 -52.80%
South West -2 3 £48,500 -19.16%
Surrey -21 3 £67,500 +12.50%
South Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £42,500 - 1
Staines +21 2 £67,500 +58.82%
Hampshire +12 2 £87,500 +125.80%
Basingstoke -6 2 £87,500 +59.09%
Bristol - 2 £63,000 -
Milton Keynes +21 1 - -
Middlesex +13 1 - -
Gloucestershire +6 1 £32,000 -
Nottingham +5 1 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Slough +2 1 £80,000 +33.33% 1

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 153 (48.42%) Presales
2 85 (26.90%) Finance
3 69 (21.84%) Microsoft
4 58 (18.35%) Cisco
4 58 (18.35%) Marketing
5 51 (16.14%) Java
6 48 (15.19%) SaaS
7 47 (14.87%) Degree
8 45 (14.24%) Web Services
9 43 (13.61%) VMware
10 39 (12.34%) MPLS
11 38 (12.03%) Oracle
12 36 (11.39%) Citrix
12 36 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (10.44%) Unified Communications
14 32 (10.13%) IBM
15 31 (9.81%) CRM
15 31 (9.81%) WAN
15 31 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (9.18%) Salesforce.com
16 29 (9.18%) Project Management
17 28 (8.86%) Windows
18 27 (8.54%) SQL
18 27 (8.54%) Telecoms
19 26 (8.23%) Banking
20 25 (7.91%) SQL Server
20 25 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
21 24 (7.59%) MS Excel
22 23 (7.28%) XML
22 23 (7.28%) Cisco Certification

Solutions Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (6.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.38%) Skype for Business
3 11 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.95%) SAS
6 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.80%) Eloqua
2 7 (2.22%) Finacle
2 7 (2.22%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.95%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.63%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.63%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.63%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.63%) Summit
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.19%) SaaS
2 21 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.06%) Office 365
4 15 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.80%) Boomi
5 12 (3.80%) iPaaS
5 12 (3.80%) SuccessFactors
5 12 (3.80%) Taleo
6 11 (3.48%) IaaS
7 10 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.22%) PaaS
9 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.34%) MPLS
2 33 (10.44%) Unified Communications
3 31 (9.81%) WAN
4 22 (6.96%) Firewall
5 21 (6.65%) BGP
6 19 (6.01%) VPN
7 17 (5.38%) LAN
8 16 (5.06%) Wireless
9 14 (4.43%) Ethernet
10 13 (4.11%) IPsec
10 13 (4.11%) SAN
10 13 (4.11%) VLAN
11 12 (3.80%) Cisco ICM
11 12 (3.80%) OSPF
12 11 (3.48%) EIGRP
12 11 (3.48%) Spanning Tree
12 11 (3.48%) SSL
12 11 (3.48%) WAAS
12 11 (3.48%) xDSL
13 10 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.28%) Big Data
3 12 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.53%) SAP BI
6 8 (2.53%) SAP BW
6 8 (2.53%) SAP HANA
7 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.63%) VLDB
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.33%) Maven
2 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.32%) Firebug
General
1 85 (26.90%) Finance
2 58 (18.35%) Marketing
3 27 (8.54%) Telecoms
4 26 (8.23%) Banking
5 19 (6.01%) French Language
5 19 (6.01%) Retail
6 15 (4.75%) German Language
7 8 (2.53%) Legal
8 6 (1.90%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.27%) Back Office
9 4 (1.27%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.24%) Web Services
2 23 (7.28%) XML
2 23 (7.28%) XMPP
3 22 (6.96%) SOAP
4 20 (6.33%) Spring
5 14 (4.43%) HTML
6 12 (3.80%) JMS
7 11 (3.48%) .NET
8 9 (2.85%) COM
9 8 (2.53%) CSS
9 8 (2.53%) REST
10 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.90%) HTML5
11 6 (1.90%) VXML
12 5 (1.58%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.58%) Java EE
13 3 (0.95%) jQuery
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.95%) WCF
13 3 (0.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.48%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.48%) Fintech
4 9 (2.85%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.27%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.27%) Life Science
8 3 (0.95%) PMI
9 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.63%) EMV
9 2 (0.63%) iPad
9 2 (0.63%) IPTV
9 2 (0.63%) IVR
9 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.86%) Windows
2 19 (6.01%) Linux
3 12 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.90%) Android
5 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.58%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Unix
10 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (48.42%) Presales
2 31 (9.81%) CRM
3 29 (9.18%) Project Management
4 25 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.28%) Analytics
6 21 (6.65%) ITIL
6 21 (6.65%) Migration
7 18 (5.70%) Business Development
7 18 (5.70%) PRINCE2
7 18 (5.70%) SOA
7 18 (5.70%) Software Delivery
8 17 (5.38%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (5.06%) Product Management
10 15 (4.75%) Software Engineering
10 15 (4.75%) Wealth Management
11 14 (4.43%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.43%) Workflow
12 13 (4.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.14%) Java
2 27 (8.54%) SQL
3 20 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.11%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.85%) C
6 7 (2.22%) C#
7 4 (1.27%) Python
8 3 (0.95%) Scala
9 2 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (14.87%) Degree
2 23 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (6.33%) CCNP
3 20 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (5.70%) MCSE
4 18 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (3.80%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.85%) CCIE
7 8 (2.53%) CCNA
7 8 (2.53%) MCP
7 8 (2.53%) MCSA
7 8 (2.53%) VCAP
8 7 (2.22%) CCEA
8 7 (2.22%) RHCE
8 7 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 5 (1.58%) CCA
10 4 (1.27%) CCEE
11 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.96%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.80%) vSphere
4 6 (1.90%) XenApp
4 6 (1.90%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.58%) vCloud
6 4 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.80%) Jitterbit
2 12 (3.80%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 7 (2.22%) SCCM
4 6 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.27%) Ansible
6 4 (1.27%) Puppet
6 4 (1.27%) SCSM
7 2 (0.63%) SCOM
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.35%) Cisco
3 43 (13.61%) VMware
4 38 (12.03%) Oracle
5 36 (11.39%) Citrix
6 32 (10.13%) IBM
7 29 (9.18%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (6.96%) Dell
9 21 (6.65%) Informatica
10 20 (6.33%) NetApp
11 19 (6.01%) Tableau
12 17 (5.38%) Juniper
12 17 (5.38%) SAP
13 16 (5.06%) ServiceNow
14 14 (4.43%) Google
14 14 (4.43%) HP
15 13 (4.11%) TIBCO
16 12 (3.80%) Ariba
16 12 (3.80%) BEA
16 12 (3.80%) NetSuite
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