The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 64 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.12% 5.49% 12.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 5.83% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 34
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,200 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
519 343 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.30% 94.23% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 376 262 240
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Watford region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Watford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 46 (39.32%) VMware
2 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
3 34 (29.06%) IBM
3 34 (29.06%) HP
4 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
5 31 (26.50%) Windows
5 31 (26.50%) Cisco
6 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (25.64%) SQL
7 29 (24.79%) SCCM
7 29 (24.79%) Hyper-V
8 28 (23.93%) Lync
8 28 (23.93%) MCITP
8 28 (23.93%) Finance
8 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
9 27 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (22.22%) SAN
10 26 (22.22%) Java
10 26 (22.22%) Migration
10 26 (22.22%) WebSphere
11 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (18.80%) vSphere
13 21 (17.95%) Office 365
13 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
13 21 (17.95%) HTML
14 20 (17.09%) J2EE
14 20 (17.09%) CSS
14 20 (17.09%) CCNP
14 20 (17.09%) EMC
15 19 (16.24%) MCSE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
1 28 (23.93%) Lync
2 26 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 17 (14.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (8.55%) IIS
8 9 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (6.84%) WebLogic
10 7 (5.98%) SAS
10 7 (5.98%) Tuxedo
11 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
11 4 (3.42%) iPlanet
11 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (3.42%) Apache
11 4 (3.42%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) SPSS
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.27%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.71%) SalesLogix
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.95%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.22%) SAN
2 19 (16.24%) Firewall
3 13 (11.11%) DNS
4 12 (10.26%) Wireless
4 12 (10.26%) iSCSI
5 11 (9.40%) Internet
6 10 (8.55%) HTTP
6 10 (8.55%) NAS
7 8 (6.84%) VPN
8 6 (5.13%) Unified Communications
8 6 (5.13%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.27%) PBX
9 5 (4.27%) VLAN
10 4 (3.42%) SSL
11 3 (2.56%) LDAP
12 2 (1.71%) Network Security
12 2 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) DB2
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.71%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (1.71%) Informix
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.85%) DataStage
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) BODI
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (4.27%) Eclipse
1 5 (4.27%) Subversion
1 5 (4.27%) JUnit
1 5 (4.27%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.71%) Maven
2 2 (1.71%) Hudson
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Retail
3 13 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.13%) Banking
5 5 (4.27%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) HTML
2 20 (17.09%) J2EE
2 20 (17.09%) CSS
3 13 (11.11%) JSP
3 13 (11.11%) XHTML
4 10 (8.55%) XML
5 8 (6.84%) Servlets
5 8 (6.84%) EJB
6 7 (5.98%) JDBC
7 6 (5.13%) HTML5
7 6 (5.13%) Web Dynpro
7 6 (5.13%) SAP Smart Forms
7 6 (5.13%) .NET
7 6 (5.13%) EDI
8 5 (4.27%) JMS
8 5 (4.27%) Struts
8 5 (4.27%) JSTL
9 4 (3.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (3.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.42%) Open Source
2 4 (3.42%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.71%) EMV
4 2 (1.71%) AS400
4 2 (1.71%) Replication
4 2 (1.71%) Tandem
4 2 (1.71%) Economics
4 2 (1.71%) PKI
4 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.50%) Windows
2 17 (14.53%) UNIX
3 12 (10.26%) Solaris
4 11 (9.40%) Linux
5 8 (6.84%) AIX
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.22%) Migration
2 19 (16.24%) Time Management
3 13 (11.11%) MVC
3 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 7 (5.98%) Workflow
4 7 (5.98%) Content Management
4 7 (5.98%) Network Design
5 6 (5.13%) Web Development
5 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (5.13%) OO
5 6 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (4.27%) RAD
6 5 (4.27%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.42%) Identity Management
7 4 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.42%) Analytics
8 3 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.56%) Use Case
8 3 (2.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.64%) SQL
2 26 (22.22%) Java
3 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.98%) Perl
5 6 (5.13%) ABAP
5 6 (5.13%) SAPscript
6 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.27%) C
7 4 (3.42%) Jython
8 2 (1.71%) C#
8 2 (1.71%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (23.93%) MCITP
3 27 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (17.09%) CCNP
5 19 (16.24%) MCSE
6 17 (14.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (11.11%) CCNA
8 12 (10.26%) NCDA
9 11 (9.40%) NCIE
10 10 (8.55%) VCAP
11 7 (5.98%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (5.13%) CCA
13 5 (4.27%) ACCA
13 5 (4.27%) CIMA
13 5 (4.27%) Sun Certification
14 4 (3.42%) MCTS
14 4 (3.42%) Degree
15 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
16 2 (1.71%) IBM Certification
17 1 (0.85%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
1 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Hyper-V
2 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.80%) vSphere
4 17 (14.53%) XenApp
4 17 (14.53%) XenDesktop
5 12 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (8.55%) XenServer
7 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (3.42%) vCloud
10 2 (1.71%) ACF2
10 2 (1.71%) NFS
10 2 (1.71%) RACF
10 2 (1.71%) SRDF
10 2 (1.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.85%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 29 (24.79%) SCCM
2 10 (8.55%) SCOM
3 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.27%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.56%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.85%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.85%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (39.32%) VMware
2 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
3 34 (29.06%) IBM
3 34 (29.06%) HP
4 31 (26.50%) Cisco
5 20 (17.09%) EMC
6 18 (15.38%) Citrix
7 17 (14.53%) Oracle
8 16 (13.68%) SAP
8 16 (13.68%) Dell
8 16 (13.68%) NetApp
9 12 (10.26%) Juniper
9 12 (10.26%) WatchGuard
10 8 (6.84%) JBoss
10 8 (6.84%) Sybase
11 6 (5.13%) Adobe
11 6 (5.13%) Sun
12 5 (4.27%) Symantec
12 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.42%) NetIQ
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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