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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 52 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.58% 6.27% 9.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.74% 6.72% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 27
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 £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £60,000
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
534 357 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.21% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 385 282 234
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 44 (37.29%) VMware
2 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 32 (27.12%) IBM
3 32 (27.12%) SQL
4 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
4 31 (26.27%) HP
4 31 (26.27%) Finance
5 30 (25.42%) Windows
6 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (22.88%) Cisco
7 27 (22.88%) Java
7 27 (22.88%) WebSphere
7 27 (22.88%) Hyper-V
8 26 (22.03%) SCCM
8 26 (22.03%) MCITP
9 25 (21.19%) MS Exchange
9 25 (21.19%) Lync
10 24 (20.34%) SAN
11 23 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (18.64%) Migration
13 21 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (17.80%) Office 365
14 20 (16.95%) vSphere
14 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 20 (16.95%) J2EE
14 20 (16.95%) HTML
15 19 (16.10%) CSS
15 19 (16.10%) Oracle
15 19 (16.10%) Time Management
16 18 (15.25%) UNIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (22.88%) WebSphere
2 25 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.19%) Lync
3 17 (14.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
5 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (7.63%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (7.63%) IIS
6 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (6.78%) WebLogic
7 8 (6.78%) Tuxedo
7 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (5.08%) SAS
9 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
10 4 (3.39%) iPlanet
10 4 (3.39%) Apache
10 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (3.39%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) SPSS
3 2 (1.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) SAP CO
1 5 (4.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.24%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.69%) SalesLogix
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.80%) Office 365
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.34%) SAN
2 16 (13.56%) Firewall
3 13 (11.02%) DNS
4 12 (10.17%) Wireless
5 11 (9.32%) Internet
6 10 (8.47%) HTTP
6 10 (8.47%) iSCSI
7 7 (5.93%) NAS
8 6 (5.08%) VPN
9 5 (4.24%) VLAN
9 5 (4.24%) PBX
9 5 (4.24%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.39%) SSL
11 3 (2.54%) LDAP
11 3 (2.54%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.69%) Network Security
13 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.85%) WAN
13 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) DB2
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.69%) Informix
4 2 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Subversion
1 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
1 5 (4.24%) JUnit
1 5 (4.24%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.69%) Hudson
2 2 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 31 (26.27%) Finance
2 15 (12.71%) Retail
3 13 (11.02%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.78%) Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) General Ledger
6 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.95%) J2EE
1 20 (16.95%) HTML
2 19 (16.10%) CSS
3 13 (11.02%) XHTML
3 13 (11.02%) JSP
4 9 (7.63%) XML
5 8 (6.78%) Servlets
5 8 (6.78%) EJB
6 7 (5.93%) JDBC
7 6 (5.08%) HTML5
7 6 (5.08%) EDI
7 6 (5.08%) SAP Smart Forms
7 6 (5.08%) Web Dynpro
8 5 (4.24%) JSTL
8 5 (4.24%) JMS
8 5 (4.24%) .NET
8 5 (4.24%) Struts
9 4 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (3.39%) Middleware
9 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.39%) Open Source
2 4 (3.39%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.54%) Statistics
3 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.69%) EMV
4 2 (1.69%) AS400
4 2 (1.69%) Replication
4 2 (1.69%) Economics
4 2 (1.69%) Tandem
4 2 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.42%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) UNIX
3 12 (10.17%) Solaris
3 12 (10.17%) Linux
4 8 (6.78%) AIX
5 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.85%) zOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) Migration
2 19 (16.10%) Time Management
3 13 (11.02%) MVC
3 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
4 7 (5.93%) Content Management
4 7 (5.93%) Workflow
4 7 (5.93%) Analytics
5 6 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (5.08%) OO
5 6 (5.08%) Web Development
5 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.24%) RAD
6 5 (4.24%) CRM
7 4 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.39%) Identity Management
7 4 (3.39%) Network Design
7 4 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.39%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.54%) Use Case
8 3 (2.54%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) SQL
2 27 (22.88%) Java
3 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.93%) Perl
5 6 (5.08%) SAPscript
5 6 (5.08%) C
5 6 (5.08%) ABAP
6 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.39%) Jython
8 3 (2.54%) R
9 1 (0.85%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (22.03%) MCITP
3 23 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (13.56%) CCNP
4 16 (13.56%) MCSE
5 14 (11.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.47%) CCNA
7 9 (7.63%) NCDA
8 8 (6.78%) NCIE
9 7 (5.93%) Degree
9 7 (5.93%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (5.93%) VCAP
10 6 (5.08%) CCA
11 5 (4.24%) CIMA
11 5 (4.24%) Sun Certification
11 5 (4.24%) ACCA
12 4 (3.39%) MCTS
13 2 (1.69%) IBM Certification
14 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (22.88%) Hyper-V
2 21 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.95%) vSphere
4 15 (12.71%) XenApp
4 15 (12.71%) XenDesktop
5 11 (9.32%) XenServer
6 9 (7.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (7.63%) Active Directory
6 9 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.24%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.39%) vCloud
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.69%) ACF2
9 2 (1.69%) SRDF
9 2 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.69%) RACF
9 2 (1.69%) NFS
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 26 (22.03%) SCCM
2 8 (6.78%) SCOM
3 6 (5.08%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.54%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.69%) 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%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (37.29%) VMware
2 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 32 (27.12%) IBM
4 31 (26.27%) HP
5 27 (22.88%) Cisco
6 19 (16.10%) Oracle
7 17 (14.41%) EMC
8 16 (13.56%) Citrix
9 15 (12.71%) SAP
10 14 (11.86%) NetApp
11 13 (11.02%) Dell
12 9 (7.63%) WatchGuard
12 9 (7.63%) JBoss
12 9 (7.63%) Juniper
13 8 (6.78%) Sybase
14 6 (5.08%) Sun
14 6 (5.08%) Adobe
15 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
15 5 (4.24%) Symantec
16 4 (3.39%) Meraki
Watford, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 6 days ago