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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 54 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.22% 6.76% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.47% 7.27% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 10
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
570 344 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.27% 92.97% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 423 266 246
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 £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Watford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 41 (32.28%) Finance
1 41 (32.28%) VMware
2 40 (31.50%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.98%) Windows
4 32 (25.20%) IBM
5 31 (24.41%) SQL
6 28 (22.05%) WebSphere
7 27 (21.26%) HP
8 25 (19.69%) Cisco
8 25 (19.69%) MS Excel
9 24 (18.90%) Java
9 24 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (18.11%) SCCM
10 23 (18.11%) Hyper-V
11 22 (17.32%) Lync
12 21 (16.54%) SAN
12 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
12 21 (16.54%) Migration
12 21 (16.54%) MCITP
13 20 (15.75%) J2EE
13 20 (15.75%) Oracle
13 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (14.96%) Office 365
14 19 (14.96%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (14.96%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (14.17%) SAP
15 18 (14.17%) UNIX
15 18 (14.17%) vSphere
16 17 (13.39%) HTML
16 17 (13.39%) JavaScript

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (22.05%) WebSphere
2 22 (17.32%) Lync
3 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
4 19 (14.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (11.02%) Tomcat
6 11 (8.66%) IIS
6 11 (8.66%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (7.87%) WebLogic
8 9 (7.09%) Tuxedo
8 9 (7.09%) JBoss
9 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (4.72%) Apache
10 6 (4.72%) iPlanet
10 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (3.94%) GlassFish
11 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
11 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (2.36%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) SPSS
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (7.87%) SAP CO
1 10 (7.87%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.36%) SalesLogix
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.96%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.79%) GitHub
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.54%) SAN
2 13 (10.24%) DNS
3 12 (9.45%) Wireless
3 12 (9.45%) HTTP
3 12 (9.45%) Internet
4 11 (8.66%) Firewall
5 6 (4.72%) PBX
5 6 (4.72%) SSL
6 5 (3.94%) NAS
6 5 (3.94%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.94%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.94%) VLAN
7 4 (3.15%) LDAP
8 3 (2.36%) VPN
9 2 (1.57%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.57%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) WAN
10 1 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) DB2
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.36%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.57%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) Informix
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Rational Application Developer
1 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
1 5 (3.94%) JUnit
1 5 (3.94%) Subversion
2 2 (1.57%) Maven
2 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.57%) Hudson
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 41 (32.28%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Manufacturing
3 16 (12.60%) Retail
4 13 (10.24%) Banking
5 7 (5.51%) General Ledger
6 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) J2EE
2 17 (13.39%) HTML
3 15 (11.81%) CSS
4 13 (10.24%) XHTML
4 13 (10.24%) JSP
5 9 (7.09%) XML
6 8 (6.30%) EJB
6 8 (6.30%) Servlets
7 7 (5.51%) JDBC
7 7 (5.51%) .NET
8 6 (4.72%) Middleware
9 5 (3.94%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (3.94%) JMS
9 5 (3.94%) Struts
9 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (3.94%) JSTL
10 2 (1.57%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (1.57%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (1.57%) Ajax
10 2 (1.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.94%) Open Source
2 4 (3.15%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.36%) Statistics
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) AS400
4 2 (1.57%) Tandem
4 2 (1.57%) PKI
4 2 (1.57%) Economics
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.79%) EMV
5 1 (0.79%) DTV
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.98%) Windows
2 18 (14.17%) UNIX
3 13 (10.24%) Solaris
3 13 (10.24%) Linux
4 8 (6.30%) AIX
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.57%) zOS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Migration
2 15 (11.81%) Time Management
3 13 (10.24%) E-Commerce
3 13 (10.24%) MVC
4 8 (6.30%) Content Management
4 8 (6.30%) Analytics
5 7 (5.51%) Web Development
6 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.72%) CRM
6 6 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.94%) Test Management
7 5 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.94%) Six Sigma
7 5 (3.94%) RAD
7 5 (3.94%) CMMI
8 4 (3.15%) Validation
8 4 (3.15%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.15%) Use Case
8 4 (3.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.41%) SQL
2 24 (18.90%) Java
3 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.51%) Perl
5 5 (3.94%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.94%) C
5 5 (3.94%) Jython
6 3 (2.36%) R
7 2 (1.57%) ABAP
7 2 (1.57%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (16.54%) MCITP
3 19 (14.96%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.02%) MCSE
5 12 (9.45%) CCNP
6 11 (8.66%) Degree
7 10 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (6.30%) CCA
9 7 (5.51%) CCNA
9 7 (5.51%) ACCA
9 7 (5.51%) CIMA
10 6 (4.72%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (3.94%) NCDA
11 5 (3.94%) NCIE
11 5 (3.94%) Sun Certification
12 4 (3.15%) MCTS
12 4 (3.15%) VCAP
13 2 (1.57%) MCP
13 2 (1.57%) IBM Certification
14 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (18.11%) Hyper-V
2 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.17%) vSphere
4 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
5 10 (7.87%) XenApp
5 10 (7.87%) XenDesktop
6 9 (7.09%) XenServer
7 8 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.72%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.94%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (3.15%) vCloud
11 2 (1.57%) RACF
11 2 (1.57%) NFS
11 2 (1.57%) ACF2
11 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (1.57%) SRDF
11 2 (1.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.79%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (18.11%) SCCM
2 8 (6.30%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.72%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.15%) BMC Performance Manager
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (3.15%) SCOM
5 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.79%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.79%) Puppet
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.79%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (32.28%) VMware
2 40 (31.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (25.20%) IBM
4 27 (21.26%) HP
5 25 (19.69%) Cisco
6 20 (15.75%) Oracle
7 18 (14.17%) SAP
8 16 (12.60%) EMC
9 12 (9.45%) Citrix
10 10 (7.87%) NetApp
10 10 (7.87%) Dell
11 7 (5.51%) Sun
12 6 (4.72%) WatchGuard
12 6 (4.72%) Juniper
13 5 (3.94%) NetIQ
13 5 (3.94%) Symantec
13 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.15%) PlateSpin
14 4 (3.15%) BMC
14 4 (3.15%) Meraki
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