Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 76 61
Rank change year-on-year -28 -15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 283 428 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.00% 3.61% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 3.72% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 220 365 388
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.94% -1.90%
10th Percentile £27,725 £30,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 9,164 11,490 12,065
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 96.81% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,928 9,420 9,946
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the East of England

Consultant
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the East of England.

Salary trend for Consultant in the East of England

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the East of England

Consultant
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 147 £55,000 -8.33% 47
Cambridgeshire +11 83 £50,000 +12.61% 29
Bedfordshire -45 17 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Essex -11 15 £62,500 +38.89% 3
Norfolk +31 14 £22,000 - 4
Suffolk -11 7 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 85 (30.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (28.62%) Microsoft
3 62 (21.91%) SQL
4 59 (20.85%) VMware
5 58 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (19.79%) Windows
7 53 (18.73%) Office 365
7 53 (18.73%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (18.02%) Finance
9 49 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (16.96%) Hyper-V
11 44 (15.55%) Java
12 43 (15.19%) Presales
13 42 (14.84%) Active Directory
14 41 (14.49%) SQL Server
15 38 (13.43%) JavaScript
16 37 (13.07%) Migration
17 36 (12.72%) MS Exchange
18 35 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (12.37%) SaaS
19 33 (11.66%) Salesforce.com
20 32 (11.31%) XML
20 32 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (11.31%) Windows Server
21 31 (10.95%) Project Management
21 31 (10.95%) Enterprise Software
22 28 (9.89%) Mentoring
23 27 (9.54%) SCCM
24 26 (9.19%) Information Security
25 24 (8.48%) Data Analysis

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.72%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (4.24%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.77%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.77%) CMS
6 5 (1.77%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.41%) Apache
7 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.06%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.59%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.89%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.77%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.41%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.41%) SAP HCM
4 4 (1.41%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (1.06%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.71%) BPCS
6 2 (0.71%) HFM
6 2 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.71%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.71%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.71%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 85 (30.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (18.73%) Office 365
3 35 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (12.37%) SaaS
4 23 (8.13%) IaaS
5 14 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.95%) PaaS
6 9 (3.18%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (1.06%) OpenDNS
9 3 (1.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.35%) Boomi
10 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.71%) iSCSI
2 12 (4.24%) Firewall
2 12 (4.24%) Skype
3 10 (3.53%) DNS
4 9 (3.18%) Network Security
5 7 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (2.47%) NetScaler
5 7 (2.47%) SAN
6 6 (2.12%) Internet
7 5 (1.77%) LAN
7 5 (1.77%) WAN
7 5 (1.77%) Wireless
8 4 (1.41%) MPLS
8 4 (1.41%) SSL
9 3 (1.06%) BGP
9 3 (1.06%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.06%) SSH
9 3 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.12%) Big Data
3 6 (2.12%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (2.12%) Power BI
4 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.77%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.35%) GIS
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 11 (3.89%) Selenium
2 4 (1.41%) JMeter
2 4 (1.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.71%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.71%) Subversion
3 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (18.02%) Finance
2 17 (6.01%) Banking
3 16 (5.65%) Retail
4 8 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.12%) Local Government
7 4 (1.41%) Law
7 4 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.31%) XML
2 21 (7.42%) Web Services
3 16 (5.65%) HTML
4 15 (5.30%) XSL
5 14 (4.95%) CSS
5 14 (4.95%) HTML5
5 14 (4.95%) XHTML
6 13 (4.59%) Ajax
6 13 (4.59%) JSP
6 13 (4.59%) REST
6 13 (4.59%) XML Schema
7 8 (2.83%) .NET
7 8 (2.83%) J2EE
7 8 (2.83%) OAuth
7 8 (2.83%) SOAP
8 6 (2.12%) Middleware
8 6 (2.12%) SAP PI
8 6 (2.12%) XSLT
9 5 (1.77%) Node.js
9 5 (1.77%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.95%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.12%) NHS
5 6 (2.12%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.77%) User Experience
7 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.41%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.41%) iPhone
7 4 (1.41%) Life Science
7 4 (1.41%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.71%) CESG
9 2 (0.71%) Clustering
9 2 (0.71%) Infotainment
9 2 (0.71%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.79%) Windows
2 32 (11.31%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.30%) Linux
4 12 (4.24%) Android
5 9 (3.18%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.83%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.47%) Unix
8 6 (2.12%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (2.12%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.41%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.41%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.73%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (15.19%) Presales
3 37 (13.07%) Migration
4 32 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (10.95%) Project Management
6 28 (9.89%) Mentoring
7 26 (9.19%) Information Security
8 24 (8.48%) Data Analysis
8 24 (8.48%) ETL
9 23 (8.13%) ITIL
10 20 (7.07%) Data Migration
10 20 (7.07%) Master Data Management
11 19 (6.71%) ERP
12 17 (6.01%) Analytics
12 17 (6.01%) Workflow
13 16 (5.65%) Business Development
14 15 (5.30%) Customer Requirements
14 15 (5.30%) Decision-Making
15 14 (4.95%) Time Management
16 13 (4.59%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.91%) SQL
2 44 (15.55%) Java
3 38 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.07%) Apex Code
5 13 (4.59%) C
6 12 (4.24%) C++
7 10 (3.53%) C#
8 9 (3.18%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.12%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.12%) XPath
11 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) ABAP
12 1 (0.35%) Perl
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) Python
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (8.13%) Degree
3 22 (7.77%) Security Cleared
4 19 (6.71%) SC Cleared
5 17 (6.01%) MCSE
6 16 (5.65%) CISSP
7 12 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.24%) CISM
8 11 (3.89%) CISA
8 11 (3.89%) MCSA
8 11 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.12%) CCIE
9 6 (2.12%) MCITP
10 5 (1.77%) CCNA
10 5 (1.77%) ISEB
10 5 (1.77%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.41%) CGEIT
11 4 (1.41%) MBA
11 4 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.07%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.89%) QA
4 8 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.47%) SLA
6 4 (1.41%) GxP
6 4 (1.41%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.41%) ISO 22301
7 3 (1.06%) GDPR
7 3 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.06%) PMO
8 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 49 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (16.96%) Hyper-V
3 42 (14.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.12%) vSphere
5 6 (2.12%) XenApp
5 6 (2.12%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.77%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (9.54%) SCCM
2 21 (7.42%) SCVMM
3 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (3.89%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.12%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.12%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.41%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.06%) SCOM
8 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.71%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.35%) EnCase
9 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) FTK
9 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.35%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 81 (28.62%) Microsoft
2 59 (20.85%) VMware
3 33 (11.66%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (7.77%) Veeam
5 18 (6.36%) NetApp
6 17 (6.01%) Oracle
6 17 (6.01%) SAP
6 17 (6.01%) Symantec
7 13 (4.59%) EMC
8 8 (2.83%) Citrix
8 8 (2.83%) HP
9 7 (2.47%) Cisco
9 7 (2.47%) Dell
10 6 (2.12%) Google
10 6 (2.12%) Juniper
10 6 (2.12%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (2.12%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.77%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.41%) IBM
12 4 (1.41%) Meraki