Period
to 22 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 107 74
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 235 281 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.82% 2.97% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 3.05% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 175 219 366
East of England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £69,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 5,875 9,200 11,579
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 97.16% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,158 6,966 9,503
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,425 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +35 79 £55,000 +10.00% 24
Hertfordshire -23 57 £62,500 +11.11% 31
Essex +43 49 £42,500 -32.00% 14
Bedfordshire +18 27 £60,000 +60.00% 8
Suffolk +16 16 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Norfolk -19 2 £25,500 +15.91% 2
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 70 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 58 (24.68%) Active Directory
3 46 (19.57%) Azure
4 45 (19.15%) Windows
5 43 (18.30%) VMware
6 41 (17.45%) Finance
6 41 (17.45%) Presales
6 41 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (16.17%) Project Delivery
7 38 (16.17%) Office 365
8 36 (15.32%) SQL
9 32 (13.62%) SAP
10 31 (13.19%) Migration
10 31 (13.19%) Data Analysis
10 31 (13.19%) Degree
10 31 (13.19%) SaaS
11 30 (12.77%) Hyper-V
11 30 (12.77%) Marketing
12 29 (12.34%) Oracle
12 29 (12.34%) Java
13 28 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (11.49%) PaaS
14 27 (11.49%) Linux
15 26 (11.06%) Security Cleared
15 26 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (10.64%) AWS
16 25 (10.64%) Data Migration
16 25 (10.64%) SC Cleared
16 25 (10.64%) Firewall
17 22 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.85%) Confluence
3 2 (0.85%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.85%) InVision
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.23%) SAP CO
1 17 (7.23%) SAP FI
1 17 (7.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.98%) Oracle CRM
2 7 (2.98%) SAP SD
3 5 (2.13%) Primavera
3 5 (2.13%) Relativity
3 5 (2.13%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.13%) SAP WM
4 4 (1.70%) Sage X3
5 3 (1.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (1.28%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.28%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (19.57%) Azure
2 38 (16.17%) Office 365
3 31 (13.19%) SaaS
4 27 (11.49%) PaaS
5 25 (10.64%) AWS
6 18 (7.66%) Oracle CX
7 14 (5.96%) IaaS
8 11 (4.68%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 6 (2.55%) GCP
10 5 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.13%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.13%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.28%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.28%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.85%) Serverless
14 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.64%) Firewall
2 17 (7.23%) LAN
2 17 (7.23%) Network Security
2 17 (7.23%) WAN
3 13 (5.53%) BGP
3 13 (5.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (5.53%) OSPF
3 13 (5.53%) Spanning Tree
3 13 (5.53%) SSL
4 11 (4.68%) Wireless
4 11 (4.68%) Wireshark
5 8 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.55%) Internet
6 6 (2.55%) tcpdump
7 5 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.70%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.70%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.28%) HTTP
9 3 (1.28%) SAN
9 3 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (3.40%) RDBMS
2 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.13%) Big Data
4 5 (2.13%) EDRMS
4 5 (2.13%) MySQL
5 3 (1.28%) Power BI
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.85%) Impala
6 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.40%) JIRA
2 4 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.28%) git-flow
4 2 (0.85%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.43%) LSMW
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (17.45%) Finance
2 30 (12.77%) Marketing
3 18 (7.66%) Public Sector
4 15 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.96%) Electronics
6 11 (4.68%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.13%) Military
7 5 (2.13%) Retail
8 3 (1.28%) French Language
8 3 (1.28%) Social Housing
9 2 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.09%) REST
2 18 (7.66%) .NET
2 18 (7.66%) SOAP
3 17 (7.23%) Web Services
4 13 (5.53%) Middleware
5 12 (5.11%) LDAP
6 8 (3.40%) J2EE
7 5 (2.13%) OpenID
8 4 (1.70%) CSS
8 4 (1.70%) HTML
9 3 (1.28%) Kafka
9 3 (1.28%) OAuth
9 3 (1.28%) SAML
10 2 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.85%) JSON
10 2 (0.85%) RESTful
10 2 (0.85%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.85%) XML
11 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.96%) User Experience
4 12 (5.11%) Clustering
5 8 (3.40%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (2.13%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.13%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.70%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.70%) Smart City
10 3 (1.28%) FMCG
11 2 (0.85%) Blog
11 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) Life Science
11 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.15%) Windows
2 27 (11.49%) Linux
3 13 (5.53%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.83%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.40%) Unix
6 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.45%) Presales
1 41 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (16.17%) Project Delivery
3 31 (13.19%) Data Analysis
3 31 (13.19%) Migration
4 25 (10.64%) Data Migration
5 22 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (8.51%) CRM
7 20 (8.51%) Customer Requirements
7 20 (8.51%) ETL
7 20 (8.51%) Master Data Management
7 20 (8.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 19 (8.09%) Computer Science
8 19 (8.09%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (8.09%) ITIL
9 18 (7.66%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 17 (7.23%) ERP
11 15 (6.38%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.32%) SQL
2 29 (12.34%) Java
3 20 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.09%) Python
5 9 (3.83%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.40%) C#
6 8 (3.40%) PHP
7 7 (2.98%) C
8 6 (2.55%) ABAP
8 6 (2.55%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.85%) C++
10 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.85%) Perl
10 2 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (13.19%) Degree
2 26 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 25 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 22 (9.36%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.96%) CCNP
6 13 (5.53%) CCSE
7 12 (5.11%) CCNA
8 11 (4.68%) VCP4
8 11 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.98%) CCDP
9 7 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (2.55%) CCSA
10 6 (2.55%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.13%) GCFA
11 5 (2.13%) GCIH
12 4 (1.70%) ACCA
12 4 (1.70%) CIMA
13 3 (1.28%) CISSP
13 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.85%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.70%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.85%) GDPR
4 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.43%) IASME
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.43%) NCSC
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 26 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.98%) Docker
5 5 (2.13%) Snort
6 4 (1.70%) XenApp
6 4 (1.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.85%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (4.26%) EnCase
3 9 (3.83%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.13%) FTK
4 5 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.28%) WSUS
6 2 (0.85%) Ansible
6 2 (0.85%) Oozie
6 2 (0.85%) SCCM
7 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.43%) CASB
7 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.43%) Puppet
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.30%) VMware
3 32 (13.62%) SAP
4 29 (12.34%) Oracle
5 21 (8.94%) Cisco
6 13 (5.53%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.68%) Veeam
8 8 (3.40%) 3PAR
8 8 (3.40%) EMC
8 8 (3.40%) Isilon
9 6 (2.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (2.55%) Cognizant
9 6 (2.55%) Google
10 5 (2.13%) Dell
10 5 (2.13%) FireEye
10 5 (2.13%) HP
10 5 (2.13%) NetWitness
10 5 (2.13%) Nuix
10 5 (2.13%) Sage
10 5 (2.13%) Sophos