Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 70 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 373 477 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.70% 3.99% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 4.11% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 279 404 450
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,700 £30,000 £34,725
90th Percentile £70,200 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 9,774 11,596 12,791
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.93% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,453 9,532 10,618
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 0 190 £55,000 -8.33% 29
Cambridgeshire +45 106 £50,000 +13.12% 33
Norfolk +32 26 £22,000 -48.24% 6
Essex -27 24 £62,500 +31.58% 16
Bedfordshire -41 16 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Suffolk -14 11 £67,500 +36.36% 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 125 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 100 (26.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (22.52%) Finance
4 83 (22.25%) SQL
5 68 (18.23%) Windows
6 63 (16.89%) Java
6 63 (16.89%) VMware
7 61 (16.35%) SQL Server
8 57 (15.28%) Active Directory
9 55 (14.75%) Office 365
9 55 (14.75%) Presales
10 53 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (14.21%) JavaScript
11 51 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
11 51 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (12.06%) XML
13 44 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (10.99%) Hyper-V
15 41 (10.99%) MS Exchange
15 41 (10.99%) Windows Server
16 40 (10.72%) Mentoring
17 39 (10.46%) Enterprise Software
18 38 (10.19%) SaaS
18 38 (10.19%) Salesforce.com
19 36 (9.65%) Project Management
20 35 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (9.38%) ERP
20 35 (9.38%) Degree
21 33 (8.85%) Migration

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 41 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.22%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.14%) JBoss
6 6 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.34%) Apache
7 5 (1.34%) CMS
7 5 (1.34%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (8.58%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (2.41%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.34%) NetSuite
5 5 (1.34%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.07%) SAP ERP
6 4 (1.07%) SAP HCM
6 4 (1.07%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (1.07%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.80%) HFM
7 3 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.54%) BPCS
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 100 (26.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (14.75%) Office 365
3 51 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (10.19%) SaaS
5 28 (7.51%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (4.29%) IaaS
7 11 (2.95%) PaaS
8 9 (2.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 3 (0.80%) OpenDNS
12 3 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.27%) Boomi
14 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.36%) Firewall
2 16 (4.29%) iSCSI
3 14 (3.75%) DNS
4 12 (3.22%) Skype
5 11 (2.95%) Network Security
6 10 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (2.68%) Internet
6 10 (2.68%) SAN
7 8 (2.14%) LAN
7 8 (2.14%) SSL
7 8 (2.14%) WAN
8 6 (1.61%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.34%) MPLS
9 5 (1.34%) SSH
9 5 (1.34%) Wireless
10 4 (1.07%) VPN
11 3 (0.80%) BGP
11 3 (0.80%) FTP
11 3 (0.80%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.95%) Big Data
5 11 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.88%) Electronic Patient Records
6 7 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.34%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.80%) Power BI
10 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.54%) OLAP
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) GIS
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) MySQL
11 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (3.75%) Selenium
2 5 (1.34%) JMeter
2 5 (1.34%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.07%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.54%) Subversion
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.27%) Bower
6 1 (0.27%) Gradle
6 1 (0.27%) Grunt
6 1 (0.27%) gulp
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (22.52%) Finance
2 23 (6.17%) Banking
3 13 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.49%) Retail
4 10 (2.68%) Advertising
5 8 (2.14%) Marketing
6 7 (1.88%) Local Government
7 6 (1.61%) Law
8 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.06%) XML
2 26 (6.97%) REST
2 26 (6.97%) Web Services
3 21 (5.63%) HTML
4 20 (5.36%) CSS
5 18 (4.83%) XSL
6 17 (4.56%) HTML5
6 17 (4.56%) XHTML
7 16 (4.29%) XML Schema
8 15 (4.02%) SOAP
9 14 (3.75%) .NET
10 13 (3.49%) Ajax
10 13 (3.49%) JSP
11 10 (2.68%) XSLT
12 8 (2.14%) Java EE
12 8 (2.14%) OAuth
13 7 (1.88%) J2EE
13 7 (1.88%) Memcached
14 6 (1.61%) Node.js
14 6 (1.61%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.46%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (7.24%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.70%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.88%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.88%) NHS
7 6 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.61%) iPhone
7 6 (1.61%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.34%) User Experience
9 4 (1.07%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.54%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.54%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.27%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.27%) Life Science
12 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.23%) Windows
2 41 (10.99%) Windows Server
3 20 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 14 (3.75%) Linux
5 13 (3.49%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.68%) Android
7 10 (2.68%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.61%) Unix
8 6 (1.61%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.61%) Windows Vista
8 6 (1.61%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.54%) AIX
10 2 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.54%) VMS
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.75%) Presales
2 51 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (10.72%) Mentoring
5 36 (9.65%) Project Management
6 35 (9.38%) ERP
7 33 (8.85%) Migration
8 29 (7.77%) Analytics
8 29 (7.77%) ETL
9 28 (7.51%) Information Security
10 26 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.17%) Data Analysis
12 22 (5.90%) Software Delivery
13 21 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (5.63%) Time Management
14 18 (4.83%) Data Migration
14 18 (4.83%) Master Data Management
15 16 (4.29%) Decision-Making
15 16 (4.29%) DevOps
15 16 (4.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 83 (22.25%) SQL
2 63 (16.89%) Java
3 53 (14.21%) JavaScript
4 27 (7.24%) Apex Code
5 20 (5.36%) C#
6 18 (4.83%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.22%) C++
8 11 (2.95%) C
9 7 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.61%) XPath
11 5 (1.34%) ABAP
12 2 (0.54%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.54%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) Python
12 2 (0.54%) X++
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (9.38%) Degree
1 35 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (6.17%) MCSE
2 23 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.29%) ACCA
3 16 (4.29%) CIMA
4 13 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.22%) CISSP
5 12 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.95%) MCITP
7 10 (2.68%) MCSA
8 9 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.41%) CISM
9 8 (2.14%) CISA
10 5 (1.34%) CCIE
10 5 (1.34%) ISEB
10 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.07%) AAT
11 4 (1.07%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.56%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.75%) QA
3 10 (2.68%) PMO
4 7 (1.88%) SLA
5 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.80%) GDPR
8 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 57 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 43 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.95%) vSphere
5 10 (2.68%) XenApp
5 10 (2.68%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.61%) XenServer
7 3 (0.80%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (5.90%) SCCM
2 16 (4.29%) SCVMM
3 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.54%) Ansible
6 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.54%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.27%) EnCase
7 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.27%) FTK
7 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.27%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 63 (16.89%) VMware
3 38 (10.19%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (6.70%) SAP
5 17 (4.56%) Veeam
6 16 (4.29%) Oracle
6 16 (4.29%) Symantec
7 14 (3.75%) Citrix
8 10 (2.68%) Cognos
8 10 (2.68%) Meraki
9 8 (2.14%) Cisco
9 8 (2.14%) Google
9 8 (2.14%) NetApp
10 7 (1.88%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.88%) Dynatrace
10 7 (1.88%) hybris
11 6 (1.61%) EMC
11 6 (1.61%) JD Edwards
11 6 (1.61%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.34%) Juniper