Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 68 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 268 407 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.90% 3.84% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 3.97% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 226 307 420
East of England median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.94% +6.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £70,000 £68,875
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 6,560 10,259 11,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 96.81% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 7,812 9,301
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -14 89 £60,000 +9.09% 25
Suffolk +49 57 £55,000 -20.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -27 55 £52,500 +23.53% 21
Bedfordshire +19 36 £60,000 +57.89% 5
Essex +25 29 £42,500 -26.09% 7
Norfolk -19 2 £21,750 -32.56%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 67 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (17.91%) Project Delivery
4 47 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (17.16%) Cisco
6 44 (16.42%) VMware
6 44 (16.42%) Linux
7 41 (15.30%) Finance
7 41 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (14.93%) Firewall
8 40 (14.93%) CCNP
9 38 (14.18%) Python
10 37 (13.81%) Windows
11 36 (13.43%) Degree
11 36 (13.43%) Network Security
11 36 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (13.43%) C
11 36 (13.43%) Active Directory
12 35 (13.06%) Migration
13 33 (12.31%) Azure
14 32 (11.94%) Bash Shell
14 32 (11.94%) Data Analysis
14 32 (11.94%) SAP
14 32 (11.94%) LAN
15 31 (11.57%) Data Centre
16 30 (11.19%) Presales
16 30 (11.19%) SQL
16 30 (11.19%) OSPF
17 29 (10.82%) Office 365
17 29 (10.82%) Big Data

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 18 (6.72%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.24%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.49%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.12%) IIS
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
6 2 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.22%) SAP CO
1 14 (5.22%) SAP FI
1 14 (5.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.24%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.87%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.87%) SAP WM
4 4 (1.49%) Sage 200
4 4 (1.49%) Sage X3
4 4 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.12%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.75%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.37%) Magento
7 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.31%) Azure
2 29 (10.82%) Office 365
3 20 (7.46%) AWS
4 11 (4.10%) IaaS
5 8 (2.99%) PaaS
6 5 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.87%) GCP
6 5 (1.87%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.49%) SaaS
8 3 (1.12%) Boomi
8 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.75%) Serverless
9 2 (0.75%) Yammer
10 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.93%) Firewall
2 36 (13.43%) Network Security
3 32 (11.94%) LAN
4 30 (11.19%) OSPF
5 28 (10.45%) BGP
6 26 (9.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (9.70%) WAN
7 23 (8.58%) Spanning Tree
8 16 (5.97%) TCP/IP
9 12 (4.48%) Wireshark
10 11 (4.10%) Wireless
11 10 (3.73%) Internet
11 10 (3.73%) tcpdump
12 9 (3.36%) SSL
12 9 (3.36%) VPN
13 7 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.61%) DNS
14 6 (2.24%) HTTP
14 6 (2.24%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.82%) Big Data
2 13 (4.85%) Apache Hive
2 13 (4.85%) Impala
3 8 (2.99%) MySQL
4 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.49%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.75%) Power BI
6 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 24 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.21%) JIRA
3 18 (6.72%) Bitbucket
3 18 (6.72%) git-flow
4 13 (4.85%) Bitbucket Server
5 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
6 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.37%) JUnit
7 1 (0.37%) LSMW
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (15.30%) Finance
2 24 (8.96%) Public Sector
3 15 (5.60%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.60%) Marketing
4 14 (5.22%) Electronics
5 13 (4.85%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.36%) Legal
7 5 (1.87%) French Language
7 5 (1.87%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Games
8 2 (0.75%) German Language
8 2 (0.75%) Social Housing
8 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.09%) .NET
2 18 (6.72%) Kafka
3 13 (4.85%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (3.73%) XML
5 9 (3.36%) LDAP
6 8 (2.99%) REST
6 8 (2.99%) Web Services
7 6 (2.24%) OAuth
7 6 (2.24%) OpenID
7 6 (2.24%) SAML
8 5 (1.87%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.87%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.87%) GraphQL
8 5 (1.87%) JSON
8 5 (1.87%) Node.js
8 5 (1.87%) React
8 5 (1.87%) Spring
8 5 (1.87%) Spring MVC
8 5 (1.87%) Vue.js
9 4 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.57%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 13 (4.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 10 (3.73%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.99%) Clustering
5 8 (2.99%) Internet of Things
5 8 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.61%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.24%) User Experience
8 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.49%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.49%) Smart City
10 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.75%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.42%) Linux
2 37 (13.81%) Windows
3 12 (4.48%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.61%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.61%) Unix
5 6 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.87%) Android
6 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.49%) CentOS
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.91%) Project Delivery
2 47 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (13.06%) Migration
5 32 (11.94%) Data Analysis
6 30 (11.19%) Presales
7 28 (10.45%) Data Migration
8 26 (9.70%) ETL
9 24 (8.96%) ITIL
10 23 (8.58%) Master Data Management
11 21 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
11 21 (7.84%) Network Design
12 20 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (7.46%) Scrum
12 20 (7.46%) Test Automation
13 19 (7.09%) Load Balancing
14 18 (6.72%) Kanban
15 14 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (5.22%) Software Engineering
16 13 (4.85%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.18%) Python
2 36 (13.43%) C
3 32 (11.94%) Bash Shell
4 30 (11.19%) SQL
5 23 (8.58%) Java
6 20 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.34%) Perl
8 13 (4.85%) R
9 10 (3.73%) C#
10 8 (2.99%) ABAP
11 4 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.12%) C++
12 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.75%) VB
13 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (14.93%) CCNP
3 36 (13.43%) Degree
4 27 (10.07%) Security Cleared
5 26 (9.70%) SC Cleared
6 24 (8.96%) CCNA
6 24 (8.96%) CCSE
7 17 (6.34%) CCDP
8 13 (4.85%) CISSP
9 12 (4.48%) MCSE
9 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.10%) CCSA
10 11 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.73%) Check Point Certification
12 9 (3.36%) VCP4
13 6 (2.24%) CISM
14 5 (1.87%) GIAC
14 5 (1.87%) Linux+ Certification
14 5 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.96%) Data Quality
2 18 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.72%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 14 (5.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (4.48%) GDPR
5 10 (3.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (2.24%) NIST
6 6 (2.24%) SLA
7 4 (1.49%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.49%) ISO 22301
7 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.49%) ITGC
7 4 (1.49%) QA
8 2 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.75%) PMO
9 1 (0.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.22%) Docker
5 13 (4.85%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.87%) vSphere
7 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.12%) NFS
8 3 (1.12%) Samba
8 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.12%) Xen
9 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.75%) Firmware
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (4.85%) Oozie
2 11 (4.10%) Kubernetes
3 10 (3.73%) CASB
3 10 (3.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (3.36%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.49%) Ansible
6 4 (1.49%) Puppet
6 4 (1.49%) SCCM
7 3 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.12%) Nagios
7 3 (1.12%) OpenNMS
7 3 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.12%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.37%) EnCase
9 1 (0.37%) Nessus
9 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.16%) Cisco
3 44 (16.42%) VMware
4 32 (11.94%) SAP
5 27 (10.07%) CheckPoint
6 15 (5.60%) EMC
7 13 (4.85%) Splunk
8 11 (4.10%) Dell
9 10 (3.73%) McAfee
9 10 (3.73%) Symantec
9 10 (3.73%) Trend Micro
9 10 (3.73%) Veeam
10 9 (3.36%) Sage
11 8 (2.99%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.99%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.99%) Juniper
11 8 (2.99%) NetApp
11 8 (2.99%) Oracle
11 8 (2.99%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.61%) Isilon