Period
to 30 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -63 +1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 90 116 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.89% 3.75% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 3.92% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60 85 247
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,950 £34,750
25th Percentile £38,438 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £92,500 £76,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 4,334 2,958 7,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.18% 95.70% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,610 2,321 5,550
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,638 £35,000 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.15%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,864 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -38 43 £48,500 -3.00% 15
Hertfordshire -49 29 £62,500 -5.66% 29
Bedfordshire -9 10 £45,000 -33.33% 5
Essex 0 6 £90,000 +282.98% 2
Suffolk -4 1 - - 3
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.56%) Social Skills
3 29 (32.22%) Azure
4 26 (28.89%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (28.89%) Firewall
5 24 (26.67%) ITIL
6 21 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (22.22%) Change Management
8 19 (21.11%) Cisco
9 18 (20.00%) Windows
10 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
10 17 (18.89%) VMware
11 16 (17.78%) OneDrive
12 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 14 (15.56%) Problem Management
14 13 (14.44%) SQL
14 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
15 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (13.33%) Public Cloud
16 11 (12.22%) Remote Desktop
16 11 (12.22%) VCP6
16 11 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (12.22%) SCCM
16 11 (12.22%) AWS
16 11 (12.22%) Veeam
16 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Intune
16 11 (12.22%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (12.22%) SAP
17 10 (11.11%) VPN

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 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Infor M3
2 4 (4.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (3.33%) SAP CO
3 3 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.22%) Azure
2 26 (28.89%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (17.78%) OneDrive
4 11 (12.22%) AWS
5 6 (6.67%) IaaS
5 6 (6.67%) Mimecast
5 6 (6.67%) Power Automate
6 4 (4.44%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.44%) SaaS
7 3 (3.33%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.11%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (11.11%) VPN
4 9 (10.00%) Skype
4 9 (10.00%) SSL
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (8.89%) LAN
6 7 (7.78%) Network Security
7 6 (6.67%) DHCP
7 6 (6.67%) SAN
7 6 (6.67%) VLAN
8 5 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (5.56%) Wireless
9 4 (4.44%) IPsec
9 4 (4.44%) TACACS
9 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.44%) WAN
9 4 (4.44%) WPA2
10 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 32 (35.56%) Social Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Documentation Skills
3 6 (6.67%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Front Office
7 1 (1.11%) Games
7 1 (1.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) EDI
1 5 (5.56%) Kafka
1 5 (5.56%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.44%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) PyTorch
3 1 (1.11%) REST
3 1 (1.11%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.11%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 9 (10.00%) User Experience
3 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.44%) Clustering
5 4 (4.44%) PKI
6 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.11%) CCTV
7 1 (1.11%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Robotics
7 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 20 (22.22%) Change Management
4 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (15.56%) Problem Management
6 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 10 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 10 (11.11%) Major Incident Management
7 10 (11.11%) Migration
8 9 (10.00%) Conflict Resolution
8 9 (10.00%) Contract Negotiation
8 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.89%) Presales
10 7 (7.78%) SIEM
11 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.67%) ERP
11 6 (6.67%) Information Security
11 6 (6.67%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.56%) Python
4 4 (4.44%) Java
5 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.22%) C#
6 2 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) VCP6
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.67%) CCNA
3 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) ACCA
5 3 (3.33%) CIMA
5 3 (3.33%) CISSP
5 3 (3.33%) ISSAP
5 3 (3.33%) ISSEP
5 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) RHCE
6 2 (2.22%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.11%) CEH
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) GDPR
1 10 (11.11%) QA
2 9 (10.00%) COBIT
3 5 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.33%) NIST
6 2 (2.22%) Accessibility
7 1 (1.11%) GRC
7 1 (1.11%) IASME
7 1 (1.11%) NCSC
7 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.44%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Intune
1 11 (12.22%) SCCM
2 9 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
3 6 (6.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (4.44%) Ansible
4 4 (4.44%) Nessus
4 4 (4.44%) Terraform
5 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.22%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) Cisco
3 17 (18.89%) VMware
4 11 (12.22%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (12.22%) SAP
4 11 (12.22%) Veeam
5 10 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 9 (10.00%) HP
6 9 (10.00%) IBM
7 7 (7.78%) Aruba
7 7 (7.78%) NetApp
8 6 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (6.67%) Sophos
9 5 (5.56%) F5
9 5 (5.56%) Sage
9 5 (5.56%) SnapLogic
10 4 (4.44%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.44%) Rapid7
10 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.44%) TOWER Software