The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 51 56
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 272 322 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.39% 4.73% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 4.91% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 193 254 250
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £37,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,850 £65,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6024 6552 8038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.22% 96.28% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4914 5554 6629
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -22 109 £55,000 - 21
Cambridgeshire -25 71 £52,500 +8.24% 10
Essex +29 54 £40,000 -16.23% 6
Suffolk +15 19 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Bedfordshire +1 18 £57,500 -4.16% 10
Norfolk - 1 £42,500 - 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 131 (26.10%) Presales
2 126 (25.10%) Microsoft
3 116 (23.11%) Degree
4 108 (21.51%) SAP
5 76 (15.14%) Finance
6 73 (14.54%) Cisco
7 70 (13.94%) Java
8 65 (12.95%) SQL
9 58 (11.55%) Mathematics
10 57 (11.35%) Telecoms
11 45 (8.96%) ITIL
11 45 (8.96%) Python
11 45 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (8.96%) Software Engineering
12 42 (8.37%) Computer Science
12 42 (8.37%) MCSE
12 42 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 41 (8.17%) Juniper
14 40 (7.97%) Citrix
14 40 (7.97%) WAN
15 39 (7.77%) C++
15 39 (7.77%) Physics
15 39 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (7.57%) Office 365
16 38 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (7.37%) Firewall
17 37 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (7.37%) Security Cleared
18 36 (7.17%) C
18 36 (7.17%) JavaScript

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 19 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.39%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.99%) JBoss
5 9 (1.79%) NetWeaver
6 8 (1.59%) SAP Portal
7 7 (1.39%) Apache
7 7 (1.39%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.20%) SAS
8 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.40%) Confluence
12 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) InVision
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Simulink
6 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 25 (4.98%) SAP SD
2 24 (4.78%) SAP CO
2 24 (4.78%) SAP FI
2 24 (4.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (3.19%) SAP HR
3 16 (3.19%) SAP MM
4 10 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (1.39%) SAP SCM
7 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.80%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.60%) Demantra
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.57%) Office 365
3 23 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.80%) IaaS
6 3 (0.60%) G Suite
6 3 (0.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.97%) WAN
2 37 (7.37%) Firewall
3 35 (6.97%) Wireless
4 31 (6.18%) LAN
5 19 (3.78%) Network Security
6 18 (3.59%) SAN
7 15 (2.99%) Wireless Security
8 11 (2.19%) BGP
9 10 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (1.99%) OSPF
9 10 (1.99%) Spanning Tree
10 9 (1.79%) SSL
10 9 (1.79%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.39%) DNS
11 7 (1.39%) tcpdump
11 7 (1.39%) VPN
11 7 (1.39%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.20%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.00%) DHCP
13 5 (1.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.79%) SAP HANA
3 10 (1.99%) Big Data
4 8 (1.59%) MySQL
5 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.80%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.80%) Impala
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.60%) DB2
7 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.60%) QlikView
7 3 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.40%) Power BI
8 2 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (1.00%) Toad
2 3 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.40%) JIRA
3 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.20%) JMeter
4 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.20%) The Grinder
General
1 76 (15.14%) Finance
2 57 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.18%) Electronics
4 21 (4.18%) Marketing
5 17 (3.39%) Billing
5 17 (3.39%) Retail
6 14 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.19%) Local Government
8 9 (1.79%) Publishing
9 8 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.39%) French Language
11 6 (1.20%) Banking
12 5 (1.00%) Italian Language
12 5 (1.00%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.60%) Advertising
14 3 (0.60%) German Language
15 2 (0.40%) Automotive
15 2 (0.40%) Games
15 2 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.59%) .NET
1 18 (3.59%) Web Services
2 17 (3.39%) IDoc
3 15 (2.99%) SAP Fiori
4 13 (2.59%) EDI
5 8 (1.59%) HTML
5 8 (1.59%) J2EE
6 7 (1.39%) Middleware
6 7 (1.39%) XML
7 5 (1.00%) Ajax
7 5 (1.00%) EJB
7 5 (1.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.00%) JMS
7 5 (1.00%) jQuery
7 5 (1.00%) JSON
7 5 (1.00%) REST
7 5 (1.00%) SOAP
7 5 (1.00%) Spring
7 5 (1.00%) Struts
8 4 (0.80%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.37%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.78%) Blog
6 12 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.79%) CESG
7 9 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.39%) Learning Management System
9 7 (1.39%) User Experience
10 6 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.60%) Chip Card
13 3 (0.60%) Clustering
13 3 (0.60%) EMV
13 3 (0.60%) Replication
13 3 (0.60%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.78%) Windows
2 12 (2.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.39%) Linux
4 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.20%) Unix
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (26.10%) Presales
2 58 (11.55%) Mathematics
3 45 (8.96%) ITIL
3 45 (8.96%) Software Engineering
4 39 (7.77%) Physics
5 38 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (6.77%) B2B
6 34 (6.77%) Project Management
7 33 (6.57%) B2C
8 31 (6.18%) Business Analysis
9 29 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (4.78%) SDLC
11 21 (4.18%) Information Security
12 20 (3.98%) Customer Engagement
12 20 (3.98%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (3.98%) Risk Management
13 19 (3.78%) Change Management
13 19 (3.78%) Data Management
14 18 (3.59%) ERP
15 17 (3.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (13.94%) Java
2 65 (12.95%) SQL
3 45 (8.96%) Python
4 39 (7.77%) C++
5 36 (7.17%) C
5 36 (7.17%) JavaScript
6 27 (5.38%) Embedded C
7 26 (5.18%) Embedded C++
8 22 (4.38%) ABAP
9 20 (3.98%) Perl
10 18 (3.59%) Ruby
11 13 (2.59%) C#
12 6 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.00%) R
13 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.80%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.80%) PHP
14 4 (0.80%) VBScript
15 2 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 116 (23.11%) Degree
2 45 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (8.37%) MCSE
4 37 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (7.37%) Security Cleared
5 28 (5.58%) CCA
6 27 (5.38%) CCNP
6 27 (5.38%) CISSP
7 21 (4.18%) MCSA
8 17 (3.39%) CCNA
9 16 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (2.99%) CISA
11 14 (2.79%) CCDP
11 14 (2.79%) CCSE
12 13 (2.59%) CESG Certified Professional
13 12 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.99%) CISM
14 10 (1.99%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.39%) CCSA
15 7 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.59%) HL7
4 12 (2.39%) SLA
5 11 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (1.79%) COBIT
7 7 (1.39%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.80%) GPG13
8 4 (0.80%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.20%) PMO
10 1 (0.20%) QA
10 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.59%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.80%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.80%) vCloud
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.80%) vRealize
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.40%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.40%) Terraform
5 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 108 (21.51%) SAP
3 73 (14.54%) Cisco
4 41 (8.17%) Juniper
5 40 (7.97%) Citrix
6 36 (7.17%) VMware
7 35 (6.97%) Oracle
8 34 (6.77%) HP
9 31 (6.18%) Aruba
10 23 (4.58%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.79%) Computacenter
12 8 (1.59%) Blue Coat
12 8 (1.59%) F5
12 8 (1.59%) Sage
13 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.20%) Tableau
14 5 (1.00%) Pega
14 5 (1.00%) Veeam
15 4 (0.80%) IBM
15 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
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