The median annual salary for a Consultant was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / East of England
Rank 62 42 65
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 234 395 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.83% 5.37% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 5.58% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 131 307 255
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

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 5868 7083 7192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.06% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 5722 5787
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -26 88 £52,500 -4.54% 15
Cambridgeshire -21 67 £55,000 +23.59% 16
Essex +40 48 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire -13 23 £55,000 - 2
Suffolk +15 5 £29,500 -46.36%
Norfolk -9 2 £48,500 - 2
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 132 (25.38%) SAP
2 103 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 93 (17.88%) Presales
4 84 (16.15%) Degree
5 79 (15.19%) Cisco
6 77 (14.81%) Java
7 67 (12.88%) Finance
7 67 (12.88%) SQL
8 66 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
9 54 (10.38%) Windows
10 53 (10.19%) CCNP
11 52 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 52 (10.00%) Firewall
12 50 (9.62%) ABAP
13 46 (8.85%) LAN
13 46 (8.85%) WAN
13 46 (8.85%) Mathematics
14 45 (8.65%) CheckPoint
15 43 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (7.88%) Network Security
17 40 (7.69%) ITIL
18 39 (7.50%) C++
18 39 (7.50%) CCSE
18 39 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
19 37 (7.12%) Logistics
19 37 (7.12%) Business Analysis
19 37 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 37 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (6.73%) SAP SD
20 35 (6.73%) CCSA

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (2.88%) JBoss
1 15 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.12%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.15%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.15%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.77%) Apache
7 4 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.77%) SAP Portal
7 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.54%) MS Office
4 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) InVision
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 35 (6.73%) SAP SD
2 34 (6.54%) SAP MM
3 25 (4.81%) SAP CO
3 25 (4.81%) SAP FI
3 25 (4.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 15 (2.88%) SAP SCM
5 10 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.35%) Sage 200
7 7 (1.35%) SAP PP
8 6 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (1.15%) SAP BPC
8 6 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.96%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.77%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.77%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle SCM
11 3 (0.58%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.15%) Office 365
2 31 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.96%) IaaS
6 4 (0.77%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) G Suite
8 2 (0.38%) SaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Taleo
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.00%) Firewall
2 46 (8.85%) LAN
2 46 (8.85%) WAN
3 41 (7.88%) Network Security
4 39 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (5.38%) BGP
5 28 (5.38%) OSPF
5 28 (5.38%) Spanning Tree
6 22 (4.23%) Wireless
7 17 (3.27%) SAN
8 15 (2.88%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.69%) tcpdump
9 14 (2.69%) Wireshark
10 11 (2.12%) Wireless Security
11 10 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.54%) VPN
13 7 (1.35%) FCoE
13 7 (1.35%) SSL
14 6 (1.15%) MPLS
15 5 (0.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.04%) SAP HANA
2 20 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.69%) SAP BW
4 13 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 7 (1.35%) MySQL
8 6 (1.15%) Big Data
8 6 (1.15%) GIS
9 5 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.58%) QlikView
12 2 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.19%) Power BI
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) JIRA
1 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.58%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) JMeter
4 1 (0.19%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) The Grinder
General
1 67 (12.88%) Finance
2 26 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 22 (4.23%) Retail
4 17 (3.27%) Electronics
5 14 (2.69%) Billing
6 13 (2.50%) Marketing
7 8 (1.54%) Advertising
7 8 (1.54%) Banking
8 7 (1.35%) Local Government
9 6 (1.15%) French Language
9 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.15%) Publishing
10 5 (0.96%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.96%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.77%) Legal
12 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.38%) .NET
2 22 (4.23%) Web Services
3 20 (3.85%) Middleware
4 16 (3.08%) CSS
5 14 (2.69%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (2.69%) Apache Camel
5 14 (2.69%) Drools
5 14 (2.69%) HTML
5 14 (2.69%) XML
6 10 (1.92%) SAP Fiori
7 8 (1.54%) Flash
8 7 (1.35%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.35%) iOS SDK
9 6 (1.15%) EDI
9 6 (1.15%) J2EE
9 6 (1.15%) SAP Basis
10 5 (0.96%) REST
10 5 (0.96%) SOAP
11 4 (0.77%) Ajax
11 4 (0.77%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (2.12%) Blog
7 10 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.54%) CESG
9 7 (1.35%) EPoS
9 7 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.35%) User Experience
10 4 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.77%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.77%) Replication
11 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.58%) PKI
12 2 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.38%) iPad
12 2 (0.38%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.38%) Windows
2 23 (4.42%) Linux
3 15 (2.88%) Unix
4 14 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.54%) Android
7 8 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.77%) AIX
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.19%) OS/400
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.88%) Presales
2 46 (8.85%) Mathematics
3 40 (7.69%) ITIL
4 37 (7.12%) Business Analysis
4 37 (7.12%) Logistics
4 37 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (6.35%) Migration
6 30 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (5.19%) ERP
8 24 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.62%) Software Engineering
9 23 (4.42%) Network Management
10 22 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
11 21 (4.04%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.04%) Physics
11 21 (4.04%) SAP Implementation
12 20 (3.85%) CRM
13 19 (3.65%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.81%) Java
2 67 (12.88%) SQL
3 50 (9.62%) ABAP
4 39 (7.50%) C++
5 30 (5.77%) C
5 30 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.04%) Python
7 19 (3.65%) C#
8 18 (3.46%) Perl
9 16 (3.08%) Embedded C
10 14 (2.69%) Embedded C++
10 14 (2.69%) PHP
11 7 (1.35%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.77%) Ruby
15 2 (0.38%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.38%) VBA
16 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (16.15%) Degree
2 66 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (10.19%) CCNP
4 39 (7.50%) CCSE
5 37 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (6.73%) CCSA
7 33 (6.35%) MCSE
8 32 (6.15%) CCDP
9 28 (5.38%) Security Cleared
10 25 (4.81%) CCA
11 19 (3.65%) CCNA
12 15 (2.88%) CCIE
13 13 (2.50%) CISSP
14 12 (2.31%) MCITP
14 12 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.73%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (1.73%) SC Cleared
16 8 (1.54%) MCSA
17 7 (1.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.12%) SLA
4 4 (0.77%) GPG13
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.38%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.77%) vCloud
3 4 (0.77%) XenApp
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.38%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) SRDF
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.35%) SCCM
1 7 (1.35%) SCOM
2 4 (0.77%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.77%) vRealize
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.19%) Linux-HA
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 132 (25.38%) SAP
2 103 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 79 (15.19%) Cisco
4 45 (8.65%) CheckPoint
5 33 (6.35%) Oracle
6 27 (5.19%) Juniper
7 23 (4.42%) VMware
8 19 (3.65%) Citrix
9 16 (3.08%) IBM
10 15 (2.88%) F5
10 15 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.50%) Computacenter
11 13 (2.50%) Palo Alto
11 13 (2.50%) Sage
12 10 (1.92%) HP
13 9 (1.73%) Aruba
13 9 (1.73%) EMC
14 8 (1.54%) Brocade
15 7 (1.35%) CA
15 7 (1.35%) Cognizant
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, UK
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Commission + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Whitby Munn
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits (Health, Dental, Pensi
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Good basic plus double OTE and Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £61001 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + bonus + share ownership sche
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £very competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £17500 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Commission Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 26 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: Salary depends on experience
Posted: 22 days ago