Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 56 63
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 480 581 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.98% 4.40% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 4.56% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 406 443 504
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,800 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 11644 12742 14711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.45% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9559 10572 12210
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -3 229 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Cambridgeshire -86 87 £44,400 -6.53% 22
Essex +52 71 £47,500 -11.63% 3
Bedfordshire +24 65 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Suffolk +16 25 £49,000 -6.67% 1
Norfolk +15 2 £42,500 -22.73% 2
East Anglia -3 1 £45,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 120 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 101 (21.04%) SAP
3 99 (20.63%) Cisco
4 95 (19.79%) Presales
5 79 (16.46%) Finance
6 59 (12.29%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (12.08%) Windows
8 57 (11.88%) SQL
8 57 (11.88%) LAN
9 56 (11.67%) ERP
10 53 (11.04%) WAN
10 53 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (10.83%) Degree
12 49 (10.21%) SQL Server
13 46 (9.58%) VMware
14 44 (9.17%) Firewall
15 43 (8.96%) Oracle
16 41 (8.54%) CCNP
16 41 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
16 41 (8.54%) Citrix
17 40 (8.33%) Change Management
18 39 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (8.13%) CheckPoint
19 38 (7.92%) Migration
19 38 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (7.71%) Data Centre
21 36 (7.50%) Active Directory
22 35 (7.29%) SAN
22 35 (7.29%) ITIL
23 34 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement

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 25 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (2.92%) NetWeaver
3 12 (2.50%) SAS
3 12 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.29%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.67%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.04%) Apache
8 4 (0.83%) IIS
9 2 (0.42%) Confluence
9 2 (0.42%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) InVision
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 20 (4.17%) NetSuite
1 20 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (3.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (2.92%) Sage 200
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle Assets
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle Cash Management
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (2.71%) SAP MM
5 10 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (2.08%) SAP BPC
6 7 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (1.46%) SAP HCM
6 7 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (1.25%) SAP SD
8 5 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.46%) Office 365
3 28 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.92%) IaaS
5 13 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (2.08%) SaaS
7 9 (1.88%) PaaS
8 7 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (1.04%) FinancialForce
10 4 (0.83%) AdWords
10 4 (0.83%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.42%) GitHub
13 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.21%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.88%) LAN
2 53 (11.04%) WAN
3 44 (9.17%) Firewall
4 35 (7.29%) SAN
5 33 (6.88%) Network Security
6 30 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (3.96%) BGP
7 19 (3.96%) DNS
7 19 (3.96%) OSPF
7 19 (3.96%) Spanning Tree
8 18 (3.75%) Wireless
9 14 (2.92%) VoIP
10 13 (2.71%) VPN
11 12 (2.50%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.29%) Wireless Security
13 10 (2.08%) DHCP
13 10 (2.08%) TCP/IP
13 10 (2.08%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.88%) Telepresence
14 9 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.17%) SAP HANA
3 18 (3.75%) SAP BW
4 16 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 13 (2.71%) SAP Data Services
6 12 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.29%) Apache Hive
7 11 (2.29%) Big Data
7 11 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.29%) Impala
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.67%) MySQL
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.25%) DB2
12 4 (0.83%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.63%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.04%) JIRA
3 4 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 79 (16.46%) Finance
2 28 (5.83%) Retail
3 22 (4.58%) Advertising
4 19 (3.96%) Marketing
5 18 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.71%) General Ledger
8 11 (2.29%) Electronics
9 8 (1.67%) Legal
10 6 (1.25%) Automotive
10 6 (1.25%) Publishing
11 4 (0.83%) French Language
11 4 (0.83%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) Law
13 2 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.42%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.21%) IDoc
2 24 (5.00%) Web Services
3 18 (3.75%) EDI
4 15 (3.13%) SAP Basis
5 14 (2.92%) HTML
6 11 (2.29%) JSON
7 10 (2.08%) .NET
8 8 (1.67%) CSS
8 8 (1.67%) HTML5
8 8 (1.67%) SAP Fiori
9 6 (1.25%) SAPUI5
10 5 (1.04%) REST
10 5 (1.04%) XML
11 4 (0.83%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.83%) SAP PI
12 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.63%) XHTML
12 3 (0.63%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.71%) Data Centre
3 14 (2.92%) User Experience
4 13 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.50%) Blog
5 12 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.46%) Java Card
9 7 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.04%) iPhone
10 5 (1.04%) Social Media
11 4 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.63%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.08%) Windows
2 28 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 20 (4.17%) Linux
4 15 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.92%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.08%) Unix
7 6 (1.25%) AIX
7 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.04%) Windows Vista
8 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (19.79%) Presales
2 56 (11.67%) ERP
3 40 (8.33%) Change Management
4 39 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (7.92%) Migration
6 35 (7.29%) ITIL
7 34 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (6.67%) Information Security
9 31 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (6.25%) Data Management
10 30 (6.25%) Project Management
11 25 (5.21%) Mathematics
12 23 (4.79%) Customer Requirements
13 22 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (4.58%) Business Development
14 20 (4.17%) Data Protection
14 20 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (4.17%) Prototyping
14 20 (4.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.88%) SQL
2 26 (5.42%) ABAP
3 25 (5.21%) Python
4 20 (4.17%) Java
5 17 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.50%) C#
7 12 (2.50%) R
8 11 (2.29%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.88%) VBScript
10 8 (1.67%) Ruby
11 6 (1.25%) C
11 6 (1.25%) C++
12 5 (1.04%) Perl
13 4 (0.83%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.83%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.63%) Go
14 3 (0.63%) PHP
14 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (12.29%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (10.83%) Degree
3 41 (8.54%) CCNP
3 41 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (6.46%) MCSE
5 29 (6.04%) CCNA
6 26 (5.42%) CISSP
7 20 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 19 (3.96%) CCSE
9 17 (3.54%) CCDP
10 16 (3.33%) CISM
11 13 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (2.71%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (2.50%) MCSA
12 12 (2.50%) PhD
13 11 (2.29%) CISA
13 11 (2.29%) MCITP
14 7 (1.46%) CCA
14 7 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.92%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.92%) PMO
2 14 (2.92%) QA
3 12 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (1.88%) GDPR
5 7 (1.46%) COBIT
6 5 (1.04%) SLA
7 3 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.21%) GCP
9 1 (0.21%) HL7
9 1 (0.21%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 31 (6.46%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.50%) vSphere
4 12 (2.50%) XenApp
5 11 (2.29%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.42%) Docker
8 1 (0.21%) KVM
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) SRDF
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (1.04%) Ansible
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.63%) Puppet
6 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.42%) SCCM
6 2 (0.42%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (0.42%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.21%) vRealize
7 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 120 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 101 (21.04%) SAP
3 99 (20.63%) Cisco
4 46 (9.58%) VMware
5 43 (8.96%) Oracle
6 41 (8.54%) Citrix
7 39 (8.13%) CheckPoint
8 33 (6.88%) Juniper
9 23 (4.79%) HP
10 20 (4.17%) Sage
11 15 (3.13%) Aruba
11 15 (3.13%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.50%) Tableau
13 11 (2.29%) Infor
14 10 (2.08%) OpenText
15 9 (1.88%) JD Edwards
15 9 (1.88%) NetApp
16 7 (1.46%) EMC
16 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (1.25%) IBM