The median annual salary for a IT Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
England / East of England
Rank 232 250 260
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 10 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 14
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  

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 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
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%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in the East of England

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the East of England.

Salary trend for IT Consultant in the East of England

IT 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 IT Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cambridgeshire +18 5 - -
Essex +9 4 - -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Unix
4 7 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (25.00%) Physics
4 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (21.43%) VPN
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
6 5 (17.86%) French Language
6 5 (17.86%) Italian Language
6 5 (17.86%) Spanish Language
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.29%) Presales
7 4 (14.29%) Office 365
7 4 (14.29%) Big Data
7 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 4 (14.29%) CCNA
7 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.29%) DNS
7 4 (14.29%) B2B

IT 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (17.86%) French Language
1 5 (17.86%) Italian Language
1 5 (17.86%) Spanish Language
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (25.00%) Physics
2 4 (14.29%) B2B
2 4 (14.29%) B2C
2 4 (14.29%) Presales
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Database Security
3 3 (10.71%) Information Management
3 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
3 3 (10.71%) OWASP
3 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (10.71%) SABSA
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CEH
3 3 (10.71%) SSCP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
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