Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the Home Counties during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Consultant
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 17.39% 20.69% 25.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.39% 20.69% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Home Counties median annual salary £53,750 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% +15.38% +136.36%
10th Percentile £46,250 £56,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties. 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
Home Counties
Permanent vacancies in the Home Counties with a recognized job title 23 58 52
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 40
Home Counties median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -7.69% +51.16%
10th Percentile £41,750 £42,500 £41,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £98,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the Home Counties

Consultant
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the Home Counties.

Salary trend for Consultant in the Home Counties

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the Home Counties over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the Home Counties

Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 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 Home Counties region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto