Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Consultant
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 81 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 29 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.28% 2.87% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.93% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 48 40
Kent median annual salary £61,250 £43,750 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -14.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £44,125 £33,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £61,138
South East median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,250 1,602 2,058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.74% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,061 1,352 1,858
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Kent

Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Kent

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Kent over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Kent

Consultant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Folkestone +7 6 - - 2
Maidstone +29 4 £44,750 +123.75% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Kent region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Degree
3 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (31.03%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) Time Management
5 8 (27.59%) Change Management
6 7 (24.14%) Information Security
6 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
6 7 (24.14%) Presales
7 6 (20.69%) Web Development
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.69%) Internet
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco
8 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
8 5 (17.24%) Firewall
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) Fortinet

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
2 4 (13.79%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Heroku
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.34%) Redis
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Change Management
2 8 (27.59%) Time Management
3 7 (24.14%) Information Security
3 7 (24.14%) Presales
3 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.69%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) Change Control
5 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) Logistics
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) Go
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) Ruby
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ACCA
2 3 (10.34%) CIMA
3 2 (6.90%) CEH
3 2 (6.90%) CISA
3 2 (6.90%) CISM
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
3 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.34%) Epicor
4 3 (10.34%) Infor
4 3 (10.34%) JD Edwards
4 3 (10.34%) Sage
4 3 (10.34%) SAP