Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 28 July 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 > Kent
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 83 95
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.55% 2.81% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.87% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 51 32
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £31,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1393 2024 1981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.10% 98.20% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1776 1770
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,550 £22,750 £22,863
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 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
Maidstone -2 6 £35,000 +37.25%
Sandwich - 2 £27,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £70,000 -
Dartford - 1 £30,000 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Kent region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) Veeam
3 4 (18.18%) Presales
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
4 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) RHCE
5 2 (9.09%) CODA
5 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA

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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (9.09%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) ServiceStack
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Life Science
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Presales
2 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Business Development
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.55%) Contact Management
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) RHCE
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Veeam
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
3 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.09%) CODA
4 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) EMC