Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 67 86
Rank change year-on-year +13 +19 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 29 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Kent 1.05% 3.22% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 3.36% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 24
Median annual salary £33,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £20,600 £32,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,800 £72,500 £85,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -

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 445 864 1,109
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 343 736 972
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,938 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Kent

Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Kent.

Salary trend for Consultant in Kent

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Kent

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Kent over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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
West Malling +19 2 - -
Maidstone +3 1 £18,500 -47.14%
Stansted -2 1 £47,500 +15.15%
Chatham - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (40.00%) QRadar
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) C

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Threat Detection
1 2 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Isilon
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware