The median annual salary for a Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the M4 Corridor during the 3 months to 25 April 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 / M4 Corridor
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 50.00% 50.00% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.00% 54.55% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +31.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor. 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
M4 Corridor
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10 11 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 91.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 14
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the M4 Corridor

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the M4 Corridor

Consultant
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the M4 Corridor.

Salary trend for Consultant in the M4 Corridor

Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 M4 Corridor region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) eTOM
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) CESG
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PhD
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) eTOM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework