The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Consultant
England / South East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 840 1170 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.61% 6.01% 6.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 6.21% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 624 888 922
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14493 18842 20869
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.80% 96.78% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12189 16043 16754
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the South East

Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Consultant in the South East

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the South East

Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 253 £52,500 -12.50% 25
Surrey +5 202 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Hampshire +20 130 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Oxfordshire +3 61 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Sussex +43 47 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Buckinghamshire -38 33 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Sussex +15 28 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Kent +22 15 £50,000 -4.76% 1
M4 Corridor -1 5 £40,000 -38.46%
Middlesex -3 4 £55,000 -18.51%
Sussex +1 2 £65,000 +100.00%
Home Counties 0 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 387 (23.87%) Finance
2 356 (21.96%) SAP
3 328 (20.23%) Presales
4 299 (18.45%) Microsoft
5 247 (15.24%) SQL
6 210 (12.95%) Oracle
7 204 (12.58%) Degree
8 189 (11.66%) Windows
9 182 (11.23%) ERP
10 146 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
11 142 (8.76%) Project Management
12 138 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 134 (8.27%) CRM
14 131 (8.08%) Cisco
15 128 (7.90%) SAP FI
16 122 (7.53%) SQL Server
17 121 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
18 117 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
19 116 (7.16%) SAP CO
19 116 (7.16%) SAP FI/CO
20 111 (6.85%) VMware
21 109 (6.72%) Java
22 99 (6.11%) SAP SD
23 98 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
24 96 (5.92%) SAP MM
24 96 (5.92%) Migration
25 94 (5.80%) C#
25 94 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
26 93 (5.74%) .NET
27 91 (5.61%) Security Cleared

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 51 (3.15%) IIS
2 45 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 30 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.68%) NetWeaver
10 11 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (0.62%) Apache
11 10 (0.62%) ArcGIS
12 9 (0.56%) JBoss
13 8 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.49%) SAS
13 8 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.49%) SPSS Modeler
5 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 128 (7.90%) SAP FI
2 116 (7.16%) SAP CO
2 116 (7.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 99 (6.11%) SAP SD
4 96 (5.92%) SAP MM
5 81 (5.00%) SAP HR
6 76 (4.69%) SAP QM
7 60 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
8 57 (3.52%) SAP PM
9 50 (3.08%) Primavera
10 48 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
10 48 (2.96%) Maximo
10 48 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
11 45 (2.78%) SAP BPC
12 42 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
13 36 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
14 34 (2.10%) SAP WM
15 33 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
16 32 (1.97%) SAP HCM
17 31 (1.91%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 77 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (4.13%) Office 365
3 42 (2.59%) SaaS
4 23 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
5 19 (1.17%) IaaS
6 18 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.49%) GitHub
10 7 (0.43%) PaaS
11 5 (0.31%) Taleo
11 5 (0.31%) Yammer
12 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.25%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.19%) Silverpop
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.13%) MPLS
2 66 (4.07%) Firewall
3 61 (3.76%) BGP
4 55 (3.39%) OSPF
5 42 (2.59%) Internet
6 41 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 39 (2.41%) SAN
8 36 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (2.10%) Wireless
10 32 (1.97%) Network Security
11 29 (1.79%) SSL
11 29 (1.79%) VPN
12 27 (1.67%) WAN
13 26 (1.60%) Unified Communications
14 23 (1.42%) DNS
14 23 (1.42%) HTTP
15 20 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (1.23%) LAN
16 18 (1.11%) Skype
17 17 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.64%) GIS
3 41 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
4 39 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 36 (2.22%) SAP HANA
6 28 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 25 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 22 (1.36%) SAP BW
9 21 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (1.23%) QlikView
11 19 (1.17%) Power BI
12 18 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (1.05%) Big Data
13 17 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
14 16 (0.99%) MS Access
15 15 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (0.86%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (0.68%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 9 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.43%) Gradle
6 7 (0.43%) JIRA
7 6 (0.37%) IDA Disassembler
8 3 (0.19%) LSMW
8 3 (0.19%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.19%) TestComplete
8 3 (0.19%) Toad
8 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.062%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.062%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.062%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.062%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.062%) Selenium
General
1 387 (23.87%) Finance
2 84 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 78 (4.81%) Manufacturing
3 78 (4.81%) Retail
4 75 (4.63%) Advertising
5 72 (4.44%) Marketing
6 48 (2.96%) Banking
7 43 (2.65%) Billing
8 34 (2.10%) German Language
9 28 (1.73%) General Ledger
10 21 (1.30%) Publishing
11 19 (1.17%) Electronics
12 13 (0.80%) Legal
13 12 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.68%) Automotive
14 11 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
14 11 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.37%) Military
16 4 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (5.74%) .NET
2 86 (5.31%) HTML
3 54 (3.33%) XML
4 53 (3.27%) BAPI
5 35 (2.16%) Middleware
6 34 (2.10%) CSS
7 31 (1.91%) ASP.NET
8 25 (1.54%) Web Services
9 20 (1.23%) AngularJS
10 18 (1.11%) Flash
10 18 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (1.11%) WCF
11 17 (1.05%) J2EE
11 17 (1.05%) Spring
12 15 (0.93%) RESTful
13 12 (0.74%) Ajax
13 12 (0.74%) JSON
14 11 (0.68%) MSMQ
14 11 (0.68%) SAP Fiori
15 10 (0.62%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 146 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 67 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 52 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 42 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (1.79%) Social Media
7 24 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 21 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.23%) Smartcard
10 15 (0.93%) PKI
10 15 (0.93%) User Experience
11 14 (0.86%) Contactless
11 14 (0.86%) Digital TV
11 14 (0.86%) EMV
11 14 (0.86%) FMCG
11 14 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
11 14 (0.86%) NHS
12 13 (0.80%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.68%) Robotics
13 11 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 189 (11.66%) Windows
2 90 (5.55%) Linux
3 75 (4.63%) Unix
4 68 (4.19%) Windows Server
5 45 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.11%) Windows 8
8 15 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.62%) AIX
10 9 (0.56%) Android
10 9 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.49%) VxWorks
11 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.37%) Solaris
14 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.19%) CentOS
15 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.062%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (20.23%) Presales
2 182 (11.23%) ERP
3 142 (8.76%) Project Management
4 138 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 134 (8.27%) CRM
6 121 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (5.92%) Migration
9 94 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
10 86 (5.31%) Business Development
11 80 (4.94%) Change Management
12 79 (4.87%) Analytics
12 79 (4.87%) Mentoring
13 77 (4.75%) Information Security
14 75 (4.63%) Logistics
15 71 (4.38%) GAP Analysis
15 71 (4.38%) ITIL
16 66 (4.07%) Business Analysis
16 66 (4.07%) SAP Implementation
17 64 (3.95%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (15.24%) SQL
2 109 (6.72%) Java
3 94 (5.80%) C#
4 66 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.15%) Python
6 48 (2.96%) ABAP
7 38 (2.34%) C
8 35 (2.16%) C++
9 34 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 32 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 30 (1.85%) Perl
12 28 (1.73%) PHP
13 23 (1.42%) Ruby
14 19 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.11%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.80%) R
17 10 (0.62%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.56%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.43%) VBA
20 6 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 204 (12.58%) Degree
2 117 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
3 91 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 66 (4.07%) CCNP
5 62 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (3.52%) SC Cleared
7 52 (3.21%) MCSE
8 50 (3.08%) CISSP
9 39 (2.41%) CCA
10 36 (2.22%) CCIE
11 34 (2.10%) CCNA
12 28 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (1.30%) JNCIP
15 20 (1.23%) CCDP
15 20 (1.23%) MCSA
16 19 (1.17%) ACCA
17 17 (1.05%) CISA
18 16 (0.99%) CISM
19 14 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (2.16%) QA
3 21 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (0.68%) ISO27002
6 9 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.56%) SLA
7 8 (0.49%) COBIT
7 8 (0.49%) PMO
8 7 (0.43%) GAMP
8 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.25%) DO-178B
11 4 (0.25%) GPG13
11 4 (0.25%) P3O
12 3 (0.19%) GDPR
13 1 (0.062%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 82 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 80 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.73%) XenApp
5 13 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.37%) HDFS
8 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.19%) vSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.12%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.12%) UAG
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
12 1 (0.062%) NFS
12 1 (0.062%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.062%) vCloud
12 1 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.17%) SCCM
2 11 (0.68%) Nessus
3 9 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (0.56%) Puppet
4 8 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.37%) Nmap
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.25%) Ansible
7 4 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.19%) Icinga
8 3 (0.19%) Nagios
8 3 (0.19%) SELinux
8 3 (0.19%) vRealize
9 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.12%) Oozie
9 2 (0.12%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 356 (21.96%) SAP
2 299 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 210 (12.95%) Oracle
4 131 (8.08%) Cisco
5 111 (6.85%) VMware
6 63 (3.89%) Juniper
7 62 (3.82%) F5
8 55 (3.39%) Sage
9 54 (3.33%) Citrix
10 39 (2.41%) IBM
11 30 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 29 (1.79%) Riverbed
13 28 (1.73%) Palo Alto
14 26 (1.60%) Blue Coat
14 26 (1.60%) HP
15 23 (1.42%) Pegasus
15 23 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
15 23 (1.42%) Tableau
16 22 (1.36%) Hyperion
17 18 (1.11%) Dell
South East
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,330 to £39,852 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + overtime and on call salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + 25% bonus + pension + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 10% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 68000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 68000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago