Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1667 2132 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.62% 5.59% 6.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 5.76% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1647 2022
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 28686 37031 41381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.68% 97.04% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24053 31518 33496
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 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
Berkshire -3 462 £52,500 -4.55% 37
Surrey +17 404 £53,500 +1.90% 20
Hampshire +20 288 £50,000 -2.44% 17
Oxfordshire +14 118 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Buckinghamshire -43 91 £45,000 - 9
West Sussex +50 87 £46,250 -11.90% 3
East Sussex +5 40 £30,000 - 4
M4 Corridor -1 27 £40,000 -38.46%
Kent -7 22 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Middlesex -6 13 £53,750 -15.69%
Home Counties -2 3 £65,000 +4.00%
Sussex -4 2 £70,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 358 (21.48%) SAP
2 330 (19.80%) Finance
3 291 (17.46%) Presales
4 270 (16.20%) Microsoft
5 254 (15.24%) SQL
6 253 (15.18%) Degree
7 195 (11.70%) Oracle
8 177 (10.62%) Windows
9 171 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
10 164 (9.84%) Project Management
11 157 (9.42%) ERP
12 150 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (8.58%) Business Development
14 134 (8.04%) Cisco
15 133 (7.98%) Security Cleared
16 131 (7.86%) Migration
17 128 (7.68%) Telecoms
18 124 (7.44%) Retail
19 122 (7.32%) Firewall
20 121 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
20 121 (7.26%) CRM
20 121 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
21 119 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
22 115 (6.90%) SQL Server
23 112 (6.72%) ITIL
24 110 (6.60%) Linux
25 109 (6.54%) .NET
26 107 (6.42%) Coaching
27 106 (6.36%) Information Security
27 106 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure

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 52 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.76%) IIS
3 38 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.56%) Skype for Business
5 25 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (1.20%) NetWeaver
6 20 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (0.90%) Apache
8 15 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.60%) ArcGIS
12 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Simulink
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.060%) CATIA
7 1 (0.060%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 91 (5.46%) SAP MM
1 91 (5.46%) SAP SD
2 88 (5.28%) Oracle EBS
3 83 (4.98%) SAP FI
4 79 (4.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 76 (4.56%) SAP CO
5 76 (4.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 58 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 53 (3.18%) SAP QM
8 42 (2.52%) SAP Retail
9 38 (2.28%) SAP PM
10 35 (2.10%) Oracle 11i
11 33 (1.98%) SAP HR
12 30 (1.80%) SAP ERP
12 30 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
12 30 (1.80%) SAP SCM
12 30 (1.80%) SAP WM
13 28 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
14 27 (1.62%) Oracle ERP
14 27 (1.62%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.36%) Office 365
3 46 (2.76%) SaaS
4 42 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (1.38%) IaaS
7 20 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.54%) PaaS
9 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.30%) GitHub
11 4 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 4 (0.24%) Heroku
11 4 (0.24%) Taleo
12 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 122 (7.32%) Firewall
2 65 (3.90%) Wireless
3 64 (3.84%) MPLS
4 58 (3.48%) VPN
5 56 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 51 (3.06%) Internet
7 49 (2.94%) WAN
8 45 (2.70%) BGP
9 44 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
10 43 (2.58%) DNS
11 39 (2.34%) Network Security
12 38 (2.28%) OSPF
13 35 (2.10%) VoIP
14 32 (1.92%) Unified Communications
15 31 (1.86%) LAN
16 27 (1.62%) Cisco PIX
17 26 (1.56%) NFC
18 25 (1.50%) SAN
18 25 (1.50%) SSL
19 21 (1.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 44 (2.64%) GIS
4 37 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 33 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 26 (1.56%) QlikView
8 25 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 23 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (1.26%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.26%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.26%) SAP BW
13 20 (1.20%) Big Data
13 20 (1.20%) Power BI
13 20 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
13 20 (1.20%) SAP HANA
14 17 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (0.84%) Metasploit
3 13 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 5 (0.30%) JIRA
5 5 (0.30%) Selenium
6 4 (0.24%) Gradle
6 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.24%) Toad
6 4 (0.24%) Travis CI
6 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.18%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.12%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.12%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.060%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 330 (19.80%) Finance
2 128 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 124 (7.44%) Retail
4 95 (5.70%) Manufacturing
5 74 (4.44%) Marketing
6 56 (3.36%) Advertising
7 48 (2.88%) Banking
8 39 (2.34%) Billing
9 38 (2.28%) Electronics
10 30 (1.80%) Automotive
10 30 (1.80%) Legal
11 25 (1.50%) Publishing
12 18 (1.08%) General Ledger
13 13 (0.78%) German Language
14 10 (0.60%) Front Office
14 10 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.54%) Digital Economy
16 7 (0.42%) Local Government
16 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.36%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (6.54%) .NET
2 93 (5.58%) HTML
3 48 (2.88%) XML
4 40 (2.40%) CSS
5 39 (2.34%) Middleware
6 31 (1.86%) ASP.NET
6 31 (1.86%) BAPI
7 30 (1.80%) Web Services
8 29 (1.74%) IDoc
9 21 (1.26%) WCF
10 14 (0.84%) J2EE
10 14 (0.84%) SAP TM
11 12 (0.72%) Spring
12 11 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (0.66%) RESTful
13 10 (0.60%) Ajax
14 9 (0.54%) AngularJS
14 9 (0.54%) iOS SDK
14 9 (0.54%) MSMQ
14 9 (0.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 171 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 87 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 65 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 44 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (1.80%) Driving Licence
7 26 (1.56%) Smartcard
8 25 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
9 24 (1.44%) Contactless
9 24 (1.44%) Digital Currency
9 24 (1.44%) Digital TV
9 24 (1.44%) EMV
10 22 (1.32%) Social Media
11 19 (1.14%) Replication
12 18 (1.08%) Fintech
13 13 (0.78%) Clustering
13 13 (0.78%) NHS
14 12 (0.72%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 177 (10.62%) Windows
2 110 (6.60%) Linux
3 78 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 68 (4.08%) Unix
5 38 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.42%) AIX
12 6 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.30%) Solaris
14 4 (0.24%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.18%) Android
15 3 (0.18%) CentOS
15 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (17.46%) Presales
2 164 (9.84%) Project Management
3 157 (9.42%) ERP
4 150 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (8.58%) Business Development
6 131 (7.86%) Migration
7 121 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
7 121 (7.26%) CRM
8 119 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 112 (6.72%) ITIL
10 107 (6.42%) Coaching
11 106 (6.36%) Information Security
12 102 (6.12%) Customer Requirements
13 85 (5.10%) Logistics
14 82 (4.92%) Cybersecurity
15 78 (4.68%) Mentoring
16 73 (4.38%) SAP Implementation
17 67 (4.02%) Analytics
18 60 (3.60%) Business Analysis
19 59 (3.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (15.24%) SQL
2 94 (5.64%) ABAP
3 91 (5.46%) C#
4 90 (5.40%) Java
5 63 (3.78%) JavaScript
6 51 (3.06%) Python
7 46 (2.76%) C
8 41 (2.46%) PowerShell
9 36 (2.16%) C++
10 28 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.14%) PHP
13 18 (1.08%) Perl
14 17 (1.02%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.72%) Ruby
15 12 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.66%) R
17 10 (0.60%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.48%) VBA
19 4 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 253 (15.18%) Degree
2 133 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 121 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (5.76%) SC Cleared
5 91 (5.46%) CISSP
6 67 (4.02%) CCNP
6 67 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (2.88%) CISM
7 48 (2.88%) MCSE
8 45 (2.70%) CCNA
9 39 (2.34%) CCIE
10 30 (1.80%) JNCIP
11 27 (1.62%) MCP
12 24 (1.44%) CREST Certified
12 24 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (1.14%) CISA
14 18 (1.08%) CLAS
15 17 (1.02%) CCDP
16 15 (0.90%) CCA
16 15 (0.90%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (2.46%) QA
3 30 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 22 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 22 (1.32%) PMO
6 13 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 13 (0.78%) SLA
7 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 9 (0.54%) GDPR
9 6 (0.36%) GPG13
10 5 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
10 5 (0.30%) COBIT
10 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.30%) GAAP
11 4 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.24%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.18%) P3O
13 2 (0.12%) BS7799
14 1 (0.060%) EFQM
System Software
1 94 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 63 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.66%) XenApp
5 10 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.36%) Docker
8 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.24%) HDFS
8 4 (0.24%) KVM
8 4 (0.24%) vCloud
9 3 (0.18%) vSphere
9 3 (0.18%) XenServer
10 2 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.12%) UAG
10 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (1.14%) Nessus
2 18 (1.08%) SCCM
3 16 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 14 (0.84%) Puppet
5 10 (0.60%) Ansible
6 9 (0.54%) vCenter Server
7 8 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.42%) Nagios
9 6 (0.36%) Nmap
10 5 (0.30%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.30%) SCOM
11 4 (0.24%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.18%) Terraform
13 2 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 358 (21.48%) SAP
2 270 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 195 (11.70%) Oracle
4 134 (8.04%) Cisco
5 101 (6.06%) VMware
6 70 (4.20%) Juniper
7 50 (3.00%) Palo Alto
7 50 (3.00%) Sage
8 41 (2.46%) F5
9 39 (2.34%) Citrix
10 38 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (1.98%) HP
12 30 (1.80%) Hyperion
13 28 (1.68%) Dell
14 26 (1.56%) Tableau
15 23 (1.38%) Pegasus
16 22 (1.32%) Fortinet
17 20 (1.20%) CheckPoint
18 19 (1.14%) IBM
18 19 (1.14%) Veeam
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + OTE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Overtime + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Modis International
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Car Allow, Health Ins.
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k per year + Car Allowance & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 10-12% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits good pension and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago