Consultant Jobs in the South East

Consultant
England > South East

The median Consultant salary in the South East is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 94 159 141
Rank change year-on-year +65 -18 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 485 306 511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.83% 2.16% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.40% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 397 231 319
10th Percentile £28,500 £33,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,625 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £67,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.37% +11.67% -
75th Percentile £69,000 £73,963 £73,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £90,000 £81,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +8.33%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,123 12,767 19,547
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 90.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11,524 8,073 12,376
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in the South East.

Salary trend for Consultant in the South East

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +24 214 £55,000 -15.38% 61
Berkshire +9 122 £55,000 -19.03% 36
Hampshire +32 120 £52,500 -25.00% 35
Surrey +18 61 £50,000 -25.37% 29
Oxfordshire +49 51 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Kent +27 45 £43,500 +27.94% 12
Buckinghamshire -11 41 £57,500 -11.54% 18
East Sussex +32 20 £45,500 -22.88% 16
Middlesex - 7 £77,500 - 1
West Sussex +24 6 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Sussex - 2 £55,000 - 3
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2024, Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 189 (38.97%) Social Skills
2 159 (32.78%) Microsoft
3 113 (23.30%) Problem-Solving
4 97 (20.00%) Degree
5 94 (19.38%) Finance
6 75 (15.46%) Azure
6 75 (15.46%) Power Platform
6 75 (15.46%) Self-Motivation
7 65 (13.40%) SQL
8 64 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
9 60 (12.37%) Customer Service
10 58 (11.96%) Security Cleared
11 56 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (11.34%) Migration
12 55 (11.34%) Agile
13 52 (10.72%) Public Sector
14 51 (10.52%) SAP
15 50 (10.31%) ERP
15 50 (10.31%) Project Management
16 48 (9.90%) Roadmaps
16 48 (9.90%) Dynamics 365
17 46 (9.48%) DevOps
18 45 (9.28%) Power BI
19 44 (9.07%) SC Cleared
19 44 (9.07%) Microsoft 365
20 43 (8.87%) Presales
21 42 (8.66%) ETL
22 41 (8.45%) SharePoint
23 40 (8.25%) Management Information System
24 39 (8.04%) Oracle

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (1.03%) Apache
3 5 (1.03%) IIS
4 2 (0.41%) Papyrus
Applications
1 32 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 31 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.27%) NetSuite
3 10 (2.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (1.86%) SAP HCM
5 6 (1.24%) SAP FI
6 5 (1.03%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.82%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.82%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.82%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.82%) SAP SCM
7 4 (0.82%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.62%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.62%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.62%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.62%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 75 (15.46%) Azure
1 75 (15.46%) Power Platform
2 48 (9.90%) Dynamics 365
3 44 (9.07%) Microsoft 365
4 31 (6.39%) AWS
5 29 (5.98%) Power Automate
6 18 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.47%) SaaS
8 11 (2.27%) PowerApps
9 9 (1.86%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.65%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (1.65%) GCP
10 8 (1.65%) OCI
10 8 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (1.44%) Entra ID
12 4 (0.82%) Alation
12 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.82%) Collibra
12 4 (0.82%) GitHub
13 3 (0.62%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.98%) Firewall
2 13 (2.68%) DNS
3 12 (2.47%) DHCP
4 10 (2.06%) VPN
4 10 (2.06%) WAN
5 9 (1.86%) LAN
6 8 (1.65%) Network Security
6 8 (1.65%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.44%) SNMP
8 6 (1.24%) IPsec
9 5 (1.03%) Internet
10 4 (0.82%) HTTP
11 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.41%) BGP
12 2 (0.41%) Broadband
12 2 (0.41%) Converged Networks
12 2 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.41%) SD-WAN
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco Firepower
13 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.28%) Power BI
2 34 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.27%) Tableau
6 7 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.44%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.03%) Metadata
8 5 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.82%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.82%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.62%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.62%) Looker
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.89%) Jenkins
1 14 (2.89%) JIRA
2 13 (2.68%) Robot Framework
3 5 (1.03%) Hudson
4 3 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.21%) JMeter
5 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 189 (38.97%) Social Skills
2 94 (19.38%) Finance
3 64 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (10.72%) Public Sector
5 38 (7.84%) Retail
6 35 (7.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 23 (4.74%) Law
7 23 (4.74%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (4.33%) Manufacturing
8 21 (4.33%) Marketing
9 18 (3.71%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.24%) Military
12 5 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) Automotive
13 2 (0.41%) Billing
13 2 (0.41%) French Language
13 2 (0.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.51%) XML
2 13 (2.68%) HTML
3 5 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (1.03%) Web Services
3 5 (1.03%) YAML
4 4 (0.82%) .NET
4 4 (0.82%) HTML5 Canvas
4 4 (0.82%) JSON
5 2 (0.41%) SPFx
6 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.21%) jQuery
6 1 (0.21%) React
6 1 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.46%) Self-Motivation
2 40 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 35 (7.22%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.54%) Driving Licence
5 13 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.24%) Low-Code
9 5 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.82%) FMCG
10 4 (0.82%) Virtual Reality
11 3 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.41%) Educational Technology
12 2 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.41%) Multi-touch
12 2 (0.41%) Onboarding
12 2 (0.41%) Product Ownership
12 2 (0.41%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.57%) Windows
2 21 (4.33%) Linux
3 11 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.30%) Problem-Solving
2 60 (12.37%) Customer Service
3 56 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (11.34%) Agile
4 55 (11.34%) Migration
5 50 (10.31%) ERP
5 50 (10.31%) Project Management
6 48 (9.90%) Roadmaps
7 46 (9.48%) DevOps
8 43 (8.87%) Presales
9 42 (8.66%) ETL
10 37 (7.63%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (7.63%) CRM
10 37 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
11 31 (6.39%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.77%) Data Science
13 27 (5.57%) Budget Management
13 27 (5.57%) Decision-Making
13 27 (5.57%) Machine Learning
13 27 (5.57%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 65 (13.40%) SQL
2 31 (6.39%) Python
3 13 (2.68%) Bash
4 11 (2.27%) C#
5 9 (1.86%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.65%) Java
6 8 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.44%) Go
7 7 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.44%) Ruby
8 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.82%) R
10 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.21%) C
11 1 (0.21%) Kusto Query Language
11 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 97 (20.00%) Degree
2 58 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 44 (9.07%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.92%) DBS Check
5 14 (2.89%) CISSP
6 13 (2.68%) AWS Certification
6 13 (2.68%) Azure Certification
7 10 (2.06%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (2.06%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.44%) CISMP
10 7 (1.44%) CREST Certified
11 6 (1.24%) CISM
12 4 (0.82%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.82%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
13 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.62%) PCI QSA
13 3 (0.62%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.41%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.09%) NIST
3 14 (2.89%) GDPR
4 9 (1.86%) GRC
5 8 (1.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (1.44%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.44%) JSP 440
6 7 (1.44%) PMO
6 7 (1.44%) RMADS
7 4 (0.82%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.82%) COBIT
7 4 (0.82%) GMP
7 4 (0.82%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.62%) NCSC
8 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.41%) ITGC
9 2 (0.41%) SLA
10 1 (0.21%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.21%) ECSS
10 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 26 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.24%) vSphere
4 5 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (3.71%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.27%) vCenter Server
3 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.24%) VxRail
5 5 (1.03%) Ansible
5 5 (1.03%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.41%) Nagios
6 2 (0.41%) Netcool
6 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.21%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 159 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.52%) SAP
3 39 (8.04%) Oracle
4 21 (4.33%) Sage
5 20 (4.12%) ServiceNow
6 18 (3.71%) VMware
7 10 (2.06%) Epicor
8 8 (1.65%) Adobe
8 8 (1.65%) Apple
8 8 (1.65%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.44%) Dell
10 6 (1.24%) Infor
10 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.03%) Adaptive Insights
11 5 (1.03%) Anaplan
11 5 (1.03%) Informatica
11 5 (1.03%) Jedox
11 5 (1.03%) NetApp
11 5 (1.03%) SolidFire
11 5 (1.03%) Tagetik