The median annual salary for a IT Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

IT Consultant
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 366 385
Rank change year-on-year +15 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 38 92 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 83 68
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £21,700 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,100 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  

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 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
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 £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in the South East

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in the South East

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in the South East

IT 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 IT Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Surrey +25 10 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Hampshire +5 8 £35,000 -17.64%
East Sussex - 7 £31,500 -
Berkshire +23 6 £17,000 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 £22,500 -30.76%
West Sussex +2 1 £60,000 +14.28% 1
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (27.03%) ITIL
2 19 (25.68%) Cisco
2 19 (25.68%) Finance
3 18 (24.32%) VMware
4 17 (22.97%) Degree
5 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
7 13 (17.57%) Dell
7 13 (17.57%) Windows
8 11 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
9 10 (13.51%) MCSE
9 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
9 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (12.16%) SQL
10 9 (12.16%) UML
10 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
10 9 (12.16%) Presales
10 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
10 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
11 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (10.81%) SAN
11 8 (10.81%) HP
12 7 (9.46%) CCNA
12 7 (9.46%) Citrix
12 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (9.46%) Advertising
12 7 (9.46%) Information Security

IT 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 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.05%) Office 365
4 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (10.81%) SAN
3 7 (9.46%) Firewall
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (8.11%) VPN
5 3 (4.05%) Network Security
5 3 (4.05%) Wireless
6 2 (2.70%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Advertising
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.70%) French Language
5 2 (2.70%) German Language
5 2 (2.70%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) CSS
2 2 (2.70%) CSS3
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
2 2 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Presales
2 9 (12.16%) UML
3 7 (9.46%) Information Security
3 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (9.46%) Service Management
4 6 (8.11%) Analytics
4 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
4 6 (8.11%) ITSM
4 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
5 5 (6.76%) CRM
5 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.70%) Perl
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.35%) ABAP
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) MCSE
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) CCNA
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) MCP
5 3 (4.05%) MCSA
5 3 (4.05%) SANS
5 3 (4.05%) VTSP
6 2 (2.70%) CEH
6 2 (2.70%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.70%) MCTS
6 2 (2.70%) OSCP
7 1 (1.35%) CISA
7 1 (1.35%) GIAC
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.35%) PMP
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) COBIT
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.70%) QA
5 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (6.76%) ISA Server
4 5 (6.76%) UAG
4 5 (6.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Cisco
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.57%) Dell
5 8 (10.81%) HP
6 7 (9.46%) Citrix
7 6 (8.11%) SonicWALL
8 4 (5.41%) EMC
8 4 (5.41%) TOWER Software
9 2 (2.70%) Adobe
9 2 (2.70%) BT
9 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.70%) Google
9 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) Omniture
9 2 (2.70%) SAP
9 2 (2.70%) Veeam
10 1 (1.35%) F5
10 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
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