The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 321 365
Rank change year-on-year -37 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 34 125 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 96 75
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £31,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.89% +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 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +13 8 £33,000 -37.14% 2
Surrey +11 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Hampshire -1 7 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 4 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire +19 2 £40,500 -
Kent -1 2 £27,000 -40.00%
West Sussex -7 1 £70,000 +43.58%
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Cisco
2 27 (38.57%) VMware
3 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (27.14%) MCSE
7 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 14 (20.00%) MCP
9 14 (20.00%) Firewall
10 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.57%) Dell
10 13 (18.57%) VPN
10 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
11 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
11 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
12 11 (15.71%) SonicWALL
12 11 (15.71%) Cisco PIX
12 11 (15.71%) CCNA
12 11 (15.71%) Citrix
12 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (15.71%) Linux
12 11 (15.71%) Information Security
13 10 (14.29%) Finance

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 15 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Line 50
1 1 (1.43%) Line 500
1 1 (1.43%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.43%) Sage X3
1 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.43%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.86%) Office 365
3 7 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Firewall
2 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (18.57%) VPN
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (14.29%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) DSL
5 4 (5.71%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.71%) MPLS
5 4 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.71%) SSL
5 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) VoIP
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) Network Security
7 2 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (2.86%) DNS
7 2 (2.86%) Internet
7 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.86%) Wireless
8 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Advertising
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Games
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.86%) French Language
5 2 (2.86%) German Language
5 2 (2.86%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.43%) COM
3 1 (1.43%) WCF
3 1 (1.43%) WPF
3 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (7.14%) Replication
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.86%) Life Science
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.71%) Linux
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) AIX
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) HPUX
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Information Security
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 9 (12.86%) Presales
4 8 (11.43%) Migration
5 7 (10.00%) Analytics
5 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.00%) UML
6 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.57%) SIEM
7 5 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.71%) High Availability
8 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Internal Audit
8 4 (5.71%) IT Audit
8 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.71%) Server Building
8 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.14%) Python
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) VBA
5 1 (1.43%) ABAP
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) MCSE
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) MCP
3 11 (15.71%) CCNA
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.43%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) MCSA
5 6 (8.57%) VTSP
6 5 (7.14%) MCITP
6 5 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.71%) CCIE
7 4 (5.71%) CISSP
7 4 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (5.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.29%) CGEIT
8 3 (4.29%) CISA
8 3 (4.29%) CRISC
9 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.86%) UAG
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco
1 27 (38.57%) VMware
2 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.57%) Dell
4 11 (15.71%) Citrix
4 11 (15.71%) SonicWALL
5 9 (12.86%) Veeam
6 8 (11.43%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) Draytek
7 4 (5.71%) Juniper
7 4 (5.71%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.71%) ProCurve
7 4 (5.71%) Symantec
7 4 (5.71%) Veritas
7 4 (5.71%) WatchGuard
7 4 (5.71%) ZyXEL
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) SAP
9 2 (2.86%) NetApp
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 3 days ago