The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 52 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.44% 1.48% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.53% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
391 327 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 95.60% 96.75% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 301 274 209
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bournemouth region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (51.43%) Fat Client
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (51.43%) MCSE
4 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Citrix
4 18 (51.43%) CCA
4 18 (51.43%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (51.43%) Thin Client
4 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
4 18 (51.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (51.43%) MCITP
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Vista
5 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (20.00%) Information Security
5 7 (20.00%) Symantec
5 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (14.29%) Tableau
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.29%) QlikView
7 3 (8.57%) Network Design
7 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Identity Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) Documentum
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) QlikView
2 3 (8.57%) Xcelsius
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Fat Client
1 18 (51.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (20.00%) Information Security
1 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.57%) Network Design
3 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
3 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.71%) Test Management
4 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PHP
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
1 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) MCSE
1 18 (51.43%) CCA
1 18 (51.43%) Citrix Certification
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (51.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (51.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) Symantec
4 5 (14.29%) Tableau
5 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.86%) Primavera
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Cognos