The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 56 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 79 99 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.12% 5.75% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 6.02% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 84
Average salary £60,000 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.84% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1859 1645 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.92% 95.47% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1345 1509
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bristol

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bristol

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 52 (29.71%) Finance
2 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (17.14%) SQL
3 30 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 29 (16.57%) Oracle
5 25 (14.29%) ERP
6 24 (13.71%) Active Directory
6 24 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (13.14%) SC Cleared
8 21 (12.00%) Windows
9 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 20 (11.43%) Information Security
10 19 (10.86%) ITIL
11 18 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (10.29%) MS Exchange
11 18 (10.29%) Citrix
11 18 (10.29%) Degree
12 17 (9.71%) Retail
13 16 (9.14%) VMware
13 16 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (8.57%) Hyper-V
14 15 (8.57%) Risk Management
14 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
15 14 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
15 14 (8.00%) SAP
15 14 (8.00%) .NET
15 14 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
15 14 (8.00%) XenApp
15 14 (8.00%) PowerShell

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2000
4 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.00%) Lync
6 3 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.71%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.71%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.14%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.57%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) Network Security
2 7 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (2.86%) DHCP
3 5 (2.86%) DNS
4 4 (2.29%) SAN
4 4 (2.29%) Firewall
4 4 (2.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.14%) HSRP
5 2 (1.14%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.57%) Wireless
6 1 (0.57%) DVB
6 1 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) SMS
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.57%) FTP
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 52 (29.71%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Retail
3 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.43%) General Ledger
5 11 (6.29%) Advertising
6 10 (5.71%) Banking
7 9 (5.14%) Manufacturing
8 8 (4.57%) Aerospace
9 5 (2.86%) Law
10 3 (1.71%) Marketing
11 2 (1.14%) Billing
11 2 (1.14%) Legal
11 2 (1.14%) Military
12 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.57%) German Language
12 1 (0.57%) Local Government
12 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) .NET
2 11 (6.29%) HTML
2 11 (6.29%) CSS
3 5 (2.86%) Middleware
4 4 (2.29%) XML
5 3 (1.71%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.14%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (1.14%) HTML5
6 2 (1.14%) SOAP
6 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.14%) XHTML
7 1 (0.57%) J2EE
7 1 (0.57%) Web Services
7 1 (0.57%) XSD
7 1 (0.57%) REST
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.57%) WCF
7 1 (0.57%) jQuery
7 1 (0.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.29%) Clustering
3 10 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.14%) RMADS
4 9 (5.14%) CESG
5 5 (2.86%) Xbox
5 5 (2.86%) Social Media
6 4 (2.29%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.14%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) Open Source
8 1 (0.57%) W3C
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.00%) Windows
2 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.57%) Linux
4 5 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.29%) ERP
2 24 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.43%) Information Security
4 19 (10.86%) ITIL
5 18 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 14 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (6.86%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (6.86%) Service Management
8 12 (6.86%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.71%) Change Control
10 10 (5.71%) Business Transformation
11 9 (5.14%) Time Management
11 9 (5.14%) Information Assurance
12 8 (4.57%) Software Testing
12 8 (4.57%) Scrum
12 8 (4.57%) Migration
13 7 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.14%) SQL
2 14 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.14%) Java
5 7 (4.00%) C#
6 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.29%) Python
8 3 (1.71%) C++
9 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.57%) C
10 1 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.14%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.29%) Degree
4 11 (6.29%) MCP
5 10 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.57%) ISEB
6 8 (4.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.86%) VCP4
9 3 (1.71%) CISSP
10 2 (1.14%) CISA
10 2 (1.14%) CISM
10 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.57%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.57%) CCSE
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 8 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) WAI
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.00%) XenApp
5 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (5.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (1.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.57%) Oracle
3 18 (10.29%) Citrix
4 16 (9.14%) VMware
5 14 (8.00%) SAP
6 11 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.86%) Google
7 5 (2.86%) Facebook
8 4 (2.29%) Veeam
8 4 (2.29%) HP
9 3 (1.71%) Sybase
10 2 (1.14%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.57%) F5
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco
11 1 (0.57%) Juniper
11 1 (0.57%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.57%) Sage
11 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.57%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.57%) Fortinet
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits OTE £35-45k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + uncapped commission, car target, etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum, Benefits £40k-£50k OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Permanent People
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits DOE + £35-55k OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago