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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 115 83 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.70% 4.13% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 4.26% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 94 62 52
Average salary £53,250 £42,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.56% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £20,100 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £73,900 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1946 1947 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.43% 96.82% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1576 1493
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bristol

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 49 (26.06%) Finance
2 32 (17.02%) SQL
3 31 (16.49%) ITIL
4 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
5 28 (14.89%) Information Security
6 25 (13.30%) Active Directory
7 23 (12.23%) Oracle
8 21 (11.17%) Risk Management
9 20 (10.64%) Service Management
9 20 (10.64%) Security Cleared
10 19 (10.11%) Java
11 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
11 18 (9.57%) ERP
12 17 (9.04%) .NET
13 16 (8.51%) SAN
13 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
14 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (7.45%) HP
14 14 (7.45%) Information Assurance
14 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (6.91%) Degree
15 13 (6.91%) Validation
15 13 (6.91%) VMware
16 12 (6.38%) Problem Management
16 12 (6.38%) C#
16 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.38%) MS Exchange

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.19%) Lync
4 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (3.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (3.72%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (3.72%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (3.72%) SAP FI
1 7 (3.72%) SAP CO
1 7 (3.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.13%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.53%) Primavera
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.51%) SAN
2 12 (6.38%) Network Security
3 10 (5.32%) DNS
3 10 (5.32%) DHCP
4 7 (3.72%) Wireshark
4 7 (3.72%) VLAN
5 6 (3.19%) Firewall
5 6 (3.19%) HSRP
5 6 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (2.66%) Internet
7 3 (1.60%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.60%) VPN
8 2 (1.06%) Wireless
8 2 (1.06%) LAN
8 2 (1.06%) WAN
8 2 (1.06%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.53%) FWSM
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.19%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.06%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) PROIV
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 49 (26.06%) Finance
2 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.85%) Retail
4 9 (4.79%) Banking
5 7 (3.72%) General Ledger
5 7 (3.72%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.66%) Advertising
6 5 (2.66%) Law
7 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.60%) Billing
9 2 (1.06%) Military
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.04%) .NET
2 9 (4.79%) Middleware
3 8 (4.26%) HTML
3 8 (4.26%) CSS
4 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 3 (1.60%) XML
4 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.60%) Java EE
4 3 (1.60%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.06%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (1.06%) jQuery
5 2 (1.06%) WAP
5 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.06%) REST
6 1 (0.53%) CSS3
6 1 (0.53%) HTML5
6 1 (0.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) DHTML
6 1 (0.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.32%) CESG
3 9 (4.79%) Xbox
3 9 (4.79%) RMADS
4 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.26%) EqualLogic
5 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.19%) Social Media
7 5 (2.66%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.66%) BYOD
7 5 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.60%) Open Source
9 2 (1.06%) Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.53%) User Experience
10 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) Linux
3 5 (2.66%) UNIX
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.06%) AIX
5 2 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.49%) ITIL
2 28 (14.89%) Information Security
3 21 (11.17%) Risk Management
4 20 (10.64%) Service Management
5 18 (9.57%) ERP
6 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.45%) Information Assurance
7 13 (6.91%) Validation
8 12 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.85%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.32%) Cyber Security
11 8 (4.26%) Project Management
11 8 (4.26%) Time Management
11 8 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.72%) Data Protection
12 7 (3.72%) OO
12 7 (3.72%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.02%) SQL
2 19 (10.11%) Java
3 12 (6.38%) C#
4 9 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.72%) C
6 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.13%) C++
9 3 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.91%) Degree
3 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.26%) CISSP
6 7 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (3.72%) ISEB
7 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.19%) CISA
7 6 (3.19%) CISM
8 3 (1.60%) MCSD
9 2 (1.06%) MCSE
9 2 (1.06%) MCSA
9 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) CRISC
10 1 (0.53%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) CCNP
10 1 (0.53%) CCA
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.26%) QA
3 5 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.66%) COBIT
4 4 (2.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) BS7799
5 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (13.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.79%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.79%) XenApp
4 8 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) SCCM
2 6 (3.19%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.19%) Legato
3 3 (1.60%) SCOM
4 2 (1.06%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.06%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.23%) Oracle
3 14 (7.45%) HP
4 13 (6.91%) VMware
5 11 (5.85%) SAP
5 11 (5.85%) Citrix
6 9 (4.79%) Facebook
6 9 (4.79%) Google
7 8 (4.26%) Veeam
8 7 (3.72%) Veritas
9 6 (3.19%) Hitachi
9 6 (3.19%) NetApp
9 6 (3.19%) IBM
9 6 (3.19%) EMC
9 6 (3.19%) Sybase
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco
11 1 (0.53%) F5
11 1 (0.53%) Sun
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.53%) Sage
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Churchill Frank
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + uncapped bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hot Rec
Salary: £50k - 80k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + car target, holidays, uncapped commission
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, health care, car
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Car, Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago