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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 61 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 86 94 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.39% 4.90% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 5.08% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 75 64 53
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,750 £59,500
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
1901 1852 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.14% 96.61% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1465 1396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bristol

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (19.46%) ITIL
2 30 (16.22%) Finance
3 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
4 26 (14.05%) Java
5 25 (13.51%) Service Management
5 25 (13.51%) Information Security
6 24 (12.97%) Active Directory
6 24 (12.97%) Degree
7 22 (11.89%) SQL
8 21 (11.35%) Security Cleared
9 18 (9.73%) Oracle
9 18 (9.73%) Windows
9 18 (9.73%) SAN
9 18 (9.73%) VMware
10 17 (9.19%) HP
10 17 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (8.65%) Validation
11 16 (8.65%) Risk Management
12 15 (8.11%) Problem Management
12 15 (8.11%) Cyber Security
12 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (7.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (7.57%) Telecoms
13 14 (7.57%) CISSP
13 14 (7.57%) .NET
14 13 (7.03%) SAP
14 13 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (7.03%) Citrix
14 13 (7.03%) Network Security
15 12 (6.49%) Information Assurance

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.16%) Lync
4 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.62%) Apache
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.08%) Drupal
6 2 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.08%) nginx
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) MediaWiki
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.54%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) SPSS
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) SAP FI
1 7 (3.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (3.78%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.16%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (2.16%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.54%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.54%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.54%) Primavera
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.73%) SAN
2 13 (7.03%) Network Security
3 11 (5.95%) DHCP
3 11 (5.95%) DNS
4 9 (4.86%) Firewall
5 8 (4.32%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.78%) VLAN
6 7 (3.78%) Internet
6 7 (3.78%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (3.24%) HSRP
7 6 (3.24%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.70%) VPN
9 4 (2.16%) LAN
9 4 (2.16%) WAN
10 3 (1.62%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.08%) LDAP
11 2 (1.08%) SSL
11 2 (1.08%) IPv6
11 2 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.08%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.54%) QlikView
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.62%) Subversion
3 2 (1.08%) JIRA
3 2 (1.08%) Hudson
3 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) PROIV
General
1 30 (16.22%) Finance
2 14 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.78%) Advertising
4 3 (1.62%) Law
5 2 (1.08%) Military
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.54%) German Language
6 1 (0.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.57%) .NET
2 8 (4.32%) HTML
2 8 (4.32%) CSS
2 8 (4.32%) Middleware
3 4 (2.16%) LAMP
4 3 (1.62%) Java EE
4 3 (1.62%) Web Services
4 3 (1.62%) XML
4 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.08%) WAP
5 2 (1.08%) REST
5 2 (1.08%) jQuery
5 2 (1.08%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.54%) HTML5
6 1 (0.54%) CSS3
6 1 (0.54%) XSD
6 1 (0.54%) SOAP
6 1 (0.54%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.32%) Xbox
2 8 (4.32%) EqualLogic
3 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.24%) BYOD
4 6 (3.24%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.24%) Social Media
4 6 (3.24%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.70%) CESG
6 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.16%) iPad
7 3 (1.62%) User Experience
7 3 (1.62%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.62%) Clustering
8 2 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.73%) Windows
2 7 (3.78%) Linux
3 5 (2.70%) UNIX
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.08%) Debian
5 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.08%) CentOS
5 2 (1.08%) AIX
5 2 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.46%) ITIL
2 25 (13.51%) Service Management
2 25 (13.51%) Information Security
3 16 (8.65%) Validation
3 16 (8.65%) Risk Management
4 15 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.11%) Cyber Security
5 12 (6.49%) Information Assurance
6 11 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.95%) Project Management
7 9 (4.86%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.86%) ERP
7 9 (4.86%) Data Protection
8 8 (4.32%) Business Continuity
8 8 (4.32%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.78%) Change Management
9 7 (3.78%) Logistics
10 6 (3.24%) OWASP
10 6 (3.24%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.05%) Java
2 22 (11.89%) SQL
3 10 (5.41%) C#
4 9 (4.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.32%) C
6 6 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.62%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.62%) VBScript
7 3 (1.62%) Python
7 3 (1.62%) C++
8 2 (1.08%) Perl
8 2 (1.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) Ruby
8 2 (1.08%) VB
8 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Degree
2 21 (11.35%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.57%) CISSP
4 13 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.95%) CISM
6 10 (5.41%) CISA
6 10 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.70%) PCI QSA
7 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.16%) CRISC
9 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.62%) MCSD
10 2 (1.08%) MCSE
10 2 (1.08%) MCSA
10 2 (1.08%) MCP
10 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.54%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.54%) CIPD
11 1 (0.54%) CCSE
11 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.24%) COBIT
4 4 (2.16%) SLA
5 3 (1.62%) BS7799
6 2 (1.08%) QA
7 1 (0.54%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 24 (12.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.41%) XenApp
5 9 (4.86%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.08%) iptables
7 2 (1.08%) XenServer
7 2 (1.08%) Postfix
7 2 (1.08%) Samba
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.54%) Xen
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.54%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (5.41%) SCCM
2 8 (4.32%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.78%) Legato
3 7 (3.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.08%) Puppet
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) SCOM
4 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.08%) Ansible
4 2 (1.08%) Salt
5 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.54%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.54%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.73%) Oracle
2 18 (9.73%) VMware
3 17 (9.19%) HP
4 13 (7.03%) Citrix
4 13 (7.03%) SAP
5 8 (4.32%) IBM
5 8 (4.32%) Veritas
5 8 (4.32%) Google
5 8 (4.32%) Veeam
5 8 (4.32%) Facebook
6 7 (3.78%) Dell Compellent
6 7 (3.78%) EMC
6 7 (3.78%) Hitachi
6 7 (3.78%) NetApp
7 6 (3.24%) Sybase
8 5 (2.70%) Sage
9 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.08%) Remedy
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum, Benefits £35 to £45K OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum, Benefits £35k-£40k OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £150000 - £170000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 Per Annum £50-65K + 15% bonus + Private
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE Year 1 + Uncapped commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago