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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 58 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 74 101 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.80% 5.90% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 6.18% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 87
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
1882 1633 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.56% 95.39% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1352 1458
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bristol

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (28.66%) Finance
2 36 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 32 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 27 (16.46%) SC Cleared
4 27 (16.46%) Windows
5 26 (15.85%) SQL
5 26 (15.85%) Oracle
5 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (15.24%) ERP
7 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
8 22 (13.41%) Degree
9 21 (12.80%) MS Exchange
9 21 (12.80%) Active Directory
10 18 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (10.37%) Information Security
11 17 (10.37%) Retail
12 16 (9.76%) ITIL
13 15 (9.15%) HTML
13 15 (9.15%) Citrix
13 15 (9.15%) VMware
13 15 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (9.15%) PowerShell
13 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (8.54%) Change Control
14 14 (8.54%) Performance Tuning

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2000
4 14 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (8.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.66%) Lync
6 2 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (7.93%) Oracle Financials
1 13 (7.93%) Oracle EBS R12
1 13 (7.93%) Oracle General Ledger
1 13 (7.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (6.10%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.61%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Office 365
1 5 (3.05%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) Network Security
2 6 (3.66%) Firewall
3 5 (3.05%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.22%) WAN
5 2 (1.22%) Internet
5 2 (1.22%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) FWSM
6 1 (0.61%) DVB
6 1 (0.61%) MPLS
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.61%) LAN
6 1 (0.61%) SMS
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) Maven
General
1 47 (28.66%) Finance
2 17 (10.37%) Retail
3 12 (7.32%) General Ledger
3 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.71%) Advertising
5 10 (6.10%) Banking
5 10 (6.10%) Aerospace
6 9 (5.49%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.66%) Marketing
8 4 (2.44%) Local Government
8 4 (2.44%) Law
9 3 (1.83%) German Language
10 2 (1.22%) Billing
10 2 (1.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.15%) HTML
2 14 (8.54%) CSS
3 13 (7.93%) .NET
4 7 (4.27%) XML
5 6 (3.66%) SOAP
6 5 (3.05%) HTML5
6 5 (3.05%) XHTML
7 4 (2.44%) Middleware
8 2 (1.22%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.61%) XSLT
9 1 (0.61%) JSON
9 1 (0.61%) jQuery
9 1 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.54%) Clustering
2 14 (8.54%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.27%) RMADS
4 7 (4.27%) CESG
5 6 (3.66%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.05%) Replication
7 4 (2.44%) Xbox
7 4 (2.44%) Social Media
8 2 (1.22%) PKI
8 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Open Source
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) GIS
9 1 (0.61%) W3C
9 1 (0.61%) NLPG
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.46%) Windows
2 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (5.49%) Linux
4 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.22%) UNIX
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.24%) ERP
3 18 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (10.37%) Information Security
5 16 (9.76%) ITIL
6 14 (8.54%) Change Control
6 14 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (8.54%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
7 12 (7.32%) Migration
7 12 (7.32%) Risk Management
8 11 (6.71%) Project Management
9 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.10%) Business Transformation
10 9 (5.49%) Web Development
11 8 (4.88%) Scrum
11 8 (4.88%) Software Testing
11 8 (4.88%) Time Management
12 7 (4.27%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.85%) SQL
2 15 (9.15%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.66%) Java
5 5 (3.05%) C#
5 5 (3.05%) Python
6 4 (2.44%) C++
6 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.83%) C
8 2 (1.22%) VB
8 2 (1.22%) Perl
8 2 (1.22%) Fortran
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) Uniface
9 1 (0.61%) VBScript
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) X++
9 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.41%) Degree
4 14 (8.54%) MCP
5 13 (7.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.88%) ISEB
6 8 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.05%) CISSP
8 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.83%) CCNA
10 2 (1.22%) CEH
10 2 (1.22%) GIAC
10 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.22%) CISA
10 2 (1.22%) CISM
11 1 (0.61%) CCNP
11 1 (0.61%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.61%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.61%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.49%) QA
3 4 (2.44%) SLA
4 2 (1.22%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.61%) WAI
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (7.93%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) SCCM
1 2 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.85%) Oracle
3 15 (9.15%) Citrix
3 15 (9.15%) VMware
4 13 (7.93%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (6.71%) SAP
6 5 (3.05%) SmartFocus
7 4 (2.44%) Google
7 4 (2.44%) Facebook
8 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco
9 2 (1.22%) McAfee
10 1 (0.61%) F5
10 1 (0.61%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.61%) ESRI
10 1 (0.61%) Symantec
10 1 (0.61%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.61%) Juniper
10 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.61%) Sage
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits DOE + £35-55k OTE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits £35-55k OTE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits DOE + £35-55k OTE
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Zion Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum, Benefits £50k OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £150000 per annum + competitive, bonus, car, recruitment
Posted: 10 days ago
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SDL Plc
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 16 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £120000 per annum + competitive, commission, car, holiday
Posted: 24 days ago