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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 75 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 63 87 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.41% 4.80% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 4.99% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 54
Average salary £52,000 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
1783 1744 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.64% 96.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1392 1366
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 29 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bristol

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 31 (17.61%) ITIL
2 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.20%) Java
3 25 (14.20%) SQL
3 25 (14.20%) Degree
4 24 (13.64%) Service Management
4 24 (13.64%) Finance
5 22 (12.50%) Information Security
6 21 (11.93%) VMware
6 21 (11.93%) Active Directory
6 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
7 20 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (10.80%) Windows
9 18 (10.23%) SAN
10 17 (9.66%) HP
10 17 (9.66%) Oracle
10 17 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (9.09%) Citrix
11 16 (9.09%) Validation
12 15 (8.52%) Risk Management
12 15 (8.52%) Cyber Security
12 15 (8.52%) Problem Management
13 14 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (7.95%) CISSP
13 14 (7.95%) .NET
13 14 (7.95%) SAP
14 13 (7.39%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (7.39%) Network Security
15 12 (6.82%) Information Assurance

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
1 9 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.41%) Apache
3 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.84%) nginx
3 5 (2.84%) Confluence
3 5 (2.84%) MediaWiki
3 5 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.70%) Lync
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.14%) Drupal
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) SPSS
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) SAP FI
1 7 (3.98%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (3.98%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.27%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (2.27%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.57%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.57%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.70%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) SAN
2 13 (7.39%) Network Security
3 11 (6.25%) Firewall
3 11 (6.25%) DHCP
3 11 (6.25%) DNS
4 8 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.55%) VPN
5 7 (3.98%) LAN
5 7 (3.98%) WAN
5 7 (3.98%) Internet
5 7 (3.98%) VLAN
5 7 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.41%) HSRP
7 5 (2.84%) IPsec
7 5 (2.84%) OSPF
7 5 (2.84%) BGP
7 5 (2.84%) EIGRP
7 5 (2.84%) IPv6
7 5 (2.84%) LDAP
8 3 (1.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.84%) MySQL
3 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.14%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.57%) QlikView
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.41%) Subversion
3 5 (2.84%) JIRA
3 5 (2.84%) Hudson
3 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.57%) PROIV
General
1 24 (13.64%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.14%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.57%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Law
5 1 (0.57%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) .NET
2 7 (3.98%) HTML
2 7 (3.98%) CSS
2 7 (3.98%) LAMP
3 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.84%) Middleware
4 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.70%) WCF
5 3 (1.70%) jQuery
5 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.70%) Java EE
5 3 (1.70%) Web Services
5 3 (1.70%) XML
6 2 (1.14%) WAP
6 2 (1.14%) REST
6 2 (1.14%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.57%) WPF
7 1 (0.57%) WF
7 1 (0.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 7 (3.98%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.41%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.41%) Internet of Things
5 6 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.41%) BYOD
6 5 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.84%) Xbox
6 5 (2.84%) Social Media
6 5 (2.84%) Wiki
6 5 (2.84%) CESG
7 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) iPad
8 3 (1.70%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.70%) User Experience
8 3 (1.70%) Clustering
9 2 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.80%) Windows
2 10 (5.68%) Linux
3 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.84%) Debian
4 5 (2.84%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.84%) CentOS
4 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.84%) UNIX
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) AIX
5 2 (1.14%) Solaris
5 2 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) ITIL
2 24 (13.64%) Service Management
3 22 (12.50%) Information Security
4 16 (9.09%) Validation
5 15 (8.52%) Risk Management
5 15 (8.52%) Problem Management
5 15 (8.52%) Cyber Security
6 14 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.82%) Information Assurance
8 11 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 10 (5.68%) Project Management
9 10 (5.68%) ERP
10 8 (4.55%) Business Continuity
10 8 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.98%) Change Management
11 7 (3.98%) Logistics
12 6 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.41%) ITSM
12 6 (3.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.20%) Java
1 25 (14.20%) SQL
2 12 (6.82%) C#
3 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.55%) C
5 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.84%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.84%) Ruby
6 5 (2.84%) Perl
6 5 (2.84%) PHP
7 3 (1.70%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.70%) VBScript
7 3 (1.70%) VB
8 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.14%) Python
8 2 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (14.20%) Degree
2 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.95%) CISSP
4 13 (7.39%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (6.25%) CISM
6 10 (5.68%) CISA
6 10 (5.68%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.84%) PCI QSA
9 4 (2.27%) MCSD
9 4 (2.27%) CRISC
10 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.14%) MCSE
11 2 (1.14%) MCSA
11 2 (1.14%) MCP
11 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.57%) CIPD
12 1 (0.57%) CCSE
12 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.41%) COBIT
4 4 (2.27%) SLA
5 3 (1.70%) BS7799
6 2 (1.14%) QA
7 1 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 21 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.68%) XenApp
5 9 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.84%) XenServer
6 5 (2.84%) iptables
6 5 (2.84%) Postfix
6 5 (2.84%) Samba
7 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.57%) Xen
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) SCCM
2 8 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.98%) Legato
3 7 (3.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.84%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.84%) Puppet
4 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.84%) Ansible
4 5 (2.84%) Salt
5 2 (1.14%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.93%) VMware
3 17 (9.66%) Oracle
3 17 (9.66%) HP
4 16 (9.09%) Citrix
5 14 (7.95%) SAP
6 8 (4.55%) IBM
6 8 (4.55%) Veritas
6 8 (4.55%) Veeam
7 7 (3.98%) Dell Compellent
7 7 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.98%) EMC
7 7 (3.98%) Hitachi
7 7 (3.98%) NetApp
8 5 (2.84%) Sybase
8 5 (2.84%) Sage
8 5 (2.84%) Google
8 5 (2.84%) Facebook
9 2 (1.14%) FireEye
9 2 (1.14%) Remedy
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits + Salary Reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + uncapped comission
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + car target, holidays, etc.
Posted: 14 days ago