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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 83 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 53 87 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.78% 4.79% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 5.00% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 48
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
1834 1740 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.17% 95.87% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1387 1307
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bristol

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.09%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) Degree
3 22 (13.84%) SQL
4 21 (13.21%) Java
4 21 (13.21%) Windows
5 19 (11.95%) CISSP
5 19 (11.95%) Information Security
6 18 (11.32%) Finance
6 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
6 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (10.69%) Cyber Security
7 17 (10.69%) Service Management
7 17 (10.69%) SAP
8 16 (10.06%) VMware
9 15 (9.43%) Oracle
9 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
9 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (8.81%) SAN
11 13 (8.18%) HP
11 13 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.18%) Risk Management
11 13 (8.18%) Network Security
12 12 (7.55%) CISA
12 12 (7.55%) .NET
12 12 (7.55%) ERP
13 11 (6.92%) TCP/IP
13 11 (6.92%) Project Management
13 11 (6.92%) CISM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.77%) Apache
2 6 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.14%) MediaWiki
3 5 (3.14%) nginx
3 5 (3.14%) Confluence
3 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.26%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.63%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) SPSS
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.14%) Sage 200
2 4 (2.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.52%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.52%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.26%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (1.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.63%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.63%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) Maximo
4 1 (0.63%) Primavera
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) SAN
2 13 (8.18%) Network Security
3 11 (6.92%) Firewall
3 11 (6.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.03%) Internet
5 7 (4.40%) VPN
5 7 (4.40%) LAN
5 7 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.77%) DNS
6 6 (3.77%) WAN
6 6 (3.77%) DHCP
7 5 (3.14%) OSPF
7 5 (3.14%) BGP
7 5 (3.14%) EIGRP
7 5 (3.14%) LDAP
7 5 (3.14%) IPv6
7 5 (3.14%) IPsec
7 5 (3.14%) VLAN
8 4 (2.52%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.52%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.14%) MySQL
3 5 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.26%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.26%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.26%) QlikView
4 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.26%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Big Data
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.14%) Subversion
2 5 (3.14%) JIRA
2 5 (3.14%) Hudson
2 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) PROIV
General
1 18 (11.32%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Advertising
3 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Front Office
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) .NET
2 6 (3.77%) HTML
2 6 (3.77%) LAMP
3 5 (3.14%) Middleware
4 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.52%) CSS
5 3 (1.89%) XML
5 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.26%) WCF
6 2 (1.26%) WAP
6 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.26%) Java EE
6 2 (1.26%) jQuery
6 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.63%) REST
7 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.63%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) WinForms
7 1 (0.63%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.03%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) BYOD
4 6 (3.77%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.77%) Internet of Things
5 5 (3.14%) Wiki
6 4 (2.52%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.52%) Xbox
6 4 (2.52%) iPad
7 3 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.89%) Social Media
7 3 (1.89%) CESG
8 2 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.26%) NHS
8 2 (1.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.21%) Windows
2 10 (6.29%) Linux
3 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.14%) Debian
4 5 (3.14%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.14%) CentOS
4 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.52%) UNIX
6 3 (1.89%) Solaris
6 3 (1.89%) AIX
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.26%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.63%) HPUX
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.09%) ITIL
2 19 (11.95%) Information Security
3 17 (10.69%) Service Management
3 17 (10.69%) Cyber Security
4 13 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.18%) Risk Management
5 12 (7.55%) ERP
6 11 (6.92%) Project Management
6 11 (6.92%) Data Protection
6 11 (6.92%) Information Assurance
7 8 (5.03%) Validation
7 8 (5.03%) ITSM
7 8 (5.03%) Business Continuity
8 7 (4.40%) Change Management
8 7 (4.40%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.40%) Logistics
8 7 (4.40%) DevOps
9 6 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (3.77%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.84%) SQL
2 21 (13.21%) Java
3 9 (5.66%) C
3 9 (5.66%) C#
4 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.14%) Perl
5 5 (3.14%) PHP
5 5 (3.14%) Ruby
5 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.89%) VBScript
7 3 (1.89%) VB
7 3 (1.89%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.26%) ABAP
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) R
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Degree
2 19 (11.95%) CISSP
3 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.55%) CISA
5 11 (6.92%) CISM
6 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.14%) MCSD
8 5 (3.14%) PCI QSA
9 4 (2.52%) GCIA
9 4 (2.52%) GCIH
9 4 (2.52%) CRISC
10 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.26%) CEH
10 2 (1.26%) GIAC
10 2 (1.26%) MCSE
10 2 (1.26%) MCSA
10 2 (1.26%) SSCP
11 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.77%) COBIT
4 3 (1.89%) BS7799
5 1 (0.63%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.14%) Postfix
3 5 (3.14%) XenApp
3 5 (3.14%) XenServer
3 5 (3.14%) XenDesktop
3 5 (3.14%) Samba
3 5 (3.14%) iptables
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.63%) Xen
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.40%) Legato
2 7 (4.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.14%) SCCM
3 5 (3.14%) ZABBIX
3 5 (3.14%) Puppet
3 5 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.14%) Ansible
3 5 (3.14%) Salt
4 2 (1.26%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.63%) Nessus
5 1 (0.63%) Nmap
5 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.69%) SAP
3 16 (10.06%) VMware
4 15 (9.43%) Oracle
5 13 (8.18%) HP
6 10 (6.29%) Citrix
7 9 (5.66%) IBM
8 8 (5.03%) Veritas
9 7 (4.40%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.40%) NetApp
9 7 (4.40%) EMC
9 7 (4.40%) Hitachi
9 7 (4.40%) Dell Compellent
10 6 (3.77%) Sage
11 4 (2.52%) Google
11 4 (2.52%) Veeam
11 4 (2.52%) Facebook
12 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.89%) Cisco
13 2 (1.26%) Sun
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + commission, incentives,
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Commission, Holiday, Car Allowance, Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £16000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £65K
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + 20-35% commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago