The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 51 55 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 15 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.43% 1.26% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.35% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 23
Average salary £39,500 £50,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.78% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £40,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £58,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cardiff region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) AS400
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 5 (26.32%) DHCP
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) Advertising
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) SAP
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) CRM
9 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.53%) LAN
9 2 (10.53%) WAN
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Advertising
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) OPNET
1 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) Compuware
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) NetScout
6 1 (5.26%) Tandberg
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) NetQoS
6 1 (5.26%) Ipanema Technologies
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday