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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 47 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.33% 3.11% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 3.18% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 7
Average salary £16,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.57% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
636 598 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.36% 98.03% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 534 484 534
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £26,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) B2B
2 11 (24.44%) B2C
3 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Marketing
4 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (20.00%) Business Development
4 9 (20.00%) IBM
4 9 (20.00%) Advertising
4 9 (20.00%) AS400
4 9 (20.00%) SAP
5 8 (17.78%) DNS
5 8 (17.78%) DHCP
5 8 (17.78%) ERP
5 8 (17.78%) German Language
6 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Robotic Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
8 3 (6.67%) OWASP
8 3 (6.67%) iSeries

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (2.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
1 8 (17.78%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Marketing
2 9 (20.00%) Advertising
3 8 (17.78%) German Language
4 2 (4.44%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Ajax
1 1 (2.22%) jQuery
1 1 (2.22%) WCF
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) J2EE
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) XML
1 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) AS400
2 3 (6.67%) iSeries
2 3 (6.67%) BYOD
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Internet of Things
2 3 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) B2B
1 11 (24.44%) B2C
2 9 (20.00%) Business Development
3 8 (17.78%) ERP
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.89%) Robotic Automation
5 4 (8.89%) Change Control
6 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) OWASP
6 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
6 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (6.67%) ITSM
6 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) CISA
2 3 (6.67%) CISM
2 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.67%) COBIT
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.44%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) IBM
2 9 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) Sage
4 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago