The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 65 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 18 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.53% 4.25% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 4.43% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 19
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 813 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.91% 95.87% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 543 658 589
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Consultant
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Dorset

Consultant
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth 0 17 £35,000 - 2
Poole +1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
2 44 (89.80%) MS Excel
3 40 (81.63%) Windows
3 40 (81.63%) MCSE
3 40 (81.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (79.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (73.47%) VMware
5 36 (73.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (73.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (73.47%) Citrix
5 36 (73.47%) CCA
5 36 (73.47%) Citrix Certification
6 34 (69.39%) MS Exchange
7 29 (59.18%) MCSA
8 25 (51.02%) CCEA
8 25 (51.02%) SAN
8 25 (51.02%) Project Management
8 25 (51.02%) MCP
8 25 (51.02%) AppSense
8 25 (51.02%) CCEE
9 24 (48.98%) XenApp
9 24 (48.98%) EMC
10 15 (30.61%) MCITP
11 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (22.45%) Windows Vista
12 11 (22.45%) Fat Client
12 11 (22.45%) Firewall
12 11 (22.45%) Thin Client
12 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
13 9 (18.37%) Active Directory

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 34 (69.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (12.24%) Lync
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (89.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Legal
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
1 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Thin Client
1 11 (22.45%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 39 (79.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (73.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Project Management
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) Security Management
5 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.04%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security
5 1 (2.04%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) PHP
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
1 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (81.63%) MCSE
1 40 (81.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (73.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 36 (73.47%) CCA
2 36 (73.47%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (59.18%) MCSA
4 25 (51.02%) CCEA
4 25 (51.02%) CCEE
4 25 (51.02%) MCP
5 15 (30.61%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) VCP4
6 1 (2.04%) VCP5
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) XenApp
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
2 36 (73.47%) Citrix
2 36 (73.47%) VMware
3 25 (51.02%) AppSense
4 24 (48.98%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE (Self Employed)
Posted: 21 days ago