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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 54 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 38 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.90% 5.01% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 5.24% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 20
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £41,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £65,000
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
756 496 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.55% 95.57% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 652 402 420
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram 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 30 March 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
Poole -5 22 £42,500 -19.04%
Bournemouth -16 12 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 61 (58.10%) Windows
3 57 (54.29%) MS Excel
3 57 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (51.43%) MS Exchange
4 54 (51.43%) MCSE
5 51 (48.57%) Citrix
5 51 (48.57%) VMware
6 50 (47.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (46.67%) CCA
7 49 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
8 47 (44.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (43.81%) Project Management
10 39 (37.14%) Lync
11 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (34.29%) SAN
13 31 (29.52%) EMC
13 31 (29.52%) CCEA
13 31 (29.52%) AppSense
13 31 (29.52%) CCEE
14 29 (27.62%) XenDesktop
14 29 (27.62%) vSphere
15 28 (26.67%) NetScaler
16 24 (22.86%) Office 365
16 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
17 22 (20.95%) TCP/IP
17 22 (20.95%) MCITP
18 21 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 20 (19.05%) XenApp

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 39 (37.14%) Lync
3 19 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (54.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.29%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.86%) Office 365
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.29%) SAN
2 28 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 22 (20.95%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.14%) Firewall
5 13 (12.38%) LAN
5 13 (12.38%) WAN
6 3 (2.86%) DHCP
6 3 (2.86%) DNS
7 1 (0.95%) VLAN
7 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Advertising
2 1 (0.95%) Marketing
2 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Thin Client
1 18 (17.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.10%) Windows
2 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) Project Management
2 18 (17.14%) Migration
3 16 (15.24%) CRM
4 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.86%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.90%) ERP
9 1 (0.95%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.95%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.95%) C#
3 1 (0.95%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (51.43%) MCSE
3 50 (47.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 49 (46.67%) CCA
4 49 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
5 31 (29.52%) CCEA
5 31 (29.52%) CCEE
6 22 (20.95%) MCITP
7 19 (18.10%) MCSA
8 15 (14.29%) MCP
9 12 (11.43%) VCP4
9 12 (11.43%) VCP5
10 4 (3.81%) Degree
11 3 (2.86%) AAT
12 1 (0.95%) CCNA
12 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 47 (44.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (27.62%) XenDesktop
2 29 (27.62%) vSphere
3 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 21 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 20 (19.05%) XenApp
6 17 (16.19%) VMware ESX
7 12 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) SCCM
2 8 (7.62%) SCOM
3 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.86%) SCSM
5 1 (0.95%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 51 (48.57%) Citrix
2 51 (48.57%) VMware
3 31 (29.52%) AppSense
3 31 (29.52%) EMC
4 20 (19.05%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) HP
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