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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 49 53 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 36 28 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.25% 3.77% 11.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 3.90% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 49
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £46,000
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
813 718 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.87% 96.64% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 658 589 394
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -2 15 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Poole +8 12 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.23%) MS Excel
3 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
4 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (25.29%) MCSE
5 22 (25.29%) Windows
5 22 (25.29%) MCITP
6 21 (24.14%) VMware
6 21 (24.14%) Firewall
6 21 (24.14%) Hyper-V
7 18 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (19.54%) Citrix
8 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
8 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (18.39%) CCA
9 16 (18.39%) Citrix Certification
9 16 (18.39%) Thin Client
9 16 (18.39%) Fat Client
9 16 (18.39%) Windows Vista
9 16 (18.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (17.24%) Office 365
11 14 (16.09%) Finance
12 13 (14.94%) Marketing
13 12 (13.79%) PKI
13 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (12.64%) Symantec
14 11 (12.64%) Business Continuity
14 11 (12.64%) Information Security
14 11 (12.64%) Incident Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (6.90%) SAS
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Lync
3 3 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.45%) SugarCRM
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (40.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) SPSS
3 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) GoldMine
2 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.45%) SalesLogix
4 2 (2.30%) Exchequer
4 2 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.30%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Office 365
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.14%) Firewall
2 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.49%) SAN
4 2 (2.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.15%) LAN
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.15%) IPv6
5 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) QlikView
2 2 (2.30%) Xcelsius
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Hudson
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.15%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Web Services
2 4 (4.60%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.15%) HTML5
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Thin Client
1 16 (18.39%) Fat Client
2 12 (13.79%) PKI
3 9 (10.34%) Blog
3 9 (10.34%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (18.39%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (12.64%) Business Continuity
2 11 (12.64%) Information Security
2 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
2 11 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (6.90%) Analytics
4 4 (4.60%) Identity Management
4 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.60%) CRM
4 4 (4.60%) Test Management
4 4 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.60%) Cyber Security
4 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.45%) Network Design
6 2 (2.30%) ERP
6 2 (2.30%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.15%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) PHP
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
1 9 (10.34%) VB
2 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.15%) C#
2 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (25.29%) MCSE
2 22 (25.29%) MCITP
3 16 (18.39%) CCA
3 16 (18.39%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (18.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.90%) MCSA
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.30%) ACCA
5 2 (2.30%) CIMA
5 2 (2.30%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 18 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.15%) UAG
4 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) SCCM
1 11 (12.64%) SCOM
1 11 (12.64%) SCVMM
1 11 (12.64%) SCOrch
1 11 (12.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.14%) VMware
3 17 (19.54%) Citrix
4 11 (12.64%) Symantec
4 11 (12.64%) Tableau
5 10 (11.49%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (10.34%) Business Objects
7 8 (9.20%) Cognos
8 5 (5.75%) Sage
9 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.30%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.15%) Veeam
11 1 (1.15%) SAP
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle
11 1 (1.15%) Juniper
11 1 (1.15%) Primavera
11 1 (1.15%) Websense
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago