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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 45 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 37 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.27% 5.07% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 5.25% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 22
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £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
684 571 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.44% 96.45% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 572 461 469
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -8 21 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Poole 0 14 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 82 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 61 (59.80%) MS Excel
3 60 (58.82%) Windows
4 54 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (50.98%) MS Exchange
6 51 (50.00%) MCSE
7 48 (47.06%) Citrix
7 48 (47.06%) VMware
8 47 (46.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 46 (45.10%) CCA
9 46 (45.10%) Citrix Certification
10 43 (42.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (35.29%) Project Management
14 31 (30.39%) Lync
15 29 (28.43%) SAN
16 27 (26.47%) Active Directory
16 27 (26.47%) Office 365
17 25 (24.51%) Hyper-V
17 25 (24.51%) MCITP
17 25 (24.51%) CCEE
17 25 (24.51%) CCEA
17 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
17 25 (24.51%) EMC
17 25 (24.51%) AppSense
18 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
19 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
20 21 (20.59%) Windows Vista
20 21 (20.59%) Fat Client

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 52 (50.98%) MS Exchange
2 31 (30.39%) Lync
3 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 14 (13.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (13.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (59.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.78%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.47%) Office 365
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) SAN
2 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
3 21 (20.59%) Firewall
4 18 (17.65%) NetScaler
5 8 (7.84%) LAN
5 8 (7.84%) WAN
6 3 (2.94%) DHCP
6 3 (2.94%) DNS
7 1 (0.98%) VLAN
7 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Advertising
2 1 (0.98%) Marketing
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Thin Client
1 21 (20.59%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.96%) BYOD
2 2 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 60 (58.82%) Windows
2 43 (42.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (20.59%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) Project Management
2 18 (17.65%) Migration
3 12 (11.76%) CRM
4 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.96%) ERP
8 1 (0.98%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.98%) Logistics
8 1 (0.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.98%) X++
3 1 (0.98%) C#
3 1 (0.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (50.00%) MCSE
3 47 (46.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (45.10%) CCA
4 46 (45.10%) Citrix Certification
5 25 (24.51%) CCEA
5 25 (24.51%) MCITP
5 25 (24.51%) CCEE
6 18 (17.65%) MCSA
7 14 (13.73%) MCP
8 7 (6.86%) VCP4
8 7 (6.86%) VCP5
9 2 (1.96%) Degree
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.98%) AAT
10 1 (0.98%) CCNA
System Software
1 40 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 25 (24.51%) Hyper-V
4 19 (18.63%) XenApp
4 19 (18.63%) XenDesktop
4 19 (18.63%) vSphere
5 12 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) SCCM
2 8 (7.84%) SCOM
3 3 (2.94%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Intune
3 3 (2.94%) SCSM
4 2 (1.96%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.98%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 82 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 48 (47.06%) Citrix
2 48 (47.06%) VMware
3 25 (24.51%) AppSense
3 25 (24.51%) EMC
4 14 (13.73%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, Paid MS certs!
Posted: 17 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago