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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 46 46 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 37 27 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.24% 4.33% 9.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 4.49% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 64
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,100 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
686 602 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.17% 96.47% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 556 540 521
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Poole +9 20 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Bournemouth -7 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 59 (67.05%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.86%) MS Excel
3 36 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (39.77%) MCSE
4 35 (39.77%) Windows
5 32 (36.36%) VMware
6 29 (32.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (32.95%) Citrix
7 28 (31.82%) CCA
7 28 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
7 28 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (29.55%) Active Directory
9 24 (27.27%) MCITP
10 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (25.00%) SAN
12 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
13 18 (20.45%) Firewall
13 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
14 17 (19.32%) Thin Client
14 17 (19.32%) Fat Client
14 17 (19.32%) Windows Vista
14 17 (19.32%) Office 365
15 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
16 15 (17.05%) Project Management
17 14 (15.91%) Lync
18 13 (14.77%) PKI
19 12 (13.64%) SCCM
19 12 (13.64%) SCOM
19 12 (13.64%) SCVMM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.91%) Lync
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.41%) SugarCRM
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.27%) SAS
6 1 (1.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 43 (48.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) SPSS
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.55%) GoldMine
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Business One
2 3 (3.41%) SalesLogix
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.14%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Office 365
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) SAN
2 18 (20.45%) Firewall
2 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.36%) NetScaler
4 6 (6.82%) LAN
4 6 (6.82%) WAN
5 2 (2.27%) Network Security
6 1 (1.14%) Intranet
6 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.14%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) QlikView
2 3 (3.41%) Xcelsius
3 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Thin Client
1 17 (19.32%) Fat Client
2 13 (14.77%) PKI
3 7 (7.95%) Clustering
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Blog
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (19.32%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Project Management
2 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 8 (9.09%) CRM
4 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.41%) Information Security
5 3 (3.41%) Network Design
6 2 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.27%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.27%) Migration
6 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.27%) Analytics
6 2 (2.27%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.14%) System Testing
7 1 (1.14%) Workflow
7 1 (1.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) VB
2 3 (3.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.14%) C#
3 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (39.77%) MCSE
3 28 (31.82%) CCA
3 28 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
3 28 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (27.27%) MCITP
5 12 (13.64%) MCSA
6 11 (12.50%) CCEA
6 11 (12.50%) CCEE
7 5 (5.68%) VCP5
7 5 (5.68%) MCP
7 5 (5.68%) VCP4
8 4 (4.55%) Degree
9 3 (3.41%) AAT
10 1 (1.14%) ACCA
10 1 (1.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (32.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (29.55%) Active Directory
3 20 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 11 (12.50%) vSphere
6 5 (5.68%) XenApp
6 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) SCCM
1 12 (13.64%) SCOM
1 12 (13.64%) SCVMM
1 12 (13.64%) SCOrch
1 12 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (67.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (36.36%) VMware
3 29 (32.95%) Citrix
4 11 (12.50%) AppSense
5 10 (11.36%) EMC
6 8 (9.09%) SAP
7 6 (6.82%) Tableau
8 4 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (4.55%) Sage
9 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.41%) Symantec
9 3 (3.41%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.27%) Cognos
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle
11 1 (1.14%) Juniper
11 1 (1.14%) Primavera
11 1 (1.14%) Websense
11 1 (1.14%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.14%) Veeam
Dorset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38 - £55 per annum + Bonus, Car, Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Cititec
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Car + Pension + BUPA
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 22 days ago