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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 31 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 33 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.57% 1.97% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 2.09% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 30
Average salary £27,500 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.58% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £58,000
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
468 574 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.23% 94.41% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 419 467 643
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Consultant
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Somerset

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

Consultant Salary Histogram in Somerset

Consultant
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Bath +8 18 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Street - 4 £27,500 -
Clevedon - 2 £21,000 -
Taunton - 1 - - 1
Consultant
South West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
3 15 (23.81%) Oracle
3 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (22.22%) HTML
4 14 (22.22%) IIS
4 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 14 (22.22%) Degree
5 12 (19.05%) CMS
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
5 12 (19.05%) WAN
5 12 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 11 (17.46%) CRM
7 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (14.29%) IBM
8 9 (14.29%) MySQL
9 8 (12.70%) Lotus Domino
9 8 (12.70%) Marketing
9 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
10 6 (9.52%) Adobe
10 6 (9.52%) Acrobat
10 6 (9.52%) Intranet
10 6 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (9.52%) Photoshop
10 6 (9.52%) Business Development
10 6 (9.52%) Email Marketing
10 6 (9.52%) Graphic Design
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (9.52%) HTML5
10 6 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (22.22%) IIS
1 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) CMS
3 8 (12.70%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) Acrobat
2 6 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (9.52%) InDesign
3 1 (1.59%) FastStats
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (6.35%) Sage 200
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Yammer
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) WAN
2 6 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (12.70%) Marketing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Publishing
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (9.52%) HTML5
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.52%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) IPTV
4 1 (1.59%) RMADS
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Project Management
1 12 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 11 (17.46%) CRM
3 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.52%) Business Development
4 6 (9.52%) Email Marketing
5 4 (6.35%) Logistics
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) Web Design
6 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) SOA
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Data Transformation
8 1 (1.59%) People Management
8 1 (1.59%) Information Security
8 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.59%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (9.52%) Adobe
4 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) Sage
6 2 (3.17%) Progress
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Alterian
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) EMC
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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