The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 74 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 27 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.25% 3.09% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.30% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 22
Average salary £36,000 £50,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.71% +9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £35,250 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £74,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1171 818 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.66% 93.70% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 720 790
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Consultant Salary Trend in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

Consultant Salary Histogram in South Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Wales 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
Cardiff -2 23 £38,000 -25.49% 2
Newport -2 2 £36,000 -52.00%
Torfaen - 2 £26,500 - 2
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
1 21 (47.73%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) Windows
3 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 13 (29.55%) Finance
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (27.27%) AS400
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (25.00%) IBM
7 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 11 (25.00%) Advertising
7 11 (25.00%) Change Control
8 10 (22.73%) DHCP
8 10 (22.73%) DNS
9 9 (20.45%) Citrix
9 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
10 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 7 (15.91%) Cisco
11 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
11 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
12 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.09%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) DHCP
1 10 (22.73%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XMPP
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) AS400
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) iSeries
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) FMCG
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Change Control
2 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) OOD
5 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Business Development
6 2 (4.55%) ERP
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.82%) VB6
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.36%) MCP
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.36%) XenApp
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.27%) OPNET
2 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
1 21 (47.73%) VMware
2 11 (25.00%) IBM
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (9.09%) Juniper
6 3 (6.82%) Sage
6 3 (6.82%) Avaya
6 3 (6.82%) SAP
6 3 (6.82%) Tandberg
7 2 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
8 1 (2.27%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) Compuware
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) NetScout
8 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rockwool
Salary: Unspecified Good employment conditions
Posted: 8 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago