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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 69 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 28 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.32% 2.62% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.79% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 17
Average salary £36,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £37,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £70,000 £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
1167 788 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.53% 93.92% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 663 815
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 0 20 £38,000 -25.49% 1
Newport -7 4 £36,000 -40.00%
Torfaen - 3 £23,000 -
Bridgend +2 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Consultant
Wales

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (45.45%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
5 16 (36.36%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (29.55%) IBM
7 13 (29.55%) WebSphere
7 13 (29.55%) AS400
7 13 (29.55%) Advertising
8 12 (27.27%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) DHCP
9 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 10 (22.73%) Change Control
11 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
11 9 (20.45%) Citrix
12 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
13 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
13 7 (15.91%) SQL
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
15 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
15 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
15 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (11.36%) VMware ESX
15 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 13 (29.55%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
6 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DHCP
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.27%) French Language
4 1 (2.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) XSD
2 1 (2.27%) Ajax
2 1 (2.27%) WCF
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) AS400
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Clustering
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.82%) iSeries
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) FMCG
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (22.73%) Change Control
3 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) OOD
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) ERP
6 2 (4.55%) Business Development
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VB
4 3 (6.82%) VB6
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) MCP
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) XenApp
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) OPNET
1 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) IBM
4 9 (20.45%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (9.09%) SAP
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Sage
7 2 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) Compuware
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) NetScout
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) NetQoS
8 1 (2.27%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago