The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 87 80 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 191 204 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.38% 3.50% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.60% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 132 171 244
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5458 5666 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.70% 97.20% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4770 4953
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +21 57 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Gloucestershire -21 51 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Wiltshire +21 50 £45,000 -5.26%
Devon +16 13 £35,000 -66.66% 1
Somerset -17 7 £46,250 -26.00% 2
Dorset -7 2 £31,125 -11.07% 3
Cornwall -19 1 £52,500 +123.40%
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 125 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 117 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (20.29%) Finance
3 84 (20.29%) CISSP
4 81 (19.57%) SC Cleared
5 64 (15.46%) Security Architecture
6 61 (14.73%) Degree
7 58 (14.01%) Information Security
8 57 (13.77%) Microsoft
8 57 (13.77%) SQL
9 56 (13.53%) DV Cleared
10 48 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 45 (10.87%) Windows
12 42 (10.14%) C#
12 42 (10.14%) Presales
13 39 (9.42%) Linux
14 37 (8.94%) MS Excel
14 37 (8.94%) Project Management
15 35 (8.45%) PCI DSS
16 34 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (8.21%) SAP
17 33 (7.97%) JavaScript
18 32 (7.73%) C
18 32 (7.73%) VMware
19 31 (7.49%) Firewall
19 31 (7.49%) Java
20 29 (7.00%) Cisco
20 29 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (7.00%) Analytics
21 28 (6.76%) CISM

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.59%) IIS
3 18 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.48%) CICS
8 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.48%) Moodle
8 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.48%) SAS
8 2 (0.48%) Totara
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.24%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.66%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (2.42%) SAP MM
2 8 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.93%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.21%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.21%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.21%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.97%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.97%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.97%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.72%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.48%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.48%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 2 (0.48%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.86%) SaaS
2 13 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.69%) Office 365
4 5 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.72%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.72%) IaaS
6 3 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.24%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.49%) Firewall
2 18 (4.35%) WAN
3 17 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (4.11%) VoIP
4 15 (3.62%) MPLS
4 15 (3.62%) SSL
5 14 (3.38%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (3.38%) VPN
6 12 (2.90%) DSL
6 12 (2.90%) Ethernet
6 12 (2.90%) Intranet
6 12 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (2.42%) Network Security
8 8 (1.93%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.45%) 3G
9 6 (1.45%) 4G
9 6 (1.45%) LAN
9 6 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.45%) Wireless
10 5 (1.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.04%) Big Data
1 25 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.45%) SAP BI
5 6 (1.45%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.45%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.21%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.66%) Axure RP
1 11 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.72%) JDeveloper
3 3 (0.72%) Toad
4 1 (0.24%) AppScan
4 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 84 (20.29%) Finance
2 24 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.62%) Games
4 10 (2.42%) Marketing
5 8 (1.93%) Advertising
6 7 (1.69%) Retail
7 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.97%) Electronics
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) French Language
9 3 (0.72%) Local Government
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
10 2 (0.48%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.31%) .NET
2 17 (4.11%) CSS
2 17 (4.11%) HTML
3 13 (3.14%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.14%) Java EE
4 12 (2.90%) STL
5 6 (1.45%) HTML5
5 6 (1.45%) Web Services
6 5 (1.21%) CSS3
7 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.97%) EJB
7 4 (0.97%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.97%) J2EE
7 4 (0.97%) Spring
8 2 (0.48%) JSON
8 2 (0.48%) SAML
8 2 (0.48%) XMPP
8 2 (0.48%) XSLT
9 1 (0.24%) MDX
9 1 (0.24%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.56%) Cybercrime
2 21 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.35%) CESG
3 18 (4.35%) PKI
4 17 (4.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (3.62%) Visualisation
6 14 (3.38%) Clustering
7 13 (3.14%) iPhone
8 12 (2.90%) Cryptography
8 12 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.90%) Replication
8 12 (2.90%) User Experience
9 11 (2.66%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.66%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.93%) CMDB
10 8 (1.93%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (1.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.87%) Windows
2 39 (9.42%) Linux
3 22 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.35%) Android
4 18 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.38%) Unix
8 13 (3.14%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.69%) CentOS
10 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.48%) Fedora
12 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.48%) VMS
12 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.24%) AIX
13 1 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.24%) SUSE
13 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (15.46%) Security Architecture
3 58 (14.01%) Information Security
4 42 (10.14%) Presales
5 37 (8.94%) Project Management
6 34 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (7.00%) Analytics
7 29 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (6.28%) ITIL
10 25 (6.04%) Integration Testing
10 25 (6.04%) Security Operations
11 24 (5.80%) Security Management
12 23 (5.56%) Problem Management
13 22 (5.31%) Information Security Management
13 22 (5.31%) Service Management
14 21 (5.07%) Information Assurance
15 19 (4.59%) SIEM
16 18 (4.35%) Change Management
16 18 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.77%) SQL
2 42 (10.14%) C#
3 33 (7.97%) JavaScript
4 32 (7.73%) C
5 31 (7.49%) Java
6 24 (5.80%) Python
7 23 (5.56%) C++
8 21 (5.07%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.35%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.66%) Perl
11 10 (2.42%) VB
12 5 (1.21%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.97%) ABAP
13 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.72%) R
14 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.72%) XQuery
15 2 (0.48%) CLIST
15 2 (0.48%) REXX
15 2 (0.48%) sed
Qualifications
1 125 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 84 (20.29%) CISSP
3 81 (19.57%) SC Cleared
4 61 (14.73%) Degree
5 56 (13.53%) DV Cleared
6 28 (6.76%) CISM
7 24 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (5.07%) CCNA
8 21 (5.07%) CESG Certified Professional
9 20 (4.83%) MCSE
9 20 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (4.11%) CISA
11 14 (3.38%) CCIE
11 14 (3.38%) CRISC
11 14 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (2.90%) HND
12 12 (2.90%) MCITP
12 12 (2.90%) MCP
12 12 (2.90%) PCI QSA
12 12 (2.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (8.45%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.04%) COBIT
4 22 (5.31%) ISO27002
5 16 (3.86%) ISO22301
6 13 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (2.90%) ISO27005
8 6 (1.45%) JSP 440
8 6 (1.45%) RMADS
9 5 (1.21%) HMG Infosec
9 5 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.48%) QA
12 1 (0.24%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 27 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.90%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.69%) vSphere
5 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.48%) Docker
6 2 (0.48%) RACF
6 2 (0.48%) Squid
6 2 (0.48%) vCloud
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.90%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.72%) Puppet
2 3 (0.72%) SCCM
2 3 (0.72%) SCOM
3 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.48%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.24%) MOM
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) Nessus
4 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.24%) Netcool
4 1 (0.24%) OpenView
4 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.21%) SAP
3 32 (7.73%) VMware
4 29 (7.00%) Cisco
5 24 (5.80%) Oracle
6 19 (4.59%) HP
7 17 (4.11%) Juniper
8 13 (3.14%) Draytek
8 13 (3.14%) Symantec
9 12 (2.90%) BMC
9 12 (2.90%) Dell
9 12 (2.90%) ProCurve
9 12 (2.90%) SonicWALL
9 12 (2.90%) Veeam
9 12 (2.90%) Veritas
9 12 (2.90%) WatchGuard
9 12 (2.90%) ZyXEL
10 11 (2.66%) Sony
11 10 (2.42%) Remedy
12 9 (2.17%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000 + 17% Flex Fund
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, UK
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €20000 - €26000 per annum, Benefits Up to 35% commission, no threshold
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Up to 35% commission, no threshold
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Commission, Bonus &Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, UK
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
South West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Zurich
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago