The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 78 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 216 302 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.74% 5.15% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 5.28% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 167 249 290
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
5602 5717 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.02% 97.48% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4685 4862 4420
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Gloucestershire +5 76 £55,000 - 16
Bristol -19 60 £60,000 +9.09% 27
Wiltshire +1 54 £45,000 - 11
Somerset -25 10 £57,500 +109.09% 3
Cornwall -3 4 £60,000 +126.41% 3
Dorset -39 3 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Devon -10 1 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 90 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 85 (19.06%) Finance
2 85 (19.06%) Presales
3 81 (18.16%) Cybersecurity
4 76 (17.04%) Security Cleared
5 55 (12.33%) Windows
6 54 (12.11%) SQL
6 54 (12.11%) Degree
7 51 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (11.43%) SC Cleared
7 51 (11.43%) Project Management
8 49 (10.99%) Risk Management
9 48 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (10.54%) MS Excel
11 45 (10.09%) SAP
12 44 (9.87%) CISSP
13 42 (9.42%) DV Cleared
14 38 (8.52%) Information Security
14 38 (8.52%) Telecoms
15 37 (8.30%) ITIL
15 37 (8.30%) C#
15 37 (8.30%) Windows Server
16 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
17 32 (7.17%) Firewall
17 32 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (6.95%) Oracle
19 30 (6.73%) .NET
20 28 (6.28%) C
20 28 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (6.28%) Cisco

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.14%) IIS
3 12 (2.69%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.12%) Node.js
7 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.90%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.90%) iPlanet
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.45%) CMS
9 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.47%) MS Office
3 9 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.45%) Revit
5 2 (0.45%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.12%) Oracle ASCP
6 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.90%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.90%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.90%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.67%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.45%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.45%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.45%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.45%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) Office 365
3 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.17%) Firewall
2 27 (6.05%) Wireless
3 22 (4.93%) MPLS
3 22 (4.93%) VPN
4 19 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.04%) SAN
6 17 (3.81%) WAN
7 13 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (2.69%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (2.69%) Network Security
9 11 (2.47%) LAN
10 9 (2.02%) Internet
11 7 (1.57%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (1.57%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.35%) FCoE
12 6 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.12%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (1.12%) Multicast
13 5 (1.12%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (1.12%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.26%) Big Data
4 13 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.91%) SAP BI
4 13 (2.91%) SAP BW
4 13 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.69%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.47%) SAP Data Services
6 11 (2.47%) SAP HANA
7 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.35%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (2.47%) Toad
2 7 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.45%) Axure RP
General
1 85 (19.06%) Finance
2 38 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.05%) Marketing
4 22 (4.93%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.26%) Retail
6 18 (4.04%) Electronics
7 16 (3.59%) Advertising
7 16 (3.59%) Banking
8 7 (1.57%) Games
9 5 (1.12%) Billing
10 4 (0.90%) Military
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.73%) .NET
2 25 (5.61%) HTML
3 21 (4.71%) Web Services
4 20 (4.48%) XML
5 19 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.81%) Spring
7 15 (3.36%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.69%) EJB
8 12 (2.69%) Hibernate
8 12 (2.69%) J2EE
9 6 (1.35%) HTML5
9 6 (1.35%) JSON
10 5 (1.12%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.12%) Apache Camel
10 5 (1.12%) JRuby
10 5 (1.12%) REST
10 5 (1.12%) Spring Integration
11 4 (0.90%) CSS
11 4 (0.90%) Java EE
11 4 (0.90%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.38%) CESG
3 20 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.59%) Cybercrime
5 16 (3.59%) Visualisation
6 15 (3.36%) CESG CLAS
7 12 (2.69%) iPhone
8 11 (2.47%) Cryptography
9 9 (2.02%) Social Media
10 8 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.57%) Biometrics
11 7 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.57%) PKI
11 7 (1.57%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.57%) Smartcard
12 6 (1.35%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.12%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.33%) Windows
2 37 (8.30%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.04%) Android
3 18 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.14%) Windows Phone
6 10 (2.24%) Linux
7 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Unix
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.06%) Presales
2 81 (18.16%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (11.43%) Project Management
4 49 (10.99%) Risk Management
5 48 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (8.52%) Information Security
7 37 (8.30%) ITIL
8 27 (6.05%) Service Management
9 26 (5.83%) Business Continuity
9 26 (5.83%) ITSM
10 24 (5.38%) Security Architecture
11 22 (4.93%) Analytics
11 22 (4.93%) Programme Management
11 22 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.48%) ERP
12 20 (4.48%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.48%) Scrum
13 19 (4.26%) Data Management
13 19 (4.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.11%) SQL
2 37 (8.30%) C#
3 28 (6.28%) C
4 23 (5.16%) Java
5 21 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 18 (4.04%) C++
7 17 (3.81%) Python
8 16 (3.59%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.12%) Groovy
12 5 (1.12%) Scala
13 4 (0.90%) PHP
14 3 (0.67%) VB
15 2 (0.45%) ABAP
15 2 (0.45%) R
15 2 (0.45%) RPG
16 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (17.04%) Security Cleared
2 54 (12.11%) Degree
3 51 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 44 (9.87%) CISSP
5 42 (9.42%) DV Cleared
6 28 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (5.38%) CISM
8 23 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (4.71%) MCSE
10 20 (4.48%) CLAS
11 18 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (3.81%) MCP
13 15 (3.36%) CCA
13 15 (3.36%) CISA
13 15 (3.36%) MCSA
14 14 (3.14%) CCEA
14 14 (3.14%) CCEE
14 14 (3.14%) CCNP
14 14 (3.14%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.35%) COBIT
5 5 (1.12%) ISO22301
5 5 (1.12%) QA
6 4 (0.90%) RMADS
7 3 (0.67%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (0.67%) SLA
8 2 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.45%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.45%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 27 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.81%) XenApp
3 8 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) QRadar
1 4 (0.90%) SCCM
2 3 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.22%) cPanel
4 1 (0.22%) vRealize
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 90 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.09%) SAP
3 31 (6.95%) Oracle
4 28 (6.28%) Cisco
5 26 (5.83%) VMware
6 19 (4.26%) Citrix
7 15 (3.36%) Informatica
8 14 (3.14%) AppSense
8 14 (3.14%) EMC
9 13 (2.91%) HP
10 8 (1.79%) Juniper
10 8 (1.79%) Meraki
10 8 (1.79%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.57%) IronPort
11 7 (1.57%) ProCurve
11 7 (1.57%) Sage
12 5 (1.12%) Dell
12 5 (1.12%) F5
12 5 (1.12%) LogRhythm
13 4 (0.90%) ArcSight
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Comission
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Comission
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Comission
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Comission
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Comission
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus, pension + core benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Exceptional Commission & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits OTE up to £150,000 +
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance, 25 Days
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
IO Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 17 days ago