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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / South West
Rank 72 98 51
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 200 167 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.01% 3.05% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 3.14% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 137 131 272
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £35,150 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%

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
4820 5325 5868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.63% 97.26% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 4551 4970
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire -21 61 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Bristol +27 57 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Wiltshire +10 32 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Dorset +34 15 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Somerset +10 15 £24,000 -58.26% 1
Devon +1 5 £41,250 +13.01%
Avon - 3 - -
Cornwall - 1 £24,500 - 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 140 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 90 (23.87%) SC Cleared
3 85 (22.55%) C
4 71 (18.83%) DV Cleared
5 70 (18.57%) Project Management
6 64 (16.98%) Finance
7 63 (16.71%) Information Security
8 59 (15.65%) Degree
8 59 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
9 57 (15.12%) Microsoft
10 54 (14.32%) CISSP
11 50 (13.26%) Java
12 48 (12.73%) Management Information System
13 45 (11.94%) SQL
14 43 (11.41%) Windows
15 39 (10.34%) Linux
15 39 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (9.81%) CESG Certified Professional
17 36 (9.55%) C++
18 35 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
20 32 (8.49%) MS Excel
20 32 (8.49%) Presales
21 31 (8.22%) C#
21 31 (8.22%) Oracle
22 30 (7.96%) Security Management
22 30 (7.96%) Mentoring
23 29 (7.69%) Big Data
23 29 (7.69%) Python
23 29 (7.69%) Cisco

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 15 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.18%) IIS
2 12 (3.18%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.39%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.27%) CICS
11 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.27%) InDesign
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (3.18%) SAP CO
1 12 (3.18%) SAP FI
1 12 (3.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 12 (3.18%) SAP FI-AP
1 12 (3.18%) SAP FI-AR
2 11 (2.92%) Oracle CRM
2 11 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.12%) SAP BPC
3 8 (2.12%) SAP PS
3 8 (2.12%) SAP SD
4 6 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.59%) Sage 200
5 5 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.06%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.39%) Office 365
2 8 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.59%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.06%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.53%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.04%) WAN
2 16 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (4.24%) Firewall
3 12 (3.18%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (3.18%) LAN
4 11 (2.92%) VPN
5 8 (2.12%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.12%) MPLS
6 7 (1.86%) DSL
6 7 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (1.86%) SSL
6 7 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.86%) VoIP
6 7 (1.86%) Wireless
7 6 (1.59%) Network Security
8 5 (1.33%) Internet
9 4 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.06%) SAN
9 4 (1.06%) SMTP
10 3 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.69%) Big Data
2 25 (6.63%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.57%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.39%) Apache Hive
4 9 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.12%) SAP BW
6 7 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.33%) GIS
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) Essbase
12 1 (0.27%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.80%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 64 (16.98%) Finance
2 26 (6.90%) Advertising
3 23 (6.10%) Games
4 16 (4.24%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.45%) German Language
5 13 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.92%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.92%) Banking
7 8 (2.12%) Retail
8 6 (1.59%) Marketing
9 5 (1.33%) Local Government
10 4 (1.06%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Automotive
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.57%) Java EE
1 21 (5.57%) STL
2 18 (4.77%) .NET
3 10 (2.65%) EJB
3 10 (2.65%) Hibernate
3 10 (2.65%) HTML
3 10 (2.65%) J2EE
3 10 (2.65%) Spring
4 5 (1.33%) XML
5 3 (0.80%) MDX
5 3 (0.80%) WCF
6 2 (0.53%) Middleware
6 2 (0.53%) XMPP
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.27%) Itk
7 1 (0.27%) JSP
7 1 (0.27%) Swing
7 1 (0.27%) Web Services
7 1 (0.27%) XSL
7 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.77%) Cybercrime
3 16 (4.24%) CESG
3 16 (4.24%) Visualisation
4 15 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.71%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (2.39%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.12%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.12%) iPhone
8 8 (2.12%) Social Media
9 7 (1.86%) Clustering
9 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.86%) Replication
10 6 (1.59%) NHS
11 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.06%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.06%) Data Conversion
12 4 (1.06%) Physics
13 3 (0.80%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.41%) Windows
2 39 (10.34%) Linux
3 21 (5.57%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (4.77%) Unix
5 17 (4.51%) Android
6 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.12%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.86%) CentOS
10 5 (1.33%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.53%) AIX
12 2 (0.53%) HPUX
12 2 (0.53%) Solaris
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.57%) Project Management
2 63 (16.71%) Information Security
3 59 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (8.49%) Presales
7 30 (7.96%) Mentoring
7 30 (7.96%) Security Management
8 28 (7.43%) CRM
8 28 (7.43%) ERP
9 26 (6.90%) Information Assurance
10 25 (6.63%) Coaching
10 25 (6.63%) ITIL
11 24 (6.37%) Business Development
12 23 (6.10%) Information Security Management
13 22 (5.84%) Risk Management
14 21 (5.57%) Multithreading
14 21 (5.57%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (5.57%) Service Management
14 21 (5.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.55%) C
2 50 (13.26%) Java
3 45 (11.94%) SQL
4 36 (9.55%) C++
5 31 (8.22%) C#
6 29 (7.69%) Python
7 23 (6.10%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.84%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.18%) Perl
9 12 (3.18%) VB
10 9 (2.39%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.12%) ABAP
12 7 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.06%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.80%) R
14 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.80%) XQuery
15 1 (0.27%) CLIST
15 1 (0.27%) REXX
Qualifications
1 140 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 90 (23.87%) SC Cleared
3 71 (18.83%) DV Cleared
4 59 (15.65%) Degree
5 54 (14.32%) CISSP
6 37 (9.81%) CESG Certified Professional
7 33 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (7.43%) CCNA
9 25 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (6.37%) MCSE
11 16 (4.24%) CISM
12 15 (3.98%) CCIE
13 14 (3.71%) CISMP
14 13 (3.45%) ACCA
14 13 (3.45%) GIAC
14 13 (3.45%) SANS
15 12 (3.18%) CCA
15 12 (3.18%) CompTIA Security+
15 12 (3.18%) Security+ Certification
15 12 (3.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (6.63%) PCI DSS
3 21 (5.57%) JSP 440
4 15 (3.98%) COBIT
5 14 (3.71%) RMADS
6 13 (3.45%) ISO27002
7 10 (2.65%) HMG Infosec
8 5 (1.33%) ISAE 3402
8 5 (1.33%) QA
9 3 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.80%) SLA
10 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.27%) GPG13
10 1 (0.27%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.27%) ISO27005
System Software
1 23 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.86%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.06%) XenApp
5 2 (0.53%) Firmware
5 2 (0.53%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.53%) Squid
5 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.27%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.80%) Netcool
2 3 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.80%) SCCM
2 3 (0.80%) SCOM
2 3 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.27%) QRadar
4 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.27%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.22%) Oracle
3 29 (7.69%) Cisco
4 26 (6.90%) VMware
5 19 (5.04%) SAP
6 13 (3.45%) HP
7 12 (3.18%) Juniper
8 11 (2.92%) Dell
8 11 (2.92%) SonicWALL
9 10 (2.65%) Sage
9 10 (2.65%) Symantec
10 8 (2.12%) Draytek
11 7 (1.86%) IBM
11 7 (1.86%) ProCurve
11 7 (1.86%) Veeam
11 7 (1.86%) Veritas
11 7 (1.86%) WatchGuard
11 7 (1.86%) ZyXEL
12 6 (1.59%) BMC
12 6 (1.59%) Citrix
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Silverlink Technologies
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Lewis Paige
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: €45000 - €60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 per annum + Car & Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Corsham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, medical, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Maximise Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum OTE £40-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago