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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 65 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 242 328 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.15% 5.37% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 5.60% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 215 233 252
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
5595 5859 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.99% 95.92% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4865 4326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Gloucestershire 0 69 £52,500 +25.00% 6
Bristol -27 63 £52,000 -5.45% 28
Wiltshire -19 51 £47,000 +4.44% 9
Dorset -18 21 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Somerset -1 20 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Cornwall - 5 £24,000 -
Devon -14 3 £105,000 +133.33% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 147 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 121 (21.08%) Windows
3 97 (16.90%) MS Excel
4 90 (15.68%) Finance
5 88 (15.33%) VMware
6 78 (13.59%) Active Directory
7 73 (12.72%) Security Cleared
8 71 (12.37%) SQL
9 67 (11.67%) ITIL
10 63 (10.98%) Project Management
11 61 (10.63%) Service Management
12 59 (10.28%) SAN
13 58 (10.10%) MS Exchange
13 58 (10.10%) SAP
13 58 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 56 (9.76%) Citrix
16 53 (9.23%) SQL Server
17 51 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 50 (8.71%) .NET
18 50 (8.71%) MCSE
18 50 (8.71%) Information Security
19 48 (8.36%) Firewall
20 46 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
20 46 (8.01%) Web Services
20 46 (8.01%) Java
20 46 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
20 46 (8.01%) Degree
20 46 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
21 43 (7.49%) CCA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 58 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.23%) IIS
3 20 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.44%) Lync
6 11 (1.92%) CMS
7 9 (1.57%) SAS
8 8 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.22%) NetWeaver
9 7 (1.22%) Apache
9 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.87%) MediaWiki
10 5 (0.87%) nginx
10 5 (0.87%) Confluence
11 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 97 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.22%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
4 3 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.61%) SAP FI
1 15 (2.61%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (2.61%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.22%) Sage 200
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.87%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.70%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.70%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.70%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (0.70%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.36%) Office 365
2 14 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.28%) SAN
2 48 (8.36%) Firewall
3 34 (5.92%) TCP/IP
4 28 (4.88%) WAN
5 18 (3.14%) DNS
6 17 (2.96%) LAN
7 16 (2.79%) DHCP
7 16 (2.79%) Wireless
8 15 (2.61%) Network Security
9 13 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.92%) Unified Communications
10 11 (1.92%) VPN
11 9 (1.57%) Internet
12 8 (1.39%) IPsec
13 7 (1.22%) VLAN
13 7 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (1.05%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.05%) VoIP
14 6 (1.05%) HSRP
15 5 (0.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.01%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.74%) SAP BW
7 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.57%) SAP HANA
7 9 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.39%) SAP BI
9 7 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.05%) Big Data
10 6 (1.05%) MySQL
11 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (0.87%) OLAP
11 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (1.05%) ERwin
3 6 (1.05%) Subversion
4 5 (0.87%) Toad
4 5 (0.87%) JIRA
4 5 (0.87%) Hudson
4 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.52%) TestNG
5 3 (0.52%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.52%) Maven
5 3 (0.52%) JUnit
5 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.17%) PROIV
6 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 90 (15.68%) Finance
2 17 (2.96%) Marketing
3 16 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.44%) Retail
5 12 (2.09%) Advertising
6 11 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.74%) Banking
8 5 (0.87%) German Language
8 5 (0.87%) Law
8 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.70%) Military
10 3 (0.52%) Legal
10 3 (0.52%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Local Government
10 3 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.71%) .NET
2 46 (8.01%) Web Services
3 29 (5.05%) ASP.NET
4 19 (3.31%) CSS
4 19 (3.31%) HTML
5 13 (2.26%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.26%) REST
6 12 (2.09%) SOAP
7 11 (1.92%) XML
8 10 (1.74%) Middleware
9 7 (1.22%) LAMP
9 7 (1.22%) SAP Basis
10 5 (0.87%) JSON
10 5 (0.87%) CSS3
11 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Camel
12 3 (0.52%) JPA
12 3 (0.52%) Spring MVC
12 3 (0.52%) Spring
12 3 (0.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.88%) CESG
3 27 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.14%) Thin Client
4 18 (3.14%) Fat Client
5 16 (2.79%) CESG CLAS
5 16 (2.79%) User Experience
6 14 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.39%) RMADS
9 8 (1.39%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.05%) Social Media
10 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.05%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.05%) BYOD
11 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.87%) Xbox
11 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (21.08%) Windows
2 51 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (3.14%) UNIX
5 17 (2.96%) Windows Vista
5 17 (2.96%) Linux
6 11 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.39%) Android
9 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.87%) CentOS
9 5 (0.87%) Debian
9 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.70%) AIX
10 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (11.67%) ITIL
2 63 (10.98%) Project Management
3 61 (10.63%) Service Management
4 50 (8.71%) Information Security
5 46 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (7.49%) Time Management
7 32 (5.57%) Cyber Security
7 32 (5.57%) ITSM
7 32 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (5.05%) Analytics
10 28 (4.88%) SDLC
11 27 (4.70%) Migration
12 26 (4.53%) Information Assurance
13 25 (4.36%) Risk Management
14 23 (4.01%) ITIL V2
15 21 (3.66%) ETL
16 20 (3.48%) PRINCE2
16 20 (3.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (12.37%) SQL
2 46 (8.01%) Java
3 43 (7.49%) C#
4 24 (4.18%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.01%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.96%) C
7 7 (1.22%) PHP
8 6 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.05%) Perl
8 6 (1.05%) Python
8 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.87%) Ruby
9 5 (0.87%) Apex Code
9 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.70%) C++
10 4 (0.70%) VB
11 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.52%) VBScript
11 3 (0.52%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (12.72%) Security Cleared
2 57 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (8.71%) MCSE
4 46 (8.01%) Degree
5 43 (7.49%) CCA
6 42 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (6.79%) SC Cleared
8 38 (6.62%) Citrix Certification
9 31 (5.40%) CISSP
10 27 (4.70%) MCSA
11 26 (4.53%) DV Cleared
12 25 (4.36%) MCP
13 21 (3.66%) CCNP
13 21 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (3.66%) MCITP
14 19 (3.31%) CCEA
14 19 (3.31%) CCEE
15 14 (2.44%) CISM
16 13 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.74%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (4.18%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.39%) COBIT
4 6 (1.05%) SLA
5 5 (0.87%) QA
6 3 (0.52%) BS7799
6 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) FATCA
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 78 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 58 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.49%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.88%) XenApp
5 10 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.87%) XenServer
6 5 (0.87%) iptables
6 5 (0.87%) Postfix
6 5 (0.87%) Samba
7 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.52%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (5.57%) SCCM
2 10 (1.74%) SCOM
3 8 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.22%) Legato
5 6 (1.05%) Windows Intune
6 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.87%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.87%) Puppet
6 5 (0.87%) Ansible
6 5 (0.87%) Salt
7 4 (0.70%) SCSM
8 3 (0.52%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.52%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.35%) WSUS
9 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 147 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 88 (15.33%) VMware
3 58 (10.10%) SAP
4 56 (9.76%) Citrix
5 43 (7.49%) Oracle
6 41 (7.14%) Cisco
7 27 (4.70%) HP
8 25 (4.36%) EMC
9 19 (3.31%) AppSense
10 13 (2.26%) IBM
11 10 (1.74%) Veeam
12 8 (1.39%) Cognos
12 8 (1.39%) NetApp
12 8 (1.39%) Veritas
12 8 (1.39%) Sage
13 7 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.22%) Hitachi
13 7 (1.22%) Tableau
13 7 (1.22%) Dell Compellent
14 6 (1.05%) Informatica
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benfits & training & car
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ECR
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Careerwise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits + Salary Reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: £18,900 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum + benefits + Status Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £38212 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 6 days ago