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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 80 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 197 242 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.63% 4.15% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 4.28% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 125 215 233
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
5277 5649 5971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 96.91% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4460 4809 4946
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +19 65 £50,000 -3.84% 15
Wiltshire +20 57 £50,000 +6.38% 5
Gloucestershire -17 48 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Devon +14 12 £35,000 -66.66% 1
Somerset -18 10 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Dorset -6 1 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Cornwall -15 1 £52,500 +118.75%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 132 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
2 131 (28.73%) Security Cleared
3 96 (21.05%) Finance
4 93 (20.39%) SC Cleared
5 82 (17.98%) CISSP
6 73 (16.01%) Security Architecture
7 71 (15.57%) Information Security
7 71 (15.57%) Degree
8 70 (15.35%) Microsoft
9 53 (11.62%) SQL
10 49 (10.75%) Presales
11 48 (10.53%) DV Cleared
12 46 (10.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 44 (9.65%) Project Management
13 44 (9.65%) C#
13 44 (9.65%) Windows
14 41 (8.99%) SAP
15 40 (8.77%) Active Directory
16 39 (8.55%) ITIL
17 37 (8.11%) MS Excel
18 36 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (7.68%) Risk Management
20 33 (7.24%) CISM
21 31 (6.80%) Service Management
21 31 (6.80%) SQL Server
21 31 (6.80%) JavaScript
21 31 (6.80%) PCI DSS
22 30 (6.58%) PowerShell
22 30 (6.58%) .NET
22 30 (6.58%) Firewall

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 26 (5.70%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.26%) IIS
3 19 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.10%) iPlanet
8 4 (0.88%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.44%) CICS
9 2 (0.44%) Moodle
9 2 (0.44%) SAS
9 2 (0.44%) Totara
10 1 (0.22%) CMS
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.41%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.10%) MS Office
5 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.63%) SAP MM
2 10 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.19%) SAP SD
3 8 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.54%) SAP CO
4 7 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 7 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (1.10%) SAP PS
6 5 (1.10%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.88%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.88%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.44%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.44%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.44%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.51%) SaaS
2 12 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.97%) Office 365
4 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.66%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.66%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.58%) Firewall
2 17 (3.73%) VoIP
3 15 (3.29%) VPN
4 14 (3.07%) MPLS
4 14 (3.07%) SSL
5 13 (2.85%) WAN
6 12 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (2.63%) Intranet
7 11 (2.41%) DSL
7 11 (2.41%) Ethernet
7 11 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (2.19%) 3G
8 10 (2.19%) 4G
9 9 (1.97%) HTTP
9 9 (1.97%) Network Security
9 9 (1.97%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.75%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.61%) Big Data
3 12 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.75%) SAP BI
6 8 (1.75%) SAP BW
6 8 (1.75%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.44%) DB2
10 2 (0.44%) MySQL
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.41%) Axure RP
1 11 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.66%) Toad
4 1 (0.22%) AppScan
4 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 96 (21.05%) Finance
2 26 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.85%) Games
3 13 (2.85%) Marketing
4 7 (1.54%) Billing
4 7 (1.54%) Retail
5 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.10%) Advertising
6 5 (1.10%) Electronics
7 4 (0.88%) Legal
7 4 (0.88%) Military
8 3 (0.66%) French Language
8 3 (0.66%) Local Government
9 2 (0.44%) Banking
9 2 (0.44%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.58%) .NET
2 21 (4.61%) HTML
3 19 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.73%) CSS
4 17 (3.73%) Web Services
5 10 (2.19%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.97%) Java EE
7 8 (1.75%) STL
8 6 (1.32%) HTML5
8 6 (1.32%) SAML
9 5 (1.10%) CSS3
10 4 (0.88%) EJB
10 4 (0.88%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.88%) J2EE
10 4 (0.88%) Spring
11 2 (0.44%) JSON
11 2 (0.44%) XML
11 2 (0.44%) XSLT
12 1 (0.22%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.26%) CESG
2 22 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.82%) PKI
3 20 (4.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (3.51%) Cybercrime
5 15 (3.29%) Clustering
6 14 (3.07%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.85%) Cryptography
8 12 (2.63%) User Experience
9 11 (2.41%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.41%) Replication
9 11 (2.41%) Smartphone
9 11 (2.41%) Social Media
9 11 (2.41%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.97%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.97%) iPhone
11 8 (1.75%) CMDB
11 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.65%) Windows
2 27 (5.92%) Windows Server
3 23 (5.04%) Linux
4 16 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.07%) Android
7 9 (1.97%) Unix
7 9 (1.97%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 2 (0.44%) Fedora
9 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.44%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) AIX
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (16.01%) Security Architecture
3 71 (15.57%) Information Security
4 49 (10.75%) Presales
5 44 (9.65%) Project Management
6 39 (8.55%) ITIL
7 36 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (7.68%) Risk Management
9 31 (6.80%) Service Management
10 29 (6.36%) Analytics
11 28 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.14%) Security Management
11 28 (6.14%) Security Operations
12 27 (5.92%) Information Security Management
12 27 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (5.48%) Information Assurance
13 25 (5.48%) ITSM
14 23 (5.04%) Business Continuity
14 23 (5.04%) ITIL V3
15 21 (4.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.62%) SQL
2 44 (9.65%) C#
3 31 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.58%) PowerShell
5 27 (5.92%) C
6 24 (5.26%) Java
7 19 (4.17%) Python
8 18 (3.95%) C++
9 14 (3.07%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.54%) Perl
10 7 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.32%) VB
12 4 (0.88%) ABAP
13 2 (0.44%) AWK
13 2 (0.44%) CLIST
13 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.44%) R
13 2 (0.44%) REXX
13 2 (0.44%) sed
13 2 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 131 (28.73%) Security Cleared
2 93 (20.39%) SC Cleared
3 82 (17.98%) CISSP
4 71 (15.57%) Degree
5 48 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 33 (7.24%) CISM
7 24 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 18 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (3.51%) CCNA
10 16 (3.51%) CISA
10 16 (3.51%) CRISC
11 15 (3.29%) MCSE
12 14 (3.07%) HND
12 14 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (2.85%) CCIE
14 12 (2.63%) PCI QSA
15 11 (2.41%) MCITP
15 11 (2.41%) MCP
15 11 (2.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (6.80%) PCI DSS
3 24 (5.26%) COBIT
4 20 (4.39%) ISO27002
5 18 (3.95%) ISO22301
6 13 (2.85%) ISO27005
7 11 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.10%) HMG Infosec
8 5 (1.10%) RMADS
9 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.88%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (0.88%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.88%) QA
10 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.66%) SLA
11 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 40 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.41%) Terminal Services
4 9 (1.97%) vSphere
5 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.88%) vCloud
7 2 (0.44%) Docker
7 2 (0.44%) RACF
7 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.41%) Backup Exec
1 11 (2.41%) SCCM
2 7 (1.54%) SCOM
3 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.66%) Puppet
5 2 (0.44%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) MOM
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.99%) SAP
3 30 (6.58%) VMware
4 26 (5.70%) Cisco
5 20 (4.39%) Oracle
6 15 (3.29%) HP
7 13 (2.85%) Juniper
8 12 (2.63%) Dell
8 12 (2.63%) Draytek
8 12 (2.63%) Symantec
9 11 (2.41%) BMC
9 11 (2.41%) ProCurve
9 11 (2.41%) SonicWALL
9 11 (2.41%) Sony
9 11 (2.41%) Veeam
9 11 (2.41%) Veritas
9 11 (2.41%) WatchGuard
9 11 (2.41%) ZyXEL
10 10 (2.19%) Remedy
11 9 (1.97%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18k-£20k basic + unlimited earning commission structure
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Commission, Bonus &Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, family private medical
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Pro-Quest
Salary: 40000-65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Pension + BUPA + Training + Certs
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Car
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Just Wills and Legal Services Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Just Wills and Legal Services Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago