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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / South West
Rank 74 83 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 196 214 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.87% 3.73% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 3.84% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 130 165 244
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
4881 5577 5801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.21% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4650 4905
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -7 64 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Bristol -4 58 £45,000 -25.00% 13
Wiltshire +2 31 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Somerset +3 12 £24,000 -58.26% 1
Dorset +33 8 £42,500 -24.77% 3
Devon - 6 £51,250 - 1
Cornwall -4 4 £24,500 -59.16% 1
Avon - 4 - -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 163 (41.16%) Security Cleared
2 111 (28.03%) C
3 102 (25.76%) SC Cleared
4 84 (21.21%) DV Cleared
5 80 (20.20%) Project Management
6 78 (19.70%) Degree
7 65 (16.41%) Finance
8 62 (15.66%) Information Security
9 61 (15.40%) Microsoft
10 52 (13.13%) CISSP
10 52 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
11 51 (12.88%) Management Information System
12 50 (12.63%) Java
13 46 (11.62%) SQL
13 46 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (9.34%) Business Development
14 37 (9.34%) C++
14 37 (9.34%) Windows
15 36 (9.09%) C#
16 34 (8.59%) CESG Certified Professional
17 33 (8.33%) ITIL
17 33 (8.33%) Security Management
17 33 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (8.08%) Mentoring
19 31 (7.83%) Big Data
19 31 (7.83%) Risk Management
19 31 (7.83%) CRM
20 30 (7.58%) Python
20 30 (7.58%) MS Excel
20 30 (7.58%) ERP

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 16 (4.04%) WebLogic
2 12 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 11 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.02%) IIS
5 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) InDesign
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (3.54%) SAP CO
1 14 (3.54%) SAP FI
1 14 (3.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (3.28%) SAP FI-AP
2 13 (3.28%) SAP FI-AR
3 12 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
4 11 (2.78%) SAP SD
5 9 (2.27%) SAP BPC
5 9 (2.27%) SAP PS
6 8 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (1.52%) Sage 200
9 5 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (1.01%) Pegasus Opera
10 4 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.77%) Amazon S3
2 7 (1.77%) Office 365
2 7 (1.77%) SaaS
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.51%) IaaS
4 2 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.03%) WAN
2 11 (2.78%) Firewall
3 10 (2.53%) LAN
4 9 (2.27%) Internet
5 8 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.02%) Wireless
6 7 (1.77%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.77%) VPN
7 6 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.26%) Network Security
9 4 (1.01%) SAN
10 3 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.76%) Intranet
10 3 (0.76%) MPLS
10 3 (0.76%) SMTP
11 2 (0.51%) DSL
11 2 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.83%) Big Data
2 26 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.31%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 11 (2.78%) SAP BW
6 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.52%) GIS
9 5 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.51%) Essbase
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.25%) Ingres
13 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (16.41%) Finance
2 26 (6.57%) Advertising
3 21 (5.30%) Banking
3 21 (5.30%) Games
4 19 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.54%) German Language
6 12 (3.03%) Aerospace
6 12 (3.03%) Marketing
7 10 (2.53%) Local Government
8 7 (1.77%) Retail
9 6 (1.52%) Legal
10 4 (1.01%) Billing
11 3 (0.76%) Electronics
11 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.30%) .NET
1 21 (5.30%) Java EE
1 21 (5.30%) STL
2 13 (3.28%) EJB
2 13 (3.28%) Hibernate
2 13 (3.28%) J2EE
2 13 (3.28%) Spring
3 11 (2.78%) HTML
4 6 (1.52%) XML
5 5 (1.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.01%) Middleware
7 3 (0.76%) MDX
7 3 (0.76%) WCF
8 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.25%) CSS
8 1 (0.25%) JSP
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.25%) XMPP
8 1 (0.25%) XSL
8 1 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.88%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.54%) CESG
4 13 (3.28%) Cybercrime
5 11 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.53%) Social Media
7 9 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.52%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.52%) NHS
8 6 (1.52%) User Experience
9 4 (1.01%) iPhone
10 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.76%) Fintech
10 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.76%) SCADA
11 2 (0.51%) Clustering
11 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.51%) Replication
12 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.34%) Windows
2 30 (7.58%) Linux
3 17 (4.29%) Unix
4 16 (4.04%) Android
4 16 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.01%) CentOS
7 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.76%) AIX
8 3 (0.76%) HPUX
8 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.76%) Solaris
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.20%) Project Management
2 62 (15.66%) Information Security
3 52 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.34%) Business Development
6 33 (8.33%) ITIL
6 33 (8.33%) Security Management
6 33 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (8.08%) Mentoring
8 31 (7.83%) CRM
8 31 (7.83%) Risk Management
9 30 (7.58%) ERP
9 30 (7.58%) Presales
10 28 (7.07%) Coaching
11 27 (6.82%) Information Assurance
12 24 (6.06%) Business Analysis
13 22 (5.56%) Mathematics
14 21 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (5.30%) Multithreading
14 21 (5.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 111 (28.03%) C
2 50 (12.63%) Java
3 46 (11.62%) SQL
4 37 (9.34%) C++
5 36 (9.09%) C#
6 30 (7.58%) Python
7 29 (7.32%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.27%) ABAP
9 9 (2.27%) Perl
9 9 (2.27%) VB
10 8 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.26%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.01%) R
14 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 163 (41.16%) Security Cleared
2 102 (25.76%) SC Cleared
3 84 (21.21%) DV Cleared
4 78 (19.70%) Degree
5 52 (13.13%) CISSP
6 34 (8.59%) CESG Certified Professional
7 29 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (5.30%) CCNA
9 20 (5.05%) CISM
10 17 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (4.04%) MCSE
12 14 (3.54%) ACCA
13 13 (3.28%) CCA
14 12 (3.03%) CCNP
15 11 (2.78%) CISMP
15 11 (2.78%) GIAC
15 11 (2.78%) SANS
16 10 (2.53%) CCIE
17 9 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
17 9 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.80%) JSP 440
4 11 (2.78%) COBIT
4 11 (2.78%) ISO27002
5 10 (2.53%) RMADS
6 7 (1.77%) HMG Infosec
7 5 (1.26%) QA
8 4 (1.01%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (1.01%) SLA
9 3 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.25%) GPG13
10 1 (0.25%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.25%) ISO27005
System Software
1 21 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.01%) XenApp
4 3 (0.76%) Firmware
4 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.76%) MetaFrame
4 3 (0.76%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
1 3 (0.76%) Netcool
1 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (0.76%) SCCM
1 3 (0.76%) SCOM
1 3 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.25%) QRadar
3 1 (0.25%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.25%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.32%) Oracle
3 27 (6.82%) SAP
4 26 (6.57%) Cisco
5 19 (4.80%) VMware
6 9 (2.27%) Sage
7 8 (2.02%) Citrix
8 7 (1.77%) BMC
8 7 (1.77%) Dell
8 7 (1.77%) IBM
8 7 (1.77%) Pegasus
8 7 (1.77%) SonicWALL
9 5 (1.26%) EMC
9 5 (1.26%) Symantec
10 4 (1.01%) AppSense
10 4 (1.01%) HP
10 4 (1.01%) Juniper
10 4 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.01%) Remedy
11 3 (0.76%) JD Edwards
Dorset
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £18000 per annum + Great Culture, Commission & Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare & Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 per annum + Car & Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Washington Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Reward Scheme
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Various
Posted: 6 days ago