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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 91 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 171 229 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 3.85% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 3.97% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 118 194 272
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
5391 5773 5991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 96.98% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4896 5009
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Gloucestershire +2 67 £55,000 +19.56% 2
Bristol -15 38 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Wiltshire -10 36 £44,250 -11.50% 5
Somerset -16 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Devon +8 6 £38,000 - 3
Dorset -3 4 £35,250 +0.71% 2
Cornwall -20 1 £60,000 +155.31%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 118 (31.64%) Security Cleared
2 84 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (21.45%) Finance
4 74 (19.84%) CISSP
5 72 (19.30%) SC Cleared
6 61 (16.35%) DV Cleared
7 59 (15.82%) SQL
8 54 (14.48%) Microsoft
9 49 (13.14%) Degree
10 48 (12.87%) Security Architecture
11 47 (12.60%) Information Security
12 45 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 42 (11.26%) Windows
14 41 (10.99%) Linux
14 41 (10.99%) C
14 41 (10.99%) C#
15 40 (10.72%) Java
16 38 (10.19%) JavaScript
16 38 (10.19%) Presales
17 37 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (9.38%) PCI DSS
18 35 (9.38%) MS Excel
18 35 (9.38%) Project Management
19 31 (8.31%) Oracle
19 31 (8.31%) Analytics
20 30 (8.04%) C++
20 30 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
21 29 (7.77%) Firewall
21 29 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (7.77%) Business Intelligence

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 21 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.02%) IIS
4 13 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.88%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.54%) CICS
8 2 (0.54%) Moodle
8 2 (0.54%) SAS
8 2 (0.54%) Totara
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.95%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.34%) MS Office
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.88%) SAP MM
5 5 (1.34%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.34%) WebTrends
6 4 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (1.07%) SAP HCM
6 4 (1.07%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.07%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.80%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.80%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.29%) SaaS
2 11 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.61%) Office 365
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
4 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.80%) PaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.27%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.77%) Firewall
2 19 (5.09%) WAN
3 16 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (3.75%) MPLS
4 14 (3.75%) SSL
4 14 (3.75%) VoIP
5 13 (3.49%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (3.49%) VPN
6 12 (3.22%) DSL
6 12 (3.22%) Ethernet
6 12 (3.22%) Intranet
6 12 (3.22%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (1.88%) LAN
8 6 (1.61%) Network Security
8 6 (1.61%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.80%) 3G
10 3 (0.80%) 4G
10 3 (0.80%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.77%) Big Data
2 26 (6.97%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.88%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.54%) MySQL
9 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.54%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.54%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (3.22%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.95%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.80%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.54%) Toad
6 1 (0.27%) AppScan
6 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 80 (21.45%) Finance
2 24 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.36%) Games
4 11 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.68%) Advertising
6 9 (2.41%) Marketing
7 7 (1.88%) Retail
8 4 (1.07%) Electronics
8 4 (1.07%) Legal
9 3 (0.80%) Local Government
10 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.54%) Automotive
10 2 (0.54%) Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Billing
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.36%) HTML
2 19 (5.09%) .NET
2 19 (5.09%) Java EE
3 18 (4.83%) STL
4 17 (4.56%) CSS
5 10 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.88%) EJB
6 7 (1.88%) Hibernate
6 7 (1.88%) J2EE
6 7 (1.88%) Spring
7 6 (1.61%) HTML5
8 5 (1.34%) CSS3
9 3 (0.80%) MDX
9 3 (0.80%) Web Services
9 3 (0.80%) XML
9 3 (0.80%) XSLT
10 2 (0.54%) JSON
10 2 (0.54%) XMPP
11 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.43%) Cybercrime
2 18 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.29%) Visualisation
4 15 (4.02%) PKI
5 14 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.75%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (3.49%) CESG
6 13 (3.49%) iPhone
7 12 (3.22%) Clustering
7 12 (3.22%) Replication
7 12 (3.22%) User Experience
8 11 (2.95%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.95%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.95%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.41%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.14%) CMDB
11 6 (1.61%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.61%) New Media
12 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.26%) Windows
2 41 (10.99%) Linux
3 21 (5.63%) Android
4 19 (5.09%) Unix
4 19 (5.09%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (3.49%) Windows Phone
9 8 (2.14%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.61%) CentOS
11 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.54%) VMS
12 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.27%) AIX
13 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.27%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (12.87%) Security Architecture
3 47 (12.60%) Information Security
4 38 (10.19%) Presales
5 37 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (9.38%) Project Management
7 31 (8.31%) Analytics
8 30 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (6.70%) Integration Testing
11 23 (6.17%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.17%) Problem Management
12 22 (5.90%) CRM
12 22 (5.90%) ERP
13 21 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.36%) Migration
14 20 (5.36%) Mobile Development
15 19 (5.09%) Coaching
15 19 (5.09%) Multithreading
15 19 (5.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.82%) SQL
2 41 (10.99%) C
2 41 (10.99%) C#
3 40 (10.72%) Java
4 38 (10.19%) JavaScript
5 30 (8.04%) C++
6 28 (7.51%) Python
7 23 (6.17%) Objective-C
8 17 (4.56%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.49%) Perl
10 12 (3.22%) VB
11 9 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.34%) R
12 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.07%) ABAP
14 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.80%) XQuery
15 2 (0.54%) CLIST
15 2 (0.54%) REXX
16 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (31.64%) Security Cleared
2 74 (19.84%) CISSP
3 72 (19.30%) SC Cleared
4 61 (16.35%) DV Cleared
5 49 (13.14%) Degree
6 29 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (7.24%) CCNA
8 23 (6.17%) MCSE
8 23 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (5.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 19 (5.09%) CISM
11 15 (4.02%) CCIE
12 13 (3.49%) CISA
12 13 (3.49%) CISMP
12 13 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (3.22%) GIAC
13 12 (3.22%) MCITP
13 12 (3.22%) MCP
13 12 (3.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (2.95%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.17%) COBIT
4 19 (5.09%) ISO27002
5 13 (3.49%) ISO22301
6 12 (3.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (2.41%) ISO27005
8 8 (2.14%) JSP 440
9 6 (1.61%) RMADS
10 5 (1.34%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (1.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (1.07%) QA
12 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.80%) SLA
13 2 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 21 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.22%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.07%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.54%) RACF
6 2 (0.54%) Squid
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.54%) Netcool
2 2 (0.54%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) MOM
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) Nessus
3 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.27%) OpenView
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.31%) Oracle
3 28 (7.51%) SAP
4 27 (7.24%) VMware
5 23 (6.17%) Cisco
6 19 (5.09%) HP
7 17 (4.56%) Juniper
8 13 (3.49%) BMC
8 13 (3.49%) Draytek
8 13 (3.49%) Symantec
9 12 (3.22%) Dell
9 12 (3.22%) ProCurve
9 12 (3.22%) SonicWALL
9 12 (3.22%) Veeam
9 12 (3.22%) Veritas
9 12 (3.22%) WatchGuard
9 12 (3.22%) ZyXEL
10 11 (2.95%) Sony
11 10 (2.68%) Remedy
12 8 (2.14%) Google
Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cullompton, Devon
Acorn
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 per annum + Remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £18000 per annum + Excellent Training, Commission & Rewards
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Up to 35% commission, no threshold
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Just Wills and Legal Services Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago