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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 57 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 255 328 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.57% 5.40% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 5.54% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 183 262 261
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
5399 5920 5611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.81% 97.45% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4527 4863 4691
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +26 85 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Bristol -24 68 £60,000 +12.67% 9
Wiltshire -2 67 £47,304 +18.26% 9
Cornwall -8 6 £60,000 +140.00%
Devon +2 5 £29,000 -24.67%
Dorset -23 5 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Somerset -12 4 £50,000 +36.05% 4
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 147 (32.74%) Cybersecurity
2 121 (26.95%) Security Cleared
3 93 (20.71%) SC Cleared
4 86 (19.15%) Finance
5 74 (16.48%) Information Security
6 68 (15.14%) Microsoft
7 67 (14.92%) CISSP
7 67 (14.92%) Degree
8 64 (14.25%) Security Architecture
9 63 (14.03%) Presales
10 53 (11.80%) Windows
11 50 (11.14%) SQL
12 46 (10.24%) DV Cleared
13 45 (10.02%) Project Management
14 44 (9.80%) Risk Management
15 42 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (9.13%) C#
16 41 (9.13%) ITIL
17 40 (8.91%) SAP
18 36 (8.02%) Active Directory
18 36 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 36 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (7.57%) SQL Server
20 33 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (7.13%) CISM
22 31 (6.90%) HTML
23 30 (6.68%) .NET
23 30 (6.68%) MS Excel
23 30 (6.68%) Service Management
23 30 (6.68%) Security Management

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 19 (4.23%) IIS
2 14 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.45%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.56%) iPlanet
6 6 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.22%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.11%) MS Office
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.45%) Revit
5 2 (0.45%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.23%) SAP SD
3 9 (2.00%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (1.11%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.11%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.11%) SAP PS
6 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.67%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.45%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.45%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.45%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.00%) Office 365
3 5 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.67%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) Responsys
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.01%) Firewall
2 17 (3.79%) Wireless
3 16 (3.56%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.34%) VPN
5 13 (2.90%) Network Security
6 11 (2.45%) MPLS
7 10 (2.23%) HTTP
8 9 (2.00%) 3G
8 9 (2.00%) 4G
8 9 (2.00%) HTTPS
9 8 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (1.78%) Intranet
9 8 (1.78%) LAN
9 8 (1.78%) VoIP
9 8 (1.78%) WAN
10 7 (1.56%) LDAP
10 7 (1.56%) SNMP
11 6 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.11%) Internet
13 4 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.01%) Big Data
3 14 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.67%) SAP BI
4 12 (2.67%) SAP BW
4 12 (2.67%) SAP HANA
5 10 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.45%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Axure RP
2 7 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 86 (19.15%) Finance
2 27 (6.01%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.12%) Marketing
4 17 (3.79%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.90%) Electronics
6 11 (2.45%) Retail
7 8 (1.78%) Advertising
8 7 (1.56%) Billing
9 6 (1.34%) Games
10 5 (1.11%) Military
11 3 (0.67%) French Language
12 2 (0.45%) German Language
12 2 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.90%) HTML
2 30 (6.68%) .NET
3 27 (6.01%) Web Services
4 20 (4.45%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.79%) .NET Framework
6 14 (3.12%) XML
7 12 (2.67%) CSS
8 11 (2.45%) EJB
8 11 (2.45%) Hibernate
8 11 (2.45%) J2EE
8 11 (2.45%) Spring
9 8 (1.78%) SAML
10 4 (0.89%) HTML5
11 2 (0.45%) Ajax
11 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.45%) CSS3
11 2 (0.45%) Java EE
11 2 (0.45%) JSON
11 2 (0.45%) STL
11 2 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.24%) CESG
3 23 (5.12%) Cybercrime
4 17 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.79%) PKI
5 16 (3.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (3.34%) Cryptography
7 14 (3.12%) iPhone
7 14 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.12%) Social Media
7 14 (3.12%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.90%) Mathematics
9 11 (2.45%) Biometrics
9 11 (2.45%) Smartcard
10 9 (2.00%) User Experience
11 8 (1.78%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.78%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
12 7 (1.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.80%) Windows
2 28 (6.24%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.01%) Android
4 15 (3.34%) Windows Phone
5 14 (3.12%) Linux
6 9 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.45%) CentOS
9 2 (0.45%) Fedora
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.22%) Unix
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (32.74%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (16.48%) Information Security
3 64 (14.25%) Security Architecture
4 63 (14.03%) Presales
5 45 (10.02%) Project Management
6 44 (9.80%) Risk Management
7 42 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (9.13%) ITIL
9 33 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (6.68%) Security Management
10 30 (6.68%) Service Management
11 29 (6.46%) ITSM
12 28 (6.24%) Information Security Management
13 26 (5.79%) Business Continuity
14 25 (5.57%) ITIL V3
15 23 (5.12%) Security Operations
16 21 (4.68%) Analytics
16 21 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (4.45%) E-Commerce
17 20 (4.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.14%) SQL
2 41 (9.13%) C#
3 27 (6.01%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.79%) PowerShell
5 23 (5.12%) Java
6 21 (4.68%) C
7 18 (4.01%) C++
7 18 (4.01%) Python
8 16 (3.56%) Objective-C
9 10 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.45%) AWK
10 2 (0.45%) Perl
10 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.45%) sed
10 2 (0.45%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) R
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (26.95%) Security Cleared
2 93 (20.71%) SC Cleared
3 67 (14.92%) CISSP
3 67 (14.92%) Degree
4 46 (10.24%) DV Cleared
5 32 (7.13%) CISM
6 25 (5.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 18 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.90%) CLAS
9 12 (2.67%) CRISC
9 12 (2.67%) PCI QSA
10 11 (2.45%) CISA
11 10 (2.23%) CISMP
12 9 (2.00%) CCNP
13 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.56%) CEH
14 7 (1.56%) CHECK Team Leader
14 7 (1.56%) CREST Certified
14 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.11%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.68%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.45%) COBIT
4 15 (3.34%) ISO27002
5 12 (2.67%) ISO22301
6 8 (1.78%) ISO27005
7 7 (1.56%) QA
8 5 (1.11%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (0.89%) RMADS
10 3 (0.67%) HMG Infosec
10 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.67%) SLA
11 2 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 36 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.00%) vSphere
3 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.89%) vCloud
4 2 (0.45%) Docker
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (2.90%) SCCM
2 6 (1.34%) SCOM
3 4 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.22%) cPanel
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Nagios
5 1 (0.22%) OpenView
5 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.91%) SAP
3 28 (6.24%) Cisco
4 23 (5.12%) Oracle
5 22 (4.90%) VMware
6 10 (2.23%) Citrix
7 8 (1.78%) SolarWinds
7 8 (1.78%) Sony
8 7 (1.56%) Altiris
8 7 (1.56%) DevExpress
8 7 (1.56%) HP
9 6 (1.34%) NetApp
9 6 (1.34%) Sage
10 5 (1.11%) BMC
10 5 (1.11%) Google
10 5 (1.11%) Juniper
10 5 (1.11%) Remedy
11 3 (0.67%) Informatica
11 3 (0.67%) Meraki
12 2 (0.45%) Siemens
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £16000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + ote upto 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, benefits etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Nixor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Annual Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + uncapped commission and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago