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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 64 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 219 320 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.18% 5.48% 5.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 5.65% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 144 277 261
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,750
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
5096 5667 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.29% 97.09% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4325 4758 4931
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 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 30 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 +19 80 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Bristol -28 63 £60,000 +23.07% 15
Wiltshire -11 51 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Devon +3 7 £30,000 -23.07% 2
Somerset -9 7 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Cornwall -18 2 £60,000 +140.00%
Dorset -17 1 £46,500 +32.85% 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 160 (35.56%) Cybersecurity
2 139 (30.89%) Security Cleared
3 101 (22.44%) SC Cleared
4 85 (18.89%) Finance
5 78 (17.33%) Information Security
5 78 (17.33%) CISSP
6 74 (16.44%) Security Architecture
7 67 (14.89%) Degree
8 63 (14.00%) Microsoft
9 53 (11.78%) DV Cleared
10 51 (11.33%) Presales
11 50 (11.11%) SQL
12 48 (10.67%) C#
12 48 (10.67%) Windows
13 45 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (9.33%) Risk Management
14 42 (9.33%) ITIL
14 42 (9.33%) Project Management
15 40 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 37 (8.22%) CISM
16 37 (8.22%) Active Directory
17 35 (7.78%) SAP
18 34 (7.56%) Service Management
18 34 (7.56%) SQL Server
19 33 (7.33%) .NET
20 32 (7.11%) HTML
20 32 (7.11%) ITSM
21 31 (6.89%) JavaScript
22 30 (6.67%) Security Management
22 30 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.22%) IIS
2 16 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.56%) iPlanet
5 7 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (1.33%) 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
9 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.22%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.89%) MS Office
5 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.22%) SAP SD
2 9 (2.00%) SAP MM
2 9 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
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 CRM
6 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.67%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.44%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.44%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.44%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.78%) Office 365
4 6 (1.33%) SaaS
5 5 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.89%) IaaS
6 4 (0.89%) PaaS
7 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.67%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.89%) Firewall
2 13 (2.89%) Network Security
2 13 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.44%) 3G
3 11 (2.44%) 4G
3 11 (2.44%) Intranet
3 11 (2.44%) VPN
3 11 (2.44%) Wireless
4 10 (2.22%) HTTP
5 9 (2.00%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.78%) MPLS
6 8 (1.78%) VoIP
7 7 (1.56%) LDAP
7 7 (1.56%) SNMP
8 6 (1.33%) LAN
8 6 (1.33%) WAN
9 4 (0.89%) Internet
9 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.67%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.22%) Big Data
3 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.00%) SAP BI
3 9 (2.00%) SAP BW
3 9 (2.00%) SAP HANA
3 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.44%) DB2
8 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.89%) Toad
3 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) AppScan
4 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 85 (18.89%) Finance
2 28 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.44%) Marketing
4 13 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.22%) Games
5 10 (2.22%) Retail
6 9 (2.00%) Advertising
6 9 (2.00%) Electronics
7 7 (1.56%) Billing
8 6 (1.33%) Military
9 3 (0.67%) French Language
10 2 (0.44%) Banking
10 2 (0.44%) German Language
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.33%) .NET
2 32 (7.11%) HTML
3 27 (6.00%) Web Services
4 22 (4.89%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.78%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.89%) CSS
7 12 (2.67%) EJB
7 12 (2.67%) Hibernate
7 12 (2.67%) J2EE
7 12 (2.67%) Spring
8 11 (2.44%) XML
9 8 (1.78%) SAML
10 7 (1.56%) HTML5
11 5 (1.11%) CSS3
12 4 (0.89%) Java EE
12 4 (0.89%) STL
13 2 (0.44%) Ajax
13 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (0.44%) JSON
13 2 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.44%) CESG
3 21 (4.67%) Cybercrime
3 21 (4.67%) PKI
4 20 (4.44%) Cryptography
5 19 (4.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (3.56%) Visualisation
7 14 (3.11%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.11%) iPhone
7 14 (3.11%) Social Media
8 13 (2.89%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.67%) Mathematics
10 11 (2.44%) Biometrics
10 11 (2.44%) Smartcard
10 11 (2.44%) Smartphone
10 11 (2.44%) User Experience
11 10 (2.22%) Driving Licence
12 9 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
13 7 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.67%) Windows
2 25 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 19 (4.22%) Linux
4 17 (3.78%) Android
5 14 (3.11%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.89%) Unix
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 2 (0.44%) Fedora
9 2 (0.44%) VMS
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (35.56%) Cybersecurity
2 78 (17.33%) Information Security
3 74 (16.44%) Security Architecture
4 51 (11.33%) Presales
5 45 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (9.33%) ITIL
6 42 (9.33%) Project Management
6 42 (9.33%) Risk Management
7 34 (7.56%) Service Management
8 32 (7.11%) ITSM
9 30 (6.67%) Security Management
10 27 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (6.00%) Information Security Management
10 27 (6.00%) ITIL V3
10 27 (6.00%) Security Operations
11 24 (5.33%) Business Continuity
12 23 (5.11%) Analytics
13 21 (4.67%) E-Commerce
13 21 (4.67%) Information Assurance
14 20 (4.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.11%) SQL
2 48 (10.67%) C#
3 31 (6.89%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 26 (5.78%) Java
6 23 (5.11%) C
6 23 (5.11%) Python
7 21 (4.67%) C++
8 18 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.11%) Perl
11 4 (0.89%) VB
12 2 (0.44%) AWK
12 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.44%) sed
12 2 (0.44%) VBScript
13 1 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (30.89%) Security Cleared
2 101 (22.44%) SC Cleared
3 78 (17.33%) CISSP
4 67 (14.89%) Degree
5 53 (11.78%) DV Cleared
6 37 (8.22%) CISM
7 25 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (3.11%) CRISC
9 13 (2.89%) CISA
10 12 (2.67%) CISMP
10 12 (2.67%) PCI QSA
11 11 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.44%) CLAS
12 9 (2.00%) CEH
13 7 (1.56%) CHECK Team Leader
13 7 (1.56%) CREST Certified
13 7 (1.56%) HND
13 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.33%) CCNP
15 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.11%) COBIT
4 17 (3.78%) ISO27002
5 15 (3.33%) ISO22301
6 10 (2.22%) ISO27005
7 7 (1.56%) QA
8 5 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
8 5 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.89%) RMADS
10 3 (0.67%) HMG Infosec
10 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.67%) SLA
11 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 37 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.00%) vSphere
3 7 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.89%) vCloud
5 2 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.89%) SCCM
2 7 (1.56%) SCOM
3 4 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
5 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.22%) cPanel
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%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.78%) SAP
3 21 (4.67%) Cisco
4 19 (4.22%) VMware
5 16 (3.56%) Oracle
6 11 (2.44%) Sony
7 8 (1.78%) BMC
7 8 (1.78%) Citrix
7 8 (1.78%) Google
7 8 (1.78%) Remedy
7 8 (1.78%) SolarWinds
8 7 (1.56%) Altiris
8 7 (1.56%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.33%) NetApp
10 5 (1.11%) HP
10 5 (1.11%) Juniper
11 3 (0.67%) Sage
12 2 (0.44%) Apple
12 2 (0.44%) Informatica
12 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Fusion Business Solutions
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cullompton, Devon
BDS Solutions
Salary: Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Incentives & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Devon
Mason Frank International
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, benefits etc.
Posted: 27 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago