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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 77 86 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 197 199 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.85% 3.41% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 3.52% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 139 163 346
Median salary £52,500 £48,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.94%
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
4979 5648 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.21% 96.89% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4793 5327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 December 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 December 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 -9 71 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Bristol +15 46 £58,750 +17.50% 10
Wiltshire +6 32 £62,500 +32.12% 2
Dorset +27 17 £43,250 +23.57% 3
Somerset +8 11 £27,250 -42.63% 3
Devon -15 4 £31,000 -15.06% 3
Cornwall -9 1 £60,000 +155.31%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (30.33%) Security Cleared
2 86 (22.11%) SC Cleared
3 72 (18.51%) Finance
4 66 (16.97%) Microsoft
5 65 (16.71%) DV Cleared
6 60 (15.42%) C
7 59 (15.17%) Cybersecurity
8 58 (14.91%) Project Management
8 58 (14.91%) CISSP
9 54 (13.88%) SQL
10 53 (13.62%) Information Security
11 52 (13.37%) Degree
12 47 (12.08%) Java
13 46 (11.83%) Windows
14 42 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (10.03%) Linux
15 39 (10.03%) MS Excel
15 39 (10.03%) Presales
16 36 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (9.00%) C#
17 35 (9.00%) Management Information System
18 34 (8.74%) C++
18 34 (8.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 33 (8.48%) CCNA
20 32 (8.23%) Oracle
20 32 (8.23%) CRM
20 32 (8.23%) PCI DSS
21 31 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (7.97%) CESG Certified Professional

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 23 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.37%) IIS
3 16 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.80%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.51%) CICS
10 2 (0.51%) Moodle
10 2 (0.51%) SAS
10 2 (0.51%) Totara
11 1 (0.26%) CMS
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) InDesign
3 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (2.83%) Oracle CRM
1 11 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (2.83%) SAP CO
1 11 (2.83%) SAP FI
1 11 (2.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.31%) SAP FI-AP
2 9 (2.31%) SAP FI-AR
3 8 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (1.29%) SAP BPC
5 5 (1.29%) SAP PS
5 5 (1.29%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (1.03%) Sage 200
6 4 (1.03%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.03%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (1.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.57%) SaaS
2 8 (2.06%) Office 365
3 7 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.77%) IaaS
6 3 (0.77%) PaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.68%) Firewall
2 25 (6.43%) WAN
3 19 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (4.11%) SSL
5 15 (3.86%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (3.60%) DSL
6 14 (3.60%) Ethernet
6 14 (3.60%) MPLS
6 14 (3.60%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (3.60%) VoIP
6 14 (3.60%) VPN
7 11 (2.83%) LAN
8 6 (1.54%) Network Security
9 4 (1.03%) SAN
9 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.77%) SMTP
10 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.77%) Wireless
11 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.97%) Big Data
2 30 (7.71%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.37%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.80%) Apache Hive
7 6 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.29%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.51%) MySQL
11 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.26%) GIS
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.77%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.26%) Selenium
4 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 72 (18.51%) Finance
2 21 (5.40%) Games
3 20 (5.14%) Advertising
4 11 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.31%) German Language
6 8 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.54%) Retail
8 5 (1.29%) Banking
8 5 (1.29%) Marketing
9 4 (1.03%) Billing
10 3 (0.77%) Local Government
11 2 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.91%) .NET
2 20 (5.14%) Java EE
3 19 (4.88%) STL
4 9 (2.31%) HTML
5 8 (2.06%) EJB
5 8 (2.06%) Hibernate
5 8 (2.06%) J2EE
5 8 (2.06%) Spring
6 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.29%) CSS
7 4 (1.03%) XML
8 3 (0.77%) MDX
8 3 (0.77%) WCF
8 3 (0.77%) XSLT
9 2 (0.51%) Web Services
9 2 (0.51%) XMPP
10 1 (0.26%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.26%) JSON
10 1 (0.26%) JSP
10 1 (0.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.40%) Cybercrime
3 19 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 14 (3.60%) Clustering
4 14 (3.60%) Replication
4 14 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (3.08%) CESG
6 11 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.83%) iPhone
7 9 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.06%) Social Media
9 6 (1.54%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.54%) PKI
10 5 (1.29%) CMDB
10 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.29%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.29%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.29%) NHS
11 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.83%) Windows
2 39 (10.03%) Linux
3 24 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.63%) Android
5 18 (4.63%) Unix
6 17 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.83%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.80%) CentOS
9 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.17%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (14.91%) Project Management
3 53 (13.62%) Information Security
4 42 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (10.03%) Presales
6 32 (8.23%) CRM
7 29 (7.46%) Security Architecture
8 26 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (6.43%) ERP
9 25 (6.43%) Mentoring
10 24 (6.17%) Security Management
11 23 (5.91%) Coaching
11 23 (5.91%) Information Security Management
12 22 (5.66%) Information Assurance
12 22 (5.66%) Problem Management
13 21 (5.40%) Integration Testing
13 21 (5.40%) Migration
13 21 (5.40%) Service Management
14 20 (5.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.42%) C
2 54 (13.88%) SQL
3 47 (12.08%) Java
4 35 (9.00%) C#
5 34 (8.74%) C++
6 25 (6.43%) Python
7 23 (5.91%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.66%) Objective-C
9 15 (3.86%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.08%) Perl
10 12 (3.08%) VB
11 9 (2.31%) ABAP
11 9 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.29%) R
13 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.77%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.77%) XQuery
15 2 (0.51%) CLIST
15 2 (0.51%) REXX
Qualifications
1 118 (30.33%) Security Cleared
2 86 (22.11%) SC Cleared
3 65 (16.71%) DV Cleared
4 58 (14.91%) CISSP
5 52 (13.37%) Degree
6 36 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (8.48%) CCNA
8 31 (7.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 31 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (7.71%) MCSE
10 22 (5.66%) CCIE
11 18 (4.63%) MCP
11 18 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (3.86%) CISMP
13 14 (3.60%) CISM
13 14 (3.60%) MCITP
13 14 (3.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (3.08%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (3.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (8.23%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.88%) COBIT
4 16 (4.11%) ISO27002
4 16 (4.11%) JSP 440
5 14 (3.60%) RMADS
6 10 (2.57%) HMG Infosec
7 8 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.54%) ISO22301
8 6 (1.54%) QA
9 5 (1.29%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (1.03%) ISO27005
11 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.77%) SLA
12 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.60%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.03%) XenApp
5 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.51%) RACF
6 2 (0.51%) Squid
6 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (3.60%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.77%) Netcool
2 3 (0.77%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.26%) QRadar
4 1 (0.26%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.23%) Oracle
3 28 (7.20%) VMware
4 26 (6.68%) SAP
5 25 (6.43%) Cisco
6 19 (4.88%) HP
6 19 (4.88%) Juniper
7 15 (3.86%) Draytek
7 15 (3.86%) Symantec
8 14 (3.60%) Dell
8 14 (3.60%) ProCurve
8 14 (3.60%) SonicWALL
8 14 (3.60%) Veeam
8 14 (3.60%) Veritas
8 14 (3.60%) WatchGuard
8 14 (3.60%) ZyXEL
9 11 (2.83%) BMC
10 10 (2.57%) Sage
11 7 (1.80%) Civica
11 7 (1.80%) Remedy
Wiltshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Commission, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £47000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Milton Keynes, Leatherhead and...
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £50k DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Page International
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: uncapped commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Training, Commission &Rewards
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 24 days ago
London, Fore Street, EC2Y 5EJ
Prolifics
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago