The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 235 226 213
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 15 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 24
Median salary £43,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.43% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £56,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,184 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -1.21%
IT 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
5386 5749 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.52% 96.98% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4573 4874 4987
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
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% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the South West region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

IT 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 IT Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Wiltshire +3 9 £43,500 -5.43%
Bristol +2 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Dorset - 1 £19,750 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (41.86%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) VPN
2 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (30.23%) Security Architecture
2 13 (30.23%) SIEM
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (27.91%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (27.91%) Veeam
3 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) ProCurve
3 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (27.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (27.91%) MCITP
3 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
3 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (27.91%) WatchGuard
3 12 (27.91%) ZyXEL
3 12 (27.91%) SonicWALL
3 12 (27.91%) Draytek
3 12 (27.91%) Load Balancing
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) MCP
3 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange

IT 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 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (27.91%) IIS
1 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) VPN
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (27.91%) DSL
3 12 (27.91%) Ethernet
3 12 (27.91%) MPLS
3 12 (27.91%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (27.91%) SSL
3 12 (27.91%) VoIP
3 12 (27.91%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Clustering
1 12 (27.91%) Replication
2 5 (11.63%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) CESG
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
1 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
1 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Security Architecture
1 13 (30.23%) SIEM
2 12 (27.91%) High Availability
2 12 (27.91%) Load Balancing
2 12 (27.91%) Migration
2 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
2 12 (27.91%) Server Building
3 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
4 9 (20.93%) ITIL
4 9 (20.93%) Supplier Management
5 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
6 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (9.30%) B2B
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Presales
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) CLIST
2 1 (2.33%) REXX
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) CCIE
1 12 (27.91%) CCNA
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (27.91%) CISSP
1 12 (27.91%) MCITP
1 12 (27.91%) MCP
1 12 (27.91%) MCSE
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
1 12 (27.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (20.93%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.33%) CEH
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
4 1 (2.33%) CISMP
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) EC-Council LPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.60%) ISO22301
2 8 (18.60%) ISO27002
2 8 (18.60%) ISO27005
2 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.65%) COBIT
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
1 12 (27.91%) Terminal Services
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco
1 12 (27.91%) Dell
1 12 (27.91%) Draytek
1 12 (27.91%) HP
1 12 (27.91%) Juniper
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
1 12 (27.91%) ProCurve
1 12 (27.91%) SonicWALL
1 12 (27.91%) Symantec
1 12 (27.91%) Veeam
1 12 (27.91%) Veritas
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
1 12 (27.91%) WatchGuard
1 12 (27.91%) ZyXEL
2 1 (2.33%) Civica
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) Northgate
2 1 (2.33%) SAP