The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 235 225 205
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 11 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 8
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5826 5804 4819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.24% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4800 4150
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +3 4 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Gloucestershire -21 3 £51,250 +36.66% 2
Somerset +4 1 £60,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £23,500 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) CISA
4 3 (21.43%) CISM
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CISA
2 3 (21.43%) CISM
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
3 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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