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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 223 209 187
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 15 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 23
Average salary £42,500 £45,750 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.10% +161.42%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
6066 5042 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 4423 4648
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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
Somerset -8 4 £53,750 +17.48%
Bristol - 3 £52,500 - 1
Dorset - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -18 2 £20,250 -68.84%
Wiltshire -11 1 £27,500 -17.91%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £19,000 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (13.33%) Lync
7 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) MCSE
8 3 (10.00%) MCSA
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.00%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
8 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (10.00%) SCCM
8 3 (10.00%) SCOM
8 3 (10.00%) SCVMM

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Lync
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) Security Management
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.33%) SIEM
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCITP
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) MCSA
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
1 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
1 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, pension, training scheme
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