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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 230 218 221
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 16 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 7
Average salary £57,500 £51,576 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.48% +14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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
5540 5841 5294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.99% 97.46% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4969 4505
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 6 £45,750 -11.29%
Gloucestershire +5 4 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Somerset - 3 £57,500 -
Bristol 0 2 £25,000 -56.52%
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 16 (39.02%) Risk Management
3 13 (31.71%) Banking
4 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) CISSP
4 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
5 10 (24.39%) ITIL
6 9 (21.95%) CISM
6 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (21.95%) Presales
7 8 (19.51%) CISA
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (12.20%) SIEM
10 5 (12.20%) Information Security
11 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.76%) Marketing
11 4 (9.76%) Wireless
11 4 (9.76%) Internet
11 4 (9.76%) MPLS
11 4 (9.76%) WAN
11 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.76%) HP
11 4 (9.76%) Dell
11 4 (9.76%) Oracle
11 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.76%) CRM
11 4 (9.76%) Demand Management
11 4 (9.76%) WatchGuard

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
1 4 (9.76%) MPLS
1 4 (9.76%) WAN
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) GIS
General
1 13 (31.71%) Banking
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Billing
5 2 (4.88%) Military
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Risk Management
2 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL
4 9 (21.95%) Presales
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.20%) Information Security
7 5 (12.20%) SIEM
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) CRM
8 4 (9.76%) Demand Management
8 4 (9.76%) Software Licensing
9 3 (7.32%) ERP
9 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 12 (29.27%) CISSP
3 9 (21.95%) CISM
4 8 (19.51%) CISA
5 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.44%) CLAS
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) ISO22301
2 2 (4.88%) ISO27002
2 2 (4.88%) ISO27005
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Dell
1 4 (9.76%) HP
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
1 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
1 4 (9.76%) WatchGuard
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
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