The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 48 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.76% 5.24% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 5.54% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 51
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 813 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.76% 94.76% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 568 718 838
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Southampton

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 58 (58.00%) VMware
2 49 (49.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (46.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (45.00%) MCSE
5 40 (40.00%) Windows
6 39 (39.00%) Private Cloud
7 38 (38.00%) Hyper-V
7 38 (38.00%) HP
8 36 (36.00%) vSphere
9 35 (35.00%) vCloud
9 35 (35.00%) NetApp
10 34 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (33.00%) Office 365
12 32 (32.00%) Microsoft
13 25 (25.00%) Citrix
14 22 (22.00%) Cisco
14 22 (22.00%) MCSA
14 22 (22.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (22.00%) Firewall
15 21 (21.00%) MCITP
15 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
15 21 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
17 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
17 15 (15.00%) Service Management
17 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (13.00%) CCA
18 13 (13.00%) Citrix Certification
19 12 (12.00%) SAN
19 12 (12.00%) Thin Client

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Lync
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (33.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) Firewall
2 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (12.00%) SAN
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.00%) NAS
5 3 (3.00%) GSM
6 2 (2.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (1.00%) Network Security
7 1 (1.00%) Intranet
7 1 (1.00%) Extranet
7 1 (1.00%) LAN
7 1 (1.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.00%) DB2
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) ERwin
2 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.00%) Local Government
2 4 (4.00%) Marketing
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.00%) Games
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
2 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.00%) HTML
2 3 (3.00%) XML
2 3 (3.00%) SOAP
3 2 (2.00%) LAMP
3 2 (2.00%) Ajax
3 2 (2.00%) JSON
3 2 (2.00%) CSS
3 2 (2.00%) Symfony
3 2 (2.00%) jQuery
3 2 (2.00%) RESTful
3 2 (2.00%) HTML5
3 2 (2.00%) Nutch
3 2 (2.00%) CSS3
3 2 (2.00%) Sass
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (1.00%) COM
4 1 (1.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.00%) Private Cloud
2 12 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (12.00%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) IVR
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) GIS
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Windows
2 21 (21.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Vista
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.00%) Linux
8 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.00%) Service Management
2 8 (8.00%) ITIL
3 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (4.00%) SIEM
5 4 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (4.00%) ETL
5 4 (4.00%) Information Security
5 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.00%) SDLC
6 3 (3.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (3.00%) Project Management
6 3 (3.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (3.00%) Analytics
6 3 (3.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (3.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (3.00%) ERD
7 2 (2.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (46.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (45.00%) MCSE
3 22 (22.00%) MCSA
3 22 (22.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (21.00%) MCITP
5 13 (13.00%) CCA
5 13 (13.00%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (10.00%) CCNA
6 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.00%) Degree
8 4 (4.00%) PCI QSA
8 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.00%) CRISC
8 4 (4.00%) CISA
8 4 (4.00%) CISM
8 4 (4.00%) CISSP
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) HL7
System Software
1 49 (49.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (38.00%) Hyper-V
3 36 (36.00%) vSphere
4 35 (35.00%) vCloud
5 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.00%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (1.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) SCCM
1 2 (2.00%) SCOM
1 2 (2.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.00%) Windows Intune
1 2 (2.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.00%) SCSM
2 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (58.00%) VMware
2 38 (38.00%) HP
3 35 (35.00%) NetApp
4 32 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.00%) Citrix
6 22 (22.00%) Cisco
7 5 (5.00%) SAP
7 5 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.00%) Tableau
8 3 (3.00%) Cognos
9 2 (2.00%) Zend
9 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.00%) F5
10 1 (1.00%) ESRI
10 1 (1.00%) Veeam
10 1 (1.00%) Alteryx
10 1 (1.00%) IBM
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle
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