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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 53 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.53% 5.36% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.81% 5.47% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
778 859 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.81% 97.95% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 666 744 746
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (47.78%) VMware
2 41 (45.56%) MCSE
2 41 (45.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 33 (36.67%) Windows
5 31 (34.44%) Firewall
6 29 (32.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (32.22%) MCITP
7 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
9 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (27.78%) Citrix
10 24 (26.67%) Windows Vista
10 24 (26.67%) CCA
10 24 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
10 24 (26.67%) Fat Client
10 24 (26.67%) Thin Client
11 19 (21.11%) HP
12 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
13 16 (17.78%) vCloud
13 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (17.78%) Office 365
13 16 (17.78%) NetApp
14 15 (16.67%) vSphere
15 14 (15.56%) Oracle
16 12 (13.33%) Cisco
16 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (11.11%) SQL
18 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (1.11%) IIS
1 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.11%) SAS
1 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.22%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.22%) SAP WM
4 2 (2.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.11%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.11%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (17.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) Firewall
2 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) OLAP
2 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.11%) QlikView
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Ant
1 6 (6.67%) Subversion
1 6 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.11%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) JUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) French Language
3 2 (2.22%) German Language
3 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) Middleware
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (5.56%) .NET
4 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
4 3 (3.33%) RESTful
4 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) Mason
5 1 (1.11%) Spring
5 1 (1.11%) JSF
5 1 (1.11%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.11%) JSP
5 1 (1.11%) SOAP
5 1 (1.11%) XML
5 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 24 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.78%) Kindle
3 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Social Media
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Life Science
4 3 (3.33%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.22%) CESG
5 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) GIS
6 1 (1.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (26.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) UNIX
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.89%) ERP
3 8 (8.89%) Service Management
4 7 (7.78%) SOA
5 6 (6.67%) B2B
5 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.67%) Project Management
5 6 (6.67%) TDD
5 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.67%) Coaching
6 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.44%) Scrum
6 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.44%) Resource Management
6 4 (4.44%) ITIL
6 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.33%) CRM
7 3 (3.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) C
4 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.22%) ABAP
4 2 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) MCSE
1 41 (45.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (32.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (32.22%) MCITP
3 24 (26.67%) CCA
3 24 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (8.89%) MCSA
5 5 (5.56%) Degree
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.44%) CISSP
7 3 (3.33%) CCNA
8 2 (2.22%) CCDP
8 2 (2.22%) CCIE
8 2 (2.22%) CCNP
8 2 (2.22%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.22%) CISA
8 2 (2.22%) CISM
8 2 (2.22%) CRISC
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.67%) SLA
3 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.22%) QA
6 1 (1.11%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.78%) vCloud
4 15 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) VMware
2 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.78%) Citrix
4 19 (21.11%) HP
5 16 (17.78%) NetApp
6 14 (15.56%) Oracle
7 12 (13.33%) Cisco
8 6 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (2.22%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 2 (2.22%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.11%) Siebel
10 1 (1.11%) Apple
10 1 (1.11%) Sage
10 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
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