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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 41 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 51 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.92% 5.30% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 5.54% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 35
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £41,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
832 903 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.52% 95.66% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 637 809 713
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 77 (62.60%) VMware
1 77 (62.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (55.28%) MCSE
2 68 (55.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (46.34%) Hyper-V
3 57 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (45.53%) Office 365
5 55 (44.72%) HP
6 54 (43.90%) Private Cloud
7 53 (43.09%) vSphere
7 53 (43.09%) vCloud
7 53 (43.09%) NetApp
8 45 (36.59%) Microsoft
9 41 (33.33%) Windows
10 37 (30.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (29.27%) MCITP
11 36 (29.27%) Firewall
12 29 (23.58%) MCSA
12 29 (23.58%) Cisco
13 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
13 25 (20.33%) Citrix
14 23 (18.70%) CCA
14 23 (18.70%) Citrix Certification
15 22 (17.89%) Service Management
15 22 (17.89%) Thin Client
15 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
15 22 (17.89%) Windows Vista
15 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (17.89%) Fat Client
16 15 (12.20%) CCNA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (2.44%) Lync
2 2 (1.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) SAP SD
1 6 (4.88%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.44%) SAP WM
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.63%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.63%) Exchequer
3 2 (1.63%) Lawson
4 1 (0.81%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 57 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (45.53%) Office 365
3 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.27%) Firewall
2 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.94%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.63%) NAS
4 2 (1.63%) SAN
4 2 (1.63%) IPsec
5 1 (0.81%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) LDAP
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) Extranet
5 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) DB2
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.63%) Subversion
2 2 (1.63%) Maven
2 2 (1.63%) Ant
General
1 8 (6.50%) Retail
2 6 (4.88%) Marketing
2 6 (4.88%) French Language
2 6 (4.88%) German Language
2 6 (4.88%) Spanish Language
2 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.88%) Games
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) .NET
2 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.25%) SOAP
3 4 (3.25%) Web Services
3 4 (3.25%) XML
4 3 (2.44%) Middleware
4 3 (2.44%) WCF
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.63%) HTML
5 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.63%) COM
6 1 (0.81%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.90%) Private Cloud
2 22 (17.89%) Thin Client
2 22 (17.89%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.88%) Life Science
4 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) Kindle
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.33%) Windows
2 22 (17.89%) Windows Vista
2 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) Service Management
2 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 8 (6.50%) ITIL
4 7 (5.69%) Project Management
4 7 (5.69%) Data Management
4 7 (5.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (4.88%) Resource Management
5 6 (4.88%) TOGAF
5 6 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (4.88%) Information Security
5 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.88%) CRM
5 6 (4.88%) ERP
5 6 (4.88%) SIEM
5 6 (4.88%) Master Data Management
6 3 (2.44%) SOA
6 3 (2.44%) B2B
6 3 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.63%) Workflow
7 2 (1.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 8 (6.50%) C#
3 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.44%) ABAP
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (55.28%) MCSE
1 68 (55.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (30.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (29.27%) MCITP
4 29 (23.58%) MCSA
5 23 (18.70%) CCA
5 23 (18.70%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (12.20%) CCNA
6 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.69%) Degree
8 6 (4.88%) PCI QSA
8 6 (4.88%) CISA
8 6 (4.88%) CISM
8 6 (4.88%) CRISC
8 6 (4.88%) CISSP
9 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) CCNP
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (62.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (46.34%) Hyper-V
3 53 (43.09%) vSphere
3 53 (43.09%) vCloud
4 2 (1.63%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.63%) SCCM
1 2 (1.63%) SCOM
1 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
1 2 (1.63%) Windows Intune
1 2 (1.63%) SCDPM
1 2 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (1.63%) SCSM
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (62.60%) VMware
2 55 (44.72%) HP
3 53 (43.09%) NetApp
4 45 (36.59%) Microsoft
5 29 (23.58%) Cisco
6 25 (20.33%) Citrix
7 11 (8.94%) SAP
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle
9 2 (1.63%) Sage
9 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.63%) F5
10 1 (0.81%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.81%) Veeam
10 1 (0.81%) ESRI
10 1 (0.81%) IBM