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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 54 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 34 56 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.01% 6.77% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 6.93% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 49
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £59,300
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
813 808 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.87% 97.70% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 728 776 791
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.94%) Windows
3 27 (32.53%) MCSE
3 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (31.33%) MCITP
5 25 (30.12%) VMware
6 21 (25.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (24.10%) Citrix
7 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
8 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
9 17 (20.48%) Degree
10 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (19.28%) HP
11 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
11 14 (16.87%) Business Development
12 12 (14.46%) Windows Vista
12 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (14.46%) Fat Client
12 12 (14.46%) CCA
12 12 (14.46%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (14.46%) Thin Client
12 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
12 12 (14.46%) C
12 12 (14.46%) Project Management
12 12 (14.46%) Service Management
12 12 (14.46%) Firewall
13 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
14 10 (12.05%) Physics
14 10 (12.05%) Statistics
14 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (7.23%) Lync
2 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.20%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 10 (12.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle OLAP
1 4 (4.82%) MySQL
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.82%) OLAP
1 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.20%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.20%) JUnit
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
1 10 (12.05%) Military
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) OpenCV
2 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) RESTful
3 1 (1.20%) Spring
3 1 (1.20%) JSF
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) JSP
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) Flash
3 1 (1.20%) Mason
3 1 (1.20%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.20%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
2 12 (14.46%) Fat Client
2 12 (14.46%) Thin Client
3 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
4 10 (12.05%) Physics
4 10 (12.05%) Statistics
5 9 (10.84%) Kindle
6 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.61%) E-Learning
7 3 (3.61%) Social Media
8 1 (1.20%) GIS
8 1 (1.20%) AS400
8 1 (1.20%) iSeries
8 1 (1.20%) Open Source
8 1 (1.20%) Blog
8 1 (1.20%) Life Science
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (14.46%) Windows Vista
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.41%) UNIX
7 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Business Development
2 12 (14.46%) Project Management
2 12 (14.46%) Service Management
3 10 (12.05%) Image Processing
3 10 (12.05%) Machine Learning
3 10 (12.05%) Cyber Security
3 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (9.64%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.64%) Resource Management
5 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.23%) Coaching
7 6 (7.23%) ITIL
7 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.23%) TDD
7 6 (7.23%) Migration
8 5 (6.02%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) C
2 10 (12.05%) MATLAB
2 10 (12.05%) C++
3 7 (8.43%) SQL
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.61%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) MCSE
1 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (31.33%) MCITP
3 21 (25.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (20.48%) Degree
5 12 (14.46%) CCA
5 12 (14.46%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
6 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
7 9 (10.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) ISO 9001
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.05%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.20%) Legato
2 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.12%) VMware
3 20 (24.10%) Citrix
4 16 (19.28%) HP
5 9 (10.84%) Dell
5 9 (10.84%) IBM
5 9 (10.84%) Oracle
6 6 (7.23%) NetApp
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec
7 1 (1.20%) Siebel
7 1 (1.20%) Veritas
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) Juniper
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Sun
7 1 (1.20%) EMC
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
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