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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 38 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 45 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.87% 7.83% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 7.90% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 40 62 57
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
758 911 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.83% 99.13% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 708 747 760
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 55 (74.32%) VMware
2 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
3 37 (50.00%) Office 365
4 36 (48.65%) Citrix
5 32 (43.24%) HP
5 32 (43.24%) Windows
5 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
6 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (39.19%) MS Exchange
7 28 (37.84%) MS Excel
7 28 (37.84%) MCSE
7 28 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (37.84%) SAN
7 28 (37.84%) vSphere
8 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (32.43%) Hyper-V
9 24 (32.43%) NetApp
9 24 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (32.43%) vCloud
9 24 (32.43%) Private Cloud
10 20 (27.03%) Cisco
11 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (22.97%) CCNA
12 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
12 17 (22.97%) XenApp
12 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
13 15 (20.27%) MCSA
13 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2013
1 29 (39.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (37.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) Office 365
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.84%) SAN
2 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.70%) GSM
4 2 (2.70%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (9.46%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) DCOM
2 1 (1.35%) COM
2 1 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Private Cloud
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) iPad
3 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.41%) Physics
4 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Economics
5 1 (1.35%) CESG
5 1 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Windows
1 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
1 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Service Management
2 7 (9.46%) Presales
2 7 (9.46%) Project Management
3 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (5.41%) Information Security
3 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
3 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
3 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
3 4 (5.41%) Test Management
3 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
4 3 (4.05%) Business Development
4 3 (4.05%) Open Source
5 2 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) MCSE
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (22.97%) CCNA
4 15 (20.27%) MCSA
5 14 (18.92%) MCITP
5 14 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (10.81%) Degree
7 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.05%) CCDA
8 3 (4.05%) CCDP
8 3 (4.05%) CCNP
9 1 (1.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.35%) CCFP
9 1 (1.35%) CCSP
9 1 (1.35%) CISSP
9 1 (1.35%) CLAS
9 1 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (37.84%) vSphere
2 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (32.43%) Hyper-V
3 24 (32.43%) vCloud
4 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
4 17 (22.97%) XenApp
4 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 55 (74.32%) VMware
2 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
3 36 (48.65%) Citrix
4 32 (43.24%) HP
5 24 (32.43%) NetApp
6 20 (27.03%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.41%) Capita
7 4 (5.41%) SAP
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