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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 23 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 70 62 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.11% 7.04% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.40% 7.35% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 62 60 23
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
946 843 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.04% 95.69% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 773 741 698
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (54.92%) VMware
1 67 (54.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (46.72%) MCSE
2 57 (46.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (36.07%) Office 365
4 43 (35.25%) Hyper-V
4 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
4 43 (35.25%) HP
5 41 (33.61%) NetApp
5 41 (33.61%) vSphere
5 41 (33.61%) vCloud
6 37 (30.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 37 (30.33%) Firewall
7 36 (29.51%) Windows
7 36 (29.51%) MCITP
8 29 (23.77%) Cisco
9 26 (21.31%) Citrix
9 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP
10 24 (19.67%) CCA
10 24 (19.67%) Citrix Certification
10 24 (19.67%) MS Excel
11 23 (18.85%) Thin Client
11 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (18.85%) Windows Vista
11 23 (18.85%) Fat Client
12 20 (16.39%) MCSA
13 16 (13.11%) SQL
14 15 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (10.66%) CCNA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.46%) Lync
2 2 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.82%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 24 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (4.92%) SAP SD
2 6 (4.92%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.46%) SAP WM
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (1.64%) Exchequer
4 2 (1.64%) Lawson
4 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.64%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.82%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 44 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 44 (36.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.33%) Firewall
2 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.64%) NAS
4 2 (1.64%) VPN
4 2 (1.64%) SAN
5 1 (0.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Ant
1 6 (4.92%) Subversion
1 6 (4.92%) Maven
2 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.82%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 6 (4.92%) French Language
1 6 (4.92%) German Language
1 6 (4.92%) Spanish Language
2 5 (4.10%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Games
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) .NET
2 8 (6.56%) Middleware
3 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (4.10%) Web Services
4 5 (4.10%) HTML
5 4 (3.28%) XML
5 4 (3.28%) CSS
5 4 (3.28%) SOAP
5 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.46%) WCF
6 3 (2.46%) RESTful
7 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.82%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.82%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.82%) Mason
8 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Thin Client
1 23 (18.85%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.74%) Life Science
3 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) Social Media
4 2 (1.64%) Kindle
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
4 2 (1.64%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.64%) CESG
4 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.51%) Windows
2 23 (18.85%) Windows Vista
2 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) UNIX
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.66%) Service Management
2 10 (8.20%) ERP
3 9 (7.38%) Project Management
4 8 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (5.74%) B2B
5 7 (5.74%) SOA
5 7 (5.74%) CRM
5 7 (5.74%) Data Management
6 6 (4.92%) Integration Testing
6 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (4.92%) Master Data Management
7 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.28%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.46%) TDD
9 3 (2.46%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.46%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.46%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) C#
3 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.46%) ABAP
6 2 (1.64%) Java
6 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (46.72%) MCSE
1 57 (46.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (30.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (29.51%) MCITP
4 24 (19.67%) CCA
4 24 (19.67%) Citrix Certification
5 20 (16.39%) MCSA
6 15 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (10.66%) CCNA
8 7 (5.74%) Degree
9 4 (3.28%) CISSP
10 2 (1.64%) CCDP
10 2 (1.64%) CCIE
10 2 (1.64%) CCNP
10 2 (1.64%) PCI QSA
10 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.64%) CRISC
10 2 (1.64%) CISA
10 2 (1.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) HL7
2 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (54.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (35.25%) Hyper-V
3 41 (33.61%) vSphere
3 41 (33.61%) vCloud
4 1 (0.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (54.92%) VMware
2 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
2 43 (35.25%) HP
3 41 (33.61%) NetApp
4 29 (23.77%) Cisco
5 26 (21.31%) Citrix
6 13 (10.66%) Oracle
7 12 (9.84%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) Sage
8 2 (1.64%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.82%) Veeam
9 1 (0.82%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.82%) ESRI
9 1 (0.82%) Apple
9 1 (0.82%) Siebel
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