The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 38 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 44 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.19% 6.03% 5.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 6.19% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 44
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £56,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 872 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.81% 97.32% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 709 822 817
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
Hampshire

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 1 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.08%) Mathematics
3 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (23.96%) MCSE
4 22 (22.92%) Windows
4 22 (22.92%) MCITP
5 21 (21.88%) Business Development
6 19 (19.79%) Military
6 19 (19.79%) HP
7 18 (18.75%) VMware
7 18 (18.75%) Degree
8 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
8 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
8 17 (17.71%) Active Directory
9 16 (16.67%) C
10 14 (14.58%) MATLAB
10 14 (14.58%) Project Management
10 14 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (14.58%) C++
10 14 (14.58%) Image Processing
10 14 (14.58%) OpenCV
11 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V
11 13 (13.54%) SQL
11 13 (13.54%) Citrix
11 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
12 12 (12.50%) Service Management
12 12 (12.50%) Internet
12 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 12 (12.50%) Relational Database

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (9.38%) Lync
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) Internet
2 8 (8.33%) Firewall
3 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) DHCP
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
2 4 (4.17%) OLAP
2 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (19.79%) Military
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) OpenCV
2 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) Spring
4 1 (1.04%) JSF
4 1 (1.04%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (1.04%) Flash
4 1 (1.04%) J2EE
4 1 (1.04%) JSP
4 1 (1.04%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Mathematics
2 12 (12.50%) Statistics
2 12 (12.50%) Physics
2 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.25%) Kindle
5 5 (5.21%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.21%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.08%) Open Source
7 1 (1.04%) GIS
7 1 (1.04%) AS400
7 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.04%) Social Media
7 1 (1.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) UNIX
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) Linux
7 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Business Development
2 14 (14.58%) Project Management
2 14 (14.58%) Image Processing
3 12 (12.50%) Service Management
3 12 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 12 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 11 (11.46%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (9.38%) Migration
5 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
7 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.25%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) B2B
8 5 (5.21%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) C
2 14 (14.58%) MATLAB
2 14 (14.58%) C++
3 13 (13.54%) SQL
4 8 (8.33%) C#
5 6 (6.25%) Java
6 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.17%) Python
8 3 (3.13%) Perl
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
9 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (23.96%) MCSE
2 22 (22.92%) MCITP
3 18 (18.75%) Degree
4 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
4 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
5 14 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (9.38%) MCSA
7 5 (5.21%) CCA
7 5 (5.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 6 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (17.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.38%) vSphere
4 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.04%) Legato
2 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) HP
3 18 (18.75%) VMware
4 13 (13.54%) Citrix
5 9 (9.38%) Dell
5 9 (9.38%) IBM
5 9 (9.38%) NetApp
6 7 (7.29%) Oracle
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco
8 1 (1.04%) Symantec
8 1 (1.04%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) Sun
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Juniper
8 1 (1.04%) JBoss
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 6 days ago