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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 55 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 31 58 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.62% 6.56% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 6.72% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 56 47
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 £33,175 £35,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £60,100
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
815 863 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.10% 97.62% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 723 823 793
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 £21,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.95%) Windows
3 25 (29.76%) MCSE
3 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (28.57%) MCITP
5 22 (26.19%) VMware
5 22 (26.19%) Mathematics
6 18 (21.43%) Degree
6 18 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (20.24%) HP
7 17 (20.24%) Citrix
7 17 (20.24%) Business Development
8 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 13 (15.48%) C
9 13 (15.48%) Military
9 13 (15.48%) Project Management
9 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
9 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
9 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 12 (14.29%) Service Management
11 11 (13.10%) MATLAB
11 11 (13.10%) Internet
11 11 (13.10%) C++
11 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
11 11 (13.10%) Physics
11 11 (13.10%) Statistics
11 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
11 11 (13.10%) Image Processing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (8.33%) Lync
2 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) SAS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Internet
2 10 (11.90%) Firewall
3 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.76%) OLAP
2 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (4.76%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) QlikView
3 1 (1.19%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JUnit
1 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) Android Studio
General
1 13 (15.48%) Military
2 9 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) OpenCV
2 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.19%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) JSP
4 1 (1.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) Flash
4 1 (1.19%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.19%) Spring
4 1 (1.19%) JSF
4 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Mathematics
2 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.10%) Physics
3 11 (13.10%) Statistics
4 9 (10.71%) Thin Client
4 9 (10.71%) Fat Client
4 9 (10.71%) Kindle
5 3 (3.57%) Social Media
5 3 (3.57%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) iSeries
7 1 (1.19%) Open Source
7 1 (1.19%) GIS
7 1 (1.19%) AS400
7 1 (1.19%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.95%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Vista
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Business Development
2 13 (15.48%) Project Management
3 12 (14.29%) Service Management
4 11 (13.10%) Image Processing
4 11 (13.10%) Machine Learning
4 11 (13.10%) Cyber Security
5 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.52%) Resource Management
6 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (8.33%) Migration
8 6 (7.14%) ITIL
9 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.95%) B2B
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.95%) Predictive Modelling
9 5 (5.95%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) C
2 11 (13.10%) C++
2 11 (13.10%) MATLAB
3 7 (8.33%) SQL
4 6 (7.14%) Java
5 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) MCSE
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (28.57%) MCITP
3 18 (21.43%) Degree
3 18 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
4 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.71%) MCSA
5 9 (10.71%) CCA
5 9 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 9 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.19%) Legato
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) VMware
3 17 (20.24%) Citrix
3 17 (20.24%) HP
4 9 (10.71%) Dell
4 9 (10.71%) IBM
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 7 (8.33%) NetApp
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) EMC
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Sun
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) Symantec
7 1 (1.19%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 13 days ago