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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 50 29 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.33% 3.43% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 3.62% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 56
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
656 802 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.19% 94.91% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 574 710 822
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (55.43%) VMware
2 38 (41.30%) Windows
3 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (38.04%) MCSE
6 31 (33.70%) HP
6 31 (33.70%) Hyper-V
6 31 (33.70%) Private Cloud
7 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 27 (29.35%) NetApp
8 27 (29.35%) vCloud
8 27 (29.35%) vSphere
9 25 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (26.09%) Office 365
10 24 (26.09%) Citrix
11 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (20.65%) MCSA
14 19 (20.65%) Cisco
15 18 (19.57%) SAN
16 17 (18.48%) Firewall
17 15 (16.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (16.30%) MCITP
18 14 (15.22%) Service Management
18 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
18 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
19 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
19 12 (13.04%) SQL Server

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
1 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.09%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (26.09%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) SAN
2 17 (18.48%) Firewall
3 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.52%) GSM
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.35%) NAS
6 2 (2.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.17%) IPsec
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
7 1 (1.09%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) Extranet
7 1 (1.09%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) WebEx
7 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) QlikView
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.09%) DB2
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) ERwin
2 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
1 5 (5.43%) Local Government
2 4 (4.35%) Marketing
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.35%) Games
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
2 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) HTML
1 2 (2.17%) CSS
1 2 (2.17%) SOAP
1 2 (2.17%) XML
1 2 (2.17%) LAMP
1 2 (2.17%) Ajax
1 2 (2.17%) JSON
1 2 (2.17%) Symfony
1 2 (2.17%) jQuery
1 2 (2.17%) RESTful
1 2 (2.17%) HTML5
1 2 (2.17%) Nutch
1 2 (2.17%) CSS3
1 2 (2.17%) Sass
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.70%) Private Cloud
2 8 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) IVR
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.30%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Phone
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.26%) Linux
9 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Service Management
2 8 (8.70%) ITIL
3 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.35%) ETL
5 4 (4.35%) Information Security
5 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 4 (4.35%) SIEM
5 4 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (3.26%) Analytics
6 3 (3.26%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (3.26%) SDLC
6 3 (3.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (3.26%) ERD
7 2 (2.17%) OWASP
7 2 (2.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (38.04%) MCSE
3 19 (20.65%) MCSA
4 15 (16.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (16.30%) MCITP
5 8 (8.70%) CCNA
5 8 (8.70%) CCA
5 8 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.52%) Degree
7 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.35%) CRISC
8 4 (4.35%) CISA
8 4 (4.35%) CISM
8 4 (4.35%) PCI QSA
8 4 (4.35%) CISSP
9 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (33.70%) Hyper-V
3 27 (29.35%) vSphere
3 27 (29.35%) vCloud
4 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.17%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
1 2 (2.17%) SCOM
1 2 (2.17%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.17%) Windows Intune
1 2 (2.17%) SCDPM
1 2 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.17%) SCSM
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (55.43%) VMware
2 31 (33.70%) HP
3 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 27 (29.35%) NetApp
5 24 (26.09%) Citrix
6 19 (20.65%) Cisco
7 5 (5.43%) SAP
7 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.26%) Tableau
8 3 (3.26%) Cognos
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.17%) Zend
9 2 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (1.09%) IBM
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Bonus, Pension, Health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago