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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 59 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.18% 4.26% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 4.37% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 54
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £38,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
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
913 778 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.70% 97.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 804 705 873
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (29.73%) Windows
1 33 (29.73%) MCSE
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (29.73%) MCITP
2 32 (28.83%) Firewall
3 27 (24.32%) VMware
3 27 (24.32%) Citrix
3 27 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
5 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (21.62%) CCA
6 24 (21.62%) Citrix Certification
6 24 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (21.62%) Windows Vista
6 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (19.82%) Military
8 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
8 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
8 20 (18.02%) Statistical Analysis
8 20 (18.02%) MS Exchange
9 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
9 19 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 16 (14.41%) SQL
11 16 (14.41%) .NET
11 16 (14.41%) C#
11 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
11 16 (14.41%) Business Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.11%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.83%) Firewall
2 27 (24.32%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.01%) SAN
4 8 (7.21%) Internet
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.70%) DHCP
6 3 (2.70%) DNS
7 2 (1.80%) BGP
7 2 (1.80%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.80%) LAN
7 2 (1.80%) WAN
7 2 (1.80%) IPsec
7 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.80%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (19.82%) Military
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) .NET
1 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
1 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 10 (9.01%) OpenCV
3 7 (6.31%) CSS
3 7 (6.31%) HTML
4 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.90%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
2 14 (12.61%) Fat Client
2 14 (12.61%) Thin Client
3 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
4 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.21%) Physics
6 6 (5.41%) Statistics
6 6 (5.41%) Machine Learning
7 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.70%) Open Source
9 2 (1.80%) NHS
10 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (21.62%) Windows Vista
3 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.21%) Linux
5 5 (4.50%) Android
5 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.60%) UNIX
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Statistical Analysis
2 16 (14.41%) Business Development
3 13 (11.71%) Project Management
4 12 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (9.91%) Migration
6 10 (9.01%) Image Processing
7 9 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (6.31%) OO
9 6 (5.41%) B2B
9 6 (5.41%) OOP
9 6 (5.41%) Cyber Security
9 6 (5.41%) Predictive Modelling
10 5 (4.50%) Memory Management
10 5 (4.50%) SOA
11 4 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.60%) Network Design
12 3 (2.70%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (1.80%) Test Management
13 2 (1.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
1 16 (14.41%) C#
2 12 (10.81%) C
2 12 (10.81%) C++
3 10 (9.01%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) MATLAB
4 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.50%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.60%) Python
6 4 (3.60%) Perl
7 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.80%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (29.73%) MCSE
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (29.73%) MCITP
2 24 (21.62%) CCA
2 24 (21.62%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
4 18 (16.22%) SC Cleared
5 13 (11.71%) Degree
6 4 (3.60%) CCIE
6 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.80%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) SLA
1 2 (1.80%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.91%) vSphere
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.80%) Xen
5 2 (1.80%) XenApp
5 2 (1.80%) XenServer
5 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) VMware
1 27 (24.32%) Citrix
2 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.21%) HP
3 8 (7.21%) NetApp
4 5 (4.50%) Apple
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) F5
5 3 (2.70%) Juniper
5 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.80%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe
Southampton, Hampshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £39,242 - £46,786 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago