The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 73 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 6 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 0.58% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.61% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 14
Average salary £23,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
IT 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
666 819 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.66% 94.79% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 557 724 827
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Southampton region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Southampton

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Southampton

IT Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) MCITP
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Vista
2 11 (64.71%) Fat Client
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (64.71%) MCSE
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
2 11 (64.71%) CCA
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Thin Client
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Local Government
4 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.88%) IIS

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Thin Client
1 11 (64.71%) Fat Client
2 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Vista
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Phone
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) MCSE
1 11 (64.71%) CCA
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix Certification
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (64.71%) MCITP
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com