The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 42 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 61 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.75% 2.31% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 2.35% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 23
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1262 1320 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.21% 98.51% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1134 868
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +27 59 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 27 (33.75%) German Language
2 18 (22.50%) Finance
3 15 (18.75%) ERP
4 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.50%) Remedy
7 9 (11.25%) Linux
8 8 (10.00%) SAP
8 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.00%) BMC
9 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
9 7 (8.75%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (8.75%) Analytics
9 7 (8.75%) Nagios
9 7 (8.75%) Windows
9 7 (8.75%) Advertising
9 7 (8.75%) VMware
10 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (7.50%) MySQL
10 6 (7.50%) Apache
10 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
10 6 (7.50%) KVM
10 6 (7.50%) Puppet
10 6 (7.50%) Dovecot
10 6 (7.50%) OpenVPN
10 6 (7.50%) QEMU
10 6 (7.50%) Munin
10 6 (7.50%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (7.50%) Pacemaker
11 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 6 (7.50%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.75%) Lync
3 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (7.50%) OpenVPN
2 5 (6.25%) DHCP
2 5 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) MySQL
2 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
General
1 27 (33.75%) German Language
2 18 (22.50%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Advertising
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) WSH
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) AS400
3 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Social Network
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ERP
2 7 (8.75%) Analytics
3 5 (6.25%) Coaching
4 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.00%) Business Development
5 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.75%) Change Management
5 3 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.75%) Process Improvement
5 3 (3.75%) Six Sigma
5 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.50%) Data Enrichment
6 2 (2.50%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (2.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.50%) Presales
6 2 (2.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.50%) Java
4 2 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) COBOL
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.75%) VCP5
5 2 (2.50%) HND
6 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.50%) Dovecot
1 6 (7.50%) KVM
1 6 (7.50%) QEMU
2 3 (3.75%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Nagios
2 6 (7.50%) Munin
2 6 (7.50%) Pacemaker
2 6 (7.50%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.25%) OpenView
3 1 (1.25%) OPNET
3 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Remedy
2 8 (10.00%) BMC
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) SAP
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
4 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.25%) CA
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) Compuware
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Ipanema Technologies
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) NetQoS
6 1 (1.25%) NetScout
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 2 days ago
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