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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 82 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 20 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.54% 2.64% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.79% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 44
Average salary £35,750 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £36,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,450 £68,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1255 1220 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.91% 94.79% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1091 965
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £23,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 20 £35,750 -10.62% 7
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 18 (43.90%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 13 (31.71%) Cisco
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.83%) Citrix
7 10 (24.39%) Juniper
7 10 (24.39%) Lync
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (21.95%) Avaya
8 9 (21.95%) Tandberg
8 9 (21.95%) XMPP
9 8 (19.51%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
9 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
10 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (17.07%) AS400
10 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
10 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
11 6 (14.63%) WebSphere

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 10 (24.39%) Lync
2 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (12.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DHCP
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) AS400
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) FMCG
4 2 (4.88%) iSeries
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.20%) Change Control
3 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Business Development
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.44%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.44%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) VB
3 4 (9.76%) VB6
3 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (12.20%) MCP
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) CCNA
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.44%) VCP5
7 1 (2.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.88%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) Firmware
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) OPNET
2 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 11 (26.83%) Citrix
5 10 (24.39%) Juniper
6 9 (21.95%) Avaya
6 9 (21.95%) Tandberg
7 6 (14.63%) IBM
8 4 (9.76%) SAP
8 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (4.88%) HP
10 1 (2.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) Compuware
10 1 (2.44%) NetScout
10 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.44%) BMC
10 1 (2.44%) CA
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.44%) Sage
10 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
South Wales
Rockwool
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Rockwool
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £0 - £17000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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