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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 33 74 50
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 82 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.11% 2.30% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 2.38% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 50 17 31
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £16,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,600 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
1321 1345 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.44% 96.55% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1138 1002
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
(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 +38 73 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 36 (25.90%) German Language
2 32 (23.02%) ERP
3 29 (20.86%) Finance
4 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
5 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
6 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
7 23 (16.55%) Remedy
8 21 (15.11%) BMC
9 20 (14.39%) SAP
9 20 (14.39%) Windows
9 20 (14.39%) Remedy ITSM
9 20 (14.39%) Analytics
10 15 (10.79%) SQL
11 13 (9.35%) VMware
12 12 (8.63%) Degree
12 12 (8.63%) T-SQL
13 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
13 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
15 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (6.47%) Advertising
15 9 (6.47%) Linux
15 9 (6.47%) B2B
15 9 (6.47%) Active Directory
16 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (5.76%) DNS
16 8 (5.76%) Nagios
16 8 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (5.76%) Business Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (4.32%) Apache
2 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.16%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.16%) GoldMine
2 3 (2.16%) Infor CRM
2 3 (2.16%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.16%) Sage CRM
3 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.04%) Office 365
3 3 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) DNS
2 6 (4.32%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (4.32%) OpenVPN
3 5 (3.60%) DHCP
4 4 (2.88%) SAN
5 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.44%) VoIP
7 1 (0.72%) ExtremeXOS
7 1 (0.72%) LAN
7 1 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.32%) MySQL
3 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.60%) Big Data
5 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 36 (25.90%) German Language
2 29 (20.86%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) Advertising
4 5 (3.60%) Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Billing
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) WSH
2 2 (1.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (2.88%) AS400
4 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.16%) iPad
4 3 (2.16%) Replication
5 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Windows
2 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.47%) Linux
4 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.16%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) ERP
2 20 (14.39%) Analytics
3 10 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.47%) B2B
5 8 (5.76%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.32%) Coaching
6 6 (4.32%) Project Management
7 5 (3.60%) Business Transformation
7 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.60%) Presales
7 5 (3.60%) Six Sigma
7 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.88%) CRM
8 4 (2.88%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (2.88%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (2.88%) Software Delivery
9 3 (2.16%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.16%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.79%) SQL
2 12 (8.63%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.88%) Python
5 3 (2.16%) C
5 3 (2.16%) Java
5 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.44%) Perl
6 2 (1.44%) VB
7 1 (0.72%) C#
7 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.63%) Degree
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.88%) CCA
5 4 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.88%) MCSE
6 3 (2.16%) CBAP
6 3 (2.16%) VCP5
7 2 (1.44%) HND
7 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) Dovecot
2 6 (4.32%) KVM
2 6 (4.32%) QEMU
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.88%) XenApp
4 3 (2.16%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Nagios
2 6 (4.32%) Munin
2 6 (4.32%) Pacemaker
2 6 (4.32%) Puppet
2 6 (4.32%) SCCM
2 6 (4.32%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.44%) OpenView
3 2 (1.44%) OPNET
3 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.55%) Remedy
3 21 (15.11%) BMC
4 20 (14.39%) SAP
5 13 (9.35%) VMware
6 5 (3.60%) Citrix
7 4 (2.88%) IBM
8 3 (2.16%) Infor
8 3 (2.16%) Sage
8 3 (2.16%) Splunk
8 3 (2.16%) Twitter
9 2 (1.44%) CA
9 2 (1.44%) Cisco
9 2 (1.44%) F5
9 2 (1.44%) HP
9 2 (1.44%) Juniper
9 2 (1.44%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.72%) Compuware
10 1 (0.72%) NetScout
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Capgemini
Posted: 2 days ago
Pembrokeshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago