The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Dorset
Rank 44 81 58
Rank change year-on-year +37 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 9 4 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.38% 0.56% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 0.57% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 29
Median salary £45,000 £56,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.35% +50.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £55,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £59,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 706 776
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.56% 98.88% 99.11%
Number of salaries quoted 331 533 672
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Dorset

Consultant
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Dorset

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Dorset over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Dorset

Consultant
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -2 2 £51,500 -6.36%
Bournemouth - 1 £19,750 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (37.04%) Advertising
3 9 (33.33%) Presales
4 8 (29.63%) Office 365
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (22.22%) ERP
7 5 (18.52%) CRM
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) Sage
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) SAN
8 4 (14.81%) Pegasus
8 4 (14.81%) Pegasus Opera
8 4 (14.81%) EMC
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 4 (14.81%) CCA
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (14.81%) CCEA
8 4 (14.81%) MCSE
8 4 (14.81%) MCSA
8 4 (14.81%) MCP
8 4 (14.81%) XenApp
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Pegasus Opera
1 4 (14.81%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) IaaS
4 2 (7.41%) OneDrive
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Skype
General
1 10 (37.04%) Advertising
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Presales
2 6 (22.22%) ERP
3 5 (18.52%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) AAT
2 4 (14.81%) CCA
2 4 (14.81%) CCEA
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCP
2 4 (14.81%) MCSA
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Sage
3 4 (14.81%) AppSense
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
3 4 (14.81%) Pegasus
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Nintex
4 1 (3.70%) SAP