Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Consultant
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 57 80
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 98 83 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.24% 4.30% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.40% 4.37% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 74 43
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £58,650 £55,000 £67,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,325 1,898 2,288
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.86% 98.34% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,699 1,992
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,925 £22,500 £21,251
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,700
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Consultant in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in South Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +25 59 £45,000 - 2
Cardiff +11 28 £38,500 -16.76% 9
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £46,250 -
Consultant
Wales

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 South Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 41 (41.84%) SAP
2 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.63%) VMware
4 27 (27.55%) Windows
5 26 (26.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (22.45%) SAN
8 21 (21.43%) Citrix
8 21 (21.43%) XenApp
8 21 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (18.37%) CCA
10 18 (18.37%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (18.37%) MCSE
10 18 (18.37%) Office 365
10 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (16.33%) Finance
12 13 (13.27%) ERP
13 11 (11.22%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (11.22%) Business Development
13 11 (11.22%) SAP SRM
14 10 (10.20%) Marketing
14 10 (10.20%) SQL
15 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
15 9 (9.18%) IBM
15 9 (9.18%) Sage
15 9 (9.18%) Linux
15 9 (9.18%) iSeries
15 9 (9.18%) DevOps

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
4 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.02%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) SAP SRM
2 9 (9.18%) Sage X3
3 8 (8.16%) SAP SD
4 4 (4.08%) SAP FI
4 4 (4.08%) SAP HR
4 4 (4.08%) SAP PM
5 2 (2.04%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.04%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.02%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.02%) SAP MRS
6 1 (1.02%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) SAN
2 7 (7.14%) DHCP
2 7 (7.14%) DNS
2 7 (7.14%) HTTP
3 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.06%) Skype
4 2 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.12%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.08%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.02%) GIS
5 1 (1.02%) MS Access
5 1 (1.02%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Marketing
3 8 (8.16%) Advertising
3 8 (8.16%) German Language
4 2 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Middleware
1 7 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.02%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.02%) React
2 1 (1.02%) RESTful
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.02%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) iSeries
2 2 (2.04%) Blog
2 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.14%) OS/400
4 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.02%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) ERP
2 11 (11.22%) Business Development
3 9 (9.18%) DevOps
4 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL
7 3 (3.06%) Presales
7 3 (3.06%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.04%) CRM
8 2 (2.04%) EAM
8 2 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.04%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (2.04%) Project Management
8 2 (2.04%) Source to Pay
9 1 (1.02%) Logistics
9 1 (1.02%) OO
9 1 (1.02%) OOP
9 1 (1.02%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
3 7 (7.14%) ABAP
3 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.04%) C#
5 2 (2.04%) Java
5 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (18.37%) CCA
3 18 (18.37%) Citrix Certification
3 18 (18.37%) MCSE
4 7 (7.14%) VCP5
5 3 (3.06%) Degree
6 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 21 (21.43%) XenApp
3 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (41.84%) SAP
2 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.63%) VMware
4 21 (21.43%) Citrix
5 9 (9.18%) IBM
5 9 (9.18%) Sage
6 7 (7.14%) Splunk
7 2 (2.04%) Ariba
7 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) Dell
8 1 (1.02%) Epicor
8 1 (1.02%) Intel
8 1 (1.02%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.02%) Vyatta