The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Consultant
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 72 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 260 204 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.89% 3.90% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 3.99% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 181 131 259
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5162 5111 5787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.08% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 4330 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the South West

Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Consultant in the South West

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the South West

Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Gloucestershire +13 83 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Bristol -18 75 £45,000 -25.00% 18
Somerset +27 38 £70,000 +43.58% 3
Wiltshire -25 26 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Cornwall +7 15 £24,500 -53.33% 1
Devon +6 10 £28,250 -19.28%
Dorset +9 6 £55,000 +18.27% 2
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South West region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 159 (34.49%) Security Cleared
2 135 (29.28%) C
3 104 (22.56%) Project Management
3 104 (22.56%) Degree
4 93 (20.17%) DV Cleared
5 91 (19.74%) SC Cleared
5 91 (19.74%) Microsoft
6 75 (16.27%) Business Development
7 74 (16.05%) Finance
8 56 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (11.50%) Management Information System
10 50 (10.85%) SQL
11 48 (10.41%) ITIL
11 48 (10.41%) Windows
12 44 (9.54%) Marketing
13 42 (9.11%) Change Management
13 42 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (8.68%) Information Security
14 40 (8.68%) JavaScript
14 40 (8.68%) Business Analysis
14 40 (8.68%) Presales
15 38 (8.24%) SAP
15 38 (8.24%) Risk Management
16 37 (8.03%) Cybersecurity
17 35 (7.59%) Mentoring
18 33 (7.16%) Time Management
19 31 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (6.29%) CISSP
21 28 (6.07%) Cisco
21 28 (6.07%) Telecoms

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.52%) Apache Pig
3 7 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.08%) IIS
4 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.65%) WordPress
6 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) InDesign
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.82%) SAP MM
3 10 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (1.74%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.87%) Maximo
6 4 (0.87%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.87%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.65%) Magento
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.65%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.65%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (0.65%) SAP FI-AR
7 3 (0.65%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.43%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.07%) Office 365
3 20 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.39%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.95%) SaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.34%) Wireless
2 17 (3.69%) Internet
3 14 (3.04%) Firewall
4 10 (2.17%) SAN
5 8 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (1.52%) VoIP
7 6 (1.30%) LAN
7 6 (1.30%) VPN
8 5 (1.08%) ADSL
8 5 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.08%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (1.08%) GPON
8 5 (1.08%) Intranet
8 5 (1.08%) Multicast
8 5 (1.08%) NAS
8 5 (1.08%) VDSL
8 5 (1.08%) WAN
9 3 (0.65%) Skype
9 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.42%) Relational Database
2 20 (4.34%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 15 (3.25%) GIS
5 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.82%) Big Data
7 9 (1.95%) Geospatial Data
8 8 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.52%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.08%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.08%) Spatial Data
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.65%) MySQL
12 3 (0.65%) Power BI
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.43%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 16 (3.47%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.52%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 74 (16.05%) Finance
2 44 (9.54%) Marketing
3 28 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.34%) Banking
5 19 (4.12%) Advertising
6 17 (3.69%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.25%) Legal
7 15 (3.25%) Retail
8 12 (2.60%) Electronics
8 12 (2.60%) Local Government
9 9 (1.95%) Games
10 8 (1.74%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.65%) German Language
11 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.77%) .NET
2 14 (3.04%) ASP.NET
2 14 (3.04%) HTML
3 9 (1.95%) CSS
4 8 (1.74%) Hibernate
4 8 (1.74%) Spring
5 7 (1.52%) EJB
5 7 (1.52%) J2EE
5 7 (1.52%) Java EE
5 7 (1.52%) STL
6 4 (0.87%) Middleware
6 4 (0.87%) XML
7 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.22%) BAPI
8 1 (0.22%) Kafka
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.39%) User Experience
4 10 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.17%) Social Media
5 8 (1.74%) CESG
6 6 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.08%) IPTV
7 5 (1.08%) SCADA
8 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.65%) iPad
8 3 (0.65%) NHS
8 3 (0.65%) PKI
9 2 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.41%) Windows
2 17 (3.69%) Linux
2 17 (3.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.17%) Unix
4 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.74%) Android
5 8 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.87%) AIX
6 4 (0.87%) HPUX
7 3 (0.65%) Solaris
7 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (22.56%) Project Management
2 75 (16.27%) Business Development
3 56 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (10.41%) ITIL
5 42 (9.11%) Change Management
5 42 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (8.68%) Business Analysis
6 40 (8.68%) Information Security
6 40 (8.68%) Presales
7 38 (8.24%) Risk Management
8 37 (8.03%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (7.59%) Mentoring
10 33 (7.16%) Time Management
11 28 (6.07%) Target Operating Model
12 27 (5.86%) Customer Requirements
12 27 (5.86%) MODAF
13 26 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (5.64%) PRINCE2
14 25 (5.42%) CRM
15 23 (4.99%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 135 (29.28%) C
2 50 (10.85%) SQL
3 40 (8.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.86%) C#
5 26 (5.64%) Java
6 18 (3.90%) C++
7 17 (3.69%) Python
8 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.08%) ABAP
10 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.22%) Perl
12 1 (0.22%) R
12 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 159 (34.49%) Security Cleared
2 104 (22.56%) Degree
3 93 (20.17%) DV Cleared
4 91 (19.74%) SC Cleared
5 29 (6.29%) CISSP
6 19 (4.12%) CESG Certified Professional
7 18 (3.90%) CISM
8 16 (3.47%) CIMA
9 15 (3.25%) CIPD
9 15 (3.25%) MBA
10 12 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.39%) CCNP
12 9 (1.95%) APMP
12 9 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.95%) ISTQB
12 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.74%) ISEB
14 7 (1.52%) CHECK Team Member
14 7 (1.52%) MCSE
15 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (1.74%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.52%) COBIT
5 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.08%) SLA
6 4 (0.87%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.43%) QA
8 2 (0.43%) RMADS
9 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.22%) PMO
9 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.65%) Firmware
4 3 (0.65%) MetaFrame
4 3 (0.65%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Ansible
1 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.43%) Puppet
1 2 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.24%) SAP
3 28 (6.07%) Cisco
4 21 (4.56%) VMware
5 19 (4.12%) Citrix
6 10 (2.17%) HP
6 10 (2.17%) SonicWALL
7 9 (1.95%) Nintex
7 9 (1.95%) Oracle
7 9 (1.95%) Remedy
8 6 (1.30%) Dell
8 6 (1.30%) ESRI
9 5 (1.08%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.08%) Aruba
9 5 (1.08%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.08%) Juniper
10 4 (0.87%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (0.87%) IBM
10 4 (0.87%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (0.87%) Ubiquiti
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 95000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + Flexi-Time & Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £18000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Grafham Walbancke
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Great Culture & Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Pcubed
Salary: Competitive salaries dependent upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20,837 per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 20% comms + gym, healthcare, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Business Doctors
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Great Culture & Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Great Culture & Training
Posted: 6 days ago