The median annual salary for a IT Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

IT Consultant
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 239 233
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 7 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 12
Median salary £45,000 £61,250 £51,576
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.53% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £23,750 £50,158
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  

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 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
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 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in the South West

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in the South West

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in the South West

IT 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 IT Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire +15 5 £47,500 -26.92%
Bristol -3 1 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Dorset - 1 £19,750 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) VPN
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
1 9 (69.23%) Dell
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
1 9 (69.23%) SonicWALL
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) SaaS
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Replication
4 2 (15.38%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Draytek

IT 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DSL
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
1 7 (53.85%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO22301
1 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
1 1 (7.69%) ISO27005
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Dell
1 9 (69.23%) SonicWALL
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Draytek
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) Veeam
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas
2 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
2 2 (15.38%) ZyXEL
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago