Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 303 320
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 16 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 28
South West median annual salary £37,500 £43,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% -5.43% -23.33%
10th Percentile £19,875 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £59,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10043 10599 11397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8318 8956 9646
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Wiltshire -13 6 £37,500 -13.79%
Devon - 4 - -
Bristol -31 3 £46,500 +16.25%
Gloucestershire +30 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Somerset - 1 £20,250 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Business Development
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Social Media
3 4 (25.00%) B2B
3 4 (25.00%) B2B Sales
4 3 (18.75%) CISM
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) CISA
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) SMS
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) COBIT
6 1 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Development
2 4 (25.00%) B2B
2 4 (25.00%) B2B Sales
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
3 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISM
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory