Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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

Consultant
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 29 61
Rank change year-on-year -42 +32 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 73 97 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.84% 7.57% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 7.86% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 68 111 64
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £46,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,844 1,234 1,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 96.33% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,665 1,095 1,411
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -2.41% +3.75%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 59 (80.82%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.79%) SQL
3 37 (50.68%) C#
3 37 (50.68%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (50.68%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (49.32%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 36 (49.32%) HTML
4 36 (49.32%) CSS
4 36 (49.32%) Unit Testing
4 36 (49.32%) Test Scripting
5 34 (46.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 34 (46.58%) MS Access
5 34 (46.58%) Web Development
6 20 (27.40%) Windows
7 19 (26.03%) Office 365
8 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
9 15 (20.55%) Citrix
10 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (19.18%) VMware
10 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (17.81%) MCSE
12 12 (16.44%) SAN
12 12 (16.44%) CCA
12 12 (16.44%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (16.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (16.44%) XenApp
12 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (13.70%) Coaching
15 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) Office 365
2 6 (8.22%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (46.58%) MS Access
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) CSS
1 36 (49.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (49.32%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 36 (49.32%) Test Scripting
2 36 (49.32%) Unit Testing
3 34 (46.58%) Web Development
4 10 (13.70%) Coaching
5 7 (9.59%) CRM
5 7 (9.59%) Time Management
6 6 (8.22%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (6.85%) Change Management
8 2 (2.74%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.74%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.74%) Information Security
8 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.37%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (1.37%) ERP
9 1 (1.37%) Presales
9 1 (1.37%) Service Design
9 1 (1.37%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 37 (50.68%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.81%) MCSE
3 12 (16.44%) CCA
3 12 (16.44%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (16.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
2 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.44%) XenApp
4 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.48%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (80.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Citrix
3 14 (19.18%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Meraki
5 1 (1.37%) NetApp
5 1 (1.37%) Sage
5 1 (1.37%) Xero