Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 62 36
Rank change year-on-year -39 -26 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 16 79 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.23% 4.57% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 4.75% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 67 80
Southampton median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £20,800 £32,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,625 £45,000 £56,400
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%

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 1,252 1,664 1,206
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.35% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 1,507 1,069
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SSCP
5 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) CAFM
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.25%) GDPR
6 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (6.25%) Data Science
6 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (6.25%) Power BI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) CAFM
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) SSCP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Epicor
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Infor
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) SAP