The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 32 53 33
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 41 33 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.69% 4.14% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 4.20% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 53
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 591 785 951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.41% 98.37% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 543 749 729
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Southampton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (48.35%) Windows
3 43 (47.25%) MS Excel
4 32 (35.16%) C#
5 27 (29.67%) VMware
6 26 (28.57%) Degree
6 26 (28.57%) Citrix
6 26 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (27.47%) Hyper-V
7 25 (27.47%) Office 365
7 25 (27.47%) MCSE
7 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (27.47%) SAN
8 24 (26.37%) CCA
8 24 (26.37%) Citrix Certification
8 24 (26.37%) HTML
8 24 (26.37%) CSS
8 24 (26.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (26.37%) XenApp
9 20 (21.98%) Web Development
9 20 (21.98%) Test Scripting
9 20 (21.98%) Java
9 20 (21.98%) SQL
10 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.68%) C++
11 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
12 16 (17.58%) MS Access
12 16 (17.58%) Creative Problem-Solving

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (47.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SAP BPC
1 5 (5.49%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.49%) SAP FI-AP
1 5 (5.49%) SAP FI-AR
1 5 (5.49%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.10%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) SAN
2 5 (5.49%) Wireless
3 4 (4.40%) Network Security
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.30%) LAN
4 3 (3.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.20%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.10%) Firewall
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) MS Access
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Automotive
2 6 (6.59%) Military
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) CSS
1 24 (26.37%) HTML
2 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
2 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
2 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.89%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.59%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.10%) CESG
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.35%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (9.89%) Android
3 9 (9.89%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.89%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Test Scripting
1 20 (21.98%) Web Development
2 16 (17.58%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 15 (16.48%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) Coaching
5 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.79%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (8.79%) Time Management
7 6 (6.59%) Computer Vision
7 6 (6.59%) Image Processing
7 6 (6.59%) Machine Learning
7 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.49%) Change Management
8 5 (5.49%) Presales
8 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.40%) Information Security
10 3 (3.30%) Physics
10 3 (3.30%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.30%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (2.20%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) C#
2 20 (21.98%) Java
2 20 (21.98%) SQL
3 17 (18.68%) C++
4 11 (12.09%) C
5 9 (9.89%) Objective-C
6 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.59%) Python
6 6 (6.59%) VBScript
7 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) Degree
2 25 (27.47%) MCSE
2 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (26.37%) CCA
3 24 (26.37%) Citrix Certification
3 24 (26.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) MCSA
6 6 (6.59%) PhD
6 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.40%) CISSP
8 3 (3.30%) CCNP
8 3 (3.30%) CCSE
8 3 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.20%) CISA
9 2 (2.20%) CISM
9 2 (2.20%) CISMP
9 2 (2.20%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) COBIT
2 2 (2.20%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (27.47%) Hyper-V
3 24 (26.37%) XenApp
4 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) vCloud
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.67%) VMware
3 26 (28.57%) Citrix
4 9 (9.89%) Apple
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco
5 5 (5.49%) SAP
6 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.30%) F5
6 3 (3.30%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) NetApp
7 1 (1.10%) Sage
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