Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 73 69 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.04% 5.11% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 5.26% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 69 74
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £53,200 £48,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £53,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.49% +18.33% -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 1403 1312 1342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.11% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1169 1201
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,900 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.73%) SQL
2 29 (39.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (38.36%) C#
4 27 (36.99%) HTML
4 27 (36.99%) CSS
4 27 (36.99%) Windows
4 27 (36.99%) MS Access
4 27 (36.99%) Web Development
5 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
5 25 (34.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 22 (30.14%) Office 365
7 21 (28.77%) VMware
8 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (27.40%) Unit Testing
8 20 (27.40%) SAN
9 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (24.66%) Citrix
11 17 (23.29%) XenApp
11 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
12 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (21.92%) CCA
12 16 (21.92%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (21.92%) MCSE
13 10 (13.70%) Degree
14 9 (12.33%) Project Management
15 8 (10.96%) SAP

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 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SAP HR
2 4 (5.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (4.11%) SAP LE
3 3 (4.11%) SAP MM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP Retail
3 3 (4.11%) SAP SCM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP SD
3 3 (4.11%) SAP WM
4 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.37%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) MS Access
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Back Office
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) CSS
1 27 (36.99%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Web Development
2 25 (34.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
3 20 (27.40%) Unit Testing
4 9 (12.33%) Project Management
5 7 (9.59%) Coaching
5 7 (9.59%) Time Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.11%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.11%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Logistics
7 3 (4.11%) Machine Learning
7 3 (4.11%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.11%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (2.74%) ERP
8 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) SQL
2 28 (38.36%) C#
3 8 (10.96%) VB.NET
4 7 (9.59%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.92%) CCA
2 16 (21.92%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (21.92%) MCSE
2 16 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (13.70%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (23.29%) XenApp
3 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.77%) VMware
3 18 (24.66%) Citrix
4 8 (10.96%) SAP
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 3 (4.11%) Apple
7 2 (2.74%) Sage
8 1 (1.37%) Xero