Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 34 50
Rank change year-on-year -27 +16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 80 85 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.57% 6.75% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 7.02% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 68 82 71
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - -20.93%
10th Percentile £32,125 £21,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £55,650 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -19.05%

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 1,686 1,211 1,388
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.11% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 1,074 1,274
Southampton median annual salary £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,625 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (47.50%) SQL
3 36 (45.00%) C#
3 36 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (43.75%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 35 (43.75%) Web Development
4 35 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 35 (43.75%) HTML
4 35 (43.75%) CSS
4 35 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (43.75%) MS Access
5 33 (41.25%) Unit Testing
6 28 (35.00%) Windows
7 25 (31.25%) Office 365
8 21 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (26.25%) VMware
9 20 (25.00%) Citrix
9 20 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 20 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (23.75%) SAN
11 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (21.25%) MCSE
12 17 (21.25%) XenApp
13 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (20.00%) CCA
13 16 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (10.00%) SAP
15 7 (8.75%) Coaching
16 6 (7.50%) vSphere

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 20 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SAP HR
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) SAP LE
2 3 (3.75%) SAP MM
2 3 (3.75%) SAP Retail
2 3 (3.75%) SAP SCM
2 3 (3.75%) SAP SD
2 3 (3.75%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) MS Access
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.25%) Advertising
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
2 1 (1.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) CSS
1 35 (43.75%) HTML
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 35 (43.75%) Test Scripting
1 35 (43.75%) Web Development
2 33 (41.25%) Unit Testing
3 7 (8.75%) Coaching
4 6 (7.50%) Time Management
5 5 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) CRM
6 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.75%) Logistics
6 3 (3.75%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (3.75%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.75%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (2.50%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (2.50%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.50%) Information Security
7 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.50%) Java
4 2 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (21.25%) MCSE
3 16 (20.00%) CCA
3 16 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (21.25%) XenApp
4 6 (7.50%) vSphere
5 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) VMware
3 20 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Apple
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Meraki
6 1 (1.25%) NetApp
6 1 (1.25%) Sage
6 1 (1.25%) Xero