Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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

Consultant
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 50 71
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 46 43 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.26% 3.75% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.91% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 53
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,375 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £56,400 £57,500 £65,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,280 1,099 1,706
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.84% 95.90% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 926 937 1,480
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,225
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £60,000 £57,775
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Wales.

Salary trend for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 43 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North Wales 0 2 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Dyfed - 1 £57,500 -
Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) Linux
4 14 (30.43%) IBM
4 14 (30.43%) Advertising
4 14 (30.43%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.09%) LAN
5 12 (26.09%) WAN
6 11 (23.91%) VPN
6 11 (23.91%) High Availability
6 11 (23.91%) Brocade
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle
7 10 (21.74%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (19.57%) HP
8 9 (19.57%) Dell
8 9 (19.57%) EMC
8 9 (19.57%) Firmware
8 9 (19.57%) SAN
8 9 (19.57%) Hitachi
8 9 (19.57%) NetApp
8 9 (19.57%) Veritas
8 9 (19.57%) NetBackup
8 9 (19.57%) Fibre Channel

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) LAN
1 12 (26.09%) WAN
2 11 (23.91%) VPN
3 9 (19.57%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (19.57%) SAN
4 5 (10.87%) BGP
4 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (10.87%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) OSPF
4 5 (10.87%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.17%) SD-WAN
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Advertising
2 14 (30.43%) Organisational Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Marketing
4 6 (13.04%) Public Sector
5 5 (10.87%) Public Speaking
6 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.52%) Social Skills
8 2 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (10.87%) IBM Storwize
3 5 (10.87%) iSeries
3 5 (10.87%) LPAR
3 5 (10.87%) Podcast
3 5 (10.87%) Social Media
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) CentOS
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) OS/400
3 5 (10.87%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) High Availability
2 10 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.22%) Business Development
4 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.04%) CRM
5 6 (13.04%) Network Design
6 5 (10.87%) Commercial Awareness
6 5 (10.87%) Content Strategy
6 5 (10.87%) Innovative Thinking
6 5 (10.87%) Lead Generation
6 5 (10.87%) Service Management
6 5 (10.87%) Time Management
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) Presales
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) RPG
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.87%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCIE
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CISA
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) CRISC
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.57%) Firmware
3 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 5 (10.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) IBM
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.91%) Brocade
5 10 (21.74%) Oracle
6 9 (19.57%) Dell
6 9 (19.57%) EMC
6 9 (19.57%) Hitachi
6 9 (19.57%) HP
6 9 (19.57%) NetApp
6 9 (19.57%) Veritas
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.87%) Avaya
8 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
8 5 (10.87%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (10.87%) F5
8 5 (10.87%) Juniper
8 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.87%) Vyatta