Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 68 79
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 107 87 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.62% 3.69% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 3.83% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 82 77 45
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £59,775 £55,000 £66,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,842 2,273 2,606
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.31% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,985 2,253
Wales median annual salary £39,425 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.13% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,260 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in Wales.

Salary trend for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Wales over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +28 97 £42,500 -5.56% 11
North Wales -7 3 £44,500 -31.54% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £30,500 -
Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (42.06%) SAP
2 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.04%) Windows
3 30 (28.04%) VMware
4 26 (24.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (19.63%) SAN
7 20 (18.69%) Citrix
7 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (18.69%) Hyper-V
7 20 (18.69%) XenApp
8 18 (16.82%) Office 365
8 18 (16.82%) CCA
8 18 (16.82%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (16.82%) MCSE
9 16 (14.95%) Finance
10 15 (14.02%) ERP
11 13 (12.15%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (11.21%) Linux
12 12 (11.21%) SQL
12 12 (11.21%) Windows Server
13 11 (10.28%) Business Development
13 11 (10.28%) SAP SRM
14 10 (9.35%) Marketing
15 9 (8.41%) DHCP
15 9 (8.41%) Sage
15 9 (8.41%) IBM
15 9 (8.41%) Shell Script

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 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (7.48%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.54%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.74%) CMS
5 3 (2.80%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.80%) GeoServer
5 3 (2.80%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) SAP SRM
2 9 (8.41%) Sage X3
3 8 (7.48%) SAP SD
4 4 (3.74%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.74%) SAP HR
4 4 (3.74%) SAP PM
5 3 (2.80%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.87%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.93%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.93%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.93%) SAP MRS
7 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.93%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.93%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.93%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) SAN
2 9 (8.41%) DHCP
3 7 (6.54%) DNS
3 7 (6.54%) HTTP
4 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.87%) Intranet
4 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.87%) LAN
4 2 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.87%) Skype
4 2 (1.87%) VLAN
4 2 (1.87%) Wireless
4 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (5.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (5.61%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.74%) SAP HANA
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.80%) GIS
4 3 (2.80%) MS Access
4 3 (2.80%) QGIS
5 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Marketing
3 8 (7.48%) Advertising
3 8 (7.48%) German Language
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Games
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Middleware
1 7 (6.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (3.74%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.87%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.93%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.93%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.93%) React
5 1 (0.93%) RESTful
5 1 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) iSeries
2 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Blog
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (11.21%) Linux
3 12 (11.21%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.54%) OS/400
4 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.93%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.02%) ERP
2 11 (10.28%) Business Development
3 9 (8.41%) DevOps
4 8 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.61%) Project Management
6 5 (4.67%) ITIL
6 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.80%) Business Analysis
7 3 (2.80%) CRM
7 3 (2.80%) Information Management
7 3 (2.80%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (1.87%) Logistics
8 2 (1.87%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.87%) Presales
8 2 (1.87%) Process Improvement
8 2 (1.87%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (1.87%) Source to Pay
8 2 (1.87%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) Shell Script
3 7 (6.54%) ABAP
3 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.54%) Python
4 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.87%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.87%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) Java
5 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (16.82%) CCA
3 18 (16.82%) Citrix Certification
3 18 (16.82%) MCSE
4 7 (6.54%) VCP5
5 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) MCP
System Software
1 24 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (18.69%) Hyper-V
2 20 (18.69%) XenApp
3 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (42.06%) SAP
2 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.04%) VMware
4 20 (18.69%) Citrix
5 9 (8.41%) IBM
5 9 (8.41%) Sage
6 7 (6.54%) Splunk
7 3 (2.80%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.87%) Ariba
8 2 (1.87%) Mitel
8 2 (1.87%) NetApp
8 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.93%) Dell
9 1 (0.93%) Epicor
9 1 (0.93%) Intel
9 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle
9 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.93%) Vyatta