The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 12 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.97% 18.05% 14.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.38% 18.75% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 43
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 256 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.73% 96.24% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 134 194 218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Consultant
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 21 (55.26%) SAP
2 15 (39.47%) Logistics
2 15 (39.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (39.47%) SAP SCM
3 14 (36.84%) SAP MM
4 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
5 12 (31.58%) Business Analysis
5 12 (31.58%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) Advertising
6 10 (26.32%) ABAP
7 9 (23.68%) ERP
8 8 (21.05%) SAP PP
8 8 (21.05%) SAP SD
8 8 (21.05%) Supply Chain Management
8 8 (21.05%) PLM
8 8 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (21.05%) SAP PLM
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) SAP CO
10 6 (15.79%) Back Office
10 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.53%) X++
11 4 (10.53%) SQL
11 4 (10.53%) Project Management
11 4 (10.53%) Windows
11 4 (10.53%) Sage
12 3 (7.89%) EPoS
12 3 (7.89%) SAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (39.47%) SAP SCM
1 15 (39.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (36.84%) SAP MM
3 8 (21.05%) SAP PP
3 8 (21.05%) SAP SD
3 8 (21.05%) SAP PLM
3 8 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (15.79%) SAP CO
5 3 (7.89%) OpenWorks
6 2 (5.26%) Maximo
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (5.26%) Demantra
7 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) VLAN
2 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.26%) SAP BI
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Advertising
3 6 (15.79%) Back Office
4 3 (7.89%) Dutch Language
4 3 (7.89%) French Language
4 3 (7.89%) Italian Language
4 3 (7.89%) Norwegian Language
4 3 (7.89%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) EPoS
2 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Logistics
2 12 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) ERP
4 8 (21.05%) Supply Chain Management
4 8 (21.05%) PLM
5 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Master Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) ABAP
2 4 (10.53%) X++
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) SAP
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Sage
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) CommVault
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Brocade
6 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.63%) Sophos
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