The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 5.65% 5.06% 10.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 5.06% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Average salary £90,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon 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
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 79 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 100.00% 100.00% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 104 73 99
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Consultant
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Abingdon

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon 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 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Veeam
4 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Network Design
4 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
4 5 (29.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (29.41%) Icinga
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) SMTP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) SMTP
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
1 5 (29.41%) OSPF
1 5 (29.41%) BGP
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) EDI
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Business Process Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Network Design
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Legato
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
1 5 (29.41%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (29.41%) Icinga
2 4 (23.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Juniper
1 5 (29.41%) CommVault
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
1 5 (29.41%) Veeam
1 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Open Text
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft