The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 48 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 11 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.44% 3.00% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 3.05% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 1
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
313 295 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.81% 98.33% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 284 289 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bedford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCDP
4 7 (43.75%) CCSE
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security
5 6 (37.50%) MCTS
5 6 (37.50%) MCITP
5 6 (37.50%) Network Management
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) CCSA
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) MCSE
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (18.75%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (18.75%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Management
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNP
1 8 (50.00%) CCDP
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCSE
3 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) CCSA
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (37.50%) MCTS
3 6 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (18.75%) VCDX
4 3 (18.75%) NCDA
4 3 (18.75%) NCIE
4 3 (18.75%) VCAP
4 3 (18.75%) VTSP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Veeam
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