The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 14 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 20 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.15% 13.13% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.93% 13.39% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 5
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
183 254 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 92.89% 98.07% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 152 182 364
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Bedford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 34 (62.96%) Presales
2 33 (61.11%) Firewall
3 28 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (51.85%) Cisco
3 28 (51.85%) CCNP
3 28 (51.85%) CCDP
4 27 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
5 26 (48.15%) LAN
5 26 (48.15%) WAN
5 26 (48.15%) TCP/IP
6 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
6 25 (46.30%) OSPF
6 25 (46.30%) BGP
6 25 (46.30%) Network Security
6 25 (46.30%) Spanning Tree
7 24 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (42.59%) tcpdump
8 23 (42.59%) Wireshark
9 21 (38.89%) F5
10 19 (35.19%) Load Balancing
11 18 (33.33%) Network Management
12 16 (29.63%) CCSA
12 16 (29.63%) CCSE
12 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
13 15 (27.78%) MS Visio
14 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
14 11 (20.37%) CISSP
14 11 (20.37%) CISA
14 11 (20.37%) CISM

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.85%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
3 10 (18.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) Firewall
2 27 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (48.15%) LAN
3 26 (48.15%) TCP/IP
3 26 (48.15%) WAN
4 25 (46.30%) BGP
4 25 (46.30%) Network Security
4 25 (46.30%) OSPF
4 25 (46.30%) Spanning Tree
5 23 (42.59%) tcpdump
5 23 (42.59%) Wireshark
6 11 (20.37%) BIG-IP
7 7 (12.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (12.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) Flash
3 2 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.52%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.56%) iSeries
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) AS400
4 2 (3.70%) LPAR
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) OS/400
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) AIX
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Presales
2 24 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (35.19%) Load Balancing
4 18 (33.33%) Network Management
5 11 (20.37%) Information Security
6 10 (18.52%) Data Security
6 10 (18.52%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.81%) Information Governance
8 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.26%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Time Management
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL
11 3 (5.56%) High Availability
12 2 (3.70%) B2B
12 2 (3.70%) Change Management
13 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
13 1 (1.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) CCDP
1 28 (51.85%) CCNP
1 28 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.63%) CCSA
2 16 (29.63%) CCSE
3 11 (20.37%) CISA
3 11 (20.37%) CISM
3 11 (20.37%) CISSP
4 8 (14.81%) PCI QSA
5 6 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) VCP5
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Linux-HA
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Cisco
2 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) F5
5 4 (7.41%) CA
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Intel
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Lotus
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) VMware
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