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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 40 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.61% 9.76% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 9.89% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 4
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
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
192 283 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.97% 98.61% 99.63%
Number of salaries quoted 171 244 239
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 29 July 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (59.26%) Cisco
1 16 (59.26%) CCNP
1 16 (59.26%) CCDP
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (55.56%) F5
2 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 14 (51.85%) OSPF
3 14 (51.85%) BGP
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) Spanning Tree
3 14 (51.85%) Network Security
4 12 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 12 (44.44%) tcpdump
5 11 (40.74%) Network Management
5 11 (40.74%) Presales
5 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
5 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (40.74%) BIG-IP
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
7 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
8 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (25.93%) CCSE
8 7 (25.93%) CCSA
9 6 (22.22%) Driving Licence

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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) BGP
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) Network Security
3 14 (51.85%) OSPF
3 14 (51.85%) Spanning Tree
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) tcpdump
4 12 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 11 (40.74%) BIG-IP
6 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) GIS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.41%) LPAR
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
1 11 (40.74%) Network Management
1 11 (40.74%) Presales
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) B2B
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.41%) High Availability
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CCDP
1 16 (59.26%) CCNP
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCSA
2 7 (25.93%) CCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Linux-HA
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) F5
3 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) CA
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) ESRI