The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 53 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.92% 4.88% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 4.95% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 2
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 283 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.62% 98.61% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 230 276 188
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
Bedfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) CCDP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCSA
4 4 (33.33%) CCSE
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) MCTS
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) CCDP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCSA
2 4 (33.33%) CCSE
2 4 (33.33%) MCTS
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) VCAP
3 2 (16.67%) VTSP
3 2 (16.67%) VCDX
3 2 (16.67%) NCDA
3 2 (16.67%) NCIE
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
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