The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 52 46 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 36 54 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.03% 4.86% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 4.98% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 8
Median salary £60,000 £53,750 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
844 1085 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.41% 97.66% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 760 931 1029
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -4 13 £55,000 - 1
Dunstable - 9 £60,000 -
Luton +16 4 £60,000 +37.14%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 46 (46.94%) Presales
2 39 (39.80%) Cisco
3 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 29 (29.59%) Firewall
5 27 (27.55%) CCNP
5 27 (27.55%) CCDP
5 27 (27.55%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (26.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (25.51%) Network Security
7 25 (25.51%) CheckPoint
7 25 (25.51%) LAN
7 25 (25.51%) WAN
7 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
8 24 (24.49%) OSPF
8 24 (24.49%) BGP
8 24 (24.49%) F5
8 24 (24.49%) Spanning Tree
9 23 (23.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (21.43%) Data Security
10 21 (21.43%) Load Balancing
11 20 (20.41%) Wireshark
11 20 (20.41%) tcpdump
12 19 (19.39%) Network Management
13 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
13 18 (18.37%) Oracle
14 16 (16.33%) Unix
14 16 (16.33%) MS Visio
14 16 (16.33%) CCSA
14 16 (16.33%) CCSE
15 15 (15.31%) SAP

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (6.12%) MQSeries
1 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.14%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) DOC1
5 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.02%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) SAP CS
2 6 (6.12%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.04%) Exstream
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.04%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.04%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.04%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.02%) Finacle
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.02%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) Firewall
2 26 (26.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (25.51%) LAN
3 25 (25.51%) Network Security
3 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
3 25 (25.51%) WAN
4 24 (24.49%) BGP
4 24 (24.49%) OSPF
4 24 (24.49%) Spanning Tree
5 20 (20.41%) tcpdump
5 20 (20.41%) Wireshark
6 12 (12.24%) BIG-IP
7 7 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.04%) LDAP
8 2 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.27%) Banking
2 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.18%) Finance
4 2 (2.04%) Billing
4 2 (2.04%) French Language
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) J2EE
3 3 (3.06%) EDI
4 2 (2.04%) Flash
4 2 (2.04%) REST
4 2 (2.04%) RESTful
4 2 (2.04%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.04%) SOAP
4 2 (2.04%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.14%) AS400
4 7 (7.14%) Fintech
4 7 (7.14%) iSeries
5 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.04%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Unix
2 14 (14.29%) Linux
3 11 (11.22%) Solaris
4 7 (7.14%) OS/400
5 6 (6.12%) Windows
6 2 (2.04%) AIX
6 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) Presales
2 23 (23.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (21.43%) Data Security
3 21 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 19 (19.39%) Network Management
5 14 (14.29%) Information Security
6 12 (12.24%) ERP
6 12 (12.24%) TOGAF
7 9 (9.18%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (9.18%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.16%) Service Management
9 6 (6.12%) ITIL
10 5 (5.10%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.10%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (5.10%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.10%) Information Governance
10 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) Perl
1 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.20%) SQL
3 7 (7.14%) Java
4 6 (6.12%) RPG
5 4 (4.08%) C#
5 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.06%) VB
6 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) CCDP
1 27 (27.55%) CCNP
1 27 (27.55%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.33%) CCSA
2 16 (16.33%) CCSE
3 11 (11.22%) Degree
4 9 (9.18%) CISA
4 9 (9.18%) CISM
4 9 (9.18%) CISSP
5 6 (6.12%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (5.10%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Dollar Universe
1 2 (2.04%) Linux-HA
1 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) Cisco
2 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) CheckPoint
4 24 (24.49%) F5
5 18 (18.37%) Oracle
6 15 (15.31%) SAP
7 12 (12.24%) Citrix
7 12 (12.24%) VMware
8 7 (7.14%) CA
9 4 (4.08%) IBM
10 2 (2.04%) Dell
10 2 (2.04%) HP
10 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.02%) ESRI
11 1 (1.02%) Intel
11 1 (1.02%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.02%) Temenos
11 1 (1.02%) Unisys