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 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 39 32 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 51 71 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.49% 6.50% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 6.64% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 10
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,250 £53,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £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
858 1069 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.36% 97.80% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 739 862 1028
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,000 £62,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -7 20 £55,000 - 1
Dunstable +1 12 £60,000 -
Luton +1 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (45.53%) Presales
2 43 (34.96%) Cisco
3 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
4 36 (29.27%) Firewall
5 31 (25.20%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (25.20%) CCNP
5 31 (25.20%) CCDP
6 30 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 29 (23.58%) TCP/IP
7 29 (23.58%) LAN
7 29 (23.58%) WAN
7 29 (23.58%) CheckPoint
7 29 (23.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (23.58%) Network Security
8 28 (22.76%) OSPF
8 28 (22.76%) BGP
8 28 (22.76%) Spanning Tree
9 25 (20.33%) F5
10 24 (19.51%) tcpdump
10 24 (19.51%) Wireshark
10 24 (19.51%) Data Security
11 23 (18.70%) Load Balancing
12 22 (17.89%) Data Centre
13 21 (17.07%) Network Management
14 19 (15.45%) CCSE
14 19 (15.45%) CCSA
14 19 (15.45%) Information Security
14 19 (15.45%) SAP
15 18 (14.63%) MS Visio
16 17 (13.82%) Oracle

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 13 (10.57%) MQSeries
1 13 (10.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Visio
2 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
3 11 (8.94%) MS Office
4 2 (1.63%) DOC1
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.50%) SAP CS
2 7 (5.69%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.44%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.44%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.44%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.63%) Exstream
5 1 (0.81%) Finacle
5 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.27%) Firewall
2 30 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 29 (23.58%) LAN
3 29 (23.58%) Network Security
3 29 (23.58%) TCP/IP
3 29 (23.58%) WAN
4 28 (22.76%) BGP
4 28 (22.76%) OSPF
4 28 (22.76%) Spanning Tree
5 24 (19.51%) tcpdump
5 24 (19.51%) Wireshark
6 12 (9.76%) BIG-IP
7 7 (5.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (5.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.63%) LDAP
8 2 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (10.57%) Banking
2 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.13%) Finance
4 3 (2.44%) Billing
5 2 (1.63%) French Language
5 2 (1.63%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) .NET
2 8 (6.50%) J2EE
3 5 (4.07%) Flash
4 3 (2.44%) EDI
4 3 (2.44%) SAP PI
4 3 (2.44%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.63%) REST
5 2 (1.63%) RESTful
5 2 (1.63%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.63%) SAP ALE
5 2 (1.63%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (1.63%) SOAP
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.63%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.20%) iSeries
4 14 (11.38%) AS400
5 10 (8.13%) Driving Licence
6 7 (5.69%) Fintech
6 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.63%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Unix
2 15 (12.20%) OS/400
3 14 (11.38%) Linux
4 11 (8.94%) Solaris
5 9 (7.32%) Windows
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.63%) AIX
7 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.81%) HPUX
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) Presales
2 29 (23.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (19.51%) Data Security
4 23 (18.70%) Load Balancing
5 21 (17.07%) Network Management
6 19 (15.45%) Information Security
7 17 (13.82%) Performance Analysis
8 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.76%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (9.76%) TOGAF
10 11 (8.94%) ERP
11 10 (8.13%) ITIL
12 8 (6.50%) Information Governance
12 8 (6.50%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.50%) Service Management
13 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.69%) Time Management
14 6 (4.88%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.88%) Change Management
14 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.20%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) RPG
3 12 (9.76%) Perl
3 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.13%) Java
5 7 (5.69%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.25%) VB
6 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.63%) ABAP
7 2 (1.63%) C++
7 2 (1.63%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (25.20%) CCDP
1 31 (25.20%) CCNP
1 31 (25.20%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.45%) CCSA
2 19 (15.45%) CCSE
3 13 (10.57%) CISA
3 13 (10.57%) CISM
3 13 (10.57%) CISSP
4 10 (8.13%) Degree
5 8 (6.50%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (6.50%) PCI QSA
6 2 (1.63%) MCP
6 2 (1.63%) MCSA
6 2 (1.63%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) VCP5
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) PCI DSS
2 13 (10.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.63%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Dollar Universe
1 2 (1.63%) Linux-HA
1 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (34.96%) Cisco
2 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.58%) CheckPoint
4 25 (20.33%) F5
5 19 (15.45%) SAP
6 17 (13.82%) Oracle
7 14 (11.38%) VMware
8 13 (10.57%) Citrix
9 7 (5.69%) CA
10 6 (4.88%) IBM
11 5 (4.07%) Intel
12 2 (1.63%) Dell
12 2 (1.63%) HP
12 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.81%) Lotus
13 1 (0.81%) Temenos
13 1 (0.81%) Unisys
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago