The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 48 92 30
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 48 13 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.34% 1.10% 6.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 1.16% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 69
Average salary £55,000 £55,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,650 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average 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
1053 1125 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.12% 95.26% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1001 955
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +37 23 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Luton -1 2 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (31.40%) Network Security
3 33 (27.27%) CCNP
3 33 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
4 32 (26.45%) Cisco
5 31 (25.62%) SAP
5 31 (25.62%) Windows
6 29 (23.97%) CCSE
7 28 (23.14%) Firewall
7 28 (23.14%) CCDP
7 28 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (22.31%) WAN
9 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
9 26 (21.49%) CCSA
9 26 (21.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (20.66%) LAN
10 25 (20.66%) TCP/IP
10 25 (20.66%) Active Directory
11 22 (18.18%) Citrix
11 22 (18.18%) MS Visio
11 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (18.18%) XenApp
12 21 (17.36%) vSphere
12 21 (17.36%) BGP
12 21 (17.36%) VMware
12 21 (17.36%) MS Exchange
12 21 (17.36%) ERP
12 21 (17.36%) Spanning Tree

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 21 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.31%) IIS
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.65%) Lync
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.74%) SAP MM
2 9 (7.44%) SAP CS
2 9 (7.44%) SAP ERP
3 5 (4.13%) SAP FI
3 5 (4.13%) SAP CO
3 5 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.31%) SAP SD
5 3 (2.48%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.65%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.65%) SAP WM
6 2 (1.65%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.83%) Summit
7 1 (0.83%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.83%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.83%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.83%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.40%) Network Security
2 28 (23.14%) Firewall
3 27 (22.31%) WAN
4 26 (21.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (20.66%) LAN
5 25 (20.66%) TCP/IP
6 21 (17.36%) BGP
6 21 (17.36%) Spanning Tree
7 20 (16.53%) OSPF
8 13 (10.74%) Wireshark
9 12 (9.92%) tcpdump
10 6 (4.96%) DHCP
11 4 (3.31%) DNS
12 2 (1.65%) SAN
12 2 (1.65%) Internet
12 2 (1.65%) MPLS
12 2 (1.65%) SMTP
12 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.65%) VLAN
13 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.31%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) SAP BI
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Legal
2 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Local Government
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Front Office
4 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) .NET
2 9 (7.44%) SAP ALE
2 9 (7.44%) EDI
3 7 (5.79%) Web Services
4 5 (4.13%) SOAP
5 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.48%) REST
6 2 (1.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) HTML
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.70%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.61%) PKI
4 5 (4.13%) GIS
5 4 (3.31%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.65%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.65%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.62%) Windows
2 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.65%) UNIX
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.65%) Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (17.36%) ERP
3 20 (16.53%) Load Balancing
4 19 (15.70%) ITIL
5 18 (14.88%) Service Management
5 18 (14.88%) Network Management
6 14 (11.57%) Server Building
7 11 (9.09%) Logistics
8 10 (8.26%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.61%) Time Management
10 5 (4.13%) Information Security
10 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.31%) Line Management
12 3 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.48%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.48%) Project Management
12 3 (2.48%) Process Management
12 3 (2.48%) Identity Management
12 3 (2.48%) B2B
13 2 (1.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.13%) SQL
3 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.48%) ABAP
4 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.65%) R
6 1 (0.83%) SOQL
6 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.83%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) CCNP
1 33 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (23.97%) CCSE
3 28 (23.14%) CCDP
4 26 (21.49%) CCSA
5 17 (14.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (14.05%) Check Point Certification
5 17 (14.05%) MCSE
5 17 (14.05%) MCSA
6 16 (13.22%) MCP
6 16 (13.22%) VCP5
7 8 (6.61%) CCNA
8 6 (4.96%) Degree
9 3 (2.48%) CCDA
9 3 (2.48%) CCIP
10 2 (1.65%) CISSP
11 1 (0.83%) CCIE
11 1 (0.83%) MCTS
11 1 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.48%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (20.66%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.18%) XenApp
3 21 (17.36%) vSphere
4 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (14.05%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.65%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
1 2 (1.65%) SCOM
1 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.45%) Cisco
2 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
3 31 (25.62%) SAP
4 22 (18.18%) Citrix
5 21 (17.36%) VMware
6 16 (13.22%) Intel
7 12 (9.92%) Oracle
8 6 (4.96%) F5
9 4 (3.31%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.31%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.65%) Proofpoint
10 2 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.65%) Cognos
10 2 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.65%) Symantec
11 1 (0.83%) OpenText
11 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago