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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 28 91 29
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 72 15 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.59% 1.29% 6.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 1.37% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 67
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £53,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £68,500 £62,500
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
1044 1096 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.60% 94.08% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1009 915
Average salary £42,500 £40,958 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.76% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +53 34 £55,000 - 5
Luton +5 4 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Dunstable - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 37 (29.37%) Network Security
3 34 (26.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (25.40%) Cisco
4 32 (25.40%) CCNP
5 31 (24.60%) CheckPoint
6 30 (23.81%) SAP
7 29 (23.02%) Windows
7 29 (23.02%) Firewall
7 29 (23.02%) CCSE
8 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 28 (22.22%) CCDP
8 28 (22.22%) WAN
8 28 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (20.63%) LAN
9 26 (20.63%) CCSA
10 25 (19.84%) MS Visio
11 24 (19.05%) BGP
11 24 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
12 23 (18.25%) OSPF
12 23 (18.25%) Citrix
12 23 (18.25%) VMware
12 23 (18.25%) Active Directory
12 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
12 23 (18.25%) XenApp
13 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
14 21 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 21 (16.67%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.17%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Lync
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (19.84%) MS Visio
2 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.35%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.32%) SAP MM
2 9 (7.14%) SAP CS
2 9 (7.14%) SAP ERP
3 5 (3.97%) SAP CO
3 5 (3.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (3.97%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.17%) SAP SD
5 3 (2.38%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.59%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.59%) SAP WM
6 2 (1.59%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (1.59%) Summit
6 2 (1.59%) Temenos T24
6 2 (1.59%) Finacle
7 1 (0.79%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.79%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.37%) Network Security
2 29 (23.02%) Firewall
3 28 (22.22%) WAN
3 28 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (20.63%) LAN
5 24 (19.05%) BGP
5 24 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
6 23 (18.25%) OSPF
6 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
7 14 (11.11%) Wireshark
8 13 (10.32%) tcpdump
9 5 (3.97%) DHCP
10 2 (1.59%) SMTP
10 2 (1.59%) DNS
10 2 (1.59%) MPLS
10 2 (1.59%) Internet
10 2 (1.59%) SAN
10 2 (1.59%) VLAN
10 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.38%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Local Government
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Retail
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
3 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Front Office
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
4 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) .NET
2 9 (7.14%) SAP ALE
2 9 (7.14%) EDI
3 8 (6.35%) Web Services
4 6 (4.76%) SOAP
5 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.17%) REST
6 3 (2.38%) HTML
7 2 (1.59%) CSS
7 2 (1.59%) J2EE
7 2 (1.59%) Java EE
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.79%) Middleware
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) PKI
2 5 (3.97%) GIS
3 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.38%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.59%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) Windows
2 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.38%) Linux
5 3 (2.38%) UNIX
6 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (16.67%) ERP
2 21 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 20 (15.87%) Network Management
3 20 (15.87%) ITIL
4 18 (14.29%) Service Management
5 11 (8.73%) Logistics
6 9 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.56%) Time Management
8 5 (3.97%) Information Security
8 5 (3.97%) Project Management
9 4 (3.17%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.17%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.17%) Process Management
9 4 (3.17%) Line Management
9 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.56%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.17%) C#
4 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.38%) ABAP
5 3 (2.38%) Java
5 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) R
7 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.79%) VBScript
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (25.40%) CCNP
2 29 (23.02%) CCSE
3 28 (22.22%) CCDP
4 26 (20.63%) CCSA
5 19 (15.08%) Check Point Certification
6 18 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (14.29%) MCSE
7 17 (13.49%) MCP
7 17 (13.49%) VCP5
8 16 (12.70%) MCSA
9 7 (5.56%) CCNA
10 6 (4.76%) Degree
11 3 (2.38%) CCDA
11 3 (2.38%) CCIP
12 2 (1.59%) CISSP
13 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (18.25%) Active Directory
1 23 (18.25%) XenApp
2 20 (15.87%) vSphere
3 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (12.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.59%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) SCCM
1 2 (1.59%) SCOM
2 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.40%) Cisco
3 31 (24.60%) CheckPoint
4 30 (23.81%) SAP
5 23 (18.25%) Citrix
5 23 (18.25%) VMware
6 17 (13.49%) Intel
7 15 (11.90%) Oracle
8 4 (3.17%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.17%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.38%) F5
9 3 (2.38%) IBM
10 2 (1.59%) Cognos
10 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.59%) Fiserv
10 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.59%) Avaloq
10 2 (1.59%) Lumesse
11 1 (0.79%) Proofpoint
11 1 (0.79%) Pega
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60,000-£80,000 plus Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Bonus And Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago