The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 97 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.17% 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.71% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £47,750 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +13.68%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Senior 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
1153 981 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.49% 94.69% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 986 892 845
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Luton -13 2 £47,750 -11.57%
Senior Consultant
East of England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) NCDA
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec