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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank - 71 97
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 0 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.40% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Average salary - £54,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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
1096 883 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.08% 95.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 937 797 866
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 October 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