The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 25 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 153 132 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.50% 7.01% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.92% 7.30% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 112 99 78
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £36,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1932 1807 1791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.75% 96.01% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1499 1510
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Milton Keynes -11 57 £46,000 -16.36% 7
High Wycombe +5 37 £60,000 +6.66%
Amersham - 13 £50,000 -
Aylesbury -7 5 £40,750 +8.66%
Bletchley - 3 £47,500 -
Marlow -17 1 - - 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 £60,000 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 105 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 74 (25.69%) Windows
3 50 (17.36%) SQL
3 50 (17.36%) VMware
4 47 (16.32%) MS Excel
4 47 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (15.28%) SQL Server
6 38 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (13.19%) Hyper-V
7 32 (11.11%) Office 365
8 31 (10.76%) Finance
8 31 (10.76%) Citrix
9 30 (10.42%) Active Directory
9 30 (10.42%) Cisco
9 30 (10.42%) CRM
9 30 (10.42%) MCITP
10 28 (9.72%) Business Analysis
10 28 (9.72%) MCSE
11 27 (9.38%) SharePoint
11 27 (9.38%) MS Exchange
12 25 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (8.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (8.33%) Lync
13 24 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (8.33%) Oracle
13 24 (8.33%) SAP
13 24 (8.33%) Telecoms
13 24 (8.33%) Project Management
14 23 (7.99%) NetApp
14 23 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 27 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 27 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.33%) Lync
3 20 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.47%) IIS
8 8 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (2.08%) SAS
11 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.39%) JRun
12 4 (1.39%) Apache
12 4 (1.39%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.39%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (16.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 16 (5.56%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.39%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.39%) Sage 200
5 4 (1.39%) Sage 50
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.69%) Summit
8 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.04%) SaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.60%) SAN
2 17 (5.90%) Network Security
3 13 (4.51%) Unified Communications
4 12 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.82%) MPLS
6 8 (2.78%) Firewall
7 7 (2.43%) Wireless
7 7 (2.43%) VPN
7 7 (2.43%) VoIP
7 7 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.08%) HTTP
8 6 (2.08%) SNMP
9 5 (1.74%) FTP
9 5 (1.74%) SMTP
9 5 (1.74%) Broadband
9 5 (1.74%) ISDN
9 5 (1.74%) VPLS
9 5 (1.74%) OSPF
9 5 (1.74%) BGP
10 4 (1.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.08%) Big Data
6 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.74%) Spotfire
6 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (1.39%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.39%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.39%) PVCS
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.39%) Toad
2 4 (1.39%) JDeveloper
2 4 (1.39%) TestDirector
2 4 (1.39%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.35%) Selenium
3 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (10.76%) Finance
2 24 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.25%) Marketing
4 5 (1.74%) Retail
5 4 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.39%) Legal
5 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.04%) Advertising
6 3 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.29%) .NET
2 17 (5.90%) Web Services
3 16 (5.56%) HTML
4 14 (4.86%) XML
5 10 (3.47%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.78%) SOAP
6 8 (2.78%) Middleware
7 7 (2.43%) CSS
8 6 (2.08%) EDI
8 6 (2.08%) LINQ
8 6 (2.08%) jQuery
8 6 (2.08%) HTML5
9 5 (1.74%) ODBC
10 4 (1.39%) WSDL
10 4 (1.39%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (1.39%) JSP
10 4 (1.39%) XSD
10 4 (1.39%) SAP ALE
11 3 (1.04%) RESTful
12 2 (0.69%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.51%) Blackberry
2 11 (3.82%) Clustering
3 9 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 8 (2.78%) Social Media
5 7 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.08%) Replication
6 6 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.74%) Grid Computing
7 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.74%) Statistics
8 4 (1.39%) GIS
9 3 (1.04%) NHS
9 3 (1.04%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.04%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.04%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.69%) Economics
11 1 (0.35%) PKI
11 1 (0.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 74 (25.69%) Windows
2 23 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (5.90%) Linux
5 16 (5.56%) UNIX
6 14 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.04%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.04%) SUSE
8 3 (1.04%) Debian
8 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.04%) Android
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.69%) AIX
9 2 (0.69%) HPUX
9 2 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.42%) CRM
2 28 (9.72%) Business Analysis
3 25 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (8.33%) Project Management
5 18 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 17 (5.90%) Migration
7 13 (4.51%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (4.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (4.17%) Time Management
8 12 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (3.47%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.13%) UML
11 9 (3.13%) OO
12 8 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.43%) ITIL
13 7 (2.43%) Data Migration
13 7 (2.43%) Data Mapping
13 7 (2.43%) Analytics
14 6 (2.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.36%) SQL
2 18 (6.25%) Java
3 17 (5.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.51%) C#
5 9 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.78%) Python
7 7 (2.43%) VB
8 5 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.39%) C
9 4 (1.39%) PHP
9 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.04%) VBScript
10 3 (1.04%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (10.42%) MCITP
3 28 (9.72%) MCSE
4 25 (8.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (6.94%) Degree
7 18 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 17 (5.90%) CCNP
9 16 (5.56%) MCTS
9 16 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 15 (5.21%) NCDA
10 15 (5.21%) CCIE
11 14 (4.86%) NCIE
11 14 (4.86%) VCAP
12 9 (3.13%) CCDA
13 8 (2.78%) CISSP
13 8 (2.78%) VCDX
14 7 (2.43%) CCNA
15 6 (2.08%) CCVP
16 5 (1.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) HL7
3 2 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (13.19%) Hyper-V
3 30 (10.42%) Active Directory
4 19 (6.60%) XenApp
5 18 (6.25%) vSphere
6 17 (5.90%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.86%) VMware ESX
8 12 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (3.47%) XenServer
10 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.04%) NFS
11 3 (1.04%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.04%) UAG
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.82%) NetBackup
2 10 (3.47%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.78%) SCOM
3 8 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.08%) SCCM
5 4 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.04%) MOM
6 3 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.04%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.04%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.04%) SCSM
7 2 (0.69%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.69%) Legato
7 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Storage Server
8 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 105 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.36%) VMware
3 31 (10.76%) Citrix
4 30 (10.42%) Cisco
5 24 (8.33%) Oracle
5 24 (8.33%) SAP
6 23 (7.99%) NetApp
7 22 (7.64%) HP
8 18 (6.25%) Symantec
9 16 (5.56%) EMC
10 14 (4.86%) Dell
11 13 (4.51%) Veeam
12 11 (3.82%) MobileIron
13 9 (3.13%) Meraki
13 9 (3.13%) PlateSpin
14 5 (1.74%) Tableau
14 5 (1.74%) TIBCO
15 4 (1.39%) Serena
15 4 (1.39%) ESRI
15 4 (1.39%) IBM
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