The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 51 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 67 99 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.11% 6.98% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 7.22% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 84 72
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,750 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
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 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Cambridge

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 45 (31.47%) Degree
2 42 (29.37%) Windows
3 41 (28.67%) Linux
4 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
5 27 (18.88%) SQL
6 24 (16.78%) ITIL
7 23 (16.08%) VMware
7 23 (16.08%) UNIX
8 20 (13.99%) SharePoint
9 19 (13.29%) SAP
10 17 (11.89%) Oracle
11 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (10.49%) SQL Server
12 15 (10.49%) MCITP
13 14 (9.79%) Citrix
13 14 (9.79%) CRM
14 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.39%) Windows 8
15 12 (8.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (8.39%) Active Directory
15 12 (8.39%) MCSE
15 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
16 11 (7.69%) Java
17 10 (6.99%) JavaScript
17 10 (6.99%) C++
17 10 (6.99%) .NET
17 10 (6.99%) MCSA
17 10 (6.99%) MCDST
17 10 (6.99%) Dynamics NAV
17 10 (6.99%) Business Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 20 (13.99%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.80%) Documentum
3 4 (2.80%) Lync
3 4 (2.80%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (5.59%) SAP CRM
3 5 (3.50%) SAP SD
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.40%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.40%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.40%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.40%) SAP SRM
6 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.40%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) Firewall
2 6 (4.20%) WAN
3 5 (3.50%) Network Security
3 5 (3.50%) LAN
4 4 (2.80%) DNS
5 3 (2.10%) LTE
5 3 (2.10%) VoLTE
5 3 (2.10%) 3GPP
5 3 (2.10%) SS7
6 2 (1.40%) VoIP
7 1 (0.70%) VPLS
7 1 (0.70%) NGN
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.70%) VPN
7 1 (0.70%) MPLS
7 1 (0.70%) DSL
7 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.40%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.40%) MySQL
3 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.40%) Xcelsius
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Ant
1 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.80%) Billing
3 3 (2.10%) Marketing
3 3 (2.10%) Finance
3 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.99%) .NET
2 4 (2.80%) XML
3 2 (1.40%) HTML
3 2 (1.40%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) HTML5
4 1 (0.70%) CSS3
4 1 (0.70%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) CSS
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.80%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.80%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (2.10%) GIS
5 2 (1.40%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.40%) EMV
5 2 (1.40%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.40%) Social Media
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.37%) Windows
2 41 (28.67%) Linux
3 23 (16.08%) UNIX
4 12 (8.39%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.78%) ITIL
2 14 (9.79%) CRM
3 10 (6.99%) Business Analysis
4 9 (6.29%) Business Development
4 9 (6.29%) Workflow
5 8 (5.59%) Manual Testing
5 8 (5.59%) Software Testing
5 8 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.20%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.20%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (4.20%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (3.50%) DevOps
8 5 (3.50%) Service Management
8 5 (3.50%) Change Management
9 4 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.80%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.80%) Project Management
9 4 (2.80%) Migration
9 4 (2.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.88%) SQL
2 11 (7.69%) Java
3 10 (6.99%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.99%) C++
4 9 (6.29%) C#
4 9 (6.29%) Perl
5 8 (5.59%) PHP
6 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.80%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (31.47%) Degree
2 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.49%) MCITP
4 12 (8.39%) MCSE
5 10 (6.99%) MCSA
5 10 (6.99%) MCDST
6 4 (2.80%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.40%) CEH
7 2 (1.40%) CCNP
7 2 (1.40%) CISSP
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) MCTS
7 2 (1.40%) CISMP
8 1 (0.70%) NCDA
8 1 (0.70%) NCIE
8 1 (0.70%) VCAP
8 1 (0.70%) VTSP
8 1 (0.70%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.80%) vSphere
4 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) SCCM
2 4 (2.80%) SCOM
3 3 (2.10%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.08%) VMware
3 19 (13.29%) SAP
4 17 (11.89%) Oracle
5 14 (9.79%) Citrix
6 5 (3.50%) F5
6 5 (3.50%) EMC
6 5 (3.50%) NetApp
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco
7 4 (2.80%) Adobe
8 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.40%) HP
8 2 (1.40%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.70%) Veeam
9 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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