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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 88 92 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.85% 5.78% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 6.16% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 76
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,440 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1715 1493 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.49% 93.72% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1307 1638
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 47 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 45 (29.03%) Degree
3 40 (25.81%) SQL
4 30 (19.35%) Linux
5 29 (18.71%) Java
5 29 (18.71%) Oracle
6 26 (16.77%) C#
7 23 (14.84%) .NET
8 22 (14.19%) SharePoint
9 21 (13.55%) Windows
10 19 (12.26%) CRM
10 19 (12.26%) Finance
11 17 (10.97%) MS Excel
12 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (10.32%) MCITP
13 15 (9.68%) Computer Science
13 15 (9.68%) SAP
14 13 (8.39%) Workflow
14 13 (8.39%) NetApp
14 13 (8.39%) Hyper-V
15 12 (7.74%) Oracle EBS R12
15 12 (7.74%) Project Management
15 12 (7.74%) Oracle EBS
15 12 (7.74%) Business Continuity
15 12 (7.74%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (7.74%) VMware
15 12 (7.74%) UNIX
15 12 (7.74%) Solaris
15 12 (7.74%) PL/SQL
15 12 (7.74%) Oracle Discoverer

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 22 (14.19%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (5.16%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.58%) IIS
6 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.94%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (1.94%) Lync
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.65%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Project
3 3 (1.94%) MS Office
3 3 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle 11i
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (5.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (3.23%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.58%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (1.94%) SAP CRM
6 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.65%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.58%) SaaS
2 3 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.45%) SS7
1 10 (6.45%) LTE
1 10 (6.45%) VoLTE
2 7 (4.52%) DNS
3 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.23%) LAN
3 5 (3.23%) 3GPP
4 4 (2.58%) WAN
4 4 (2.58%) LDAP
4 4 (2.58%) NGN
4 4 (2.58%) Network Security
4 4 (2.58%) Internet
5 3 (1.94%) Firewall
6 2 (1.29%) Wireless
6 2 (1.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.65%) Intranet
7 1 (0.65%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle Discoverer
2 10 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.23%) MySQL
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Ant
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
1 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (12.26%) Finance
2 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.87%) Billing
5 5 (3.23%) Marketing
5 5 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.29%) Electronics
7 2 (1.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.84%) .NET
2 8 (5.16%) J2EE
3 6 (3.87%) Web Services
4 5 (3.23%) HTML
5 4 (2.58%) SOAP
6 3 (1.94%) Middleware
6 3 (1.94%) JCE
6 3 (1.94%) RESTful
7 2 (1.29%) CSS
8 1 (0.65%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.65%) JSON
8 1 (0.65%) REST
8 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.87%) GIS
5 5 (3.23%) Open Source
5 5 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (3.23%) PKI
6 4 (2.58%) iPhone
6 4 (2.58%) iPad
7 3 (1.94%) Replication
7 3 (1.94%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.29%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.29%) Social Media
9 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.35%) Linux
2 21 (13.55%) Windows
3 12 (7.74%) UNIX
3 12 (7.74%) Solaris
4 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.58%) Android
7 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.94%) AIX
7 3 (1.94%) HPUX
7 3 (1.94%) FreeBSD
7 3 (1.94%) SUSE
7 3 (1.94%) Debian
7 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.26%) CRM
2 13 (8.39%) Workflow
3 12 (7.74%) Business Continuity
3 12 (7.74%) Project Management
4 11 (7.10%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (6.45%) Information Security
6 9 (5.81%) Business Development
7 7 (4.52%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.52%) Service Management
7 7 (4.52%) ITIL
8 6 (3.87%) Validation
8 6 (3.87%) Migration
8 6 (3.87%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.23%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.58%) Web Development
10 4 (2.58%) Information Management
10 4 (2.58%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.58%) Logistics
10 4 (2.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.81%) SQL
2 29 (18.71%) Java
3 26 (16.77%) C#
4 12 (7.74%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.10%) C++
6 8 (5.16%) C
7 6 (3.87%) Python
8 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.58%) VB
9 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) ABAP
10 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 45 (29.03%) Degree
2 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.32%) MCITP
3 8 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (5.16%) NCDA
3 8 (5.16%) NCIE
3 8 (5.16%) CISSP
4 6 (3.87%) MCSE
4 6 (3.87%) MCTS
5 5 (3.23%) Postgraduate
6 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.94%) RHCE
6 3 (1.94%) CEH
6 3 (1.94%) CISMP
6 3 (1.94%) VCAP
6 3 (1.94%) VTSP
6 3 (1.94%) VCDX
7 2 (1.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.39%) Hyper-V
2 11 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.71%) Oracle
3 15 (9.68%) SAP
4 13 (8.39%) NetApp
5 12 (7.74%) VMware
6 8 (5.16%) Veeam
7 6 (3.87%) Citrix
8 5 (3.23%) CA
9 4 (2.58%) HP
10 3 (1.94%) Cisco
10 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.65%) Adobe
12 1 (0.65%) EMC
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