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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 50 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 64 68 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.57% 3.84% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 4.06% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 63
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £60,000 £65,000
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
1333 1674 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.15% 94.42% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1359 1366
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (45.79%) Degree
2 32 (29.91%) ITIL
3 31 (28.97%) Oracle
4 27 (25.23%) Linux
5 23 (21.50%) Windows
5 23 (21.50%) SAP
6 18 (16.82%) Active Directory
7 17 (15.89%) SQL
8 15 (14.02%) Firewall
8 15 (14.02%) Project Management
8 15 (14.02%) CISSP
9 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
9 14 (13.08%) Computer Science
10 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (12.15%) CISM
10 13 (12.15%) SSCP
10 13 (12.15%) VMware
10 13 (12.15%) CRM
10 13 (12.15%) Java
11 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
11 12 (11.21%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (10.28%) Business Continuity
13 10 (9.35%) SAP MM
13 10 (9.35%) Perl
13 10 (9.35%) UNIX
13 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (8.41%) SAP FI
15 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
15 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
15 8 (7.48%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.67%) Apache
5 4 (3.74%) Zope
5 4 (3.74%) Plone
6 3 (2.80%) Lync
6 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) JBoss
8 1 (0.93%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) SAP MM
2 9 (8.41%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.80%) SAP SRM
3 3 (2.80%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.80%) Tridion
3 3 (2.80%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.80%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.87%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle iStore
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.80%) SaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Force.com
4 2 (1.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) Firewall
2 7 (6.54%) VoLTE
2 7 (6.54%) LTE
2 7 (6.54%) SS7
2 7 (6.54%) INAP
3 6 (5.61%) LDAP
3 6 (5.61%) LAN
3 6 (5.61%) WAN
4 5 (4.67%) DNS
4 5 (4.67%) SAN
4 5 (4.67%) Wireless
5 4 (3.74%) DHCP
5 4 (3.74%) VPN
6 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.87%) QlikView
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 7 (6.54%) Billing
1 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Legal
2 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) HTML
2 4 (3.74%) Web Services
3 3 (2.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.87%) .NET
4 2 (1.87%) XML
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) HTML5
5 1 (0.93%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) EJB
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.87%) EMV
5 2 (1.87%) GIS
5 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
5 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.23%) Linux
2 23 (21.50%) Windows
3 10 (9.35%) UNIX
4 6 (5.61%) Debian
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) Project Management
3 13 (12.15%) CRM
4 12 (11.21%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (10.28%) Business Continuity
6 8 (7.48%) Line Management
7 6 (5.61%) Workflow
7 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.61%) Information Security
7 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.67%) Migration
9 4 (3.74%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.74%) CAD
9 4 (3.74%) ERP
9 4 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.80%) Coaching
10 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) Java
3 10 (9.35%) Perl
4 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.54%) Python
5 7 (6.54%) C++
6 6 (5.61%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.80%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.80%) C
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.87%) VBScript
8 2 (1.87%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.93%) ABAP
9 1 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (45.79%) Degree
2 15 (14.02%) CISSP
3 13 (12.15%) CISM
3 13 (12.15%) SSCP
4 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.61%) MCITP
5 4 (3.74%) MCSE
6 3 (2.80%) LPIC
7 2 (1.87%) MCSA
7 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.87%) CEH
7 2 (1.87%) MCDST
7 2 (1.87%) CISMP
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.80%) COBIT
1 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Oracle
2 23 (21.50%) SAP
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.15%) VMware
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.87%) Citrix
7 2 (1.87%) Veeam
7 2 (1.87%) F5
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
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