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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 58 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 53 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.66% 3.11% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 3.31% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 51
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 £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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
1381 1663 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.24% 94.11% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1375 1445
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 39 (40.21%) Degree
2 31 (31.96%) Oracle
3 28 (28.87%) Windows
4 26 (26.80%) Linux
5 24 (24.74%) ITIL
6 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
6 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
7 20 (20.62%) VMware
8 17 (17.53%) SQL
9 15 (15.46%) CISSP
9 15 (15.46%) Firewall
10 14 (14.43%) Project Management
10 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
11 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (13.40%) SSCP
11 13 (13.40%) CISM
11 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
11 13 (13.40%) Java
12 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
12 12 (12.37%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.31%) Perl
14 10 (10.31%) UNIX
14 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (10.31%) MCITP
15 9 (9.28%) SAP
16 8 (8.25%) Finance
16 8 (8.25%) MCSE
16 8 (8.25%) Line Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (7.22%) IIS
3 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.15%) Lync
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
5 3 (3.09%) Zope
5 3 (3.09%) Plone
5 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.03%) JBoss
7 1 (1.03%) Smallworld
7 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.09%) SAP MM
2 3 (3.09%) Tridion
2 3 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.09%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.03%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.22%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) Force.com
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) SS7
2 7 (7.22%) INAP
2 7 (7.22%) WAN
2 7 (7.22%) LTE
2 7 (7.22%) VoLTE
3 6 (6.19%) LDAP
3 6 (6.19%) LAN
3 6 (6.19%) Wireless
4 5 (5.15%) DNS
4 5 (5.15%) SAN
5 4 (4.12%) DHCP
5 4 (4.12%) VPN
6 2 (2.06%) Network Security
6 2 (2.06%) VoIP
7 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.03%) VPLS
7 1 (1.03%) NGN
7 1 (1.03%) HTTP
7 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.06%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.06%) QlikView
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Ant
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Billing
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
3 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.03%) HTML5
3 1 (1.03%) EJB
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.06%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.06%) EMV
5 2 (2.06%) GIS
6 1 (1.03%) Life Science
6 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) Physics
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) UNIX
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.15%) Debian
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Project Management
3 12 (12.37%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (8.25%) Line Management
5 7 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (7.22%) Workflow
6 6 (6.19%) Information Security
6 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.15%) CRM
8 4 (4.12%) Identity Management
8 4 (4.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.12%) DevOps
9 3 (3.09%) Change Control
9 3 (3.09%) Coaching
9 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.09%) Matrix Management
9 3 (3.09%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.09%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) Java
3 10 (10.31%) Perl
4 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.22%) C++
5 6 (6.19%) PHP
5 6 (6.19%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.09%) C
7 2 (2.06%) VBScript
7 2 (2.06%) VB
7 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.03%) ABAP
8 1 (1.03%) C#
8 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (40.21%) Degree
2 15 (15.46%) CISSP
3 13 (13.40%) SSCP
3 13 (13.40%) CISM
4 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.31%) MCITP
5 8 (8.25%) MCSE
6 6 (6.19%) MCSA
6 6 (6.19%) MCDST
7 2 (2.06%) CEH
7 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.06%) CISMP
7 2 (2.06%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.09%) COBIT
1 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.03%) Xen
5 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Oracle
2 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.62%) VMware
4 9 (9.28%) SAP
5 7 (7.22%) Citrix
6 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.12%) F5
8 2 (2.06%) Veeam
9 1 (1.03%) Juniper
9 1 (1.03%) HP
9 1 (1.03%) EMC
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco
9 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £highly competitive + top benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £42K - £47K
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
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