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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 53 33 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 63 97 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.64% 6.58% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 6.82% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 80 42
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (36.81%) Degree
2 43 (26.38%) Linux
2 43 (26.38%) Microsoft
3 41 (25.15%) Windows
4 24 (14.72%) Java
5 23 (14.11%) SQL
5 23 (14.11%) UNIX
5 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
6 22 (13.50%) SAP
6 22 (13.50%) CRM
7 21 (12.88%) ITIL
8 20 (12.27%) C#
8 20 (12.27%) Oracle
8 20 (12.27%) MCITP
9 19 (11.66%) VMware
10 18 (11.04%) .NET
10 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (8.59%) MS Excel
13 12 (7.36%) C++
13 12 (7.36%) MCSE
13 12 (7.36%) Citrix
13 12 (7.36%) NetApp
13 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
14 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
14 11 (6.75%) Active Directory
14 11 (6.75%) Business Continuity
14 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
15 10 (6.13%) SQL Server
15 10 (6.13%) SS7

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.45%) Documentum
4 4 (2.45%) LiveCycle
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.45%) Lync
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.84%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.91%) SAP CRM
3 5 (3.07%) SAP SD
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.23%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.23%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.23%) SAP SCM
5 2 (1.23%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) SS7
1 10 (6.13%) LTE
1 10 (6.13%) VoLTE
2 8 (4.91%) Firewall
3 6 (3.68%) 3GPP
4 5 (3.07%) LAN
4 5 (3.07%) WAN
4 5 (3.07%) Network Security
5 4 (2.45%) DNS
5 4 (2.45%) NGN
6 3 (1.84%) LDAP
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) MySQL
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.23%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) Xcelsius
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Ant
1 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.61%) Hudson
General
1 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.29%) Billing
3 3 (1.84%) Marketing
3 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Finance
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) French Language
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.04%) .NET
2 7 (4.29%) J2EE
3 4 (2.45%) XML
3 4 (2.45%) HTML
4 3 (1.84%) Middleware
4 3 (1.84%) JCE
4 3 (1.84%) RESTful
4 3 (1.84%) SOAP
4 3 (1.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.68%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.68%) Applied Mathematics
3 6 (3.68%) GIS
4 5 (3.07%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.84%) Replication
6 2 (1.23%) EMV
6 2 (1.23%) Social Media
6 2 (1.23%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) BBC
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.38%) Linux
2 41 (25.15%) Windows
3 23 (14.11%) UNIX
4 8 (4.91%) Solaris
4 8 (4.91%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.84%) AIX
6 3 (1.84%) HPUX
6 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.50%) CRM
2 21 (12.88%) ITIL
3 11 (6.75%) Business Continuity
4 10 (6.13%) Business Analysis
4 10 (6.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (5.52%) Business Development
6 8 (4.91%) Manual Testing
6 8 (4.91%) Software Testing
6 8 (4.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.29%) Workflow
8 6 (3.68%) Migration
8 6 (3.68%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.68%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (3.68%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (3.07%) Change Management
9 5 (3.07%) Service Management
10 4 (2.45%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.72%) Java
2 23 (14.11%) SQL
3 20 (12.27%) C#
4 12 (7.36%) C++
5 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.91%) Perl
7 7 (4.29%) PHP
7 7 (4.29%) VB
8 4 (2.45%) Python
9 3 (1.84%) C
9 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (36.81%) Degree
2 20 (12.27%) MCITP
3 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.36%) MCSE
5 6 (3.68%) MCSA
5 6 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.68%) Postgraduate
5 6 (3.68%) MCDST
5 6 (3.68%) MCTS
5 6 (3.68%) NCDA
5 6 (3.68%) NCIE
6 5 (3.07%) CISMP
6 5 (3.07%) CEH
6 5 (3.07%) CISSP
7 3 (1.84%) VCAP
7 3 (1.84%) VTSP
7 3 (1.84%) VCDX
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) SCCM
2 3 (1.84%) SCOM
2 3 (1.84%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (26.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.50%) SAP
3 20 (12.27%) Oracle
4 19 (11.66%) VMware
5 12 (7.36%) Citrix
5 12 (7.36%) NetApp
6 6 (3.68%) Veeam
6 6 (3.68%) Cisco
7 5 (3.07%) HP
7 5 (3.07%) EMC
8 4 (2.45%) Adobe
9 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.23%) F5
9 2 (1.23%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.61%) 3PAR
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