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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 60 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 54 76 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.43% 5.22% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 5.44% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 96
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
1514 1398 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 96.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1213 1490
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (33.04%) Windows
1 38 (33.04%) Linux
2 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
3 32 (27.83%) Degree
4 28 (24.35%) SQL
5 23 (20.00%) VMware
5 23 (20.00%) UNIX
6 21 (18.26%) ITIL
7 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
8 16 (13.91%) SharePoint
9 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 14 (12.17%) Perl
10 14 (12.17%) Windows 8
10 14 (12.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (11.30%) C++
11 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
11 13 (11.30%) Oracle
11 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (11.30%) Citrix
12 12 (10.43%) Workflow
12 12 (10.43%) PHP
12 12 (10.43%) SAP
12 12 (10.43%) MCSE
12 12 (10.43%) MCSA
12 12 (10.43%) MCDST
12 12 (10.43%) MCITP
13 11 (9.57%) Java
14 10 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.83%) CRM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (13.91%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.48%) Lync
4 3 (2.61%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.61%) Documentum
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.35%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.61%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.74%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.74%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.87%) Tridion
5 1 (0.87%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.87%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) Force.com
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) WAN
3 3 (2.61%) LAN
3 3 (2.61%) VPN
3 3 (2.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.74%) Wireless
4 2 (1.74%) VoIP
4 2 (1.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.87%) LTE
5 1 (0.87%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.87%) LDAP
5 1 (0.87%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.87%) DHCP
5 1 (0.87%) HTTP
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) VPLS
5 1 (0.87%) NGN
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.74%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.74%) Xcelsius
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Ant
2 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Electronics
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) XML
3 2 (1.74%) HTML5
3 2 (1.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) CSS3
4 1 (0.87%) CSS
4 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.74%) Data Extraction
2 2 (1.74%) Open Source
2 2 (1.74%) EMV
2 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.87%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (0.87%) BBC
3 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.04%) Windows
1 38 (33.04%) Linux
2 23 (20.00%) UNIX
3 14 (12.17%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.26%) ITIL
2 12 (10.43%) Workflow
3 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 9 (7.83%) CRM
5 8 (6.96%) Software Testing
5 8 (6.96%) Manual Testing
6 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.35%) DevOps
8 4 (3.48%) Functional Testing
8 4 (3.48%) Change Management
8 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.48%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.61%) Time Management
9 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.61%) Migration
9 3 (2.61%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.61%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.61%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.61%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.35%) SQL
2 14 (12.17%) Perl
3 13 (11.30%) C++
3 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.43%) PHP
5 11 (9.57%) Java
6 6 (5.22%) C#
7 4 (3.48%) VB
8 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.74%) Python
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Degree
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.43%) MCSE
3 12 (10.43%) MCSA
3 12 (10.43%) MCDST
3 12 (10.43%) MCITP
4 4 (3.48%) CISSP
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CCNP
5 2 (1.74%) SSCP
5 2 (1.74%) CISM
5 2 (1.74%) CEH
5 2 (1.74%) CISMP
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) VCP4
6 1 (0.87%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.74%) COBIT
3 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) SCOM
2 3 (2.61%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.00%) VMware
3 13 (11.30%) Citrix
3 13 (11.30%) Oracle
4 12 (10.43%) SAP
5 5 (4.35%) F5
6 4 (3.48%) EMC
7 3 (2.61%) Cisco
7 3 (2.61%) Adobe
8 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.74%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.87%) HP
9 1 (0.87%) NetApp
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
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