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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 60 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 47 67 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.18% 3.72% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.90% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 75
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,000
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
1430 1717 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.69% 95.28% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1472 1611
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 46 (41.07%) Degree
2 45 (40.18%) Linux
3 42 (37.50%) Windows
4 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
5 28 (25.00%) Oracle
5 28 (25.00%) SQL
5 28 (25.00%) VMware
6 26 (23.21%) UNIX
7 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
8 22 (19.64%) ITIL
9 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
10 17 (15.18%) Java
10 17 (15.18%) Perl
11 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 15 (13.39%) Firewall
13 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 14 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (11.61%) MCITP
14 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
14 13 (11.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (11.61%) PHP
14 13 (11.61%) C++
14 13 (11.61%) CISSP
15 12 (10.71%) Citrix
16 11 (9.82%) MCSE
16 11 (9.82%) MCSA
16 11 (9.82%) SSCP
16 11 (9.82%) CISM
16 11 (9.82%) Workflow

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.57%) Lync
4 3 (2.68%) IIS
4 3 (2.68%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.79%) Zope
5 2 (1.79%) Plone
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.79%) Tridion
1 2 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.79%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) SS7
2 7 (6.25%) INAP
2 7 (6.25%) LTE
2 7 (6.25%) VoLTE
3 5 (4.46%) LDAP
3 5 (4.46%) WAN
3 5 (4.46%) VPN
3 5 (4.46%) DNS
3 5 (4.46%) SAN
4 4 (3.57%) LAN
4 4 (3.57%) Wireless
5 3 (2.68%) VoIP
5 3 (2.68%) DHCP
6 2 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (0.89%) HTTP
7 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.89%) Internet
7 1 (0.89%) MPLS
7 1 (0.89%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.25%) Billing
3 4 (3.57%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) HTML5
2 2 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) CSS3
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.89%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) EMV
4 2 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.79%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.79%) Open Source
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.89%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Linux
2 42 (37.50%) Windows
3 26 (23.21%) UNIX
4 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Debian
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.79%) Android
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) ITIL
2 11 (9.82%) Workflow
3 10 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (7.14%) Project Management
4 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 8 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 8 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 5 (4.46%) CRM
5 5 (4.46%) DevOps
5 5 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.46%) Line Management
6 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (3.57%) Information Security
7 3 (2.68%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (2.68%) Matrix Management
8 2 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.79%) Multithreading
8 2 (1.79%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (15.18%) Perl
2 17 (15.18%) Java
3 14 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.61%) PHP
4 13 (11.61%) C++
5 6 (5.36%) Python
6 5 (4.46%) C#
7 4 (3.57%) VB
8 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.89%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (41.07%) Degree
2 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.61%) CISSP
3 13 (11.61%) MCITP
4 11 (9.82%) MCDST
4 11 (9.82%) MCSE
4 11 (9.82%) MCSA
4 11 (9.82%) SSCP
4 11 (9.82%) CISM
5 2 (1.79%) CEH
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.79%) CISMP
5 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.68%) COBIT
1 3 (2.68%) QA
1 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.89%) Xen
5 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) SCOM
2 3 (2.68%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.68%) SCCM
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.00%) Oracle
2 28 (25.00%) VMware
3 12 (10.71%) Citrix
4 5 (4.46%) SAP
4 5 (4.46%) F5
5 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.79%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Veeam
7 1 (0.89%) HP
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Juniper
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