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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 61 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 47 69 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.34% 3.75% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 3.94% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 70
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,750
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
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 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 40 (39.60%) Degree
2 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 37 (36.63%) Linux
3 31 (30.69%) Oracle
4 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
5 24 (23.76%) SQL
6 23 (22.77%) ITIL
7 22 (21.78%) VMware
8 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
9 20 (19.80%) UNIX
10 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
10 16 (15.84%) Java
11 15 (14.85%) CISSP
11 15 (14.85%) Firewall
12 13 (12.87%) SSCP
12 13 (12.87%) CISM
12 13 (12.87%) Perl
12 13 (12.87%) C++
12 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (11.88%) Computer Science
13 12 (11.88%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
14 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (9.90%) MCITP
15 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
15 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
16 9 (8.91%) Workflow
16 9 (8.91%) Project Management
16 9 (8.91%) PHP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.96%) IIS
3 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.97%) Apache
4 3 (2.97%) Lync
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.98%) Zope
5 2 (1.98%) Plone
5 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.98%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.98%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.98%) Tridion
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.99%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.99%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Force.com
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) Firewall
2 7 (6.93%) SS7
2 7 (6.93%) WAN
2 7 (6.93%) INAP
2 7 (6.93%) LTE
2 7 (6.93%) VoLTE
3 6 (5.94%) Wireless
3 6 (5.94%) LAN
4 5 (4.95%) LDAP
4 5 (4.95%) SAN
5 4 (3.96%) VPN
5 4 (3.96%) DNS
6 3 (2.97%) DHCP
7 2 (1.98%) Network Security
7 2 (1.98%) VoIP
8 1 (0.99%) Internet
8 1 (0.99%) MPLS
8 1 (0.99%) DSL
8 1 (0.99%) HTTP
8 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Ant
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Billing
3 4 (3.96%) Finance
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) HTML
3 2 (1.98%) HTML5
3 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.99%) CSS
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.98%) EMV
5 1 (0.99%) BBC
5 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.99%) Life Science
5 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
1 37 (36.63%) Linux
2 20 (19.80%) UNIX
3 9 (8.91%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Debian
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (8.91%) Workflow
3 9 (8.91%) Project Management
4 7 (6.93%) Software Testing
4 7 (6.93%) Manual Testing
4 7 (6.93%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.94%) Information Security
6 5 (4.95%) Line Management
6 5 (4.95%) DevOps
7 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.96%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Identity Management
7 4 (3.96%) CRM
8 3 (2.97%) Functional Testing
8 3 (2.97%) Matrix Management
8 3 (2.97%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.97%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (1.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.76%) SQL
2 16 (15.84%) Java
3 13 (12.87%) Perl
3 13 (12.87%) C++
4 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.91%) PHP
6 5 (4.95%) Python
7 4 (3.96%) VB
8 3 (2.97%) C
8 3 (2.97%) C#
8 3 (2.97%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) ABAP
10 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (39.60%) Degree
2 15 (14.85%) CISSP
3 13 (12.87%) SSCP
3 13 (12.87%) CISM
4 10 (9.90%) MCITP
4 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.92%) MCDST
5 8 (7.92%) MCSE
5 8 (7.92%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.98%) CEH
6 2 (1.98%) CISMP
7 1 (0.99%) LPIC
7 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.97%) COBIT
1 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.99%) Xen
5 1 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.98%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) Oracle
2 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.78%) VMware
4 9 (8.91%) Citrix
5 5 (4.95%) F5
6 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 2 (1.98%) Veeam
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.99%) Juniper
8 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco
8 1 (0.99%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) EMC
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 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 £competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago