The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 69 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 59 91 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.84% 3.82% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 4.01% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 73 140
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2006 2272 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.72% 95.42% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 1925 2222
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cambridgeshire region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -16 42 £45,650 +1.44% 9
Peterborough 0 6 £57,500 +4.54%
St Neots - 4 £60,000 -
Huntingdon +1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 50 (34.01%) Microsoft
2 43 (29.25%) Windows
3 41 (27.89%) Linux
4 40 (27.21%) VMware
5 36 (24.49%) Degree
6 32 (21.77%) SQL
7 26 (17.69%) Citrix
7 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
7 26 (17.69%) UNIX
8 22 (14.97%) Active Directory
9 19 (12.93%) SharePoint
10 18 (12.24%) Oracle
11 16 (10.88%) ITIL
11 16 (10.88%) Perl
11 16 (10.88%) Windows 8
11 16 (10.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (10.20%) Java
12 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
13 14 (9.52%) C++
13 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (8.84%) PHP
14 13 (8.84%) MCSA
14 13 (8.84%) XenApp
15 12 (8.16%) XenDesktop
15 12 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (8.16%) MCITP
15 12 (8.16%) MCDST
15 12 (8.16%) CRM
15 12 (8.16%) MCSE
15 12 (8.16%) SAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 19 (12.93%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.72%) Lync
4 2 (1.36%) IIS
4 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.68%) Zope
5 1 (0.68%) Plone
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.04%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.36%) SalesLogix
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.36%) Tridion
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Office 365
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.04%) SaaS
3 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.36%) Force.com
4 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) NetScaler
2 9 (6.12%) Firewall
3 5 (3.40%) VPN
3 5 (3.40%) DNS
3 5 (3.40%) WAN
4 4 (2.72%) LAN
4 4 (2.72%) SS7
4 4 (2.72%) INAP
4 4 (2.72%) LTE
4 4 (2.72%) VoLTE
5 3 (2.04%) Network Security
5 3 (2.04%) Wireless
5 3 (2.04%) LDAP
5 3 (2.04%) VoIP
5 3 (2.04%) DHCP
6 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.36%) SAN
6 2 (1.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) MPLS
7 1 (0.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) SAP BI
3 5 (3.40%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.72%) MySQL
4 4 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.04%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.68%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.72%) Billing
3 3 (2.04%) Finance
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
2 3 (2.04%) HTML5
2 3 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) CSS3
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.04%) Open Source
4 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.36%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.36%) EMV
4 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.36%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.68%) BBC
5 1 (0.68%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Physics
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Windows
2 41 (27.89%) Linux
3 26 (17.69%) UNIX
4 16 (10.88%) Windows 8
5 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.04%) Android
9 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.36%) Debian
9 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.88%) ITIL
2 12 (8.16%) CRM
3 11 (7.48%) Workflow
4 10 (6.80%) Business Analysis
5 8 (5.44%) Software Testing
5 8 (5.44%) Manual Testing
5 8 (5.44%) Project Management
6 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.40%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (3.40%) DevOps
8 4 (2.72%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.72%) Functional Testing
8 4 (2.72%) Analytics
8 4 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.72%) Resource Management
8 4 (2.72%) Information Security
9 3 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.04%) ERP
9 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.77%) SQL
2 16 (10.88%) Perl
3 15 (10.20%) Java
3 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.52%) C++
5 13 (8.84%) PHP
6 7 (4.76%) C#
7 5 (3.40%) Python
8 4 (2.72%) VB
9 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.68%) ABAP
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (24.49%) Degree
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.84%) MCSA
4 12 (8.16%) MCDST
4 12 (8.16%) MCSE
4 12 (8.16%) MCITP
5 7 (4.76%) CISSP
6 5 (3.40%) SSCP
6 5 (3.40%) CISM
7 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.36%) CEH
9 2 (1.36%) CISMP
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCP
10 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.68%) CCNP
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) CCDP
10 1 (0.68%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.72%) QA
1 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.04%) COBIT
3 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.84%) XenApp
3 12 (8.16%) XenDesktop
3 12 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.36%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) SCOM
2 3 (2.04%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (34.01%) Microsoft
2 40 (27.21%) VMware
3 26 (17.69%) Citrix
4 18 (12.24%) Oracle
5 12 (8.16%) SAP
6 5 (3.40%) Cisco
6 5 (3.40%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.40%) F5
7 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.36%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.36%) Sage
8 2 (1.36%) Infor
8 2 (1.36%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) EMC
9 1 (0.68%) Juniper
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + bens- bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £46,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £55k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago