The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 125 130 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
IT 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
2170 2043 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.09% 96.46% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1693 2121
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 -1 3 £25,000 -19.35%
Huntingdon - 1 £25,000 -
IT Consultant
East of England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Lync
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft