The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 56 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.03% 6.25% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 6.43% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 11
Average salary £50,000 £35,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.84% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
450 342 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.59% 97.16% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 377 301 291
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Consultant
Bedfordshire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Luton

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Luton region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Luton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Essbase
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Blog
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) RUP
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) VB6
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) NCDA
2 2 (16.67%) NCIE
3 1 (8.33%) VCAP
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam