The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 64 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.02% 5.11% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 5.38% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 32
Average salary £38,750 £51,350 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.53% +36.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £36,500 £21,425
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
991 893 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.23% 95.00% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 735 766 725
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (28.46%) VMware
3 31 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (24.39%) SQL
5 29 (23.58%) Windows
6 26 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 21 (17.07%) Active Directory
8 20 (16.26%) Hyper-V
9 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
10 18 (14.63%) SharePoint
11 17 (13.82%) Citrix
12 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
12 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
13 15 (12.20%) Oracle
13 15 (12.20%) PRINCE2
13 15 (12.20%) UNIX
13 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (10.57%) NetApp
14 13 (10.57%) .NET
14 13 (10.57%) Migration
14 13 (10.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (10.57%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (9.76%) MCITP
15 12 (9.76%) Degree
15 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
15 12 (9.76%) Project Management
16 11 (8.94%) SAN
16 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
16 11 (8.94%) JavaScript

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.94%) Lync
5 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle 10gAS
6 5 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.44%) IIS
8 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.63%) CMS
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.25%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.63%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.63%) Summit
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Office 365
2 3 (2.44%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) SAN
1 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.50%) Network Security
3 6 (4.88%) SSL
3 6 (4.88%) HTTP
3 6 (4.88%) SNMP
3 6 (4.88%) Firewall
4 5 (4.07%) FTP
4 5 (4.07%) SMTP
5 4 (3.25%) MPLS
6 3 (2.44%) RTSP
6 3 (2.44%) BGP
6 3 (2.44%) OSPF
6 3 (2.44%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.44%) DNS
6 3 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.44%) NAS
6 3 (2.44%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.44%) Multicast
7 2 (1.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.63%) SSDT
6 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.63%) ActiveReports
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.63%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.81%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) JDeveloper
1 5 (4.07%) TestDirector
1 5 (4.07%) PVCS
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (4.07%) Toad
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Legal
2 4 (3.25%) Marketing
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) .NET
2 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.50%) XML
3 6 (4.88%) HTML5
3 6 (4.88%) jQuery
3 6 (4.88%) LINQ
3 6 (4.88%) HTML
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (2.44%) Web Services
5 3 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (1.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.69%) Clustering
3 5 (4.07%) Replication
3 5 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.25%) Social Media
5 3 (2.44%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.63%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.81%) EFT
7 1 (0.81%) Open Source
7 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.58%) Windows
2 15 (12.20%) UNIX
3 11 (8.94%) Linux
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.44%) SUSE
8 3 (2.44%) Debian
8 3 (2.44%) FreeBSD
8 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.63%) AIX
9 2 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.20%) PRINCE2
2 13 (10.57%) Migration
3 12 (9.76%) Project Management
4 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.69%) CRM
6 6 (4.88%) Data Mapping
6 6 (4.88%) ITIL
6 6 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.07%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.07%) Data Management
7 5 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.07%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.07%) UML
7 5 (4.07%) RAD
7 5 (4.07%) SSADM
7 5 (4.07%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.07%) Change Control
7 5 (4.07%) Analytics
7 5 (4.07%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.39%) SQL
2 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.32%) C#
4 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.25%) Python
6 4 (3.25%) Java
7 2 (1.63%) C
7 2 (1.63%) C++
7 2 (1.63%) VBScript
7 2 (1.63%) VB
7 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.63%) VBA
8 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (10.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (9.76%) MCITP
5 12 (9.76%) Degree
6 10 (8.13%) MCSE
7 7 (5.69%) MCTS
7 7 (5.69%) VCAP
7 7 (5.69%) NCDA
7 7 (5.69%) NCIE
8 6 (4.88%) VCDX
9 5 (4.07%) CISSP
9 5 (4.07%) MCP
10 4 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.25%) CCNP
11 3 (2.44%) CCDA
11 3 (2.44%) CCIE
11 3 (2.44%) RHCE
11 3 (2.44%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) HL7
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (16.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.32%) XenApp
5 7 (5.69%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (3.25%) vSphere
9 3 (2.44%) NFS
9 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.44%) SCCM
1 3 (2.44%) SCOM
1 3 (2.44%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.44%) SCDPM
1 3 (2.44%) SCOrch
1 3 (2.44%) SCSM
2 2 (1.63%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.63%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (28.46%) VMware
3 17 (13.82%) Citrix
4 15 (12.20%) Oracle
5 13 (10.57%) NetApp
6 10 (8.13%) EMC
7 9 (7.32%) Cisco
8 8 (6.50%) HP
9 5 (4.07%) Serena
9 5 (4.07%) SAP
10 4 (3.25%) Veeam
10 4 (3.25%) IBM
10 4 (3.25%) Dell
11 3 (2.44%) Google
11 3 (2.44%) Symantec
11 3 (2.44%) Avaya
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.63%) Tableau
12 2 (1.63%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.63%) Unisys
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 45k plus Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Talent Source Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Steria
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 days ago
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Blue Town Online
Salary: £47k - 64k per year
Posted: 21 days ago