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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 57 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.07% 5.60% 4.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 5.79% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 48 38 38
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £44,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £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
1063 932 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.49% 96.58% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 781 782 717
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.51%) VMware
3 34 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (26.23%) Windows
5 25 (20.49%) Active Directory
6 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (18.85%) SQL
6 23 (18.85%) Hyper-V
7 21 (17.21%) Citrix
8 19 (15.57%) MS Exchange
9 18 (14.75%) SharePoint
9 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
10 17 (13.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (13.93%) MCITP
11 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
12 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
12 15 (12.30%) MCSE
13 14 (11.48%) Project Management
14 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (9.84%) UNIX
15 12 (9.84%) Oracle
15 12 (9.84%) NetApp
15 12 (9.84%) MCTS
16 11 (9.02%) Migration
16 11 (9.02%) .NET
16 11 (9.02%) SAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (15.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (9.02%) Lync
5 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (3.28%) IIS
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.64%) CMS
10 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) SAP FI
1 7 (5.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (5.74%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.64%) Summit
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.82%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
1 10 (8.20%) SAN
2 8 (6.56%) MPLS
2 8 (6.56%) Network Security
3 6 (4.92%) HTTP
3 6 (4.92%) SNMP
4 5 (4.10%) VPN
4 5 (4.10%) Broadband
4 5 (4.10%) ISDN
4 5 (4.10%) SMTP
4 5 (4.10%) FTP
4 5 (4.10%) VPLS
4 5 (4.10%) Wireless
5 4 (3.28%) Firewall
5 4 (3.28%) SSL
6 3 (2.46%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.46%) Multicast
6 3 (2.46%) RTSP
6 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.28%) SAP BI
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.64%) Big Data
6 2 (1.64%) MySQL
6 2 (1.64%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) PVCS
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (3.28%) Toad
1 4 (3.28%) JDeveloper
1 4 (3.28%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (8.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Marketing
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) .NET
2 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.56%) Web Services
4 7 (5.74%) XML
5 6 (4.92%) LINQ
5 6 (4.92%) jQuery
5 6 (4.92%) HTML5
5 6 (4.92%) HTML
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (1.64%) ODBC
8 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Clustering
2 8 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.10%) Replication
4 4 (3.28%) Social Media
5 3 (2.46%) NHS
5 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.64%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.82%) PKI
7 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.82%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.23%) Windows
2 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.84%) UNIX
4 9 (7.38%) Linux
5 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.46%) FreeBSD
7 3 (2.46%) SUSE
7 3 (2.46%) Debian
7 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
2 14 (11.48%) Project Management
3 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (9.02%) Migration
5 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.74%) Data Mapping
6 6 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (4.92%) Data Protection
6 6 (4.92%) ITIL
7 5 (4.10%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.10%) Content Management
7 5 (4.10%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.10%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (4.10%) Product Marketing
7 5 (4.10%) Change Control
7 5 (4.10%) Product Management
8 4 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (3.28%) Time Management
8 4 (3.28%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.28%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.85%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) C#
3 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.28%) Python
5 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.28%) Java
6 2 (1.64%) VBScript
6 2 (1.64%) VB
6 2 (1.64%) C
7 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (13.93%) MCITP
3 17 (13.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.30%) MCSE
6 12 (9.84%) MCTS
7 9 (7.38%) Degree
7 9 (7.38%) NCDA
8 8 (6.56%) NCIE
8 8 (6.56%) VCAP
8 8 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.92%) CISSP
9 6 (4.92%) VCDX
9 6 (4.92%) CCIE
9 6 (4.92%) CCNP
10 5 (4.10%) MCP
11 4 (3.28%) CCNA
11 4 (3.28%) CCDA
12 3 (2.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) HL7
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (20.49%) Active Directory
3 23 (18.85%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.02%) XenApp
5 9 (7.38%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.56%) vSphere
7 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.46%) XenServer
10 3 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.46%) UAG
10 3 (2.46%) NFS
10 3 (2.46%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) SCCM
1 6 (4.92%) SCOM
2 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.46%) MOM
2 3 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (2.46%) SCDPM
2 3 (2.46%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.46%) SCSM
2 3 (2.46%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.64%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.51%) VMware
3 21 (17.21%) Citrix
4 12 (9.84%) Oracle
4 12 (9.84%) NetApp
5 11 (9.02%) SAP
6 10 (8.20%) Cisco
6 10 (8.20%) HP
7 8 (6.56%) EMC
8 6 (4.92%) Dell
8 6 (4.92%) Symantec
9 5 (4.10%) Veeam
10 4 (3.28%) Serena
10 4 (3.28%) Avaya
10 4 (3.28%) IBM
11 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.64%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.64%) McAfee
12 2 (1.64%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.64%) Google
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