The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 64 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 17 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.30% 4.98% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 5.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 2
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
696 397 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.31% 94.08% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 661 357 431
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Northampton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Northampton

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) MCSE
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (42.31%) MCTS
3 11 (42.31%) MCITP
4 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) HP
5 8 (30.77%) NetApp
5 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (30.77%) XenApp
5 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
5 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
5 8 (30.77%) XenMobile
6 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) vSphere
7 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
7 5 (19.23%) VTSP
7 5 (19.23%) CCEE
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) SCOrch
7 5 (19.23%) CCA
7 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (11.54%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) CRM
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Information Management
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Email Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) MOF
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) ISMS
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) MCSE
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (42.31%) MCTS
2 11 (42.31%) MCITP
3 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (19.23%) VTSP
4 5 (19.23%) CCEE
4 5 (19.23%) CCA
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (11.54%) VCDX
5 3 (11.54%) NCDA
5 3 (11.54%) NCIE
5 3 (11.54%) VCAP
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (7.69%) CCDP
7 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (30.77%) XenApp
2 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) XenMobile
2 5 (19.23%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (7.69%) SCSM
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) HP
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
3 8 (30.77%) NetApp
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) AppSense
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 3 (11.54%) Veeam
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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