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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 69 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.16% 1.13% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.18% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £35,000 £53,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.88% +128.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
599 592 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.40% 95.33% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 512 536 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) CRM
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Time Management
5 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (37.50%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (25.00%) Business Development
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Sage
7 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Sage CRM
8 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Lync
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (12.50%) IIS
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (12.50%) Practice Management
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Legal
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (18.75%) Lync
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) CRM
2 7 (43.75%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Development
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Practice Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Sage
2 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam
3 1 (6.25%) Aruba
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + competitive
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