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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 55 34 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 13 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.97% 5.42% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 5.68% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 2
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £22,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,750
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
630 352 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.31% 95.39% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 582 333 396
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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 28 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) MCSE
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) MCTS
2 9 (50.00%) MCITP
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) NetApp
6 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 4 (22.22%) NCDA
6 4 (22.22%) NCIE
7 3 (16.67%) Lync
7 3 (16.67%) VCAP
7 3 (16.67%) VTSP
7 3 (16.67%) CCEE
7 3 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (16.67%) XenApp
7 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (16.67%) Lync
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix
2 1 (5.56%) EMC Centera
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) ISMS
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) MCSE
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (50.00%) MCTS
1 9 (50.00%) MCITP
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (22.22%) NCDA
3 4 (22.22%) NCIE
4 3 (16.67%) VCAP
4 3 (16.67%) VTSP
4 3 (16.67%) CCEE
4 3 (16.67%) VCDX
4 3 (16.67%) CCA
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
5 3 (16.67%) AppSense
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Isilon
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