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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 50 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.11% 1.88% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.94% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 8
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
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
522 463 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 91.74% 96.66% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 498 410 382
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
3 11 (36.67%) CRM
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (23.33%) Marketing
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.00%) NetApp
6 6 (20.00%) MCSE
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (16.67%) Time Management
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.67%) XenApp
7 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) IBM
7 5 (16.67%) SCOrch
7 5 (16.67%) XenMobile
8 4 (13.33%) MS Office
8 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 4 (13.33%) Sage
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) LAMP
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) CRM
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) Business Development
4 3 (10.00%) Information Management
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) MOF
5 2 (6.67%) Practice Management
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.67%) Email Marketing
6 1 (3.33%) Product Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.00%) MCSE
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) MCTS
2 4 (13.33%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) VTSP
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCDP
4 2 (6.67%) CCA
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCEE
5 1 (3.33%) CCSE
5 1 (3.33%) NCDA
5 1 (3.33%) NCIE
5 1 (3.33%) VCDX
5 1 (3.33%) VCAP
5 1 (3.33%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) XenApp
2 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCOrch
1 5 (16.67%) XenMobile
2 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.67%) SCSM
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Intune
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) Sage
7 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) EMC
8 2 (6.67%) AppSense
9 1 (3.33%) Veeam
9 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.33%) Pegasus
9 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-32k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago