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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 47 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 15 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.89% 2.49% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 2.62% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -17.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £73,550
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
491 534 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.61% 94.85% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 448 469 275
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (46.15%) CRM
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) Time Management
6 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (26.92%) Marketing
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) Sage
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 4 (15.38%) MCSE
8 4 (15.38%) HP
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) NetApp
8 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (15.38%) XenApp
8 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
8 4 (15.38%) Business Development
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) SCOrch

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.54%) Lync
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) CRM
2 7 (26.92%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Business Development
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) MOF
5 2 (7.69%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Email Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Product Management
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCDP
4 2 (7.69%) CCA
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCEE
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) MCTS
5 1 (3.85%) CCSE
5 1 (3.85%) VTSP
5 1 (3.85%) CCSA
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCOrch
1 4 (15.38%) XenMobile
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Intune
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
2 2 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Sage
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
3 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (3.85%) Aruba
6 1 (3.85%) Pegasus
6 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper