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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 52 32 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 22 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.11% 5.25% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 5.60% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
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
675 375 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.34% 93.75% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 636 349 438
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) MCTS
3 10 (43.48%) MCITP
3 10 (43.48%) MCSE
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) NetApp
6 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (30.43%) XenApp
6 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
6 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
6 7 (30.43%) XenMobile
7 5 (21.74%) IBM
7 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 5 (21.74%) VTSP
8 4 (17.39%) CCEE
8 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) vSphere
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
8 4 (17.39%) CCA
8 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (17.39%) SAP
8 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (13.04%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) CRM
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Information Management
3 2 (8.70%) Email Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) ISMS
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) MCSE
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (43.48%) MCTS
1 10 (43.48%) MCITP
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (21.74%) VTSP
4 4 (17.39%) CCEE
4 4 (17.39%) CCA
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (13.04%) VCDX
5 3 (13.04%) NCDA
5 3 (13.04%) NCIE
5 3 (13.04%) VCAP
6 2 (8.70%) CISSP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
6 2 (8.70%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
2 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (17.39%) vSphere
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) XenMobile
2 3 (13.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) NetApp
3 8 (34.78%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) AppSense
7 3 (13.04%) Veeam
7 3 (13.04%) EMC
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
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