The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 66 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 24 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.33% 3.83% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.97% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 12
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £39,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Consultant
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
938 580 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.16% 96.67% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 884 509 652
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,970
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northamptonshire region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 15 £55,000 +10.00%
Kettering -2 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (27.08%) MCSE
6 12 (25.00%) MCTS
6 12 (25.00%) MCITP
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) Citrix
8 10 (20.83%) HP
8 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.83%) XenApp
8 10 (20.83%) XenDesktop
8 10 (20.83%) NetScaler
9 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (16.67%) CRM
10 8 (16.67%) SAP
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (16.67%) NetApp
10 8 (16.67%) XenMobile
11 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.58%) CCNP
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (12.50%) Finance
12 6 (12.50%) Firewall
12 6 (12.50%) IBM
12 6 (12.50%) CCA
12 6 (12.50%) Citrix Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.25%) Lync
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) CICS
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP SD
1 3 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 3 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) NetScaler
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
4 4 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless
6 2 (4.17%) SAN
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Application Packaging
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Replication
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) HACMP
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) zOS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
1 8 (16.67%) CRM
2 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (6.25%) Information Security
3 3 (6.25%) Information Management
3 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 3 (6.25%) Migration
3 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.25%) Project Management
3 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.25%) Email Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.17%) Time Management
4 2 (4.17%) Cash Management
4 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.17%) Service Management
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) R
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C++
2 1 (2.08%) COBOL
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (27.08%) MCSE
3 12 (25.00%) MCTS
3 12 (25.00%) MCITP
4 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (14.58%) CCNP
7 6 (12.50%) CCA
7 6 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (10.42%) VTSP
8 5 (10.42%) CCEE
9 3 (6.25%) CISSP
9 3 (6.25%) CCDP
9 3 (6.25%) VCDX
9 3 (6.25%) NCDA
9 3 (6.25%) NCIE
9 3 (6.25%) VCAP
10 2 (4.17%) CCNA
11 1 (2.08%) CISM
11 1 (2.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.17%) COBIT
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.83%) XenApp
2 10 (20.83%) XenDesktop
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.42%) vSphere
5 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.08%) RACF
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) XenMobile
2 5 (10.42%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCSM
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Intune
4 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco
4 11 (22.92%) Citrix
5 10 (20.83%) HP
6 8 (16.67%) NetApp
6 8 (16.67%) SAP
7 6 (12.50%) IBM
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 5 (10.42%) AppSense
9 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
10 3 (6.25%) EMC
10 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.25%) Veeam
10 3 (6.25%) F5
11 2 (4.17%) Meraki
11 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.17%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.08%) Pegasus
12 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
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