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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 62 28 58
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 24 44 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.61% 6.66% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 6.95% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 14
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
887 633 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.31% 95.76% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 798 568 583
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -26 13 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Daventry - 2 £47,500 -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) MCTS
3 11 (30.56%) MCITP
4 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (25.00%) MCSE
5 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (22.22%) XenApp
6 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco
8 6 (16.67%) MS Office
8 6 (16.67%) SAP
8 6 (16.67%) CRM
8 6 (16.67%) NetApp
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (16.67%) NetScaler
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.89%) Information Security
9 5 (13.89%) SAP BW
9 5 (13.89%) CCA
9 5 (13.89%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (13.89%) CISSP
9 5 (13.89%) SQL
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) OpenEdge
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.33%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP SD
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (8.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SAP BW
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
2 1 (2.78%) EMC Centera
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) iPhone
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) HACMP
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) CRM
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.89%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (2.78%) Email Marketing
7 1 (2.78%) ISMS
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) JCL
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) COBOL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (30.56%) MCTS
1 11 (30.56%) MCITP
2 9 (25.00%) MCSE
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (13.89%) CCA
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (13.89%) CISSP
5 4 (11.11%) NCDA
5 4 (11.11%) NCIE
6 3 (8.33%) VCAP
6 3 (8.33%) VTSP
6 3 (8.33%) CCEE
6 3 (8.33%) VCDX
7 2 (5.56%) CISM
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.56%) CCNA
8 1 (2.78%) CISA
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) XenApp
2 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.78%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) NetApp
5 6 (16.67%) SAP
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) Business Objects
7 3 (8.33%) Veeam
7 3 (8.33%) AppSense
8 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.56%) Sophos
9 1 (2.78%) Isilon
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
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