The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 55 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 89 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.83% 9.31% 7.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 9.59% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 77 47
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
712 928 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.83% 97.07% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 654 806 616
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
Oxfordshire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Oxford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Oxford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) .NET
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
4 15 (21.13%) Degree
5 12 (16.90%) NetApp
5 12 (16.90%) VMware
5 12 (16.90%) EMC
5 12 (16.90%) NCDA
5 12 (16.90%) NCIE
6 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (15.49%) SAN
7 10 (14.08%) Cisco
7 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
7 10 (14.08%) vSphere
8 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
8 9 (12.68%) C#
8 9 (12.68%) Java
8 9 (12.68%) SAP
8 9 (12.68%) Windows
8 9 (12.68%) MS Access
8 9 (12.68%) Migration
9 8 (11.27%) Dell
9 8 (11.27%) Project Management
9 8 (11.27%) XML
9 8 (11.27%) C
9 8 (11.27%) jQuery

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (9.86%) Drupal
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP PP
1 5 (7.04%) SAP APO
2 2 (2.82%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP MRS
3 1 (1.41%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.41%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP CS
3 1 (1.41%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.41%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) iSCSI
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) NAS
3 3 (4.23%) SMTP
3 3 (4.23%) FTP
3 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 3 (4.23%) SNMP
4 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.41%) VLAN
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
5 1 (1.41%) Wireless
5 1 (1.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
5 1 (1.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (12.68%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.82%) JMeter
1 2 (2.82%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.41%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (7.04%) German Language
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
1 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.76%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) XML
2 8 (11.27%) jQuery
3 7 (9.86%) XSLT
4 6 (8.45%) XBRL
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) Kendo UI
6 1 (1.41%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.04%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.23%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.41%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.41%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
1 9 (12.68%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) Project Management
3 7 (9.86%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) OO
4 6 (8.45%) OOP
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Data Management
7 3 (4.23%) Business Development
7 3 (4.23%) CRM
8 2 (2.82%) ERP
8 2 (2.82%) SOA
8 2 (2.82%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
3 9 (12.68%) C#
3 9 (12.68%) Java
4 8 (11.27%) C
5 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) PHP
6 5 (7.04%) ABAP
7 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) NCDA
2 12 (16.90%) NCIE
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.45%) MCSE
4 6 (8.45%) MCITP
5 5 (7.04%) MCTS
5 5 (7.04%) VCAP
6 2 (2.82%) CCNP
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.41%) CCVP
7 1 (1.41%) ACCA
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (1.41%) CCDP
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) vSphere
3 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) XenApp
4 5 (7.04%) XenServer
4 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) NetApp
2 12 (16.90%) VMware
2 12 (16.90%) EMC
3 10 (14.08%) Cisco
4 9 (12.68%) SAP
5 8 (11.27%) Dell
6 7 (9.86%) Citrix
7 6 (8.45%) HP
8 5 (7.04%) PlateSpin
8 5 (7.04%) Veeam
8 5 (7.04%) Symantec
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle
10 1 (1.41%) Isilon
10 1 (1.41%) Apple
10 1 (1.41%) Cognos
10 1 (1.41%) Siebel
10 1 (1.41%) Avaya
10 1 (1.41%) Juniper
10 1 (1.41%) Informatica