The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 49 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 24 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.91% 5.77% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 5.99% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 52
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
594 734 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.74% 96.20% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 556 607 764
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Oxford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (29.09%) Degree
6 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
7 13 (23.64%) Cisco
7 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
8 12 (21.82%) Firewall
8 12 (21.82%) VPN
8 12 (21.82%) WAN
8 12 (21.82%) Linux
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (21.82%) VMware
9 11 (20.00%) Project Management
10 10 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
10 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 10 (18.18%) FCoE
10 10 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (18.18%) SELinux
10 10 (18.18%) IPsec
10 10 (18.18%) Migration
10 10 (18.18%) SSL
10 10 (18.18%) SAN
10 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
1 12 (21.82%) VPN
1 12 (21.82%) WAN
2 10 (18.18%) FCoE
2 10 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (18.18%) IPsec
2 10 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 10 (18.18%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) MPLS
3 2 (3.64%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (3.64%) TACACS
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Essbase
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) LSMW
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.82%) SAP ALE
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Business Workflow
1 1 (1.82%) Spring
1 1 (1.82%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Project Management
2 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.18%) Migration
2 10 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (16.36%) Data Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Software Deployment
4 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.45%) Analytics
5 3 (5.45%) Business Development
5 3 (5.45%) ETL
5 3 (5.45%) Presales
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) ERP
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) SDLC
7 1 (1.82%) OO
7 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) ABAP
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.09%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) CCNP
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) HP ASE
5 2 (3.64%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) SELinux
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco
3 12 (21.82%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.64%) IronPort
5 2 (3.64%) Meraki
5 2 (3.64%) ProCurve
5 2 (3.64%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago