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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 77 26 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.17% 3.60% 8.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.83% 3.81% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 60 21 65
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
711 682 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.92% 94.46% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 554 612 791
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Oxford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 58 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 36 (27.07%) SQL
3 36 (27.07%) Project Management
4 33 (24.81%) Degree
5 27 (20.30%) SC Cleared
5 27 (20.30%) Security Cleared
6 21 (15.79%) SAP
6 21 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 21 (15.79%) Office 365
7 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (12.78%) Finance
8 17 (12.78%) Cisco
9 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
10 15 (11.28%) Oracle
11 14 (10.53%) MCSE
11 14 (10.53%) IPsec
12 13 (9.77%) Marketing
12 13 (9.77%) Hyper-V
12 13 (9.77%) VMware
12 13 (9.77%) CRM
12 13 (9.77%) Data Centre
13 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
13 12 (9.02%) MCSA
13 12 (9.02%) PRINCE2
13 12 (9.02%) QA
14 11 (8.27%) Linux
14 11 (8.27%) WAN
14 11 (8.27%) BusinessObjects

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.26%) Lync
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.26%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.02%) SAP CRM
3 4 (3.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.79%) Office 365
2 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) Boomi
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) IPsec
2 11 (8.27%) WAN
2 11 (8.27%) SAN
3 10 (7.52%) Firewall
4 9 (6.77%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (6.77%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (6.77%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (6.77%) OSPF
4 9 (6.77%) BGP
4 9 (6.77%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (6.02%) VPN
6 7 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.26%) FCoE
6 7 (5.26%) Skype
7 5 (3.76%) DNS
7 5 (3.76%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.26%) Network Security
8 3 (2.26%) LAN
8 3 (2.26%) Intranet
8 3 (2.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.27%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (6.77%) SAP HANA
4 8 (6.02%) DB2
4 8 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.26%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.26%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.50%) Essbase
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) JIRA
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Marketing
3 6 (4.51%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Local Government
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) HTML
1 6 (4.51%) .NET
2 5 (3.76%) SAP PI
3 4 (3.01%) HTML5
3 4 (3.01%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.50%) CSS
4 2 (1.50%) Ajax
5 1 (0.75%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) User Experience
3 6 (4.51%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) EPoS
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.50%) FMCG
6 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Online Games
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Linux
2 8 (6.02%) Windows
3 2 (1.50%) Android
3 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) Project Management
2 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (9.77%) CRM
4 12 (9.02%) PRINCE2
4 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
5 11 (8.27%) Migration
6 10 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.52%) Business Development
6 10 (7.52%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.77%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.77%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.26%) Information Management
9 7 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (4.51%) ERP
11 5 (3.76%) MVC
11 5 (3.76%) Predictive Analytics
11 5 (3.76%) Analytics
12 4 (3.01%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.07%) SQL
2 10 (7.52%) C
3 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.02%) Perl
3 8 (6.02%) Python
3 8 (6.02%) Ruby
4 7 (5.26%) C#
4 7 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) Tcl
5 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.76%) ABAP
6 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (24.81%) Degree
2 27 (20.30%) SC Cleared
2 27 (20.30%) Security Cleared
3 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (10.53%) MCSE
5 12 (9.02%) MCSA
6 4 (3.01%) CCNP
6 4 (3.01%) MCP
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.26%) CCIE
8 2 (1.50%) CISSP
8 2 (1.50%) CISA
8 2 (1.50%) GCIA
8 2 (1.50%) GCIH
8 2 (1.50%) CEH
8 2 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.75%) MCITP
9 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Hyper-V
2 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) SELinux
2 6 (4.51%) SCCM
2 6 (4.51%) SCOM
2 6 (4.51%) SCVMM
2 6 (4.51%) Windows Intune
2 6 (4.51%) SCDPM
2 6 (4.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (4.51%) SCSM
3 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.79%) SAP
3 17 (12.78%) Cisco
4 15 (11.28%) Oracle
5 13 (9.77%) VMware
6 7 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.01%) Citrix
8 2 (1.50%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.50%) Informatica
8 2 (1.50%) McAfee
8 2 (1.50%) Veeam
8 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.50%) hybris
8 2 (1.50%) Splunk
8 2 (1.50%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.50%) Trustwave
8 2 (1.50%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.50%) Siebel
8 2 (1.50%) Dell
9 1 (0.75%) Intel
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