The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 42 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 18 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.43% 2.50% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 2.60% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 18
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £37,050 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
521 462 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 99.24% 96.25% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 477 408 357
Median salary £35,000 £35,486 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -11.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Consultant
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Suffolk

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Consultant
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +15 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Bury St Edmunds -10 5 £37,000 +12.12%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) CRM
2 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (24.14%) Presales
5 6 (20.69%) Marketing
5 6 (20.69%) User Stories
5 6 (20.69%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
7 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
7 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
7 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (13.79%) Office 365
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Phone
7 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
7 4 (13.79%) iPhone
7 4 (13.79%) Proofpoint
7 4 (13.79%) ISA Server
7 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
7 4 (13.79%) Nokia
7 4 (13.79%) Apple
7 4 (13.79%) Clearswift
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) CTI
4 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Law
3 3 (10.34%) Billing
4 2 (6.90%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) JSON
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
2 3 (10.34%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) XSLT
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
3 2 (6.90%) XSD
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) VXML
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) iPhone
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
3 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Phone
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) CRM
2 7 (24.14%) Presales
3 6 (20.69%) User Stories
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) Process Management
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) API Design
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) C
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) COBOL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Analytics IQ
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) ISA Server
3 3 (10.34%) iptables
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Apple
3 4 (13.79%) Clearswift
3 4 (13.79%) Nokia
3 4 (13.79%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Verint
4 1 (3.45%) VMware