The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.97% 6.22% 9.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 6.37% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 22
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 204 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 99.21% 97.61% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 181 214
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bedford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Bedford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Bedford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCDP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (90.00%) OSPF
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
1 9 (90.00%) CCSE
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (90.00%) Spanning Tree
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (90.00%) Presales
2 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) CCSA
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Network Management
4 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
1 9 (90.00%) OSPF
1 9 (90.00%) Spanning Tree
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Presales
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Network Management
4 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCDP
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCSE
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCSA
3 3 (30.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
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