Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 40 36
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 26 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.12% 5.65% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.32% 5.71% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 51
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £47,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,500 £62,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 252 350 524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.05% 98.87% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 212 312 486
Bedford median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,350 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bedford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (73.08%) LAN
1 19 (73.08%) WAN
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
1 19 (73.08%) CheckPoint
1 19 (73.08%) OSPF
1 19 (73.08%) BGP
1 19 (73.08%) CCSE
1 19 (73.08%) Network Security
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 19 (73.08%) Spanning Tree
2 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 18 (69.23%) Presales
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (65.38%) CCNP
3 17 (65.38%) CCDP
4 12 (46.15%) Load Balancing
4 12 (46.15%) Network Design
5 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
6 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) tcpdump
7 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
7 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (19.23%) CCSA
9 4 (15.38%) SEO
9 4 (15.38%) Advertising
9 4 (15.38%) Google Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Google

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) AdWords
1 4 (15.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) BGP
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 19 (73.08%) LAN
1 19 (73.08%) Network Security
1 19 (73.08%) OSPF
1 19 (73.08%) Spanning Tree
1 19 (73.08%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (26.92%) tcpdump
3 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Presales
2 12 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 12 (46.15%) Network Design
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Competitor Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Pay per click
4 4 (15.38%) SEO
4 4 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Server Building
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CCSE
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (65.38%) CCDP
3 17 (65.38%) CCNP
4 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (19.23%) CCSA
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) CheckPoint
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Facebook
2 4 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft