The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 45 29 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 23 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.55% 7.50% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 7.99% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 58 58
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +20.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 623 763 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.29% 93.85% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 473 628 822
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Luton +10 12 £50,000 - 2
Bedford -22 5 £65,000 +13.04%
Dunstable -2 3 £35,000 -44.00%
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (48.15%) Cisco
2 31 (38.27%) LAN
2 31 (38.27%) WAN
3 29 (35.80%) CCSA
3 29 (35.80%) CCNP
3 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
3 29 (35.80%) CCSE
3 29 (35.80%) Network Security
4 28 (34.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 28 (34.57%) Spanning Tree
4 28 (34.57%) OSPF
4 28 (34.57%) BGP
4 28 (34.57%) CCDP
5 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
6 23 (28.40%) MS Visio
6 23 (28.40%) Firewall
6 23 (28.40%) Network Management
6 23 (28.40%) Load Balancing
7 20 (24.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
9 14 (17.28%) tcpdump
9 14 (17.28%) Wireshark
9 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
10 13 (16.05%) Java
10 13 (16.05%) Presales
11 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
11 12 (14.81%) IBM
11 12 (14.81%) SAN

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (1.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) SAP CRM
1 4 (4.94%) SAP MM
1 4 (4.94%) SAP PP
1 4 (4.94%) SAP SD
1 4 (4.94%) SAP WM
2 3 (3.70%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.47%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.27%) LAN
1 31 (38.27%) WAN
2 29 (35.80%) Network Security
3 28 (34.57%) BGP
3 28 (34.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (34.57%) OSPF
3 28 (34.57%) Spanning Tree
4 23 (28.40%) Firewall
5 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
5 14 (17.28%) tcpdump
5 14 (17.28%) Wireshark
6 12 (14.81%) SAN
7 7 (8.64%) FCoE
8 5 (6.17%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.47%) LDAP
9 2 (2.47%) Wireless
9 2 (2.47%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
1 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Local Government
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Web Services
2 10 (12.35%) .NET
3 8 (9.88%) Flash
4 5 (6.17%) REST
4 5 (6.17%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) CSS
5 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 3 (3.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 2 (2.47%) RESTful
6 2 (2.47%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.23%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (6.17%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.70%) User Experience
8 2 (2.47%) Blog
8 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.47%) iSeries
8 2 (2.47%) LPAR
9 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) OS/400
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Load Balancing
1 23 (28.40%) Network Management
2 20 (24.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (16.05%) Presales
4 11 (13.58%) ITIL
5 10 (12.35%) Logistics
5 10 (12.35%) Performance Management
6 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.88%) Change Management
7 8 (9.88%) Data Management
7 8 (9.88%) Kanban
8 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.41%) Analytics
9 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.41%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.41%) Project Management
9 6 (7.41%) Statistics
9 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.17%) CRM
10 5 (6.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) Java
2 8 (9.88%) ABAP
3 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.70%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) SQL
5 2 (2.47%) C++
5 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) CCNP
1 29 (35.80%) CCSA
1 29 (35.80%) CCSE
1 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (34.57%) CCDP
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) CCIE
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.23%) SRDF
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.23%) Linux-HA
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Cisco
2 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
3 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.81%) IBM
5 10 (12.35%) SAP
6 8 (9.88%) Brocade
6 8 (9.88%) EMC
7 7 (8.64%) CA
8 6 (7.41%) F5
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle
9 3 (3.70%) Adobe
9 3 (3.70%) Hitachi
9 3 (3.70%) HP
9 3 (3.70%) Sage
10 2 (2.47%) Aruba
10 2 (2.47%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) Epicor
10 2 (2.47%) Infor
10 2 (2.47%) NetApp
10 2 (2.47%) Veeam
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + bonus + share ownership sche
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago