Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Consultant
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 65 50
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 65 59 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.93% 3.64% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 3.80% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 107
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £46,400 £43,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £68,940
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1062 1551 1936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 95.62% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1358 1720
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +20 26 £50,000 -9.09%
Luton +29 21 £57,500 +9.52%
Dunstable -18 1 £60,000 -
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 28 (43.08%) Cisco
2 26 (40.00%) Presales
3 23 (35.38%) Data Centre
4 19 (29.23%) Spanning Tree
4 19 (29.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
4 19 (29.23%) OSPF
4 19 (29.23%) BGP
4 19 (29.23%) LAN
4 19 (29.23%) WAN
4 19 (29.23%) CCSE
4 19 (29.23%) Network Security
5 18 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (26.15%) CCNP
6 17 (26.15%) CCDP
6 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (23.08%) Analytics
8 13 (20.00%) Retail
9 12 (18.46%) Network Design
9 12 (18.46%) Degree
9 12 (18.46%) Load Balancing
9 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (16.92%) MATLAB
10 11 (16.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (16.92%) SAS
10 11 (16.92%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) Web Services
10 11 (16.92%) Python
10 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
10 11 (16.92%) Yield Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (16.92%) Apache Spark
1 11 (16.92%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) InVision
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.54%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) AdWords
2 4 (6.15%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) BGP
1 19 (29.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 19 (29.23%) LAN
1 19 (29.23%) Network Security
1 19 (29.23%) OSPF
1 19 (29.23%) Spanning Tree
1 19 (29.23%) WAN
2 9 (13.85%) Firewall
3 8 (12.31%) Unified Communications
4 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.77%) tcpdump
4 7 (10.77%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (4.62%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.54%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Apache Hive
1 11 (16.92%) Big Data
1 11 (16.92%) Hadoop
1 11 (16.92%) Impala
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Advertising
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) JSON
1 11 (16.92%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) SailPoint
3 2 (3.08%) Flash
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) CSS3
4 1 (1.54%) Framer.js
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Data Centre
2 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (9.23%) Driving Licence
6 4 (6.15%) Social Media
7 3 (4.62%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (4.62%) EMC VNX
7 3 (4.62%) Symmetrix
8 2 (3.08%) CLARiiON
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) AIX
2 1 (1.54%) Solaris
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Presales
2 15 (23.08%) Analytics
3 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (18.46%) Load Balancing
3 12 (18.46%) Network Design
4 11 (16.92%) Customer Analytics
4 11 (16.92%) Data Management
4 11 (16.92%) Data Visualisation
4 11 (16.92%) Econometrics
4 11 (16.92%) Experimental Design
4 11 (16.92%) Machine Learning
4 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
4 11 (16.92%) Personalization
4 11 (16.92%) Statistical Modelling
4 11 (16.92%) Statistics
4 11 (16.92%) Strategic Thinking
4 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
4 11 (16.92%) Yield Management
5 9 (13.85%) ITIL
6 8 (12.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) MATLAB
1 11 (16.92%) Python
1 11 (16.92%) R
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) PHP
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) CCSE
2 18 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (26.15%) CCDP
3 17 (26.15%) CCNP
4 12 (18.46%) Degree
5 11 (16.92%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (12.31%) CISA
6 8 (12.31%) CISSP
7 6 (9.23%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (7.69%) CCSA
8 5 (7.69%) CRISC
9 3 (4.62%) CISM
10 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.69%) COBIT
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.54%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
3 11 (16.92%) Tableau
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.23%) IBM
5 6 (9.23%) VMware
6 5 (7.69%) EMC
6 5 (7.69%) NetApp
6 5 (7.69%) Veeam
7 4 (6.15%) CyberArk
7 4 (6.15%) Dell
7 4 (6.15%) Facebook
7 4 (6.15%) ForgeRock
7 4 (6.15%) Google
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) Brocade
9 1 (1.54%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.54%) Veritas