Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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 > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 57 52
Rank change year-on-year -42 -5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 137 173 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.98% 5.05% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 5.22% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73 130 142
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -2.17%
10th Percentile £36,350 £33,675 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4,443 3,314 3,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.73% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,077 2,604 3,157
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cambridgeshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Cambridge -37 105 £45,000 -25.00% 18
Peterborough -8 16 £65,000 +100.00% 5
Huntingdon -10 6 £45,000 +1.12% 2
St Neots -18 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.55%) Finance
3 33 (24.09%) ERP
4 32 (23.36%) Mathematics
5 30 (21.90%) SAP
5 30 (21.90%) Advertising
6 28 (20.44%) Electronics
6 28 (20.44%) C
7 27 (19.71%) Java
7 27 (19.71%) Dynamics AX
8 26 (18.98%) Security Cleared
8 26 (18.98%) Embedded C
8 26 (18.98%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (18.25%) Physics
10 24 (17.52%) Computer Science
10 24 (17.52%) Degree
10 24 (17.52%) Software Engineering
10 24 (17.52%) C++
10 24 (17.52%) Python
11 22 (16.06%) Sage
11 22 (16.06%) Manufacturing
11 22 (16.06%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (15.33%) Embedded C++
13 20 (14.60%) Retail
14 19 (13.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (13.14%) SAP HANA
16 17 (12.41%) Time Management
17 16 (11.68%) High Availability
17 16 (11.68%) Dynamics 365
18 15 (10.95%) JD Edwards

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (3.65%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.73%) Apache
2 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (19.71%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (9.49%) NetSuite
3 11 (8.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (7.30%) Unit4 Business World
5 9 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (6.57%) Sage 200
6 8 (5.84%) Sage BI
7 2 (1.46%) Dynamics SL
7 2 (1.46%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.68%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (7.30%) FinancialForce
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.11%) SaaS
4 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.73%) IaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) Firewall
2 7 (5.11%) SAN
3 4 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.92%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.92%) NAS
3 4 (2.92%) NetScaler
3 4 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.73%) Broadband
5 1 (0.73%) Intranet
5 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.73%) LAN
5 1 (0.73%) Network Security
5 1 (0.73%) NGN
5 1 (0.73%) SMS
5 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.73%) VLAN
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
5 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) SAP HANA
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.65%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.19%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) MySQL
7 1 (0.73%) QlikView
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (25.55%) Finance
2 30 (21.90%) Advertising
3 28 (20.44%) Electronics
4 22 (16.06%) Manufacturing
5 20 (14.60%) Retail
6 4 (2.92%) French Language
7 3 (2.19%) Marketing
8 2 (1.46%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.46%) German Language
8 2 (1.46%) Law
8 2 (1.46%) Local Government
8 2 (1.46%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) SAP Basis
2 6 (4.38%) Web Services
3 5 (3.65%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (3.65%) SAP PI
4 3 (2.19%) .NET
4 3 (2.19%) EDI
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.46%) XML
6 1 (0.73%) CSS
6 1 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.73%) HTML
6 1 (0.73%) J2EE
6 1 (0.73%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.98%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (17.52%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.92%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.19%) NHS
7 2 (1.46%) Fintech
8 1 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.73%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.73%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Windows
2 6 (4.38%) Linux
3 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.46%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) ERP
2 32 (23.36%) Mathematics
3 25 (18.25%) Physics
4 24 (17.52%) Software Engineering
5 22 (16.06%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (13.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (12.41%) Time Management
8 16 (11.68%) High Availability
9 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.95%) CRM
10 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.49%) Project Management
11 13 (9.49%) Scrum
12 11 (8.03%) Service Management
13 10 (7.30%) ITIL
13 10 (7.30%) Presales
14 8 (5.84%) Logistics
15 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (3.65%) Analytical Thinking
16 5 (3.65%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) C
2 27 (19.71%) Java
3 26 (18.98%) Embedded C
4 24 (17.52%) C++
4 24 (17.52%) Python
5 21 (15.33%) Embedded C++
6 9 (6.57%) SQL
7 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.46%) C#
8 2 (1.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.73%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.73%) R
9 1 (0.73%) Ruby
9 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (18.98%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.52%) Degree
3 5 (3.65%) PhD
3 5 (3.65%) SAP Certification
4 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.19%) ACCA
5 3 (2.19%) CIMA
5 3 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.46%) CISM
6 2 (1.46%) CISSP
7 1 (0.73%) CCNA
7 1 (0.73%) CEH
7 1 (0.73%) CIPD
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.73%) GIAC
7 1 (0.73%) MCSA
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) PMO
2 1 (0.73%) COBIT
2 1 (0.73%) COSO
2 1 (0.73%) GDPR
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) NFS
2 4 (2.92%) XenApp
2 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (2.92%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.73%) Kibana
2 1 (0.73%) logstash
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.90%) SAP
3 22 (16.06%) Sage
4 15 (10.95%) JD Edwards
5 13 (9.49%) Oracle
5 13 (9.49%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (8.03%) Epicor
6 11 (8.03%) Infor
7 10 (7.30%) IFS
7 10 (7.30%) Xero
8 7 (5.11%) NetApp
9 6 (4.38%) Citrix
10 5 (3.65%) VMware
11 4 (2.92%) Ivanti
12 2 (1.46%) Cisco
13 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.73%) Cognos
13 1 (0.73%) HP
13 1 (0.73%) QNX
13 1 (0.73%) Sophos