Period
to 21 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 70 84
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 58 157 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.49% 3.84% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 3.99% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49 97 82
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.66% +11.58%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +0.92% +9.00%

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 2,208 3,930 3,662
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 96.21% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 2,583 2,795
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,975 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,056 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.14% +2.35% +1.12%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 -12 35 £45,000 - 19
Huntingdon -10 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Peterborough +1 6 £48,750 -19.75%
St Neots +14 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Firewall
3 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (24.14%) CCNP
4 14 (24.14%) Cisco
4 14 (24.14%) Office 365
4 14 (24.14%) Presales
5 13 (22.41%) Wireless
6 12 (20.69%) VMware
6 12 (20.69%) Degree
6 12 (20.69%) CCNA
7 11 (18.97%) Windows
8 10 (17.24%) SQL
8 10 (17.24%) SAP
8 10 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
9 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
9 9 (15.52%) ITIL
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (12.07%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (12.07%) WLAN
11 7 (12.07%) Sophos
12 6 (10.34%) SAP Basis
12 6 (10.34%) NetWeaver
12 6 (10.34%) VoIP
12 6 (10.34%) Ubiquiti
12 6 (10.34%) Public Cloud
12 6 (10.34%) SAP S/4HANA

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 6 (10.34%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (5.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.72%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.72%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.72%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Office 365
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 13 (22.41%) Wireless
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (12.07%) WLAN
5 6 (10.34%) VoIP
5 6 (10.34%) Wireshark
6 5 (8.62%) OSPF
7 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.45%) DNS
8 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.45%) SSL
8 2 (3.45%) VPN
8 2 (3.45%) WAN
9 1 (1.72%) DHCP
9 1 (1.72%) LAN
9 1 (1.72%) POP3
9 1 (1.72%) SAN
9 1 (1.72%) SMTP
9 1 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SAP HANA
2 4 (6.90%) GIS
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.72%) Power BI
General
1 5 (8.62%) Marketing
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Law
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) SAP Basis
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.45%) Ember.js
3 2 (3.45%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) React
3 2 (3.45%) Vue.js
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) MAPI
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Android
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Presales
2 10 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.62%) Change Control
5 5 (8.62%) Product Management
6 4 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) Business Development
6 4 (6.90%) Decision-Making
6 4 (6.90%) High Availability
6 4 (6.90%) Machine Learning
6 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.90%) Value Proposition
6 4 (6.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.17%) OOP
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) ABAP
3 3 (5.17%) C
3 3 (5.17%) C++
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) CCNP
1 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.69%) CCNA
2 12 (20.69%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.17%) VCP4
5 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) GDPR
3 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.62%) BitLocker
3 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
4 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) Firmware
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) FortiGate
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) Cisco
3 12 (20.69%) VMware
4 10 (17.24%) SAP
5 7 (12.07%) Sophos
6 6 (10.34%) Aruba
6 6 (10.34%) Meraki
6 6 (10.34%) Ubiquiti
7 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.62%) F5
7 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.90%) Veeam
9 3 (5.17%) Citrix
10 2 (3.45%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) Google
10 2 (3.45%) HP
11 1 (1.72%) Intel
11 1 (1.72%) Ivanti
11 1 (1.72%) NetApp