Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 101 44
Rank change year-on-year +34 -57 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 151 111 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.01% 2.92% 5.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 3.00% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 104 70 168
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.46% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 3,613 3,701 3,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 97.52% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,390 2,839 2,873
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +41 97 £42,500 -19.81% 29
Peterborough -18 38 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Huntingdon +8 6 £30,000 -31.82% 1
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
2 48 (31.79%) SQL
3 42 (27.81%) Degree
4 41 (27.15%) Mathematics
5 32 (21.19%) SQL Server
6 28 (18.54%) Finance
7 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (13.91%) Presales
9 20 (13.25%) JavaScript
9 20 (13.25%) ERP
10 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.26%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (9.93%) Computer Science
14 14 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (9.27%) PHP
14 14 (9.27%) Windows
15 13 (8.61%) Dynamics 365
15 13 (8.61%) Business Analysis
15 13 (8.61%) Time Management
16 12 (7.95%) Software Engineering
16 12 (7.95%) Linux
16 12 (7.95%) C
16 12 (7.95%) C++
16 12 (7.95%) Project Management
16 12 (7.95%) Analytics
17 11 (7.28%) SAP
17 11 (7.28%) Web Services
17 11 (7.28%) Data Warehouse

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 (3.97%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.31%) Apache
2 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (6.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (6.62%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (5.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (3.31%) NetSuite
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (2.65%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.99%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.32%) BPCS
7 2 (1.32%) HFM
7 2 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.61%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (6.62%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.31%) Office 365
5 5 (3.31%) SaaS
6 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) DNS
2 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.65%) FTP
3 4 (2.65%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.65%) SSH
3 4 (2.65%) SSL
4 3 (1.99%) Firewall
4 3 (1.99%) Intranet
5 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.66%) 3G
6 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.66%) GSM
6 1 (0.66%) LTE
6 1 (0.66%) Network Security
6 1 (0.66%) NGN
6 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.97%) Big Data
4 6 (3.97%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) MySQL
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.66%) OLAP
9 1 (0.66%) Power BI
9 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Selenium
2 5 (3.31%) JMeter
2 5 (3.31%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.65%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 28 (18.54%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Retail
3 8 (5.30%) Law
4 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.97%) Advertising
6 5 (3.31%) Electronics
6 5 (3.31%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.28%) Web Services
2 9 (5.96%) SOAP
3 6 (3.97%) REST
4 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.31%) Kafka
4 5 (3.31%) Node.js
4 5 (3.31%) OAuth
4 5 (3.31%) OAuth2
4 5 (3.31%) React
4 5 (3.31%) SAP PI
5 4 (2.65%) LDAP
5 4 (2.65%) Middleware
6 3 (1.99%) .NET
7 2 (1.32%) EDI
7 2 (1.32%) J2EE
7 2 (1.32%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.32%) XML
8 1 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.31%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.31%) User Experience
6 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.66%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.66%) Java Card
8 1 (0.66%) Life Science
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) Windows
2 12 (7.95%) Linux
3 7 (4.64%) Android
4 4 (2.65%) AIX
4 4 (2.65%) Unix
4 4 (2.65%) VMS
5 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.15%) Mathematics
2 21 (13.91%) Presales
3 20 (13.25%) ERP
4 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
5 16 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.61%) Business Analysis
6 13 (8.61%) Time Management
7 12 (7.95%) Analytics
7 12 (7.95%) Project Management
7 12 (7.95%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.28%) ETL
9 10 (6.62%) Data Integration
9 10 (6.62%) Physics
9 10 (6.62%) Scrum
10 8 (5.30%) OpenUP
10 8 (5.30%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (4.64%) Customer-Centricity
11 7 (4.64%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (4.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.79%) SQL
2 20 (13.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.27%) PHP
4 12 (7.95%) C
4 12 (7.95%) C++
5 10 (6.62%) Java
6 6 (3.97%) C#
6 6 (3.97%) Perl
7 5 (3.31%) Python
8 4 (2.65%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.65%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (2.65%) Embedded C
8 4 (2.65%) Embedded C++
8 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (27.81%) Degree
2 10 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.31%) ACCA
3 5 (3.31%) CIMA
3 5 (3.31%) PhD
3 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.99%) CIPD
4 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.32%) AAT
5 2 (1.32%) CISM
5 2 (1.32%) CISSP
5 2 (1.32%) PMP
6 1 (0.66%) CCA
6 1 (0.66%) CEH
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.66%) GIAC
6 1 (0.66%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.28%) Cognos
2 11 (7.28%) SAP
3 7 (4.64%) Citrix
4 6 (3.97%) Google
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle
5 5 (3.31%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.65%) IBM
6 4 (2.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.32%) Infor
7 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.66%) Apple
8 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.66%) Facebook
8 1 (0.66%) NetApp
8 1 (0.66%) QNX
8 1 (0.66%) Veeam
8 1 (0.66%) Wind River