Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 112 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -72 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 83 104 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.66% 2.48% 6.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.55% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 54 161
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,400 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.61% -3.48% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,300 £34,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +1.94% -1.90%

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 3,031 4,075 3,202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 97.02% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,160 3,070 2,670
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +22 51 £52,500 +18.24% 24
Huntingdon +9 15 £45,000 +1.12% 1
Peterborough -30 8 £42,500 -20.93% 3
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 30 (36.14%) SQL
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
3 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (18.07%) Degree
4 15 (18.07%) Finance
5 14 (16.87%) Presales
6 13 (15.66%) Linux
6 13 (15.66%) ERP
6 13 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (14.46%) Multithreading
7 12 (14.46%) Android
7 12 (14.46%) C
7 12 (14.46%) C++
8 10 (12.05%) Windows
8 10 (12.05%) Web Services
8 10 (12.05%) VMware
8 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.05%) Retail
8 10 (12.05%) IaaS
8 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.05%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (10.84%) Time Management
9 9 (10.84%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (10.84%) ITIL
9 9 (10.84%) Java
10 8 (9.64%) Oracle
10 8 (9.64%) SAP
10 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.64%) Project Management

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 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (4.82%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.61%) NetSuite
6 2 (2.41%) BPCS
6 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.41%) HFM
6 2 (2.41%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (2.41%) Sage 200
6 2 (2.41%) Sage 50
6 2 (2.41%) Sage CRM
7 1 (1.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.05%) IaaS
4 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.02%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.82%) Office 365
6 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.41%) SaaS
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.20%) 3G
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) GSM
3 1 (1.20%) LTE
3 1 (1.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (6.02%) Big Data
3 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) OLAP
5 1 (1.20%) Power BI
5 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Selenium
2 4 (4.82%) JMeter
2 4 (4.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Web Services
2 6 (7.23%) SAP PI
3 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.02%) Node.js
3 5 (6.02%) OAuth
3 5 (6.02%) OAuth2
3 5 (6.02%) React
4 4 (4.82%) Kafka
4 4 (4.82%) Middleware
4 4 (4.82%) SOAP
5 3 (3.61%) .NET
5 3 (3.61%) J2EE
6 2 (2.41%) REST
7 1 (1.20%) COM
7 1 (1.20%) HTML
7 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.02%) User Experience
4 4 (4.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.41%) Infotainment
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Android
3 10 (12.05%) Windows
4 6 (7.23%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (7.23%) Unix
5 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Presales
2 13 (15.66%) ERP
3 12 (14.46%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.05%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (10.84%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) Time Management
6 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.64%) Project Management
7 7 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (8.43%) Machine Learning
8 6 (7.23%) Business Development
8 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.23%) CRM
8 6 (7.23%) Scrum
8 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 12 (14.46%) C
2 12 (14.46%) C++
3 9 (10.84%) Java
4 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.23%) C#
5 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.20%) Perl
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) Ruby
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.61%) PMP
4 2 (2.41%) NCDA
4 2 (2.41%) NCIE
4 2 (2.41%) NCSIE
5 1 (1.20%) ACCA
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) CIMA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CISM
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) GDPR
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) PMO
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
1 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.82%) XenApp
3 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.61%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Backup Exec
1 6 (7.23%) SCVMM
1 6 (7.23%) vCenter Server
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
4 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.41%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.20%) EnCase
5 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) FTK
5 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) SAP
4 7 (8.43%) Veeam
5 6 (7.23%) Dell
5 6 (7.23%) Google
5 6 (7.23%) HP
5 6 (7.23%) NetApp
5 6 (7.23%) Nimble Storage
6 5 (6.02%) Citrix
7 4 (4.82%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.41%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.41%) Infor
8 2 (2.41%) Sage
8 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.41%) Veritas
9 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.20%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds