Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Consultant
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 55 67
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.09% 0.92% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.92% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 15
Ipswich median annual salary £49,000 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.67% +36.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,850 £46,000 £42,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £77,500 £65,000
Suffolk median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% +46.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 326 437 704
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 100.00% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 285 361 612
Ipswich median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £59,500 £60,000 £58,750
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Ipswich

Consultant
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Ipswich

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Ipswich over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Ipswich region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) OpenUP
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) OpenUP
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco