Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 18 January 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 > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.16% 1.52% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 1.53% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 18
Suffolk median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +41.03%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £33,950
90th Percentile £63,750 £77,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 488 852 894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 99.65% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 431 735 764
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £59,625
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Suffolk

Consultant
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Suffolk

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Suffolk over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Suffolk

Consultant
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Bury St Edmunds +35 11 £50,000 +17.65%
Ipswich +8 7 £49,000 -34.67% 2
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 7 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (28.57%) Open Source
4 6 (28.57%) ERP
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) MCITP
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) IaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (9.52%) OpenUP
8 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (14.29%) IaaS
5 2 (9.52%) Office 365
6 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (4.76%) PaaS
6 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) ERP
3 6 (28.57%) Open Source
4 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) OpenUP
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) ETL
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (4.76%) GCP
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Sage