The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 8 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 15 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.79% 14.18% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.48% 14.49% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 138 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.79% 97.87% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 69 82
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Consultant
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Belfast

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Belfast region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (35.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (35.00%) Office 365
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Workday HCM
4 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (30.00%) SaaS
4 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Back Office
5 5 (25.00%) MS Office
5 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 5 (25.00%) PaaS
5 5 (25.00%) XenApp
5 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) SCCM
5 5 (25.00%) SCOM
5 5 (25.00%) IaaS
5 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (25.00%) Yammer
5 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Workday HCM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (30.00%) SaaS
3 5 (25.00%) IaaS
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 5 (25.00%) PaaS
3 5 (25.00%) Yammer
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (25.00%) Back Office
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) COM
3 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) NetWare
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Presales
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Information Management
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.00%) EMC Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) XenApp
2 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Novell
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) SAP