The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Blackburn region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 9.80% 3.85% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 4.08% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 49 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 100.00% 94.23% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 46 70
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
Lancashire

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

Consultant
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Blackburn

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) iPhone
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) MCTS
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
6 2 (20.00%) SAP CO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) VCAP
4 1 (10.00%) CCEE
4 1 (10.00%) CCIA
4 1 (10.00%) VCDX
4 1 (10.00%) NCDA
4 1 (10.00%) NCIE
4 1 (10.00%) HP AIS
4 1 (10.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
1 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC