The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 1.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn 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
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 100.00% 97.30% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 79 29 30
Average salary £39,000 £28,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.65% -28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) Law
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware