The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 52 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 14 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.77% 6.32% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 6.72% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 21
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
489 476 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.64% 94.07% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 409 427 428
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Lancashire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Consultant
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +7 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Chorley - 4 £43,750 - 1
Preston -5 1 - -
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (32.50%) Cisco
1 13 (32.50%) Citrix
1 13 (32.50%) VMware
2 12 (30.00%) WAN
2 12 (30.00%) SAP
3 11 (27.50%) SAN
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) CCNP
6 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Terminal Services
7 6 (15.00%) CCNA
7 6 (15.00%) VPN
8 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) CCIE
8 5 (12.50%) XenApp
8 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
9 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (10.00%) iPhone
9 4 (10.00%) Degree
9 4 (10.00%) Finance
9 4 (10.00%) SAP CO
9 4 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (10.00%) SAP FI
9 4 (10.00%) GSM
9 4 (10.00%) MS Excel

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.00%) SAP QM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.50%) SAP EHS
3 1 (2.50%) SAP PP-PI
3 1 (2.50%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) WAN
2 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) SAN
3 6 (15.00%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) GSM
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) LSMW
2 1 (2.50%) ERwin
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.50%) BAPI
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.00%) OO
3 2 (5.00%) CRM
3 2 (5.00%) ERP
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (2.50%) BDD
4 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.50%) Analytics
4 1 (2.50%) Scrum
4 1 (2.50%) TDD
4 1 (2.50%) Logistics
4 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
1 2 (5.00%) ABAP
1 2 (5.00%) SAPscript
2 1 (2.50%) Scala
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) CCNP
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) CCIE
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) MCTS
5 3 (7.50%) MCITP
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) MCSA
6 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) HP AIS
7 1 (2.50%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.50%) VCDX
7 1 (2.50%) NCDA
7 1 (2.50%) NCIE
7 1 (2.50%) VCAP
7 1 (2.50%) CCEE
7 1 (2.50%) CCIA
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
3 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.50%) vCloud
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco
1 13 (32.50%) Citrix
1 13 (32.50%) VMware
2 12 (30.00%) SAP
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) AppSense
5 1 (2.50%) Veeam
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £0 - 45k per year + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago