The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 74 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 132 127 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.48% 4.84% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 5.04% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 116 84 134
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3672 2520 2740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 96.04% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 1987 2272
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Consultant
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Leeds

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Leeds

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 104 (29.21%) Windows
2 89 (25.00%) Finance
3 73 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 68 (19.10%) SQL
5 62 (17.42%) VMware
6 53 (14.89%) Oracle
6 53 (14.89%) XML
7 50 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 45 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (12.36%) Project Management
10 43 (12.08%) Cisco
11 42 (11.80%) Web Services
11 42 (11.80%) SQL Server
12 41 (11.52%) Citrix
13 39 (10.96%) Active Directory
13 39 (10.96%) Oracle Database
14 34 (9.55%) Information Security
15 33 (9.27%) Hyper-V
16 32 (8.99%) MS Excel
17 31 (8.71%) XenDesktop
18 30 (8.43%) Lync
19 29 (8.15%) SOAP
20 28 (7.87%) Firewall
20 28 (7.87%) WSDL
20 28 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (7.87%) Internet
21 27 (7.58%) Banking
22 26 (7.30%) HP
22 26 (7.30%) ITIL
22 26 (7.30%) IIS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 30 (8.43%) Lync
2 26 (7.30%) IIS
3 20 (5.62%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.09%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.40%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.84%) SAS
8 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) Documentum
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.53%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.69%) SAP Travel Management
2 6 (1.69%) SAP HCM
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.28%) Summit
6 1 (0.28%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.37%) Office 365
2 6 (1.69%) SaaS
3 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.87%) Firewall
1 28 (7.87%) Internet
2 22 (6.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (5.62%) SAN
4 11 (3.09%) Unified Communications
5 9 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.25%) NAS
6 8 (2.25%) WAAS
7 7 (1.97%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.97%) OSPF
7 7 (1.97%) BGP
7 7 (1.97%) Network Security
7 7 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.69%) NetScaler
8 6 (1.69%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.12%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (1.12%) PBX
10 4 (1.12%) GSM
10 4 (1.12%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (2.25%) QlikView
7 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (5.34%) Oracle APEX
2 14 (3.93%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.40%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) Introscope
4 1 (0.28%) LSMW
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (25.00%) Finance
2 27 (7.58%) Banking
3 18 (5.06%) Retail
4 8 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.40%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.89%) XML
2 42 (11.80%) Web Services
3 29 (8.15%) SOAP
4 28 (7.87%) WSDL
5 19 (5.34%) .NET
6 10 (2.81%) Ajax
6 10 (2.81%) HTML
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.56%) Mason
9 1 (0.28%) CSS
9 1 (0.28%) JDBC
9 1 (0.28%) CGI
9 1 (0.28%) EDI
9 1 (0.28%) VXML
9 1 (0.28%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.28%) BAPI
9 1 (0.28%) JTAPI
9 1 (0.28%) HTML5
9 1 (0.28%) jQuery
9 1 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.62%) User Experience
3 15 (4.21%) FlexPod
4 5 (1.40%) NHS
4 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.12%) Open Source
6 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.56%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.56%) RMADS
7 2 (0.56%) FMCG
7 2 (0.56%) CESG
7 2 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.56%) Clustering
7 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.28%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.28%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.28%) Celerra
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 104 (29.21%) Windows
2 16 (4.49%) Windows XP
3 14 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.37%) UNIX
5 11 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.25%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (1.12%) Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.36%) Project Management
2 34 (9.55%) Information Security
3 28 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (7.30%) ITIL
5 21 (5.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (5.62%) Test Scripting
6 20 (5.62%) Software Testing
7 19 (5.34%) Business Analysis
8 16 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 15 (4.21%) Change Management
9 15 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 15 (4.21%) System Testing
9 15 (4.21%) Functional Testing
10 12 (3.37%) Coaching
10 12 (3.37%) Migration
10 12 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.09%) Workflow
11 11 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (2.81%) Risk Management
13 8 (2.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.10%) SQL
2 22 (6.18%) PL/SQL
3 10 (2.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.69%) Java
4 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.84%) VB
6 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.56%) C
6 2 (0.56%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) PHP
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) ABAP
7 1 (0.28%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.28%) R
7 1 (0.28%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 25 (7.02%) CISSP
2 24 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (5.90%) CCEE
4 21 (5.90%) CCA
4 21 (5.90%) Citrix Certification
5 20 (5.62%) ISEB
6 19 (5.34%) MCITP
6 19 (5.34%) MCSE
7 17 (4.78%) CCNP
8 15 (4.21%) VTSP
9 14 (3.93%) NCDA
9 14 (3.93%) NCIE
9 14 (3.93%) MCTS
9 14 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (3.09%) Degree
11 10 (2.81%) VCAP
12 9 (2.53%) CISM
12 9 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.78%) SLA
3 4 (1.12%) QA
3 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.84%) COBIT
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 50 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (10.96%) Active Directory
3 33 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 31 (8.71%) XenDesktop
5 17 (4.78%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (4.21%) XenApp
7 13 (3.65%) vSphere
8 8 (2.25%) vCloud
9 5 (1.40%) XenServer
9 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.21%) Data Guard
2 14 (3.93%) SCCM
3 9 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.69%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.69%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.84%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.84%) SCSM
5 3 (0.84%) SCOM
5 3 (0.84%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) OpenView
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.28%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.28%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 62 (17.42%) VMware
3 53 (14.89%) Oracle
4 43 (12.08%) Cisco
5 41 (11.52%) Citrix
6 26 (7.30%) HP
7 25 (7.02%) NetApp
8 20 (5.62%) EMC
9 17 (4.78%) SAP
10 14 (3.93%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.09%) IBM
12 5 (1.40%) Lotus
12 5 (1.40%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.40%) Brocade
13 4 (1.12%) Dell
14 3 (0.84%) Juniper
14 3 (0.84%) F5
14 3 (0.84%) Splunk
14 3 (0.84%) ArcSight
14 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, home working
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-38000 Per Annum Plus attractive package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-39313 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bene
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Salary: 30 days holiday, 5% pension, BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Car allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + OTE
Posted: 17 days ago