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 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 59 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 147 143 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.90% 5.50% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 5.75% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 127 97 135
Average salary £42,000 £48,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.40% +15.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £60,000
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
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Leeds

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 115 (30.91%) Windows
2 100 (26.88%) Finance
3 69 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 68 (18.28%) SQL
5 59 (15.86%) VMware
6 57 (15.32%) XML
7 52 (13.98%) Oracle
8 46 (12.37%) SQL Server
8 46 (12.37%) Web Services
9 45 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (10.75%) Active Directory
11 39 (10.48%) Citrix
11 39 (10.48%) Cisco
11 39 (10.48%) Oracle Database
12 38 (10.22%) Project Management
13 36 (9.68%) Information Security
14 35 (9.41%) IIS
15 33 (8.87%) SOAP
16 32 (8.60%) WSDL
16 32 (8.60%) Lync
17 31 (8.33%) Banking
17 31 (8.33%) Internet
18 30 (8.06%) CISSP
18 30 (8.06%) Firewall
18 30 (8.06%) Hyper-V
19 29 (7.80%) ITIL
20 27 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (6.99%) MS Excel
21 26 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (9.41%) IIS
2 32 (8.60%) Lync
3 24 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 19 (5.11%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.34%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.81%) SAS
8 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
10 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project
3 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.69%) SAP FI
2 9 (2.42%) SAP HR
3 8 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (2.15%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.61%) SAP Travel Management
4 6 (1.61%) SAP HCM
4 6 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.81%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.54%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.96%) Office 365
2 6 (1.61%) SaaS
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.33%) Internet
2 30 (8.06%) Firewall
3 24 (6.45%) SAN
4 20 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (2.69%) Unified Communications
6 8 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.15%) NAS
7 7 (1.88%) Network Security
7 7 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.88%) OSPF
7 7 (1.88%) BGP
8 6 (1.61%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.61%) WAAS
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (1.08%) PBX
9 4 (1.08%) GSM
9 4 (1.08%) RIP
10 3 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.48%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.42%) QlikView
7 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (5.11%) Oracle APEX
2 14 (3.76%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.27%) Introscope
4 1 (0.27%) Toad
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 100 (26.88%) Finance
2 31 (8.33%) Banking
3 19 (5.11%) Retail
4 9 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.88%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.32%) XML
2 46 (12.37%) Web Services
3 33 (8.87%) SOAP
4 32 (8.60%) WSDL
5 22 (5.91%) .NET
6 11 (2.96%) Ajax
7 10 (2.69%) HTML
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.27%) HTML5
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.27%) JMS
9 1 (0.27%) Struts
9 1 (0.27%) J2EE
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.27%) CSS
9 1 (0.27%) JDBC
9 1 (0.27%) JSP
9 1 (0.27%) Servlets
9 1 (0.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.49%) FlexPod
2 5 (1.34%) NHS
2 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (1.08%) Open Source
3 4 (1.08%) Clustering
4 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.54%) CESG
5 2 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (0.54%) RMADS
5 2 (0.54%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.54%) FMCG
5 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.27%) Statistics
6 1 (0.27%) Celerra
6 1 (0.27%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 115 (30.91%) Windows
2 20 (5.38%) Windows XP
3 17 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.49%) UNIX
5 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.42%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (1.08%) Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (10.22%) Project Management
2 36 (9.68%) Information Security
3 29 (7.80%) ITIL
4 27 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (5.91%) Software Testing
7 19 (5.11%) Test Scripting
8 18 (4.84%) Business Analysis
8 18 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 16 (4.30%) Change Management
10 15 (4.03%) System Testing
10 15 (4.03%) Problem Management
11 14 (3.76%) Migration
12 13 (3.49%) Risk Management
13 12 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (3.23%) TOGAF
13 12 (3.23%) Functional Testing
14 11 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (2.69%) Workflow
16 9 (2.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.28%) SQL
2 22 (5.91%) PL/SQL
3 10 (2.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.88%) Java
5 6 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.08%) C#
7 3 (0.81%) C
7 3 (0.81%) VB
8 2 (0.54%) VBA
8 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.27%) R
9 1 (0.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.27%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.27%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (8.06%) CISSP
2 27 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (6.18%) MCITP
6 22 (5.91%) MCSE
7 19 (5.11%) ISEB
8 18 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (4.84%) CCEE
9 17 (4.57%) CCA
9 17 (4.57%) MCTS
10 15 (4.03%) NCDA
11 14 (3.76%) NCIE
11 14 (3.76%) Degree
11 14 (3.76%) CISM
11 14 (3.76%) CCNP
11 14 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (3.49%) VCAP
12 13 (3.49%) VTSP
13 12 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.57%) SLA
3 6 (1.61%) COBIT
4 4 (1.08%) QA
5 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.27%) EFQM
System Software
1 45 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (10.75%) Active Directory
3 30 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 17 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (4.03%) vSphere
7 10 (2.69%) XenApp
8 6 (1.61%) vCloud
9 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.81%) XenServer
12 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.54%) UAG
13 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (4.30%) SCCM
2 15 (4.03%) Data Guard
3 9 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.34%) SCOM
5 3 (0.81%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.81%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.81%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.81%) SCSM
6 2 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.54%) MOM
6 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView
7 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.27%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 69 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.86%) VMware
3 52 (13.98%) Oracle
4 39 (10.48%) Cisco
4 39 (10.48%) Citrix
5 25 (6.72%) HP
6 22 (5.91%) SAP
7 20 (5.38%) NetApp
8 17 (4.57%) EMC
9 13 (3.49%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.61%) IBM
11 5 (1.34%) Lotus
11 5 (1.34%) Brocade
11 5 (1.34%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.08%) FrontRange
12 4 (1.08%) Dell
13 3 (0.81%) Juniper
13 3 (0.81%) BMC
13 3 (0.81%) F5
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