The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 34 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 15 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.03% 5.46% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 5.58% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 19
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
363 466 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.58% 97.90% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 288 413 370
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Consultant
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Liverpool

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.83%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (16.67%) Business Development
5 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (12.50%) IIS
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) SLA
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) CISSP
6 3 (12.50%) CA
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.50%) ACCA
6 3 (12.50%) CIPFA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.33%) SalesLogix
3 1 (4.17%) SAP LE
3 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.17%) SAP WM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Law
5 1 (4.17%) French Language
5 1 (4.17%) German Language
5 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) e-Health
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Business Development
4 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ACCA
3 3 (12.50%) CIPFA
3 3 (12.50%) CIMA
3 3 (12.50%) CISSP
3 3 (12.50%) ICAEW
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) MCTS
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) MBA
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 3 (12.50%) VMFS
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.50%) vCloud
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Splunk
3 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) CA
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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