The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 45 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 16 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.30% 2.88% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 3.00% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 601 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.20% 96.16% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 367 522 426
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Consultant
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Merseyside

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Consultant
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Liverpool +21 16 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) SAP
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 8 (22.22%) CRM
4 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 7 (19.44%) Degree
5 7 (19.44%) SAP SD
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) Master Data Management
7 5 (13.89%) Office 365
7 5 (13.89%) Cloudera
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) Pentaho
7 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 5 (13.89%) R
7 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (13.89%) Tableau
7 5 (13.89%) SAP CRM
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Teradata
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) SAS
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SAP SD
2 5 (13.89%) SAP CRM
3 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (5.56%) SAP MM
4 2 (5.56%) SAP WM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.78%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WLAN
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) QlikView
2 5 (13.89%) Pentaho
2 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) French Language
2 5 (13.89%) German Language
2 5 (13.89%) Spanish Language
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Life Science
1 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
1 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) NetWare
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) CRM
1 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.67%) Analytics
4 5 (13.89%) Master Data Management
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Business Development
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Python
1 5 (13.89%) R
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) ICAEW
4 3 (8.33%) ACCA
4 3 (8.33%) CIPFA
4 3 (8.33%) CIMA
5 2 (5.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MBA
6 1 (2.78%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) MOM
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) SAP
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
4 5 (13.89%) Cognos
4 5 (13.89%) Teradata
4 5 (13.89%) Tableau
4 5 (13.89%) Cloudera
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
5 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Novell
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
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