The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Merseyside
Rank 49 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 19 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.33% 3.65% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.75% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 17
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
543 507 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.26% 97.50% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 449 412 417
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Consultant
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +9 19 £45,000 +5.88%
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (50.00%) Logistics
1 25 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) ERP
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) Sage
3 6 (12.00%) ITSM
3 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) EMC
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.00%) Icinga
6 3 (6.00%) vRealize
6 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (6.00%) Puppet
6 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.00%) NetSuite
2 2 (4.00%) Sage 1000
2 2 (4.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (4.00%) Sage X3
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Extranet
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
1 2 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) DHTML
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Logistics
1 25 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (14.00%) ERP
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) ITSM
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.00%) Presales
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) OO
7 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CCNP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (2.00%) MCSD
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Icinga
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
1 3 (6.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
1 6 (12.00%) Sage
1 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) EMC
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) BMC
4 3 (6.00%) Dell
4 3 (6.00%) Remedy
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Pegasus
5 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) SAP