The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 41 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 26 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.99% 6.52% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 6.72% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 42
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
623 580 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.70% 96.99% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 524 498 601
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
North West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -8 21 £57,500 +24.32% 2
Southport - 3 £42,500 -
St Helens +5 1 £48,000 +6.66%
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 16 (35.56%) VMware
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.11%) EMC
2 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 14 (31.11%) NetApp
3 13 (28.89%) HP
3 13 (28.89%) VMware ESX
3 13 (28.89%) Change Management
4 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (24.44%) VMFS
4 11 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (24.44%) vCloud
4 11 (24.44%) Capacity Management
4 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
4 11 (24.44%) VMware Server
4 11 (24.44%) e-Health
4 11 (24.44%) CA
4 11 (24.44%) Client/Server
4 11 (24.44%) SLA
4 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (20.00%) Java
5 9 (20.00%) Oracle
5 9 (20.00%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) SAP SD
6 7 (15.56%) SAP
6 7 (15.56%) Windows
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 6 (13.33%) J2EE
8 5 (11.11%) MySQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) SPSS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) SAP SD
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.89%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.22%) SalesLogix
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (8.89%) Billing
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) J2EE
2 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 5 (11.11%) Spring
3 4 (8.89%) EDI
4 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) J2SE
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) e-Health
1 11 (24.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Celerra
3 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Change Management
2 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (24.44%) Capacity Management
2 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (8.89%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
9 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.22%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (2.22%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) Scala
4 4 (8.89%) ABAP
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) MCITP
1 4 (8.89%) MCTS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) NCDA
2 3 (6.67%) NCIE
3 2 (4.44%) CCEE
3 2 (4.44%) CCIA
3 2 (4.44%) VCAP
3 2 (4.44%) VCDX
3 2 (4.44%) HP MASE
3 2 (4.44%) HP AIS
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCA
4 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.89%) VMware ESX
3 11 (24.44%) VMFS
3 11 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (24.44%) vCloud
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Server
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
4 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) XenServer
6 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 14 (31.11%) EMC
2 14 (31.11%) NetApp
3 13 (28.89%) HP
4 11 (24.44%) CA
5 9 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (15.56%) SAP
7 4 (8.89%) Citrix
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.67%) JBoss
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco
9 2 (4.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.22%) IBM
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