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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.02% 5.90% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 6.11% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 20
Average salary £44,500 £45,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
497 638 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.03% 96.52% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 403 569 502
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +11 17 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Southport - 2 £42,500 -
St Helens - 1 £42,500 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (34.21%) Project Management
2 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Finance
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) CA
4 6 (15.79%) NetApp
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
4 6 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) EMC
4 6 (15.79%) SLA
4 6 (15.79%) SAP
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.79%) e-Health
4 6 (15.79%) Logistics
4 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (15.79%) VMware Server
4 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (15.79%) VMFS
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (15.79%) vCloud
4 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP SD
1 4 (10.53%) SAP CRM
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.26%) SalesLogix
3 2 (5.26%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.53%) Billing
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
1 6 (15.79%) e-Health
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) CRM
2 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.79%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) Logistics
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (10.53%) Business Development
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) ABAP
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) ACCA
3 3 (7.89%) CIPFA
3 3 (7.89%) CIMA
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
3 3 (7.89%) ICAEW
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) MCTS
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 5 (13.16%) QA
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Server
2 6 (15.79%) VMFS
2 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (15.79%) vCloud
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
4 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) HP
2 6 (15.79%) EMC
2 6 (15.79%) SAP
2 6 (15.79%) CA
2 6 (15.79%) NetApp
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
4 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + PACKAGE+MORE
Posted: 14 days ago