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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 57 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 25 54 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.17% 7.38% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 7.64% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 40
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,250 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
752 707 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.43% 96.58% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 633 601 597
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Consultant
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the North East

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the North East

Consultant
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Tyne and Wear -3 25 £52,500 +10.52% 10
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 21 (28.00%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) Oracle
4 15 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
6 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.33%) SQL
7 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (12.00%) IBM
8 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (10.67%) Citrix
9 8 (10.67%) Cognos
9 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
9 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
9 8 (10.67%) SAS
9 8 (10.67%) Business Objects
9 8 (10.67%) Windows
9 8 (10.67%) Python
9 8 (10.67%) Teradata
9 8 (10.67%) SPSS
9 8 (10.67%) Degree
9 8 (10.67%) QlikView
9 8 (10.67%) Pentaho
9 8 (10.67%) Visualisation
9 8 (10.67%) Open Source
9 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
9 8 (10.67%) R

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (10.67%) SAS
2 4 (5.33%) Lync
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) AquaLogic
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) SPSS
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.00%) SAP HCM
2 3 (4.00%) SAP HR
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.67%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
3 3 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) MPLS
3 1 (1.33%) OSPF
3 1 (1.33%) BGP
3 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.33%) IGRP
3 1 (1.33%) TACACS
3 1 (1.33%) H.323
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (1.33%) IPsec
3 1 (1.33%) VLAN
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.33%) NAS
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.33%) HSRP
3 1 (1.33%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) QlikView
2 8 (10.67%) Pentaho
2 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) XML
2 2 (2.67%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) JRules
2 2 (2.67%) J2EE
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) MDX
3 1 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Visualisation
1 8 (10.67%) Open Source
2 7 (9.33%) EFT
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) UNIX
3 5 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (10.67%) Business Analytics
4 8 (10.67%) Analytics
5 7 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) CRM
7 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.33%) ERP
9 3 (4.00%) ITIL
9 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) Service Management
9 3 (4.00%) Change Management
9 3 (4.00%) SOA
9 3 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) Software Licensing
9 3 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Java
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) Python
3 8 (10.67%) R
4 7 (9.33%) C
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.00%) ABAP
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.67%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) MCSE
4 3 (4.00%) MCSA
4 3 (4.00%) CCNA
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.00%) ACCA
4 3 (4.00%) CIPFA
4 3 (4.00%) CIMA
4 3 (4.00%) ICAEW
5 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) XenApp
2 4 (5.33%) XenServer
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) IBM
4 8 (10.67%) Teradata
4 8 (10.67%) Tableau
4 8 (10.67%) Cloudera
4 8 (10.67%) Business Objects
4 8 (10.67%) Cognos
4 8 (10.67%) Citrix
5 6 (8.00%) SAP
5 6 (8.00%) VMware
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) HP
8 2 (2.67%) Informatica
9 1 (1.33%) NetApp
9 1 (1.33%) ILOG
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) Sage
9 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
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