The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / North West
Rank 52 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 288 271 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.84% 4.86% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 5.04% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 202 181 299
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 North West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5760 5379 6682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 96.48% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4815 4511 5586
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,001 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Manchester -9 209 £45,000 -10.00% 23
Merseyside 0 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cheshire -14 19 £52,500 +40.00% 10
Lancashire +2 14 £45,500 -17.27%
Cumbria +8 2 £67,500 +3.84%
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 143 (26.19%) Finance
2 117 (21.43%) SAP
3 101 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (16.30%) SQL
5 85 (15.57%) Microsoft
5 85 (15.57%) Degree
6 78 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (14.10%) Manufacturing
8 67 (12.27%) Retail
9 59 (10.81%) Project Management
10 56 (10.26%) Data Centre
11 53 (9.71%) MS Excel
12 51 (9.34%) Oracle
13 50 (9.16%) Cisco
13 50 (9.16%) Information Security
14 49 (8.97%) CISSP
14 49 (8.97%) ERP
14 49 (8.97%) ITIL
15 46 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 41 (7.51%) Logistics
18 40 (7.33%) Sage
18 40 (7.33%) Windows
19 38 (6.96%) Risk Management
19 38 (6.96%) Network Security
20 37 (6.78%) Banking
21 36 (6.59%) SQL Server
22 34 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
22 34 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (6.04%) Management Information System

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (3.11%) IIS
2 14 (2.56%) SAS
3 7 (1.28%) GeoServer
4 5 (0.92%) Drupal
4 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.10%) MS Office
5 3 (0.55%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 26 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 26 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 22 (4.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 22 (4.03%) SAP PP
3 18 (3.30%) Sage 200
4 15 (2.75%) SAP MM
5 13 (2.38%) SAP QM
6 12 (2.20%) SAP Business One
7 11 (2.01%) Sage X3
8 10 (1.83%) NetSuite
8 10 (1.83%) SAP SD
8 10 (1.83%) SAP WM
9 9 (1.65%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (1.47%) SAP GRC
11 7 (1.28%) SAP HCM
12 5 (0.92%) Sage 1000
13 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (0.73%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.65%) Office 365
5 8 (1.47%) SaaS
6 7 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.73%) FinancialForce.com
8 4 (0.73%) Force.com
9 3 (0.55%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.37%) IaaS
10 2 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.96%) Network Security
2 27 (4.95%) Firewall
3 20 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (3.48%) NetScaler
5 15 (2.75%) LAN
6 14 (2.56%) WAN
7 12 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (2.01%) VPN
9 9 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.65%) Ethernet
9 9 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.92%) DNS
11 4 (0.73%) VoIP
12 3 (0.55%) Intranet
12 3 (0.55%) Skype
13 2 (0.37%) DMZ
13 2 (0.37%) Extranet
13 2 (0.37%) Internet
13 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.11%) QlikView
3 16 (2.93%) SAP BW
4 15 (2.75%) SAP HANA
5 12 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.83%) Spotfire
7 9 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.65%) DataStage
7 9 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 7 (1.28%) Big Data
9 7 (1.28%) MS Access
9 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.10%) GIS
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.55%) JIRA
2 3 (0.55%) LSMW
2 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Ant
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Gradle
4 1 (0.18%) JUnit
4 1 (0.18%) Maven
4 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 143 (26.19%) Finance
2 77 (14.10%) Manufacturing
3 67 (12.27%) Retail
4 37 (6.78%) Banking
5 25 (4.58%) Advertising
6 21 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (3.30%) Legal
8 14 (2.56%) Local Government
9 13 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 11 (2.01%) Law
11 9 (1.65%) Marketing
12 8 (1.47%) Billing
13 7 (1.28%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.92%) French Language
15 4 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.73%) Publishing
16 2 (0.37%) German Language
16 2 (0.37%) Military
17 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.66%) Web Services
2 13 (2.38%) HTML
2 13 (2.38%) Middleware
3 12 (2.20%) .NET
3 12 (2.20%) SAP Business Workflow
4 8 (1.47%) DCOM
5 6 (1.10%) XML
6 5 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.73%) CSS
7 4 (0.73%) DHTML
7 4 (0.73%) EDI
7 4 (0.73%) Spring
7 4 (0.73%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.55%) HTML5
8 3 (0.55%) J2EE
8 3 (0.55%) JSON
8 3 (0.55%) Node.js
8 3 (0.55%) Spring Integration
8 3 (0.55%) XSD
8 3 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.47%) FMCG
8 8 (1.47%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.10%) iPad
10 4 (0.73%) User Experience
11 3 (0.55%) Fintech
11 3 (0.55%) LIMS
11 3 (0.55%) NHS
11 3 (0.55%) Social Media
12 2 (0.37%) Clustering
12 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.37%) iPhone
12 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.33%) Windows
2 22 (4.03%) Linux
3 17 (3.11%) Unix
4 15 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) VMS
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (10.81%) Project Management
3 50 (9.16%) Information Security
4 49 (8.97%) ERP
4 49 (8.97%) ITIL
5 46 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (7.51%) Logistics
7 38 (6.96%) Risk Management
8 34 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (5.86%) Presales
9 32 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 31 (5.68%) Mentoring
10 31 (5.68%) Time Management
11 29 (5.31%) Migration
12 28 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 26 (4.76%) Change Management
14 23 (4.21%) Analytics
14 23 (4.21%) Business Development
14 23 (4.21%) Open Source
15 22 (4.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 89 (16.30%) SQL
2 26 (4.76%) ABAP
3 17 (3.11%) C
4 13 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.20%) Java
6 9 (1.65%) VB
7 8 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.28%) C#
9 6 (1.10%) R
10 4 (0.73%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.73%) Python
11 2 (0.37%) C++
11 2 (0.37%) Perl
11 2 (0.37%) PHP
11 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.37%) X++
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (15.57%) Degree
2 49 (8.97%) CISSP
3 34 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (5.86%) CCNP
5 29 (5.31%) CISM
6 17 (3.11%) IISP
7 15 (2.75%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.38%) CCIE
8 13 (2.38%) CCSA
8 13 (2.38%) CCSE
8 13 (2.38%) CCSP
9 11 (2.01%) CIMA
10 10 (1.83%) CEH
10 10 (1.83%) CLAS
11 9 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.73%) ACCA
14 4 (0.73%) MCSE
14 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 23 (4.21%) SLA
4 16 (2.93%) QA
5 9 (1.65%) COBIT
5 9 (1.65%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.47%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.73%) IFRS
8 4 (0.73%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.37%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.37%) RMADS
10 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (2.38%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.92%) Puppet
3 3 (0.55%) Icinga
3 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.55%) vRealize
4 2 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.37%) Nagios
4 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 117 (21.43%) SAP
2 85 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 51 (9.34%) Oracle
4 50 (9.16%) Cisco
5 40 (7.33%) Sage
6 30 (5.49%) VMware
7 29 (5.31%) Splunk
8 16 (2.93%) ArcSight
9 15 (2.75%) Citrix
10 14 (2.56%) Google
11 13 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.38%) Fortinet
11 13 (2.38%) Informatica
11 13 (2.38%) Rackspace
12 12 (2.20%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.01%) Ab Initio
14 10 (1.83%) Pegasus
15 9 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
16 8 (1.47%) Riverbed
16 8 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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