The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 229 226 258
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 14 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.54% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 7
Median salary £27,000 £40,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.74% +53.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £70,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
IT 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 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
5859 6474 7141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.36% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4911 5378 5742
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 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

IT 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 IT Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 10 £25,000 -50.00% 6
Cheshire +23 1 £55,000 +57.14%
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (35.48%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
3 8 (25.81%) Retail
3 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (19.35%) CISM
5 6 (19.35%) Process Management
5 6 (19.35%) Banking
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
6 5 (16.13%) iPad
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) Information Security
6 5 (16.13%) SLA
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Windows
7 3 (9.68%) B2B
7 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) PCI QSA
7 3 (9.68%) Presales
8 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
8 2 (6.45%) Burp Suite
8 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (6.45%) OSCP
8 2 (6.45%) OSCE
8 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (6.45%) CISA
8 2 (6.45%) Security Management
8 2 (6.45%) Wireless
8 2 (6.45%) CESG

IT 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Junos
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Burp Suite
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) CESG
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) SCADA
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (19.35%) Process Management
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) B2B
4 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Presales
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Structured Programming
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) CISM
4 3 (9.68%) PCI QSA
5 2 (6.45%) CISA
5 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.45%) OSCE
5 2 (6.45%) OSCP
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CRISC
6 1 (3.23%) GSNA
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
1 1 (3.23%) Juniper
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) Wonderware
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