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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
England / North West
Rank 222 185 221
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 27 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.86% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.90% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 37
Median salary £32,500 £40,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% -29.56%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £46,450 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.73% -2.21%

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
5741 5330 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.60% 95.97% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 4484 5544
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 -49 22 £35,000 -13.58% 5
Lancashire -10 1 £28,250 -29.37%
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 18 (33.33%) Banking
2 16 (29.63%) Retail
3 15 (27.78%) ITIL
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 12 (22.22%) Windows
5 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
5 11 (20.37%) Finance
6 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 10 (18.52%) SLA
7 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.67%) COBIT
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.67%) Process Management
8 8 (14.81%) Project Management
8 8 (14.81%) Time Management
9 7 (12.96%) Degree
9 7 (12.96%) Linux
9 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.11%) ISO 9001
10 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
11 5 (9.26%) Drupal
11 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
11 5 (9.26%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) Drupal
1 5 (9.26%) GeoServer
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 18 (33.33%) Banking
2 16 (29.63%) Retail
3 11 (20.37%) Finance
4 5 (9.26%) Billing
5 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.70%) French Language
6 2 (3.70%) German Language
7 1 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.67%) Process Management
3 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.81%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) Time Management
5 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
7 5 (9.26%) DevOps
7 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.26%) Open Source
7 5 (9.26%) Presales
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
7 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.70%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.70%) OSCE
3 2 (3.70%) OSCP
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) CISA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CRISC
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 9 (16.67%) COBIT
3 6 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.85%) Juniper
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
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