The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 221 248 230
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 33 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,700 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £48,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester +15 22 £46,367 +15.91% 1
Lancashire - 6 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 4 - -
Cheshire +5 1 £35,000 - 1
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 24 (42.86%) Degree
2 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
4 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
4 15 (26.79%) Project Management
4 15 (26.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 12 (21.43%) VMware
7 11 (19.64%) CISSP
7 11 (19.64%) IIS
7 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
7 11 (19.64%) Splunk
7 11 (19.64%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (19.64%) ArcSight
8 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (17.86%) Windows
8 10 (17.86%) Change Management
9 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.29%) EMC Certification
10 8 (14.29%) EMC
10 8 (14.29%) Citrix
10 8 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (14.29%) CCNA
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco
10 8 (14.29%) COM
10 8 (14.29%) ITIL
10 8 (14.29%) MCSE

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (19.64%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) Drupal
4 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) SMTP
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) COM
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) J2EE
3 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (7.14%) Ajax
3 4 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) NetWare
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Project Management
1 15 (26.79%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
3 11 (19.64%) Portfolio Management
4 10 (17.86%) Change Management
5 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL
7 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.71%) Service Management
8 6 (10.71%) Content Management
8 6 (10.71%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.71%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) SIEM
9 4 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (7.14%) Information Management
9 4 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) ActionScript
2 4 (7.14%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
2 4 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) CISSP
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.29%) EMC Certification
3 8 (14.29%) MCSE
3 8 (14.29%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (8.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (26.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Splunk
3 11 (19.64%) ArcSight
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (14.29%) EMC
4 8 (14.29%) Citrix
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Ariba
7 1 (1.79%) JDA
7 1 (1.79%) Novell
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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