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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 247 233 240
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 13 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 19
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £63,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.66%
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
6990 6379 7134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.66% 93.92% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5772 5486 6099
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +2 11 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire -24 2 £42,500 -22.72% 1
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Banking
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 6 (21.43%) Migration
6 6 (21.43%) Web Design
6 6 (21.43%) Web Development
6 6 (21.43%) Release Management
6 6 (21.43%) Data Mapping
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 6 (21.43%) ISEB
6 6 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) Front Office
6 6 (21.43%) Back Office
6 6 (21.43%) CSS3
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Front Office
3 6 (21.43%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
1 6 (21.43%) HTML5
1 6 (21.43%) CSS3
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) Release Management
3 6 (21.43%) Data Mapping
3 6 (21.43%) Web Design
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) OWASP
6 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.57%) Business Development
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) CISSP
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CRISC
4 2 (7.14%) OSCP
4 2 (7.14%) OSCE
4 2 (7.14%) CISA
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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