The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 242 244 229
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 13 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 11
Average salary £44,750 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.61% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £25,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.92%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
IT Consultant
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 8 £34,500 +1.47% 1
Cheshire +1 4 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) LAN
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (19.23%) Retail
6 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
6 5 (19.23%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) CISA
7 4 (15.38%) CRM
7 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.54%) Android
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) MCSE
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 3 (11.54%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) LAN
1 9 (34.62%) WAN
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (19.23%) VPN
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) E-business
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) BCP
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CISA
2 3 (11.54%) CISM
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) CRISC
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) COSO
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Siebel
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Siemens
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) webMethods
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