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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 231 223 249
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 19 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.64% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 8
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £46,367 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +4.19%
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
6060 6537 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.60% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5435 5848
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -20 15 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cheshire +31 1 £55,000 +57.14% 1
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) CISSP
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) Process Management
5 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (17.14%) Finance
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) SLA
6 5 (14.29%) CISM
6 5 (14.29%) COBIT
6 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (11.43%) iPad
7 4 (11.43%) Information Security
8 3 (8.57%) PCI QSA
8 3 (8.57%) Windows
8 3 (8.57%) Presales
9 2 (5.71%) CREST Certified
9 2 (5.71%) Burp Suite
9 2 (5.71%) OSCP
9 2 (5.71%) OSCE
9 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
9 2 (5.71%) Linux
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.71%) B2B
9 2 (5.71%) CISA

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Burp Suite
General
1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) CESG
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Process Management
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) Presales
6 2 (5.71%) B2B
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) B2C
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) OWASP
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Security Management
7 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) CISSP
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) PCI QSA
4 2 (5.71%) CISA
4 2 (5.71%) CREST Certified
4 2 (5.71%) OSCE
4 2 (5.71%) OSCP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CRISC
5 1 (2.86%) GSNA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 5 (14.29%) COBIT
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Juniper
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) SAP
1 1 (2.86%) VMware
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