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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 212 218 242
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 17 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.49% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.50% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 7
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
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
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Cheshire +26 7 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Manchester -16 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (48.57%) CISSP
2 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 14 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (28.57%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) Network Security
5 8 (22.86%) SIEM
6 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (20.00%) QRadar
6 7 (20.00%) IISP
6 7 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 7 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 7 (20.00%) Splunk
6 7 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
6 7 (20.00%) IIS
6 7 (20.00%) CISM
6 7 (20.00%) Law
7 6 (17.14%) Information Security
8 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) iPad
9 4 (11.43%) Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.43%) Retail
9 4 (11.43%) MS Excel

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 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Junos
2 1 (2.86%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) SIEM
3 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 7 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) B2B
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) Security Management
7 3 (8.57%) Process Management
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.71%) Presales
8 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) CISSP
2 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 7 (20.00%) CISM
3 7 (20.00%) IISP
4 2 (5.71%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
5 1 (2.86%) CISA
5 1 (2.86%) GSNA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 7 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) NetApp
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) Wonderware
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