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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 211 233 251
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 23 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 15
Average salary £42,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
5728 6484 7011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 95.14% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 5233 5968
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 £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +22 13 £45,000 +91.48% 3
Merseyside - 4 - -
Cheshire +4 3 £28,000 -49.09% 1
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 20 (37.04%) CISSP
2 20 (37.04%) Security Architecture
3 17 (31.48%) Information Security
4 16 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (29.63%) OSCP
4 16 (29.63%) OSCE
5 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 12 (22.22%) Degree
7 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
8 9 (16.67%) SQL
8 9 (16.67%) Project Management
9 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (14.81%) VMware
9 8 (14.81%) Finance
10 7 (12.96%) Performance Management
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (11.11%) EMC
11 6 (11.11%) .NET
12 5 (9.26%) ITIL
12 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
12 5 (9.26%) Citrix
13 4 (7.41%) Service Management
13 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) Intranet
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) Wireless
2 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Billing
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.70%) Law
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.41%) COM
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 4 (7.41%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) jQuery
2 4 (7.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Security Architecture
2 17 (31.48%) Information Security
3 16 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Performance Management
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.41%) UML
7 4 (7.41%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) RAD
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
7 4 (7.41%) Content Management
7 4 (7.41%) SDLC
7 4 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (5.56%) E-Procurement
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) ActionScript
2 4 (7.41%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.41%) Perl
2 4 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) CISSP
2 16 (29.63%) OSCP
2 16 (29.63%) OSCE
3 12 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) EMC Certification
5 4 (7.41%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco
4 6 (11.11%) EMC
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) Splunk
6 4 (7.41%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.56%) Ariba
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) Sun
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Novell
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
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