The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 1.52% 9.86% 9.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 10.00% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Consultant
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
59 70 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 89.39% 98.59% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 16
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Salford region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Salford

Consultant
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
1 2 (66.67%) SAP MM
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) LSMW
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) NCIE
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LSMW
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense