The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 71 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.99% 6.33% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.33% 6.49% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 67 22 32
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,600 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Consultant
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
761 478 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.33% 97.55% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 667 394 606
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Consultant
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Sheffield

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 61 (49.19%) Microsoft
2 49 (39.52%) Finance
3 44 (35.48%) VMware
3 44 (35.48%) Citrix
4 43 (34.68%) Windows
5 40 (32.26%) SQL
6 39 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (26.61%) Oracle
7 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
7 33 (26.61%) MS Excel
8 31 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 30 (24.19%) CCA
9 30 (24.19%) Citrix Certification
10 29 (23.39%) Cisco
10 29 (23.39%) Hyper-V
11 27 (21.77%) Active Directory
11 27 (21.77%) ERP
11 27 (21.77%) Manufacturing
12 23 (18.55%) CCEE
13 22 (17.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (16.94%) Banking
14 21 (16.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (16.13%) NetApp
15 20 (16.13%) PL/SQL
16 19 (15.32%) Java
17 18 (14.52%) MCSE
17 18 (14.52%) Retail
17 18 (14.52%) MCTS
17 18 (14.52%) MCITP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.29%) Lync
2 13 (10.48%) JBoss
2 13 (10.48%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.03%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (5.65%) Summit
3 7 (5.65%) FLEXCUBE
3 7 (5.65%) Temenos T24
3 7 (5.65%) Finacle
4 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Office 365
2 6 (4.84%) IaaS
3 2 (1.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (8.06%) WAAS
3 7 (5.65%) DNS
3 7 (5.65%) NetScaler
4 6 (4.84%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.42%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.42%) LAN
5 3 (2.42%) PBX
6 2 (1.61%) IPv6
6 2 (1.61%) SAN
6 2 (1.61%) NAS
6 2 (1.61%) OSPF
7 1 (0.81%) BGP
7 1 (0.81%) Firewall
7 1 (0.81%) MPLS
7 1 (0.81%) DHCP
7 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (39.52%) Finance
2 27 (21.77%) Manufacturing
3 21 (16.94%) Banking
4 18 (14.52%) Retail
5 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.84%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Advertising
7 2 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.87%) HTML
1 11 (8.87%) XML
1 11 (8.87%) Application Packaging
2 8 (6.45%) Hibernate
2 8 (6.45%) SOAP
2 8 (6.45%) Web Services
3 7 (5.65%) Java EE
4 6 (4.84%) Middleware
4 6 (4.84%) .NET
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) FlexPod
3 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.61%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.61%) Economics
3 2 (1.61%) Derivative
3 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.68%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) UNIX
3 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.26%) Solaris
5 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.77%) ERP
2 14 (11.29%) Project Management
2 14 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.68%) Business Analysis
3 12 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.45%) Business Transformation
5 6 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (4.84%) CRM
6 4 (3.23%) Migration
6 4 (3.23%) Scrum
7 3 (2.42%) Data Management
7 3 (2.42%) Service Management
7 3 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.42%) PRINCE
7 3 (2.42%) ITIL
7 3 (2.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (2.42%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.42%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (1.61%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) SQL
2 20 (16.13%) PL/SQL
3 19 (15.32%) Java
4 5 (4.03%) C
4 5 (4.03%) C#
4 5 (4.03%) COBOL
4 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.42%) VBScript
6 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) CCA
1 30 (24.19%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (18.55%) CCEE
3 22 (17.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (14.52%) MCSE
4 18 (14.52%) MCTS
4 18 (14.52%) MCITP
5 17 (13.71%) Degree
6 13 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (10.48%) VTSP
6 13 (10.48%) NCDA
6 13 (10.48%) NCIE
7 10 (8.06%) CCNP
8 7 (5.65%) CCNA
8 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.84%) CCAA
9 6 (4.84%) CCEA
10 5 (4.03%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) EMIR
2 2 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 39 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 29 (23.39%) Hyper-V
4 27 (21.77%) Active Directory
5 15 (12.10%) XenApp
6 13 (10.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (8.06%) vCloud
8 8 (6.45%) vSphere
9 6 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) SCCM
2 6 (4.84%) SCVMM
2 6 (4.84%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.03%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.42%) Legato
Vendors
1 61 (49.19%) Microsoft
2 44 (35.48%) Citrix
2 44 (35.48%) VMware
3 33 (26.61%) Oracle
4 29 (23.39%) Cisco
5 20 (16.13%) NetApp
6 15 (12.10%) EMC
7 9 (7.26%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (6.45%) AppSense
8 8 (6.45%) HP
8 8 (6.45%) SAP
9 7 (5.65%) Avaloq
9 7 (5.65%) Fiserv
10 5 (4.03%) Symantec
11 4 (3.23%) CommVault
12 2 (1.61%) Murex
13 1 (0.81%) Sage
13 1 (0.81%) Infor
13 1 (0.81%) Minitab
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