The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 48 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.48% 4.17% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 4.38% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 30
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 480 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.63% 95.43% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 603 404 552
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Consultant
South Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.57%) Finance
3 21 (27.27%) VMware
4 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
4 18 (23.38%) Windows
4 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (20.78%) vSphere
6 16 (20.78%) Banking
7 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
8 12 (15.58%) Retail
8 12 (15.58%) Cisco
9 11 (14.29%) HP
9 11 (14.29%) ISEB
9 11 (14.29%) VMware ESX
9 11 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 11 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 11 (14.29%) Degree
9 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (12.99%) vCloud
10 10 (12.99%) IIS
10 10 (12.99%) LAN
10 10 (12.99%) WAN
11 9 (11.69%) Citrix
11 9 (11.69%) LoadRunner
11 9 (11.69%) Investment Banking
11 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
11 9 (11.69%) Project Planning
12 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (12.99%) IIS
2 6 (7.79%) Lync
3 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.30%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.30%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) LAN
1 10 (12.99%) WAN
2 8 (10.39%) MPLS
3 6 (7.79%) Unified Communications
4 5 (6.49%) VoIP
5 4 (5.19%) Wireless
5 4 (5.19%) GSM
6 3 (3.90%) DNS
6 3 (3.90%) SAN
6 3 (3.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.60%) SSL
7 2 (2.60%) ISDN
7 2 (2.60%) PSTN
7 2 (2.60%) IPsec
7 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.60%) NAS
7 2 (2.60%) Internet
7 2 (2.60%) DSL
7 2 (2.60%) H.323
8 1 (1.30%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
4 12 (15.58%) Retail
5 11 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 9 (11.69%) Investment Banking
7 5 (6.49%) Back Office
8 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
8 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
8 4 (5.19%) Marketing
9 2 (2.60%) Private Banking
9 2 (2.60%) Legal
10 1 (1.30%) Advertising
10 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
1 4 (5.19%) Middleware
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.60%) SOAP
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.30%) LIMS
2 1 (1.30%) Replication
2 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
2 1 (1.30%) IVR
2 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.30%) Celerra
2 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.60%) UNIX
5 2 (2.60%) Solaris
5 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (11.69%) Project Planning
2 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
3 6 (7.79%) Six Sigma
4 5 (6.49%) Change Management
4 5 (6.49%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (5.19%) Project Management
5 4 (5.19%) ERP
6 3 (3.90%) CRM
6 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.90%) Workflow
6 3 (3.90%) Migration
6 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.60%) Wealth Management
7 2 (2.60%) Business Development
7 2 (2.60%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.60%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.60%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) C
2 2 (2.60%) C#
2 2 (2.60%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) ISEB
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (9.09%) MCITP
4 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.79%) CCEE
4 6 (7.79%) CCIA
5 5 (6.49%) VCAP
5 5 (6.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (6.49%) CCA
5 5 (6.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.90%) CCNA
6 3 (3.90%) CCDA
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.90%) MCTS
7 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (2.60%) NCDA
7 2 (2.60%) NCIE
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
1 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.78%) vSphere
3 11 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 10 (12.99%) vCloud
5 5 (6.49%) XenApp
5 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.19%) XenServer
7 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCVMM
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.60%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
4 11 (14.29%) HP
5 9 (11.69%) Citrix
6 5 (6.49%) IBM
7 3 (3.90%) Cognos
7 3 (3.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) Nortel
8 2 (2.60%) Dialogic
8 2 (2.60%) JBoss
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) Avaya
9 1 (1.30%) AppSense
9 1 (1.30%) Northgate
9 1 (1.30%) Civica
9 1 (1.30%) Capita
9 1 (1.30%) Orchard
9 1 (1.30%) Veeam
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
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Posted: 3 days ago
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