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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 33 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 45 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.08% 5.98% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 6.27% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 25
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £34,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
712 415 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.22% 95.40% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 591 353 538
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
2 48 (44.04%) Citrix
3 43 (39.45%) VMware
3 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (33.03%) Windows
5 35 (32.11%) XenDesktop
6 34 (31.19%) Citrix Certification
6 34 (31.19%) Finance
7 33 (30.28%) CCA
7 33 (30.28%) Active Directory
8 32 (29.36%) Cisco
9 30 (27.52%) Hyper-V
10 29 (26.61%) SQL Server
11 27 (24.77%) SQL
12 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
12 26 (23.85%) Banking
13 25 (22.94%) CCEE
14 24 (22.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (21.10%) Oracle
15 23 (21.10%) NetApp
16 21 (19.27%) Java
17 20 (18.35%) MCSE
17 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (18.35%) MCITP
18 19 (17.43%) MCTS
18 19 (17.43%) XenApp
18 19 (17.43%) Cisco Nexus
19 18 (16.51%) UNIX
20 17 (15.60%) XML
20 17 (15.60%) PL/SQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 16 (14.68%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.76%) Lync
3 8 (7.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.75%) IIS
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.92%) Summit
3 1 (0.92%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.92%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.92%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Office 365
1 6 (5.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (9.17%) WAAS
2 10 (9.17%) DNS
3 9 (8.26%) Unified Communications
4 8 (7.34%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.67%) SAN
5 4 (3.67%) LAN
5 4 (3.67%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.75%) PBX
6 3 (2.75%) NAS
7 2 (1.83%) GSM
8 1 (0.92%) Firewall
8 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.92%) VoIP
8 1 (0.92%) WAN
8 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (31.19%) Finance
2 26 (23.85%) Banking
3 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.50%) Retail
6 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Legal
8 2 (1.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.60%) HTML
1 17 (15.60%) XML
2 16 (14.68%) Hibernate
2 16 (14.68%) SOAP
2 16 (14.68%) Web Services
3 14 (12.84%) Application Packaging
4 8 (7.34%) RESTful
4 8 (7.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) FlexPod
2 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.83%) Economics
3 2 (1.83%) Derivative
3 2 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.83%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.03%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) UNIX
3 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.34%) Solaris
4 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (9.17%) Project Management
3 9 (8.26%) ERP
4 7 (6.42%) Scrum
4 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
5 5 (4.59%) Business Development
6 4 (3.67%) Migration
7 3 (2.75%) Business Transformation
7 3 (2.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (2.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.75%) Data Management
7 3 (2.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.75%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Risk Management
8 2 (1.83%) Change Management
8 2 (1.83%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.83%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.83%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) SQL
2 21 (19.27%) Java
3 17 (15.60%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.59%) C
5 1 (0.92%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) VBScript
5 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) Citrix Certification
2 33 (30.28%) CCA
3 25 (22.94%) CCEE
4 24 (22.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (18.35%) MCITP
5 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (18.35%) MCSE
6 19 (17.43%) MCTS
7 14 (12.84%) Degree
8 13 (11.93%) NCDA
8 13 (11.93%) NCIE
8 13 (11.93%) VTSP
9 11 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (8.26%) CCAA
11 8 (7.34%) CCEA
11 8 (7.34%) CCNP
12 5 (4.59%) CCNA
13 4 (3.67%) VCAP
13 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
13 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) MiFID
2 2 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) EMIR
2 2 (1.83%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 43 (39.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (32.11%) XenDesktop
3 33 (30.28%) Active Directory
4 30 (27.52%) Hyper-V
5 19 (17.43%) XenApp
6 15 (13.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (9.17%) vSphere
7 10 (9.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) SCCM
2 9 (8.26%) SCVMM
3 5 (4.59%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.75%) Legato
Vendors
1 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
2 48 (44.04%) Citrix
3 43 (39.45%) VMware
4 32 (29.36%) Cisco
5 23 (21.10%) Oracle
5 23 (21.10%) NetApp
6 16 (14.68%) JBoss
7 15 (13.76%) HP
7 15 (13.76%) EMC
8 8 (7.34%) Symantec
8 8 (7.34%) AppSense
9 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.75%) CommVault
11 2 (1.83%) Murex
11 2 (1.83%) SAP
12 1 (0.92%) Dell
12 1 (0.92%) Sage
12 1 (0.92%) Nortel
12 1 (0.92%) Avaya
12 1 (0.92%) Avaloq
Sheffield
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k - 85k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago