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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 45 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.13% 6.13% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 6.41% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 20
Average salary £48,750 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.76% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £34,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,250
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
709 437 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.59% 95.62% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 585 374 496
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 £25,600 £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 22 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.07%) Citrix
3 43 (38.39%) VMware
3 43 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (32.14%) Windows
5 35 (31.25%) Finance
6 34 (30.36%) Active Directory
6 34 (30.36%) XenDesktop
7 33 (29.46%) Cisco
7 33 (29.46%) Citrix Certification
8 32 (28.57%) CCA
9 29 (25.89%) Hyper-V
10 27 (24.11%) Banking
10 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
11 26 (23.21%) SQL
11 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
12 24 (21.43%) CCEE
13 23 (20.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (20.54%) Oracle
13 23 (20.54%) NetApp
14 21 (18.75%) Java
15 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (17.86%) MCITP
16 19 (16.96%) MCTS
16 19 (16.96%) MCSE
17 18 (16.07%) UNIX
17 18 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (16.07%) XenApp
18 17 (15.18%) XML
18 17 (15.18%) PL/SQL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (14.29%) Lync
1 16 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.57%) IIS
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.89%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.89%) Finacle
3 1 (0.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) IaaS
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (9.82%) Unified Communications
2 11 (9.82%) DNS
3 9 (8.04%) WAAS
4 6 (5.36%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.46%) IP Telephony
5 5 (4.46%) SAN
6 4 (3.57%) GSM
6 4 (3.57%) LAN
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (2.68%) NAS
7 3 (2.68%) PBX
8 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.89%) Firewall
8 1 (0.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 27 (24.11%) Banking
3 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.04%) Manufacturing
5 8 (7.14%) Retail
6 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.57%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Legal
8 2 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Back Office
9 1 (0.89%) Advertising
9 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) XML
1 17 (15.18%) HTML
2 16 (14.29%) SOAP
2 16 (14.29%) Web Services
2 16 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 13 (11.61%) Application Packaging
4 8 (7.14%) .NET
4 8 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) FlexPod
2 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.79%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.79%) Economics
3 2 (1.79%) Derivative
3 2 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.89%) Celerra
4 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.89%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 18 (16.07%) UNIX
3 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.14%) Solaris
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.93%) Project Management
1 10 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (7.14%) ERP
3 7 (6.25%) Scrum
4 6 (5.36%) Business Analysis
5 5 (4.46%) Business Development
6 4 (3.57%) Migration
6 4 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 4 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.68%) Data Management
7 3 (2.68%) Business Transformation
7 3 (2.68%) Change Management
8 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.79%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (1.79%) Six Sigma
8 2 (1.79%) Risk Management
8 2 (1.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (1.79%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (1.79%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) Java
3 17 (15.18%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.46%) C
5 1 (0.89%) C#
5 1 (0.89%) VBScript
5 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (29.46%) Citrix Certification
2 32 (28.57%) CCA
3 24 (21.43%) CCEE
4 23 (20.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (17.86%) MCITP
6 19 (16.96%) MCTS
6 19 (16.96%) MCSE
7 15 (13.39%) Degree
8 13 (11.61%) NCDA
8 13 (11.61%) NCIE
9 12 (10.71%) VTSP
10 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (8.04%) CCAA
12 8 (7.14%) CCNP
12 8 (7.14%) CCEA
13 5 (4.46%) VCAP
13 5 (4.46%) CCNA
14 4 (3.57%) ISEB
14 4 (3.57%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) EMIR
2 2 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.79%) MiFID
2 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 43 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 34 (30.36%) XenDesktop
3 29 (25.89%) Hyper-V
4 18 (16.07%) XenApp
5 13 (11.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (9.82%) vSphere
7 10 (8.93%) vCloud
8 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) SCCM
2 9 (8.04%) SCVMM
3 4 (3.57%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.68%) Legato
Vendors
1 54 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.07%) Citrix
3 43 (38.39%) VMware
4 33 (29.46%) Cisco
5 23 (20.54%) Oracle
5 23 (20.54%) NetApp
6 17 (15.18%) HP
7 16 (14.29%) JBoss
8 15 (13.39%) EMC
9 8 (7.14%) Symantec
10 7 (6.25%) AppSense
11 3 (2.68%) CommVault
11 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.79%) Murex
12 2 (1.79%) Nortel
12 2 (1.79%) Dell
12 2 (1.79%) Avaya
12 2 (1.79%) SAP
12 2 (1.79%) Dialogic
13 1 (0.89%) Avaloq
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