Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Consultant
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 178 144
Rank change year-on-year +39 -34 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.14% 0.094% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -13.64% +25.71%
10th Percentile £58,750 £38,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,072 3,064 2,200
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 95.81% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,586 2,324 1,833
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £68,938 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured IT Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Cheshire

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in Cheshire

IT Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 3 £62,500 -
IT Consultant
North West

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 3 (100.00%) QRadar
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk