Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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

Consultant
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 36 33
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 183 82 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.06% 6.74% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.31% 6.97% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 140 64 93
North East median annual salary £28,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.50% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £17,500 £29,375 £39,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,618 1,177 1,465
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.82% 96.79% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 1,040 1,290
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £23,490
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the North East

Consultant
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Consultant in the North East

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the North East over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the North East

Consultant
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +28 166 £27,500 -37.14% 28
Durham +6 11 £39,250 -25.24% 8
Northumberland - 3 £18,750 -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 North East region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 78 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 53 (28.96%) Business Development
3 46 (25.14%) Degree
4 44 (24.04%) Finance
5 39 (21.31%) Coaching
6 26 (14.21%) ERP
7 25 (13.66%) B2B
7 25 (13.66%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (13.11%) CRM
9 22 (12.02%) Games
9 22 (12.02%) B2B Sales
9 22 (12.02%) Telesales
10 21 (11.48%) Advertising
11 18 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
11 18 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (8.74%) Office 365
13 16 (8.74%) Java
14 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
14 14 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
17 11 (6.01%) Open Source
17 11 (6.01%) GDPR
17 11 (6.01%) SQL
18 10 (5.46%) SAP
18 10 (5.46%) Dynamics 365
19 9 (4.92%) DBS Check
19 9 (4.92%) ISO 9001
20 8 (4.37%) .NET

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.19%) Apache
3 4 (2.19%) JBoss
3 4 (2.19%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.64%) Sage X3
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.09%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.74%) Office 365
3 10 (5.46%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.09%) IaaS
5 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Skype
2 3 (1.64%) Firewall
2 3 (1.64%) LAN
2 3 (1.64%) WAN
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.09%) WLAN
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.55%) SMS
4 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.28%) Big Data
2 4 (2.19%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.64%) QlikView
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.09%) Power BI
5 1 (0.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JUnit
1 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 44 (24.04%) Finance
2 22 (12.02%) Games
3 21 (11.48%) Advertising
4 7 (3.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Law
5 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) .NET
2 7 (3.83%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.73%) CSS
3 5 (2.73%) HTML
4 4 (2.19%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.19%) jQuery
4 4 (2.19%) Spring
4 4 (2.19%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.55%) MDX
5 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.66%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (3.28%) CESG
3 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) Fintech
5 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.28%) Windows
2 5 (2.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.19%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.96%) Business Development
2 39 (21.31%) Coaching
3 26 (14.21%) ERP
4 25 (13.66%) B2B
5 24 (13.11%) CRM
6 22 (12.02%) B2B Sales
6 22 (12.02%) Telesales
7 14 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (6.01%) Open Source
10 7 (3.83%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (3.83%) High Availability
10 7 (3.83%) Information Security
10 7 (3.83%) Presales
11 6 (3.28%) Process Management
11 6 (3.28%) Security Architecture
12 5 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.73%) Change Control
12 5 (2.73%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.73%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.74%) Java
2 11 (6.01%) SQL
3 7 (3.83%) ABAP
4 6 (3.28%) PHP
5 4 (2.19%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.19%) C
5 4 (2.19%) C++
5 4 (2.19%) Korn
5 4 (2.19%) R
6 3 (1.64%) Python
7 1 (0.55%) C#
7 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (25.14%) Degree
2 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.92%) DBS Check
4 6 (3.28%) CEH
4 6 (3.28%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (3.28%) CISM
4 6 (3.28%) CISSP
4 6 (3.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (3.28%) SSCP
5 2 (1.09%) ACCA
5 2 (1.09%) CIMA
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) CISA
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCP
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.01%) GDPR
3 9 (4.92%) ISO 9001
4 8 (4.37%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.19%) SLA
6 2 (1.09%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.55%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) QRadar
2 1 (0.55%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.46%) SAP
3 6 (3.28%) Lotus
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle
3 6 (3.28%) VMware
4 4 (2.19%) Cisco
4 4 (2.19%) Juniper
5 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.64%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.64%) Sage
5 3 (1.64%) Symantec
6 2 (1.09%) AlienVault
6 2 (1.09%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.09%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.09%) McAfee
6 2 (1.09%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.09%) Splunk
7 1 (0.55%) Baan
7 1 (0.55%) Epicor