The median annual salary for a IT Consultant was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

IT Consultant
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 218 221
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 23 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 24
Median salary £27,500 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.58% -15.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £30,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in the North West

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in the North West

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in the North West

IT Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 22 £28,750 -45.23% 2
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) SLA
4 11 (22.00%) Time Management
5 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (18.00%) Windows
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (16.00%) Project Management
7 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) CISSP
7 8 (16.00%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (16.00%) Presales
8 7 (14.00%) Banking
9 6 (12.00%) Retail
9 6 (12.00%) Billing
9 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.00%) ISO 9001
9 6 (12.00%) DevOps
9 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
10 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.00%) CLAS
10 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (10.00%) Open Source

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (10.00%) Drupal
1 5 (10.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Billing
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (22.00%) Time Management
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Presales
3 8 (16.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 5 (10.00%) Process Management
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
5 5 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) CISSP
2 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (10.00%) CEH
3 5 (10.00%) CIMA
3 5 (10.00%) CLAS
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 3 (6.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) SLA
2 6 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) SAP
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