The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 212 229
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 28 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 20
North West median annual salary £43,750 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.15% -3.88%  
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,200 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £60,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -23.80% +10.52%  

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 6612 5478 6233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.41% 97.79% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20848 19393 22584
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -16 21 £35,500 -1.04% 3
Cheshire -27 7 £60,000 +33.33% 1
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 21 (41.18%) CISSP
2 20 (39.22%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
4 12 (23.53%) CIMA
4 12 (23.53%) CEH
4 12 (23.53%) CLAS
5 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.73%) SLA
7 6 (11.76%) Windows
7 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 6 (11.76%) Information Security
8 5 (9.80%) Billing
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
8 5 (9.80%) DevOps
8 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (7.84%) Business Development
9 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
9 4 (7.84%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (7.84%) iPad
9 4 (7.84%) Presales
9 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.84%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) CISM
9 4 (7.84%) Unix
9 4 (7.84%) Security Management
9 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.88%) Remediation Plan
10 3 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (5.88%) Active Directory

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 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.92%) Drupal
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.92%) GeoServer
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) iPad
2 3 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) HPUX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
2 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.76%) Information Security
4 5 (9.80%) DevOps
5 4 (7.84%) Business Development
5 4 (7.84%) Change Management
5 4 (7.84%) Presales
5 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.84%) Security Management
6 3 (5.88%) CRM
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (5.88%) Remediation Plan
6 3 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.92%) Open Source
7 2 (3.92%) Software Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.96%) Perl
1 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) CISSP
2 12 (23.53%) CEH
2 12 (23.53%) CIMA
2 12 (23.53%) CLAS
3 4 (7.84%) CISM
4 3 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.88%) PCI QSA
5 2 (3.92%) CCA
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) CISA
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix
2 3 (5.88%) Veeam
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Dell
3 1 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (1.96%) EMC
3 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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