The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Consultant
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 26 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 2.99% 4.08% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 4.17% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Median salary £42,000 £22,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +90.90% -41.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 144 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 96.27% 97.96% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 113 113 143
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Wakefield

Consultant
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Wakefield

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Wakefield over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Wakefield

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 Wakefield region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) EAM
2 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) CAFM
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) MCSD
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
5 1 (12.50%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (12.50%) Presales

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CAFM
1 4 (50.00%) EAM
1 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSD
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) VCP6
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam