Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

IT Consultant
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 227 294
Rank change year-on-year +3 +67 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 34 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.48% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.49% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 7
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.95% -33.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,825 £38,450
90th Percentile £65,750 £68,750 £64,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +9.76% -41.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,464 7,108 8,625
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.63% 97.85% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,505 6,127 7,093
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in West Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in West Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in West Yorkshire

IT Consultant
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Leeds +14 33 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
IT Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (64.71%) Mentoring
2 20 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 20 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (58.82%) Virgin Media
3 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) GDPR
6 3 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (8.82%) Legal
6 3 (8.82%) CISM
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 3 (8.82%) CISSP
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) CEH
6 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (8.82%) Security Auditing
6 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security
7 2 (5.88%) CCIE

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) VPN
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Mentoring
2 20 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (58.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Security Auditing
6 2 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) B2B
7 1 (2.94%) Business Development
7 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.94%) Data Security
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Security Management
7 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) CEH
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CISM
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) CCIE
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) GDPR
3 3 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Virgin Media
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft