The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 47 67 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 42 59 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.36% 3.45% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 3.56% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 70
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
928 1655 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.37% 96.78% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 812 1319 1330
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +8 12 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Northwich - 6 £52,500 -
Chester +1 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Runcorn -3 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Knutsford +12 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Wilmslow +3 1 £19,500 -27.10% 3
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
3 15 (18.99%) Windows
3 15 (18.99%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (16.46%) Finance
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle
5 11 (13.92%) Cisco
5 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (12.66%) SAP
6 10 (12.66%) Unix
7 9 (11.39%) .NET
7 9 (11.39%) WAN
8 8 (10.13%) Web Services
8 8 (10.13%) Presales
9 7 (8.86%) PCI DSS
9 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (8.86%) Degree
9 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
9 7 (8.86%) Linux
9 7 (8.86%) SOA
9 7 (8.86%) Citrix
10 6 (7.59%) CISM
10 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
10 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.59%) CISSP
10 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
10 6 (7.59%) SQL
10 6 (7.59%) C#

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.06%) JBoss
2 4 (5.06%) SAS
2 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP MM
2 3 (3.80%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.27%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.27%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) PaaS
3 4 (5.06%) Office 365
3 4 (5.06%) SaaS
4 2 (2.53%) GitHub
4 2 (2.53%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) WAN
2 5 (6.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.80%) SAN
4 3 (3.80%) Wireless
5 2 (2.53%) Firewall
6 1 (1.27%) Network Security
6 1 (1.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.33%) Big Data
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.80%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) QlikView
7 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.27%) Ant
3 1 (1.27%) ERwin
3 1 (1.27%) FishEye
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) Web Services
3 4 (5.06%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) LAMP
5 1 (1.27%) Mason
5 1 (1.27%) MCollective
5 1 (1.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
1 6 (7.59%) SCADA
2 5 (6.33%) AS400
2 5 (6.33%) Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) Social Media
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.27%) iSeries
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Unix
3 7 (8.86%) Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (13.92%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (10.13%) Presales
3 7 (8.86%) SOA
4 6 (7.59%) Analytics
4 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.59%) Information Management
4 6 (7.59%) Structured Programming
4 6 (7.59%) Time Management
5 5 (6.33%) DevOps
5 5 (6.33%) Scrum
5 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.06%) Information Security
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL
6 4 (5.06%) Project Management
6 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) C#
1 6 (7.59%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.06%) Java
3 4 (5.06%) Python
3 4 (5.06%) R
3 4 (5.06%) RPG
3 4 (5.06%) Ruby
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) CISM
2 6 (7.59%) CISSP
3 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.80%) CCIE
4 3 (3.80%) CCNP
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCA
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CISA
6 1 (1.27%) GSNA
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.06%) vSphere
2 4 (5.06%) XenApp
2 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
2 4 (5.06%) XenServer
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.27%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.27%) SCOM
3 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.27%) vRealize
3 1 (1.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) VMware
3 11 (13.92%) Cisco
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 10 (12.66%) SAP
5 7 (8.86%) Citrix
6 6 (7.59%) Wonderware
7 5 (6.33%) IBM
8 4 (5.06%) HP
8 4 (5.06%) Netezza
8 4 (5.06%) Teradata
9 3 (3.80%) Adobe
9 3 (3.80%) AppSense
9 3 (3.80%) Autodesk
9 3 (3.80%) EMC
9 3 (3.80%) NetApp
9 3 (3.80%) Sophos
10 2 (2.53%) Cognizant
10 2 (2.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) Juniper
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus Sceme
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Certification and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Certification and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire, Warrington, Manchester, Merseyside,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago