The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 66 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 57 82 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.32% 4.61% 8.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 4.80% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 61 91
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
1642 1707 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.74% 95.90% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1352 1342
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -5 17 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Chester -7 6 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Knutsford +2 5 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Runcorn -2 5 £45,000 +150.00% 1
Macclesfield - 4 £32,500 - 4
Daresbury +1 2 - -
Wilmslow -8 2 £26,750 -7.75% 3
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 53 (37.59%) Finance
2 33 (23.40%) Management Information System
3 30 (21.28%) Cisco
4 28 (19.86%) Service Delivery
4 28 (19.86%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (18.44%) SAP
6 25 (17.73%) Juniper
7 21 (14.89%) SAP FI
7 21 (14.89%) SAP FI/CO
7 21 (14.89%) SAP CO
8 18 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.35%) OSPF
9 16 (11.35%) BGP
10 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 15 (10.64%) CCNP
10 15 (10.64%) Business Development
10 15 (10.64%) F5
11 14 (9.93%) Riverbed
11 14 (9.93%) Windows
11 14 (9.93%) SQL
11 14 (9.93%) MPLS
12 13 (9.22%) CheckPoint
12 13 (9.22%) CCIE
12 13 (9.22%) Fortinet
12 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
13 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
14 11 (7.80%) CCSE
14 11 (7.80%) .NET
14 11 (7.80%) HTML
14 11 (7.80%) Cisco ASA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.42%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.71%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.42%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (14.89%) SAP FI
1 21 (14.89%) SAP FI/CO
1 21 (14.89%) SAP CO
2 10 (7.09%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.42%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.42%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.71%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.71%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) GitHub
2 2 (1.42%) Trello
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.35%) OSPF
1 16 (11.35%) BGP
2 14 (9.93%) MPLS
3 11 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (7.09%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (7.09%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (7.09%) NetScreen
5 6 (4.26%) IOS XR
5 6 (4.26%) NX-OS
5 6 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.55%) LAN
6 5 (3.55%) WAN
7 4 (2.84%) DNS
8 3 (2.13%) DHCP
8 3 (2.13%) Network Security
9 2 (1.42%) VPN
9 2 (1.42%) RIP
9 2 (1.42%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.42%) IGRP
10 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) QlikView
4 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) HP UFT
2 6 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.26%) MSTest
3 2 (1.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) JUnit
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.71%) Maven
4 1 (0.71%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 53 (37.59%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) General Ledger
3 9 (6.38%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.84%) Billing
6 3 (2.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) HTML
1 11 (7.80%) .NET
2 10 (7.09%) 802.1X
3 6 (4.26%) CSS
3 6 (4.26%) Web Services
4 5 (3.55%) J2EE
4 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.84%) XML
6 3 (2.13%) JDBC
6 3 (2.13%) Spring
6 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.13%) jQuery
7 2 (1.42%) JAX-WS
7 2 (1.42%) REST
7 2 (1.42%) JSON
7 2 (1.42%) JNI
7 2 (1.42%) WSDL
7 2 (1.42%) JAXB
7 2 (1.42%) LAMP
7 2 (1.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.13%) iSeries
3 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.13%) User Experience
3 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.42%) GIS
4 2 (1.42%) iPhone
4 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.42%) Psychology
4 2 (1.42%) Social Media
4 2 (1.42%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.71%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.93%) Windows
2 7 (4.96%) UNIX
3 5 (3.55%) Linux
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.86%) Service Delivery
2 18 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.64%) Business Development
4 7 (4.96%) Performance Testing
4 7 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.26%) Test Scripting
5 6 (4.26%) Release Management
5 6 (4.26%) Software Testing
6 5 (3.55%) Business Analysis
6 5 (3.55%) Logistics
6 5 (3.55%) Information Security
6 5 (3.55%) Migration
6 5 (3.55%) SDLC
7 4 (2.84%) Analytics
7 4 (2.84%) Coaching
7 4 (2.84%) Validation
7 4 (2.84%) Information Management
7 4 (2.84%) B2B
7 4 (2.84%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.93%) SQL
2 10 (7.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.38%) Java
4 7 (4.96%) PHP
4 7 (4.96%) C#
5 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.71%) XPath
8 1 (0.71%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (10.64%) CCNP
3 13 (9.22%) CCIE
3 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 11 (7.80%) CCSE
6 8 (5.67%) Degree
7 6 (4.26%) JNCIP
7 6 (4.26%) ISEB
8 5 (3.55%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.42%) CEH
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.42%) CISM
9 2 (1.42%) CISSP
10 1 (0.71%) CCA
10 1 (0.71%) CCNA
10 1 (0.71%) MCSE
10 1 (0.71%) MCSA
10 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) GCP
2 3 (2.13%) GLP
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.84%) SCCM
3 3 (2.13%) SCOM
4 2 (1.42%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 30 (21.28%) Cisco
2 26 (18.44%) SAP
3 25 (17.73%) Juniper
4 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.64%) F5
5 14 (9.93%) Riverbed
6 13 (9.22%) Fortinet
6 13 (9.22%) CheckPoint
7 10 (7.09%) IronPort
7 10 (7.09%) Tufin
7 10 (7.09%) Blue Coat
8 8 (5.67%) Oracle
9 6 (4.26%) IBM
10 5 (3.55%) Google
11 4 (2.84%) VMware
12 3 (2.13%) NetApp
13 2 (1.42%) ArcSight
13 2 (1.42%) Teradata
13 2 (1.42%) TOWER Software
14 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Chester, Leeds
Ripe4
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits OTE £40k Yr 1
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + car scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Circa
Posted: 14 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago