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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 66 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 29 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.61% 3.66% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 3.76% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 67
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,300 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,000 £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
1087 1676 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.84% 97.44% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1368 1481
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 £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Northwich - 8 £50,000 - 3
Warrington +1 6 £22,500 -59.09% 3
Knutsford +21 2 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Wilmslow -11 2 £19,750 -29.46% 2
Chester +14 1 £42,500 +1.19%
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
3 15 (20.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (19.18%) Finance
5 13 (17.81%) SAP
5 13 (17.81%) Windows
6 12 (16.44%) VMware
7 11 (15.07%) Cisco
7 11 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (13.70%) Presales
9 9 (12.33%) SQL
10 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.96%) Time Management
11 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
11 7 (9.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
11 7 (9.59%) Advertising
11 7 (9.59%) Oracle
11 7 (9.59%) Citrix
12 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.22%) CISSP
12 6 (8.22%) Unix
12 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.22%) CISM
12 6 (8.22%) Information Security
12 6 (8.22%) Information Management
12 6 (8.22%) SCCM
12 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (8.22%) vSphere

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 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.48%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.48%) SAS
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Sage 200
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Business One
1 3 (4.11%) SAP MM
1 3 (4.11%) SAP PP
2 2 (2.74%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.74%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.37%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.85%) Office 365
4 2 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) PaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.37%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.37%) GitHub
5 1 (1.37%) Heroku
5 1 (1.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) WAN
2 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.48%) Wireless
3 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) Skype
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Big Data
2 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.48%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
1 2 (2.74%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.37%) ERwin
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Advertising
2 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) COM
2 1 (1.37%) MCollective
2 1 (1.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Social Media
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) PKI
3 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) SCADA
4 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (13.70%) Presales
3 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) Time Management
4 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.22%) Information Management
4 6 (8.22%) Information Security
5 5 (6.85%) Analytics
5 5 (6.85%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (6.85%) ERP
5 5 (6.85%) Migration
5 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.85%) Scrum
5 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.48%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (5.48%) Internal Audit
6 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.48%) Records Management
6 4 (5.48%) Visual Analytics
6 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.48%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) Python
3 4 (5.48%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.22%) CISM
2 6 (8.22%) CISSP
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) CCIE
4 3 (4.11%) CCNP
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) VCAP
5 2 (2.74%) CCA
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.74%) MCSA
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CISA
6 1 (1.37%) GSNA
6 1 (1.37%) OSCE
6 1 (1.37%) OSCP
6 1 (1.37%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.22%) vSphere
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) XenApp
2 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
2 4 (5.48%) XenServer
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) vCloud
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) vRealize
3 2 (2.74%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.74%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.37%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.37%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) SAP
3 12 (16.44%) VMware
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco
5 7 (9.59%) Citrix
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 5 (6.85%) Sage
7 4 (5.48%) HP
7 4 (5.48%) Netezza
7 4 (5.48%) NetSuite
7 4 (5.48%) Teradata
8 3 (4.11%) Adobe
8 3 (4.11%) AppSense
8 3 (4.11%) Autodesk
8 3 (4.11%) EMC
8 3 (4.11%) Epicor
8 3 (4.11%) IBM
8 3 (4.11%) Infor
8 3 (4.11%) NetApp
8 3 (4.11%) Sophos
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Certification and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Car, Certified Training, Overtime
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 per annum + extensive benefits and comission
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + See description
Posted: 23 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago