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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 46 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 46 63 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.35% 3.79% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 3.94% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 63
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,750
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
1015 1597 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.94% 96.09% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1253 1291
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +12 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Northwich - 5 £55,000 - 3
Chester -8 4 £50,000 -2.43%
Knutsford +10 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Runcorn -2 3 £37,500 +29.31%
Crewe +19 1 - - 1
Macclesfield +5 1 - -
Wilmslow -9 1 £40,000 +42.85% 4
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
3 18 (20.00%) VMware
4 14 (15.56%) Presales
5 13 (14.44%) Oracle
5 13 (14.44%) SAP
6 12 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (12.22%) Degree
7 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.22%) SQL
7 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
7 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
7 11 (12.22%) Cisco
8 10 (11.11%) Finance
9 9 (10.00%) AS400
9 9 (10.00%) WAN
9 9 (10.00%) Unix
9 9 (10.00%) .NET
9 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 8 (8.89%) Analytics
10 8 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (8.89%) RPG
10 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
10 8 (8.89%) SCCM
10 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
10 8 (8.89%) R
11 7 (7.78%) PCI DSS
11 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
11 7 (7.78%) Web Services

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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.44%) JBoss
2 4 (4.44%) SAS
2 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SAP MM
2 4 (4.44%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.22%) SAP PLM
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.11%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.11%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
1 6 (6.67%) PaaS
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.44%) GitHub
3 4 (4.44%) SaaS
4 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Trello
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.11%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.11%) Heroku
5 1 (1.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) WAN
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
3 3 (3.33%) Wireless
4 2 (2.22%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.56%) Big Data
4 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.22%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.11%) Ant
3 1 (1.11%) ERwin
3 1 (1.11%) FishEye
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Maven
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 3 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (2.22%) Billing
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) Middleware
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
4 3 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) jQuery
5 2 (2.22%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.22%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (2.22%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.11%) LAMP
6 1 (1.11%) Mason
6 1 (1.11%) MCollective
6 1 (1.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) AS400
2 6 (6.67%) Clustering
2 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) SCADA
3 4 (4.44%) Social Media
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.22%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) Psychology
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Unix
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.67%) Linux
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) CentOS
5 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) Presales
2 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.89%) Analytics
3 8 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.78%) SOA
5 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.67%) ITIL
5 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.67%) Structured Programming
6 5 (5.56%) DevOps
6 5 (5.56%) Project Management
6 5 (5.56%) Scrum
6 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.56%) Time Management
7 4 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.44%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) R
2 8 (8.89%) RPG
3 6 (6.67%) C#
4 4 (4.44%) Java
4 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.44%) Python
4 4 (4.44%) Ruby
5 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) CISM
2 6 (6.67%) CISSP
3 4 (4.44%) SAP Certification
3 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.33%) CCIE
4 3 (3.33%) CCNP
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CCA
6 1 (1.11%) CISA
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.11%) GSNA
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.22%) SLA
5 1 (1.11%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) Val IT
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 3 (3.33%) XenApp
3 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.33%) XenServer
4 2 (2.22%) Docker
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.11%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.00%) VMware
3 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 13 (14.44%) SAP
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco
5 6 (6.67%) Citrix
5 6 (6.67%) NetApp
5 6 (6.67%) Wonderware
6 5 (5.56%) IBM
7 4 (4.44%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Netezza
7 4 (4.44%) Teradata
8 3 (3.33%) Adobe
8 3 (3.33%) AppSense
8 3 (3.33%) Autodesk
8 3 (3.33%) EMC
8 3 (3.33%) Sophos
9 2 (2.22%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.22%) Juniper
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Car/car allowance, Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Certification and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Car, certified training, overtime
Posted: 19 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car, Certified Training, Overtime
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago