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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 66 78 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 32 51 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.72% 3.13% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 3.22% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 82
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1151 1583 1852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.71% 97.30% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1356 1525
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 £23,750 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 6 £50,000 -
Chester +16 4 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Warrington +4 4 £22,500 -59.09% 3
Knutsford +17 3 - -
Wilmslow -13 2 £31,091 +9.09% 3
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
3 15 (21.74%) Finance
4 13 (18.84%) Windows
5 11 (15.94%) VMware
5 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (14.49%) Presales
7 9 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (13.04%) Information Security
7 9 (13.04%) SAP
7 9 (13.04%) SQL
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco
8 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
8 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
9 7 (10.14%) Sage
9 7 (10.14%) ERP
10 6 (8.70%) NetSuite
10 6 (8.70%) SCCM
10 6 (8.70%) Time Management
10 6 (8.70%) vSphere
10 6 (8.70%) CISSP
10 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.70%) Advertising
10 6 (8.70%) CISM
10 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
11 5 (7.25%) Migration
11 5 (7.25%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Wireless
11 5 (7.25%) Citrix

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 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Sage 200
1 4 (5.80%) SAP Business One
2 3 (4.35%) Sage X3
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.90%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.90%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.90%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.80%) Office 365
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) IaaS
4 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Wireless
2 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.35%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) Firewall
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) Skype
5 1 (1.45%) SSH
5 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MS Access
2 3 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) QlikView
3 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
1 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.45%) ERwin
2 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.70%) Advertising
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Billing
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) WAP
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Presales
2 9 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (13.04%) Information Security
3 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
4 7 (10.14%) ERP
5 6 (8.70%) Time Management
6 5 (7.25%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (7.25%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) CRM
7 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) Information Management
7 4 (5.80%) Internal Audit
7 4 (5.80%) Records Management
7 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) VB
4 3 (4.35%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) CISM
1 6 (8.70%) CISSP
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.80%) CCNP
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.35%) CCIE
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) VCAP
5 2 (2.90%) CCA
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) CISA
6 1 (1.45%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) OSCE
6 1 (1.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.70%) vSphere
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.80%) XenApp
2 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
2 4 (5.80%) XenServer
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) vCloud
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) vRealize
3 2 (2.90%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
3 9 (13.04%) SAP
4 7 (10.14%) Sage
5 6 (8.70%) NetSuite
6 5 (7.25%) Citrix
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) Epicor
7 4 (5.80%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) Infor
8 3 (4.35%) AppSense
8 3 (4.35%) EMC
8 3 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.90%) IFS
9 2 (2.90%) Juniper
10 1 (1.45%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.45%) Talend
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