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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 48 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 76 88 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.47% 4.92% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.08% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 87
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £63,000
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
1604 1733 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.35% 96.98% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1265 1351
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Wilmslow 0 13 £26,500 -8.62% 4
Knutsford +3 12 £20,500 -62.72% 1
Warrington +8 11 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Crewe -20 4 £48,500 -3.96%
Runcorn +2 2 £55,000 +96.42%
Chester -2 2 £60,000 +150.00% 3
Macclesfield +6 1 £35,000 -54.83%
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 62 (39.74%) Finance
2 37 (23.72%) SAP
3 36 (23.08%) Cisco
4 33 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (16.67%) SAP FI
6 26 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 26 (16.67%) SAP CO
7 25 (16.03%) Service Delivery
7 25 (16.03%) Juniper
8 24 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
10 22 (14.10%) SC Cleared
11 20 (12.82%) Windows
12 19 (12.18%) BGP
12 19 (12.18%) OSPF
13 18 (11.54%) General Ledger
14 17 (10.90%) SQL
15 16 (10.26%) CCIE
15 16 (10.26%) CheckPoint
15 16 (10.26%) Fortinet
16 15 (9.62%) CCNP
16 15 (9.62%) F5
17 14 (8.97%) Riverbed
17 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
17 14 (8.97%) MPLS
17 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
19 12 (7.69%) Business Development
19 12 (7.69%) Advertising

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.56%) SAS
2 4 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.28%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) CICS
4 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 26 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 26 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 7 (4.49%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (1.92%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.28%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.28%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.64%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.64%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Yammer
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.18%) OSPF
1 19 (12.18%) BGP
2 14 (8.97%) MPLS
3 11 (7.05%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (6.41%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (6.41%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (6.41%) NetScreen
5 9 (5.77%) LAN
6 8 (5.13%) Network Security
7 7 (4.49%) WAN
7 7 (4.49%) DNS
8 6 (3.85%) DHCP
8 6 (3.85%) IOS XR
8 6 (3.85%) NX-OS
8 6 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.21%) RIP
9 5 (3.21%) EIGRP
9 5 (3.21%) IGRP
10 3 (1.92%) SSL
10 3 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.56%) Base SAS
1 4 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.28%) MySQL
3 2 (1.28%) DB2
3 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.64%) Essbase
4 1 (0.64%) QlikView
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.64%) OLAP
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (6.41%) MSTest
2 1 (0.64%) Axure RP
General
1 62 (39.74%) Finance
2 18 (11.54%) General Ledger
3 12 (7.69%) Advertising
4 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.85%) Retail
6 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.56%) Billing
7 4 (2.56%) Banking
8 3 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.28%) Games
9 2 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) HTML
2 4 (2.56%) .NET
2 4 (2.56%) CSS
2 4 (2.56%) Middleware
3 2 (1.28%) LAMP
3 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.28%) ISPF
3 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (1.28%) jQuery
3 2 (1.28%) REST
3 2 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.64%) Dalvik
4 1 (0.64%) OAuth
4 1 (0.64%) JSON
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.64%) JNI
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) WSDL
4 1 (0.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.21%) User Experience
4 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.56%) BYOD
5 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.92%) Social Media
6 2 (1.28%) Replication
6 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.28%) Life Science
6 2 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) VSAM
7 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) UNIX
3 5 (3.21%) Linux
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Solaris
6 1 (0.64%) zOS
6 1 (0.64%) Android
6 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (16.03%) Service Delivery
3 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
5 12 (7.69%) Business Development
6 11 (7.05%) Performance Testing
7 10 (6.41%) Test Scripting
7 10 (6.41%) Release Management
7 10 (6.41%) Software Testing
8 8 (5.13%) Project Management
9 6 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.85%) ERP
10 5 (3.21%) Migration
10 5 (3.21%) Network Architecture
11 4 (2.56%) Business Transformation
11 4 (2.56%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.56%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.56%) Logistics
11 4 (2.56%) ITIL
11 4 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.90%) SQL
2 3 (1.92%) Java
3 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.28%) Perl
3 2 (1.28%) PHP
3 2 (1.28%) C#
3 2 (1.28%) JCL
4 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.64%) COBOL
4 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.10%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.26%) CCIE
5 15 (9.62%) CCNP
6 11 (7.05%) CCSE
7 10 (6.41%) Degree
7 10 (6.41%) ISEB
8 6 (3.85%) JNCIP
9 5 (3.21%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.64%) CCNA
11 1 (0.64%) MCSE
11 1 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.28%) GxP
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.28%) XenApp
3 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.21%) SCCM
3 4 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 37 (23.72%) SAP
2 36 (23.08%) Cisco
3 25 (16.03%) Juniper
4 16 (10.26%) CheckPoint
4 16 (10.26%) Fortinet
5 15 (9.62%) F5
6 14 (8.97%) Riverbed
6 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.41%) Tufin
7 10 (6.41%) IronPort
7 10 (6.41%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.49%) VMware
9 6 (3.85%) EMC
10 5 (3.21%) NetApp
10 5 (3.21%) Oracle
11 4 (2.56%) Brocade
11 4 (2.56%) IBM
12 2 (1.28%) HP
12 2 (1.28%) Citrix
12 2 (1.28%) Pegasus
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance/Pension/Health/Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £8 - 10 per hour + Commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago