The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 39 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 223 270 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.83% 7.17% 8.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 7.57% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 176 237 266
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3649 3566 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.42% 94.64% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 3039 3194
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Manchester region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
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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
Stockport -1 6 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Oldham +8 3 £18,750 -25.00%
Bolton +1 3 £20,500 -36.43% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £50,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 107 (22.06%) Finance
2 98 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 95 (19.59%) SAP
4 88 (18.14%) SQL
5 76 (15.67%) Degree
6 73 (15.05%) Windows
7 71 (14.64%) Project Management
8 55 (11.34%) VMware
8 55 (11.34%) MS Excel
8 55 (11.34%) Cisco
9 44 (9.07%) ERP
9 44 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (8.66%) SQL Server
10 42 (8.66%) Citrix
11 41 (8.45%) CRM
12 40 (8.25%) Business Analysis
13 37 (7.63%) Migration
13 37 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
15 34 (7.01%) NetApp
16 33 (6.80%) CISSP
16 33 (6.80%) Information Security
17 32 (6.60%) Manufacturing
17 32 (6.60%) Linux
18 30 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (6.19%) Security Architecture
19 29 (5.98%) ITIL
19 29 (5.98%) Oracle
19 29 (5.98%) Security Cleared
20 28 (5.77%) Banking

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.15%) IIS
3 19 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.27%) Lync
5 10 (2.06%) SAS
6 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.62%) Apache
11 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.21%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.21%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 26 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (4.12%) SAP CO
2 20 (4.12%) SAP FI
2 20 (4.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (3.30%) SAP MM
3 16 (3.30%) SAP QM
4 12 (2.47%) SAP SCM
5 11 (2.27%) SAP CRM
6 9 (1.86%) SAP Business One
7 8 (1.65%) SAP BPC
8 6 (1.24%) SAP HCM
8 6 (1.24%) SAP HR
8 6 (1.24%) SAP SD
8 6 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (1.03%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.82%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.82%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.86%) Office 365
2 4 (0.82%) Force.com
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.92%) SAN
2 17 (3.51%) Firewall
2 17 (3.51%) NAS
3 15 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (2.89%) LAN
5 13 (2.68%) Network Security
6 12 (2.47%) Wireless
7 10 (2.06%) Unified Communications
7 10 (2.06%) NetScaler
8 9 (1.86%) MPLS
8 9 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (1.86%) VPN
9 8 (1.65%) WAN
10 7 (1.44%) DNS
10 7 (1.44%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.44%) BGP
11 6 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.03%) Internet
13 4 (0.82%) WLAN
14 2 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.47%) OLAP
4 12 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.27%) Big Data
5 11 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.86%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.65%) DataStage
9 7 (1.44%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.03%) SAP BI
10 5 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.03%) QlikView
11 4 (0.82%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.03%) LSMW
2 3 (0.62%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.41%) MSI
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.41%) AppScan
4 1 (0.21%) Xcode
4 1 (0.21%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.21%) PeopleTools
General
1 107 (22.06%) Finance
2 32 (6.60%) Manufacturing
3 28 (5.77%) Banking
4 26 (5.36%) Retail
5 16 (3.30%) Marketing
6 15 (3.09%) Advertising
7 13 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.06%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.44%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.03%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.82%) Back Office
12 3 (0.62%) Front Office
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Local Government
13 2 (0.41%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.57%) .NET
2 20 (4.12%) HTML
3 12 (2.47%) CSS
4 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.06%) Apache Flex
5 8 (1.65%) jQuery
5 8 (1.65%) EDI
6 6 (1.24%) HTML5
7 5 (1.03%) REST
7 5 (1.03%) Spring
7 5 (1.03%) Middleware
7 5 (1.03%) JSP
7 5 (1.03%) XML
8 3 (0.62%) Ajax
8 3 (0.62%) CSS3
8 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.62%) MDX
8 3 (0.62%) WCF
8 3 (0.62%) WPF
9 2 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.68%) Clustering
5 12 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.06%) FMCG
7 8 (1.65%) Social Media
7 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.44%) User Experience
9 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.24%) Open Source
9 6 (1.24%) CESG
9 6 (1.24%) NHS
10 5 (1.03%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.82%) Replication
11 4 (0.82%) SCADA
11 4 (0.82%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.05%) Windows
2 32 (6.60%) Linux
3 12 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.24%) UNIX
6 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (14.64%) Project Management
2 44 (9.07%) ERP
3 41 (8.45%) CRM
4 40 (8.25%) Business Analysis
5 37 (7.63%) Migration
6 35 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
7 33 (6.80%) Information Security
8 30 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (6.19%) Security Architecture
9 29 (5.98%) ITIL
10 25 (5.15%) Logistics
11 21 (4.33%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (3.92%) Service Management
14 18 (3.71%) Data Management
14 18 (3.71%) Analytics
14 18 (3.71%) Mentoring
15 15 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (3.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 88 (18.14%) SQL
2 24 (4.95%) JavaScript
3 23 (4.74%) Java
4 20 (4.12%) C#
5 12 (2.47%) C
5 12 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.27%) ABAP
7 10 (2.06%) C++
8 7 (1.44%) VBScript
9 5 (1.03%) Perl
10 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.82%) Scala
11 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.62%) Python
12 2 (0.41%) VB
12 2 (0.41%) X++
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.21%) VBA
13 1 (0.21%) PeopleCode
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (15.67%) Degree
2 33 (6.80%) CISSP
3 29 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.15%) OSCP
4 25 (5.15%) OSCE
5 18 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.51%) CCNP
6 17 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.30%) VCP4
7 16 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (3.09%) ISEB
9 13 (2.68%) NCIE
10 11 (2.27%) MCSE
11 10 (2.06%) NCDA
12 9 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.65%) CCA
13 8 (1.65%) CCNA
14 6 (1.24%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.33%) SLA
2 18 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.44%) QA
4 7 (1.44%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.62%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) COBIT
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 37 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.36%) Hyper-V
2 26 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.15%) XenDesktop
4 16 (3.30%) XenApp
5 14 (2.89%) vSphere
6 8 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.44%) XenServer
8 3 (0.62%) Nmap
9 2 (0.41%) vCloud
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.24%) SCCM
2 5 (1.03%) XenMobile
3 4 (0.82%) WSUS
3 4 (0.82%) SCOM
3 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.82%) Nessus
4 2 (0.41%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.41%) Legato
4 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.41%) SCSM
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 98 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 95 (19.59%) SAP
3 55 (11.34%) Cisco
3 55 (11.34%) VMware
4 42 (8.66%) Citrix
5 34 (7.01%) NetApp
6 29 (5.98%) Oracle
7 20 (4.12%) Business Objects
8 19 (3.92%) HP
9 10 (2.06%) Siebel
10 9 (1.86%) AppSense
10 9 (1.86%) Teradata
10 9 (1.86%) Tableau
11 8 (1.65%) Juniper
11 8 (1.65%) IBM
12 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.44%) Fortinet
12 7 (1.44%) Meraki
13 5 (1.03%) Symantec
13 5 (1.03%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package +PRP Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Markit Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum +attractive benefits and extensive c
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer People
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago