The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 280 395 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.09% 9.40% 10.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.52% 9.86% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 221 339 322
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3723 4008 3587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.30% 95.41% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3044 3479 3186
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Consultant
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
Altrincham +7 29 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Stockport -4 10 £57,500 +79.68% 1
Salford +2 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Oldham +10 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Sale +9 1 - -
Bolton -7 1 £26,500 -11.66%
Bury -11 1 - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 170 (29.16%) Finance
2 129 (22.13%) Microsoft
3 119 (20.41%) SQL
4 105 (18.01%) Oracle
5 82 (14.07%) SQL Server
6 80 (13.72%) SAP
7 72 (12.35%) Project Management
8 71 (12.18%) Degree
9 69 (11.84%) MS Excel
10 64 (10.98%) Windows
11 55 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (7.72%) VMware
13 44 (7.55%) Manufacturing
14 43 (7.38%) Business Analysis
14 43 (7.38%) ERP
15 42 (7.20%) Oracle EBS
16 38 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
17 37 (6.35%) Java
18 34 (5.83%) Information Security
18 34 (5.83%) Oracle EBS R12
19 32 (5.49%) Oracle General Ledger
19 32 (5.49%) Oracle Assets
19 32 (5.49%) Retail
19 32 (5.49%) UNIX
20 31 (5.32%) ITIL
20 31 (5.32%) CRM
20 31 (5.32%) Data Management
21 30 (5.15%) Business Development
21 30 (5.15%) Oracle Financials
21 30 (5.15%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 20 (3.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.92%) Lync
3 13 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.72%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 10 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.20%) CMS
6 7 (1.20%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.34%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.06%) MS Project
2 12 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) SPSS
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 42 (7.20%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 34 (5.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (5.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 32 (5.49%) Oracle Assets
5 30 (5.15%) Oracle Payables
5 30 (5.15%) Oracle Financials
6 29 (4.97%) Oracle Cash Management
7 27 (4.63%) Oracle Receivables
8 24 (4.12%) Oracle iProcurement
8 24 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
9 22 (3.77%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 19 (3.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 18 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
11 18 (3.09%) SAP CO
11 18 (3.09%) SAP FI
12 16 (2.74%) SAP MM
13 15 (2.57%) Oracle 11i
13 15 (2.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 14 (2.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.72%) Office 365
2 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.74%) NetScaler
3 13 (2.23%) Firewall
4 11 (1.89%) SAN
5 9 (1.54%) Unified Communications
5 9 (1.54%) VPN
5 9 (1.54%) LAN
5 9 (1.54%) WAN
6 6 (1.03%) DNS
6 6 (1.03%) Network Security
7 5 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (0.86%) DHCP
8 4 (0.69%) GSM
8 4 (0.69%) MPLS
9 3 (0.51%) SSL
9 3 (0.51%) SMTP
10 2 (0.34%) VoIP
10 2 (0.34%) FTP
10 2 (0.34%) HTTP
10 2 (0.34%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.06%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (2.06%) SQLPlus
5 12 (2.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 12 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.89%) SAP HANA
6 11 (1.89%) Big Data
7 10 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.54%) OLAP
8 9 (1.54%) QlikView
9 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.20%) Essbase
10 6 (1.03%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (2.06%) Toad
2 6 (1.03%) LSMW
3 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.51%) ProC
5 2 (0.34%) JMeter
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.17%) Hudson
6 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 170 (29.16%) Finance
2 44 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.49%) Retail
4 27 (4.63%) Banking
5 24 (4.12%) Marketing
6 23 (3.95%) Billing
7 20 (3.43%) General Ledger
8 18 (3.09%) Advertising
9 9 (1.54%) Front Office
9 9 (1.54%) Back Office
10 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.03%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.26%) .NET
2 18 (3.09%) Middleware
3 11 (1.89%) Web Dynpro
3 11 (1.89%) Web Services
3 11 (1.89%) XML
4 10 (1.72%) Rendezvous
4 10 (1.72%) Java SE
4 10 (1.72%) Java EE
5 8 (1.37%) SAP PI
6 7 (1.20%) EDI
7 6 (1.03%) DCOM
8 5 (0.86%) JSP
8 5 (0.86%) Servlets
8 5 (0.86%) Struts
8 5 (0.86%) J2EE
8 5 (0.86%) JMS
8 5 (0.86%) Spring MVC
8 5 (0.86%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (0.86%) Spring
8 5 (0.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.97%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.60%) Social Media
3 17 (2.92%) NHS
4 14 (2.40%) Data Integration
4 14 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.20%) Copywriting
7 7 (1.20%) Blog
7 7 (1.20%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.03%) Data Conversion
8 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.86%) FlexPod
9 5 (0.86%) Clustering
9 5 (0.86%) Statistics
10 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.51%) Celerra
11 3 (0.51%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.98%) Windows
2 32 (5.49%) UNIX
3 25 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (3.60%) Linux
5 11 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.20%) Solaris
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.86%) Android
11 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.34%) AIX
13 2 (0.34%) HPUX
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.17%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (12.35%) Project Management
2 55 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (7.38%) ERP
3 43 (7.38%) Business Analysis
4 34 (5.83%) Information Security
5 31 (5.32%) Data Management
5 31 (5.32%) CRM
5 31 (5.32%) ITIL
6 30 (5.15%) Migration
6 30 (5.15%) Business Development
7 28 (4.80%) Cash Management
8 24 (4.12%) Analytics
9 23 (3.95%) Workflow
10 22 (3.77%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.60%) Quality Management
11 21 (3.60%) PRINCE2
12 20 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (3.26%) Business Transformation
14 17 (2.92%) Logistics
15 15 (2.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (20.41%) SQL
2 37 (6.35%) Java
3 17 (2.92%) ABAP
4 16 (2.74%) PL/SQL
5 13 (2.23%) C#
5 13 (2.23%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.72%) PHP
7 8 (1.37%) C++
7 8 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.20%) Scala
9 6 (1.03%) VBScript
9 6 (1.03%) VB
10 5 (0.86%) SAPscript
11 4 (0.69%) Python
11 4 (0.69%) C
12 3 (0.51%) Perl
13 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (12.18%) Degree
2 29 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (2.92%) MCITP
5 15 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.72%) MCSE
6 10 (1.72%) NCIE
7 9 (1.54%) CCEE
7 9 (1.54%) CCIA
7 9 (1.54%) JNCIA
7 9 (1.54%) JNCIP
8 8 (1.37%) JNCIE
8 8 (1.37%) CCA
8 8 (1.37%) ACCA
9 7 (1.20%) MCTS
9 7 (1.20%) CIMA
10 6 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.03%) ISEB
11 5 (0.86%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.57%) QA
2 14 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.03%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.86%) SLA
6 4 (0.69%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) COSO
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) FATCA
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 30 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.60%) XenApp
4 20 (3.43%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.06%) XenServer
7 11 (1.89%) vSphere
8 9 (1.54%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.69%) UAG
11 2 (0.34%) vCloud
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.03%) SCCM
1 6 (1.03%) SCOM
1 6 (1.03%) Puppet
2 4 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (0.69%) MOM
2 4 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.17%) SCSM
4 1 (0.17%) logstash
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.17%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.17%) YUM
4 1 (0.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 129 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 105 (18.01%) Oracle
3 80 (13.72%) SAP
4 45 (7.72%) VMware
5 28 (4.80%) Cisco
5 28 (4.80%) Citrix
6 22 (3.77%) NetApp
7 19 (3.26%) Juniper
7 19 (3.26%) Teradata
8 15 (2.57%) HP
9 14 (2.40%) Business Objects
10 12 (2.06%) AppSense
10 12 (2.06%) Symantec
11 11 (1.89%) Hyperion
12 10 (1.72%) Pegasus
12 10 (1.72%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.20%) Sybase
14 7 (1.20%) IBM
14 7 (1.20%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £56000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, OTE, car
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + £6,000 car + 15% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £130,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowances
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago