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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 33 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 245 301 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.91% 7.63% 8.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.22% 8.02% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 185 251 269
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
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 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
3395 3752 4003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.69% 95.06% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 3106 3451
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 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
Bolton - 10 £25,000 - 1
Stockport -3 2 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 110 (24.44%) Finance
2 93 (20.67%) Microsoft
3 72 (16.00%) SQL
4 66 (14.67%) Windows
4 66 (14.67%) Degree
5 61 (13.56%) SAP
5 61 (13.56%) Project Management
6 45 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 45 (10.00%) Cisco
7 44 (9.78%) SQL Server
8 43 (9.56%) Migration
8 43 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (9.33%) VMware
10 40 (8.89%) Business Analysis
11 37 (8.22%) Banking
11 37 (8.22%) Technical Architecture
11 37 (8.22%) Oracle
11 37 (8.22%) ERP
12 36 (8.00%) Linux
12 36 (8.00%) Retail
13 32 (7.11%) .NET
13 32 (7.11%) Citrix
14 31 (6.89%) ITIL
14 31 (6.89%) CRM
14 31 (6.89%) Management Information System
15 30 (6.67%) Information Security
16 29 (6.44%) CISSP
17 28 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (6.22%) PRINCE2
17 28 (6.22%) JavaScript

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.67%) IIS
4 7 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.56%) Lync
4 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.33%) SAS
5 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.67%) Drupal
7 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
Applications
1 45 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (4.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (3.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (3.56%) SAP FI
3 16 (3.56%) SAP CO
4 11 (2.44%) SAP SCM
4 11 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (2.22%) SAP QM
6 9 (2.00%) SAP HCM
7 8 (1.78%) SAP HR
8 7 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (1.11%) Markit EDM
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (1.11%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (1.78%) Office 365
3 4 (0.89%) Force.com
4 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.00%) Firewall
2 14 (3.11%) Network Security
3 13 (2.89%) Wireless
4 12 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (2.44%) LAN
5 11 (2.44%) SAN
6 10 (2.22%) NAS
6 10 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (2.00%) VPN
8 8 (1.78%) MPLS
9 7 (1.56%) DNS
9 7 (1.56%) BGP
10 6 (1.33%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.11%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.11%) WAN
11 5 (1.11%) Internet
12 4 (0.89%) WLAN
13 3 (0.67%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.44%) Intranet
14 2 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.22%) OLAP
6 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.56%) DataStage
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.11%) Big Data
10 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.11%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.89%) MySQL
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (0.89%) LSMW
2 3 (0.67%) AppScan
3 2 (0.44%) MSI
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.22%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.22%) JMeter
4 1 (0.22%) Xcode
General
1 110 (24.44%) Finance
2 37 (8.22%) Banking
3 36 (8.00%) Retail
4 26 (5.78%) Retail Banking
5 23 (5.11%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.44%) Marketing
6 11 (2.44%) Advertising
7 10 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.78%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.56%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.11%) .NET
2 21 (4.67%) HTML
3 16 (3.56%) XML
3 16 (3.56%) ASP.NET
4 15 (3.33%) CSS
5 12 (2.67%) jQuery
6 9 (2.00%) Web Services
7 7 (1.56%) Apache Flex
7 7 (1.56%) Spring
8 6 (1.33%) REST
9 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.11%) JSP
9 5 (1.11%) Middleware
10 4 (0.89%) J2EE
10 4 (0.89%) MDX
11 3 (0.67%) WCF
11 3 (0.67%) WPF
11 3 (0.67%) Ajax
12 2 (0.44%) BAPI
12 2 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.89%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.00%) Clustering
3 18 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.67%) NHS
5 11 (2.44%) User Experience
6 7 (1.56%) Open Source
6 7 (1.56%) Replication
7 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.11%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.89%) CESG
9 4 (0.89%) SCADA
9 4 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.89%) Social Media
9 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.67%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.67%) Economics
10 3 (0.67%) EFT
11 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.67%) Windows
2 36 (8.00%) Linux
3 14 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.56%) UNIX
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (13.56%) Project Management
2 43 (9.56%) Migration
3 40 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 37 (8.22%) Technical Architecture
4 37 (8.22%) ERP
5 31 (6.89%) ITIL
5 31 (6.89%) CRM
6 30 (6.67%) Information Security
7 28 (6.22%) PRINCE2
8 27 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
9 24 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (5.33%) Data Management
9 24 (5.33%) Security Architecture
10 22 (4.89%) Service Management
11 15 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 14 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (2.89%) Logistics
13 13 (2.89%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (2.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (16.00%) SQL
2 28 (6.22%) JavaScript
3 25 (5.56%) Java
4 24 (5.33%) C#
5 14 (3.11%) C
6 10 (2.22%) C++
6 10 (2.22%) ABAP
7 8 (1.78%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.56%) VBScript
9 6 (1.33%) Scala
10 5 (1.11%) VBA
11 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.89%) Perl
11 4 (0.89%) PHP
11 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.67%) C-shell
12 3 (0.67%) Korn
12 3 (0.67%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 66 (14.67%) Degree
2 29 (6.44%) CISSP
3 24 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (5.33%) CCNP
3 24 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 23 (5.11%) OSCP
4 23 (5.11%) OSCE
5 13 (2.89%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.67%) CCA
7 11 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (2.22%) CCIE
8 10 (2.22%) CCEE
9 9 (2.00%) CCIA
10 8 (1.78%) MCSE
11 7 (1.56%) JNCIA
11 7 (1.56%) CCNA
12 6 (1.33%) CISA
13 5 (1.11%) MCSD
13 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.78%) SLA
3 8 (1.78%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.67%) FISMA
5 3 (0.67%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.67%) COBIT
5 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.44%) QA
7 1 (0.22%) EMIR
7 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.33%) XenDesktop
3 20 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.11%) XenApp
4 14 (3.11%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (2.67%) vSphere
7 11 (2.44%) XenServer
8 7 (1.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) HDFS
9 1 (0.22%) GPFS
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) Nessus
2 8 (1.78%) Nmap
3 4 (0.89%) WSUS
3 4 (0.89%) SCCM
4 3 (0.67%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.44%) Legato
5 2 (0.44%) SCOM
5 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.44%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.44%) SCSM
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.56%) SAP
3 45 (10.00%) Cisco
4 42 (9.33%) VMware
5 37 (8.22%) Oracle
6 32 (7.11%) Citrix
7 22 (4.89%) NetApp
8 19 (4.22%) HP
9 13 (2.89%) IBM
10 12 (2.67%) Juniper
11 10 (2.22%) AppSense
12 9 (2.00%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.56%) Meraki
13 7 (1.56%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.11%) F5
14 5 (1.11%) Qualys
14 5 (1.11%) Siebel
14 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.11%) Informatica
14 5 (1.11%) Teradata
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