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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 294 319 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.05% 8.52% 9.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 9.03% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 245 293 276
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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
3962 3531 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 94.34% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3052 3226
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +4 15 £37,500 +53.06% 3
Stockport +2 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cheadle +13 6 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Oldham +6 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Bolton +11 2 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Salford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 150 (26.93%) Finance
2 146 (26.21%) SAP
3 110 (19.75%) SQL
4 85 (15.26%) Project Management
5 75 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 70 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (12.03%) Degree
8 54 (9.69%) Logistics
9 53 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 52 (9.34%) SQL Server
11 50 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (8.44%) CRM
12 47 (8.44%) Business Analysis
13 46 (8.26%) VMware
14 45 (8.08%) Manufacturing
14 45 (8.08%) Windows
15 44 (7.90%) Oracle
16 43 (7.72%) ABAP
16 43 (7.72%) Migration
17 42 (7.54%) SAP MM
18 39 (7.00%) MS Excel
19 35 (6.28%) EDI
19 35 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (6.10%) Retail
21 33 (5.92%) Citrix
22 32 (5.75%) ERP
23 31 (5.57%) ISEB
24 30 (5.39%) Marketing
25 29 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
25 29 (5.21%) Banking

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (2.33%) IIS
1 13 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.62%) SAS
3 9 (1.62%) Lync
4 7 (1.26%) SAP Portal
5 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.72%) Apache
6 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) Node.js
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.18%) SPSS
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 42 (7.54%) SAP MM
2 25 (4.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (4.49%) SAP CO
2 25 (4.49%) SAP SD
2 25 (4.49%) SAP FI
3 23 (4.13%) SAP CRM
4 21 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (3.77%) SAP WM
5 17 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (3.05%) SAP BPC
6 15 (2.69%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (2.51%) SAP SCM
7 14 (2.51%) SAP APO
7 14 (2.51%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (2.51%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
8 13 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) Office 365
2 3 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.15%) NetScaler
2 10 (1.80%) SAN
3 9 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (1.44%) Network Security
5 7 (1.26%) NAS
5 7 (1.26%) Firewall
5 7 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (0.90%) LAN
6 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.90%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.72%) WAN
7 4 (0.72%) DNS
8 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 2 (0.36%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
9 1 (0.18%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) WLAN
9 1 (0.18%) ADSL
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.87%) OLAP
6 14 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.15%) Big Data
8 11 (1.97%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.80%) SAP HANA
10 9 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.62%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (1.26%) Essbase
13 5 (0.90%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.69%) LSMW
2 10 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.90%) Toad
4 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.54%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (0.36%) ProC
6 2 (0.36%) Hudson
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.18%) AppScan
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 150 (26.93%) Finance
2 45 (8.08%) Manufacturing
3 34 (6.10%) Retail
4 30 (5.39%) Marketing
5 29 (5.21%) Banking
6 24 (4.31%) Billing
7 16 (2.87%) Back Office
8 14 (2.51%) Front Office
9 13 (2.33%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.97%) Advertising
11 7 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.90%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Games
13 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.28%) EDI
2 25 (4.49%) .NET
3 14 (2.51%) HTML
4 12 (2.15%) HTML5
5 8 (1.44%) CSS
6 7 (1.26%) Middleware
6 7 (1.26%) CSS3
6 7 (1.26%) SAP PI
7 6 (1.08%) SAP XI
7 6 (1.08%) XML
8 4 (0.72%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (0.72%) SAP Smart Forms
9 3 (0.54%) BAPI
9 3 (0.54%) Web Services
9 3 (0.54%) Ajax
9 3 (0.54%) SAP ALE
9 3 (0.54%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.36%) Java SE
10 2 (0.36%) Java EE
10 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.41%) Data Extraction
3 18 (3.23%) Social Media
4 12 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.15%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.15%) Statistics
5 11 (1.97%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.97%) NHS
5 11 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.62%) FMCG
8 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.26%) User Experience
10 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.90%) Open Source
10 5 (0.90%) Informatics
11 4 (0.72%) CESG
12 3 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.08%) Windows
2 9 (1.62%) Linux
3 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.08%) UNIX
5 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Fedora
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.26%) Project Management
2 54 (9.69%) Logistics
3 50 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (8.44%) CRM
4 47 (8.44%) Business Analysis
5 43 (7.72%) Migration
6 32 (5.75%) ERP
7 27 (4.85%) Workflow
8 25 (4.49%) Analytics
9 23 (4.13%) Data Management
10 22 (3.95%) Service Delivery
10 22 (3.95%) Test Scripting
10 22 (3.95%) Data Migration
11 20 (3.59%) Functional Testing
12 19 (3.41%) ITIL
12 19 (3.41%) Supply Chain Management
12 19 (3.41%) SAP Implementation
13 18 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (3.23%) Coaching
14 17 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (19.75%) SQL
2 43 (7.72%) ABAP
3 22 (3.95%) Java
4 19 (3.41%) C#
5 13 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.15%) Perl
7 10 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.62%) Python
9 5 (0.90%) PHP
9 5 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.72%) C++
10 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.72%) VB
10 4 (0.72%) SAPscript
11 3 (0.54%) PeopleCode
11 3 (0.54%) C
11 3 (0.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.36%) VBScript
12 2 (0.36%) SQR
Qualifications
1 67 (12.03%) Degree
2 53 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.57%) ISEB
4 14 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (2.51%) NCIE
5 12 (2.15%) NCDA
5 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (1.62%) CCA
7 9 (1.62%) JNCIA
7 9 (1.62%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.62%) JNCIP
8 8 (1.44%) JNCIE
9 7 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.26%) MCSE
10 6 (1.08%) CISSP
10 6 (1.08%) SAP Certification
10 6 (1.08%) CIMA
11 5 (0.90%) ACCA
11 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.13%) QA
2 12 (2.15%) SLA
3 7 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.05%) XenApp
4 14 (2.51%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.54%) XenServer
6 3 (0.54%) vCloud
7 2 (0.36%) vSphere
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) Nmap
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.72%) SCCM
2 3 (0.54%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.54%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.36%) Puppet
3 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.36%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.18%) Nessus
4 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) YUM
4 1 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 146 (26.21%) SAP
2 75 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 46 (8.26%) VMware
4 44 (7.90%) Oracle
5 33 (5.92%) Citrix
6 29 (5.21%) Business Objects
7 27 (4.85%) Cisco
8 25 (4.49%) NetApp
9 15 (2.69%) Teradata
10 13 (2.33%) AppSense
11 10 (1.80%) Sage
11 10 (1.80%) Juniper
12 9 (1.62%) Siebel
13 8 (1.44%) Pegasus
13 8 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.26%) Hyperion
15 6 (1.08%) HP
15 6 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
15 6 (1.08%) Google
16 4 (0.72%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
RSG
Salary: Excellent basic, uncapped commission, package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Netsource Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE of £45K
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Gibbs S3
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago