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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 225 313 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.96% 8.13% 8.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 8.59% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 173 246 293
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,750 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £70,000 £65,000
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 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
3074 3642 3992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.62% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2995 3465
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 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 29 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 - 11 £29,000 - 2
Stockport +1 2 £31,250 -37.50% 4
Altrincham -21 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 100 (22.22%) Finance
2 91 (20.22%) Microsoft
3 75 (16.67%) Degree
4 71 (15.78%) SQL
5 66 (14.67%) Project Management
6 61 (13.56%) SAP
6 61 (13.56%) Windows
7 55 (12.22%) Migration
8 53 (11.78%) SQL Server
9 49 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (10.22%) Oracle
11 44 (9.78%) Business Analysis
11 44 (9.78%) Data Centre
12 43 (9.56%) VMware
13 42 (9.33%) Cisco
14 40 (8.89%) ITIL
14 40 (8.89%) MS Excel
14 40 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
15 37 (8.22%) Retail
16 35 (7.78%) .NET
17 34 (7.56%) Citrix
18 33 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (7.33%) Banking
19 32 (7.11%) JavaScript
20 31 (6.89%) CRM
20 31 (6.89%) ERP
21 30 (6.67%) PRINCE2
21 30 (6.67%) Management Information System
21 30 (6.67%) Service Management
21 30 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 20 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 20 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.67%) IIS
3 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.33%) Lync
5 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.89%) Drupal
6 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.44%) SAS
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.22%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (8.89%) 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
4 2 (0.44%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (2.89%) SAP CO
3 13 (2.89%) SAP FI
3 13 (2.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (1.78%) SAP HCM
7 7 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (1.56%) SAP HR
8 6 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (1.33%) SAP SD
8 6 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (1.11%) SAP SCM
9 5 (1.11%) SAP QM
9 5 (1.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.33%) Office 365
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.89%) Force.com
5 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.89%) Firewall
2 15 (3.33%) Network Security
3 14 (3.11%) Wireless
4 12 (2.67%) SAN
5 11 (2.44%) LAN
6 10 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (2.22%) VPN
6 10 (2.22%) DNS
7 9 (2.00%) NAS
8 8 (1.78%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.78%) MPLS
9 7 (1.56%) BGP
9 7 (1.56%) Internet
9 7 (1.56%) WAN
10 4 (0.89%) WLAN
11 2 (0.44%) NX-OS
11 2 (0.44%) Telepresence
11 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (1.56%) OLAP
10 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.33%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.11%) QlikView
11 5 (1.11%) SAP BI
11 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.89%) MySQL
12 4 (0.89%) DataStage
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 9 (2.00%) LSMW
2 3 (0.67%) JMeter
2 3 (0.67%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.44%) MSI
3 2 (0.44%) AppScan
4 1 (0.22%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.22%) Xcode
4 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 100 (22.22%) Finance
2 37 (8.22%) Retail
3 33 (7.33%) Banking
4 27 (6.00%) Retail Banking
5 21 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.67%) Marketing
7 9 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.00%) Advertising
8 7 (1.56%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.11%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.89%) Law
10 4 (0.89%) Publishing
11 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Local Government
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.78%) .NET
2 26 (5.78%) XML
3 25 (5.56%) HTML
4 20 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 20 (4.44%) CSS
5 15 (3.33%) jQuery
6 13 (2.89%) Web Services
7 8 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.56%) Apache Flex
8 7 (1.56%) BAPI
9 6 (1.33%) REST
9 6 (1.33%) J2EE
9 6 (1.33%) Spring
9 6 (1.33%) WCF
9 6 (1.33%) WPF
10 4 (0.89%) Ajax
10 4 (0.89%) MDX
10 4 (0.89%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.67%) JSP
11 3 (0.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.78%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.89%) Clustering
5 16 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.33%) NHS
7 9 (2.00%) User Experience
8 8 (1.78%) Replication
9 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.33%) FMCG
10 5 (1.11%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.89%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.67%) EFT
12 3 (0.67%) Social Media
13 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.44%) GIS
13 2 (0.44%) Economics
13 2 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.56%) Windows
2 29 (6.44%) Linux
3 10 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.11%) UNIX
6 1 (0.22%) AIX
6 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.67%) Project Management
2 55 (12.22%) Migration
3 44 (9.78%) Business Analysis
4 40 (8.89%) ITIL
4 40 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
5 33 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (6.89%) CRM
6 31 (6.89%) ERP
7 30 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 30 (6.67%) Service Management
8 24 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (5.11%) Information Security
10 22 (4.89%) Data Management
10 22 (4.89%) Security Architecture
11 20 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (3.78%) Data Migration
14 16 (3.56%) Mentoring
15 13 (2.89%) Configuration Management
15 13 (2.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.78%) SQL
2 32 (7.11%) JavaScript
3 27 (6.00%) Java
4 26 (5.78%) C#
5 15 (3.33%) ABAP
6 14 (3.11%) C
7 9 (2.00%) C++
8 8 (1.78%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.56%) VBScript
10 6 (1.33%) Scala
11 5 (1.11%) VBA
11 5 (1.11%) PHP
12 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.89%) Perl
12 4 (0.89%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.67%) Korn
13 3 (0.67%) C-shell
14 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (16.67%) Degree
2 27 (6.00%) CISSP
3 25 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (5.33%) CCNP
5 18 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (4.00%) OSCP
5 18 (4.00%) OSCE
6 16 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.11%) CCA
8 13 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (2.89%) CCEE
9 11 (2.44%) CCIE
10 10 (2.22%) MCSE
11 9 (2.00%) CCIA
12 8 (1.78%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.56%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.56%) CCNA
14 6 (1.33%) MCITP
15 5 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.33%) SLA
3 6 (1.33%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.11%) COBIT
5 3 (0.67%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 26 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (5.78%) XenDesktop
2 19 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.56%) XenApp
4 13 (2.89%) XenServer
4 13 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (2.22%) vSphere
7 6 (1.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) GPFS
8 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.78%) Nessus
2 7 (1.56%) Nmap
3 4 (0.89%) WSUS
4 3 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.44%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 91 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.56%) SAP
3 46 (10.22%) Oracle
4 43 (9.56%) VMware
5 42 (9.33%) Cisco
6 34 (7.56%) Citrix
7 17 (3.78%) HP
8 16 (3.56%) NetApp
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%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.56%) Meraki
14 6 (1.33%) Informatica
15 5 (1.11%) Qualys
15 5 (1.11%) F5
16 4 (0.89%) ServiceNow
16 4 (0.89%) Splunk
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlebrook, Bolton / Lytham / North West
AXA
Salary: £38,000 to £48,000 (DOE)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Centric Resource
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £195000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + annual bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits/ Openings for Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago