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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 32 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 275 325 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.54% 8.60% 9.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 9.08% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 235 292 333
Average salary £47,500 £45,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.82% -8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
3998 3581 4050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 94.76% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3420 3114 3659
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,709 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Cheadle +17 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Altrincham +6 9 £35,000 +42.85% 1
Stockport 0 8 £39,000 +16.41% 2
Oldham 0 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Bolton +4 2 £35,000 -31.70%
Salford -3 2 £47,500 +37.68% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 158 (29.70%) SAP
2 124 (23.31%) Finance
3 90 (16.92%) SQL
4 76 (14.29%) Project Management
5 74 (13.91%) Microsoft
6 67 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (12.41%) Degree
8 62 (11.65%) Logistics
9 54 (10.15%) Security Cleared
10 48 (9.02%) Windows
11 47 (8.83%) MS Excel
11 47 (8.83%) Manufacturing
12 45 (8.46%) SAP MM
12 45 (8.46%) CRM
12 45 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (8.08%) Migration
13 43 (8.08%) VMware
14 42 (7.89%) SQL Server
15 41 (7.71%) ABAP
16 36 (6.77%) EDI
16 36 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (6.39%) Business Objects
18 33 (6.20%) Retail
18 33 (6.20%) Business Analysis
19 32 (6.02%) Oracle
20 31 (5.83%) ISEB
21 30 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
22 29 (5.45%) Citrix
23 28 (5.26%) NetApp
23 28 (5.26%) Banking

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 17 (3.20%) IIS
2 15 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.82%) SAS
3 11 (2.07%) Lync
4 10 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.32%) SAP Portal
6 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.75%) Apache
8 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Node.js
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) SPSS
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 45 (8.46%) SAP MM
2 26 (4.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 26 (4.89%) SAP CO
2 26 (4.89%) SAP FI
3 25 (4.70%) SAP SD
4 22 (4.14%) SAP SCM
5 21 (3.95%) SAP CRM
5 21 (3.95%) SAP WM
6 19 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (3.01%) SAP BPC
8 14 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (2.63%) SAP APO
9 13 (2.44%) SAP QM
10 8 (1.50%) SAP Retail
11 7 (1.32%) SAP Business One
11 7 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (1.13%) SAP LE
12 6 (1.13%) Google Analytics
12 6 (1.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.13%) Office 365
2 3 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.88%) SAN
2 9 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (1.69%) Network Security
2 9 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (1.50%) NAS
3 8 (1.50%) Unified Communications
3 8 (1.50%) NetScaler
3 8 (1.50%) LAN
4 6 (1.13%) Firewall
5 5 (0.94%) Wireless
6 4 (0.75%) WLAN
6 4 (0.75%) WAN
6 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.56%) DNS
8 2 (0.38%) SMTP
8 2 (0.38%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.19%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (3.76%) OLAP
5 19 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.01%) Big Data
6 16 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.26%) OLAP Cube
9 11 (2.07%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.69%) SAP HANA
12 8 (1.50%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (1.50%) SAP BW
12 8 (1.50%) DataStage
13 7 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 16 (3.01%) LSMW
2 10 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.56%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (0.38%) Hudson
5 2 (0.38%) AppScan
6 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.19%) Toad
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.19%) ProC
6 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 124 (23.31%) Finance
2 47 (8.83%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.20%) Retail
4 28 (5.26%) Banking
5 26 (4.89%) Marketing
6 17 (3.20%) Billing
7 10 (1.88%) Advertising
7 10 (1.88%) Back Office
8 8 (1.50%) Front Office
8 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.94%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.56%) Legal
12 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.38%) Games
13 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.77%) EDI
2 21 (3.95%) .NET
3 15 (2.82%) HTML
4 12 (2.26%) HTML5
5 9 (1.69%) Middleware
6 8 (1.50%) CSS
7 7 (1.32%) CSS3
7 7 (1.32%) SAP PI
8 6 (1.13%) SAP XI
9 5 (0.94%) XML
10 4 (0.75%) JSP
10 4 (0.75%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (0.75%) SAP Smart Forms
11 3 (0.56%) BAPI
11 3 (0.56%) Ajax
11 3 (0.56%) SAP ALE
11 3 (0.56%) Web Services
11 3 (0.56%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.38%) jQuery
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.01%) Social Media
2 16 (3.01%) Data Extraction
3 13 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.26%) Statistics
5 11 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.69%) User Experience
6 9 (1.69%) FMCG
7 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.50%) NHS
7 8 (1.50%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.32%) CESG
8 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.94%) Open Source
10 4 (0.75%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.02%) Windows
2 14 (2.63%) Linux
3 10 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.13%) UNIX
5 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Fedora
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.29%) Project Management
2 62 (11.65%) Logistics
3 45 (8.46%) CRM
3 45 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (8.08%) Migration
5 33 (6.20%) Business Analysis
6 28 (5.26%) Analytics
7 27 (5.08%) ERP
8 23 (4.32%) Workflow
8 23 (4.32%) Data Migration
9 22 (4.14%) Test Scripting
10 20 (3.76%) Functional Testing
10 20 (3.76%) Service Delivery
10 20 (3.76%) SAP Implementation
11 19 (3.57%) Supply Chain Management
11 19 (3.57%) ITIL
12 18 (3.38%) Data Management
12 18 (3.38%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (3.38%) Coaching
13 17 (3.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 90 (16.92%) SQL
2 41 (7.71%) ABAP
3 19 (3.57%) Java
4 18 (3.38%) C#
5 14 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.26%) Perl
7 9 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.50%) Python
9 5 (0.94%) C++
10 4 (0.75%) SAPscript
10 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.56%) PeopleCode
11 3 (0.56%) C
11 3 (0.56%) VB
11 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.38%) PHP
12 2 (0.38%) SQR
13 1 (0.19%) JCL
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 66 (12.41%) Degree
2 54 (10.15%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.83%) ISEB
4 16 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (3.01%) NCIE
5 15 (2.82%) CISSP
6 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.63%) NCDA
7 11 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (1.50%) CCA
10 8 (1.50%) MCSE
10 8 (1.50%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.50%) OSCP
10 8 (1.50%) OSCE
11 6 (1.13%) SAP Certification
12 5 (0.94%) PCI QSA
12 5 (0.94%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.76%) QA
2 13 (2.44%) SLA
3 12 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.75%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.56%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.14%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.44%) XenApp
4 11 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.75%) vSphere
7 3 (0.56%) vCloud
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.56%) XenServer
8 2 (0.38%) Nmap
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) SCCM
2 5 (0.94%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.75%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.56%) SCOM
5 2 (0.38%) Legato
5 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.38%) Nessus
5 2 (0.38%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) YUM
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.19%) SCSM
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 158 (29.70%) SAP
2 74 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 43 (8.08%) VMware
4 34 (6.39%) Business Objects
5 32 (6.02%) Oracle
6 29 (5.45%) Citrix
7 28 (5.26%) NetApp
8 26 (4.89%) Cisco
9 18 (3.38%) Teradata
10 12 (2.26%) Siebel
11 11 (2.07%) HP
12 9 (1.69%) Tableau
13 8 (1.50%) AppSense
13 8 (1.50%) Sage
13 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.32%) Pegasus
15 6 (1.13%) Symantec
15 6 (1.13%) Juniper
15 6 (1.13%) Google
16 5 (0.94%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The FDM Group - Manchester
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension, Laptop, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago