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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 36 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 227 257 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.90% 6.33% 9.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 6.66% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 161 210 346
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Rochdale - 10 £58,000 -
Altrincham -5 8 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Stockport +6 6 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Bolton +7 2 £30,250 +14.15%
Salford -2 1 £21,500 -54.73% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (23.23%) Finance
2 89 (19.69%) Microsoft
3 85 (18.81%) Degree
4 74 (16.37%) Project Management
5 73 (16.15%) SQL Server
6 72 (15.93%) SAP
7 68 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (14.38%) SQL
9 62 (13.72%) Windows
10 59 (13.05%) Oracle
11 54 (11.95%) ITIL
12 53 (11.73%) Migration
13 52 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (10.62%) VMware
15 42 (9.29%) C#
15 42 (9.29%) Retail
16 41 (9.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 40 (8.85%) Business Analysis
18 38 (8.41%) .NET
18 38 (8.41%) Management Information System
19 37 (8.19%) PRINCE2
19 37 (8.19%) Data Centre
20 36 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 32 (7.08%) Citrix
23 31 (6.86%) XML
23 31 (6.86%) Service Management
24 30 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
24 30 (6.64%) Banking
24 30 (6.64%) Technical Architecture

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.76%) IIS
3 10 (2.21%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.21%) SAS
4 8 (1.77%) Drupal
5 7 (1.55%) Lync
6 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.11%) Apache
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.88%) SPSS
3 4 (0.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.98%) SAP FI
1 18 (3.98%) SAP FI/CO
1 18 (3.98%) SAP CO
2 14 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.77%) Oracle iProcurement
4 8 (1.77%) SAP Business One
4 8 (1.77%) SAP SD
5 6 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (1.11%) Unica
6 5 (1.11%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.88%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.88%) SAP SCM
7 4 (0.88%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.66%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.44%) Yammer
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.42%) DNS
2 19 (4.20%) Internet
3 16 (3.54%) Firewall
4 14 (3.10%) SAN
5 10 (2.21%) Network Security
6 9 (1.99%) NAS
6 9 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.33%) Wireless
8 5 (1.11%) VPN
8 5 (1.11%) LAN
8 5 (1.11%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.88%) WLAN
9 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.88%) DMZ
9 4 (0.88%) SSL
10 3 (0.66%) SMTP
10 3 (0.66%) DHCP
10 3 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.65%) Big Data
6 19 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.54%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.32%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (2.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.77%) MySQL
15 8 (1.77%) QlikView
15 8 (1.77%) SAP HANA
15 8 (1.77%) Hadoop
16 7 (1.55%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.99%) LSMW
2 6 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.66%) Hudson
4 3 (0.66%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.66%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.66%) JMeter
5 2 (0.44%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.44%) AppScan
5 2 (0.44%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 105 (23.23%) Finance
2 42 (9.29%) Retail
3 30 (6.64%) Banking
4 23 (5.09%) Law
4 23 (5.09%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.98%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.21%) Advertising
6 10 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.99%) Marketing
8 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.33%) Publishing
10 6 (1.33%) Automotive
11 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.66%) Legal
12 3 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.66%) Local Government
13 2 (0.44%) Billing
13 2 (0.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.41%) .NET
2 31 (6.86%) XML
3 28 (6.19%) HTML
3 28 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 24 (5.31%) CSS
4 24 (5.31%) Web Services
5 14 (3.10%) WCF
5 14 (3.10%) jQuery
6 12 (2.65%) WPF
7 10 (2.21%) J2EE
8 8 (1.77%) Ajax
9 7 (1.55%) Spring
9 7 (1.55%) REST
9 7 (1.55%) BAPI
10 6 (1.33%) EDI
10 6 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.11%) HTML5
11 5 (1.11%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (1.11%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.41%) Management Information System
3 37 (8.19%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.42%) Clustering
5 15 (3.32%) Replication
6 13 (2.88%) NHS
7 11 (2.43%) Social Media
8 9 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.55%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.55%) FMCG
10 6 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.33%) User Experience
11 5 (1.11%) Life Science
11 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.11%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.11%) Derivative
11 5 (1.11%) Ontologies
12 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (13.72%) Windows
2 25 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (4.20%) Linux
4 15 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (2.88%) UNIX
6 7 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.37%) Project Management
2 54 (11.95%) ITIL
3 53 (11.73%) Migration
4 52 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (8.85%) Business Analysis
6 37 (8.19%) PRINCE2
7 36 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (6.86%) Service Management
9 30 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
10 29 (6.42%) CRM
11 28 (6.19%) Analytics
12 26 (5.75%) Data Migration
13 24 (5.31%) SDLC
14 23 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (5.09%) Data Management
15 21 (4.65%) Information Management
16 20 (4.42%) Performance Management
17 18 (3.98%) Use Case
18 17 (3.76%) Business Development
18 17 (3.76%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.38%) SQL
2 42 (9.29%) C#
3 29 (6.42%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.97%) Java
5 18 (3.98%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.65%) ABAP
6 12 (2.65%) C++
6 12 (2.65%) R
7 10 (2.21%) Perl
8 9 (1.99%) C
8 9 (1.99%) VB
9 8 (1.77%) ActionScript
9 8 (1.77%) PHP
10 7 (1.55%) Scala
11 5 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.11%) SPARQL
11 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.88%) VBA
12 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.66%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 85 (18.81%) Degree
2 30 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.20%) CISSP
3 19 (4.20%) CCA
4 18 (3.98%) MCITP
5 17 (3.76%) MCSE
6 13 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.43%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.43%) CCEE
9 10 (2.21%) MCSD
10 9 (1.99%) CCNP
10 9 (1.99%) CISM
11 7 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.33%) ISEB
12 6 (1.33%) CCIE
12 6 (1.33%) SAP Certification
12 6 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.33%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.42%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.55%) QA
3 7 (1.55%) COBIT
4 4 (0.88%) SLA
4 4 (0.88%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.66%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 27 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.65%) XenApp
3 12 (2.65%) XenDesktop
4 11 (2.43%) XenServer
5 10 (2.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.88%) vSphere
8 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.66%) vCloud
10 2 (0.44%) HDFS
10 2 (0.44%) GPFS
10 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.22%) Docker
11 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (1.99%) Nessus
1 9 (1.99%) Nmap
2 2 (0.44%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.44%) SCCM
2 2 (0.44%) SCOM
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.22%) MOM
3 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 89 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 72 (15.93%) SAP
3 59 (13.05%) Oracle
4 48 (10.62%) VMware
5 32 (7.08%) Citrix
6 27 (5.97%) IBM
7 18 (3.98%) Cisco
8 11 (2.43%) Splunk
8 11 (2.43%) ArcSight
9 10 (2.21%) Twitter
9 10 (2.21%) HP
10 9 (1.99%) Qualys
11 8 (1.77%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.55%) FrontRange
12 7 (1.55%) Cognos
12 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.33%) Juniper
13 6 (1.33%) Tableau
13 6 (1.33%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.33%) Cloudera
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30, 000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + Attractive benefits package and career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + £50k OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago