The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 57 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 168 228 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.50% 6.47% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 6.77% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 139 182 221
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
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
3631 3368 4103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.55% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2775 3513
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 10 December 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 2 £41,500 -7.77%
Sale -7 1 £26,000 +15.55%
Altrincham -8 1 £42,500 -
Wigan -12 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Rochdale -23 1 £38,500 +92.50%
Bolton - 1 £43,000 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 136 (34.61%) SAP
2 120 (30.53%) Finance
3 96 (24.43%) Manufacturing
4 77 (19.59%) Microsoft
5 75 (19.08%) Retail
6 63 (16.03%) Degree
7 60 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (13.74%) ABAP
9 53 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
10 51 (12.98%) SQL
11 48 (12.21%) Oracle
12 46 (11.70%) CISSP
12 46 (11.70%) Project Management
12 46 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 45 (11.45%) MS Excel
14 41 (10.43%) Publishing
15 40 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (9.41%) SAP FI
17 37 (9.41%) SAP CO
17 37 (9.41%) SAP FI/CO
17 37 (9.41%) Data Centre
18 36 (9.16%) SQL Server
18 36 (9.16%) Logistics
19 35 (8.91%) Migration
20 34 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
21 33 (8.40%) Information Security
21 33 (8.40%) Integration Testing
21 33 (8.40%) Mentoring
22 31 (7.89%) Windows

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (6.36%) IIS
2 16 (4.07%) SAS
3 12 (3.05%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.25%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.53%) SPSS
4 5 (1.27%) MS Office
5 3 (0.76%) MS Project
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (9.41%) SAP CO
1 37 (9.41%) SAP FI
1 37 (9.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 29 (7.38%) SAP PP
3 25 (6.36%) SAP SD
4 24 (6.11%) SAP MM
5 22 (5.60%) SAP QM
6 12 (3.05%) SAP EHS
6 12 (3.05%) SAP WM
7 11 (2.80%) SAP MII
7 11 (2.80%) SAP PM
8 10 (2.54%) SAP MDM
9 8 (2.04%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (1.78%) Sage 200
11 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (1.02%) ResourceLink
12 4 (1.02%) Sonata
13 3 (0.76%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.04%) SaaS
3 6 (1.53%) Office 365
4 5 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.02%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.63%) Network Security
2 9 (2.29%) Broadband
2 9 (2.29%) Firewall
3 8 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (1.78%) Internet
5 6 (1.53%) ADSL
5 6 (1.53%) LAN
5 6 (1.53%) WAN
6 5 (1.27%) DNS
7 4 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.02%) LDAP
7 4 (1.02%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.76%) SSL
9 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.51%) VPN
9 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.25%) DHCP
10 1 (0.25%) Skype
10 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (4.33%) QlikView
4 11 (2.80%) DB2
5 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.04%) Big Data
6 8 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.04%) DataStage
6 8 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.04%) Spotfire
6 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.78%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (1.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.27%) Power BI
9 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.27%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (5.60%) LSMW
2 5 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.76%) Ant
4 2 (0.51%) JUnit
4 2 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.25%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (30.53%) Finance
2 96 (24.43%) Manufacturing
3 75 (19.08%) Retail
4 41 (10.43%) Publishing
5 29 (7.38%) Banking
6 16 (4.07%) Billing
7 13 (3.31%) Law
8 12 (3.05%) General Ledger
8 12 (3.05%) Legal
9 11 (2.80%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.29%) Advertising
11 8 (2.04%) Marketing
12 6 (1.53%) Local Government
13 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.76%) German Language
15 2 (0.51%) Automotive
15 2 (0.51%) Back Office
15 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.51%) Front Office
15 2 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.38%) EDI
2 11 (2.80%) BAPI
2 11 (2.80%) SAP ALE
2 11 (2.80%) SAP Basis
2 11 (2.80%) SAP Fiori
2 11 (2.80%) SAP Smart Forms
2 11 (2.80%) SAPUI5
3 10 (2.54%) HTML
4 9 (2.29%) .NET
5 7 (1.78%) CSS
5 7 (1.78%) SAP XI
6 6 (1.53%) Middleware
6 6 (1.53%) Web Services
7 5 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.27%) jQuery
7 5 (1.27%) RESTful
7 5 (1.27%) XML
8 4 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.02%) Spring
9 3 (0.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (4.83%) FMCG
5 15 (3.82%) Clustering
5 15 (3.82%) Driving Licence
6 13 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.80%) iPad
9 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.78%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.53%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.76%) User Experience
14 2 (0.51%) Blog
14 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.51%) SCADA
14 2 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.89%) Windows
2 21 (5.34%) Unix
3 13 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.05%) Linux
5 11 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.02%) Solaris
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (11.70%) Project Management
3 40 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 36 (9.16%) Logistics
6 35 (8.91%) Migration
7 33 (8.40%) Information Security
7 33 (8.40%) Integration Testing
7 33 (8.40%) Mentoring
8 30 (7.63%) ITIL
9 28 (7.12%) Data Migration
9 28 (7.12%) GAP Analysis
9 28 (7.12%) Performance Management
10 26 (6.62%) Presales
11 25 (6.36%) Vulnerability Management
12 24 (6.11%) Compliance Management
12 24 (6.11%) Portfolio Management
12 24 (6.11%) Risk and Compliance Management
12 24 (6.11%) Security Architecture
12 24 (6.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.74%) ABAP
2 51 (12.98%) SQL
3 17 (4.33%) Java
4 11 (2.80%) C
4 11 (2.80%) SAPscript
5 10 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.27%) C#
6 5 (1.27%) PHP
6 5 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.02%) Perl
7 4 (1.02%) Python
7 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.76%) Jython
8 3 (0.76%) R
9 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.51%) X++
10 1 (0.25%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (16.03%) Degree
2 46 (11.70%) CISSP
3 25 (6.36%) IISP
4 23 (5.85%) CISM
5 14 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.05%) CCNP
7 10 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.78%) CEH
9 7 (1.78%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.53%) CIMA
10 6 (1.53%) CLAS
10 6 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.27%) CCIE
11 5 (1.27%) CCSA
11 5 (1.27%) CCSE
11 5 (1.27%) CCSP
12 4 (1.02%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.76%) OSCE
13 3 (0.76%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (7.38%) SLA
3 28 (7.12%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.80%) QA
5 9 (2.29%) COBIT
5 9 (2.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.51%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (0.76%) Docker
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) vCloud
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (1.78%) Puppet
3 5 (1.27%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.02%) QRadar
4 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.25%) Nessus
6 1 (0.25%) Nmap
6 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 136 (34.61%) SAP
2 77 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 48 (12.21%) Oracle
4 29 (7.38%) Splunk
5 24 (6.11%) ArcSight
6 18 (4.58%) Cisco
7 14 (3.56%) Sage
8 12 (3.05%) Informatica
9 11 (2.80%) VMware
10 10 (2.54%) Ab Initio
11 8 (2.04%) Hitachi
11 8 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.78%) Cognos
13 5 (1.27%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.27%) Citrix
13 5 (1.27%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.27%) Pegasus
13 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.02%) Avaloq
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