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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 30 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 286 312 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.90% 8.44% 9.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 8.95% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 238 287 283
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
3942 3485 3634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.06% 94.27% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3325 3023 3235
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
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 30 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 30 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 +2 14 £37,500 +53.06% 3
Stockport +3 8 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Cheadle +15 6 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Oldham +6 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Bolton +6 2 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Salford - 2 £47,500 - 2
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 (27.47%) SAP
2 139 (25.46%) Finance
3 104 (19.05%) SQL
4 83 (15.20%) Project Management
5 70 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 69 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (11.90%) Degree
8 56 (10.26%) Logistics
9 54 (9.89%) Security Cleared
10 49 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (8.97%) SQL Server
11 46 (8.42%) CRM
12 44 (8.06%) SAP MM
12 44 (8.06%) Manufacturing
12 44 (8.06%) Migration
12 44 (8.06%) Business Analysis
13 43 (7.88%) VMware
13 43 (7.88%) Windows
13 43 (7.88%) ABAP
14 40 (7.33%) Oracle
15 38 (6.96%) MS Excel
16 36 (6.59%) EDI
17 35 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (6.23%) Retail
19 32 (5.86%) ISEB
20 29 (5.31%) Citrix
20 29 (5.31%) ERP
20 29 (5.31%) Business Objects
20 29 (5.31%) Banking
20 29 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.38%) IIS
2 12 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.83%) SAS
4 9 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.65%) Lync
5 7 (1.28%) SAP Portal
6 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.73%) Apache
8 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.18%) Node.js
10 1 (0.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) SPSS
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 44 (8.06%) SAP MM
2 25 (4.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (4.58%) SAP CO
2 25 (4.58%) SAP SD
2 25 (4.58%) SAP FI
3 23 (4.21%) SAP CRM
4 21 (3.85%) SAP WM
5 19 (3.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (3.11%) SAP BPC
7 16 (2.93%) SAP SCM
8 15 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
9 14 (2.56%) SAP APO
10 13 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
12 9 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (1.65%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.83%) SAN
2 9 (1.65%) NetScaler
3 8 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (1.47%) Network Security
4 7 (1.28%) NAS
4 7 (1.28%) Firewall
4 7 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (0.92%) LAN
5 5 (0.92%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.73%) WAN
6 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.55%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) Wireless
8 2 (0.37%) 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 49 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.93%) OLAP
6 14 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.20%) Big Data
7 12 (2.20%) OLAP Cube
8 11 (2.01%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.83%) SAP HANA
10 9 (1.65%) SAP BW
10 9 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.28%) Essbase
12 4 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.73%) DataStage
12 4 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (2.93%) LSMW
2 10 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.55%) Toad
4 3 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (0.37%) Hudson
5 2 (0.37%) ProC
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.18%) AppScan
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 139 (25.46%) Finance
2 44 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 34 (6.23%) Retail
4 29 (5.31%) Marketing
4 29 (5.31%) Banking
5 20 (3.66%) Billing
6 15 (2.75%) Back Office
7 13 (2.38%) Front Office
8 11 (2.01%) Advertising
9 9 (1.65%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.92%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Games
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.59%) EDI
2 23 (4.21%) .NET
3 14 (2.56%) HTML
4 12 (2.20%) HTML5
5 8 (1.47%) CSS
6 7 (1.28%) CSS3
6 7 (1.28%) SAP PI
7 6 (1.10%) SAP XI
7 6 (1.10%) XML
7 6 (1.10%) Middleware
8 4 (0.73%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
9 3 (0.55%) BAPI
9 3 (0.55%) Web Services
9 3 (0.55%) Ajax
9 3 (0.55%) SAP ALE
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.18%) jQuery
10 1 (0.18%) WebGL
10 1 (0.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.48%) Data Extraction
3 18 (3.30%) Social Media
4 12 (2.20%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.20%) Statistics
5 11 (2.01%) Data Integration
5 11 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.83%) NHS
7 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.65%) FMCG
8 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.28%) User Experience
10 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.92%) Open Source
10 5 (0.92%) Informatics
11 4 (0.73%) CESG
12 3 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.88%) Windows
2 9 (1.65%) Linux
3 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.10%) UNIX
4 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
4 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Fedora
6 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.18%) Android
6 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.20%) Project Management
2 56 (10.26%) Logistics
3 49 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (8.42%) CRM
5 44 (8.06%) Migration
5 44 (8.06%) Business Analysis
6 29 (5.31%) ERP
7 26 (4.76%) Workflow
7 26 (4.76%) Analytics
8 23 (4.21%) Data Migration
8 23 (4.21%) Test Scripting
9 22 (4.03%) Data Management
9 22 (4.03%) Service Delivery
10 21 (3.85%) Functional Testing
11 19 (3.48%) Coaching
11 19 (3.48%) ITIL
11 19 (3.48%) SAP Implementation
11 19 (3.48%) Supply Chain Management
12 18 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.05%) SQL
2 43 (7.88%) ABAP
3 21 (3.85%) Java
4 18 (3.30%) C#
5 13 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.20%) Perl
7 10 (1.83%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.65%) Python
9 5 (0.92%) PHP
9 5 (0.92%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.73%) C++
10 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.73%) SAPscript
11 3 (0.55%) PeopleCode
11 3 (0.55%) C
11 3 (0.55%) VB
12 2 (0.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (0.37%) SQR
12 2 (0.37%) VBScript
12 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (11.90%) Degree
2 54 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.86%) ISEB
4 15 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (2.75%) NCIE
5 12 (2.20%) NCDA
5 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (1.65%) JNCIA
7 9 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.65%) JNCIP
8 8 (1.47%) JNCIE
8 8 (1.47%) CCA
8 8 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.28%) CISSP
9 7 (1.28%) MCSE
10 6 (1.10%) SAP Certification
10 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.92%) CIMA
12 4 (0.73%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.21%) QA
2 12 (2.20%) SLA
3 8 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.56%) XenApp
4 11 (2.01%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.55%) vCloud
7 2 (0.37%) vSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.37%) XenServer
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) SCCM
2 4 (0.73%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.55%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 2 (0.37%) SCOM
4 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.37%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) YUM
5 1 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 150 (27.47%) SAP
2 70 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.88%) VMware
4 40 (7.33%) Oracle
5 29 (5.31%) Business Objects
5 29 (5.31%) Citrix
6 24 (4.40%) Cisco
7 23 (4.21%) NetApp
8 15 (2.75%) Teradata
9 11 (2.01%) AppSense
10 10 (1.83%) Sage
10 10 (1.83%) Juniper
11 9 (1.65%) Siebel
12 8 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.28%) Pegasus
13 7 (1.28%) Hyperion
14 6 (1.10%) HP
14 6 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
14 6 (1.10%) Google
15 5 (0.92%) Tableau
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: commission + benefits + incentives
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + £45k OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 6k bonus + 6k car allowance + bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + Training
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
ADP
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits.
Posted: 27 days ago