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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 279 349 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.87% 9.21% 10.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 9.78% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 233 318 321
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 17 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Salford +3 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Stockport -11 4 £55,250 +22.77% 1
Oldham -2 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bolton 0 1 £26,500 -15.20% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 168 (29.17%) Finance
2 130 (22.57%) SAP
3 119 (20.66%) SQL
4 87 (15.10%) Microsoft
5 77 (13.37%) Oracle
6 73 (12.67%) Project Management
7 65 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (10.24%) SQL Server
9 58 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (9.90%) Degree
11 49 (8.51%) Logistics
12 48 (8.33%) Windows
13 47 (8.16%) ABAP
13 47 (8.16%) Security Cleared
14 46 (7.99%) Business Analysis
15 45 (7.81%) MS Excel
15 45 (7.81%) Manufacturing
16 43 (7.47%) CRM
17 39 (6.77%) Migration
17 39 (6.77%) Retail
18 38 (6.60%) VMware
18 38 (6.60%) SAP MM
19 36 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
20 35 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (5.56%) EDI
21 32 (5.56%) Billing
22 31 (5.38%) Workflow
23 29 (5.03%) ERP
23 29 (5.03%) Banking
23 29 (5.03%) Oracle EBS R12

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.26%) MS Exchange
1 13 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (1.91%) Lync
3 9 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.22%) SAP Portal
5 6 (1.04%) NetWeaver
5 6 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.87%) CMS
6 5 (0.87%) SAS
7 4 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.69%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) IIS
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) SPSS
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 38 (6.60%) SAP MM
2 36 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (5.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (4.34%) Oracle Assets
4 25 (4.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 24 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
5 24 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 23 (3.99%) SAP SD
6 23 (3.99%) Oracle Financials
7 21 (3.65%) SAP FI
7 21 (3.65%) SAP FI/CO
7 21 (3.65%) SAP CO
8 20 (3.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 20 (3.47%) Oracle Receivables
9 19 (3.30%) Oracle iProcurement
9 19 (3.30%) SAP WM
9 19 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
10 17 (2.95%) SAP CRM
10 17 (2.95%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 16 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) Office 365
2 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.08%) Network Security
2 10 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.74%) NetScaler
3 6 (1.04%) LAN
3 6 (1.04%) WAN
4 5 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.69%) SAN
5 4 (0.69%) Firewall
5 4 (0.69%) GSM
5 4 (0.69%) VPN
6 3 (0.52%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) VoIP
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) MPLS
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
8 1 (0.17%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) ADSL
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.26%) SAP HANA
8 12 (2.08%) SQLPlus
8 12 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
8 12 (2.08%) OLAP
8 12 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 11 (1.91%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.74%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.39%) SAP BW
12 7 (1.22%) Essbase
12 7 (1.22%) Big Data
12 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (2.43%) LSMW
2 12 (2.08%) Toad
3 10 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.35%) ProC
6 2 (0.35%) Hudson
6 2 (0.35%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.17%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
General
1 168 (29.17%) Finance
2 45 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 39 (6.77%) Retail
4 32 (5.56%) Billing
5 29 (5.03%) Banking
6 28 (4.86%) Marketing
7 19 (3.30%) General Ledger
8 16 (2.78%) Advertising
8 16 (2.78%) Back Office
9 14 (2.43%) Front Office
10 6 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.87%) Legal
12 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Games
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.56%) EDI
2 24 (4.17%) .NET
3 13 (2.26%) SAP PI
4 11 (1.91%) Middleware
4 11 (1.91%) XML
5 10 (1.74%) HTML
5 10 (1.74%) Web Dynpro
5 10 (1.74%) Web Services
6 9 (1.56%) HTML5
7 7 (1.22%) SAP XI
8 5 (0.87%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (0.87%) CSS
8 5 (0.87%) CSS3
9 4 (0.69%) JSP
9 4 (0.69%) Servlets
9 4 (0.69%) Struts
9 4 (0.69%) J2EE
9 4 (0.69%) JMS
9 4 (0.69%) BAPI
9 4 (0.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.30%) Social Media
3 18 (3.13%) Data Extraction
4 16 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.26%) NHS
6 12 (2.08%) Statistics
6 12 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.22%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.04%) FlexPod
10 6 (1.04%) User Experience
11 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.87%) Informatics
12 4 (0.69%) FMCG
13 3 (0.52%) Open Source
13 3 (0.52%) New Media
13 3 (0.52%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.33%) Windows
2 13 (2.26%) UNIX
3 11 (1.91%) Linux
4 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) Android
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) OS/400
10 1 (0.17%) zOS
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (12.67%) Project Management
2 58 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (8.51%) Logistics
4 46 (7.99%) Business Analysis
5 43 (7.47%) CRM
6 39 (6.77%) Migration
7 31 (5.38%) Workflow
8 29 (5.03%) ERP
9 27 (4.69%) Data Management
10 24 (4.17%) Cash Management
11 21 (3.65%) Business Development
11 21 (3.65%) ITIL
12 20 (3.47%) Information Security
12 20 (3.47%) Supply Chain Management
13 19 (3.30%) Analytics
14 18 (3.13%) Coaching
14 18 (3.13%) Data Migration
14 18 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (3.13%) SAP Implementation
14 18 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (20.66%) SQL
2 47 (8.16%) ABAP
3 28 (4.86%) Java
4 17 (2.95%) C#
5 11 (1.91%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.56%) Perl
7 9 (1.56%) PHP
7 9 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.22%) Python
9 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.04%) Scala
10 5 (0.87%) VB
10 5 (0.87%) SAPscript
10 5 (0.87%) C++
11 4 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 4 (0.69%) VBScript
11 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (9.90%) Degree
2 47 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.82%) ISEB
4 16 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.74%) NCIE
7 9 (1.56%) JNCIA
7 9 (1.56%) JNCIP
8 8 (1.39%) JNCIE
8 8 (1.39%) CIMA
8 8 (1.39%) ACCA
8 8 (1.39%) CCA
9 7 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.87%) CISSP
10 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.87%) NCDA
11 4 (0.69%) VCP5
11 4 (0.69%) SAP Certification
11 4 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.13%) QA
2 10 (1.74%) SLA
3 7 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.52%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.78%) XenApp
3 13 (2.26%) XenDesktop
4 12 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.52%) XenServer
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.35%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.35%) ARCserve
2 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.17%) logstash
3 1 (0.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 130 (22.57%) SAP
2 87 (15.10%) Microsoft
3 77 (13.37%) Oracle
4 38 (6.60%) VMware
5 23 (3.99%) Business Objects
6 22 (3.82%) NetApp
7 21 (3.65%) Citrix
8 20 (3.47%) Cisco
9 16 (2.78%) Teradata
10 14 (2.43%) AppSense
11 10 (1.74%) Juniper
12 9 (1.56%) Hyperion
13 6 (1.04%) Sage
13 6 (1.04%) Pegasus
13 6 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
13 6 (1.04%) Google
14 5 (0.87%) Sybase
14 5 (0.87%) Siebel
15 4 (0.69%) HP
15 4 (0.69%) Retek
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £350000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £40-£60K base - £70-£100K OTE DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + up to £45K + £6K Car - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Varied
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
threesixty selection
Salary: Highly Competitive + Market leading commission structure
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Flexible Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum depending on experienc
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £47000 to £51000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Share Scheme + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago