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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 33 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 282 329 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.67% 8.64% 9.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 9.15% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 242 298 345
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.00%
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 £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
4010 3596 3942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.91% 94.46% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3432 3131 3559
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 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +18 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Altrincham +8 10 £35,000 +42.85% 1
Stockport -4 8 £39,000 +16.41% 2
Oldham +3 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Bolton +9 2 £35,000 -33.33%
Salford -2 2 £47,500 +37.68% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 155 (28.60%) SAP
2 128 (23.62%) Finance
3 92 (16.97%) SQL
4 78 (14.39%) Project Management
5 73 (13.47%) Microsoft
6 67 (12.36%) Degree
7 66 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (11.44%) Logistics
9 54 (9.96%) Security Cleared
10 47 (8.67%) Manufacturing
11 46 (8.49%) Windows
11 46 (8.49%) CRM
12 45 (8.30%) MS Excel
12 45 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (8.30%) SAP MM
13 44 (8.12%) Migration
14 42 (7.75%) VMware
14 42 (7.75%) SQL Server
15 41 (7.56%) ABAP
16 37 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
17 36 (6.64%) EDI
18 35 (6.46%) Business Analysis
19 34 (6.27%) Business Objects
20 33 (6.09%) Oracle
20 33 (6.09%) Retail
21 31 (5.72%) ISEB
22 30 (5.54%) Banking
23 29 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (5.35%) Analytics
24 28 (5.17%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 15 (2.77%) IIS
1 15 (2.77%) SAS
2 14 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.03%) Lync
4 9 (1.66%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.29%) SAP Portal
6 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.74%) Apache
8 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) Node.js
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (8.30%) 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 45 (8.30%) SAP MM
2 25 (4.61%) SAP SD
2 25 (4.61%) SAP FI
2 25 (4.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (4.61%) SAP CO
3 22 (4.06%) SAP SCM
4 21 (3.87%) SAP CRM
4 21 (3.87%) SAP WM
5 18 (3.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 16 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (2.95%) SAP BPC
7 14 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (2.58%) SAP APO
8 13 (2.40%) SAP QM
9 8 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (1.48%) SAP Retail
10 6 (1.11%) SAP LE
10 6 (1.11%) Google Analytics
10 6 (1.11%) SAP HCM
10 6 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.85%) SAN
2 9 (1.66%) Network Security
3 8 (1.48%) NAS
3 8 (1.48%) Unified Communications
3 8 (1.48%) NetScaler
3 8 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (1.48%) LAN
4 7 (1.29%) Firewall
5 5 (0.92%) Wireless
6 4 (0.74%) WLAN
6 4 (0.74%) WAN
6 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.55%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
9 1 (0.18%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.24%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (3.69%) OLAP
5 19 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.95%) Big Data
7 15 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.21%) OLAP Cube
10 11 (2.03%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.66%) SAP HANA
13 8 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
13 8 (1.48%) SAP BW
13 8 (1.48%) DataStage
14 7 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.74%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 16 (2.95%) LSMW
2 10 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (0.37%) ProC
5 2 (0.37%) Hudson
5 2 (0.37%) AppScan
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) Toad
6 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 128 (23.62%) Finance
2 47 (8.67%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.09%) Retail
4 30 (5.54%) Banking
5 26 (4.80%) Marketing
6 17 (3.14%) Billing
7 11 (2.03%) Back Office
8 10 (1.85%) Advertising
9 9 (1.66%) Front Office
10 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.92%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.55%) Legal
14 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.37%) Games
15 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.18%) Local Government
16 1 (0.18%) German Language
16 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.64%) EDI
2 21 (3.87%) .NET
3 15 (2.77%) HTML
4 12 (2.21%) HTML5
5 8 (1.48%) CSS
5 8 (1.48%) Middleware
6 7 (1.29%) CSS3
6 7 (1.29%) SAP PI
7 6 (1.11%) SAP XI
8 5 (0.92%) XML
9 4 (0.74%) JSP
9 4 (0.74%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (0.74%) SAP Smart Forms
10 3 (0.55%) BAPI
10 3 (0.55%) Ajax
10 3 (0.55%) SAP ALE
10 3 (0.55%) Web Services
10 3 (0.55%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.37%) jQuery
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.14%) Social Media
2 17 (3.14%) Data Extraction
3 14 (2.58%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.21%) Statistics
5 11 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.66%) NHS
7 9 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.66%) User Experience
7 9 (1.66%) FMCG
8 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.29%) CESG
9 7 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.92%) Open Source
10 5 (0.92%) Informatics
11 4 (0.74%) SCADA
11 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.49%) Windows
2 13 (2.40%) Linux
3 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.11%) UNIX
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Fedora
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.39%) Project Management
2 62 (11.44%) Logistics
3 46 (8.49%) CRM
4 45 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (8.12%) Migration
6 35 (6.46%) Business Analysis
7 29 (5.35%) Analytics
8 27 (4.98%) ERP
9 23 (4.24%) Workflow
9 23 (4.24%) Data Migration
10 22 (4.06%) Test Scripting
11 20 (3.69%) Functional Testing
11 20 (3.69%) SAP Implementation
11 20 (3.69%) Service Delivery
12 19 (3.51%) ITIL
12 19 (3.51%) Supply Chain Management
13 18 (3.32%) Information Security
13 18 (3.32%) Data Management
13 18 (3.32%) Coaching
14 17 (3.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.97%) SQL
2 41 (7.56%) ABAP
3 20 (3.69%) Java
4 19 (3.51%) C#
5 14 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.21%) Perl
7 10 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.48%) Python
9 5 (0.92%) C++
10 4 (0.74%) SAPscript
10 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.55%) PeopleCode
11 3 (0.55%) C
11 3 (0.55%) VB
11 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.55%) PHP
12 2 (0.37%) SQR
13 1 (0.18%) JCL
13 1 (0.18%) Ruby
13 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 67 (12.36%) Degree
2 54 (9.96%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.72%) ISEB
4 15 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (2.77%) NCIE
5 14 (2.58%) CISSP
6 13 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.40%) NCDA
7 11 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (1.48%) CCA
10 8 (1.48%) MCSE
10 8 (1.48%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.29%) OSCP
11 7 (1.29%) OSCE
12 6 (1.11%) SAP Certification
12 6 (1.11%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.11%) JNCIP
12 6 (1.11%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.87%) QA
2 13 (2.40%) SLA
3 12 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.74%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.55%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.06%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.40%) XenApp
4 10 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.55%) vSphere
5 3 (0.55%) vCloud
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.55%) XenServer
6 2 (0.37%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.11%) SCCM
2 5 (0.92%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.74%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.37%) Nessus
5 2 (0.37%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) YUM
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.18%) SCSM
6 1 (0.18%) logstash
6 1 (0.18%) Legato
Vendors
1 155 (28.60%) SAP
2 73 (13.47%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.75%) VMware
4 34 (6.27%) Business Objects
5 33 (6.09%) Oracle
6 28 (5.17%) Citrix
7 27 (4.98%) NetApp
8 25 (4.61%) Cisco
9 19 (3.51%) Teradata
10 12 (2.21%) Siebel
11 11 (2.03%) HP
12 9 (1.66%) Tableau
13 8 (1.48%) AppSense
13 8 (1.48%) Sage
13 8 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.29%) Pegasus
14 7 (1.29%) Juniper
15 6 (1.11%) Google
16 5 (0.92%) IBM
16 5 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The FDM Group - Manchester
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
networx
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £425 - 475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum attractive benefits, 30 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago