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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 34 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 200 209 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.16% 5.20% 8.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 5.39% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 135 173 270
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
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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 - 7 £20,000 -
Altrincham +10 6 £36,250 +81.25% 2
Wigan +21 4 £45,000 -
Stockport -7 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (26.94%) Finance
2 88 (20.09%) SAP
3 87 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 87 (19.86%) Degree
4 70 (15.98%) Project Management
5 67 (15.30%) Oracle
6 60 (13.70%) SQL
7 59 (13.47%) Windows
8 57 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (11.64%) SQL Server
10 50 (11.42%) ERP
11 42 (9.59%) PCI DSS
11 42 (9.59%) Data Centre
12 41 (9.36%) Law
12 41 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (8.68%) Vulnerability Management
14 35 (7.99%) Presales
15 34 (7.76%) Manufacturing
16 32 (7.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 32 (7.31%) Security Operations
17 30 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (6.85%) VMware
18 29 (6.62%) Games
18 29 (6.62%) IIS
18 29 (6.62%) SIEM
19 28 (6.39%) Retail
20 27 (6.16%) Migration
20 27 (6.16%) Internet
20 27 (6.16%) Business Analysis
20 27 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (6.62%) IIS
2 11 (2.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (2.28%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.05%) SAS
5 8 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.46%) CMS
10 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.46%) JBoss
10 2 (0.46%) Node.js
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.97%) MS Office
3 10 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.34%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (3.88%) SAP MM
2 17 (3.88%) SAP SD
3 16 (3.65%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (3.42%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (2.97%) SAP Business One
5 13 (2.97%) SAP SCM
6 10 (2.28%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (2.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 10 (2.28%) Oracle FAH
6 10 (2.28%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (2.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (2.28%) SAP PP
7 8 (1.83%) SAP CO
7 8 (1.83%) SAP FI
7 8 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.14%) SaaS
4 4 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.46%) Office 365
5 2 (0.46%) Taleo
6 1 (0.23%) Force.com
6 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.16%) Internet
2 26 (5.94%) DNS
3 21 (4.79%) Firewall
4 20 (4.57%) Network Security
5 18 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 13 (2.97%) FTP
7 12 (2.74%) ADSL
8 10 (2.28%) ISDN
8 10 (2.28%) PSTN
9 9 (2.05%) SAN
10 8 (1.83%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.83%) VPN
11 7 (1.60%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.37%) SSL
13 5 (1.14%) LDAP
13 5 (1.14%) NAS
14 3 (0.68%) DHCP
14 3 (0.68%) SMTP
15 2 (0.46%) EIGRP
15 2 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.02%) SAP HANA
3 11 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.83%) SAS EBI
6 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.37%) Base SAS
8 6 (1.37%) OLAP
8 6 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.14%) QlikView
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.83%) JIRA
3 7 (1.60%) Bugzilla
3 7 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.37%) LSMW
5 5 (1.14%) Selenium
6 4 (0.91%) JUnit
6 4 (0.91%) Ranorex
6 4 (0.91%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.91%) Toad
7 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.23%) Gradle
7 1 (0.23%) JBehave
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (26.94%) Finance
2 41 (9.36%) Law
3 34 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 29 (6.62%) Games
5 28 (6.39%) Retail
6 20 (4.57%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.20%) Billing
8 12 (2.74%) Banking
8 12 (2.74%) Local Government
8 12 (2.74%) Publishing
9 10 (2.28%) General Ledger
9 10 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (2.05%) Back Office
11 8 (1.83%) Marketing
12 7 (1.60%) Legal
13 6 (1.37%) Front Office
14 4 (0.91%) Advertising
14 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.46%) Electronics
16 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.25%) .NET
2 13 (2.97%) HTML
3 11 (2.51%) Web Services
4 9 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.60%) EDI
5 7 (1.60%) LAMP
5 7 (1.60%) REST
5 7 (1.60%) WCF
6 6 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.37%) LINQ
6 6 (1.37%) Spring
6 6 (1.37%) WPF
6 6 (1.37%) XML
7 5 (1.14%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.68%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.46%) BAPI
9 2 (0.46%) DCOM
9 2 (0.46%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.46%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.59%) Data Centre
3 24 (5.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (3.20%) Clustering
5 11 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.28%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.60%) PMI
7 7 (1.60%) Replication
8 5 (1.14%) LIMS
8 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.91%) Derivative
9 4 (0.91%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.91%) iPad
9 4 (0.91%) Social Media
10 3 (0.68%) Health Informatics
10 3 (0.68%) Informatics
10 3 (0.68%) NHS
11 2 (0.46%) User Experience
12 1 (0.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (13.47%) Windows
2 23 (5.25%) Linux
3 19 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.97%) Unix
5 13 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.37%) Solaris
9 5 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.46%) Android
10 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.98%) Project Management
2 50 (11.42%) ERP
3 41 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (8.68%) Vulnerability Management
5 35 (7.99%) Presales
6 32 (7.31%) Security Operations
7 30 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (6.62%) SIEM
9 27 (6.16%) Business Analysis
9 27 (6.16%) Migration
9 27 (6.16%) Security Architecture
10 25 (5.71%) Logistics
10 25 (5.71%) Performance Management
11 24 (5.48%) Portfolio Management
12 23 (5.25%) Analytics
12 23 (5.25%) CRM
12 23 (5.25%) Test Strategy
13 21 (4.79%) Information Management
13 21 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (4.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.70%) SQL
2 23 (5.25%) Java
3 17 (3.88%) C#
4 14 (3.20%) Python
5 11 (2.51%) ABAP
5 11 (2.51%) C++
5 11 (2.51%) VB
6 10 (2.28%) C
6 10 (2.28%) Scala
7 9 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.05%) Perl
7 9 (2.05%) RPG
7 9 (2.05%) Ruby
8 8 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.83%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.46%) SAPscript
9 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (19.86%) Degree
2 26 (5.94%) CISSP
3 24 (5.48%) IISP
4 20 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.34%) MCSE
6 11 (2.51%) MCITP
7 10 (2.28%) ISEB
8 9 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.83%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.60%) MCSA
10 7 (1.60%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.60%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.14%) CCA
11 5 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.91%) CCNA
12 4 (0.91%) CCNP
12 4 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.91%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.59%) PCI DSS
2 32 (7.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.11%) SLA
4 12 (2.74%) QA
5 6 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.23%) EMIR
7 1 (0.23%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.83%) vSphere
4 8 (1.83%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.60%) XenApp
6 6 (1.37%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.68%) XenServer
8 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.23%) vCloud
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (3.42%) QRadar
2 14 (3.20%) Puppet
3 7 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.60%) XenMobile
4 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.91%) Nessus
5 4 (0.91%) Nmap
5 4 (0.91%) SCCM
6 3 (0.68%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.68%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (20.09%) SAP
2 87 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 67 (15.30%) Oracle
4 30 (6.85%) VMware
5 25 (5.71%) Citrix
6 24 (5.48%) ArcSight
6 24 (5.48%) Splunk
7 13 (2.97%) Hitachi
8 12 (2.74%) IBM
9 10 (2.28%) Cisco
9 10 (2.28%) Infor
10 9 (2.05%) HP
11 8 (1.83%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.60%) Epicor
12 7 (1.60%) Sage
13 5 (1.14%) Sun
14 4 (0.91%) NetApp
14 4 (0.91%) Qualys
14 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.68%) NetSuite
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 per annum + commission
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £70,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 neg + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 neg + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 (The option to earn up to £150,000 with my clients exceptional
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + £40 OTE Uncapped Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aspire Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus up to £5k
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + £50k OTE in Yr 1
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension, Holiday, Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £49000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 17 days ago