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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 29 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 228 254 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.35% 6.33% 10.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 6.70% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 165 207 362
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
3420 3793 3852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.32% 94.56% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 3132 3342
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -9 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Rochdale - 5 £59,000 - 1
Bolton +13 4 £30,250 +14.15% 1
Stockport +7 4 £32,750 -49.61% 1
Salford +1 1 £21,500 -54.73%
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 103 (21.96%) Finance
2 93 (19.83%) Microsoft
3 87 (18.55%) Degree
4 80 (17.06%) Project Management
5 73 (15.57%) SQL
6 68 (14.50%) SQL Server
7 65 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (13.22%) Migration
9 60 (12.79%) SAP
10 54 (11.51%) Windows
11 52 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (10.87%) ITIL
12 51 (10.87%) Oracle
12 51 (10.87%) VMware
12 51 (10.87%) Business Analysis
13 45 (9.59%) Retail
14 43 (9.17%) Management Information System
15 41 (8.74%) PRINCE2
16 40 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 40 (8.53%) Data Centre
17 38 (8.10%) Technical Architecture
17 38 (8.10%) C#
18 37 (7.89%) Banking
18 37 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 36 (7.68%) .NET
20 34 (7.25%) Citrix
20 34 (7.25%) Service Management
21 32 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (6.82%) CRM
22 31 (6.61%) XML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 22 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.41%) IIS
3 15 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.13%) SAS
5 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (1.71%) Drupal
6 7 (1.49%) Lync
7 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.07%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.07%) Apache
9 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 30 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.77%) SPSS
3 4 (0.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (2.99%) SAP FI
2 14 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (2.99%) SAP CO
3 12 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 8 (1.71%) SAP SD
6 6 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.28%) SAP HCM
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (1.07%) SAP Business One
7 5 (1.07%) Unica
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.85%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.85%) SAP SCM
8 4 (0.85%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.43%) Force.com
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Yammer
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.05%) DNS
2 14 (2.99%) Internet
2 14 (2.99%) Firewall
3 13 (2.77%) Network Security
4 12 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.92%) LAN
5 9 (1.92%) SAN
6 8 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (1.49%) Wireless
7 7 (1.49%) WAN
8 6 (1.28%) NAS
9 4 (0.85%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.85%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.85%) WLAN
9 4 (0.85%) DMZ
10 3 (0.64%) VPN
10 3 (0.64%) SSL
10 3 (0.64%) VoIP
11 2 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.26%) Big Data
6 17 (3.62%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (3.20%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 12 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.13%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.71%) QlikView
11 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.71%) MySQL
12 7 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.28%) OLAP
13 6 (1.28%) Mahout
14 5 (1.07%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 9 (1.92%) LSMW
2 6 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.64%) JMeter
3 3 (0.64%) Hudson
3 3 (0.64%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.43%) WebLOAD
4 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.43%) AppScan
4 2 (0.43%) MSI
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.21%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (21.96%) Finance
2 45 (9.59%) Retail
3 37 (7.89%) Banking
4 27 (5.76%) Retail Banking
5 23 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.77%) Law
7 11 (2.35%) Advertising
8 10 (2.13%) Marketing
9 9 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.28%) Automotive
10 6 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.28%) Publishing
11 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.07%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.07%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.64%) Local Government
12 3 (0.64%) Legal
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.68%) .NET
2 31 (6.61%) XML
3 28 (5.97%) HTML
4 26 (5.54%) ASP.NET
4 26 (5.54%) CSS
5 21 (4.48%) Web Services
6 15 (3.20%) jQuery
7 12 (2.56%) WCF
8 10 (2.13%) WPF
8 10 (2.13%) J2EE
9 8 (1.71%) Ajax
10 7 (1.49%) BAPI
11 6 (1.28%) EDI
11 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.07%) HTML5
12 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.07%) MLlib
12 5 (1.07%) XHTML
12 5 (1.07%) WinForms
12 5 (1.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 40 (8.53%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.84%) Clustering
5 16 (3.41%) Replication
6 14 (2.99%) NHS
7 12 (2.56%) Social Media
8 9 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.71%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.49%) FMCG
10 7 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.49%) User Experience
11 6 (1.28%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.07%) Life Science
12 5 (1.07%) Ontologies
12 5 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.85%) Derivative
13 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.51%) Windows
2 17 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (2.99%) Linux
4 11 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.92%) UNIX
7 1 (0.21%) NetWare
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.06%) Project Management
2 62 (13.22%) Migration
3 52 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (10.87%) ITIL
4 51 (10.87%) Business Analysis
5 41 (8.74%) PRINCE2
6 38 (8.10%) Technical Architecture
7 34 (7.25%) Service Management
8 32 (6.82%) CRM
8 32 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (5.54%) Data Management
10 25 (5.33%) Analytics
11 24 (5.12%) SDLC
12 23 (4.90%) Data Migration
13 19 (4.05%) Performance Management
14 18 (3.84%) Use Case
14 18 (3.84%) Information Management
15 17 (3.62%) Portfolio Management
16 16 (3.41%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.57%) SQL
2 38 (8.10%) C#
3 30 (6.40%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.33%) Java
5 15 (3.20%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.56%) R
7 10 (2.13%) ABAP
7 10 (2.13%) C
8 8 (1.71%) C++
8 8 (1.71%) Perl
8 8 (1.71%) PHP
8 8 (1.71%) ActionScript
8 8 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.49%) VBScript
10 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.07%) VBA
11 5 (1.07%) SPARQL
11 5 (1.07%) Scala
12 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 87 (18.55%) Degree
2 28 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.26%) CCA
4 19 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.62%) CISSP
5 17 (3.62%) CCNP
6 16 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (3.20%) MCSE
8 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.99%) CCEE
9 10 (2.13%) MCSD
9 10 (2.13%) MCITP
10 9 (1.92%) CISM
10 9 (1.92%) CCIE
10 9 (1.92%) CCIA
11 7 (1.49%) JNCIA
11 7 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.28%) ISEB
12 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.07%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.49%) COBIT
4 6 (1.28%) SLA
5 5 (1.07%) QA
5 5 (1.07%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 26 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 16 (3.41%) XenApp
5 14 (2.99%) XenServer
6 11 (2.35%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.92%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.85%) vSphere
8 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.43%) vCloud
9 2 (0.43%) HDFS
9 2 (0.43%) GPFS
10 1 (0.21%) Docker
10 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.13%) Nessus
1 10 (2.13%) Nmap
2 4 (0.85%) WSUS
2 4 (0.85%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) SCOM
3 2 (0.43%) WebInspect
3 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.21%) MOM
4 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.79%) SAP
3 51 (10.87%) Oracle
3 51 (10.87%) VMware
4 34 (7.25%) Citrix
5 30 (6.40%) Cisco
6 25 (5.33%) IBM
7 13 (2.77%) Juniper
8 11 (2.35%) HP
9 10 (2.13%) Splunk
9 10 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 10 (2.13%) Twitter
10 9 (1.92%) Qualys
10 9 (1.92%) AppSense
11 8 (1.71%) NetApp
11 8 (1.71%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.49%) FrontRange
12 7 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.49%) Cognos
13 6 (1.28%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus attractive benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + Attractive benefits package and career progression
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £195000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago