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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 37 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 254 327 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.99% 8.71% 9.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 9.18% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 219 288 350
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -
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 3563 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.53% 94.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3103 3801
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +14 10 £40,000 +77.77%
Stockport -1 8 £35,000 +4.47%
Altrincham +10 7 £35,000 +8.52%
Oldham +5 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Bolton +3 3 £35,000 -31.70%
Salford -10 2 £47,500 +37.68% 1
Wigan - 1 - -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 159 (30.34%) SAP
2 113 (21.56%) Finance
3 91 (17.37%) SQL
4 81 (15.46%) Microsoft
5 75 (14.31%) Project Management
6 71 (13.55%) Degree
7 64 (12.21%) Logistics
8 63 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (10.31%) Windows
10 51 (9.73%) Security Cleared
11 50 (9.54%) MS Excel
12 48 (9.16%) CRM
13 47 (8.97%) Manufacturing
14 46 (8.78%) VMware
15 44 (8.40%) SAP MM
15 44 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (7.82%) Migration
17 40 (7.63%) SQL Server
18 39 (7.44%) ABAP
19 36 (6.87%) EDI
20 35 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
21 34 (6.49%) ERP
21 34 (6.49%) Business Objects
21 34 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (6.11%) NetApp
23 31 (5.92%) Citrix
23 31 (5.92%) Cisco
23 31 (5.92%) Oracle
23 31 (5.92%) Retail
23 31 (5.92%) Business Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (3.63%) IIS
2 15 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.48%) SAS
5 9 (1.72%) Lync
6 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.15%) SAP Portal
8 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.57%) Apache
9 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) SPSS
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 44 (8.40%) SAP MM
2 25 (4.77%) SAP SD
2 25 (4.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (4.77%) SAP CO
2 25 (4.77%) SAP FI
3 24 (4.58%) SAP SCM
4 21 (4.01%) SAP CRM
4 21 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (3.82%) SAP WM
6 19 (3.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (3.44%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (3.24%) SAP QM
9 15 (2.86%) SAP BPC
10 13 (2.48%) SAP APO
11 8 (1.53%) SAP Retail
11 8 (1.53%) SAP Business One
12 6 (1.15%) SAP LE
12 6 (1.15%) Google Analytics
12 6 (1.15%) SAP HCM
13 5 (0.95%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.34%) Office 365
2 3 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.48%) SAN
2 10 (1.91%) NAS
3 9 (1.72%) NetScaler
3 9 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (1.72%) Firewall
3 9 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (1.72%) Network Security
3 9 (1.72%) LAN
4 8 (1.53%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.34%) Wireless
6 4 (0.76%) WLAN
6 4 (0.76%) WAN
7 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.57%) VPN
7 3 (0.57%) DNS
7 3 (0.57%) MPLS
8 2 (0.38%) Internet
8 2 (0.38%) SMTP
8 2 (0.38%) DHCP
8 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.82%) OLAP
6 18 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.05%) Big Data
8 15 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.29%) OLAP Cube
10 10 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.91%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.53%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.53%) DataStage
11 8 (1.53%) SAP HANA
11 8 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.34%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (3.05%) LSMW
2 10 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (0.38%) AppScan
5 1 (0.19%) Hudson
5 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.19%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.19%) Xcode
General
1 113 (21.56%) Finance
2 47 (8.97%) Manufacturing
3 31 (5.92%) Retail
4 24 (4.58%) Marketing
4 24 (4.58%) Banking
5 15 (2.86%) Billing
5 15 (2.86%) Advertising
6 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.72%) Back Office
7 7 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.34%) Front Office
8 4 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Games
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.87%) EDI
2 24 (4.58%) .NET
3 19 (3.63%) HTML
4 11 (2.10%) HTML5
5 9 (1.72%) CSS
5 9 (1.72%) XML
6 8 (1.53%) Middleware
7 7 (1.34%) CSS3
8 6 (1.15%) SAP PI
8 6 (1.15%) SAP XI
9 5 (0.95%) JSP
10 4 (0.76%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.57%) Spring
11 3 (0.57%) Ajax
11 3 (0.57%) jQuery
11 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.57%) REST
12 2 (0.38%) Web Services
12 2 (0.38%) Web Dynpro
12 2 (0.38%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.24%) Social Media
3 16 (3.05%) Data Extraction
4 15 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.48%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.10%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.10%) Statistics
7 10 (1.91%) User Experience
8 9 (1.72%) FMCG
8 9 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.53%) NHS
9 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.34%) CESG
11 6 (1.15%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.95%) FlexPod
13 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.76%) Open Source
13 4 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.31%) Windows
2 21 (4.01%) Linux
3 10 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.15%) UNIX
5 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.31%) Project Management
2 64 (12.21%) Logistics
3 48 (9.16%) CRM
4 44 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (7.82%) Migration
6 34 (6.49%) ERP
7 31 (5.92%) Business Analysis
8 27 (5.15%) Analytics
9 24 (4.58%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (4.39%) Data Migration
11 21 (4.01%) Test Scripting
11 21 (4.01%) Information Security
12 20 (3.82%) ITIL
12 20 (3.82%) Workflow
12 20 (3.82%) Security Architecture
13 19 (3.63%) SAP Implementation
13 19 (3.63%) Functional Testing
13 19 (3.63%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.44%) Supply Chain Management
15 17 (3.24%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (17.37%) SQL
2 39 (7.44%) ABAP
3 24 (4.58%) Java
4 19 (3.63%) C#
5 18 (3.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.10%) Perl
7 7 (1.34%) C++
7 7 (1.34%) Python
8 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.95%) C
10 4 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.57%) VB
11 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.38%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.38%) Scala
13 1 (0.19%) PeopleCode
13 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) JCL
13 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 71 (13.55%) Degree
2 51 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.73%) ISEB
4 21 (4.01%) CISSP
5 17 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (3.24%) NCIE
6 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.67%) NCDA
7 14 (2.67%) OSCP
7 14 (2.67%) OSCE
8 11 (2.10%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.53%) CCA
10 8 (1.53%) MCSE
10 8 (1.53%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.15%) SAP Certification
12 5 (0.95%) PCI QSA
13 4 (0.76%) MCITP
13 4 (0.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.24%) QA
2 15 (2.86%) SLA
3 12 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.76%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.57%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.77%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.67%) XenApp
4 13 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.48%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.34%) vSphere
6 3 (0.57%) vCloud
6 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.57%) XenServer
7 2 (0.38%) Nmap
7 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.15%) SCCM
2 5 (0.95%) SCVMM
2 5 (0.95%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.57%) SCOM
4 2 (0.38%) Legato
4 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.38%) Nessus
4 2 (0.38%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 159 (30.34%) SAP
2 81 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 46 (8.78%) VMware
4 34 (6.49%) Business Objects
5 32 (6.11%) NetApp
6 31 (5.92%) Oracle
6 31 (5.92%) Cisco
6 31 (5.92%) Citrix
7 16 (3.05%) Teradata
8 14 (2.67%) HP
9 11 (2.10%) Siebel
10 9 (1.72%) Tableau
11 8 (1.53%) AppSense
11 8 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.53%) Sage
12 6 (1.15%) Symantec
12 6 (1.15%) Pegasus
12 6 (1.15%) IBM
12 6 (1.15%) Google
13 5 (0.95%) Sysomos
Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + 15% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowances
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + 15% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago