The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 167 184 173
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 23 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.24% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.26% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 2
Average salary £46,367 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.19% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £23,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £47,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
IT 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
3762 3917 3687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.07% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3151 3240 3230
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Manchester region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Rochdale - 5 - -
Altrincham +4 3 £40,750 -
IT Consultant
North West

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 23 (62.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
2 17 (45.95%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (43.24%) Degree
4 15 (40.54%) Performance Management
4 15 (40.54%) Project Management
5 12 (32.43%) CISSP
5 12 (32.43%) IIS
5 12 (32.43%) Security Architecture
5 12 (32.43%) Splunk
5 12 (32.43%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (32.43%) ArcSight
5 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) Law
7 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) SIEM
8 6 (16.22%) Content Management
8 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Service Management
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Internet
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.22%) SQL
8 6 (16.22%) Linux

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (32.43%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) Drupal
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) SMTP
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (18.92%) Law
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) J2EE
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) Ajax
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Social Media
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (40.54%) Performance Management
2 15 (40.54%) Project Management
3 12 (32.43%) Security Architecture
3 12 (32.43%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
6 6 (16.22%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) SIEM
6 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 6 (16.22%) Content Management
6 6 (16.22%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (13.51%) Information Management
7 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) ActionScript
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
2 4 (10.81%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) CISSP
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (62.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Splunk
1 12 (32.43%) ArcSight
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Ariba
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
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