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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 162 171 176
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 14 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 11
Average salary £51,563 £23,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+119.41% -30.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3133 3668 3973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.17% 94.68% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2573 3016 3438
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 June 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) CISSP
2 20 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 19 (47.50%) Linux
4 16 (40.00%) Information Security
5 15 (37.50%) OSCP
5 15 (37.50%) OSCE
5 15 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.50%) IIS
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
10 5 (12.50%) Splunk
10 5 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
11 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (10.00%) Web Development
11 4 (10.00%) Ajax
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (10.00%) Drupal

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Intranet
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) J2EE
1 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) XML
1 4 (10.00%) Ajax
1 4 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Economics
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 16 (40.00%) Information Security
3 15 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.00%) SDLC
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Content Management
6 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) UML
6 4 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) RAD
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) E-Procurement
7 3 (7.50%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) ActionScript
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) CISSP
2 15 (37.50%) OSCP
2 15 (37.50%) OSCE
3 10 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Splunk
2 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Ariba
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £0.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £15000 - £70000 Per Annum Basic + commission + training + ca
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £38,000 to £48,000 (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £15000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £46250.00 - £69374.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago