The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / North West
Rank 62 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 255 306 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.30% 5.62% 5.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 5.86% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 181 220 328
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5721 5224 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4827 4392 5544
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 182 £45,000 - 28
Merseyside -12 19 £45,000 - 4
Cheshire -15 18 £47,500 +26.66% 9
Lancashire -9 13 £45,500 -17.27% 2
Cumbria - 3 £67,500 -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 155 (27.88%) SAP
2 131 (23.56%) Finance
3 111 (19.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (16.73%) Manufacturing
4 93 (16.73%) Microsoft
5 84 (15.11%) Degree
6 83 (14.93%) SQL
7 69 (12.41%) Retail
8 63 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (11.15%) MS Excel
10 58 (10.43%) Oracle
11 54 (9.71%) Logistics
11 54 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (9.71%) Project Management
12 53 (9.53%) Data Centre
13 51 (9.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 49 (8.81%) Information Security
14 49 (8.81%) ITIL
15 47 (8.45%) ABAP
15 47 (8.45%) CISSP
16 44 (7.91%) Banking
17 43 (7.73%) ERP
18 42 (7.55%) SQL Server
19 41 (7.37%) Windows
20 37 (6.65%) SAP FI
20 37 (6.65%) SAP FI/CO
20 37 (6.65%) Cisco
20 37 (6.65%) SAP CO
20 37 (6.65%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (6.47%) Sage

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (3.96%) IIS
2 17 (3.06%) SAS
3 7 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.08%) GeoServer
5 5 (0.90%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.72%) Drupal
7 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.26%) MS Office
4 6 (1.08%) SPSS
5 5 (0.90%) MS Project
5 5 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (6.65%) SAP CO
1 37 (6.65%) SAP FI
1 37 (6.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 31 (5.58%) SAP PP
3 23 (4.14%) SAP WM
4 20 (3.60%) SAP QM
4 20 (3.60%) SAP SD
5 16 (2.88%) Sage 200
5 16 (2.88%) SAP MM
6 14 (2.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (2.34%) SAP Business One
8 10 (1.80%) Sage X3
9 9 (1.62%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (1.08%) SAP GRC
12 5 (0.90%) SAP EHS
13 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (0.72%) ResourceLink
13 4 (0.72%) Sage 1000
13 4 (0.72%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.80%) Office 365
4 7 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.08%) SaaS
6 5 (0.90%) IaaS
6 5 (0.90%) PaaS
7 4 (0.72%) FinancialForce.com
7 4 (0.72%) Force.com
8 3 (0.54%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.12%) Network Security
2 19 (3.42%) Firewall
3 12 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (1.98%) DNS
4 11 (1.98%) LAN
4 11 (1.98%) NetScaler
5 10 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (1.80%) WAN
6 7 (1.26%) VPN
7 5 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.72%) LDAP
9 3 (0.54%) Intranet
9 3 (0.54%) Skype
9 3 (0.54%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.54%) VoIP
9 3 (0.54%) Wireless
10 2 (0.36%) Internet
10 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (3.42%) QlikView
3 18 (3.24%) SAP BW
4 14 (2.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 11 (1.98%) Big Data
5 11 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (1.98%) SAP HANA
6 10 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.62%) DataStage
7 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.62%) Spotfire
7 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.26%) MS Access
10 6 (1.08%) GIS
10 6 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.98%) LSMW
2 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.54%) Selenium
3 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.36%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.36%) JIRA
4 2 (0.36%) JUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Ant
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) Gradle
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.18%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 131 (23.56%) Finance
2 93 (16.73%) Manufacturing
3 69 (12.41%) Retail
4 44 (7.91%) Banking
5 24 (4.32%) Advertising
6 18 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.88%) Publishing
8 15 (2.70%) Legal
9 13 (2.34%) Law
9 13 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (2.16%) Billing
10 12 (2.16%) Marketing
11 10 (1.80%) Local Government
12 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.90%) French Language
12 5 (0.90%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.54%) Military
15 2 (0.36%) German Language
16 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.70%) SAP Business Workflow
2 14 (2.52%) Web Services
3 13 (2.34%) HTML
4 12 (2.16%) .NET
5 11 (1.98%) EDI
6 8 (1.44%) Middleware
7 6 (1.08%) XML
8 5 (0.90%) DCOM
8 5 (0.90%) Spring
9 4 (0.72%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.72%) BAPI
9 4 (0.72%) CSS
9 4 (0.72%) DHTML
9 4 (0.72%) SAP ALE
9 4 (0.72%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.72%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (0.72%) SAP Smart Forms
9 4 (0.72%) SAPUI5
9 4 (0.72%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.54%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.53%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (3.24%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.06%) FMCG
7 16 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.62%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.44%) Clustering
10 6 (1.08%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.90%) User Experience
11 5 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.72%) iPad
12 4 (0.72%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.54%) Fintech
13 3 (0.54%) LIMS
13 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.37%) Windows
2 25 (4.50%) Linux
3 20 (3.60%) Unix
4 10 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.72%) Solaris
8 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (9.71%) Logistics
2 54 (9.71%) Project Management
3 49 (8.81%) Information Security
3 49 (8.81%) ITIL
4 43 (7.73%) ERP
5 37 (6.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (6.29%) Mentoring
7 34 (6.12%) Risk Management
8 33 (5.94%) Time Management
9 32 (5.76%) Migration
10 31 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (5.40%) Presales
12 29 (5.22%) Service Delivery
13 28 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (4.86%) Business Development
14 27 (4.86%) Security Architecture
15 26 (4.68%) Service Management
16 25 (4.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (14.93%) SQL
2 47 (8.45%) ABAP
3 16 (2.88%) C
3 16 (2.88%) Java
4 12 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.44%) C#
5 8 (1.44%) VB
6 7 (1.26%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.72%) Apex Code
7 4 (0.72%) Perl
7 4 (0.72%) PHP
7 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.72%) Python
7 4 (0.72%) R
7 4 (0.72%) SAPscript
7 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.36%) C++
8 2 (0.36%) X++
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (15.11%) Degree
2 47 (8.45%) CISSP
3 28 (5.04%) CISM
4 26 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.32%) CCNP
6 22 (3.96%) IISP
7 14 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.52%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.62%) CCIE
8 9 (1.62%) CCSA
8 9 (1.62%) CCSE
8 9 (1.62%) CCSP
8 9 (1.62%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.26%) CEH
9 7 (1.26%) CLAS
10 6 (1.08%) CIMA
10 6 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.72%) MCSA
11 4 (0.72%) MCSE
11 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (5.40%) PCI DSS
3 25 (4.50%) SLA
4 11 (1.98%) QA
5 9 (1.62%) COBIT
5 9 (1.62%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.90%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.54%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.54%) RMADS
9 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.36%) IAS 39
System Software
1 14 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.54%) vCloud
5 3 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.62%) FortiGate
2 7 (1.26%) Puppet
3 5 (0.90%) SCCM
3 5 (0.90%) vRealize
4 4 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.54%) Icinga
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) QRadar
7 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 155 (27.88%) SAP
2 93 (16.73%) Microsoft
3 58 (10.43%) Oracle
4 37 (6.65%) Cisco
5 36 (6.47%) Sage
6 30 (5.40%) Splunk
7 23 (4.14%) VMware
8 21 (3.78%) ArcSight
9 12 (2.16%) Informatica
10 11 (1.98%) Ab Initio
11 10 (1.80%) Infor
12 9 (1.62%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.62%) Fortinet
12 9 (1.62%) ION Trading
12 9 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.62%) NetSuite
13 8 (1.44%) Hitachi
13 8 (1.44%) Pegasus
13 8 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
Altrincham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ingenio
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Car, pension, heath care.
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £58,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KnownFour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Washington Frank
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire, Cheshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Neg £30,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 14 days ago