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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 69 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 251 305 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.01% 5.04% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 5.26% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 199 231 408
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,475 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,350
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.94%
Consultant
England

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
6058 5797 7180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.71% 95.80% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5113 4788 6135
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -29 163 £46,000 +2.22% 28
Cheshire -1 25 £47,500 +26.66% 9
Merseyside -8 23 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Lancashire -23 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Cumbria - 2 £67,500 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 221 (36.53%) SAP
2 147 (24.30%) Finance
3 130 (21.49%) Manufacturing
4 110 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (17.36%) Microsoft
6 89 (14.71%) Retail
7 85 (14.05%) Logistics
8 80 (13.22%) ABAP
9 78 (12.89%) SQL
10 77 (12.73%) Degree
11 65 (10.74%) MS Excel
12 61 (10.08%) Project Management
12 61 (10.08%) Oracle
13 60 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
14 54 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 54 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
14 54 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (8.76%) CISSP
16 48 (7.93%) Publishing
17 47 (7.77%) Migration
17 47 (7.77%) SAP FI/CO
17 47 (7.77%) SAP FI
17 47 (7.77%) Information Security
17 47 (7.77%) SAP CO
18 46 (7.60%) SAP PP
19 41 (6.78%) Windows
19 41 (6.78%) Integration Testing
20 40 (6.61%) SQL Server
20 40 (6.61%) Data Centre
21 39 (6.45%) Banking

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 25 (4.13%) IIS
2 16 (2.64%) SAS
3 12 (1.98%) NetWeaver
4 11 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.99%) MS Office
3 6 (0.99%) SPSS
4 5 (0.83%) MS Project
5 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (7.77%) SAP CO
1 47 (7.77%) SAP FI
1 47 (7.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 46 (7.60%) SAP PP
3 36 (5.95%) SAP SD
4 32 (5.29%) SAP WM
5 31 (5.12%) SAP QM
6 29 (4.79%) SAP MM
7 14 (2.31%) SAP EHS
8 13 (2.15%) SAP MII
9 11 (1.82%) Sage 200
9 11 (1.82%) SAP Business One
9 11 (1.82%) SAP PM
10 10 (1.65%) SAP MDM
11 9 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (1.32%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (1.32%) SAP SCM
13 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (1.16%) Sage X3
14 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.98%) Office 365
3 9 (1.49%) SaaS
4 6 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.66%) FinancialForce.com
5 4 (0.66%) Force.com
6 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.50%) PaaS
7 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.79%) Network Security
2 11 (1.82%) DNS
3 10 (1.65%) Broadband
3 10 (1.65%) Firewall
4 8 (1.32%) Internet
5 7 (1.16%) ADSL
5 7 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.16%) LAN
6 6 (0.99%) WAN
7 4 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.66%) LDAP
7 4 (0.66%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.50%) Intranet
8 3 (0.50%) SSL
8 3 (0.50%) VPN
8 3 (0.50%) Wireless
9 2 (0.33%) Extranet
9 2 (0.33%) VoIP
9 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (3.31%) QlikView
4 16 (2.64%) SAP BW
5 14 (2.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 13 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.82%) DB2
9 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.49%) SAP HANA
11 8 (1.32%) Big Data
11 8 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.32%) DataStage
11 8 (1.32%) Spotfire
12 7 (1.16%) GIS
12 7 (1.16%) MS Access
12 7 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (4.30%) LSMW
2 6 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.50%) Ant
5 2 (0.33%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.33%) JUnit
5 2 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.17%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.17%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 147 (24.30%) Finance
2 130 (21.49%) Manufacturing
3 89 (14.71%) Retail
4 48 (7.93%) Publishing
5 39 (6.45%) Banking
6 24 (3.97%) Advertising
7 19 (3.14%) Billing
8 14 (2.31%) Law
8 14 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.98%) General Ledger
9 12 (1.98%) Legal
10 11 (1.82%) Marketing
11 6 (0.99%) Local Government
12 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.66%) German Language
13 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.50%) Back Office
14 3 (0.50%) French Language
14 3 (0.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.95%) EDI
2 16 (2.64%) HTML
3 14 (2.31%) .NET
4 13 (2.15%) BAPI
4 13 (2.15%) SAP ALE
4 13 (2.15%) SAP Business Workflow
4 13 (2.15%) SAP Fiori
4 13 (2.15%) SAP Smart Forms
4 13 (2.15%) SAPUI5
5 11 (1.82%) SAP Basis
6 10 (1.65%) CSS
7 9 (1.49%) SAP XI
8 8 (1.32%) jQuery
8 8 (1.32%) Web Services
8 8 (1.32%) XML
9 7 (1.16%) Middleware
10 6 (0.99%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.83%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.83%) RESTful
12 4 (0.66%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.97%) FMCG
3 24 (3.97%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 17 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.48%) Clustering
6 15 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.98%) iPad
8 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.99%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.83%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.83%) User Experience
10 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.66%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.50%) NHS
12 3 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.78%) Windows
2 23 (3.80%) Unix
3 16 (2.64%) Linux
4 14 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (0.66%) Solaris
7 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 85 (14.05%) Logistics
3 61 (10.08%) Project Management
4 54 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 47 (7.77%) Information Security
5 47 (7.77%) Migration
6 41 (6.78%) Integration Testing
7 37 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 35 (5.79%) ITIL
10 33 (5.45%) Business Analysis
10 33 (5.45%) Data Migration
10 33 (5.45%) ERP
11 32 (5.29%) Presales
12 30 (4.96%) Performance Management
13 29 (4.79%) GAP Analysis
13 29 (4.79%) Risk Management
14 28 (4.63%) Security Architecture
15 27 (4.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.22%) ABAP
2 78 (12.89%) SQL
3 23 (3.80%) Java
4 15 (2.48%) C
4 15 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.15%) SAPscript
6 9 (1.49%) C#
7 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.99%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.83%) PHP
9 5 (0.83%) Python
9 5 (0.83%) VB
10 4 (0.66%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.66%) Perl
10 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.50%) Jython
11 3 (0.50%) R
12 2 (0.33%) C++
12 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 77 (12.73%) Degree
2 53 (8.76%) CISSP
3 30 (4.96%) CISM
4 25 (4.13%) IISP
5 14 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.98%) CCNP
7 10 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.16%) CEH
9 6 (0.99%) CIMA
9 6 (0.99%) CISA
9 6 (0.99%) CLAS
9 6 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.83%) PCI QSA
11 4 (0.66%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.66%) OSCE
11 4 (0.66%) OSCP
11 4 (0.66%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.66%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (5.79%) PCI DSS
3 30 (4.96%) SLA
4 13 (2.15%) QA
5 9 (1.49%) COBIT
5 9 (1.49%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.33%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.83%) vSphere
5 4 (0.66%) vCloud
5 4 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.50%) Docker
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (1.16%) Puppet
3 4 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.66%) QRadar
3 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (0.66%) SCCM
3 4 (0.66%) vRealize
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) Nmap
6 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 221 (36.53%) SAP
2 105 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 61 (10.08%) Oracle
4 28 (4.63%) Splunk
5 27 (4.46%) Sage
6 24 (3.97%) ArcSight
7 18 (2.98%) Cisco
7 18 (2.98%) VMware
8 12 (1.98%) Informatica
9 11 (1.82%) Infor
10 10 (1.65%) Ab Initio
11 9 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.32%) Epicor
12 8 (1.32%) Hitachi
12 8 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.16%) Cognos
14 6 (0.99%) Citrix
14 6 (0.99%) NetSuite
15 5 (0.83%) ION Trading
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£75,000 (Plus Competitive Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Wipro
Posted: 7 days ago
North West
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£65,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Holiday, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago