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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 52 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 310 327 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.87% 4.87% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 5.04% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 246 228 376
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,266 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +4.53%
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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -10 188 £46,000 +2.22% 28
Cheshire +9 32 £47,500 +13.09% 5
Merseyside -15 24 £32,500 -50.00% 2
Lancashire 0 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Cumbria - 1 £65,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 242 (36.61%) SAP
2 152 (23.00%) Manufacturing
3 138 (20.88%) Finance
4 117 (17.70%) Microsoft
5 100 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 96 (14.52%) Logistics
7 85 (12.86%) Retail
8 74 (11.20%) ABAP
9 69 (10.44%) Degree
10 66 (9.98%) Oracle
10 66 (9.98%) MS Excel
10 66 (9.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 64 (9.68%) Project Management
12 62 (9.38%) SAP PP
13 57 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 53 (8.02%) Presales
15 52 (7.87%) SAP CO
15 52 (7.87%) SAP FI
15 52 (7.87%) SAP FI/CO
15 52 (7.87%) Publishing
15 52 (7.87%) SQL
16 51 (7.72%) Java
17 49 (7.41%) SQL Server
17 49 (7.41%) SAP MM
18 48 (7.26%) Migration
18 48 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (7.11%) CISSP
20 46 (6.96%) SAP SD
21 44 (6.66%) Integration Testing

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 (3.33%) IIS
2 16 (2.42%) SAS
3 13 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (1.66%) NetWeaver
5 11 (1.66%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.61%) Drupal
7 4 (0.61%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (2.57%) MS Office
4 6 (0.91%) SPSS
5 5 (0.76%) MS Project
6 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (9.38%) SAP PP
2 52 (7.87%) SAP CO
2 52 (7.87%) SAP FI
2 52 (7.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 49 (7.41%) SAP MM
4 46 (6.96%) SAP SD
5 40 (6.05%) SAP WM
6 35 (5.30%) SAP QM
7 23 (3.48%) SAP EHS
8 18 (2.72%) SAP MDM
9 14 (2.12%) SAP MII
9 14 (2.12%) SAP SCM
10 11 (1.66%) SAP Business One
10 11 (1.66%) SAP PM
11 9 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (1.21%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (1.06%) Sage X3
14 6 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
15 5 (0.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.27%) SaaS
3 13 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.82%) Office 365
5 5 (0.76%) AdWords
5 5 (0.76%) IaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (0.61%) PaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.99%) Network Security
2 16 (2.42%) Broadband
3 12 (1.82%) Internet
4 11 (1.66%) ADSL
4 11 (1.66%) SSL
5 10 (1.51%) DNS
6 7 (1.06%) Firewall
6 7 (1.06%) LDAP
6 7 (1.06%) Wireless
7 6 (0.91%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.76%) WAN
9 4 (0.61%) LAN
9 4 (0.61%) SAN
9 4 (0.61%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.30%) FTP
11 2 (0.30%) VPN
11 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.03%) QlikView
5 15 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.12%) SAP BW
7 13 (1.97%) DB2
8 12 (1.82%) GIS
9 11 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.51%) SAP BI
11 9 (1.36%) Big Data
11 9 (1.36%) SAP HANA
12 8 (1.21%) DataStage
12 8 (1.21%) Spotfire
13 7 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
13 7 (1.06%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.91%) Power BI
14 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.76%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (4.24%) LSMW
2 13 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.66%) Ant
4 5 (0.76%) JUnit
4 5 (0.76%) Selenium
5 4 (0.61%) sqlmap
6 3 (0.45%) Ranorex
6 3 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.30%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.15%) Appium
8 1 (0.15%) Gatling
8 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.15%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 152 (23.00%) Manufacturing
2 138 (20.88%) Finance
3 85 (12.86%) Retail
4 52 (7.87%) Publishing
5 32 (4.84%) Banking
6 21 (3.18%) Billing
7 19 (2.87%) Advertising
8 16 (2.42%) Law
9 12 (1.82%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.66%) Marketing
11 8 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.06%) Games
12 7 (1.06%) Legal
13 4 (0.61%) Back Office
13 4 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.61%) Local Government
14 3 (0.45%) German Language
15 2 (0.30%) Automotive
15 2 (0.30%) Electronics
15 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.35%) EDI
2 41 (6.20%) .NET
3 19 (2.87%) CSS
3 19 (2.87%) HTML
4 14 (2.12%) BAPI
4 14 (2.12%) Middleware
4 14 (2.12%) SAP ALE
4 14 (2.12%) SAP Fiori
4 14 (2.12%) SAP Smart Forms
4 14 (2.12%) SAPUI5
4 14 (2.12%) XML
5 13 (1.97%) jQuery
5 13 (1.97%) SAP Basis
6 11 (1.66%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.51%) SAP XI
7 10 (1.51%) Web Services
8 9 (1.36%) J2EE
9 8 (1.21%) SAP Business Workflow
10 7 (1.06%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.99%) FMCG
4 22 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (2.27%) Clustering
5 15 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.97%) Blog
7 11 (1.66%) iPad
8 7 (1.06%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.06%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.91%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.76%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.76%) Replication
10 5 (0.76%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.61%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.61%) TRADACOMS
11 4 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.51%) Windows
2 27 (4.08%) Unix
3 24 (3.63%) Linux
4 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.36%) Solaris
7 8 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.61%) Android
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.45%) AIX
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 96 (14.52%) Logistics
3 66 (9.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 64 (9.68%) Project Management
5 53 (8.02%) Presales
6 48 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (7.26%) Migration
7 44 (6.66%) Integration Testing
8 43 (6.51%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.60%) Information Security
10 36 (5.45%) Data Migration
11 35 (5.30%) GAP Analysis
11 35 (5.30%) ITIL
12 32 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (4.84%) Analytics
13 31 (4.69%) Business Analysis
14 30 (4.54%) ERP
15 29 (4.39%) Change Management
16 28 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (4.08%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.20%) ABAP
2 52 (7.87%) SQL
3 51 (7.72%) Java
4 25 (3.78%) C#
5 19 (2.87%) PHP
6 17 (2.57%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.12%) SAPscript
8 12 (1.82%) C++
8 12 (1.82%) Python
9 11 (1.66%) Jython
9 11 (1.66%) Objective-C
9 11 (1.66%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.21%) C
11 8 (1.21%) Perl
12 7 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.91%) Ruby
14 4 (0.61%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (10.44%) Degree
2 47 (7.11%) CISSP
3 27 (4.08%) CISM
4 22 (3.33%) IISP
5 16 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.27%) PCI QSA
7 14 (2.12%) CREST Certified
8 13 (1.97%) CISA
9 12 (1.82%) CHECK Team Leader
9 12 (1.82%) GSNA
9 12 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 12 (1.82%) Tigerscheme
10 11 (1.66%) Cyber Scheme
11 9 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.06%) OSCE
12 7 (1.06%) OSCP
12 7 (1.06%) RHCSA
12 7 (1.06%) VCAP
13 6 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (6.35%) PCI DSS
3 25 (3.78%) QA
4 22 (3.33%) SLA
5 7 (1.06%) COBIT
6 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.15%) RMADS
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.82%) Docker
2 12 (1.82%) vSphere
3 10 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.06%) vCloud
4 7 (1.06%) XenApp
4 7 (1.06%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.76%) XenServer
7 4 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (2.72%) Puppet
2 11 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.51%) QRadar
4 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (1.06%) SCCM
4 7 (1.06%) vRealize
5 4 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (0.61%) Nessus
5 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.61%) Nmap
6 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.30%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.30%) SCOM
7 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.30%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 242 (36.61%) SAP
2 117 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 66 (9.98%) Oracle
4 27 (4.08%) VMware
5 22 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 22 (3.33%) Splunk
6 18 (2.72%) Sage
7 14 (2.12%) Cisco
7 14 (2.12%) HP
8 12 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.51%) Infor
9 10 (1.51%) Informatica
10 9 (1.36%) Ab Initio
10 9 (1.36%) Citrix
10 9 (1.36%) Epicor
11 8 (1.21%) Hitachi
11 8 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (1.06%) NetSuite
13 6 (0.91%) Google
13 6 (0.91%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus annual bonus and package
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, +
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Net Talent
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £46,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefit pacakge + Car Allowence
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + a strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Recruit 121 Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago