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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 45 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 285 343 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.21% 5.63% 6.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 5.83% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 227 253 339
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,600 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5317 5883 6569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.52% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4709 5259
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -6 202 £45,000 -5.26% 37
Cheshire +13 44 £45,000 - 17
Merseyside +1 15 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Lancashire +5 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 132 (23.61%) SAP
2 112 (20.04%) Finance
3 111 (19.86%) Microsoft
4 94 (16.82%) Manufacturing
5 87 (15.56%) Degree
6 83 (14.85%) Project Management
7 67 (11.99%) Oracle
8 66 (11.81%) MS Excel
8 66 (11.81%) Presales
9 58 (10.38%) Java
9 58 (10.38%) .NET
10 57 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (9.30%) SQL Server
11 52 (9.30%) Windows
12 51 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (8.77%) SQL
14 45 (8.05%) Logistics
15 42 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (6.62%) C#
16 37 (6.62%) ERP
17 36 (6.44%) Migration
18 35 (6.26%) SAP PP
18 35 (6.26%) Retail
18 35 (6.26%) Analytics
19 33 (5.90%) Mentoring
20 32 (5.72%) Linux
20 32 (5.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 31 (5.55%) VMware
21 31 (5.55%) ITIL
22 30 (5.37%) Business Intelligence

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 17 (3.04%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.86%) IIS
2 16 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.33%) SAS
4 12 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.61%) GeoServer
7 8 (1.43%) Drupal
7 8 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.07%) JBoss
9 6 (1.07%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (0.89%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.54%) CMS
12 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 66 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.11%) MS Office
3 22 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) CATIA
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (6.26%) SAP PP
2 29 (5.19%) SAP MM
3 26 (4.65%) SAP SD
4 23 (4.11%) SAP WM
5 20 (3.58%) SAP CO
5 20 (3.58%) SAP FI
5 20 (3.58%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (2.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (1.97%) SAP Business One
9 9 (1.61%) SAP MDM
10 8 (1.43%) SAP SCM
10 8 (1.43%) WebTrends
11 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (1.07%) SAP BPC
12 6 (1.07%) SAP GRC
12 6 (1.07%) SAP QM
13 5 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (3.58%) SaaS
2 15 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.79%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.79%) Office 365
4 9 (1.61%) AdWords
4 9 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
5 8 (1.43%) Google Tag Manager
5 8 (1.43%) IaaS
5 8 (1.43%) PaaS
6 4 (0.72%) GitHub
7 2 (0.36%) Trello
7 2 (0.36%) Yammer
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.11%) Network Security
2 14 (2.50%) WAN
3 12 (2.15%) Firewall
4 10 (1.79%) LAN
5 9 (1.61%) ADSL
5 9 (1.61%) Internet
5 9 (1.61%) SSL
5 9 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.43%) Wireless
7 7 (1.25%) DNS
7 7 (1.25%) FTP
7 7 (1.25%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.07%) VLAN
9 5 (0.89%) MPLS
9 5 (0.89%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.89%) SAN
10 4 (0.72%) BGP
10 4 (0.72%) Broadband
10 4 (0.72%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.33%) SAP HANA
5 12 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (2.15%) GIS
5 12 (2.15%) MySQL
5 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.43%) Big Data
8 7 (1.25%) QlikView
8 7 (1.25%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.72%) Power BI
11 3 (0.54%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.54%) DB2
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Selenium
2 8 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.43%) LSMW
3 7 (1.25%) Ant
3 7 (1.25%) JUnit
3 7 (1.25%) Ranorex
3 7 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.72%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.54%) JIRA
6 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.36%) NUnit
7 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.36%) sqlmap
7 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.18%) Appium
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 112 (20.04%) Finance
2 94 (16.82%) Manufacturing
3 35 (6.26%) Retail
4 23 (4.11%) Banking
5 22 (3.94%) Publishing
6 17 (3.04%) Billing
6 17 (3.04%) Law
7 14 (2.50%) Advertising
7 14 (2.50%) Marketing
8 11 (1.97%) Local Government
8 11 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.61%) Games
9 9 (1.61%) Legal
10 7 (1.25%) Back Office
11 5 (0.89%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.38%) .NET
2 28 (5.01%) HTML
3 23 (4.11%) EDI
4 21 (3.76%) CSS
5 16 (2.86%) XML
6 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.33%) J2EE
7 13 (2.33%) Middleware
8 12 (2.15%) jQuery
9 11 (1.97%) Web Services
10 10 (1.79%) Ajax
11 9 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.89%) SAP Basis
13 5 (0.89%) SAP Fiori
13 5 (0.89%) WCF
14 4 (0.72%) LINQ
14 4 (0.72%) REST
14 4 (0.72%) WPF
14 4 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.68%) iPad
5 11 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.79%) Replication
6 10 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (1.61%) AS400
7 9 (1.61%) Blog
7 9 (1.61%) Social Media
8 8 (1.43%) User Experience
9 7 (1.25%) Clustering
10 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.07%) SCADA
10 6 (1.07%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.89%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.89%) FMCG
12 4 (0.72%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.72%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.30%) Windows
2 32 (5.72%) Linux
3 20 (3.58%) Unix
4 16 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.25%) Solaris
7 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.54%) Android
9 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.85%) Project Management
2 66 (11.81%) Presales
3 57 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (8.05%) Logistics
6 37 (6.62%) ERP
7 36 (6.44%) Migration
8 35 (6.26%) Analytics
9 33 (5.90%) Mentoring
10 31 (5.55%) ITIL
11 30 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (5.37%) Information Security
12 27 (4.83%) Business Analysis
12 27 (4.83%) Change Management
13 25 (4.47%) Cybersecurity
14 23 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (3.76%) CRM
16 20 (3.58%) Penetration Testing
17 19 (3.40%) Software Engineering
18 18 (3.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.38%) Java
2 49 (8.77%) SQL
3 37 (6.62%) C#
4 27 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.11%) ABAP
6 19 (3.40%) PHP
7 17 (3.04%) Python
7 17 (3.04%) RPG
8 14 (2.50%) C++
9 11 (1.97%) Perl
9 11 (1.97%) Scala
10 10 (1.79%) Ruby
11 9 (1.61%) ActionScript
11 9 (1.61%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.61%) R
11 9 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.25%) C
14 6 (1.07%) Jython
15 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (15.56%) Degree
2 28 (5.01%) CISSP
3 23 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.68%) CISM
5 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.15%) IISP
6 12 (2.15%) MCSE
7 11 (1.97%) CREST Certified
7 11 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.79%) MCSA
9 9 (1.61%) CCNP
9 9 (1.61%) CHECK Team Leader
9 9 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.61%) Cyber Scheme
9 9 (1.61%) Tigerscheme
10 8 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.07%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.89%) CCIE
12 5 (0.89%) CISA
12 5 (0.89%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (4.29%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.04%) QA
4 7 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.07%) SLA
6 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.54%) RMADS
8 2 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) GAAP
9 1 (0.18%) Val IT
System Software
1 19 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.43%) Docker
3 8 (1.43%) vSphere
3 8 (1.43%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.07%) XenApp
6 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.72%) vCloud
6 4 (0.72%) XenServer
7 1 (0.18%) NDS
7 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (2.33%) Puppet
2 10 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.79%) QRadar
3 9 (1.61%) SCCM
4 4 (0.72%) Nessus
4 4 (0.72%) Nmap
4 4 (0.72%) vRealize
5 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.36%) Nagios
6 2 (0.36%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.36%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.18%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 132 (23.61%) SAP
2 111 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 67 (11.99%) Oracle
4 31 (5.55%) VMware
5 24 (4.29%) Cisco
6 17 (3.04%) HP
7 12 (2.15%) Citrix
8 11 (1.97%) Google
9 10 (1.79%) ArcSight
9 10 (1.79%) Splunk
10 9 (1.61%) ESRI
10 9 (1.61%) Tableau
11 8 (1.43%) Tealium
12 7 (1.25%) Dell
12 7 (1.25%) Juniper
12 7 (1.25%) NetApp
13 6 (1.07%) IBM
13 6 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.07%) Wonderware
14 5 (0.89%) Sage
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Car/car allowance, Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Palm Mason
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + PMI, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + (OTE £70,000+)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Iphone 6, Ipad, hols, comm,
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £17000 per annum + 17000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension, Holiday, Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + car + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £47,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KnownFour
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Certification and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago