The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 66 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 36 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.99% 2.77% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.89% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 45
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1024 1244 1682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 96.97% 95.62% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1060 1287
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Consultant in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cheshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Warrington +6 4 £40,750 -9.44%
Chester +6 3 - -
Northwich 0 1 £47,500 -6.86%
Wilmslow -12 1 £27,500 -33.33% 5
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cheshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) Degree
5 7 (16.67%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 6 (14.29%) VMware
6 6 (14.29%) EJB
6 6 (14.29%) JSP
6 6 (14.29%) Servlets
6 6 (14.29%) JMS
6 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.90%) Windows
7 5 (11.90%) Information Security
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.90%) Advertising
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) Presales
8 4 (9.52%) CISM

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) iPaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DMZ
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MS Access
2 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) QlikView
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.90%) Advertising
5 3 (7.14%) French Language
5 3 (7.14%) Law
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) EJB
1 6 (14.29%) JMS
1 6 (14.29%) JSP
1 6 (14.29%) Servlets
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) XSD
2 3 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.38%) D3.js
3 1 (2.38%) DHTML
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) VMS
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.67%) SDLC
3 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.90%) Information Security
4 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) B2B
5 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.52%) Presales
5 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Data Transformation
6 3 (7.14%) ERP
6 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) R
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) CISM
2 4 (9.52%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) CEH
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) VCAP
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) vCloud
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Lotus
4 3 (7.14%) Sage
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) Draytek
6 1 (2.38%) Epicor
6 1 (2.38%) Infor
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Siemens
6 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + 40% comission
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Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable + Guarantees
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 35K
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