The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Consultant
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 44 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 73 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.05% 4.41% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 4.58% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 46
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £34,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1377 918 1663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.29% 96.33% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 802 1325
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Wilmslow +4 18 £19,000 -2.56% 3
Knutsford -24 15 £50,000 -16.66%
Warrington -12 11 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Runcorn -9 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Chester +1 1 £23,000 -45.88% 2
Northwich +1 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 18 (19.15%) Java
3 17 (18.09%) iPhone
3 17 (18.09%) SDLC
4 16 (17.02%) Banking
5 15 (15.96%) VMware
5 15 (15.96%) SQL
6 14 (14.89%) Windows
7 13 (13.83%) JMS
7 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.83%) EJB
7 13 (13.83%) JSP
7 13 (13.83%) Servlets
7 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
7 13 (13.83%) Citrix
7 13 (13.83%) Mainframe
8 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.57%) CISSP
9 9 (9.57%) DNS
9 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (9.57%) Presales
10 8 (8.51%) Manufacturing
10 8 (8.51%) Advertising
10 8 (8.51%) TDD
10 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.51%) Facebook

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.32%) JBoss
3 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Sage X3
2 3 (3.19%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Office 365
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) DNS
2 7 (7.45%) DHCP
2 7 (7.45%) SAN
3 5 (5.32%) iSCSI
3 5 (5.32%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (4.26%) VPN
5 3 (3.19%) Firewall
6 2 (2.13%) DMZ
6 2 (2.13%) Network Security
6 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.13%) Wireless
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.06%) LAN
7 1 (1.06%) SSH
7 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (4.26%) GIS
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) QlikView
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Advertising
3 8 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.38%) Marketing
5 3 (3.19%) Billing
5 3 (3.19%) German Language
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) French Language
7 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) EJB
1 13 (13.83%) JMS
1 13 (13.83%) JSP
1 13 (13.83%) Servlets
2 7 (7.45%) Web Services
3 6 (6.38%) XML
3 6 (6.38%) XSD
4 5 (5.32%) WSDL
5 3 (3.19%) .NET
6 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.06%) D3.js
6 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) iPhone
2 13 (13.83%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.45%) Social Media
4 4 (4.26%) Life Science
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) PKI
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Vista
4 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.13%) Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.13%) VMS
6 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) SDLC
2 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
3 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.57%) Presales
4 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (8.51%) TDD
5 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.45%) Information Security
6 6 (6.38%) ERP
7 5 (5.32%) BDD
8 4 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.19%) Content Management
9 3 (3.19%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL
9 3 (3.19%) Security Management
9 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) Java
2 15 (15.96%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) R
6 1 (1.06%) VB
6 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) CISSP
2 7 (7.45%) CISM
2 7 (7.45%) Degree
3 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (3.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.13%) CCA
6 2 (2.13%) CCIE
6 2 (2.13%) CISA
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) CCDE
7 1 (1.06%) CCNP
7 1 (1.06%) CEH
7 1 (1.06%) GCIH
7 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) XenApp
4 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.06%) vCloud
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) VMware
2 13 (13.83%) Citrix
3 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.51%) Facebook
5 6 (6.38%) Cisco
6 5 (5.32%) SonicWALL
7 4 (4.26%) EMC
7 4 (4.26%) Sage
8 3 (3.19%) Dell
8 3 (3.19%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (3.19%) HP
8 3 (3.19%) Juniper
8 3 (3.19%) NetApp
8 3 (3.19%) Sun
8 3 (3.19%) Veeam
9 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.13%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.13%) Sophos
9 2 (2.13%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
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Posted: 23 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OTE 40k
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