Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 68 64
Rank change year-on-year -43 -4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 70 94 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.21% 3.74% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 3.88% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 57
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £23,125 £21,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £57,725 £60,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +3.26% -3.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,057 2,424 2,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.50% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,304 1,893 1,879
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 24 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Macclesfield - 5 £62,500 - 2
Wilmslow -11 4 £50,000 +163.16% 1
Runcorn +13 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Chester -5 3 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Crewe - 3 - - 1
Northwich -3 1 £45,000 -7.69%
Knutsford -32 1 - -
Winsford - 1 - -
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (18.57%) SAP
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (11.43%) Project Management
4 8 (11.43%) ERP
4 8 (11.43%) Presales
5 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 7 (10.00%) Citrix
5 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Marketing
6 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.57%) Wireless
6 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (8.57%) SAP SD
6 6 (8.57%) Virtual Team
7 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.14%) Time Management
7 5 (7.14%) Android
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.14%) Advertising
7 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP SD
2 4 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.71%) SAP EWM
2 4 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.86%) Sage X3
3 2 (2.86%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.86%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.43%) DELMIA
4 1 (1.43%) ENOVIA
4 1 (1.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.43%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Wireless
2 4 (5.71%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (2.86%) VSAN
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Big Data
2 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.29%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (4.29%) QlikView
4 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) IDoc
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Virtual Team
2 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.71%) Life Science
3 4 (5.71%) PKI
3 4 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) FMCG
5 2 (2.86%) iPhone
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Android
1 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) CentOS
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) SUSE
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
2 8 (11.43%) ERP
2 8 (11.43%) Presales
2 8 (11.43%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 5 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) Coaching
6 4 (5.71%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.71%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (5.71%) Security Operations
6 4 (5.71%) SIEM
6 4 (5.71%) Threat Management
6 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) X++
3 2 (2.86%) C
4 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) CISSP
2 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Certification
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) CEH
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CISM
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) QRadar
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
1 13 (18.57%) SAP
2 7 (10.00%) Citrix
3 5 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Qualys
4 4 (5.71%) Splunk
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) Dell
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Sage
6 2 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (2.86%) EMC
6 2 (2.86%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.86%) Facebook
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Twitter
6 2 (2.86%) Veeam
6 2 (2.86%) Zerto