Period
to

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

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

Consultant
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 81 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 241 139 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.24% 3.53% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 3.71% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 127 100
10th Percentile £39,000 £21,550 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,375 £37,625 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.04% -0.87% -
75th Percentile £78,125 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £79,000
North West median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,390 3,746 3,870
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.00% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,539 3,200 3,168
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,132 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,813 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,185 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Manchester.

Salary trend for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton +13 15 - - 2
Stockport +4 10 - -
Rochdale - 10 - -
Oldham - 9 - -
Salford - 7 - - 3
Heywood - 2 - -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 - -
Wigan - 1 £80,000 -
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, Consultant job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 81 (33.61%) Microsoft
1 81 (33.61%) Azure
2 62 (25.73%) Retail
3 52 (21.58%) AWS
4 48 (19.92%) Apache Ivy
4 48 (19.92%) Social Skills
5 45 (18.67%) DevOps
5 45 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (18.26%) Cybersecurity
7 42 (17.43%) Finance
8 41 (17.01%) Analytics
9 39 (16.18%) Windows
10 37 (15.35%) Microsoft 365
11 35 (14.52%) Marketing
12 33 (13.69%) PaaS
13 30 (12.45%) Power Platform
14 29 (12.03%) IaaS
15 26 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (10.79%) Agile
16 24 (9.96%) Kubernetes
17 23 (9.54%) Public Sector
18 22 (9.13%) SQL
19 21 (8.71%) Python
19 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (8.71%) Artificial Intelligence
19 21 (8.71%) Virtual Desktop
19 21 (8.71%) Presentation Skills
20 20 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 20 (8.30%) Degree
20 20 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.49%) Apache
2 6 (2.49%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.66%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (1.24%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 81 (33.61%) Azure
2 52 (21.58%) AWS
3 37 (15.35%) Microsoft 365
4 33 (13.69%) PaaS
5 30 (12.45%) Power Platform
6 29 (12.03%) IaaS
7 19 (7.88%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (7.47%) SaaS
9 14 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (5.81%) GCP
10 13 (5.39%) OneDrive
11 11 (4.56%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (4.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (4.15%) Snowflake
13 9 (3.73%) PowerApps
14 7 (2.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 7 (2.90%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (2.07%) AWS CodePipeline
15 5 (2.07%) Azure Functions
15 5 (2.07%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Skype
2 3 (1.24%) Firewall
2 3 (1.24%) Internet
2 3 (1.24%) Wireless
3 1 (0.41%) BGP
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.41%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.56%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (4.56%) Qlik Sense
2 11 (4.56%) QlikView
3 10 (4.15%) Big Data
3 10 (4.15%) Power BI
4 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.90%) Data Lake
5 7 (2.90%) PowerCenter
5 7 (2.90%) Snowflake Schema
6 6 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.66%) Tableau
9 3 (1.24%) Power Query
10 2 (0.83%) Metadata
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (19.92%) Apache Ivy
2 15 (6.22%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.73%) IBM UrbanCode
4 9 (3.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (3.73%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.73%) Travis CI
5 5 (2.07%) GitLab
6 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.83%) JIRA
6 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.41%) Mockito
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Zephyr
General
1 62 (25.73%) Retail
2 48 (19.92%) Social Skills
3 42 (17.43%) Finance
4 35 (14.52%) Marketing
5 23 (9.54%) Public Sector
6 21 (8.71%) Presentation Skills
7 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.56%) Legal
8 11 (4.56%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.90%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (2.90%) Electronics
9 7 (2.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (2.07%) Law
12 1 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.41%) Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.15%) Apache Flex
2 9 (3.73%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (2.49%) Lightning Web Components
4 5 (2.07%) ARM Templates
4 5 (2.07%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.24%) Web Services
6 2 (0.83%) .NET
6 2 (0.83%) CSS
6 2 (0.83%) HTML
6 2 (0.83%) React
7 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.41%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.41%) jQuery
7 1 (0.41%) Node.js
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.41%) SAP CO-PA
7 1 (0.41%) Vue.js
7 1 (0.41%) WCF
7 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.47%) User Experience
2 17 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.90%) Handset
4 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (2.07%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.83%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.41%) FMCG
8 1 (0.41%) IoT
8 1 (0.41%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.18%) Windows
2 11 (4.56%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.73%) Linux
3 9 (3.73%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.67%) DevOps
2 44 (18.26%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (17.01%) Analytics
4 26 (10.79%) Agile
4 26 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (8.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 20 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (7.88%) Mentoring
7 19 (7.88%) Open Source
7 19 (7.88%) Thought Leadership
8 18 (7.47%) Test Automation
8 18 (7.47%) Value Proposition
9 17 (7.05%) Business Analytics
9 17 (7.05%) PLM
9 17 (7.05%) Robotic Process Automation
9 17 (7.05%) Software Testing
9 17 (7.05%) TOGAF
10 16 (6.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.13%) SQL
2 21 (8.71%) Python
3 14 (5.81%) Bash
3 14 (5.81%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.56%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.15%) Java
6 9 (3.73%) Go
7 6 (2.49%) R
8 5 (2.07%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.66%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.24%) C
10 3 (1.24%) C#
11 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.30%) Degree
3 17 (7.05%) AWS Certification
4 9 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.07%) CISA
6 5 (2.07%) CISSP
7 4 (1.66%) CRISC
8 2 (0.83%) CISM
8 2 (0.83%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.83%) Cyber Scheme
8 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.83%) OSCP
8 2 (0.83%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.66%) NIST
3 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.41%) GRC
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (8.71%) Virtual Desktop
2 14 (5.81%) Docker
3 12 (4.98%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (9.96%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.81%) Ansible
2 14 (5.81%) Prometheus
2 14 (5.81%) Terraform
3 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (3.73%) Automic
4 9 (3.73%) Consul
4 9 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.73%) Puppet
5 5 (2.07%) Grafana
5 5 (2.07%) Opsgenie
5 5 (2.07%) Packer
6 2 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.41%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 81 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.47%) SAP
3 14 (5.81%) Splunk
4 12 (4.98%) VMware
5 10 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.73%) Hitachi
6 9 (3.73%) Informatica
6 9 (3.73%) Oracle
7 7 (2.90%) Citrix
7 7 (2.90%) Google
8 6 (2.49%) Adobe
8 6 (2.49%) Apple
8 6 (2.49%) Teradata
9 5 (2.07%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.24%) Instagram
11 2 (0.83%) Databricks
12 1 (0.41%) CyberArk
12 1 (0.41%) Meraki
12 1 (0.41%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow