The median annual salary for a Consultant was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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 / Manchester
Rank 57 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 189 192 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.86% 5.69% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 5.84% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 146 130 171
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £61,500
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

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 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
Altrincham -7 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Oldham - 7 £21,000 -
Wigan - 2 £40,000 -
Bolton -12 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 131 (35.69%) Finance
2 72 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (17.71%) Microsoft
4 64 (17.44%) SAP
5 61 (16.62%) Degree
6 57 (15.53%) SQL
7 53 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (14.44%) Retail
8 45 (12.26%) Cisco
9 44 (11.99%) Manufacturing
10 41 (11.17%) ERP
10 41 (11.17%) Data Centre
11 38 (10.35%) Sage
12 37 (10.08%) Project Management
13 35 (9.54%) CISSP
13 35 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (9.26%) MS Excel
15 33 (8.99%) Windows
16 32 (8.72%) Network Security
16 32 (8.72%) Presales
17 31 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
18 30 (8.17%) CCNP
18 30 (8.17%) Migration
19 29 (7.90%) SQL Server
19 29 (7.90%) DevOps
20 28 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 27 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
21 27 (7.36%) ITIL
21 27 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
22 26 (7.08%) Management Information System

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (3.54%) SAS
2 9 (2.45%) GeoServer
2 9 (2.45%) IIS
3 7 (1.91%) Drupal
4 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.09%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.36%) MS Office
5 2 (0.54%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (5.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (5.18%) Sage 200
3 14 (3.81%) SAP CO
3 14 (3.81%) SAP FI
3 14 (3.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (3.00%) Sage X3
5 9 (2.45%) NetSuite
6 8 (2.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (2.18%) SAP GRC
7 7 (1.91%) SAP Business One
7 7 (1.91%) SAP HCM
8 5 (1.36%) Sage 1000
9 4 (1.09%) ResourceLink
9 4 (1.09%) Sage 50
9 4 (1.09%) SAP AFS
10 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.82%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.54%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.91%) Office 365
4 7 (1.91%) SaaS
4 7 (1.91%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.09%) FinancialForce.com
6 3 (0.82%) IaaS
6 3 (0.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.72%) Network Security
2 23 (6.27%) Firewall
3 19 (5.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (5.18%) NetScaler
4 12 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (3.00%) LAN
5 11 (3.00%) WAN
6 8 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.18%) Ethernet
6 8 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.18%) VPN
7 4 (1.09%) Skype
8 3 (0.82%) Internet
9 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.27%) NAS
10 1 (0.27%) SAN
10 1 (0.27%) VoIP
10 1 (0.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.81%) QlikView
3 10 (2.72%) Spotfire
4 9 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.45%) SAP BW
5 8 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.18%) DataStage
6 7 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.82%) Big Data
9 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.82%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.54%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.09%) LSMW
2 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 131 (35.69%) Finance
2 53 (14.44%) Retail
3 44 (11.99%) Manufacturing
4 21 (5.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (4.90%) Banking
5 18 (4.90%) Legal
5 18 (4.90%) Local Government
6 12 (3.27%) Advertising
7 11 (3.00%) Billing
7 11 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.91%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.09%) Law
10 4 (1.09%) Publishing
11 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.45%) Web Services
2 15 (4.09%) Middleware
3 12 (3.27%) .NET
4 9 (2.45%) HTML
5 6 (1.63%) DCOM
6 5 (1.36%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.36%) EDI
6 5 (1.36%) HTML5
6 5 (1.36%) Node.js
6 5 (1.36%) SAP Business Workflow
7 4 (1.09%) Apache Camel
7 4 (1.09%) JSON
7 4 (1.09%) REST
7 4 (1.09%) Spring
7 4 (1.09%) Spring Integration
8 3 (0.82%) XML
9 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.54%) CSS
9 2 (0.54%) J2EE
9 2 (0.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.17%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.36%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.54%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.72%) iPad
8 8 (2.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.09%) LIMS
10 3 (0.82%) Fintech
10 3 (0.82%) FMCG
10 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) User Experience
11 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.54%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) Blog
12 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.27%) Derivative
12 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.99%) Windows
2 16 (4.36%) Linux
3 14 (3.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.27%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.27%) SUSE
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (11.17%) ERP
3 37 (10.08%) Project Management
4 35 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (8.72%) Presales
6 30 (8.17%) Migration
7 29 (7.90%) DevOps
8 27 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (7.36%) ITIL
9 26 (7.08%) Mentoring
10 25 (6.81%) Information Security
10 25 (6.81%) Open Source
11 24 (6.54%) Business Development
11 24 (6.54%) Risk Management
12 23 (6.27%) Service Delivery
12 23 (6.27%) Time Management
13 21 (5.72%) Change Management
14 20 (5.45%) SOA
15 18 (4.90%) Customer Requirements
15 18 (4.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.53%) SQL
2 15 (4.09%) ABAP
3 13 (3.54%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.00%) C
5 7 (1.91%) Java
6 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.36%) C#
7 5 (1.36%) R
8 3 (0.82%) Python
8 3 (0.82%) VB
9 2 (0.54%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.27%) Scala
10 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (16.62%) Degree
2 35 (9.54%) CISSP
3 31 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (8.17%) CCNP
5 15 (4.09%) CISM
6 14 (3.81%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.54%) CCIE
7 13 (3.54%) CCSA
7 13 (3.54%) CCSE
7 13 (3.54%) CCSP
8 12 (3.27%) CLAS
9 11 (3.00%) CEH
9 11 (3.00%) CIMA
10 9 (2.45%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.45%) IISP
11 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.09%) MCSE
12 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.09%) PCI QSA
13 3 (0.82%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (6.81%) SLA
3 14 (3.81%) QA
4 12 (3.27%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (2.45%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.63%) ISO 9000
7 5 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.82%) COBIT
8 3 (0.82%) IFRS
8 3 (0.82%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.54%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.54%) PMO
10 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.54%) Docker
4 2 (0.54%) vCloud
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.54%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.54%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.54%) Nagios
2 2 (0.54%) Nessus
3 1 (0.27%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 65 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (17.44%) SAP
3 45 (12.26%) Cisco
4 38 (10.35%) Sage
5 25 (6.81%) Oracle
6 24 (6.54%) VMware
7 21 (5.72%) Splunk
8 19 (5.18%) Google
9 16 (4.36%) Rackspace
10 13 (3.54%) CheckPoint
10 13 (3.54%) Citrix
10 13 (3.54%) Fortinet
10 13 (3.54%) Pegasus
11 12 (3.27%) Informatica
12 11 (3.00%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.72%) Ab Initio
14 9 (2.45%) Sun
15 8 (2.18%) ArcSight
15 8 (2.18%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (2.18%) Riverbed
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
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