The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 27 35
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 215 259 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.13% 7.38% 6.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 7.52% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 166 184 184
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 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
Altrincham -6 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Stockport - 7 £35,000 - 5
Bolton - 3 - -
Oldham - 3 £26,000 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £55,000 -
Bury - 1 £32,500 -
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 129 (31.77%) Finance
2 96 (23.65%) Microsoft
3 73 (17.98%) SAP
4 71 (17.49%) SQL
5 61 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (14.29%) Oracle
7 57 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (12.32%) Degree
9 43 (10.59%) Analytics
10 41 (10.10%) Windows
11 39 (9.61%) SAS
11 39 (9.61%) Manufacturing
12 38 (9.36%) Retail
13 37 (9.11%) SQL Server
14 35 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (8.13%) DevOps
16 32 (7.88%) ERP
16 32 (7.88%) Project Management
17 30 (7.39%) Sage
17 30 (7.39%) Mentoring
18 27 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (6.65%) CISSP
18 27 (6.65%) Linux
19 25 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (5.91%) Banking
21 23 (5.67%) Base SAS
21 23 (5.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
21 23 (5.67%) Visual Analytics
22 22 (5.42%) PROC SQL
22 22 (5.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio

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 39 (9.61%) SAS
2 8 (1.97%) Drupal
3 7 (1.72%) GeoServer
4 5 (1.23%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.99%) SPSS
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (4.19%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (3.20%) Sage 200
4 11 (2.71%) Sage X3
5 9 (2.22%) SAP SD
6 8 (1.97%) NetSuite
6 8 (1.97%) SAP CO
6 8 (1.97%) SAP FI
6 8 (1.97%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.97%) SAP MM
7 7 (1.72%) SAP Business One
7 7 (1.72%) SAP HCM
7 7 (1.72%) SAP PP
8 6 (1.48%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (1.23%) SAP APO
9 5 (1.23%) SAP GRC
9 5 (1.23%) SAP R/3
9 5 (1.23%) SAP SCM
10 4 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.74%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.97%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (1.72%) Office 365
6 3 (0.74%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 3 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.74%) IaaS
6 3 (0.74%) PaaS
6 3 (0.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.19%) Network Security
2 13 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (3.20%) Firewall
2 13 (3.20%) NetScaler
3 10 (2.46%) Internet
4 9 (2.22%) LAN
4 9 (2.22%) WAN
5 7 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.48%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.48%) VPN
7 5 (1.23%) Skype
8 2 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.49%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) DNS
9 1 (0.25%) ISDN
9 1 (0.25%) PBX
9 1 (0.25%) SAN
9 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.67%) Base SAS
2 23 (5.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 22 (5.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 22 (5.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 10 (2.46%) QlikView
5 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.97%) Spotfire
6 7 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.48%) DataStage
8 4 (0.99%) GIS
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.74%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.42%) ProC
2 3 (0.74%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.49%) eCATT
3 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.49%) JIRA
3 2 (0.49%) LSMW
3 2 (0.49%) Selenium
3 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 129 (31.77%) Finance
2 39 (9.61%) Manufacturing
3 38 (9.36%) Retail
4 24 (5.91%) Banking
5 19 (4.68%) Advertising
6 14 (3.45%) Local Government
6 14 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.96%) Billing
8 11 (2.71%) Automotive
9 7 (1.72%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.23%) Legal
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 2 (0.49%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.93%) Web Services
2 16 (3.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (3.45%) .NET
4 10 (2.46%) Middleware
5 5 (1.23%) DCOM
5 5 (1.23%) EDI
5 5 (1.23%) HTML
5 5 (1.23%) SAP Basis
6 4 (0.99%) JSON
6 4 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (0.74%) HTML5
7 3 (0.74%) Node.js
7 3 (0.74%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (0.49%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.49%) CSS
8 2 (0.49%) REST
8 2 (0.49%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.49%) Spring
8 2 (0.49%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.20%) iPad
6 9 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.72%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.48%) FMCG
9 4 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.74%) Fintech
11 2 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.49%) LIMS
11 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) Derivative
12 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.25%) Replication
12 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.10%) Windows
2 27 (6.65%) Linux
3 19 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.71%) Unix
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) HPUX
7 1 (0.25%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (10.59%) Analytics
3 35 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (8.13%) DevOps
5 32 (7.88%) ERP
5 32 (7.88%) Project Management
6 30 (7.39%) Mentoring
7 27 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (5.67%) Visual Analytics
9 22 (5.42%) Infrastructure Management
10 21 (5.17%) Migration
10 21 (5.17%) Open Source
11 19 (4.68%) Presales
11 19 (4.68%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (4.43%) Logistics
12 18 (4.43%) People Management
13 17 (4.19%) Change Management
13 17 (4.19%) CRM
13 17 (4.19%) Risk Management
14 15 (3.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.49%) SQL
2 22 (5.42%) PROC SQL
2 22 (5.42%) SAS Macro
3 20 (4.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.71%) ABAP
4 11 (2.71%) Java
5 5 (1.23%) C#
5 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.99%) C
6 4 (0.99%) C++
6 4 (0.99%) Python
7 2 (0.49%) R
7 2 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.25%) Perl
8 1 (0.25%) Ruby
8 1 (0.25%) Scala
8 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 50 (12.32%) Degree
2 27 (6.65%) CISSP
3 16 (3.94%) CIMA
4 14 (3.45%) CEH
4 14 (3.45%) CLAS
5 13 (3.20%) CCNP
5 13 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.22%) CISM
7 7 (1.72%) CCIE
7 7 (1.72%) CCSA
7 7 (1.72%) CCSE
7 7 (1.72%) CCSP
7 7 (1.72%) CISA
8 6 (1.48%) CISMP
8 6 (1.48%) CRISC
8 6 (1.48%) SANS
9 5 (1.23%) ACCA
9 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.99%) MCSE
11 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.45%) SLA
2 10 (2.46%) ISO 9000
3 9 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.22%) QA
4 8 (1.97%) GDPR
4 8 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.48%) ISO 22301
6 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.74%) PMO
8 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.25%) GCP
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 13 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.23%) Docker
3 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) Snort
5 2 (0.49%) vCloud
6 1 (0.25%) Samba
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.74%) Nessus
4 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.49%) Nagios
4 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 96 (23.65%) Microsoft
2 73 (17.98%) SAP
3 58 (14.29%) Oracle
4 30 (7.39%) Sage
5 22 (5.42%) Cisco
6 19 (4.68%) Google
7 17 (4.19%) VMware
8 12 (2.96%) Citrix
8 12 (2.96%) Rackspace
9 8 (1.97%) Pegasus
9 8 (1.97%) Splunk
10 7 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.72%) Fortinet
10 7 (1.72%) Informatica
10 7 (1.72%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.72%) Sun
11 6 (1.48%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.48%) Facebook
11 6 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.48%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £90,000 per annum Based on experience + Bonus + Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday + flexible bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + On Call + Over Time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Neg £30,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 per annum + care, health, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 87000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + sign-on bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Fantastic Commission Structure
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Qualitest
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Negotiable DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Code Red Associates
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + OTE 80K
Posted: 2 days ago