The median annual salary for a IT Consultant was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 185 163 167
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 20 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.52% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 20
Median salary £28,750 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.23% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £15,950 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  

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 3763 3254 3594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.78% 97.54% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 2705 2948
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%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Manchester

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in Manchester

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in Manchester

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 11 (25.00%) SLA
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Time Management
4 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (20.45%) ITIL
5 9 (20.45%) Windows
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (15.91%) Presales
7 7 (15.91%) CISSP
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (13.64%) ISO 9001
8 6 (13.64%) Linux
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.64%) Billing
8 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (13.64%) DevOps
8 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
9 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
9 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Management
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
9 5 (11.36%) GeoServer
9 5 (11.36%) IT Strategy

IT 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 5 (11.36%) Drupal
1 5 (11.36%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Billing
3 5 (11.36%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) French Language
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.82%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 11 (25.00%) Time Management
3 9 (20.45%) ITIL
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Presales
6 6 (13.64%) DevOps
6 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
7 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.36%) IT Strategy
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (11.36%) Service Management
7 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) CISSP
2 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (9.09%) CEH
3 4 (9.09%) CIMA
3 4 (9.09%) CLAS
4 3 (6.82%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) SLA
2 6 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
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