The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

IT Consultant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 174 165
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 23 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.20% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 15
Median salary £35,500 £35,875 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% -20.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.22%  

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 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
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%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) CISSP
3 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
3 12 (27.91%) CEH
3 12 (27.91%) CIMA
3 12 (27.91%) CLAS
4 7 (16.28%) SLA
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security
6 5 (11.63%) Billing
6 5 (11.63%) DevOps
7 4 (9.30%) Business Development
7 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (9.30%) iPad
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Unix
8 3 (6.98%) Windows
8 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
8 3 (6.98%) Network Security
8 3 (6.98%) Time Management
8 3 (6.98%) PCI QSA
8 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
8 3 (6.98%) Presales
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.98%) Docker
8 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
9 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery

IT 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 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) Drupal
2 2 (4.65%) GeoServer
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) iPad
2 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) HPUX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
2 5 (11.63%) DevOps
2 5 (11.63%) Information Security
2 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.30%) Business Development
3 4 (9.30%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
4 3 (6.98%) Presales
4 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.65%) Open Source
5 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) CEH
2 12 (27.91%) CIMA
2 12 (27.91%) CLAS
3 3 (6.98%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.33%) CISA
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
4 1 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.33%) Splunk
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