The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 12 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 211 256 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.87% 12.73% 18.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.57% 13.60% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 184 224 251
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1823 1883 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.92% 93.64% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1658 1408
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 127 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 96 (22.17%) VMware
3 83 (19.17%) Finance
4 76 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 75 (17.32%) Windows
6 69 (15.94%) Active Directory
7 65 (15.01%) Cisco
7 65 (15.01%) SQL
7 65 (15.01%) Oracle
8 62 (14.32%) SAP
8 62 (14.32%) Hyper-V
9 61 (14.09%) Citrix
10 58 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 56 (12.93%) Security Cleared
12 51 (11.78%) Degree
13 49 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (10.62%) MCITP
14 46 (10.62%) MCSE
14 46 (10.62%) Project Management
15 44 (10.16%) Lync
16 43 (9.93%) SQL Server
16 43 (9.93%) MS Exchange
17 42 (9.70%) NetApp
17 42 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 41 (9.47%) ERP
18 41 (9.47%) Migration
19 40 (9.24%) SAN
20 39 (9.01%) SharePoint
20 39 (9.01%) MS Excel
21 37 (8.55%) Business Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (10.16%) Lync
2 43 (9.93%) MS Exchange
3 39 (9.01%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.46%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (3.46%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.77%) IIS
10 8 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.92%) CMS
12 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.46%) SAS
14 1 (0.23%) SAP Portal
14 1 (0.23%) Apache
14 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 39 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (7.62%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (6.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (5.08%) Cognos TM1
3 22 (5.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 21 (4.85%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (3.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 14 (3.23%) SAP CRM
6 13 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (1.62%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (1.39%) FLEXCUBE
10 6 (1.39%) Temenos T24
10 6 (1.39%) Misys Equation
10 6 (1.39%) Finacle
11 5 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (1.15%) SAP Payroll
11 5 (1.15%) SAP HR
11 5 (1.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.93%) Office 365
2 13 (3.00%) Taleo
3 8 (1.85%) SaaS
4 6 (1.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.24%) SAN
2 28 (6.47%) Unified Communications
3 19 (4.39%) NAS
3 19 (4.39%) Firewall
4 17 (3.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (3.46%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.23%) MPLS
6 14 (3.23%) Internet
7 11 (2.54%) VPN
8 9 (2.08%) DNS
9 8 (1.85%) Network Security
9 8 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (1.85%) WAN
10 7 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.62%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.62%) LAN
11 6 (1.39%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.39%) Wireless
11 6 (1.39%) SMTP
11 6 (1.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
6 13 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.54%) Big Data
8 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.15%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.15%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) LSMW
2 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.23%) Toad
2 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 83 (19.17%) Finance
2 25 (5.77%) Retail
3 22 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.16%) Banking
5 16 (3.70%) Advertising
6 15 (3.46%) Marketing
7 9 (2.08%) Billing
8 8 (1.85%) Publishing
9 7 (1.62%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.39%) Front Office
11 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.92%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.92%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.46%) Local Government
15 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.85%) XML
2 7 (1.62%) .NET
3 6 (1.39%) SAP ALE
3 6 (1.39%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (1.39%) BAPI
4 5 (1.15%) HTML
4 5 (1.15%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (0.92%) DHTML
5 4 (0.92%) DOM
5 4 (0.92%) XSL
5 4 (0.92%) XSLT
5 4 (0.92%) CSS
6 3 (0.69%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.46%) EDI
7 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.46%) COM
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.46%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.23%) OAuth
8 1 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.93%) FlexPod
2 14 (3.23%) Social Media
3 13 (3.00%) Clustering
4 9 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.85%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.62%) NHS
6 7 (1.62%) Informatics
7 6 (1.39%) APACS
8 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.69%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.46%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.46%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.46%) Celerra
10 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.46%) Replication
10 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.46%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.32%) Windows
2 31 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.62%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.39%) UNIX
8 5 (1.15%) Linux
9 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.69%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.69%) SUSE
10 3 (0.69%) Debian
10 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.46%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (10.62%) Project Management
3 41 (9.47%) ERP
3 41 (9.47%) Migration
4 37 (8.55%) Business Development
5 35 (8.08%) CRM
6 30 (6.93%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (6.00%) Logistics
8 22 (5.08%) Workflow
9 20 (4.62%) Data Modelling
10 19 (4.39%) ETL
10 19 (4.39%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.16%) Analytics
12 17 (3.93%) ITIL
13 16 (3.70%) Information Security
14 14 (3.23%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.00%) Technical Analysis
15 13 (3.00%) Integration Testing
16 12 (2.77%) Asset Management
16 12 (2.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.01%) SQL
2 19 (4.39%) ABAP
3 15 (3.46%) PL/SQL
4 12 (2.77%) Java
5 6 (1.39%) SAPscript
6 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.92%) C
7 4 (0.92%) VBScript
7 4 (0.92%) Python
8 3 (0.69%) VB
8 3 (0.69%) C#
8 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.46%) COBOL
9 2 (0.46%) PHP
9 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.23%) Scala
10 1 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (12.93%) Security Cleared
3 51 (11.78%) Degree
4 46 (10.62%) MCITP
4 46 (10.62%) MCSE
5 42 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (8.31%) SC Cleared
7 35 (8.08%) MCTS
8 31 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (6.47%) Citrix Certification
10 24 (5.54%) CCEE
11 22 (5.08%) NCDA
12 21 (4.85%) NCIE
13 20 (4.62%) CCA
14 18 (4.16%) CCNP
15 15 (3.46%) MCSA
15 15 (3.46%) CCIE
16 14 (3.23%) VCAP
17 13 (3.00%) VCDX
18 12 (2.77%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.93%) Basel II
2 14 (3.23%) Solvency II
3 9 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.39%) IAS 39
4 6 (1.39%) COBIT
5 4 (0.92%) SLA
6 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.46%) GPG13
7 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 76 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (15.94%) Active Directory
3 62 (14.32%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.16%) XenDesktop
5 26 (6.00%) vSphere
6 24 (5.54%) XenApp
7 11 (2.54%) XenServer
8 9 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.85%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.62%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.39%) vCloud
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.92%) NFS
12 4 (0.92%) UAG
13 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.46%) Snort
14 2 (0.46%) Squid
15 1 (0.23%) KVM
15 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (4.39%) NetBackup
2 15 (3.46%) SCCM
3 13 (3.00%) SCOM
4 6 (1.39%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.39%) Legato
4 6 (1.39%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.15%) SCSM
5 5 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.92%) MOM
6 4 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.92%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.92%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.69%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.69%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 127 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 96 (22.17%) VMware
3 65 (15.01%) Cisco
3 65 (15.01%) Oracle
4 62 (14.32%) SAP
5 61 (14.09%) Citrix
6 42 (9.70%) NetApp
7 32 (7.39%) HP
8 31 (7.16%) IBM
9 27 (6.24%) EMC
10 24 (5.54%) Cognos
11 17 (3.93%) Symantec
12 15 (3.46%) Juniper
13 13 (3.00%) Dell
14 7 (1.62%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.62%) Sage
14 7 (1.62%) AppSense
15 6 (1.39%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.39%) Chordiant
15 6 (1.39%) Misys
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 40k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £48k - £52k + 15% Flexible Benefits DoE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £70k - £90k + 15% Benefits Dependant on Experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £85k - £100k + 15% Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ThreePeople
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Comission
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago