The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 161 193 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.99% 10.30% 14.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.35% 10.88% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 118 156 211
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1722 1774 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.15% 94.71% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1568 1367
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 108 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 75 (23.73%) Finance
3 72 (22.78%) SQL
4 70 (22.15%) Oracle
5 46 (14.56%) Java
6 44 (13.92%) Windows
6 44 (13.92%) Retail
7 43 (13.61%) UNIX
7 43 (13.61%) MS Excel
7 43 (13.61%) CRM
7 43 (13.61%) SAP
8 42 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (12.97%) Linux
10 39 (12.34%) Business Objects
11 36 (11.39%) SQL Server
11 36 (11.39%) SharePoint
11 36 (11.39%) IBM
12 33 (10.44%) Banking
13 32 (10.13%) DB2
14 30 (9.49%) Cisco
14 30 (9.49%) WebSphere
14 30 (9.49%) Hyper-V
15 29 (9.18%) SOA
15 29 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
15 29 (9.18%) Analytics
16 28 (8.86%) Security Cleared
16 28 (8.86%) Retail Banking
17 26 (8.23%) Active Directory
17 26 (8.23%) SharePoint 2013
18 25 (7.91%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 36 (11.39%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.49%) WebSphere
3 29 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (8.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (7.28%) SAS
6 22 (6.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (4.75%) JBoss
7 15 (4.75%) MQSeries
7 15 (4.75%) CICS
8 14 (4.43%) Lync
9 9 (2.85%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.63%) IIS
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.11%) SPSS
3 2 (0.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.53%) SAP CRM
4 7 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (2.22%) SAP SD
5 6 (1.90%) Temenos T24
5 6 (1.90%) Oracle iProcurement
5 6 (1.90%) Sage ERP X3
6 5 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.58%) SAP Business One
7 4 (1.27%) SAP HCM
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (1.27%) SAP FI
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.95%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.11%) Office 365
2 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.95%) Yammer
4 3 (0.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.33%) Firewall
1 20 (6.33%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.38%) SSL
3 12 (3.80%) BGP
3 12 (3.80%) OSPF
4 11 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (2.53%) VPN
6 8 (2.53%) SAN
6 8 (2.53%) FWSM
7 7 (2.22%) LAN
7 7 (2.22%) Network Security
8 6 (1.90%) WAN
8 6 (1.90%) DHCP
8 6 (1.90%) DNS
9 4 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.27%) MPLS
10 3 (0.95%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.95%) IPsec
10 3 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.13%) DB2
3 14 (4.43%) QlikView
3 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 13 (4.11%) Pentaho
5 11 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.90%) MySQL
10 5 (1.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.58%) OLAP
10 5 (1.58%) Base SAS
10 5 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Selenium
2 4 (1.27%) LSMW
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (23.73%) Finance
2 44 (13.92%) Retail
3 33 (10.44%) Banking
4 28 (8.86%) Retail Banking
5 25 (7.91%) Manufacturing
6 23 (7.28%) Telecoms
7 13 (4.11%) Marketing
8 9 (2.85%) Advertising
8 9 (2.85%) Publishing
9 6 (1.90%) French Language
9 6 (1.90%) German Language
9 6 (1.90%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.95%) Games
10 3 (0.95%) Back Office
10 3 (0.95%) Billing
10 3 (0.95%) Local Government
10 3 (0.95%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.33%) XML
1 20 (6.33%) HTML
2 16 (5.06%) Web Services
3 15 (4.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (4.75%) ISPF
4 14 (4.43%) Java EE
5 13 (4.11%) .NET
6 6 (1.90%) CSS
7 4 (1.27%) EDI
8 3 (0.95%) SOAP
8 3 (0.95%) Ajax
9 2 (0.63%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.63%) MDX
9 2 (0.63%) WCF
9 2 (0.63%) WPF
9 2 (0.63%) J2EE
9 2 (0.63%) CGI
9 2 (0.63%) VXML
10 1 (0.32%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.65%) Visualisation
2 16 (5.06%) Mainframe
3 14 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.90%) Life Science
5 6 (1.90%) Clustering
5 6 (1.90%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.95%) User Experience
6 3 (0.95%) Replication
6 3 (0.95%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.95%) iSeries
7 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.63%) LIMS
7 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.92%) Windows
2 43 (13.61%) UNIX
3 41 (12.97%) Linux
4 15 (4.75%) AIX
4 15 (4.75%) Solaris
4 15 (4.75%) MVS
5 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) OS/390
10 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.61%) CRM
2 42 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (9.18%) SOA
3 29 (9.18%) Analytics
4 25 (7.91%) ERP
5 21 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (6.01%) Business Analysis
7 17 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (4.75%) Project Management
8 15 (4.75%) Migration
9 14 (4.43%) Software Testing
9 14 (4.43%) High Availability
9 14 (4.43%) ITIL
10 13 (4.11%) Business Analytics
10 13 (4.11%) Workflow
10 13 (4.11%) Open Source
10 13 (4.11%) Time Management
10 13 (4.11%) Asset Management
11 12 (3.80%) Project Planning
11 12 (3.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.78%) SQL
2 46 (14.56%) Java
3 16 (5.06%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.75%) Perl
4 15 (4.75%) JCL
4 15 (4.75%) R
5 13 (4.11%) Python
6 9 (2.85%) C#
7 7 (2.22%) COBOL
7 7 (2.22%) ABAP
8 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.90%) PHP
9 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.63%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.32%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.96%) Degree
4 21 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (5.06%) CCNP
7 11 (3.48%) CCIE
8 8 (2.53%) MCSE
9 7 (2.22%) MCSD
9 7 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.22%) CCSE
10 6 (1.90%) CISA
11 5 (1.58%) CISSP
12 4 (1.27%) MCITP
12 4 (1.27%) CCNA
12 4 (1.27%) CCSA
13 3 (0.95%) OSCP
13 3 (0.95%) OSCE
13 3 (0.95%) CRISC
13 3 (0.95%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) QA
2 6 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (9.49%) Hyper-V
2 26 (8.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.90%) vSphere
5 5 (1.58%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.27%) XenApp
6 4 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.63%) Snort
8 2 (0.63%) vCloud
8 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.75%) Tivoli
2 9 (2.85%) SCCM
3 7 (2.22%) SCOM
4 5 (1.58%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.95%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.95%) SCSM
6 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 70 (22.15%) Oracle
3 43 (13.61%) SAP
4 39 (12.34%) Business Objects
5 36 (11.39%) IBM
6 30 (9.49%) Cisco
7 22 (6.96%) Cognos
8 21 (6.65%) VMware
9 19 (6.01%) Tableau
10 14 (4.43%) CheckPoint
11 13 (4.11%) Juniper
12 12 (3.80%) F5
13 11 (3.48%) Cloudera
13 11 (3.48%) Teradata
14 8 (2.53%) HP
14 8 (2.53%) Sage
14 8 (2.53%) Citrix
15 6 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
16 5 (1.58%) NetApp
16 5 (1.58%) Informatica
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