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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 165 226 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.27% 13.57% 13.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.67% 14.19% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 129 182 195
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £77,250 £67,500
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
1706 1593 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.90% 95.62% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1381 1347
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 31 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 121 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 69 (20.41%) Finance
3 64 (18.93%) Oracle
4 59 (17.46%) SQL
5 57 (16.86%) Security Cleared
6 51 (15.09%) SAP
7 46 (13.61%) Degree
8 45 (13.31%) SharePoint
8 45 (13.31%) CRM
9 44 (13.02%) Windows
10 43 (12.72%) SC Cleared
11 42 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (11.54%) SQL Server
13 37 (10.95%) Retail
14 33 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 33 (9.76%) Cisco
14 33 (9.76%) Hyper-V
15 29 (8.58%) Business Objects
16 28 (8.28%) Active Directory
16 28 (8.28%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (7.99%) UNIX
17 27 (7.99%) SharePoint 2013
18 26 (7.69%) IBM
19 25 (7.40%) Linux
19 25 (7.40%) ITIL
20 23 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (6.51%) Firewall
21 22 (6.51%) Manufacturing
21 22 (6.51%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 45 (13.31%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 27 (7.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (5.33%) SAS
5 17 (5.03%) Lync
6 13 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.55%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.07%) JBoss
10 6 (1.78%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.78%) CICS
11 5 (1.48%) Documentum
11 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.48%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.59%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.59%) IIS
14 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 33 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.66%) MS Office
3 6 (1.78%) SPSS
4 2 (0.59%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (5.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (4.73%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (2.66%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (2.37%) SAP CRM
5 8 (2.37%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (2.07%) SAP SD
6 7 (2.07%) SAP FI
6 7 (2.07%) SAP HCM
6 7 (2.07%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (1.78%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (1.78%) SAP CO
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle ASCP
9 4 (1.18%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.03%) Office 365
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.78%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.89%) Yammer
4 3 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.51%) Firewall
2 20 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 14 (4.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (3.25%) SSL
5 10 (2.96%) LAN
5 10 (2.96%) Network Security
6 9 (2.66%) Unified Communications
6 9 (2.66%) VPN
6 9 (2.66%) OSPF
7 7 (2.07%) BGP
7 7 (2.07%) DNS
7 7 (2.07%) WAN
8 6 (1.78%) DHCP
9 5 (1.48%) FWSM
10 4 (1.18%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.18%) IGRP
10 4 (1.18%) RIP
10 4 (1.18%) IPv6
10 4 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.03%) DB2
2 17 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.66%) MySQL
6 8 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.07%) QlikView
7 7 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.78%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.78%) OLAP
8 6 (1.78%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.48%) Essbase
10 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.78%) LSMW
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (20.41%) Finance
2 37 (10.95%) Retail
3 22 (6.51%) Manufacturing
4 21 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.92%) Banking
6 14 (4.14%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.25%) Advertising
8 8 (2.37%) Marketing
9 6 (1.78%) French Language
9 6 (1.78%) German Language
9 6 (1.78%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.78%) Front Office
9 6 (1.78%) Games
10 3 (0.89%) Back Office
10 3 (0.89%) Billing
10 3 (0.89%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.89%) Local Government
11 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.85%) XML
2 11 (3.25%) .NET
3 9 (2.66%) HTML
4 7 (2.07%) Web Services
4 7 (2.07%) EDI
4 7 (2.07%) Java EE
5 6 (1.78%) ISPF
5 6 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.89%) CSS
7 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.59%) CGI
7 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.59%) jQuery
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.59%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.30%) OpenID
8 1 (0.30%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.30%) OAuth
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.14%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.66%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.78%) Clustering
5 6 (1.78%) Life Science
5 6 (1.78%) Open Source
6 5 (1.48%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.89%) iSeries
8 3 (0.89%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.89%) User Experience
9 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.59%) Social Media
9 2 (0.59%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.59%) CESG
9 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.59%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.02%) Windows
2 27 (7.99%) UNIX
3 25 (7.40%) Linux
4 11 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.78%) MVS
5 6 (1.78%) AIX
5 6 (1.78%) Solaris
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.31%) CRM
2 42 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (7.40%) ITIL
4 23 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (6.51%) ERP
6 17 (5.03%) SAP Implementation
6 17 (5.03%) Analytics
7 15 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 15 (4.44%) Project Management
7 15 (4.44%) Migration
8 14 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (4.14%) Integration Testing
9 13 (3.85%) Data Management
9 13 (3.85%) Information Security
9 13 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (3.85%) Workflow
9 13 (3.85%) SOA
9 13 (3.85%) Time Management
10 12 (3.55%) Mentoring
10 12 (3.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.46%) SQL
2 20 (5.92%) JavaScript
3 15 (4.44%) Java
4 12 (3.55%) Python
5 11 (3.25%) ABAP
6 9 (2.66%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.66%) C#
6 9 (2.66%) PHP
7 8 (2.37%) R
8 7 (2.07%) VBScript
9 6 (1.78%) Perl
9 6 (1.78%) JCL
10 3 (0.89%) C
10 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 46 (13.61%) Degree
3 43 (12.72%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (5.03%) CCNP
7 14 (4.14%) CISSP
8 10 (2.96%) MCSE
9 9 (2.66%) CISA
10 8 (2.37%) PCI QSA
10 8 (2.37%) CCNA
10 8 (2.37%) CCIE
11 7 (2.07%) CISM
12 6 (1.78%) CCSE
12 6 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.78%) MCSD
12 6 (1.78%) CRISC
13 4 (1.18%) ACCA
13 4 (1.18%) CCSA
14 3 (0.89%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.85%) QA
2 11 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.89%) SLA
5 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (9.76%) Hyper-V
2 28 (8.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.78%) vSphere
5 3 (0.89%) XenApp
5 3 (0.89%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.59%) Snort
6 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.59%) vCloud
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.66%) SCCM
2 6 (1.78%) SCOM
2 6 (1.78%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.78%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.89%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.59%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.59%) SCSM
5 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 121 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.93%) Oracle
3 51 (15.09%) SAP
4 33 (9.76%) Cisco
5 29 (8.58%) Business Objects
6 26 (7.69%) IBM
7 20 (5.92%) VMware
8 14 (4.14%) EMC
9 13 (3.85%) Cognos
9 13 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 12 (3.55%) Tableau
11 11 (3.25%) NetApp
12 10 (2.96%) Teradata
13 9 (2.66%) HP
13 9 (2.66%) Cloudera
14 8 (2.37%) Juniper
14 8 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (2.07%) Citrix
16 6 (1.78%) Hyperion
16 6 (1.78%) MicroStrategy
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