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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 165 223 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.14% 12.34% 13.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.50% 12.91% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 126 177 199
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £76,000 £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
1736 1727 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.18% 95.57% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1497 1372
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 119 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 67 (20.68%) Finance
3 63 (19.44%) Oracle
4 60 (18.52%) SQL
5 48 (14.81%) SAP
6 47 (14.51%) Windows
7 46 (14.20%) Security Cleared
8 44 (13.58%) SharePoint
9 43 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (12.96%) MS Excel
11 41 (12.65%) CRM
12 40 (12.35%) Retail
13 39 (12.04%) SQL Server
14 38 (11.73%) SC Cleared
15 36 (11.11%) Degree
16 35 (10.80%) Business Objects
17 34 (10.49%) Hyper-V
18 33 (10.19%) Linux
18 33 (10.19%) UNIX
19 31 (9.57%) Active Directory
20 30 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
21 29 (8.95%) SharePoint 2010
21 29 (8.95%) IBM
22 28 (8.64%) Cisco
22 28 (8.64%) Java
23 26 (8.02%) Banking
24 25 (7.72%) ERP
25 24 (7.41%) DB2
25 24 (7.41%) Telecoms
25 24 (7.41%) Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 29 (8.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (6.48%) WebSphere
5 20 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (5.56%) SAS
7 16 (4.94%) Lync
8 13 (4.01%) MS Exchange
9 11 (3.40%) JBoss
10 10 (3.09%) MQSeries
10 10 (3.09%) CICS
11 8 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.62%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.62%) Documentum
14 2 (0.62%) Alfresco
15 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.31%) FileNet
Applications
1 42 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.47%) SPSS
3 3 (0.93%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (2.16%) SAP SD
5 7 (2.16%) SAP CRM
5 7 (2.16%) SAP HCM
6 6 (1.85%) SAP FI
7 5 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (1.54%) SAP CO
7 5 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (1.54%) Sage ERP X3
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.23%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.25%) Office 365
2 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.93%) Yammer
4 3 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.79%) Firewall
2 19 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.63%) SSL
4 11 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (3.09%) Network Security
5 10 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (2.78%) DNS
6 9 (2.78%) LAN
7 8 (2.47%) DHCP
7 8 (2.47%) VPN
8 7 (2.16%) WAN
8 7 (2.16%) OSPF
8 7 (2.16%) BGP
8 7 (2.16%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.85%) FWSM
9 6 (1.85%) SAN
10 4 (1.23%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.23%) IGRP
10 4 (1.23%) IPsec
10 4 (1.23%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.41%) DB2
3 17 (5.25%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.78%) MySQL
8 8 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.47%) QlikView
8 8 (2.47%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.85%) OLAP
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.23%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.54%) LSMW
2 2 (0.62%) Selenium
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (20.68%) Finance
2 40 (12.35%) Retail
3 26 (8.02%) Banking
4 24 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 24 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.86%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.40%) Marketing
6 11 (3.40%) Advertising
7 6 (1.85%) French Language
7 6 (1.85%) German Language
7 6 (1.85%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.85%) Games
8 3 (0.93%) Billing
8 3 (0.93%) Publishing
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
8 3 (0.93%) Local Government
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.32%) .NET
1 14 (4.32%) XML
2 13 (4.01%) HTML
3 11 (3.40%) Web Services
4 10 (3.09%) ISPF
4 10 (3.09%) Java EE
4 10 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.54%) EDI
6 3 (0.93%) CSS
7 2 (0.62%) J2EE
7 2 (0.62%) CGI
7 2 (0.62%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.62%) jQuery
7 2 (0.62%) WCF
7 2 (0.62%) WPF
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.31%) OpenID
8 1 (0.31%) WF
8 1 (0.31%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.31%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.94%) Visualisation
3 11 (3.40%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.47%) Open Source
6 6 (1.85%) Clustering
6 6 (1.85%) Life Science
7 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.23%) iSeries
8 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.93%) User Experience
8 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.62%) Social Media
9 2 (0.62%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.62%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.51%) Windows
2 33 (10.19%) Linux
2 33 (10.19%) UNIX
3 14 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.09%) MVS
5 10 (3.09%) AIX
5 10 (3.09%) Solaris
6 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (12.65%) CRM
3 25 (7.72%) ERP
4 23 (7.10%) Analytics
5 20 (6.17%) SOA
5 20 (6.17%) ITIL
6 17 (5.25%) SAP Implementation
7 16 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.63%) Asset Management
9 14 (4.32%) Project Management
9 14 (4.32%) Integration Testing
9 14 (4.32%) Information Security
10 13 (4.01%) Migration
10 13 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (4.01%) High Availability
10 13 (4.01%) Mentoring
11 12 (3.70%) Time Management
11 12 (3.70%) Workflow
11 12 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.52%) SQL
2 28 (8.64%) Java
3 20 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.09%) Perl
4 10 (3.09%) C#
4 10 (3.09%) JCL
4 10 (3.09%) R
5 9 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.78%) PHP
6 8 (2.47%) ABAP
6 8 (2.47%) Python
7 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.62%) COBOL
8 2 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.31%) X++
9 1 (0.31%) VBScript
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.73%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.11%) Degree
4 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.32%) CCNP
7 9 (2.78%) CISSP
7 9 (2.78%) CISA
8 8 (2.47%) MCSD
8 8 (2.47%) MCSE
9 7 (2.16%) CCSE
10 6 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.85%) CRISC
10 6 (1.85%) CISM
11 5 (1.54%) CCIE
11 5 (1.54%) CCNA
11 5 (1.54%) PCI QSA
11 5 (1.54%) MCITP
12 4 (1.23%) ACCA
12 4 (1.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.01%) QA
2 9 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (10.49%) Hyper-V
2 31 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.85%) vSphere
5 5 (1.54%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.23%) XenApp
7 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.62%) Snort
9 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.31%) vCloud
9 1 (0.31%) HDFS
9 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.09%) Tivoli
1 10 (3.09%) SCCM
2 7 (2.16%) SCOM
3 6 (1.85%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.93%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.93%) SCSM
6 1 (0.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 119 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 63 (19.44%) Oracle
3 48 (14.81%) SAP
4 35 (10.80%) Business Objects
5 29 (8.95%) IBM
6 28 (8.64%) Cisco
7 22 (6.79%) VMware
8 16 (4.94%) CheckPoint
9 15 (4.63%) Cognos
10 14 (4.32%) Tableau
11 11 (3.40%) Cloudera
11 11 (3.40%) EMC
11 11 (3.40%) NetApp
12 10 (3.09%) Teradata
12 10 (3.09%) HP
13 9 (2.78%) Juniper
14 7 (2.16%) Citrix
14 7 (2.16%) F5
15 6 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
15 6 (1.85%) Sage
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