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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 154 199 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.65% 13.32% 12.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.08% 14.03% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 130 158 182
Average salary £55,000 £49,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.55% -5.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £75,000 £67,400
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1696 1418 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.23% 94.91% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1225 1322
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 4 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 149 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 76 (20.16%) Finance
3 75 (19.89%) Security Cleared
4 74 (19.63%) Oracle
5 66 (17.51%) Windows
6 59 (15.65%) SC Cleared
7 55 (14.59%) Degree
8 53 (14.06%) CRM
9 52 (13.79%) SQL
10 51 (13.53%) SharePoint
11 48 (12.73%) SQL Server
11 48 (12.73%) SAP
12 45 (11.94%) Hyper-V
13 43 (11.41%) Cisco
14 42 (11.14%) MS Excel
15 40 (10.61%) Retail
16 39 (10.34%) VMware
17 38 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (9.81%) Active Directory
19 34 (9.02%) ITIL
20 32 (8.49%) Project Management
20 32 (8.49%) IBM
21 31 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (7.96%) SharePoint 2010
22 30 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
24 28 (7.43%) SharePoint 2013
25 27 (7.16%) ERP
26 26 (6.90%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 51 (13.53%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 28 (7.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (4.51%) MS Exchange
5 15 (3.98%) Lync
6 14 (3.71%) SAS
7 13 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.92%) WebSphere
9 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.86%) Alfresco
11 7 (1.86%) Documentum
12 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (1.33%) JBoss
13 4 (1.06%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) SPSS
4 2 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (4.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (4.51%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (3.18%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (2.39%) SAP CRM
6 7 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.86%) SAP SD
7 6 (1.59%) HFM
7 6 (1.59%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (1.33%) SAP HCM
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 5 (1.33%) SAP CO
8 5 (1.33%) SAP FI
8 5 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.51%) Office 365
2 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
4 2 (0.53%) IaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (5.04%) Firewall
4 10 (2.65%) NetScaler
4 10 (2.65%) Unified Communications
4 10 (2.65%) VPN
5 9 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (2.39%) Network Security
5 9 (2.39%) SSL
5 9 (2.39%) LAN
5 9 (2.39%) OSPF
6 7 (1.86%) DNS
6 7 (1.86%) BGP
7 6 (1.59%) WAN
7 6 (1.59%) DHCP
8 5 (1.33%) SAN
8 5 (1.33%) FWSM
9 4 (1.06%) MPLS
9 4 (1.06%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.06%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.18%) DB2
3 12 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.39%) MySQL
6 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.86%) Essbase
7 6 (1.59%) Big Data
7 6 (1.59%) OLAP
8 5 (1.33%) QlikView
8 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.06%) MarkLogic
9 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.33%) LSMW
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 76 (20.16%) Finance
2 40 (10.61%) Retail
3 21 (5.57%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.77%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.24%) Banking
6 14 (3.71%) Front Office
7 13 (3.45%) Advertising
8 8 (2.12%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.12%) Marketing
9 6 (1.59%) Games
9 6 (1.59%) French Language
9 6 (1.59%) German Language
9 6 (1.59%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.80%) Local Government
10 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.80%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.31%) .NET
2 12 (3.18%) XML
3 11 (2.92%) Java EE
4 9 (2.39%) Middleware
5 8 (2.12%) HTML
6 6 (1.59%) EDI
7 5 (1.33%) CSS
7 5 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.06%) Web Services
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.80%) ISPF
9 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.53%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.53%) CGI
10 2 (0.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.53%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.27%) OpenID
11 1 (0.27%) HTML5
11 1 (0.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 13 (3.45%) Clustering
3 9 (2.39%) Visualisation
4 7 (1.86%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.59%) FlexPod
5 6 (1.59%) Life Science
6 5 (1.33%) User Experience
7 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.80%) Social Media
8 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.80%) Open Source
8 3 (0.80%) CESG
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.51%) Windows
2 22 (5.84%) UNIX
3 20 (5.31%) Linux
4 18 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.80%) AIX
9 3 (0.80%) Solaris
9 3 (0.80%) MVS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.06%) CRM
2 38 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (9.02%) ITIL
4 32 (8.49%) Project Management
5 31 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (7.16%) ERP
7 21 (5.57%) Data Management
8 20 (5.31%) Migration
9 18 (4.77%) Business Development
10 17 (4.51%) Use Case
11 16 (4.24%) ETL
12 15 (3.98%) Asset Management
13 14 (3.71%) ETRM
14 13 (3.45%) Time Management
14 13 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (3.45%) Document Management
14 13 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (3.45%) Information Security
14 13 (3.45%) Analytics
15 11 (2.92%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.79%) SQL
2 21 (5.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (4.51%) Python
4 16 (4.24%) Java
5 15 (3.98%) VBScript
6 11 (2.92%) C#
7 9 (2.39%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.39%) PHP
7 9 (2.39%) ABAP
8 5 (1.33%) R
9 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.80%) C
9 3 (0.80%) Perl
9 3 (0.80%) JCL
10 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.53%) X++
11 1 (0.27%) COBOL
11 1 (0.27%) VB
11 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (19.89%) Security Cleared
2 59 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 55 (14.59%) Degree
4 29 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (5.04%) CCNP
7 17 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (4.51%) MCSE
7 17 (4.51%) CCA
8 16 (4.24%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (3.45%) CISSP
10 11 (2.92%) CCEE
11 10 (2.65%) CCNA
12 9 (2.39%) CCIE
13 8 (2.12%) PCI QSA
14 7 (1.86%) VCP4
14 7 (1.86%) MCSD
14 7 (1.86%) CISA
14 7 (1.86%) CISM
14 7 (1.86%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.18%) Data Quality
1 12 (3.18%) QA
1 12 (3.18%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.80%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.53%) EMIR
4 2 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) MiFID
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (11.94%) Hyper-V
2 37 (9.81%) Active Directory
3 31 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (4.77%) XenApp
5 14 (3.71%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.65%) vSphere
7 6 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.33%) vCloud
9 4 (1.06%) HDFS
9 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.06%) XenServer
10 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.27%) Snort
11 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.92%) SCCM
2 10 (2.65%) XenMobile
3 9 (2.39%) SCOM
4 8 (2.12%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.06%) SCSM
7 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.53%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 149 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 74 (19.63%) Oracle
3 48 (12.73%) SAP
4 43 (11.41%) Cisco
5 39 (10.34%) VMware
6 32 (8.49%) IBM
7 26 (6.90%) Citrix
8 22 (5.84%) EMC
9 21 (5.57%) HP
10 19 (5.04%) NetApp
11 16 (4.24%) Business Objects
12 13 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (2.92%) Hyperion
14 10 (2.65%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.65%) Informatica
15 9 (2.39%) Cloudera
16 8 (2.12%) Tableau
16 8 (2.12%) Open Text
16 8 (2.12%) Cognos
17 7 (1.86%) Fortinet
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