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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 204 247 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.65% 12.67% 17.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.41% 13.49% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 174 210 233
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
1788 1831 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.37% 93.90% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1605 1437
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 July 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 130 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 101 (23.43%) VMware
3 84 (19.49%) Finance
4 80 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 77 (17.87%) Windows
6 69 (16.01%) Active Directory
7 66 (15.31%) Cisco
8 64 (14.85%) Citrix
9 63 (14.62%) Hyper-V
10 62 (14.39%) SQL
11 59 (13.69%) SAP
11 59 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 57 (13.23%) Oracle
13 55 (12.76%) Degree
14 54 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (11.14%) MCITP
16 47 (10.90%) Security Cleared
17 46 (10.67%) SQL Server
17 46 (10.67%) MCSE
18 45 (10.44%) Lync
19 44 (10.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 43 (9.98%) MS Exchange
20 43 (9.98%) SAN
20 43 (9.98%) NetApp
20 43 (9.98%) Project Management
21 42 (9.74%) SharePoint
22 40 (9.28%) Business Development
22 40 (9.28%) MS Excel
22 40 (9.28%) Migration
23 37 (8.58%) CRM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 45 (10.44%) Lync
2 43 (9.98%) MS Exchange
3 42 (9.74%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.48%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (2.78%) IIS
10 9 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2000
12 7 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.93%) CMS
13 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.46%) SAS
14 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 40 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.10%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (5.10%) Cognos TM1
2 22 (5.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 21 (4.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (3.48%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (3.25%) SAP CRM
6 12 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (2.55%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 9 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (1.39%) Misys Equation
9 6 (1.39%) FLEXCUBE
9 6 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (1.39%) Temenos T24
9 6 (1.39%) Finacle
10 5 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.93%) Exchequer
11 4 (0.93%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.93%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.70%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.96%) Office 365
2 10 (2.32%) Taleo
3 7 (1.62%) SaaS
4 6 (1.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.98%) SAN
2 29 (6.73%) Unified Communications
3 19 (4.41%) Firewall
3 19 (4.41%) NAS
4 18 (4.18%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (3.48%) MPLS
7 14 (3.25%) Internet
8 11 (2.55%) VPN
8 11 (2.55%) WAN
9 9 (2.09%) DNS
9 9 (2.09%) LAN
10 8 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (1.86%) Network Security
10 8 (1.86%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (1.39%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.39%) SMTP
12 6 (1.39%) DHCP
13 5 (1.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.55%) Oracle Discoverer
7 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.32%) Big Data
8 5 (1.16%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.16%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) LSMW
1 3 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 84 (19.49%) Finance
2 29 (6.73%) Retail
3 24 (5.57%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.87%) Banking
5 18 (4.18%) Marketing
6 15 (3.48%) Advertising
7 11 (2.55%) Billing
8 9 (2.09%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (1.62%) Publishing
9 7 (1.62%) Front Office
10 5 (1.16%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.93%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.70%) Local Government
12 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.86%) XML
2 6 (1.39%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (1.39%) BAPI
2 6 (1.39%) SAP ALE
3 5 (1.16%) Web Dynpro
3 5 (1.16%) HTML
3 5 (1.16%) .NET
4 4 (0.93%) CSS
4 4 (0.93%) XSLT
5 3 (0.70%) DOM
5 3 (0.70%) XSL
5 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.70%) DHTML
5 3 (0.70%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.46%) COM
6 2 (0.46%) EDI
6 2 (0.46%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.94%) FlexPod
2 15 (3.48%) Social Media
3 13 (3.02%) Clustering
4 10 (2.32%) Digital Media
5 9 (2.09%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.86%) NHS
7 7 (1.62%) Informatics
8 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.39%) APACS
9 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.93%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.70%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.46%) Celerra
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.46%) Replication
11 2 (0.46%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 77 (17.87%) Windows
2 30 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.32%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (2.32%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.62%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.39%) UNIX
8 5 (1.16%) Linux
9 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.70%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.70%) SUSE
10 3 (0.70%) Debian
10 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.46%) Android
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (9.98%) Project Management
3 40 (9.28%) Migration
3 40 (9.28%) Business Development
4 37 (8.58%) CRM
5 33 (7.66%) ERP
6 32 (7.42%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (5.10%) Logistics
8 21 (4.87%) Data Modelling
8 21 (4.87%) ETL
9 20 (4.64%) Workflow
9 20 (4.64%) E-Commerce
9 20 (4.64%) ITIL
9 20 (4.64%) Analytics
10 16 (3.71%) Programme Management
11 13 (3.02%) Asset Management
11 13 (3.02%) Technical Analysis
11 13 (3.02%) Integration Testing
12 12 (2.78%) Information Security
12 12 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (14.39%) SQL
2 20 (4.64%) ABAP
3 13 (3.02%) Java
4 12 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.39%) VBScript
5 6 (1.39%) Python
5 6 (1.39%) SAPscript
6 5 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.16%) C#
7 4 (0.93%) C
8 3 (0.70%) VB
8 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.46%) VBA
9 2 (0.46%) COBOL
9 2 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.23%) XAML
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (12.76%) Degree
3 48 (11.14%) MCITP
4 47 (10.90%) Security Cleared
5 46 (10.67%) MCSE
6 44 (10.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (8.12%) MCTS
8 29 (6.73%) SC Cleared
8 29 (6.73%) Citrix Certification
8 29 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (5.80%) CCEE
10 22 (5.10%) NCDA
11 21 (4.87%) NCIE
12 20 (4.64%) CCA
13 16 (3.71%) CCIE
13 16 (3.71%) CCNP
14 15 (3.48%) MCSA
14 15 (3.48%) VCAP
15 14 (3.25%) VCDX
16 12 (2.78%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.94%) Basel II
2 14 (3.25%) Solvency II
3 7 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.39%) IAS 39
4 6 (1.39%) COBIT
5 4 (0.93%) SLA
6 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 80 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (16.01%) Active Directory
3 63 (14.62%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.66%) XenDesktop
5 28 (6.50%) vSphere
6 26 (6.03%) XenApp
7 12 (2.78%) XenServer
8 9 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.86%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.62%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.62%) vCloud
11 4 (0.93%) UAG
11 4 (0.93%) NFS
12 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (5.10%) NetBackup
2 14 (3.25%) SCCM
3 13 (3.02%) SCOM
4 6 (1.39%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.39%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.39%) Legato
5 5 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.16%) SCSM
6 4 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.93%) MOM
6 4 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.93%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.70%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.70%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 130 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 101 (23.43%) VMware
3 66 (15.31%) Cisco
4 64 (14.85%) Citrix
5 59 (13.69%) SAP
6 57 (13.23%) Oracle
7 43 (9.98%) NetApp
8 36 (8.35%) HP
9 33 (7.66%) IBM
10 29 (6.73%) EMC
11 24 (5.57%) Cognos
12 20 (4.64%) Symantec
13 14 (3.25%) Dell
14 13 (3.02%) Juniper
15 7 (1.62%) AppSense
15 7 (1.62%) 3PAR
16 6 (1.39%) Veeam
16 6 (1.39%) Chordiant
16 6 (1.39%) Misys
16 6 (1.39%) Temenos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + flexible benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum £5k & Bonus, Car, Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Great Corporate Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £5.4k Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Comission
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + holidays, company car, bonus scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 9 days ago
City, Birmingham
E-Recruit Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago