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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 193 264 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.89% 11.94% 10.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.48% 12.69% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 151 226 203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
1841 2081 2035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.36% 94.12% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1764 1822
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 101 (27.67%) Finance
2 99 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 73 (20.00%) Oracle
4 70 (19.18%) Java
5 66 (18.08%) SAP
6 64 (17.53%) SQL
7 62 (16.99%) Cisco
8 53 (14.52%) Retail
9 52 (14.25%) MS Excel
10 51 (13.97%) Windows
11 49 (13.42%) IBM
11 49 (13.42%) Manufacturing
12 48 (13.15%) Cisco Certification
13 45 (12.33%) BusinessObjects
14 44 (12.05%) WebSphere
15 37 (10.14%) CheckPoint
15 37 (10.14%) Linux
16 36 (9.86%) ERP
17 35 (9.59%) HTML
18 33 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (8.77%) Firewall
19 32 (8.77%) UNIX
19 32 (8.77%) Degree
19 32 (8.77%) Security Cleared
20 31 (8.49%) CRM
21 30 (8.22%) Web Services
21 30 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (8.22%) Banking
22 29 (7.95%) HP
22 29 (7.95%) CCIE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (12.05%) WebSphere
2 25 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 23 (6.30%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.38%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.84%) MQSeries
5 14 (3.84%) SAS
5 14 (3.84%) CICS
6 12 (3.29%) JBoss
6 12 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.01%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.19%) Lync
10 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.55%) IIS
12 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 52 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.29%) SPSS
3 4 (1.10%) MS Office
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (4.66%) SAP Business One
2 11 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.92%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.92%) Temenos T24
5 7 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (1.64%) SAP CO
6 6 (1.64%) Sage ERP X3
7 5 (1.37%) SAP HCM
7 5 (1.37%) SAP MII
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (1.10%) SAP SCM
8 4 (1.10%) SAP APO
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.29%) Office 365
3 5 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.77%) Firewall
2 24 (6.58%) OSPF
2 24 (6.58%) BGP
3 20 (5.48%) SAN
4 19 (5.21%) LAN
4 19 (5.21%) WAN
5 17 (4.66%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.84%) MPLS
7 13 (3.56%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (3.56%) Network Security
7 13 (3.56%) Wireless
7 13 (3.56%) IPsec
8 12 (3.29%) SSL
9 11 (3.01%) Wireless Security
10 10 (2.74%) IOS XR
10 10 (2.74%) NX-OS
11 7 (1.92%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.92%) VPN
12 6 (1.64%) IPv4
12 6 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.33%) BusinessObjects
2 28 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.67%) DB2
3 13 (3.56%) QlikView
4 12 (3.29%) Pentaho
4 12 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.01%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (1.92%) Base SAS
7 6 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.55%) Big Data
11 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (3.84%) Selenium
2 8 (2.19%) LSMW
3 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.55%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
General
1 101 (27.67%) Finance
2 53 (14.52%) Retail
3 49 (13.42%) Manufacturing
4 30 (8.22%) Banking
5 25 (6.85%) Retail Banking
6 22 (6.03%) Publishing
7 19 (5.21%) Telecoms
8 18 (4.93%) Marketing
9 8 (2.19%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.92%) Advertising
11 5 (1.37%) Billing
12 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.55%) Law
14 1 (0.27%) Legal
14 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.27%) Front Office
14 1 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Local Government
14 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.59%) HTML
2 30 (8.22%) Web Services
3 17 (4.66%) XML
3 17 (4.66%) Middleware
4 16 (4.38%) J2EE
5 15 (4.11%) .NET
5 15 (4.11%) JSP
5 15 (4.11%) Ext JS
6 14 (3.84%) ISPF
6 14 (3.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (3.01%) Java EE
8 10 (2.74%) jQuery
8 10 (2.74%) EDI
9 8 (2.19%) CSS
10 6 (1.64%) SOAP
11 5 (1.37%) SAP Smart Forms
11 5 (1.37%) BAPI
11 5 (1.37%) WCF
11 5 (1.37%) SAP ALE
12 4 (1.10%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.40%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.11%) Visualisation
5 14 (3.84%) Mainframe
6 11 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.74%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.74%) Clustering
8 8 (2.19%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.92%) LIMS
10 6 (1.64%) Replication
11 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.10%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.82%) DataPower
14 2 (0.55%) PMI
14 2 (0.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.97%) Windows
2 37 (10.14%) Linux
3 32 (8.77%) UNIX
4 15 (4.11%) AIX
5 14 (3.84%) Solaris
5 14 (3.84%) MVS
6 12 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) OS/390
10 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (9.86%) ERP
2 33 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (8.49%) CRM
4 30 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (7.95%) Analytics
6 28 (7.67%) Project Management
7 25 (6.85%) SOA
8 23 (6.30%) Information Security
8 23 (6.30%) Integration Testing
9 22 (6.03%) Migration
10 18 (4.93%) SAP Implementation
11 17 (4.66%) Project Planning
11 17 (4.66%) Logistics
12 16 (4.38%) Business Analysis
13 15 (4.11%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (4.11%) Data Migration
13 15 (4.11%) Business Process Mapping
13 15 (4.11%) Software Delivery
14 14 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (3.84%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.18%) Java
2 64 (17.53%) SQL
3 21 (5.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.11%) ABAP
5 14 (3.84%) JCL
5 14 (3.84%) Perl
6 13 (3.56%) R
6 13 (3.56%) Python
7 12 (3.29%) C#
8 9 (2.47%) COBOL
9 8 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.37%) SAPscript
11 3 (0.82%) VBScript
11 3 (0.82%) VB
12 2 (0.55%) X++
13 1 (0.27%) C
13 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (13.15%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (8.77%) Degree
2 32 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.95%) CCIE
4 26 (7.12%) SC Cleared
5 21 (5.75%) CCNP
6 19 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (4.93%) CISSP
8 11 (3.01%) MCSE
8 11 (3.01%) HP ASE
9 9 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.19%) CISM
11 7 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.92%) OSCP
11 7 (1.92%) OSCE
12 6 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.37%) CCA
13 5 (1.37%) MCSD
13 5 (1.37%) CCNA
14 4 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.66%) QA
2 10 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (7.95%) Hyper-V
2 22 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.01%) vSphere
4 11 (3.01%) XenApp
5 10 (2.74%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.19%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (1.37%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.82%) vCloud
9 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.55%) XenServer
10 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 11 (3.01%) SCCM
3 10 (2.74%) SCOM
4 7 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.37%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.37%) SCDPM
5 5 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.37%) SCSM
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.55%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.27%) WSUS
9 1 (0.27%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 99 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 73 (20.00%) Oracle
3 66 (18.08%) SAP
4 62 (16.99%) Cisco
5 49 (13.42%) IBM
6 37 (10.14%) CheckPoint
7 29 (7.95%) HP
8 26 (7.12%) VMware
9 25 (6.85%) Juniper
10 24 (6.58%) F5
11 21 (5.75%) Riverbed
12 16 (4.38%) Citrix
13 15 (4.11%) BEA
13 15 (4.11%) Cognos
14 14 (3.84%) Tableau
15 12 (3.29%) NetApp
16 11 (3.01%) Huawei
17 9 (2.47%) Sage
18 8 (2.19%) SonicWALL
18 8 (2.19%) Dell
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Pesaro
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Bonus Pension Health Remote Work
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: Negotiable, Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus & More Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £90,000+ an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Holidays, Bupa & Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £34000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Car Allowance
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago