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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 15 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 263 220 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.56% 10.20% 18.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.27% 10.90% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 228 193 233
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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
2143 2018 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.16% 93.60% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1823 1350
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 17 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 153 (32.42%) Microsoft
2 108 (22.88%) Oracle
3 100 (21.19%) Security Cleared
4 97 (20.55%) VMware
5 85 (18.01%) SAP
6 81 (17.16%) Finance
6 81 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 79 (16.74%) Windows
7 79 (16.74%) SC Cleared
8 77 (16.31%) Project Management
9 72 (15.25%) Cisco
10 71 (15.04%) SQL
11 66 (13.98%) Citrix
12 62 (13.14%) ERP
12 62 (13.14%) Hyper-V
13 61 (12.92%) Active Directory
14 59 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (11.02%) SQL Server
16 49 (10.38%) MS Excel
16 49 (10.38%) Oracle EBS
16 49 (10.38%) Migration
17 48 (10.17%) CRM
18 47 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
19 45 (9.53%) MS Exchange
20 44 (9.32%) Degree
21 43 (9.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 43 (9.11%) Oracle EBS R12
22 41 (8.69%) NetApp
22 41 (8.69%) Lync

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (9.53%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.69%) Lync
3 30 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (4.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (2.97%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.97%) Office Communications Server
8 14 (2.97%) IIS
9 11 (2.33%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2000
10 9 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.48%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.64%) CMS
13 3 (0.64%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) MS Project
3 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (10.38%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (9.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (6.57%) Oracle ERP
4 20 (4.24%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 18 (3.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 18 (3.81%) Cognos TM1
6 14 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (2.97%) SAP CRM
7 12 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
9 8 (1.69%) SAP HR
10 7 (1.48%) Dynamics GP
10 7 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (1.48%) SAP HCM
10 7 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (1.27%) Exchequer
12 5 (1.06%) SAP APO
12 5 (1.06%) SAP FI
12 5 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.36%) Office 365
2 16 (3.39%) Taleo
3 7 (1.48%) SaaS
4 6 (1.27%) IaaS
5 3 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.51%) SAN
2 24 (5.08%) Unified Communications
2 24 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (4.45%) Internet
4 18 (3.81%) NAS
5 17 (3.60%) Firewall
6 16 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.18%) MPLS
8 10 (2.12%) WAN
9 9 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (1.91%) Network Security
9 9 (1.91%) NetScaler
10 8 (1.69%) WAAS
10 8 (1.69%) LAN
11 7 (1.48%) VPN
11 7 (1.48%) DWDM
11 7 (1.48%) Wireless
12 5 (1.06%) OSPF
12 5 (1.06%) BGP
12 5 (1.06%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.60%) Oracle Discoverer
4 16 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.97%) Big Data
6 12 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (1.48%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.48%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.48%) MarkLogic
8 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.06%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (1.06%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.27%) LSMW
3 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) Toad
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (17.16%) Finance
2 35 (7.42%) Retail
3 25 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.24%) Advertising
5 12 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.33%) Front Office
7 7 (1.48%) Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Marketing
8 6 (1.27%) Publishing
9 4 (0.85%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.08%) .NET
1 24 (5.08%) XML
2 22 (4.66%) Middleware
3 15 (3.18%) HTML
4 14 (2.97%) CSS
4 14 (2.97%) Java EE
5 11 (2.33%) XSLT
5 11 (2.33%) EDI
6 10 (2.12%) Web Services
6 10 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (1.91%) SOAP
8 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.48%) SAP XI
8 7 (1.48%) YUI
8 7 (1.48%) jQuery
9 6 (1.27%) SAP ALE
9 6 (1.27%) SAP Smart Forms
9 6 (1.27%) BAPI
10 5 (1.06%) Web Dynpro
11 4 (0.85%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.66%) FlexPod
3 15 (3.18%) Data Integration
3 15 (3.18%) Clustering
4 10 (2.12%) User Experience
5 9 (1.91%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.69%) NHS
6 8 (1.69%) Informatics
7 7 (1.48%) Social Media
8 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.64%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.42%) RMADS
10 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.42%) APACS
10 2 (0.42%) CESG
10 2 (0.42%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.21%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.21%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 79 (16.74%) Windows
2 24 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.06%) UNIX
7 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.64%) SUSE
8 3 (0.64%) Debian
8 3 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.64%) Linux
8 3 (0.64%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.42%) Android
9 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.31%) Project Management
2 62 (13.14%) ERP
3 49 (10.38%) Migration
4 48 (10.17%) CRM
5 47 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (8.05%) ETL
6 38 (8.05%) Business Development
7 37 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 35 (7.42%) Logistics
9 30 (6.36%) Enterprise Architecture
10 28 (5.93%) Workflow
11 24 (5.08%) Data Migration
12 21 (4.45%) Data Management
13 20 (4.24%) Data Modelling
14 19 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
15 17 (3.60%) Information Security
16 15 (3.18%) SAP Implementation
17 14 (2.97%) ITIL
17 14 (2.97%) Data Architecture
17 14 (2.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.04%) SQL
2 31 (6.57%) Java
3 26 (5.51%) ABAP
4 16 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.12%) VBScript
7 9 (1.91%) Python
8 7 (1.48%) C#
9 6 (1.27%) SAPscript
10 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.85%) VB
12 3 (0.64%) COBOL
13 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.42%) VBA
14 1 (0.21%) XAML
14 1 (0.21%) Ruby
14 1 (0.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) C
14 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (21.19%) Security Cleared
2 79 (16.74%) SC Cleared
3 47 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (9.32%) Degree
5 43 (9.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (7.63%) MCSE
7 34 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (6.78%) MCITP
9 31 (6.57%) Citrix Certification
10 30 (6.36%) MCTS
11 29 (6.14%) CCA
12 24 (5.08%) CCEE
13 22 (4.66%) NCDA
13 22 (4.66%) NCIE
14 21 (4.45%) CCNP
15 19 (4.03%) VTSP
16 14 (2.97%) MCSA
17 13 (2.75%) CCNA
18 12 (2.54%) VCDX
18 12 (2.54%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.18%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.97%) Solvency II
3 13 (2.75%) Basel II
4 5 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.85%) SLA
5 4 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) COBIT
6 2 (0.42%) GPG13
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 81 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (13.14%) Hyper-V
3 61 (12.92%) Active Directory
4 32 (6.78%) XenDesktop
5 29 (6.14%) XenApp
6 20 (4.24%) vSphere
7 11 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.69%) vCloud
10 7 (1.48%) HDFS
11 5 (1.06%) XenServer
12 4 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.64%) NFS
13 3 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.42%) Snort
14 2 (0.42%) Squid
15 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.91%) XenMobile
3 7 (1.48%) SCCM
4 6 (1.27%) Legato
4 6 (1.27%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.85%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.64%) SCOM
6 3 (0.64%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.64%) SCSM
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.64%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 153 (32.42%) Microsoft
2 108 (22.88%) Oracle
3 97 (20.55%) VMware
4 85 (18.01%) SAP
5 72 (15.25%) Cisco
6 66 (13.98%) Citrix
7 41 (8.69%) NetApp
8 39 (8.26%) IBM
9 30 (6.36%) HP
10 25 (5.30%) EMC
11 20 (4.24%) Cognos
12 17 (3.60%) Juniper
13 14 (2.97%) Informatica
13 14 (2.97%) Talend
14 12 (2.54%) Symantec
14 12 (2.54%) Business Objects
15 8 (1.69%) Hyperion
16 7 (1.48%) Cloudera
16 7 (1.48%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.48%) JBoss
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits, 30 days holid
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 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: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive salary with bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago