The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 111 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.047% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.050% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
IT 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
1836 2009 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.82% 94.32% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1704 1785
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 £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Birmingham region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (52.38%) SQL
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Security Architecture
3 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) OWASP
5 6 (28.57%) CISSP
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) OSCP
5 6 (28.57%) OSCE
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
7 3 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 3 (14.29%) Lync
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (14.29%) MCSE
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (14.29%) Security Testing

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) iSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
1 10 (47.62%) Security Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (33.33%) OWASP
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
1 6 (28.57%) OSCP
1 6 (28.57%) OSCE
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
4 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
4 2 (9.52%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) EMC