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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 110 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
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
1681 1565 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 95.66% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1359 1315
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Lync
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (20.00%) CISA
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) iSeries
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) COBIT

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Veeam
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp