The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 9 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 2.94% - 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
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 Dudley 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
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
33 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 97.06% 100.00% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 34
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Consultant
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Dudley

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) Dell
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) vCloud
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Dell
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft