The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 32 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 343 355 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.90% 6.18% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.17% 6.46% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 194 255 323
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5562 5495 5255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.72% 95.73% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 4529 4353
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 207 £51,000 -8.10% 18
Coventry -12 29 £51,000 +2.00% 2
Warwickshire -8 20 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Solihull +18 16 £65,000 +52.94%
Staffordshire -3 9 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Shropshire -6 9 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Walsall +3 3 £27,000 -32.50%
Worcestershire +4 2 £32,000 -14.66%
West Bromwich - 2 £52,000 -
Dudley -6 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 222 (33.23%) Finance
2 137 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 126 (18.86%) SAP
4 123 (18.41%) Retail
5 120 (17.96%) Presales
6 116 (17.37%) Manufacturing
7 97 (14.52%) SQL
8 92 (13.77%) Oracle
9 88 (13.17%) Degree
10 80 (11.98%) MS Excel
10 80 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
11 75 (11.23%) Windows
12 69 (10.33%) Security Cleared
13 68 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
14 67 (10.03%) SQL Server
14 67 (10.03%) SC Cleared
15 64 (9.58%) Project Management
16 57 (8.53%) Security Architecture
17 53 (7.93%) ERP
18 52 (7.78%) Information Security
18 52 (7.78%) Logistics
19 51 (7.63%) Publishing
20 48 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
21 46 (6.89%) CISSP
22 45 (6.74%) Firewall
23 44 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 43 (6.44%) Office 365
24 43 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
25 42 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
26 40 (5.99%) GAP Analysis

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (2.84%) NetWeaver
4 18 (2.69%) SAS
5 16 (2.40%) JBoss
5 16 (2.40%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (1.65%) IIS
8 10 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 9 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.30%) Apache
11 2 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 80 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.80%) MS Office
4 4 (0.60%) InVision
4 4 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.14%) SAP CO
2 20 (2.99%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 20 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
2 20 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
3 19 (2.84%) Oracle Assets
4 18 (2.69%) SAP FI
4 18 (2.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (2.69%) SAP HCM
5 16 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (2.40%) SAP MM
6 13 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
7 12 (1.80%) SAP PM
7 12 (1.80%) SAP PP
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (1.35%) SAP Business One
10 7 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.44%) Office 365
2 38 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.10%) OneDrive
4 13 (1.95%) SuccessFactors
5 12 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.80%) Yammer
6 8 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.05%) IaaS
8 5 (0.75%) SaaS
9 3 (0.45%) Heroku
9 3 (0.45%) PaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.74%) Firewall
2 31 (4.64%) WAN
3 28 (4.19%) LAN
4 22 (3.29%) SSL
5 20 (2.99%) DNS
6 19 (2.84%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.84%) VoIP
6 19 (2.84%) VPN
7 15 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (2.25%) DHCP
7 15 (2.25%) MPLS
8 14 (2.10%) SAN
8 14 (2.10%) Wireless
9 13 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (1.80%) IPsec
10 12 (1.80%) iSCSI
11 11 (1.65%) VLAN
12 10 (1.50%) OSPF
13 9 (1.35%) BGP
13 9 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (4.34%) Oracle Database
4 28 (4.19%) DB2
5 19 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (2.69%) GIS
6 18 (2.69%) Spatial Data
7 16 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.95%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.80%) Power BI
11 11 (1.65%) QlikView
12 10 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.35%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.05%) DataStage
14 7 (1.05%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.90%) SAP HANA
15 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.44%) LSMW
2 4 (0.60%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.60%) Log4j
3 2 (0.30%) Ant
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.30%) Selenium
3 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.15%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) JMeter
4 1 (0.15%) JUnit
4 1 (0.15%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.15%) ProC
4 1 (0.15%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) Toad
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.15%) WebLOAD
General
1 222 (33.23%) Finance
2 123 (18.41%) Retail
3 116 (17.37%) Manufacturing
4 51 (7.63%) Publishing
5 34 (5.09%) Marketing
6 25 (3.74%) Legal
7 23 (3.44%) Banking
8 16 (2.40%) Billing
8 16 (2.40%) General Ledger
9 15 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.95%) Automotive
10 13 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.80%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.35%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.20%) Local Government
14 6 (0.90%) Advertising
15 5 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.45%) Games
17 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.34%) HTML
2 25 (3.74%) EDI
3 24 (3.59%) .NET
4 23 (3.44%) XML
5 14 (2.10%) CSS
6 13 (1.95%) SAP Basis
7 10 (1.50%) Java EE
7 10 (1.50%) Web Services
8 8 (1.20%) jQuery
9 7 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.05%) JSP
10 5 (0.75%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.60%) Ajax
11 4 (0.60%) EDIFACT
11 4 (0.60%) JMS
11 4 (0.60%) JSON
11 4 (0.60%) Middleware
11 4 (0.60%) Node.js
12 3 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.34%) PKI
3 25 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.44%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (2.84%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.54%) Clustering
8 16 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.10%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.80%) Statistics
11 11 (1.65%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.35%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.05%) Chemistry
13 7 (1.05%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.05%) EPoS
13 7 (1.05%) Physics
14 6 (0.90%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.75%) iPad
15 5 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (11.23%) Windows
2 33 (4.94%) Unix
3 24 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (3.29%) Linux
4 22 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.30%) Android
9 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.96%) Presales
2 80 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
3 68 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
4 64 (9.58%) Project Management
5 57 (8.53%) Security Architecture
6 53 (7.93%) ERP
7 52 (7.78%) Information Security
7 52 (7.78%) Logistics
8 48 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (5.99%) GAP Analysis
10 39 (5.84%) Business Analysis
11 38 (5.69%) Time Management
12 37 (5.54%) Migration
12 37 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (5.39%) Integration Testing
14 35 (5.24%) SIEM
15 33 (4.94%) ETL
16 32 (4.79%) Data Protection
17 30 (4.49%) ITIL
18 29 (4.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (14.52%) SQL
2 36 (5.39%) ABAP
3 26 (3.89%) PL/SQL
4 22 (3.29%) Java
5 17 (2.54%) C#
6 16 (2.40%) C
6 16 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.65%) Python
8 6 (0.90%) C++
9 5 (0.75%) R
10 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.60%) RPG
10 4 (0.60%) Ruby
10 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.45%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.45%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.45%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (13.17%) Degree
2 69 (10.33%) Security Cleared
3 67 (10.03%) SC Cleared
4 46 (6.89%) CISSP
5 34 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (3.59%) CCNA
6 24 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.54%) CCNP
8 15 (2.25%) MCSE
9 14 (2.10%) CISM
10 11 (1.65%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.50%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (1.50%) MCSD
12 9 (1.35%) CCSA
13 8 (1.20%) CISA
14 7 (1.05%) CCSE
14 7 (1.05%) CREST Certified
14 7 (1.05%) ISEB
14 7 (1.05%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.54%) ISO22301
3 17 (2.54%) QA
4 14 (2.10%) SLA
5 13 (1.95%) ISO27002
5 13 (1.95%) ISO27005
6 8 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.75%) COBIT
8 4 (0.60%) GPG13
8 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.60%) PA-DSS
9 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.45%) RMADS
10 2 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.69%) vSphere
4 10 (1.50%) XenApp
5 8 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.90%) vCloud
6 6 (0.90%) XenServer
7 5 (0.75%) Firmware
8 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.30%) Docker
10 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (0.90%) vRealize
3 5 (0.75%) QRadar
3 5 (0.75%) SCOM
3 5 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.60%) Puppet
4 4 (0.60%) SCCM
5 2 (0.30%) Ansible
5 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.30%) rkt
5 2 (0.30%) Simpana
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.30%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.15%) MOM
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 137 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 126 (18.86%) SAP
3 92 (13.77%) Oracle
4 34 (5.09%) Cisco
4 34 (5.09%) VMware
5 24 (3.59%) Citrix
5 24 (3.59%) Informatica
6 21 (3.14%) JD Edwards
7 14 (2.10%) CheckPoint
7 14 (2.10%) Juniper
8 11 (1.65%) Palo Alto
9 9 (1.35%) IBM
10 7 (1.05%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.05%) NetApp
10 7 (1.05%) Sage
10 7 (1.05%) SonicWALL
11 6 (0.90%) CA
11 6 (0.90%) Cognizant
11 6 (0.90%) HP
11 6 (0.90%) Veeam
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Salary: Bonus + Bens
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