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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 43 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 325 327 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.33% 6.21% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 6.40% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 235 253 260
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £67,250
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
5874 5113 5029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.42% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 4281 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
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 May 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 May 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 -4 155 £60,000 +9.09% 29
Coventry -12 33 £36,250 -27.50% 6
Warwickshire -18 31 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Staffordshire +14 22 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Worcestershire +7 21 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Solihull +21 13 £65,000 +48.57% 2
Shropshire -12 7 £41,250 -0.60% 2
Dudley +5 3 £25,000 -3.84%
West Bromwich - 3 £47,500 -
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton -8 1 £40,000 -13.51%
Walsall -11 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 200 (32.73%) Finance
2 103 (16.86%) SAP
3 102 (16.69%) Presales
4 99 (16.20%) Microsoft
5 78 (12.77%) Retail
6 75 (12.27%) Oracle
6 75 (12.27%) Security Cleared
7 74 (12.11%) Cybersecurity
7 74 (12.11%) Project Management
8 71 (11.62%) SC Cleared
9 70 (11.46%) Manufacturing
10 68 (11.13%) SQL
10 68 (11.13%) ERP
11 66 (10.80%) Business Analysis
12 62 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 61 (9.98%) Windows
14 60 (9.82%) MS Excel
14 60 (9.82%) Degree
15 53 (8.67%) Information Security
16 51 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (8.18%) Cisco
18 47 (7.69%) SQL Server
18 47 (7.69%) Security Architecture
19 46 (7.53%) CISSP
20 45 (7.36%) Logistics
21 41 (6.71%) Firewall
22 40 (6.55%) WAN
23 39 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
23 39 (6.38%) Time Management
24 38 (6.22%) ETL

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 24 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.80%) SAS
5 10 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.64%) JBoss
5 10 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.47%) IIS
6 9 (1.47%) Node.js
7 8 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.98%) NetWeaver
8 6 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (1.31%) MS Office
3 8 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.82%) MS Project
6 3 (0.49%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (4.58%) SAP CO
2 25 (4.09%) SAP PS
3 24 (3.93%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (3.60%) SAP FI
4 22 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (3.27%) Oracle Payables
5 20 (3.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 19 (3.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 18 (2.95%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (2.45%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (2.29%) Oracle Cash Management
10 13 (2.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 12 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
11 12 (1.96%) SAP Business One
12 11 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
13 9 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (1.47%) SAP HCM
13 9 (1.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.27%) Office 365
2 20 (3.27%) SaaS
3 12 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 8 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.15%) GitHub
5 7 (1.15%) IaaS
6 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.49%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.71%) Firewall
2 40 (6.55%) WAN
3 38 (6.22%) LAN
4 29 (4.75%) SSL
4 29 (4.75%) VoIP
5 28 (4.58%) TCP/IP
5 28 (4.58%) Wireless
6 26 (4.26%) MPLS
7 25 (4.09%) VPN
8 24 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (3.60%) Cisco Wireless
9 22 (3.60%) iSCSI
10 21 (3.44%) Fibre Channel
10 21 (3.44%) IPsec
10 21 (3.44%) OSPF
11 20 (3.27%) BGP
11 20 (3.27%) Spanning Tree
12 19 (3.11%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (3.11%) FCoE
12 19 (3.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (4.42%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.96%) Big Data
3 12 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (1.80%) DB2
4 11 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.15%) GIS
7 7 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.15%) Neo4j
7 7 (1.15%) Pentaho
8 5 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (0.82%) QlikView
8 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Axure RP
1 10 (1.64%) LSMW
2 9 (1.47%) JUnit
2 9 (1.47%) Ranorex
2 9 (1.47%) Selenium
2 9 (1.47%) SoapUI
3 8 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.82%) Hudson
7 3 (0.49%) Toad
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.16%) Gatling
9 1 (0.16%) JMeter
9 1 (0.16%) MorphX
9 1 (0.16%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.16%) ProC
9 1 (0.16%) WebLOAD
General
1 200 (32.73%) Finance
2 78 (12.77%) Retail
3 70 (11.46%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.27%) Marketing
5 19 (3.11%) Legal
5 19 (3.11%) Publishing
6 16 (2.62%) Banking
7 13 (2.13%) Billing
7 13 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.80%) Games
10 8 (1.31%) Automotive
10 8 (1.31%) Local Government
10 8 (1.31%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.15%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.82%) Law
13 4 (0.65%) Advertising
13 4 (0.65%) French Language
13 4 (0.65%) German Language
13 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.75%) .NET
2 20 (3.27%) HTML
2 20 (3.27%) XML
3 19 (3.11%) Middleware
4 12 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.31%) Java EE
7 7 (1.15%) CSS
7 7 (1.15%) jQuery
7 7 (1.15%) REST
7 7 (1.15%) Spring XD
7 7 (1.15%) Web Services
8 6 (0.98%) EDI
8 6 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
9 5 (0.82%) RESTful
9 5 (0.82%) SOAP
10 4 (0.65%) BAPI
11 3 (0.49%) SAP ALE
11 3 (0.49%) SAP Smart Forms
12 2 (0.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.89%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.09%) PKI
3 25 (4.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.45%) Mathematics
6 12 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.80%) Visualisation
8 10 (1.64%) User Experience
9 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.31%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.31%) Physics
11 7 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.15%) Chemistry
11 7 (1.15%) Clustering
11 7 (1.15%) Statistics
12 5 (0.82%) DataPower
12 5 (0.82%) EPoS
13 4 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.98%) Windows
2 32 (5.24%) Unix
3 24 (3.93%) Linux
4 20 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (16.69%) Presales
2 74 (12.11%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (12.11%) Project Management
3 68 (11.13%) ERP
4 66 (10.80%) Business Analysis
5 62 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (8.67%) Information Security
7 51 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 45 (7.36%) Logistics
10 39 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (6.38%) Time Management
11 38 (6.22%) ETL
12 37 (6.06%) CRM
13 36 (5.89%) ITIL
14 34 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
15 33 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (5.24%) Data Protection
17 29 (4.75%) Fraud Detection
17 29 (4.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.13%) SQL
2 36 (5.89%) Java
3 30 (4.91%) C#
4 24 (3.93%) ABAP
5 21 (3.44%) JavaScript
6 20 (3.27%) PL/SQL
7 18 (2.95%) Python
8 10 (1.64%) Scala
9 6 (0.98%) C
10 4 (0.65%) C++
11 3 (0.49%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.33%) RPG
12 2 (0.33%) Ruby
12 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.16%) Korn
13 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.16%) VBA
13 1 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 71 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 60 (9.82%) Degree
4 46 (7.53%) CISSP
5 31 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (4.75%) CCNP
7 28 (4.58%) CCNA
8 25 (4.09%) CISM
9 22 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (2.78%) CISA
10 17 (2.78%) MCSE
11 10 (1.64%) PhD
11 10 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.31%) CCA
14 7 (1.15%) PCI QSA
15 6 (0.98%) CCSA
15 6 (0.98%) MCSA
16 5 (0.82%) CCSE
16 5 (0.82%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.76%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.45%) QA
4 14 (2.29%) ISO22301
5 10 (1.64%) ISO27002
5 10 (1.64%) ISO27005
6 9 (1.47%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.15%) COBIT
8 6 (0.98%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.65%) SLA
10 3 (0.49%) Basel II
11 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.16%) GAAP
System Software
1 25 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.44%) Hyper-V
2 21 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.78%) XenApp
4 14 (2.29%) vSphere
5 12 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.64%) XenServer
7 5 (0.82%) Firmware
8 3 (0.49%) vCloud
9 2 (0.33%) NFS
9 2 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.15%) Puppet
2 4 (0.65%) SCOM
3 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.49%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.49%) Simpana
3 3 (0.49%) vRealize
3 3 (0.49%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.33%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.16%) MOM
5 1 (0.16%) QRadar
5 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.16%) SCSM
5 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 103 (16.86%) SAP
2 99 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 75 (12.27%) Oracle
4 50 (8.18%) Cisco
5 29 (4.75%) Juniper
5 29 (4.75%) VMware
6 23 (3.76%) Citrix
7 16 (2.62%) JD Edwards
8 15 (2.45%) NetApp
9 14 (2.29%) Informatica
10 13 (2.13%) Pegasus
11 11 (1.80%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.80%) F5
12 10 (1.64%) HP
13 9 (1.47%) CA
14 8 (1.31%) Talend
15 7 (1.15%) ArcSight
15 7 (1.15%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.15%) Greenplum
15 7 (1.15%) Hortonworks
Worcester, Worcestershire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits CAR, PHONE, LAPTOP, CERTIFIED TRAI
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + PMI, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Heath Care +
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000 + 17% Flex Fund
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago