The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 387 346 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.73% 6.50% 9.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 6.79% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 317 275 346
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
5477 5094 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.24% 95.75% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4733 4362 3787
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 31 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 249 £57,500 +15.00% 38
Coventry +10 38 £50,000 -2.62% 3
Warwickshire +1 25 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Solihull -7 20 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Worcestershire 0 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Wolverhampton -4 4 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Shropshire -15 2 £52,000 +10.63% 2
Staffordshire -25 2 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 224 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 172 (21.88%) Oracle
3 165 (20.99%) SAP
4 153 (19.47%) Security Cleared
5 149 (18.96%) Finance
6 119 (15.14%) Windows
7 110 (13.99%) SQL
8 108 (13.74%) Project Management
9 107 (13.61%) CRM
10 106 (13.49%) VMware
11 104 (13.23%) SC Cleared
12 94 (11.96%) SQL Server
13 91 (11.58%) Cisco
14 88 (11.20%) Citrix
15 85 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 80 (10.18%) Retail
17 79 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
18 78 (9.92%) Oracle EBS
18 78 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
19 75 (9.54%) Degree
19 75 (9.54%) ERP
20 73 (9.29%) Oracle EBS R12
21 71 (9.03%) MS Excel
22 70 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
23 68 (8.65%) Active Directory
24 64 (8.14%) Hyper-V
25 59 (7.51%) Manufacturing
26 58 (7.38%) Migration
27 57 (7.25%) MS Exchange
28 56 (7.12%) .NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 57 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 50 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 48 (6.11%) Lync
4 36 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (4.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 20 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.78%) IIS
10 11 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.89%) JBoss
14 7 (0.89%) Documentum
14 7 (0.89%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 71 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.45%) MS Office
3 5 (0.64%) MS Project
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 78 (9.92%) Oracle EBS
2 73 (9.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (4.58%) Oracle ERP
4 29 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 25 (3.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 21 (2.67%) SAP MM
6 21 (2.67%) Oracle iProcurement
7 19 (2.42%) SAP SD
8 17 (2.16%) SAP WM
9 16 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
10 14 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
11 13 (1.65%) SAP CRM
12 12 (1.53%) SAP CO
13 11 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
13 11 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
13 11 (1.40%) SAP FI
14 10 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
14 10 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 10 (1.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.56%) Office 365
2 16 (2.04%) Taleo
3 8 (1.02%) IaaS
4 7 (0.89%) SaaS
5 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.71%) SAN
2 33 (4.20%) Internet
2 33 (4.20%) Unified Communications
3 27 (3.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (3.18%) Firewall
5 23 (2.93%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.29%) MPLS
6 18 (2.29%) NetScaler
7 16 (2.04%) LAN
7 16 (2.04%) WAN
8 15 (1.91%) NAS
9 11 (1.40%) Network Security
10 10 (1.27%) WAAS
10 10 (1.27%) Wireless
11 9 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.15%) VPN
12 7 (0.89%) OSPF
12 7 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.76%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 34 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (3.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 20 (2.54%) Oracle Discoverer
5 20 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (2.04%) Big Data
7 15 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.78%) SAP BW
9 13 (1.65%) Essbase
10 11 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.89%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.89%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.89%) MarkLogic
14 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (1.78%) Visual Studio
1 14 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (0.89%) LSMW
4 3 (0.38%) MSI
5 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) Toad
6 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) JIRA
6 1 (0.13%) Hudson
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 149 (18.96%) Finance
2 80 (10.18%) Retail
3 59 (7.51%) Manufacturing
4 42 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.82%) Advertising
6 20 (2.54%) Front Office
7 18 (2.29%) Automotive
8 9 (1.15%) Billing
9 7 (0.89%) Marketing
10 6 (0.76%) Publishing
10 6 (0.76%) Banking
11 5 (0.64%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.51%) Local Government
13 3 (0.38%) Legal
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Back Office
14 2 (0.25%) Games
14 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.12%) .NET
2 52 (6.62%) XML
3 35 (4.45%) HTML
4 33 (4.20%) CSS
5 22 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 22 (2.80%) Middleware
6 19 (2.42%) jQuery
7 16 (2.04%) Web Services
8 14 (1.78%) EDI
8 14 (1.78%) Java EE
9 11 (1.40%) XSLT
9 11 (1.40%) SOAP
10 10 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.15%) Application Packaging
11 9 (1.15%) SAP ALE
12 8 (1.02%) BAPI
13 7 (0.89%) SAP XI
13 7 (0.89%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.80%) Data Integration
3 21 (2.67%) FlexPod
4 20 (2.54%) Clustering
5 19 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.42%) User Experience
6 11 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.02%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.02%) Psychology
8 7 (0.89%) Social Media
8 7 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 7 (0.89%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.76%) NHS
10 5 (0.64%) CESG
10 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.51%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 119 (15.14%) Windows
2 39 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.91%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.53%) UNIX
7 9 (1.15%) Solaris
8 8 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.64%) Android
11 4 (0.51%) Linux
12 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
14 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (13.74%) Project Management
2 107 (13.61%) CRM
3 79 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (9.54%) ERP
5 58 (7.38%) Migration
6 51 (6.49%) Logistics
7 48 (6.11%) Workflow
8 46 (5.85%) ETL
9 42 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (5.34%) Mentoring
10 35 (4.45%) Business Development
11 31 (3.94%) SAP Implementation
12 30 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (3.56%) Enterprise Architecture
14 26 (3.31%) Data Management
15 25 (3.18%) Data Migration
16 24 (3.05%) ITIL
16 24 (3.05%) PRINCE2
17 23 (2.93%) Quality Management
18 20 (2.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 110 (13.99%) SQL
2 40 (5.09%) C#
3 39 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 37 (4.71%) ABAP
5 32 (4.07%) Java
6 26 (3.31%) VBScript
7 20 (2.54%) PL/SQL
8 16 (2.04%) Python
9 14 (1.78%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.40%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.27%) PHP
11 10 (1.27%) VB
12 7 (0.89%) SAPscript
13 6 (0.76%) C
14 5 (0.64%) C++
14 5 (0.64%) R
15 4 (0.51%) COBOL
15 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.25%) X++
17 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 153 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 104 (13.23%) SC Cleared
3 75 (9.54%) Degree
4 70 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (6.87%) MCSE
6 43 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 42 (5.34%) Citrix Certification
8 40 (5.09%) CCA
9 39 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (4.83%) MCITP
11 31 (3.94%) CCEE
12 29 (3.69%) MCTS
13 28 (3.56%) CCNP
14 21 (2.67%) CCNA
15 18 (2.29%) VTSP
15 18 (2.29%) NCDA
15 18 (2.29%) NCIE
16 12 (1.53%) MCSA
16 12 (1.53%) MCP
16 12 (1.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.29%) SLA
3 10 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.02%) QA
5 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.25%) MiFID
7 2 (0.25%) GPG13
7 2 (0.25%) EMIR
7 2 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.13%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 85 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (8.65%) Active Directory
3 64 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 51 (6.49%) XenApp
5 46 (5.85%) XenDesktop
6 24 (3.05%) vSphere
7 11 (1.40%) vCloud
7 11 (1.40%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.02%) XenServer
10 7 (0.89%) HDFS
11 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.25%) Snort
12 2 (0.25%) Squid
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (1.78%) XenMobile
2 13 (1.65%) SCCM
3 10 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.02%) SCOM
5 6 (0.76%) Legato
6 5 (0.64%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.64%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.64%) EdgeSight
7 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.38%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.38%) SCSM
9 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.25%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 224 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 172 (21.88%) Oracle
3 165 (20.99%) SAP
4 106 (13.49%) VMware
5 91 (11.58%) Cisco
6 88 (11.20%) Citrix
7 55 (7.00%) IBM
8 50 (6.36%) HP
9 45 (5.73%) NetApp
10 30 (3.82%) EMC
11 22 (2.80%) Business Objects
12 21 (2.67%) Fujitsu
13 20 (2.54%) Hyperion
14 17 (2.16%) Informatica
15 16 (2.04%) Cognos
16 14 (1.78%) Talend
17 13 (1.65%) AppSense
18 12 (1.53%) Juniper
19 11 (1.40%) Symantec
20 10 (1.27%) CommVault
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Car / Bonus / Laptop / Mobile
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 15%, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 12%, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago