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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / West Midlands
Rank 43 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 271 240 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.57% 4.59% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 4.77% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 188 174 219
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £69,700
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
4739 5036 4902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.35% 96.36% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4184 4300
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +4 137 £52,500 -4.54% 24
Staffordshire +21 33 £47,500 +13.77% 4
Coventry +3 32 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Warwickshire -6 16 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Solihull +3 12 £33,500 -41.73% 2
Worcestershire -15 8 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Shropshire -9 6 £38,500 -18.94% 2
Walsall +15 2 £18,000 -60.00%
Dudley +11 2 £18,000 -55.00%
Wolverhampton +4 2 £18,000 -60.00%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 151 (27.55%) Finance
2 146 (26.64%) SAP
3 128 (23.36%) Microsoft
4 104 (18.98%) Manufacturing
5 84 (15.33%) SQL
6 80 (14.60%) Windows
7 72 (13.14%) Retail
8 70 (12.77%) Presales
9 69 (12.59%) MS Excel
10 57 (10.40%) Oracle
11 56 (10.22%) SQL Server
11 56 (10.22%) CRM
12 55 (10.04%) ERP
13 52 (9.49%) Linux
14 49 (8.94%) Firewall
15 48 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
17 42 (7.66%) Unix
17 42 (7.66%) Time Management
17 42 (7.66%) SIEM
18 41 (7.48%) Java
19 40 (7.30%) Degree
20 39 (7.12%) Migration
20 39 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
21 38 (6.93%) Project Management
22 36 (6.57%) IBM
23 35 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
23 35 (6.39%) Banking
23 35 (6.39%) Windows Server
24 32 (5.84%) Mentoring

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 27 (4.93%) JBoss
2 25 (4.56%) WebSphere
3 24 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.83%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (2.19%) NetWeaver
6 12 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.01%) IIS
7 11 (2.01%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.46%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.36%) Apache
13 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.18%) Documentum
14 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.28%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (4.56%) SAP CO
1 25 (4.56%) SAP FI
1 25 (4.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 24 (4.38%) SAP PP
3 23 (4.20%) SAP SD
4 21 (3.83%) SAP MM
5 19 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (2.74%) SAP BPC
8 12 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (2.19%) SAP Business One
8 12 (2.19%) SAP SCM
9 10 (1.82%) Sage 200
9 10 (1.82%) SAP HCM
10 9 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (1.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 8 (1.46%) SAP HR
12 7 (1.28%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.93%) Office 365
4 9 (1.64%) Heroku
5 8 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.91%) IaaS
6 5 (0.91%) PaaS
6 5 (0.91%) Yammer
7 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.94%) Firewall
2 15 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.55%) SSL
4 13 (2.37%) LAN
5 10 (1.82%) WAN
6 9 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.46%) Skype
8 7 (1.28%) DNS
8 7 (1.28%) Network Security
8 7 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (1.28%) VLAN
9 6 (1.09%) DHCP
10 4 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.55%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (0.55%) FTP
11 3 (0.55%) SAN
12 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.38%) DB2
3 17 (3.10%) SAP BW
4 16 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.92%) RDBMS
4 16 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 13 (2.37%) SAP HANA
7 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.09%) Power BI
11 5 (0.91%) Big Data
11 5 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.91%) QlikView
12 4 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.73%) GIS
12 4 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) LSMW
2 5 (0.91%) SoapUI
2 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.73%) Log4j
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.36%) JIRA
4 2 (0.36%) Toad
5 1 (0.18%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 151 (27.55%) Finance
2 104 (18.98%) Manufacturing
3 72 (13.14%) Retail
4 35 (6.39%) Banking
5 29 (5.29%) Advertising
5 29 (5.29%) Publishing
6 19 (3.47%) Legal
6 19 (3.47%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.92%) Automotive
8 15 (2.74%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.37%) Marketing
10 9 (1.64%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.46%) International Banking
12 6 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.91%) Billing
13 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.73%) German Language
15 3 (0.55%) French Language
15 3 (0.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.11%) XML
2 22 (4.01%) Java EE
3 21 (3.83%) HTML
4 20 (3.65%) .NET
4 20 (3.65%) Web Services
5 18 (3.28%) SOAP
6 13 (2.37%) REST
7 10 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 10 (1.82%) EDI
7 10 (1.82%) Visualforce
8 9 (1.64%) J2EE
9 8 (1.46%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.28%) SAP Fiori
11 6 (1.09%) BAPI
11 6 (1.09%) CSS
11 6 (1.09%) jQuery
11 6 (1.09%) SAP ALE
11 6 (1.09%) SAP Smart Forms
12 5 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.55%) Public Cloud
4 12 (2.19%) User Experience
5 11 (2.01%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.09%) Clustering
9 6 (1.09%) PMI
10 5 (0.91%) NHS
11 4 (0.73%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.73%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.73%) PKI
11 4 (0.73%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.55%) iPad
12 3 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.60%) Windows
2 52 (9.49%) Linux
3 42 (7.66%) Unix
4 35 (6.39%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.91%) Solaris
7 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (12.77%) Presales
2 56 (10.22%) CRM
3 55 (10.04%) ERP
4 45 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (7.66%) SIEM
5 42 (7.66%) Time Management
6 39 (7.12%) Migration
6 39 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (6.93%) Project Management
8 35 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (5.84%) Mentoring
10 29 (5.29%) Malware Analysis
10 29 (5.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 29 (5.29%) Reverse Engineering
11 28 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (5.11%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (4.74%) SOA
12 26 (4.74%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (4.38%) Logistics
14 22 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (15.33%) SQL
2 41 (7.48%) Java
3 29 (5.29%) ABAP
4 26 (4.74%) C
5 23 (4.20%) PowerShell
6 18 (3.28%) C#
6 18 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.74%) Perl
8 14 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.37%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.37%) Python
10 10 (1.82%) Apex Code
11 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.09%) SAPscript
13 5 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.55%) VB
15 2 (0.36%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 40 (7.30%) Degree
2 22 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.65%) CISSP
5 18 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.19%) AWS Certification
7 12 (2.19%) CCNA
8 9 (1.64%) CCNP
9 8 (1.46%) CISM
9 8 (1.46%) MCSA
9 8 (1.46%) MCSE
10 7 (1.28%) CCSE
10 7 (1.28%) CLAS
11 6 (1.09%) CIMA
11 6 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.91%) CCSA
12 5 (0.91%) ISEB
12 5 (0.91%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.47%) GPG13
2 18 (3.28%) QA
3 13 (2.37%) SLA
4 10 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.18%) RMADS
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.91%) XenApp
5 4 (0.73%) Docker
5 4 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.55%) vCloud
6 3 (0.55%) XenServer
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (5.66%) QRadar
2 19 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.47%) Puppet
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.91%) vRealize
4 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.55%) Icinga
5 3 (0.55%) SCCM
5 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 146 (26.64%) SAP
2 128 (23.36%) Microsoft
3 57 (10.40%) Oracle
4 36 (6.57%) IBM
5 25 (4.56%) VMware
6 24 (4.38%) Cisco
7 19 (3.47%) Sage
8 17 (3.10%) Citrix
9 12 (2.19%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (2.19%) Sybase
10 11 (2.01%) JD Edwards
11 9 (1.64%) Infor
12 8 (1.46%) Epicor
13 7 (1.28%) IFS
13 7 (1.28%) Informatica
13 7 (1.28%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.09%) Palo Alto
15 5 (0.91%) LogRhythm
15 5 (0.91%) Pegasus
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000- £81,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Washington Frank
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car, pension, holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Washington Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 19 days ago