The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 387 412 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.21% 7.42% 10.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 7.82% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 311 333 411
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 217 £55,000 - 51
Coventry +2 38 £45,000 -8.62% 6
Solihull -2 31 £51,250 +28.12% 2
Warwickshire +21 26 £41,500 -7.77% 4
Staffordshire -16 8 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Wolverhampton -2 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Shropshire +1 4 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire -9 3 £35,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 209 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 157 (20.82%) Finance
3 143 (18.97%) SAP
4 120 (15.92%) Oracle
5 113 (14.99%) VMware
6 104 (13.79%) Windows
7 103 (13.66%) SQL
7 103 (13.66%) Security Cleared
8 91 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (12.07%) Cisco
9 87 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 86 (11.41%) CRM
11 83 (11.01%) SQL Server
11 83 (11.01%) Active Directory
12 82 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 82 (10.88%) Project Management
13 81 (10.74%) Citrix
14 80 (10.61%) Retail
15 79 (10.48%) Degree
16 75 (9.95%) MS Excel
17 69 (9.15%) Hyper-V
18 66 (8.75%) ERP
19 64 (8.49%) MCSE
20 63 (8.36%) MS Exchange
21 62 (8.22%) Lync
22 59 (7.82%) MCITP
23 57 (7.56%) SharePoint
24 53 (7.03%) Oracle EBS
25 52 (6.90%) Migration
26 49 (6.50%) NetApp

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (8.36%) MS Exchange
2 62 (8.22%) Lync
3 57 (7.56%) SharePoint
4 40 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (2.25%) IIS
9 15 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.53%) CMS
15 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 75 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (7.03%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (3.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (3.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 23 (3.05%) SAP SD
6 23 (3.05%) Cognos TM1
7 21 (2.79%) Oracle ERP
8 18 (2.39%) Hyperion Planning
8 18 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 17 (2.25%) SAP CO
9 17 (2.25%) SAP FI
10 16 (2.12%) SAP CRM
11 15 (1.99%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 13 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (1.72%) Oracle iProcurement
13 11 (1.46%) SAP EWM
14 10 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.51%) Office 365
2 13 (1.72%) Taleo
3 8 (1.06%) SaaS
4 6 (0.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.50%) Unified Communications
2 46 (6.10%) SAN
3 29 (3.85%) Firewall
4 22 (2.92%) Internet
4 22 (2.92%) NAS
5 18 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (2.39%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.12%) DNS
7 15 (1.99%) MPLS
8 12 (1.59%) VPN
8 12 (1.59%) WAN
8 12 (1.59%) NetScaler
9 11 (1.46%) LAN
9 11 (1.46%) Wireless
10 9 (1.19%) DHCP
10 9 (1.19%) Network Security
11 8 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.80%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.65%) Essbase
5 19 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.86%) Oracle Discoverer
9 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.59%) Big Data
10 12 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.33%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.06%) Hyperion Smart View
13 8 (1.06%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.80%) SAP BI
15 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.53%) MSI
4 3 (0.40%) LSMW
5 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.27%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) Toad
6 1 (0.13%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Hudson
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 157 (20.82%) Finance
2 80 (10.61%) Retail
3 47 (6.23%) Manufacturing
4 36 (4.77%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.64%) Advertising
6 27 (3.58%) Automotive
7 19 (2.52%) Marketing
8 17 (2.25%) Banking
9 11 (1.46%) Billing
10 8 (1.06%) Publishing
11 7 (0.93%) Games
11 7 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.80%) Back Office
12 6 (0.80%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.66%) Front Office
14 4 (0.53%) Local Government
14 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.53%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.40%) German Language
15 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.44%) .NET
2 40 (5.31%) XML
3 25 (3.32%) HTML
4 22 (2.92%) CSS
5 12 (1.59%) SAP ALE
5 12 (1.59%) Web Services
6 11 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.06%) Ajax
8 7 (0.93%) Application Packaging
8 7 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
8 7 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
9 6 (0.80%) BAPI
9 6 (0.80%) COM
9 6 (0.80%) DHTML
9 6 (0.80%) XSL
10 5 (0.66%) XSLT
10 5 (0.66%) Middleware
10 5 (0.66%) WCF
10 5 (0.66%) WPF
10 5 (0.66%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.25%) Digital Media
1 17 (2.25%) FlexPod
2 16 (2.12%) Data Integration
2 16 (2.12%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.12%) Clustering
3 14 (1.86%) Social Media
3 14 (1.86%) Visualisation
4 11 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.33%) NHS
6 9 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.19%) Psychology
7 7 (0.93%) Informatics
8 6 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 6 (0.80%) APACS
9 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.53%) RMADS
10 4 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.40%) Replication
11 3 (0.40%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 104 (13.79%) Windows
2 42 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 14 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.46%) UNIX
7 10 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (1.19%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.80%) Linux
10 5 (0.66%) Android
11 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.40%) VMS
12 3 (0.40%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.40%) Solaris
12 3 (0.40%) SUSE
12 3 (0.40%) Debian
12 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (11.41%) CRM
3 82 (10.88%) Project Management
4 66 (8.75%) ERP
5 52 (6.90%) Migration
6 46 (6.10%) Logistics
7 42 (5.57%) Business Development
8 37 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
8 37 (4.91%) Workflow
9 31 (4.11%) ETL
10 28 (3.71%) E-Commerce
11 26 (3.45%) ITIL
12 25 (3.32%) Business Analysis
13 23 (3.05%) Data Modelling
14 22 (2.92%) Data Management
15 21 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (2.65%) Time Management
16 20 (2.65%) Analytics
17 19 (2.52%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 103 (13.66%) SQL
2 30 (3.98%) C#
2 30 (3.98%) ABAP
3 27 (3.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (1.99%) Java
4 15 (1.99%) PL/SQL
5 14 (1.86%) VBScript
6 11 (1.46%) VB
6 11 (1.46%) C
7 10 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.80%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.80%) SAPscript
9 4 (0.53%) PHP
9 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.53%) Python
10 2 (0.27%) Korn
10 2 (0.27%) C++
10 2 (0.27%) COBOL
10 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (13.66%) Security Cleared
2 82 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (10.48%) Degree
4 64 (8.49%) MCSE
5 59 (7.82%) MCITP
6 45 (5.97%) SC Cleared
7 42 (5.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (4.64%) MCTS
9 34 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (3.58%) CCA
12 26 (3.45%) CCEE
13 22 (2.92%) NCDA
14 21 (2.79%) NCIE
15 19 (2.52%) CCNP
16 16 (2.12%) MCSA
17 15 (1.99%) CCIE
18 14 (1.86%) VCAP
19 13 (1.72%) VCDX
20 12 (1.59%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.25%) Basel II
2 14 (1.86%) Solvency II
3 13 (1.72%) QA
4 11 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.33%) SLA
6 9 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.80%) COBIT
8 6 (0.80%) IAS 39
9 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.40%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.40%) GxP
11 2 (0.27%) GPG13
12 1 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 91 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (11.01%) Active Directory
3 69 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 39 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 35 (4.64%) XenApp
6 29 (3.85%) vSphere
7 17 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (1.59%) XenServer
9 9 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (1.19%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.80%) vCloud
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.53%) NFS
11 4 (0.53%) UAG
12 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.27%) Snort
13 2 (0.27%) Squid
13 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.05%) SCCM
2 20 (2.65%) NetBackup
3 15 (1.99%) SCOM
4 8 (1.06%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.80%) Legato
5 6 (0.80%) SCOrch
5 6 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (0.66%) SCSM
6 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.53%) MOM
7 4 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.53%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.40%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.40%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 209 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 143 (18.97%) SAP
3 120 (15.92%) Oracle
4 113 (14.99%) VMware
5 91 (12.07%) Cisco
6 81 (10.74%) Citrix
7 49 (6.50%) NetApp
8 44 (5.84%) HP
9 40 (5.31%) IBM
10 29 (3.85%) EMC
10 29 (3.85%) Fujitsu
11 28 (3.71%) Cognos
12 21 (2.79%) Hyperion
13 18 (2.39%) Symantec
14 16 (2.12%) Avaya
14 16 (2.12%) Juniper
15 15 (1.99%) Dell
16 14 (1.86%) Mitel
17 13 (1.72%) Sage
17 13 (1.72%) Nortel
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