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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 33 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 367 385 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.08% 6.54% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 6.83% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 215 283 307
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £77,500 £70,000
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
5790 5640 5177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.88% 95.77% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 4625 4327
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 £24,696 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -7 187 £52,500 -4.54% 23
Warwickshire -2 30 £45,000 -8.16% 5
Coventry -18 29 £46,750 -6.50% 4
Solihull +20 21 £65,000 +52.94%
Staffordshire +7 20 £33,750 -25.00% 4
Shropshire -8 12 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Worcestershire -1 4 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 -
Dudley -5 1 £55,000 +37.50%
West Bromwich - 1 £52,000 -
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 226 (32.42%) Finance
2 132 (18.94%) SAP
3 130 (18.65%) Microsoft
4 118 (16.93%) Retail
5 117 (16.79%) Presales
6 104 (14.92%) Manufacturing
7 95 (13.63%) SQL
8 90 (12.91%) Degree
9 89 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
10 84 (12.05%) Oracle
11 81 (11.62%) Security Cleared
12 78 (11.19%) SC Cleared
13 74 (10.62%) Windows
13 74 (10.62%) MS Excel
14 67 (9.61%) Project Management
15 66 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (9.18%) Information Security
16 64 (9.18%) Security Architecture
17 62 (8.90%) SQL Server
18 60 (8.61%) ERP
19 53 (7.60%) Business Analysis
20 51 (7.32%) Logistics
21 50 (7.17%) CISSP
22 47 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
23 46 (6.60%) Publishing
24 45 (6.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 45 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
25 42 (6.03%) Cisco
26 41 (5.88%) SharePoint
26 41 (5.88%) Firewall

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 41 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 20 (2.87%) SAS
4 17 (2.44%) NetWeaver
5 14 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.87%) IIS
6 13 (1.87%) JBoss
6 13 (1.87%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (1.43%) Skype for Business
9 9 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.29%) nginx
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 74 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.58%) MS Office
4 10 (1.43%) InVision
4 10 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.57%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (4.02%) SAP CO
2 22 (3.16%) SAP FI
2 22 (3.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (2.87%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (2.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (2.73%) Oracle Assets
5 16 (2.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 16 (2.30%) SAP HCM
6 14 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (2.01%) SAP MM
6 14 (2.01%) SAP PS
7 13 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (1.87%) Oracle iProcurement
8 12 (1.72%) SAP Business One
9 11 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (1.29%) SAP PM
11 9 (1.29%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.60%) Office 365
2 38 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.15%) OneDrive
4 11 (1.58%) SuccessFactors
5 10 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.29%) IaaS
6 9 (1.29%) SaaS
7 8 (1.15%) Yammer
8 7 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.57%) PaaS
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.88%) Firewall
2 34 (4.88%) WAN
3 31 (4.45%) LAN
4 24 (3.44%) SSL
4 24 (3.44%) VoIP
5 22 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 22 (3.16%) VPN
6 20 (2.87%) DNS
7 19 (2.73%) MPLS
8 18 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (2.58%) Wireless
9 16 (2.30%) iSCSI
10 15 (2.15%) DHCP
10 15 (2.15%) IPsec
11 14 (2.01%) OSPF
12 13 (1.87%) BGP
12 13 (1.87%) SAN
12 13 (1.87%) Spanning Tree
13 12 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
13 12 (1.72%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.30%) DB2
5 16 (2.30%) GIS
5 16 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (2.30%) Spatial Data
6 14 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (1.29%) Power BI
8 9 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.00%) QlikView
9 7 (1.00%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.86%) DataStage
10 6 (0.86%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (3.16%) LSMW
2 10 (1.43%) Axure RP
3 6 (0.86%) Selenium
3 6 (0.86%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.72%) JUnit
4 5 (0.72%) Ranorex
5 3 (0.43%) Hudson
6 2 (0.29%) Ant
6 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.29%) Log4j
6 2 (0.29%) Toad
6 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.14%) Appium
7 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Gatling
7 1 (0.14%) JMeter
7 1 (0.14%) MorphX
7 1 (0.14%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.14%) ProC
General
1 226 (32.42%) Finance
2 118 (16.93%) Retail
3 104 (14.92%) Manufacturing
4 46 (6.60%) Publishing
5 34 (4.88%) Marketing
6 21 (3.01%) Legal
7 20 (2.87%) Banking
8 17 (2.44%) Billing
9 14 (2.01%) General Ledger
9 14 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.58%) Automotive
12 10 (1.43%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.29%) Advertising
14 8 (1.15%) Local Government
15 7 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 7 (1.00%) Games
16 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.29%) French Language
16 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.45%) .NET
2 29 (4.16%) HTML
3 23 (3.30%) EDI
4 19 (2.73%) XML
5 13 (1.87%) CSS
6 11 (1.58%) SAP Basis
7 10 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.43%) jQuery
8 9 (1.29%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.29%) Java EE
9 8 (1.15%) Web Services
10 5 (0.72%) JSP
10 5 (0.72%) Middleware
11 4 (0.57%) Ajax
11 4 (0.57%) JSON
11 4 (0.57%) Node.js
11 4 (0.57%) REST
12 3 (0.43%) EDIFACT
13 2 (0.29%) SOAP
13 2 (0.29%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.45%) PKI
3 27 (3.87%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.73%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.30%) Clustering
6 15 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.01%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.72%) Statistics
9 11 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.58%) User Experience
10 8 (1.15%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.15%) Physics
11 7 (1.00%) Chemistry
11 7 (1.00%) EPoS
12 6 (0.86%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (10.62%) Windows
2 28 (4.02%) Unix
3 21 (3.01%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.73%) Linux
4 19 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.29%) Android
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (16.79%) Presales
2 89 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
3 67 (9.61%) Project Management
4 66 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (9.18%) Information Security
5 64 (9.18%) Security Architecture
6 60 (8.61%) ERP
7 53 (7.60%) Business Analysis
8 51 (7.32%) Logistics
9 47 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (5.74%) GAP Analysis
12 38 (5.45%) ITIL
13 36 (5.16%) Integration Testing
13 36 (5.16%) Time Management
14 35 (5.02%) Data Protection
15 33 (4.73%) ETL
16 31 (4.45%) Migration
17 30 (4.30%) Identity Management
17 30 (4.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 95 (13.63%) SQL
2 38 (5.45%) ABAP
3 27 (3.87%) PL/SQL
4 26 (3.73%) Java
5 23 (3.30%) C#
6 19 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.01%) Python
8 12 (1.72%) C
9 8 (1.15%) C++
10 6 (0.86%) Scala
11 5 (0.72%) R
12 4 (0.57%) Ruby
13 3 (0.43%) RPG
13 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.29%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) VBA
14 2 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 90 (12.91%) Degree
2 81 (11.62%) Security Cleared
3 78 (11.19%) SC Cleared
4 50 (7.17%) CISSP
5 31 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.16%) CCNA
8 20 (2.87%) CCNP
8 20 (2.87%) CISM
9 18 (2.58%) MCSE
10 14 (2.01%) CISA
11 10 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (1.43%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.00%) CCSA
12 7 (1.00%) CREST Certified
12 7 (1.00%) ISEB
12 7 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.00%) PCI QSA
13 6 (0.86%) MCP
13 6 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.58%) ISO22301
4 14 (2.01%) ISO27002
4 14 (2.01%) ISO27005
5 12 (1.72%) QA
5 12 (1.72%) SLA
6 8 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.86%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.72%) COBIT
9 4 (0.57%) PA-DSS
10 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.43%) RMADS
11 2 (0.29%) WCAG
12 1 (0.14%) Basel II
12 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 34 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.73%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.30%) vSphere
5 11 (1.58%) XenApp
6 8 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.86%) XenServer
8 5 (0.72%) Firmware
9 4 (0.57%) vCloud
10 2 (0.29%) Docker
11 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (0.72%) SCOM
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.57%) vRealize
4 3 (0.43%) SCCM
4 3 (0.43%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) rkt
5 2 (0.29%) Simpana
5 2 (0.29%) Terraform
5 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.29%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.14%) QRadar
6 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 132 (18.94%) SAP
2 130 (18.65%) Microsoft
3 84 (12.05%) Oracle
4 42 (6.03%) Cisco
5 31 (4.45%) VMware
6 21 (3.01%) Citrix
7 20 (2.87%) Informatica
8 19 (2.73%) JD Edwards
8 19 (2.73%) Juniper
9 11 (1.58%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.29%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.15%) CA
11 8 (1.15%) HP
11 8 (1.15%) Pegasus
11 8 (1.15%) Sage
12 7 (1.00%) Adobe
12 7 (1.00%) ArcSight
12 7 (1.00%) NetApp
12 7 (1.00%) SonicWALL
13 6 (0.86%) Infor
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Plus 10% bonus, Plus pension 8%
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car allowance and benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Medical, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car allowance, Insurance, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance/ MS Certifications
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + PMI, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London / Birmingham
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago