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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 56 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 259 283 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.71% 5.54% 6.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 5.70% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 175 207 302
Median salary £47,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.94%
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
5331 4966 5515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.89% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4231 4181 4867
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -12 142 £55,000 +4.76% 18
Coventry -8 29 £59,000 +12.38%
Staffordshire +8 21 £55,000 +7.31% 4
Solihull -12 11 £29,000 -35.55% 3
Warwickshire -24 10 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Shropshire -3 8 £38,500 -35.83%
Worcestershire -1 6 £46,250 -19.56%
Walsall +15 3 £18,000 -56.36%
Wolverhampton +2 3 £18,000 -60.00%
Dudley +2 3 £18,000 -56.36%
West Bromwich +5 1 £52,000 +40.54%
Herefordshire -12 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 180 (30.72%) Finance
2 172 (29.35%) SAP
3 136 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 118 (20.14%) Manufacturing
5 101 (17.24%) Retail
6 85 (14.51%) SQL
7 81 (13.82%) Windows
8 74 (12.63%) Presales
9 71 (12.12%) Oracle
10 70 (11.95%) MS Excel
11 57 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 56 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
12 56 (9.56%) Publishing
12 56 (9.56%) Degree
13 53 (9.04%) SQL Server
14 51 (8.70%) Migration
15 50 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
16 49 (8.36%) CRM
17 48 (8.19%) Unix
17 48 (8.19%) Firewall
18 45 (7.68%) Linux
18 45 (7.68%) Time Management
19 44 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (7.17%) ERP
21 41 (7.00%) ABAP
22 39 (6.66%) Project Management
22 39 (6.66%) Integration Testing
23 38 (6.48%) Logistics
24 37 (6.31%) Java
24 37 (6.31%) SIEM

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 32 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.44%) JBoss
3 24 (4.10%) WebSphere
4 20 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 18 (3.07%) NetWeaver
6 17 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.88%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.54%) SAS
11 7 (1.19%) IIS
11 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.19%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.85%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.68%) Apache
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 70 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.54%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (5.12%) SAP CO
1 30 (5.12%) SAP FI
1 30 (5.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 27 (4.61%) SAP PP
3 21 (3.58%) SAP MM
4 18 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (2.73%) SAP HCM
7 15 (2.56%) SAP SD
8 13 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (2.22%) SAP PM
9 12 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (1.88%) SAP BPC
11 10 (1.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 10 (1.71%) SAP Business One
12 9 (1.54%) SAP SCM
13 8 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
14 7 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
14 7 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
14 7 (1.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.63%) Office 365
2 28 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.39%) SuccessFactors
5 12 (2.05%) Yammer
6 9 (1.54%) Heroku
7 7 (1.19%) IaaS
8 6 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.02%) PaaS
9 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) Force.com
10 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.19%) Firewall
2 17 (2.90%) LAN
3 15 (2.56%) SSL
4 14 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.39%) WAN
5 11 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (1.71%) DNS
6 10 (1.71%) VLAN
7 8 (1.37%) Network Security
7 8 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.02%) DHCP
8 6 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.02%) Skype
9 5 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.68%) FTP
10 4 (0.68%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (0.51%) HTTP
11 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.80%) DB2
3 21 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.90%) SAP BW
5 15 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 14 (2.39%) SAP HANA
7 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.71%) Power BI
8 9 (1.54%) GIS
8 9 (1.54%) Spatial Data
9 8 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.37%) QlikView
10 7 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 18 (3.07%) LSMW
2 6 (1.02%) SoapUI
3 5 (0.85%) Log4j
3 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.34%) Ant
6 2 (0.34%) JIRA
6 2 (0.34%) Toad
7 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.17%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 180 (30.72%) Finance
2 118 (20.14%) Manufacturing
3 101 (17.24%) Retail
4 56 (9.56%) Publishing
5 29 (4.95%) Banking
6 28 (4.78%) Advertising
7 19 (3.24%) Marketing
8 18 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.90%) General Ledger
9 17 (2.90%) Legal
9 17 (2.90%) Retail Banking
10 14 (2.39%) Automotive
11 9 (1.54%) Billing
11 9 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.02%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.85%) International Banking
14 3 (0.51%) German Language
15 2 (0.34%) French Language
15 2 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.63%) XML
2 26 (4.44%) HTML
3 25 (4.27%) EDI
4 22 (3.75%) .NET
5 20 (3.41%) Java EE
6 18 (3.07%) SOAP
6 18 (3.07%) Web Services
7 13 (2.22%) REST
8 12 (2.05%) SAP Basis
9 10 (1.71%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.71%) Visualforce
10 8 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.37%) JSON
11 7 (1.19%) CSS
11 7 (1.19%) JSP
11 7 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
12 6 (1.02%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.02%) BAPI
12 6 (1.02%) J2EE
12 6 (1.02%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (2.73%) Mathematics
4 14 (2.39%) Clustering
5 12 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.05%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.88%) Algorithms
6 11 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.54%) PKI
8 7 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.02%) PMI
9 6 (1.02%) Statistics
10 5 (0.85%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.85%) User Experience
11 4 (0.68%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.68%) NHS
11 4 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.82%) Windows
2 48 (8.19%) Unix
3 45 (7.68%) Linux
4 30 (5.12%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.51%) Solaris
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (12.63%) Presales
2 57 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 51 (8.70%) Migration
4 50 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
5 49 (8.36%) CRM
6 45 (7.68%) Time Management
7 44 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (7.17%) ERP
9 39 (6.66%) Integration Testing
9 39 (6.66%) Project Management
10 38 (6.48%) Logistics
11 37 (6.31%) SIEM
12 34 (5.80%) Mentoring
13 28 (4.78%) Data Migration
13 28 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
14 27 (4.61%) Penetration Testing
14 27 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (3.92%) Malware Analysis
15 23 (3.92%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 23 (3.92%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (14.51%) SQL
2 41 (7.00%) ABAP
3 37 (6.31%) Java
4 27 (4.61%) C
5 19 (3.24%) C#
5 19 (3.24%) Python
6 15 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 15 (2.56%) Perl
6 15 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.39%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.71%) Apex Code
10 9 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.02%) SAPscript
13 5 (0.85%) C++
13 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.68%) R
15 3 (0.51%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 56 (9.56%) Degree
2 35 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.10%) CISSP
4 24 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.73%) CCNA
7 12 (2.05%) AWS Certification
8 11 (1.88%) CCNP
9 10 (1.71%) CLAS
9 10 (1.71%) MCSD
10 9 (1.54%) CCSA
10 9 (1.54%) CCSE
11 8 (1.37%) CISM
12 7 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (1.19%) CIMA
12 7 (1.19%) ISEB
12 7 (1.19%) MCSE
12 7 (1.19%) PCI QSA
13 6 (1.02%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.92%) GPG13
1 23 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (3.58%) SLA
3 19 (3.24%) QA
4 13 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.19%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.68%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.68%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.51%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.51%) ISO27005
7 3 (0.51%) RMADS
8 2 (0.34%) COBIT
8 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.02%) Docker
5 4 (0.68%) XenApp
5 4 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.51%) vSphere
6 3 (0.51%) XenServer
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.34%) vCloud
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (3.92%) QRadar
2 18 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.07%) Puppet
3 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.85%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.51%) Ansible
5 3 (0.51%) SCCM
5 3 (0.51%) Terraform
6 2 (0.34%) Nagios
6 2 (0.34%) rkt
6 2 (0.34%) vRealize
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 172 (29.35%) SAP
2 136 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 71 (12.12%) Oracle
4 28 (4.78%) IBM
5 25 (4.27%) VMware
6 21 (3.58%) Cisco
7 20 (3.41%) Citrix
8 15 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.88%) Informatica
10 11 (1.88%) JD Edwards
10 11 (1.88%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.54%) Sage
12 7 (1.19%) Epicor
12 7 (1.19%) Sybase
13 6 (1.02%) Cognizant
13 6 (1.02%) Misys
14 5 (0.85%) Infor
15 4 (0.68%) IFS
15 4 (0.68%) SolarWinds
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £60000 per annum + Negotiable Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Company bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£75,000 (Plus Competitive Package)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Volt
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Car, Healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester / Birmingham / Greater London
Recital Consulting
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £47500 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Package
Posted: 19 days ago