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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 46 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 303 327 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.23% 6.16% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 6.39% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 181 244 338
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
5561 5116 5468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.93% 96.31% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4271 4562
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -9 203 £55,000 - 25
Coventry -15 21 £51,000 +9.93% 2
Warwickshire -19 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Staffordshire +1 9 £41,250 -10.81% 4
Shropshire -2 8 £48,250 +7.22% 4
Solihull +4 7 £29,000 -31.76% 2
West Bromwich - 4 £52,000 -
Walsall +1 3 £27,000 -28.00%
Wolverhampton -7 2 £18,000 -52.00%
Herefordshire -7 1 £45,000 -2.70%
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 206 (30.84%) Finance
2 144 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 132 (19.76%) SAP
4 129 (19.31%) Manufacturing
5 124 (18.56%) Retail
6 113 (16.92%) Presales
7 105 (15.72%) SQL
8 97 (14.52%) Oracle
9 85 (12.72%) MS Excel
10 84 (12.57%) Windows
10 84 (12.57%) Degree
11 71 (10.63%) SQL Server
12 66 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
13 62 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (8.38%) Logistics
15 55 (8.23%) Project Management
16 54 (8.08%) Publishing
17 53 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (7.93%) SC Cleared
17 53 (7.93%) Security Cleared
18 51 (7.63%) Firewall
19 49 (7.34%) Security Architecture
19 49 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (7.19%) Time Management
20 48 (7.19%) Migration
21 46 (6.89%) ERP
21 46 (6.89%) Office 365
22 44 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
23 42 (6.29%) Unix
23 42 (6.29%) CISSP

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 36 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (3.14%) JBoss
4 20 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.69%) NetWeaver
6 17 (2.54%) SAS
7 16 (2.40%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.65%) IIS
9 11 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.20%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.45%) Apache
16 2 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 85 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.95%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.29%) SAP MM
2 21 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (3.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 20 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (2.69%) Oracle Assets
4 18 (2.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (2.69%) SAP CO
4 18 (2.69%) SAP FI
4 18 (2.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (2.54%) SAP HCM
6 16 (2.40%) SAP PP
7 13 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (1.80%) Oracle iProcurement
8 12 (1.80%) SAP PM
9 11 (1.65%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (1.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.89%) Office 365
2 34 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.10%) OneDrive
5 13 (1.95%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (1.80%) Yammer
7 7 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.75%) Heroku
9 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.45%) IaaS
10 2 (0.30%) SaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.63%) Firewall
2 29 (4.34%) WAN
3 26 (3.89%) LAN
4 22 (3.29%) DNS
4 22 (3.29%) SSL
5 19 (2.84%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.54%) DHCP
7 16 (2.40%) VoIP
7 16 (2.40%) VPN
8 15 (2.25%) SAN
9 13 (1.95%) MPLS
9 13 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (1.80%) Wireless
11 11 (1.65%) VLAN
12 9 (1.35%) IPsec
12 9 (1.35%) iSCSI
12 9 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.20%) Network Security
14 7 (1.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (4.94%) DB2
4 30 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (2.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (2.54%) GIS
7 17 (2.54%) Spatial Data
8 16 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.80%) Power BI
12 11 (1.65%) QlikView
13 9 (1.35%) Oracle Discoverer
14 8 (1.20%) SAP BW
15 7 (1.05%) DataStage
15 7 (1.05%) SAP HANA
16 6 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
16 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (3.29%) LSMW
2 5 (0.75%) Log4j
3 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.30%) Ant
4 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.30%) Selenium
4 2 (0.30%) Toad
4 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) JMeter
5 1 (0.15%) JUnit
5 1 (0.15%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.15%) ProC
5 1 (0.15%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.15%) WebLOAD
General
1 206 (30.84%) Finance
2 129 (19.31%) Manufacturing
3 124 (18.56%) Retail
4 54 (8.08%) Publishing
5 33 (4.94%) Marketing
6 29 (4.34%) Legal
7 23 (3.44%) Banking
8 20 (2.99%) Automotive
9 18 (2.69%) Telecoms
10 17 (2.54%) Retail Banking
11 16 (2.40%) Billing
11 16 (2.40%) General Ledger
12 14 (2.10%) Advertising
13 13 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.50%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.90%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.75%) Local Government
17 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.45%) Games
19 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.09%) HTML
2 29 (4.34%) XML
3 27 (4.04%) .NET
4 25 (3.74%) EDI
5 15 (2.25%) CSS
6 14 (2.10%) Java EE
7 13 (1.95%) SAP Basis
8 11 (1.65%) Web Services
9 8 (1.20%) jQuery
9 8 (1.20%) JSP
10 7 (1.05%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.90%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.75%) BAPI
12 5 (0.75%) JMS
12 5 (0.75%) JSON
12 5 (0.75%) Visualforce
13 4 (0.60%) Ajax
13 4 (0.60%) SAP ALE
13 4 (0.60%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.69%) Mathematics
5 18 (2.69%) PKI
6 17 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.40%) Clustering
8 12 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.50%) Statistics
11 9 (1.35%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.05%) EPoS
13 6 (0.90%) iPad
14 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Licensing
14 5 (0.75%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.60%) NHS
15 4 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.57%) Windows
2 42 (6.29%) Unix
3 33 (4.94%) Windows Server
4 31 (4.64%) Linux
5 27 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.30%) Android
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (16.92%) Presales
2 66 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (8.38%) Logistics
5 55 (8.23%) Project Management
6 53 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 49 (7.34%) Security Architecture
8 48 (7.19%) Migration
8 48 (7.19%) Time Management
9 46 (6.89%) ERP
10 41 (6.14%) GAP Analysis
11 40 (5.99%) CRM
12 37 (5.54%) Information Security
12 37 (5.54%) Integration Testing
13 34 (5.09%) SIEM
14 33 (4.94%) Mentoring
15 31 (4.64%) ETL
15 31 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (4.49%) Data Migration
17 28 (4.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 105 (15.72%) SQL
2 41 (6.14%) ABAP
3 29 (4.34%) Java
4 25 (3.74%) C
4 25 (3.74%) PL/SQL
5 17 (2.54%) C#
5 17 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.40%) Python
7 10 (1.50%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.20%) Perl
10 6 (0.90%) C++
11 5 (0.75%) Apex Code
11 5 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.75%) R
12 4 (0.60%) RPG
12 4 (0.60%) Ruby
12 4 (0.60%) SAPscript
12 4 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (12.57%) Degree
2 53 (7.93%) SC Cleared
2 53 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.29%) CISSP
4 36 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.14%) CCNA
5 21 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.54%) MCSE
7 14 (2.10%) CCNP
8 11 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
8 11 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.50%) CCSA
9 10 (1.50%) MCSD
10 9 (1.35%) CISM
11 8 (1.20%) CCSE
11 8 (1.20%) CLAS
11 8 (1.20%) PCI QSA
12 7 (1.05%) AWS Certification
12 7 (1.05%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (3.89%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.14%) QA
4 18 (2.69%) SLA
5 14 (2.10%) ISO22301
6 11 (1.65%) GPG13
6 11 (1.65%) ISO27002
7 10 (1.50%) ISO27005
8 8 (1.20%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.60%) COBIT
10 4 (0.60%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.45%) RMADS
12 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.69%) vSphere
4 8 (1.20%) XenApp
5 6 (0.90%) vCloud
5 6 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.75%) XenServer
7 4 (0.60%) Firmware
8 2 (0.30%) Docker
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (1.80%) QRadar
3 9 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.35%) Puppet
4 6 (0.90%) vRealize
5 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.75%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.60%) SCOM
7 3 (0.45%) SCCM
8 2 (0.30%) Ansible
8 2 (0.30%) rkt
8 2 (0.30%) Terraform
8 2 (0.30%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.15%) MOM
9 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 144 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 132 (19.76%) SAP
3 97 (14.52%) Oracle
4 37 (5.54%) VMware
5 31 (4.64%) Cisco
6 27 (4.04%) Citrix
7 24 (3.59%) Informatica
8 21 (3.14%) JD Edwards
9 17 (2.54%) IBM
10 15 (2.25%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.80%) Palo Alto
12 11 (1.65%) Juniper
13 8 (1.20%) SonicWALL
14 7 (1.05%) Cognizant
14 7 (1.05%) Sage
15 6 (0.90%) Misys
15 6 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.90%) Veeam
16 5 (0.75%) Ab Initio
16 5 (0.75%) F5
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £50k - 70k per year
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
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Shropshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + commission
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits package
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