The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 24 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 403 366 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.24% 6.83% 10.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 7.18% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 331 293 405
Average salary £55,000 £50,203 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.55% +0.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
5315 5098 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4342 3924
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 0 267 £57,500 +4.54% 38
Coventry -12 31 £55,000 +7.10% 10
Warwickshire +5 16 £41,500 +10.66% 3
Solihull -12 14 £34,000 -35.23% 4
Shropshire -8 6 £47,500 -2.06% 1
Staffordshire -16 6 £43,000 +14.66% 6
Wolverhampton -1 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Worcestershire -9 3 £35,000 - 2
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 235 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 160 (20.54%) Oracle
3 155 (19.90%) Finance
4 153 (19.64%) SAP
5 144 (18.49%) Security Cleared
6 116 (14.89%) Windows
7 112 (14.38%) SQL
8 110 (14.12%) VMware
9 105 (13.48%) Project Management
10 99 (12.71%) Cisco
11 95 (12.20%) CRM
12 92 (11.81%) SQL Server
13 91 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 90 (11.55%) Citrix
15 89 (11.42%) SC Cleared
16 87 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
17 84 (10.78%) MS Excel
18 83 (10.65%) Retail
19 78 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
20 76 (9.76%) ERP
21 74 (9.50%) Active Directory
22 72 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 70 (8.99%) Hyper-V
24 69 (8.86%) Oracle EBS
25 63 (8.09%) MS Exchange
26 62 (7.96%) Degree
27 58 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
27 58 (7.45%) Lync
28 57 (7.32%) MCSE
28 57 (7.32%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 58 (7.45%) Lync
3 46 (5.91%) SharePoint
4 41 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (3.98%) Oracle Workflow
7 24 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 19 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (2.05%) IIS
11 13 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
11 13 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (1.67%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
13 9 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.90%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.51%) CMS
17 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 84 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.98%) MS Office
3 6 (0.77%) MS Project
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 69 (8.86%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (3.98%) Oracle ERP
4 25 (3.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (3.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 22 (2.82%) SAP SD
7 21 (2.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 18 (2.31%) Oracle iProcurement
8 18 (2.31%) Hyperion Planning
9 17 (2.18%) Cognos TM1
10 16 (2.05%) SAP MM
10 16 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
12 14 (1.80%) SAP CRM
13 13 (1.67%) SAP CO
13 13 (1.67%) SAP WM
14 12 (1.54%) SAP FI
14 12 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
14 12 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.11%) Office 365
2 16 (2.05%) Taleo
3 7 (0.90%) SaaS
4 6 (0.77%) IaaS
5 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.65%) Unified Communications
2 33 (4.24%) Internet
3 32 (4.11%) SAN
4 25 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (2.95%) Firewall
6 20 (2.57%) NAS
7 19 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.05%) MPLS
9 15 (1.93%) NetScaler
10 13 (1.67%) WAN
11 11 (1.41%) LAN
11 11 (1.41%) DNS
11 11 (1.41%) Wireless
12 10 (1.28%) Network Security
13 8 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.03%) WAAS
14 7 (0.90%) VPN
14 7 (0.90%) DWDM
15 6 (0.77%) OSPF
15 6 (0.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (2.31%) Essbase
6 17 (2.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 17 (2.18%) Oracle Discoverer
7 16 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.93%) Big Data
9 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.67%) SAP BW
11 11 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.03%) Hyperion Smart View
13 8 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.90%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.90%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.90%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Visual Studio
1 14 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.77%) LSMW
5 3 (0.39%) MSI
6 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.13%) Hudson
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.13%) Toad
7 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 155 (19.90%) Finance
2 83 (10.65%) Retail
3 52 (6.68%) Manufacturing
4 49 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.75%) Advertising
6 21 (2.70%) Automotive
7 11 (1.41%) Front Office
8 8 (1.03%) Marketing
9 7 (0.90%) Billing
9 7 (0.90%) Banking
10 6 (0.77%) Back Office
10 6 (0.77%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.77%) Publishing
10 6 (0.77%) Games
11 4 (0.51%) Local Government
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.06%) .NET
2 50 (6.42%) XML
3 34 (4.36%) HTML
4 33 (4.24%) CSS
5 23 (2.95%) ASP.NET
5 23 (2.95%) Middleware
6 17 (2.18%) jQuery
7 16 (2.05%) Web Services
8 15 (1.93%) Java EE
9 11 (1.41%) EDI
9 11 (1.41%) XSLT
9 11 (1.41%) SOAP
10 10 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (1.28%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (1.16%) SAP ALE
12 8 (1.03%) Application Packaging
13 7 (0.90%) YUI
13 7 (0.90%) SAP Smart Forms
13 7 (0.90%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.59%) Data Integration
3 21 (2.70%) FlexPod
3 21 (2.70%) User Experience
4 19 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.31%) Clustering
6 15 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.28%) NHS
7 10 (1.28%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.16%) Psychology
8 9 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.03%) Informatics
10 7 (0.90%) Social Media
11 6 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.64%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.39%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.89%) Windows
2 37 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (2.18%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.90%) UNIX
8 5 (0.64%) Android
9 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.39%) SUSE
9 3 (0.39%) Debian
9 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.39%) Solaris
9 3 (0.39%) Linux
9 3 (0.39%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) VMS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (13.48%) Project Management
2 95 (12.20%) CRM
3 87 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (9.76%) ERP
5 57 (7.32%) Migration
6 53 (6.80%) ETL
7 49 (6.29%) Logistics
8 44 (5.65%) Workflow
9 40 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 39 (5.01%) Business Development
11 34 (4.36%) Data Management
11 34 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 26 (3.34%) Business Analysis
14 25 (3.21%) Data Modelling
14 25 (3.21%) Data Migration
15 23 (2.95%) Time Management
15 23 (2.95%) Quality Management
16 22 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
17 21 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (14.38%) SQL
2 38 (4.88%) C#
3 36 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 35 (4.49%) ABAP
5 32 (4.11%) Java
6 21 (2.70%) VBScript
7 16 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 16 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.80%) VB
9 11 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.28%) Python
11 9 (1.16%) PHP
11 9 (1.16%) C
12 6 (0.77%) SAPscript
13 4 (0.51%) C++
13 4 (0.51%) COBOL
13 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.26%) VBA
14 2 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 144 (18.49%) Security Cleared
2 89 (11.42%) SC Cleared
3 72 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (7.96%) Degree
5 57 (7.32%) MCSE
6 45 (5.78%) MCITP
7 43 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
10 33 (4.24%) CCA
11 30 (3.85%) MCTS
12 27 (3.47%) CCEE
13 22 (2.82%) CCNP
14 21 (2.70%) NCDA
14 21 (2.70%) NCIE
15 18 (2.31%) VTSP
16 15 (1.93%) CCNA
17 14 (1.80%) MCSA
18 13 (1.67%) MCP
19 11 (1.41%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.18%) SLA
3 13 (1.67%) Solvency II
4 12 (1.54%) Basel II
5 11 (1.41%) QA
6 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.26%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.26%) GPG13
9 2 (0.26%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) MiFID
10 1 (0.13%) EMIR
10 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.13%) GxP
System Software
1 91 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (9.50%) Active Directory
3 70 (8.99%) Hyper-V
4 46 (5.91%) XenApp
4 46 (5.91%) XenDesktop
5 23 (2.95%) vSphere
6 12 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.03%) vCloud
10 7 (0.90%) HDFS
11 6 (0.77%) XenServer
12 5 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.39%) NFS
15 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.26%) Squid
15 2 (0.26%) Snort
15 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.67%) SCCM
2 12 (1.54%) NetBackup
3 10 (1.28%) XenMobile
4 6 (0.77%) Legato
4 6 (0.77%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.64%) SCOM
5 5 (0.64%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.51%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.39%) SCSM
7 3 (0.39%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.26%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 235 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 160 (20.54%) Oracle
3 153 (19.64%) SAP
4 110 (14.12%) VMware
5 99 (12.71%) Cisco
6 90 (11.55%) Citrix
7 56 (7.19%) IBM
8 45 (5.78%) HP
9 44 (5.65%) NetApp
10 34 (4.36%) Fujitsu
11 29 (3.72%) Cognos
12 28 (3.59%) EMC
13 25 (3.21%) Hyperion
14 19 (2.44%) Juniper
15 18 (2.31%) Business Objects
16 16 (2.05%) Avaya
17 15 (1.93%) AppSense
18 14 (1.80%) Informatica
18 14 (1.80%) Talend
19 13 (1.67%) Dialogic
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55330.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18-20,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits, 30 days holid
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago