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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 336 408 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.00% 7.56% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 7.93% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 244 336 301
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -4 194 £55,000 - 39
Coventry -3 39 £48,893 -9.03% 9
Warwickshire +10 31 £36,250 -12.65% 2
Staffordshire +9 12 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Worcestershire +9 12 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Solihull +1 12 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Walsall - 3 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £46,250 -
Wolverhampton -9 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Shropshire -9 2 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Dudley - 2 £40,000 - 2
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 190 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 166 (23.95%) SAP
3 136 (19.62%) Finance
4 132 (19.05%) SQL
5 103 (14.86%) Manufacturing
6 102 (14.72%) Windows
7 95 (13.71%) Project Management
8 88 (12.70%) Oracle
9 85 (12.27%) Cisco
10 75 (10.82%) CRM
10 75 (10.82%) Java
11 74 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 73 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
13 70 (10.10%) MS Excel
14 66 (9.52%) ERP
15 65 (9.38%) Retail
16 62 (8.95%) .NET
17 57 (8.23%) HTML
17 57 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
18 55 (7.94%) Logistics
19 52 (7.50%) IBM
19 52 (7.50%) C#
20 48 (6.93%) SharePoint
20 48 (6.93%) BusinessObjects
21 46 (6.64%) Linux
21 46 (6.64%) WebSphere
22 44 (6.35%) VMware
22 44 (6.35%) Firewall
23 42 (6.06%) JavaScript

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 48 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 46 (6.64%) WebSphere
3 25 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (2.31%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 14 (2.02%) SAS
5 14 (2.02%) CICS
5 14 (2.02%) MQSeries
6 13 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (1.88%) IIS
6 13 (1.88%) JBoss
7 9 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.30%) Lync
8 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.72%) MTS
10 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 70 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.31%) MS Office
3 12 (1.73%) SPSS
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) MS Project
5 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 28 (4.04%) SAP Business One
2 25 (3.61%) SAP FI
3 24 (3.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (3.46%) SAP CO
4 19 (2.74%) SAP SD
5 17 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (2.45%) SAP MM
6 15 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (2.02%) Exchequer
8 12 (1.73%) SAP CRM
9 10 (1.44%) SAP SCM
9 10 (1.44%) SAP ERP
10 9 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (1.15%) SAP APO
11 8 (1.15%) Sage ERP X3
12 7 (1.01%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.46%) Office 365
2 20 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.89%) SaaS
3 5 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.58%) IaaS
4 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.35%) Firewall
2 28 (4.04%) SAN
2 28 (4.04%) OSPF
3 27 (3.90%) BGP
3 27 (3.90%) WAN
4 24 (3.46%) LAN
5 22 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.74%) MPLS
7 18 (2.60%) Network Security
8 16 (2.31%) Wireless
9 14 (2.02%) SSL
10 13 (1.88%) VPN
10 13 (1.88%) IPsec
10 13 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (1.88%) NAS
11 11 (1.59%) Wireless Security
12 10 (1.44%) VoIP
12 10 (1.44%) IOS XR
12 10 (1.44%) NX-OS
13 9 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.93%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (4.04%) DB2
3 28 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.17%) DTS
6 17 (2.45%) QlikView
7 13 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.73%) Pentaho
8 12 (1.73%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 12 (1.73%) Cognos Report Studio
8 12 (1.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 11 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (1.01%) Base SAS
11 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.01%) SAP BW
11 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (2.16%) Selenium
2 8 (1.15%) LSMW
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.29%) Hudson
5 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.29%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 136 (19.62%) Finance
2 103 (14.86%) Manufacturing
3 65 (9.38%) Retail
4 30 (4.33%) Banking
5 28 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.61%) Retail Banking
6 25 (3.61%) Marketing
7 22 (3.17%) Publishing
8 20 (2.89%) Automotive
9 11 (1.59%) Advertising
10 8 (1.15%) Private Banking
11 6 (0.87%) Billing
12 5 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.58%) Back Office
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Swedish Language
14 2 (0.29%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Norwegian Language
15 1 (0.14%) Finnish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.95%) .NET
2 57 (8.23%) HTML
3 33 (4.76%) Web Services
4 23 (3.32%) XML
5 22 (3.17%) SAP PI
6 18 (2.60%) Middleware
7 16 (2.31%) J2EE
8 15 (2.16%) JSP
8 15 (2.16%) Ext JS
9 14 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (2.02%) ISPF
10 13 (1.88%) CSS
10 13 (1.88%) jQuery
11 12 (1.73%) EDI
12 11 (1.59%) Java EE
13 10 (1.44%) SAP Basis
14 8 (1.15%) ASP.NET
15 7 (1.01%) SAP Smart Forms
16 6 (0.87%) SOAP
17 5 (0.72%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.31%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 14 (2.02%) Replication
7 11 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.44%) Clustering
8 10 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.44%) FMCG
9 8 (1.15%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (1.01%) LIMS
11 5 (0.72%) FlexPod
11 5 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.58%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.58%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 102 (14.72%) Windows
2 46 (6.64%) Linux
3 38 (5.48%) UNIX
4 23 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.16%) AIX
6 15 (2.16%) Solaris
7 14 (2.02%) MVS
8 13 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.58%) Android
10 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (13.71%) Project Management
2 75 (10.82%) CRM
3 74 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (9.52%) ERP
6 55 (7.94%) Logistics
7 40 (5.77%) Information Security
8 39 (5.63%) Migration
9 35 (5.05%) Business Analysis
9 35 (5.05%) Analytics
10 31 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (4.18%) SAP Implementation
11 29 (4.18%) ITIL
12 27 (3.90%) SOA
12 27 (3.90%) Change Management
13 26 (3.75%) Data Migration
14 24 (3.46%) Time Management
14 24 (3.46%) Integration Testing
14 24 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (3.17%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (19.05%) SQL
2 75 (10.82%) Java
3 52 (7.50%) C#
4 42 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 39 (5.63%) ABAP
6 25 (3.61%) VBScript
7 20 (2.89%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.02%) Perl
8 14 (2.02%) JCL
9 13 (1.88%) Python
9 13 (1.88%) R
10 9 (1.30%) C
10 9 (1.30%) COBOL
11 8 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.72%) SAPscript
13 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.43%) VB
15 2 (0.29%) X++
16 1 (0.14%) Korn
16 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.77%) Degree
4 33 (4.76%) CCIE
5 32 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 31 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (4.18%) CCNP
8 25 (3.61%) CISSP
9 20 (2.89%) MCSE
10 15 (2.16%) ACCA
11 14 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.59%) HP ASE
13 10 (1.44%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.44%) CISM
13 10 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (1.44%) CCA
14 9 (1.30%) CCNA
15 8 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (1.01%) ISEB
16 7 (1.01%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.61%) SLA
2 22 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.74%) QA
4 17 (2.45%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.05%) Hyper-V
3 25 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.16%) XenApp
5 14 (2.02%) vSphere
6 13 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.44%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (1.01%) XenServer
10 5 (0.72%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.58%) vCloud
12 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.14%) Snort
14 1 (0.14%) NFS
14 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (2.45%) SCCM
2 16 (2.31%) Tivoli
3 15 (2.16%) SCOM
4 8 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 8 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.72%) Windows Intune
5 5 (0.72%) SCDPM
5 5 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (0.72%) SCSM
6 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.58%) Puppet
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.43%) Nagios
7 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.43%) Cacti
7 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 190 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 166 (23.95%) SAP
3 88 (12.70%) Oracle
4 85 (12.27%) Cisco
5 52 (7.50%) IBM
6 44 (6.35%) VMware
7 39 (5.63%) Cognos
7 39 (5.63%) HP
8 38 (5.48%) CheckPoint
9 29 (4.18%) Citrix
9 29 (4.18%) Sage
10 27 (3.90%) NetApp
11 26 (3.75%) Juniper
12 25 (3.61%) F5
13 21 (3.03%) Riverbed
14 16 (2.31%) Pegasus
15 15 (2.16%) BEA
15 15 (2.16%) Tableau
16 14 (2.02%) Dell
17 11 (1.59%) Huawei
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K - 75K
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £65K
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package, travel expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pesaro
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Bonus Pension Health Remote Work
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: Negotiable, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago