The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 203 175 188
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 11 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +59.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,300 £37,500 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
IT 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
4842 3960 4544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.56% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4172 3223 3896
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the West Midlands region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 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 -14 6 £65,000 +106.34% 1
Staffordshire +1 4 £35,500 -43.20% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Lync
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) CISA
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) VCP4
6 2 (13.33%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) Advertising
6 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
7 1 (6.67%) Infor M3

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Movex
1 1 (6.67%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DTS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISA
1 2 (13.33%) VCP4
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Veeam
Warwick, Warwickshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Permanent People
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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networx
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