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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 210 208 183
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 6 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.037% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.039% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 17
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £116,000 £53,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
5231 5194 4608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.04% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4355 4432 3927
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 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
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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 -3 2 - -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 - -
IT Consultant
England

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Infor M3
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Movex
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Movex
1 2 (20.00%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Nortel
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya
1 1 (10.00%) Mitel
1 1 (10.00%) Dialogic