The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 190 150 178
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 21 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 13
Average salary £35,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.26% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £50,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Senior 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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Senior Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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 -27 9 £80,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire -5 6 £27,500 -47.61%
Staffordshire - 5 £35,500 -
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 7 (17.07%) Business Development
6 7 (17.07%) Oracle
6 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.63%) Cognos
7 6 (14.63%) SAS
7 6 (14.63%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (14.63%) Use Case
7 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
7 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
7 6 (14.63%) Tableau
8 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Line Management
8 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
8 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) SAN
8 5 (12.20%) Citrix
8 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) SAP
9 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Business Development
4 6 (14.63%) Use Case
4 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Line Management
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.32%) ETL
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) ETRM
6 3 (7.32%) High Availability
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) VBScript
1 3 (7.32%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CISSP
3 2 (4.88%) PMP
3 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.44%) ACCA
4 1 (2.44%) CISA
4 1 (2.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Tableau
3 6 (14.63%) Cognos
3 6 (14.63%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) SAP
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Reuters
6 3 (7.32%) Bloomberg
6 3 (7.32%) Informatica
7 2 (4.88%) EMC