The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 197 196 189
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 16 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 4
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Solutions 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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solutions Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Solutions Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Solutions Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Solutions Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Solutions Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Solutions Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +12 11 £55,000 -8.33%
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £34,000 -
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) IaaS
4 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) DWDM
4 5 (22.73%) MPLS
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (13.64%) Lync
6 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
6 3 (13.64%) MCTS
6 3 (13.64%) MCITP
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) AppSense
6 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
6 3 (13.64%) MCSE
6 3 (13.64%) CCNP
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
6 3 (13.64%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Retail
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SCM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.55%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
1 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
1 5 (22.73%) DWDM
1 5 (22.73%) MPLS
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
2 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
2 3 (13.64%) PBX
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Scrum
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (13.64%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MCTS
1 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) AppSense
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix