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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Consultant
Rank 212 197 201
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.13% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 1
Average salary £67,500 £43,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.28% -32.69%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
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
5472 5089 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.20% 95.69% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4699 4349 3805
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -8 7 £70,000 +16.66%
Coventry - 2 £55,000 -
Solutions Consultant
England

Solutions Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.00%) IBM
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) Juniper
5 6 (21.43%) IaaS
6 5 (17.86%) NetApp
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) DWDM
6 5 (17.86%) MPLS
6 5 (17.86%) CCNP
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Office 365
8 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
8 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
8 3 (10.71%) XenMobile
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
1 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
1 5 (17.86%) DWDM
1 5 (17.86%) MPLS
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
2 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
2 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
2 3 (10.71%) PBX
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Scrum
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.14%) ERP
3 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) VTSP
3 2 (7.14%) CCDP
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
2 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
1 3 (10.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) IBM
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) Juniper
6 5 (17.86%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) AppSense
8 2 (7.14%) Intershop
8 2 (7.14%) Actinic
8 2 (7.14%) hybris
8 2 (7.14%) Venda
8 2 (7.14%) Demandware
8 2 (7.14%) BT
8 2 (7.14%) ATG
9 1 (3.57%) SAP