Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 309 361 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.07% 7.58% 9.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.39% 7.86% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 242 235 376
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3684 4591 3852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.41% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3440 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 103 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 85 (27.51%) Finance
3 80 (25.89%) SAP
4 59 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (17.48%) SQL
6 50 (16.18%) Analytics
6 50 (16.18%) Presales
7 46 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
8 45 (14.56%) Retail
9 42 (13.59%) Manufacturing
10 38 (12.30%) Banking
11 35 (11.33%) ABAP
11 35 (11.33%) Security Cleared
11 35 (11.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (10.68%) Base SAS
12 33 (10.68%) Infrastructure Management
12 33 (10.68%) Visual Analytics
12 33 (10.68%) SAS
12 33 (10.68%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 32 (10.36%) Logistics
14 31 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (9.71%) Migration
15 30 (9.71%) Windows
16 29 (9.39%) VMware
17 28 (9.06%) Data Migration
17 28 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (8.74%) Publishing
18 27 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (8.41%) SQL Server
19 26 (8.41%) Project Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (10.68%) SAS
2 11 (3.56%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.29%) Amazon Alexa
5 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.29%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (7.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (4.21%) SAP MM
3 10 (3.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (3.24%) SAP HCM
4 8 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.59%) SAP Retail
5 7 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (2.27%) SAP EWM
5 7 (2.27%) SAP WM
6 5 (1.62%) SAP CO
6 5 (1.62%) SAP FI
6 5 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (1.29%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.97%) assyst
8 3 (0.97%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.65%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.65%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.32%) SAP AFS
10 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.41%) Office 365
3 17 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.24%) SuccessFactors
5 8 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.94%) Taleo
8 5 (1.62%) IaaS
8 5 (1.62%) SaaS
9 4 (1.29%) PaaS
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.88%) Firewall
1 12 (3.88%) LAN
1 12 (3.88%) SAN
1 12 (3.88%) WAN
2 8 (2.59%) MPLS
3 7 (2.27%) VLAN
3 7 (2.27%) VPN
4 6 (1.94%) Skype
4 6 (1.94%) Wireless
5 5 (1.62%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (1.62%) PBX
6 4 (1.29%) OSPF
6 4 (1.29%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.29%) TACACS
6 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.97%) Internet
7 3 (0.97%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.68%) Base SAS
1 33 (10.68%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 26 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.77%) QlikView
4 19 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (5.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 16 (5.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 12 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.91%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.97%) Power BI
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.65%) DataStage
10 2 (0.65%) DecisionStream
10 2 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (8.09%) eCATT
1 25 (8.09%) LSMW
2 16 (5.18%) ProC
3 2 (0.65%) Appium
3 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.65%) Gatling
3 2 (0.65%) JMeter
3 2 (0.65%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.65%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.65%) Ranorex
3 2 (0.65%) Selenium
3 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.65%) WATIR
3 2 (0.65%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (27.51%) Finance
2 45 (14.56%) Retail
3 42 (13.59%) Manufacturing
4 38 (12.30%) Banking
5 27 (8.74%) Publishing
6 21 (6.80%) Billing
7 13 (4.21%) Advertising
8 8 (2.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) International Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.09%) EDI
1 25 (8.09%) IDoc
2 8 (2.59%) HTML
2 8 (2.59%) SAP XI
3 7 (2.27%) .NET
4 4 (1.29%) Web Services
4 4 (1.29%) XML
5 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.97%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.65%) CSS
6 2 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.65%) Node.js
6 2 (0.65%) SOAP
6 2 (0.65%) Spring
6 2 (0.65%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.32%) COM
7 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.50%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.50%) LIMS
3 16 (5.18%) Virtual Team
4 15 (4.85%) NHS
5 13 (4.21%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.59%) User Experience
7 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.29%) Robotics
8 3 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.65%) EPoS
9 2 (0.65%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) FMCG
10 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.71%) Windows
2 7 (2.27%) Linux
2 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) Unix
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.18%) Analytics
1 50 (16.18%) Presales
2 46 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
3 35 (11.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (10.68%) Infrastructure Management
4 33 (10.68%) Visual Analytics
5 32 (10.36%) Logistics
6 30 (9.71%) Migration
7 28 (9.06%) Data Migration
8 27 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (8.41%) Project Management
10 25 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (7.77%) Integration Testing
11 24 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 22 (7.12%) Demand Management
12 22 (7.12%) Project Planning
12 22 (7.12%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 21 (6.80%) ETL
14 20 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (6.15%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.48%) SQL
2 35 (11.33%) ABAP
3 16 (5.18%) PROC SQL
3 16 (5.18%) SAS Macro
4 13 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.59%) C#
5 8 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.62%) Java
8 3 (0.97%) C
8 3 (0.97%) Python
8 3 (0.97%) Ruby
9 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.85%) MCSE
4 13 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (3.88%) Degree
6 10 (3.24%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.91%) ISEB
8 8 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.27%) CCA
10 6 (1.94%) CCNA
10 6 (1.94%) CCNP
10 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.94%) CISSP
10 6 (1.94%) HP ASE
11 5 (1.62%) CISM
11 5 (1.62%) MCP
11 5 (1.62%) MCSA
12 4 (1.29%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.65%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.32%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.97%) GDPR
2 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.97%) PMO
3 2 (0.65%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.91%) XenApp
5 5 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.65%) Snort
6 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.32%) Docker
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) QRadar
1 7 (2.27%) SCCM
2 6 (1.94%) SCOM
3 4 (1.29%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.65%) Ansible
5 2 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.65%) Nessus
5 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.65%) Puppet
5 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.65%) SCSM
5 2 (0.65%) Terraform
6 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Packer
6 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 103 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 80 (25.89%) SAP
3 29 (9.39%) VMware
4 24 (7.77%) Tableau
5 17 (5.50%) Oracle
6 12 (3.88%) IBM
7 10 (3.24%) Citrix
7 10 (3.24%) Cognos
7 10 (3.24%) HP
8 7 (2.27%) Informatica
9 6 (1.94%) Cisco
10 5 (1.62%) 3PAR
10 5 (1.62%) EMC
10 5 (1.62%) Meraki
10 5 (1.62%) NetApp
10 5 (1.62%) Sage
11 4 (1.29%) F5
11 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.29%) Tripwire
12 3 (0.97%) Sophos