The median annual salary for a Consultant was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 125 152 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.69% 6.36% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 6.68% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 92 111 128
Median salary £48,500 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.39% +1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1812 2277 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.95% 95.31% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1754 1425
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 78 (29.21%) Finance
2 67 (25.09%) SAP
3 59 (22.10%) Customer Requirements
4 50 (18.73%) Microsoft
5 49 (18.35%) Presales
6 40 (14.98%) Manufacturing
6 40 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (13.11%) MS Excel
8 34 (12.73%) ERP
9 30 (11.24%) Windows
9 30 (11.24%) SQL
10 26 (9.74%) Linux
11 25 (9.36%) Java
11 25 (9.36%) SAP FI
12 24 (8.99%) Firewall
12 24 (8.99%) Retail
13 23 (8.61%) SAP CO
13 23 (8.61%) SAP FI/CO
13 23 (8.61%) Cybersecurity
14 22 (8.24%) SIEM
14 22 (8.24%) Sage
15 20 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (7.49%) Unix
15 20 (7.49%) Cisco
15 20 (7.49%) IBM
16 19 (7.12%) Oracle
16 19 (7.12%) SQL Server
16 19 (7.12%) Banking
16 19 (7.12%) QRadar
17 18 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement

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 14 (5.24%) JBoss
2 13 (4.87%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.12%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.87%) MS Project
4 3 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (9.36%) SAP FI
2 23 (8.61%) SAP CO
2 23 (8.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (6.37%) SAP PP
4 13 (4.87%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (4.12%) Sage X3
5 11 (4.12%) SAP SCM
6 10 (3.75%) NetSuite
6 10 (3.75%) Sage 200
7 7 (2.62%) SAP HCM
8 5 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.50%) SAP BPC
10 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (1.12%) SAP Business One
10 3 (1.12%) SAP HR
10 3 (1.12%) SAP MM
10 3 (1.12%) SAP QM
11 2 (0.75%) SAP PM
11 2 (0.75%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.75%) Office 365
3 8 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.99%) Firewall
2 6 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.87%) Skype
3 5 (1.87%) SSL
4 4 (1.50%) Network Security
4 4 (1.50%) WAN
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.12%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.75%) ISDN
6 2 (0.75%) LAN
6 2 (0.75%) VoIP
6 2 (0.75%) Wireless
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) FTP
7 1 (0.37%) HTTP
7 1 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.37%) IPv4
7 1 (0.37%) TACACS
7 1 (0.37%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.62%) SAP HANA
3 6 (2.25%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.87%) Big Data
4 5 (1.87%) DB2
4 5 (1.87%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.12%) Power BI
7 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.75%) QlikView
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.25%) LSMW
2 1 (0.37%) CA Gen
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 78 (29.21%) Finance
2 40 (14.98%) Manufacturing
3 24 (8.99%) Retail
4 19 (7.12%) Banking
5 11 (4.12%) Publishing
6 9 (3.37%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.00%) International Banking
8 7 (2.62%) Advertising
9 6 (2.25%) Billing
9 6 (2.25%) Legal
9 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.87%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.50%) Automotive
11 4 (1.50%) Marketing
12 3 (1.12%) Local Government
13 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.37%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.87%) Java EE
2 10 (3.75%) EDI
3 9 (3.37%) J2EE
4 8 (3.00%) .NET
5 7 (2.62%) HTML
5 7 (2.62%) XML
6 5 (1.87%) jQuery
7 4 (1.50%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (1.50%) Web Services
8 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.12%) BAPI
8 3 (1.12%) SAP ALE
8 3 (1.12%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.75%) CSS
9 2 (0.75%) SAPUI5
9 2 (0.75%) XMPP
10 1 (0.37%) JSP
10 1 (0.37%) OLE
10 1 (0.37%) SAML
10 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.25%) LIMS
4 5 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.50%) User Experience
6 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.12%) Derivative
7 2 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.75%) NHS
7 2 (0.75%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) CESG
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.24%) Windows
2 26 (9.74%) Linux
3 20 (7.49%) Unix
4 8 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.10%) Customer Requirements
2 49 (18.35%) Presales
3 34 (12.73%) ERP
4 23 (8.61%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (8.24%) SIEM
6 20 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (6.74%) Project Management
8 17 (6.37%) Malware Analysis
8 17 (6.37%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 17 (6.37%) Reverse Engineering
9 16 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (5.99%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.99%) Migration
9 16 (5.99%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (5.99%) SOA
9 16 (5.99%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (4.87%) Information Security
10 13 (4.87%) Logistics
11 11 (4.12%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.24%) SQL
2 25 (9.36%) Java
3 15 (5.62%) ABAP
3 15 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.62%) C#
5 6 (2.25%) Perl
5 6 (2.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.87%) Python
7 4 (1.50%) VB
8 3 (1.12%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.37%) C
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.37%) Degree
2 11 (4.12%) CISSP
2 11 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.25%) CISM
4 6 (2.25%) MCSE
5 5 (1.87%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.87%) CCIE
5 5 (1.87%) CCNP
5 5 (1.87%) CIMA
5 5 (1.87%) MCSA
6 4 (1.50%) ISEB
7 3 (1.12%) ACCA
7 3 (1.12%) CCDP
8 2 (0.75%) CCDA
8 2 (0.75%) CCNA
8 2 (0.75%) CISMP
8 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.74%) GPG13
2 16 (5.99%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.25%) QA
5 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.75%) COBIT
6 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.75%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.37%) Snort
3 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
3 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.12%) QRadar
2 8 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.00%) Puppet
3 6 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.12%) Icinga
5 3 (1.12%) vRealize
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.37%) EnCase
7 1 (0.37%) FTK
7 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.37%) Nessus
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (25.09%) SAP
2 50 (18.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.24%) Sage
4 20 (7.49%) Cisco
4 20 (7.49%) IBM
5 19 (7.12%) Oracle
6 11 (4.12%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.75%) Sybase
8 9 (3.37%) Pegasus
8 9 (3.37%) Sun
9 7 (2.62%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.25%) F5
10 6 (2.25%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.87%) Aruba
11 5 (1.87%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.87%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.87%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.87%) Imperva
11 5 (1.87%) VMware
12 4 (1.50%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Pension, discretionary bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum c.£550 car allowance, 2 x life insur
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago