Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 21 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 194 344 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.61% 9.14% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.82% 9.45% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 160 266 266
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.67% -0.91% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,750 £72,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,251
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +0.50%

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 2,845 3,642 3,660
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.81% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,226 2,625 2,972
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £64,875
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.29%) Microsoft
3 48 (24.74%) SQL
4 42 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (18.04%) CRM
6 32 (16.49%) Finance
7 31 (15.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 30 (15.46%) Service Management
8 30 (15.46%) ITIL
9 29 (14.95%) SAP
10 28 (14.43%) Oracle
10 28 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
12 25 (12.89%) HTML
12 25 (12.89%) XML
12 25 (12.89%) CSS
13 23 (11.86%) C#
13 23 (11.86%) .NET
13 23 (11.86%) AngularJS
14 22 (11.34%) ServiceNow
14 22 (11.34%) HTML5
14 22 (11.34%) Security Cleared
14 22 (11.34%) ITSM
15 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET
15 21 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (10.82%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (10.31%) Analytics
17 19 (9.79%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (9.79%) Migration

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 6 (3.09%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (1.03%) IIS
3 2 (1.03%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (15.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.12%) SAP HR
3 4 (2.06%) HFM
3 4 (2.06%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.06%) SAP PS
3 4 (2.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.55%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.55%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.55%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.55%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.55%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.55%) SAP PP
4 3 (1.55%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.55%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.55%) SAP WM
5 2 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.22%) Office 365
3 11 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.61%) PaaS
5 7 (3.61%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.09%) SaaS
6 6 (3.09%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) Firewall
2 7 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (3.61%) Wireless
3 6 (3.09%) DHCP
3 6 (3.09%) DNS
3 6 (3.09%) PBX
3 6 (3.09%) Skype
3 6 (3.09%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.58%) Network Security
5 4 (2.06%) LAN
5 4 (2.06%) MPLS
5 4 (2.06%) VPN
5 4 (2.06%) WAN
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (1.55%) OSPF
6 3 (1.55%) VLAN
7 2 (1.03%) BGP
7 2 (1.03%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.12%) Big Data
3 8 (4.12%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (4.12%) Qlik Sense
4 7 (3.61%) Power BI
4 7 (3.61%) QlikView
4 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (3.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (3.09%) HDInsight
5 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.58%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2017
6 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Hudson
2 1 (0.52%) Selenium
2 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (16.49%) Finance
2 14 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.19%) Marketing
4 11 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.12%) Electronics
6 6 (3.09%) Banking
7 5 (2.58%) Local Government
7 5 (2.58%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.89%) CSS
1 25 (12.89%) HTML
1 25 (12.89%) XML
2 23 (11.86%) .NET
2 23 (11.86%) AngularJS
3 22 (11.34%) HTML5
4 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (3.61%) Web Services
7 5 (2.58%) EJB
7 5 (2.58%) J2EE
7 5 (2.58%) Spring
8 3 (1.55%) SOAP
8 3 (1.55%) WebCenter
9 2 (1.03%) 802.1X
9 2 (1.03%) JSON
9 2 (1.03%) OAuth
9 2 (1.03%) OpenID
9 2 (1.03%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.82%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.61%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.09%) iPad
5 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.55%) CESG
8 2 (1.03%) CMDB
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.03%) FMCG
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.52%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.67%) Windows
2 7 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.09%) Unix
4 3 (1.55%) Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.04%) CRM
3 30 (15.46%) ITIL
3 30 (15.46%) Service Management
4 28 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.34%) ITSM
6 21 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (10.31%) Analytics
8 19 (9.79%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (9.79%) Migration
9 18 (9.28%) ERP
9 18 (9.28%) Information Security
10 16 (8.25%) Business Analysis
11 15 (7.73%) Presales
12 14 (7.22%) Project Management
13 13 (6.70%) OO
14 12 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (5.15%) Data Protection
15 10 (5.15%) Document Management
15 10 (5.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.74%) SQL
2 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
3 23 (11.86%) C#
4 15 (7.73%) Java
5 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.58%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) Go
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.79%) Degree
3 11 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (3.09%) CCNP
5 6 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.06%) CISSP
7 4 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.55%) CCIE
8 3 (1.55%) CISM
9 2 (1.03%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.03%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.52%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.52%) CIMA
10 1 (0.52%) CLAS
10 1 (0.52%) CRISC
10 1 (0.52%) OSCP
10 1 (0.52%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.70%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.67%) GDPR
4 10 (5.15%) ISO 22301
5 5 (2.58%) QA
6 3 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.52%) HL7
7 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.52%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.58%) XenApp
4 5 (2.58%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.03%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.95%) SAP
3 28 (14.43%) Oracle
4 22 (11.34%) ServiceNow
5 9 (4.64%) Cisco
6 8 (4.12%) Meraki
7 7 (3.61%) Google
8 6 (3.09%) HP
8 6 (3.09%) IBM
8 6 (3.09%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.09%) VMware
9 5 (2.58%) Aruba
9 5 (2.58%) Citrix
9 5 (2.58%) Dell
9 5 (2.58%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.58%) Juniper
9 5 (2.58%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.58%) NetApp
9 5 (2.58%) ProCurve
9 5 (2.58%) Ruckus Wireless