The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

IT Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 133 125
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 3 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.22%  

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 1905 2259 1962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.05% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1678 1613
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Birmingham

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (40.00%) QRadar
2 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (40.00%) assyst
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

IT 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) assyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP GTS
2 1 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
1 1 (20.00%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) OSCE
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) SEEBURGER