Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Consultant
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 59 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 756 863 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.88% 4.75% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 4.91% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 596 555 751
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £34,125 £25,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14984 17574 17770
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.75% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12357 13900 14629
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,781 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the Midlands

Consultant
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Consultant in the Midlands

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the Midlands

Consultant
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +8 579 £52,500 +5.00% 63
East Midlands -16 149 £50,000 - 19
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 234 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 180 (23.81%) SAP
3 151 (19.97%) SQL
3 151 (19.97%) Finance
4 120 (15.87%) Presales
5 109 (14.42%) Manufacturing
6 91 (12.04%) Retail
7 83 (10.98%) Project Management
8 80 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
9 77 (10.19%) Advertising
10 70 (9.26%) Windows
11 69 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 69 (9.13%) Analytics
12 68 (8.99%) ABAP
13 65 (8.60%) Customer Requirements
14 64 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
16 61 (8.07%) Business Analysis
17 60 (7.94%) SQL Server
18 55 (7.28%) Oracle
18 55 (7.28%) ERP
19 54 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
20 53 (7.01%) Office 365
21 51 (6.75%) Security Cleared
22 49 (6.48%) Banking
23 45 (5.95%) VMware
24 44 (5.82%) Migration
24 44 (5.82%) Logistics
24 44 (5.82%) Dynamics NAV
25 41 (5.42%) ETL

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 41 (5.42%) SAS
2 33 (4.37%) Skype for Business
3 13 (1.72%) NetWeaver
3 13 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (0.93%) Alfresco
5 7 (0.93%) CMS
5 7 (0.93%) Liferay
6 6 (0.79%) IIS
7 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.53%) Amazon Alexa
8 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.40%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.40%) JBoss
9 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.53%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.53%) SPSS
6 3 (0.40%) ArcInfo
6 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.13%) InVision
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (5.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 39 (5.16%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (3.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 24 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (3.17%) SAP SD
5 17 (2.25%) SAP Business One
6 16 (2.12%) Sage 200
7 15 (1.98%) SAP MM
8 14 (1.85%) SAP BPC
8 14 (1.85%) SAP SCM
9 12 (1.59%) SAP FI
10 11 (1.46%) SAP CO
10 11 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
10 11 (1.46%) SAP HCM
11 10 (1.32%) SAP Retail
12 9 (1.19%) SAP WM
13 8 (1.06%) SAP APO
13 8 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
14 7 (0.93%) SAP EWM
15 5 (0.66%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (7.01%) Office 365
3 41 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (4.10%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (2.51%) SaaS
6 16 (2.12%) IaaS
7 15 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.93%) PaaS
10 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.79%) Taleo
11 5 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.53%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 4 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.70%) Skype
2 26 (3.44%) Firewall
3 20 (2.65%) LAN
3 20 (2.65%) MPLS
3 20 (2.65%) SAN
4 17 (2.25%) WAN
5 16 (2.12%) Internet
6 12 (1.59%) VPN
6 12 (1.59%) Wireless
7 11 (1.46%) Cisco Wireless
7 11 (1.46%) PBX
8 9 (1.19%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.93%) DNS
9 7 (0.93%) VLAN
10 6 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.79%) Network Security
10 6 (0.79%) VoIP
10 6 (0.79%) WLAN
11 5 (0.66%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (4.89%) BusinessObjects
4 36 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (4.37%) Base SAS
5 33 (4.37%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 31 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (3.44%) QlikView
8 20 (2.65%) SAP HANA
9 16 (2.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 16 (2.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 15 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 14 (1.85%) Power BI
11 14 (1.85%) SAP BW
12 11 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.19%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.19%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.44%) eCATT
1 26 (3.44%) LSMW
2 16 (2.12%) ProC
3 15 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (1.19%) Axure RP
4 9 (1.19%) Metasploit
5 7 (0.93%) Travis CI
6 5 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.66%) Subversion
6 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.53%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.53%) Hudson
7 4 (0.53%) JMeter
7 4 (0.53%) Selenium
7 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.40%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 151 (19.97%) Finance
2 109 (14.42%) Manufacturing
3 91 (12.04%) Retail
4 77 (10.19%) Advertising
5 49 (6.48%) Banking
6 30 (3.97%) Publishing
7 25 (3.31%) Billing
8 15 (1.98%) Marketing
9 10 (1.32%) Automotive
10 5 (0.66%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.66%) Legal
10 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.53%) Back Office
12 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.26%) International Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.84%) HTML
2 27 (3.57%) EDI
3 26 (3.44%) IDoc
4 20 (2.65%) .NET
5 19 (2.51%) Web Services
6 11 (1.46%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.46%) CSS
6 11 (1.46%) XML
7 10 (1.32%) RESTful
8 9 (1.19%) J2EE
8 9 (1.19%) Node.js
8 9 (1.19%) SAP XI
9 8 (1.06%) HTML5
9 8 (1.06%) SAP Core Interface
9 8 (1.06%) SAP PI
10 7 (0.93%) Apache Camel
10 7 (0.93%) Kafka
10 7 (0.93%) WebCenter
11 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.66%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 20 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.38%) LIMS
5 17 (2.25%) User Experience
5 17 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.12%) NHS
7 9 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.93%) EPoS
9 5 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (0.53%) Robotics
11 3 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.40%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.40%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.40%) Replication
12 2 (0.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 70 (9.26%) Windows
2 33 (4.37%) Linux
3 21 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.19%) Unix
6 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.93%) VMS
8 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.26%) Android
9 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (15.87%) Presales
2 83 (10.98%) Project Management
3 69 (9.13%) Analytics
4 65 (8.60%) Customer Requirements
5 64 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (8.07%) Business Analysis
8 55 (7.28%) ERP
9 54 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (5.82%) Logistics
10 44 (5.82%) Migration
11 41 (5.42%) ETL
12 40 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (4.89%) CRM
14 36 (4.76%) Data Migration
14 36 (4.76%) ITIL
15 34 (4.50%) Mentoring
16 33 (4.37%) Infrastructure Management
16 33 (4.37%) Visual Analytics
17 32 (4.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (19.97%) SQL
2 68 (8.99%) ABAP
3 27 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 25 (3.31%) Java
5 24 (3.17%) C#
6 20 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 16 (2.12%) C
7 16 (2.12%) PROC SQL
7 16 (2.12%) Python
7 16 (2.12%) SAS Macro
8 11 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.19%) C++
9 9 (1.19%) X++
10 6 (0.79%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.79%) Ruby
11 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.40%) R
13 3 (0.40%) VBScript
14 2 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 34 (4.50%) Degree
3 28 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.91%) CISSP
6 21 (2.78%) MCSE
7 17 (2.25%) CISM
8 16 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (1.72%) CCNA
9 13 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.72%) ISEB
10 11 (1.46%) CCA
10 11 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (1.32%) CCNP
12 9 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (1.06%) SAP Certification
14 7 (0.93%) ACCA
15 6 (0.79%) CIMA
15 6 (0.79%) HP ASE
15 6 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.59%) GDPR
3 11 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.19%) QA
5 7 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.79%) PMO
7 3 (0.40%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.26%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.72%) XenApp
5 9 (1.19%) Snort
6 6 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.26%) Docker
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Ceph
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.72%) SCCM
2 9 (1.19%) Nessus
3 8 (1.06%) Ansible
3 8 (1.06%) SCOM
4 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.93%) Puppet
4 7 (0.93%) QRadar
4 7 (0.93%) TeamSite
4 7 (0.93%) Terraform
5 5 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.53%) EnCase
6 4 (0.53%) FTK
6 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.53%) SmoothWall
6 4 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.26%) Packer
8 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 234 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 180 (23.81%) SAP
3 55 (7.28%) Oracle
4 45 (5.95%) VMware
5 31 (4.10%) Sage
6 26 (3.44%) HP
7 25 (3.31%) Tableau
8 17 (2.25%) Cisco
9 16 (2.12%) Citrix
9 16 (2.12%) IBM
10 15 (1.98%) Cognos
11 14 (1.85%) Infor
12 13 (1.72%) JD Edwards
13 12 (1.59%) Epicor
14 11 (1.46%) NetApp
14 11 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.19%) Informatica
15 9 (1.19%) Sourcefire
16 8 (1.06%) Google
16 8 (1.06%) IFS