Period
to 25 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 51 73
Rank change year-on-year -54 +22 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 147 503 465
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.60% 4.83% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 5.02% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 160 420 439
Median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £32,125 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £71,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.77%

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 5,433 10,010 11,667
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.20% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,327 8,480 8,886
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the Midlands

Consultant
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Consultant in the Midlands

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 -53 115 £60,000 +11.11% 50
East Midlands +13 31 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 48 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.85%) Finance
3 23 (15.65%) ERP
4 22 (14.97%) SAP
5 21 (14.29%) Migration
5 21 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
6 19 (12.93%) Requirements Gathering
7 17 (11.56%) Azure
7 17 (11.56%) Presales
8 16 (10.88%) Power Platform
8 16 (10.88%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (10.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (10.20%) Business Development
9 15 (10.20%) Information Security
9 15 (10.20%) SQL
9 15 (10.20%) Public Sector
10 14 (9.52%) Power Automate
10 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
11 13 (8.84%) CRM
11 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
12 12 (8.16%) Risk Management
12 12 (8.16%) Data Migration
12 12 (8.16%) PowerApps
12 12 (8.16%) Power BI
13 11 (7.48%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (7.48%) Inventory Management
13 11 (7.48%) Thought Leadership
13 11 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared

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 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.04%) IIS
2 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (6.12%) SAP FI
3 7 (4.76%) SAP FI-CA
3 7 (4.76%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (4.08%) Magento
4 6 (4.08%) Shopify
5 5 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (3.40%) NetSuite
6 4 (2.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (2.72%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (2.04%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.56%) Azure
2 16 (10.88%) Dynamics 365
2 16 (10.88%) Power Platform
3 14 (9.52%) Power Automate
4 12 (8.16%) PowerApps
5 10 (6.80%) Office 365
6 9 (6.12%) AWS
7 7 (4.76%) SaaS
8 6 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.04%) IaaS
10 2 (1.36%) Force.com
10 2 (1.36%) Logic Apps
10 2 (1.36%) PaaS
11 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.68%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.68%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Firewall
2 5 (3.40%) WAN
3 4 (2.72%) LAN
3 4 (2.72%) RTP
4 3 (2.04%) Skype
4 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.04%) VLAN
4 3 (2.04%) VoIP
4 3 (2.04%) VPN
4 3 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.04%) Wireless
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.16%) Power BI
1 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) GIS
4 2 (1.36%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.36%) Tableau
5 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) OLTP
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 38 (25.85%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Public Sector
3 11 (7.48%) Marketing
4 8 (5.44%) Billing
5 7 (4.76%) Retail
6 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.72%) Military
6 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.36%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) .NET
2 4 (2.72%) JSON
2 4 (2.72%) SAML
3 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.36%) EDI
4 2 (1.36%) HTML
4 2 (1.36%) IDoc
4 2 (1.36%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.36%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.36%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.68%) RequireJS
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.68%) SPML
5 1 (0.68%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.72%) CMDB
5 3 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.36%) BYOD
6 2 (1.36%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) SCADA
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.08%) Windows
2 5 (3.40%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.65%) ERP
2 21 (14.29%) Migration
2 21 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
3 19 (12.93%) Requirements Gathering
4 17 (11.56%) Presales
5 15 (10.20%) Business Development
5 15 (10.20%) Information Security
6 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.84%) CRM
7 12 (8.16%) Data Migration
7 12 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.48%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (7.48%) Inventory Management
8 11 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (7.48%) Thought Leadership
9 10 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.80%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.80%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (6.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) SQL
2 8 (5.44%) C#
3 7 (4.76%) Java
3 7 (4.76%) Python
4 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.36%) ABAP
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) Degree
4 5 (3.40%) CISSP
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.72%) CISM
6 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.04%) CCNA
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.36%) CIMA
8 1 (0.68%) CCIE
8 1 (0.68%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.68%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.68%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.68%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 7 (4.76%) NCSC
4 6 (4.08%) NIST
5 4 (2.72%) GDPR
5 4 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.68%) Basel III
7 1 (0.68%) COREP
7 1 (0.68%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Ansible
1 5 (3.40%) Terraform
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.97%) SAP
3 10 (6.80%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) JD Edwards
5 6 (4.08%) VMware
5 6 (4.08%) WooCommerce
5 6 (4.08%) Xero
6 5 (3.40%) Sage
7 4 (2.72%) BMC
7 4 (2.72%) Cisco
7 4 (2.72%) Remedy
7 4 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.36%) Avaya
8 2 (1.36%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.36%) Google
8 2 (1.36%) Mitel
8 2 (1.36%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.68%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.68%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.68%) Pardot