The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 12 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.44% 24.35% 30.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.00% 25.45% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 24
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 25 110 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 92.59% 95.65% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 96 66
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) ERP
4 6 (28.57%) Cognos
4 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) IBM
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (23.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) IISP
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) CISM
6 4 (19.05%) CISSP
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) Presales
8 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
8 2 (9.52%) Office 365
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.52%) MCSE
8 2 (9.52%) MCSA
8 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange

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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISM
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
1 4 (19.05%) IISP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCSP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Cognos
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) SAP