Period
to 29 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 52 56
Rank change year-on-year -56 +4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 106 524 637
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.56% 4.64% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 4.80% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 107 482 633
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £69,550 £73,625 £70,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 3,935 10,925 13,004
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 96.66% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,182 9,026 10,200
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,725
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 -50 78 £52,500 - 41
East Midlands +14 25 £55,000 - 6
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 28 (26.42%) SAP
2 25 (23.58%) Finance
3 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.64%) Azure
3 24 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.92%) Requirements Gathering
5 17 (16.04%) Oracle
6 15 (14.15%) ERP
7 14 (13.21%) Linux
7 14 (13.21%) Java
7 14 (13.21%) SAP Basis
8 13 (12.26%) AWS
8 13 (12.26%) CISSP
8 13 (12.26%) Public Sector
9 12 (11.32%) ABAP
9 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (11.32%) Migration
9 12 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (10.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (10.38%) Degree
10 11 (10.38%) CISM
10 11 (10.38%) Information Security
10 11 (10.38%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (9.43%) Unix
11 10 (9.43%) AIX
11 10 (9.43%) Apache Flex
11 10 (9.43%) Data Guard
12 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (2.83%) IIS
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.89%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.94%) SAS
3 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.77%) Magento
1 4 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (3.77%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.77%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (3.77%) SAP PSCD
1 4 (3.77%) Shopify
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.83%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.89%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.94%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.64%) Azure
2 13 (12.26%) AWS
3 7 (6.60%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (6.60%) SaaS
4 6 (5.66%) Office 365
5 5 (4.72%) Power Platform
6 4 (3.77%) Power Automate
6 4 (3.77%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.89%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.94%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.83%) VLAN
3 3 (2.83%) VPN
3 3 (2.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.89%) LAN
4 2 (1.89%) Skype
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
1 4 (3.77%) SAP HANA
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Power BI
3 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.89%) GIS
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.94%) Tableau
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.77%) Billing
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Military
5 1 (0.94%) Social Housing
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) SAP Basis
2 10 (9.43%) Apache Flex
3 6 (5.66%) .NET
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.94%) LDAP
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.77%) CMDB
4 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.94%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Linux
2 10 (9.43%) AIX
2 10 (9.43%) Unix
3 8 (7.55%) Windows
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (17.92%) Requirements Gathering
3 15 (14.15%) ERP
4 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (11.32%) Migration
5 11 (10.38%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (10.38%) Information Security
6 9 (8.49%) Asset Management
6 9 (8.49%) Decision-Making
6 9 (8.49%) Presales
7 8 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (7.55%) Workshop Facilitation
8 7 (6.60%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.60%) ITIL
9 6 (5.66%) Inventory Management
9 6 (5.66%) ISMS
9 6 (5.66%) IT Audit
10 5 (4.72%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.72%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.21%) Java
2 12 (11.32%) ABAP
3 7 (6.60%) SQL
4 6 (5.66%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) CISSP
2 11 (10.38%) CISM
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (5.66%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (5.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 5 (4.72%) CISA
7 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.83%) CIMA
8 3 (2.83%) CRISC
9 2 (1.89%) CCNA
9 2 (1.89%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.94%) CEH
10 1 (0.94%) GCIA
10 1 (0.94%) GCIH
10 1 (0.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (0.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.66%) NIST
3 2 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.94%) Basel III
4 1 (0.94%) COREP
4 1 (0.94%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Snort
3 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Data Guard
1 10 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) SAP
2 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.04%) Oracle
4 5 (4.72%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.77%) BMC
5 4 (3.77%) Remedy
5 4 (3.77%) Sage
5 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) WooCommerce
5 4 (3.77%) Xero
6 2 (1.89%) JDA
6 2 (1.89%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) Epicor
7 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.94%) Pardot
7 1 (0.94%) Splunk
7 1 (0.94%) Sun