Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 66 32
Rank change year-on-year +21 -34 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 289 483 870
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.84% 3.99% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 4.15% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 273 464 928
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,875 £70,000
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 5,721 11,647 14,347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.20% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,734 9,132 11,472
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +18 212 £55,000 +4.76% 27
East Midlands +41 70 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 99 (34.26%) SAP
2 85 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 55 (19.03%) ERP
4 54 (18.69%) Finance
5 50 (17.30%) Azure
6 46 (15.92%) SAP S/4HANA
7 38 (13.15%) Oracle
8 37 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (12.46%) SaaS
10 35 (12.11%) Windows
11 34 (11.76%) SQL
12 33 (11.42%) Presales
13 30 (10.38%) Decision-Making
14 29 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (9.00%) SAP CO
16 26 (9.00%) SAP FI/CO
16 26 (9.00%) Project Management
16 26 (9.00%) SAP FI
16 26 (9.00%) Cybersecurity
17 25 (8.65%) AWS
17 25 (8.65%) Linux
18 24 (8.30%) CISSP
19 23 (7.96%) Degree
20 22 (7.61%) Project Delivery
21 21 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (7.27%) Active Directory
22 20 (6.92%) Java
22 20 (6.92%) NetSuite
22 20 (6.92%) Customer Requirements

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 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.04%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.69%) CMS
4 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.35%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (15.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 26 (9.00%) SAP CO
2 26 (9.00%) SAP FI
2 26 (9.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (6.92%) NetSuite
4 19 (6.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (5.54%) SAP Business One
6 15 (5.19%) SAP PP
6 15 (5.19%) SAP WM
7 14 (4.84%) Sage 200
8 13 (4.50%) Sage 500
9 12 (4.15%) SAP SD
10 8 (2.77%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (2.77%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (2.77%) SAP PS
11 7 (2.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
13 5 (1.73%) SAP MM
13 5 (1.73%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.30%) Azure
2 36 (12.46%) SaaS
3 25 (8.65%) AWS
4 14 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (4.50%) Office 365
6 12 (4.15%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (2.42%) PaaS
7 7 (2.42%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.73%) IaaS
9 4 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.35%) Boomi
11 1 (0.35%) G Suite
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Serverless
11 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) Network Security
2 5 (1.73%) Firewall
2 5 (1.73%) SAN
2 5 (1.73%) Skype
3 4 (1.38%) LAN
3 4 (1.38%) MPLS
3 4 (1.38%) SNMP
3 4 (1.38%) VLAN
3 4 (1.38%) WAN
4 3 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.69%) Internet
5 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.69%) VSAN
6 1 (0.35%) 5G
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.35%) SSH
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.50%) SAP HANA
3 7 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.08%) GIS
4 6 (2.08%) Power BI
5 5 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.38%) Essbase
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.04%) Big Data
7 3 (1.04%) MySQL
7 3 (1.04%) OLAP
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.69%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.69%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) RStudio
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (18.69%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Public Sector
3 9 (3.11%) Law
3 9 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.42%) Legal
4 7 (2.42%) Marketing
5 6 (2.08%) Military
6 4 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.69%) Games
7 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Police
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.50%) SAP Basis
2 10 (3.46%) Apache Flex
3 4 (1.38%) Web Services
4 3 (1.04%) HTML
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.69%) HTML5
5 2 (0.69%) JSON
5 2 (0.69%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) Ext JS
6 1 (0.35%) MDX
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.77%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.42%) Cyberattack
6 5 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.38%) Replication
8 3 (1.04%) AS400
8 3 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.04%) FMCG
9 2 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.69%) Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.11%) Windows
2 25 (8.65%) Linux
3 18 (6.23%) Unix
4 14 (4.84%) AIX
5 10 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.04%) Solaris
8 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.03%) ERP
2 37 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (11.42%) Presales
4 30 (10.38%) Decision-Making
5 27 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (9.00%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (9.00%) Project Management
7 22 (7.61%) Project Delivery
8 20 (6.92%) Customer Requirements
9 16 (5.54%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.19%) Analytics
10 15 (5.19%) CRM
10 15 (5.19%) ITIL
10 15 (5.19%) Project Planning
11 14 (4.84%) Information Security
11 14 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.84%) Requirements Gathering
12 13 (4.50%) Procure-to-Pay
13 12 (4.15%) Data Conversion
13 12 (4.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.76%) SQL
2 20 (6.92%) Java
3 13 (4.50%) ABAP
4 10 (3.46%) C#
5 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.73%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.73%) Python
7 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.38%) X++
8 2 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.69%) R
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 24 (8.30%) CISSP
2 23 (7.96%) Degree
3 21 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.54%) CISM
4 16 (5.54%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.11%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.77%) CCNP
7 8 (2.77%) CISA
7 8 (2.77%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (2.77%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.77%) PMP
8 7 (2.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (2.08%) ACCA
9 6 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (1.73%) CCNA
10 5 (1.73%) MCSE
11 4 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.38%) CIMA
11 4 (1.38%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.73%) NIST
2 5 (1.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.38%) vCloud
4 4 (1.38%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.04%) XenApp
5 3 (1.04%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.69%) Docker
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.69%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) Xen
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.35%) Snort
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.15%) Data Guard
1 12 (4.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.08%) SCCM
4 4 (1.38%) CASB
5 2 (0.69%) Ansible
5 2 (0.69%) EnCase
5 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.69%) FTK
5 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (0.69%) Puppet
5 2 (0.69%) Rancher
5 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.69%) Terraform
5 2 (0.69%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 99 (34.26%) SAP
2 85 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 38 (13.15%) Oracle
4 18 (6.23%) Sage
5 10 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.11%) VMware
7 6 (2.08%) Citrix
7 6 (2.08%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.38%) EMC
8 4 (1.38%) Epicor
8 4 (1.38%) NetApp
8 4 (1.38%) TOWER Software
9 3 (1.04%) IFS
10 2 (0.69%) Dell
10 2 (0.69%) hybris
10 2 (0.69%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.69%) Nuix
10 2 (0.69%) Veeam
10 2 (0.69%) Zerto