Period
to 11 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

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

Consultant
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 50 58
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.56% 1.69% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 1.78% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 15
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £29,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.44% -46.36% +62.96%
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,250 £50,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £46,800 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 266 338 441
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 95.21% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 180 223 321
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,131
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -16.94% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,000 £64,063
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Shropshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Shropshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Shropshire over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Shropshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 11 November 2019. 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
Telford +13 7 £55,000 +86.44%
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 Shropshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SLA
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) AS400
1 5 (71.43%) Syncsort
1 5 (71.43%) iSeries
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Due Diligence
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Azure
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) AS400
1 5 (71.43%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Due Diligence
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Syncsort
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft