The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Consultant
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 255 372 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.97% 6.04% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 6.27% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 238 231 309
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £78,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4960 5935 5589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.71% 96.36% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18244 19737 22014
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the West Midlands

Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Consultant in the West Midlands

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the West Midlands

Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 113 £52,500 -4.54% 19
Warwickshire +15 37 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Coventry -17 30 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Staffordshire +13 18 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Wolverhampton - 13 £36,500 -
Shropshire +2 6 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Worcestershire -14 6 £55,000 +18.91%
Solihull -22 3 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Walsall - 3 £36,500 -
West Bromwich +7 1 £40,000 -
Consultant
England

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

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

1 130 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 123 (22.82%) SAP
3 99 (18.37%) SQL
4 95 (17.63%) Finance
5 78 (14.47%) Presales
6 75 (13.91%) Manufacturing
7 72 (13.36%) Project Management
8 65 (12.06%) ERP
9 59 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 58 (10.76%) Customer Requirements
11 54 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (8.35%) CRM
13 38 (7.05%) SQL Server
14 37 (6.86%) Windows
15 35 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (6.31%) Risk Management
16 34 (6.31%) GAP Analysis
17 33 (6.12%) Information Security
17 33 (6.12%) PRINCE2
18 32 (5.94%) Active Directory
18 32 (5.94%) Retail
18 32 (5.94%) Office 365
19 30 (5.57%) Business Analysis
20 29 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
20 29 (5.38%) Degree
20 29 (5.38%) Change Management
21 28 (5.19%) Automotive
21 28 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (5.19%) SAP SD

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 22 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.97%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.30%) Apache
3 7 (1.30%) ArcGIS
3 7 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (0.74%) IIS
6 4 (0.74%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.74%) SPSS
6 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (5.19%) SAP SD
3 21 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (3.53%) SAP FI
5 17 (3.15%) SAP BPC
5 17 (3.15%) SAP MM
6 16 (2.97%) SAP CO
6 16 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (2.41%) Sage 200
8 12 (2.23%) NetSuite
8 12 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (2.04%) Sage X3
9 11 (2.04%) SAP PP
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (1.48%) SAP ERP
10 8 (1.48%) SAP SCM
11 7 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (1.30%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.94%) Office 365
3 22 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 22 (4.08%) IaaS
4 19 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (2.41%) PaaS
6 5 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.56%) SaaS
9 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.71%) Firewall
2 13 (2.41%) Skype
3 8 (1.48%) LAN
3 8 (1.48%) WAN
3 8 (1.48%) Wireless
4 6 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (1.11%) PBX
5 5 (0.93%) Internet
5 5 (0.93%) Network Security
5 5 (0.93%) SAN
5 5 (0.93%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.74%) VPN
7 3 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.37%) LTE
8 2 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.53%) SAP BW
3 16 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.60%) GIS
5 13 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.86%) QlikView
7 10 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.48%) Power BI
9 8 (1.48%) SAP HANA
9 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.74%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.30%) Ant
2 7 (1.30%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.30%) Subversion
3 4 (0.74%) eCATT
3 4 (0.74%) LSMW
4 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Appium
6 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.19%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.19%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.19%) GoCD
6 1 (0.19%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (17.63%) Finance
2 75 (13.91%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.94%) Retail
4 28 (5.19%) Automotive
5 19 (3.53%) Advertising
5 19 (3.53%) Banking
6 11 (2.04%) Billing
7 10 (1.86%) Legal
7 10 (1.86%) Marketing
8 5 (0.93%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.93%) Local Government
8 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.74%) Military
9 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.45%) .NET
2 18 (3.34%) SOAP
3 16 (2.97%) Web Services
4 13 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.86%) REST
5 10 (1.86%) XML
6 9 (1.67%) HTML
7 8 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.48%) JSON
7 8 (1.48%) RESTful
8 7 (1.30%) CSS
8 7 (1.30%) EDI
8 7 (1.30%) J2EE
9 5 (0.93%) IDoc
10 4 (0.74%) Core Data
10 4 (0.74%) jQuery
11 3 (0.56%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.56%) Node.js
12 2 (0.37%) SAP CO-PA
12 2 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.15%) Data Centre
3 16 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 11 (2.04%) User Experience
5 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.93%) EPoS
10 4 (0.74%) Blog
10 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.74%) LIMS
11 3 (0.56%) CESG
11 3 (0.56%) Clustering
11 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.86%) Windows
2 20 (3.71%) Linux
3 17 (3.15%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.11%) Android
5 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.74%) VMS
7 3 (0.56%) Solaris
7 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.37%) Unix
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.47%) Presales
2 72 (13.36%) Project Management
3 65 (12.06%) ERP
4 58 (10.76%) Customer Requirements
5 45 (8.35%) CRM
5 45 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (6.31%) GAP Analysis
6 34 (6.31%) Risk Management
7 33 (6.12%) Information Security
7 33 (6.12%) PRINCE2
8 30 (5.57%) Business Analysis
9 29 (5.38%) Change Management
10 28 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (5.19%) Logistics
11 26 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (4.64%) Asset Management
13 23 (4.27%) ITIL
14 22 (4.08%) Data Protection
15 20 (3.71%) Analytics
15 20 (3.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (18.37%) SQL
2 28 (5.19%) PowerShell
3 25 (4.64%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.53%) Java
5 15 (2.78%) ABAP
6 14 (2.60%) C#
7 8 (1.48%) C
7 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.93%) VB
10 4 (0.74%) Python
11 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.37%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.37%) Jython
12 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.19%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) PHP
13 1 (0.19%) RPG
13 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (5.38%) Degree
3 25 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 23 (4.27%) CISSP
5 20 (3.71%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.34%) MCSA
6 18 (3.34%) MCSE
7 15 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.23%) CISM
9 11 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 10 (1.86%) ACCA
10 10 (1.86%) CIMA
10 10 (1.86%) ISEB
10 10 (1.86%) PCI QSA
11 9 (1.67%) CCNA
11 9 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (1.30%) CCNP
12 7 (1.30%) CISA
12 7 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 6 (1.11%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.48%) PMO
5 7 (1.30%) GDPR
6 4 (0.74%) COBIT
6 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.74%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.56%) GPG13
8 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) GxP
9 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 32 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.30%) Docker
4 7 (1.30%) Snort
5 5 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.37%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.19%) vCloud
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.60%) SCOM
2 10 (1.86%) SCCM
3 8 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.48%) Puppet
4 7 (1.30%) Nessus
5 6 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.11%) QRadar
6 4 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.56%) SCSM
8 2 (0.37%) Icinga
8 2 (0.37%) Nagios
8 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.37%) vRealize
9 1 (0.19%) EnCase
9 1 (0.19%) FTK
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 130 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 123 (22.82%) SAP
3 27 (5.01%) Cisco
3 27 (5.01%) Oracle
4 26 (4.82%) Sage
5 18 (3.34%) VMware
6 13 (2.41%) IBM
6 13 (2.41%) Pegasus
7 10 (1.86%) CheckPoint
8 9 (1.67%) Sourcefire
8 9 (1.67%) Sun
9 8 (1.48%) Cognos
9 8 (1.48%) EMC
9 8 (1.48%) F5
9 8 (1.48%) NetApp
9 8 (1.48%) Palo Alto
10 7 (1.30%) Blue Coat
10 7 (1.30%) Fortinet
10 7 (1.30%) Infor
11 6 (1.11%) JD Edwards
Solihull
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified salary - competitive with car allowance and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham
Network ERP & IT (EMEA) Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Olivehorse Consulting Services Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham
Sopra Steria Limited
Salary: £60k - £70k + 15% flexible benefit fund
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + pacakage
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Jenrick - IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k per year + Healthcare,Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension / Bonus / 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holi
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwick
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago