The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 284 312 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.93% 5.05% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 5.24% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 192 241 221
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £66,750
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 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 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 March 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 March 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 +2 124 £50,000 -13.79% 27
Coventry +30 37 £55,250 +10.50% 2
Warwickshire +33 34 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Staffordshire +30 30 £62,500 +92.30% 1
Solihull -18 9 £27,500 -57.69%
Worcestershire -19 8 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Shropshire -6 5 £50,500 +6.31% 1
Walsall +14 2 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Wolverhampton +6 2 £32,500 -18.75%
West Bromwich -6 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 West Midlands region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 168 (30.77%) SAP
2 133 (24.36%) Finance
3 107 (19.60%) Microsoft
4 96 (17.58%) Manufacturing
5 86 (15.75%) Presales
6 82 (15.02%) ERP
7 78 (14.29%) SQL
8 74 (13.55%) Customer Requirements
9 68 (12.45%) MS Excel
10 54 (9.89%) CRM
10 54 (9.89%) Project Management
11 49 (8.97%) Windows
12 48 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (8.42%) Retail
14 44 (8.06%) Linux
15 39 (7.14%) Oracle
15 39 (7.14%) SQL Server
15 39 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (6.78%) SAP SD
17 34 (6.23%) Firewall
17 34 (6.23%) Sage
17 34 (6.23%) Cisco
17 34 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
19 32 (5.86%) Mentoring
19 32 (5.86%) SAP FI
19 32 (5.86%) Java
19 32 (5.86%) Degree
20 31 (5.68%) SharePoint

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 31 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.56%) JBoss
3 13 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.01%) IIS
5 9 (1.65%) NetWeaver
5 9 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.92%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.10%) MS Office
2 6 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (6.78%) SAP SD
2 32 (5.86%) SAP FI
3 30 (5.49%) SAP CO
3 30 (5.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 28 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (4.40%) SAP PP
6 20 (3.66%) SAP BPC
7 19 (3.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 17 (3.11%) Sage 200
9 16 (2.93%) Sage X3
9 16 (2.93%) SAP MM
9 16 (2.93%) SAP SCM
10 14 (2.56%) SAP Business One
11 13 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
13 11 (2.01%) NetSuite
14 10 (1.83%) Oracle Cash Management
14 10 (1.83%) SAP ERP
15 9 (1.65%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (4.40%) Office 365
4 11 (2.01%) IaaS
4 11 (2.01%) PaaS
5 5 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.73%) Heroku
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.23%) Firewall
2 10 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (1.83%) Skype
3 9 (1.65%) LAN
4 8 (1.47%) WAN
5 7 (1.28%) Network Security
5 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.28%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.10%) VLAN
7 5 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (0.92%) SSL
7 5 (0.92%) Wireless
8 4 (0.73%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (0.73%) DNS
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.55%) DHCP
9 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.37%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.37%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.21%) SAP BW
3 15 (2.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 14 (2.56%) SAP HANA
5 13 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (2.01%) GIS
7 11 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.28%) DB2
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.92%) Big Data
11 5 (0.92%) QlikView
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.55%) Power BI
13 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (1.10%) LSMW
2 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.55%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.18%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) GoCD
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 133 (24.36%) Finance
2 96 (17.58%) Manufacturing
3 46 (8.42%) Retail
4 22 (4.03%) Advertising
5 21 (3.85%) Banking
6 17 (3.11%) Automotive
7 11 (2.01%) Legal
7 11 (2.01%) Publishing
8 10 (1.83%) Billing
8 10 (1.83%) Marketing
9 9 (1.65%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.47%) General Ledger
10 8 (1.47%) International Banking
11 5 (0.92%) German Language
12 4 (0.73%) French Language
13 3 (0.55%) Local Government
14 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.37%) Military
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.76%) .NET
1 26 (4.76%) SOAP
2 22 (4.03%) REST
3 20 (3.66%) Web Services
4 17 (3.11%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.38%) Java EE
6 11 (2.01%) HTML
6 11 (2.01%) XML
7 10 (1.83%) EDI
8 9 (1.65%) J2EE
9 8 (1.47%) jQuery
9 8 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
10 6 (1.10%) SAPUI5
11 5 (0.92%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.92%) Visualforce
12 4 (0.73%) CSS
12 4 (0.73%) JSON
12 4 (0.73%) Web Dynpro
13 3 (0.55%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.21%) Public Cloud
3 17 (3.11%) User Experience
4 10 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.10%) LIMS
8 4 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.55%) Blog
9 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.55%) Derivative
10 2 (0.37%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.37%) iPad
10 2 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.37%) NHS
10 2 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.97%) Windows
2 44 (8.06%) Linux
3 21 (3.85%) Unix
4 20 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.10%) Solaris
6 4 (0.73%) VMS
7 3 (0.55%) Android
7 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.75%) Presales
2 82 (15.02%) ERP
3 74 (13.55%) Customer Requirements
4 54 (9.89%) CRM
4 54 (9.89%) Project Management
5 48 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (5.86%) Mentoring
8 31 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (5.31%) Business Analysis
10 29 (5.31%) Logistics
11 27 (4.95%) Information Security
11 27 (4.95%) SIEM
12 26 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
13 23 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (4.03%) ITIL
14 22 (4.03%) Risk Management
15 19 (3.48%) Migration
15 19 (3.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.29%) SQL
2 32 (5.86%) Java
3 30 (5.49%) JavaScript
4 28 (5.13%) ABAP
4 28 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 22 (4.03%) C#
6 10 (1.83%) C
7 8 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.47%) Python
8 7 (1.28%) Perl
9 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.92%) Apex Code
10 5 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.92%) VB
11 3 (0.55%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.37%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.37%) Jython
12 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (5.86%) Degree
2 20 (3.66%) CISSP
3 19 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.56%) CIMA
6 12 (2.20%) ACCA
6 12 (2.20%) CISM
6 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.01%) CCNP
7 11 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.83%) CCNA
9 8 (1.47%) ISEB
9 8 (1.47%) MCSE
9 8 (1.47%) PCI QSA
10 6 (1.10%) CCIE
10 6 (1.10%) CLAS
11 5 (0.92%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.92%) CCSE
11 5 (0.92%) MCSA
12 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials
1 19 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.30%) GPG13
3 12 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.28%) QA
5 5 (0.92%) GDPR
6 3 (0.55%) PMO
6 3 (0.55%) SLA
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.37%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.18%) GxP
8 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.01%) Docker
4 6 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.92%) XenApp
6 4 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.55%) XenServer
8 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.18%) Snort
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) vCloud
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (3.48%) QRadar
2 18 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.30%) Puppet
3 6 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.55%) Icinga
5 3 (0.55%) vRealize
6 2 (0.37%) Ansible
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.37%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) EnCase
7 1 (0.18%) FTK
7 1 (0.18%) Graphite
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Kibana
7 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.18%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 168 (30.77%) SAP
2 107 (19.60%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.14%) Oracle
4 34 (6.23%) Cisco
4 34 (6.23%) Sage
5 20 (3.66%) IBM
6 16 (2.93%) CheckPoint
6 16 (2.93%) VMware
7 15 (2.75%) Pegasus
8 13 (2.38%) Sybase
9 10 (1.83%) Infor
9 10 (1.83%) Sun
10 9 (1.65%) F5
10 9 (1.65%) Palo Alto
11 7 (1.28%) Citrix
11 7 (1.28%) Epicor
11 7 (1.28%) IFS
11 7 (1.28%) JD Edwards
11 7 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.28%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits commission, benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Codex
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum c.£550 car allowance, 2 x life insur
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Plus other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago