The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

IT Consultant
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 204 213
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 6 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.59% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 8
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £27,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.22%  

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 4998 5922 5498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.23% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 4644 4558
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in the West Midlands

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in the West Midlands

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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 +4 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Solihull -13 1 £60,000 -7.69%
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,000 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) QRadar
4 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (18.18%) assyst

IT 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 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) assyst
2 1 (9.09%) SAP GTS
2 1 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Burp Suite
2 1 (9.09%) GoCD
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) EDI
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (9.09%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (18.18%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) OWASP
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) ABAP
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
3 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 1 (9.09%) OSCE
3 1 (9.09%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Graphite
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) SEEBURGER
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