Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 300 262
Rank change year-on-year -22 -38 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 6 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.059% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 46 39
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -39.76% -40.71%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £39,400 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +7 4 £26,000 +4.00%
Solihull -10 1 £22,500 -65.38%
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (50.00%) QRadar
1 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS

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 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft