The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 823 782 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.77% 6.80% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.34% 7.34% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 651 644 555
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9873 10654 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 92.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8417 8974 9319
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the City of London region.

Consultant Salary Trend in the City of London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the City of London

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 606 (38.57%) Finance
2 338 (21.51%) Microsoft
3 306 (19.48%) Oracle
4 246 (15.66%) SQL
5 225 (14.32%) Degree
6 221 (14.07%) SAP
7 205 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
8 202 (12.86%) Java
9 181 (11.52%) Project Management
10 175 (11.14%) Banking
11 166 (10.57%) Cisco
12 164 (10.44%) Windows
13 157 (9.99%) MS Excel
14 150 (9.55%) CRM
15 148 (9.42%) Retail
16 127 (8.08%) SQL Server
17 124 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
18 117 (7.45%) Analytics
19 114 (7.26%) VMware
20 110 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
21 104 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
22 103 (6.56%) Firewall
23 101 (6.43%) Business Analysis
24 95 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
24 95 (6.05%) .NET
25 93 (5.92%) Linux
26 88 (5.60%) C#
27 84 (5.35%) MCSE
27 84 (5.35%) SharePoint
27 84 (5.35%) Telecoms

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 84 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.07%) Lync
3 46 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 33 (2.10%) SAS
5 29 (1.85%) IIS
6 21 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 18 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.76%) Apache
11 12 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.64%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 8 (0.51%) CMS
14 8 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 157 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.93%) MS Office
3 24 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.83%) MS Project
5 12 (0.76%) SPSS
6 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.13%) FastStats
9 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
3 55 (3.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 53 (3.37%) SAP FI
5 50 (3.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 50 (3.18%) SAP CO
6 47 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
7 36 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 27 (1.72%) Oracle iProcurement
9 18 (1.15%) SAP Business One
9 18 (1.15%) SAP SD
10 16 (1.02%) SAP HR
10 16 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (0.95%) SAP CRM
11 15 (0.95%) SAP MM
12 14 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
12 14 (0.89%) SAP HCM
12 14 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
13 13 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.06%) SaaS
2 30 (1.91%) Office 365
3 21 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.08%) IaaS
5 7 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.32%) Taleo
7 4 (0.25%) Force.com
8 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.064%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.064%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (6.56%) Firewall
2 70 (4.46%) Network Security
3 68 (4.33%) WAN
4 59 (3.76%) Wireless
5 57 (3.63%) SAN
5 57 (3.63%) VPN
6 48 (3.06%) BGP
7 45 (2.86%) LAN
8 40 (2.55%) DNS
8 40 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
9 38 (2.42%) VoIP
9 38 (2.42%) MPLS
10 37 (2.36%) iSCSI
11 31 (1.97%) OSPF
11 31 (1.97%) EIGRP
12 30 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (1.91%) NetScaler
13 29 (1.85%) Unified Communications
14 26 (1.65%) Cisco PIX
15 25 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (3.06%) SAP HANA
7 38 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
7 38 (2.42%) SAP BW
8 37 (2.36%) MySQL
9 35 (2.23%) Big Data
10 34 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 33 (2.10%) QlikView
12 28 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 27 (1.72%) OLAP
14 25 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
15 24 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
16 22 (1.40%) Oracle Database
17 21 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
18 19 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 14 (0.89%) Selenium
3 13 (0.83%) JMeter
4 11 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.51%) JUnit
5 8 (0.51%) Maven
5 8 (0.51%) SilkPerformer
6 7 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.32%) PROIV
7 5 (0.32%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.32%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.32%) Calabash
7 5 (0.32%) Appium
8 4 (0.25%) Facilita Forecast
8 4 (0.25%) JIRA
8 4 (0.25%) WinRunner
9 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 606 (38.57%) Finance
2 175 (11.14%) Banking
3 148 (9.42%) Retail
4 84 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 84 (5.35%) Marketing
5 83 (5.28%) Advertising
6 76 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.04%) Billing
8 29 (1.85%) Law
8 29 (1.85%) Back Office
9 27 (1.72%) Legal
10 24 (1.53%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.27%) Electronics
12 17 (1.08%) General Ledger
13 15 (0.95%) French Language
13 15 (0.95%) German Language
14 13 (0.83%) Front Office
15 9 (0.57%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.05%) .NET
2 75 (4.77%) HTML
2 75 (4.77%) Middleware
3 73 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 51 (3.25%) Web Services
5 33 (2.10%) XML
6 32 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 29 (1.85%) CSS
8 28 (1.78%) Spring
9 20 (1.27%) XMPP
10 19 (1.21%) J2EE
10 19 (1.21%) SOAP
11 17 (1.08%) JSP
12 14 (0.89%) HTML5
13 12 (0.76%) Visualforce
13 12 (0.76%) Hibernate
13 12 (0.76%) SAP Smart Forms
14 11 (0.70%) .NET Framework
14 11 (0.70%) Java EE
15 10 (0.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.88%) Data Integration
3 54 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 46 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (2.80%) Private Cloud
6 38 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 28 (1.78%) Hedge funds
8 24 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.34%) Clustering
10 20 (1.27%) DTV
11 19 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.21%) Derivative
12 18 (1.15%) User Experience
13 14 (0.89%) Open Source
14 12 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.76%) Statistics
14 12 (0.76%) IPTV
14 12 (0.76%) Replication
15 11 (0.70%) CCTV
15 11 (0.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 164 (10.44%) Windows
2 93 (5.92%) Linux
3 64 (4.07%) UNIX
4 41 (2.61%) Windows 8
5 40 (2.55%) Windows 7
6 37 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.76%) Solaris
11 9 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.51%) HPUX
13 7 (0.45%) Debian
13 7 (0.45%) CentOS
14 6 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.32%) AIX
16 3 (0.19%) Android
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
2 181 (11.52%) Project Management
3 150 (9.55%) CRM
4 117 (7.45%) Analytics
5 104 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (6.43%) Business Analysis
7 77 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (4.77%) SOA
9 70 (4.46%) ETL
10 67 (4.26%) ERP
11 61 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 58 (3.69%) Migration
12 58 (3.69%) Information Security
13 54 (3.44%) TOGAF
14 51 (3.25%) Business Development
15 49 (3.12%) Data Modelling
15 49 (3.12%) Service Delivery
15 49 (3.12%) Business Transformation
16 48 (3.06%) Load Balancing
17 47 (2.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (15.66%) SQL
2 202 (12.86%) Java
3 88 (5.60%) C#
4 60 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 53 (3.37%) C
6 41 (2.61%) ABAP
7 34 (2.16%) C++
8 33 (2.10%) PHP
9 29 (1.85%) Python
10 26 (1.65%) Perl
11 24 (1.53%) T-SQL
11 24 (1.53%) VBA
12 16 (1.02%) R
13 15 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 13 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.70%) VB
15 11 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.64%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 225 (14.32%) Degree
2 110 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 84 (5.35%) MCSE
5 75 (4.77%) Security Cleared
6 73 (4.65%) CCNP
7 54 (3.44%) MCITP
8 41 (2.61%) MCTS
9 39 (2.48%) CISSP
10 37 (2.36%) CCIE
11 36 (2.29%) SC Cleared
12 29 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (1.72%) CCA
14 25 (1.59%) CCNA
15 23 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (0.95%) ISEB
17 14 (0.89%) CCSE
17 14 (0.89%) PMP
17 14 (0.89%) PMI Certification
18 13 (0.83%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.86%) QA
2 28 (1.78%) SLA
3 25 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.38%) COBIT
6 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.064%) Basel II
8 1 (0.064%) GxP
8 1 (0.064%) MiFID
8 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.064%) EMIR
8 1 (0.064%) CRD IV
System Software
1 77 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 69 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.16%) XenApp
5 30 (1.91%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.08%) vSphere
7 13 (0.83%) XenServer
8 12 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.51%) NFS
9 8 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (0.45%) vCloud
11 6 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.25%) Xen
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.25%) UAG
13 3 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (3.25%) SCCM
2 33 (2.10%) SCOM
3 17 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 14 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (0.76%) SCVMM
5 12 (0.76%) SCOrch
6 10 (0.64%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.51%) SELinux
8 7 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.45%) Netcool
8 7 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 7 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.32%) Puppet
10 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.19%) Netcool/Webtop
11 3 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 338 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 306 (19.48%) Oracle
3 221 (14.07%) SAP
4 166 (10.57%) Cisco
5 114 (7.26%) VMware
6 82 (5.22%) Citrix
7 79 (5.03%) HP
8 72 (4.58%) Juniper
9 70 (4.46%) Business Objects
10 48 (3.06%) CheckPoint
11 42 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
12 34 (2.16%) Cognos
13 32 (2.04%) IBM
14 31 (1.97%) NetApp
14 31 (1.97%) F5
14 31 (1.97%) Tableau
15 29 (1.85%) Symantec
16 23 (1.46%) Informatica
17 22 (1.40%) Hyperion
17 22 (1.40%) Blue Coat
City, London
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Commission, medical/life cover, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Commission up to 40%
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus Bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 25% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday