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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 756 669 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.78% 5.49% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 5.91% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 665 580 645
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £40,900 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
10407 11329 11757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.34% 92.96% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8912 9858 10814
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the City of London

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 566 (38.69%) Finance
2 343 (23.44%) Oracle
3 254 (17.36%) Microsoft
4 211 (14.42%) Degree
5 199 (13.60%) SQL
6 198 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
7 195 (13.33%) Java
8 194 (13.26%) SAP
9 190 (12.99%) Project Management
10 136 (9.30%) SQL Server
11 132 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
12 129 (8.82%) Banking
13 119 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
14 118 (8.07%) MS Excel
14 118 (8.07%) CRM
15 117 (8.00%) Analytics
16 116 (7.93%) .NET
17 103 (7.04%) Retail
18 98 (6.70%) Oracle EBS
19 94 (6.43%) Risk Management
19 94 (6.43%) Telecoms
19 94 (6.43%) Windows
20 93 (6.36%) Change Management
21 92 (6.29%) Manufacturing
22 91 (6.22%) HTML
22 91 (6.22%) Marketing
23 90 (6.15%) C#
23 90 (6.15%) Cisco
24 89 (6.08%) Oracle EBS R12
25 86 (5.88%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 85 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.19%) Lync
3 26 (1.78%) SAS
4 25 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 23 (1.57%) IIS
7 22 (1.50%) Documentum
8 20 (1.37%) CMS
9 19 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
12 14 (0.96%) JBoss
13 11 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.68%) LiveLink
14 10 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.62%) Alfresco
15 9 (0.62%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 118 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.14%) MS Office
3 15 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.75%) SPSS
5 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.41%) MS Project
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.068%) Mingle
8 1 (0.068%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.068%) EViews
8 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.068%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 98 (6.70%) Oracle EBS
2 89 (6.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 33 (2.26%) Oracle Assets
5 33 (2.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 29 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
6 29 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
8 25 (1.71%) SAP Business One
9 24 (1.64%) Oracle Payroll
10 23 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
10 23 (1.57%) SAP CO
10 23 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
10 23 (1.57%) SAP FI
11 20 (1.37%) HFM
11 20 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
12 18 (1.23%) SAP SD
13 17 (1.16%) SAP MM
14 14 (0.96%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.67%) SaaS
2 13 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.89%) Office 365
3 8 (0.55%) PaaS
3 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.48%) IaaS
5 6 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.34%) Joyent
6 5 (0.34%) Taleo
6 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.27%) Force.com
8 2 (0.14%) Heroku
9 1 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.69%) Firewall
2 30 (2.05%) Internet
3 23 (1.57%) DNS
3 23 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (1.50%) Unified Communications
5 20 (1.37%) HTTP
6 19 (1.30%) DHCP
6 19 (1.30%) Network Security
6 19 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (1.16%) WAN
7 17 (1.16%) LAN
8 16 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (1.03%) SAN
10 14 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (0.68%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.68%) VPN
12 9 (0.62%) VoIP
12 9 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (0.55%) iSCSI
14 7 (0.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (3.62%) Big Data
4 52 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 51 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 38 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
8 34 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.91%) QlikView
10 28 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (1.78%) Relational Database
12 25 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.50%) Essbase
14 22 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
15 21 (1.44%) Hadoop
16 18 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 37 (2.53%) Eclipse
2 19 (1.30%) Xcode
3 18 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.75%) Introscope
4 11 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.62%) Ant
5 9 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.55%) JIRA
7 7 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.48%) Hudson
7 7 (0.48%) JUnit
7 7 (0.48%) CruiseControl
7 7 (0.48%) Bugzilla
7 7 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.41%) Subversion
9 5 (0.34%) PHPUnit
9 5 (0.34%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.21%) Selenium
10 3 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 566 (38.69%) Finance
2 129 (8.82%) Banking
3 103 (7.04%) Retail
4 94 (6.43%) Telecoms
5 92 (6.29%) Manufacturing
6 91 (6.22%) Marketing
7 47 (3.21%) Advertising
8 39 (2.67%) Legal
9 38 (2.60%) Investment Banking
10 34 (2.32%) Back Office
11 31 (2.12%) Law
12 19 (1.30%) French Language
12 19 (1.30%) German Language
13 18 (1.23%) Publishing
13 18 (1.23%) Front Office
14 13 (0.89%) Billing
15 10 (0.68%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.68%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.68%) Games
16 9 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (7.93%) .NET
2 91 (6.22%) HTML
3 67 (4.58%) Web Services
4 59 (4.03%) CSS
5 58 (3.96%) XML
6 43 (2.94%) SOAP
7 41 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
8 36 (2.46%) HTML5
9 32 (2.19%) Middleware
10 30 (2.05%) ASP.NET
11 26 (1.78%) REST
12 21 (1.44%) J2EE
13 20 (1.37%) SAML
14 19 (1.30%) Spring
15 18 (1.23%) Java EE
15 18 (1.23%) COM
16 13 (0.89%) Web Dynpro
16 13 (0.89%) .NET Framework
17 12 (0.82%) jQuery
17 12 (0.82%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.39%) Data Integration
6 34 (2.32%) Derivative
7 28 (1.91%) Fixed Income
7 28 (1.91%) User Experience
8 25 (1.71%) Equities
9 24 (1.64%) Life Science
10 21 (1.44%) Open Source
11 20 (1.37%) Social Media
12 18 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.09%) Oracle Exalogic
14 15 (1.03%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.96%) Reference Data
16 13 (0.89%) Visualisation
17 12 (0.82%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.82%) Clustering
18 10 (0.68%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 94 (6.43%) Windows
2 78 (5.33%) Linux
3 66 (4.51%) UNIX
4 25 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.03%) Solaris
7 14 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.96%) Android
8 10 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.34%) SELinux
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.21%) HPUX
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
2 190 (12.99%) Project Management
3 119 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (8.07%) CRM
5 117 (8.00%) Analytics
6 94 (6.43%) Risk Management
7 93 (6.36%) Change Management
8 83 (5.67%) Business Analysis
9 78 (5.33%) Asset Management
10 75 (5.13%) ERP
11 69 (4.72%) SOA
12 63 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 63 (4.31%) Mentoring
13 61 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
13 61 (4.17%) Information Security
14 60 (4.10%) ETL
15 56 (3.83%) Business Development
16 55 (3.76%) Migration
17 53 (3.62%) E-Commerce
18 52 (3.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (13.60%) SQL
2 195 (13.33%) Java
3 90 (6.15%) C#
4 86 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 55 (3.76%) C
6 41 (2.80%) C++
7 30 (2.05%) Python
8 24 (1.64%) PHP
9 21 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 20 (1.37%) ABAP
11 17 (1.16%) VBA
12 16 (1.09%) Perl
13 14 (0.96%) Objective-C
13 14 (0.96%) Ruby
14 12 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.82%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.75%) ActionScript
15 11 (0.75%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 211 (14.42%) Degree
2 81 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (5.40%) Security Cleared
4 55 (3.76%) CCNP
5 53 (3.62%) CISSP
6 42 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (2.46%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.12%) MCSE
9 29 (1.98%) MCITP
10 25 (1.71%) CCIE
11 20 (1.37%) CCNA
11 20 (1.37%) DV Cleared
12 19 (1.30%) CISM
13 16 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (1.09%) SAP Certification
13 16 (1.09%) ISEB
14 13 (0.89%) ACCA
14 13 (0.89%) CIMA
15 12 (0.82%) MCP
16 11 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (2.67%) QA
3 20 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.48%) COBIT
7 5 (0.34%) TickIT
8 4 (0.27%) SLA
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
9 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.068%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.068%) P3O
10 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.068%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.068%) Dublin Core
10 1 (0.068%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.068%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.23%) XenApp
5 15 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.89%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.89%) vSphere
7 11 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.34%) Varnish
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.21%) Docker
12 2 (0.14%) HDFS
12 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 2 (0.14%) Xen
12 2 (0.14%) NFS
12 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.068%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (1.03%) Data Guard
2 13 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (0.75%) SCCM
4 10 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (0.41%) XenMobile
7 5 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.34%) Puppet
7 5 (0.34%) SCOM
8 4 (0.27%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.21%) Ansible
9 3 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.14%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.068%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 343 (23.44%) Oracle
2 254 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 194 (13.26%) SAP
4 90 (6.15%) Cisco
5 69 (4.72%) VMware
6 63 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
7 59 (4.03%) Business Objects
8 46 (3.14%) Hyperion
9 42 (2.87%) Citrix
10 39 (2.67%) IBM
11 33 (2.26%) Adobe
12 32 (2.19%) Informatica
13 31 (2.12%) EMC
14 30 (2.05%) Juniper
15 28 (1.91%) Cognos
15 28 (1.91%) SimCorp
16 27 (1.85%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.57%) HP
18 22 (1.50%) F5
19 21 (1.44%) Charles River
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 53 minutes ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + sales bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + bENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago