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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 557 639 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.79% 5.40% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.23% 5.83% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 483 546 543
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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
8947 10964 11174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 92.73% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7741 9223 9898
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 470 (35.96%) Finance
2 311 (23.79%) Oracle
3 200 (15.30%) SQL
4 195 (14.92%) Degree
5 189 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
6 181 (13.85%) Microsoft
7 179 (13.70%) Project Management
8 174 (13.31%) Java
8 174 (13.31%) Retail
9 165 (12.62%) Banking
10 140 (10.71%) SAP
11 125 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
12 124 (9.49%) Analytics
13 118 (9.03%) CRM
14 103 (7.88%) MS Excel
15 101 (7.73%) SOA
16 96 (7.35%) Business Analysis
17 95 (7.27%) Linux
18 92 (7.04%) UNIX
18 92 (7.04%) SQL Server
18 92 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
19 81 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
20 79 (6.04%) Windows
21 78 (5.97%) Middleware
22 77 (5.89%) Cisco
23 75 (5.74%) ERP
23 75 (5.74%) Oracle Fusion
24 74 (5.66%) .NET
25 68 (5.20%) Firewall
25 68 (5.20%) Salesforce.com

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 58 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 51 (3.90%) SAS
4 31 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 25 (1.91%) WebLogic
6 20 (1.53%) IIS
7 16 (1.22%) Lync
8 15 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.46%) Apache
13 6 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.38%) nginx
14 5 (0.38%) Confluence
14 5 (0.38%) MediaWiki
15 4 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 103 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.90%) MS Office
3 30 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.30%) SPSS
5 14 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.07%) MS Project
6 11 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.077%) FastStats
10 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 59 (4.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 56 (4.28%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 33 (2.52%) thinkFolio
5 31 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
5 31 (2.37%) SAP FI
6 30 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 30 (2.30%) SAP CO
7 29 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
8 26 (1.99%) Oracle Retail
9 25 (1.91%) Markit EDM
9 25 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
10 20 (1.53%) SAP Business One
11 19 (1.45%) Beauchamp
11 19 (1.45%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 19 (1.45%) Advent Moxy
11 19 (1.45%) LatentZero
11 19 (1.45%) HiInvest
11 19 (1.45%) HiPerformance
11 19 (1.45%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.14%) SaaS
2 36 (2.75%) Force.com
3 19 (1.45%) Office 365
4 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.31%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.077%) PaaS
9 1 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.077%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.20%) Firewall
2 28 (2.14%) Network Security
3 26 (1.99%) LAN
4 24 (1.84%) WAN
5 23 (1.76%) Wireless
5 23 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (1.53%) DNS
7 18 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (0.92%) NetScaler
9 12 (0.92%) DHCP
9 12 (0.92%) OSPF
9 12 (0.92%) BGP
10 11 (0.84%) VPN
10 11 (0.84%) LDAP
10 11 (0.84%) SAN
11 9 (0.69%) IPsec
12 8 (0.61%) VLAN
12 8 (0.61%) FTP
13 7 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 61 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 52 (3.98%) Big Data
6 47 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 43 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.21%) Oracle ODI
9 40 (3.06%) SAP HANA
10 38 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
12 33 (2.52%) QlikView
13 27 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
14 26 (1.99%) MySQL
15 24 (1.84%) RDBMS
16 23 (1.76%) Hadoop
17 20 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 19 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (1.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (1.38%) Axure RP
2 10 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.69%) JIRA
3 9 (0.69%) Selenium
3 9 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.38%) Subversion
6 5 (0.38%) Hudson
7 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.23%) Ant
8 3 (0.23%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.15%) FishEye
9 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.15%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.15%) PROIV
9 2 (0.15%) ERwin
9 2 (0.15%) Toad
10 1 (0.077%) WinRunner
General
1 470 (35.96%) Finance
2 174 (13.31%) Retail
3 165 (12.62%) Banking
4 58 (4.44%) Marketing
5 48 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 42 (3.21%) Legal
7 40 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 37 (2.83%) Back Office
9 29 (2.22%) Front Office
10 27 (2.07%) Advertising
11 26 (1.99%) Law
11 26 (1.99%) Investment Banking
12 24 (1.84%) German Language
13 19 (1.45%) Retail Banking
14 18 (1.38%) French Language
15 15 (1.15%) Billing
15 15 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.99%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.84%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.97%) Middleware
2 75 (5.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 74 (5.66%) .NET
4 50 (3.83%) HTML
5 49 (3.75%) Web Services
6 25 (1.91%) XML
6 25 (1.91%) CSS
6 25 (1.91%) J2EE
6 25 (1.91%) Visualforce
7 14 (1.07%) Spring
8 11 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.69%) LAMP
10 8 (0.61%) SOAP
10 8 (0.61%) Java EE
11 6 (0.46%) Mason
11 6 (0.46%) WCF
11 6 (0.46%) HTML5
12 5 (0.38%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.38%) COM
13 4 (0.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 57 (4.36%) Data Integration
4 35 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 32 (2.45%) User Experience
7 31 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.07%) Oracle Exalogic
9 23 (1.76%) Derivative
10 19 (1.45%) Fixed Income
11 17 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.22%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.15%) Social Media
13 15 (1.15%) Statistics
14 14 (1.07%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.99%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.92%) Digital Media
17 11 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
17 11 (0.84%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 95 (7.27%) Linux
2 92 (7.04%) UNIX
3 79 (6.04%) Windows
4 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.46%) Debian
10 6 (0.46%) CentOS
11 5 (0.38%) SUSE
11 5 (0.38%) AIX
11 5 (0.38%) Solaris
12 4 (0.31%) Android
13 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
2 179 (13.70%) Project Management
3 124 (9.49%) Analytics
4 118 (9.03%) CRM
5 101 (7.73%) SOA
6 96 (7.35%) Business Analysis
7 92 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (5.74%) ERP
10 66 (5.05%) Asset Management
11 58 (4.44%) ITIL
12 57 (4.36%) Information Security
13 56 (4.28%) PRINCE2
14 55 (4.21%) Migration
15 54 (4.13%) ETL
15 54 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
16 53 (4.06%) Business Development
17 52 (3.98%) Mentoring
18 46 (3.52%) TOGAF
19 44 (3.37%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 200 (15.30%) SQL
2 174 (13.31%) Java
3 67 (5.13%) C
4 62 (4.74%) C#
5 41 (3.14%) JavaScript
6 38 (2.91%) C++
7 28 (2.14%) Apex Code
8 25 (1.91%) PHP
9 22 (1.68%) Python
9 22 (1.68%) R
10 18 (1.38%) VB
11 15 (1.15%) Perl
12 14 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.84%) ABAP
13 11 (0.84%) Ruby
13 11 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.69%) VBA
15 8 (0.61%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.31%) Scala
16 4 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 195 (14.92%) Degree
2 59 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (3.06%) CCNP
5 36 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.45%) CISSP
7 27 (2.07%) ISEB
8 24 (1.84%) MCITP
9 23 (1.76%) CCIE
10 21 (1.61%) MCSE
11 20 (1.53%) JNCIP
12 19 (1.45%) CISM
12 19 (1.45%) JNCIA
13 18 (1.38%) PMI Certification
14 15 (1.15%) PMP
14 15 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (1.15%) SC Cleared
15 14 (1.07%) CCA
15 14 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.99%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.14%) QA
2 19 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.84%) COBIT
4 10 (0.77%) EMIR
5 8 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.46%) MiFID
7 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.38%) SLA
8 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.15%) Basel III
11 1 (0.077%) GxP
11 1 (0.077%) Basel II
11 1 (0.077%) FATCA
System Software
1 50 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (1.99%) Hyper-V
3 23 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.30%) XenApp
6 14 (1.07%) vSphere
7 13 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.46%) XenServer
9 5 (0.38%) Postfix
9 5 (0.38%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.38%) Samba
9 5 (0.38%) iptables
10 3 (0.23%) Varnish
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.15%) NFS
11 2 (0.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.077%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (1.76%) Data Guard
2 14 (1.07%) SCCM
3 10 (0.77%) Puppet
3 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.38%) Ansible
5 5 (0.38%) Salt
5 5 (0.38%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.23%) SCOM
7 3 (0.23%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.23%) SELinux
8 2 (0.15%) Nagios
8 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.077%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.077%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.077%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 311 (23.79%) Oracle
2 181 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 140 (10.71%) SAP
4 77 (5.89%) Cisco
5 68 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (4.51%) VMware
7 58 (4.44%) Juniper
8 47 (3.60%) Citrix
9 46 (3.52%) IBM
10 35 (2.68%) Tableau
11 33 (2.52%) Charles River
12 32 (2.45%) CheckPoint
13 31 (2.37%) SimCorp
14 28 (2.14%) HP
15 26 (1.99%) Teradata
16 25 (1.91%) Cognos
17 24 (1.84%) BI-SAM
18 23 (1.76%) Hyperion
19 22 (1.68%) Informatica
19 22 (1.68%) F5
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £80000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + sales bonus, 30 days holiday
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Medical
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Incentives
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + company car, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday