The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3271 3628 3296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.35% 7.37% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.85% 7.85% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2652 2697 2587
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41649 46201 43088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.84% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 38133 36385
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Consultant Salary Trend in London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 818 £55,000 -6.77% 201
Canary Wharf +14 12 £70,000 -17.64%
Croydon +1 12 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Chessington -2 9 £32,500 -23.52%
Twickenham +3 7 £48,500 -7.61%
Hounslow +4 4 £30,000 -31.81%
Brentford -6 4 £54,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £30,000 - 1
Docklands, London -5 2 £66,250 +48.04%
Upminster - 2 £30,000 -
Hayes - 2 £44,250 -
Hammersmith -12 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2205 (34.85%) Finance
2 1231 (19.45%) Oracle
3 1113 (17.59%) SAP
4 1108 (17.51%) Microsoft
5 1032 (16.31%) Degree
6 971 (15.34%) SQL
7 885 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
8 722 (11.41%) Project Management
9 706 (11.16%) Windows
10 677 (10.70%) Java
11 661 (10.45%) Banking
12 628 (9.92%) Retail
12 628 (9.92%) SQL Server
13 618 (9.77%) Analytics
14 603 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
15 556 (8.79%) MS Excel
16 552 (8.72%) CRM
17 544 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
18 388 (6.13%) Cisco
19 378 (5.97%) .NET
20 377 (5.96%) Business Analysis
21 363 (5.74%) Manufacturing
22 356 (5.63%) C#
23 352 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
24 351 (5.55%) VMware
25 349 (5.52%) Security Cleared
26 345 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
27 338 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
28 333 (5.26%) Business Development
29 330 (5.21%) ETL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 291 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 187 (2.96%) Lync
3 151 (2.39%) SAS
4 146 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 111 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 100 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 92 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 91 (1.44%) IIS
9 68 (1.07%) NetWeaver
10 64 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 59 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 56 (0.88%) JBoss
13 54 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 53 (0.84%) Apache
15 49 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 46 (0.73%) Tomcat
17 45 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
18 42 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
19 39 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
20 38 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 556 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 148 (2.34%) MS Office
3 56 (0.88%) SPSS
4 43 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.46%) MS Project
7 22 (0.35%) PowerPivot
8 18 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
9 16 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 13 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.047%) FastStats
13 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.016%) InDesign
14 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 345 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 255 (4.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 216 (3.41%) SAP MM
4 190 (3.00%) SAP FI
5 180 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 177 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
6 177 (2.80%) SAP CO
7 150 (2.37%) SAP PP
8 141 (2.23%) SAP SD
9 115 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
10 110 (1.74%) SAP SCM
11 109 (1.72%) SAP APO
12 104 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
13 100 (1.58%) Oracle Receivables
14 99 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
15 70 (1.11%) SAP HR
16 68 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
16 68 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
17 63 (1.00%) SAP WM
17 63 (1.00%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 248 (3.92%) SaaS
2 143 (2.26%) Office 365
3 131 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
6 41 (0.65%) IaaS
7 37 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (0.57%) Force.com
9 14 (0.22%) Veeva
10 13 (0.21%) Yammer
11 11 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.16%) PaaS
12 10 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.14%) Taleo
14 7 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.095%) FinancialForce.com
15 6 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
17 2 (0.032%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 277 (4.38%) Firewall
2 179 (2.83%) Network Security
3 166 (2.62%) WAN
4 155 (2.45%) LAN
5 151 (2.39%) SAN
6 145 (2.29%) Wireless
7 133 (2.10%) VPN
8 130 (2.05%) DNS
9 108 (1.71%) TCP/IP
10 88 (1.39%) Internet
11 83 (1.31%) MPLS
12 82 (1.30%) Unified Communications
13 80 (1.26%) BGP
14 78 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
15 75 (1.19%) DHCP
16 71 (1.12%) SSL
17 70 (1.11%) NetScaler
18 65 (1.03%) OSPF
19 57 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
20 56 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 628 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 352 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 206 (3.26%) Big Data
4 198 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 197 (3.11%) SAP HANA
6 192 (3.03%) SAP BW
7 185 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 184 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 173 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 146 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
11 138 (2.18%) QlikView
12 136 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
13 115 (1.82%) OLAP
14 110 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 107 (1.69%) SAP BI
16 106 (1.68%) Oracle Database
17 104 (1.64%) RDBMS
18 97 (1.53%) Hadoop
19 82 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
20 80 (1.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (1.03%) Selenium
2 42 (0.66%) LoadRunner
3 37 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 36 (0.57%) JMeter
4 36 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 30 (0.47%) JIRA
7 28 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 25 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
8 25 (0.40%) Git (software)
9 22 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 21 (0.33%) Subversion
11 20 (0.32%) WebDriver
12 17 (0.27%) LSMW
13 16 (0.25%) SoapUI
14 13 (0.21%) Bugzilla
14 13 (0.21%) JUnit
15 12 (0.19%) Maven
16 11 (0.17%) SilkPerformer
16 11 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 2205 (34.85%) Finance
2 661 (10.45%) Banking
3 628 (9.92%) Retail
4 363 (5.74%) Manufacturing
5 303 (4.79%) Marketing
6 273 (4.31%) Telecoms
7 126 (1.99%) Aerospace
8 113 (1.79%) Advertising
8 113 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 107 (1.69%) Back Office
10 103 (1.63%) Law
11 95 (1.50%) Legal
11 95 (1.50%) Retail Banking
12 84 (1.33%) French Language
13 82 (1.30%) General Ledger
14 79 (1.25%) German Language
15 78 (1.23%) Billing
16 70 (1.11%) Financial Institution
17 67 (1.06%) Front Office
18 62 (0.98%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (5.97%) .NET
2 280 (4.42%) HTML
3 276 (4.36%) XML
4 210 (3.32%) Web Services
5 184 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
6 167 (2.64%) Middleware
7 156 (2.47%) CSS
8 101 (1.60%) ASP.NET
9 98 (1.55%) SOAP
10 94 (1.49%) Ajax
11 92 (1.45%) J2EE
12 59 (0.93%) WCF
13 56 (0.88%) Java EE
14 55 (0.87%) .NET Framework
15 52 (0.82%) SAP Basis
15 52 (0.82%) HTML5
16 51 (0.81%) Spring
17 50 (0.79%) XSLT
18 48 (0.76%) Visualforce
19 42 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 603 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 304 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 208 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 174 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 164 (2.59%) Data Integration
6 149 (2.35%) FMCG
7 98 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 95 (1.50%) Visualisation
9 90 (1.42%) Open Source
10 83 (1.31%) User Experience
11 80 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 75 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 70 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 69 (1.09%) Social Media
15 67 (1.06%) Credit Risk
16 63 (1.00%) Derivative
17 59 (0.93%) Clustering
18 46 (0.73%) Statistics
19 43 (0.68%) Mainframe
20 38 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 706 (11.16%) Windows
2 322 (5.09%) Linux
3 272 (4.30%) UNIX
4 171 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 161 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 97 (1.53%) Windows 8
8 81 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (0.81%) Solaris
10 42 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (0.44%) AIX
12 26 (0.41%) Android
13 20 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 17 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 16 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.19%) MVS
18 11 (0.17%) zOS
18 11 (0.17%) HPUX
18 11 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
2 722 (11.41%) Project Management
3 618 (9.77%) Analytics
4 552 (8.72%) CRM
5 544 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
6 377 (5.96%) Business Analysis
7 338 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 333 (5.26%) Business Development
9 330 (5.21%) ETL
10 298 (4.71%) ERP
10 298 (4.71%) Migration
11 258 (4.08%) ITIL
12 253 (4.00%) Logistics
13 246 (3.89%) Information Security
14 234 (3.70%) Mentoring
15 230 (3.63%) Data Management
16 229 (3.62%) Workflow
17 228 (3.60%) SOA
18 204 (3.22%) PRINCE2
19 202 (3.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 971 (15.34%) SQL
2 677 (10.70%) Java
3 356 (5.63%) C#
4 278 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 154 (2.43%) ABAP
6 148 (2.34%) C
7 141 (2.23%) Python
8 101 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 92 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 90 (1.42%) Perl
11 87 (1.37%) C++
12 85 (1.34%) PHP
13 83 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 68 (1.07%) R
15 52 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 47 (0.74%) Apex Code
16 47 (0.74%) Ruby
17 44 (0.70%) VBA
18 41 (0.65%) Shell Script
19 37 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 1032 (16.31%) Degree
2 349 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 268 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 218 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 204 (3.22%) MCSE
6 172 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 151 (2.39%) MCITP
8 145 (2.29%) CISSP
9 139 (2.20%) CCNP
10 113 (1.79%) ISEB
11 97 (1.53%) MCTS
12 95 (1.50%) CIMA
13 93 (1.47%) ACCA
14 92 (1.45%) CCIE
15 86 (1.36%) PMI Certification
16 82 (1.30%) CISM
17 81 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 77 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 72 (1.14%) CCNA
20 69 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (3.75%) QA
2 155 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 72 (1.14%) SLA
5 63 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 43 (0.68%) COBIT
7 39 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 31 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.22%) CRD IV
11 13 (0.21%) Basel II
12 12 (0.19%) EMIR
13 7 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 6 (0.095%) HL7
14 6 (0.095%) COREP
14 6 (0.095%) FINREP
15 5 (0.079%) BS25999
15 5 (0.079%) GAAP
15 5 (0.079%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.079%) IAS 39
System Software
1 282 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 220 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 75 (1.19%) XenApp
5 71 (1.12%) vSphere
6 70 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 38 (0.60%) NFS
8 32 (0.51%) XenServer
9 23 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.21%) vCloud
12 12 (0.19%) KVM
13 9 (0.14%) Snort
14 8 (0.13%) Xen
14 8 (0.13%) UAG
14 8 (0.13%) Varnish
14 8 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 109 (1.72%) SCCM
2 98 (1.55%) SCOM
3 57 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 39 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 30 (0.47%) Puppet
7 28 (0.44%) SCVMM
8 19 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
9 18 (0.28%) SCOrch
10 16 (0.25%) XenMobile
10 16 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
11 14 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.19%) Nagios
12 12 (0.19%) SCDPM
13 10 (0.16%) Ansible
13 10 (0.16%) SELinux
13 10 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
13 10 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 9 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1231 (19.45%) Oracle
2 1113 (17.59%) SAP
3 1108 (17.51%) Microsoft
4 388 (6.13%) Cisco
5 351 (5.55%) VMware
6 257 (4.06%) IBM
7 234 (3.70%) HP
8 227 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
9 212 (3.35%) Business Objects
10 203 (3.21%) Citrix
11 178 (2.81%) Juniper
12 145 (2.29%) Cognos
13 123 (1.94%) Tableau
14 121 (1.91%) CheckPoint
15 110 (1.74%) Informatica
16 105 (1.66%) NetApp
17 92 (1.45%) Hyperion
18 84 (1.33%) F5
19 83 (1.31%) Teradata
20 71 (1.12%) EMC
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