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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 30 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3314 3150 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.24% 7.08% 7.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.75% 7.57% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2691 2554 3264
Average salary £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 677 £57,500 -4.16% 161
Bromley -3 19 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Paddington - 14 - -
Uxbridge +6 13 £52,500 -10.25% 3
Erith - 8 £37,500 -
Docklands, London +1 6 £78,000 +24.80% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £49,000 -
Canary Wharf +16 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Hammersmith +3 4 £52,500 -19.23%
Hounslow -6 4 £78,750 +21.15%
Croydon -14 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Wembley +3 3 £52,500 +35.48%
Enfield 0 3 £32,500 -39.81%
Hayes -2 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Harrow -15 3 £40,000 +110.52%
Chessington - 3 £42,500 -
Teddington - 3 £55,000 -
Twickenham -1 2 £32,500 -40.90%
Clapham -1 2 £28,750 -
Westminster -3 2 £50,000 -
Chiswick -3 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Wimbledon -9 2 £23,000 -34.28%
Southwark -10 2 £52,500 -27.58%
Brentford -2 1 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Upminster -11 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Romford - 1 £40,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £30,000 -
Barnet - 1 £65,000 -
Bexley - 1 - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2347 (33.45%) Finance
2 1313 (18.71%) Oracle
3 1303 (18.57%) Degree
4 1238 (17.65%) SAP
5 984 (14.03%) Microsoft
6 935 (13.33%) SQL
7 898 (12.80%) Project Management
8 836 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
9 813 (11.59%) Java
10 708 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
11 688 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
12 635 (9.05%) Banking
13 581 (8.28%) Analytics
14 556 (7.92%) Retail
15 536 (7.64%) CRM
16 514 (7.33%) SQL Server
16 514 (7.33%) Windows
17 508 (7.24%) MS Excel
18 494 (7.04%) Marketing
19 490 (6.98%) .NET
20 460 (6.56%) Business Development
21 443 (6.31%) Telecoms
22 411 (5.86%) HTML
23 390 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
24 379 (5.40%) Risk Management
25 377 (5.37%) C#
26 371 (5.29%) Computer Science
27 361 (5.15%) Business Analysis
28 344 (4.90%) JavaScript
29 343 (4.89%) QA

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 299 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 225 (3.21%) SAS
3 143 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 115 (1.64%) Lync
5 101 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 97 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 91 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 87 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 85 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 79 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 79 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 78 (1.11%) CMS
11 78 (1.11%) IIS
12 71 (1.01%) Tomcat
13 63 (0.90%) Apache
14 57 (0.81%) NetWeaver
15 38 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
16 33 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
17 31 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 30 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 508 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 202 (2.88%) MS Office
3 116 (1.65%) SPSS
4 63 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 58 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.36%) MS Project
7 14 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 13 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.100%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.100%) Stata
11 5 (0.071%) Mingle
12 4 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.057%) NASTRAN
13 3 (0.043%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.043%) Weka
14 2 (0.029%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.014%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 289 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
2 229 (3.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 204 (2.91%) SAP FI
4 203 (2.89%) SAP CO
4 203 (2.89%) SAP FI/CO
5 134 (1.91%) SAP MM
5 134 (1.91%) SAP SD
6 127 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
7 126 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
8 125 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
9 123 (1.75%) SAP BPC
10 122 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
11 117 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
12 101 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
13 95 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
14 93 (1.33%) SAP PP
15 83 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
16 82 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
17 74 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
18 68 (0.97%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 218 (3.11%) SaaS
2 97 (1.38%) Office 365
3 70 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (0.63%) Force.com
5 44 (0.63%) PaaS
6 29 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
7 25 (0.36%) IaaS
8 9 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.13%) Taleo
9 6 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (0.071%) Joyent
10 5 (0.071%) Heroku
11 4 (0.057%) CheetahMail
12 2 (0.029%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.029%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.014%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 248 (3.53%) Firewall
2 127 (1.81%) Internet
3 118 (1.68%) SAN
4 114 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 85 (1.21%) DNS
6 78 (1.11%) WAN
7 75 (1.07%) Unified Communications
8 71 (1.01%) Network Security
9 66 (0.94%) LAN
10 60 (0.86%) DHCP
11 59 (0.84%) HTTP
12 55 (0.78%) VPN
12 55 (0.78%) Wireless
13 47 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
14 45 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 42 (0.60%) MPLS
16 38 (0.54%) Ethernet
17 33 (0.47%) VoIP
17 33 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
18 31 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 285 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
3 213 (3.04%) Big Data
4 195 (2.78%) QlikView
5 191 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 170 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 166 (2.37%) SAP BW
8 164 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 157 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 132 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 115 (1.64%) SAP BI
12 112 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
13 102 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 101 (1.44%) SAP HANA
15 100 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 99 (1.41%) Hadoop
17 95 (1.35%) Essbase
18 86 (1.23%) Spotfire
19 84 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
20 75 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 70 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 69 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 59 (0.84%) LoadRunner
4 47 (0.67%) Selenium
5 38 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 36 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 30 (0.43%) JUnit
8 29 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
9 28 (0.40%) Axure RP
10 24 (0.34%) Git (software)
11 22 (0.31%) Xcode
12 21 (0.30%) JMeter
13 20 (0.29%) Cucumber
14 19 (0.27%) Maven
14 19 (0.27%) Toad
15 17 (0.24%) WebDriver
15 17 (0.24%) FitNesse
16 16 (0.23%) CruiseControl
17 15 (0.21%) LSMW
General
1 2347 (33.45%) Finance
2 635 (9.05%) Banking
3 556 (7.92%) Retail
4 494 (7.04%) Marketing
5 443 (6.31%) Telecoms
6 331 (4.72%) Manufacturing
7 172 (2.45%) Legal
8 141 (2.01%) Advertising
9 116 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 115 (1.64%) Billing
11 100 (1.43%) Back Office
12 92 (1.31%) Games
13 90 (1.28%) German Language
14 87 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 84 (1.20%) Front Office
16 78 (1.11%) French Language
17 67 (0.95%) Law
18 62 (0.88%) Retail Banking
18 62 (0.88%) General Ledger
19 55 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (6.98%) .NET
2 411 (5.86%) HTML
3 340 (4.85%) XML
4 293 (4.18%) CSS
5 252 (3.59%) Web Services
6 146 (2.08%) J2EE
7 138 (1.97%) SOAP
8 119 (1.70%) ASP.NET
9 117 (1.67%) HTML5
10 112 (1.60%) Spring
11 95 (1.35%) Middleware
12 84 (1.20%) XSLT
13 77 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
14 71 (1.01%) jQuery
14 71 (1.01%) Ajax
15 69 (0.98%) REST
16 52 (0.74%) .NET Framework
17 51 (0.73%) CSS3
18 50 (0.71%) Java EE
19 43 (0.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 688 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 371 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 219 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
4 168 (2.39%) User Experience
5 159 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 142 (2.02%) Mathematics
7 97 (1.38%) Social Media
8 88 (1.25%) FMCG
9 87 (1.24%) Open Source
10 83 (1.18%) Data Integration
11 82 (1.17%) Visualisation
12 80 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 59 (0.84%) Economics
14 58 (0.83%) Digital Media
15 57 (0.81%) Derivative
16 55 (0.78%) Life Science
17 50 (0.71%) Statistics
18 47 (0.67%) GIS
19 45 (0.64%) Equities
19 45 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 514 (7.33%) Windows
2 233 (3.32%) Linux
3 215 (3.06%) UNIX
4 107 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (0.71%) Android
8 47 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 45 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 33 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 25 (0.36%) Solaris
12 15 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.14%) Debian
14 10 (0.14%) CentOS
15 9 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.100%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.086%) AIX
18 6 (0.086%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (12.80%) Project Management
2 836 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
3 708 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
4 581 (8.28%) Analytics
5 536 (7.64%) CRM
6 460 (6.56%) Business Development
7 390 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 379 (5.40%) Risk Management
9 361 (5.15%) Business Analysis
10 320 (4.56%) Change Management
11 318 (4.53%) Information Security
12 298 (4.25%) ITIL
13 288 (4.10%) ERP
14 281 (4.01%) Coaching
15 277 (3.95%) Migration
16 261 (3.72%) ETL
17 253 (3.61%) PRINCE2
18 252 (3.59%) Data Management
19 250 (3.56%) E-Commerce
20 247 (3.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 935 (13.33%) SQL
2 813 (11.59%) Java
3 377 (5.37%) C#
4 344 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 154 (2.19%) C
6 149 (2.12%) ABAP
7 141 (2.01%) PHP
8 140 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 126 (1.80%) C++
10 125 (1.78%) Python
11 64 (0.91%) R
12 55 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 54 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 52 (0.74%) VB
15 51 (0.73%) VBA
16 48 (0.68%) Perl
17 47 (0.67%) MATLAB
18 46 (0.66%) Ruby
19 42 (0.60%) Shell Script
20 38 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1303 (18.57%) Degree
2 294 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 179 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
4 170 (2.42%) ISEB
5 163 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 160 (2.28%) CISSP
7 143 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 134 (1.91%) CIMA
9 133 (1.90%) ACCA
10 121 (1.72%) CCNP
11 95 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 90 (1.28%) MCSE
13 82 (1.17%) CISM
14 75 (1.07%) MCITP
15 70 (1.00%) MBA
16 69 (0.98%) CCNA
17 62 (0.88%) CISA
18 61 (0.87%) CCIE
19 59 (0.84%) ISTQB
20 47 (0.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (4.89%) QA
2 169 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (1.08%) SLA
4 74 (1.05%) COBIT
5 73 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 72 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 27 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.31%) EMIR
10 17 (0.24%) MiFID
11 16 (0.23%) HL7
12 14 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.19%) Basel II
14 9 (0.13%) TickIT
15 8 (0.11%) Basel III
16 6 (0.086%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.071%) P3O
17 5 (0.071%) IAS 39
18 4 (0.057%) ISO 14001
18 4 (0.057%) GxP
System Software
1 191 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 180 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 65 (0.93%) XenApp
5 62 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 47 (0.67%) vSphere
7 35 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 31 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (0.36%) XenServer
10 20 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.11%) KVM
12 8 (0.11%) vCloud
13 7 (0.100%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.086%) UAG
14 6 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.086%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.071%) Varnish
16 4 (0.057%) Snort
Systems Management
1 128 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 50 (0.71%) SCCM
3 28 (0.40%) SCOM
4 24 (0.34%) SCVMM
5 22 (0.31%) Data Guard
6 19 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
8 15 (0.21%) Puppet
8 15 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (0.19%) SCSM
10 13 (0.19%) MOM
11 12 (0.17%) XenMobile
12 9 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.11%) Nagios
13 8 (0.11%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.100%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.100%) WSUS
15 6 (0.086%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1313 (18.71%) Oracle
2 1238 (17.65%) SAP
3 984 (14.03%) Microsoft
4 287 (4.09%) Cisco
5 263 (3.75%) HP
6 253 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 251 (3.58%) IBM
8 216 (3.08%) Business Objects
9 207 (2.95%) VMware
10 144 (2.05%) Hyperion
11 143 (2.04%) Cognos
12 141 (2.01%) Citrix
13 140 (2.00%) Informatica
14 126 (1.80%) Tableau
15 122 (1.74%) Siebel
16 120 (1.71%) Juniper
17 110 (1.57%) CheckPoint
18 103 (1.47%) Adobe
19 86 (1.23%) F5
20 82 (1.17%) JBoss
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits, 30 days holid
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Atos
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago