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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3284 3067 4081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.04% 6.88% 8.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 7.36% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2664 2487 3397
Average salary £60,000 £59,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% +3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £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
43577 41676 47883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.38% 93.50% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36395 35004 41511
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +3 635 £57,500 -2.95% 171
Uxbridge +11 14 £52,500 -6.25% 4
Hounslow -4 14 £77,500 +34.78% 1
Bromley -15 13 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Erith - 8 £37,500 -
Paddington - 8 - -
Harrow -9 7 £40,000 +68.42% 1
Hammersmith - 6 £57,000 -
Canary Wharf +12 5 £52,500 -25.00%
Wembley +1 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 - -
Enfield 0 4 £33,750 -37.50% 2
Hayes -2 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Croydon -14 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Chiswick -8 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Chessington - 3 £42,500 -
Barnet - 3 £65,000 -
Beckenham - 3 - -
Teddington - 3 £55,000 -
Twickenham +5 2 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Westminster -5 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Southwark -9 2 £52,500 -27.58%
Docklands, London -6 1 - -
Brentford -9 1 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Upminster -11 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Romford - 1 £40,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 2297 (32.93%) Finance
2 1334 (19.13%) Oracle
3 1308 (18.75%) Degree
4 1242 (17.81%) SAP
5 1013 (14.52%) Microsoft
6 957 (13.72%) SQL
7 926 (13.28%) Project Management
8 853 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
9 821 (11.77%) Java
10 602 (8.63%) Analytics
11 577 (8.27%) Banking
12 547 (7.84%) SQL Server
13 525 (7.53%) CRM
14 516 (7.40%) MS Excel
15 507 (7.27%) Retail
16 506 (7.25%) Windows
17 496 (7.11%) .NET
18 475 (6.81%) Marketing
19 458 (6.57%) Business Development
20 450 (6.45%) Telecoms
21 425 (6.09%) HTML
22 389 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
23 372 (5.33%) Computer Science
24 367 (5.26%) Risk Management
25 365 (5.23%) C#
26 357 (5.12%) Business Analysis
27 349 (5.00%) QA
28 347 (4.97%) XML
29 346 (4.96%) JavaScript
30 325 (4.66%) Change Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 315 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 236 (3.38%) SAS
3 131 (1.88%) MS Exchange
4 106 (1.52%) Lync
5 100 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 99 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 92 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 90 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 87 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 81 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 79 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 77 (1.10%) CMS
13 74 (1.06%) IIS
14 73 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
15 72 (1.03%) Apache
16 64 (0.92%) NetWeaver
17 38 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
18 32 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 32 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
19 31 (0.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 516 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 197 (2.82%) MS Office
3 129 (1.85%) SPSS
4 67 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.34%) MS Project
7 16 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 14 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.13%) Stata
10 8 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.057%) NASTRAN
13 3 (0.043%) Vensim
13 3 (0.043%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.043%) Weka
13 3 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.029%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 289 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 236 (3.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 200 (2.87%) SAP FI
4 199 (2.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 199 (2.85%) SAP CO
5 130 (1.86%) SAP SD
6 127 (1.82%) SAP MM
6 127 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 127 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
7 125 (1.79%) SAP BPC
8 123 (1.76%) Oracle Payables
9 122 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
10 119 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
11 97 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
12 94 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
13 86 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
14 84 (1.20%) SAP PP
15 80 (1.15%) Hyperion Planning
16 71 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
17 68 (0.97%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 213 (3.05%) SaaS
2 93 (1.33%) Office 365
3 76 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (0.70%) PaaS
4 49 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (0.57%) Force.com
6 32 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
7 24 (0.34%) IaaS
8 12 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (0.17%) Taleo
9 11 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.086%) Heroku
11 5 (0.072%) Joyent
12 4 (0.057%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.057%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.057%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.014%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.014%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.014%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 216 (3.10%) Firewall
2 130 (1.86%) Internet
3 120 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 118 (1.69%) SAN
5 85 (1.22%) WAN
6 83 (1.19%) DNS
7 79 (1.13%) Unified Communications
8 73 (1.05%) Network Security
9 72 (1.03%) LAN
10 63 (0.90%) HTTP
11 58 (0.83%) VPN
12 55 (0.79%) DHCP
13 54 (0.77%) Wireless
14 45 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 39 (0.56%) MPLS
17 35 (0.50%) VoIP
18 34 (0.49%) Ethernet
19 31 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
20 28 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 288 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 218 (3.13%) Big Data
4 195 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 186 (2.67%) QlikView
6 176 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 167 (2.39%) Oracle Database
8 163 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 162 (2.32%) Oracle BI EE
10 155 (2.22%) SAP BW
11 121 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 110 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
13 105 (1.51%) SAP BI
13 105 (1.51%) Hadoop
14 102 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 99 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 98 (1.41%) SAP HANA
17 91 (1.30%) Essbase
18 89 (1.28%) Spotfire
19 79 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 68 (0.97%) Eclipse
2 66 (0.95%) LoadRunner
3 65 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 49 (0.70%) Selenium
5 39 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 35 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
6 35 (0.50%) Axure RP
7 31 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 30 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (0.42%) JUnit
10 26 (0.37%) Git (software)
11 24 (0.34%) Xcode
12 22 (0.32%) Maven
13 21 (0.30%) Toad
13 21 (0.30%) WebDriver
14 20 (0.29%) JMeter
15 18 (0.26%) Cucumber
16 17 (0.24%) Subversion
16 17 (0.24%) Ant
17 16 (0.23%) Introscope
General
1 2297 (32.93%) Finance
2 577 (8.27%) Banking
3 507 (7.27%) Retail
4 475 (6.81%) Marketing
5 450 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 317 (4.54%) Manufacturing
7 158 (2.27%) Legal
8 151 (2.16%) Advertising
9 120 (1.72%) Billing
10 102 (1.46%) Back Office
11 101 (1.45%) Investment Banking
12 89 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 85 (1.22%) Front Office
13 85 (1.22%) German Language
14 82 (1.18%) Games
15 70 (1.00%) French Language
16 64 (0.92%) Retail Banking
17 63 (0.90%) General Ledger
18 59 (0.85%) Law
19 54 (0.77%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (7.11%) .NET
2 425 (6.09%) HTML
3 347 (4.97%) XML
4 300 (4.30%) CSS
5 266 (3.81%) Web Services
6 167 (2.39%) J2EE
7 142 (2.04%) SOAP
8 120 (1.72%) HTML5
9 115 (1.65%) Spring
10 114 (1.63%) ASP.NET
11 95 (1.36%) Middleware
12 87 (1.25%) XSLT
13 77 (1.10%) jQuery
14 73 (1.05%) REST
15 72 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
16 71 (1.02%) Ajax
17 55 (0.79%) .NET Framework
18 54 (0.77%) CSS3
19 51 (0.73%) Java EE
20 50 (0.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 372 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 222 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
3 159 (2.28%) Mathematics
4 151 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 102 (1.46%) Social Media
6 96 (1.38%) Open Source
7 87 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 86 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 83 (1.19%) Data Integration
10 80 (1.15%) FMCG
11 65 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 62 (0.89%) Economics
13 58 (0.83%) Derivative
14 56 (0.80%) Life Science
15 53 (0.76%) Statistics
16 46 (0.66%) GIS
17 44 (0.63%) Clustering
18 43 (0.62%) Equities
19 40 (0.57%) Fixed Income
20 36 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 506 (7.25%) Windows
2 229 (3.28%) Linux
3 225 (3.23%) UNIX
4 100 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (0.82%) Android
8 50 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 42 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 28 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 26 (0.37%) Solaris
12 14 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.17%) CentOS
15 10 (0.14%) Debian
16 9 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.086%) AIX
17 6 (0.086%) HPUX
18 5 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (13.28%) Project Management
2 853 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
3 602 (8.63%) Analytics
4 525 (7.53%) CRM
5 458 (6.57%) Business Development
6 389 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 367 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 357 (5.12%) Business Analysis
9 325 (4.66%) Change Management
10 295 (4.23%) ERP
11 294 (4.22%) Coaching
12 289 (4.14%) ITIL
13 278 (3.99%) Information Security
14 273 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
15 259 (3.71%) Migration
16 255 (3.66%) ETL
17 254 (3.64%) Data Management
18 252 (3.61%) Data Modelling
19 250 (3.58%) PRINCE2
20 246 (3.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 957 (13.72%) SQL
2 821 (11.77%) Java
3 365 (5.23%) C#
4 346 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 149 (2.14%) C
6 148 (2.12%) ABAP
7 140 (2.01%) PL/SQL
8 139 (1.99%) PHP
9 127 (1.82%) Python
9 127 (1.82%) C++
10 70 (1.00%) R
11 64 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 54 (0.77%) VB
12 54 (0.77%) PowerShell
13 53 (0.76%) Perl
13 53 (0.76%) Ruby
14 47 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 47 (0.67%) MATLAB
14 47 (0.67%) VBA
15 34 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1308 (18.75%) Degree
2 288 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 159 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 155 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 153 (2.19%) ISEB
6 152 (2.18%) CISSP
7 132 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 132 (1.89%) CIMA
7 132 (1.89%) ACCA
8 113 (1.62%) CCNP
9 86 (1.23%) MCSE
10 78 (1.12%) MCITP
11 77 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 74 (1.06%) CISM
13 66 (0.95%) MBA
14 59 (0.85%) CCNA
15 58 (0.83%) CISA
16 55 (0.79%) ISTQB
17 54 (0.77%) SAP Certification
18 52 (0.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 349 (5.00%) QA
2 149 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (1.08%) COBIT
3 75 (1.08%) SLA
4 72 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 65 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 26 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (0.30%) HL7
8 21 (0.30%) EMIR
9 18 (0.26%) MiFID
10 14 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 11 (0.16%) Basel II
12 9 (0.13%) TickIT
13 7 (0.10%) CRD IV
13 7 (0.10%) Basel III
14 6 (0.086%) FATCA
15 5 (0.072%) P3O
15 5 (0.072%) IAS 39
15 5 (0.072%) GxP
System Software
1 185 (2.65%) Active Directory
1 185 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 64 (0.92%) XenApp
4 62 (0.89%) XenDesktop
5 53 (0.76%) vSphere
6 36 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 29 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 29 (0.42%) XenServer
8 19 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 17 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.16%) KVM
11 9 (0.13%) UAG
11 9 (0.13%) vCloud
12 8 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.086%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.072%) Varnish
15 5 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 116 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (0.73%) SCCM
3 31 (0.44%) SCOM
4 25 (0.36%) SCVMM
5 23 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 19 (0.27%) Puppet
8 17 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 16 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 14 (0.20%) MOM
10 14 (0.20%) SCSM
11 12 (0.17%) XenMobile
11 12 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.11%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.11%) Nagios
12 8 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 7 (0.10%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1334 (19.13%) Oracle
2 1242 (17.81%) SAP
3 1013 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 274 (3.93%) Cisco
5 255 (3.66%) HP
6 248 (3.56%) IBM
7 239 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
8 217 (3.11%) Business Objects
9 207 (2.97%) VMware
10 156 (2.24%) Cognos
11 142 (2.04%) Citrix
12 137 (1.96%) Informatica
13 132 (1.89%) Hyperion
14 120 (1.72%) Tableau
15 116 (1.66%) Adobe
16 113 (1.62%) Siebel
17 94 (1.35%) Juniper
18 89 (1.28%) CheckPoint
19 84 (1.20%) JBoss
20 70 (1.00%) EMC
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + £4k/car + 5% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits, 30 days holid
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £68000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ECS
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £68000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Broadgate Consultants Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Upminster, Essex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago