The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 378 353 348
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 790 889 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.87% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 604 697 659
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the UK.

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Consultant over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
England -32 643 £62,500 - 139
London -70 341 £70,000 +12.00% 72
South East +2 128 £60,000 -4.00% 23
East of England +36 53 £57,000 +8.57% 7
City of London +2 51 £75,000 +15.38% 20
Berkshire -14 51 £60,000 -14.28% 6
Hertfordshire +23 34 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Surrey +19 28 £55,000 - 8
Reading -5 27 £60,000 -14.28% 2
North West +34 25 £62,500 +13.63% 8
Egham +17 23 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +9 23 £62,500 +13.63% 3
West Midlands -5 22 £61,250 +20.09% 5
Yorkshire +20 20 £49,250 -17.91% 7
Manchester +26 18 £60,000 +41.17% 3
South West -18 15 £59,000 +18.00% 11
Edinburgh +7 14 £67,500 +22.72% 1
East Midlands -3 14 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Glasgow -13 14 £55,000 - 2
Sheffield - 12 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £55,000 -
Hampshire +5 11 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 10 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Canary Wharf +11 10 £85,000 -
Birmingham -2 10 £67,500 -12.90% 3
Cambridge +7 9 £35,000 -41.66%
Home Counties +7 9 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Milton Keynes +3 8 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £57,000 -

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 418 (27.50%) Finance
2 307 (20.20%) SAP
3 245 (16.12%) Degree
3 245 (16.12%) Microsoft
4 229 (15.07%) Presales
5 228 (15.00%) Oracle
6 193 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
7 184 (12.11%) Project Management
8 176 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
9 166 (10.92%) Windows
10 155 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 153 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
12 149 (9.80%) SQL
13 148 (9.74%) SQL Server
14 146 (9.61%) Cisco
15 143 (9.41%) Retail
16 142 (9.34%) Mentoring
17 137 (9.01%) Banking
18 125 (8.22%) Data Centre
19 123 (8.09%) MS Excel
20 110 (7.24%) Firewall
21 109 (7.17%) VMware
22 104 (6.84%) Analytics
23 102 (6.71%) CISSP
24 100 (6.58%) Windows Server
25 97 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 96 (6.32%) Java
27 94 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
28 93 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
29 91 (5.99%) Active Directory

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 54 (3.55%) IIS
3 48 (3.16%) Skype for Business
4 32 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.84%) SAS
7 20 (1.32%) Node.js
8 18 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.79%) NetWeaver
11 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.46%) CMS
13 6 (0.39%) Apache
13 6 (0.39%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.39%) PowerExchange
14 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.26%) JBoss
15 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 123 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.84%) MS Office
3 24 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (3.42%) SAP MM
2 47 (3.09%) SAP CO
2 47 (3.09%) SAP FI
3 43 (2.83%) SAP Retail
4 42 (2.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 31 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 28 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (1.84%) SAP HR
7 24 (1.58%) SAP HCM
7 24 (1.58%) SAP WM
8 23 (1.51%) SAP APO
8 23 (1.51%) SAP BPC
9 22 (1.45%) SAP SCM
10 21 (1.38%) SAP PP
11 20 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
11 20 (1.32%) thinkFolio
12 17 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
12 17 (1.12%) SAP PM
13 16 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
13 16 (1.05%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.63%) Office 365
3 37 (2.43%) SaaS
4 23 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.38%) IaaS
6 15 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.33%) Force.com
8 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.33%) PaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.066%) GitHub
11 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.066%) Heroku
11 1 (0.066%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 110 (7.24%) Firewall
2 79 (5.20%) SAN
3 60 (3.95%) LAN
4 57 (3.75%) VPN
5 56 (3.68%) WAN
6 47 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (2.89%) Network Security
7 44 (2.89%) Wireless
8 39 (2.57%) VLAN
9 30 (1.97%) DNS
10 29 (1.91%) DHCP
11 28 (1.84%) Internet
12 27 (1.78%) TCP/IP
13 25 (1.64%) iSCSI
13 25 (1.64%) SSL
14 23 (1.51%) BGP
14 23 (1.51%) OSPF
14 23 (1.51%) Unified Communications
15 21 (1.38%) MPLS
16 18 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.54%) SAP HANA
3 68 (4.47%) Big Data
3 68 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
6 59 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (3.16%) SAP BW
8 48 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (2.89%) SAP BI
9 44 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (1.58%) QlikView
14 22 (1.45%) Hadoop
15 20 (1.32%) Data Mining
15 20 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
16 18 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (0.86%) JIRA
2 12 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.72%) Bugzilla
3 11 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.72%) Toad
4 10 (0.66%) Eclipse
4 10 (0.66%) Subversion
5 9 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.39%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.33%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.33%) JDeveloper
8 5 (0.33%) LSMW
8 5 (0.33%) Maven
8 5 (0.33%) NetBeans
8 5 (0.33%) Selenium
9 4 (0.26%) Ant
9 4 (0.26%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.26%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 418 (27.50%) Finance
2 143 (9.41%) Retail
3 137 (9.01%) Banking
4 77 (5.07%) Manufacturing
5 69 (4.54%) Marketing
6 65 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.57%) Back Office
8 34 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 33 (2.17%) Games
10 27 (1.78%) General Ledger
11 26 (1.71%) Front Office
12 24 (1.58%) Billing
13 23 (1.51%) German Language
14 19 (1.25%) French Language
14 19 (1.25%) Legal
15 14 (0.92%) Advertising
16 12 (0.79%) Publishing
17 9 (0.59%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.53%) Electronics
18 8 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (4.41%) HTML
2 56 (3.68%) .NET
3 37 (2.43%) HTML5
4 33 (2.17%) CSS
5 32 (2.11%) XML
6 31 (2.04%) Web Services
7 29 (1.91%) REST
8 27 (1.78%) J2EE
9 26 (1.71%) AngularJS
10 25 (1.64%) JSON
10 25 (1.64%) Spring
11 20 (1.32%) Apache Camel
11 20 (1.32%) JRuby
11 20 (1.32%) Spring Integration
12 19 (1.25%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.18%) Middleware
14 16 (1.05%) XMPP
15 14 (0.92%) .NET Framework
15 14 (0.92%) Java EE
15 14 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 65 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 57 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.37%) Fixed Income
6 31 (2.04%) Clustering
7 27 (1.78%) Derivative
8 25 (1.64%) EqualLogic
8 25 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.38%) User Experience
10 20 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
11 19 (1.25%) Blog
11 19 (1.25%) FMCG
12 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.05%) Visualisation
13 15 (0.99%) Driving Licence
13 15 (0.99%) PMI
13 15 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 14 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 166 (10.92%) Windows
2 100 (6.58%) Windows Server
3 84 (5.53%) Linux
4 53 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (2.83%) Unix
6 39 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.18%) Windows 2000
10 12 (0.79%) Android
10 12 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.59%) Solaris
12 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.39%) AIX
14 4 (0.26%) HPUX
14 4 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.20%) CentOS
15 3 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (15.07%) Presales
2 193 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
3 184 (12.11%) Project Management
4 176 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (9.34%) Mentoring
7 104 (6.84%) Analytics
8 86 (5.66%) Asset Management
9 84 (5.53%) Business Development
10 81 (5.33%) CRM
11 76 (5.00%) Migration
12 69 (4.54%) Information Security
13 62 (4.08%) Information Management
13 62 (4.08%) Logistics
14 61 (4.01%) ITIL
15 57 (3.75%) Data Management
16 56 (3.68%) Business Analysis
17 55 (3.62%) ETL
17 55 (3.62%) Risk Management
18 52 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (9.80%) SQL
2 96 (6.32%) Java
3 78 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 44 (2.89%) C#
5 41 (2.70%) C
6 29 (1.91%) Python
7 22 (1.45%) Groovy
7 22 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 20 (1.32%) Scala
9 19 (1.25%) ABAP
9 19 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.18%) Perl
10 18 (1.18%) VBA
11 16 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.79%) PHP
12 12 (0.79%) R
12 12 (0.79%) Ruby
13 11 (0.72%) C++
14 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 245 (16.12%) Degree
2 102 (6.71%) CISSP
3 94 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 93 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (4.80%) MCSE
6 50 (3.29%) CCNP
7 46 (3.03%) CISM
7 46 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 39 (2.57%) MCSA
9 34 (2.24%) MCITP
10 33 (2.17%) SC Cleared
11 32 (2.11%) CCIE
11 32 (2.11%) MCP
12 29 (1.91%) CIMA
13 28 (1.84%) CCNA
14 27 (1.78%) CCA
15 26 (1.71%) ACCA
16 24 (1.58%) PMI Certification
17 21 (1.38%) CREST Certified
18 20 (1.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.64%) QA
5 9 (0.59%) COBIT
5 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.53%) ISO27005
6 8 (0.53%) SLA
7 7 (0.46%) ISO27002
8 6 (0.39%) ISO22301
9 5 (0.33%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.26%) MiFID
11 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.20%) EMIR
12 2 (0.13%) GCP
12 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.13%) RMADS
12 2 (0.13%) SEPA
13 1 (0.066%) BS25999
System Software
1 91 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 90 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.50%) vSphere
5 22 (1.45%) vCloud
6 20 (1.32%) XenApp
7 11 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (0.72%) ISA Server
8 10 (0.66%) UAG
9 8 (0.53%) Docker
10 6 (0.39%) KVM
11 4 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.20%) XenServer
13 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (2.70%) SCCM
2 30 (1.97%) SCOM
3 23 (1.51%) Backup Exec
3 23 (1.51%) WSUS
4 9 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.46%) vRealize
6 6 (0.39%) Ansible
7 5 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.33%) Puppet
7 5 (0.33%) ThinApp
7 5 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.20%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 307 (20.20%) SAP
2 245 (16.12%) Microsoft
3 228 (15.00%) Oracle
4 146 (9.61%) Cisco
5 109 (7.17%) VMware
6 70 (4.61%) IBM
7 68 (4.47%) HP
8 61 (4.01%) Citrix
9 56 (3.68%) Juniper
10 54 (3.55%) Informatica
11 49 (3.22%) Dell
12 37 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
13 36 (2.37%) CheckPoint
14 32 (2.11%) NetApp
15 28 (1.84%) F5
16 26 (1.71%) Cognizant
17 25 (1.64%) Symantec
18 24 (1.58%) Hyperion
19 22 (1.45%) Avaya
20 21 (1.38%) Charles River
London
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + commission + benefits
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Strong Flexi Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Uncapped OTE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Metaskil Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Metaskil
Salary: From £47,500 to £52,500 per annum c£50k plus great benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Package + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £39 000 to £52 000 basic (+ competitive bonus structure!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £63000 per annum + No Travel Requried, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Commission, Benefits, Car
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits OTE up to £150,000 +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 (The option to earn up to £150,000 with my clients exceptional
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 (The option to earn up to £150,000 with my clients exceptional
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 (The option to earn up to £150,000 with my clients exceptional
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 (The option to earn up to £150,000 with my clients exceptional
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 (The option to earn up to £150,000 with my clients exceptional
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago