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 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
Senior Consultant
Rank 293 318 291
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 1042 872 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.82% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.87% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 821 690 850
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014 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 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
England +20 920 £60,000 - 97
London +20 506 £62,500 -3.84% 48
South East +51 193 £60,000 +4.34% 12
Berkshire +48 106 £60,000 +6.66% 3
City of London +4 73 £65,000 -3.70% 16
Reading +4 45 £64,000 +16.36% 1
West Midlands -1 41 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South West -20 39 £55,000 - 5
Birmingham +12 35 £60,000 +12.83% 3
North West -8 35 £57,500 +9.52% 13
East of England -36 29 £50,000 -7.40% 5
Scotland -6 27 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Manchester +4 24 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Buckinghamshire +7 23 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Surrey -15 22 £66,250 +11.81% 3
Hertfordshire -26 22 £50,000 -6.10% 2
Yorkshire -38 22 £35,000 -41.66% 5
West Yorkshire -18 19 £35,000 -41.66% 5
Edinburgh -1 18 £50,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -18 17 £37,500 -26.97% 1
Leeds -27 17 £35,000 -39.13% 4
Middlesex +10 13 £61,500 -15.17%
Wiltshire -9 13 £54,290 -16.47%
Slough +11 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Watford -6 11 £51,250 -2.38%
Newbury +11 9 - -
Leatherhead -8 9 £87,500 +84.21% 2
Milton Keynes -13 9 £40,250 -26.81% 1
Bromley - 9 £37,500 -
Somerset -10 8 £57,500 +17.94% 1

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 622 (28.88%) Finance
2 549 (25.49%) SAP
3 397 (18.43%) Oracle
4 337 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
5 331 (15.37%) Degree
6 325 (15.09%) Microsoft
7 294 (13.65%) Project Management
8 256 (11.88%) SQL
9 209 (9.70%) Manufacturing
10 199 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
11 198 (9.19%) Retail
12 197 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
13 186 (8.64%) Java
14 180 (8.36%) MS Excel
15 174 (8.08%) Telecoms
16 170 (7.89%) CRM
16 170 (7.89%) Windows
17 168 (7.80%) Business Development
18 166 (7.71%) .NET
19 164 (7.61%) Banking
20 159 (7.38%) Security Cleared
21 143 (6.64%) Analytics
22 142 (6.59%) SQL Server
23 135 (6.27%) SharePoint
24 132 (6.13%) Marketing
25 124 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
26 118 (5.48%) HTML
27 117 (5.43%) VMware
28 110 (5.11%) Firewall
29 108 (5.01%) SAP FI

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 135 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.16%) SAS
3 49 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 46 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 42 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 42 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 41 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 30 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 29 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (1.11%) IIS
10 22 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (0.93%) Apache
12 16 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
13 14 (0.65%) NetWeaver
14 13 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.56%) CMS
15 12 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
15 12 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 180 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.41%) MS Office
3 27 (1.25%) SPSS
4 23 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.02%) MS Project
6 18 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.46%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.32%) Stata
9 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.14%) FastStats
10 3 (0.14%) Weka
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 108 (5.01%) SAP FI
2 102 (4.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 102 (4.74%) SAP CO
3 71 (3.30%) SAP SD
4 69 (3.20%) SAP BPC
5 66 (3.06%) SAP MM
6 47 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
6 47 (2.18%) SAP WM
7 46 (2.14%) SAP PP
8 45 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
9 38 (1.76%) SAP SCM
10 33 (1.53%) SAP CRM
11 31 (1.44%) SAP SRM
12 26 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
12 26 (1.21%) SAP QM
13 23 (1.07%) SAP LE
14 22 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
15 20 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 19 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
17 18 (0.84%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.41%) SaaS
2 26 (1.21%) Office 365
3 24 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
4 16 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.46%) Force.com
6 10 (0.46%) Taleo
7 9 (0.42%) IaaS
8 2 (0.093%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.093%) PaaS
9 1 (0.046%) GitHub
9 1 (0.046%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (5.11%) Firewall
2 66 (3.06%) SAN
3 54 (2.51%) WAN
4 51 (2.37%) LAN
5 44 (2.04%) Internet
6 38 (1.76%) TCP/IP
7 34 (1.58%) DNS
7 34 (1.58%) DHCP
8 31 (1.44%) VPN
9 28 (1.30%) MPLS
10 27 (1.25%) Network Security
11 23 (1.07%) VoIP
12 22 (1.02%) BGP
13 21 (0.97%) OSPF
13 21 (0.97%) HTTP
14 20 (0.93%) Wireless
15 17 (0.79%) Kerberos
16 15 (0.70%) NetScaler
16 15 (0.70%) Unified Communications
17 14 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 96 (4.46%) SAP BW
3 94 (4.36%) SAP BI
4 93 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 93 (4.32%) SAP HANA
5 70 (3.25%) Oracle Database
6 68 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
7 66 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
7 66 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 48 (2.23%) Big Data
10 47 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (1.58%) NoSQL
12 34 (1.58%) Spotfire
13 32 (1.49%) QlikView
14 27 (1.25%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 28 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 21 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (0.74%) Axure RP
4 13 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 12 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.37%) CaliberRM
8 8 (0.37%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.37%) RequisitePro
8 8 (0.37%) Ant
8 8 (0.37%) FrontPage
8 8 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (0.32%) Maven
10 5 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (0.23%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.23%) LSMW
General
1 622 (28.88%) Finance
2 209 (9.70%) Manufacturing
3 198 (9.19%) Retail
4 174 (8.08%) Telecoms
5 164 (7.61%) Banking
6 132 (6.13%) Marketing
7 47 (2.18%) Advertising
8 46 (2.14%) General Ledger
9 36 (1.67%) Billing
10 28 (1.30%) Legal
11 25 (1.16%) Games
12 20 (0.93%) Publishing
12 20 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.65%) German Language
15 13 (0.60%) Back Office
16 12 (0.56%) French Language
17 7 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.28%) Electronics
18 6 (0.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (7.71%) .NET
2 118 (5.48%) HTML
3 101 (4.69%) XML
4 68 (3.16%) ASP.NET
5 65 (3.02%) Web Services
6 63 (2.92%) CSS
7 48 (2.23%) Middleware
8 43 (2.00%) J2EE
9 35 (1.62%) HTML5
10 31 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
11 26 (1.21%) jQuery
12 23 (1.07%) Java EE
13 19 (0.88%) SOAP
14 18 (0.84%) COM
14 18 (0.84%) Flash
15 17 (0.79%) Spring
16 16 (0.74%) Ajax
16 16 (0.74%) Apache Flex
16 16 (0.74%) XML Messaging
17 15 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 199 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.22%) FMCG
3 83 (3.85%) User Experience
4 62 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 58 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.62%) Visualisation
7 35 (1.62%) Data Integration
7 35 (1.62%) PKI
8 27 (1.25%) Digital Media
8 27 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.21%) Open Source
10 24 (1.11%) Clustering
11 18 (0.84%) Social Media
12 17 (0.79%) Mathematics
13 14 (0.65%) RIA
13 14 (0.65%) Replication
14 13 (0.60%) FlexPod
15 12 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 170 (7.89%) Windows
2 85 (3.95%) Linux
3 74 (3.44%) UNIX
4 37 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (0.88%) Solaris
6 19 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.32%) AIX
10 6 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.28%) Android
11 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.093%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.093%) zOS
12 2 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.093%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.093%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.046%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
2 294 (13.65%) Project Management
3 197 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (7.89%) CRM
5 168 (7.80%) Business Development
6 143 (6.64%) Analytics
7 124 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 107 (4.97%) Mentoring
9 105 (4.87%) ITIL
10 101 (4.69%) PRINCE2
11 97 (4.50%) Information Security
12 90 (4.18%) ERP
13 87 (4.04%) Migration
14 82 (3.81%) Change Management
14 82 (3.81%) ETL
15 77 (3.57%) Workflow
16 76 (3.53%) Data Modelling
16 76 (3.53%) Logistics
17 68 (3.16%) Business Analysis
18 63 (2.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 256 (11.88%) SQL
2 186 (8.64%) Java
3 101 (4.69%) C#
4 100 (4.64%) JavaScript
5 47 (2.18%) ABAP
6 45 (2.09%) C
7 31 (1.44%) Perl
8 28 (1.30%) C++
8 28 (1.30%) Python
9 24 (1.11%) VB
10 20 (0.93%) PHP
10 20 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 19 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 18 (0.84%) R
13 15 (0.70%) Ruby
13 15 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.70%) ActionScript
14 12 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.46%) SAPscript
16 9 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 331 (15.37%) Degree
2 159 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 70 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (2.92%) ACCA
6 61 (2.83%) CIMA
7 58 (2.69%) ISEB
8 51 (2.37%) CISSP
9 45 (2.09%) CCNP
10 42 (1.95%) MCSE
11 41 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 39 (1.81%) SAP Certification
13 38 (1.76%) CCA
14 34 (1.58%) CCNA
15 30 (1.39%) CCIE
16 25 (1.16%) MCITP
17 23 (1.07%) CISM
18 21 (0.97%) DV Cleared
19 19 (0.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.57%) QA
2 68 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (2.55%) SLA
4 35 (1.62%) COBIT
5 34 (1.58%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.14%) EMIR
11 2 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.093%) COSO
11 2 (0.093%) Basel II
11 2 (0.093%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.046%) BS7799
12 1 (0.046%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.046%) BS25999
12 1 (0.046%) MiFID
12 1 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 96 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 91 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 47 (2.18%) XenApp
5 44 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 37 (1.72%) vSphere
7 22 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 20 (0.93%) XenServer
9 19 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.32%) UAG
14 6 (0.28%) vCloud
15 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.19%) KVM
16 4 (0.19%) NFS
17 3 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (1.02%) SCCM
2 18 (0.84%) SCOM
2 18 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.56%) Data Guard
4 12 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 11 (0.51%) Nagios
6 10 (0.46%) Puppet
7 8 (0.37%) XenMobile
7 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.28%) OpenView
8 6 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.23%) OPNET
9 5 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.23%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 549 (25.49%) SAP
2 397 (18.43%) Oracle
3 325 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 117 (5.43%) VMware
5 104 (4.83%) Cisco
6 91 (4.22%) Citrix
7 80 (3.71%) Business Objects
8 72 (3.34%) IBM
9 59 (2.74%) HP
10 49 (2.27%) CheckPoint
11 45 (2.09%) Juniper
11 45 (2.09%) Siebel
12 39 (1.81%) F5
13 38 (1.76%) Tableau
13 38 (1.76%) Adobe
13 38 (1.76%) Informatica
14 37 (1.72%) NetApp
15 36 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (1.39%) Dell
17 27 (1.25%) Hitachi
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum - 40% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £100000 per annum - Bonus + Pension + Private Health + 25 D
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Pharma Division
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K to 80K + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £44000.00 - £64000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago