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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 355 292 332
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 811 1075 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.93% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.98% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 635 845 657
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,300 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 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 3 September 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
England -56 707 £60,000 - 95
London -62 383 £62,500 - 48
South East -14 192 £59,500 -0.83% 13
City of London +27 70 £62,500 - 11
Berkshire -40 64 £59,500 +3.47% 8
Surrey +41 50 £52,500 -28.08% 3
West Midlands +5 33 £56,500 -9.60% 5
Scotland +7 29 £75,000 +50.00%
South West -23 26 £52,500 -3.29% 10
Hampshire +42 25 £50,000 +3.89% 2
Reading -21 24 £59,000 -7.81% 3
Milton Keynes +1 23 £60,000 +32.59%
Buckinghamshire -13 23 £60,000 +20.00%
North West -17 23 £70,000 +21.73% 3
East of England 0 21 £57,000 +14.00% 3
Chertsey - 20 £50,000 -
Glasgow +18 19 £75,000 +30.43%
Edinburgh -1 19 £75,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -1 19 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Middlesex +2 18 £65,000 +5.69%
Southampton +23 15 £45,000 +24.13%
Manchester -2 13 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Hertfordshire -12 13 £57,000 +14.00% 3
Wiltshire +6 11 £50,000 -7.90% 5
Newbury +4 10 £67,500 -15.62%
Swindon +15 9 £50,000 -7.90% 4
Guildford +10 9 £60,000 -18.36% 2
Wales +3 9 £50,000 -4.76%
South Wales -6 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Cardiff -5 8 £50,000 -9.09%

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 496 (28.36%) Finance
2 421 (24.07%) SAP
3 277 (15.84%) Degree
4 255 (14.58%) Cisco
5 219 (12.52%) Project Management
6 216 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
7 202 (11.55%) Microsoft
8 193 (11.03%) Oracle
9 191 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
10 177 (10.12%) Manufacturing
11 171 (9.78%) Firewall
12 155 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
13 154 (8.81%) Juniper
14 146 (8.35%) VMware
15 142 (8.12%) Windows
16 140 (8.00%) Retail
17 139 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
18 135 (7.72%) MS Excel
19 122 (6.98%) Data Centre
20 120 (6.86%) Mentoring
21 119 (6.80%) Analytics
22 118 (6.75%) Logistics
23 116 (6.63%) SQL
24 115 (6.58%) CCIE
25 110 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
26 108 (6.17%) SQL Server
27 105 (6.00%) Information Security
28 104 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
29 102 (5.83%) Banking
30 101 (5.77%) HP

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 58 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.72%) SAS
3 29 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (1.32%) IIS
5 21 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 14 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.69%) NetWeaver
7 12 (0.69%) Lync
8 11 (0.63%) CMS
9 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.57%) SAP Portal
10 8 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.40%) Node.js
12 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.34%) PowerExchange
12 6 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 135 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 33 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (0.97%) MS Office
6 16 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.63%) SPSS
8 9 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.40%) InDesign
9 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.17%) MS Project
11 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 73 (4.17%) SAP MM
2 66 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 64 (3.66%) SAP FI
4 57 (3.26%) SAP CO
5 55 (3.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 51 (2.92%) SAP PP
7 49 (2.80%) SAP SCM
8 43 (2.46%) SAP SD
9 39 (2.23%) SAP HCM
10 35 (2.00%) SAP HR
10 35 (2.00%) SAP WM
11 31 (1.77%) SAP APO
12 27 (1.54%) thinkFolio
12 27 (1.54%) SAP FSCM
13 24 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
13 24 (1.37%) SAP CRM
14 23 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
15 22 (1.26%) SAP PM
16 21 (1.20%) SAP QM
16 21 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.80%) Office 365
2 42 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.29%) SaaS
4 38 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
5 13 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.34%) Force.com
9 5 (0.29%) PaaS
9 5 (0.29%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.23%) IaaS
11 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.17%) Responsys
12 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.057%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.057%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.057%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 171 (9.78%) Firewall
2 83 (4.75%) OSPF
2 83 (4.75%) BGP
3 74 (4.23%) Network Security
4 73 (4.17%) WAN
5 70 (4.00%) SAN
6 69 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
7 67 (3.83%) LAN
8 65 (3.72%) Cisco ASA
9 59 (3.37%) Internet
10 58 (3.32%) Cisco PIX
11 57 (3.26%) MPLS
12 50 (2.86%) NX-OS
13 47 (2.69%) IOS XR
14 41 (2.34%) VoIP
14 41 (2.34%) VPN
15 35 (2.00%) DNS
15 35 (2.00%) NetScreen
16 34 (1.94%) Cisco ISE
17 31 (1.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.09%) SAP BW
3 79 (4.52%) SAP HANA
4 68 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 64 (3.66%) SAP BI
7 43 (2.46%) Big Data
8 39 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.37%) NoSQL
13 23 (1.32%) Relational Database
13 23 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
14 20 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
15 19 (1.09%) Hadoop
16 17 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (0.91%) MongoDB
18 13 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (1.89%) Axure RP
2 28 (1.60%) LoadRunner
3 24 (1.37%) HP UFT
4 18 (1.03%) Selenium
5 14 (0.80%) LSMW
6 11 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 8 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (0.46%) Subversion
9 8 (0.46%) Toad
10 6 (0.34%) JMeter
10 6 (0.34%) Maven
10 6 (0.34%) Hudson
10 6 (0.34%) Gradle
11 5 (0.29%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.29%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.23%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.23%) WinRunner
12 4 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 496 (28.36%) Finance
2 177 (10.12%) Manufacturing
3 140 (8.00%) Retail
4 102 (5.83%) Banking
5 95 (5.43%) Marketing
6 67 (3.83%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.29%) Electronics
8 35 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (1.32%) Legal
9 23 (1.32%) German Language
10 19 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 18 (1.03%) French Language
11 18 (1.03%) Back Office
12 17 (0.97%) Publishing
12 17 (0.97%) Billing
13 15 (0.86%) Advertising
13 15 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.80%) Front Office
15 13 (0.74%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.51%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.00%) .NET
2 67 (3.83%) HTML
3 56 (3.20%) Web Services
4 49 (2.80%) XML
5 40 (2.29%) J2EE
6 39 (2.23%) CSS
7 28 (1.60%) Spring
8 23 (1.32%) jQuery
9 20 (1.14%) ASP.NET
10 17 (0.97%) Middleware
11 16 (0.91%) SOAP
12 13 (0.74%) HTML5
12 13 (0.74%) AngularJS
13 12 (0.69%) REST
13 12 (0.69%) Java EE
13 12 (0.69%) COM
14 11 (0.63%) SAP XI
14 11 (0.63%) SAP PI
14 11 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (0.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 93 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 66 (3.77%) FMCG
5 64 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.69%) User Experience
7 29 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.26%) Private Cloud
9 21 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 20 (1.14%) Cryptography
11 19 (1.09%) Social Media
12 18 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
12 18 (1.03%) DTV
13 16 (0.91%) Economics
14 15 (0.86%) Derivative
14 15 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.80%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 142 (8.12%) Windows
2 62 (3.54%) UNIX
3 45 (2.57%) Linux
4 37 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.26%) Android
7 21 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 19 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.11%) NetWare
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.057%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (12.52%) Project Management
2 216 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (6.86%) Mentoring
5 119 (6.80%) Analytics
6 118 (6.75%) Logistics
7 105 (6.00%) Information Security
8 104 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 98 (5.60%) CRM
10 88 (5.03%) ITIL
11 84 (4.80%) Migration
12 80 (4.57%) ERP
13 75 (4.29%) Business Development
14 70 (4.00%) PRINCE2
15 66 (3.77%) Risk Management
16 63 (3.60%) Penetration Testing
16 63 (3.60%) Business Analysis
17 61 (3.49%) ETL
18 60 (3.43%) Service Delivery
19 59 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (6.63%) SQL
2 88 (5.03%) Java
3 79 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 64 (3.66%) C#
5 55 (3.14%) C
6 53 (3.03%) ABAP
7 36 (2.06%) Python
8 33 (1.89%) Ruby
9 20 (1.14%) Perl
9 20 (1.14%) PHP
10 18 (1.03%) C++
11 17 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 15 (0.86%) R
13 14 (0.80%) Tcl
14 11 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.57%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.46%) Scala
17 6 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 277 (15.84%) Degree
2 191 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (6.58%) CCIE
4 110 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (5.20%) CISSP
6 74 (4.23%) CCNP
7 67 (3.83%) MCSE
8 64 (3.66%) Security Cleared
9 47 (2.69%) CISM
10 40 (2.29%) CCSE
11 36 (2.06%) JNCIS
12 35 (2.00%) SC Cleared
13 33 (1.89%) CCNA
14 28 (1.60%) MCSD
15 27 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 26 (1.49%) MCITP
17 22 (1.26%) CISA
17 22 (1.26%) ISEB
18 21 (1.20%) CCA
18 21 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 52 (2.97%) QA
4 22 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.80%) BS25999
5 14 (0.80%) COBIT
6 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.17%) SLA
7 3 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.17%) GCP
8 2 (0.11%) GPG13
9 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) GxP
9 1 (0.057%) BS7799
System Software
1 93 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 65 (3.72%) Active Directory
4 37 (2.12%) vSphere
5 35 (2.00%) vCloud
6 14 (0.80%) XenApp
7 12 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (0.63%) ISA Server
8 11 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.57%) UAG
10 7 (0.40%) HDFS
10 7 (0.40%) GPFS
11 6 (0.34%) XenServer
12 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.29%) KVM
13 4 (0.23%) Docker
14 2 (0.11%) Varnish
14 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.057%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.057%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 32 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.37%) SCCM
3 16 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (0.86%) SCOM
5 12 (0.69%) SCOrch
6 11 (0.63%) SELinux
7 7 (0.40%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.17%) Puppet
10 3 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.11%) MOM
11 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.11%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.11%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.11%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 421 (24.07%) SAP
2 255 (14.58%) Cisco
3 202 (11.55%) Microsoft
4 193 (11.03%) Oracle
5 154 (8.81%) Juniper
6 146 (8.35%) VMware
7 101 (5.77%) HP
8 84 (4.80%) F5
9 82 (4.69%) CheckPoint
10 79 (4.52%) Citrix
11 53 (3.03%) Riverbed
12 46 (2.63%) Fortinet
13 45 (2.57%) Adobe
14 44 (2.52%) Blue Coat
15 43 (2.46%) IBM
16 38 (2.17%) NetApp
17 36 (2.06%) Informatica
17 36 (2.06%) IronPort
18 35 (2.00%) Tufin
19 28 (1.60%) SimCorp
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits, Home based
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pesaro
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Bonus Pension Health Remote Work
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Pharma Division
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: £65k basic, £6.5K car allowance, bonus, Pension, share option & many m
Posted: 21 hours ago
United Kingdom
Olivehorse Consulting Services Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Spalding, Lincolnshire
CPBS
Salary: From £29,149 to £33,355 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday