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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 345 330 340
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 866 901 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.84% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 631 710 635
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -8 752 £62,500 - 116
London -2 479 £65,000 - 78
South East -2 155 £62,500 +4.16% 13
City of London +5 112 £67,500 +10.20% 27
Berkshire -13 67 £70,000 +14.28% 8
Reading -13 32 £80,000 +45.45% 4
Surrey +6 30 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Hampshire +12 28 £47,500 -26.92%
North West +18 23 £45,000 -21.73% 10
West Midlands -41 22 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England +13 21 £60,000 - 4
South West -19 21 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Scotland +17 18 £55,000 - 1
Southampton +6 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Hertfordshire -5 16 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £62,500 +19.04%
Edinburgh +3 14 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Egham - 14 - -
Cheshire +13 12 - - 2
East Midlands +21 10 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Manchester +5 10 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Birmingham -31 10 £80,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +19 9 £51,500 +28.75%
Milton Keynes +9 9 £62,500 +21.95%
Middlesex +6 8 £50,000 -18.69%
Watford +8 7 £55,000 +4.76%
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Nottingham -1 7 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Guildford +14 6 £52,500 -39.13%
Leatherhead +8 6 £80,000 -

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 561 (31.01%) Finance
2 518 (28.63%) SAP
3 390 (21.56%) Microsoft
4 340 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
5 274 (15.15%) Manufacturing
6 259 (14.32%) Oracle
6 259 (14.32%) Degree
7 238 (13.16%) Windows
8 234 (12.94%) Project Management
9 217 (12.00%) VMware
10 192 (10.61%) MS Excel
11 189 (10.45%) Cisco
12 180 (9.95%) SQL
13 171 (9.45%) CRM
14 153 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 153 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
15 152 (8.40%) Logistics
16 150 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 146 (8.07%) SQL Server
18 140 (7.74%) Retail
19 139 (7.68%) Analytics
20 137 (7.57%) Security Cleared
21 126 (6.97%) Firewall
22 123 (6.80%) HP
23 120 (6.63%) Migration
24 118 (6.52%) SAP BW
25 117 (6.47%) Java
26 116 (6.41%) SAP MM
27 115 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
28 114 (6.30%) Hyper-V

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 99 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 93 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 60 (3.32%) Lync
4 51 (2.82%) SAS
5 44 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 24 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (1.27%) IIS
11 15 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 14 (0.77%) NetWeaver
13 13 (0.72%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.50%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.50%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.44%) Apache
17 7 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 192 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.76%) MS Office
3 11 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.33%) SPSS
8 1 (0.055%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.055%) MS Project
8 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.055%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 116 (6.41%) SAP MM
2 83 (4.59%) SAP SD
3 75 (4.15%) SAP FI
4 73 (4.04%) SAP PP
5 65 (3.59%) SAP SCM
6 63 (3.48%) SAP WM
6 63 (3.48%) SAP APO
7 62 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 59 (3.26%) SAP CO
9 58 (3.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 56 (3.10%) SAP BPC
11 41 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
12 39 (2.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 39 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
12 39 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
13 36 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
14 35 (1.93%) Oracle Assets
15 34 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
16 33 (1.82%) SAP CRM
17 31 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 87 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (4.37%) Office 365
3 39 (2.16%) SaaS
4 32 (1.77%) IaaS
5 28 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.50%) Force.com
7 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.22%) SoftLayer
8 4 (0.22%) Yammer
9 3 (0.17%) PaaS
9 3 (0.17%) Responsys
10 2 (0.11%) Taleo
11 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.055%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (6.97%) Firewall
2 107 (5.91%) SAN
3 61 (3.37%) OSPF
4 60 (3.32%) BGP
4 60 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (3.04%) DNS
6 49 (2.71%) MPLS
7 48 (2.65%) VPN
7 48 (2.65%) Network Security
8 46 (2.54%) Internet
9 44 (2.43%) Wireless
10 43 (2.38%) DHCP
10 43 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
11 42 (2.32%) Cisco PIX
11 42 (2.32%) WAN
12 35 (1.93%) LAN
13 32 (1.77%) SSL
13 32 (1.77%) NetScreen
14 28 (1.55%) NetScaler
15 26 (1.44%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 118 (6.52%) SAP BW
3 97 (5.36%) SAP HANA
4 95 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
6 75 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 74 (4.09%) SAP BI
8 67 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 58 (3.21%) Big Data
11 41 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (1.66%) MySQL
14 29 (1.60%) QlikView
15 28 (1.55%) OLAP
16 26 (1.44%) Relational Database
17 25 (1.38%) Hadoop
18 24 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
19 23 (1.27%) Data Mining
20 20 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 29 (1.60%) LoadRunner
2 24 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (1.16%) JMeter
4 11 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 10 (0.55%) Selenium
6 8 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.39%) LSMW
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.17%) Xcode
10 3 (0.17%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.17%) Subversion
10 3 (0.17%) SilkPerformer
10 3 (0.17%) JIRA
10 3 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.17%) WebLogic Workshop
10 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 561 (31.01%) Finance
2 274 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 140 (7.74%) Retail
4 108 (5.97%) Marketing
5 98 (5.42%) Banking
6 94 (5.20%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.32%) Advertising
8 23 (1.27%) Electronics
9 21 (1.16%) General Ledger
10 20 (1.11%) Back Office
11 18 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 18 (1.00%) Publishing
11 18 (1.00%) Billing
12 16 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.83%) Legal
14 14 (0.77%) Front Office
15 13 (0.72%) Automotive
16 10 (0.55%) Games
17 7 (0.39%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.59%) HTML
2 81 (4.48%) .NET
3 50 (2.76%) Web Services
4 45 (2.49%) CSS
5 42 (2.32%) XML
6 35 (1.93%) SOAP
7 28 (1.55%) J2EE
7 28 (1.55%) ASP.NET
8 27 (1.49%) Ajax
9 19 (1.05%) MDX
9 19 (1.05%) COM
10 14 (0.77%) Spring
10 14 (0.77%) REST
11 13 (0.72%) SAP PI
12 12 (0.66%) SAP XI
13 11 (0.61%) BAPI
13 11 (0.61%) Application Packaging
13 11 (0.61%) Java EE
13 11 (0.61%) XMPP
14 10 (0.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 153 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (6.08%) FMCG
3 72 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.49%) Private Cloud
6 42 (2.32%) Clustering
7 39 (2.16%) Data Integration
8 31 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 29 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.33%) User Experience
11 23 (1.27%) DTV
12 18 (1.00%) Cryptography
12 18 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
12 18 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
12 18 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.94%) Social Media
14 16 (0.88%) Open Source
14 16 (0.88%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.83%) CMDB
16 13 (0.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 238 (13.16%) Windows
2 75 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (3.92%) Linux
4 63 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (2.76%) UNIX
6 45 (2.49%) Windows 7
7 44 (2.43%) Windows 8
8 20 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.72%) Android
11 8 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.22%) Solaris
14 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
2 234 (12.94%) Project Management
3 171 (9.45%) CRM
4 153 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 152 (8.40%) Logistics
6 139 (7.68%) Analytics
7 120 (6.63%) Migration
8 114 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (5.86%) Business Development
10 100 (5.53%) ERP
11 94 (5.20%) Mentoring
12 88 (4.86%) ITIL
13 80 (4.42%) ETL
14 71 (3.92%) Service Delivery
15 68 (3.76%) Business Analysis
16 65 (3.59%) E-Commerce
17 64 (3.54%) Supply Chain Management
18 63 (3.48%) Service Management
19 55 (3.04%) Information Management
20 52 (2.87%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 180 (9.95%) SQL
2 117 (6.47%) Java
3 77 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 74 (4.09%) C#
5 67 (3.70%) C
6 58 (3.21%) ABAP
7 48 (2.65%) Python
7 48 (2.65%) PowerShell
8 32 (1.77%) Perl
9 30 (1.66%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.38%) C++
11 23 (1.27%) Ruby
12 21 (1.16%) PHP
13 20 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 17 (0.94%) VBScript
14 17 (0.94%) R
15 13 (0.72%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.61%) Tcl
17 8 (0.44%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 259 (14.32%) Degree
2 137 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 115 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 105 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (4.86%) MCSE
6 85 (4.70%) CCIE
7 65 (3.59%) SAP Certification
8 42 (2.32%) ACCA
9 41 (2.27%) ISEB
10 40 (2.21%) CIMA
11 39 (2.16%) SC Cleared
12 34 (1.88%) CCSE
12 34 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (1.82%) CISSP
13 33 (1.82%) CCNP
14 31 (1.71%) MCSA
15 29 (1.60%) CCA
15 29 (1.60%) JNCIS
16 27 (1.49%) AAT
17 25 (1.38%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.76%) QA
2 29 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 29 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.27%) SLA
5 11 (0.61%) COBIT
6 8 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.17%) FISMA
9 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.055%) MiFID
10 1 (0.055%) FATCA
10 1 (0.055%) GPG13
10 1 (0.055%) EMIR
10 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.055%) GxP
System Software
1 150 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (6.30%) Hyper-V
3 101 (5.58%) Active Directory
4 69 (3.81%) vSphere
5 57 (3.15%) XenDesktop
6 56 (3.10%) XenApp
7 40 (2.21%) vCloud
8 28 (1.55%) VMware ESX
9 12 (0.66%) XenServer
10 10 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.39%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.33%) UAG
12 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.28%) Docker
14 4 (0.22%) KVM
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.11%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (1.82%) SCCM
2 29 (1.60%) SCOM
3 28 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.83%) Nagios
5 14 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
5 14 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 11 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (0.61%) Ansible
8 10 (0.55%) Puppet
9 8 (0.44%) SELinux
10 7 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.33%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.33%) Salt
11 6 (0.33%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.28%) Icinga
12 5 (0.28%) Legato
12 5 (0.28%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 518 (28.63%) SAP
2 390 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 259 (14.32%) Oracle
4 217 (12.00%) VMware
5 189 (10.45%) Cisco
6 123 (6.80%) HP
7 101 (5.58%) Juniper
8 96 (5.31%) Business Objects
9 93 (5.14%) Citrix
10 86 (4.75%) IBM
11 62 (3.43%) NetApp
12 48 (2.65%) CheckPoint
13 46 (2.54%) Riverbed
14 44 (2.43%) F5
15 42 (2.32%) Cognos
16 40 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
17 37 (2.05%) EMC
18 36 (1.99%) IronPort
19 34 (1.88%) Fortinet
19 34 (1.88%) Tableau
London
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + plus Bonus and package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 25% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
UK
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Centric Resource
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago