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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 331 285 371
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 956 1061 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.97% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.02% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 760 806 623
Average salary £60,000 £61,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -34 811 £60,000 - 96
London -12 462 £62,500 -3.84% 49
South East -26 151 £60,000 - 20
City of London +29 84 £60,000 -11.11% 23
South West +14 48 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire -42 45 £65,000 +8.33% 8
Reading +4 37 £63,750 +15.90% 3
North West -7 34 £55,000 -15.38% 7
East Midlands +54 32 £62,500 +2.45% 1
Manchester -8 27 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Surrey +9 25 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Midlands -8 25 £55,000 - 4
Dorset +12 20 £50,000 +11.11%
East Sussex - 20 £38,000 -
Hampshire -20 19 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Yorkshire -24 19 £43,750 -23.91% 4
Scotland -26 19 £53,750 -2.27% 1
East of England -66 19 £52,500 -2.77% 3
Nottinghamshire +26 18 £62,500 +25.00%
Nottingham +25 18 £62,500 +25.00%
Gloucestershire +1 17 £60,000 +84.61%
Birmingham -13 17 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Hertfordshire -25 17 £52,500 -2.77% 2
Poole +8 16 £50,000 +13.63%
West Yorkshire -17 14 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Guildford - 14 £55,000 -
Middlesex +4 13 £62,500 -7.40%
Watford -10 12 £52,500 +44.82% 1
Southampton - 12 £45,000 -
Leeds -11 11 £35,000 -42.62% 3

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 571 (28.51%) Finance
2 567 (28.31%) SAP
3 405 (20.22%) Microsoft
4 376 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
5 325 (16.23%) Oracle
6 263 (13.13%) Manufacturing
7 260 (12.98%) Project Management
8 233 (11.63%) Windows
9 221 (11.03%) Degree
10 213 (10.63%) MS Excel
11 205 (10.23%) SQL
12 198 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
13 179 (8.94%) VMware
14 170 (8.49%) Java
15 168 (8.39%) CRM
16 165 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
17 164 (8.19%) Security Cleared
18 162 (8.09%) Retail
19 161 (8.04%) SQL Server
20 155 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
21 146 (7.29%) Banking
22 133 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
23 130 (6.49%) .NET
24 126 (6.29%) Migration
25 123 (6.14%) SAP BW
26 122 (6.09%) Firewall
26 122 (6.09%) SharePoint
27 118 (5.89%) Telecoms
27 118 (5.89%) Citrix
28 116 (5.79%) Logistics

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 122 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 92 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 45 (2.25%) SAS
5 43 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 38 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (1.70%) Lync
9 32 (1.60%) IIS
10 30 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.30%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 22 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 20 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.95%) JBoss
15 19 (0.95%) Tomcat
16 14 (0.70%) NetWeaver
17 13 (0.65%) Apache
18 10 (0.50%) IBM Notes
18 10 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 213 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.20%) MS Office
3 19 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.75%) MS Project
6 11 (0.55%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.50%) SPSS
8 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.100%) FastStats
9 2 (0.100%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.100%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.050%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.050%) EViews
Business Applications
1 101 (5.04%) SAP FI
2 99 (4.94%) SAP MM
3 89 (4.44%) SAP SD
3 89 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 89 (4.44%) SAP CO
4 78 (3.89%) SAP BPC
5 66 (3.30%) SAP PP
6 56 (2.80%) SAP WM
7 54 (2.70%) SAP SCM
8 42 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
9 39 (1.95%) SAP SRM
9 39 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
10 37 (1.85%) SAP APO
10 37 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
11 36 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
12 35 (1.75%) SAP CRM
13 34 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
14 30 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
14 30 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
14 30 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.25%) Office 365
3 24 (1.20%) SaaS
4 18 (0.90%) IaaS
5 16 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.35%) Force.com
7 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.15%) PaaS
10 2 (0.100%) Taleo
10 2 (0.100%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.050%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 122 (6.09%) Firewall
2 113 (5.64%) SAN
3 57 (2.85%) DHCP
4 48 (2.40%) DNS
5 43 (2.15%) WAN
6 42 (2.10%) VPN
7 39 (1.95%) Internet
8 33 (1.65%) LAN
8 33 (1.65%) NetScaler
9 30 (1.50%) TCP/IP
10 27 (1.35%) Network Security
11 25 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (1.20%) BGP
13 23 (1.15%) Wireless
13 23 (1.15%) iSCSI
14 22 (1.10%) OSPF
15 21 (1.05%) MPLS
16 18 (0.90%) LDAP
17 16 (0.80%) SSL
17 16 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.14%) SAP BW
3 115 (5.74%) SAP HANA
4 103 (5.14%) SAP BI
5 89 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 89 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 68 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (2.35%) Big Data
10 43 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 40 (2.00%) Relational Database
12 36 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (1.45%) Hadoop
14 27 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (1.35%) Oracle Database
15 26 (1.30%) QlikView
16 23 (1.15%) MySQL
17 22 (1.10%) NoSQL
17 22 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (1.00%) LoadRunner
2 16 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 13 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.55%) JMeter
7 7 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.30%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.20%) LSMW
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.20%) Selenium
10 4 (0.20%) WebLogic Workshop
11 3 (0.15%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.15%) Xcode
11 3 (0.15%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (0.100%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.100%) Maven
12 2 (0.100%) SilkPerformer
General
1 571 (28.51%) Finance
2 263 (13.13%) Manufacturing
3 162 (8.09%) Retail
4 146 (7.29%) Banking
5 118 (5.89%) Telecoms
6 111 (5.54%) Marketing
7 55 (2.75%) Advertising
8 52 (2.60%) General Ledger
9 41 (2.05%) Billing
10 28 (1.40%) Games
11 21 (1.05%) Legal
11 21 (1.05%) Publishing
12 18 (0.90%) Back Office
13 14 (0.70%) Front Office
14 12 (0.60%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.35%) Electronics
18 4 (0.20%) Automotive
18 4 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (6.49%) .NET
2 77 (3.84%) HTML
3 59 (2.95%) XML
4 52 (2.60%) ASP.NET
5 49 (2.45%) CSS
6 45 (2.25%) Web Services
7 34 (1.70%) J2EE
7 34 (1.70%) Middleware
8 28 (1.40%) Ajax
9 25 (1.25%) SOAP
10 23 (1.15%) Java EE
11 21 (1.05%) Spring
11 21 (1.05%) jQuery
12 19 (0.95%) COM
13 18 (0.90%) Web Dynpro
13 18 (0.90%) HTML5
14 17 (0.85%) .NET Framework
14 17 (0.85%) BAPI
15 16 (0.80%) Application Packaging
16 15 (0.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 198 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.29%) FMCG
3 50 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 44 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.50%) User Experience
8 27 (1.35%) Clustering
9 21 (1.05%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.00%) Social Media
10 20 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 18 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 18 (0.90%) Open Source
12 13 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 13 (0.65%) PKI
12 13 (0.65%) IPTV
13 10 (0.50%) Replication
13 10 (0.50%) Video on Demand
13 10 (0.50%) EqualLogic
13 10 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 233 (11.63%) Windows
2 87 (4.34%) Linux
3 69 (3.44%) UNIX
4 64 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (2.05%) Windows 7
7 37 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 33 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.70%) Solaris
10 13 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.50%) Android
12 4 (0.20%) AIX
12 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.050%) CentOS
15 1 (0.050%) zOS
15 1 (0.050%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
2 260 (12.98%) Project Management
3 168 (8.39%) CRM
4 165 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 126 (6.29%) Migration
7 116 (5.79%) Logistics
8 109 (5.44%) Analytics
9 105 (5.24%) ITIL
10 94 (4.69%) Business Development
11 93 (4.64%) Mentoring
12 86 (4.29%) ERP
13 83 (4.14%) ETL
14 76 (3.79%) Supply Chain Management
15 73 (3.64%) PRINCE2
16 66 (3.30%) Service Delivery
17 64 (3.20%) Information Security
18 60 (3.00%) Test Scripting
19 57 (2.85%) Workflow
20 56 (2.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 205 (10.23%) SQL
2 170 (8.49%) Java
3 85 (4.24%) C#
4 80 (3.99%) JavaScript
5 54 (2.70%) C
6 47 (2.35%) ABAP
7 44 (2.20%) Python
8 43 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 33 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 27 (1.35%) Perl
11 19 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 19 (0.95%) VBScript
12 12 (0.60%) VB
12 12 (0.60%) R
13 10 (0.50%) Ruby
14 9 (0.45%) PHP
14 9 (0.45%) C++
15 8 (0.40%) SAPscript
16 7 (0.35%) VBA
17 6 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 221 (11.03%) Degree
2 164 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 100 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (3.74%) ISEB
5 68 (3.39%) ACCA
5 68 (3.39%) CIMA
6 65 (3.25%) MCSE
6 65 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 52 (2.60%) CCA
8 50 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (2.05%) SAP Certification
11 33 (1.65%) CISSP
12 32 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
13 30 (1.50%) CCIE
14 29 (1.45%) CCNP
14 29 (1.45%) PCI QSA
15 26 (1.30%) MCITP
16 24 (1.20%) AAT
16 24 (1.20%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.85%) QA
4 33 (1.65%) SLA
5 30 (1.50%) COBIT
6 18 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.85%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.100%) COSO
10 2 (0.100%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.050%) BS25999
11 1 (0.050%) FATCA
11 1 (0.050%) EMIR
11 1 (0.050%) MiFID
11 1 (0.050%) Basel II
11 1 (0.050%) BS7799
System Software
1 133 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 87 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 67 (3.34%) XenApp
5 64 (3.20%) XenDesktop
6 60 (3.00%) vSphere
7 35 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (0.75%) vCloud
10 14 (0.70%) XenServer
11 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.20%) UAG
16 3 (0.15%) Xen
16 3 (0.15%) KVM
17 2 (0.100%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (1.45%) SCCM
2 26 (1.30%) SCOM
3 20 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.90%) Nagios
5 15 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.65%) Puppet
7 11 (0.55%) XenMobile
8 9 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.35%) Ansible
10 7 (0.35%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.35%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.30%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
11 6 (0.30%) Salt
12 5 (0.25%) Icinga
12 5 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 567 (28.31%) SAP
2 405 (20.22%) Microsoft
3 325 (16.23%) Oracle
4 179 (8.94%) VMware
5 118 (5.89%) Citrix
6 106 (5.29%) Business Objects
7 91 (4.54%) Cisco
8 75 (3.74%) HP
9 70 (3.49%) IBM
10 49 (2.45%) CheckPoint
11 48 (2.40%) Juniper
12 47 (2.35%) Siebel
13 46 (2.30%) Informatica
14 41 (2.05%) NetApp
15 38 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
15 38 (1.90%) EMC
16 31 (1.55%) Dell
17 29 (1.45%) F5
17 29 (1.45%) Tableau
18 28 (1.40%) AppSense
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Sales Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance / Bonus / Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance, and benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Attractive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension and bonus schemes.
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago