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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 340 313 345
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 910 1056 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.94% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 667 811 602
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -20 819 £62,500 +1.62% 143
London -9 497 £67,500 +5.46% 77
South East +9 184 £60,000 +4.34% 28
City of London +9 111 £65,000 +4.00% 24
Berkshire -14 83 £65,000 +8.33% 12
North West +8 43 £60,000 -7.69% 9
Surrey +18 36 £52,500 - 4
Reading -12 33 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 24 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Scotland +16 22 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Manchester -1 22 £61,250 -5.76% 6
West Midlands -20 22 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Hampshire +10 19 £42,500 -29.16%
South West -23 19 £61,750 +7.39% 5
Milton Keynes -9 18 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Birmingham -16 14 £73,750 -1.66% 4
Oxfordshire +21 13 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Egham - 13 - -
Canary Wharf +13 12 - -
Edinburgh +4 12 £55,000 -12.00% 1
East of England +4 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cheshire -1 11 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Southampton - 11 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -2 10 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Glasgow - 9 £46,000 - 4
Warrington +11 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Home Counties +8 8 £65,000 +30.00%
West Yorkshire +3 8 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Chertsey - 8 £50,000 - 1
Oxford +6 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 585 (32.98%) Finance
2 476 (26.83%) SAP
3 314 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
4 303 (17.08%) Microsoft
5 255 (14.37%) Degree
6 250 (14.09%) Manufacturing
7 235 (13.25%) Cisco
8 219 (12.34%) Project Management
9 216 (12.18%) Oracle
10 170 (9.58%) Windows
11 169 (9.53%) VMware
12 163 (9.19%) MS Excel
13 161 (9.08%) Cisco Certification
14 157 (8.85%) Logistics
15 154 (8.68%) CRM
16 149 (8.40%) Retail
17 148 (8.34%) Juniper
18 146 (8.23%) SQL
19 138 (7.78%) Firewall
20 137 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
21 133 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
22 130 (7.33%) Analytics
23 128 (7.22%) HP
24 126 (7.10%) SAP MM
25 121 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
26 120 (6.76%) CCIE
27 118 (6.65%) Marketing
28 114 (6.43%) SAP BW
28 114 (6.43%) SQL Server
29 113 (6.37%) FMCG

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 81 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.03%) Lync
4 33 (1.86%) SAS
5 24 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.73%) IIS
10 12 (0.68%) NetWeaver
11 10 (0.56%) SAP Portal
12 8 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.34%) CMS
13 6 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.28%) Apache
14 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 163 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.69%) MS Office
3 19 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 126 (7.10%) SAP MM
2 81 (4.57%) SAP PP
3 79 (4.45%) SAP SD
4 76 (4.28%) SAP FI
5 75 (4.23%) SAP SCM
6 60 (3.38%) SAP CO
7 58 (3.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 57 (3.21%) SAP APO
9 53 (2.99%) SAP WM
10 52 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
11 50 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
12 38 (2.14%) SAP BPC
13 32 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
14 29 (1.63%) SAP LE
15 28 (1.58%) Oracle General Ledger
15 28 (1.58%) SAP CRM
15 28 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
15 28 (1.58%) Oracle Receivables
16 27 (1.52%) SAP QM
16 27 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 72 (4.06%) Office 365
2 50 (2.82%) SaaS
3 39 (2.20%) SuccessFactors
4 23 (1.30%) IaaS
5 13 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.56%) Force.com
7 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.34%) SoftLayer
9 5 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.23%) Yammer
11 3 (0.17%) PaaS
11 3 (0.17%) Responsys
12 2 (0.11%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.056%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.056%) Veeva
13 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 138 (7.78%) Firewall
2 81 (4.57%) OSPF
3 80 (4.51%) SAN
4 79 (4.45%) BGP
5 70 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
6 68 (3.83%) Cisco IOS
7 63 (3.55%) MPLS
8 61 (3.44%) Cisco PIX
9 57 (3.21%) WAN
10 53 (2.99%) NX-OS
11 52 (2.93%) Network Security
12 51 (2.87%) LAN
13 50 (2.82%) IOS XR
14 46 (2.59%) VPN
14 46 (2.59%) NetScreen
15 40 (2.25%) Wireless
15 40 (2.25%) DNS
15 40 (2.25%) Cisco ISE
16 36 (2.03%) Internet
17 29 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (6.43%) SQL Server
1 114 (6.43%) SAP BW
2 86 (4.85%) SAP HANA
3 85 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
4 69 (3.89%) SAP BI
5 64 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
6 56 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (2.99%) Big Data
9 49 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (1.52%) OLAP
12 21 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
12 21 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.18%) Relational Database
13 20 (1.13%) QlikView
14 19 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (0.96%) MySQL
15 17 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 29 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (0.73%) Selenium
4 12 (0.68%) LSMW
4 12 (0.68%) JMeter
5 9 (0.51%) SoapUI
6 7 (0.39%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.23%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.23%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.23%) Subversion
8 4 (0.23%) WinRunner
9 3 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.17%) Maven
9 3 (0.17%) Xcode
9 3 (0.17%) JIRA
9 3 (0.17%) FitNesse
General
1 585 (32.98%) Finance
2 250 (14.09%) Manufacturing
3 149 (8.40%) Retail
4 118 (6.65%) Marketing
5 101 (5.69%) Banking
6 91 (5.13%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.80%) Electronics
8 25 (1.41%) Advertising
9 24 (1.35%) Publishing
9 24 (1.35%) Billing
10 22 (1.24%) General Ledger
11 20 (1.13%) Legal
11 20 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.01%) Back Office
13 15 (0.85%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.73%) Front Office
15 13 (0.73%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.73%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (4.51%) .NET
2 74 (4.17%) HTML
3 49 (2.76%) Web Services
4 41 (2.31%) CSS
5 38 (2.14%) XML
6 31 (1.75%) SOAP
7 27 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 22 (1.24%) COM
9 21 (1.18%) J2EE
10 20 (1.13%) Spring
11 19 (1.07%) SAP PI
12 18 (1.01%) SAP XI
13 17 (0.96%) MDX
14 16 (0.90%) REST
15 15 (0.85%) Ajax
16 13 (0.73%) XMPP
16 13 (0.73%) Java EE
16 13 (0.73%) jQuery
17 10 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (0.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (6.37%) FMCG
3 77 (4.34%) Data Centre
4 68 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 58 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.37%) Private Cloud
7 37 (2.09%) Data Integration
8 34 (1.92%) Clustering
9 26 (1.47%) User Experience
10 25 (1.41%) DTV
11 24 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 21 (1.18%) Cryptography
13 19 (1.07%) Social Media
13 19 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
14 18 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 16 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
16 14 (0.79%) CMDB
16 14 (0.79%) Statistics
17 12 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 170 (9.58%) Windows
2 60 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (3.21%) UNIX
4 56 (3.16%) Linux
5 50 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 35 (1.97%) Windows 8
8 17 (0.96%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.51%) Android
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.056%) NetWare
14 1 (0.056%) AIX
14 1 (0.056%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
2 219 (12.34%) Project Management
3 157 (8.85%) Logistics
4 154 (8.68%) CRM
5 137 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (7.33%) Analytics
7 121 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (6.26%) Migration
9 109 (6.14%) ERP
10 104 (5.86%) Business Development
11 98 (5.52%) ITIL
12 97 (5.47%) Mentoring
13 86 (4.85%) Business Analysis
14 77 (4.34%) Service Delivery
15 72 (4.06%) ETL
15 72 (4.06%) Information Security
16 64 (3.61%) Service Management
17 62 (3.49%) E-Commerce
18 57 (3.21%) Supply Chain Management
19 50 (2.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (8.23%) SQL
2 85 (4.79%) Java
3 68 (3.83%) C#
3 68 (3.83%) ABAP
4 66 (3.72%) JavaScript
5 61 (3.44%) C
6 30 (1.69%) Python
7 25 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 23 (1.30%) Ruby
9 22 (1.24%) PHP
9 22 (1.24%) C++
10 20 (1.13%) Perl
11 19 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 17 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.73%) Tcl
15 11 (0.62%) R
16 8 (0.45%) VBScript
17 7 (0.39%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 255 (14.37%) Degree
2 161 (9.08%) Cisco Certification
3 120 (6.76%) CCIE
4 108 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 103 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (4.17%) MCSE
7 52 (2.93%) CISSP
8 50 (2.82%) SAP Certification
9 48 (2.71%) CCNP
10 46 (2.59%) CCSE
11 42 (2.37%) JNCIS
12 36 (2.03%) SC Cleared
13 31 (1.75%) MCSA
14 29 (1.63%) CISM
15 25 (1.41%) ISEB
16 22 (1.24%) CCA
17 20 (1.13%) CISA
17 20 (1.13%) MCITP
18 19 (1.07%) ACCA
19 18 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.44%) QA
2 55 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 21 (1.18%) SLA
6 17 (0.96%) COBIT
7 12 (0.68%) BS25999
8 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) GPG13
10 1 (0.056%) GxP
10 1 (0.056%) FATCA
10 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.056%) BS7799
10 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (5.47%) Hyper-V
3 65 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.42%) vSphere
5 39 (2.20%) vCloud
6 32 (1.80%) XenDesktop
7 29 (1.63%) XenApp
8 15 (0.85%) XenServer
9 9 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.45%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.34%) KVM
12 5 (0.28%) Docker
12 5 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.28%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.23%) UAG
13 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.11%) Varnish
14 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.75%) SCCM
3 30 (1.69%) SCOM
4 14 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
5 12 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (0.62%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.45%) SELinux
9 7 (0.39%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.34%) Nagios
10 6 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.28%) Legato
11 5 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.28%) Cacti
11 5 (0.28%) Icinga
12 4 (0.23%) Ansible
12 4 (0.23%) Puppet
13 3 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 476 (26.83%) SAP
2 303 (17.08%) Microsoft
3 235 (13.25%) Cisco
4 216 (12.18%) Oracle
5 169 (9.53%) VMware
6 148 (8.34%) Juniper
7 128 (7.22%) HP
8 80 (4.51%) Business Objects
9 73 (4.11%) Citrix
10 72 (4.06%) F5
11 66 (3.72%) Riverbed
11 66 (3.72%) CheckPoint
12 65 (3.66%) IBM
13 56 (3.16%) NetApp
14 52 (2.93%) Blue Coat
15 47 (2.65%) Fortinet
16 45 (2.54%) IronPort
16 45 (2.54%) Tufin
17 33 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (1.75%) Cognos
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + coms
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80k Package + Excellent company benefits.
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
Recital Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 Per Annum car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
London
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday