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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 335 304 336
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 947 1105 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.97% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 710 846 627
Average salary £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £59,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.36%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £27,000 £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 30 June 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 June 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 -17 843 £60,000 - 101
London -28 482 £64,000 -1.53% 59
South East +16 206 £60,000 +4.34% 16
City of London +6 96 £62,500 -0.79% 14
Berkshire -15 93 £65,000 +10.63% 4
North West +13 50 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Surrey +24 48 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Scotland +28 32 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -11 31 £57,750 +10.00% 7
Reading -25 31 £66,250 +10.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 30 £60,000 +14.28%
Manchester +2 27 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Milton Keynes +1 26 £60,000 +20.00%
Glasgow +18 22 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Birmingham -10 22 £65,000 +13.04% 3
South West -32 18 £53,500 -2.72% 2
Chertsey - 18 £50,000 - 1
East of England -6 14 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire -1 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +13 12 £42,500 -20.93% 3
Edinburgh +3 12 £50,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -1 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Egham - 12 - -
Canary Wharf - 12 - -
Warrington +2 10 £60,000 +20.00%
Cheshire -10 10 £60,000 +20.00%
Southampton - 10 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 9 £60,000 +4.34%
Oxfordshire +2 8 £49,500 -1.00% 1
Oxford +4 7 £45,000 -12.19% 1

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 559 (30.83%) Finance
2 450 (24.82%) SAP
3 277 (15.28%) Degree
4 272 (15.00%) Cisco
5 264 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
6 249 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 217 (11.97%) Project Management
7 217 (11.97%) Manufacturing
8 200 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
9 199 (10.98%) Oracle
10 174 (9.60%) Juniper
11 166 (9.16%) VMware
12 156 (8.60%) Firewall
13 153 (8.44%) Retail
13 153 (8.44%) Windows
14 148 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
15 147 (8.11%) CCIE
16 145 (8.00%) Logistics
17 144 (7.94%) MS Excel
18 139 (7.67%) CRM
19 128 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
20 127 (7.00%) Analytics
21 122 (6.73%) Marketing
22 120 (6.62%) HP
23 119 (6.56%) SQL
24 118 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
25 109 (6.01%) SAP MM
26 105 (5.79%) FMCG
27 104 (5.74%) Migration
28 103 (5.68%) SQL Server

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 69 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.99%) MS Exchange
2 36 (1.99%) SAS
3 28 (1.54%) Lync
4 25 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (0.72%) IIS
8 12 (0.66%) NetWeaver
9 11 (0.61%) CMS
10 10 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.55%) SAP Portal
11 9 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.39%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 144 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (1.43%) MS Office
4 25 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.55%) SPSS
7 8 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.17%) InDesign
10 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.055%) MS Project
11 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 109 (6.01%) SAP MM
2 77 (4.25%) SAP FI
3 75 (4.14%) SAP PP
4 73 (4.03%) SAP SCM
5 70 (3.86%) SAP SD
6 64 (3.53%) SAP CO
7 62 (3.42%) SAP FI/CO
8 53 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
9 49 (2.70%) SAP APO
10 48 (2.65%) SAP WM
11 41 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
12 30 (1.65%) SAP HCM
13 29 (1.60%) SAP QM
14 27 (1.49%) SAP BPC
15 26 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
15 26 (1.43%) SAP CRM
16 24 (1.32%) SAP HR
16 24 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
16 24 (1.32%) SAP FSCM
17 22 (1.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.75%) Office 365
2 55 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (2.98%) SaaS
4 44 (2.43%) SuccessFactors
5 18 (0.99%) IaaS
6 12 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.39%) Force.com
9 6 (0.33%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.28%) PaaS
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.22%) Responsys
11 4 (0.22%) Yammer
12 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.11%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.055%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 156 (8.60%) Firewall
2 100 (5.52%) OSPF
3 97 (5.35%) BGP
4 83 (4.58%) Cisco IOS
5 82 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
6 78 (4.30%) SAN
7 76 (4.19%) MPLS
8 74 (4.08%) Cisco PIX
9 70 (3.86%) WAN
10 69 (3.81%) LAN
11 65 (3.59%) Network Security
12 64 (3.53%) NX-OS
13 61 (3.36%) IOS XR
14 55 (3.03%) NetScreen
15 48 (2.65%) Cisco ISE
16 44 (2.43%) VPN
17 40 (2.21%) Internet
17 40 (2.21%) Wireless
18 37 (2.04%) DNS
19 30 (1.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.41%) SAP BW
3 74 (4.08%) SAP HANA
4 73 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (3.20%) SAP BI
6 55 (3.03%) Big Data
7 50 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
8 47 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
11 25 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (1.38%) Relational Database
12 24 (1.32%) OLAP
13 20 (1.10%) Data Mining
14 18 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 17 (0.94%) Hadoop
15 17 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.88%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (1.54%) LoadRunner
2 27 (1.49%) HP UFT
3 22 (1.21%) Axure RP
4 16 (0.88%) Selenium
5 13 (0.72%) JMeter
6 12 (0.66%) LSMW
7 7 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.33%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.33%) Subversion
9 5 (0.28%) Maven
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.28%) Gradle
10 4 (0.22%) JIRA
10 4 (0.22%) WinRunner
10 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.22%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 559 (30.83%) Finance
2 217 (11.97%) Manufacturing
3 153 (8.44%) Retail
4 122 (6.73%) Marketing
5 93 (5.13%) Banking
6 91 (5.02%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.15%) Electronics
8 23 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (1.27%) Legal
8 23 (1.27%) Advertising
8 23 (1.27%) Publishing
8 23 (1.27%) Billing
9 18 (0.99%) German Language
10 17 (0.94%) Back Office
11 16 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 14 (0.77%) French Language
12 14 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.72%) Front Office
13 13 (0.72%) General Ledger
14 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (4.47%) .NET
2 78 (4.30%) HTML
3 54 (2.98%) Web Services
4 47 (2.59%) XML
5 43 (2.37%) CSS
6 34 (1.88%) J2EE
7 28 (1.54%) Spring
8 25 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 25 (1.38%) SOAP
9 19 (1.05%) COM
9 19 (1.05%) REST
10 17 (0.94%) SAP PI
11 16 (0.88%) MDX
11 16 (0.88%) jQuery
12 15 (0.83%) Middleware
13 14 (0.77%) SAP XI
14 13 (0.72%) Java EE
15 12 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (0.66%) AngularJS
16 11 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (5.79%) FMCG
3 90 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 81 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 71 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 34 (1.88%) User Experience
7 32 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 29 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 27 (1.49%) Clustering
10 24 (1.32%) DTV
11 23 (1.27%) Social Media
12 21 (1.16%) Cryptography
13 19 (1.05%) Visualisation
14 18 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 18 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
15 17 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
17 15 (0.83%) Mobile App
18 14 (0.77%) Statistics
18 14 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 153 (8.44%) Windows
2 57 (3.14%) UNIX
3 47 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (2.37%) Linux
5 41 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.88%) Windows 7
7 32 (1.77%) Windows 8
8 17 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.77%) Android
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.11%) NetWare
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.055%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.055%) AIX
13 1 (0.055%) Solaris
13 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
2 217 (11.97%) Project Management
3 145 (8.00%) Logistics
4 139 (7.67%) CRM
5 128 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 127 (7.00%) Analytics
7 118 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (5.74%) Migration
9 100 (5.52%) Business Development
10 98 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 96 (5.30%) ITIL
11 96 (5.30%) ERP
12 87 (4.80%) Business Analysis
13 84 (4.63%) Service Delivery
14 79 (4.36%) Information Security
15 65 (3.59%) ETL
16 59 (3.25%) E-Commerce
17 55 (3.03%) PRINCE2
18 53 (2.92%) Service Management
19 50 (2.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (6.56%) SQL
2 96 (5.30%) Java
3 76 (4.19%) JavaScript
4 70 (3.86%) C#
5 65 (3.59%) C
6 64 (3.53%) ABAP
7 33 (1.82%) Python
8 31 (1.71%) Ruby
9 27 (1.49%) C++
10 26 (1.43%) PHP
11 21 (1.16%) Perl
12 19 (1.05%) PowerShell
13 17 (0.94%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.88%) Tcl
15 15 (0.83%) R
16 14 (0.77%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.61%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.55%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.55%) Scala
19 6 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 277 (15.28%) Degree
2 200 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
3 147 (8.11%) CCIE
4 100 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (4.85%) Security Cleared
6 70 (3.86%) MCSE
7 65 (3.59%) CISSP
8 61 (3.36%) CCNP
9 56 (3.09%) CCSE
10 51 (2.81%) JNCIS
11 38 (2.10%) CISM
12 37 (2.04%) SC Cleared
13 33 (1.82%) SAP Certification
14 30 (1.65%) MCSA
15 27 (1.49%) MCITP
16 25 (1.38%) ISEB
17 22 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (1.16%) CISA
19 20 (1.10%) CCA
20 19 (1.05%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.42%) QA
2 56 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.99%) COBIT
6 12 (0.66%) BS25999
6 12 (0.66%) SLA
7 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.17%) GCP
9 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) GPG13
10 1 (0.055%) FATCA
10 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.055%) GxP
10 1 (0.055%) BS7799
System Software
1 97 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 53 (2.92%) Active Directory
4 46 (2.54%) vSphere
5 42 (2.32%) vCloud
6 21 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 18 (0.99%) XenApp
8 10 (0.55%) XenServer
9 8 (0.44%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.33%) KVM
10 6 (0.33%) Docker
11 5 (0.28%) HDFS
11 5 (0.28%) GPFS
12 4 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.17%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.11%) UAG
14 2 (0.11%) Varnish
15 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 39 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.16%) SCCM
3 17 (0.94%) SCOM
4 14 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (0.61%) SELinux
5 11 (0.61%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
7 9 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.39%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.22%) Puppet
10 4 (0.22%) Ansible
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.17%) WSUS
11 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.11%) MOM
12 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
12 2 (0.11%) SCSM
12 2 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 450 (24.82%) SAP
2 272 (15.00%) Cisco
3 249 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 199 (10.98%) Oracle
5 174 (9.60%) Juniper
6 166 (9.16%) VMware
7 120 (6.62%) HP
8 85 (4.69%) CheckPoint
9 83 (4.58%) F5
10 78 (4.30%) Riverbed
11 77 (4.25%) Citrix
12 65 (3.59%) Business Objects
13 61 (3.36%) Blue Coat
14 60 (3.31%) IBM
14 60 (3.31%) Fortinet
15 54 (2.98%) IronPort
15 54 (2.98%) Tufin
16 46 (2.54%) NetApp
17 34 (1.88%) Informatica
18 31 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Recital Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + £6k car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £85000.00 - £92000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + OTE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Evolve IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Based on experience + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday