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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 338 313 377
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 880 897 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.86% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.91% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 695 683 578
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -23 731 £60,000 - 117
London -4 456 £62,500 - 76
South East -48 130 £62,500 +4.16% 15
City of London 0 90 £65,000 -3.70% 25
Berkshire -16 46 £70,000 +16.66% 8
South West +4 39 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Reading +17 37 £70,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +47 27 £62,500 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -2 23 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Nottingham +32 21 £62,500 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +31 21 £62,500 +11.11%
Southampton +23 18 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland -13 18 £53,750 -2.27% 1
North West -10 17 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Surrey -16 17 £55,000 -4.34% 1
East of England -44 17 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Hertfordshire -13 16 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Dorset -6 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -7 13 £50,000 -23.07% 3
East Sussex - 13 £38,000 -
Yorkshire -10 12 £60,000 +9.09% 5
West Midlands -30 12 £63,750 +15.90% 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £60,000 -
Poole -6 11 £50,000 +6.38%
Edinburgh -11 10 £60,000 - 1
Lewes - 10 - -
West Yorkshire -6 9 £60,000 - 4
Watford -10 9 £52,500 -
Birmingham -14 9 £71,250 +29.54% 2
Middlesex +5 7 £62,500 -7.40%

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 586 (30.60%) SAP
2 562 (29.35%) Finance
3 408 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 381 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
5 284 (14.83%) Manufacturing
6 277 (14.46%) Oracle
7 245 (12.79%) Project Management
8 233 (12.17%) Windows
9 221 (11.54%) Degree
10 213 (11.12%) MS Excel
11 184 (9.61%) VMware
12 182 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
13 179 (9.35%) SQL
14 168 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 161 (8.41%) SQL Server
16 159 (8.30%) Retail
17 156 (8.15%) Security Cleared
18 155 (8.09%) Java
19 146 (7.62%) CRM
20 143 (7.47%) Banking
21 142 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
22 140 (7.31%) Logistics
23 138 (7.21%) SAP BW
23 138 (7.21%) Migration
24 129 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
25 128 (6.68%) Firewall
26 124 (6.48%) SharePoint
27 122 (6.37%) Business Objects
28 119 (6.21%) SAP HANA
29 116 (6.06%) Telecoms

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 124 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 94 (4.91%) MS Exchange
3 53 (2.77%) SAS
4 51 (2.66%) Lync
5 45 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 42 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 38 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 31 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 30 (1.57%) IIS
11 24 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (0.84%) JBoss
14 15 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.78%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
16 12 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
16 12 (0.63%) Apache
17 11 (0.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 213 (11.12%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.34%) MS Office
3 17 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.52%) MS Project
7 8 (0.42%) SPSS
8 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.052%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.052%) EViews
9 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 112 (5.85%) SAP MM
2 100 (5.22%) SAP SD
3 94 (4.91%) SAP FI
4 79 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 79 (4.13%) SAP CO
4 79 (4.13%) SAP BPC
5 72 (3.76%) SAP PP
6 63 (3.29%) SAP WM
7 62 (3.24%) SAP SCM
8 52 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
9 47 (2.45%) SAP APO
10 40 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
11 39 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
12 35 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
13 34 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
13 34 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
13 34 (1.78%) Oracle Receivables
14 33 (1.72%) SAP SRM
15 30 (1.57%) Oracle Assets
16 29 (1.51%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (3.39%) Office 365
3 30 (1.57%) IaaS
4 24 (1.25%) SaaS
5 17 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.31%) Force.com
6 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.16%) PaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 128 (6.68%) Firewall
2 109 (5.69%) SAN
3 55 (2.87%) DHCP
4 49 (2.56%) DNS
5 44 (2.30%) VPN
6 42 (2.19%) WAN
7 39 (2.04%) Internet
8 33 (1.72%) LAN
9 31 (1.62%) Wireless
10 30 (1.57%) NetScaler
11 28 (1.46%) Network Security
11 28 (1.46%) OSPF
12 27 (1.41%) BGP
12 27 (1.41%) SSL
12 27 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (1.36%) TCP/IP
14 23 (1.20%) VLAN
14 23 (1.20%) MPLS
15 22 (1.15%) iSCSI
15 22 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 138 (7.21%) SAP BW
3 119 (6.21%) SAP HANA
4 110 (5.74%) SAP BI
5 101 (5.27%) BusinessObjects
6 95 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 69 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (2.45%) Big Data
10 41 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 37 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 29 (1.51%) QlikView
14 28 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
14 28 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.25%) OLAP
15 24 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
16 20 (1.04%) MySQL
17 18 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 24 (1.25%) LoadRunner
2 21 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (0.99%) JMeter
4 14 (0.73%) Eclipse
5 11 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 9 (0.47%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.21%) Selenium
9 4 (0.21%) WebLogic Workshop
9 4 (0.21%) LSMW
10 3 (0.16%) Subversion
10 3 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.16%) Xcode
10 3 (0.16%) JIRA
11 2 (0.10%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.10%) JUnit
11 2 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 562 (29.35%) Finance
2 284 (14.83%) Manufacturing
3 159 (8.30%) Retail
4 143 (7.47%) Banking
5 116 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 108 (5.64%) Marketing
7 58 (3.03%) Advertising
8 41 (2.14%) General Ledger
9 37 (1.93%) Billing
10 26 (1.36%) Games
11 23 (1.20%) Legal
12 17 (0.89%) Publishing
12 17 (0.89%) Aerospace
12 17 (0.89%) Back Office
13 14 (0.73%) Electronics
14 13 (0.68%) Front Office
15 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.42%) Automotive
16 8 (0.42%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (6.01%) .NET
2 76 (3.97%) HTML
3 54 (2.82%) CSS
4 49 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 47 (2.45%) Web Services
6 37 (1.93%) XML
7 33 (1.72%) SOAP
7 33 (1.72%) Ajax
8 30 (1.57%) J2EE
9 28 (1.46%) Middleware
10 22 (1.15%) Spring
10 22 (1.15%) Java EE
11 18 (0.94%) WCF
11 18 (0.94%) .NET Framework
12 17 (0.89%) Web Dynpro
12 17 (0.89%) jQuery
13 16 (0.84%) BAPI
14 15 (0.78%) Application Packaging
15 14 (0.73%) HTML5
16 13 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.07%) FMCG
3 47 (2.45%) Data Integration
4 45 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 38 (1.98%) Clustering
6 38 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 29 (1.51%) User Experience
8 24 (1.25%) Visualisation
9 19 (0.99%) Social Media
10 18 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 16 (0.84%) Open Source
12 15 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.78%) DTV
13 12 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.57%) CMDB
14 11 (0.57%) IPTV
15 10 (0.52%) Replication
16 9 (0.47%) PMI
16 9 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 233 (12.17%) Windows
2 72 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (3.66%) Linux
4 69 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (2.72%) UNIX
6 45 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 41 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 30 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.57%) Android
10 11 (0.57%) Solaris
11 5 (0.26%) AIX
12 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.052%) CentOS
14 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.052%) zOS
14 1 (0.052%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
2 245 (12.79%) Project Management
3 168 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 146 (7.62%) CRM
5 142 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (7.31%) Logistics
7 138 (7.21%) Migration
8 114 (5.95%) Analytics
9 87 (4.54%) ERP
9 87 (4.54%) Business Development
10 84 (4.39%) ETL
11 81 (4.23%) Mentoring
12 80 (4.18%) Supply Chain Management
13 79 (4.13%) ITIL
14 62 (3.24%) E-Commerce
14 62 (3.24%) Information Security
15 56 (2.92%) Service Delivery
16 55 (2.87%) Service Management
17 53 (2.77%) PRINCE2
17 53 (2.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 179 (9.35%) SQL
2 155 (8.09%) Java
3 85 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 79 (4.13%) C#
5 58 (3.03%) C
6 51 (2.66%) PowerShell
7 50 (2.61%) ABAP
8 45 (2.35%) Python
9 34 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 26 (1.36%) Perl
11 24 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 19 (0.99%) VBScript
13 13 (0.68%) Ruby
14 11 (0.57%) R
14 11 (0.57%) VB
14 11 (0.57%) C++
15 8 (0.42%) PHP
16 7 (0.37%) VBA
16 7 (0.37%) SAPscript
17 6 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 221 (11.54%) Degree
2 156 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 109 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (3.71%) MCSE
5 62 (3.24%) ISEB
5 62 (3.24%) SAP Certification
6 60 (3.13%) ACCA
6 60 (3.13%) CIMA
7 50 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (2.51%) SC Cleared
9 44 (2.30%) CCA
10 42 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 34 (1.78%) CCNP
12 32 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
13 29 (1.51%) AAT
14 28 (1.46%) MCSA
14 28 (1.46%) CISSP
15 27 (1.41%) CCIE
16 26 (1.36%) ICAEW
17 23 (1.20%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (1.72%) QA
2 33 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.36%) SLA
4 16 (0.84%) COBIT
5 13 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.10%) COSO
8 2 (0.10%) FATCA
8 2 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.052%) BS25999
9 1 (0.052%) MiFID
9 1 (0.052%) Basel II
9 1 (0.052%) BS7799
9 1 (0.052%) EMIR
System Software
1 129 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 99 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.34%) XenApp
5 63 (3.29%) XenDesktop
6 57 (2.98%) vSphere
7 26 (1.36%) VMware ESX
8 24 (1.25%) vCloud
9 16 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.68%) XenServer
11 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.26%) UAG
12 5 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.26%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.10%) Xen
14 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.052%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (2.04%) SCCM
2 36 (1.88%) SCOM
3 17 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.78%) Nagios
5 14 (0.73%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
7 9 (0.47%) Puppet
7 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (0.42%) XenMobile
8 8 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.37%) Ansible
10 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.31%) Salt
10 6 (0.31%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.26%) Icinga
11 5 (0.26%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 586 (30.60%) SAP
2 408 (21.31%) Microsoft
3 277 (14.46%) Oracle
4 184 (9.61%) VMware
5 122 (6.37%) Business Objects
6 103 (5.38%) Citrix
7 100 (5.22%) Cisco
8 89 (4.65%) IBM
9 88 (4.60%) HP
10 50 (2.61%) Juniper
11 48 (2.51%) NetApp
12 45 (2.35%) Informatica
13 42 (2.19%) CheckPoint
14 36 (1.88%) EMC
14 36 (1.88%) Cognos
15 33 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
16 29 (1.51%) Siebel
16 29 (1.51%) Tableau
17 26 (1.36%) Dell
18 25 (1.31%) Apple
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Health, Pension,
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
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Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 17.5% flexible benefits package
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Best Benefits in Cambridge!
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Energon People
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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JPS Selection
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + full corporate benefits
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + benefits
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