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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 293 325 278
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 1078 824 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.77% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.82% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 849 644 884
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 950 £60,000 - 114
London +38 532 £62,500 -3.84% 65
South East +58 211 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Berkshire +71 121 £57,500 +4.54% 4
City of London -4 70 £62,500 -10.71% 20
Reading +22 55 £64,000 +16.36% 1
South West +3 39 £54,290 -1.29% 4
North West -7 38 £57,500 +27.77% 6
West Midlands -6 36 £62,500 -3.84% 3
East of England -26 31 £50,000 -7.40% 6
Scotland -4 29 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Birmingham +13 27 £65,000 +22.23%
Surrey -12 25 £73,500 +27.82% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 24 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Manchester 0 23 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Hertfordshire -23 22 £50,000 -7.40% 3
Yorkshire -42 22 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Edinburgh -3 19 £50,000 -25.92%
Slough +18 17 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -39 16 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Middlesex - 16 £61,500 -
Newbury +4 14 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Watford -2 14 £52,500 - 2
Wiltshire -11 12 £54,290 -9.51% 1
East Midlands -28 12 £58,750 +23.68% 4
Leeds -29 12 £35,000 -39.13% 3
Bristol +1 11 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Oxfordshire -7 11 £50,000 -28.57%
Cheshire -10 11 £57,500 -3.36%
High Wycombe - 10 £50,000 -

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 607 (28.58%) Finance
2 556 (26.18%) SAP
3 411 (19.35%) Oracle
4 347 (16.34%) Degree
5 322 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
6 315 (14.83%) Microsoft
7 285 (13.42%) Project Management
8 257 (12.10%) SQL
9 201 (9.46%) Manufacturing
10 190 (8.95%) Retail
11 186 (8.76%) Java
12 180 (8.47%) MS Excel
13 175 (8.24%) Business Development
14 169 (7.96%) CRM
15 161 (7.58%) Telecoms
16 160 (7.53%) Windows
17 156 (7.34%) .NET
18 154 (7.25%) Security Cleared
19 153 (7.20%) Analytics
20 144 (6.78%) Banking
21 139 (6.54%) SQL Server
22 131 (6.17%) SharePoint
23 124 (5.84%) HTML
24 121 (5.70%) Marketing
25 118 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
26 112 (5.27%) VMware
26 112 (5.27%) XML
27 107 (5.04%) SAP FI
28 106 (4.99%) ITIL
28 106 (4.99%) Cisco

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 131 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.20%) SAS
3 44 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 44 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 42 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 37 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 32 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 27 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (1.18%) IIS
10 22 (1.04%) Apache
11 21 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (0.85%) NetWeaver
13 17 (0.80%) CMS
14 16 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
15 15 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
17 12 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
17 12 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 180 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.31%) MS Office
3 32 (1.51%) SPSS
4 22 (1.04%) MS Project
4 22 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (0.47%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.42%) Stata
9 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.14%) FastStats
10 3 (0.14%) Weka
10 3 (0.14%) Vensim
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 107 (5.04%) SAP FI
2 103 (4.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 103 (4.85%) SAP CO
3 69 (3.25%) SAP SD
4 60 (2.82%) SAP BPC
5 59 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 59 (2.78%) SAP MM
6 54 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
7 51 (2.40%) SAP WM
8 43 (2.02%) SAP PP
9 35 (1.65%) SAP CRM
9 35 (1.65%) SAP SCM
10 25 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 25 (1.18%) SAP SRM
11 24 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
12 23 (1.08%) SAP LE
12 23 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 23 (1.08%) SAP QM
13 22 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
14 20 (0.94%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.68%) SaaS
2 29 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
3 23 (1.08%) Office 365
4 16 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (0.66%) Taleo
7 12 (0.56%) Force.com
8 8 (0.38%) IaaS
9 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.094%) PaaS
11 1 (0.047%) GitHub
11 1 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.80%) Firewall
2 59 (2.78%) SAN
3 54 (2.54%) Internet
3 54 (2.54%) WAN
4 52 (2.45%) LAN
5 41 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 37 (1.74%) DNS
7 34 (1.60%) VPN
7 34 (1.60%) DHCP
8 30 (1.41%) MPLS
8 30 (1.41%) Network Security
9 24 (1.13%) HTTP
9 24 (1.13%) VoIP
10 22 (1.04%) BGP
10 22 (1.04%) Wireless
11 21 (0.99%) OSPF
12 20 (0.94%) SSL
13 19 (0.89%) Unified Communications
14 18 (0.85%) Kerberos
15 15 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 92 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (3.95%) SAP HANA
4 82 (3.86%) SAP BW
5 79 (3.72%) SAP BI
6 73 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (3.06%) Oracle Database
8 59 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 54 (2.54%) Big Data
10 53 (2.50%) Relational Database
11 52 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
12 51 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 47 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (1.65%) NoSQL
16 33 (1.55%) Spotfire
17 31 (1.46%) QlikView
18 29 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
20 25 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 30 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 23 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (0.99%) Axure RP
4 14 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (0.52%) Ant
7 11 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.47%) Maven
8 10 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (0.42%) CaliberRM
9 9 (0.42%) FrontPage
9 9 (0.42%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.42%) RequisitePro
9 9 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (0.38%) CruiseControl
10 8 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 8 (0.38%) Subversion
11 7 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 607 (28.58%) Finance
2 201 (9.46%) Manufacturing
3 190 (8.95%) Retail
4 161 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 144 (6.78%) Banking
6 121 (5.70%) Marketing
7 42 (1.98%) General Ledger
8 38 (1.79%) Advertising
9 33 (1.55%) Billing
10 24 (1.13%) Legal
11 19 (0.89%) Publishing
12 17 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.75%) German Language
14 14 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.61%) French Language
16 12 (0.56%) Back Office
16 12 (0.56%) Games
17 8 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.33%) Electronics
19 6 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (7.34%) .NET
2 124 (5.84%) HTML
3 112 (5.27%) XML
4 72 (3.39%) Web Services
5 68 (3.20%) CSS
6 64 (3.01%) ASP.NET
7 54 (2.54%) J2EE
8 40 (1.88%) Middleware
9 37 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
10 35 (1.65%) HTML5
11 27 (1.27%) jQuery
12 21 (0.99%) Flash
13 20 (0.94%) COM
13 20 (0.94%) SOAP
14 19 (0.89%) Java EE
14 19 (0.89%) Apache Flex
15 17 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (0.75%) Spring
16 16 (0.75%) Ajax
16 16 (0.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 93 (4.38%) FMCG
2 62 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 61 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 38 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 37 (1.74%) PKI
7 36 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.60%) Open Source
9 30 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 30 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 23 (1.08%) Clustering
11 21 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 18 (0.85%) Social Media
13 17 (0.80%) RIA
14 16 (0.75%) Economics
15 15 (0.71%) Replication
16 14 (0.66%) Statistics
17 13 (0.61%) FlexPod
18 12 (0.56%) Cryptography
19 10 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 160 (7.53%) Windows
2 86 (4.05%) Linux
3 69 (3.25%) UNIX
4 35 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (0.85%) Solaris
8 17 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.71%) Android
10 14 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 14 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.28%) AIX
12 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.094%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.094%) zOS
13 2 (0.094%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.047%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
2 285 (13.42%) Project Management
3 175 (8.24%) Business Development
4 169 (7.96%) CRM
5 153 (7.20%) Analytics
6 118 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 106 (4.99%) ITIL
8 101 (4.76%) ERP
9 92 (4.33%) PRINCE2
10 87 (4.10%) Information Security
10 87 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (3.91%) Change Management
12 80 (3.77%) Migration
13 79 (3.72%) Workflow
14 77 (3.63%) Logistics
15 75 (3.53%) Data Modelling
15 75 (3.53%) ETL
16 73 (3.44%) E-Commerce
17 68 (3.20%) Business Analysis
18 66 (3.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (12.10%) SQL
2 186 (8.76%) Java
3 103 (4.85%) JavaScript
4 101 (4.76%) C#
5 52 (2.45%) ABAP
6 42 (1.98%) C
7 38 (1.79%) Perl
8 35 (1.65%) C++
9 29 (1.37%) Python
10 27 (1.27%) Ruby
11 25 (1.18%) VB
12 23 (1.08%) PHP
13 21 (0.99%) R
14 20 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 18 (0.85%) ActionScript
16 16 (0.75%) PowerShell
17 15 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.71%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.56%) SAPscript
19 11 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 347 (16.34%) Degree
2 154 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 84 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 68 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (2.82%) ACCA
6 58 (2.73%) CIMA
7 57 (2.68%) CISSP
8 46 (2.17%) CCNP
8 46 (2.17%) ISEB
9 42 (1.98%) SAP Certification
10 40 (1.88%) MCSE
11 37 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (1.65%) CCA
13 31 (1.46%) CCNA
13 31 (1.46%) CCIE
14 27 (1.27%) CISM
15 26 (1.22%) MCITP
16 18 (0.85%) DV Cleared
16 18 (0.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.95%) QA
2 59 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.54%) SLA
4 35 (1.65%) COBIT
5 30 (1.41%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.24%) Basel II
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.19%) IAS 39
9 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.14%) EMIR
11 2 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.094%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.047%) MiFID
12 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.047%) FATCA
12 1 (0.047%) HL7
System Software
1 98 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 91 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.02%) XenApp
4 43 (2.02%) XenDesktop
5 36 (1.69%) vSphere
6 23 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 22 (1.04%) XenServer
8 17 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.47%) UAG
12 9 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (0.42%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.28%) vCloud
14 4 (0.19%) KVM
14 4 (0.19%) NFS
15 3 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (0.99%) SCCM
2 17 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (0.71%) SCOM
4 13 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 12 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.52%) Puppet
6 11 (0.52%) Nagios
7 8 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.33%) XenMobile
9 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.28%) OpenView
9 6 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.24%) WSUS
10 5 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.24%) MOM
10 5 (0.24%) OPNET
10 5 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 556 (26.18%) SAP
2 411 (19.35%) Oracle
3 315 (14.83%) Microsoft
4 112 (5.27%) VMware
5 106 (4.99%) Cisco
6 87 (4.10%) Citrix
7 67 (3.15%) IBM
8 66 (3.11%) Business Objects
9 59 (2.78%) HP
10 45 (2.12%) CheckPoint
11 42 (1.98%) Adobe
12 41 (1.93%) Siebel
12 41 (1.93%) Juniper
13 39 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
14 37 (1.74%) Tableau
15 36 (1.69%) NetApp
16 35 (1.65%) F5
17 31 (1.46%) Informatica
18 29 (1.37%) BMC
18 29 (1.37%) Dell
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus 20%, Pension, Private Healthca
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £85000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: Up to £90,000 basic + 20% bonus + £7,000 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary circa 50 - 68k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago