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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 331 279 349
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 984 1112 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.06% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 768 846 660
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £48,525 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,550 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -54 859 £60,000 - 100
London -14 477 £65,000 - 58
South East -50 153 £60,000 - 18
City of London +12 73 £62,500 - 19
South West +6 54 £50,000 - 5
Berkshire -38 48 £67,500 +12.50% 4
West Midlands +5 38 £51,000 -4.09% 3
North West -19 37 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Reading -2 33 £66,250 +20.45% 2
East Midlands +31 29 £55,000 +7.10%
Manchester -8 29 £50,000 -25.92% 2
Surrey 0 28 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Birmingham -15 28 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire -30 23 £35,000 -36.36% 6
Dorset +6 21 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England -67 20 £51,250 -5.09% 4
East Sussex - 20 £38,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -10 19 £35,000 -41.66% 5
Scotland -27 19 £47,500 -15.55% 4
Gloucestershire +3 18 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Poole +5 17 £50,000 +13.63%
Hampshire -14 17 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Hertfordshire -33 17 £52,500 -2.77% 2
Leeds -17 15 £35,000 -42.62% 3
Middlesex +2 13 £62,500 -9.09%
Guildford - 13 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire +16 12 £62,500 +21.71%
Nottingham +14 12 £62,500 +21.71%
Buckinghamshire -4 11 £37,500 -33.33% 2
Edinburgh -27 11 £58,750 - 3

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 576 (28.15%) Finance
2 547 (26.74%) SAP
3 405 (19.79%) Microsoft
4 362 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
5 326 (15.93%) Oracle
6 282 (13.78%) Project Management
7 239 (11.68%) Manufacturing
8 230 (11.24%) Windows
9 228 (11.14%) Degree
10 217 (10.61%) SQL
11 205 (10.02%) MS Excel
12 203 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
13 184 (8.99%) Java
14 178 (8.70%) CRM
14 178 (8.70%) VMware
15 172 (8.41%) Retail
16 169 (8.26%) Security Cleared
17 168 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
18 152 (7.43%) SQL Server
19 149 (7.28%) Banking
19 149 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
20 145 (7.09%) .NET
21 137 (6.70%) Telecoms
22 130 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
23 128 (6.26%) Firewall
24 127 (6.21%) Citrix
25 124 (6.06%) SharePoint
26 118 (5.77%) Active Directory
27 116 (5.67%) Migration
28 115 (5.62%) Marketing

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 124 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 93 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 54 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 50 (2.44%) SAS
5 46 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (1.66%) IIS
9 33 (1.61%) Lync
10 29 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 28 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 28 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.22%) WebLogic
13 24 (1.17%) Tomcat
14 22 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (0.88%) JBoss
16 15 (0.73%) Apache
17 14 (0.68%) NetWeaver
18 11 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 10 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 205 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 67 (3.27%) MS Office
3 19 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.73%) MS Project
5 14 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.68%) SPSS
6 11 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.15%) FastStats
10 1 (0.049%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.049%) EViews
10 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 103 (5.03%) SAP FI
2 93 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 93 (4.55%) SAP CO
3 90 (4.40%) SAP MM
4 83 (4.06%) SAP SD
5 79 (3.86%) SAP BPC
6 63 (3.08%) SAP PP
7 52 (2.54%) SAP WM
7 52 (2.54%) SAP SCM
8 38 (1.86%) SAP SRM
8 38 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
9 37 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
10 35 (1.71%) SAP CRM
11 33 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
12 30 (1.47%) SAP APO
12 30 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
13 26 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
13 26 (1.27%) SAP QM
14 22 (1.08%) SAP LE
14 22 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.91%) Office 365
3 28 (1.37%) SaaS
4 16 (0.78%) IaaS
4 16 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.20%) Force.com
8 3 (0.15%) PaaS
9 2 (0.098%) Taleo
9 2 (0.098%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.049%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.049%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 128 (6.26%) Firewall
2 109 (5.33%) SAN
3 58 (2.83%) DHCP
4 48 (2.35%) DNS
5 42 (2.05%) WAN
6 41 (2.00%) VPN
7 38 (1.86%) LAN
8 34 (1.66%) NetScaler
9 33 (1.61%) Internet
10 32 (1.56%) TCP/IP
11 25 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (1.17%) MPLS
13 23 (1.12%) Network Security
14 22 (1.08%) iSCSI
15 21 (1.03%) Wireless
16 19 (0.93%) BGP
17 18 (0.88%) VLAN
18 17 (0.83%) OSPF
18 17 (0.83%) Kerberos
19 14 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 110 (5.38%) SAP BW
3 104 (5.08%) SAP HANA
4 97 (4.74%) SAP BI
5 82 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
6 77 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
7 70 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 56 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 56 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (2.25%) Big Data
11 40 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.76%) Relational Database
13 34 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 25 (1.22%) QlikView
15 25 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 24 (1.17%) MySQL
17 21 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.73%) Eclipse
2 15 (0.73%) LoadRunner
2 15 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (0.49%) JMeter
5 9 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.34%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.34%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.24%) LSMW
9 4 (0.20%) Selenium
10 3 (0.15%) Ant
10 3 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.15%) WebLogic Workshop
10 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.15%) Hudson
10 3 (0.15%) JIRA
11 2 (0.098%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 576 (28.15%) Finance
2 239 (11.68%) Manufacturing
3 172 (8.41%) Retail
4 149 (7.28%) Banking
5 137 (6.70%) Telecoms
6 115 (5.62%) Marketing
7 58 (2.83%) Advertising
8 48 (2.35%) General Ledger
9 39 (1.91%) Billing
10 28 (1.37%) Games
11 21 (1.03%) Legal
12 19 (0.93%) Publishing
13 15 (0.73%) Back Office
14 14 (0.68%) Front Office
15 12 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.44%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.29%) Electronics
19 5 (0.24%) Local Government
20 4 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (7.09%) .NET
2 80 (3.91%) HTML
2 80 (3.91%) XML
3 57 (2.79%) ASP.NET
4 48 (2.35%) CSS
5 45 (2.20%) Web Services
6 39 (1.91%) J2EE
6 39 (1.91%) Middleware
7 28 (1.37%) Ajax
8 25 (1.22%) jQuery
9 23 (1.12%) Java EE
10 21 (1.03%) Spring
10 21 (1.03%) HTML5
10 21 (1.03%) SOAP
11 19 (0.93%) COM
12 18 (0.88%) Web Dynpro
13 17 (0.83%) BAPI
14 16 (0.78%) XSLT
15 15 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
15 15 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 203 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.15%) FMCG
3 52 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 46 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 38 (1.86%) Data Integration
6 38 (1.86%) User Experience
7 26 (1.27%) Clustering
8 25 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.03%) Social Media
9 21 (1.03%) PKI
10 20 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 19 (0.93%) Open Source
12 18 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.73%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.68%) EqualLogic
15 13 (0.64%) IPTV
16 12 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
16 12 (0.59%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 230 (11.24%) Windows
2 88 (4.30%) Linux
3 69 (3.37%) UNIX
4 60 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 37 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 18 (0.88%) Solaris
10 10 (0.49%) Android
10 10 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.24%) AIX
11 5 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.098%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.098%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.049%) SELinux
13 1 (0.049%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.049%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
2 282 (13.78%) Project Management
3 178 (8.70%) CRM
4 168 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (5.67%) Migration
7 115 (5.62%) Business Development
8 112 (5.47%) ITIL
9 110 (5.38%) Analytics
10 101 (4.94%) Logistics
11 92 (4.50%) Mentoring
12 85 (4.15%) PRINCE2
13 83 (4.06%) ERP
14 72 (3.52%) Supply Chain Management
15 71 (3.47%) ETL
16 69 (3.37%) Service Delivery
17 68 (3.32%) Information Security
18 61 (2.98%) Test Scripting
19 60 (2.93%) Workflow
20 59 (2.88%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 217 (10.61%) SQL
2 184 (8.99%) Java
3 95 (4.64%) C#
4 85 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 57 (2.79%) C
6 46 (2.25%) ABAP
7 45 (2.20%) Python
8 39 (1.91%) PowerShell
9 31 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 29 (1.42%) Perl
11 19 (0.93%) VBScript
12 17 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 16 (0.78%) VB
14 15 (0.73%) R
15 14 (0.68%) C++
16 11 (0.54%) PHP
16 11 (0.54%) Ruby
17 10 (0.49%) SAPscript
18 6 (0.29%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 228 (11.14%) Degree
2 169 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 101 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (3.71%) ISEB
5 75 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 70 (3.42%) ACCA
6 70 (3.42%) CIMA
7 67 (3.27%) MCSE
8 53 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 51 (2.49%) CCA
10 41 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (1.81%) CISSP
12 35 (1.71%) MCITP
13 33 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
14 32 (1.56%) PCI QSA
15 29 (1.42%) CCIE
16 28 (1.37%) SAP Certification
17 26 (1.27%) CCNP
18 24 (1.17%) CCEE
19 23 (1.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.96%) QA
4 37 (1.81%) SLA
5 34 (1.66%) COBIT
6 18 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.098%) COSO
10 2 (0.098%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.098%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.049%) BS7799
11 1 (0.049%) Basel II
11 1 (0.049%) MiFID
11 1 (0.049%) BS25999
11 1 (0.049%) FATCA
11 1 (0.049%) EMIR
System Software
1 130 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 80 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.32%) XenApp
5 63 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 61 (2.98%) vSphere
7 37 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 18 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (0.68%) XenServer
10 13 (0.64%) vCloud
11 11 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.20%) KVM
15 4 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.20%) UAG
15 4 (0.20%) Xen
16 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.17%) SCCM
2 21 (1.03%) SCOM
3 20 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.68%) Nagios
5 14 (0.68%) Puppet
6 11 (0.54%) XenMobile
7 10 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.34%) Ansible
10 7 (0.34%) Salt
11 6 (0.29%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.20%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.15%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 547 (26.74%) SAP
2 405 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 326 (15.93%) Oracle
4 178 (8.70%) VMware
5 127 (6.21%) Citrix
6 94 (4.59%) Cisco
7 93 (4.55%) Business Objects
8 77 (3.76%) HP
9 69 (3.37%) IBM
10 53 (2.59%) CheckPoint
11 52 (2.54%) Siebel
12 42 (2.05%) EMC
13 41 (2.00%) Juniper
13 41 (2.00%) NetApp
14 39 (1.91%) Informatica
15 37 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (1.66%) Dell
16 34 (1.66%) Tableau
17 30 (1.47%) F5
18 28 (1.37%) AppSense
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