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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 334 317 337
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 893 1045 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.88% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.93% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 653 809 636
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +2.50%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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 1 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 1 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 -27 809 £62,500 - 123
London -16 489 £65,000 +3.17% 73
South East -17 179 £60,000 - 28
City of London -3 112 £65,000 +8.33% 18
Berkshire -24 79 £65,000 +4.00% 10
North West +20 40 £56,250 -13.46% 6
Reading -14 34 £68,750 +5.76% 2
Surrey +17 32 £52,500 -4.54% 7
Hampshire +12 28 £45,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -21 24 £50,000 -13.04% 1
South West +4 23 £60,000 +6.66% 4
East of England +15 19 £60,000 - 3
Cheshire +22 18 £60,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £62,500 +19.04% 6
Southampton - 16 £42,500 -
Scotland +7 15 £55,000 - 3
Egham - 14 - - 1
Edinburgh +6 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Manchester -3 13 £57,500 -11.53% 4
Milton Keynes -8 13 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Oxfordshire +19 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire -8 12 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Birmingham -29 12 £75,000 -25.00%
Canary Wharf +10 9 - -
Home Counties +8 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Slough -5 8 £80,000 +23.07% 2
Oxford +15 7 £45,000 -14.28%
Midlands +14 7 £55,000 -1.78%
Middlesex -1 7 - - 1
East Midlands +10 6 £41,500 -7.77%

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 578 (32.44%) Finance
2 502 (28.17%) SAP
3 351 (19.70%) Microsoft
4 333 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
5 259 (14.53%) Manufacturing
6 245 (13.75%) Degree
7 238 (13.36%) Oracle
8 226 (12.68%) Project Management
9 216 (12.12%) Cisco
10 206 (11.56%) Windows
11 205 (11.50%) VMware
12 177 (9.93%) MS Excel
13 161 (9.03%) SQL
14 160 (8.98%) Logistics
15 159 (8.92%) CRM
16 153 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 141 (7.91%) Retail
18 139 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
19 137 (7.69%) Analytics
20 135 (7.58%) Firewall
21 132 (7.41%) HP
22 131 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
23 130 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
24 125 (7.01%) Juniper
25 124 (6.96%) SQL Server
26 123 (6.90%) SAP MM
26 123 (6.90%) Security Cleared
27 122 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
28 120 (6.73%) SAP BW
29 119 (6.68%) Agile Software Development

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 97 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 65 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 48 (2.69%) Lync
4 44 (2.47%) SAS
5 29 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (0.84%) IIS
9 15 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.67%) NetWeaver
11 9 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.39%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.34%) SAP Portal
14 6 (0.34%) CMS
14 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 177 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.13%) MS Office
3 14 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.39%) SPSS
5 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.056%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 123 (6.90%) SAP MM
2 82 (4.60%) SAP SD
3 77 (4.32%) SAP PP
4 76 (4.26%) SAP FI
5 71 (3.98%) SAP SCM
6 62 (3.48%) SAP APO
7 59 (3.31%) SAP CO
8 58 (3.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 55 (3.09%) SAP WM
9 55 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
10 48 (2.69%) SAP BPC
11 44 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
12 35 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
12 35 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
12 35 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
13 33 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
14 32 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
15 29 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
15 29 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
16 28 (1.57%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 82 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 82 (4.60%) Office 365
2 46 (2.58%) SaaS
3 32 (1.80%) SuccessFactors
4 25 (1.40%) IaaS
5 13 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.51%) Force.com
7 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.34%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.22%) Yammer
11 3 (0.17%) Responsys
11 3 (0.17%) PaaS
12 2 (0.11%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.056%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.056%) Taleo
13 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 135 (7.58%) Firewall
2 98 (5.50%) SAN
3 73 (4.10%) OSPF
4 72 (4.04%) BGP
5 70 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
6 59 (3.31%) MPLS
7 57 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
8 53 (2.97%) Cisco PIX
9 51 (2.86%) WAN
9 51 (2.86%) VPN
10 45 (2.53%) DNS
10 45 (2.53%) Network Security
11 43 (2.41%) NX-OS
12 42 (2.36%) IOS XR
12 42 (2.36%) LAN
13 40 (2.24%) NetScreen
14 38 (2.13%) Internet
15 36 (2.02%) Wireless
16 34 (1.91%) Cisco ISE
17 30 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 120 (6.73%) SAP BW
3 90 (5.05%) SAP HANA
4 89 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
5 71 (3.98%) SAP BI
5 71 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
6 63 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (3.31%) Big Data
9 53 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (1.57%) QlikView
13 25 (1.40%) OLAP
14 24 (1.35%) Hadoop
15 22 (1.23%) MySQL
16 21 (1.18%) Relational Database
17 19 (1.07%) Oracle Discoverer
18 18 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
19 17 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (1.80%) LoadRunner
2 30 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (0.95%) JMeter
4 14 (0.79%) Selenium
5 12 (0.67%) LSMW
6 11 (0.62%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.22%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.22%) WinRunner
9 3 (0.17%) WebLogic Workshop
9 3 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.17%) Xcode
9 3 (0.17%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.17%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (0.17%) JIRA
10 2 (0.11%) Axure RP
General
1 578 (32.44%) Finance
2 259 (14.53%) Manufacturing
3 141 (7.91%) Retail
4 110 (6.17%) Marketing
5 96 (5.39%) Banking
6 91 (5.11%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.80%) Advertising
8 26 (1.46%) Electronics
9 23 (1.29%) Back Office
9 23 (1.29%) General Ledger
10 22 (1.23%) Billing
11 21 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.12%) Publishing
13 15 (0.84%) Front Office
13 15 (0.84%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.84%) Legal
14 13 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.67%) Automotive
16 11 (0.62%) Games
16 11 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.43%) .NET
2 77 (4.32%) HTML
3 50 (2.81%) Web Services
4 43 (2.41%) CSS
5 39 (2.19%) XML
6 35 (1.96%) SOAP
7 23 (1.29%) COM
8 22 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 19 (1.07%) Ajax
10 18 (1.01%) J2EE
11 17 (0.95%) SAP PI
11 17 (0.95%) MDX
12 15 (0.84%) SAP XI
13 14 (0.79%) REST
13 14 (0.79%) Spring
14 12 (0.67%) XMPP
15 11 (0.62%) Java EE
16 8 (0.45%) HTML5
16 8 (0.45%) D3.js
16 8 (0.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 139 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.12%) FMCG
3 63 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 48 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.24%) Clustering
7 34 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 29 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 24 (1.35%) User Experience
10 22 (1.23%) DTV
11 21 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
12 18 (1.01%) Social Media
12 18 (1.01%) Open Source
12 18 (1.01%) Cryptography
13 16 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.90%) CMDB
14 15 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
15 14 (0.79%) Statistics
16 12 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 206 (11.56%) Windows
2 74 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (3.70%) Linux
4 60 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (3.25%) UNIX
6 43 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 42 (2.36%) Windows 8
8 17 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.45%) Android
12 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.17%) AIX
13 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) Solaris
15 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.056%) NetWare
15 1 (0.056%) CentOS
15 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
2 226 (12.68%) Project Management
3 160 (8.98%) Logistics
4 159 (8.92%) CRM
5 153 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 137 (7.69%) Analytics
7 119 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (6.17%) Migration
9 108 (6.06%) ERP
10 106 (5.95%) Business Development
11 96 (5.39%) ITIL
12 91 (5.11%) Mentoring
13 83 (4.66%) Business Analysis
14 82 (4.60%) Service Delivery
15 75 (4.21%) ETL
16 74 (4.15%) Service Management
17 64 (3.59%) E-Commerce
18 60 (3.37%) Supply Chain Management
18 60 (3.37%) Information Security
19 49 (2.75%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (9.03%) SQL
2 93 (5.22%) Java
3 71 (3.98%) C#
4 65 (3.65%) JavaScript
4 65 (3.65%) ABAP
5 61 (3.42%) C
6 39 (2.19%) Python
7 30 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 25 (1.40%) PL/SQL
8 25 (1.40%) Perl
9 24 (1.35%) Ruby
10 23 (1.29%) PHP
10 23 (1.29%) C++
11 18 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 14 (0.79%) R
14 12 (0.67%) Tcl
14 12 (0.67%) VBScript
15 6 (0.34%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 245 (13.75%) Degree
2 130 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
3 123 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 122 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 103 (5.78%) CCIE
6 86 (4.83%) MCSE
7 57 (3.20%) SAP Certification
8 40 (2.24%) CCSE
9 37 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 36 (2.02%) CCNP
10 36 (2.02%) CISSP
10 36 (2.02%) JNCIS
11 32 (1.80%) MCSA
12 27 (1.52%) ACCA
12 27 (1.52%) CCA
13 26 (1.46%) ISEB
14 25 (1.40%) CIMA
14 25 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (1.23%) CISM
16 21 (1.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.25%) QA
2 44 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.29%) SLA
6 16 (0.90%) COBIT
7 6 (0.34%) BS25999
8 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.17%) FISMA
10 2 (0.11%) GPG13
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.056%) GxP
11 1 (0.056%) BS7799
11 1 (0.056%) MiFID
11 1 (0.056%) EMIR
11 1 (0.056%) FATCA
11 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 131 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (6.34%) Hyper-V
3 80 (4.49%) Active Directory
4 63 (3.54%) vSphere
5 46 (2.58%) vCloud
6 42 (2.36%) XenDesktop
7 38 (2.13%) XenApp
8 20 (1.12%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.73%) XenServer
10 9 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.39%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.34%) UAG
12 6 (0.34%) KVM
12 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.28%) Docker
14 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.11%) Varnish
16 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.056%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (1.91%) SCCM
3 30 (1.68%) SCOM
4 16 (0.90%) HP UCMDB
5 13 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.45%) SELinux
8 8 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.39%) Nagios
10 6 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.28%) Legato
11 5 (0.28%) Cacti
11 5 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.28%) Ansible
11 5 (0.28%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.28%) Icinga
11 5 (0.28%) Puppet
12 4 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 502 (28.17%) SAP
2 351 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 238 (13.36%) Oracle
4 216 (12.12%) Cisco
5 205 (11.50%) VMware
6 132 (7.41%) HP
7 125 (7.01%) Juniper
8 89 (4.99%) Citrix
9 87 (4.88%) Business Objects
10 82 (4.60%) IBM
11 66 (3.70%) NetApp
12 60 (3.37%) CheckPoint
13 59 (3.31%) F5
14 57 (3.20%) Riverbed
15 43 (2.41%) Blue Coat
15 43 (2.41%) IronPort
16 39 (2.19%) Fortinet
16 39 (2.19%) Tufin
17 37 (2.08%) Cognos
18 36 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
London
Maximus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
HCL Axon
Salary: Competitive Salary depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + exceptional package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + exceptional package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + exceptional package
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Consulting Point
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago