Period
to

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £71,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
London > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 85 91
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 308 218 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 3.69% 3.57% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 3.83% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 199 183 217
10th Percentile £52,250 £27,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £58,750 £45,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.60% - -
75th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £99,000 £87,500 £87,750
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 7,788 5,694 8,259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 93.22% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6,277 5,090 7,285
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £97,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Central London

Consultant
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Central London.

Salary trend for Consultant in Central London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Central London

Consultant
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London +2 293 £72,500 +16.00% 76
Camden - 6 £65,000 - 1
City of Westminster - 3 £40,000 -
West End of London - 2 £40,000 - 1
Consultant
London

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, Consultant job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 130 (42.21%) Social Skills
2 121 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 104 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
4 73 (23.70%) Finance
5 70 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 65 (21.10%) SC Cleared
6 65 (21.10%) Azure
7 60 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
7 60 (19.48%) Asset Management
8 59 (19.16%) Software Licensing
9 57 (18.51%) Process Improvement
9 57 (18.51%) Adobe
10 55 (17.86%) Apple
10 55 (17.86%) Software Asset Management
10 55 (17.86%) IT Asset Management
11 49 (15.91%) Power Platform
12 44 (14.29%) Agile
13 39 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (12.01%) DevOps
16 34 (11.04%) AWS
16 34 (11.04%) Dynamics 365
17 33 (10.71%) Analytics
18 31 (10.06%) Power BI
19 30 (9.74%) Microsoft 365
20 28 (9.09%) Mentoring
20 28 (9.09%) Data Management
21 27 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (8.44%) Migration
22 26 (8.44%) Problem-Solving

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.97%) CMS
2 3 (0.97%) SAS
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) Confluence
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 60 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.27%) SAP MDG
2 7 (2.27%) SAP Retail
3 5 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.65%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.10%) Azure
2 49 (15.91%) Power Platform
3 34 (11.04%) AWS
3 34 (11.04%) Dynamics 365
4 30 (9.74%) Microsoft 365
5 26 (8.44%) PowerApps
6 17 (5.52%) SaaS
7 15 (4.87%) GCP
7 15 (4.87%) Power Automate
8 8 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.60%) PaaS
9 6 (1.95%) Azure Service Bus
9 6 (1.95%) GitHub
9 6 (1.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 6 (1.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (1.62%) Azure Sentinel
10 5 (1.62%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 4 (1.30%) Basecamp
11 4 (1.30%) IaaS
12 3 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) Network Security
2 3 (0.97%) VPN
3 2 (0.65%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) SSH
3 2 (0.65%) VLAN
4 1 (0.32%) DWDM
4 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) MPLS
4 1 (0.32%) SMTP
4 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.06%) Power BI
2 23 (7.47%) Big Data
3 21 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.95%) Metadata
6 6 (1.95%) Tableau
7 5 (1.62%) Power Query
8 4 (1.30%) QlikView
9 3 (0.97%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.97%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.95%) MSTest
2 6 (1.95%) NUnit
3 5 (1.62%) GitLab
4 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.97%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.97%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.97%) CircleCI
5 3 (0.97%) JIRA
5 3 (0.97%) Snyk
5 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
7 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 130 (42.21%) Social Skills
2 73 (23.70%) Finance
3 27 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.79%) Marketing
4 24 (7.79%) Retail
5 22 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
6 16 (5.19%) Law
6 16 (5.19%) Public Sector
7 13 (4.22%) Legal
8 10 (3.25%) Advertising
9 8 (2.60%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.27%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.62%) Banking
12 4 (1.30%) Games
12 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.25%) .NET
2 8 (2.60%) Lightning Web Components
2 8 (2.60%) Visualforce
3 7 (2.27%) HTML
4 6 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (1.95%) REST
4 6 (1.95%) SOAP
5 5 (1.62%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.97%) JSON
6 3 (0.97%) XML
6 3 (0.97%) YAML
7 2 (0.65%) Kafka
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.65%) SAPUI5
7 2 (0.65%) Web Services
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.32%) D3.js
8 1 (0.32%) Matplotlib
8 1 (0.32%) React
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (1.95%) Reference Data
3 5 (1.62%) IoT
3 5 (1.62%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.97%) Cloud Native
5 3 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.97%) Handset
5 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.97%) Public Cloud
5 3 (0.97%) User Experience
6 2 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.55%) Linux
2 7 (2.27%) Windows
3 4 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (19.48%) Asset Management
3 59 (19.16%) Software Licensing
4 57 (18.51%) Process Improvement
5 55 (17.86%) IT Asset Management
5 55 (17.86%) Software Asset Management
6 44 (14.29%) Agile
7 39 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (12.01%) DevOps
10 33 (10.71%) Analytics
11 28 (9.09%) Data Management
11 28 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 26 (8.44%) Migration
12 26 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (7.79%) Requirements Gathering
14 21 (6.82%) Business Development
14 21 (6.82%) Data Modelling
14 21 (6.82%) ERP
15 20 (6.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.12%) SQL
2 13 (4.22%) Python
3 11 (3.57%) C#
4 9 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.60%) Apex Code
6 6 (1.95%) Java
6 6 (1.95%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.62%) ANSI SQL
7 5 (1.62%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.62%) XMLA
8 2 (0.65%) ABAP
8 2 (0.65%) C
8 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.65%) R
8 2 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.32%) Bash
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 65 (21.10%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.17%) Degree
4 18 (5.84%) CISSP
5 16 (5.19%) CISM
6 11 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.27%) MCITP
8 7 (2.27%) MCSA
8 7 (2.27%) MCSD
9 5 (1.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.30%) CCNA
10 4 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.30%) CITP
11 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.65%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.32%) OSCP
12 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.49%) QA
2 19 (6.17%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.60%) NIST
5 6 (1.95%) GDPR
5 6 (1.95%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.32%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.32%) ISA99
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (6.17%) Docker
2 10 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (6.17%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.84%) Terraform
3 7 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.27%) Puppet
4 5 (1.62%) Ansible
5 4 (1.30%) CASB
5 4 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.97%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.65%) vRealize
8 1 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 121 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.51%) Adobe
3 55 (17.86%) Apple
4 25 (8.12%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (7.14%) SAP
6 16 (5.19%) Google
7 11 (3.57%) Informatica
7 11 (3.57%) Oracle
8 6 (1.95%) Talend
8 6 (1.95%) VMware
9 5 (1.62%) CyberArk
9 5 (1.62%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.62%) IBM
10 3 (0.97%) Checkmarx
10 3 (0.97%) Citrix
10 3 (0.97%) Cognos
10 3 (0.97%) Databricks
10 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.97%) Veracode
11 2 (0.65%) arago