Period
to 24 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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

Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 101 83
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 171 281 365
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.99% 3.07% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.22% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 143 227 306
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,100 £33,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,000 £94,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,004 8,722 9,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 95.24% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,487 7,633 8,922
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the City of London

Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in the City of London.

Salary trend for Consultant in the City of London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the City of London

Consultant
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +19 5 £95,000 +69.64%
Consultant
Central London

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 70 (40.94%) Azure
2 48 (28.07%) Degree
3 46 (26.90%) SQL
3 46 (26.90%) Microsoft
4 44 (25.73%) AWS
5 41 (23.98%) Finance
6 39 (22.81%) Law
6 39 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (22.22%) .NET
8 34 (19.88%) XML
9 32 (18.71%) CRM
10 30 (17.54%) Presales
11 28 (16.37%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (14.04%) JavaScript
12 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (13.45%) Banking
13 23 (13.45%) HTML
13 23 (13.45%) Dynamics 365
13 23 (13.45%) Power Platform
14 22 (12.87%) Mentoring
14 22 (12.87%) Dynamics CRM
15 21 (12.28%) Web Development
15 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET
15 21 (12.28%) CSS
16 20 (11.70%) Visual Studio
16 20 (11.70%) OO
16 20 (11.70%) XSD
16 20 (11.70%) OOD
16 20 (11.70%) Scrum

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.17%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (12.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.58%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.58%) Tradar
3 1 (0.58%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 70 (40.94%) Azure
2 44 (25.73%) AWS
3 23 (13.45%) Dynamics 365
3 23 (13.45%) Power Platform
4 20 (11.70%) GCP
5 19 (11.11%) SaaS
6 17 (9.94%) IaaS
6 17 (9.94%) PaaS
6 17 (9.94%) PowerApps
7 6 (3.51%) Office 365
7 6 (3.51%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.17%) Logic Apps
10 2 (1.17%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.58%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.58%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (2.92%) Network Security
2 5 (2.92%) WAN
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (2.34%) Skype
3 4 (2.34%) Wireless
4 3 (1.75%) Firewall
4 3 (1.75%) LAN
5 2 (1.17%) BGP
5 2 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.17%) Multicast
5 2 (1.17%) OSPF
5 2 (1.17%) SAN
5 2 (1.17%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.17%) VLAN
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.02%) Big Data
3 12 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.75%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.75%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.58%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.58%) DTS
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) Looker
8 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.34%) GitLab
4 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.17%) JIRA
6 1 (0.58%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (23.98%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Law
3 23 (13.45%) Banking
4 20 (11.70%) Private Banking
5 11 (6.43%) Billing
6 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
7 9 (5.26%) Marketing
8 6 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.92%) Advertising
10 4 (2.34%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.17%) Electronics
11 2 (1.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.58%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.58%) Bulgarian Language
12 1 (0.58%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.58%) French Language
12 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.58%) Retail
12 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.22%) .NET
2 34 (19.88%) XML
3 23 (13.45%) HTML
4 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET
4 21 (12.28%) CSS
5 20 (11.70%) WCF
5 20 (11.70%) XSD
6 10 (5.85%) Web Services
7 3 (1.75%) SailPoint
8 2 (1.17%) JSON
9 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.58%) Kafka
9 1 (0.58%) LDAP
9 1 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.58%) React
9 1 (0.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (4.68%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.09%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.92%) SCADA
6 4 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.34%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.17%) PMI
7 2 (1.17%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) IPTV
8 1 (0.58%) Life Science
8 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.58%) Robotics
8 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.68%) Windows
2 6 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.92%) Linux
4 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.17%) CentOS
5 2 (1.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Unix
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.71%) CRM
3 30 (17.54%) Presales
4 28 (16.37%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (12.87%) Mentoring
6 21 (12.28%) Web Development
7 20 (11.70%) Business Development
7 20 (11.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 20 (11.70%) Fintech
7 20 (11.70%) OO
7 20 (11.70%) OOD
7 20 (11.70%) Scrum
8 19 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 19 (11.11%) DevOps
9 17 (9.94%) Computer Science
9 17 (9.94%) Migration
9 17 (9.94%) SIEM
10 16 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (8.77%) Data Migration
12 14 (8.19%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.90%) SQL
2 24 (14.04%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.11%) Java
4 17 (9.94%) C#
5 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.09%) Python
6 4 (2.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.17%) C
7 2 (1.17%) Go
8 1 (0.58%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) Groovy
8 1 (0.58%) Java 8
8 1 (0.58%) Scala
8 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (28.07%) Degree
2 14 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.26%) AWS Certification
5 7 (4.09%) CCNP
6 6 (3.51%) CISSP
6 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.92%) CCIE
7 5 (2.92%) CCNA
8 4 (2.34%) CISM
8 4 (2.34%) MCSE
9 3 (1.75%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.17%) CCIE Security
10 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.17%) CSSLP
10 2 (1.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.17%) RIBA
10 2 (1.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.77%) QA
2 8 (4.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.34%) GDPR
4 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.17%) Docker
3 2 (1.17%) StorNext
3 2 (1.17%) vSphere
3 2 (1.17%) Xsan
4 1 (0.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) Terraform
2 13 (7.60%) Kubernetes
3 12 (7.02%) Ansible
4 10 (5.85%) Puppet
5 7 (4.09%) QRadar
6 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (3.51%) SCCM
7 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.11%) Oracle
3 17 (9.94%) VMware
4 16 (9.36%) Google
5 15 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (8.77%) SAP
6 9 (5.26%) Informatica
7 8 (4.68%) Cisco
7 8 (4.68%) IBM
7 8 (4.68%) Talend
8 7 (4.09%) Splunk
9 6 (3.51%) Alibaba
9 6 (3.51%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.75%) Apple
10 3 (1.75%) Centrify
10 3 (1.75%) CyberArk
10 3 (1.75%) Meraki
10 3 (1.75%) OneLogin
11 2 (1.17%) Databricks
11 2 (1.17%) Supermicro