Period
to 1 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 60 58
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 234 445 505
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.48% 4.40% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 4.62% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 187 380 446
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £87,750 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.69%

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 6,342 9,639 10,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 95.37% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,519 8,580 9,114
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £38,850 £35,725 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 52 (22.22%) Azure
2 51 (21.79%) Finance
3 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
4 45 (19.23%) Presales
5 33 (14.10%) Office 365
6 32 (13.68%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (12.82%) Degree
7 30 (12.82%) Law
8 29 (12.39%) SAP
9 27 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (10.68%) Windows
11 24 (10.26%) SQL
11 24 (10.26%) AWS
12 22 (9.40%) Information Security
13 18 (7.69%) Oracle
13 18 (7.69%) Active Directory
13 18 (7.69%) DevOps
13 18 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
14 17 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (7.26%) Project Management
15 16 (6.84%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (6.84%) Analytics
15 16 (6.84%) Project Delivery
16 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (6.41%) Firewall
16 15 (6.41%) Billing
16 15 (6.41%) Java
16 15 (6.41%) Python

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 13 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.71%) IIS
5 3 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.28%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.85%) EViews
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.71%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.71%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.85%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.85%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.85%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 52 (22.22%) Azure
2 33 (14.10%) Office 365
3 24 (10.26%) AWS
4 14 (5.98%) IaaS
4 14 (5.98%) PaaS
5 12 (5.13%) Power Platform
6 10 (4.27%) GCP
7 9 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (3.42%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.71%) SaaS
10 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.28%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (1.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.85%) GitHub
11 2 (0.85%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.85%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.85%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.41%) Firewall
2 6 (2.56%) WAN
3 5 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (2.14%) MPLS
4 4 (1.71%) Network Security
4 4 (1.71%) Wireless
5 3 (1.28%) DHCP
5 3 (1.28%) LAN
5 3 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.28%) Skype
5 3 (1.28%) VPLS
5 3 (1.28%) VPN
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.85%) DNS
6 2 (0.85%) FWSM
6 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.70%) Power BI
2 8 (3.42%) SAP HANA
3 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.71%) Big Data
5 4 (1.71%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.85%) GitLab
2 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (21.79%) Finance
2 30 (12.82%) Law
3 15 (6.41%) Billing
4 14 (5.98%) Banking
4 14 (5.98%) Marketing
4 14 (5.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (4.70%) Retail
6 8 (3.42%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.99%) Games
8 6 (2.56%) Advertising
8 6 (2.56%) Legal
9 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.71%) Private Banking
11 3 (1.28%) French Language
11 3 (1.28%) German Language
12 2 (0.85%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
13 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) .NET
2 9 (3.85%) SOAP
2 9 (3.85%) Web Services
3 7 (2.99%) HTML
3 7 (2.99%) IDoc
3 7 (2.99%) JMS
3 7 (2.99%) SailPoint
3 7 (2.99%) SAML
3 7 (2.99%) SAP PI
3 7 (2.99%) XACML
4 6 (2.56%) CSS
5 5 (2.14%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (1.71%) XML
7 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.85%) REST
7 2 (0.85%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.85%) WCF
7 2 (0.85%) XSD
7 2 (0.85%) YAML
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.70%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.42%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.14%) Social Media
6 4 (1.71%) Cyberattack
6 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (0.85%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.85%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.85%) Robotics
9 1 (0.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.68%) Windows
2 11 (4.70%) Linux
3 10 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.42%) Unix
4 8 (3.42%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.23%) Presales
2 32 (13.68%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.40%) Information Security
5 18 (7.69%) DevOps
5 18 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
6 17 (7.26%) Project Management
7 16 (6.84%) Analytics
7 16 (6.84%) Project Delivery
7 16 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (5.98%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (5.56%) Migration
10 12 (5.13%) SIEM
11 11 (4.70%) Security Architecture
11 11 (4.70%) TOGAF
12 10 (4.27%) ERP
12 10 (4.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.26%) SQL
2 15 (6.41%) Java
2 15 (6.41%) Python
3 13 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.70%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.99%) C
5 7 (2.99%) Groovy
6 4 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.28%) C#
7 3 (1.28%) R
7 3 (1.28%) Ruby
8 2 (0.85%) Java 8
8 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.85%) Scala
9 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 30 (12.82%) Degree
2 17 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.56%) CISSP
4 12 (5.13%) CISM
4 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.70%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.85%) CCIE
8 8 (3.42%) CCNA
9 5 (2.14%) CCSA
9 5 (2.14%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.14%) MCSA
9 5 (2.14%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (1.71%) CCNP
11 3 (1.28%) BICSI RCDD
11 3 (1.28%) CISA
11 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.28%) MCITP
11 3 (1.28%) MCSE
11 3 (1.28%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) GDPR
2 9 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.99%) NIST
3 7 (2.99%) SLA
4 5 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.85%) QA
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.43%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.71%) XenApp
2 4 (1.71%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.28%) Docker
3 3 (1.28%) Snort
4 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (4.27%) Ansible
3 7 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.56%) SCCM
5 4 (1.71%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.85%) MIIS
7 2 (0.85%) Puppet
7 2 (0.85%) Terraform
8 1 (0.43%) Avamar
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.43%) EnCase
8 1 (0.43%) FTK
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.39%) SAP
3 18 (7.69%) Oracle
4 16 (6.84%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.27%) EMC
6 9 (3.85%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.99%) Cisco
7 7 (2.99%) Citrix
7 7 (2.99%) CyberArk
8 6 (2.56%) Google
8 6 (2.56%) Juniper
8 6 (2.56%) VMware
9 5 (2.14%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.14%) ForgeRock
9 5 (2.14%) Veritas
9 5 (2.14%) Workday
10 4 (1.71%) Brocade
10 4 (1.71%) Isilon
10 4 (1.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (1.71%) ServiceNow