Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 84 60
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 231 289 439
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.76% 3.40% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 3.58% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 184 224 345
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,400 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,188 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,125 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.40% +3.75% -

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 4,518 8,064 9,802
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.02% 94.74% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,977 7,066 8,804
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 - 1 £95,000 -
Consultant
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 80 (34.63%) Azure
2 58 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.11%) Degree
3 51 (22.08%) SQL
3 51 (22.08%) AWS
4 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 49 (21.21%) Finance
5 43 (18.61%) .NET
6 40 (17.32%) XML
7 39 (16.88%) Power Platform
8 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
8 37 (16.02%) PowerApps
9 36 (15.58%) Law
9 36 (15.58%) Presales
10 35 (15.15%) HTML
11 34 (14.72%) Banking
12 33 (14.29%) CSS
12 33 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 33 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
13 32 (13.85%) CRM
14 31 (13.42%) ASP.NET
14 31 (13.42%) Dynamics CRM
14 31 (13.42%) Web Development
15 30 (12.99%) Private Banking
15 30 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (12.99%) WCF
15 30 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (12.99%) XSD
15 30 (12.99%) OO
15 30 (12.99%) Visual Studio

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 24 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.87%) Confluence
3 2 (0.87%) Mendix
3 2 (0.87%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 31 (13.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.30%) PolarLake
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.43%) Tradar
4 1 (0.43%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 80 (34.63%) Azure
2 51 (22.08%) AWS
3 39 (16.88%) Power Platform
4 37 (16.02%) PowerApps
5 33 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (8.66%) GCP
7 12 (5.19%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (4.33%) IaaS
8 10 (4.33%) PaaS
8 10 (4.33%) SaaS
9 7 (3.03%) Power Automate
10 4 (1.73%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.87%) Logic Apps
12 2 (0.87%) Taleo
13 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) Firewall
1 5 (2.16%) Network Security
1 5 (2.16%) SAN
1 5 (2.16%) SD-WAN
1 5 (2.16%) WAN
2 4 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (1.73%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (1.73%) Wireless
3 3 (1.30%) LAN
4 2 (0.87%) BGP
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.87%) Multicast
4 2 (0.87%) OSPF
4 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.87%) VLAN
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 30 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (6.06%) Big Data
2 14 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.03%) Power BI
3 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.43%) Bigtable
6 1 (0.43%) DTS
6 1 (0.43%) GIS
6 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 30 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.30%) GitLab
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
4 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (21.21%) Finance
2 36 (15.58%) Law
3 34 (14.72%) Banking
4 30 (12.99%) Private Banking
5 9 (3.90%) Billing
5 9 (3.90%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.03%) Legal
6 7 (3.03%) Marketing
6 7 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.60%) Advertising
7 6 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.16%) Front Office
9 4 (1.73%) Back Office
9 4 (1.73%) Retail
10 3 (1.30%) Automotive
10 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.61%) .NET
2 40 (17.32%) XML
3 35 (15.15%) HTML
4 33 (14.29%) CSS
5 31 (13.42%) ASP.NET
6 30 (12.99%) WCF
6 30 (12.99%) XSD
7 8 (3.46%) Web Services
8 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.87%) CSS3
9 2 (0.87%) HTML5
9 2 (0.87%) React
9 2 (0.87%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.43%) JSON
10 1 (0.43%) Kafka
10 1 (0.43%) LDAP
10 1 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.33%) Public Cloud
2 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.73%) FMCG
5 4 (1.73%) SCADA
6 3 (1.30%) Derivative
6 3 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.30%) Life Science
6 3 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (1.30%) PMI
6 3 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.30%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.33%) Windows
2 9 (3.90%) Linux
3 5 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.73%) CentOS
4 4 (1.73%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.30%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.87%) Unix
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.58%) Presales
3 33 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 32 (13.85%) CRM
5 31 (13.42%) Web Development
6 30 (12.99%) OO
6 30 (12.99%) OOD
7 28 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (11.69%) Analytics
9 25 (10.82%) Business Development
10 23 (9.96%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (9.09%) Information Security
12 20 (8.66%) Fintech
13 19 (8.23%) DevOps
13 19 (8.23%) Scrum
14 18 (7.79%) Migration
15 15 (6.49%) ETL
16 14 (6.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.08%) SQL
2 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
3 18 (7.79%) Java
4 13 (5.63%) C#
5 12 (5.19%) Python
6 7 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.73%) R
8 3 (1.30%) Scala
9 2 (0.87%) C
9 2 (0.87%) Java 8
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Go
10 1 (0.43%) Groovy
10 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (25.11%) Degree
2 16 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.90%) CISSP
5 8 (3.46%) CCNP
5 8 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.60%) CCIE
6 6 (2.60%) CISM
6 6 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.16%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.16%) MBA
8 4 (1.73%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (1.73%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.73%) PhD
9 3 (1.30%) CCIE Security
9 3 (1.30%) CSSLP
9 3 (1.30%) GCFE
9 3 (1.30%) GREM
9 3 (1.30%) OSCE
9 3 (1.30%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.06%) QA
2 12 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.76%) Data Quality
4 10 (4.33%) GDPR
5 5 (2.16%) GRC
6 4 (1.73%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (1.30%) EMIR
7 3 (1.30%) MiFID
8 1 (0.43%) COBIT
8 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.43%) NIST
8 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.73%) vSphere
4 3 (1.30%) Docker
4 3 (1.30%) StorNext
4 3 (1.30%) Xsan
5 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (3.46%) Terraform
2 7 (3.03%) Ansible
2 7 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.16%) Puppet
4 3 (1.30%) EnCase
4 3 (1.30%) FTK
4 3 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.87%) QRadar
5 2 (0.87%) SCCM
6 1 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (6.49%) Google
3 15 (6.49%) Oracle
4 14 (6.06%) VMware
5 12 (5.19%) Cisco
5 12 (5.19%) Informatica
6 11 (4.76%) SAP
7 6 (2.60%) IBM
7 6 (2.60%) Talend
8 5 (2.16%) Dell
9 4 (1.73%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.73%) Charles River
9 4 (1.73%) Databricks
9 4 (1.73%) HP
9 4 (1.73%) Juniper
9 4 (1.73%) Meraki
9 4 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.73%) SonicWALL
9 4 (1.73%) Supermicro