Period
to 25 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 72 60
Rank change year-on-year -21 -12 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 295 407 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.25% 3.93% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 4.11% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 224 309 410
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £32,875 £37,250 £35,675
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 8,621 9,893 10,125
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.48% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7,443 8,841 9,033
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 -13 2 £56,000 -6.67%
Consultant
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 78 (26.44%) Finance
2 52 (17.63%) Azure
2 52 (17.63%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (15.25%) Presales
4 39 (13.22%) SQL
5 37 (12.54%) Oracle
6 36 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 36 (12.20%) Degree
7 35 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (11.53%) AWS
9 32 (10.85%) SAP
10 31 (10.51%) HTML
11 30 (10.17%) Project Management
11 30 (10.17%) Information Security
12 27 (9.15%) Law
13 26 (8.81%) Marketing
14 25 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (7.80%) DevOps
16 22 (7.46%) Java
16 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (7.12%) Business Analysis
18 20 (6.78%) Office 365
18 20 (6.78%) CSS
18 20 (6.78%) Windows
18 20 (6.78%) GCP
19 19 (6.44%) Analytics
20 18 (6.10%) Artificial Intelligence
20 18 (6.10%) Fintech
21 17 (5.76%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (2.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 8 (2.71%) Apache Solr
1 8 (2.71%) CMS
1 8 (2.71%) WebSphere
1 8 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.02%) SAS
6 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.02%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.02%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.71%) Magento
1 8 (2.71%) SAP Hybris
1 8 (2.71%) SDL Web 8
2 7 (2.37%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.37%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.36%) HFM
5 4 (1.36%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.63%) Azure
2 34 (11.53%) AWS
3 20 (6.78%) GCP
3 20 (6.78%) Office 365
4 11 (3.73%) IaaS
4 11 (3.73%) PaaS
5 10 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.05%) Serverless
7 8 (2.71%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Flow
10 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.68%) SaaS
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.08%) Firewall
2 8 (2.71%) HTTP
2 8 (2.71%) Internet
3 7 (2.37%) MPLS
4 5 (1.69%) Network Security
4 5 (1.69%) Skype
4 5 (1.69%) WAN
5 4 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.36%) LAN
5 4 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (1.02%) SAN
6 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.68%) FTP
7 2 (0.68%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.68%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.71%) Endeca
2 8 (2.71%) RDBMS
2 8 (2.71%) SAP HANA
3 7 (2.37%) Big Data
3 7 (2.37%) Power BI
3 7 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.03%) Blockchain
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (1.36%) Essbase
6 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.68%) Lumira
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) Maven
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 78 (26.44%) Finance
2 27 (9.15%) Law
3 26 (8.81%) Marketing
4 15 (5.08%) Banking
4 15 (5.08%) Legal
4 15 (5.08%) Retail
5 10 (3.39%) Advertising
6 9 (3.05%) Billing
6 9 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.05%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.03%) French Language
8 5 (1.69%) Games
8 5 (1.69%) German Language
9 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.02%) Danish Language
10 3 (1.02%) Finnish Language
10 3 (1.02%) Greek Language
10 3 (1.02%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.02%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.51%) HTML
2 20 (6.78%) CSS
3 14 (4.75%) XML
4 11 (3.73%) Regular Expression
5 8 (2.71%) RESTful
6 7 (2.37%) .NET
7 5 (1.69%) SAP Fiori
7 5 (1.69%) Web Services
8 4 (1.36%) SailPoint
9 3 (1.02%) HTML5
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.68%) SOAP
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Camel
11 1 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.34%) IDoc
11 1 (0.34%) Kafka
11 1 (0.34%) Node.js
11 1 (0.34%) SAPUI5
11 1 (0.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.39%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.05%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.71%) iPad
7 7 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.03%) Social Media
9 5 (1.69%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.69%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (1.69%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.36%) Robotics
11 3 (1.02%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (1.02%) Cyberattack
11 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.68%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.78%) Windows
2 9 (3.05%) Unix
3 8 (2.71%) Linux
4 7 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.63%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (15.25%) Presales
3 35 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (10.17%) Information Security
4 30 (10.17%) Project Management
5 25 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (7.80%) DevOps
7 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (7.12%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.44%) Analytics
10 18 (6.10%) Artificial Intelligence
10 18 (6.10%) Fintech
11 17 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.08%) ETL
12 15 (5.08%) Microservices
12 15 (5.08%) Project Delivery
12 15 (5.08%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.22%) SQL
2 22 (7.46%) Java
3 17 (5.76%) Python
4 11 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.37%) C#
6 3 (1.02%) C
6 3 (1.02%) Ruby
7 2 (0.68%) C++
7 2 (0.68%) Perl
7 2 (0.68%) PHP
7 2 (0.68%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) Groovy
8 1 (0.34%) Java 8
8 1 (0.34%) R
8 1 (0.34%) Scala
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (12.20%) Degree
2 16 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.08%) CISSP
4 13 (4.41%) CISM
4 13 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.71%) CISA
6 6 (2.03%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (1.69%) CRISC
8 4 (1.36%) CCNA
8 4 (1.36%) CCNP
8 4 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.02%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.02%) BICSI RCDD
9 3 (1.02%) CCIE
9 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.02%) RIBA
10 2 (0.68%) OSWP
10 2 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.76%) GDPR
2 11 (3.73%) SLA
3 8 (2.71%) NIST
4 7 (2.37%) QA
4 7 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.68%) IFRS
7 2 (0.68%) PMO
8 1 (0.34%) Basel III
8 1 (0.34%) GAAP
8 1 (0.34%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.34%) MiFID
8 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.03%) XenApp
2 6 (2.03%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.02%) Docker
4 3 (1.02%) Snort
5 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.71%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.37%) Ansible
2 7 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.37%) SCCM
3 3 (1.02%) EnCase
3 3 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.34%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.34%) FTK
5 1 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.34%) logstash
5 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (12.54%) Oracle
2 36 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.85%) SAP
4 25 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (5.76%) IBM
6 12 (4.07%) Adobe
7 9 (3.05%) UiPath
8 8 (2.71%) ATG
8 8 (2.71%) Demandware
8 8 (2.71%) Elastic Path
8 8 (2.71%) Google
8 8 (2.71%) hybris
8 8 (2.71%) Interwoven
9 7 (2.37%) Citrix
10 5 (1.69%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.69%) Cisco
10 5 (1.69%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.69%) Informatica
10 5 (1.69%) Pardot
10 5 (1.69%) VMware