Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 63 77
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 369 502 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.66% 4.56% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 4.75% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 302 403 344
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £35,025 £23,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -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 9,646 10,568 9,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.02% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,500 9,438 8,805
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year +6.56% +2.52% +3.48%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 -10 3 £54,750 -0.45%
Consultant
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 94 (25.47%) Finance
2 84 (22.76%) SQL
3 60 (16.26%) Azure
4 58 (15.72%) Microsoft
5 56 (15.18%) DevOps
6 55 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (14.09%) Windows
8 50 (13.55%) AWS
9 49 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (12.47%) SAP
10 46 (12.47%) CRM
11 44 (11.92%) Degree
12 43 (11.65%) Oracle
13 42 (11.38%) Presales
14 40 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
14 40 (10.84%) ERP
15 38 (10.30%) Analytics
15 38 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (10.03%) Project Management
17 33 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
18 32 (8.67%) SaaS
19 31 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
20 30 (8.13%) Marketing
21 28 (7.59%) Migration
22 27 (7.32%) Banking
22 27 (7.32%) Terraform
23 26 (7.05%) Windows Server
23 26 (7.05%) Python
24 23 (6.23%) ETL
24 23 (6.23%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.36%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.36%) CMS
4 5 (1.36%) SAS
4 5 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.81%) Confluence
6 3 (0.81%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.81%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.54%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.54%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.34%) NetSuite
3 12 (3.25%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.90%) SAP Business One
6 5 (1.36%) Magento
6 5 (1.36%) Misys Midas
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.36%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (1.36%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.81%) HFM
8 3 (0.81%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.81%) Siebel CRM
8 3 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.26%) Azure
2 50 (13.55%) AWS
3 32 (8.67%) SaaS
4 23 (6.23%) IaaS
5 22 (5.96%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (5.69%) GCP
7 19 (5.15%) PaaS
8 12 (3.25%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (2.44%) Office 365
9 9 (2.44%) Serverless
10 8 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (2.17%) OpenShift
10 8 (2.17%) Power Platform
10 8 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.34%) Firewall
2 10 (2.71%) DNS
3 9 (2.44%) LAN
4 8 (2.17%) Internet
5 5 (1.36%) HTTP
5 5 (1.36%) Skype
5 5 (1.36%) WAN
6 4 (1.08%) DHCP
6 4 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.08%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.08%) VPN
7 3 (0.81%) SAN
8 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.54%) SSL
8 2 (0.54%) VoIP
8 2 (0.54%) Wireless
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) VDSL
9 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (2.71%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.17%) Power BI
6 6 (1.63%) Big Data
7 5 (1.36%) Endeca
8 4 (1.08%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.81%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.81%) MySQL
9 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.54%) QlikView
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.71%) JIRA
3 6 (1.63%) JMeter
3 6 (1.63%) Maven
3 6 (1.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
General
1 94 (25.47%) Finance
2 30 (8.13%) Marketing
3 27 (7.32%) Banking
4 22 (5.96%) Law
5 16 (4.34%) Public Sector
6 13 (3.52%) Legal
6 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.71%) Advertising
8 8 (2.17%) Retail
9 7 (1.90%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.63%) Electronics
10 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.36%) French Language
12 4 (1.08%) German Language
13 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.54%) Front Office
13 2 (0.54%) International Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.23%) XML
2 17 (4.61%) HTML
2 17 (4.61%) Web Services
3 13 (3.52%) CSS
4 12 (3.25%) Natural Language Processing
5 11 (2.98%) Node.js
5 11 (2.98%) RESTful
6 10 (2.71%) .NET
7 8 (2.17%) Regular Expression
7 8 (2.17%) SOAP
8 7 (1.90%) Swagger
9 5 (1.36%) EDIFACT
10 4 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.08%) REST
10 4 (1.08%) SailPoint
11 3 (0.81%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.54%) Kafka
12 2 (0.54%) React
12 2 (0.54%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.15%) Public Cloud
3 12 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.17%) Blog
5 8 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.63%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.36%) CESG
8 5 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.36%) Equities
8 5 (1.36%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.36%) iPad
8 5 (1.36%) Robotics
8 5 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.09%) Windows
2 26 (7.05%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.61%) Linux
4 14 (3.79%) Unix
5 9 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.18%) DevOps
2 55 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (12.47%) CRM
4 42 (11.38%) Presales
5 40 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (10.84%) ERP
6 38 (10.30%) Analytics
6 38 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (10.03%) Project Management
8 28 (7.59%) Migration
9 23 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (6.23%) ETL
10 20 (5.42%) Infrastructure as Code
11 19 (5.15%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (4.88%) Business Development
12 18 (4.88%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.61%) Data Science
13 17 (4.61%) Information Security
13 17 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (4.34%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 84 (22.76%) SQL
2 26 (7.05%) Python
3 23 (6.23%) Java
3 23 (6.23%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.34%) C
5 12 (3.25%) Perl
6 11 (2.98%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.17%) VB
8 6 (1.63%) R
8 6 (1.63%) Ruby
9 5 (1.36%) C#
9 5 (1.36%) PHP
10 4 (1.08%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) C++
12 1 (0.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (11.92%) Degree
2 21 (5.69%) CISSP
3 14 (3.79%) CISM
4 13 (3.52%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.71%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.63%) CISA
8 5 (1.36%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.36%) OSCE
9 4 (1.08%) CCNP
9 4 (1.08%) CEH
9 4 (1.08%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.08%) CRISC
9 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.08%) OSCP
9 4 (1.08%) RHCE
9 4 (1.08%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.81%) CCIE
10 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.54%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.61%) NIST
3 16 (4.34%) GDPR
4 8 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.17%) SLA
5 7 (1.90%) ISO 20022
6 6 (1.63%) QA
7 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.36%) ISO 8583
7 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 5 (1.36%) SEPA
8 3 (0.81%) COBIT
9 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.07%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.98%) Docker
4 9 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.08%) Ceph
5 4 (1.08%) Gluster
5 4 (1.08%) KVM
5 4 (1.08%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.08%) vSphere
6 3 (0.81%) XenApp
7 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (7.32%) Terraform
2 23 (6.23%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.79%) Ansible
4 9 (2.44%) Puppet
5 8 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.08%) Kibana
6 4 (1.08%) logstash
6 4 (1.08%) Nagios
6 4 (1.08%) SCCM
6 4 (1.08%) Sysdig
7 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.47%) SAP
3 43 (11.65%) Oracle
4 31 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (4.88%) VMware
6 17 (4.61%) Google
7 13 (3.52%) IBM
8 10 (2.71%) Workday
9 9 (2.44%) Splunk
10 8 (2.17%) Adobe
10 8 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.17%) Tableau
11 7 (1.90%) Cisco
11 7 (1.90%) Sage
12 5 (1.36%) ATG
12 5 (1.36%) Citrix
12 5 (1.36%) Elastic Path
12 5 (1.36%) FIS
12 5 (1.36%) hybris
12 5 (1.36%) Interwoven