The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
London / City of London
Rank 86 41 23
Rank change year-on-year -45 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 153 372 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.06% 5.24% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 5.48% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 143 330 624
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £77,500 £74,700
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,006
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the City of London

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 155 (41.55%) Finance
2 87 (23.32%) SQL
3 83 (22.25%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (20.38%) Microsoft
5 62 (16.62%) Degree
5 62 (16.62%) Analytics
6 58 (15.55%) Presales
7 55 (14.75%) Oracle
8 54 (14.48%) MS Excel
9 51 (13.67%) SQL Server
10 50 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (11.53%) Marketing
13 42 (11.26%) Banking
14 41 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
14 41 (10.99%) Big Data
15 39 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (9.92%) MS Office
16 37 (9.92%) SAP
16 37 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 37 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 37 (9.92%) Mentoring
17 36 (9.65%) Windows
18 34 (9.12%) Power BI
19 32 (8.58%) Project Management
20 31 (8.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 30 (8.04%) Target Operating Model
22 29 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (7.77%) .NET
23 28 (7.51%) CRM

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.22%) SAS
3 10 (2.68%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.88%) IIS
5 6 (1.61%) JBoss
5 6 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.07%) CMS
7 4 (1.07%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.07%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 54 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.92%) MS Office
3 17 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.34%) MS Project
4 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.80%) SPSS
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (3.22%) SAP SD
3 11 (2.95%) Workday HCM
4 10 (2.68%) SAP CO
4 10 (2.68%) SAP FI
4 10 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.88%) SAP HCM
6 7 (1.88%) SAP MM
7 6 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (1.61%) SAP PS
8 5 (1.34%) SAP CRM
8 5 (1.34%) SAP HR
8 5 (1.34%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (1.07%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 4 (1.07%) HFM
9 4 (1.07%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.80%) Infor SunSystems
10 3 (0.80%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.90%) SaaS
3 16 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.49%) Office 365
5 7 (1.88%) Data Lake Analytics
6 6 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.07%) IaaS
8 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.80%) PaaS
9 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.09%) Firewall
2 14 (3.75%) WAN
3 11 (2.95%) Ethernet
3 11 (2.95%) MPLS
3 11 (2.95%) VPN
4 10 (2.68%) Internet
5 9 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.14%) LAN
7 6 (1.61%) SMTP
7 6 (1.61%) VoIP
8 5 (1.34%) BGP
8 5 (1.34%) HTTP
8 5 (1.34%) SDH
8 5 (1.34%) SSL
9 4 (1.07%) DHCP
9 4 (1.07%) DNS
9 4 (1.07%) FTP
9 4 (1.07%) Skype
9 4 (1.07%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.80%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.99%) Big Data
2 41 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (9.12%) Power BI
5 31 (8.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (6.97%) Relational Database
7 21 (5.63%) Data Mining
8 20 (5.36%) QlikView
9 17 (4.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (4.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.88%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.88%) HDInsight
12 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (1.07%) OLAP
15 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.27%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.27%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 155 (41.55%) Finance
2 43 (11.53%) Marketing
3 42 (11.26%) Banking
4 24 (6.43%) Legal
5 23 (6.17%) Retail
6 22 (5.90%) Telecoms
7 21 (5.63%) Financial Institution
8 19 (5.09%) Back Office
9 14 (3.75%) Billing
10 12 (3.22%) Advertising
11 11 (2.95%) Manufacturing
12 9 (2.41%) Front Office
13 7 (1.88%) Brand Awareness
14 6 (1.61%) Electronics
14 6 (1.61%) Games
15 5 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.80%) French Language
16 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.54%) Automotive
17 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.77%) .NET
2 20 (5.36%) MDX
3 14 (3.75%) HTML
4 9 (2.41%) XML
5 7 (1.88%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (1.34%) HTML5
6 5 (1.34%) Mason
6 5 (1.34%) Middleware
6 5 (1.34%) SAP Smart Forms
7 4 (1.07%) CSS
7 4 (1.07%) J2EE
7 4 (1.07%) STL
8 3 (0.80%) JMS
8 3 (0.80%) RESTful
8 3 (0.80%) Spring
9 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.54%) Drools
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.54%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.02%) Social Media
5 13 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.22%) User Experience
7 10 (2.68%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.14%) Fintech
8 8 (2.14%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.88%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.61%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.61%) IVR
10 6 (1.61%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.07%) Eurex
11 4 (1.07%) Online Games
12 3 (0.80%) FMCG
13 2 (0.54%) Derivative
13 2 (0.54%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.65%) Windows
2 13 (3.49%) Linux
3 12 (3.22%) Unix
3 12 (3.22%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.25%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (16.62%) Analytics
3 58 (15.55%) Presales
4 50 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (9.92%) Mentoring
7 32 (8.58%) Project Management
8 30 (8.04%) Target Operating Model
9 28 (7.51%) CRM
10 27 (7.24%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.90%) Business Development
11 22 (5.90%) Validation
12 21 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
13 19 (5.09%) Asset Management
13 19 (5.09%) Quality Management
13 19 (5.09%) Scrum
14 17 (4.56%) Visualisation
14 17 (4.56%) Waterfall
15 16 (4.29%) ETL
15 16 (4.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.32%) SQL
2 27 (7.24%) T-SQL
3 20 (5.36%) Java
4 18 (4.83%) C#
5 17 (4.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 10 (2.68%) C
7 9 (2.41%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.88%) C++
8 7 (1.88%) R
9 6 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.61%) Python
10 5 (1.34%) ABAP
11 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.80%) VBA
13 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.54%) VBScript
13 2 (0.54%) XPath
14 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (16.62%) Degree
2 19 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.56%) ACCA
4 15 (4.02%) CIMA
5 11 (2.95%) CIPFA
6 8 (2.14%) CISSP
7 7 (1.88%) CISM
7 7 (1.88%) PMP
8 6 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.61%) SAP Certification
9 5 (1.34%) ISEB
10 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.54%) CISA
11 2 (0.54%) CRISC
11 2 (0.54%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.54%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.54%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.54%) MCSD
11 2 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.29%) QA
2 11 (2.95%) IFRS
2 11 (2.95%) IFRS 9
3 7 (1.88%) COBIT
3 7 (1.88%) MiFID
4 6 (1.61%) EMIR
5 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.07%) SLA
7 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.80%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.27%) PMO
9 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.22%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.07%) vSphere
4 4 (1.07%) XenApp
4 4 (1.07%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.80%) XenServer
6 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) EnCase
2 1 (0.27%) FTK
2 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.27%) Nessus
2 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.27%) Nmap
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Terraform
2 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.75%) Oracle
3 37 (9.92%) SAP
4 28 (7.51%) Tableau
5 25 (6.70%) VMware
6 11 (2.95%) Peoplefluent
6 11 (2.95%) Workday
7 9 (2.41%) Google
7 9 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.14%) Bloomberg
8 8 (2.14%) IBM
9 7 (1.88%) Cognos
9 7 (1.88%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.61%) BISAM
10 6 (1.61%) Citrix
10 6 (1.61%) SimCorp
10 6 (1.61%) StatPro
11 5 (1.34%) Cisco
11 5 (1.34%) ION Trading
12 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum x2 OTE + Pension + Health + Travel +
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AlixPartners
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 6 days ago