Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 65 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 434 514 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.27% 4.39% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 4.56% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 376 439 898
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £33,125 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,200 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -

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 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +6 2 £57,500 +180.49%
Consultant
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 191 (44.01%) Finance
2 87 (20.05%) Microsoft
3 70 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (14.98%) Presales
5 64 (14.75%) Degree
6 58 (13.36%) Project Management
7 57 (13.13%) SQL
8 55 (12.67%) SQL Server
8 55 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 52 (11.98%) Banking
11 51 (11.75%) Java
12 45 (10.37%) Analytics
13 43 (9.91%) Windows
14 42 (9.68%) CRM
14 42 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (9.45%) C#
16 38 (8.76%) .NET
16 38 (8.76%) Oracle
16 38 (8.76%) Linux
17 37 (8.53%) Advertising
17 37 (8.53%) Business Development
18 35 (8.06%) Active Directory
19 34 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (7.83%) Information Security
20 33 (7.60%) Salesforce.com
21 32 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
22 30 (6.91%) Workflow
23 29 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
24 27 (6.22%) VMware

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 17 (3.92%) SharePoint
1 17 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.30%) JBoss
5 9 (2.07%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.84%) CMS
7 7 (1.61%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.15%) LiveLink
8 5 (1.15%) SAS
9 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.69%) Drupal
9 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
10 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Kentico
11 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.69%) InVision
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (2.76%) SAP SD
4 7 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (1.38%) HFM
6 5 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.15%) SAP BPC
6 5 (1.15%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.92%) Advent Geneva
7 4 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.92%) HiPortfolio
7 4 (0.92%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 4 (0.92%) MultiFonds
7 4 (0.92%) PORTIA
7 4 (0.92%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.69%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.69%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.38%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.92%) Office 365
5 12 (2.76%) SaaS
6 9 (2.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 8 (1.84%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.61%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.15%) IaaS
10 4 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (0.92%) PaaS
11 3 (0.69%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.30%) SAN
2 10 (2.30%) Firewall
3 8 (1.84%) Skype
4 7 (1.61%) LAN
4 7 (1.61%) WAN
5 6 (1.38%) Internet
5 6 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.38%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.15%) LDAP
7 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.69%) DNS
8 3 (0.69%) Network Security
9 2 (0.46%) DHCP
9 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.46%) Telnet
9 2 (0.46%) Wireless
10 1 (0.23%) HTTP
10 1 (0.23%) VoIP
10 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.84%) Power BI
4 17 (3.92%) Big Data
4 17 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.38%) OLAP
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (0.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (3.46%) JIRA
2 12 (2.76%) Maven
3 10 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.15%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.69%) JUnit
6 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.23%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.23%) CasperJS
8 1 (0.23%) Grunt
8 1 (0.23%) gulp
8 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.23%) RStudio
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 191 (44.01%) Finance
2 52 (11.98%) Banking
3 37 (8.53%) Advertising
4 24 (5.53%) Retail
5 21 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 21 (4.84%) Law
6 18 (4.15%) Marketing
7 16 (3.69%) Legal
8 12 (2.76%) Billing
9 11 (2.53%) French Language
10 10 (2.30%) Retail Banking
11 9 (2.07%) Automotive
11 9 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.84%) Investment Banking
13 6 (1.38%) Games
13 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.92%) Local Government
14 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.69%) Back Office
15 3 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.76%) .NET
2 22 (5.07%) HTML
3 20 (4.61%) Mason
3 20 (4.61%) Spring
4 17 (3.92%) CSS
5 12 (2.76%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.84%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.84%) JMS
7 7 (1.61%) Ajax
7 7 (1.61%) XML
8 6 (1.38%) J2SE
8 6 (1.38%) jQuery
8 6 (1.38%) MDX
9 5 (1.15%) HTML5
9 5 (1.15%) Java SE
10 4 (0.92%) OAuth
10 4 (0.92%) OpenID
10 4 (0.92%) SailPoint
10 4 (0.92%) SAML
10 4 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.84%) Fintech
2 21 (4.84%) Social Media
3 15 (3.46%) User Experience
4 11 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.53%) Hedge funds
5 8 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.38%) Replication
8 5 (1.15%) Life Science
8 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.15%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.92%) CESG
9 4 (0.92%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.69%) Blog
10 3 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.91%) Windows
2 38 (8.76%) Linux
3 24 (5.53%) Unix
4 20 (4.61%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.15%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.92%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (14.98%) Presales
2 58 (13.36%) Project Management
3 55 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (10.37%) Analytics
5 42 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (9.68%) CRM
6 37 (8.53%) Business Development
7 34 (7.83%) Information Security
7 34 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (6.91%) Workflow
9 25 (5.76%) Data Modelling
10 22 (5.07%) DevOps
10 22 (5.07%) ITIL
11 21 (4.84%) Data Protection
12 20 (4.61%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 17 (3.92%) Data Analytics
13 17 (3.92%) ITSM
13 17 (3.92%) Migration
13 17 (3.92%) SDLC
14 16 (3.69%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.13%) SQL
2 51 (11.75%) Java
3 41 (9.45%) C#
4 24 (5.53%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.69%) C
6 15 (3.46%) Python
7 11 (2.53%) Perl
7 11 (2.53%) PHP
7 11 (2.53%) R
8 10 (2.30%) Apex Code
9 9 (2.07%) C++
9 9 (2.07%) Ruby
10 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.92%) VBA
13 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.46%) DataFlex
14 2 (0.46%) Korn
14 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (14.75%) Degree
2 8 (1.84%) ACCA
2 8 (1.84%) CISA
2 8 (1.84%) CISSP
3 7 (1.61%) CISM
3 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.38%) CREST Certified
5 5 (1.15%) ISEB
5 5 (1.15%) OSCP
6 4 (0.92%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (0.92%) CIMA
6 4 (0.92%) CRISC
7 3 (0.69%) MCSE
8 2 (0.46%) CEH
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.23%) HPE ATP
9 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (5.76%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.15%) GDPR
4 14 (3.23%) QA
5 8 (1.84%) COBIT
6 7 (1.61%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.61%) PMO
7 6 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (1.15%) SEPA
9 4 (0.92%) GxP
9 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.69%) BS25999
11 2 (0.46%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.23%) EMIR
12 1 (0.23%) GCP
12 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.23%) MiFID
12 1 (0.23%) PSD2
12 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.07%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.38%) Docker
4 6 (1.38%) XenApp
4 6 (1.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.69%) LXC
5 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) Ansible
1 7 (1.61%) SCCM
1 7 (1.61%) vRealize
2 6 (1.38%) Nagios
2 6 (1.38%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.15%) Puppet
4 4 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.92%) Terraform
5 3 (0.69%) Grafana
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.23%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 87 (20.05%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.76%) Oracle
3 33 (7.60%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (6.22%) VMware
5 22 (5.07%) SAP
6 19 (4.38%) IBM
7 18 (4.15%) Tableau
8 15 (3.46%) Citrix
9 13 (3.00%) Cisco
9 13 (3.00%) Google
10 10 (2.30%) Alteryx
10 10 (2.30%) Brocade
11 9 (2.07%) Siebel
12 8 (1.84%) Hyperion
13 7 (1.61%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.38%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.38%) Facebook
14 6 (1.38%) NetApp
14 6 (1.38%) New Relic
14 6 (1.38%) Splunk