Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 87 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 199 168 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.56% 3.15% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 3.34% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 178 136 363
10th Percentile £29,025 £34,375 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.36% -2.31% +8.33%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,813 £80,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £93,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%

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 5,167 5,034 9,781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 94.29% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,608 4,429 8,773
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (24.62%) Azure
2 48 (24.12%) Finance
3 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (17.09%) Degree
5 33 (16.58%) Microsoft
6 30 (15.08%) Social Skills
7 28 (14.07%) Presales
8 27 (13.57%) Analytics
8 27 (13.57%) Power Platform
9 25 (12.56%) AWS
10 24 (12.06%) Law
11 23 (11.56%) SQL
11 23 (11.56%) PowerApps
12 22 (11.06%) JavaScript
13 18 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (9.05%) CRM
13 18 (9.05%) Banking
14 17 (8.54%) Information Security
14 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
14 17 (8.54%) HTML
14 17 (8.54%) Dynamics 365
14 17 (8.54%) Requirements Gathering
15 16 (8.04%) Legacy Systems
15 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
15 16 (8.04%) .NET
15 16 (8.04%) CSS
15 16 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.51%) Confluence
2 3 (1.51%) SAS
3 2 (1.01%) Mendix
Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.01%) Chatbot
2 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) SPSS
4 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.51%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.51%) PolarLake
2 3 (1.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.50%) SAP VC
4 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.62%) Azure
2 27 (13.57%) Power Platform
3 25 (12.56%) AWS
4 23 (11.56%) PowerApps
5 17 (8.54%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (5.53%) GCP
7 10 (5.03%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (4.02%) Power Automate
9 5 (2.51%) Collibra
9 5 (2.51%) IaaS
10 4 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (2.01%) SaaS
11 2 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.01%) PaaS
11 2 (1.01%) Snowflake
11 2 (1.01%) Taleo
12 1 (0.50%) Azure Sentinel
12 1 (0.50%) GitHub
12 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.02%) SAN
2 3 (1.51%) Firewall
3 2 (1.01%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (1.01%) Network Security
3 2 (1.01%) Wireless
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) MPLS
4 1 (0.50%) NAS
4 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.50%) RTP
4 1 (0.50%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (6.53%) Big Data
3 12 (6.03%) Power BI
4 9 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.51%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.01%) Tableau
7 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.50%) DataStage
7 1 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.51%) JIRA
4 3 (1.51%) Maven
5 1 (0.50%) GitLab
5 1 (0.50%) MSI
5 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (24.12%) Finance
2 30 (15.08%) Social Skills
3 24 (12.06%) Law
4 18 (9.05%) Banking
5 14 (7.04%) Private Banking
6 12 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.03%) Public Sector
7 11 (5.53%) Retail
8 10 (5.03%) Manufacturing
9 8 (4.02%) Front Office
9 8 (4.02%) Legal
10 7 (3.52%) Back Office
11 6 (3.02%) Marketing
11 6 (3.02%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.51%) Advertising
12 3 (1.51%) Automotive
12 3 (1.51%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.51%) Games
12 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.54%) HTML
2 16 (8.04%) .NET
2 16 (8.04%) CSS
3 14 (7.04%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.04%) WCF
3 14 (7.04%) XML
3 14 (7.04%) XSD
4 3 (1.51%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.01%) CSS3
5 2 (1.01%) HTML5
5 2 (1.01%) Node.js
5 2 (1.01%) React
5 2 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.01%) Web Services
6 1 (0.50%) BAPI
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.50%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.50%) SOAP
6 1 (0.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Legacy Systems
2 10 (5.03%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.52%) FMCG
4 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.51%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.01%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.51%) Blog
7 3 (1.51%) Derivative
7 3 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.51%) Life Science
7 3 (1.51%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (1.51%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.51%) User Experience
7 3 (1.51%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.01%) NHS
8 2 (1.01%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.52%) Windows
2 6 (3.02%) Linux
3 2 (1.01%) CentOS
3 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.07%) Presales
3 27 (13.57%) Analytics
4 18 (9.05%) CRM
4 18 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (8.54%) Information Security
5 17 (8.54%) Requirements Gathering
6 16 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (7.54%) Business Analysis
7 15 (7.54%) Data Analysis
7 15 (7.54%) OO
8 14 (7.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 14 (7.04%) OOD
8 14 (7.04%) Web Development
9 13 (6.53%) Business Development
9 13 (6.53%) Migration
10 12 (6.03%) Data Strategy
10 12 (6.03%) Project Management
11 11 (5.53%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.56%) SQL
2 22 (11.06%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.04%) Python
4 10 (5.03%) Java
5 7 (3.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.02%) R
7 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.51%) C
7 3 (1.51%) C++
7 3 (1.51%) Scala
8 2 (1.01%) C#
8 2 (1.01%) Go
9 1 (0.50%) ABAP
9 1 (0.50%) Java 8
9 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (17.09%) Degree
2 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.52%) CISSP
4 9 (4.52%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.02%) MBA
6 7 (3.52%) CISM
6 7 (3.52%) PhD
7 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.51%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.51%) CCNP
8 3 (1.51%) EnCE
8 3 (1.51%) GCFA
8 3 (1.51%) GCFE
8 3 (1.51%) GREM
8 3 (1.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (1.51%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.01%) CRISC
10 1 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.50%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.54%) Data Quality
3 11 (5.53%) PCI DSS
4 9 (4.52%) GDPR
5 7 (3.52%) NIST
6 5 (2.51%) COBIT
6 5 (2.51%) GRC
7 4 (2.01%) NIST 800
8 3 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (1.51%) EMIR
8 3 (1.51%) MiFID
8 3 (1.51%) QA
9 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) vSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.50%) StorNext
3 1 (0.50%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.51%) EnCase
2 3 (1.51%) FTK
3 2 (1.01%) Ansible
3 2 (1.01%) Terraform
4 1 (0.50%) CASB
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.53%) Google
2 11 (5.53%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (5.03%) Cisco
3 10 (5.03%) Informatica
4 6 (3.02%) Dell
4 6 (3.02%) Talend
5 5 (2.51%) IBM
5 5 (2.51%) SAP
6 4 (2.01%) Charles River
6 4 (2.01%) CommVault
6 4 (2.01%) EMC
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle
6 4 (2.01%) Veritas
6 4 (2.01%) VMware
7 3 (1.51%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.51%) Brocade
7 3 (1.51%) Calypso
7 3 (1.51%) Murex
7 3 (1.51%) Reuters