Period
to 29 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 29 November 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 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 88 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 234 130 317
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.81% 3.26% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 3.49% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 205 90 257
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,050
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.73% -15.38% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £73,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £82,500 £95,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% -11.54% +8.33%

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 5,740 3,721 9,499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.58% 93.40% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,117 3,260 8,339
10th Percentile £41,950 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £69,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.72% +6.92% +4.00%

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 November 2021.

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 29 November 2021. 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 -7 1 £40,000 -57.89%
Consultant
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 57 (24.36%) Finance
2 52 (22.22%) Azure
3 43 (18.38%) Analytics
4 39 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (16.24%) Data Quality
5 38 (16.24%) Social Skills
6 33 (14.10%) Microsoft
7 32 (13.68%) SQL
7 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (11.54%) Decision-Making
9 26 (11.11%) Presales
10 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
10 25 (10.68%) Informatica
11 24 (10.26%) Migration
12 23 (9.83%) Data Integration
13 22 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (8.97%) SAP
14 21 (8.97%) Data Management
14 21 (8.97%) AWS
14 21 (8.97%) Data Governance
14 21 (8.97%) DevOps
14 21 (8.97%) Master Data Management
14 21 (8.97%) GCP
14 21 (8.97%) Public Sector
15 20 (8.55%) SC Cleared
15 20 (8.55%) Information Security
15 20 (8.55%) Business Development
16 19 (8.12%) Oracle
16 19 (8.12%) Law
16 19 (8.12%) Legal

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 3 (1.28%) Confluence
2 2 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (0.85%) SAS
2 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.14%) Chatbot
5 3 (1.28%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.14%) SAP SCM
3 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.43%) SAP VC
5 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.43%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 52 (22.22%) Azure
2 21 (8.97%) AWS
2 21 (8.97%) GCP
3 15 (6.41%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (6.41%) Power Platform
4 12 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (4.27%) Azure Sentinel
5 10 (4.27%) IaaS
5 10 (4.27%) SaaS
6 7 (2.99%) PaaS
7 6 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (2.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 6 (2.56%) Collibra
8 5 (2.14%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.71%) Serverless
10 3 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.28%) GitHub
11 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.85%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.14%) Network Security
2 3 (1.28%) SAN
2 3 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (0.85%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (0.85%) Internet
3 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (8.12%) Big Data
3 14 (5.98%) Power BI
4 7 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.14%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.71%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.28%) Tableau
9 2 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.28%) CircleCI
2 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.85%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.85%) GitLab
3 2 (0.85%) JIRA
3 2 (0.85%) Maven
3 2 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.85%) Snyk
3 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.43%) MSI
4 1 (0.43%) Spinnaker
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (24.36%) Finance
2 38 (16.24%) Social Skills
3 21 (8.97%) Public Sector
4 19 (8.12%) Law
4 19 (8.12%) Legal
5 16 (6.84%) Presentation Skills
6 14 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.85%) Marketing
8 8 (3.42%) Advertising
9 7 (2.99%) Banking
10 6 (2.56%) Retail
11 5 (2.14%) Financial Institution
11 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.28%) Back Office
13 3 (1.28%) Billing
13 3 (1.28%) Front Office
14 2 (0.85%) Games
14 2 (0.85%) Publishing
15 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.42%) .NET
2 7 (2.99%) Web Services
2 7 (2.99%) XML
3 6 (2.56%) SailPoint
3 6 (2.56%) SAPUI5
4 4 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.71%) Spring
5 3 (1.28%) ARM Templates
5 3 (1.28%) Ember.js
5 3 (1.28%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.28%) HTML
5 3 (1.28%) React
6 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.85%) JSON
6 2 (0.85%) REST
6 2 (0.85%) XHTML
7 1 (0.43%) BAPI
7 1 (0.43%) MDX
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) Virtual Team
2 12 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.14%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.14%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (2.14%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (1.71%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.71%) Replication
5 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.28%) NHS
5 3 (1.28%) Social Media
6 2 (0.85%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.85%) CMDB
6 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.85%) Life Science
6 2 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.28%) Linux
1 3 (1.28%) Unix
2 2 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.38%) Analytics
2 39 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.54%) Decision-Making
5 26 (11.11%) Presales
6 24 (10.26%) Migration
7 23 (9.83%) Data Integration
8 21 (8.97%) Data Governance
8 21 (8.97%) Data Management
8 21 (8.97%) DevOps
8 21 (8.97%) Master Data Management
9 20 (8.55%) Business Development
9 20 (8.55%) Information Security
10 18 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (7.26%) Regulatory Compliance
12 16 (6.84%) Project Management
13 15 (6.41%) ETL
13 15 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.98%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.68%) SQL
2 17 (7.26%) Java
3 16 (6.84%) Python
4 7 (2.99%) C#
5 6 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.28%) R
8 2 (0.85%) C
8 2 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.43%) ABAP
9 1 (0.43%) Go
9 1 (0.43%) Java 11
9 1 (0.43%) Java 8
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) Scala
9 1 (0.43%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.26%) CISSP
4 16 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.84%) CISM
5 15 (6.41%) Degree
6 10 (4.27%) CCNA
7 5 (2.14%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (1.71%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.28%) BICSI RCDD
9 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.28%) PhD
9 3 (1.28%) RIBA
9 3 (1.28%) SSCP
10 2 (0.85%) CCNP
10 2 (0.85%) GIAC
10 2 (0.85%) OSCP
10 2 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.24%) Data Quality
2 18 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (6.84%) NIST
4 14 (5.98%) COBIT
5 13 (5.56%) PCI DSS
6 11 (4.70%) NIST 800
7 9 (3.85%) GDPR
8 1 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.43%) COSO
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.43%) GRC
8 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.85%) Docker
3 3 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (6.84%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.85%) Terraform
3 4 (1.71%) Ansible
4 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
6 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.68%) Informatica
3 21 (8.97%) SAP
4 19 (8.12%) Oracle
5 13 (5.56%) Google
5 13 (5.56%) IBM
5 13 (5.56%) Talend
6 11 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.85%) Cisco
8 6 (2.56%) CyberArk
8 6 (2.56%) ForgeRock
9 5 (2.14%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.28%) Adobe
10 3 (1.28%) Ariba
10 3 (1.28%) Avaya
10 3 (1.28%) CommVault
10 3 (1.28%) Dell
10 3 (1.28%) EMC
10 3 (1.28%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.28%) Veeam