Period
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The median annual salary for a Consultant was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 79 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 302 206 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.75% 3.77% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 4.07% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 170 175 165
10th Percentile £52,500 £27,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £62,500 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% -1.57% -2.31%
75th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,875 £90,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 7,463 5,063 5,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.60% 92.58% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,662 4,511 5,040
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022, Consultant job roles required the following 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.

1 147 (48.68%) Social Skills
2 133 (44.04%) Microsoft
3 122 (40.40%) Cybersecurity
4 93 (30.79%) Security Cleared
5 88 (29.14%) SC Cleared
6 84 (27.81%) Software Licensing
7 83 (27.48%) Asset Management
8 82 (27.15%) Adobe
8 82 (27.15%) Microsoft Office
8 82 (27.15%) Process Improvement
9 80 (26.49%) IT Asset Management
9 80 (26.49%) Software Asset Management
9 80 (26.49%) Apple
10 71 (23.51%) Finance
11 50 (16.56%) Azure
12 39 (12.91%) Agile
13 37 (12.25%) Power Platform
14 33 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (10.26%) Analytics
17 30 (9.93%) DevOps
18 28 (9.27%) Data Management
18 28 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (9.27%) Dynamics 365
19 26 (8.61%) Mentoring
19 26 (8.61%) Microsoft 365
20 25 (8.28%) AWS
21 24 (7.95%) Presentation Skills
21 24 (7.95%) Requirements Gathering
22 22 (7.28%) Migration

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 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.99%) CMS
2 3 (0.99%) SAS
3 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.33%) Confluence
3 1 (0.33%) IIS
3 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 82 (27.15%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.66%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.32%) SAP MDG
1 7 (2.32%) SAP Retail
2 5 (1.66%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.66%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.33%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.56%) Azure
2 37 (12.25%) Power Platform
3 28 (9.27%) Dynamics 365
4 26 (8.61%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (8.28%) AWS
6 17 (5.63%) SaaS
7 16 (5.30%) PowerApps
8 14 (4.64%) GCP
9 8 (2.65%) PaaS
9 8 (2.65%) Power Automate
10 6 (1.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (1.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.32%) Azure Sentinel
11 4 (1.32%) GitHub
11 4 (1.32%) IaaS
12 3 (0.99%) Azure DevOps
12 3 (0.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 3 (0.99%) Serverless
13 2 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) Network Security
2 2 (0.66%) Firewall
2 2 (0.66%) VLAN
2 2 (0.66%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.33%) SMTP
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.28%) Power BI
2 20 (6.62%) Big Data
3 19 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.99%) Metadata
5 5 (1.66%) Power Query
6 4 (1.32%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.32%) Tableau
7 3 (0.99%) Pentaho
7 3 (0.99%) QlikView
8 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.33%) Data Vault
9 1 (0.33%) Metadata Repository
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.66%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.66%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.66%) CircleCI
2 2 (0.66%) GitLab
2 2 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (0.66%) Snyk
2 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 147 (48.68%) Social Skills
2 71 (23.51%) Finance
3 24 (7.95%) Presentation Skills
4 22 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.28%) Retail
5 20 (6.62%) Marketing
6 15 (4.97%) Public Sector
7 14 (4.64%) Law
8 12 (3.97%) Legal
9 10 (3.31%) Advertising
10 7 (2.32%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.66%) Banking
11 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.32%) Games
13 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.66%) French Language
14 2 (0.66%) Front Office
14 2 (0.66%) Publishing
15 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.32%) Lightning Web Components
1 7 (2.32%) Visualforce
2 5 (1.66%) SailPoint
3 3 (0.99%) JSON
3 3 (0.99%) YAML
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.66%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) CSS
5 1 (0.33%) HTML
5 1 (0.33%) Kafka
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.33%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (1.99%) Reference Data
3 5 (1.66%) User Experience
4 4 (1.32%) IoT
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Data Fabric
7 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.33%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.98%) Linux
2 3 (0.99%) Windows
3 2 (0.66%) Android
3 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Unix
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (40.40%) Cybersecurity
2 84 (27.81%) Software Licensing
3 83 (27.48%) Asset Management
4 82 (27.15%) Process Improvement
5 80 (26.49%) IT Asset Management
5 80 (26.49%) Software Asset Management
6 39 (12.91%) Agile
7 33 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (10.26%) Analytics
10 30 (9.93%) DevOps
11 28 (9.27%) Data Management
11 28 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (8.61%) Mentoring
13 24 (7.95%) Requirements Gathering
14 22 (7.28%) Migration
15 21 (6.95%) Data Governance
15 21 (6.95%) Data Modelling
16 20 (6.62%) Business Development
17 19 (6.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.28%) SQL
2 9 (2.98%) Python
3 7 (2.32%) Apex Code
4 5 (1.66%) ANSI SQL
4 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.66%) XMLA
5 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.66%) ABAP
6 2 (0.66%) C
6 2 (0.66%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) Bash
7 1 (0.33%) C#
7 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) R
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (30.79%) Security Cleared
2 88 (29.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.30%) Degree
4 12 (3.97%) CISSP
5 11 (3.64%) CISM
6 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.32%) MCITP
8 7 (2.32%) MCSA
8 7 (2.32%) MCSD
9 5 (1.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.32%) CCNA
11 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.33%) CCA
12 1 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.33%) OSCP
12 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.96%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.97%) QA
3 5 (1.66%) GDPR
4 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.99%) NIST
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.33%) ISA99
7 1 (0.33%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.33%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (4.97%) Docker
2 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.64%) Kubernetes
1 14 (4.64%) Terraform
2 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.99%) Puppet
3 4 (1.32%) CASB
3 4 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.66%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 133 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 82 (27.15%) Adobe
3 80 (26.49%) Apple
4 22 (7.28%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (6.29%) SAP
6 12 (3.97%) Google
7 10 (3.31%) Oracle
8 9 (2.98%) Informatica
9 5 (1.66%) CyberArk
9 5 (1.66%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.66%) Talend
10 4 (1.32%) IBM
11 3 (0.99%) Cognos
11 3 (0.99%) Databricks
11 3 (0.99%) Workday
12 2 (0.66%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.66%) Checkmarx
12 2 (0.66%) Guidewire
12 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.66%) Veracode