The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Consultant
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 57 23
Rank change year-on-year -15 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 200 292 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.85% 4.58% 7.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 4.76% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 169 247 646
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £77,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 4949 6138 9863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.30% 96.22% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 5605 8439
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 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.

1 137 (38.38%) Finance
2 71 (19.89%) Oracle
2 71 (19.89%) Microsoft
3 63 (17.65%) Presales
4 55 (15.41%) Banking
5 54 (15.13%) Analytics
6 49 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (13.73%) Degree
7 46 (12.89%) Project Management
7 46 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (12.04%) SQL
9 42 (11.76%) Marketing
10 40 (11.20%) Windows
10 40 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
11 39 (10.92%) SQL Server
11 39 (10.92%) SAP
12 36 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (9.80%) Java
13 35 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (9.24%) Big Data
15 31 (8.68%) Mentoring
16 28 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
16 28 (7.84%) CRM
16 28 (7.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 27 (7.56%) Tableau
18 26 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (6.72%) VMware
19 24 (6.72%) SaaS
19 24 (6.72%) Relational Database

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 15 (4.20%) JBoss
2 13 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.08%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.68%) SAS
5 6 (1.68%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (7.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.84%) InVision
4 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (5.32%) Workday HCM
2 11 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.80%) SAP SD
4 9 (2.52%) SAP CO
4 9 (2.52%) SAP FI
4 9 (2.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.96%) SAP MM
5 7 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (1.68%) HFM
7 5 (1.40%) Relativity
8 3 (0.84%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 3 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.84%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.84%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.56%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.72%) SaaS
3 15 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.96%) Office 365
5 6 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.68%) IaaS
6 5 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.84%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.20%) Firewall
1 15 (4.20%) WAN
2 14 (3.92%) MPLS
3 10 (2.80%) Ethernet
3 10 (2.80%) LAN
3 10 (2.80%) Network Security
4 9 (2.52%) Internet
5 8 (2.24%) SAN
6 7 (1.96%) VoIP
7 6 (1.68%) DNS
7 6 (1.68%) Skype
8 5 (1.40%) BGP
8 5 (1.40%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.12%) SDH
10 3 (0.84%) NAS
10 3 (0.84%) VPN
11 2 (0.56%) DHCP
11 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.28%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.24%) Big Data
3 26 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (6.72%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.76%) Power BI
6 11 (3.08%) QlikView
7 9 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.96%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.84%) Essbase
12 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Axure RP
1 3 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (0.84%) Selenium
1 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.56%) Subversion
2 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.28%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.28%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 137 (38.38%) Finance
2 55 (15.41%) Banking
3 42 (11.76%) Marketing
4 22 (6.16%) Retail
5 19 (5.32%) Legal
6 16 (4.48%) Advertising
6 16 (4.48%) Financial Institution
7 15 (4.20%) Telecoms
8 13 (3.64%) Billing
9 11 (3.08%) Back Office
10 10 (2.80%) Law
11 9 (2.52%) French Language
11 9 (2.52%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.96%) Front Office
13 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.84%) Automotive
15 3 (0.84%) Brand Awareness
15 3 (0.84%) Games
15 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.44%) .NET
2 12 (3.36%) HTML
3 10 (2.80%) Middleware
4 9 (2.52%) Spring
5 8 (2.24%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.24%) JMS
6 7 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (1.96%) Apache Camel
6 7 (1.96%) Drools
7 6 (1.68%) COM
8 5 (1.40%) Mason
9 4 (1.12%) CSS
9 4 (1.12%) HTML5
9 4 (1.12%) Web Services
10 3 (0.84%) MDX
10 3 (0.84%) SAP Fiori
11 2 (0.56%) Murex Flex
11 2 (0.56%) Murex MxML
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.64%) Social Media
4 13 (3.64%) User Experience
5 11 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.96%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.68%) Fintech
7 6 (1.68%) IVR
8 5 (1.40%) NHS
9 4 (1.12%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.12%) Replication
10 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.56%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.28%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.20%) Windows
2 23 (6.44%) Linux
3 21 (5.88%) Unix
4 16 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.84%) Android
5 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) CentOS
6 2 (0.56%) Debian
6 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.65%) Presales
2 54 (15.13%) Analytics
3 49 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (12.89%) Project Management
4 46 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (8.68%) Mentoring
6 28 (7.84%) CRM
7 22 (6.16%) Software Engineering
7 22 (6.16%) Target Operating Model
8 19 (5.32%) Data Analysis
8 19 (5.32%) Project Planning
9 18 (5.04%) Migration
9 18 (5.04%) Workflow
10 17 (4.76%) Data Analytics
11 16 (4.48%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 16 (4.48%) Coaching
11 16 (4.48%) ERP
12 15 (4.20%) Mathematics
13 13 (3.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.04%) SQL
2 35 (9.80%) Java
3 20 (5.60%) C#
4 16 (4.48%) C
5 11 (3.08%) C++
6 8 (2.24%) Python
6 8 (2.24%) R
7 6 (1.68%) ABAP
7 6 (1.68%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.40%) VBA
9 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.84%) Scala
11 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.56%) DataFlex
11 2 (0.56%) Korn
11 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (13.73%) Degree
2 11 (3.08%) ACCA
3 10 (2.80%) CIMA
4 9 (2.52%) CISA
4 9 (2.52%) CISM
4 9 (2.52%) CISSP
5 8 (2.24%) ISEB
6 5 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.12%) CEH
7 4 (1.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (1.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 4 (1.12%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) CRISC
8 3 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.84%) PMP
9 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.80%) QA
3 8 (2.24%) COBIT
4 5 (1.40%) MiFID
4 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.12%) EMIR
5 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.84%) PMO
6 3 (0.84%) SEPA
7 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.56%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.56%) SLA
8 1 (0.28%) FATCA
8 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.28%) IFRS
8 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.28%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.96%) XenApp
4 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.40%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.12%) vSphere
6 3 (0.84%) Docker
6 3 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.84%) XenServer
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) RSA Archer
2 4 (1.12%) Ansible
2 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.12%) Puppet
2 4 (1.12%) vRealize
3 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (19.89%) Microsoft
1 71 (19.89%) Oracle
2 39 (10.92%) SAP
3 27 (7.56%) Tableau
4 24 (6.72%) VMware
5 19 (5.32%) Peoplefluent
5 19 (5.32%) Workday
6 17 (4.76%) IBM
7 14 (3.92%) Cisco
8 10 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.52%) Google
9 9 (2.52%) Hyperion
9 9 (2.52%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.24%) Citrix
10 8 (2.24%) HP
11 7 (1.96%) Brocade
12 6 (1.68%) EMC
13 5 (1.40%) AppSense
13 5 (1.40%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.40%) NetApp
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday + flexible bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 + Car allowance + Bonus Competitive package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
GCI Network Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 + car, bonus, pension, and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago