Consultant Jobs in England

Consultant
UK > England

The median Consultant salary in England is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

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

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 68 102 126
Rank change year-on-year +34 +24 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3,034 3,174 3,900
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.60% 3.34% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.65% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,348 1,944 2,520
10th Percentile £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -10.45% +3.08% +8.33%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 79,522 86,974 124,954
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 91.61% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59,823 54,838 76,240
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,386
25th Percentile £38,087 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.74% +0.83% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,433 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +9.09%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in England

Consultant
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in England.

Salary trend for Consultant in England

Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Consultant in England

Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
London +34 1,066 £71,000 +1.43% 521
South East +50 467 £50,000 -23.08% 152
North of England +39 461 £55,000 -15.38% 182
South West +57 381 £60,000 -7.69% 111
Midlands +74 376 £50,000 -16.67% 110
West Midlands +73 276 £50,000 -18.37% 82
North West +20 272 £57,500 -11.54% 122
East of England +38 170 £47,500 -24.00% 49
Yorkshire +52 132 £50,000 -23.08% 43
East Midlands +29 98 £37,500 -42.31% 28
North East +42 57 £57,500 +4.55% 17
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2024, Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 991 (32.66%) Social Skills
2 824 (27.16%) Microsoft
3 650 (21.42%) Finance
4 501 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
5 460 (15.16%) Security Cleared
6 427 (14.07%) Azure
7 421 (13.88%) Degree
8 365 (12.03%) Cybersecurity
9 344 (11.34%) Agile
10 331 (10.91%) Project Management
11 320 (10.55%) SQL
12 314 (10.35%) Power Platform
13 290 (9.56%) Dynamics 365
14 281 (9.26%) Public Sector
15 268 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
16 263 (8.67%) SAP
17 262 (8.64%) Roadmaps
18 257 (8.47%) Presales
19 256 (8.44%) Microsoft 365
20 248 (8.17%) Migration
21 242 (7.98%) Customer Service
22 234 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
23 222 (7.32%) Windows
24 221 (7.28%) Retail
25 213 (7.02%) Mentoring
26 211 (6.95%) SQL Server
26 211 (6.95%) Power BI
27 204 (6.72%) SC Cleared
27 204 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
28 199 (6.56%) Project Delivery

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 158 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 118 (3.89%) Microsoft Exchange
3 42 (1.38%) IIS
4 40 (1.32%) Apache
5 14 (0.46%) Confluence
6 12 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.36%) SAS
8 6 (0.20%) Appian
9 5 (0.16%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.16%) CMS
10 3 (0.099%) Drupal
10 3 (0.099%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.099%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.066%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.066%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.066%) nginx
11 2 (0.066%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.066%) Papyrus
12 1 (0.033%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.033%) WebLogic
Applications
1 124 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.43%) Adobe XD
6 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.13%) Revit
9 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.066%) InDesign
9 2 (0.066%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.033%) InVision
10 1 (0.033%) SPSS
10 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 125 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 101 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 54 (1.78%) Workday HCM
4 38 (1.25%) SAP FI
5 35 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 35 (1.15%) SAP CO
5 35 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 32 (1.05%) NetSuite
7 26 (0.86%) SAP SCM
8 25 (0.82%) SAP MM
9 24 (0.79%) SAP Business One
9 24 (0.79%) SAP SD
10 19 (0.63%) Sage 200
11 18 (0.59%) SAP PP
12 16 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (0.53%) SAP HR
12 16 (0.53%) SAP WM
13 15 (0.49%) Sage X3
13 15 (0.49%) SAP EWM
14 13 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 427 (14.07%) Azure
2 314 (10.35%) Power Platform
3 290 (9.56%) Dynamics 365
4 256 (8.44%) Microsoft 365
5 192 (6.33%) AWS
6 130 (4.28%) SaaS
7 87 (2.87%) Power Automate
8 75 (2.47%) Entra ID
9 66 (2.18%) PowerApps
10 53 (1.75%) IaaS
11 51 (1.68%) PaaS
12 46 (1.52%) Amazon S3
13 45 (1.48%) GCP
14 42 (1.38%) Azure DevOps
14 42 (1.38%) OneDrive
15 34 (1.12%) OCI
16 30 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
18 23 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
19 16 (0.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.86%) Firewall
2 66 (2.18%) Network Security
3 62 (2.04%) VPN
4 51 (1.68%) Internet
5 50 (1.65%) DNS
6 48 (1.58%) WAN
7 44 (1.45%) LAN
8 40 (1.32%) Wireless
9 36 (1.19%) SNMP
10 34 (1.12%) IPsec
11 31 (1.02%) DHCP
12 28 (0.92%) Unified Communications
13 21 (0.69%) TCP/IP
14 18 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (0.53%) SAN
16 14 (0.46%) NAS
16 14 (0.46%) SD-WAN
17 13 (0.43%) SSL
18 12 (0.40%) Broadband
19 10 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (6.95%) Power BI
1 211 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (1.42%) Data Lake
5 37 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 36 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 28 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (0.76%) Big Data
8 23 (0.76%) Tableau
9 22 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (0.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 14 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (0.43%) GIS
13 13 (0.43%) SAP BW
14 12 (0.40%) Data Hub
14 12 (0.40%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 28 (0.92%) JIRA
2 21 (0.69%) Git
3 16 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.40%) Axure RP
4 12 (0.40%) Balsamiq
5 9 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.26%) Robot Framework
7 7 (0.23%) GitLab
7 7 (0.23%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.13%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.13%) Burp Suite
10 4 (0.13%) Hudson
10 4 (0.13%) Subversion
11 3 (0.099%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.099%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.099%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.066%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.066%) LSMW
General
1 991 (32.66%) Social Skills
2 650 (21.42%) Finance
3 281 (9.26%) Public Sector
4 268 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
5 221 (7.28%) Retail
6 169 (5.57%) Marketing
7 155 (5.11%) Presentation Skills
8 145 (4.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 133 (4.38%) Law
10 130 (4.28%) Manufacturing
11 75 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
12 64 (2.11%) Telecoms
13 59 (1.94%) Military
14 53 (1.75%) Banking
15 49 (1.62%) Automotive
16 47 (1.55%) Aerospace
17 30 (0.99%) Legal
18 23 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
18 23 (0.76%) General Ledger
19 22 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (3.13%) HTML
2 47 (1.55%) CSS
3 44 (1.45%) XML
4 39 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
4 39 (1.29%) Web Services
5 34 (1.12%) YAML
6 30 (0.99%) REST
7 26 (0.86%) JSON
8 25 (0.82%) .NET
8 25 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
9 24 (0.79%) SOAP
10 23 (0.76%) AngularJS
11 22 (0.73%) EDI
12 13 (0.43%) Node.js
13 10 (0.33%) ARM Templates
14 9 (0.30%) Ajax
14 9 (0.30%) LDAP
15 8 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (0.26%) SAP TM
16 7 (0.23%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 204 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
2 117 (3.86%) Management Information System
3 112 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 63 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 54 (1.78%) IoT
5 54 (1.78%) Operational Technology
6 53 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 50 (1.65%) Onboarding
8 37 (1.22%) Product Ownership
9 34 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
9 34 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
10 31 (1.02%) Low-Code
11 27 (0.89%) Cloud Native
12 25 (0.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 25 (0.82%) Legacy Systems
13 24 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 23 (0.76%) FMCG
14 23 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
15 22 (0.73%) Mobile App
15 22 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 222 (7.32%) Windows
2 124 (4.09%) Linux
3 100 (3.30%) Windows Server
4 34 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
5 26 (0.86%) Android
6 25 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 24 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.49%) Unix
9 11 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.16%) VMS
12 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.099%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.099%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.033%) Debian
15 1 (0.033%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
2 365 (12.03%) Cybersecurity
3 344 (11.34%) Agile
4 331 (10.91%) Project Management
5 262 (8.64%) Roadmaps
6 257 (8.47%) Presales
7 248 (8.17%) Migration
8 242 (7.98%) Customer Service
9 234 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
10 213 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 199 (6.56%) Project Delivery
12 198 (6.53%) CRM
13 195 (6.43%) Analytics
14 188 (6.20%) Artificial Intelligence
15 187 (6.16%) ERP
16 175 (5.77%) DevOps
17 167 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 160 (5.27%) Risk Management
19 152 (5.01%) Requirements Gathering
20 134 (4.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 320 (10.55%) SQL
2 147 (4.85%) Python
3 117 (3.86%) JavaScript
4 72 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 51 (1.68%) C#
6 46 (1.52%) Java
7 35 (1.15%) Bash
8 25 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 20 (0.66%) Bicep
9 20 (0.66%) C
9 20 (0.66%) R
10 15 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 13 (0.43%) TypeScript
12 11 (0.36%) C++
13 9 (0.30%) Go
13 9 (0.30%) Ruby
14 8 (0.26%) Kotlin
15 7 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions
16 5 (0.16%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 460 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 421 (13.88%) Degree
3 204 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 112 (3.69%) DV Cleared
5 108 (3.56%) CISSP
6 94 (3.10%) CISM
7 90 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 69 (2.27%) CRISC
9 56 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
10 55 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 47 (1.55%) Azure Certification
12 43 (1.42%) DBS Check
13 40 (1.32%) AWS Certification
14 32 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
15 30 (0.99%) Master's Degree
16 25 (0.82%) CISMP
17 24 (0.79%) PMI Certification
18 21 (0.69%) CREST Certified
19 18 (0.59%) CEH
19 18 (0.59%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.45%) NIST
2 108 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.58%) JSP 440
4 44 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 40 (1.32%) GDPR
5 40 (1.32%) GRC
5 40 (1.32%) NCSC
6 38 (1.25%) NIST 800
7 32 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 32 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 32 (1.05%) RMADS
8 31 (1.02%) QA
9 22 (0.73%) PCI DSS
10 20 (0.66%) PMO
11 19 (0.63%) Accessibility
11 19 (0.63%) GMP
12 13 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
13 12 (0.40%) IFRS
13 12 (0.40%) SOC 2
13 12 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 144 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 80 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.42%) Docker
4 36 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.02%) vSphere
6 7 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.066%) XenApp
11 1 (0.033%) Firmware
11 1 (0.033%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 93 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 69 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 53 (1.75%) Ansible
3 53 (1.75%) Terraform
4 41 (1.35%) vCenter Server
5 34 (1.12%) Prometheus
6 17 (0.56%) Puppet
7 11 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.23%) SCCM
10 5 (0.16%) VxRail
11 4 (0.13%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.099%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.099%) Nessus
12 3 (0.099%) Nmap
13 2 (0.066%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.066%) Nagios
13 2 (0.066%) Netcool
13 2 (0.066%) PaperCut
13 2 (0.066%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 824 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 263 (8.67%) SAP
3 123 (4.05%) Oracle
4 108 (3.56%) VMware
5 94 (3.10%) ServiceNow
6 62 (2.04%) Workday
7 56 (1.85%) Adobe
8 51 (1.68%) Sage
9 42 (1.38%) Cisco
9 42 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 41 (1.35%) Palo Alto
11 40 (1.32%) Salesforce
12 39 (1.29%) Apple
13 37 (1.22%) NetApp
14 35 (1.15%) Google
15 34 (1.12%) SolidFire
16 28 (0.92%) SolarWinds
17 24 (0.79%) Tanium
17 24 (0.79%) Tripwire
18 23 (0.76%) IBM