The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

IT Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 522 557
Rank change year-on-year -104 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 233 427 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 181 353 314
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.89% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in England

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in England.

Salary trend for IT Consultant in England

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in England

IT 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 IT Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 133 £40,000 -27.27% 16
South East -42 33 £36,250 -19.44% 4
North West -24 30 £43,750 +1.15% 6
Yorkshire -4 13 £45,000 -30.76% 5
South West -7 12 £37,500 -40.00% 1
East of England -10 6 £32,500 -40.90%
West Midlands -18 5 £45,000 -14.28% 6
East Midlands +16 1 - -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT 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 England region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 133 (29.69%) Finance
2 97 (21.65%) Degree
3 86 (19.20%) Windows
4 85 (18.97%) Linux
5 65 (14.51%) Banking
5 65 (14.51%) Microsoft
6 60 (13.39%) VMware
7 58 (12.95%) Change Management
8 48 (10.71%) Project Management
8 48 (10.71%) Windows Server
9 47 (10.49%) Cisco
9 47 (10.49%) Active Directory
9 47 (10.49%) Telecoms
10 46 (10.27%) ITIL
10 46 (10.27%) Java
11 45 (10.04%) DevOps
12 44 (9.82%) PowerShell
13 43 (9.60%) Computer Science
14 42 (9.38%) Unix
15 41 (9.15%) Presales
16 40 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 37 (8.26%) Mentoring
19 36 (8.04%) CISSP
20 35 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (7.59%) Bash Shell
21 34 (7.59%) Data Centre
22 33 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
22 33 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
22 33 (7.37%) SQL

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (4.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (1.79%) IIS
4 6 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.45%) Drupal
7 2 (0.45%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Mule
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (0.45%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.22%) assyst
2 1 (0.22%) Line 50
2 1 (0.22%) Line 500
2 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP CS
2 1 (0.22%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.13%) Office 365
3 18 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.90%) SaaS
5 5 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.89%) CloudBees
6 4 (0.89%) IaaS
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.36%) Firewall
2 23 (5.13%) VPN
3 19 (4.24%) SAN
4 18 (4.02%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
5 16 (3.57%) Network Security
6 8 (1.79%) DNS
6 8 (1.79%) WAN
7 7 (1.56%) MPLS
8 6 (1.34%) DHCP
8 6 (1.34%) LAN
8 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.89%) DSL
9 4 (0.89%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.89%) Internet
9 4 (0.89%) NAS
9 4 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.89%) SSL
9 4 (0.89%) VoIP
10 3 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.02%) Big Data
3 7 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.12%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.67%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.67%) DB2
6 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.22%) GIS
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.13%) GoCD
3 13 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (2.90%) JMeter
3 13 (2.90%) LoadRunner
4 7 (1.56%) NeoLoad
5 6 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.12%) Selenium
7 4 (0.89%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.89%) JIRA
7 4 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.89%) Subversion
7 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.89%) Travis CI
7 4 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.22%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 133 (29.69%) Finance
2 65 (14.51%) Banking
3 47 (10.49%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.25%) French Language
5 23 (5.13%) Billing
6 21 (4.69%) German Language
7 16 (3.57%) Retail
8 15 (3.35%) Advertising
9 11 (2.46%) Marketing
10 10 (2.23%) Italian Language
10 10 (2.23%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.12%) Law
13 4 (0.89%) Games
14 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.45%) Legal
14 2 (0.45%) Local Government
14 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.57%) .NET
2 15 (3.35%) RESTful
2 15 (3.35%) SOAP
3 12 (2.68%) HTML
4 9 (2.01%) Web Services
4 9 (2.01%) XML
5 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.89%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.45%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.22%) EDI
7 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.22%) IDoc
7 1 (0.22%) OAuth
7 1 (0.22%) OpenID
7 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.22%) SAML
7 1 (0.22%) WCF
7 1 (0.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.46%) iPad
6 10 (2.23%) Social Media
7 9 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.79%) NHS
9 6 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.34%) Replication
9 6 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.12%) Clustering
10 5 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.67%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.67%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 86 (19.20%) Windows
2 85 (18.97%) Linux
3 48 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 42 (9.38%) Unix
5 39 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.89%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.67%) AIX
8 3 (0.67%) HPUX
9 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.95%) Change Management
2 48 (10.71%) Project Management
3 46 (10.27%) ITIL
4 45 (10.04%) DevOps
5 41 (9.15%) Presales
6 40 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (8.26%) Mentoring
8 33 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (6.47%) Business Development
10 27 (6.03%) SDLC
11 26 (5.80%) Service Delivery
12 25 (5.58%) IT Strategy
13 24 (5.36%) Information Security
14 23 (5.13%) Business Transformation
14 23 (5.13%) Risk Management
15 19 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (4.24%) OO
16 17 (3.79%) Configuration Management
17 16 (3.57%) CRM
17 16 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.27%) Java
2 44 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 34 (7.59%) Bash Shell
4 33 (7.37%) SQL
5 23 (5.13%) Groovy
5 23 (5.13%) Python
6 16 (3.57%) C
7 9 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.56%) C#
9 5 (1.12%) C++
9 5 (1.12%) Perl
10 4 (0.89%) VBA
11 2 (0.45%) ABAP
11 2 (0.45%) Jython
11 2 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (21.65%) Degree
2 36 (8.04%) CISSP
3 33 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (6.47%) MCSE
5 20 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.79%) CLAS
8 15 (3.35%) CCNA
8 15 (3.35%) CEH
8 15 (3.35%) CIMA
8 15 (3.35%) MCP
9 13 (2.90%) MCSA
10 10 (2.23%) ISEB
10 10 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.01%) MCITP
12 7 (1.56%) CISA
12 7 (1.56%) CISM
12 7 (1.56%) VTSP
13 6 (1.34%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.79%) COBIT
2 15 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.01%) SLA
4 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.89%) GPG13
5 4 (0.89%) PMO
6 3 (0.67%) QA
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.45%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.79%) Docker
5 5 (1.12%) vSphere
6 4 (0.89%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.45%) UAG
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.02%) Ansible
2 17 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.79%) Puppet
3 12 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.79%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.12%) Graphite
5 5 (1.12%) Nagios
6 4 (0.89%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.89%) vRealize
7 2 (0.45%) SCCM
8 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 65 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.39%) VMware
3 47 (10.49%) Cisco
4 28 (6.25%) SAP
5 23 (5.13%) Citrix
5 23 (5.13%) Dell
6 22 (4.91%) Oracle
7 21 (4.69%) Splunk
8 20 (4.46%) HP
9 18 (4.02%) SonicWALL
10 17 (3.79%) Veeam
11 13 (2.90%) XebiaLabs
12 12 (2.68%) ArcSight
13 9 (2.01%) NetApp
13 9 (2.01%) Virgin Media
14 6 (1.34%) EMC
15 5 (1.12%) Google
15 5 (1.12%) Juniper
15 5 (1.12%) LogRhythm
16 4 (0.89%) WatchGuard
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £30000 Per Annum Competitive basic salary + Car allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped commission 40%
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k per year + Healthcare,Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Uncapped Commision
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 87000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 87000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + £100K OTE
Posted: 24 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
FDM Group
Posted: 22 days ago
London
FDM Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Capco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago