The median annual salary for a IT Consultant was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Consultant
UK / England
Rank 623 568 573
Rank change year-on-year -55 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 215 386 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 182 315 307
Median salary £46,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,350 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +18 115 £57,500 +4.54% 15
South East +24 37 £35,000 -17.64% 5
North West -9 21 £27,500 -43.58% 4
Yorkshire +24 18 £42,500 -29.16% 2
East of England +8 10 £45,000 +38.46% 2
South West +6 7 £45,000 -26.53% 3
West Midlands -1 5 £45,000 -12.19% 2
East Midlands +5 1 £80,000 +73.91% 1
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 153 (31.29%) Finance
2 119 (24.34%) Degree
3 85 (17.38%) Windows
4 72 (14.72%) ITIL
5 69 (14.11%) Microsoft
6 68 (13.91%) Banking
7 62 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (11.45%) Project Management
8 56 (11.45%) SQL
9 55 (11.25%) Computer Science
9 55 (11.25%) Presales
10 54 (11.04%) Linux
10 54 (11.04%) VMware
11 47 (9.61%) MS Excel
12 45 (9.20%) Data Centre
13 44 (9.00%) Windows Server
13 44 (9.00%) Java
14 42 (8.59%) Cisco
15 41 (8.38%) DevOps
16 40 (8.18%) Mentoring
16 40 (8.18%) Telecoms
17 39 (7.98%) Active Directory
17 39 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
19 36 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (7.36%) Oracle
20 34 (6.95%) Business Transformation
21 33 (6.75%) SQL Server
21 33 (6.75%) Unix
22 31 (6.34%) HP

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (2.66%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.02%) Drupal
4 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.02%) GeoServer
5 4 (0.82%) IIS
6 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.45%) MS Office
3 8 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.02%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP POS DM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (3.27%) CloudBees
5 15 (3.07%) Office 365
6 13 (2.66%) SaaS
7 9 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.41%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.73%) Firewall
2 27 (5.52%) VPN
3 21 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (3.07%) Cisco PIX
4 15 (3.07%) SAN
5 14 (2.86%) Network Security
6 8 (1.64%) DHCP
6 8 (1.64%) DNS
7 5 (1.02%) WAN
8 4 (0.82%) SSL
9 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.61%) LAN
9 3 (0.61%) MPLS
9 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.61%) Wireless
10 2 (0.41%) DSL
10 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.41%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.32%) Big Data
3 12 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.43%) SAP HANA
5 5 (1.02%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (1.02%) GIS
5 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.61%) DB2
6 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) QlikView
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.09%) GoCD
3 19 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (3.27%) ClearCase
4 16 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.27%) HP UFT
4 16 (3.27%) JIRA
4 16 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (3.27%) Selenium
4 16 (3.27%) Subversion
4 16 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.27%) TeamCity
4 16 (3.27%) Travis CI
4 16 (3.27%) Vagrant
5 8 (1.64%) JMeter
5 8 (1.64%) LoadRunner
5 8 (1.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.20%) jMock
6 1 (0.20%) Mockito
General
1 153 (31.29%) Finance
2 68 (13.91%) Banking
3 40 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.93%) Retail
5 21 (4.29%) Marketing
6 16 (3.27%) French Language
7 11 (2.25%) Advertising
7 11 (2.25%) Billing
7 11 (2.25%) German Language
8 10 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.64%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.64%) Law
9 8 (1.64%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.61%) Legal
11 3 (0.61%) Publishing
12 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.41%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.32%) .NET
2 13 (2.66%) Web Services
3 11 (2.25%) HTML
4 8 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.43%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (1.02%) SAPUI5
7 3 (0.61%) J2EE
8 2 (0.41%) COM
8 2 (0.41%) CSS
8 2 (0.41%) CSS3
8 2 (0.41%) HTML5
9 1 (0.20%) EDI
9 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
6 8 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.43%) iPad
8 6 (1.23%) Replication
9 5 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.02%) NHS
9 5 (1.02%) SCADA
9 5 (1.02%) Social Media
10 4 (0.82%) PKI
10 4 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.41%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.41%) Blog
11 2 (0.41%) Clustering
11 2 (0.41%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.38%) Windows
2 54 (11.04%) Linux
3 44 (9.00%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.75%) Unix
5 27 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.27%) CoreOS
8 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.72%) ITIL
2 62 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (11.45%) Project Management
4 55 (11.25%) Presales
5 41 (8.38%) DevOps
6 40 (8.18%) Mentoring
7 39 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (6.95%) Business Transformation
9 30 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (6.13%) PRINCE2
10 29 (5.93%) Service Management
11 28 (5.73%) Change Management
11 28 (5.73%) IT Strategy
12 26 (5.32%) SDLC
13 25 (5.11%) Service Delivery
14 21 (4.29%) Business Development
14 21 (4.29%) ITSM
14 21 (4.29%) Migration
15 19 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.45%) SQL
2 44 (9.00%) Java
3 25 (5.11%) PowerShell
4 23 (4.70%) Bash Shell
5 21 (4.29%) Python
6 13 (2.66%) C
6 13 (2.66%) C#
7 12 (2.45%) C++
8 8 (1.64%) Groovy
9 4 (0.82%) VB
10 3 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.61%) VBA
11 2 (0.41%) ABAP
11 2 (0.41%) Jython
11 2 (0.41%) Perl
11 2 (0.41%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (24.34%) Degree
2 30 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.11%) CISSP
4 22 (4.50%) MCSE
5 20 (4.09%) CCNA
5 20 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (3.68%) MCSA
8 14 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.45%) CEH
9 12 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.25%) MCITP
11 10 (2.04%) CISA
12 9 (1.84%) CCNP
12 9 (1.84%) CLAS
12 9 (1.84%) ISEB
13 8 (1.64%) CISM
13 8 (1.64%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.43%) CIMA
15 6 (1.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.11%) COBIT
2 23 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.86%) SLA
4 9 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.23%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.02%) ISO22301
6 5 (1.02%) ISO27002
6 5 (1.02%) ISO27005
7 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.61%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.61%) QA
8 1 (0.20%) GDPR
8 1 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.68%) Docker
4 14 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (1.64%) vSphere
6 6 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (1.23%) ISA Server
6 6 (1.23%) UAG
7 3 (0.61%) XenApp
8 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (4.09%) Ansible
2 19 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.89%) Puppet
3 17 (3.48%) Graphite
3 17 (3.48%) Nagios
4 8 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (1.64%) Netcool
4 8 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.82%) SCCM
6 4 (0.82%) vRealize
7 3 (0.61%) Nmap
8 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.20%) Kibana
9 1 (0.20%) logstash
9 1 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 69 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.04%) VMware
3 42 (8.59%) Cisco
4 36 (7.36%) Oracle
5 31 (6.34%) HP
6 25 (5.11%) SAP
7 24 (4.91%) Dell
8 23 (4.70%) Google
9 19 (3.89%) Citrix
10 16 (3.27%) AppDynamics
11 15 (3.07%) SonicWALL
12 13 (2.66%) IBM
12 13 (2.66%) Splunk
13 9 (1.84%) CA
14 8 (1.64%) BMC
14 8 (1.64%) Remedy
14 8 (1.64%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.43%) ArcSight
16 6 (1.23%) NetApp
16 6 (1.23%) Veeam
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Basic + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECS
Salary: Excellent - Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Good basic plus double OTE and Car
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £60000 Per Annum + training + career prospects + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + £100K OTE
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Car Allow, Health Ins.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £75000 - £88000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago