Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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

Senior Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 433 431 438
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 1,080 1,162 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.74% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 770 885 969
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £44,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 147,116 157,296 174,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,521 126,950 147,759
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in England

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in England

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in England

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +17 612 £67,500 - 70
South East +8 173 £68,000 +17.24% 19
North of England -2 86 £50,000 -16.67% 20
East of England +32 53 £60,000 - 6
Midlands +2 47 £50,000 -16.67% 13
South West -26 45 £59,000 -26.25% 19
Yorkshire +45 44 £30,000 -53.85% 7
West Midlands +21 40 £47,500 -20.83% 11
North West -17 40 £60,000 +1.69% 9
East Midlands -11 5 £47,500 -13.64% 2
North East -10 2 £28,750 -27.22% 4
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Senior Consultant job roles required the following IT skills 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 364 (33.70%) Finance
2 173 (16.02%) Degree
3 169 (15.65%) SAP
4 152 (14.07%) SQL
5 141 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 135 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 126 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 118 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
10 117 (10.83%) Analytics
11 115 (10.65%) Oracle
12 110 (10.19%) Presales
13 109 (10.09%) Project Management
14 107 (9.91%) Java
14 107 (9.91%) Banking
15 102 (9.44%) Retail
15 102 (9.44%) Cybersecurity
15 102 (9.44%) Mentoring
16 100 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
17 93 (8.61%) Windows
18 85 (7.87%) CRM
19 84 (7.78%) ERP
19 84 (7.78%) Firewall
20 83 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
21 80 (7.41%) SaaS
22 78 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
23 77 (7.13%) Salesforce.com
24 74 (6.85%) Business Development
25 66 (6.11%) CISSP
26 65 (6.02%) VMware

Senior 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 24 (2.22%) SAS
2 11 (1.02%) Confluence
2 11 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.02%) Skype for Business
3 10 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 9 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.83%) ArcGIS
5 8 (0.74%) IIS
6 5 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.37%) Anypoint
7 4 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.37%) Mule
7 4 (0.37%) Mule ESB
7 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.28%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.19%) Appian
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.93%) SPSS
5 8 (0.74%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.37%) Revit
8 2 (0.19%) Gephi
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.19%) Windchill
9 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.093%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (5.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (2.22%) SAP SD
3 21 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (1.85%) HFM
5 18 (1.67%) SAP BPC
5 18 (1.67%) SAP SCM
6 17 (1.57%) SAP PP
7 16 (1.48%) SAP HCM
7 16 (1.48%) SAP HR
8 15 (1.39%) SAP CO
8 15 (1.39%) SAP FI
8 15 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
9 14 (1.30%) SAP MM
10 13 (1.20%) SAP WM
11 12 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
12 11 (1.02%) SAP ERP
12 11 (1.02%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 137 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (7.41%) SaaS
4 61 (5.65%) Office 365
5 33 (3.06%) Oracle CX
6 29 (2.69%) PaaS
7 23 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (1.57%) IaaS
10 17 (1.57%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 13 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
12 12 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
14 8 (0.74%) GitHub
15 7 (0.65%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.65%) Serverless
16 6 (0.56%) Mimecast
17 5 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
18 4 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.78%) Firewall
2 45 (4.17%) Network Security
3 41 (3.80%) SAN
4 28 (2.59%) WAN
5 25 (2.31%) LAN
5 25 (2.31%) NFC
6 24 (2.22%) NAS
7 23 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 19 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
9 16 (1.48%) Cisco Firepower
10 10 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.83%) iSCSI
12 8 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.74%) VPN
13 7 (0.65%) Internet
13 7 (0.65%) Skype
14 6 (0.56%) BGP
14 6 (0.56%) OSPF
15 5 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.89%) SAP HANA
3 36 (3.33%) SAP BW
4 34 (3.15%) Big Data
4 34 (3.15%) QlikView
5 33 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (2.50%) Power BI
8 26 (2.41%) Blockchain
9 24 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.48%) Spotfire
13 14 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 12 (1.11%) GIS
15 11 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
16 10 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (0.93%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.39%) TeamCity
4 14 (1.30%) JIRA
4 14 (1.30%) JUnit
5 12 (1.11%) IBM UrbanCode
5 12 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (1.11%) Travis CI
6 11 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.02%) Selenium
7 8 (0.74%) Maven
8 7 (0.65%) Jasmine
8 7 (0.65%) Mockito
8 7 (0.65%) Protractor
8 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.65%) TestNG
9 6 (0.56%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.56%) Burp Suite
9 6 (0.56%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.46%) Eclipse
General
1 364 (33.70%) Finance
2 107 (9.91%) Banking
3 102 (9.44%) Retail
4 63 (5.83%) Marketing
5 52 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 37 (3.43%) Advertising
7 32 (2.96%) Law
8 29 (2.69%) Electronics
9 28 (2.59%) Manufacturing
10 26 (2.41%) Retail Banking
11 23 (2.13%) Legal
12 15 (1.39%) Front Office
13 13 (1.20%) Back Office
13 13 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.65%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.65%) Games
16 6 (0.56%) Billing
17 5 (0.46%) French Language
17 5 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.44%) REST
2 46 (4.26%) XML
3 25 (2.31%) .NET
4 19 (1.76%) HTML
4 19 (1.76%) Web Services
5 17 (1.57%) CSS
6 15 (1.39%) Spring
7 14 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (1.11%) SOAP
9 10 (0.93%) J2EE
9 10 (0.93%) SAPUI5
10 6 (0.56%) RESTful
10 6 (0.56%) SAP Fiori
10 6 (0.56%) WCF
11 5 (0.46%) HTML5
11 5 (0.46%) Kafka
11 5 (0.46%) SailPoint
11 5 (0.46%) SAML
11 5 (0.46%) SAP PI
11 5 (0.46%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 56 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (3.15%) Fintech
6 25 (2.31%) Contactless
6 25 (2.31%) EMV
6 25 (2.31%) Mobile Payment
6 25 (2.31%) Smartcard
7 23 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.94%) PKI
9 20 (1.85%) Life Science
10 19 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 19 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
11 17 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 16 (1.48%) PMI
13 14 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (1.11%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 93 (8.61%) Windows
2 47 (4.35%) Linux
3 44 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.57%) Unix
5 15 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.11%) Mesosphere
8 10 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.37%) AIX
12 4 (0.37%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.28%) Android
13 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.093%) CentOS
14 1 (0.093%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.093%) VMS
14 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 118 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
4 117 (10.83%) Analytics
5 110 (10.19%) Presales
6 109 (10.09%) Project Management
7 102 (9.44%) Cybersecurity
7 102 (9.44%) Mentoring
8 85 (7.87%) CRM
9 84 (7.78%) ERP
10 83 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (6.85%) Business Development
12 63 (5.83%) Information Security
13 58 (5.37%) DevOps
14 52 (4.81%) Test Automation
15 50 (4.63%) PRINCE2
16 48 (4.44%) Data Management
17 45 (4.17%) Migration
18 44 (4.07%) Creative Thinking
18 44 (4.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 152 (14.07%) SQL
2 107 (9.91%) Java
3 64 (5.93%) JavaScript
4 51 (4.72%) Python
5 41 (3.80%) C
6 39 (3.61%) Apex Code
7 34 (3.15%) C#
8 29 (2.69%) R
9 26 (2.41%) PowerShell
10 24 (2.22%) ABAP
11 21 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.48%) Go
13 9 (0.83%) Java 8
13 9 (0.83%) Perl
14 8 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.65%) PHP
15 7 (0.65%) Ruby
16 5 (0.46%) VBA
17 4 (0.37%) C++
18 2 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 173 (16.02%) Degree
2 66 (6.11%) CISSP
3 42 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (3.06%) CISM
7 31 (2.87%) CCNP
8 30 (2.78%) MCSE
8 30 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 28 (2.59%) CISA
10 23 (2.13%) PMI Certification
11 19 (1.76%) CIMA
12 18 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 15 (1.39%) CCIE
14 14 (1.30%) ACCA
14 14 (1.30%) CCNA
14 14 (1.30%) MCITP
15 13 (1.20%) CFA
16 12 (1.11%) CREST Certified
16 12 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.72%) GDPR
2 50 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (4.07%) QA
4 38 (3.52%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.85%) COBIT
6 19 (1.76%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.83%) PMO
8 7 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.56%) PMBOK
10 5 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.46%) FATCA
10 5 (0.46%) IFRS
10 5 (0.46%) IFRS 9
10 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.46%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.37%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 61 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 48 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 32 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (2.78%) Docker
5 29 (2.69%) vSphere
6 8 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.46%) KVM
8 5 (0.46%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.37%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.28%) HDFS
10 3 (0.28%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.28%) vCloud
10 3 (0.28%) XenApp
11 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.19%) UAG
11 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (2.22%) Puppet
2 22 (2.04%) Ansible
2 22 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 21 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.85%) QRadar
4 20 (1.85%) Terraform
5 13 (1.20%) Automic
6 12 (1.11%) Consul
6 12 (1.11%) Prometheus
7 10 (0.93%) Nessus
8 9 (0.83%) SCCM
9 6 (0.56%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.37%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.37%) CloudHub
10 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.37%) Mesos
10 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.37%) Packer
11 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 169 (15.65%) SAP
2 135 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 115 (10.65%) Oracle
4 77 (7.13%) Salesforce.com
5 65 (6.02%) VMware
6 56 (5.19%) Hyperion
7 54 (5.00%) Tableau
8 52 (4.81%) Cisco
9 39 (3.61%) Splunk
10 36 (3.33%) Citrix
11 27 (2.50%) Juniper
12 26 (2.41%) IBM
13 25 (2.31%) Qualys
14 21 (1.94%) Informatica
15 19 (1.76%) CheckPoint
15 19 (1.76%) MicroStrategy
16 17 (1.57%) Adobe
16 17 (1.57%) Cognos
17 16 (1.48%) Blue Coat
17 16 (1.48%) Sony