Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 434 410 459
Rank change year-on-year -24 +49 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 1,108 1,229 1,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.77% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 819 910 1,011
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,125 £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 156,896 158,917 191,649
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.52% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130,001 132,919 161,883
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +9 650 £67,500 -1.82% 68
South East -57 141 £60,000 -7.69% 10
North of England -34 94 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Midlands +23 75 £56,500 -5.83% 6
West Midlands +37 64 £57,500 +6.98% 5
North West -28 51 £70,000 +27.27% 3
South West +5 40 £55,000 +5.77% 4
East of England -12 36 £39,500 -24.76% 7
Yorkshire -13 24 £65,000 +18.18%
North East -10 16 £53,000 +37.66%
East Midlands -6 11 £55,000 +7.32% 1
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 382 (34.48%) Finance
2 274 (24.73%) Microsoft
3 197 (17.78%) SQL
4 186 (16.79%) SAP
5 169 (15.25%) Degree
6 156 (14.08%) Analytics
7 154 (13.90%) Project Management
7 154 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 148 (13.36%) Oracle
9 145 (13.09%) Retail
10 143 (12.91%) Presales
11 132 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
12 118 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
13 117 (10.56%) CRM
14 111 (10.02%) Windows
15 109 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
16 108 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 107 (9.66%) Banking
18 96 (8.66%) Java
19 93 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
20 88 (7.94%) SQL Server
21 87 (7.85%) Linux
22 85 (7.67%) VMware
23 83 (7.49%) Dynamics CRM
24 82 (7.40%) Mentoring
25 81 (7.31%) Information Security
26 76 (6.86%) Advertising
27 75 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
28 74 (6.68%) ITIL
29 72 (6.50%) Migration

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 37 (3.34%) SAS
2 23 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 21 (1.90%) Skype for Business
4 16 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.26%) JBoss
7 11 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.90%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.63%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.54%) Anypoint
11 5 (0.45%) Apache
11 5 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.45%) IIS
11 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
2 20 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.63%) SPSS
5 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.18%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.090%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 83 (7.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (3.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 30 (2.71%) Hyperion Planning
4 29 (2.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 26 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (2.26%) SAP CO
6 25 (2.26%) SAP FI
6 25 (2.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 18 (1.62%) HFM
7 18 (1.62%) SAP HCM
7 18 (1.62%) SAP HR
7 18 (1.62%) SAP Retail
8 15 (1.35%) SAP BPC
9 14 (1.26%) SAP Business One
10 12 (1.08%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
11 10 (0.90%) SAP SCM
12 9 (0.81%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.72%) Cognos Planning
13 8 (0.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 108 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (5.60%) Dynamics 365
4 35 (3.16%) Office 365
5 28 (2.53%) IaaS
6 21 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
6 21 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.71%) SuccessFactors
8 18 (1.62%) SaaS
9 15 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (1.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 12 (1.08%) PaaS
10 12 (1.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 11 (0.99%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.90%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.72%) G Suite
14 7 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.54%) Oracle CX
16 5 (0.45%) Slack
17 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.25%) Skype
2 28 (2.53%) Firewall
3 24 (2.17%) HTTP
3 24 (2.17%) Internet
3 24 (2.17%) NFC
3 24 (2.17%) Wireless
4 23 (2.08%) SAN
5 21 (1.90%) Network Security
6 19 (1.71%) iSCSI
6 19 (1.71%) LAN
7 17 (1.53%) WAN
8 16 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (1.44%) SSL
8 16 (1.44%) VPN
9 13 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (0.90%) MPLS
11 9 (0.81%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.72%) AMQP
12 8 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.32%) Big Data
3 50 (4.51%) Power BI
4 32 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 27 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 26 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 22 (1.99%) Base SAS
7 22 (1.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 22 (1.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 22 (1.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 21 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (1.81%) Data Lake
10 19 (1.71%) SAP BW
10 19 (1.71%) SAP HANA
11 17 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 22 (1.99%) ProC
3 20 (1.81%) Selenium
4 15 (1.35%) JIRA
5 13 (1.17%) Axure RP
5 13 (1.17%) Cucumber
5 13 (1.17%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.90%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.72%) IntelliJ
7 8 (0.72%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.72%) NetBeans
7 8 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.63%) HP UFT
8 7 (0.63%) JMeter
9 6 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.54%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.45%) Appium
General
1 382 (34.48%) Finance
2 145 (13.09%) Retail
3 107 (9.66%) Banking
4 76 (6.86%) Advertising
5 61 (5.51%) Telecoms
6 48 (4.33%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.80%) Marketing
8 25 (2.26%) Electronics
9 21 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.90%) Legal
10 17 (1.53%) Billing
11 16 (1.44%) Back Office
11 16 (1.44%) Publishing
12 14 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (1.17%) General Ledger
13 13 (1.17%) Local Government
14 12 (1.08%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.43%) Web Services
2 37 (3.34%) .NET
3 29 (2.62%) HTML
4 28 (2.53%) XML
5 22 (1.99%) Middleware
6 21 (1.90%) Spring
7 19 (1.71%) JDBC
7 19 (1.71%) JMS
8 17 (1.53%) Mason
9 15 (1.35%) XSLT
10 14 (1.26%) MDX
11 12 (1.08%) CSS
12 11 (0.99%) LDAP
12 11 (0.99%) Spring Security
13 10 (0.90%) JSP
13 10 (0.90%) RESTful
13 10 (0.90%) SAP Basis
13 10 (0.90%) SOAP
14 8 (0.72%) Java EE
15 7 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.07%) User Experience
5 33 (2.98%) Data Centre
6 31 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.35%) Driving Licence
8 25 (2.26%) Fintech
9 22 (1.99%) Contactless
9 22 (1.99%) EMV
9 22 (1.99%) Life Science
9 22 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
9 22 (1.99%) Smartcard
10 17 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 13 (1.17%) Cyberattack
12 12 (1.08%) Clustering
13 10 (0.90%) Minimum Viable Product
14 9 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.02%) Windows
2 87 (7.85%) Linux
3 64 (5.78%) Unix
4 30 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.99%) Android
5 22 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.44%) Solaris
7 12 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.45%) AIX
10 4 (0.36%) HPUX
10 4 (0.36%) SUSE
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.090%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.090%) CentOS
12 1 (0.090%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (14.08%) Analytics
2 154 (13.90%) Project Management
2 154 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 143 (12.91%) Presales
4 132 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (10.56%) CRM
6 109 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 93 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
8 82 (7.40%) Mentoring
9 81 (7.31%) Information Security
10 74 (6.68%) ITIL
11 72 (6.50%) Migration
12 65 (5.87%) Business Development
13 60 (5.42%) DevOps
13 60 (5.42%) ERP
14 59 (5.32%) PRINCE2
15 50 (4.51%) Coaching
15 50 (4.51%) ETL
16 45 (4.06%) Data Modelling
17 44 (3.97%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 197 (17.78%) SQL
2 96 (8.66%) Java
3 49 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 46 (4.15%) C#
5 44 (3.97%) C
6 36 (3.25%) Python
7 26 (2.35%) C++
8 22 (1.99%) PROC SQL
8 22 (1.99%) SAS Macro
9 21 (1.90%) Apex Code
10 20 (1.81%) R
11 19 (1.71%) ABAP
11 19 (1.71%) PHP
12 16 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.26%) Ruby
14 13 (1.17%) Perl
15 11 (0.99%) Scala
16 10 (0.90%) Lua
17 8 (0.72%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 169 (15.25%) Degree
2 69 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.06%) CISSP
5 32 (2.89%) CISM
6 25 (2.26%) CREST Certified
7 18 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.35%) Cyber Scheme
8 15 (1.35%) Tigerscheme
9 14 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.17%) CEH
10 13 (1.17%) SAP Certification
11 12 (1.08%) CCNP
12 11 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
12 11 (0.99%) MCSE
13 10 (0.90%) CISA
13 10 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.81%) CCIE
14 9 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.07%) QA
2 31 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.17%) GDPR
5 11 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.27%) COBIT
6 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.27%) GAAP
6 3 (0.27%) SLA
6 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.18%) FATCA
7 2 (0.18%) IFRS
7 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.090%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.090%) NIST 800
System Software
1 52 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.24%) Hyper-V
3 30 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.90%) XenApp
5 10 (0.90%) vSphere
6 8 (0.72%) Docker
6 8 (0.72%) HDFS
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.18%) iptables
9 2 (0.18%) NFS
9 2 (0.18%) vCloud
9 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.090%) Gluster
10 1 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.090%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.53%) Puppet
2 11 (0.99%) Ansible
2 11 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.72%) SCOM
4 8 (0.72%) SCOrch
5 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.54%) Nessus
6 6 (0.54%) vRealize
7 5 (0.45%) Nmap
7 5 (0.45%) SCCM
7 5 (0.45%) Terraform
8 4 (0.36%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.36%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.36%) Salt
8 4 (0.36%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 274 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 186 (16.79%) SAP
3 148 (13.36%) Oracle
4 85 (7.67%) VMware
5 55 (4.96%) Hyperion
6 46 (4.15%) Tableau
7 43 (3.88%) Citrix
8 40 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
9 36 (3.25%) Google
10 35 (3.16%) Cisco
10 35 (3.16%) Informatica
11 33 (2.98%) IBM
12 32 (2.89%) Talend
13 29 (2.62%) Cognos
13 29 (2.62%) MicroStrategy
14 25 (2.26%) HP
15 20 (1.81%) Alteryx
15 20 (1.81%) Splunk
16 19 (1.71%) NetApp
17 18 (1.62%) Ab Initio