Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 438 433 450
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 1,077 1,166 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 756 872 950
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,825 £42,500
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 153,073 159,187 180,261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.07% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124,230 129,467 153,200
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 £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +48 656 £67,500 - 59
South East -32 177 £70,000 +21.74% 25
North of England -6 76 £55,000 -6.78% 17
East of England +25 53 £60,000 +9.09% 2
North West -23 44 £60,000 +1.69% 11
South West -19 33 £57,500 -11.54% 7
Yorkshire +34 31 £37,500 -41.41% 5
Midlands -2 29 £60,000 +9.09% 9
West Midlands +13 23 £55,000 - 6
East Midlands +6 4 £65,000 +10.64% 3
North East -24 1 £17,500 -70.59% 1
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 355 (32.96%) Finance
2 186 (17.27%) SQL
3 177 (16.43%) Degree
4 164 (15.23%) SAP
5 160 (14.86%) Microsoft
6 143 (13.28%) Project Management
7 138 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 134 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (11.42%) Analytics
10 119 (11.05%) Presales
11 114 (10.58%) Windows
12 112 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
13 111 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 111 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
14 107 (9.94%) Banking
14 107 (9.94%) Oracle
15 104 (9.66%) Retail
16 103 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
17 95 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
17 95 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
18 93 (8.64%) Java
19 90 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
20 89 (8.26%) Firewall
21 85 (7.89%) Business Development
22 76 (7.06%) Mentoring
23 74 (6.87%) VMware
24 73 (6.78%) SaaS
25 69 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
26 67 (6.22%) CRM
27 64 (5.94%) ITIL

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 27 (2.51%) SAS
2 18 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 17 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.11%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.74%) ArcGIS
7 8 (0.74%) IIS
7 8 (0.74%) JBoss
8 7 (0.65%) Confluence
8 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.28%) Apache
10 3 (0.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 38 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.93%) SPSS
5 8 (0.74%) AutoCAD
5 8 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.19%) Gephi
7 2 (0.19%) Windchill
8 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.093%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.093%) Revit
Business Applications
1 52 (4.83%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (2.32%) SAP SD
3 19 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.58%) SAP BPC
5 16 (1.49%) SAP CO
5 16 (1.49%) SAP FI
5 16 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (1.39%) HFM
7 14 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
8 13 (1.21%) SAP MM
8 13 (1.21%) SAP PP
9 12 (1.11%) SAP HCM
9 12 (1.11%) SAP HR
10 11 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
11 10 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
11 10 (0.93%) Relativity
11 10 (0.93%) Ringtail
11 10 (0.93%) SAP ERP
11 10 (0.93%) SAP SCM
12 9 (0.84%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 138 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (6.78%) SaaS
4 60 (5.57%) Office 365
5 26 (2.41%) PaaS
6 25 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (2.32%) Oracle CX
7 21 (1.95%) IaaS
7 21 (1.95%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 18 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
9 16 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
11 13 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.74%) GitHub
14 7 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
15 6 (0.56%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 89 (8.26%) Firewall
2 51 (4.74%) Network Security
3 42 (3.90%) SAN
4 25 (2.32%) WAN
5 24 (2.23%) LAN
6 23 (2.14%) NAS
6 23 (2.14%) NFC
7 19 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (1.39%) Skype
10 14 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (1.30%) TCP/IP
11 13 (1.21%) iSCSI
12 12 (1.11%) Internet
13 9 (0.84%) HTTP
14 8 (0.74%) Cisco Firepower
14 8 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (0.74%) VPN
15 5 (0.46%) Broadband
15 5 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.71%) Power BI
3 38 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (2.97%) QlikView
4 32 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (2.88%) SAP HANA
6 29 (2.69%) SAP BW
6 29 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (2.23%) Blockchain
9 23 (2.14%) Big Data
10 19 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (1.58%) Data Lake
12 16 (1.49%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.39%) Relational Database
14 14 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.30%) Spotfire
15 12 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.02%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.30%) JIRA
3 12 (1.11%) Selenium
4 8 (0.74%) Burp Suite
4 8 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.74%) Metasploit
4 8 (0.74%) Protractor
5 7 (0.65%) Jasmine
5 7 (0.65%) JUnit
5 7 (0.65%) SoapUI
5 7 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.65%) TestNG
6 6 (0.56%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.37%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.37%) Maven
8 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 355 (32.96%) Finance
2 107 (9.94%) Banking
3 104 (9.66%) Retail
4 56 (5.20%) Marketing
5 52 (4.83%) Advertising
6 47 (4.36%) Telecoms
7 36 (3.34%) Law
8 32 (2.97%) Legal
9 27 (2.51%) Electronics
10 25 (2.32%) Retail Banking
11 24 (2.23%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.67%) Front Office
13 12 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.11%) Games
13 12 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.84%) Back Office
15 7 (0.65%) Billing
16 4 (0.37%) Local Government
17 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (5.57%) XML
2 51 (4.74%) REST
3 31 (2.88%) Web Services
4 29 (2.69%) .NET
5 20 (1.86%) JSON
5 20 (1.86%) Mason
6 15 (1.39%) J2EE
6 15 (1.39%) XSLT
7 14 (1.30%) JMS
7 14 (1.30%) Middleware
8 13 (1.21%) SAPUI5
9 11 (1.02%) HTML
10 10 (0.93%) CSS
10 10 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (0.84%) SOAP
12 8 (0.74%) Regular Expression
12 8 (0.74%) WCF
13 7 (0.65%) LDAP
13 7 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
13 7 (0.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
3 60 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (3.25%) Fintech
6 28 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.23%) PKI
8 24 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
9 23 (2.14%) Contactless
9 23 (2.14%) EMV
9 23 (2.14%) Life Science
9 23 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
9 23 (2.14%) Smartcard
10 22 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 19 (1.76%) FMCG
12 17 (1.58%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (1.21%) Driving Licence
15 12 (1.11%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 114 (10.58%) Windows
2 51 (4.74%) Linux
3 40 (3.71%) Unix
4 39 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.11%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.02%) Solaris
9 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.65%) AIX
10 7 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.37%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.37%) HPUX
14 3 (0.28%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.093%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (13.28%) Project Management
2 134 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (11.42%) Analytics
4 119 (11.05%) Presales
5 112 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
6 111 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
6 111 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 90 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
8 85 (7.89%) Business Development
9 76 (7.06%) Mentoring
10 67 (6.22%) CRM
11 64 (5.94%) ITIL
12 61 (5.66%) Information Security
13 59 (5.48%) PRINCE2
14 57 (5.29%) ERP
15 53 (4.92%) Migration
16 51 (4.74%) Data Analytics
17 49 (4.55%) Creative Thinking
18 47 (4.36%) Software Delivery
19 43 (3.99%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 186 (17.27%) SQL
2 93 (8.64%) Java
3 61 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 49 (4.55%) Python
5 43 (3.99%) Apex Code
6 40 (3.71%) C
7 36 (3.34%) C#
8 27 (2.51%) R
9 26 (2.41%) ABAP
10 20 (1.86%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.30%) VBA
12 11 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.65%) Go
16 5 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.37%) C++
18 3 (0.28%) Perl
18 3 (0.28%) Ruby
18 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (16.43%) Degree
2 57 (5.29%) CISSP
3 50 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (3.99%) Security Cleared
5 40 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (3.53%) CCNP
7 32 (2.97%) CISM
7 32 (2.97%) MCSE
8 26 (2.41%) SC Cleared
9 25 (2.32%) CISA
9 25 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 23 (2.14%) SAP Certification
11 21 (1.95%) CIMA
12 19 (1.76%) CCNA
13 18 (1.67%) PMI Certification
14 15 (1.39%) ACCA
15 14 (1.30%) CFA
15 14 (1.30%) Master's Degree
16 13 (1.21%) MCITP
17 12 (1.11%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (4.18%) GDPR
3 39 (3.62%) PCI DSS
4 30 (2.79%) QA
5 22 (2.04%) COBIT
6 17 (1.58%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.84%) PMO
8 8 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.65%) FATCA
9 7 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.65%) IFRS
9 7 (0.65%) IFRS 9
9 7 (0.65%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.56%) GCP
10 6 (0.56%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.46%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.28%) NIST 800
System Software
1 58 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 50 (4.64%) Hyper-V
3 38 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.97%) vSphere
5 17 (1.58%) Docker
6 12 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.65%) iptables
8 7 (0.65%) VMware Server
8 7 (0.65%) XenApp
9 6 (0.56%) HDFS
9 6 (0.56%) KVM
9 6 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.37%) NFS
12 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (2.14%) QRadar
2 19 (1.76%) Puppet
2 19 (1.76%) SCCM
3 18 (1.67%) Ansible
4 15 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.39%) Terraform
5 12 (1.11%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.84%) EnCase
6 9 (0.84%) FTK
7 8 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.56%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.46%) Nessus
10 4 (0.37%) Automic
10 4 (0.37%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.37%) Mesos
10 4 (0.37%) Packer
11 3 (0.28%) Consul
11 3 (0.28%) CSIRT
11 3 (0.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 164 (15.23%) SAP
2 160 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 107 (9.94%) Oracle
4 95 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
5 74 (6.87%) VMware
6 52 (4.83%) Tableau
7 50 (4.64%) Hyperion
7 50 (4.64%) IBM
8 42 (3.90%) Citrix
9 37 (3.44%) Cisco
10 31 (2.88%) Splunk
11 25 (2.32%) Informatica
12 24 (2.23%) HP
12 24 (2.23%) Juniper
12 24 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
12 24 (2.23%) Qualys
13 22 (2.04%) Adobe
14 19 (1.76%) Ab Initio
15 16 (1.49%) Talend
16 15 (1.39%) Alteryx