The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
England / London
Rank 42 37 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1944 2500 2991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.86% 6.02% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 6.27% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1974 2366
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in London

Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London -43 155 £60,000 - 87
Heathrow +5 11 £52,500 -
Southwark - 10 £75,000 -
Canary Wharf -19 8 £65,000 -10.34%
Bromley -11 4 £19,000 -66.51%
Docklands, London - 4 £40,000 - 1
Westminster - 4 £40,000 -
West End of London +10 2 £62,500 -3.84% 6
Beckenham - 2 £45,000 -
Chessington - 2 £42,500 -
Brentford - 1 £42,500 - 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 1335 (33.76%) Finance
2 709 (17.93%) Degree
3 600 (15.17%) SQL
4 565 (14.29%) Oracle
5 531 (13.43%) Presales
6 520 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
7 515 (13.02%) SAP
8 495 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
9 477 (12.06%) Microsoft
10 467 (11.81%) Java
11 408 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
12 395 (9.99%) Banking
13 386 (9.76%) Project Management
14 366 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 352 (8.90%) Analytics
16 315 (7.97%) MS Excel
17 308 (7.79%) Linux
18 304 (7.69%) SQL Server
19 290 (7.33%) Windows
20 278 (7.03%) .NET
21 277 (7.01%) C#
22 273 (6.90%) JavaScript
23 272 (6.88%) Retail
24 262 (6.63%) ERP
25 258 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
26 254 (6.42%) Big Data
27 226 (5.72%) CRM
28 218 (5.51%) DevOps
29 209 (5.29%) Unix
30 208 (5.26%) Computer Science

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 78 (1.97%) SAS
2 64 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 62 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 61 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 56 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 47 (1.19%) IIS
6 47 (1.19%) JBoss
7 43 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 42 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 37 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 30 (0.76%) Apache Pig
10 30 (0.76%) Skype for Business
11 27 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
12 25 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (0.61%) OpenStack
14 19 (0.48%) CMS
15 16 (0.40%) Apache
16 15 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 315 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 103 (2.60%) MS Office
3 66 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.61%) MS Project
6 22 (0.56%) SPSS
7 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.15%) Casewise Modeler
8 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.13%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.13%) InVision
10 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.051%) Mingle
13 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.025%) EngageOne
13 1 (0.025%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 105 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (2.53%) SAP FI
3 91 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
4 87 (2.20%) SAP MM
5 85 (2.15%) SAP CO
5 85 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 75 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
7 71 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
8 67 (1.69%) SAP SD
9 61 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
10 57 (1.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 52 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
12 48 (1.21%) SAP PM
13 47 (1.19%) SAP BPC
14 45 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
15 44 (1.11%) NetSuite
16 34 (0.86%) SAP WM
17 29 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
18 23 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
18 23 (0.58%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 258 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (2.76%) Office 365
4 104 (2.63%) SaaS
5 95 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 64 (1.62%) CloudBees
7 37 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (0.89%) Slack
9 25 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
10 22 (0.56%) Force.com
11 21 (0.53%) G Suite
12 20 (0.51%) FinancialForce.com
12 20 (0.51%) IaaS
13 15 (0.38%) Data Lake Analytics
13 15 (0.38%) PaaS
14 13 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (0.30%) Taleo
16 11 (0.28%) Oracle CX
17 10 (0.25%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 146 (3.69%) Firewall
2 90 (2.28%) Network Security
3 79 (2.00%) WAN
4 67 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 63 (1.59%) LAN
6 58 (1.47%) DNS
7 54 (1.37%) Internet
8 53 (1.34%) MPLS
9 50 (1.26%) BGP
10 41 (1.04%) Wireless
11 39 (0.99%) Ethernet
12 36 (0.91%) VPN
13 35 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
13 35 (0.89%) OSPF
14 32 (0.81%) SAN
15 29 (0.73%) DHCP
16 28 (0.71%) Skype
17 26 (0.66%) HTTP
17 26 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 254 (6.42%) Big Data
3 200 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 136 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 126 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 114 (2.88%) QlikView
7 110 (2.78%) Power BI
8 106 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 100 (2.53%) Relational Database
10 98 (2.48%) Hadoop
11 66 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
12 59 (1.49%) SAP HANA
13 50 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
14 46 (1.16%) DB2
15 45 (1.14%) Data Mining
16 43 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
17 41 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
18 40 (1.01%) RDBMS
19 38 (0.96%) SAP BW
20 36 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 165 (4.17%) Selenium
2 129 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 99 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 97 (2.45%) JIRA
5 95 (2.40%) Git (software)
6 90 (2.28%) HP UFT
7 82 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 79 (2.00%) Subversion
9 78 (1.97%) Vagrant
10 67 (1.69%) GoCD
11 66 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 65 (1.64%) ClearCase
13 42 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 38 (0.96%) TeamCity
15 37 (0.94%) JUnit
16 34 (0.86%) GitLab
17 31 (0.78%) Appium
17 31 (0.78%) Protractor
17 31 (0.78%) TestNG
18 30 (0.76%) Jasmine
General
1 1335 (33.76%) Finance
2 395 (9.99%) Banking
3 272 (6.88%) Retail
4 204 (5.16%) Marketing
5 193 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 123 (3.11%) Legal
7 106 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 85 (2.15%) Advertising
9 73 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 61 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 58 (1.47%) Law
12 43 (1.09%) Front Office
13 40 (1.01%) Back Office
14 38 (0.96%) Billing
15 37 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.71%) German Language
17 27 (0.68%) General Ledger
18 21 (0.53%) Games
18 21 (0.53%) Publishing
19 20 (0.51%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (7.03%) .NET
2 195 (4.93%) HTML
3 186 (4.70%) XML
4 169 (4.27%) Web Services
5 135 (3.41%) CSS
6 89 (2.25%) Middleware
7 65 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 50 (1.26%) JSON
9 48 (1.21%) MDX
9 48 (1.21%) REST
10 41 (1.04%) jQuery
11 36 (0.91%) J2EE
12 34 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
13 31 (0.78%) HTML5
14 29 (0.73%) Node.js
15 28 (0.71%) XSLT
16 27 (0.68%) Java EE
17 26 (0.66%) SOAP
18 24 (0.61%) Spring
19 23 (0.58%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 408 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 181 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 102 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 100 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (2.43%) User Experience
7 75 (1.90%) Derivative
7 75 (1.90%) Fintech
8 44 (1.11%) Fixed Income
9 43 (1.09%) Social Media
10 34 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
11 33 (0.83%) Hedge funds
12 32 (0.81%) Credit Risk
12 32 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (0.68%) Equities
13 27 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
14 25 (0.63%) Digital Media
15 20 (0.51%) Algorithms
16 19 (0.48%) Driving Licence
16 19 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 308 (7.79%) Linux
2 290 (7.33%) Windows
3 209 (5.29%) Unix
4 76 (1.92%) CoreOS
5 73 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 41 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.23%) Android
11 8 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.10%) AIX
14 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.10%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.076%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.076%) VMS
16 2 (0.051%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (13.43%) Presales
2 520 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
3 495 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
4 386 (9.76%) Project Management
5 366 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 352 (8.90%) Analytics
7 262 (6.63%) ERP
8 226 (5.72%) CRM
9 218 (5.51%) DevOps
10 200 (5.06%) Information Security
11 197 (4.98%) ITIL
12 192 (4.86%) Mentoring
13 184 (4.65%) SDLC
14 183 (4.63%) Cybersecurity
15 176 (4.45%) Business Analysis
16 174 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
17 171 (4.32%) Scrum
18 168 (4.25%) PRINCE2
19 165 (4.17%) Business Development
20 148 (3.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 600 (15.17%) SQL
2 467 (11.81%) Java
3 277 (7.01%) C#
4 273 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 181 (4.58%) Python
6 102 (2.58%) PowerShell
7 101 (2.55%) C
8 85 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 80 (2.02%) R
10 78 (1.97%) Bash Shell
11 77 (1.95%) C++
12 58 (1.47%) Perl
13 56 (1.42%) PHP
14 49 (1.24%) Ruby
15 41 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 39 (0.99%) ABAP
17 38 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 35 (0.89%) Shell Script
19 32 (0.81%) Scala
20 30 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 709 (17.93%) Degree
2 181 (4.58%) CISSP
3 162 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (2.81%) CISM
5 103 (2.60%) CISA
6 96 (2.43%) CCNP
7 85 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 78 (1.97%) Security Cleared
9 59 (1.49%) CCNA
10 51 (1.29%) ACCA
11 48 (1.21%) CCIE
11 48 (1.21%) CCSP
12 47 (1.19%) CIMA
13 44 (1.11%) SC Cleared
14 39 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 39 (0.99%) CEH
15 30 (0.76%) PhD
16 28 (0.71%) PMI Certification
17 27 (0.68%) DV Cleared
18 26 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (2.66%) QA
2 101 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (1.67%) COBIT
4 51 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 47 (1.19%) Data Quality
6 37 (0.94%) SLA
7 26 (0.66%) PMO
8 24 (0.61%) GDPR
9 17 (0.43%) IFRS
9 17 (0.43%) MiFID
9 17 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.30%) EMIR
11 11 (0.28%) IFRS 9
12 10 (0.25%) Basel III
13 7 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.18%) SEPA
14 6 (0.15%) COREP
14 6 (0.15%) FINREP
14 6 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 115 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 97 (2.45%) Docker
3 78 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.48%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.48%) vSphere
6 18 (0.46%) XenApp
7 17 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.30%) HDFS
10 8 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.076%) XenServer
14 2 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.025%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 117 (2.96%) Puppet
2 108 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (2.68%) Ansible
4 82 (2.07%) Nagios
5 79 (2.00%) Graphite
6 47 (1.19%) Kubernetes
7 29 (0.73%) SCCM
8 21 (0.53%) EnCase
9 18 (0.46%) FTK
10 16 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
10 16 (0.40%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.35%) FortiGate
11 14 (0.35%) Terraform
12 12 (0.30%) Capistrano
12 12 (0.30%) Mesos
13 11 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.28%) QRadar
14 10 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 10 (0.25%) vRealize
15 8 (0.20%) Netcool
Vendors
1 565 (14.29%) Oracle
2 515 (13.02%) SAP
3 477 (12.06%) Microsoft
4 158 (4.00%) Cisco
5 146 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
5 146 (3.69%) Tableau
6 145 (3.67%) IBM
7 133 (3.36%) VMware
8 128 (3.24%) Google
9 103 (2.60%) Splunk
10 84 (2.12%) CheckPoint
11 78 (1.97%) AppDynamics
12 65 (1.64%) Informatica
13 58 (1.47%) Citrix
13 58 (1.47%) Cognos
14 55 (1.39%) New Relic
15 52 (1.32%) ServiceNow
16 50 (1.26%) Fortinet
16 50 (1.26%) Juniper
17 49 (1.24%) Dynatrace
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum x2 OTE + Pension + Health + Travel +
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 60k +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Investigo
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus + Car Allowance + Corp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago