Period
to 1 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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

Consultant
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 42 42
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 871 3,225 4,125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.43% 5.79% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 6.08% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 800 2,503 3,404
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £35,225
90th Percentile £112,500 £91,250 £87,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 18,365 53,032 64,926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.42% 95.17% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15,245 43,159 52,939
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,240 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.34% +2.48% +1.01%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in London.

Salary trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in London over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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 6 months to 1 October 2020. 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
Central London -19 100 £62,500 -3.85% 54
West London +63 26 £57,500 -4.17% 12
South London +46 16 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 215 (24.68%) Azure
2 192 (22.04%) Microsoft
3 174 (19.98%) Presales
4 155 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (17.11%) Finance
6 142 (16.30%) Degree
7 131 (15.04%) SQL
8 128 (14.70%) Information Security
9 117 (13.43%) AWS
10 108 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
11 105 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 104 (11.94%) CISSP
13 102 (11.71%) Office 365
14 97 (11.14%) Migration
15 96 (11.02%) Requirements Gathering
16 91 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 91 (10.45%) Analytics
17 90 (10.33%) CRM
18 89 (10.22%) HTML
19 84 (9.64%) Cybersecurity
20 81 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
20 81 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
21 79 (9.07%) SAP
22 77 (8.84%) Active Directory
22 77 (8.84%) VMware
23 75 (8.61%) JavaScript
24 74 (8.50%) Java
25 73 (8.38%) Security Architecture
26 72 (8.27%) SAML
27 70 (8.04%) Windows

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 45 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (1.84%) Confluence
4 16 (1.84%) IIS
5 13 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.03%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.69%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.57%) CMS
11 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.46%) SAS
12 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.46%) WildFly
13 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.92%) AutoCAD
4 6 (0.69%) Acrobat
4 6 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.23%) EViews
6 2 (0.23%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.23%) Stata
7 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.11%) InVision
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Sketch
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 58 (6.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.49%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.15%) SAP CO
4 10 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.80%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (0.69%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 5 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
7 5 (0.57%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.57%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.34%) Relativity
9 3 (0.34%) SAP FI-GL
9 3 (0.34%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 215 (24.68%) Azure
2 117 (13.43%) AWS
3 102 (11.71%) Office 365
4 65 (7.46%) Dynamics 365
5 59 (6.77%) Power Platform
6 57 (6.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 56 (6.43%) PaaS
8 44 (5.05%) IaaS
9 42 (4.82%) SaaS
10 25 (2.87%) GCP
11 22 (2.53%) PowerApps
12 13 (1.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 12 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (1.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 12 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (1.38%) Trello
14 9 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
14 9 (1.03%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.13%) Firewall
2 29 (3.33%) DNS
3 28 (3.21%) SAN
4 20 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.18%) VPN
6 18 (2.07%) Internet
7 16 (1.84%) HTTP
8 14 (1.61%) WAN
9 11 (1.26%) FTP
9 11 (1.26%) Skype
9 11 (1.26%) SMTP
10 10 (1.15%) IMAP
10 10 (1.15%) OSPF
11 9 (1.03%) 5G
11 9 (1.03%) BGP
11 9 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.03%) MPLS
11 9 (1.03%) Network Security
12 8 (0.92%) VSAN
13 7 (0.80%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.05%) Power BI
2 40 (4.59%) Big Data
3 37 (4.25%) SQL Server
4 32 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.07%) Looker
8 16 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.72%) Data Lake
10 14 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (1.49%) DTS
11 13 (1.49%) SAP BW
11 13 (1.49%) Snowflake Schema
12 11 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.26%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.26%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.26%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.44%) JIRA
3 20 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 18 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.15%) Artifactory
5 10 (1.15%) Gerrit
5 10 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.34%) JMeter
8 2 (0.23%) Ant
8 2 (0.23%) GitLab
8 2 (0.23%) JUnit
8 2 (0.23%) Selenium
8 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.11%) ERwin
9 1 (0.11%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.11%) Toad
9 1 (0.11%) WebLOAD
General
1 149 (17.11%) Finance
2 62 (7.12%) Marketing
3 43 (4.94%) Law
4 37 (4.25%) Retail
5 34 (3.90%) Manufacturing
6 32 (3.67%) Banking
7 28 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.07%) Public Sector
9 16 (1.84%) Private Banking
10 13 (1.49%) Legal
11 10 (1.15%) General Ledger
11 10 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.92%) Advertising
13 7 (0.80%) Back Office
13 7 (0.80%) Billing
14 5 (0.57%) Electronics
14 5 (0.57%) French Language
15 4 (0.46%) Automotive
16 3 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
16 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.22%) HTML
2 72 (8.27%) SAML
3 66 (7.58%) OAuth
4 64 (7.35%) OpenID
5 54 (6.20%) XML
6 51 (5.86%) .NET
7 44 (5.05%) CSS
8 30 (3.44%) AngularJS
9 27 (3.10%) SailPoint
9 27 (3.10%) Web Services
10 25 (2.87%) SOAP
11 22 (2.53%) J2EE
11 22 (2.53%) LDAP
12 21 (2.41%) REST
13 18 (2.07%) WCF
14 17 (1.95%) ASP.NET
14 17 (1.95%) JSON
14 17 (1.95%) XSD
15 15 (1.72%) JMS
16 12 (1.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 28 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.84%) iPhone
6 14 (1.61%) User Experience
7 11 (1.26%) IVR
8 10 (1.15%) Clustering
8 10 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.03%) Blog
9 9 (1.03%) Marketing Technology
9 9 (1.03%) Social Media
10 6 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.57%) Internet of Things
11 5 (0.57%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.57%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.04%) Windows
2 41 (4.71%) Linux
3 38 (4.36%) Windows Server
4 32 (3.67%) Windows 10
5 24 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (1.95%) Android
7 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (1.49%) Unix
9 11 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.15%) CentOS
10 10 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.23%) AIX
15 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (19.98%) Presales
2 155 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (14.70%) Information Security
4 108 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (11.14%) Migration
6 96 (11.02%) Requirements Gathering
7 91 (10.45%) Analytics
7 91 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 90 (10.33%) CRM
9 84 (9.64%) Cybersecurity
10 81 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
11 73 (8.38%) Security Architecture
12 66 (7.58%) Project Management
13 64 (7.35%) ITIL
14 62 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
15 58 (6.66%) Project Delivery
16 57 (6.54%) Scrum
17 55 (6.31%) ERP
18 52 (5.97%) Business Development
19 49 (5.63%) Requirements Workshops
Programming Languages
1 131 (15.04%) SQL
2 75 (8.61%) JavaScript
3 74 (8.50%) Java
4 61 (7.00%) Python
5 38 (4.36%) PowerShell
6 36 (4.13%) C#
7 20 (2.30%) C
8 16 (1.84%) Groovy
9 15 (1.72%) R
10 14 (1.61%) Perl
11 12 (1.38%) Apex Code
11 12 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.38%) Ruby
11 12 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.03%) C++
12 9 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 8 (0.92%) U-SQL
14 5 (0.57%) PHP
15 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (16.30%) Degree
2 104 (11.94%) CISSP
3 81 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (8.04%) CCNA
5 64 (7.35%) CCNP
6 44 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (3.21%) Security Cleared
8 22 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 18 (2.07%) MCSE
10 17 (1.95%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (1.72%) CISM
12 12 (1.38%) Master's Degree
13 11 (1.26%) MCSA
14 10 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (1.03%) MCP
16 7 (0.80%) RIBA
17 6 (0.69%) BICSI RCDD
17 6 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
18 5 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 5 (0.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (3.79%) NIST
3 31 (3.56%) GDPR
4 26 (2.99%) QA
5 12 (1.38%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.26%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.92%) PMO
8 3 (0.34%) COBIT
8 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.34%) PSD2
9 2 (0.23%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.23%) SLA
10 1 (0.11%) COSO
10 1 (0.11%) GAAP
10 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.11%) IFRS
10 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.11%) RMADS
10 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 77 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.84%) vSphere
5 11 (1.26%) Docker
5 11 (1.26%) VMware NSX
6 8 (0.92%) vCloud
7 4 (0.46%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (5.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 37 (4.25%) Terraform
3 33 (3.79%) SCCM
4 30 (3.44%) Ansible
5 23 (2.64%) Kubernetes
6 18 (2.07%) Puppet
7 14 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.26%) vCenter Server
9 10 (1.15%) vRealize
10 9 (1.03%) SCOM
11 7 (0.80%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.57%) QRadar
13 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.34%) EnCase
14 3 (0.34%) FTK
15 2 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 2 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
15 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 192 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.07%) SAP
3 77 (8.84%) VMware
4 65 (7.46%) ServiceNow
5 62 (7.12%) Oracle
6 47 (5.40%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (5.28%) ForgeRock
8 34 (3.90%) EMC
9 33 (3.79%) Google
10 27 (3.10%) CyberArk
11 20 (2.30%) Cisco
11 20 (2.30%) Isilon
12 19 (2.18%) Brocade
12 19 (2.18%) Dell
13 16 (1.84%) Adobe
13 16 (1.84%) Tableau
14 14 (1.61%) HP
15 13 (1.49%) Hitachi
16 12 (1.38%) Atlassian
16 12 (1.38%) Pega