Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1,773 3,389 4,665
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.62% 5.78% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 6.05% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,490 2,719 3,811
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 36,276 55,974 66,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 95.42% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29,533 45,706 54,719
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -30 281 £63,500 +1.60% 41
West London +36 45 £57,500 +4.55% 7
South London +23 28 £60,000 +9.09% 4
North London -5 11 £57,500 -4.17% 1
East London -2 2 £66,250 +32.50% 5
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 415 (23.41%) Microsoft
2 411 (23.18%) Finance
3 384 (21.66%) Azure
4 305 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
5 279 (15.74%) Presales
6 237 (13.37%) Degree
7 230 (12.97%) SQL
8 226 (12.75%) Office 365
9 217 (12.24%) Oracle
10 205 (11.56%) Analytics
11 199 (11.22%) AWS
12 198 (11.17%) Windows
13 188 (10.60%) Cybersecurity
14 168 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
15 160 (9.02%) SAP
16 153 (8.63%) Migration
17 148 (8.35%) Java
18 146 (8.23%) Active Directory
18 146 (8.23%) Project Management
18 146 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
19 145 (8.18%) JavaScript
20 133 (7.50%) Business Development
21 132 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 127 (7.16%) HTML
22 127 (7.16%) ERP
23 125 (7.05%) ITIL
23 125 (7.05%) Project Delivery
23 125 (7.05%) Requirements Gathering
24 118 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
25 117 (6.60%) .NET

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
1 111 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 30 (1.69%) IIS
4 28 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 25 (1.41%) Skype for Business
7 20 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 16 (0.90%) SAS
10 14 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.68%) ArcGIS
11 12 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
12 11 (0.62%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.28%) Confluence
15 5 (0.28%) JBoss
15 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.56%) AutoCAD
3 10 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (0.34%) SPSS
6 5 (0.28%) SketchUp
7 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.11%) EViews
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 60 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (3.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 48 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
5 28 (1.58%) SAP FI
6 27 (1.52%) SAP CO
6 27 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 24 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
8 20 (1.13%) NetSuite
9 17 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
9 17 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 15 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
13 12 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
14 11 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
14 11 (0.62%) SAP BPC
14 11 (0.62%) SAP ERP
15 10 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
15 10 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 384 (21.66%) Azure
2 226 (12.75%) Office 365
3 199 (11.22%) AWS
4 103 (5.81%) PaaS
5 102 (5.75%) Dynamics 365
6 100 (5.64%) Power Platform
7 88 (4.96%) SaaS
8 78 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 72 (4.06%) IaaS
10 57 (3.21%) GCP
11 25 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
12 23 (1.30%) PowerApps
13 18 (1.02%) OneDrive
14 17 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (0.90%) G Suite
16 14 (0.79%) Serverless
17 11 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
18 10 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
18 10 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
18 10 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.96%) Firewall
2 44 (2.48%) VPN
2 44 (2.48%) WAN
3 43 (2.43%) Network Security
4 40 (2.26%) Internet
5 38 (2.14%) DNS
6 37 (2.09%) LAN
7 35 (1.97%) TCP/IP
8 33 (1.86%) Skype
9 30 (1.69%) DHCP
9 30 (1.69%) SAN
10 29 (1.64%) MPLS
10 29 (1.64%) NetScaler
11 28 (1.58%) SSL
12 22 (1.24%) HTTP
12 22 (1.24%) Wireshark
13 17 (0.96%) Wireless
14 16 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (0.90%) Unified Communications
15 15 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (5.30%) Power BI
2 91 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 60 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (2.76%) Big Data
5 39 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (1.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 26 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 26 (1.47%) SAP HANA
10 25 (1.41%) Data Lake
10 25 (1.41%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 17 (0.96%) Relational Database
14 16 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
15 15 (0.85%) Blockchain
15 15 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 27 (1.52%) JIRA
1 27 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.68%) Maven
4 12 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (0.51%) JMeter
5 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.45%) Selenium
6 8 (0.45%) WinDbg
7 7 (0.39%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.39%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (0.23%) Ant
9 4 (0.23%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.23%) GitLab
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 411 (23.18%) Finance
2 97 (5.47%) Marketing
3 85 (4.79%) Banking
4 73 (4.12%) Law
5 66 (3.72%) Retail
6 45 (2.54%) Public Sector
7 39 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.92%) Legal
9 31 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.35%) Billing
11 21 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.90%) Advertising
13 12 (0.68%) Automotive
14 11 (0.62%) Digital Economy
14 11 (0.62%) French Language
14 11 (0.62%) General Ledger
14 11 (0.62%) International Banking
15 9 (0.51%) Games
15 9 (0.51%) Publishing
16 8 (0.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (7.16%) HTML
2 117 (6.60%) .NET
3 80 (4.51%) CSS
4 55 (3.10%) XML
5 53 (2.99%) Web Services
6 33 (1.86%) SOAP
7 32 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 31 (1.75%) J2EE
9 30 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 29 (1.64%) REST
11 28 (1.58%) SAML
12 26 (1.47%) LDAP
13 24 (1.35%) Middleware
14 22 (1.24%) Ajax
15 21 (1.18%) JSON
15 21 (1.18%) WebSockets
16 20 (1.13%) HTML5
16 20 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
17 17 (0.96%) jQuery
17 17 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 66 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (3.05%) Public Cloud
5 49 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (1.35%) User Experience
9 23 (1.30%) Robotics
10 16 (0.90%) Clustering
10 16 (0.90%) Social Media
11 15 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (0.85%) Internet of Things
11 15 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.73%) Industry 4.0
13 13 (0.73%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.62%) Cloud Native
15 10 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 198 (11.17%) Windows
2 91 (5.13%) Linux
3 76 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 70 (3.95%) Windows 10
5 50 (2.82%) Unix
6 40 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 32 (1.80%) Android
7 32 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.056%) CentOS
13 1 (0.056%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.056%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (15.74%) Presales
3 205 (11.56%) Analytics
4 188 (10.60%) Cybersecurity
5 168 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
6 153 (8.63%) Migration
7 146 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
7 146 (8.23%) Project Management
8 133 (7.50%) Business Development
9 132 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 127 (7.16%) ERP
11 125 (7.05%) ITIL
11 125 (7.05%) Project Delivery
11 125 (7.05%) Requirements Gathering
12 116 (6.54%) DevOps
13 103 (5.81%) Information Security
14 102 (5.75%) CRM
15 90 (5.08%) Artificial Intelligence
16 80 (4.51%) Coaching
17 76 (4.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 230 (12.97%) SQL
2 148 (8.35%) Java
3 145 (8.18%) JavaScript
4 109 (6.15%) Python
5 88 (4.96%) C#
6 81 (4.57%) PowerShell
7 44 (2.48%) C
8 29 (1.64%) R
9 24 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 16 (0.90%) Ruby
11 12 (0.68%) PHP
11 12 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 11 (0.62%) XQuery
13 10 (0.56%) C++
13 10 (0.56%) Groovy
13 10 (0.56%) U-SQL
14 9 (0.51%) ABAP
14 9 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 237 (13.37%) Degree
2 94 (5.30%) CISSP
3 85 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (2.99%) CISM
6 46 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 39 (2.20%) CCNA
7 39 (2.20%) CCNP
8 38 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 37 (2.09%) SC Cleared
10 28 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
11 24 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.30%) MCSE
13 21 (1.18%) CCIE
14 20 (1.13%) ACCA
15 17 (0.96%) MCSA
16 15 (0.85%) CIMA
17 14 (0.79%) IISP
17 14 (0.79%) Master's Degree
17 14 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (2.48%) GDPR
3 32 (1.80%) NIST
4 27 (1.52%) SLA
5 25 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.41%) QA
6 18 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.62%) COBIT
8 9 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.45%) PMO
10 7 (0.39%) NCSC
11 6 (0.34%) NIST 800
11 6 (0.34%) PSD2
12 3 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.11%) IFRS
13 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 146 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 54 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.75%) Docker
5 30 (1.69%) XenApp
6 25 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 22 (1.24%) vSphere
8 14 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.62%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.51%) vCloud
11 7 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.28%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 3 (0.17%) Snort
16 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.11%) Xen
17 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 74 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 60 (3.38%) SCCM
3 37 (2.09%) Kubernetes
4 35 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
5 28 (1.58%) Ansible
6 17 (0.96%) Terraform
7 16 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.79%) XenMobile
9 13 (0.73%) Puppet
10 12 (0.68%) SCOM
11 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.51%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.45%) ThinApp
13 7 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.39%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.34%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (0.28%) EnCase
16 4 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
16 4 (0.23%) FTK
Vendors
1 415 (23.41%) Microsoft
2 217 (12.24%) Oracle
3 160 (9.02%) SAP
4 99 (5.58%) ServiceNow
5 95 (5.36%) VMware
6 64 (3.61%) Citrix
6 64 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 58 (3.27%) Cisco
8 50 (2.82%) Google
9 40 (2.26%) EMC
10 37 (2.09%) HP
11 36 (2.03%) IBM
11 36 (2.03%) Tableau
12 32 (1.80%) Dell
13 26 (1.47%) CyberArk
14 24 (1.35%) Adobe
14 24 (1.35%) MuleSoft
15 22 (1.24%) NetApp
16 19 (1.07%) Splunk
17 18 (1.02%) Meraki