Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4,489 4,251 4,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.48% 6.08% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 6.37% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,329 3,306 3,967
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £35,400 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 66,274 66,711 78,536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.47% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,191 55,257 68,034
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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
Central London +26 710 £60,000 +4.35% 112
West London +14 120 £50,000 -16.67% 29
South London +3 52 £60,000 +33.33% 9
East London +20 38 £50,000 -23.08% 18
North London -14 3 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 1,255 (27.96%) Finance
2 894 (19.92%) Microsoft
3 814 (18.13%) Degree
4 799 (17.80%) SQL
5 696 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
6 658 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 608 (13.54%) Presales
8 502 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
9 487 (10.85%) Analytics
10 473 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 446 (9.94%) Project Management
12 444 (9.89%) Windows
13 415 (9.24%) Oracle
14 411 (9.16%) Java
15 407 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
16 397 (8.84%) SAP
17 383 (8.53%) Banking
18 376 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
19 348 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
20 347 (7.73%) CRM
21 338 (7.53%) DevOps
22 316 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
23 315 (7.02%) SQL Server
24 306 (6.82%) Linux
25 299 (6.66%) Advertising
26 285 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
26 285 (6.35%) Business Development
27 275 (6.13%) Migration
27 275 (6.13%) Python
28 270 (6.01%) Computer Science

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
1 100 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 63 (1.40%) SAS
3 59 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 45 (1.00%) IIS
4 45 (1.00%) Skype for Business
5 38 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 31 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 25 (0.56%) Apache
7 25 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 23 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (0.40%) Confluence
12 16 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.25%) JBoss
15 11 (0.25%) nginx
16 9 (0.20%) Alfresco
Applications
1 104 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.53%) SPSS
6 21 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.16%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.11%) ProjectWise
10 4 (0.089%) Revit
11 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.045%) Gephi
11 2 (0.045%) Stata
12 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 196 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
3 69 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 59 (1.31%) SAP SD
5 53 (1.18%) SAP BPC
6 38 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
7 35 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
8 31 (0.69%) HFM
8 31 (0.69%) SAP FI
9 29 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
10 28 (0.62%) NetSuite
11 27 (0.60%) SAP CO
11 27 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
12 25 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 25 (0.56%) Relativity
13 23 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
14 22 (0.49%) SAP Business One
15 21 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
15 21 (0.47%) Ringtail
16 19 (0.42%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 658 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 407 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
3 235 (5.24%) SaaS
4 209 (4.66%) Office 365
5 166 (3.70%) IaaS
6 150 (3.34%) PaaS
7 143 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
8 135 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 105 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
10 79 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
11 56 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
12 47 (1.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 46 (1.02%) Serverless
14 43 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
15 42 (0.94%) CloudBees
16 39 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
17 38 (0.85%) GitHub
17 38 (0.85%) OpenShift
18 34 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
19 26 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 202 (4.50%) Firewall
2 110 (2.45%) Network Security
3 65 (1.45%) SAN
4 60 (1.34%) Wireless
5 53 (1.18%) DNS
6 44 (0.98%) VPN
7 40 (0.89%) NAS
8 38 (0.85%) Skype
9 37 (0.82%) WAN
10 36 (0.80%) LAN
11 35 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 33 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
13 31 (0.69%) TCP/IP
14 27 (0.60%) HTTP
15 25 (0.56%) Internet
15 25 (0.56%) SMS
16 23 (0.51%) Cisco Firepower
17 22 (0.49%) Cisco ISE
18 20 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 222 (4.95%) Power BI
3 218 (4.86%) Big Data
4 180 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
5 155 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 124 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 110 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 106 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 103 (2.29%) Data Lake
10 100 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 72 (1.60%) QlikView
12 69 (1.54%) SAP HANA
13 66 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
14 56 (1.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 49 (1.09%) Hadoop
16 47 (1.05%) SAP BW
17 42 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
18 35 (0.78%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.76%) MySQL
20 32 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 166 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 161 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 98 (2.18%) JIRA
4 97 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 85 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 65 (1.45%) Subversion
8 64 (1.43%) Selenium
9 53 (1.18%) GoCD
9 53 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 48 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 44 (0.98%) Maven
12 35 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 34 (0.76%) IBM UrbanCode
13 34 (0.76%) Vagrant
14 33 (0.74%) HP UFT
15 27 (0.60%) Gradle
16 26 (0.58%) Travis CI
17 24 (0.53%) ClearCase
18 23 (0.51%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,255 (27.96%) Finance
2 383 (8.53%) Banking
3 299 (6.66%) Advertising
4 265 (5.90%) Retail
5 250 (5.57%) Marketing
6 134 (2.99%) Legal
7 112 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 99 (2.21%) Front Office
9 83 (1.85%) Law
10 75 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 75 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 65 (1.45%) Financial Institution
12 43 (0.96%) Billing
13 41 (0.91%) German Language
14 39 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 39 (0.87%) Retail Banking
15 37 (0.82%) French Language
16 29 (0.65%) Games
17 23 (0.51%) Local Government
18 22 (0.49%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (4.81%) .NET
2 181 (4.03%) XML
3 153 (3.41%) HTML
4 142 (3.16%) Web Services
5 133 (2.96%) Mason
6 95 (2.12%) CSS
7 64 (1.43%) XSLT
8 58 (1.29%) REST
9 54 (1.20%) Middleware
10 50 (1.11%) J2EE
11 47 (1.05%) JSON
12 38 (0.85%) Spring
13 35 (0.78%) Visualforce
14 34 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
15 31 (0.69%) HTML5
16 27 (0.60%) AngularJS
16 27 (0.60%) SAML
16 27 (0.60%) SOAP
17 26 (0.58%) JMS
18 21 (0.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 376 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 270 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 150 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 121 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 121 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 114 (2.54%) Fintech
6 109 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 94 (2.09%) Derivative
8 73 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 67 (1.49%) User Experience
10 57 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
11 55 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
12 51 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 48 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
14 43 (0.96%) PKI
15 41 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 40 (0.89%) Private Cloud
17 39 (0.87%) Driving Licence
18 38 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 38 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 444 (9.89%) Windows
2 306 (6.82%) Linux
3 225 (5.01%) Unix
4 130 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 47 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 43 (0.96%) Solaris
7 38 (0.85%) Android
7 38 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 32 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.60%) CoreOS
11 23 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.42%) AIX
13 17 (0.38%) HPUX
14 13 (0.29%) CentOS
14 13 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.22%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.20%) VMS
17 7 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (13.54%) Presales
3 502 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
4 487 (10.85%) Analytics
5 473 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 446 (9.94%) Project Management
7 348 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
8 347 (7.73%) CRM
9 338 (7.53%) DevOps
10 316 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
11 285 (6.35%) Business Development
12 275 (6.13%) Migration
13 234 (5.21%) Information Security
14 229 (5.10%) Business Analysis
15 206 (4.59%) ERP
15 206 (4.59%) Mentoring
16 201 (4.48%) ETL
17 184 (4.10%) ITIL
18 171 (3.81%) Scrum
19 167 (3.72%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 799 (17.80%) SQL
2 411 (9.16%) Java
3 275 (6.13%) Python
4 259 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 251 (5.59%) C#
6 127 (2.83%) C
7 114 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 95 (2.12%) Apex Code
9 84 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 80 (1.78%) Ruby
11 77 (1.72%) Perl
12 67 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 58 (1.29%) R
14 54 (1.20%) PHP
15 52 (1.16%) C++
16 51 (1.14%) ABAP
17 49 (1.09%) VBA
18 44 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 43 (0.96%) U-SQL
20 38 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 814 (18.13%) Degree
2 173 (3.85%) CISSP
3 169 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 145 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 126 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 112 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (2.27%) CISM
8 98 (2.18%) CISA
9 89 (1.98%) SC Cleared
10 80 (1.78%) CCNP
11 66 (1.47%) MCSE
12 55 (1.23%) CCNA
13 52 (1.16%) Master's Degree
14 49 (1.09%) AWS Certification
15 42 (0.94%) ACCA
16 41 (0.91%) CIMA
16 41 (0.91%) MCSA
17 37 (0.82%) CCIE
18 35 (0.78%) PMI Certification
19 34 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (2.96%) GDPR
2 130 (2.90%) QA
3 123 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (1.80%) GCP
5 69 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 61 (1.36%) COBIT
7 59 (1.31%) Data Quality
8 52 (1.16%) PMO
9 22 (0.49%) SLA
10 18 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 13 (0.29%) IFRS
14 10 (0.22%) GAAP
15 9 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.20%) IFRS 9
15 9 (0.20%) PSD2
15 9 (0.20%) SEPA
15 9 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 179 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 161 (3.59%) Docker
3 121 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 79 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (0.87%) XenApp
7 38 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 32 (0.71%) vSphere
9 20 (0.45%) VMware NSX
10 19 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.18%) NFS
15 7 (0.16%) Squid
16 6 (0.13%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.13%) iptables
16 6 (0.13%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.11%) Firmware
17 5 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 148 (3.30%) Ansible
2 144 (3.21%) Puppet
3 131 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (1.72%) SCCM
5 53 (1.18%) Kubernetes
6 52 (1.16%) Terraform
7 45 (1.00%) Rundeck
8 44 (0.98%) Nagios
9 38 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
10 35 (0.78%) Automic
11 32 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
12 31 (0.69%) QRadar
13 29 (0.65%) Consul
14 24 (0.53%) Graphite
15 23 (0.51%) vRealize
16 19 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
17 15 (0.33%) Nessus
18 13 (0.29%) SCOrch
19 12 (0.27%) FTK
19 12 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 894 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 415 (9.24%) Oracle
3 397 (8.84%) SAP
4 285 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
5 194 (4.32%) VMware
6 188 (4.19%) Tableau
7 136 (3.03%) IBM
8 131 (2.92%) Splunk
9 125 (2.78%) Cisco
10 120 (2.67%) Citrix
11 115 (2.56%) Google
12 100 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 74 (1.65%) Informatica
14 73 (1.63%) Adobe
15 58 (1.29%) Cognos
15 58 (1.29%) MicroStrategy
16 55 (1.23%) Hyperion
17 54 (1.20%) Cognizant
18 50 (1.11%) HP
19 46 (1.02%) Dell