Period
to 25 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 63 44
Rank change year-on-year -18 -19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1,980 881 3,075
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.91% 4.48% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 4.79% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 701 2,164
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,750 £49,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £120,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%

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 45,343 18,391 51,645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.49% 93.56% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31,299 15,616 42,534
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,648
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.05% +6.08%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 +18 223 £67,500 +12.50% 113
West London -60 38 £45,000 -21.74% 20
South London -25 11 £55,000 -38.89% 2
East London - 3 £47,500 - 21
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 631 (31.87%) Finance
2 595 (30.05%) Social Skills
3 406 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 331 (16.72%) Azure
5 284 (14.34%) Presales
6 275 (13.89%) Analytics
7 269 (13.59%) Microsoft
8 257 (12.98%) Degree
9 242 (12.22%) Project Management
10 238 (12.02%) SaaS
11 235 (11.87%) Salesforce.com
12 228 (11.52%) Oracle
13 218 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 211 (10.66%) AWS
15 209 (10.56%) SAP
16 206 (10.40%) SQL
16 206 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
17 203 (10.25%) Marketing
18 194 (9.80%) Project Delivery
19 191 (9.65%) Migration
20 186 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
21 185 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
22 164 (8.28%) DevOps
23 163 (8.23%) ERP
24 159 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
25 158 (7.98%) Presentation Skills
26 157 (7.93%) Mentoring
27 155 (7.83%) Requirements Gathering
28 150 (7.58%) Life Science
29 145 (7.32%) GCP

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 83 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.62%) Documentum
3 29 (1.46%) Confluence
4 28 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 13 (0.66%) Mendix
6 10 (0.51%) IIS
7 9 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (0.40%) CMS
9 7 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.30%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.30%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.25%) SAS
12 4 (0.20%) Apache
12 4 (0.20%) LiveCycle
12 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.15%) Mule
13 3 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.45%) Oracle Smart View
6 8 (0.40%) Windchill
7 7 (0.35%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.25%) SPSS
10 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.10%) InDesign
12 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 68 (3.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 54 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
3 48 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 43 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
5 37 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
6 31 (1.57%) TrackWise
7 30 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
8 25 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
9 23 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
10 22 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
11 21 (1.06%) FastStats
11 21 (1.06%) NetSuite
12 19 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
13 18 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
13 18 (0.91%) Workday HCM
14 17 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
15 15 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
15 15 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
16 14 (0.71%) SAP FI
16 14 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 331 (16.72%) Azure
2 238 (12.02%) SaaS
3 211 (10.66%) AWS
4 145 (7.32%) GCP
5 121 (6.11%) Power Platform
6 114 (5.76%) Microsoft 365
7 85 (4.29%) Veeva
8 70 (3.54%) Dynamics 365
9 56 (2.83%) IaaS
10 54 (2.73%) PaaS
11 48 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 33 (1.67%) PowerApps
13 29 (1.46%) Power Automate
14 28 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (1.21%) Google Analytics
16 20 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
17 18 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
18 17 (0.86%) Azure Sentinel
19 15 (0.76%) Serverless
20 11 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.53%) Firewall
2 48 (2.42%) Network Security
3 33 (1.67%) Internet
4 18 (0.91%) SAN
5 17 (0.86%) VPN
6 8 (0.40%) Intranet
6 8 (0.40%) LAN
6 8 (0.40%) Sourcefire
7 7 (0.35%) SD-WAN
7 7 (0.35%) WebEx
8 6 (0.30%) Skype
8 6 (0.30%) WAN
9 5 (0.25%) DMZ
9 5 (0.25%) FTP
9 5 (0.25%) GoToMeeting
9 5 (0.25%) GSM
9 5 (0.25%) Modbus
9 5 (0.25%) SNMP
9 5 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (5.20%) Power BI
2 73 (3.69%) Tableau
3 71 (3.59%) Big Data
4 65 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 61 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 48 (2.42%) NoSQL
8 37 (1.87%) Blockchain
9 36 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (1.67%) SAP HANA
11 29 (1.46%) Hadoop
12 26 (1.31%) Metadata
13 23 (1.16%) BigQuery
14 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.96%) GIS
16 19 (0.96%) SAP BW
17 18 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (0.81%) Data Lake
18 16 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (2.17%) JIRA
2 36 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 16 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (0.66%) webpack
6 11 (0.56%) Selenium
7 10 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.35%) Balsamiq
8 7 (0.35%) JMeter
9 6 (0.30%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.30%) Postman
10 5 (0.25%) Burp Suite
10 5 (0.25%) Maven
10 5 (0.25%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.20%) GitLab
11 4 (0.20%) TestRail
12 3 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.15%) Terragrunt
12 3 (0.15%) Zephyr
General
1 631 (31.87%) Finance
2 595 (30.05%) Social Skills
3 203 (10.25%) Marketing
4 185 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
5 158 (7.98%) Presentation Skills
6 115 (5.81%) Public Sector
7 113 (5.71%) Banking
8 105 (5.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 100 (5.05%) Law
10 86 (4.34%) Retail
11 81 (4.09%) Manufacturing
12 58 (2.93%) Telecoms
13 55 (2.78%) Billing
14 52 (2.63%) French Language
14 52 (2.63%) German Language
15 49 (2.47%) Spanish Language
16 47 (2.37%) Organisational Skills
17 44 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
18 42 (2.12%) Back Office
19 36 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.99%) Web Services
2 66 (3.33%) HTML
3 55 (2.78%) .NET
4 40 (2.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 38 (1.92%) REST
6 37 (1.87%) XML
7 35 (1.77%) CSS
8 27 (1.36%) Node.js
9 26 (1.31%) JSON
10 25 (1.26%) React
10 25 (1.26%) SOAP
11 21 (1.06%) AngularJS
12 18 (0.91%) Kafka
13 16 (0.81%) SAPUI5
13 16 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (0.76%) ASP.NET
14 15 (0.76%) HTML5
14 15 (0.76%) Java EE
14 15 (0.76%) OAuth
15 14 (0.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.58%) Life Science
2 61 (3.08%) Virtual Team
3 59 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 55 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.22%) Cloud Native
7 43 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 33 (1.67%) Marketing Technology
9 29 (1.46%) Data Centre
9 29 (1.46%) User Experience
10 23 (1.16%) Pharmacovigilance
11 22 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
11 22 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 21 (1.06%) Acoustics
13 18 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
13 18 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 17 (0.86%) Algorithms
14 17 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
15 16 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
16 15 (0.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 104 (5.25%) Windows
2 74 (3.74%) Linux
3 31 (1.57%) Windows Server
4 20 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 17 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.76%) Android
6 15 (0.76%) Unix
7 12 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.40%) SUSE
9 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.10%) CentOS
10 2 (0.10%) Debian
10 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.10%) Solaris
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.051%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (14.34%) Presales
3 275 (13.89%) Analytics
4 242 (12.22%) Project Management
5 218 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 206 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
7 194 (9.80%) Project Delivery
8 191 (9.65%) Migration
9 186 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
10 164 (8.28%) DevOps
11 163 (8.23%) ERP
12 159 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
13 157 (7.93%) Mentoring
14 155 (7.83%) Requirements Gathering
15 138 (6.97%) Artificial Intelligence
16 135 (6.82%) Workshop Facilitation
17 124 (6.26%) Data Management
18 123 (6.21%) CRM
19 122 (6.16%) Thought Leadership
20 120 (6.06%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 206 (10.40%) SQL
2 140 (7.07%) Python
3 106 (5.35%) Java
4 95 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 67 (3.38%) C
6 51 (2.58%) PowerShell
7 50 (2.53%) C#
8 28 (1.41%) C++
8 28 (1.41%) R
9 25 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.06%) Perl
11 19 (0.96%) Bash Shell
12 15 (0.76%) Go
13 14 (0.71%) TypeScript
14 13 (0.66%) ES6
15 12 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.51%) Scala
17 9 (0.45%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.40%) ABAP
19 7 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 257 (12.98%) Degree
2 135 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 76 (3.84%) CISSP
4 74 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 55 (2.78%) CISM
7 38 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
8 36 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 24 (1.21%) PhD
11 23 (1.16%) Master's Degree
12 20 (1.01%) ACCA
13 18 (0.91%) CCNA
14 17 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (0.81%) CIMA
15 16 (0.81%) CISA
15 16 (0.81%) PMI Certification
16 14 (0.71%) DV Cleared
16 14 (0.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 14 (0.71%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.25%) Data Quality
2 99 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 88 (4.44%) GDPR
4 72 (3.64%) NIST
5 42 (2.12%) PCI DSS
6 40 (2.02%) QA
7 27 (1.36%) GRC
8 24 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (1.06%) Accessibility
10 19 (0.96%) COBIT
11 12 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 11 (0.56%) NIST 800
13 8 (0.40%) ISO 13485
14 7 (0.35%) NCSC
14 7 (0.35%) PMO
15 6 (0.30%) IFRS
15 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.25%) HAZOP
16 5 (0.25%) ISO 26262
16 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.22%) Docker
3 17 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.51%) vSphere
6 9 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.20%) HDFS
7 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.15%) Ceph
8 3 (0.15%) KVM
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.10%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.10%) StorNext
9 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.10%) Xsan
10 1 (0.051%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.051%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.051%) Snort
10 1 (0.051%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 65 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 55 (2.78%) Terraform
3 37 (1.87%) Ansible
4 20 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (1.01%) Puppet
5 17 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.51%) Packer
7 9 (0.45%) Consul
8 8 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.30%) CASB
10 5 (0.25%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 5 (0.25%) Istio
10 5 (0.25%) Nessus
10 5 (0.25%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.25%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.20%) Rancher
11 4 (0.20%) Salt
11 4 (0.20%) SCCM
12 3 (0.15%) Mesos
12 3 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 269 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 235 (11.87%) Salesforce.com
3 228 (11.52%) Oracle
4 209 (10.56%) SAP
5 112 (5.66%) Google
6 68 (3.43%) ServiceNow
7 66 (3.33%) IBM
8 58 (2.93%) Pardot
9 54 (2.73%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 50 (2.53%) Workday
11 44 (2.22%) Informatica
12 43 (2.17%) Adobe
13 38 (1.92%) Cisco
14 37 (1.87%) VMware
15 36 (1.82%) Splunk
16 25 (1.26%) Cognizant
17 24 (1.21%) OpenText
18 21 (1.06%) Apteco
19 18 (0.91%) CyberArk
19 18 (0.91%) ForgeRock