Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4,551 4,081 5,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.48% 5.74% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.83% 5.98% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,462 3,227 4,193
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
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 66,621 68,204 80,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.90% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,932 58,399 68,899
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +29 754 £60,000 - 149
West London +35 139 £55,000 - 45
East London +29 48 £72,500 +3.57% 19
South London -21 35 £58,750 -2.08% 10
North London +17 29 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 1,370 (30.10%) Finance
2 892 (19.60%) Degree
3 790 (17.36%) Microsoft
4 760 (16.70%) SAP
5 685 (15.05%) SQL
6 627 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
7 599 (13.16%) Presales
8 572 (12.57%) Analytics
9 566 (12.44%) Oracle
10 470 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 438 (9.62%) Banking
12 435 (9.56%) Project Management
13 429 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
14 417 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
15 391 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
16 385 (8.46%) Windows
17 345 (7.58%) CRM
18 342 (7.51%) Retail
19 317 (6.97%) Linux
20 316 (6.94%) Java
21 288 (6.33%) SQL Server
22 283 (6.22%) Information Security
23 270 (5.93%) DevOps
24 264 (5.80%) Migration
25 255 (5.60%) Big Data
26 253 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
27 252 (5.54%) ERP
28 245 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
29 242 (5.32%) JavaScript
30 236 (5.19%) Python

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
1 137 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 106 (2.33%) SAS
3 88 (1.93%) Skype for Business
4 42 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 39 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 35 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 32 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 31 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 28 (0.62%) IIS
10 18 (0.40%) CMS
11 16 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.20%) GeoServer
17 8 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 160 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 103 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.31%) SPSS
6 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.066%) EViews
7 3 (0.066%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.044%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.022%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.022%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 162 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 151 (3.32%) SAP S/4HANA
3 115 (2.53%) SAP SD
4 105 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
5 82 (1.80%) SAP FI
6 79 (1.74%) SAP CO
7 77 (1.69%) SAP BPC
8 74 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
9 71 (1.56%) SAP MM
10 61 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
11 55 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
12 47 (1.03%) NetSuite
13 42 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
13 42 (0.92%) SAP ERP
14 40 (0.88%) HFM
14 40 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
15 39 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
16 36 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
17 35 (0.77%) SAP Retail
18 34 (0.75%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 417 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 245 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 196 (4.31%) Office 365
4 164 (3.60%) SaaS
5 123 (2.70%) IaaS
6 106 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
7 103 (2.26%) PaaS
8 57 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 54 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 50 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
11 48 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
12 43 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
13 42 (0.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 28 (0.62%) OpenShift
14 28 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 27 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
16 26 (0.57%) Google Analytics
17 25 (0.55%) OneDrive
18 23 (0.51%) Slack
19 18 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 152 (3.34%) Firewall
2 100 (2.20%) Network Security
3 82 (1.80%) Skype
4 74 (1.63%) Wireless
5 71 (1.56%) LAN
6 63 (1.38%) WAN
7 58 (1.27%) Internet
8 53 (1.16%) Unified Communications
9 49 (1.08%) SAN
10 43 (0.94%) TCP/IP
10 43 (0.94%) VPN
11 34 (0.75%) HTTP
12 31 (0.68%) Intranet
13 29 (0.64%) DNS
14 26 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (0.55%) DHCP
16 23 (0.51%) Wireless Security
17 18 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
18 16 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 255 (5.60%) Big Data
3 152 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
4 132 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 128 (2.81%) Power BI
6 111 (2.44%) SAP HANA
7 107 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 92 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 88 (1.93%) QlikView
10 87 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
11 74 (1.63%) SAP BW
12 71 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 66 (1.45%) Hadoop
14 59 (1.30%) NoSQL
15 58 (1.27%) MySQL
16 55 (1.21%) Oracle Database
17 52 (1.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
18 47 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
19 45 (0.99%) Data Lake
20 41 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 130 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 76 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 72 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 69 (1.52%) JIRA
5 58 (1.27%) Selenium
6 38 (0.83%) Maven
7 35 (0.77%) ProC
8 32 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 30 (0.66%) JMeter
10 29 (0.64%) Eclipse
10 29 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 26 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 24 (0.53%) SoapUI
13 21 (0.46%) Buildbot
14 20 (0.44%) Appium
14 20 (0.44%) Ranorex
14 20 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (0.42%) JUnit
15 19 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,370 (30.10%) Finance
2 438 (9.62%) Banking
3 342 (7.51%) Retail
4 218 (4.79%) Marketing
5 181 (3.98%) Advertising
6 165 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 133 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 108 (2.37%) Law
9 93 (2.04%) Legal
10 85 (1.87%) Billing
11 77 (1.69%) Investment Banking
12 75 (1.65%) Financial Institution
13 67 (1.47%) Automotive
14 61 (1.34%) Front Office
15 51 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 48 (1.05%) Back Office
17 47 (1.03%) French Language
18 46 (1.01%) German Language
19 40 (0.88%) Retail Banking
20 22 (0.48%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (4.26%) .NET
2 164 (3.60%) HTML
3 151 (3.32%) XML
4 120 (2.64%) CSS
5 116 (2.55%) Web Services
6 83 (1.82%) Mason
7 59 (1.30%) REST
8 49 (1.08%) Spring
9 46 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
10 41 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 40 (0.88%) AngularJS
11 40 (0.88%) SOAP
12 34 (0.75%) JSON
13 32 (0.70%) Visualforce
14 29 (0.64%) J2EE
15 27 (0.59%) Java EE
15 27 (0.59%) jQuery
16 25 (0.55%) HTML5
16 25 (0.55%) XSLT
17 22 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 391 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 133 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 119 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 85 (1.87%) Fintech
6 82 (1.80%) Life Science
7 65 (1.43%) Derivative
8 63 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 63 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 62 (1.36%) User Experience
10 61 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 61 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 61 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 60 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
11 60 (1.32%) Hedge funds
12 54 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
13 44 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 36 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
15 35 (0.77%) Private Cloud
16 29 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 385 (8.46%) Windows
2 317 (6.97%) Linux
3 221 (4.86%) Unix
4 118 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 44 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 42 (0.92%) Android
7 38 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 35 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.35%) Solaris
13 13 (0.29%) Kali Linux
14 12 (0.26%) AIX
15 11 (0.24%) CoreOS
15 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.24%) VMS
16 10 (0.22%) CentOS
16 10 (0.22%) HPUX
17 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (13.16%) Presales
3 572 (12.57%) Analytics
4 470 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 435 (9.56%) Project Management
6 429 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 345 (7.58%) CRM
8 283 (6.22%) Information Security
9 270 (5.93%) DevOps
10 264 (5.80%) Migration
11 253 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
12 252 (5.54%) ERP
13 235 (5.16%) Business Development
14 210 (4.61%) Mentoring
15 197 (4.33%) ITIL
16 190 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
17 179 (3.93%) Change Management
18 178 (3.91%) Data Management
18 178 (3.91%) Scrum
19 161 (3.54%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 685 (15.05%) SQL
2 316 (6.94%) Java
3 242 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 236 (5.19%) Python
5 196 (4.31%) C#
6 123 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 104 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 84 (1.85%) Ruby
9 79 (1.74%) C
10 74 (1.63%) Perl
11 71 (1.56%) Apex Code
12 70 (1.54%) R
12 70 (1.54%) VBA
13 54 (1.19%) PHP
14 52 (1.14%) ABAP
15 51 (1.12%) C++
16 49 (1.08%) Shell Script
17 44 (0.97%) PL/SQL
18 34 (0.75%) Scala
19 33 (0.73%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 892 (19.60%) Degree
2 161 (3.54%) CISSP
3 113 (2.48%) CISM
4 112 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 103 (2.26%) Security Cleared
6 87 (1.91%) CISA
7 80 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (1.38%) CREST Certified
9 62 (1.36%) CCNP
10 58 (1.27%) CCNA
11 56 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 43 (0.94%) CIMA
13 42 (0.92%) ACCA
14 41 (0.90%) CEH
15 40 (0.88%) CCIE
16 39 (0.86%) MCSE
17 35 (0.77%) GIAC
18 30 (0.66%) OSCP
19 28 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 121 (2.66%) GDPR
3 107 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 93 (2.04%) QA
5 65 (1.43%) Data Quality
6 52 (1.14%) PMO
7 27 (0.59%) GCP
8 25 (0.55%) GxP
9 23 (0.51%) SLA
10 19 (0.42%) COBIT
10 19 (0.42%) IFRS
11 15 (0.33%) GAAP
12 13 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
15 9 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 8 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
16 8 (0.18%) SEPA
17 6 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 165 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 124 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (2.35%) Docker
4 105 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.68%) XenApp
6 23 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.46%) vSphere
7 21 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.35%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.13%) LXC
9 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.11%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.088%) Firmware
12 3 (0.066%) iptables
12 3 (0.066%) KVM
13 2 (0.044%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.044%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.044%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 97 (2.13%) Ansible
2 93 (2.04%) Puppet
3 86 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (1.16%) Kubernetes
5 47 (1.03%) SCCM
6 30 (0.66%) Terraform
7 28 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
8 25 (0.55%) vRealize
9 22 (0.48%) Nagios
9 22 (0.48%) SCOM
10 19 (0.42%) Salt
11 16 (0.35%) Nessus
12 15 (0.33%) SCOrch
13 14 (0.31%) Core Impact
14 12 (0.26%) Rundeck
15 11 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
15 11 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
16 10 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
16 10 (0.22%) Mesos
16 10 (0.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 790 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 760 (16.70%) SAP
3 566 (12.44%) Oracle
4 225 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
5 201 (4.42%) VMware
6 177 (3.89%) Tableau
7 148 (3.25%) Cisco
8 129 (2.83%) Splunk
9 122 (2.68%) Google
10 87 (1.91%) Citrix
11 82 (1.80%) IBM
12 73 (1.60%) Hyperion
13 67 (1.47%) ServiceNow
14 60 (1.32%) Informatica
15 58 (1.27%) Cognos
16 57 (1.25%) CheckPoint
17 56 (1.23%) Red Hat
18 54 (1.19%) F5
19 46 (1.01%) Alteryx
20 44 (0.97%) Ariba