Period
to 25 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £66,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 61 40
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1,879 1,320 3,467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.19% 4.49% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 4.78% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,340 1,029 2,550
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.31% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £94,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 40,147 27,634 54,786
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.61% 94.01% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27,953 22,836 45,508
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +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 July 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 July 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 +12 222 £63,000 +0.80% 98
West London -32 32 £47,500 -17.39% 22
South London -21 8 £54,000 -10.00% 6
East London +8 4 £56,250 -10.00% 21
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 558 (29.70%) Finance
2 527 (28.05%) Social Skills
3 412 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 382 (20.33%) Azure
5 318 (16.92%) Microsoft
6 270 (14.37%) Degree
7 269 (14.32%) Presales
8 234 (12.45%) Analytics
9 214 (11.39%) AWS
10 213 (11.34%) Project Management
10 213 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
11 208 (11.07%) SaaS
12 203 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 192 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
14 187 (9.95%) SQL
15 186 (9.90%) Oracle
16 178 (9.47%) DevOps
17 172 (9.15%) Security Cleared
18 170 (9.05%) Project Delivery
19 168 (8.94%) Marketing
19 168 (8.94%) Migration
20 160 (8.52%) SAP
21 159 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
22 158 (8.41%) Salesforce.com
23 155 (8.25%) Python
24 154 (8.20%) Power Platform
25 151 (8.04%) ERP
26 150 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
27 144 (7.66%) Information Security
28 141 (7.50%) Microsoft 365

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 91 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.22%) Apache Spark
3 16 (0.85%) Confluence
4 13 (0.69%) SAS
4 13 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.59%) Apache
6 11 (0.59%) Documentum
7 9 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (0.43%) IIS
8 8 (0.43%) Mendix
8 8 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.37%) CMS
10 4 (0.21%) Appian
10 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 55 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.01%) Oracle Smart View
5 12 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
7 7 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.37%) SPSS
8 6 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.21%) Windchill
10 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 74 (3.94%) Oracle ERP
2 53 (2.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 42 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 38 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 38 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
5 29 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 29 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 23 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 21 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (0.85%) NetSuite
10 15 (0.80%) FastStats
10 15 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 14 (0.75%) SAP BPC
11 14 (0.75%) Sentinel
12 13 (0.69%) SAP FI
13 11 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
13 11 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
13 11 (0.59%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 382 (20.33%) Azure
2 214 (11.39%) AWS
3 208 (11.07%) SaaS
4 154 (8.20%) Power Platform
5 141 (7.50%) Microsoft 365
6 133 (7.08%) GCP
7 78 (4.15%) PaaS
8 77 (4.10%) Dynamics 365
9 70 (3.73%) IaaS
10 63 (3.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 61 (3.25%) PowerApps
12 43 (2.29%) Power Automate
12 43 (2.29%) Veeva
13 41 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (1.33%) OneDrive
15 18 (0.96%) Azure Sentinel
16 16 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
16 16 (0.85%) Serverless
17 14 (0.75%) Collibra
17 14 (0.75%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.03%) Firewall
2 49 (2.61%) Network Security
3 36 (1.92%) Internet
4 27 (1.44%) VPN
5 19 (1.01%) SSL
6 16 (0.85%) SAN
7 12 (0.64%) Skype
8 11 (0.59%) HTTP
9 10 (0.53%) SD-WAN
9 10 (0.53%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.53%) WAN
10 9 (0.48%) Sourcefire
11 8 (0.43%) DNS
11 8 (0.43%) LAN
11 8 (0.43%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.37%) Wireless
13 6 (0.32%) DMZ
13 6 (0.32%) FTP
13 6 (0.32%) Intranet
14 5 (0.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (5.59%) Power BI
2 78 (4.15%) Big Data
3 73 (3.89%) Tableau
4 64 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 57 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 56 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 34 (1.81%) Hadoop
10 33 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
12 25 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.22%) GIS
13 23 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 21 (1.12%) Data Lake
14 21 (1.12%) Metadata
15 17 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (0.85%) Blockchain
17 15 (0.80%) BigQuery
17 15 (0.80%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 33 (1.76%) JIRA
3 32 (1.70%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 16 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (0.85%) webpack
6 14 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (0.43%) SonarQube
10 7 (0.37%) GitLab
11 6 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.27%) Balsamiq
12 5 (0.27%) Maven
12 5 (0.27%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.21%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.21%) Travis CI
14 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.16%) JMeter
General
1 558 (29.70%) Finance
2 527 (28.05%) Social Skills
3 168 (8.94%) Marketing
4 150 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (6.33%) Banking
6 118 (6.28%) Presentation Skills
6 118 (6.28%) Public Sector
7 92 (4.90%) Manufacturing
8 78 (4.15%) Retail
9 77 (4.10%) Law
10 66 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 55 (2.93%) Organisational Skills
11 55 (2.93%) Telecoms
12 54 (2.87%) Influencing Skills
13 53 (2.82%) Billing
14 49 (2.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 43 (2.29%) Back Office
16 41 (2.18%) Legal
17 33 (1.76%) German Language
18 31 (1.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (4.90%) Web Services
2 82 (4.36%) .NET
3 74 (3.94%) HTML
4 68 (3.62%) XML
5 62 (3.30%) CSS
6 39 (2.08%) Kafka
7 36 (1.92%) JSON
8 35 (1.86%) ASP.NET
9 34 (1.81%) SOAP
10 33 (1.76%) React
11 31 (1.65%) REST
12 27 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
13 26 (1.38%) AngularJS
14 24 (1.28%) Node.js
15 23 (1.22%) XSLT
16 22 (1.17%) Middleware
17 19 (1.01%) LDAP
18 18 (0.96%) Java EE
19 17 (0.90%) OAuth
19 17 (0.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (4.95%) Life Science
2 60 (3.19%) Public Cloud
3 58 (3.09%) Cloud Native
4 44 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 33 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 30 (1.60%) Virtual Team
8 29 (1.54%) Legacy Systems
9 28 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.44%) Marketing Technology
11 24 (1.28%) User Experience
12 23 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (1.01%) Internet of Things
14 18 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
16 16 (0.85%) Robotics
17 15 (0.80%) Acoustics
17 15 (0.80%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
18 14 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 124 (6.60%) Windows
2 88 (4.68%) Linux
3 38 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 29 (1.54%) Windows 10
5 25 (1.33%) Unix
6 24 (1.28%) Android
6 24 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.43%) SUSE
10 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.16%) CentOS
11 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.11%) Solaris
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.053%) AIX
13 1 (0.053%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (14.32%) Presales
3 234 (12.45%) Analytics
4 213 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
4 213 (11.34%) Project Management
5 203 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 192 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
7 178 (9.47%) DevOps
8 170 (9.05%) Project Delivery
9 168 (8.94%) Migration
10 159 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
11 151 (8.04%) ERP
12 144 (7.66%) Information Security
13 131 (6.97%) Artificial Intelligence
14 116 (6.17%) Business Analysis
15 111 (5.91%) Mentoring
16 110 (5.85%) Business Development
16 110 (5.85%) Requirements Gathering
17 109 (5.80%) CRM
18 105 (5.59%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 187 (9.95%) SQL
2 155 (8.25%) Python
3 140 (7.45%) Java
4 106 (5.64%) JavaScript
5 74 (3.94%) C
6 63 (3.35%) PowerShell
7 52 (2.77%) C#
8 32 (1.70%) Bash Shell
9 31 (1.65%) C++
9 31 (1.65%) R
10 25 (1.33%) Go
11 22 (1.17%) Perl
12 19 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.96%) Scala
14 16 (0.85%) ES6
14 16 (0.85%) TypeScript
15 15 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.80%) VBA
16 12 (0.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 270 (14.37%) Degree
2 172 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 62 (3.30%) CISSP
5 56 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 56 (2.98%) Oracle Certification
6 43 (2.29%) CISM
7 40 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 34 (1.81%) PhD
9 32 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (1.33%) Master's Degree
11 21 (1.12%) MBA
12 15 (0.80%) ACCA
13 13 (0.69%) CIMA
13 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (0.69%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.59%) CCNP
14 11 (0.59%) CCSP
14 11 (0.59%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.16%) GDPR
2 95 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (3.09%) Data Quality
4 55 (2.93%) NIST
5 53 (2.82%) PCI DSS
6 35 (1.86%) QA
7 31 (1.65%) GRC
8 22 (1.17%) Accessibility
9 12 (0.64%) COBIT
10 11 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.59%) NIST 800
11 10 (0.53%) NCSC
12 8 (0.43%) IFRS
12 8 (0.43%) JSP 440
13 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 7 (0.37%) PMO
13 7 (0.37%) RMADS
13 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.37%) SLA
14 5 (0.27%) HAZOP
System Software
1 93 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.71%) Docker
3 27 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (0.64%) vSphere
7 7 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.32%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.21%) HDFS
11 3 (0.16%) XenApp
12 2 (0.11%) Ceph
12 2 (0.11%) KVM
12 2 (0.11%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.11%) Snort
12 2 (0.11%) StorNext
12 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.11%) Xsan
13 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 74 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 57 (3.03%) Terraform
3 51 (2.71%) Ansible
4 36 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.17%) Puppet
6 11 (0.59%) Istio
7 10 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.43%) SCCM
9 7 (0.37%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 7 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.37%) QRadar
10 6 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.32%) Rancher
11 5 (0.27%) EnCase
11 5 (0.27%) FTK
12 4 (0.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 4 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.21%) Mesos
12 4 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 318 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 186 (9.90%) Oracle
3 160 (8.52%) SAP
4 158 (8.41%) Salesforce.com
5 94 (5.00%) Google
6 61 (3.25%) ServiceNow
7 55 (2.93%) Splunk
8 51 (2.71%) VMware
9 48 (2.55%) IBM
10 44 (2.34%) Cisco
11 41 (2.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 37 (1.97%) Informatica
13 28 (1.49%) Adobe
14 26 (1.38%) Workday
15 18 (0.96%) Dell
16 17 (0.90%) CyberArk
16 17 (0.90%) Pardot
17 16 (0.85%) Databricks
17 16 (0.85%) ForgeRock
17 16 (0.85%) HP