Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4568 4451 5691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.12% 5.90% 6.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 6.14% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3510 4715
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,250 £37,200
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £83,750
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 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +16 668 £59,000 -1.67% 59
West London +40 140 £57,500 - 14
East London +31 45 £65,000 -3.70% 18
North London +32 37 £50,000 -20.00% 4
South London -16 26 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 1408 (30.82%) Finance
2 923 (20.21%) Degree
3 876 (19.18%) SAP
4 697 (15.26%) Microsoft
5 650 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
6 618 (13.53%) Oracle
7 604 (13.22%) SQL
8 587 (12.85%) Presales
9 543 (11.89%) Analytics
10 467 (10.22%) Banking
11 457 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 452 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
13 422 (9.24%) Project Management
14 412 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
15 369 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 345 (7.55%) Java
16 345 (7.55%) Windows
17 344 (7.53%) Retail
18 336 (7.36%) CRM
19 310 (6.79%) ERP
20 293 (6.41%) SQL Server
21 286 (6.26%) Linux
22 284 (6.22%) DevOps
23 278 (6.09%) Information Security
24 273 (5.98%) JavaScript
25 249 (5.45%) Big Data
26 244 (5.34%) Migration
27 241 (5.28%) Marketing
28 240 (5.25%) Mentoring
28 240 (5.25%) Cybersecurity

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
1 123 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 109 (2.39%) SAS
3 86 (1.88%) Skype for Business
4 43 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 43 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 38 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 35 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 34 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 33 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 28 (0.61%) IIS
10 25 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 25 (0.55%) CMS
11 23 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.37%) JBoss
13 15 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.26%) Apache
14 12 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 173 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.35%) SPSS
6 14 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.088%) EViews
9 4 (0.088%) InVision
9 4 (0.088%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.022%) Revit
12 1 (0.022%) UXPin
12 1 (0.022%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 163 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 152 (3.33%) SAP SD
3 137 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 124 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
5 111 (2.43%) SAP FI
6 109 (2.39%) SAP CO
7 105 (2.30%) SAP MM
8 103 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 62 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
10 61 (1.34%) SAP BPC
11 60 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
12 59 (1.29%) NetSuite
13 57 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
14 51 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 51 (1.12%) SAP ERP
15 43 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
15 43 (0.94%) SAP Retail
16 41 (0.90%) SAP CAR
17 40 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
18 38 (0.83%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 369 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 239 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 166 (3.63%) Office 365
4 152 (3.33%) SaaS
5 107 (2.34%) IaaS
6 80 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
7 74 (1.62%) PaaS
8 61 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
9 56 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 39 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
11 38 (0.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 34 (0.74%) Google Analytics
13 29 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
13 29 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
14 26 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 24 (0.53%) CloudBees
16 19 (0.42%) Slack
17 18 (0.39%) OpenShift
18 16 (0.35%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.76%) Firewall
2 98 (2.15%) Network Security
3 81 (1.77%) LAN
4 79 (1.73%) Skype
5 69 (1.51%) WAN
6 62 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 59 (1.29%) Internet
8 53 (1.16%) SAN
8 53 (1.16%) Wireless
9 42 (0.92%) DNS
10 41 (0.90%) VPN
11 40 (0.88%) Unified Communications
12 39 (0.85%) Intranet
13 35 (0.77%) DHCP
13 35 (0.77%) HTTP
14 22 (0.48%) SSL
15 20 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (0.44%) Extranet
16 18 (0.39%) NAS
17 16 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 249 (5.45%) Big Data
3 157 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
4 120 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 112 (2.45%) SAP HANA
6 110 (2.41%) Power BI
7 106 (2.32%) Relational Database
8 104 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 98 (2.15%) QlikView
10 82 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 59 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
12 58 (1.27%) Hadoop
13 56 (1.23%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 55 (1.20%) NoSQL
15 53 (1.16%) MySQL
16 51 (1.12%) SAP BW
17 41 (0.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 40 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
18 40 (0.88%) Blockchain
18 40 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 126 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 103 (2.25%) Selenium
3 89 (1.95%) JIRA
4 77 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 62 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 46 (1.01%) JUnit
7 39 (0.85%) Maven
7 39 (0.85%) ProC
8 36 (0.79%) TestNG
9 32 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 32 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (0.63%) Subversion
11 28 (0.61%) Jasmine
11 28 (0.61%) JMeter
12 27 (0.59%) Appium
13 26 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
13 26 (0.57%) Protractor
13 26 (0.57%) SoapUI
13 26 (0.57%) TeamCity
14 25 (0.55%) HP UFT
General
1 1408 (30.82%) Finance
2 467 (10.22%) Banking
3 344 (7.53%) Retail
4 241 (5.28%) Marketing
5 176 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 175 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 141 (3.09%) Advertising
8 131 (2.87%) Law
9 98 (2.15%) Billing
10 87 (1.90%) Legal
11 84 (1.84%) Investment Banking
12 82 (1.80%) Financial Institution
13 77 (1.69%) Automotive
14 60 (1.31%) Front Office
15 52 (1.14%) French Language
16 51 (1.12%) Back Office
17 46 (1.01%) Retail Banking
18 45 (0.99%) German Language
19 35 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
20 31 (0.68%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (4.99%) .NET
2 197 (4.31%) HTML
3 169 (3.70%) XML
4 143 (3.13%) CSS
5 135 (2.96%) Web Services
6 59 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 51 (1.12%) SOAP
8 49 (1.07%) REST
8 49 (1.07%) Spring
9 44 (0.96%) JSON
9 44 (0.96%) Mason
10 42 (0.92%) AngularJS
11 40 (0.88%) SAP Fiori
12 34 (0.74%) JMS
13 33 (0.72%) jQuery
14 30 (0.66%) XSLT
15 26 (0.57%) J2EE
15 26 (0.57%) Middleware
16 25 (0.55%) HTML5
17 23 (0.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 452 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 114 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 94 (2.06%) Fintech
5 92 (2.01%) Data Centre
6 86 (1.88%) Life Science
7 71 (1.55%) User Experience
8 69 (1.51%) Derivative
9 65 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 64 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
11 60 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 59 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
13 56 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
14 53 (1.16%) Public Cloud
15 50 (1.09%) Virtual Team
16 46 (1.01%) Social Media
17 37 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 33 (0.72%) Mobile App
19 32 (0.70%) iPad
20 31 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 345 (7.55%) Windows
2 286 (6.26%) Linux
3 234 (5.12%) Unix
4 108 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 40 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 27 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 26 (0.57%) Android
9 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.48%) CoreOS
11 20 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.20%) VMS
13 8 (0.18%) Kali Linux
13 8 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.18%) Solaris
13 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.15%) AIX
14 7 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (12.85%) Presales
3 543 (11.89%) Analytics
4 457 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 422 (9.24%) Project Management
6 412 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
7 336 (7.36%) CRM
8 310 (6.79%) ERP
9 284 (6.22%) DevOps
10 278 (6.09%) Information Security
11 244 (5.34%) Migration
12 240 (5.25%) Cybersecurity
12 240 (5.25%) Mentoring
13 215 (4.71%) Business Development
14 207 (4.53%) ITIL
15 195 (4.27%) Change Management
16 184 (4.03%) GAP Analysis
17 181 (3.96%) Scrum
18 172 (3.77%) Business Analysis
19 164 (3.59%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 604 (13.22%) SQL
2 345 (7.55%) Java
3 273 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 216 (4.73%) C#
5 207 (4.53%) Python
6 107 (2.34%) C
7 104 (2.28%) PowerShell
8 93 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 78 (1.71%) Ruby
10 76 (1.66%) R
11 66 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 63 (1.38%) Perl
13 61 (1.34%) VBA
14 57 (1.25%) C++
15 53 (1.16%) ABAP
16 48 (1.05%) PHP
17 44 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 38 (0.83%) T-SQL
19 37 (0.81%) SAS Macro
20 36 (0.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 923 (20.21%) Degree
2 148 (3.24%) CISSP
3 104 (2.28%) CISM
4 100 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 96 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 83 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (1.64%) CISA
8 73 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 51 (1.12%) CREST Certified
11 48 (1.05%) ACCA
12 45 (0.99%) CCNA
12 45 (0.99%) CEH
13 41 (0.90%) CCNP
14 33 (0.72%) CIMA
15 29 (0.63%) MCSE
16 26 (0.57%) DV Cleared
16 26 (0.57%) GIAC
16 26 (0.57%) PMI Certification
17 25 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 123 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 103 (2.25%) QA
4 88 (1.93%) GDPR
5 70 (1.53%) Data Quality
6 45 (0.99%) PMO
7 22 (0.48%) COBIT
7 22 (0.48%) GxP
8 20 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (0.44%) SLA
9 18 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 15 (0.33%) GCP
11 14 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
12 13 (0.28%) IFRS
13 10 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
14 9 (0.20%) GAAP
15 7 (0.15%) MiFID
16 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
16 6 (0.13%) SAS 70
17 5 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 165 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 99 (2.17%) Docker
3 86 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.57%) XenApp
6 19 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 16 (0.35%) vSphere
8 13 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.28%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.11%) KVM
9 5 (0.11%) Varnish
10 3 (0.066%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.066%) iptables
10 3 (0.066%) LXC
10 3 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.044%) Firmware
11 2 (0.044%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.044%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 109 (2.39%) Puppet
2 105 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (1.88%) Ansible
4 52 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 37 (0.81%) Nagios
6 36 (0.79%) SCCM
7 23 (0.50%) SCOM
8 22 (0.48%) vRealize
9 21 (0.46%) Graphite
10 20 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 19 (0.42%) Terraform
12 14 (0.31%) ZABBIX
13 11 (0.24%) CSIRT
14 10 (0.22%) Nessus
14 10 (0.22%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
16 8 (0.18%) Core Impact
16 8 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 7 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 876 (19.18%) SAP
2 697 (15.26%) Microsoft
3 618 (13.53%) Oracle
4 184 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
5 178 (3.90%) Tableau
6 137 (3.00%) VMware
7 127 (2.78%) Cisco
8 125 (2.74%) Google
9 113 (2.47%) IBM
10 90 (1.97%) Splunk
11 81 (1.77%) ServiceNow
12 68 (1.49%) Cognos
13 61 (1.34%) Ariba
13 61 (1.34%) Citrix
14 58 (1.27%) Hyperion
14 58 (1.27%) Red Hat
15 55 (1.20%) Informatica
16 53 (1.16%) Murex
17 49 (1.07%) CheckPoint
18 47 (1.03%) Cognizant