Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 52 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1,187 2,609 3,338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.89% 5.08% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 5.36% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 2,015 2,739
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 22,690 48,678 60,237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 94.85% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19,045 39,889 49,926
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,502
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +36 186 £60,000 -4.00% 81
West London +49 17 £61,250 +2.08% 9
South London +16 4 £80,000 +33.33% 8
North London +28 1 £42,500 -35.85% 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 293 (24.68%) Azure
2 271 (22.83%) Finance
3 211 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 194 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (15.92%) Presales
6 187 (15.75%) AWS
7 181 (15.25%) SQL
8 168 (14.15%) Degree
9 144 (12.13%) Analytics
10 142 (11.96%) Migration
11 141 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
12 131 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 125 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
14 121 (10.19%) Information Security
15 120 (10.11%) ERP
16 112 (9.44%) Oracle
17 110 (9.27%) DevOps
18 108 (9.10%) Business Development
19 99 (8.34%) SAP
20 98 (8.26%) Python
21 97 (8.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 94 (7.92%) Security Cleared
22 94 (7.92%) Requirements Gathering
23 93 (7.83%) CISSP
24 90 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
25 89 (7.50%) Active Directory
26 88 (7.41%) Power Platform
27 87 (7.33%) Java
28 86 (7.25%) XML
29 85 (7.16%) Analytical Skills

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 37 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.77%) Apache
3 20 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.18%) Confluence
6 13 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.84%) IIS
7 10 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.76%) SAS
9 6 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.42%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.34%) CMS
12 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.18%) Adobe Premiere
4 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.084%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 37 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.36%) Oracle ERP
3 24 (2.02%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (1.26%) SAP FI
6 14 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (1.01%) NetSuite
8 11 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.84%) SAP EWM
9 10 (0.84%) SAP WM
10 9 (0.76%) SAP BPC
10 9 (0.76%) SAP PSCD
11 8 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (0.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 8 (0.67%) SAP FI-CA
12 7 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 293 (24.68%) Azure
2 187 (15.75%) AWS
3 88 (7.41%) Power Platform
4 83 (6.99%) GCP
5 81 (6.82%) SaaS
6 80 (6.74%) IaaS
7 79 (6.66%) PaaS
8 62 (5.22%) Office 365
9 55 (4.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 55 (4.63%) Dynamics 365
10 25 (2.11%) PowerApps
11 22 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
12 17 (1.43%) Trello
13 16 (1.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 14 (1.18%) OneDrive
14 14 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 9 (0.76%) Azure Stack
15 9 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
16 6 (0.51%) Data Lake Analytics
16 6 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.21%) Firewall
2 35 (2.95%) HTTP
3 27 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.94%) DNS
5 21 (1.77%) VPN
6 17 (1.43%) Network Security
6 17 (1.43%) SAN
7 15 (1.26%) Internet
7 15 (1.26%) WAN
8 13 (1.10%) FTP
8 13 (1.10%) IMAP
8 13 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (1.10%) SMTP
9 12 (1.01%) BGP
9 12 (1.01%) OSPF
10 11 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (0.84%) MPLS
11 10 (0.84%) Skype
11 10 (0.84%) SSL
12 9 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 67 (5.64%) Big Data
3 53 (4.47%) Power BI
3 53 (4.47%) SQL Server
4 49 (4.13%) Tableau
5 46 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 27 (2.27%) Looker
9 26 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 23 (1.94%) Hadoop
10 23 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.94%) Snowflake Schema
11 22 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
12 17 (1.43%) DTS
13 16 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (4.13%) Git (software)
1 49 (4.13%) Jenkins
2 35 (2.95%) JIRA
3 28 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.10%) Artifactory
4 13 (1.10%) Gerrit
5 11 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.42%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.34%) Bitbucket Server
9 4 (0.34%) Gatling
9 4 (0.34%) GitLab
9 4 (0.34%) JUnit
9 4 (0.34%) NUnit
9 4 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.17%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 271 (22.83%) Finance
2 77 (6.49%) Marketing
3 64 (5.39%) Banking
4 56 (4.72%) Law
5 40 (3.37%) Public Sector
6 39 (3.29%) Billing
7 35 (2.95%) Manufacturing
8 34 (2.86%) Retail
9 30 (2.53%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.94%) Legal
11 20 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.68%) Private Banking
12 19 (1.60%) General Ledger
13 16 (1.35%) French Language
14 9 (0.76%) Electronics
15 7 (0.59%) Games
15 7 (0.59%) Local Government
16 6 (0.51%) Advertising
16 6 (0.51%) Back Office
16 6 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.25%) XML
2 70 (5.90%) HTML
3 59 (4.97%) .NET
4 48 (4.04%) OAuth
4 48 (4.04%) OpenID
4 48 (4.04%) SAML
5 36 (3.03%) CSS
6 33 (2.78%) JSON
7 28 (2.36%) ASP.NET
7 28 (2.36%) Web Services
8 27 (2.27%) LDAP
8 27 (2.27%) RESTful
9 24 (2.02%) SailPoint
9 24 (2.02%) WCF
10 23 (1.94%) XSD
11 21 (1.77%) Kafka
12 19 (1.60%) Apache NiFi
13 15 (1.26%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.10%) REST
14 13 (1.10%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 29 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 27 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.26%) Cloud Native
6 15 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.10%) Life Science
7 13 (1.10%) Social Media
8 12 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
8 12 (1.01%) User Experience
9 11 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 10 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (0.76%) Clustering
11 9 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.67%) Blog
12 8 (0.67%) Internet of Things
12 8 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.07%) Windows
2 58 (4.89%) Linux
3 31 (2.61%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.60%) Windows 10
5 15 (1.26%) CentOS
5 15 (1.26%) Unix
6 14 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.67%) Android
9 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.17%) VMS
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.084%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (15.92%) Presales
3 144 (12.13%) Analytics
4 142 (11.96%) Migration
5 141 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
6 131 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 125 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
8 121 (10.19%) Information Security
9 120 (10.11%) ERP
10 110 (9.27%) DevOps
11 108 (9.10%) Business Development
12 94 (7.92%) Requirements Gathering
13 90 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
14 83 (6.99%) CRM
15 70 (5.90%) Security Architecture
15 70 (5.90%) Visualisation
16 69 (5.81%) Identity Access Management
17 67 (5.64%) ETL
17 67 (5.64%) Project Management
18 65 (5.48%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 181 (15.25%) SQL
2 98 (8.26%) Python
3 87 (7.33%) Java
4 58 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 54 (4.55%) C
6 46 (3.88%) C#
7 41 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 25 (2.11%) R
9 20 (1.68%) Ruby
10 19 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.60%) Perl
11 17 (1.43%) Groovy
12 13 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.93%) C++
14 9 (0.76%) Scala
15 8 (0.67%) Go
16 7 (0.59%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 5 (0.42%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 168 (14.15%) Degree
2 94 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 93 (7.83%) CISSP
4 84 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (5.22%) SC Cleared
6 61 (5.14%) CCNA
7 59 (4.97%) CCNP
8 34 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
10 22 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (1.52%) DV Cleared
13 17 (1.43%) CISM
14 16 (1.35%) Master's Degree
15 12 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
16 11 (0.93%) AWS Certification
16 11 (0.93%) MCSE
17 10 (0.84%) ACCA
17 10 (0.84%) CIMA
17 10 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (8.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (5.14%) GDPR
3 56 (4.72%) QA
4 33 (2.78%) NIST
5 25 (2.11%) Data Quality
6 19 (1.60%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.59%) PMO
8 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (0.34%) NCSC
9 3 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) COSO
10 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.17%) RMADS
10 2 (0.17%) SLA
11 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.084%) IFRS
System Software
1 89 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.60%) Docker
3 19 (1.60%) vSphere
4 18 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.18%) vCloud
6 13 (1.10%) VMware NSX
7 7 (0.59%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.17%) StorNext
9 2 (0.17%) XenApp
9 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.17%) Xsan
10 1 (0.084%) Snort
10 1 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (5.98%) Terraform
2 58 (4.89%) Ansible
3 51 (4.30%) Kubernetes
4 39 (3.29%) Puppet
5 34 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 30 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (2.02%) SCCM
8 17 (1.43%) vRealize
9 16 (1.35%) vCenter Server
10 11 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (0.59%) QRadar
12 5 (0.42%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
15 2 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
15 2 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
15 2 (0.17%) Mesos
15 2 (0.17%) Salt
15 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 211 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 112 (9.44%) Oracle
3 99 (8.34%) SAP
4 84 (7.08%) VMware
5 70 (5.90%) Google
6 67 (5.64%) Salesforce.com
7 52 (4.38%) ServiceNow
8 35 (2.95%) ForgeRock
9 28 (2.36%) Cisco
10 23 (1.94%) CyberArk
11 19 (1.60%) EMC
11 19 (1.60%) Informatica
12 17 (1.43%) IBM
12 17 (1.43%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.18%) Fortinet
13 14 (1.18%) Hyperion
13 14 (1.18%) JD Edwards
14 13 (1.10%) Dell
14 13 (1.10%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud