Period
to 25 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 52 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2,547 3,298 4,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.01% 5.28% 6.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 5.54% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,764 2,429 3,541
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,450 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 48,193 59,520 66,017
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.34% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39,042 48,729 54,885
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

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 25 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -41 347 £62,500 - 157
West London -3 43 £55,000 -8.33% 52
South London +20 34 £60,000 +14.29% 6
North London -13 8 £57,500 +4.55% 2
East London +2 7 £70,000 +40.00% 17
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 622 (24.42%) Finance
2 510 (20.02%) Microsoft
3 481 (18.88%) Azure
4 459 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
5 404 (15.86%) Degree
6 384 (15.08%) Presales
7 324 (12.72%) SQL
8 319 (12.52%) AWS
9 298 (11.70%) Oracle
10 270 (10.60%) Cybersecurity
11 262 (10.29%) Analytics
12 257 (10.09%) Office 365
13 248 (9.74%) Windows
14 242 (9.50%) Project Management
15 241 (9.46%) Business Development
16 233 (9.15%) SAP
17 214 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
17 214 (8.40%) Java
18 195 (7.66%) DevOps
19 193 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
20 186 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
21 182 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 176 (6.91%) Migration
23 172 (6.75%) .NET
24 171 (6.71%) HTML
25 158 (6.20%) JavaScript
26 157 (6.16%) ERP
27 156 (6.12%) Banking
28 152 (5.97%) Project Delivery
29 147 (5.77%) 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
1 133 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.16%) Skype for Business
3 31 (1.22%) IIS
4 29 (1.14%) CMS
4 29 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 26 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 23 (0.90%) Apache Spark
6 23 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (0.86%) MS Exchange
7 22 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (0.82%) SAS
9 19 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
10 15 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.55%) ArcGIS
11 14 (0.55%) Oracle Spatial
11 14 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.31%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 74 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.55%) AutoCAD
5 12 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.39%) SPSS
7 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.16%) InVision
9 4 (0.16%) Sketch
10 2 (0.079%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.039%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.039%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.039%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 90 (3.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 63 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 61 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
4 46 (1.81%) SAP CO
4 46 (1.81%) SAP FI
4 46 (1.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 37 (1.45%) NetSuite
6 32 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
7 30 (1.18%) HFM
8 28 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
9 24 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
10 20 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
11 16 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
13 13 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
13 13 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
13 13 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.51%) SAP BPC
13 13 (0.51%) SAP ERP
13 13 (0.51%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 481 (18.88%) Azure
2 319 (12.52%) AWS
3 257 (10.09%) Office 365
4 109 (4.28%) GCP
5 105 (4.12%) Power Platform
6 104 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
7 98 (3.85%) SaaS
8 94 (3.69%) PaaS
9 57 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 56 (2.20%) IaaS
11 46 (1.81%) Serverless
12 42 (1.65%) OneDrive
13 37 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
14 36 (1.41%) CloudBees
14 36 (1.41%) G Suite
15 27 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
16 22 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (0.82%) PowerApps
18 18 (0.71%) OpenShift
19 15 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.26%) Firewall
2 78 (3.06%) Skype
3 68 (2.67%) WAN
4 66 (2.59%) MPLS
5 58 (2.28%) Internet
6 56 (2.20%) Unified Communications
7 53 (2.08%) Network Security
8 47 (1.85%) LAN
9 45 (1.77%) VPN
10 31 (1.22%) DHCP
10 31 (1.22%) NetScaler
11 30 (1.18%) HTTP
12 29 (1.14%) DNS
13 28 (1.10%) SSL
14 25 (0.98%) Wireless
15 22 (0.86%) TCP/IP
16 21 (0.82%) SAN
17 17 (0.67%) VPLS
17 17 (0.67%) WebEx
17 17 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.49%) Big Data
3 87 (3.42%) Power BI
4 78 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 35 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
8 31 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 31 (1.22%) SAP HANA
9 28 (1.10%) Blockchain
9 28 (1.10%) Essbase
10 24 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (0.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 20 (0.79%) Data Lake
12 20 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (0.71%) QlikView
14 17 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (2.12%) Jenkins
3 43 (1.69%) JIRA
4 36 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 22 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 21 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (0.71%) Selenium
8 16 (0.63%) IBM UrbanCode
8 16 (0.63%) Travis CI
9 15 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (0.59%) JMeter
9 15 (0.59%) LoadRunner
9 15 (0.59%) SoapUI
10 14 (0.55%) Maven
11 8 (0.31%) Bitbucket Server
11 8 (0.31%) WinDbg
12 7 (0.27%) git-flow
12 7 (0.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 622 (24.42%) Finance
2 156 (6.12%) Banking
3 142 (5.58%) Marketing
4 105 (4.12%) Retail
5 98 (3.85%) Law
6 84 (3.30%) Public Sector
7 56 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.77%) Legal
9 44 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.61%) German Language
11 37 (1.45%) French Language
12 27 (1.06%) Advertising
13 23 (0.90%) Billing
14 20 (0.79%) International Banking
15 18 (0.71%) Spanish Language
16 15 (0.59%) General Ledger
17 14 (0.55%) Digital Economy
18 13 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.47%) Electronics
19 12 (0.47%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (6.75%) .NET
2 171 (6.71%) HTML
3 102 (4.00%) CSS
4 80 (3.14%) XML
5 66 (2.59%) Web Services
6 56 (2.20%) AngularJS
7 53 (2.08%) REST
8 48 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 37 (1.45%) JSON
10 32 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 31 (1.22%) Middleware
12 29 (1.14%) J2EE
13 28 (1.10%) React
14 27 (1.06%) XSLT
15 24 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
15 24 (0.94%) HTML5
16 23 (0.90%) Ajax
16 23 (0.90%) LDAP
16 23 (0.90%) SOAP
17 20 (0.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 214 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
3 73 (2.87%) Public Cloud
4 72 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 51 (2.00%) User Experience
6 47 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (1.85%) Robotics
7 45 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 44 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.65%) PlayStation
10 33 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.18%) Internet of Things
12 25 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
13 24 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
14 23 (0.90%) Social Media
15 20 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 16 (0.63%) Private Cloud
16 16 (0.63%) Smartphone
17 15 (0.59%) Industry 4.0
18 14 (0.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 248 (9.74%) Windows
2 120 (4.71%) Linux
3 80 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 69 (2.71%) Windows 10
5 62 (2.43%) Unix
6 25 (0.98%) Android
6 25 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.55%) Mesosphere
8 13 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.079%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.039%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.039%) SUSE
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (15.08%) Presales
3 270 (10.60%) Cybersecurity
4 262 (10.29%) Analytics
5 242 (9.50%) Project Management
6 241 (9.46%) Business Development
7 195 (7.66%) DevOps
8 193 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
9 186 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
10 182 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 176 (6.91%) Migration
12 157 (6.16%) ERP
13 152 (5.97%) Project Delivery
14 147 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
15 137 (5.38%) Business Transformation
16 135 (5.30%) CRM
17 134 (5.26%) Business Analysis
18 120 (4.71%) ITIL
19 111 (4.36%) Thought Leadership
20 109 (4.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 324 (12.72%) SQL
2 214 (8.40%) Java
3 158 (6.20%) JavaScript
4 147 (5.77%) Python
5 125 (4.91%) C#
6 124 (4.87%) PowerShell
7 111 (4.36%) C
8 45 (1.77%) R
9 29 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 25 (0.98%) C++
11 21 (0.82%) XQuery
12 19 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 19 (0.75%) XPath
13 18 (0.71%) Ruby
14 16 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.59%) Go
15 15 (0.59%) Perl
16 12 (0.47%) PHP
16 12 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 404 (15.86%) Degree
2 109 (4.28%) CISSP
3 80 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 60 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (2.20%) CISM
7 53 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 40 (1.57%) CCNP
9 39 (1.53%) Master's Degree
10 31 (1.22%) CIMA
11 30 (1.18%) CCNA
12 22 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.82%) ACCA
13 21 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
14 20 (0.79%) MCSE
15 18 (0.71%) CCIE
16 17 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 16 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
17 16 (0.63%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (1.85%) NIST
3 38 (1.49%) GDPR
4 37 (1.45%) QA
4 37 (1.45%) SLA
5 33 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 30 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.47%) COBIT
8 12 (0.47%) IFRS
9 10 (0.39%) PMO
10 8 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.24%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.20%) Basel III
13 4 (0.16%) MiFID
13 4 (0.16%) NCSC
14 3 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.12%) Basel II
14 3 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 143 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 90 (3.53%) Docker
3 44 (1.73%) XenApp
4 40 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 27 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.67%) vCloud
9 14 (0.55%) vSphere
10 10 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.31%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.16%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.12%) Snort
15 2 (0.079%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.079%) OpenAM
15 2 (0.079%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (2.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 70 (2.75%) SCCM
3 68 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 61 (2.39%) Puppet
5 51 (2.00%) Ansible
6 41 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (1.41%) Terraform
8 34 (1.33%) Rancher
9 29 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
10 20 (0.79%) XenMobile
11 17 (0.67%) Consul
11 17 (0.67%) Prometheus
12 16 (0.63%) Automic
13 15 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.31%) EnCase
14 8 (0.31%) ThinApp
14 8 (0.31%) vCenter Server
15 7 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.27%) SCOM
15 7 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 510 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 298 (11.70%) Oracle
3 233 (9.15%) SAP
4 117 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
5 108 (4.24%) ServiceNow
6 96 (3.77%) Google
7 77 (3.02%) Citrix
8 66 (2.59%) VMware
9 59 (2.32%) Cisco
9 59 (2.32%) Splunk
10 58 (2.28%) IBM
11 48 (1.88%) Tableau
12 35 (1.37%) Hyperion
13 34 (1.33%) Adobe
14 28 (1.10%) Cognos
15 23 (0.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 23 (0.90%) UiPath
16 22 (0.86%) Ariba
16 22 (0.86%) JD Edwards
17 20 (0.79%) HP