Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 44 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3,106 3,986 4,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.68% 5.87% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 6.16% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,157 3,013 3,421
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 51,968 64,679 70,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 95.28% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42,304 52,840 55,176
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,249 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -34 419 £65,000 +4.00% 133
West London -36 45 £56,750 +3.18% 35
South London -33 22 £48,000 -23.20% 7
East London +19 14 £63,750 +15.91% 19
North London -4 10 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 809 (26.05%) Finance
2 589 (18.96%) Degree
3 572 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 568 (18.29%) Azure
5 496 (15.97%) Microsoft
6 469 (15.10%) SQL
7 395 (12.72%) AWS
8 391 (12.59%) Presales
9 385 (12.40%) Oracle
10 380 (12.23%) SAP
11 348 (11.20%) Analytics
12 322 (10.37%) Cybersecurity
13 306 (9.85%) Java
14 296 (9.53%) Project Management
15 294 (9.47%) Windows
16 293 (9.43%) Business Development
17 291 (9.37%) DevOps
18 256 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
19 236 (7.60%) Banking
20 230 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
21 213 (6.86%) Python
22 209 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
23 205 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
23 205 (6.60%) Office 365
24 193 (6.21%) .NET
25 185 (5.96%) CRM
26 182 (5.86%) Business Analysis
27 181 (5.83%) GCP
28 176 (5.67%) Business Transformation
29 170 (5.47%) Mentoring

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 92 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 89 (2.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 83 (2.67%) Skype for Business
4 35 (1.13%) Apache Spark
5 33 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (0.71%) IIS
8 20 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 18 (0.58%) CMS
9 18 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.58%) SAS
10 15 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.42%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.32%) Confluence
14 10 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.29%) JBoss
15 9 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 109 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.32%) SPSS
7 9 (0.29%) Sketch
8 8 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.16%) InVision
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.064%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.032%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.032%) Gliffy
12 1 (0.032%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 160 (5.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 120 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 77 (2.48%) Markit EDM
4 74 (2.38%) Front Arena
4 74 (2.38%) thinkFolio
5 57 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
6 52 (1.67%) NetSuite
7 46 (1.48%) SAP FI
8 45 (1.45%) SAP CO
8 45 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
9 34 (1.09%) SAP SD
10 25 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
11 23 (0.74%) HFM
11 23 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
12 22 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 21 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 21 (0.68%) SAP BPC
14 18 (0.58%) SAP HCM
15 17 (0.55%) SAP EWM
15 17 (0.55%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 568 (18.29%) Azure
2 395 (12.72%) AWS
3 205 (6.60%) Office 365
4 181 (5.83%) GCP
5 103 (3.32%) Dynamics 365
6 101 (3.25%) SaaS
7 91 (2.93%) PaaS
7 91 (2.93%) Power Platform
8 76 (2.45%) IaaS
9 58 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
10 56 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 55 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 54 (1.74%) CloudBees
13 53 (1.71%) Serverless
14 46 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
15 39 (1.26%) Amazon ECS
16 37 (1.19%) OpenShift
17 33 (1.06%) G Suite
18 29 (0.93%) OneDrive
19 22 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 158 (5.09%) Firewall
2 124 (3.99%) Internet
3 112 (3.61%) WAN
4 94 (3.03%) Skype
5 88 (2.83%) MPLS
6 82 (2.64%) LAN
7 78 (2.51%) Network Security
8 67 (2.16%) VPN
9 60 (1.93%) WLAN
10 43 (1.38%) Unified Communications
11 35 (1.13%) Wireless
12 34 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (0.97%) DNS
14 23 (0.74%) DHCP
15 21 (0.68%) VoIP
16 19 (0.61%) Cisco Firepower
16 19 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (0.58%) HTTP
17 18 (0.58%) TCP/IP
18 16 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 148 (4.76%) Big Data
3 80 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (2.54%) Power BI
4 79 (2.54%) SAP HANA
5 76 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 47 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 40 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 32 (1.03%) Blockchain
12 28 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (0.84%) Data Lake
14 25 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 25 (0.80%) NoSQL
14 25 (0.80%) QlikView
15 22 (0.71%) Essbase
16 19 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 114 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 102 (3.28%) JIRA
4 91 (2.93%) Git (software)
5 76 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 67 (2.16%) TeamCity
7 54 (1.74%) IBM UrbanCode
7 54 (1.74%) Travis CI
8 47 (1.51%) Selenium
9 45 (1.45%) Subversion
10 43 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 41 (1.32%) GoCD
12 28 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
13 27 (0.87%) Cucumber
14 25 (0.80%) JMeter
15 21 (0.68%) HP UFT
15 21 (0.68%) SoapUI
16 20 (0.64%) ClearCase
16 20 (0.64%) Vagrant
17 18 (0.58%) Bitbucket
General
1 809 (26.05%) Finance
2 236 (7.60%) Banking
3 160 (5.15%) Retail
4 139 (4.48%) Public Sector
5 127 (4.09%) Marketing
6 110 (3.54%) French Language
7 109 (3.51%) German Language
8 95 (3.06%) Front Office
9 93 (2.99%) Manufacturing
10 82 (2.64%) Telecoms
11 66 (2.12%) Law
12 64 (2.06%) Spanish Language
13 55 (1.77%) Dutch Language
13 55 (1.77%) Italian Language
14 39 (1.26%) Legal
15 38 (1.22%) Advertising
16 28 (0.90%) Private Banking
17 22 (0.71%) Investment Banking
18 20 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
19 17 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (6.21%) .NET
2 148 (4.76%) HTML
2 148 (4.76%) XML
3 94 (3.03%) CSS
4 78 (2.51%) Elastic Stack
5 75 (2.41%) Web Services
6 74 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 64 (2.06%) REST
8 54 (1.74%) J2EE
9 41 (1.32%) ASP.NET
10 35 (1.13%) Node.js
11 34 (1.09%) Natural Language Processing
12 30 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
13 28 (0.90%) SOAP
14 26 (0.84%) React
15 25 (0.80%) JSON
15 25 (0.80%) Middleware
16 22 (0.71%) Kafka
17 20 (0.64%) RESTful
18 17 (0.55%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 256 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (3.38%) Derivative
3 104 (3.35%) Fixed Income
3 104 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 99 (3.19%) Hedge funds
5 93 (2.99%) Equities
6 82 (2.64%) Data Centre
7 77 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 76 (2.45%) Public Cloud
9 62 (2.00%) User Experience
10 61 (1.96%) PlayStation
11 55 (1.77%) Robotics
12 54 (1.74%) Management Information System
13 50 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
14 49 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 46 (1.48%) Internet of Things
16 43 (1.38%) Social Media
17 42 (1.35%) Virtual Team
18 37 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
19 32 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 294 (9.47%) Windows
2 155 (4.99%) Linux
3 87 (2.80%) Unix
4 78 (2.51%) Windows Server
5 48 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 33 (1.06%) Mesosphere
7 20 (0.64%) CoreOS
8 14 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.26%) Android
11 8 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.097%) CentOS
15 2 (0.064%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.032%) Fedora
16 1 (0.032%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.032%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (12.59%) Presales
3 348 (11.20%) Analytics
4 322 (10.37%) Cybersecurity
5 296 (9.53%) Project Management
6 293 (9.43%) Business Development
7 291 (9.37%) DevOps
8 230 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
9 209 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
10 205 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 185 (5.96%) CRM
12 182 (5.86%) Business Analysis
13 176 (5.67%) Business Transformation
14 170 (5.47%) Mentoring
15 168 (5.41%) ERP
16 157 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
16 157 (5.05%) Project Delivery
17 156 (5.02%) Migration
18 149 (4.80%) ITIL
19 145 (4.67%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 469 (15.10%) SQL
2 306 (9.85%) Java
3 213 (6.86%) Python
4 149 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 143 (4.60%) C
5 143 (4.60%) C#
6 136 (4.38%) PowerShell
7 92 (2.96%) Perl
8 76 (2.45%) Bash Shell
9 73 (2.35%) R
10 58 (1.87%) C++
11 36 (1.16%) Go
12 26 (0.84%) ABAP
12 26 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 26 (0.84%) VB
13 23 (0.74%) PHP
14 22 (0.71%) Ruby
15 12 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.32%) VBA
17 8 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 589 (18.96%) Degree
2 132 (4.25%) CISSP
3 110 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 77 (2.48%) CCNP
6 74 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 64 (2.06%) SC Cleared
8 59 (1.90%) CCNA
9 56 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 52 (1.67%) CISM
11 48 (1.55%) ACCA
12 47 (1.51%) Master's Degree
13 33 (1.06%) CCIE
13 33 (1.06%) CIMA
13 33 (1.06%) MCP
13 33 (1.06%) MCSE
14 30 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
16 19 (0.61%) MCSA
16 19 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.54%) QA
2 68 (2.19%) GDPR
2 68 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.32%) NIST
5 31 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.64%) PMO
8 18 (0.58%) COBIT
9 14 (0.45%) SLA
10 13 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 12 (0.39%) IFRS
12 11 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
12 11 (0.35%) EMIR
12 11 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 11 (0.35%) MiFID
13 9 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 6 (0.19%) Basel II
15 6 (0.19%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 168 (5.41%) Docker
2 101 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 20 (0.64%) XenApp
7 13 (0.42%) vCloud
8 8 (0.26%) vSphere
9 7 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.23%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.16%) KVM
12 4 (0.13%) Ceph
12 4 (0.13%) Gluster
12 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.097%) NFS
14 2 (0.064%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 143 (4.60%) Puppet
2 130 (4.19%) Ansible
3 122 (3.93%) Terraform
4 117 (3.77%) Kubernetes
5 103 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 54 (1.74%) Consul
8 53 (1.71%) Automic
9 51 (1.64%) SCCM
10 40 (1.29%) Rancher
11 33 (1.06%) Prometheus
12 28 (0.90%) EnCase
12 28 (0.90%) Nagios
13 20 (0.64%) Graphite
13 20 (0.64%) Rundeck
14 18 (0.58%) Kibana
14 18 (0.58%) logstash
14 18 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
14 18 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
15 17 (0.55%) FTK
Vendors
1 496 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 385 (12.40%) Oracle
3 380 (12.23%) SAP
4 165 (5.31%) Google
5 149 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
6 124 (3.99%) Splunk
7 113 (3.64%) ServiceNow
8 77 (2.48%) Charles River
9 75 (2.41%) Cisco
10 74 (2.38%) Calypso
10 74 (2.38%) SimCorp
11 63 (2.03%) IBM
11 63 (2.03%) VMware
12 57 (1.84%) Tableau
13 47 (1.51%) Citrix
14 41 (1.32%) Adobe
15 40 (1.29%) Hyperion
15 40 (1.29%) Palo Alto
16 33 (1.06%) Ariba
16 33 (1.06%) Cognos