Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 43 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4,375 4,516 4,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.33% 6.11% 6.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 6.44% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,269 3,444 3,817
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £86,250
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 65,999 70,156 77,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 94.98% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,553 55,544 67,440
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 +12 673 £62,500 +8.70% 105
West London +23 108 £52,500 -12.50% 32
South London +22 55 £62,500 +16.28% 5
East London -5 34 £50,000 -23.08% 20
North London 0 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 1,216 (27.79%) Finance
2 812 (18.56%) Degree
3 779 (17.81%) Microsoft
4 753 (17.21%) SQL
5 711 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
6 580 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 553 (12.64%) Presales
8 481 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
9 468 (10.70%) Analytics
10 444 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 421 (9.62%) Project Management
11 421 (9.62%) Oracle
12 396 (9.05%) Windows
13 380 (8.69%) Java
14 366 (8.37%) Banking
15 364 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
16 363 (8.30%) SAP
17 358 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
18 356 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
19 344 (7.86%) CRM
20 342 (7.82%) Cybersecurity
21 314 (7.18%) Salesforce.com
22 302 (6.90%) DevOps
23 295 (6.74%) Business Analysis
24 294 (6.72%) SQL Server
25 280 (6.40%) Computer Science
25 280 (6.40%) Advertising
26 277 (6.33%) Marketing
27 270 (6.17%) Migration
28 262 (5.99%) Business Development

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 89 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 72 (1.65%) SAS
3 59 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 44 (1.01%) IIS
5 36 (0.82%) Skype for Business
6 35 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 32 (0.73%) Apache
8 25 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 21 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 20 (0.46%) Confluence
11 18 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.34%) JBoss
12 15 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (0.23%) Appian
Applications
1 90 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 26 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (0.53%) SPSS
7 11 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.11%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.069%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.069%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.046%) Gephi
11 2 (0.046%) Revit
11 2 (0.046%) Stata
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 161 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (2.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 73 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
4 57 (1.30%) SAP SD
5 46 (1.05%) NetSuite
6 40 (0.91%) SAP BPC
7 36 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 34 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
9 31 (0.71%) HFM
10 30 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
11 29 (0.66%) SAP FI
12 28 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
12 28 (0.64%) SAP CO
12 28 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
13 27 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 26 (0.59%) Markit EDM
15 25 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
16 22 (0.50%) SAP MM
17 20 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
17 20 (0.46%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 580 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 364 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
3 240 (5.49%) SaaS
4 197 (4.50%) Office 365
5 158 (3.61%) PaaS
6 125 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 125 (2.86%) IaaS
7 119 (2.72%) Dynamics 365
8 95 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
9 63 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 54 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 37 (0.85%) Serverless
11 37 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
12 36 (0.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 34 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
13 34 (0.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 32 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
15 31 (0.71%) CloudBees
16 30 (0.69%) Oracle CX
17 25 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 237 (5.42%) Firewall
2 115 (2.63%) Network Security
3 81 (1.85%) SAN
4 63 (1.44%) WAN
5 62 (1.42%) DNS
6 59 (1.35%) LAN
7 49 (1.12%) NAS
8 45 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 42 (0.96%) Internet
9 42 (0.96%) VPN
10 39 (0.89%) Wireless
11 36 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
12 30 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
13 27 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (0.59%) Skype
15 23 (0.53%) iSCSI
16 22 (0.50%) MPLS
16 22 (0.50%) Unified Communications
17 21 (0.48%) NetScaler
17 21 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 212 (4.85%) Big Data
3 203 (4.64%) Power BI
4 180 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 158 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 122 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 121 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 100 (2.29%) Data Lake
9 91 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 82 (1.87%) Relational Database
11 77 (1.76%) QlikView
12 72 (1.65%) SAP HANA
13 59 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 56 (1.28%) SAP BW
15 52 (1.19%) Hadoop
16 48 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
17 45 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
18 34 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 34 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
19 32 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 136 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 133 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 89 (2.03%) JIRA
4 71 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 65 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 60 (1.37%) Subversion
8 56 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 52 (1.19%) GoCD
10 39 (0.89%) Selenium
11 38 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 36 (0.82%) IBM UrbanCode
12 36 (0.82%) Vagrant
13 32 (0.73%) Maven
14 28 (0.64%) Cucumber
14 28 (0.64%) HP UFT
14 28 (0.64%) Travis CI
15 24 (0.55%) ClearCase
16 16 (0.37%) Gradle
17 14 (0.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,216 (27.79%) Finance
2 366 (8.37%) Banking
3 280 (6.40%) Advertising
4 277 (6.33%) Marketing
5 240 (5.49%) Retail
6 117 (2.67%) Front Office
7 110 (2.51%) Legal
8 100 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 83 (1.90%) Law
10 69 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 63 (1.44%) Investment Banking
12 42 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 40 (0.91%) Retail Banking
14 36 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 32 (0.73%) German Language
16 30 (0.69%) French Language
17 29 (0.66%) General Ledger
18 28 (0.64%) Local Government
19 25 (0.57%) Billing
20 24 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (4.69%) .NET
2 168 (3.84%) Mason
3 167 (3.82%) XML
4 165 (3.77%) HTML
5 130 (2.97%) CSS
6 123 (2.81%) Web Services
7 60 (1.37%) XSLT
8 54 (1.23%) REST
9 46 (1.05%) AngularJS
9 46 (1.05%) Middleware
10 36 (0.82%) JSON
11 35 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
11 35 (0.80%) J2EE
12 34 (0.78%) Spring
13 33 (0.75%) HTML5
14 30 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
15 29 (0.66%) jQuery
16 25 (0.57%) Visualforce
17 23 (0.53%) Kafka
17 23 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 358 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 149 (3.41%) Fintech
4 147 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 131 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 126 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 92 (2.10%) Derivative
8 91 (2.08%) Data Centre
9 69 (1.58%) User Experience
10 65 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 59 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
12 57 (1.30%) Fixed Income
12 57 (1.30%) PKI
13 52 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 49 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 46 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
16 40 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
17 36 (0.82%) Hedge funds
18 34 (0.78%) FMCG
18 34 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 396 (9.05%) Windows
2 251 (5.74%) Linux
3 189 (4.32%) Unix
4 131 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 44 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (0.87%) Solaris
7 34 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 33 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 29 (0.66%) Android
10 29 (0.66%) CoreOS
11 21 (0.48%) AIX
12 18 (0.41%) HPUX
13 14 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.16%) CentOS
16 7 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (12.64%) Presales
3 481 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
4 468 (10.70%) Analytics
5 444 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 421 (9.62%) Project Management
7 356 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
8 344 (7.86%) CRM
9 342 (7.82%) Cybersecurity
10 302 (6.90%) DevOps
11 295 (6.74%) Business Analysis
12 270 (6.17%) Migration
13 262 (5.99%) Business Development
14 240 (5.49%) ERP
15 238 (5.44%) Information Security
16 235 (5.37%) Mentoring
17 187 (4.27%) ETL
18 170 (3.89%) Data Analytics
19 169 (3.86%) ITIL
20 157 (3.59%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 753 (17.21%) SQL
2 380 (8.69%) Java
3 254 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 236 (5.39%) Python
5 214 (4.89%) C#
6 111 (2.54%) PowerShell
7 106 (2.42%) C
8 86 (1.97%) Apex Code
9 72 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 68 (1.55%) R
11 57 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 56 (1.28%) Perl
13 55 (1.26%) ABAP
14 54 (1.23%) VBA
15 42 (0.96%) U-SQL
16 40 (0.91%) C++
16 40 (0.91%) Ruby
17 27 (0.62%) PL/SQL
18 26 (0.59%) T-SQL
19 25 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 812 (18.56%) Degree
2 176 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 174 (3.98%) CISSP
4 144 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 111 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 104 (2.38%) CISM
7 97 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 90 (2.06%) CISA
9 84 (1.92%) SC Cleared
10 75 (1.71%) CCNP
11 55 (1.26%) Master's Degree
12 48 (1.10%) CCNA
12 48 (1.10%) MCSE
13 45 (1.03%) CIMA
14 44 (1.01%) ISEB
15 43 (0.98%) ACCA
16 35 (0.80%) PMI Certification
17 34 (0.78%) CCIE
18 30 (0.69%) DV Cleared
19 29 (0.66%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 116 (2.65%) QA
3 115 (2.63%) GDPR
4 77 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 73 (1.67%) GCP
6 63 (1.44%) COBIT
7 59 (1.35%) Data Quality
8 53 (1.21%) PMO
9 23 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 18 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 17 (0.39%) IFRS
12 11 (0.25%) IFRS 9
12 11 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.23%) FATCA
13 10 (0.23%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
15 8 (0.18%) ISO 8583
15 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 8 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 166 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 150 (3.43%) Docker
3 107 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 61 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (0.82%) vSphere
7 34 (0.78%) XenApp
8 30 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (0.32%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.21%) NFS
14 8 (0.18%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.14%) XenServer
16 5 (0.11%) iptables
16 5 (0.11%) KVM
16 5 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 131 (2.99%) Puppet
2 130 (2.97%) Ansible
3 119 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (1.74%) SCCM
5 57 (1.30%) Terraform
6 51 (1.17%) Kubernetes
7 44 (1.01%) QRadar
8 41 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
9 34 (0.78%) Nagios
9 34 (0.78%) Rundeck
10 31 (0.71%) Consul
11 30 (0.69%) Automic
12 28 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
13 24 (0.55%) Graphite
14 12 (0.27%) EnCase
14 12 (0.27%) FTK
14 12 (0.27%) SCVMM
14 12 (0.27%) vRealize
15 10 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
16 9 (0.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 779 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 421 (9.62%) Oracle
3 363 (8.30%) SAP
4 314 (7.18%) Salesforce.com
5 209 (4.78%) Tableau
6 165 (3.77%) VMware
7 123 (2.81%) Cisco
8 117 (2.67%) Splunk
9 113 (2.58%) Citrix
10 107 (2.45%) IBM
11 101 (2.31%) Google
12 87 (1.99%) ServiceNow
13 65 (1.49%) Adobe
14 60 (1.37%) Informatica
15 58 (1.33%) Cognos
16 52 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
17 49 (1.12%) Qualys
18 48 (1.10%) Hyperion
19 44 (1.01%) Alteryx
20 43 (0.98%) Juniper