Period
to 17 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 55 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1,473 2,189 3,376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.73% 4.78% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 5.06% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,608 2,530
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.56% +1.67%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £93,500 £90,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 28,774 43,297 58,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.57% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,255 35,559 48,053
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +35 253 £62,500 - 83
West London +26 21 £60,000 +4.35% 19
South London +6 9 £58,250 -2.92% 4
North London +17 1 £42,500 -26.09%
East London +16 1 £65,000 -7.14% 24
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 367 (24.92%) Azure
2 361 (24.51%) Finance
3 289 (19.62%) Microsoft
4 270 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 221 (15.00%) AWS
6 219 (14.87%) Degree
7 211 (14.32%) Presales
8 191 (12.97%) SQL
9 179 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
10 166 (11.27%) Analytics
10 166 (11.27%) Migration
11 156 (10.59%) DevOps
11 156 (10.59%) Security Cleared
12 154 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 147 (9.98%) Oracle
14 144 (9.78%) Power Platform
15 142 (9.64%) ERP
16 135 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
17 132 (8.96%) Python
17 132 (8.96%) SAP
18 126 (8.55%) GCP
19 124 (8.42%) SaaS
20 122 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
21 115 (7.81%) Project Management
22 114 (7.74%) XML
22 114 (7.74%) Information Security
23 109 (7.40%) Java
23 109 (7.40%) Business Development
23 109 (7.40%) Project Delivery
24 100 (6.79%) Microsoft 365

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 66 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.97%) Apache
3 17 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 14 (0.95%) SAS
5 13 (0.88%) Confluence
5 13 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.41%) IIS
9 5 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.34%) CMS
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.20%) Appian
11 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.20%) Mendix
11 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.29%) Adobe Premiere
4 10 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.068%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 58 (3.94%) Oracle ERP
2 43 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (2.85%) SAP S/4HANA
4 28 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 26 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
6 22 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (1.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 19 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (1.29%) SAP BPC
8 16 (1.09%) SAP FI
9 13 (0.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 12 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (0.75%) NetSuite
11 11 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 11 (0.75%) SAP EWM
12 10 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
13 9 (0.61%) SAP WM
14 7 (0.48%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 367 (24.92%) Azure
2 221 (15.00%) AWS
3 144 (9.78%) Power Platform
4 126 (8.55%) GCP
5 124 (8.42%) SaaS
6 100 (6.79%) Microsoft 365
7 94 (6.38%) PaaS
8 85 (5.77%) IaaS
9 74 (5.02%) Dynamics 365
10 59 (4.01%) PowerApps
11 55 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (1.83%) Power Automate
13 25 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
14 24 (1.63%) OneDrive
15 14 (0.95%) Azure Stack
15 14 (0.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 11 (0.75%) Boomi
19 10 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.67%) Firewall
2 37 (2.51%) HTTP
3 28 (1.90%) SSL
4 27 (1.83%) Network Security
5 25 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.56%) VPN
7 19 (1.29%) DNS
8 18 (1.22%) Internet
9 15 (1.02%) SD-WAN
10 14 (0.95%) WAN
11 12 (0.81%) Wireless
12 10 (0.68%) LAN
13 9 (0.61%) SAN
14 8 (0.54%) Cisco Firepower
14 8 (0.54%) FTP
14 8 (0.54%) IMAP
14 8 (0.54%) Skype
14 8 (0.54%) SMTP
14 8 (0.54%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.77%) Big Data
2 82 (5.57%) Power BI
3 69 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (4.21%) Tableau
5 59 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (3.87%) SQL Server
7 49 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 31 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 28 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 24 (1.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 20 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
15 17 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
16 16 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 39 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.58%) Visual Studio
4 30 (2.04%) JIRA
5 19 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (0.54%) Artifactory
8 8 (0.54%) Gerrit
9 7 (0.48%) GitLab
9 7 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.41%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.27%) Gatling
12 4 (0.27%) NUnit
12 4 (0.27%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.27%) Travis CI
General
1 361 (24.51%) Finance
2 96 (6.52%) Marketing
3 93 (6.31%) Banking
4 68 (4.62%) Public Sector
5 59 (4.01%) Manufacturing
6 57 (3.87%) Law
7 49 (3.33%) Retail
8 42 (2.85%) Billing
9 33 (2.24%) Legal
10 30 (2.04%) Private Banking
11 29 (1.97%) General Ledger
12 26 (1.77%) Telecoms
13 23 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (1.29%) French Language
15 15 (1.02%) Automotive
16 13 (0.88%) Electronics
16 13 (0.88%) German Language
16 13 (0.88%) Local Government
17 12 (0.81%) Advertising
17 12 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (7.74%) XML
2 84 (5.70%) .NET
3 70 (4.75%) HTML
4 58 (3.94%) CSS
4 58 (3.94%) Web Services
5 49 (3.33%) JSON
6 40 (2.72%) ASP.NET
6 40 (2.72%) Kafka
7 30 (2.04%) RESTful
7 30 (2.04%) WCF
7 30 (2.04%) XSD
8 28 (1.90%) Apache NiFi
8 28 (1.90%) LDAP
9 22 (1.49%) REST
9 22 (1.49%) SOAP
10 21 (1.43%) XSLT
11 16 (1.09%) OAuth
12 15 (1.02%) SAML
13 14 (0.95%) Middleware
14 13 (0.88%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.80%) Public Cloud
3 35 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.31%) Cloud Native
4 34 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 28 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (1.49%) Life Science
7 18 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.15%) User Experience
9 14 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (0.95%) Robotics
10 13 (0.88%) FMCG
10 13 (0.88%) Internet of Things
11 11 (0.75%) CMDB
11 11 (0.75%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.68%) Marketing Technology
12 10 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
13 9 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (6.18%) Windows
2 84 (5.70%) Linux
3 29 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 26 (1.77%) Unix
5 21 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 14 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.81%) CentOS
8 10 (0.68%) Android
8 10 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.14%) SUSE
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.068%) AIX
12 1 (0.068%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (14.32%) Presales
3 179 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
4 166 (11.27%) Analytics
4 166 (11.27%) Migration
5 156 (10.59%) DevOps
6 154 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 142 (9.64%) ERP
8 135 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
9 122 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
10 115 (7.81%) Project Management
11 114 (7.74%) Information Security
12 109 (7.40%) Business Development
12 109 (7.40%) Project Delivery
13 81 (5.50%) Visualisation
14 80 (5.43%) Business Analysis
14 80 (5.43%) Requirements Gathering
14 80 (5.43%) Risk Management
15 78 (5.30%) CRM
16 75 (5.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 191 (12.97%) SQL
2 132 (8.96%) Python
3 109 (7.40%) Java
4 73 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 64 (4.34%) C
6 53 (3.60%) C#
7 48 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 29 (1.97%) R
9 28 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 21 (1.43%) Ruby
11 18 (1.22%) Go
12 16 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.02%) Perl
14 14 (0.95%) Groovy
15 13 (0.88%) Scala
15 13 (0.88%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.81%) VBA
17 10 (0.68%) C++
18 8 (0.54%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 219 (14.87%) Degree
2 156 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 85 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 52 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 52 (3.53%) Oracle Certification
5 49 (3.33%) CISSP
6 45 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.97%) CCNP
8 25 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (1.56%) CCNA
9 23 (1.56%) PhD
10 22 (1.49%) CISM
11 19 (1.29%) CIPD
11 19 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.88%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.81%) ACCA
13 12 (0.81%) CIMA
14 10 (0.68%) MBA
15 9 (0.61%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.84%) GDPR
2 69 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (3.19%) QA
4 31 (2.10%) Data Quality
5 30 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 24 (1.63%) GRC
6 24 (1.63%) NIST
7 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (0.54%) NCSC
9 6 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
9 6 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.41%) NIST 800
9 6 (0.41%) PA-DSS
9 6 (0.41%) RMADS
9 6 (0.41%) SLA
10 4 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.27%) PMO
11 3 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 85 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.44%) Docker
4 18 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.95%) vSphere
6 6 (0.41%) vCloud
6 6 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.34%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.20%) StorNext
8 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.20%) Xsan
9 2 (0.14%) Snort
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 79 (5.36%) Terraform
2 66 (4.48%) Ansible
3 64 (4.34%) Kubernetes
4 41 (2.78%) Puppet
5 39 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (1.02%) SCCM
8 12 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
10 7 (0.48%) vRealize
11 6 (0.41%) Istio
11 6 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.41%) QRadar
11 6 (0.41%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.34%) EnCase
12 5 (0.34%) FTK
12 5 (0.34%) Nagios
13 4 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
15 2 (0.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 289 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 147 (9.98%) Oracle
3 132 (8.96%) SAP
4 88 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
5 86 (5.84%) Google
6 73 (4.96%) VMware
7 43 (2.92%) ServiceNow
8 34 (2.31%) Cisco
9 32 (2.17%) Splunk
10 30 (2.04%) Informatica
11 27 (1.83%) IBM
12 24 (1.63%) JD Edwards
13 23 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 19 (1.29%) Databricks
15 18 (1.22%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.15%) HP
17 16 (1.09%) Hyperion
18 14 (0.95%) Alteryx
19 13 (0.88%) BMC
19 13 (0.88%) MuleSoft