Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 43 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3,942 4,468 4,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.84% 6.03% 6.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 6.37% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,978 3,412 3,650
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
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 64,356 70,169 73,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.64% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,594 54,891 63,928
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 October 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 October 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 +11 649 £62,500 +8.70% 178
West London +5 106 £55,000 -4.35% 43
South London +27 42 £62,500 +8.70% 8
East London -14 27 £60,000 -7.69% 19
North London -7 16 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,151 (29.20%) Finance
2 748 (18.98%) Degree
3 686 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
4 667 (16.92%) SQL
5 638 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 547 (13.88%) Presales
7 484 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 440 (11.16%) Oracle
9 428 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
10 422 (10.71%) Analytics
11 366 (9.28%) Project Management
12 365 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 359 (9.11%) Java
14 346 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
15 331 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
16 330 (8.37%) SAP
17 328 (8.32%) Banking
18 322 (8.17%) Windows
19 305 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
20 299 (7.58%) CRM
21 294 (7.46%) DevOps
22 292 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
23 279 (7.08%) Business Analysis
24 277 (7.03%) SQL Server
25 270 (6.85%) ERP
26 267 (6.77%) Computer Science
27 265 (6.72%) JavaScript
28 251 (6.37%) Salesforce.com
29 240 (6.09%) Firewall
30 238 (6.04%) Migration

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 82 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 73 (1.85%) SAS
3 62 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 49 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 35 (0.89%) Apache
6 33 (0.84%) Skype for Business
7 28 (0.71%) IIS
8 23 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (0.51%) Confluence
10 20 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 18 (0.46%) CMS
12 17 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (0.38%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.38%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.28%) IBM Notes
15 11 (0.28%) JBoss
16 10 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 90 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (0.53%) SPSS
7 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.13%) ProjectWise
8 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.10%) Revit
9 3 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.076%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.051%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.051%) Gephi
10 2 (0.051%) Stata
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.025%) InVision
11 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 125 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (2.26%) SAP S/4HANA
3 77 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
4 51 (1.29%) NetSuite
5 49 (1.24%) SAP SD
6 34 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
7 33 (0.84%) SAP CO
7 33 (0.84%) SAP FI
7 33 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
8 32 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 31 (0.79%) HFM
9 31 (0.79%) SAP BPC
10 30 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
11 29 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
12 28 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
12 28 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
13 25 (0.63%) Markit EDM
13 25 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 22 (0.56%) Cognos Planning
15 21 (0.53%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 484 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 331 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 237 (6.01%) SaaS
4 191 (4.85%) Office 365
5 152 (3.86%) PaaS
6 116 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 86 (2.18%) IaaS
8 85 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
9 67 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
10 54 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (0.94%) Oracle CX
12 33 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
12 33 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 33 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
13 28 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
14 27 (0.68%) Data Lake Analytics
15 26 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
15 26 (0.66%) CloudBees
16 23 (0.58%) Serverless
17 22 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 240 (6.09%) Firewall
2 98 (2.49%) Network Security
3 95 (2.41%) WAN
4 79 (2.00%) LAN
5 76 (1.93%) SAN
6 66 (1.67%) DNS
7 60 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 58 (1.47%) Internet
9 46 (1.17%) VPN
10 43 (1.09%) NAS
11 40 (1.01%) MPLS
12 38 (0.96%) Wireless
13 33 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
14 32 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (0.74%) BGP
16 27 (0.68%) Skype
17 26 (0.66%) OSPF
17 26 (0.66%) Unified Communications
17 26 (0.66%) WebEx
18 22 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 189 (4.79%) Big Data
3 162 (4.11%) Power BI
4 151 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
5 133 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 109 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 108 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 92 (2.33%) QlikView
9 75 (1.90%) Data Lake
10 73 (1.85%) Relational Database
11 68 (1.73%) Hadoop
12 66 (1.67%) SAP HANA
13 61 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
14 55 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
15 54 (1.37%) SAP BW
16 53 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
17 46 (1.17%) Qlik Sense
18 41 (1.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 41 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 40 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 123 (3.12%) Jenkins
2 103 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 90 (2.28%) JIRA
4 83 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 64 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 54 (1.37%) Subversion
7 50 (1.27%) GoCD
7 50 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 47 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 41 (1.04%) IBM UrbanCode
10 37 (0.94%) Selenium
10 37 (0.94%) Travis CI
11 33 (0.84%) HP UFT
11 33 (0.84%) Vagrant
12 25 (0.63%) ClearCase
13 23 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
14 22 (0.56%) Cucumber
15 20 (0.51%) Maven
16 13 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 1,151 (29.20%) Finance
2 328 (8.32%) Banking
3 228 (5.78%) Marketing
4 226 (5.73%) Retail
5 165 (4.19%) Advertising
6 108 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 84 (2.13%) Legal
8 83 (2.11%) Front Office
9 78 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 74 (1.88%) Law
11 49 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 43 (1.09%) German Language
13 41 (1.04%) Investment Banking
14 38 (0.96%) Back Office
15 37 (0.94%) French Language
16 36 (0.91%) Retail Banking
17 30 (0.76%) General Ledger
17 30 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
18 23 (0.58%) Billing
19 20 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (4.67%) .NET
2 177 (4.49%) HTML
3 160 (4.06%) CSS
4 155 (3.93%) XML
5 94 (2.38%) Web Services
6 58 (1.47%) AngularJS
7 49 (1.24%) REST
8 43 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
9 42 (1.07%) jQuery
10 41 (1.04%) XSLT
11 36 (0.91%) HTML5
12 34 (0.86%) Spring
13 31 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
14 29 (0.74%) Kafka
14 29 (0.74%) Middleware
15 26 (0.66%) J2EE
16 25 (0.63%) JSON
17 24 (0.61%) SOAP
18 21 (0.53%) Visualforce
19 18 (0.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 305 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 267 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 143 (3.63%) Fintech
4 125 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 120 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 120 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 84 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 63 (1.60%) Derivative
8 59 (1.50%) User Experience
9 51 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 44 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 44 (1.12%) Public Cloud
11 43 (1.09%) PKI
12 39 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
12 39 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 37 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 35 (0.89%) Mobile App
15 34 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
16 31 (0.79%) iPhone
17 28 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 322 (8.17%) Windows
2 229 (5.81%) Linux
3 133 (3.37%) Unix
4 107 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 33 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 32 (0.81%) CoreOS
8 32 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 29 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.68%) Android
11 19 (0.48%) AIX
12 17 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.43%) Solaris
13 14 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.33%) HPUX
14 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.30%) Mesosphere
16 10 (0.25%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (13.88%) Presales
3 428 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
4 422 (10.71%) Analytics
5 366 (9.28%) Project Management
6 365 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 346 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
8 299 (7.58%) CRM
9 294 (7.46%) DevOps
10 292 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
11 279 (7.08%) Business Analysis
12 270 (6.85%) ERP
13 238 (6.04%) Migration
14 235 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 222 (5.63%) Business Development
16 205 (5.20%) Information Security
17 177 (4.49%) ITIL
18 170 (4.31%) ETL
19 153 (3.88%) Machine Learning
20 149 (3.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 667 (16.92%) SQL
2 359 (9.11%) Java
3 265 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 238 (6.04%) Python
5 210 (5.33%) C#
6 120 (3.04%) PowerShell
7 98 (2.49%) R
8 97 (2.46%) C
9 68 (1.73%) Apex Code
10 66 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 57 (1.45%) ABAP
12 44 (1.12%) Perl
13 41 (1.04%) C++
14 40 (1.01%) VBA
15 33 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 31 (0.79%) Ruby
17 30 (0.76%) U-SQL
18 28 (0.71%) PHP
18 28 (0.71%) PL/SQL
18 28 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 748 (18.98%) Degree
2 163 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 160 (4.06%) CISSP
4 137 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 98 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 85 (2.16%) CISM
7 75 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 74 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 71 (1.80%) CCNP
10 66 (1.67%) CISA
11 50 (1.27%) ISEB
12 43 (1.09%) DV Cleared
13 38 (0.96%) ACCA
14 37 (0.94%) MCSE
15 36 (0.91%) CIMA
16 35 (0.89%) CCIE
16 35 (0.89%) CCNA
17 34 (0.86%) Master's Degree
18 31 (0.79%) PMI Certification
19 29 (0.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (2.54%) QA
3 89 (2.26%) GDPR
4 65 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 59 (1.50%) PCI DSS
6 49 (1.24%) COBIT
7 47 (1.19%) PMO
8 27 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 16 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 16 (0.41%) SLA
10 15 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 14 (0.36%) IFRS
12 11 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.28%) IFRS 9
12 11 (0.28%) ISO 8583
12 11 (0.28%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
14 8 (0.20%) FATCA
15 6 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 165 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 155 (3.93%) Docker
3 105 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 45 (1.14%) vSphere
6 21 (0.53%) XenApp
6 21 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 18 (0.46%) VMware NSX
8 17 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.15%) XenServer
11 5 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.13%) vCloud
12 4 (0.10%) KVM
12 4 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.10%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.076%) Snort
Systems Management
1 136 (3.45%) Puppet
2 134 (3.40%) Ansible
3 128 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (1.98%) Terraform
5 55 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 42 (1.07%) SCCM
7 38 (0.96%) Automic
8 37 (0.94%) Consul
9 34 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
10 33 (0.84%) QRadar
11 32 (0.81%) Nagios
12 26 (0.66%) Rundeck
13 25 (0.63%) Graphite
14 19 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
15 16 (0.41%) Prometheus
16 13 (0.33%) Nessus
16 13 (0.33%) vRealize
17 11 (0.28%) SCVMM
18 10 (0.25%) Backup Exec
19 9 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 638 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 440 (11.16%) Oracle
3 330 (8.37%) SAP
4 251 (6.37%) Salesforce.com
5 210 (5.33%) Tableau
6 158 (4.01%) VMware
7 128 (3.25%) Cisco
8 107 (2.71%) Splunk
9 96 (2.44%) Google
10 89 (2.26%) Citrix
11 72 (1.83%) ServiceNow
12 62 (1.57%) IBM
13 54 (1.37%) Cognos
14 51 (1.29%) Informatica
15 49 (1.24%) Juniper
16 48 (1.22%) Adobe
16 48 (1.22%) Hyperion
17 47 (1.19%) Alteryx
18 42 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
19 40 (1.01%) Qualys