Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3,656 4,697 4,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.49% 6.32% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 6.67% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,719 3,571 3,406
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,875
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £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 63,449 70,382 71,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,082 55,791 61,160
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -18 560 £62,500 +4.17% 183
West London -17 90 £65,000 +18.18% 49
South London +8 42 £61,250 +6.52% 11
North London -3 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East London -29 17 £58,750 -9.62% 26
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,095 (29.95%) Finance
2 703 (19.23%) Degree
3 601 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 593 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 592 (16.19%) SQL
6 548 (14.99%) Presales
7 467 (12.77%) Oracle
8 463 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 387 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
10 371 (10.15%) Analytics
11 346 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
12 337 (9.22%) Project Management
13 334 (9.14%) Windows
14 329 (9.00%) SAP
15 317 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
16 315 (8.62%) Banking
17 308 (8.42%) Java
18 307 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
19 286 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 281 (7.69%) CRM
20 281 (7.69%) DevOps
21 272 (7.44%) JavaScript
22 271 (7.41%) Computer Science
23 268 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
24 267 (7.30%) ERP
25 249 (6.81%) Python
26 245 (6.70%) SQL Server
27 243 (6.65%) SaaS
28 236 (6.46%) Linux
29 234 (6.40%) 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 87 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 67 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 59 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 58 (1.59%) SAS
5 38 (1.04%) Apache
6 33 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 25 (0.68%) CMS
7 25 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.52%) IIS
10 19 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
12 17 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (0.41%) Confluence
14 14 (0.38%) IBM Notes
15 11 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 88 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.38%) SPSS
7 8 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.11%) Revit
10 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.082%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.027%) InVision
12 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 108 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 76 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
4 60 (1.64%) NetSuite
5 36 (0.98%) HFM
5 36 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
6 35 (0.96%) SAP BPC
7 33 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
8 32 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
8 32 (0.88%) SAP SD
9 29 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
9 29 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 27 (0.74%) SAP CO
10 27 (0.74%) SAP FI
10 27 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
11 25 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 24 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
13 21 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
14 20 (0.55%) Markit EDM
14 20 (0.55%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 463 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 307 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 243 (6.65%) SaaS
4 176 (4.81%) Office 365
5 149 (4.08%) PaaS
6 127 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 87 (2.38%) IaaS
8 60 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
9 46 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
10 41 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (1.07%) Oracle CX
12 35 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
13 33 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 30 (0.82%) Data Lake Analytics
15 27 (0.74%) CloudBees
16 23 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
17 22 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 17 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
19 15 (0.41%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 209 (5.72%) Firewall
2 98 (2.68%) WAN
3 85 (2.32%) Network Security
4 76 (2.08%) LAN
5 61 (1.67%) DNS
6 60 (1.64%) Internet
7 55 (1.50%) SAN
8 45 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 43 (1.18%) Wireless
10 41 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (1.12%) VPN
11 39 (1.07%) MPLS
12 30 (0.82%) BGP
13 29 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
14 28 (0.77%) Skype
15 27 (0.74%) Cisco Firepower
15 27 (0.74%) OSPF
15 27 (0.74%) Unified Communications
16 26 (0.71%) WebEx
17 25 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 190 (5.20%) Big Data
3 144 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
4 136 (3.72%) Power BI
5 118 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 99 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 95 (2.60%) QlikView
8 90 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 87 (2.38%) Relational Database
10 85 (2.32%) Hadoop
11 54 (1.48%) SAP HANA
12 52 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
13 51 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
13 51 (1.39%) Data Lake
13 51 (1.39%) SAP BW
14 40 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
14 40 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
15 39 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 39 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 39 (1.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 128 (3.50%) Jenkins
2 102 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 100 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 99 (2.71%) JIRA
5 73 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 64 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 56 (1.53%) Subversion
8 53 (1.45%) GoCD
8 53 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 45 (1.23%) IBM UrbanCode
9 45 (1.23%) Travis CI
10 44 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 43 (1.18%) HP UFT
12 40 (1.09%) Selenium
13 30 (0.82%) Vagrant
14 29 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
15 26 (0.71%) ClearCase
16 13 (0.36%) Maven
17 12 (0.33%) Bitbucket
17 12 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 1,095 (29.95%) Finance
2 315 (8.62%) Banking
3 208 (5.69%) Marketing
4 190 (5.20%) Retail
5 113 (3.09%) Advertising
6 101 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.35%) Legal
8 79 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 65 (1.78%) Law
10 64 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 55 (1.50%) German Language
12 54 (1.48%) French Language
13 47 (1.29%) Front Office
14 42 (1.15%) Back Office
15 34 (0.93%) Retail Banking
16 31 (0.85%) General Ledger
17 29 (0.79%) Investment Banking
18 22 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
20 14 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (5.36%) HTML
2 178 (4.87%) CSS
3 158 (4.32%) .NET
4 142 (3.88%) XML
5 95 (2.60%) Web Services
6 85 (2.32%) AngularJS
7 52 (1.42%) REST
8 50 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
9 42 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 41 (1.12%) jQuery
11 39 (1.07%) HTML5
12 37 (1.01%) Kafka
13 34 (0.93%) XSLT
14 32 (0.88%) SOAP
14 32 (0.88%) Spring
15 30 (0.82%) J2EE
16 24 (0.66%) JSON
16 24 (0.66%) Middleware
17 21 (0.57%) EDI
17 21 (0.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 317 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (3.77%) Fintech
3 122 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
4 107 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 96 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 93 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 71 (1.94%) User Experience
8 41 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 41 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 33 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 32 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 28 (0.77%) Derivative
13 27 (0.74%) Fixed Income
13 27 (0.74%) iPhone
14 25 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 24 (0.66%) Life Science
16 23 (0.63%) Hedge funds
16 23 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
16 23 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 334 (9.14%) Windows
2 236 (6.46%) Linux
3 131 (3.58%) Unix
4 106 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 40 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 35 (0.96%) CoreOS
8 32 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 25 (0.68%) Android
9 25 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 19 (0.52%) Mesosphere
12 13 (0.36%) AIX
12 13 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.27%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (14.99%) Presales
3 387 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
4 371 (10.15%) Analytics
5 346 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
6 337 (9.22%) Project Management
7 286 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 281 (7.69%) CRM
8 281 (7.69%) DevOps
9 271 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 268 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
11 267 (7.30%) ERP
12 234 (6.40%) Mentoring
13 226 (6.18%) Business Analysis
13 226 (6.18%) Migration
14 197 (5.39%) Information Security
15 190 (5.20%) ITIL
16 178 (4.87%) Business Development
17 172 (4.70%) ETL
18 153 (4.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 592 (16.19%) SQL
2 308 (8.42%) Java
3 272 (7.44%) JavaScript
4 249 (6.81%) Python
5 197 (5.39%) C#
6 137 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 91 (2.49%) R
8 79 (2.16%) Bash Shell
9 72 (1.97%) C
10 52 (1.42%) Apex Code
11 48 (1.31%) ABAP
12 41 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 39 (1.07%) C++
14 34 (0.93%) Go
15 32 (0.88%) PHP
15 32 (0.88%) Ruby
16 31 (0.85%) VBA
17 30 (0.82%) Perl
18 24 (0.66%) T-SQL
19 23 (0.63%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 703 (19.23%) Degree
2 161 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 138 (3.77%) CISSP
4 122 (3.34%) Security Cleared
5 109 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (2.11%) CISM
7 76 (2.08%) CCNP
8 68 (1.86%) SC Cleared
9 67 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (1.64%) CISA
11 43 (1.18%) ISEB
12 42 (1.15%) CCIE
13 41 (1.12%) MBA
14 38 (1.04%) CCNA
15 34 (0.93%) MCSE
16 33 (0.90%) ACCA
16 33 (0.90%) DV Cleared
17 29 (0.79%) Master's Degree
18 27 (0.74%) CIMA
18 27 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (2.49%) QA
3 70 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 70 (1.91%) GDPR
4 49 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 45 (1.23%) PMO
6 31 (0.85%) COBIT
7 25 (0.68%) SLA
8 20 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 17 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 16 (0.44%) ISO 8583
11 14 (0.38%) IFRS
12 12 (0.33%) Solvency II
13 11 (0.30%) ISO 20022
14 10 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 9 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.25%) FATCA
16 8 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
16 8 (0.22%) IFRS 9
17 7 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 170 (4.65%) Docker
2 167 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 106 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 38 (1.04%) vSphere
6 20 (0.55%) XenApp
6 20 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 15 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 11 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.22%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.16%) vCloud
12 5 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.11%) Snort
13 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 153 (4.18%) Ansible
2 149 (4.08%) Puppet
3 140 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (2.54%) Terraform
5 53 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 46 (1.26%) Automic
6 46 (1.26%) Consul
7 42 (1.15%) SCCM
8 31 (0.85%) Nagios
9 29 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
10 27 (0.74%) Rundeck
11 26 (0.71%) Graphite
12 25 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
13 21 (0.57%) Prometheus
13 21 (0.57%) QRadar
14 13 (0.36%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.33%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (0.30%) Mesos
16 11 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 601 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 467 (12.77%) Oracle
3 329 (9.00%) SAP
4 209 (5.72%) Salesforce.com
5 197 (5.39%) Tableau
6 142 (3.88%) VMware
7 138 (3.77%) Cisco
8 103 (2.82%) Splunk
9 98 (2.68%) ServiceNow
10 93 (2.54%) Google
11 64 (1.75%) Citrix
12 54 (1.48%) Juniper
13 51 (1.39%) Hyperion
14 50 (1.37%) Cognos
15 41 (1.12%) Alteryx
15 41 (1.12%) IBM
15 41 (1.12%) Informatica
16 40 (1.09%) Palo Alto
17 39 (1.07%) CheckPoint
18 38 (1.04%) HP