Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Consultant
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 630 559
Rank change year-on-year +117 -71 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 304 221 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 229 174 270
London median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -15.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,125 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.43% -15.50% +5.26%

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 64,804 70,542 73,710
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 94.65% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 52,968 55,192 63,899
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £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%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured IT Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in London

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in London.

Salary trend for IT Consultant in London

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in London

IT 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 IT Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 16 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 -15 29 £33,500 -23.86% 8
West London +43 24 £75,000 +66.67% 4
East London - 2 £75,000 - 1
North London - 1 £60,000 - 2
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 107 (35.20%) Degree
2 74 (24.34%) Finance
3 62 (20.39%) Windows
4 55 (18.09%) Computer Science
5 53 (17.43%) IT Strategy
6 51 (16.78%) DevOps
7 49 (16.12%) Java
8 47 (15.46%) Oracle
8 47 (15.46%) Banking
8 47 (15.46%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (13.49%) Docker
10 39 (12.83%) CRM
11 38 (12.50%) Puppet
11 38 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
11 38 (12.50%) Ansible
11 38 (12.50%) Jenkins
11 38 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
12 35 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (11.51%) Migration
13 34 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (10.86%) Linux
15 32 (10.53%) SQL
15 32 (10.53%) Firewall
15 32 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (9.87%) Unix
17 27 (8.88%) Python
17 27 (8.88%) PowerShell
17 27 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (8.88%) Network Security

IT 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 8 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.32%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) SPSS
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (7.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (2.96%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (1.97%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (8.22%) CloudBees
3 25 (8.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.59%) Office 365
5 13 (4.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 9 (2.96%) G Suite
7 7 (2.30%) SaaS
8 6 (1.97%) PaaS
9 4 (1.32%) Serverless
10 3 (0.99%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.53%) Firewall
2 27 (8.88%) Network Security
3 12 (3.95%) WebEx
4 8 (2.63%) NAS
4 8 (2.63%) SAN
5 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.64%) LAN
6 5 (1.64%) WAN
7 3 (0.99%) DNS
7 3 (0.99%) VLAN
8 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.66%) VPN
9 1 (0.33%) DHCP
9 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.33%) Big Data
5 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 25 (8.22%) ClearCase
2 25 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.22%) GoCD
2 25 (8.22%) HP UFT
2 25 (8.22%) JIRA
2 25 (8.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 25 (8.22%) Selenium
2 25 (8.22%) Subversion
2 25 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (8.22%) TeamCity
2 25 (8.22%) Travis CI
2 25 (8.22%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (24.34%) Finance
2 47 (15.46%) Banking
3 27 (8.88%) Marketing
4 10 (3.29%) French Language
4 10 (3.29%) German Language
5 8 (2.63%) Retail
6 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
8 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.96%) .NET
2 5 (1.64%) LDAP
3 4 (1.32%) CSS
3 4 (1.32%) HTML
4 3 (0.99%) Middleware
5 2 (0.66%) Node.js
5 2 (0.66%) Web Services
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.09%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.57%) PKI
4 22 (7.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 22 (7.24%) Security Operations Centre
5 21 (6.91%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.95%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 7 (2.30%) iPhone
8 5 (1.64%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.64%) Fintech
8 5 (1.64%) FMCG
8 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.32%) NHS
9 4 (1.32%) PMI
10 3 (0.99%) Replication
10 3 (0.99%) Social Media
11 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.39%) Windows
2 33 (10.86%) Linux
3 30 (9.87%) Unix
4 25 (8.22%) CoreOS
5 13 (4.28%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.99%) Solaris
7 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.43%) IT Strategy
2 51 (16.78%) DevOps
3 47 (15.46%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (12.83%) CRM
5 35 (11.51%) Migration
6 34 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (8.88%) Mentoring
7 27 (8.88%) SDLC
8 25 (8.22%) Process Improvement
9 24 (7.89%) SIEM
9 24 (7.89%) Use Case
10 23 (7.57%) Data Analysis
10 23 (7.57%) Data Mapping
10 23 (7.57%) Decision-Making
10 23 (7.57%) Validation
11 22 (7.24%) Data Loss Prevention
11 22 (7.24%) Threat Management
11 22 (7.24%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.12%) Java
2 32 (10.53%) SQL
3 27 (8.88%) PowerShell
3 27 (8.88%) Python
4 26 (8.55%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.29%) C#
6 9 (2.96%) PHP
6 9 (2.96%) VBA
7 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.66%) C++
8 2 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (35.20%) Degree
2 38 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.93%) CISSP
4 13 (4.28%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.30%) MBA
6 4 (1.32%) CISM
6 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.99%) CISA
7 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CCIE
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) CCSA
8 1 (0.33%) CCSE
8 1 (0.33%) CEH
8 1 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CRISC
8 1 (0.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.63%) COBIT
3 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.33%) DICOM
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 41 (13.49%) Docker
2 16 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (12.50%) Ansible
1 38 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 38 (12.50%) Puppet
2 25 (8.22%) Automic
2 25 (8.22%) Graphite
2 25 (8.22%) Nagios
3 22 (7.24%) QRadar
4 12 (3.95%) SCCM
5 5 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) CASB
7 1 (0.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 47 (15.46%) Oracle
2 26 (8.55%) Google
3 25 (8.22%) AppDynamics
3 25 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (8.22%) XebiaLabs
4 24 (7.89%) Splunk
5 23 (7.57%) Qualys
6 13 (4.28%) New Relic
7 12 (3.95%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.30%) VMware
9 6 (1.97%) Clearswift
9 6 (1.97%) Siebel
10 5 (1.64%) MobileIron
10 5 (1.64%) SAP
11 4 (1.32%) Avaloq
11 4 (1.32%) Cisco
11 4 (1.32%) Symantec
12 3 (0.99%) Apple
12 3 (0.99%) arcserve
12 3 (0.99%) Tableau