Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 579 552 558
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 240 268 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 171 234 282
London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £102,500 £74,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -

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 66,359 66,937 81,818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.89% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 54,056 57,281 69,917
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,436
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -22 30 £47,500 +35.71% 17
West London +13 8 £60,000 +26.32%
East London - 4 - -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 91 (37.92%) Finance
2 87 (36.25%) Degree
3 61 (25.42%) Banking
4 56 (23.33%) Windows
5 55 (22.92%) Computer Science
6 44 (18.33%) Oracle
7 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 32 (13.33%) IT Strategy
8 32 (13.33%) Presales
9 31 (12.92%) Linux
10 26 (10.83%) Project Management
11 24 (10.00%) Change Management
11 24 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (9.58%) Relational Database
12 23 (9.58%) PowerShell
13 22 (9.17%) SAP
13 22 (9.17%) Skype for Business
14 21 (8.75%) French Language
14 21 (8.75%) German Language
14 21 (8.75%) Avaloq
14 21 (8.75%) Java
14 21 (8.75%) Financial Institution
15 20 (8.33%) ITIL
15 20 (8.33%) Bash Shell
15 20 (8.33%) Security Architecture
16 19 (7.92%) SIEM
16 19 (7.92%) Mentoring
16 19 (7.92%) Skype
16 19 (7.92%) Migration
17 18 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management

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 22 (9.17%) Skype for Business
2 9 (3.75%) IIS
3 7 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.25%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.25%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.25%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.83%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.83%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.67%) Office 365
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.17%) SaaS
4 7 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.92%) PaaS
5 5 (2.08%) CloudBees
5 5 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.92%) Skype
2 9 (3.75%) NetScaler
2 9 (3.75%) VPN
3 7 (2.92%) Intranet
4 6 (2.50%) Firewall
5 5 (2.08%) WAN
6 4 (1.67%) HTTP
6 4 (1.67%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.67%) Wireless
7 3 (1.25%) LAN
7 3 (1.25%) SAN
8 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.83%) Network Security
8 2 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.58%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.25%) Blockchain
3 9 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.50%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.67%) Big Data
6 4 (1.67%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.42%) MySQL
8 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (2.08%) ClearCase
1 5 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.08%) GoCD
1 5 (2.08%) HP UFT
1 5 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.08%) JIRA
1 5 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (2.08%) Selenium
1 5 (2.08%) Subversion
1 5 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (2.08%) TeamCity
1 5 (2.08%) Travis CI
1 5 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 91 (37.92%) Finance
2 61 (25.42%) Banking
3 21 (8.75%) Financial Institution
3 21 (8.75%) French Language
3 21 (8.75%) German Language
4 14 (5.83%) Retail
5 12 (5.00%) Law
6 9 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.08%) Electronics
9 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Advertising
11 2 (0.83%) Marketing
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Billing
12 1 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.92%) .NET
2 5 (2.08%) Middleware
3 3 (1.25%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (1.25%) XML
4 2 (0.83%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.42%) Ajax
5 1 (0.42%) CSS
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.42%) J2EE
5 1 (0.42%) JMS
5 1 (0.42%) jQuery
5 1 (0.42%) JSON
5 1 (0.42%) LDAP
5 1 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.25%) Cyberattack
3 13 (5.42%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (2.92%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.25%) iPad
8 3 (1.25%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.83%) Fintech
9 2 (0.83%) Robotics
9 2 (0.83%) SCADA
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (0.42%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.33%) Windows
2 31 (12.92%) Linux
3 18 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 17 (7.08%) Unix
5 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.75%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.92%) Android
8 7 (2.92%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.08%) CoreOS
9 5 (2.08%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.33%) IT Strategy
1 32 (13.33%) Presales
2 26 (10.83%) Project Management
3 24 (10.00%) Change Management
3 24 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (8.33%) ITIL
4 20 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 19 (7.92%) Mentoring
5 19 (7.92%) Migration
5 19 (7.92%) SIEM
6 18 (7.50%) DevOps
6 18 (7.50%) Security Monitoring
6 18 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (6.25%) Compliance Management
8 14 (5.83%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 14 (5.83%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 14 (5.83%) Threat Intelligence
9 13 (5.42%) Business Development
10 12 (5.00%) Service Management
11 11 (4.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.58%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.75%) Java
3 20 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 17 (7.08%) SQL
5 9 (3.75%) Python
6 7 (2.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.83%) C#
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 87 (36.25%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.17%) CISSP
4 8 (3.33%) CISM
4 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.08%) MCSE
6 4 (1.67%) IISP
6 4 (1.67%) MCP
6 4 (1.67%) MCSA
7 2 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.83%) CISA
7 2 (0.83%) MCITP
7 2 (0.83%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) CISMP
8 1 (0.42%) GCFA
8 1 (0.42%) GCIH
8 1 (0.42%) GIAC
8 1 (0.42%) MBA
8 1 (0.42%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.75%) PMO
3 7 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.08%) QA
5 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.83%) GDPR
7 1 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.58%) XenApp
3 10 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.08%) Docker
5 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) Ansible
1 5 (2.08%) Graphite
1 5 (2.08%) Nagios
1 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.08%) Puppet
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.25%) SCCM
2 3 (1.25%) SCOM
2 3 (1.25%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.83%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.83%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.83%) SCSM
4 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (18.33%) Oracle
2 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.17%) SAP
4 21 (8.75%) Avaloq
5 16 (6.67%) Citrix
6 12 (5.00%) Splunk
6 12 (5.00%) VMware
7 8 (3.33%) ArcSight
7 8 (3.33%) Cisco
8 6 (2.50%) Google
9 5 (2.08%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.08%) XebiaLabs
10 4 (1.67%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.67%) Dell
10 4 (1.67%) EMC
10 4 (1.67%) F5
10 4 (1.67%) hybris
10 4 (1.67%) Informatica
10 4 (1.67%) NetApp
10 4 (1.67%) Virgin Media