Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 531 588 574
Rank change year-on-year +57 -14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 263 240 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 159 172 236
London median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 59,700 66,874 67,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.12% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48,835 54,289 58,124
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +3 25 £40,000 -15.79% 13
West London +39 16 £70,000 +30.23% 5
North London - 1 £60,000 -
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 100 (38.02%) Finance
2 74 (28.14%) Degree
3 68 (25.86%) Banking
4 51 (19.39%) Windows
5 47 (17.87%) Computer Science
6 46 (17.49%) IT Strategy
7 44 (16.73%) Oracle
7 44 (16.73%) DevOps
8 41 (15.59%) Business Development
9 39 (14.83%) Linux
10 37 (14.07%) Python
10 37 (14.07%) Unix
11 36 (13.69%) Docker
11 36 (13.69%) Cybersecurity
12 35 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 34 (12.93%) SDLC
14 32 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
14 32 (12.17%) Jenkins
14 32 (12.17%) Ansible
14 32 (12.17%) Puppet
14 32 (12.17%) PowerShell
15 31 (11.79%) German Language
15 31 (11.79%) Java
15 31 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (11.41%) Git (software)
16 30 (11.41%) Bash Shell
16 30 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (11.41%) Subversion
17 28 (10.65%) Thought Leadership
17 28 (10.65%) Google Cloud Platform

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 (3.04%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.04%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.52%) IBM Domino
2 4 (1.52%) IBM Notes
2 4 (1.52%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.66%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (2.28%) Siebel CRM
3 5 (1.90%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (10.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (9.89%) CloudBees
5 10 (3.80%) Office 365
6 5 (1.90%) SaaS
7 4 (1.52%) Boomi
7 4 (1.52%) PaaS
7 4 (1.52%) Serverless
8 3 (1.14%) G Suite
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.76%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.42%) LAN
1 9 (3.42%) WAN
2 8 (3.04%) Firewall
3 7 (2.66%) Network Security
4 6 (2.28%) WebEx
5 4 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.52%) VPN
6 3 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (1.14%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.76%) DNS
7 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.38%) Extranet
8 1 (0.38%) NAS
8 1 (0.38%) SAN
8 1 (0.38%) Skype
8 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.66%) Big Data
3 6 (2.28%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.90%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.52%) DB2
5 4 (1.52%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (12.17%) Jenkins
2 30 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.41%) Subversion
3 26 (9.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (9.89%) ClearCase
3 26 (9.89%) GoCD
3 26 (9.89%) HP UFT
3 26 (9.89%) JIRA
3 26 (9.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (9.89%) Selenium
3 26 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (9.89%) TeamCity
3 26 (9.89%) Travis CI
3 26 (9.89%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.52%) Burp Suite
4 4 (1.52%) Rational Application Developer
4 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
General
1 100 (38.02%) Finance
2 68 (25.86%) Banking
3 31 (11.79%) German Language
4 24 (9.13%) French Language
5 17 (6.46%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.42%) Retail
7 8 (3.04%) Marketing
8 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.28%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.90%) Advertising
9 5 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.14%) Electronics
10 3 (1.14%) Legal
11 2 (0.76%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.04%) HTML
2 6 (2.28%) Web Services
3 5 (1.90%) .NET
3 5 (1.90%) LDAP
3 5 (1.90%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (1.52%) CSS
4 4 (1.52%) J2EE
4 4 (1.52%) Java EE
4 4 (1.52%) JSON
4 4 (1.52%) JSP
4 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 4 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.80%) iPhone
2 9 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.04%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (2.66%) PMI
5 5 (1.90%) FMCG
5 5 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (1.52%) PKI
7 2 (0.76%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) NHS
7 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.39%) Windows
2 39 (14.83%) Linux
3 37 (14.07%) Unix
4 26 (9.89%) CoreOS
5 8 (3.04%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.76%) CentOS
8 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.87%) Computer Science
2 46 (17.49%) IT Strategy
3 44 (16.73%) DevOps
4 41 (15.59%) Business Development
5 36 (13.69%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (12.93%) SDLC
7 30 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (10.65%) Thought Leadership
9 27 (10.27%) Process Improvement
10 21 (7.98%) Migration
11 18 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.46%) IT Audit
12 17 (6.46%) Re-Platforming
13 16 (6.08%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (6.08%) Data Management
13 16 (6.08%) ITIL
13 16 (6.08%) Project Management
14 15 (5.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.07%) Python
2 32 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 31 (11.79%) Java
4 30 (11.41%) Bash Shell
5 19 (7.22%) SQL
6 18 (6.84%) C#
7 11 (4.18%) PHP
8 8 (3.04%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.66%) C++
9 7 (2.66%) VBA
10 5 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (28.14%) Degree
2 18 (6.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.18%) CISSP
3 11 (4.18%) MBA
4 9 (3.42%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.28%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.52%) CISM
7 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.14%) BICSI Certification
8 3 (1.14%) CISA
9 2 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.76%) CCSP
9 2 (0.76%) CEH
9 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.76%) CRISC
9 2 (0.76%) GSEC
9 2 (0.76%) PMP
10 1 (0.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.32%) COBIT
2 8 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.52%) GDPR
3 4 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (13.69%) Docker
2 15 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (12.17%) Ansible
1 32 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (12.17%) Puppet
2 26 (9.89%) Automic
2 26 (9.89%) Graphite
2 26 (9.89%) Nagios
3 8 (3.04%) QRadar
4 6 (2.28%) SCCM
5 4 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (16.73%) Oracle
2 28 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.89%) AppDynamics
3 26 (9.89%) Google
3 26 (9.89%) XebiaLabs
4 23 (8.75%) Avaloq
5 10 (3.80%) Splunk
6 9 (3.42%) VMware
7 8 (3.04%) IBM
7 8 (3.04%) SAP
7 8 (3.04%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.28%) Cisco
8 6 (2.28%) New Relic
8 6 (2.28%) Siebel
9 4 (1.52%) Dell
9 4 (1.52%) Informatica
9 4 (1.52%) Symantec
9 4 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.52%) Veritas
9 4 (1.52%) webMethods