Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 519 593 566
Rank change year-on-year +74 -27 -52
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 321 244 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 256 205 305
London median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.91% -21.82% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £98,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% -2.51%

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 68,071 69,676 79,797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.22% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55,388 56,344 69,206
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -28 24 £45,250 -17.73% 7
West London +33 18 £44,000 +10.00% 5
South London - 3 £70,000 -
East London 0 2 £75,000 +100.00% 2
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 128 (39.88%) Degree
2 88 (27.41%) Finance
3 65 (20.25%) Java
4 62 (19.31%) Computer Science
4 62 (19.31%) Windows
5 59 (18.38%) Banking
6 58 (18.07%) Oracle
7 57 (17.76%) IT Strategy
8 49 (15.26%) Cybersecurity
9 46 (14.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 44 (13.71%) DevOps
11 42 (13.08%) SQL
12 40 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (12.15%) Linux
14 37 (11.53%) SIEM
15 35 (10.90%) Threat Management
15 35 (10.90%) Security Operations
15 35 (10.90%) Security Operations Centre
15 35 (10.90%) Data Loss Prevention
15 35 (10.90%) Firewall
16 33 (10.28%) Mentoring
16 33 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (9.97%) Puppet
17 32 (9.97%) Jenkins
17 32 (9.97%) Docker
17 32 (9.97%) Ansible
17 32 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
17 32 (9.97%) Migration

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 13 (4.05%) IIS
2 6 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.93%) SPSS
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (7.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (8.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (7.79%) CloudBees
5 16 (4.98%) Office 365
5 16 (4.98%) SaaS
6 13 (4.05%) PaaS
6 13 (4.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 8 (2.49%) G Suite
8 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.90%) Firewall
2 30 (9.35%) Network Security
3 7 (2.18%) NAS
3 7 (2.18%) SAN
4 6 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.87%) WebEx
5 3 (0.93%) LAN
5 3 (0.93%) VLAN
5 3 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (3.74%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.62%) Big Data
5 2 (0.62%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 32 (9.97%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 25 (7.79%) ClearCase
2 25 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.79%) GoCD
2 25 (7.79%) HP UFT
2 25 (7.79%) JIRA
2 25 (7.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 25 (7.79%) Selenium
2 25 (7.79%) Subversion
2 25 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (7.79%) TeamCity
2 25 (7.79%) Travis CI
2 25 (7.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.62%) Metasploit
General
1 88 (27.41%) Finance
2 59 (18.38%) Banking
3 25 (7.79%) Marketing
4 16 (4.98%) French Language
4 16 (4.98%) German Language
5 11 (3.43%) Retail
6 8 (2.49%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.18%) Advertising
8 3 (0.93%) Law
8 3 (0.93%) Legal
8 3 (0.93%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.17%) Mason
2 19 (5.92%) .NET
3 12 (3.74%) Middleware
4 6 (1.87%) CSS
4 6 (1.87%) CSS3
4 6 (1.87%) HTML
4 6 (1.87%) HTML5
5 4 (1.25%) LDAP
6 3 (0.93%) XML
7 2 (0.62%) J2EE
8 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.31%) Computer Science
2 35 (10.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 33 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.10%) PKI
5 25 (7.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 25 (7.79%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.12%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.80%) Fintech
8 7 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.56%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.56%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.56%) FMCG
10 4 (1.25%) NHS
11 3 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.93%) Replication
12 2 (0.62%) BBC
13 1 (0.31%) CESG
13 1 (0.31%) CESG CLAS
13 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.31%) Windows
2 39 (12.15%) Linux
3 27 (8.41%) Unix
4 25 (7.79%) CoreOS
5 20 (6.23%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.74%) Solaris
7 4 (1.25%) Android
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.76%) IT Strategy
2 49 (15.26%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (13.71%) DevOps
4 40 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (11.53%) SIEM
6 35 (10.90%) Data Loss Prevention
6 35 (10.90%) Security Operations
6 35 (10.90%) Threat Management
7 33 (10.28%) Mentoring
8 32 (9.97%) Migration
9 31 (9.66%) SDLC
10 27 (8.41%) CRM
11 26 (8.10%) Project Management
12 25 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.79%) Process Improvement
12 25 (7.79%) Use Case
12 25 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (7.48%) Data Mapping
13 24 (7.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.25%) Java
2 42 (13.08%) SQL
3 28 (8.72%) PowerShell
4 27 (8.41%) Bash Shell
5 25 (7.79%) Python
6 7 (2.18%) C#
7 4 (1.25%) C
8 3 (0.93%) PHP
8 3 (0.93%) VBA
9 2 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) VB
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 128 (39.88%) Degree
2 46 (14.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.98%) CISSP
4 8 (2.49%) Master's Degree
4 8 (2.49%) MBA
5 5 (1.56%) CISA
6 4 (1.25%) CCNA
6 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.25%) CISM
7 3 (0.93%) CEH
7 3 (0.93%) MCP
7 3 (0.93%) MCSE
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.62%) ACCA
8 2 (0.62%) CIMA
8 2 (0.62%) GIAC
8 2 (0.62%) SANS
8 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.31%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.25%) COBIT
3 4 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.93%) SLA
5 2 (0.62%) GAAP
5 2 (0.62%) GDPR
5 2 (0.62%) IFRS
5 2 (0.62%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) COSO
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.31%) DICOM
6 1 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (9.97%) Docker
2 10 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (9.97%) Ansible
1 32 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (9.97%) Puppet
2 25 (7.79%) Automic
2 25 (7.79%) Graphite
2 25 (7.79%) Nagios
2 25 (7.79%) QRadar
3 6 (1.87%) SCCM
4 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.93%) Nessus
5 2 (0.62%) Nmap
6 1 (0.31%) CASB
Vendors
1 58 (18.07%) Oracle
2 28 (8.72%) Google
3 26 (8.10%) Qualys
4 25 (7.79%) AppDynamics
4 25 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (7.79%) Splunk
4 25 (7.79%) XebiaLabs
5 9 (2.80%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.49%) Avaloq
7 7 (2.18%) New Relic
8 6 (1.87%) Apple
8 6 (1.87%) Clearswift
8 6 (1.87%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.87%) VMware
9 5 (1.56%) Cisco
9 5 (1.56%) MobileIron
10 3 (0.93%) arcserve
10 3 (0.93%) Dell
10 3 (0.93%) HP
10 3 (0.93%) Tableau