Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 623 538 522
Rank change year-on-year -85 -16 +70
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 221 314 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 167 257 321
London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% -2.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £95,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -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 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +11 25 £46,250 -19.57% 3
West London +1 7 £45,000 -14.29% 2
East London - 4 - - 3
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 90 (40.72%) Finance
2 65 (29.41%) Banking
3 64 (28.96%) Degree
4 48 (21.72%) Windows
5 45 (20.36%) Computer Science
6 34 (15.38%) Oracle
7 32 (14.48%) Linux
8 29 (13.12%) DevOps
8 29 (13.12%) Presales
9 28 (12.67%) SAP
9 28 (12.67%) Microsoft
10 27 (12.22%) IT Strategy
11 25 (11.31%) Change Management
12 24 (10.86%) Java
13 23 (10.41%) Project Management
14 22 (9.95%) PowerShell
15 20 (9.05%) Migration
15 20 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (9.05%) Bash Shell
15 20 (9.05%) Skype for Business
16 19 (8.60%) SQL
17 18 (8.14%) Skype
17 18 (8.14%) Office 365
18 17 (7.69%) Mentoring
18 17 (7.69%) ITIL
19 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
19 16 (7.24%) Telecoms
19 16 (7.24%) Blockchain
19 16 (7.24%) French Language
19 16 (7.24%) German Language

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 20 (9.05%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.81%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.81%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.81%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.36%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.90%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.90%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.45%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.14%) Office 365
2 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.71%) SaaS
4 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.81%) CloudBees
5 4 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.90%) PaaS
7 2 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) IaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.14%) Skype
2 8 (3.62%) NetScaler
2 8 (3.62%) VPN
3 7 (3.17%) Intranet
4 5 (2.26%) Firewall
4 5 (2.26%) WAN
5 4 (1.81%) LAN
5 4 (1.81%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.81%) Wireless
6 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) Network Security
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.45%) Internet
8 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.45%) NAS
8 1 (0.45%) SAN
8 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.24%) Blockchain
2 13 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.71%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.26%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.90%) Big Data
6 2 (0.90%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.90%) GIS
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.81%) ClearCase
1 4 (1.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.81%) GoCD
1 4 (1.81%) HP UFT
1 4 (1.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.81%) JIRA
1 4 (1.81%) JMeter
1 4 (1.81%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.81%) NeoLoad
1 4 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (1.81%) Selenium
1 4 (1.81%) Subversion
1 4 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
1 4 (1.81%) Travis CI
1 4 (1.81%) Vagrant
General
1 90 (40.72%) Finance
2 65 (29.41%) Banking
3 16 (7.24%) French Language
3 16 (7.24%) German Language
3 16 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.43%) Law
5 11 (4.98%) Retail
6 9 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.26%) Billing
8 5 (2.26%) Electronics
9 4 (1.81%) Advertising
9 4 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.90%) Marketing
11 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.45%) Local Government
11 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Fiori
1 3 (1.36%) SAPUI5
2 2 (0.90%) .NET
2 2 (0.90%) Middleware
2 2 (0.90%) RESTful
2 2 (0.90%) SOAP
2 2 (0.90%) XML
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) JMS
3 1 (0.45%) OAuth
3 1 (0.45%) OpenID
3 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.45%) SAML
3 1 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.36%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.81%) iPad
4 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.36%) Fintech
6 2 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Robotics
6 2 (0.90%) SCADA
6 2 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.90%) Social Media
6 2 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.72%) Windows
2 32 (14.48%) Linux
3 14 (6.33%) Unix
4 12 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.07%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.62%) Android
6 8 (3.62%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.81%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
9 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.12%) DevOps
1 29 (13.12%) Presales
2 27 (12.22%) IT Strategy
3 25 (11.31%) Change Management
4 23 (10.41%) Project Management
5 20 (9.05%) Migration
5 20 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.69%) ITIL
6 17 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 15 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.33%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.43%) Business Development
9 12 (5.43%) Service Management
10 10 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (4.52%) Investment Management
11 9 (4.07%) Coaching
11 9 (4.07%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (4.07%) Information Security
12 8 (3.62%) ITSM
13 6 (2.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.86%) Java
2 22 (9.95%) PowerShell
3 20 (9.05%) Bash Shell
4 19 (8.60%) SQL
5 10 (4.52%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.62%) Python
7 5 (2.26%) Groovy
8 3 (1.36%) C
8 3 (1.36%) C#
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (28.96%) Degree
2 14 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.17%) CISSP
4 5 (2.26%) CISM
4 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.81%) MCSE
6 3 (1.36%) MCSA
7 2 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.90%) CISA
7 2 (0.90%) MCITP
7 2 (0.90%) MCP
7 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.90%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.45%) CRISC
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.45%) IIBA
8 1 (0.45%) IISP
8 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) PMO
2 6 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.36%) COBIT
5 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.90%) GDPR
5 2 (0.90%) QA
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 14 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.07%) XenApp
2 9 (4.07%) XenDesktop
3 8 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.81%) Docker
5 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) Ansible
1 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.26%) Puppet
2 4 (1.81%) Graphite
2 4 (1.81%) Nagios
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.45%) SCSM
4 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (15.38%) Oracle
2 28 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.67%) SAP
3 12 (5.43%) Avaloq
3 12 (5.43%) Citrix
4 9 (4.07%) Cisco
4 9 (4.07%) VMware
5 6 (2.71%) Splunk
6 5 (2.26%) F5
6 5 (2.26%) Google
6 5 (2.26%) NetApp
7 4 (1.81%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.81%) Ariba
7 4 (1.81%) Dell
7 4 (1.81%) EMC
7 4 (1.81%) hybris
7 4 (1.81%) XebiaLabs
8 3 (1.36%) Meraki
9 2 (0.90%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.90%) Informatica