Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 564 597
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 -78
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 279 270 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 262
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -8.70%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £102,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% -5.00% -4.76%

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 66,913 65,498 80,991
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.02% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 55,298 55,339 69,975
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -36 29 £48,000 -2.04% 15
West London +17 16 £42,000 -11.58% 4
East London +7 4 - - 2
South London -17 3 £70,000 +7.69% 2
IT Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 109 (39.07%) Degree
2 92 (32.97%) Finance
3 67 (24.01%) Computer Science
4 64 (22.94%) Banking
5 58 (20.79%) Oracle
6 57 (20.43%) Windows
7 50 (17.92%) Java
8 45 (16.13%) IT Strategy
8 45 (16.13%) Linux
9 39 (13.98%) Cybersecurity
10 36 (12.90%) SIEM
11 31 (11.11%) PowerShell
12 30 (10.75%) SQL
13 28 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (10.04%) Bash Shell
13 28 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (9.68%) Security Operations
14 27 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 27 (9.68%) Unix
14 27 (9.68%) Change Management
15 26 (9.32%) Project Management
15 26 (9.32%) Security Operations Centre
15 26 (9.32%) DevOps
16 25 (8.96%) SDLC
17 24 (8.60%) Presales
17 24 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (8.60%) Automic
18 23 (8.24%) Windows Server
18 23 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (8.24%) French 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 19 (6.81%) IIS
2 5 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.72%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (6.81%) CloudBees
4 19 (6.81%) SaaS
5 18 (6.45%) PaaS
6 6 (2.15%) Office 365
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.08%) IaaS
8 2 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.66%) Firewall
2 9 (3.23%) Network Security
3 5 (1.79%) Wireless
4 4 (1.43%) Skype
4 4 (1.43%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.08%) HTTP
5 3 (1.08%) SAN
6 2 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.72%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.73%) Oracle Database
4 15 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.87%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.08%) Big Data
7 2 (0.72%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) GIS
7 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (6.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 19 (6.81%) ClearCase
1 19 (6.81%) Git (software)
1 19 (6.81%) GoCD
1 19 (6.81%) HP UFT
1 19 (6.81%) Jenkins
1 19 (6.81%) JIRA
1 19 (6.81%) Octopus Deploy
1 19 (6.81%) Selenium
1 19 (6.81%) Subversion
1 19 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (6.81%) TeamCity
1 19 (6.81%) Travis CI
1 19 (6.81%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 92 (32.97%) Finance
2 64 (22.94%) Banking
3 23 (8.24%) French Language
3 23 (8.24%) German Language
4 20 (7.17%) Financial Institution
5 18 (6.45%) Retail
6 8 (2.87%) Marketing
7 6 (2.15%) Advertising
8 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Law
8 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.72%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.81%) .NET
2 15 (5.38%) Middleware
3 7 (2.51%) CSS
3 7 (2.51%) HTML
4 6 (2.15%) CSS3
4 6 (2.15%) HTML5
5 5 (1.79%) XML
6 4 (1.43%) Mason
7 3 (1.08%) J2EE
8 2 (0.72%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.72%) SAPUI5
8 2 (0.72%) Web Services
9 1 (0.36%) Ajax
9 1 (0.36%) JMS
9 1 (0.36%) jQuery
9 1 (0.36%) JSON
9 1 (0.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.01%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (7.17%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.81%) Cyberattack
5 9 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.87%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.87%) PKI
7 5 (1.79%) Fintech
7 5 (1.79%) FMCG
8 3 (1.08%) BBC
8 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.08%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.72%) SCADA
10 1 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.43%) Windows
2 45 (16.13%) Linux
3 27 (9.68%) Unix
4 23 (8.24%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.81%) CoreOS
6 15 (5.38%) Solaris
7 5 (1.79%) Android
8 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.13%) IT Strategy
2 39 (13.98%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (12.90%) SIEM
4 28 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (9.68%) Change Management
5 27 (9.68%) Security Operations
6 26 (9.32%) DevOps
6 26 (9.32%) Project Management
7 25 (8.96%) SDLC
8 24 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (8.60%) Presales
9 20 (7.17%) Security Architecture
10 19 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.81%) Process Improvement
11 18 (6.45%) Data Loss Prevention
11 18 (6.45%) Security Monitoring
11 18 (6.45%) Threat Management
12 17 (6.09%) Incident Management
12 17 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.92%) Java
2 31 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 30 (10.75%) SQL
4 28 (10.04%) Bash Shell
5 19 (6.81%) Python
6 5 (1.79%) C#
7 4 (1.43%) C
8 2 (0.72%) C++
8 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) VBScript
9 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 109 (39.07%) Degree
2 27 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.02%) CISSP
4 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.51%) CISM
6 6 (2.15%) MCP
6 6 (2.15%) MCSE
7 4 (1.43%) IISP
8 3 (1.08%) CCNA
8 3 (1.08%) CISA
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.08%) GIAC
8 3 (1.08%) MCSA
9 2 (0.72%) ACCA
9 2 (0.72%) CEH
9 2 (0.72%) CIMA
9 2 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.72%) QiCA
9 2 (0.72%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.58%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.79%) QA
4 4 (1.43%) COBIT
5 3 (1.08%) SLA
6 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.72%) GAAP
6 2 (0.72%) GDPR
6 2 (0.72%) IFRS
6 2 (0.72%) PMO
7 1 (0.36%) COSO
7 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 19 (6.81%) Docker
2 12 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.08%) XenApp
5 2 (0.72%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (8.60%) Automic
2 19 (6.81%) Ansible
2 19 (6.81%) Graphite
2 19 (6.81%) Nagios
2 19 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (6.81%) Puppet
3 8 (2.87%) QRadar
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.08%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.72%) Nessus
5 2 (0.72%) Nmap
5 2 (0.72%) SCCM
5 2 (0.72%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.72%) SCOM
5 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.72%) SCSM
6 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (20.79%) Oracle
2 22 (7.89%) Google
2 22 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.17%) Avaloq
3 20 (7.17%) Splunk
4 19 (6.81%) AppDynamics
4 19 (6.81%) XebiaLabs
5 13 (4.66%) VMware
6 10 (3.58%) Cisco
7 8 (2.87%) ArcSight
7 8 (2.87%) Citrix
7 8 (2.87%) Qualys
8 7 (2.51%) Dell
9 6 (2.15%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.79%) HP
10 5 (1.79%) SAP
11 4 (1.43%) EMC
11 4 (1.43%) F5
11 4 (1.43%) NetApp
11 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com