Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Consultant
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 369 268 384
Rank change year-on-year -101 +116 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 72 57 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 68
10th Percentile £57,125 £50,000 £52,125
25th Percentile £65,313 £51,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -14.29%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,625
90th Percentile £83,250 £85,000 £79,125
England median annual salary £75,000 £64,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% -7.86% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,902 9,788 22,038
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.24% 96.11% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11,914 7,979 18,139
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the South East

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Consultant in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in the South East

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the South East

Senior Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -54 30 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Thames Valley -62 17 £67,500 - 6
Berkshire -35 13 £67,500 -3.57% 4
Surrey -78 11 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -53 3 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Home Counties - 2 £85,000 -
Oxfordshire -26 1 - - 1
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Senior 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 South East region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (54.17%) AWS
2 38 (52.78%) Azure
3 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (36.11%) Kubernetes
5 26 (36.11%) Presales
5 26 (36.11%) Project Management
5 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 25 (34.72%) .NET
6 25 (34.72%) C#
6 25 (34.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (34.72%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (34.72%) DevOps
7 24 (33.33%) Docker
7 24 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 23 (31.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
8 23 (31.94%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (31.94%) Bash
8 23 (31.94%) Performance Engineering
8 23 (31.94%) Agile Project Management
8 23 (31.94%) Kafka
8 23 (31.94%) GitHub
8 23 (31.94%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (31.94%) Azure Logic Apps
8 23 (31.94%) Azure Service Bus
8 23 (31.94%) Azure Event Grid
8 23 (31.94%) GitHub Actions
8 23 (31.94%) CI/CD
9 20 (27.78%) Cybersecurity

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 23 (31.94%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.39%) InVision
1 1 (1.39%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 39 (54.17%) AWS
2 38 (52.78%) Azure
3 23 (31.94%) Azure Event Grid
3 23 (31.94%) Azure Logic Apps
3 23 (31.94%) Azure Service Bus
3 23 (31.94%) GitHub
3 23 (31.94%) GitHub Actions
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (11.11%) IaaS
5 8 (11.11%) PaaS
6 6 (8.33%) SaaS
7 3 (4.17%) GCP
8 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.78%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (11.11%) LAN
2 7 (9.72%) VPN
2 7 (9.72%) WLAN
3 6 (8.33%) WAN
4 4 (5.56%) SSL
5 2 (2.78%) DWDM
5 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.78%) MPLS
5 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 25 (34.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 23 (31.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) Power BI
5 2 (2.78%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.83%) Social Skills
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Presentation Skills
3 10 (13.89%) Marketing
4 8 (11.11%) Billing
5 6 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (5.56%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (5.56%) Public Sector
7 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.17%) Banking
8 2 (2.78%) Law
8 2 (2.78%) Retail
8 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.39%) Automotive
9 1 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) .NET
2 23 (31.94%) Kafka
2 23 (31.94%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (8.33%) SOAP
3 6 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) Ajax
4 4 (5.56%) CSS
4 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) LDAP
4 4 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) COM
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.56%) CMDB
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Fibre Optics
5 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Presales
2 26 (36.11%) Project Management
3 25 (34.72%) DevOps
4 23 (31.94%) Agile Project Management
4 23 (31.94%) CI/CD
4 23 (31.94%) Performance Engineering
5 20 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (18.06%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (13.89%) Information Security
8 8 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (9.72%) Project Delivery
9 7 (9.72%) Scrum
10 6 (8.33%) Agile Coaching
10 6 (8.33%) Coaching
10 6 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
11 5 (6.94%) Analytics
11 5 (6.94%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) C#
2 23 (31.94%) Bash
3 4 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.56%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) C
5 2 (2.78%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) Perl
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) Python
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
1 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) CISM
3 3 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.39%) CISA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (1.39%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) GRC
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) RMADS
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.39%) NCSC
3 1 (1.39%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 26 (36.11%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) F5
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) BMC
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) HP
4 4 (5.56%) Remedy
4 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Netskope
7 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.39%) Zscaler