Consultant Jobs in the UK excluding London

Consultant
UK > UK excluding London

The median Consultant salary in the UK excluding London is £52,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

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

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 87 154 166
Rank change year-on-year +67 +12 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2,077 1,490 1,656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.01% 2.35% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.63% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,549 945 1,019
10th Percentile £28,000 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.00% +13.64% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,408 56,615 67,334
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 89.45% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46,760 31,782 43,270
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the UK excluding London

Consultant
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Consultant in the UK excluding London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Consultant in the UK excluding London

Consultant
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. 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
South East +56 463 £50,000 -20.00% 145
North of England +45 452 £55,000 -15.38% 179
South West +67 377 £60,000 -7.69% 105
Midlands +70 372 £49,873 -16.88% 107
West Midlands +80 271 £50,000 -16.67% 82
North West +26 264 £57,500 -11.54% 127
East of England +34 167 £47,500 -24.00% 45
Scotland -13 142 £43,750 -37.50% 70
Yorkshire +44 131 £52,500 -19.23% 37
East Midlands +33 99 £37,500 -42.31% 25
Wales +42 77 £52,500 -12.50% 21
North East +43 57 £57,500 +4.55% 15
Northern Ireland +34 29 £30,000 -51.61% 21
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 15 April 2024, Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 732 (35.24%) Social Skills
2 560 (26.96%) Microsoft
3 469 (22.58%) Finance
4 416 (20.03%) Problem-Solving
5 289 (13.91%) Security Cleared
6 287 (13.82%) Azure
6 287 (13.82%) Degree
7 276 (13.29%) Cybersecurity
8 252 (12.13%) SQL
9 246 (11.84%) Power Platform
10 232 (11.17%) Agile
11 227 (10.93%) Project Management
12 208 (10.01%) Migration
13 200 (9.63%) Public Sector
14 193 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
15 191 (9.20%) Customer Service
16 186 (8.96%) Roadmaps
17 181 (8.71%) Retail
18 178 (8.57%) Dynamics 365
18 178 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
19 173 (8.33%) Presales
20 172 (8.28%) Power BI
21 169 (8.14%) Microsoft 365
22 168 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
23 161 (7.75%) Actionable Insight
24 154 (7.41%) SQL Server
24 154 (7.41%) SAP
25 152 (7.32%) Mentoring
26 147 (7.08%) SC Cleared
27 146 (7.03%) Windows

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 125 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 83 (4.00%) Microsoft Exchange
3 49 (2.36%) Apache
4 24 (1.16%) IIS
5 11 (0.53%) Confluence
6 2 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.096%) nginx
6 2 (0.096%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.096%) Papyrus
7 1 (0.048%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.048%) JOnAS
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.048%) SAS
7 1 (0.048%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (3.71%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.096%) InDesign
7 2 (0.096%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.048%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.048%) InVision
8 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 97 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (2.21%) SAP S/4HANA
3 31 (1.49%) NetSuite
4 28 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (1.01%) SAP MM
6 18 (0.87%) Sage 200
7 17 (0.82%) SAP Business One
8 16 (0.77%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.72%) Endur
9 15 (0.72%) SAP CO
9 15 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
10 14 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
11 13 (0.63%) SAP SD
12 11 (0.53%) SAP PP
13 10 (0.48%) SAP HCM
13 10 (0.48%) SAP WM
14 9 (0.43%) Sage X3
15 8 (0.39%) SAP SCM
16 7 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
17 6 (0.29%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 287 (13.82%) Azure
2 246 (11.84%) Power Platform
3 178 (8.57%) Dynamics 365
4 169 (8.14%) Microsoft 365
5 122 (5.87%) AWS
6 69 (3.32%) SaaS
7 68 (3.27%) Power Automate
8 61 (2.94%) Amazon S3
9 52 (2.50%) Entra ID
10 43 (2.07%) PowerApps
11 34 (1.64%) IaaS
12 33 (1.59%) PaaS
13 28 (1.35%) OneDrive
14 22 (1.06%) Azure DevOps
14 22 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (1.06%) GCP
15 14 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
16 12 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
17 11 (0.53%) OCI
18 10 (0.48%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 110 (5.30%) Firewall
2 61 (2.94%) VPN
3 51 (2.46%) Internet
3 51 (2.46%) IPsec
3 51 (2.46%) SNMP
4 41 (1.97%) Network Security
5 35 (1.69%) WAN
6 33 (1.59%) DNS
7 32 (1.54%) DHCP
7 32 (1.54%) LAN
7 32 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 26 (1.25%) Unified Communications
9 22 (1.06%) Wireless
10 19 (0.91%) Broadband
11 13 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.58%) SAN
13 11 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.48%) VLAN
15 5 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (8.28%) Power BI
2 154 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 103 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 50 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (1.49%) Data Lake
8 21 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 17 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 16 (0.77%) Tableau
11 15 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.67%) Data Hub
13 11 (0.53%) Big Data
14 9 (0.43%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.39%) Power Query
16 7 (0.34%) Metadata
16 7 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (1.20%) JIRA
2 9 (0.43%) Git
2 9 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.39%) Robot Framework
4 3 (0.14%) Hudson
4 3 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.096%) GitLab
5 2 (0.096%) LSMW
6 1 (0.048%) JMeter
6 1 (0.048%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.048%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.048%) Selenium
6 1 (0.048%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.048%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 732 (35.24%) Social Skills
2 469 (22.58%) Finance
3 200 (9.63%) Public Sector
4 193 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
5 181 (8.71%) Retail
6 125 (6.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 87 (4.19%) Law
8 85 (4.09%) Presentation Skills
9 81 (3.90%) Manufacturing
10 69 (3.32%) Marketing
11 63 (3.03%) Telecoms
12 59 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
13 42 (2.02%) Military
14 34 (1.64%) Banking
15 31 (1.49%) Aerospace
16 28 (1.35%) Automotive
17 24 (1.16%) Local Government
18 23 (1.11%) Games
19 12 (0.58%) General Ledger
20 11 (0.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
1 49 (2.36%) YAML
2 24 (1.16%) HTML
3 22 (1.06%) REST
4 19 (0.91%) EDI
5 13 (0.63%) XML
6 11 (0.53%) Node.js
7 10 (0.48%) CSS
7 10 (0.48%) SOAP
8 9 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (0.34%) JSON
10 6 (0.29%) HTML5 Canvas
10 6 (0.29%) Web Services
11 5 (0.24%) IDoc
12 4 (0.19%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.19%) SAP ALE
12 4 (0.19%) SAP Smart Forms
13 3 (0.14%) .NET
13 3 (0.14%) BAPI
13 3 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 131 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 89 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 71 (3.42%) Driving Licence
5 48 (2.31%) Public Cloud
6 38 (1.83%) IoT
7 32 (1.54%) Onboarding
8 28 (1.35%) Low-Code
9 24 (1.16%) Operational Technology
10 21 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 20 (0.96%) Blog
11 20 (0.96%) Cloud Native
11 20 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
12 19 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
12 19 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
12 19 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
13 18 (0.87%) Raspberry Pi
14 15 (0.72%) CESG
15 13 (0.63%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 146 (7.03%) Windows
2 132 (6.36%) Linux
3 51 (2.46%) Windows Server
4 49 (2.36%) Data ONTAP
5 26 (1.25%) Android
6 24 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.16%) Unix
7 22 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.39%) AIX
8 8 (0.39%) Solaris
9 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.096%) VMS
10 2 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.048%) Debian
11 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (20.03%) Problem-Solving
2 276 (13.29%) Cybersecurity
3 232 (11.17%) Agile
4 227 (10.93%) Project Management
5 208 (10.01%) Migration
6 191 (9.20%) Customer Service
7 186 (8.96%) Roadmaps
8 173 (8.33%) Presales
9 168 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
10 161 (7.75%) Actionable Insight
11 152 (7.32%) Mentoring
12 145 (6.98%) Risk Management
13 143 (6.88%) ERP
14 127 (6.11%) Artificial Intelligence
15 124 (5.97%) Analytics
15 124 (5.97%) DevOps
16 122 (5.87%) CRM
17 121 (5.83%) Decision-Making
18 118 (5.68%) Project Delivery
19 109 (5.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 252 (12.13%) SQL
2 122 (5.87%) Python
3 46 (2.21%) JavaScript
4 35 (1.69%) Java
5 32 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 23 (1.11%) C#
7 20 (0.96%) C
8 18 (0.87%) Bash
9 12 (0.58%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 11 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.48%) C++
12 8 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 7 (0.34%) Go
13 7 (0.34%) Ruby
14 6 (0.29%) R
15 5 (0.24%) Bicep
16 4 (0.19%) SAPscript
17 3 (0.14%) ABAP
18 2 (0.096%) Kusto Query Language
Qualifications
1 289 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 287 (13.82%) Degree
3 147 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 83 (4.00%) CISSP
4 83 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 71 (3.42%) CISM
6 56 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 56 (2.70%) CRISC
7 43 (2.07%) AWS Certification
8 36 (1.73%) DBS Check
9 35 (1.69%) Azure Certification
10 29 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.06%) CISMP
12 17 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (0.77%) Master's Degree
14 14 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (0.67%) CCNA
14 14 (0.67%) CEH
15 13 (0.63%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.81%) NIST
2 67 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.26%) JSP 440
4 40 (1.93%) NCSC
5 37 (1.78%) GDPR
6 36 (1.73%) NIST 800
7 31 (1.49%) RMADS
8 28 (1.35%) GRC
9 27 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 17 (0.82%) PMO
12 16 (0.77%) QA
13 15 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
14 14 (0.67%) PCI DSS
15 13 (0.63%) GMP
16 11 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 10 (0.48%) COBIT
18 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
19 6 (0.29%) ITGC
19 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 88 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.36%) Docker
4 33 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.58%) vSphere
6 10 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.43%) Firmware
8 6 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.048%) KVM
Systems Management
1 90 (4.33%) Kubernetes
2 75 (3.61%) Ansible
3 53 (2.55%) vCenter Server
4 51 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 49 (2.36%) Prometheus
6 24 (1.16%) Terraform
7 18 (0.87%) Puppet
8 6 (0.29%) SCCM
9 4 (0.19%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.096%) Aspera SmartTrack
10 2 (0.096%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.096%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.096%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.096%) Nagios
10 2 (0.096%) Netcool
10 2 (0.096%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.096%) VxRail
11 1 (0.048%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 560 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 154 (7.41%) SAP
3 110 (5.30%) Oracle
4 102 (4.91%) VMware
5 67 (3.23%) Palo Alto
6 59 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 57 (2.74%) Sage
8 51 (2.46%) NetApp
9 49 (2.36%) SolidFire
10 36 (1.73%) ServiceNow
11 32 (1.54%) Cisco
12 29 (1.40%) Apple
13 26 (1.25%) Adobe
14 17 (0.82%) BT
15 13 (0.63%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.63%) Fortinet
15 13 (0.63%) McAfee
16 12 (0.58%) Infor
16 12 (0.58%) SolarWinds
17 11 (0.53%) OpenLink