Lead Consultant
UK

The median Lead Consultant salary in the UK is £80,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 689 825 1016
Rank change year-on-year +136 +191 -331
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Consultant 131 198 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 89 81 73
10th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £48,000
25th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £85,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -3.33%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £97,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -7.14%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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 with a recognized job title 73,695 104,324 133,649
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.18% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,369 65,580 84,154
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,420 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Lead Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Consultant in the UK

Lead Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Consultant.

Salary trend for Lead Consultant in the UK

Lead Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Consultant over the 6 months to 25 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Consultant in the UK

Lead Consultant
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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
England +193 120 £80,000 -5.88% 23
UK excluding London +76 70 £75,000 -11.76% 9
Work from Home +83 42 £79,500 -11.67% 18
London +187 40 £85,000 +2.41% 9
South West +34 18 £91,500 +7.65% 2
Midlands +59 17 £75,000 -11.76% 2
West Midlands +81 16 £75,000 -11.76% 2
South East +53 11 £70,000 -22.22% 2
North of England +61 10 £92,500 - 1
North West +20 8 £93,750 +1.35% 1
East of England +51 7 £80,000 - 2
Wales +11 7 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +108 2 £57,500 -

Lead Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 25 February 2024, Lead 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 featuring Lead Consultant in the job title.

1 37 (28.24%) Social Skills
2 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.19%) Finance
4 28 (21.37%) Agile
5 27 (20.61%) Power Platform
6 25 (19.08%) Project Delivery
6 25 (19.08%) Mentoring
7 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
8 23 (17.56%) Presales
9 22 (16.79%) Analytics
10 20 (15.27%) SAP
11 18 (13.74%) Coaching
12 17 (12.98%) Customer Engagement
12 17 (12.98%) Power Automate
13 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (11.45%) Project Management
14 15 (11.45%) Waterfall
14 15 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (11.45%) Workday
15 14 (10.69%) Roadmaps
15 14 (10.69%) User Experience
15 14 (10.69%) Power BI
15 14 (10.69%) Azure
15 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (10.69%) Retail
16 13 (9.92%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (9.92%) DevOps
16 13 (9.92%) Workday HCM
16 13 (9.92%) Requirements Workshops

Lead Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (2.29%) SAS
2 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Workday HCM
2 9 (6.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.05%) SAP BPC
5 3 (2.29%) SAP GRC
5 3 (2.29%) SAP MDG
6 2 (1.53%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (1.53%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.76%) SAP SM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.61%) Power Platform
2 17 (12.98%) Power Automate
3 14 (10.69%) Azure
4 10 (7.63%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (6.87%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (5.34%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (4.58%) PowerApps
8 5 (3.82%) OCI
8 5 (3.82%) SaaS
9 3 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (2.29%) Intacct
10 2 (1.53%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.53%) IaaS
10 2 (1.53%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.53%) PaaS
11 1 (0.76%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.76%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.76%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Firewall
2 3 (2.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) Power BI
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.53%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.53%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Metadata
4 1 (0.76%) QlikView
4 1 (0.76%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) LSMW
2 1 (0.76%) GitLab
General
1 37 (28.24%) Social Skills
2 33 (25.19%) Finance
3 14 (10.69%) Retail
4 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.58%) Automotive
6 5 (3.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (3.82%) Marketing
7 4 (3.05%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.29%) Billing
8 3 (2.29%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (2.29%) Electronics
8 3 (2.29%) General Ledger
8 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.29%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.53%) Legal
9 2 (1.53%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.76%) French Language
10 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) REST
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (3.05%) XML
3 3 (2.29%) CSS
3 3 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Graph
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Node.js
4 1 (0.76%) React
4 1 (0.76%) SPFx
4 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.58%) Operational Technology
3 5 (3.82%) Learning Management System
3 5 (3.82%) Low-Code
4 3 (2.29%) Blockchain
4 3 (2.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.29%) IoT
4 3 (2.29%) Onboarding
4 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Distributed Computing
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Agile
2 25 (19.08%) Mentoring
2 25 (19.08%) Project Delivery
3 23 (17.56%) Presales
4 22 (16.79%) Analytics
5 18 (13.74%) Coaching
6 17 (12.98%) Customer Engagement
7 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (11.45%) Project Management
8 15 (11.45%) Waterfall
9 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.69%) Roadmaps
9 14 (10.69%) User Experience
10 13 (9.92%) DevOps
10 13 (9.92%) Requirements Workshops
11 12 (9.16%) Task Automation
12 11 (8.40%) Data Mapping
13 10 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (7.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) SQL
2 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) C#
3 1 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.34%) Degree
5 6 (4.58%) CISSP
6 4 (3.05%) CISM
6 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.29%) GIAC
8 2 (1.53%) APMP
8 2 (1.53%) Azure Certification
8 2 (1.53%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.53%) CISMP
8 2 (1.53%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.53%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCP
9 1 (0.76%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) NIST
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) GMP
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.53%) IFRS
4 2 (1.53%) ITGC
5 1 (0.76%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) vSphere
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) SAP
3 15 (11.45%) Workday
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle
5 5 (3.82%) Qualtrics
5 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.05%) Concur
6 4 (3.05%) Salesforce
7 3 (2.29%) IBM
7 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.29%) Sage
7 3 (2.29%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.29%) Tanium
7 3 (2.29%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.53%) Ariba
8 2 (1.53%) Google
8 2 (1.53%) Veeam
8 2 (1.53%) VMware