Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Management Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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

Management Consultant
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 900 800 918
Rank change year-on-year -100 +118 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Management Consultant 284 380 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 263 261
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +10.24%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -21.74% +15.00%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,679 163,174 193,910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.46% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,885 135,060 162,836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,525
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Management Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Management Consultant.

Salary trend for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Management Consultant over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Management Consultant in the UK

Management 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 Management Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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
England -114 215 £55,000 -15.38% 13
London -40 164 £58,750 -9.62% 11
UK excluding London -94 60 £47,500 +5.56% 2
South West -14 21 £47,500 +46.15%
Scotland - 13 £37,000 -
North of England -7 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Midlands +6 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North West -5 8 £80,000 +100.00%
West Midlands +1 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +33 4 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +13 3 £90,000 +164.71%
South East -64 3 £68,750 +1.85% 1
East of England -14 2 £75,000 +36.36%

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Management 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 featuring Management Consultant in the job title.

1 82 (28.87%) Finance
2 68 (23.94%) Project Management
3 65 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (22.54%) Change Management
5 63 (22.18%) Degree
6 53 (18.66%) Coaching
7 52 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (18.31%) ITIL
8 51 (17.96%) Business Transformation
9 50 (17.61%) Business Development
10 49 (17.25%) Service Management
11 45 (15.85%) PRINCE2
12 44 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (15.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 41 (14.44%) Risk Management
14 40 (14.08%) Oracle
14 40 (14.08%) Security Cleared
15 39 (13.73%) C
16 38 (13.38%) ERP
17 37 (13.03%) SAP
17 37 (13.03%) CRM
18 35 (12.32%) DV Cleared
19 33 (11.62%) Target Operating Model
20 32 (11.27%) Service Delivery
21 31 (10.92%) Identity Access Management
22 29 (10.21%) Ariba
23 28 (9.86%) XML
23 28 (9.86%) SuccessFactors
24 27 (9.51%) Programme Management
24 27 (9.51%) ITSM

Management Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (1.76%) JBoss
1 5 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (1.76%) Tomcat
1 5 (1.76%) WebLogic
1 5 (1.76%) WebSphere
1 5 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (0.70%) Alfresco
2 2 (0.70%) Documentum
2 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) HFM
3 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.86%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.41%) Office 365
5 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) Skype
2 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.70%) Wireless
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.23%) Big Data
2 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.41%) Power BI
2 4 (1.41%) PowerPivot
2 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.70%) QlikView
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.35%) Essbase
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.76%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) LSMW
General
1 82 (28.87%) Finance
2 16 (5.63%) Banking
3 12 (4.23%) Marketing
4 10 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.52%) Retail
5 6 (2.11%) French Language
6 5 (1.76%) Automotive
6 5 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.76%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.41%) Billing
7 4 (1.41%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.41%) Local Government
8 3 (1.06%) Back Office
8 3 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.70%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.86%) XML
2 22 (7.75%) HTML
3 21 (7.39%) AngularJS
3 21 (7.39%) CSS
4 10 (3.52%) Web Services
5 8 (2.82%) REST
5 8 (2.82%) SOAP
6 7 (2.46%) JSON
6 7 (2.46%) Regular Expression
6 7 (2.46%) XSD
6 7 (2.46%) XSLT
7 6 (2.11%) LDAP
8 5 (1.76%) JMS
8 5 (1.76%) SailPoint
8 5 (1.76%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (1.76%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.41%) .NET
10 3 (1.06%) Middleware
10 3 (1.06%) OpenID
10 3 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.52%) Credit Risk
3 9 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.11%) PMI
6 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.06%) Fintech
7 3 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.23%) Windows
2 7 (2.46%) Unix
3 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.76%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (1.76%) Linux
4 5 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.94%) Project Management
2 65 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (22.54%) Change Management
4 53 (18.66%) Coaching
5 52 (18.31%) ITIL
6 51 (17.96%) Business Transformation
7 50 (17.61%) Business Development
8 49 (17.25%) Service Management
9 45 (15.85%) PRINCE2
10 44 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (15.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 41 (14.44%) Risk Management
12 38 (13.38%) ERP
13 37 (13.03%) CRM
14 33 (11.62%) Target Operating Model
15 32 (11.27%) Service Delivery
16 31 (10.92%) Identity Access Management
17 27 (9.51%) ITSM
17 27 (9.51%) Programme Management
18 25 (8.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.73%) C
2 23 (8.10%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.93%) Java
4 7 (2.46%) SQL
5 1 (0.35%) C#
5 1 (0.35%) C++
5 1 (0.35%) Perl
5 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (22.18%) Degree
2 40 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 35 (12.32%) DV Cleared
4 21 (7.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (4.58%) APMP
6 7 (2.46%) CIPFA
6 7 (2.46%) ISEB
7 6 (2.11%) CFA
7 6 (2.11%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.76%) CISSP
9 4 (1.41%) MCP
9 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.06%) MCSA
10 3 (1.06%) MCSE
10 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.70%) CIMA
11 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.87%) PMO
2 8 (2.82%) GDPR
3 6 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (2.11%) FATCA
3 6 (2.11%) IFRS
3 6 (2.11%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.76%) IFRS 9
4 5 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.06%) COBIT
5 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.06%) QA
6 2 (0.70%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.70%) MiFID
7 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.35%) COSO
7 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.35%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.46%) iptables
2 7 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.76%) VMware Server
3 5 (1.76%) vSphere
4 2 (0.70%) IAG
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (14.08%) Oracle
2 37 (13.03%) SAP
3 29 (10.21%) Ariba
4 22 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.87%) IBM
6 8 (2.82%) CyberArk
6 8 (2.82%) VMware
7 7 (2.46%) CA
7 7 (2.46%) ForgeRock
8 6 (2.11%) Snow
9 5 (1.76%) Apigee
9 5 (1.76%) Fiorano
9 5 (1.76%) Mashery
9 5 (1.76%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.76%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.76%) WSO2
10 4 (1.41%) EMC
11 3 (1.06%) Adobe
12 2 (0.70%) Dell
12 2 (0.70%) HP