Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Management Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 881 837 957
Rank change year-on-year -44 +120 -143
Permanent jobs requiring a Management Consultant 279 372 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 191 262 221
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £106,250 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +41.18% -24.44% +2.27%

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 162,478 169,340 190,363
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.07% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 130,921 136,473 160,125
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Management Consultant in the UK

Management Consultant
Top 15 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 21 August 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 -62 227 £57,500 -11.54% 13
London -4 165 £57,500 -14.81% 10
UK excluding London -50 66 £60,000 +41.18% 3
South West +11 19 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South East -25 17 £56,250 -1.32%
Midlands -6 12 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands +16 11 £45,000 +5.88%
North of England +10 9 £73,750 +126.92% 2
North West -4 8 £80,000 +146.15% 1
Scotland -9 4 £80,000 -
Wales +3 2 £67,500 +50.00%
East of England - 2 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +33 1 £50,000 -12.28% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 74 (26.52%) Finance
2 70 (25.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (21.51%) Change Management
4 57 (20.43%) Degree
5 54 (19.35%) Coaching
6 52 (18.64%) Business Transformation
7 47 (16.85%) Oracle
8 46 (16.49%) Service Management
8 46 (16.49%) Business Development
9 43 (15.41%) Project Management
9 43 (15.41%) SAP
9 43 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (15.41%) IT Strategy
10 39 (13.98%) ITSM
11 38 (13.62%) ERP
11 38 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (13.26%) Target Operating Model
13 36 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 36 (12.90%) ITIL
14 34 (12.19%) Identity Access Management
15 32 (11.47%) CRM
16 29 (10.39%) PRINCE2
16 29 (10.39%) XML
16 29 (10.39%) Microsoft
17 27 (9.68%) C
18 26 (9.32%) Ariba
18 26 (9.32%) Security Cleared
19 25 (8.96%) SuccessFactors
20 23 (8.24%) AngularJS
20 23 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree

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 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.43%) JBoss
2 4 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.72%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.72%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) SAP ERP
1 4 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP EHS
3 2 (0.72%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.72%) SAP QM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.36%) HFM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.96%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.51%) Big Data
2 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.43%) Power BI
2 4 (1.43%) PowerPivot
2 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.36%) Essbase
4 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.72%) LSMW
General
1 74 (26.52%) Finance
2 15 (5.38%) Retail
3 12 (4.30%) Banking
4 10 (3.58%) Marketing
5 9 (3.23%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.79%) Billing
8 5 (1.79%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.43%) Local Government
10 3 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.72%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.39%) XML
2 23 (8.24%) AngularJS
2 23 (8.24%) CSS
2 23 (8.24%) HTML
3 11 (3.94%) Web Services
4 6 (2.15%) .NET
4 6 (2.15%) JSON
4 6 (2.15%) Regular Expression
4 6 (2.15%) REST
4 6 (2.15%) SOAP
4 6 (2.15%) XSD
4 6 (2.15%) XSLT
5 5 (1.79%) Middleware
6 4 (1.43%) JMS
6 4 (1.43%) LDAP
6 4 (1.43%) SailPoint
6 4 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.08%) WSH
8 2 (0.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.66%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.87%) PMI
4 7 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.79%) Fintech
5 5 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.43%) Derivative
6 4 (1.43%) Equities
6 4 (1.43%) FMCG
7 3 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.72%) Social Media
8 2 (0.72%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.15%) Unix
1 6 (2.15%) Windows
2 4 (1.43%) Amazon Linux
2 4 (1.43%) Linux
2 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (1.43%) Solaris
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 60 (21.51%) Change Management
3 54 (19.35%) Coaching
4 52 (18.64%) Business Transformation
5 46 (16.49%) Business Development
5 46 (16.49%) Service Management
6 43 (15.41%) IT Strategy
6 43 (15.41%) Project Management
7 39 (13.98%) ITSM
8 38 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (13.62%) ERP
9 37 (13.26%) Target Operating Model
10 36 (12.90%) ITIL
10 36 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 34 (12.19%) Identity Access Management
12 32 (11.47%) CRM
13 29 (10.39%) PRINCE2
14 23 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (8.24%) Programme Management
15 20 (7.17%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.68%) C
2 23 (8.24%) JavaScript
3 14 (5.02%) Java
4 10 (3.58%) SQL
5 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.36%) Python
5 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (20.43%) Degree
2 26 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 23 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (6.81%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.30%) PMI Certification
6 11 (3.94%) ISEB
7 9 (3.23%) CFA
8 7 (2.51%) APMP
9 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.43%) ACCA
10 4 (1.43%) CIMA
10 4 (1.43%) PMP
11 3 (1.08%) CISSP
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.36%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.23%) GDPR
1 9 (3.23%) PMO
2 6 (2.15%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (2.15%) FATCA
2 6 (2.15%) IFRS
2 6 (2.15%) Solvency II
3 5 (1.79%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.08%) COBIT
6 2 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.72%) MiFID
7 1 (0.36%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.36%) EMIR
7 1 (0.36%) PSD2
7 1 (0.36%) QA
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.15%) iptables
2 4 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.43%) VMware Server
2 4 (1.43%) vSphere
3 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (16.85%) Oracle
2 43 (15.41%) SAP
3 29 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 26 (9.32%) Ariba
5 7 (2.51%) Adobe
5 7 (2.51%) IBM
6 6 (2.15%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.79%) CA
7 5 (1.79%) CyberArk
7 5 (1.79%) Symantec
8 4 (1.43%) Apigee
8 4 (1.43%) Fiorano
8 4 (1.43%) Mashery
8 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.43%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.43%) VMware
8 4 (1.43%) WSO2
9 3 (1.08%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.08%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.72%) Snow