The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Consultant
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 420 380
Rank change year-on-year +29 -40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 616 744 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.74% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 451 581 636
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 559 £65,000 - 70
London +28 271 £70,000 +3.70% 45
South East +43 115 £65,000 +8.33% 5
North West +10 43 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +51 37 £57,500 -11.53% 4
Berkshire +25 33 £65,000 +8.33% 3
West Yorkshire +48 31 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Manchester -12 26 £57,500 +4.54%
Leeds +36 24 £60,000 -7.69% 3
West Midlands +30 22 £45,000 -30.76% 5
South West +29 19 £55,000 -12.00% 1
East of England +3 19 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Scotland +20 18 £70,000 +7.69% 5
Hampshire +21 16 £70,000 +64.70%
Surrey +40 13 £68,000 +23.63% 1
Oxfordshire +13 13 £67,500 +45.94%
City of London +3 11 £66,250 -8.62% 13
Reading +23 10 £61,250 +2.08%
West Sussex +15 10 £55,000 -21.42%
Edinburgh +3 10 £70,000 +3.70% 4
Hertfordshire +4 9 £55,000 -11.29% 1
Birmingham +4 9 £60,000 -2.04% 4
Watford +2 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Crawley - 8 £55,000 -
Cheshire +8 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 6 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Woking +12 6 £68,000 +4.61%
East Midlands +5 6 £55,000 - 2
Bristol +5 6 £55,000 -10.20%
Oxford - 6 £47,500 -

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 417 (32.38%) Finance
2 313 (24.30%) SAP
3 220 (17.08%) Degree
4 187 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 177 (13.74%) SQL
6 174 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 168 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 163 (12.66%) Presales
9 162 (12.58%) Oracle
10 161 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 139 (10.79%) CRM
12 136 (10.56%) Project Management
13 114 (8.85%) Java
14 111 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
15 105 (8.15%) SAP HANA
16 102 (7.92%) Analytics
17 98 (7.61%) Management Information System
18 97 (7.53%) Manufacturing
18 97 (7.53%) JavaScript
19 94 (7.30%) SQL Server
20 92 (7.14%) MS Excel
21 91 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
22 90 (6.99%) Security Cleared
22 90 (6.99%) ERP
23 87 (6.75%) Retail
24 86 (6.68%) Banking
24 86 (6.68%) Business Analysis
25 84 (6.52%) SAP CO
25 84 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
25 84 (6.52%) SAP FI

Senior 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 38 (2.95%) SAS
2 36 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.56%) IIS
4 22 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.85%) Apache Pig
7 10 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.70%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.62%) Documentum
9 8 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.47%) LiveLink
12 5 (0.39%) Anypoint
12 5 (0.39%) Apache
12 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.39%) JBoss
12 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.85%) MS Office
3 11 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.54%) MS Project
4 7 (0.54%) SPSS
5 6 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.23%) InVision
8 2 (0.16%) Mingle
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.078%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 84 (6.52%) SAP CO
1 84 (6.52%) SAP FI
1 84 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 82 (6.37%) SAP SD
3 52 (4.04%) SAP MM
3 52 (4.04%) SAP S/4HANA
4 49 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 47 (3.65%) SAP BPC
6 35 (2.72%) SAP PP
7 33 (2.56%) SAP CRM
7 33 (2.56%) SAP PS
8 30 (2.33%) SAP FI-AP
8 30 (2.33%) SAP FI-AR
9 25 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (1.48%) SAP HR
11 18 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (1.32%) SAP HCM
12 17 (1.32%) SAP QM
13 16 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
13 16 (1.24%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 91 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (2.41%) Office 365
4 31 (2.41%) SaaS
5 14 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.93%) CloudBees
7 11 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.62%) Oracle CX
9 7 (0.54%) Boomi
9 7 (0.54%) Force.com
10 6 (0.47%) FinancialForce.com
11 4 (0.31%) Heroku
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.23%) GitHub
13 2 (0.16%) G Suite
13 2 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.34%) Firewall
2 34 (2.64%) Internet
2 34 (2.64%) Network Security
3 28 (2.17%) MPLS
4 27 (2.10%) BGP
4 27 (2.10%) OSPF
5 24 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (1.55%) IOS XR
6 20 (1.55%) NX-OS
7 19 (1.48%) Wireless
8 17 (1.32%) SAN
9 13 (1.01%) VPN
10 10 (0.78%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (0.78%) NFC
10 10 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.78%) WAN
11 8 (0.62%) Modbus
11 8 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.15%) SAP HANA
2 94 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 64 (4.97%) SAP BW
4 56 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
5 52 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (3.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 42 (3.26%) Big Data
8 34 (2.64%) QlikView
9 29 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
10 28 (2.17%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 22 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 20 (1.55%) Power BI
15 19 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (1.40%) Endeca
17 17 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
17 17 (1.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (2.95%) Selenium
2 24 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.79%) JIRA
4 20 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.55%) JUnit
4 20 (1.55%) Protractor
4 20 (1.55%) TestNG
5 19 (1.48%) Jasmine
6 17 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 16 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.16%) Subversion
8 15 (1.16%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.09%) HP UFT
10 13 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.93%) ClearCase
11 12 (0.93%) GitLab
11 12 (0.93%) GoCD
11 12 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 417 (32.38%) Finance
2 97 (7.53%) Manufacturing
3 87 (6.75%) Retail
4 86 (6.68%) Banking
5 72 (5.59%) Marketing
6 67 (5.20%) Telecoms
7 40 (3.11%) Legal
8 30 (2.33%) Local Government
9 23 (1.79%) German Language
10 22 (1.71%) Advertising
11 15 (1.16%) Billing
12 13 (1.01%) Electronics
13 12 (0.93%) Publishing
14 11 (0.85%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
16 8 (0.62%) Back Office
17 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.54%) Law
17 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (6.21%) .NET
2 63 (4.89%) Middleware
3 58 (4.50%) HTML
4 57 (4.43%) Web Services
5 42 (3.26%) CSS
6 29 (2.25%) XML
7 20 (1.55%) RESTful
8 19 (1.48%) REST
9 16 (1.24%) HTML5
9 16 (1.24%) SAP Fiori
10 14 (1.09%) JMS
11 13 (1.01%) SOAP
12 12 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (0.93%) Visualforce
13 10 (0.78%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.78%) D3.js
13 10 (0.78%) Java EE
13 10 (0.78%) JSON
13 10 (0.78%) SAPUI5
14 9 (0.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 53 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 44 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 15 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 15 (1.16%) Fintech
8 13 (1.01%) User Experience
9 12 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 12 (0.93%) Social Media
10 10 (0.78%) Contactless
10 10 (0.78%) Digital TV
10 10 (0.78%) EMV
10 10 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (0.78%) Smartcard
11 9 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (0.62%) Life Science
12 8 (0.62%) PMI
12 8 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.98%) Windows
2 42 (3.26%) Unix
3 34 (2.64%) Linux
4 32 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.93%) CoreOS
8 9 (0.70%) VxWorks
9 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.54%) Android
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.078%) AIX
13 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
2 168 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 163 (12.66%) Presales
4 161 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (10.79%) CRM
6 136 (10.56%) Project Management
7 102 (7.92%) Analytics
8 90 (6.99%) ERP
9 86 (6.68%) Business Analysis
10 81 (6.29%) ITIL
11 80 (6.21%) Migration
12 77 (5.98%) DevOps
13 70 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 70 (5.43%) Risk Management
14 64 (4.97%) Business Development
15 63 (4.89%) Information Security
16 60 (4.66%) Open Source
17 59 (4.58%) SDLC
18 56 (4.35%) Logistics
19 55 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 177 (13.74%) SQL
2 114 (8.85%) Java
3 97 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 75 (5.82%) C#
5 58 (4.50%) Python
6 51 (3.96%) C
7 42 (3.26%) ABAP
8 30 (2.33%) C++
9 29 (2.25%) R
10 18 (1.40%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.09%) Apex Code
13 14 (1.09%) PHP
13 14 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.78%) VB
15 10 (0.78%) VBA
16 7 (0.54%) Perl
17 5 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 220 (17.08%) Degree
2 90 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 75 (5.82%) CISSP
4 62 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (4.66%) SC Cleared
6 40 (3.11%) CCIE
7 35 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (2.64%) ACCA
8 34 (2.64%) CCA
9 30 (2.33%) CISM
10 27 (2.10%) CISA
11 22 (1.71%) CIMA
12 20 (1.55%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.55%) MCSE
13 17 (1.32%) IISP
13 17 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (1.16%) CCNA
14 15 (1.16%) CLAS
15 13 (1.01%) CEH
15 13 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.16%) COBIT
4 15 (1.16%) GDPR
4 15 (1.16%) QA
5 10 (0.78%) PMO
6 9 (0.70%) SLA
7 7 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
8 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.39%) ISO22301
9 5 (0.39%) ISO27002
9 5 (0.39%) RMADS
10 4 (0.31%) ISO27005
11 3 (0.23%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.16%) MiFID
13 1 (0.078%) BS25999
13 1 (0.078%) EFQM
13 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
System Software
1 40 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.93%) Docker
5 10 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.54%) vSphere
7 6 (0.47%) XenApp
8 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.16%) NFS
10 2 (0.16%) UAG
11 1 (0.078%) Gluster
11 1 (0.078%) HDFS
11 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.63%) Puppet
2 20 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.09%) Ansible
3 14 (1.09%) EnCase
4 13 (1.01%) Nagios
5 12 (0.93%) Graphite
5 12 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.85%) FTK
6 11 (0.85%) SCCM
6 11 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 9 (0.70%) QRadar
8 8 (0.62%) Ambari
9 7 (0.54%) IBM BigFix
9 7 (0.54%) Nessus
9 7 (0.54%) Nmap
10 6 (0.47%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.23%) WSUS
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 313 (24.30%) SAP
2 174 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 162 (12.58%) Oracle
4 82 (6.37%) VMware
5 70 (5.43%) Cisco
6 67 (5.20%) IBM
7 51 (3.96%) Google
7 51 (3.96%) Informatica
8 47 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (2.72%) Juniper
10 33 (2.56%) Citrix
11 32 (2.48%) Tableau
12 30 (2.33%) Hyperion
13 29 (2.25%) Cognos
14 28 (2.17%) Rackspace
14 28 (2.17%) Riverbed
15 27 (2.10%) F5
16 26 (2.02%) Dell
17 25 (1.94%) HP
18 24 (1.86%) CheckPoint
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Codex
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits 45 - 65K + Car + 10 - 15% B = 8% P
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum x2 OTE + Pension + Health + Travel +
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £80k basic + excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago