Period
to 23 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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

Senior Consultant
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 419 425 436
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 962 1,213 1,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.77% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 592 835 961
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,330 £46,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +1.69% -1.67%

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 130,717 158,047 168,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.92% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,321 127,298 135,055
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Top 16 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 6 months to 23 October 2019. 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 -18 814 £65,000 - 119
London +22 478 £70,000 +3.70% 47
UK excluding London -31 333 £57,500 -4.17% 82
South East +8 140 £57,500 -16.67% 16
North of England +7 71 £62,500 +21.95% 21
Midlands +38 46 £57,500 +15.00% 18
Scotland -15 40 £70,000 +12.00% 6
North West +41 36 £62,500 +4.17% 16
West Midlands +8 35 £57,500 +21.05% 15
Yorkshire -2 34 £55,000 +83.33% 5
South West -5 26 £57,500 -2.54% 10
East Midlands +36 11 £55,000 +15.79% 3
East of England +21 9 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Wales +3 3 £65,000 +48.57% 4
Northern Ireland -9 2 £55,000 +120.00%
North East +18 1 £39,500 +37.39%

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 256 (26.61%) Finance
2 237 (24.64%) Azure
3 210 (21.83%) SAP
4 194 (20.17%) Degree
5 183 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
6 182 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 152 (15.80%) Presales
8 139 (14.45%) AWS
9 138 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 127 (13.20%) DevOps
11 117 (12.16%) Cybersecurity
12 112 (11.64%) Business Development
13 98 (10.19%) Windows
14 89 (9.25%) Analytics
15 87 (9.04%) Mentoring
15 87 (9.04%) ERP
16 82 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
17 80 (8.32%) Continuous Delivery
18 79 (8.21%) Thought Leadership
19 78 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
19 78 (8.11%) Office 365
20 77 (8.00%) SQL
20 77 (8.00%) Project Management
21 75 (7.80%) C#
22 73 (7.59%) Public Sector
23 72 (7.48%) Oracle
24 71 (7.38%) SAP S/4HANA
25 70 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
25 70 (7.28%) BDD
26 68 (7.07%) Analytical Skills

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 25 (2.60%) Skype for Business
2 21 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.25%) SAS
4 9 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.73%) Confluence
5 7 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.73%) IIS
5 7 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.52%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.21%) Appian
9 2 (0.21%) CMS
9 2 (0.21%) Mule
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 20 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) SPSS
5 1 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 71 (7.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 41 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (4.05%) SAP CO
3 39 (4.05%) SAP FI
3 39 (4.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (2.60%) SAP PS
5 20 (2.08%) SAP SRM
6 19 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 17 (1.77%) SAP PP
8 14 (1.46%) SAP BPC
8 14 (1.46%) SAP ERP
9 12 (1.25%) NetSuite
9 12 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (1.25%) SAP SCM
10 11 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (1.14%) SAP MM
11 9 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.94%) SAP SD
12 8 (0.83%) HFM
12 8 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 237 (24.64%) Azure
2 139 (14.45%) AWS
3 78 (8.11%) Office 365
4 45 (4.68%) GCP
5 37 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 37 (3.85%) G Suite
6 34 (3.53%) IaaS
7 28 (2.91%) Power Platform
8 26 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.98%) PaaS
11 17 (1.77%) SuccessFactors
12 13 (1.35%) SaaS
13 12 (1.25%) Azure Machine Learning
14 10 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.94%) Serverless
16 8 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
17 7 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
18 4 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
18 4 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.76%) Firewall
2 61 (6.34%) WAN
3 42 (4.37%) Internet
4 39 (4.05%) LAN
4 39 (4.05%) MPLS
5 37 (3.85%) Network Security
6 30 (3.12%) WLAN
7 26 (2.70%) Skype
8 25 (2.60%) VPN
9 24 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (2.08%) Unified Communications
11 17 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (1.77%) Cisco Firepower
12 14 (1.46%) Wireless
13 11 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
14 10 (1.04%) NFC
14 10 (1.04%) TCP/IP
15 9 (0.94%) DHCP
15 9 (0.94%) iSCSI
16 8 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.72%) SAP HANA
2 46 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 32 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.81%) Power BI
5 26 (2.70%) Blockchain
6 24 (2.49%) SAP BW
7 18 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.66%) Big Data
10 13 (1.35%) OLAP
11 10 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.04%) QlikView
12 8 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.83%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.83%) Essbase
12 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.83%) MySQL
12 8 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
12 8 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 82 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (6.65%) JIRA
3 53 (5.51%) Jenkins
4 52 (5.41%) Selenium
5 44 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 41 (4.26%) IBM UrbanCode
7 36 (3.74%) Cucumber
7 36 (3.74%) JMeter
7 36 (3.74%) LoadRunner
7 36 (3.74%) SoapUI
8 25 (2.60%) Git (software)
8 25 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 23 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (2.29%) Subversion
11 21 (2.18%) Travis CI
12 20 (2.08%) GoCD
13 16 (1.66%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 256 (26.61%) Finance
2 73 (7.59%) Public Sector
3 54 (5.61%) Retail
4 46 (4.78%) Banking
5 42 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 39 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.70%) Marketing
8 13 (1.35%) Law
9 12 (1.25%) Electronics
10 11 (1.14%) Legal
10 11 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.73%) Advertising
12 6 (0.62%) Billing
12 6 (0.62%) Local Government
12 6 (0.62%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.31%) Avionics
14 3 (0.31%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.41%) .NET
2 44 (4.57%) Elastic Stack
3 37 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 30 (3.12%) Web Services
5 20 (2.08%) HTML
6 16 (1.66%) XML
7 12 (1.25%) CSS
8 10 (1.04%) JSON
9 8 (0.83%) Middleware
9 8 (0.83%) SAP PI
10 7 (0.73%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.73%) SAP Fiori
10 7 (0.73%) XSLT
11 6 (0.62%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.62%) SOAP
12 5 (0.52%) 802.1X
12 5 (0.52%) Apache Camel
13 4 (0.42%) REST
14 3 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 50 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.70%) FMCG
6 22 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 22 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 21 (2.18%) PlayStation
8 16 (1.66%) Clustering
8 16 (1.66%) Internet of Things
8 16 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.46%) CESG
10 11 (1.14%) CMDB
11 10 (1.04%) Contactless
11 10 (1.04%) EMV
11 10 (1.04%) HoloLens
11 10 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
11 10 (1.04%) Smartcard
12 8 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (10.19%) Windows
2 66 (6.86%) Linux
3 32 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 30 (3.12%) Unix
5 21 (2.18%) Mesosphere
6 12 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Android
12 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (15.80%) Presales
3 138 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (13.20%) DevOps
5 117 (12.16%) Cybersecurity
6 112 (11.64%) Business Development
7 89 (9.25%) Analytics
8 87 (9.04%) ERP
8 87 (9.04%) Mentoring
9 80 (8.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 79 (8.21%) Thought Leadership
11 78 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
12 77 (8.00%) Project Management
13 70 (7.28%) BDD
14 65 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (6.76%) Business Transformation
15 61 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
16 60 (6.24%) Collaborative Working
16 60 (6.24%) ITIL
17 59 (6.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (8.00%) SQL
2 75 (7.80%) C#
3 67 (6.96%) Python
4 65 (6.76%) Java
5 62 (6.44%) PowerShell
6 36 (3.74%) R
7 26 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 23 (2.39%) C
9 21 (2.18%) Go
10 18 (1.87%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.94%) C++
12 7 (0.73%) PHP
12 7 (0.73%) XPath
13 6 (0.62%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.52%) ABAP
14 5 (0.52%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.52%) XQuery
15 4 (0.42%) Perl
16 3 (0.31%) Ada
16 3 (0.31%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 194 (20.17%) Degree
2 70 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (6.65%) CISSP
4 51 (5.30%) Security Cleared
5 49 (5.09%) CCNP
6 33 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 25 (2.60%) CISM
9 23 (2.39%) CCIE
9 23 (2.39%) CCNA
10 22 (2.29%) MCSE
11 19 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (1.66%) CISA
13 13 (1.35%) Master's Degree
14 12 (1.25%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.25%) MCSA
15 8 (0.83%) ACCA
16 7 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
16 7 (0.73%) CIMA
16 7 (0.73%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.85%) QA
2 35 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.91%) NIST
4 21 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.56%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.25%) GDPR
7 10 (1.04%) NCSC
8 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (0.62%) PMO
10 5 (0.52%) SLA
11 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.31%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.21%) COBIT
12 2 (0.21%) HL7
12 2 (0.21%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.10%) COSO
13 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 53 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.09%) Docker
3 25 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.94%) vSphere
7 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.31%) XenApp
8 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (6.76%) Ansible
2 62 (6.44%) Puppet
3 50 (5.20%) Terraform
4 43 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (4.37%) Consul
6 35 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
7 34 (3.53%) Kubernetes
8 21 (2.18%) Automic
8 21 (2.18%) Prometheus
9 20 (2.08%) Rundeck
10 17 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.94%) SCCM
12 7 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.73%) Stealthwatch
13 6 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (0.62%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 210 (21.83%) SAP
2 182 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 72 (7.48%) Oracle
4 56 (5.82%) Google
5 50 (5.20%) Splunk
6 47 (4.89%) Cisco
7 42 (4.37%) VMware
8 41 (4.26%) Ariba
9 36 (3.74%) HP
10 30 (3.12%) ServiceNow
11 23 (2.39%) Hyperion
11 23 (2.39%) IBM
12 21 (2.18%) Juniper
13 20 (2.08%) Delphix
13 20 (2.08%) RedGate
14 18 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.77%) Tableau
16 15 (1.56%) CheckPoint
17 13 (1.35%) Meraki
18 11 (1.14%) Remedy