Senior Consultant
UK

The median Senior Consultant salary in the UK is £70,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 433 522 626
Rank change year-on-year +89 +104 -187
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 477 618 617
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 342 381 421
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £52,500
25th Percentile £56,563 £60,000 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,250 £95,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -16.43% - +12.00%

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 77,554 103,852 135,878
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.39% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57,948 64,849 84,215
10th Percentile £28,600 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £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 £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,772 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.25% +5.54% +5.26%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Consultant over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Top 17 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 4 March 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 +152 409 £70,000 - 244
London +167 224 £75,000 +7.14% 138
Work from Home +68 201 £72,500 +3.57% 153
UK excluding London +90 197 £58,500 -16.43% 104
Midlands +85 56 £50,000 -20.00% 14
West Midlands +74 47 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South East +88 39 £57,500 -20.69% 21
North of England +88 34 £62,500 +4.17% 36
South West +31 29 £60,000 -14.29% 18
North West +30 23 £65,000 +8.33% 27
Scotland -32 17 £72,500 - 9
Wales +16 13 £47,500 -32.14%
Yorkshire +102 10 £55,000 -24.14% 7
East of England +16 10 £52,500 -22.79% 6
East Midlands +3 9 £37,500 -42.31% 4
Northern Ireland +27 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £70,000 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2024, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 153 (32.08%) Social Skills
2 130 (27.25%) Finance
3 100 (20.96%) Microsoft
4 97 (20.34%) Security Cleared
5 88 (18.45%) SAP
6 84 (17.61%) Project Management
7 70 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
8 66 (13.84%) Agile
9 58 (12.16%) Migration
10 54 (11.32%) Presales
11 53 (11.11%) Azure
12 51 (10.69%) Project Delivery
13 50 (10.48%) Cybersecurity
13 50 (10.48%) Mentoring
13 50 (10.48%) Degree
14 49 (10.27%) Analytics
14 49 (10.27%) JavaScript
15 48 (10.06%) Customer Service
16 47 (9.85%) Thought Leadership
17 46 (9.64%) SC Cleared
18 44 (9.22%) ServiceNow
19 42 (8.81%) Roadmaps
19 42 (8.81%) SQL
20 40 (8.39%) HTML
20 40 (8.39%) SAP S/4HANA
21 39 (8.18%) Requirements Gathering
21 39 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
22 35 (7.34%) Data Migration
22 35 (7.34%) Procure-to-Pay
23 34 (7.13%) Data Privacy

Senior 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 19 (3.98%) IIS
1 19 (3.98%) Microsoft Exchange
2 13 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.68%) Apache
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 29 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (8.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (5.87%) NetSuite
3 17 (3.56%) SAP SCM
4 15 (3.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 14 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 14 (2.94%) SAP FI
5 14 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (1.89%) SAP HR
6 9 (1.89%) SAP SD
7 8 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (1.47%) C-CURE
8 7 (1.47%) SAP CRM
8 7 (1.47%) SAP MM
8 7 (1.47%) SAP PP
9 6 (1.26%) SAP BPC
9 6 (1.26%) SAP CX
9 6 (1.26%) SAP GTS
9 6 (1.26%) SAP Travel Management
9 6 (1.26%) SAP WM
10 5 (1.05%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.11%) Azure
2 33 (6.92%) Dynamics 365
3 27 (5.66%) Power Platform
4 24 (5.03%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (4.19%) SaaS
6 18 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
7 16 (3.35%) AWS
8 14 (2.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 13 (2.73%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (2.10%) Boomi
11 9 (1.89%) Entra ID
12 8 (1.68%) Azure DevOps
13 7 (1.47%) PowerApps
14 6 (1.26%) Snowflake
15 5 (1.05%) AWS IoT
16 4 (0.84%) Azure Logic Apps
16 4 (0.84%) OCI
16 4 (0.84%) Power Automate
17 3 (0.63%) GCP
17 3 (0.63%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.24%) Firewall
2 19 (3.98%) WAN
3 17 (3.56%) VPN
4 16 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (3.35%) LAN
5 15 (3.14%) SSL
6 12 (2.52%) Network Security
6 12 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.31%) Cisco Firepower
7 11 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (2.31%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.47%) Internet
10 6 (1.26%) SD-WAN
11 5 (1.05%) Wireless
12 4 (0.84%) BGP
12 4 (0.84%) MPLS
13 3 (0.63%) DNS
13 3 (0.63%) IGRP
13 3 (0.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.19%) Power BI
3 10 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.89%) Big Data
5 8 (1.68%) Data Lake
6 7 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.26%) Tableau
8 5 (1.05%) Power Query
8 5 (1.05%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.84%) DB2
9 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.42%) GIS
10 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.42%) Git
1 2 (0.42%) LSMW
1 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 153 (32.08%) Social Skills
2 130 (27.25%) Finance
3 32 (6.71%) Public Sector
4 30 (6.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 26 (5.45%) Marketing
6 23 (4.82%) Retail
7 21 (4.40%) Law
8 20 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (3.77%) Telecoms
10 16 (3.35%) Aerospace
10 16 (3.35%) Legal
11 15 (3.14%) Manufacturing
11 15 (3.14%) Presentation Skills
12 13 (2.73%) Documentation Skills
12 13 (2.73%) Military
13 11 (2.31%) Banking
14 10 (2.10%) Aviation
15 7 (1.47%) General Ledger
15 7 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
16 6 (1.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.39%) HTML
2 21 (4.40%) AngularJS
3 20 (4.19%) Web Services
3 20 (4.19%) XML
4 15 (3.14%) Ajax
4 15 (3.14%) CSS
4 15 (3.14%) LDAP
4 15 (3.14%) SOAP
5 8 (1.68%) PySpark
6 6 (1.26%) SAP TM
7 5 (1.05%) Node.js
7 5 (1.05%) SAPUI5
8 3 (0.63%) .NET
8 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.63%) JSON
8 3 (0.63%) RESTful
9 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.42%) XSD
9 2 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.45%) Legacy Systems
2 23 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.14%) CMDB
3 15 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.94%) CESG
4 14 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 12 (2.52%) IoT
6 11 (2.31%) Onboarding
7 8 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.47%) Operational Technology
9 6 (1.26%) Cyberattack
9 6 (1.26%) Life Science
9 6 (1.26%) Product Ownership
10 5 (1.05%) Acoustics
10 5 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.84%) Social Network
12 3 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.40%) Windows
2 15 (3.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.10%) Linux
4 4 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) Android
5 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.61%) Project Management
2 70 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (13.84%) Agile
4 58 (12.16%) Migration
5 54 (11.32%) Presales
6 51 (10.69%) Project Delivery
7 50 (10.48%) Cybersecurity
7 50 (10.48%) Mentoring
8 49 (10.27%) Analytics
9 48 (10.06%) Customer Service
10 47 (9.85%) Thought Leadership
11 42 (8.81%) Roadmaps
12 39 (8.18%) Requirements Gathering
12 39 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (7.34%) Data Migration
13 35 (7.34%) Procure-to-Pay
14 34 (7.13%) Data Privacy
15 33 (6.92%) Process Improvement
16 32 (6.71%) Information Security
17 31 (6.50%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.27%) JavaScript
2 42 (8.81%) SQL
3 31 (6.50%) Python
4 9 (1.89%) R
5 5 (1.05%) C#
5 5 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions
5 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.05%) TypeScript
6 4 (0.84%) Java
7 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.63%) VB
8 2 (0.42%) ABAP
8 2 (0.42%) XPath
9 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.21%) Bash
9 1 (0.21%) Go
9 1 (0.21%) Lua
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 50 (10.48%) Degree
3 46 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.14%) CREST Certified
7 14 (2.94%) CISMP
8 13 (2.73%) CCNA
8 13 (2.73%) CISSP
9 12 (2.52%) CCNP
9 12 (2.52%) IISP
10 11 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (2.10%) Cyber Scheme
12 9 (1.89%) CISM
13 8 (1.68%) CISA
13 8 (1.68%) DBS Check
14 7 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (1.47%) RIBA
15 6 (1.26%) CRISC
16 5 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.66%) NIST
2 14 (2.94%) JSP 440
3 13 (2.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (2.73%) NIST 800
4 11 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (2.31%) RMADS
5 10 (2.10%) GDPR
5 10 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.89%) QA
7 7 (1.47%) GRC
7 7 (1.47%) NCSC
7 7 (1.47%) PMO
8 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
8 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.84%) ITGC
10 3 (0.63%) GMP
10 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.42%) IFRS
11 2 (0.42%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 20 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.26%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.14%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.42%) Ansible
3 2 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.21%) Nessus
4 1 (0.21%) Nmap
4 1 (0.21%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 100 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 88 (18.45%) SAP
3 44 (9.22%) ServiceNow
4 27 (5.66%) Cisco
5 25 (5.24%) Oracle
6 19 (3.98%) Fortinet
7 17 (3.56%) Databricks
7 17 (3.56%) HP
8 15 (3.14%) BMC
8 15 (3.14%) Remedy
9 14 (2.94%) Palo Alto
10 12 (2.52%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.31%) McAfee
12 9 (1.89%) Dell
13 7 (1.47%) Aderant
14 6 (1.26%) Sage
14 6 (1.26%) Salesforce
15 5 (1.05%) VMware
16 4 (0.84%) Adobe
17 3 (0.63%) Aruba