Period
to 5 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 451 475 428
Rank change year-on-year +24 -47 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 716 932 1,263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.62% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.65% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 530 640 1,035
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £49,975 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 111,151 143,157 171,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.98% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89,147 114,205 140,245
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +19 623 £70,000 +7.69% 79
London +1 326 £72,500 - 30
UK excluding London +69 303 £65,000 +8.33% 53
Work from Home +42 126 £70,000 +3.70% 19
South East -7 93 £65,000 +4.00% 11
North of England +90 66 £75,000 +25.00% 21
Midlands +66 54 £75,000 +27.66% 9
North West +67 39 £75,000 +20.00% 10
West Midlands +52 37 £72,500 +26.09% 5
South West +48 33 £55,000 +15.79% 3
East of England +65 31 £75,000 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +54 26 £75,000 +38.89% 8
Scotland -1 24 £70,000 +55.56% 3
East Midlands +46 17 £75,000 +20.00% 4
Northern Ireland +20 2 £41,000 -28.70% 1
Wales -11 2 £80,000 +68.42%
North East +3 1 £39,500 -32.77% 3

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 170 (23.74%) Finance
2 154 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (19.55%) Azure
4 135 (18.85%) Microsoft
5 119 (16.62%) SAP
6 112 (15.64%) Degree
7 107 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 106 (14.80%) Presales
9 103 (14.39%) AWS
10 87 (12.15%) Oracle
10 87 (12.15%) Cybersecurity
11 84 (11.73%) DevOps
12 82 (11.45%) Office 365
13 75 (10.47%) SQL
14 67 (9.36%) Mentoring
15 63 (8.80%) ERP
16 62 (8.66%) Python
17 60 (8.38%) Windows
18 59 (8.24%) Active Directory
18 59 (8.24%) PaaS
19 56 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
20 54 (7.54%) CISSP
20 54 (7.54%) Project Management
21 53 (7.40%) SAP S/4HANA
21 53 (7.40%) Analytics
22 52 (7.26%) Business Development
23 51 (7.12%) Migration
23 51 (7.12%) CRM
24 50 (6.98%) Security Cleared
24 50 (6.98%) Data Centre

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 16 (2.23%) IIS
2 15 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.98%) Confluence
5 7 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.42%) CMS
8 3 (0.42%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 53 (7.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 30 (4.19%) SAP CO
2 30 (4.19%) SAP FI
2 30 (4.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (2.93%) SAP SD
4 16 (2.23%) SAP ERP
5 15 (2.09%) SAP CRM
6 14 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
8 12 (1.68%) NetSuite
9 10 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (1.26%) SAP BPC
10 9 (1.26%) SAP PS
10 9 (1.26%) SAP SCM
10 9 (1.26%) SAP SRM
11 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (0.98%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 6 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 140 (19.55%) Azure
2 103 (14.39%) AWS
3 82 (11.45%) Office 365
4 59 (8.24%) PaaS
5 49 (6.84%) IaaS
6 43 (6.01%) SaaS
7 30 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (3.77%) G Suite
9 24 (3.35%) Oracle CX
10 23 (3.21%) GCP
11 20 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (2.79%) Power Platform
12 19 (2.65%) Serverless
13 14 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (1.96%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 12 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (1.54%) Amazon S3
15 11 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.89%) Firewall
2 26 (3.63%) Internet
2 26 (3.63%) Wireless
3 24 (3.35%) WAN
4 23 (3.21%) Unified Communications
5 22 (3.07%) MPLS
6 20 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (2.37%) Cisco Firepower
7 17 (2.37%) Cisco Wireless
8 15 (2.09%) Cisco ISE
9 14 (1.96%) SAN
10 12 (1.68%) Network Security
11 11 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.40%) LAN
13 8 (1.12%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.98%) Skype
14 7 (0.98%) SSL
14 7 (0.98%) VSAN
15 6 (0.84%) VPN
16 5 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.17%) SAP HANA
3 24 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.51%) Blockchain
4 18 (2.51%) Power BI
5 12 (1.68%) Big Data
6 11 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.40%) Amazon Athena
7 10 (1.40%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (1.26%) Data Lake
8 9 (1.26%) MySQL
9 8 (1.12%) SAP BW
10 7 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (4.61%) JIRA
2 32 (4.47%) Selenium
3 27 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 26 (3.63%) JMeter
5 25 (3.49%) LoadRunner
5 25 (3.49%) SoapUI
5 25 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (3.07%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.93%) Git (software)
8 17 (2.37%) Maven
9 10 (1.40%) Subversion
10 9 (1.26%) JUnit
11 8 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.84%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.70%) Chocolatey
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.42%) GitLab
15 2 (0.28%) Polyspace
15 2 (0.28%) Protractor
General
1 170 (23.74%) Finance
2 41 (5.73%) Public Sector
3 36 (5.03%) Marketing
4 32 (4.47%) Banking
5 28 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.63%) Law
7 21 (2.93%) Retail
8 17 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.23%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.26%) Legal
11 6 (0.84%) Advertising
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.42%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) Front Office
13 3 (0.42%) Games
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
13 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.28%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.01%) Middleware
1 43 (6.01%) Web Services
2 38 (5.31%) .NET
3 29 (4.05%) HTML
4 27 (3.77%) SOAP
5 25 (3.49%) REST
6 22 (3.07%) XML
7 15 (2.09%) CSS
7 15 (2.09%) Node.js
8 14 (1.96%) JSON
9 13 (1.82%) HTML5
10 10 (1.40%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (1.40%) SAP Fiori
10 10 (1.40%) XSLT
11 9 (1.26%) RESTful
12 7 (0.98%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.98%) LDAP
13 6 (0.84%) YAML
14 5 (0.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.35%) Public Cloud
4 24 (3.35%) User Experience
5 20 (2.79%) Internet of Things
6 18 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.26%) Cyberattack
8 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.12%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (0.98%) Robotics
11 5 (0.70%) AS400
11 5 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.56%) Handset
12 4 (0.56%) iPad
12 4 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.38%) Windows
2 48 (6.70%) Linux
3 33 (4.61%) Unix
4 25 (3.49%) Windows 10
5 24 (3.35%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.56%) AIX
6 4 (0.56%) Solaris
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.14%) Android
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 106 (14.80%) Presales
4 87 (12.15%) Cybersecurity
5 84 (11.73%) DevOps
6 67 (9.36%) Mentoring
7 63 (8.80%) ERP
8 56 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
9 54 (7.54%) Project Management
10 53 (7.40%) Analytics
11 52 (7.26%) Business Development
12 51 (7.12%) CRM
12 51 (7.12%) Migration
13 43 (6.01%) Risk Management
14 42 (5.87%) TDD
15 41 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (5.73%) DNA
16 40 (5.59%) BDD
17 38 (5.31%) Business Transformation
18 37 (5.17%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 75 (10.47%) SQL
2 62 (8.66%) Python
3 43 (6.01%) Java
4 35 (4.89%) PowerShell
5 34 (4.75%) C#
6 28 (3.91%) C
7 25 (3.49%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.82%) R
9 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.40%) Perl
10 10 (1.40%) XPath
10 10 (1.40%) XQuery
11 9 (1.26%) ABAP
11 9 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.84%) PHP
13 5 (0.70%) C++
14 4 (0.56%) Groovy
14 4 (0.56%) Scala
15 3 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 112 (15.64%) Degree
2 54 (7.54%) CISSP
3 50 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 45 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (4.61%) CISM
7 31 (4.33%) CCNP
8 30 (4.19%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.96%) MCSE
10 12 (1.68%) CISA
10 12 (1.68%) IISP
11 11 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.26%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.26%) Chartered Engineer
13 9 (1.26%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.98%) ACCA
15 6 (0.84%) CCIE
15 6 (0.84%) PCI QSA
16 5 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.79%) NIST
4 19 (2.65%) QA
5 10 (1.40%) NCSC
6 9 (1.26%) Def Stans
6 9 (1.26%) HAZOP
7 8 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.70%) GDPR
10 4 (0.56%) PMO
11 3 (0.42%) SLA
12 2 (0.28%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.14%) Basel III
13 1 (0.14%) COSO
13 1 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.14%) SEPA
13 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.77%) Docker
3 21 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.82%) vSphere
6 10 (1.40%) XenApp
7 9 (1.26%) vCloud
7 9 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.12%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.14%) LXC
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (4.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (3.77%) Ansible
2 27 (3.77%) SCCM
3 25 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.65%) SCOM
5 17 (2.37%) Cisco Prime
6 16 (2.23%) Kubernetes
7 12 (1.68%) Terraform
8 10 (1.40%) Kibana
8 10 (1.40%) logstash
9 9 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.26%) Stealthwatch
10 7 (0.98%) vRealize
11 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.70%) Puppet
11 5 (0.70%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.42%) Cisco CME
13 3 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 135 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 119 (16.62%) SAP
3 87 (12.15%) Oracle
4 39 (5.45%) Google
4 39 (5.45%) VMware
5 37 (5.17%) HP
6 27 (3.77%) Cisco
7 23 (3.21%) IBM
8 22 (3.07%) Splunk
9 19 (2.65%) EMC
9 19 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.23%) Citrix
11 15 (2.09%) Ariba
12 13 (1.82%) Meraki
13 12 (1.68%) ArcSight
13 12 (1.68%) NetApp
13 12 (1.68%) Palo Alto
14 11 (1.54%) JD Edwards
15 10 (1.40%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.40%) Juniper