The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 380 365
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 684 772 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.82% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 510 536 714
UK median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% +8.33%  
10th Percentile £43,175 £42,500 £44,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Top 11 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 29 June 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 -9 608 £62,500 -3.84% 67
London +8 310 £67,500 -3.57% 43
UK excluding London -20 303 £55,000 -8.33% 24
South East +61 132 £55,000 -8.33% 4
North of England -24 46 £55,000 - 5
Scotland -2 35 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South West +1 31 £70,000 +27.27% 4
East of England -43 29 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Midlands -15 24 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Channel Islands - 4 £65,000 -
Wales +6 3 £42,250 -23.18%

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 432 (33.23%) Finance
2 242 (18.62%) SAP
3 205 (15.77%) Degree
4 204 (15.69%) SQL
5 198 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 190 (14.62%) Presales
7 162 (12.46%) Oracle
7 162 (12.46%) Microsoft
8 157 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
9 148 (11.38%) Project Management
10 140 (10.77%) Banking
11 139 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
12 131 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 128 (9.85%) Java
14 124 (9.54%) Analytics
15 123 (9.46%) Management Information System
16 122 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
17 111 (8.54%) Retail
18 106 (8.15%) Manufacturing
19 103 (7.92%) SDLC
20 101 (7.77%) ITIL
21 98 (7.54%) Mentoring
22 94 (7.23%) VMware
22 94 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
23 90 (6.92%) JavaScript
24 89 (6.85%) Cisco
25 88 (6.77%) Migration
26 87 (6.69%) .NET
27 86 (6.62%) Risk Management
28 84 (6.46%) Windows

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 60 (4.62%) SAS
2 31 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.08%) IIS
4 22 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.92%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.85%) Apache
7 9 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.62%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.54%) JBoss
10 6 (0.46%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.31%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.23%) Documentum
13 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 21 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.31%) SPSS
8 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.23%) InVision
8 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.077%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 49 (3.77%) SAP SD
2 48 (3.69%) SAP CO
2 48 (3.69%) SAP FI
2 48 (3.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 42 (3.23%) SAP MM
4 38 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 35 (2.69%) SAP S/4HANA
6 32 (2.46%) SAP BPC
7 25 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
8 23 (1.77%) SAP PP
9 18 (1.38%) NetSuite
9 18 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
10 17 (1.31%) HFM
10 17 (1.31%) Hyperion Planning
11 16 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
12 15 (1.15%) SAP FI-AP
12 15 (1.15%) SAP FI-AR
13 13 (1.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 131 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (3.00%) Office 365
5 30 (2.31%) SaaS
6 20 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.23%) Force.com
9 12 (0.92%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.77%) Intacct
11 7 (0.54%) CloudBees
12 5 (0.38%) IaaS
12 5 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.23%) GitHub
13 3 (0.23%) PaaS
13 3 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.38%) Firewall
2 40 (3.08%) Wireless
3 37 (2.85%) Network Security
4 34 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (2.38%) Internet
6 29 (2.23%) SAN
7 22 (1.69%) NFC
8 20 (1.54%) BGP
9 19 (1.46%) Cisco ISE
9 19 (1.46%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (1.46%) MPLS
10 17 (1.31%) OSPF
10 17 (1.31%) VPN
11 14 (1.08%) NetScreen
12 13 (1.00%) LAN
12 13 (1.00%) WAN
13 12 (0.92%) Modbus
13 12 (0.92%) NAS
13 12 (0.92%) SNMP
14 11 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.77%) SAP HANA
3 46 (3.54%) Big Data
3 46 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (3.08%) QlikView
5 38 (2.92%) SAP BW
6 34 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
7 32 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 29 (2.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 27 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 24 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 21 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.54%) Endeca
12 20 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 19 (1.46%) Base SAS
13 19 (1.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 19 (1.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 17 (1.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (5.00%) Selenium
2 40 (3.08%) JUnit
2 40 (3.08%) TestNG
3 30 (2.31%) Protractor
4 29 (2.23%) Jasmine
5 27 (2.08%) JIRA
6 21 (1.62%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.46%) ProC
8 16 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.08%) VersionOne
10 13 (1.00%) Appium
11 12 (0.92%) Git (software)
12 11 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
12 11 (0.85%) RSpec
12 11 (0.85%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (0.69%) Vagrant
15 8 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 432 (33.23%) Finance
2 140 (10.77%) Banking
3 111 (8.54%) Retail
4 106 (8.15%) Manufacturing
5 83 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 63 (4.85%) Marketing
7 40 (3.08%) Legal
8 36 (2.77%) Local Government
9 33 (2.54%) Electronics
10 19 (1.46%) Advertising
11 18 (1.38%) Back Office
12 16 (1.23%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.00%) German Language
14 12 (0.92%) Billing
15 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.69%) Private Banking
16 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.54%) Publishing
17 6 (0.46%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (6.69%) .NET
2 61 (4.69%) Web Services
3 60 (4.62%) HTML
4 43 (3.31%) CSS
5 42 (3.23%) Middleware
6 37 (2.85%) XML
7 19 (1.46%) WCF
8 18 (1.38%) RESTful
9 17 (1.31%) JMS
10 14 (1.08%) 802.1X
10 14 (1.08%) JSON
10 14 (1.08%) REST
11 13 (1.00%) EJB
12 10 (0.77%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.77%) MSMQ
13 9 (0.69%) Ajax
13 9 (0.69%) J2EE
13 9 (0.69%) jQuery
13 9 (0.69%) Spring
14 8 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 123 (9.46%) Management Information System
2 122 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 35 (2.69%) Driving Licence
7 22 (1.69%) Contactless
7 22 (1.69%) Digital TV
7 22 (1.69%) EMV
7 22 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
7 22 (1.69%) Smartcard
8 19 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.31%) Fintech
10 17 (1.31%) User Experience
11 16 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.15%) Social Media
13 14 (1.08%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.77%) Life Science
15 9 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.46%) Windows
2 49 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 42 (3.23%) Linux
3 42 (3.23%) Unix
4 7 (0.54%) CoreOS
4 7 (0.54%) VxWorks
5 4 (0.31%) AIX
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.23%) Android
7 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.077%) HPUX
8 1 (0.077%) Solaris
8 1 (0.077%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 190 (14.62%) Presales
3 157 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (11.38%) Project Management
5 139 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
6 124 (9.54%) Analytics
7 103 (7.92%) SDLC
8 101 (7.77%) ITIL
9 98 (7.54%) Mentoring
10 88 (6.77%) Migration
11 86 (6.62%) Risk Management
12 82 (6.31%) Information Security
13 76 (5.85%) Test Automation
14 73 (5.62%) DevOps
15 72 (5.54%) CRM
15 72 (5.54%) ERP
16 71 (5.46%) PRINCE2
17 67 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
18 64 (4.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 204 (15.69%) SQL
2 128 (9.85%) Java
3 90 (6.92%) JavaScript
4 73 (5.62%) C#
5 57 (4.38%) C
6 45 (3.46%) Python
7 23 (1.77%) C++
8 21 (1.62%) R
9 20 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.46%) PROC SQL
10 19 (1.46%) SAS Macro
11 16 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 12 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.85%) ABAP
16 8 (0.62%) VBA
17 5 (0.38%) Groovy
17 5 (0.38%) VB
18 4 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 205 (15.77%) Degree
2 82 (6.31%) CISSP
3 76 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 67 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 50 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (3.54%) CCIE
8 43 (3.31%) CISM
9 40 (3.08%) MCSE
10 27 (2.08%) CISA
11 26 (2.00%) CIMA
12 24 (1.85%) ACCA
12 24 (1.85%) DV Cleared
13 20 (1.54%) CCA
14 15 (1.15%) CCIE Security
14 15 (1.15%) CCNA
14 15 (1.15%) CCSE
14 15 (1.15%) JNCIS
14 15 (1.15%) MCSA
15 14 (1.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.85%) QA
4 21 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.62%) GDPR
5 13 (1.00%) COBIT
6 9 (0.69%) PMO
7 6 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.46%) SLA
8 5 (0.38%) RMADS
9 4 (0.31%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.23%) SEPA
11 2 (0.15%) BS25999
11 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.77%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.62%) vSphere
4 7 (0.54%) Docker
4 7 (0.54%) XenApp
5 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.15%) KVM
8 2 (0.15%) vCloud
8 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.077%) NFS
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.077%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (1.92%) Puppet
2 18 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.23%) Ansible
4 11 (0.85%) Nagios
5 9 (0.69%) Nessus
5 9 (0.69%) Nmap
5 9 (0.69%) QRadar
5 9 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (0.54%) Graphite
6 7 (0.54%) IBM BigFix
6 7 (0.54%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.46%) Ambari
7 6 (0.46%) SCCM
7 6 (0.46%) SCOM
8 5 (0.38%) RSA Archer
9 4 (0.31%) EnCase
9 4 (0.31%) FTK
9 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 242 (18.62%) SAP
2 162 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 162 (12.46%) Oracle
3 94 (7.23%) VMware
4 89 (6.85%) Cisco
5 44 (3.38%) Google
5 44 (3.38%) Hyperion
6 43 (3.31%) Citrix
6 43 (3.31%) Juniper
7 38 (2.92%) IBM
8 36 (2.77%) Informatica
9 35 (2.69%) Tableau
10 34 (2.62%) Palo Alto
11 31 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (2.23%) CheckPoint
12 29 (2.23%) Rackspace
13 27 (2.08%) Fortinet
14 24 (1.85%) F5
15 23 (1.77%) Cognos
15 23 (1.77%) Sage
UK
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £96,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + pension + travel
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
Networking People
Posted: 21 hours ago
UK
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 6 mth salary reviews, 5% pension, other bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Commission - Uncapped, no threshold
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - 90,000k base + excellent package, bonus and fast-track caree
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £75,000 - 100,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60k + Bens (Depending on Exp)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 25% commission
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluewolf
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £57500 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary, Bonus and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + Flexi-Time & Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday