Period
to 19 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 448 425
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 808 1,001 1,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 494 671 940
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £49,750 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 118,486 145,343 169,165
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.91% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,965 116,355 138,546
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 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 +30 697 £70,000 +7.69% 131
London +26 365 £72,500 +3.57% 58
UK excluding London +22 337 £65,000 +8.33% 79
South East -13 105 £62,500 -8.09% 18
North of England +86 88 £66,000 +22.22% 18
Midlands +41 57 £75,000 +30.43% 16
North West +63 47 £69,000 +15.00% 10
Yorkshire +35 40 £65,000 +116.67% 4
West Midlands +29 37 £72,500 +26.09% 13
Scotland +24 32 £70,000 +57.30% 5
South West +22 27 £55,000 +7.32% 10
East of England +55 26 £75,000 +27.66% 10
East Midlands +40 20 £75,000 +57.89% 3
Northern Ireland +15 2 £41,000 -28.70% 2
Wales -15 2 £72,500 +61.11%
North East +12 1 £39,500 -24.76% 4

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 207 (25.62%) Finance
2 185 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (19.18%) SAP
4 149 (18.44%) Microsoft
4 149 (18.44%) Azure
5 134 (16.58%) Degree
6 125 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 121 (14.98%) Presales
8 112 (13.86%) DevOps
9 105 (13.00%) AWS
10 101 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
11 94 (11.63%) Oracle
12 89 (11.01%) Office 365
13 77 (9.53%) SQL
13 77 (9.53%) SAP S/4HANA
14 72 (8.91%) ERP
15 69 (8.54%) Windows
16 67 (8.29%) Business Development
17 63 (7.80%) Python
17 63 (7.80%) Active Directory
18 62 (7.67%) Analytics
19 61 (7.55%) Mentoring
19 61 (7.55%) Project Management
20 60 (7.43%) TDD
21 59 (7.30%) CISSP
21 59 (7.30%) BDD
21 59 (7.30%) PaaS
22 58 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
23 56 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
23 56 (6.93%) DNA

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 17 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
1 17 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.86%) IIS
3 14 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.24%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.87%) Confluence
6 7 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.74%) SAS
8 5 (0.62%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.37%) CMS
10 3 (0.37%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Sketch
4 1 (0.12%) SPSS
4 1 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 77 (9.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 34 (4.21%) SAP CO
2 34 (4.21%) SAP FI
2 34 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (2.48%) SAP SD
4 17 (2.10%) SAP CRM
5 16 (1.98%) SAP PS
6 14 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (1.73%) NetSuite
6 14 (1.73%) SAP SRM
7 13 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (1.61%) SAP ERP
8 12 (1.49%) SAP SCM
9 11 (1.36%) SAP BPC
10 10 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (1.24%) SAP PP
11 9 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
11 9 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
11 9 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 149 (18.44%) Azure
2 105 (13.00%) AWS
3 89 (11.01%) Office 365
4 59 (7.30%) PaaS
5 52 (6.44%) IaaS
6 41 (5.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 39 (4.83%) G Suite
8 33 (4.08%) SaaS
9 26 (3.22%) GCP
10 24 (2.97%) Serverless
11 22 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (2.35%) Power Platform
13 18 (2.23%) Oracle CX
14 17 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
15 12 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (1.49%) Amazon S3
15 12 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
17 10 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.19%) Firewall
2 35 (4.33%) WAN
3 32 (3.96%) Unified Communications
4 30 (3.71%) Internet
5 29 (3.59%) MPLS
6 28 (3.47%) Wireless
7 22 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (2.48%) Cisco Firepower
8 20 (2.48%) Cisco ISE
9 18 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (2.10%) Cisco Wireless
11 16 (1.98%) LAN
12 13 (1.61%) Network Security
13 12 (1.49%) VPN
14 9 (1.11%) Skype
14 9 (1.11%) WLAN
15 7 (0.87%) SAN
15 7 (0.87%) TCP/IP
16 6 (0.74%) NetScaler
16 6 (0.74%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.06%) SAP HANA
2 47 (5.82%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (2.72%) Blockchain
5 16 (1.98%) Power BI
6 14 (1.73%) Big Data
7 12 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (1.49%) MySQL
8 11 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
8 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.24%) SAP BW
10 9 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.99%) Essbase
11 8 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (6.06%) JIRA
1 49 (6.06%) Selenium
2 47 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (5.07%) Cucumber
3 41 (5.07%) JMeter
3 41 (5.07%) LoadRunner
3 41 (5.07%) SoapUI
4 25 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.35%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.23%) Maven
7 13 (1.61%) Subversion
8 11 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.11%) JUnit
10 8 (0.99%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.74%) IBM UrbanCode
11 6 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.62%) Chocolatey
13 3 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 207 (25.62%) Finance
2 54 (6.68%) Public Sector
3 35 (4.33%) Marketing
4 32 (3.96%) Banking
5 27 (3.34%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.22%) Retail
7 25 (3.09%) Law
8 23 (2.85%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.86%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.11%) Legal
11 6 (0.74%) Advertising
11 6 (0.74%) Electronics
12 3 (0.37%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.37%) French Language
12 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.37%) German Language
12 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.25%) Avionics
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.20%) Middleware
2 41 (5.07%) Web Services
3 34 (4.21%) .NET
4 26 (3.22%) XML
5 24 (2.97%) HTML
6 17 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
6 17 (2.10%) REST
7 16 (1.98%) SOAP
8 15 (1.86%) Node.js
9 14 (1.73%) JSON
10 13 (1.61%) XSLT
11 11 (1.36%) CSS
12 9 (1.11%) HTML5
13 8 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.99%) RESTful
13 8 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
14 7 (0.87%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.74%) SAP Basis
16 5 (0.62%) Apache Camel
16 5 (0.62%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.94%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (2.85%) Public Cloud
5 21 (2.60%) Internet of Things
6 20 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.23%) User Experience
8 13 (1.61%) FMCG
9 11 (1.36%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.87%) Cyberattack
12 7 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
12 7 (0.87%) Robotics
13 6 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.74%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.74%) HoloLens
14 5 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.54%) Windows
2 45 (5.57%) Linux
3 31 (3.84%) Windows 10
4 27 (3.34%) Unix
5 24 (2.97%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.37%) AIX
6 3 (0.37%) Mesosphere
6 3 (0.37%) Solaris
6 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 121 (14.98%) Presales
4 112 (13.86%) DevOps
5 101 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 72 (8.91%) ERP
7 67 (8.29%) Business Development
8 62 (7.67%) Analytics
9 61 (7.55%) Mentoring
9 61 (7.55%) Project Management
10 60 (7.43%) TDD
11 59 (7.30%) BDD
12 58 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (6.93%) DNA
14 54 (6.68%) CRM
14 54 (6.68%) Thought Leadership
15 53 (6.56%) Scrum
16 49 (6.06%) Migration
17 47 (5.82%) Test Management
17 47 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (9.53%) SQL
2 63 (7.80%) Python
3 55 (6.81%) Java
4 43 (5.32%) PowerShell
5 37 (4.58%) C#
6 24 (2.97%) C
7 19 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.98%) R
9 13 (1.61%) XPath
9 13 (1.61%) XQuery
10 12 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.24%) C++
12 9 (1.11%) Perl
13 8 (0.99%) ABAP
13 8 (0.99%) PHP
14 5 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.50%) Scala
15 4 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 134 (16.58%) Degree
2 59 (7.30%) CISSP
3 56 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (5.82%) Security Cleared
5 37 (4.58%) CCNP
5 37 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (4.08%) CISM
7 30 (3.71%) SC Cleared
8 16 (1.98%) Master's Degree
8 16 (1.98%) MCSE
9 12 (1.49%) IISP
10 11 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (1.24%) CCNA
11 10 (1.24%) CISA
12 9 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (1.11%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.74%) ACCA
13 6 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (0.74%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (3.22%) NIST
2 26 (3.22%) PCI DSS
2 26 (3.22%) QA
3 12 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.24%) NCSC
5 8 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.74%) Def Stans
6 6 (0.74%) GDPR
6 6 (0.74%) HAZOP
7 3 (0.37%) SLA
8 2 (0.25%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.25%) PMO
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
9 1 (0.12%) COSO
9 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.12%) SEPA
9 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 63 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.33%) Docker
3 16 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.24%) XenApp
5 9 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.99%) vCloud
7 7 (0.87%) VMware NSX
7 7 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.74%) vSphere
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.12%) LXC
11 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 39 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (4.33%) Ansible
4 24 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.35%) SCCM
6 18 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
6 18 (2.23%) Kubernetes
7 17 (2.10%) Terraform
8 15 (1.86%) Stealthwatch
9 14 (1.73%) Puppet
10 11 (1.36%) Kibana
10 11 (1.36%) logstash
10 11 (1.36%) SCOM
10 11 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.74%) Consul
11 6 (0.74%) vRealize
12 5 (0.62%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.50%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.37%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 155 (19.18%) SAP
2 149 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 94 (11.63%) Oracle
4 53 (6.56%) Google
5 42 (5.20%) HP
6 30 (3.71%) Cisco
7 29 (3.59%) Splunk
8 28 (3.47%) VMware
9 26 (3.22%) IBM
10 22 (2.72%) Ariba
11 20 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.98%) Citrix
12 16 (1.98%) Palo Alto
13 15 (1.86%) Juniper
13 15 (1.86%) Meraki
14 13 (1.61%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.49%) ArcSight
15 12 (1.49%) IronPort
15 12 (1.49%) JD Edwards
16 10 (1.24%) Hyperion