Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 458 420 414
Rank change year-on-year -38 -6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 942 1,240 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.70% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 585 884 960
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £56,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.73% -5.42% -

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 142,649 170,674 164,382
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113,432 139,623 136,465
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 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 -39 800 £67,500 +3.85% 142
London -44 466 £72,500 +7.41% 62
UK excluding London -11 362 £60,000 +5.73% 93
South East +29 160 £62,500 +4.17% 25
Scotland -17 54 £49,250 -1.50% 10
North of England +15 49 £61,250 -5.77% 19
Midlands +11 37 £57,500 +4.55% 14
West Midlands +8 33 £57,500 +4.55% 11
North West +27 29 £62,500 -3.85% 13
South West +13 25 £45,000 -18.18% 11
East of England +47 23 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Yorkshire +39 18 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Wales +19 12 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +30 4 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Northern Ireland -27 4 £57,500 - 2
North East +6 2 £58,750 +9.81% 4
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 289 (30.68%) Finance
2 220 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (20.81%) Presales
4 176 (18.68%) SAP
5 167 (17.73%) Microsoft
6 165 (17.52%) Degree
7 130 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (13.16%) Windows
9 123 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
10 114 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 114 (12.10%) Mentoring
11 110 (11.68%) ERP
12 101 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (10.62%) DevOps
14 97 (10.30%) Analytics
14 97 (10.30%) Oracle
15 94 (9.98%) Banking
16 88 (9.34%) Linux
17 87 (9.24%) Java
18 85 (9.02%) Self-Motivation
19 83 (8.81%) Cybersecurity
20 82 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
21 79 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
22 75 (7.96%) C#
23 74 (7.86%) Computer Science
24 73 (7.75%) Project Management
25 72 (7.64%) Migration
25 72 (7.64%) CRM
25 72 (7.64%) Business Development
25 72 (7.64%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.70%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.38%) SAS
4 12 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.85%) Confluence
6 8 (0.85%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.64%) GroupWise
9 5 (0.53%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.42%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.42%) Mule
10 4 (0.42%) Mule ESB
10 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.32%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.74%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (5.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 51 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (3.72%) SAP ERP
4 21 (2.23%) SAP FI
5 20 (2.12%) SAP CO
5 20 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (1.59%) HFM
7 12 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (1.27%) NetSuite
7 12 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (1.27%) SAP SCM
8 10 (1.06%) SAP GRC
9 9 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.96%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.85%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.85%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 220 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (6.16%) Office 365
4 57 (6.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 35 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 31 (3.29%) SuccessFactors
7 29 (3.08%) IaaS
8 23 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
9 21 (2.23%) SaaS
10 18 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.27%) PaaS
12 10 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
13 8 (0.85%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.64%) GitHub
14 6 (0.64%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (0.42%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 3 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.14%) Firewall
2 33 (3.50%) WAN
3 26 (2.76%) NFC
4 24 (2.55%) LAN
5 20 (2.12%) Network Security
6 19 (2.02%) Wireless
7 13 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (1.27%) DHCP
8 12 (1.27%) DNS
8 12 (1.27%) Internet
8 12 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 11 (1.17%) WLAN
10 10 (1.06%) Cisco Firepower
11 9 (0.96%) Skype
11 9 (0.96%) VLAN
12 8 (0.85%) MPLS
13 7 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.64%) VPN
15 5 (0.53%) FTP
15 5 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.93%) Blockchain
3 30 (3.18%) SAP HANA
4 27 (2.87%) Big Data
4 27 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (2.34%) Power BI
5 22 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (2.23%) Hadoop
7 20 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (1.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 18 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.80%) SAP BW
10 15 (1.59%) QlikView
11 14 (1.49%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (1.17%) Spotfire
14 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 67 (7.11%) Jenkins
2 55 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (5.52%) IBM UrbanCode
3 52 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 36 (3.82%) Git (software)
5 35 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (3.72%) JIRA
6 30 (3.18%) TeamCity
7 27 (2.87%) Subversion
7 27 (2.87%) Travis CI
8 26 (2.76%) GoCD
9 15 (1.59%) Polyspace
9 15 (1.59%) VectorCAST
10 14 (1.49%) Maven
11 11 (1.17%) Selenium
12 7 (0.74%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.64%) Gradle
14 5 (0.53%) JUnit
14 5 (0.53%) Mockito
15 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 289 (30.68%) Finance
2 94 (9.98%) Banking
3 61 (6.48%) Retail
4 60 (6.37%) Telecoms
5 51 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 47 (4.99%) Marketing
7 35 (3.72%) Retail Banking
8 29 (3.08%) Electronics
9 18 (1.91%) Legal
10 17 (1.80%) General Ledger
11 15 (1.59%) Aerospace
11 15 (1.59%) Automotive
12 11 (1.17%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.64%) Advertising
15 6 (0.64%) Billing
16 5 (0.53%) Military
17 2 (0.21%) Back Office
17 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.37%) .NET
2 53 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
3 40 (4.25%) ASP.NET
4 24 (2.55%) HTML
5 20 (2.12%) REST
5 20 (2.12%) Web Services
6 18 (1.91%) AngularJS
6 18 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (1.70%) JSON
7 16 (1.70%) React
8 14 (1.49%) SOAP
9 13 (1.38%) RESTful
9 13 (1.38%) Spring
10 12 (1.27%) XML
11 10 (1.06%) CSS
11 10 (1.06%) Middleware
11 10 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
12 9 (0.96%) Kafka
13 8 (0.85%) J2EE
14 7 (0.74%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.02%) Self-Motivation
2 79 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 30 (3.18%) Fintech
6 26 (2.76%) Contactless
6 26 (2.76%) EMV
6 26 (2.76%) Mobile Payment
6 26 (2.76%) PlayStation
6 26 (2.76%) Smartcard
6 26 (2.76%) User Experience
7 25 (2.65%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 16 (1.70%) VHDL
9 15 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.49%) FMCG
11 13 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 124 (13.16%) Windows
2 88 (9.34%) Linux
3 40 (4.25%) Unix
4 31 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.76%) Mesosphere
6 13 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (20.81%) Presales
2 130 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (12.10%) Mentoring
3 114 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (11.68%) ERP
5 101 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
6 100 (10.62%) DevOps
7 97 (10.30%) Analytics
8 83 (8.81%) Cybersecurity
9 82 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (7.86%) Computer Science
11 73 (7.75%) Project Management
12 72 (7.64%) Business Development
12 72 (7.64%) CRM
12 72 (7.64%) Migration
12 72 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (7.64%) Thought Leadership
13 70 (7.43%) Open Source
14 65 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
15 58 (6.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (9.24%) Java
2 75 (7.96%) C#
3 71 (7.54%) SQL
4 69 (7.32%) Python
5 52 (5.52%) PowerShell
6 36 (3.82%) Bash Shell
7 35 (3.72%) JavaScript
8 29 (3.08%) C
9 28 (2.97%) R
10 27 (2.87%) Go
11 16 (1.70%) Ruby
12 15 (1.59%) Ada
12 15 (1.59%) Assembly Language
13 12 (1.27%) Perl
14 10 (1.06%) Java 8
14 10 (1.06%) PHP
15 8 (0.85%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.74%) C++
17 5 (0.53%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 165 (17.52%) Degree
2 58 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (4.78%) CISSP
4 44 (4.67%) CCNP
4 44 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 39 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (3.40%) CCIE
6 32 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 26 (2.76%) MCSE
8 25 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (2.34%) CCNA
10 20 (2.12%) CISM
10 20 (2.12%) MCSA
11 17 (1.80%) MBA
12 13 (1.38%) CREST Certified
13 12 (1.27%) CISA
13 12 (1.27%) PMI Certification
13 12 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.06%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.20%) QA
2 23 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.12%) IEC 61508
4 13 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.38%) GDPR
4 13 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.53%) Def Stans
5 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 5 (0.53%) SLA
6 3 (0.32%) PMO
7 2 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS
8 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.11%) MISRA
8 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (4.46%) Docker
2 41 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.74%) vSphere
7 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.42%) XenApp
9 3 (0.32%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.32%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (7.54%) Ansible
2 67 (7.11%) Puppet
3 65 (6.90%) Terraform
4 64 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (5.52%) Consul
6 32 (3.40%) Kubernetes
7 26 (2.76%) Automic
7 26 (2.76%) Prometheus
7 26 (2.76%) Rundeck
8 15 (1.59%) SCCM
9 10 (1.06%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.42%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.42%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.42%) Nessus
12 4 (0.42%) Nmap
12 4 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 176 (18.68%) SAP
2 167 (17.73%) Microsoft
3 97 (10.30%) Oracle
4 65 (6.90%) Splunk
5 53 (5.63%) Cisco
6 47 (4.99%) Hyperion
7 44 (4.67%) VMware
8 37 (3.93%) ServiceNow
8 37 (3.93%) Tableau
9 26 (2.76%) Delphix
9 26 (2.76%) RedGate
10 25 (2.65%) NetApp
11 21 (2.23%) Ariba
12 20 (2.12%) CheckPoint
12 20 (2.12%) EMC
13 18 (1.91%) F5
13 18 (1.91%) Juniper
14 17 (1.80%) IBM
15 14 (1.49%) Dell
15 14 (1.49%) HP