Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior IT Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior IT Consultant
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 969 1092 1123
Rank change year-on-year +123 +31 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Consultant 45 40 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.026% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.028% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 71
UK median annual salary £65,000 £66,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.62% +33.50% -14.89%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £101,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% -

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 117,266 145,135 169,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.92% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 93,991 116,100 139,152
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 IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Consultant in the UK

Senior IT Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior IT Consultant.

Salary trend for Senior IT Consultant in the UK

Senior IT Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Consultant over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Consultant in the UK

Senior IT Consultant
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +115 45 £65,000 -5.11% 6
London +84 39 £91,000 +21.33% 2
UK excluding London +88 6 £40,000 +14.29% 4
North of England +58 3 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
East of England - 2 £30,000 -
South East +60 1 £65,000 +26.83%
North West +38 1 £40,000 +23.08% 2

Senior IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Senior IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 31 (68.89%) Business Transformation
2 27 (60.00%) Business Development
3 26 (57.78%) Degree
4 25 (55.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 23 (51.11%) IT Strategy
5 23 (51.11%) Collaborative Working
5 23 (51.11%) Programme Management
5 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (42.22%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (40.00%) Internet
7 18 (40.00%) WAN
8 17 (37.78%) MPLS
8 17 (37.78%) Network Design
8 17 (37.78%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (35.56%) Public Cloud
10 15 (33.33%) Data Privacy
10 15 (33.33%) Internet of Things
10 15 (33.33%) Blockchain
10 15 (33.33%) Google
10 15 (33.33%) Data Architecture
10 15 (33.33%) Unified Communications
10 15 (33.33%) G Suite
10 15 (33.33%) Office 365
10 15 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (24.44%) Firewall
11 11 (24.44%) Azure
11 11 (24.44%) AWS
12 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (17.78%) vCloud
12 8 (17.78%) Customer Requirements

Senior IT 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 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) G Suite
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 11 (24.44%) AWS
2 11 (24.44%) Azure
3 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) Internet
1 18 (40.00%) WAN
2 17 (37.78%) MPLS
3 15 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 11 (24.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security
5 2 (4.44%) Skype
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) WLAN
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) Blockchain
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Public Cloud
2 15 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 7 (15.56%) Robotics
4 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Business Transformation
2 27 (60.00%) Business Development
3 25 (55.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (51.11%) Collaborative Working
4 23 (51.11%) IT Strategy
4 23 (51.11%) Programme Management
5 19 (42.22%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (37.78%) Network Design
6 17 (37.78%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 15 (33.33%) Data Architecture
7 15 (33.33%) Data Privacy
8 8 (17.78%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.33%) DevOps
9 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (2.22%) CISA
4 1 (2.22%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Basel III
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) vCloud
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Civica
3 1 (2.22%) Meraki
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Zscaler