Period
to 23 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior IT Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 665 1041 1095
Rank change year-on-year +376 +54 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Consultant 22 42 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.030% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.031% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 67
Median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% -26.92% +7.44%
10th Percentile £28,175 £37,075 £50,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +47.37% -24.00% +8.70%

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 46,861 134,077 158,753
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.77% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38,279 106,766 127,890
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Consultant in the UK

Senior IT Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior IT Consultant.

Salary trend for Senior IT Consultant in the UK

Senior IT Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior IT Consultant over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Consultant in the UK

Senior IT Consultant
Top 5 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 23 September 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 +388 22 £70,000 +47.37% 3
London +252 16 £67,500 +38.46% 2
UK excluding London +329 6 £70,000 +47.37% 1
South East +226 6 £70,000 +40.00%
Work from Home - 2 - -

Senior IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (72.73%) ITIL
1 16 (72.73%) EMC
1 16 (72.73%) Hitachi
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
1 16 (72.73%) Brocade
1 16 (72.73%) Azure
1 16 (72.73%) AWS
1 16 (72.73%) Isilon
1 16 (72.73%) Office 365
1 16 (72.73%) Presales
1 16 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) ICL
4 5 (22.73%) Flash
4 5 (22.73%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Business Development
5 4 (18.18%) Billing
6 2 (9.09%) Big Data
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) AWS
1 16 (72.73%) Azure
1 16 (72.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 4 (18.18%) Billing
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
1 16 (72.73%) Presales
1 16 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Business Development
3 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) C++
1 2 (9.09%) Java
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Brocade
1 16 (72.73%) EMC
1 16 (72.73%) Hitachi
1 16 (72.73%) Isilon
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) ICL