Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Solution Consultant
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 992 996 993
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -111
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Consultant 197 243 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 151 206 243
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.51% -2.31%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,375 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.41% -13.60%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Solutions Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Consultant in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solutions Consultant in the UK

Solutions Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Consultant over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Consultant in the UK

Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -4 190 £69,500 +11.20% 12
London +19 128 £73,750 +5.36% 4
UK excluding London -6 58 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East +6 25 £67,500 +22.73% 6
North of England -2 17 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Midlands +30 13 £52,500 +3.45%
West Midlands +21 13 £52,500 +3.45%
North West -10 10 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +15 6 £55,000 +25.71%
South West 0 3 £62,500 +31.58%
Scotland -11 1 £80,000 +60.00%

Solutions Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Consultant in the job title.

1 94 (47.72%) Presales
2 50 (25.38%) Project Management
3 42 (21.32%) Degree
4 31 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (14.72%) Java
6 28 (14.21%) SaaS
7 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
7 27 (13.71%) Finance
8 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (12.69%) DevOps
9 23 (11.68%) Linux
10 20 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (10.15%) ServiceNow
11 19 (9.64%) Telecoms
11 19 (9.64%) Oracle
12 18 (9.14%) SAP
13 17 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (8.12%) Analytics
14 16 (8.12%) Perl
15 15 (7.61%) SQL
15 15 (7.61%) Web Services
15 15 (7.61%) ITIL
15 15 (7.61%) WAN
15 15 (7.61%) Marketing
16 14 (7.11%) Ruby
16 14 (7.11%) Law
16 14 (7.11%) Information Security
16 14 (7.11%) XML
16 14 (7.11%) PHP

Solutions 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 7 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (3.55%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.02%) Apache
2 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.02%) JBoss
2 2 (1.02%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.02%) SAS
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.02%) WildFly
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Eloqua
1 6 (3.05%) NetSuite
2 5 (2.54%) SAP CRM
2 5 (2.54%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (1.02%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.02%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.51%) Magento
6 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.51%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.21%) SaaS
2 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.09%) Office 365
5 11 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.55%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (3.05%) Boomi
7 6 (3.05%) IaaS
7 6 (3.05%) PaaS
7 6 (3.05%) Taleo
8 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.61%) WAN
2 11 (5.58%) LAN
3 9 (4.57%) MPLS
4 7 (3.55%) Firewall
4 7 (3.55%) Skype
5 6 (3.05%) BGP
5 6 (3.05%) Internet
5 6 (3.05%) IPsec
5 6 (3.05%) VPN
6 5 (2.54%) VoIP
7 4 (2.03%) Network Security
7 4 (2.03%) SAN
7 4 (2.03%) Wireless
8 3 (1.52%) DSL
8 3 (1.52%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.52%) IGRP
8 3 (1.52%) OSPF
8 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.52%) VPLS
8 3 (1.52%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.03%) Big Data
2 4 (2.03%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.03%) MySQL
2 4 (2.03%) Neo4j
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.52%) DB2
4 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.51%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.51%) Redis
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (3.05%) Maven
3 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.52%) Hudson
3 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.52%) RStudio
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.51%) gulp
General
1 27 (13.71%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.61%) Marketing
4 14 (7.11%) Law
5 12 (6.09%) German Language
6 10 (5.08%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.06%) Banking
8 6 (3.05%) French Language
9 5 (2.54%) Electronics
10 4 (2.03%) Legal
10 4 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.03%) Retail
11 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.02%) Automotive
12 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.51%) Advertising
13 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.61%) Web Services
2 14 (7.11%) XML
3 10 (5.08%) JMS
4 8 (4.06%) SOAP
5 7 (3.55%) HTML
6 6 (3.05%) Spring
7 5 (2.54%) .NET
7 5 (2.54%) JSON
8 4 (2.03%) JSP
9 3 (1.52%) CSS
9 3 (1.52%) jQuery
9 3 (1.52%) Middleware
10 2 (1.02%) HTML5
10 2 (1.02%) JAXB
10 2 (1.02%) JSTL
10 2 (1.02%) POJO
10 2 (1.02%) Servlets
10 2 (1.02%) XSD
11 1 (0.51%) COM
11 1 (0.51%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.09%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.06%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.06%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.55%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.54%) Marketing Technology
7 4 (2.03%) Fintech
7 4 (2.03%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.02%) EMV
9 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.68%) Linux
2 11 (5.58%) Windows
3 2 (1.02%) Unix
3 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) HPUX
4 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.72%) Presales
2 50 (25.38%) Project Management
3 31 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.69%) DevOps
5 20 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.12%) Analytics
7 15 (7.61%) ITIL
8 14 (7.11%) Information Security
9 13 (6.60%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.09%) Business Transformation
10 12 (6.09%) Migration
10 12 (6.09%) Scrum
10 12 (6.09%) Security Architecture
11 11 (5.58%) Business Development
12 10 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.08%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.57%) Coaching
13 9 (4.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.72%) Java
2 16 (8.12%) Perl
3 15 (7.61%) SQL
4 14 (7.11%) PHP
4 14 (7.11%) Ruby
5 9 (4.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.55%) C
7 5 (2.54%) Python
7 5 (2.54%) VBA
8 3 (1.52%) C#
8 3 (1.52%) R
8 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) SOQL
9 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (21.32%) Degree
2 8 (4.06%) CISM
2 8 (4.06%) CISSP
3 7 (3.55%) AWS Certification
3 7 (3.55%) MCITP
3 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.05%) CISA
5 5 (2.54%) CEH
5 5 (2.54%) MCSE
5 5 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.03%) ACCA
6 4 (2.03%) CIMA
6 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.03%) HP ASE
6 4 (2.03%) MCP
7 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.02%) CCIE
8 2 (1.02%) RHCE
8 2 (1.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) GCP
1 6 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) PMO
2 3 (1.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
4 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.03%) Docker
3 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) vCloud
4 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.60%) Nagios
1 13 (6.60%) ZABBIX
2 6 (3.05%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (2.03%) Ansible
3 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.03%) Puppet
4 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.52%) Mesos
4 3 (1.52%) rkt
4 3 (1.52%) Terraform
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.51%) Icinga
5 1 (0.51%) SCCM
5 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.51%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.15%) ServiceNow
3 19 (9.64%) Oracle
4 18 (9.14%) SAP
5 13 (6.60%) Dell
5 13 (6.60%) New Relic
5 13 (6.60%) Splunk
6 12 (6.09%) Ariba
6 12 (6.09%) IBM
7 11 (5.58%) VMware
8 10 (5.08%) Cisco
9 8 (4.06%) EMC
9 8 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.55%) Google
10 7 (3.55%) Informatica
10 7 (3.55%) JDA
10 7 (3.55%) Jitterbit
10 7 (3.55%) MuleSoft
10 7 (3.55%) RedPrairie
10 7 (3.55%) TIBCO