Period
to

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

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

Consultant
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 105 59 27
Rank change year-on-year -46 -32 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2,471 1,593 838
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.43% 5.03% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 5.32% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,665 1,235 707
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,200 £37,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £74,125
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK 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 with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 67,634 29,919 8,790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 94.46% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41,197 24,852 7,582
10th Percentile £35,960 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £79,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Consultant
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Consultant trend for jobs with a WFH option

Consultant
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Consultant.

Consultant salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Consultant
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Consultant over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Consultant salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, Consultant job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 810 (32.78%) Social Skills
2 684 (27.68%) Microsoft
3 559 (22.62%) Azure
4 526 (21.29%) Finance
5 470 (19.02%) Agile
6 412 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 374 (15.14%) Presales
8 361 (14.61%) SQL
9 333 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
10 304 (12.30%) Degree
11 299 (12.10%) AWS
12 280 (11.33%) DevOps
13 270 (10.93%) Oracle
14 269 (10.89%) Migration
14 269 (10.89%) Security Cleared
15 236 (9.55%) SAP
16 231 (9.35%) Project Management
16 231 (9.35%) Salesforce.com
17 229 (9.27%) Project Delivery
18 228 (9.23%) SC Cleared
19 220 (8.90%) SaaS
20 212 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
21 206 (8.34%) Java
22 196 (7.93%) Public Sector
23 190 (7.69%) Windows
24 186 (7.53%) Python
25 179 (7.24%) Asset Management
26 176 (7.12%) Mentoring
27 175 (7.08%) C#
27 175 (7.08%) Business Intelligence

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 111 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.94%) IIS
3 41 (1.66%) Documentum
4 32 (1.30%) Apache
5 26 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 22 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (0.61%) SAS
9 13 (0.53%) Confluence
9 13 (0.53%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.32%) OnBase
11 6 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.12%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.12%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.081%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.081%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.081%) WebLogic
Applications
1 158 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.28%) Campfire
6 3 (0.12%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.081%) Windchill
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.040%) InVision
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.040%) Simulink
8 1 (0.040%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 63 (2.55%) NetSuite
2 57 (2.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 43 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 40 (1.62%) TrackWise
5 31 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
7 25 (1.01%) SAP SD
8 24 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
9 23 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
10 21 (0.85%) SAP FI
11 20 (0.81%) SAP CO
12 19 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
13 18 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
14 16 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
14 16 (0.65%) SAP MM
15 15 (0.61%) SAP Retail
16 14 (0.57%) SAP MDG
17 12 (0.49%) SAP BPC
18 11 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 559 (22.62%) Azure
2 299 (12.10%) AWS
3 220 (8.90%) SaaS
4 175 (7.08%) Microsoft 365
5 139 (5.63%) GCP
6 127 (5.14%) Dynamics 365
7 102 (4.13%) Power Platform
8 80 (3.24%) PaaS
9 79 (3.20%) IaaS
10 55 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 51 (2.06%) Serverless
12 47 (1.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 47 (1.90%) Veeva
13 43 (1.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 42 (1.70%) GitHub
15 39 (1.58%) Azure Sentinel
16 33 (1.34%) Azure Logic Apps
17 29 (1.17%) PowerApps
18 28 (1.13%) Google Analytics
19 27 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.94%) Firewall
2 47 (1.90%) Network Security
3 40 (1.62%) WAN
4 38 (1.54%) VPN
5 31 (1.25%) LAN
6 23 (0.93%) Wireless
7 22 (0.89%) DMZ
8 20 (0.81%) DNS
9 19 (0.77%) SD-WAN
10 18 (0.73%) SSL
11 17 (0.69%) DHCP
11 17 (0.69%) SAN
12 15 (0.61%) NetScaler
12 15 (0.61%) TCP/IP
13 13 (0.53%) Skype
14 12 (0.49%) Cisco ISE
15 11 (0.45%) Internet
15 11 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.36%) VSAN
17 8 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 130 (5.26%) Big Data
3 64 (2.59%) Power BI
4 50 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 46 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
7 44 (1.78%) Tableau
8 39 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (1.50%) Data Lake
10 35 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 28 (1.13%) NoSQL
12 24 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 22 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
13 22 (0.89%) JasperReports
14 21 (0.85%) Hadoop
15 20 (0.81%) Metadata
16 19 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (0.77%) MongoDB
17 15 (0.61%) QlikView
18 14 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (3.16%) JIRA
2 47 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 36 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (0.73%) IBM UrbanCode
5 18 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 18 (0.73%) Travis CI
6 13 (0.53%) ERwin
7 11 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 9 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.32%) ER Studio
9 8 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
9 8 (0.32%) Selenium
9 8 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (0.28%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.28%) Zephyr
11 6 (0.24%) LSMW
12 5 (0.20%) Subversion
12 5 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 810 (32.78%) Social Skills
2 526 (21.29%) Finance
3 196 (7.93%) Public Sector
4 174 (7.04%) Retail
5 163 (6.60%) Presentation Skills
6 155 (6.27%) Marketing
7 134 (5.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 125 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (3.32%) Banking
10 73 (2.95%) Manufacturing
11 71 (2.87%) Local Government
12 64 (2.59%) Telecoms
13 59 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 58 (2.35%) Publishing
15 51 (2.06%) Social Housing
16 49 (1.98%) French Language
17 48 (1.94%) German Language
17 48 (1.94%) Legal
18 46 (1.86%) Italian Language
19 45 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (6.68%) .NET
2 132 (5.34%) HTML
3 95 (3.84%) CSS
4 86 (3.48%) AngularJS
5 84 (3.40%) React
6 65 (2.63%) .NET Core
7 62 (2.51%) RESTful
8 55 (2.23%) Entity Framework
8 55 (2.23%) Node.js
9 50 (2.02%) Web Services
10 49 (1.98%) Lightning Web Components
11 47 (1.90%) JSON
12 41 (1.66%) XML
13 40 (1.62%) Visualforce
14 26 (1.05%) Apache Flex
14 26 (1.05%) Kafka
15 23 (0.93%) SOAP
16 22 (0.89%) ARM Templates
17 20 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 112 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
2 101 (4.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 95 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 91 (3.68%) Public Cloud
4 91 (3.68%) User Experience
5 65 (2.63%) Life Science
6 56 (2.27%) Housing Association
6 56 (2.27%) IoT
7 41 (1.66%) Biotechnology
8 40 (1.62%) Driving Licence
8 40 (1.62%) Pharmacovigilance
8 40 (1.62%) PKI
9 39 (1.58%) Cyberattack
10 33 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 32 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.13%) Private Cloud
13 27 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (1.09%) Social Media
14 24 (0.97%) Cloud Native
15 23 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 190 (7.69%) Windows
2 140 (5.67%) Linux
3 83 (3.36%) Unix
4 61 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 23 (0.93%) Solaris
6 18 (0.73%) Mesosphere
7 15 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (0.45%) Android
11 5 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.040%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.040%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (19.02%) Agile
2 412 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 374 (15.14%) Presales
4 333 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
5 280 (11.33%) DevOps
6 269 (10.89%) Migration
7 231 (9.35%) Project Management
8 229 (9.27%) Project Delivery
9 212 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 179 (7.24%) Asset Management
11 176 (7.12%) Mentoring
12 175 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
13 169 (6.84%) Analytics
14 166 (6.72%) ERP
15 144 (5.83%) Data Migration
15 144 (5.83%) Requirements Gathering
16 141 (5.71%) Process Improvement
17 131 (5.30%) Business Development
18 127 (5.14%) Customer Requirements
19 123 (4.98%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 361 (14.61%) SQL
2 206 (8.34%) Java
3 186 (7.53%) Python
4 175 (7.08%) C#
5 101 (4.09%) JavaScript
6 74 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 65 (2.63%) Bash
8 44 (1.78%) Apex Code
9 40 (1.62%) C++
10 39 (1.58%) C
11 35 (1.42%) R
12 33 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 33 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.09%) Go
13 27 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 22 (0.89%) ABAP
15 18 (0.73%) PHP
16 13 (0.53%) Ruby
17 9 (0.36%) Scala
18 6 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 304 (12.30%) Degree
2 269 (10.89%) Security Cleared
3 228 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 95 (3.84%) CISSP
5 82 (3.32%) DBS Check
6 65 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (2.63%) CISM
7 61 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 39 (1.58%) PMP
10 35 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
10 35 (1.42%) DV Cleared
11 31 (1.25%) CCNP
12 30 (1.21%) PMI Certification
13 25 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 24 (0.97%) ISEB
14 24 (0.97%) ISTQB
15 23 (0.93%) AAT
16 22 (0.89%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.99%) QA
2 106 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (4.05%) NIST
4 75 (3.04%) GDPR
5 43 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 43 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 43 (1.74%) PCI DSS
6 36 (1.46%) GRC
7 23 (0.93%) NCSC
8 22 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 21 (0.85%) SLA
10 15 (0.61%) IASME
11 12 (0.49%) NIST 800
11 12 (0.49%) PMO
12 11 (0.45%) IFRS
13 10 (0.40%) RMADS
14 9 (0.36%) JSP 440
15 8 (0.32%) HIPAA
16 7 (0.28%) COBIT
16 7 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 119 (4.82%) Docker
2 94 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 47 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 40 (1.62%) vSphere
6 29 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 23 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (0.73%) VMware NSX
9 13 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.49%) XenApp
10 12 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.040%) Firmware
15 1 (0.040%) HDFS
15 1 (0.040%) KVM
15 1 (0.040%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 140 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 105 (4.25%) Terraform
3 91 (3.68%) Ansible
4 57 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 40 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
6 38 (1.54%) Puppet
7 26 (1.05%) SCCM
8 18 (0.73%) Automic
8 18 (0.73%) Consul
8 18 (0.73%) Prometheus
9 16 (0.65%) vCenter Server
10 15 (0.61%) vRealize
11 14 (0.57%) HP UCMDB
12 13 (0.53%) CASB
13 12 (0.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 9 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (0.36%) Trend Micro Deep Security
15 8 (0.32%) SCOM
16 6 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 684 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 270 (10.93%) Oracle
3 236 (9.55%) SAP
4 231 (9.35%) Salesforce.com
5 114 (4.61%) Google
6 107 (4.33%) Apple
7 102 (4.13%) VMware
8 101 (4.09%) Adobe
9 74 (2.99%) NEC
10 73 (2.95%) Northgate
11 66 (2.67%) ServiceNow
12 63 (2.55%) Splunk
13 57 (2.31%) Workday
14 56 (2.27%) Cisco
15 44 (1.78%) HP
15 44 (1.78%) OpenText
16 41 (1.66%) Citrix
17 39 (1.58%) JD Edwards
18 31 (1.25%) Databricks
18 31 (1.25%) EMC