Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 445 660 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.11% 7.58% 7.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 7.93% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 353 504 651
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,750 £37,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,125 £71,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5980 8326 10623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4793 6524 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Berkshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Berkshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Berkshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Reading -6 182 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Slough +15 50 £50,000 -31.03% 3
Maidenhead +27 37 £38,750 -35.42% 3
Bracknell +11 21 £45,000 -21.74% 2
Newbury -20 17 £56,250 +18.42% 1
Wokingham +12 13 £56,250 -13.46%
Thatcham - 8 £53,750 -
Hungerford -5 4 £33,000 +1.54% 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 120 (26.97%) Finance
2 109 (24.49%) Presales
3 82 (18.43%) SAP
4 72 (16.18%) Oracle
5 69 (15.51%) Microsoft
6 67 (15.06%) SQL
7 64 (14.38%) Degree
8 55 (12.36%) ERP
9 50 (11.24%) Project Management
10 42 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (9.21%) Information Security
12 38 (8.54%) Telecoms
13 37 (8.31%) Windows
14 36 (8.09%) Firewall
14 36 (8.09%) Migration
15 35 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (7.87%) Oracle EBS R12
16 33 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (7.19%) Customer Requirements
18 31 (6.97%) Oracle EBS
18 31 (6.97%) Risk Management
18 31 (6.97%) Linux
18 31 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (6.52%) Retail
19 29 (6.52%) QA
19 29 (6.52%) SQL Server
19 29 (6.52%) CISSP
20 28 (6.29%) .NET
20 28 (6.29%) ITIL
20 28 (6.29%) Oracle Database

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (2.70%) Skype for Business
2 11 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.80%) IIS
4 6 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.67%) Apache
6 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (7.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 31 (6.97%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (6.07%) Oracle 11i
4 26 (5.84%) Oracle HRMS
4 26 (5.84%) SAP MM
5 22 (4.94%) Oracle Payroll
6 16 (3.60%) SAP CS
6 16 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 16 (3.60%) SAP PM
6 16 (3.60%) SAP QM
7 13 (2.92%) Unit4 Business World
8 12 (2.70%) SAP CO
8 12 (2.70%) SAP FI
8 12 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (2.25%) NetSuite
10 9 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (2.02%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 7 (1.57%) SAP HCM
11 7 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (1.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.94%) Office 365
3 16 (3.60%) SaaS
4 15 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (2.92%) FinancialForce
6 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.57%) IaaS
6 7 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.67%) PaaS
9 2 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Boomi
10 1 (0.22%) Force.com
10 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.09%) Firewall
2 19 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.37%) IPsec
4 13 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (2.92%) VoIP
4 13 (2.92%) VPN
4 13 (2.92%) Wireless
5 10 (2.25%) HTTP
6 9 (2.02%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (2.02%) DMVPN
6 9 (2.02%) FWSM
6 9 (2.02%) MPLS
6 9 (2.02%) Skype
6 9 (2.02%) SMTP
6 9 (2.02%) SSL
7 8 (1.80%) BGP
7 8 (1.80%) OSPF
7 8 (1.80%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.35%) DSL
8 6 (1.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 23 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (4.27%) Big Data
5 13 (2.92%) SAP HANA
6 11 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.90%) Power BI
12 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.57%) JIRA
2 7 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.67%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.45%) WinDbg
General
1 120 (26.97%) Finance
2 38 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.52%) Retail
4 27 (6.07%) Manufacturing
5 22 (4.94%) Banking
6 14 (3.15%) Legal
7 13 (2.92%) Advertising
8 11 (2.47%) Marketing
9 9 (2.02%) Digital Economy
10 7 (1.57%) Billing
10 7 (1.57%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.12%) Local Government
12 4 (0.90%) Games
13 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.67%) Electronics
13 3 (0.67%) Front Office
14 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.29%) .NET
2 21 (4.72%) Middleware
3 19 (4.27%) XML
4 16 (3.60%) HTML
5 8 (1.80%) CSS
5 8 (1.80%) Web Services
6 7 (1.57%) JSON
7 6 (1.35%) J2EE
8 5 (1.12%) Apache Camel
8 5 (1.12%) Java EE
8 5 (1.12%) SOAP
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.67%) REST
11 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.45%) jQuery
11 2 (0.45%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.45%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.45%) Visualforce
11 2 (0.45%) WCF
12 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.94%) User Experience
3 17 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.80%) iSeries
5 8 (1.80%) PKI
6 7 (1.57%) Fintech
6 7 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.35%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.12%) Life Science
8 5 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.12%) Robotics
8 5 (1.12%) Tandem
9 4 (0.90%) Clustering
10 3 (0.67%) EPoS
10 3 (0.67%) iPad
10 3 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.31%) Windows
2 31 (6.97%) Linux
3 22 (4.94%) Unix
4 21 (4.72%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.80%) Solaris
6 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (24.49%) Presales
2 55 (12.36%) ERP
3 50 (11.24%) Project Management
4 41 (9.21%) Information Security
5 36 (8.09%) Migration
6 35 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (7.19%) Customer Requirements
9 31 (6.97%) Risk Management
10 28 (6.29%) ITIL
11 27 (6.07%) Data Conversion
12 25 (5.62%) Analytics
13 23 (5.17%) Data Management
14 22 (4.94%) SIEM
15 20 (4.49%) Data Migration
15 20 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (4.49%) SDLC
16 17 (3.82%) CRM
17 16 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (3.37%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.06%) SQL
2 22 (4.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (4.49%) C
4 18 (4.04%) C#
5 17 (3.82%) Java
6 15 (3.37%) C++
7 10 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.02%) Python
9 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.67%) COBOL
10 3 (0.67%) Ruby
11 2 (0.45%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.45%) Go
11 2 (0.45%) R
12 1 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.22%) PHP
12 1 (0.22%) SOQL
12 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (14.38%) Degree
2 29 (6.52%) CISSP
3 23 (5.17%) CISM
3 23 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.60%) CIMA
5 13 (2.92%) ACCA
6 12 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.02%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.57%) CCNP
10 6 (1.35%) CCNA
10 6 (1.35%) MCSE
11 5 (1.12%) CCIE
11 5 (1.12%) GCIH
11 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.90%) AAT
12 4 (0.90%) EnCE
12 4 (0.90%) GCFA
13 3 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.52%) QA
2 23 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.70%) GAAP
5 11 (2.47%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.80%) GDPR
6 8 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 5 (1.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.45%) GAMP
8 2 (0.45%) GPG13
9 1 (0.22%) BS7799
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.45%) Docker
6 2 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) oVirt
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) Nessus
1 9 (2.02%) Nmap
1 9 (2.02%) SCCM
2 6 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.12%) Puppet
4 3 (0.67%) Ansible
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.67%) Terraform
5 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 82 (18.43%) SAP
2 72 (16.18%) Oracle
3 69 (15.51%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.07%) VMware
5 26 (5.84%) Cisco
6 19 (4.27%) Sage
7 16 (3.60%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 15 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (3.15%) Xero
10 13 (2.92%) Splunk
11 12 (2.70%) Cassiopae
11 12 (2.70%) NETSOL
11 12 (2.70%) White Clarke
12 9 (2.02%) NetWitness
12 9 (2.02%) Qualys
13 8 (1.80%) ArcSight
13 8 (1.80%) IBM
14 7 (1.57%) Epicor
15 6 (1.35%) HP
15 6 (1.35%) TIBCO