Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 490 513 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.01% 7.24% 7.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.30% 7.55% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 380 420 668
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,625
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 6,711 6,796 9,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 95.88% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,396 5,431 8,101
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 +3 197 £60,000 +9.09% 34
Newbury +9 44 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Slough +14 33 £55,000 -16.03% 9
Wokingham +17 28 £60,000 -10.45% 2
Maidenhead -36 22 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Bracknell -25 16 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Windsor - 4 £50,000 - 1
Hungerford -6 2 £32,500 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 134 (27.35%) Presales
2 110 (22.45%) Finance
3 106 (21.63%) Microsoft
4 83 (16.94%) Oracle
4 83 (16.94%) ERP
5 74 (15.10%) SQL
5 74 (15.10%) SAP
6 69 (14.08%) Degree
7 54 (11.02%) Windows
8 52 (10.61%) CRM
9 50 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 48 (9.80%) Project Management
11 40 (8.16%) Information Security
12 39 (7.96%) JavaScript
13 38 (7.76%) .NET
13 38 (7.76%) Oracle EBS
13 38 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (7.76%) VMware
13 38 (7.76%) Oracle EBS R12
14 37 (7.55%) Oracle 11i
15 36 (7.35%) Advertising
16 35 (7.14%) SQL Server
16 35 (7.14%) Office 365
17 34 (6.94%) Java
18 33 (6.73%) Retail
19 32 (6.53%) Oracle Database
20 31 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
20 31 (6.33%) C#
20 31 (6.33%) Active Directory

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 10 (2.04%) IIS
2 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.63%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.63%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.82%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.41%) JBoss
7 2 (0.41%) Liferay
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.20%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 19 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (7.76%) Oracle EBS
1 38 (7.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (7.55%) Oracle 11i
3 31 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (5.71%) Oracle HRMS
4 28 (5.71%) Oracle Payroll
5 16 (3.27%) SAP MM
6 15 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (2.86%) SAP FI
8 13 (2.65%) NetSuite
8 13 (2.65%) SAP BPC
9 12 (2.45%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (2.24%) SAP Business One
11 9 (1.84%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (1.84%) Oracle iProcurement
11 9 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (1.63%) SAP PM
12 8 (1.63%) SAP S/4HANA
13 7 (1.43%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.14%) Office 365
3 24 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
4 23 (4.69%) IaaS
5 18 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (2.65%) PaaS
7 10 (2.04%) SaaS
8 7 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.82%) FinancialForce
10 4 (0.82%) GitHub
11 3 (0.61%) Force.com
12 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) Taleo
13 1 (0.20%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.86%) WAN
2 13 (2.65%) Network Security
3 9 (1.84%) DNS
4 8 (1.63%) Firewall
5 7 (1.43%) DHCP
5 7 (1.43%) Internet
5 7 (1.43%) SSL
5 7 (1.43%) VPN
6 6 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (1.02%) LAN
7 5 (1.02%) Skype
7 5 (1.02%) SNMP
8 4 (0.82%) SAN
8 4 (0.82%) SCCP
8 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.82%) Wireless
9 3 (0.61%) MPLS
9 3 (0.61%) NAS
9 3 (0.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.53%) Oracle Database
3 26 (5.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (2.65%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.04%) SAP HANA
7 9 (1.84%) Apache Hive
7 9 (1.84%) HBase
8 8 (1.63%) Power BI
9 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.22%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.02%) Sqoop
12 4 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.82%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.82%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.02%) Ant
2 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.82%) JIRA
4 3 (0.61%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.41%) Selenium
5 2 (0.41%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.20%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.20%) NUnit
6 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.20%) Zephyr
General
1 110 (22.45%) Finance
2 36 (7.35%) Advertising
3 33 (6.73%) Retail
4 26 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 21 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.65%) Billing
7 11 (2.24%) German Language
8 10 (2.04%) Marketing
9 9 (1.84%) Legal
10 7 (1.43%) Law
11 6 (1.22%) Banking
12 5 (1.02%) Games
13 4 (0.82%) Local Government
14 3 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.76%) .NET
2 19 (3.88%) XML
3 16 (3.27%) Middleware
4 13 (2.65%) Java EE
5 12 (2.45%) Web Services
6 11 (2.24%) J2EE
6 11 (2.24%) JSON
7 10 (2.04%) HTML
8 9 (1.84%) Apache Camel
9 6 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.02%) CSS
11 4 (0.82%) EJB
11 4 (0.82%) EJB 3.0
11 4 (0.82%) JMS
11 4 (0.82%) SOAP
11 4 (0.82%) TensorFlow
11 4 (0.82%) UDDI
11 4 (0.82%) WSDL
11 4 (0.82%) XSD
11 4 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.27%) User Experience
7 15 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.65%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.24%) Life Science
11 8 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.22%) Clustering
13 6 (1.22%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (0.82%) Fintech
15 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
16 3 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.02%) Windows
2 29 (5.92%) Windows Server
3 25 (5.10%) Linux
4 23 (4.69%) Unix
5 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.61%) SUSE
6 3 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (27.35%) Presales
2 83 (16.94%) ERP
3 52 (10.61%) CRM
4 48 (9.80%) Project Management
5 40 (8.16%) Information Security
6 38 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (6.12%) ITIL
8 29 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (5.51%) Logistics
9 27 (5.51%) Migration
10 25 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (4.49%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (4.08%) Master Data Management
12 20 (4.08%) PRINCE2
13 17 (3.47%) Analytics
14 16 (3.27%) Asset Management
15 15 (3.06%) Business Development
15 15 (3.06%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 74 (15.10%) SQL
2 39 (7.96%) JavaScript
3 34 (6.94%) Java
4 31 (6.33%) C#
5 19 (3.88%) C++
6 17 (3.47%) C
7 11 (2.24%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.04%) Python
9 9 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.02%) Scala
11 4 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.82%) R
11 4 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (0.82%) X++
11 4 (0.82%) XPath
12 3 (0.61%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.61%) PHP
12 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.41%) Ruby
13 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (14.08%) Degree
2 23 (4.69%) CISSP
3 17 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (3.27%) AAT
4 16 (3.27%) CISM
4 16 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.84%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.43%) PCI QSA
8 7 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.22%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.22%) VCP6
10 5 (1.02%) CCNP
10 5 (1.02%) HND
10 5 (1.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (1.02%) MCSE
11 4 (0.82%) CCSP
11 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.27%) QA
3 10 (2.04%) PMO
4 9 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.84%) GDPR
4 9 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.43%) GAMP
6 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.41%) COBIT
7 2 (0.41%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 31 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 27 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.63%) HDFS
6 5 (1.02%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.02%) Docker
6 5 (1.02%) vSphere
7 4 (0.82%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.61%) XenApp
9 2 (0.41%) NFS
9 2 (0.41%) Samba
9 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.47%) SCCM
2 8 (1.63%) IBM BigFix
3 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.02%) vCenter Server
3 5 (1.02%) vRealize
4 4 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.82%) Oozie
5 3 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.61%) PureDisk
5 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.41%) Ansible
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.41%) Terraform
7 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 106 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 83 (16.94%) Oracle
3 74 (15.10%) SAP
4 38 (7.76%) VMware
5 29 (5.92%) Sage
6 15 (3.06%) IBM
7 12 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.24%) Cisco
8 11 (2.24%) Juniper
9 10 (2.04%) Citrix
9 10 (2.04%) Epicor
9 10 (2.04%) HP
9 10 (2.04%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.84%) Infor
11 8 (1.63%) BMC
11 8 (1.63%) Capita
11 8 (1.63%) F5
11 8 (1.63%) Google
11 8 (1.63%) Sonatype
11 8 (1.63%) Xero