Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 344 456 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.47% 7.42% 7.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 7.77% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 284 367 511
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,875 £76,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -4.76%

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 6,009 5,868 8,266
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.52% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4,876 4,724 6,520
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 168 £60,000 +9.09% 47
Maidenhead -44 30 £62,500 +66.67% 5
Newbury +8 13 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Slough -35 12 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Bracknell -32 11 £62,500 +38.89% 8
Wokingham +5 4 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Windsor - 4 £45,000 - 2
Ascot - 2 £35,000 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 98 (28.49%) Microsoft
2 86 (25.00%) Presales
3 68 (19.77%) SQL
4 55 (15.99%) Finance
5 52 (15.12%) Windows
6 50 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 44 (12.79%) Office 365
8 42 (12.21%) Oracle
8 42 (12.21%) Active Directory
9 38 (11.05%) SQL Server
9 38 (11.05%) SAP
10 37 (10.76%) Degree
11 32 (9.30%) VMware
12 31 (9.01%) Cybersecurity
13 30 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (7.85%) ERP
14 27 (7.85%) Project Management
14 27 (7.85%) Oracle EBS R12
15 25 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (6.98%) ITIL
16 24 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
17 23 (6.69%) Oracle 11i
17 23 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (6.69%) Windows Server
18 22 (6.40%) Hyper-V
18 22 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (6.40%) Citrix
18 22 (6.40%) CISSP

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 21 (6.10%) IIS
2 15 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.91%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.16%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.16%) Anypoint
7 4 (1.16%) Confluence
7 4 (1.16%) Mule
7 4 (1.16%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.87%) JBoss
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.58%) Liferay
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (7.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (6.69%) Oracle 11i
4 16 (4.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 15 (4.36%) Oracle HRMS
6 14 (4.07%) Oracle Payroll
7 13 (3.78%) SAP SD
8 12 (3.49%) SAP CO
8 12 (3.49%) SAP FI
8 12 (3.49%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (2.91%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (2.91%) SAP MM
10 9 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle iProcurement
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (12.79%) Office 365
3 16 (4.65%) IaaS
4 13 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.78%) PaaS
5 10 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (2.33%) SaaS
7 7 (2.03%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.29%) Datadog
10 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.20%) Internet
2 10 (2.91%) Firewall
3 9 (2.62%) Network Security
3 9 (2.62%) Skype
4 8 (2.33%) Wireless
5 7 (2.03%) WAN
6 6 (1.74%) Intranet
6 6 (1.74%) NAS
6 6 (1.74%) SAN
7 5 (1.45%) LAN
8 3 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.87%) DHCP
8 3 (0.87%) DNS
8 3 (0.87%) SCCP
8 3 (0.87%) VPN
8 3 (0.87%) WebEx
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.58%) SMS
9 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.62%) Power BI
6 8 (2.33%) MySQL
6 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.74%) Data Lake
8 6 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.45%) Big Data
10 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.16%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) JIRA
2 4 (1.16%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.16%) IntelliJ
2 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.16%) JUnit
2 4 (1.16%) Maven
2 4 (1.16%) Mockito
2 4 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 55 (15.99%) Finance
2 21 (6.10%) Marketing
3 19 (5.52%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.65%) Advertising
6 13 (3.78%) Retail
7 8 (2.33%) Banking
8 6 (1.74%) Electronics
9 3 (0.87%) German Language
10 2 (0.58%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.36%) Web Services
1 15 (4.36%) XML
2 10 (2.91%) .NET
3 7 (2.03%) HTML
3 7 (2.03%) J2EE
3 7 (2.03%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (2.03%) WCF
3 7 (2.03%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (1.74%) REST
4 6 (1.74%) SOAP
5 5 (1.45%) RESTful
6 4 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.16%) RAML
6 4 (1.16%) Spring
7 3 (0.87%) CGI
7 3 (0.87%) CSS
7 3 (0.87%) EDI
7 3 (0.87%) Middleware
7 3 (0.87%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.58%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.20%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.62%) Clustering
5 9 (2.62%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.45%) PKI
8 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.16%) EPoS
9 4 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.16%) SCADA
9 4 (1.16%) Social Media
10 3 (0.87%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.87%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.12%) Windows
2 23 (6.69%) Windows Server
3 21 (6.10%) Linux
4 12 (3.49%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.91%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.03%) Unix
8 6 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.00%) Presales
2 31 (9.01%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (7.85%) ERP
4 27 (7.85%) Project Management
4 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (6.98%) ITIL
6 23 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (6.40%) Information Security
8 19 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (5.23%) Migration
10 17 (4.94%) TOGAF
11 16 (4.65%) Workflow
12 15 (4.36%) CRM
12 15 (4.36%) DevOps
13 14 (4.07%) Customer Requirements
14 13 (3.78%) Analytics
14 13 (3.78%) Coaching
14 13 (3.78%) Customer Engagement
14 13 (3.78%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.77%) SQL
2 22 (6.40%) Java
3 10 (2.91%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.91%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.91%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.03%) ABAP
5 7 (2.03%) C
5 7 (2.03%) SAPscript
6 5 (1.45%) C#
6 5 (1.45%) Python
7 4 (1.16%) Java 8
8 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.87%) Korn
8 3 (0.87%) PHP
9 2 (0.58%) C++
9 2 (0.58%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (10.76%) Degree
2 23 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (6.40%) CISSP
4 20 (5.81%) CISM
5 10 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (2.03%) MCSE
7 5 (1.45%) ACCA
7 5 (1.45%) CCSP
7 5 (1.45%) CIMA
7 5 (1.45%) CISA
7 5 (1.45%) MCP
7 5 (1.45%) MCSA
8 4 (1.16%) CCNA
8 4 (1.16%) CCNP
8 4 (1.16%) CREST Certified
8 4 (1.16%) CRISC
8 4 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.62%) PMO
3 8 (2.33%) GDPR
3 8 (2.33%) QA
4 5 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.87%) COBIT
7 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.29%) GAMP
8 1 (0.29%) HL7
8 1 (0.29%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.40%) Hyper-V
2 22 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.74%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.16%) HDFS
6 3 (0.87%) Docker
7 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (5.81%) SCCM
2 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.45%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.16%) CloudHub
5 4 (1.16%) SCOM
6 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) Puppet
6 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.29%) CASB
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.29%) Grafana
7 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 98 (28.49%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.21%) Oracle
3 38 (11.05%) SAP
4 32 (9.30%) VMware
5 22 (6.40%) Citrix
6 21 (6.10%) Cisco
7 15 (4.36%) EMC
7 15 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (4.07%) Dell
9 11 (3.20%) HP
9 11 (3.20%) NetApp
9 11 (3.20%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (1.74%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.74%) Sage
11 5 (1.45%) F5
11 5 (1.45%) Symantec
12 4 (1.16%) Automation Anywhere
12 4 (1.16%) Blue Prism
12 4 (1.16%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.16%) UiPath