Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 27 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 472 563 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.29% 7.21% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 7.55% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 377 448 637
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £30,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £73,000
South East median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% -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 6,179 7,456 10,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.52% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,035 5,810 8,535
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -4 190 £60,000 - 28
Slough +29 51 £51,250 -27.56% 6
Maidenhead +9 33 £40,000 -30.43% 6
Bracknell -4 25 £38,750 -27.23% 8
Newbury -10 25 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Wokingham -6 12 £60,000 -16.08% 2
Hungerford -2 6 £33,000 +1.54% 1
Windsor - 3 £50,000 - 2
Thatcham - 2 £53,750 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (25.00%) Finance
1 118 (25.00%) Presales
2 91 (19.28%) SAP
3 70 (14.83%) Degree
4 69 (14.62%) Microsoft
5 68 (14.41%) Oracle
6 67 (14.19%) ERP
7 65 (13.77%) SQL
8 50 (10.59%) Information Security
9 40 (8.47%) Project Management
10 39 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (8.05%) Linux
12 37 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (7.63%) Windows
14 35 (7.42%) .NET
14 35 (7.42%) ITIL
15 34 (7.20%) Manufacturing
15 34 (7.20%) Data Management
16 33 (6.99%) Telecoms
17 32 (6.78%) Retail
17 32 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (6.78%) CRM
17 32 (6.78%) CISSP
18 31 (6.57%) SAP MM
18 31 (6.57%) JavaScript
18 31 (6.57%) Risk Management
19 30 (6.36%) Migration
20 29 (6.14%) Data Conversion
20 29 (6.14%) Oracle EBS R12
21 28 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure

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 13 (2.75%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.91%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.64%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.64%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (6.57%) SAP MM
2 29 (6.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (5.72%) Oracle 11i
5 25 (5.30%) Oracle HRMS
6 24 (5.08%) Oracle Payroll
7 17 (3.60%) SAP PM
8 16 (3.39%) SAP CS
8 16 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 16 (3.39%) SAP QM
9 15 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (3.18%) NetSuite
10 14 (2.97%) Unit4 Business World
11 11 (2.33%) SAP Business One
12 10 (2.12%) SAP BPC
12 10 (2.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 10 (2.12%) SAP FI
13 9 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
13 9 (1.91%) SAP CO
13 9 (1.91%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.03%) Office 365
3 15 (3.18%) SaaS
4 14 (2.97%) FinancialForce
5 12 (2.54%) IaaS
6 8 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.06%) PaaS
8 3 (0.64%) GitHub
8 3 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.42%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) Force.com
10 1 (0.21%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.81%) Firewall
2 13 (2.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.75%) Wireless
3 12 (2.54%) HTTP
4 11 (2.33%) WAN
5 9 (1.91%) SMTP
6 7 (1.48%) Skype
6 7 (1.48%) SSL
6 7 (1.48%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.06%) VoIP
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.85%) DMVPN
8 4 (0.85%) FWSM
8 4 (0.85%) IPsec
8 4 (0.85%) Network Security
8 4 (0.85%) VPN
9 3 (0.64%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.64%) LAN
9 3 (0.64%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.51%) Oracle Database
1 26 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.81%) Big Data
2 18 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (2.97%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.75%) SAP HANA
5 11 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.06%) Power BI
8 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.85%) HBase
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.85%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.85%) Sqoop
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.85%) JIRA
4 3 (0.64%) Ant
4 3 (0.64%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
5 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.42%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.21%) JBehave
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.21%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.21%) RSpec
6 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 118 (25.00%) Finance
2 34 (7.20%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 32 (6.78%) Retail
5 22 (4.66%) Advertising
6 20 (4.24%) Banking
7 18 (3.81%) Billing
8 13 (2.75%) Legal
9 8 (1.69%) Games
10 6 (1.27%) Local Government
10 6 (1.27%) Marketing
11 4 (0.85%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.85%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.42%) .NET
2 28 (5.93%) Middleware
3 24 (5.08%) XML
4 16 (3.39%) Java EE
5 13 (2.75%) Apache Camel
5 13 (2.75%) J2EE
5 13 (2.75%) JSON
6 11 (2.33%) Web Services
7 6 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.06%) SOAP
9 4 (0.85%) HTML
10 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.64%) CSS
10 3 (0.64%) EJB
10 3 (0.64%) JMS
10 3 (0.64%) UDDI
10 3 (0.64%) WCF
10 3 (0.64%) WSDL
10 3 (0.64%) XSD
10 3 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.66%) User Experience
4 18 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.69%) iSeries
8 7 (1.48%) PKI
9 6 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.27%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.06%) Life Science
10 5 (1.06%) Robotics
10 5 (1.06%) Tandem
11 4 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.05%) Linux
2 36 (7.63%) Windows
3 28 (5.93%) Unix
4 19 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.69%) Solaris
6 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) SUSE
6 3 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (25.00%) Presales
2 67 (14.19%) ERP
3 50 (10.59%) Information Security
4 40 (8.47%) Project Management
5 39 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (7.42%) ITIL
7 34 (7.20%) Data Management
8 32 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (6.78%) CRM
9 31 (6.57%) Risk Management
10 30 (6.36%) Migration
11 29 (6.14%) Data Conversion
12 25 (5.30%) Master Data Management
13 24 (5.08%) SDLC
14 22 (4.66%) Analytics
14 22 (4.66%) Customer Requirements
14 22 (4.66%) Data Integration
14 22 (4.66%) Software Engineering
15 20 (4.24%) Data Migration
16 19 (4.03%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (13.77%) SQL
2 31 (6.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (4.45%) C#
4 20 (4.24%) C
4 20 (4.24%) C++
5 19 (4.03%) Java
6 11 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.48%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.85%) Python
10 3 (0.64%) COBOL
10 3 (0.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (0.64%) XPath
11 2 (0.42%) R
11 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.42%) X++
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) Scala
12 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (14.83%) Degree
2 32 (6.78%) CISSP
3 22 (4.66%) CISM
4 17 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.12%) CIMA
8 8 (1.69%) AAT
8 8 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.48%) ACCA
9 7 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.27%) PCI QSA
11 5 (1.06%) GCIH
11 5 (1.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (1.06%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.06%) MCSE
11 5 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.85%) EnCE
12 4 (0.85%) GCFA
12 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.72%) QA
2 26 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.60%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.97%) GDPR
5 10 (2.12%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 7 (1.48%) GAAP
8 5 (1.06%) COBIT
9 4 (0.85%) PMO
10 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.42%) GAMP
11 1 (0.21%) GPG13
11 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.18%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.64%) HDFS
6 3 (0.64%) XenApp
7 2 (0.42%) NFS
7 2 (0.42%) Samba
7 2 (0.42%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.48%) SCCM
2 5 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (0.85%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (0.85%) Nessus
3 4 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.85%) Nmap
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.64%) Oozie
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.64%) PureDisk
5 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.42%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.42%) vRealize
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (19.28%) SAP
2 69 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 68 (14.41%) Oracle
4 27 (5.72%) VMware
5 26 (5.51%) Sage
6 17 (3.60%) Xero
7 16 (3.39%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 15 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.97%) Cisco
9 14 (2.97%) TIBCO
10 13 (2.75%) Cassiopae
10 13 (2.75%) NETSOL
10 13 (2.75%) White Clarke
11 12 (2.54%) IBM
12 9 (1.91%) Epicor
13 7 (1.48%) ArcSight
13 7 (1.48%) Splunk
14 6 (1.27%) Citrix
14 6 (1.27%) Infor
14 6 (1.27%) Linedata