Period
to 9 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 47 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 210 301 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.72% 5.32% 7.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 5.59% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 199 282 432
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -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 4,184 5,380 6,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.11% 95.14% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,284 4,440 5,294
Median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,145 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,025 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Berkshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Consultant in Berkshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 -8 102 £65,000 +8.33% 12
Slough +16 19 £70,000 +21.74%
Bracknell +7 17 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Maidenhead +35 12 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Newbury +20 11 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Wokingham +3 6 £60,000 -3.23%
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 49 (23.33%) Finance
1 49 (23.33%) Presales
2 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 44 (20.95%) Degree
4 39 (18.57%) SAP
5 37 (17.62%) SQL
6 36 (17.14%) Azure
7 28 (13.33%) Windows
8 27 (12.86%) Linux
9 23 (10.95%) ERP
9 23 (10.95%) Project Management
9 23 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (10.48%) Python
11 21 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (10.00%) Oracle
11 21 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (9.52%) Migration
12 20 (9.52%) AWS
13 19 (9.05%) French Language
13 19 (9.05%) Office 365
13 19 (9.05%) Active Directory
13 19 (9.05%) SAP S/4HANA
14 18 (8.57%) Java
14 18 (8.57%) Unix
14 18 (8.57%) DevOps
15 17 (8.10%) Manufacturing
15 17 (8.10%) Public Sector
16 16 (7.62%) Information Security
16 16 (7.62%) CRM
16 16 (7.62%) Docker

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 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.33%) Confluence
3 6 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.43%) IIS
4 3 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.43%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.95%) Apache
5 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (9.05%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (6.67%) SAP MM
3 13 (6.19%) SAP SD
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (2.86%) NetSuite
6 5 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle BRM
7 4 (1.90%) SAP FI
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (1.43%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.43%) SAP PS
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.95%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.14%) Azure
2 20 (9.52%) AWS
3 19 (9.05%) Office 365
4 15 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (5.24%) IaaS
6 9 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (4.29%) Power Platform
7 8 (3.81%) SaaS
8 6 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.38%) GCP
10 4 (1.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.90%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.90%) PaaS
11 3 (1.43%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.95%) FinancialForce
12 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.95%) Serverless
13 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.29%) Network Security
2 8 (3.81%) Firewall
2 8 (3.81%) Wireless
3 6 (2.86%) Internet
3 6 (2.86%) Skype
3 6 (2.86%) WAN
4 4 (1.90%) NGN
4 4 (1.90%) SCCP
5 3 (1.43%) HTTP
5 3 (1.43%) NAS
5 3 (1.43%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.43%) SAN
5 3 (1.43%) VSAN
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.95%) LAN
6 2 (0.95%) SNMP
6 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.95%) VLAN
6 2 (0.95%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.76%) MySQL
3 6 (2.86%) Power BI
4 5 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.90%) Big Data
5 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.90%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (1.90%) Spatial Data
6 2 (0.95%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.95%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) QlikView
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.29%) Subversion
3 8 (3.81%) JIRA
4 3 (1.43%) Mocha
4 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.95%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.48%) Gradle
6 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.48%) JBehave
6 1 (0.48%) LSMW
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (23.33%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) French Language
3 17 (8.10%) Manufacturing
3 17 (8.10%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.24%) Billing
4 11 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.76%) Marketing
6 8 (3.81%) Retail
7 5 (2.38%) Banking
7 5 (2.38%) Electronics
8 4 (1.90%) German Language
8 4 (1.90%) Local Government
9 2 (0.95%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.95%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.95%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.48%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.67%) Web Services
2 9 (4.29%) .NET
2 9 (4.29%) JSON
3 5 (2.38%) HTML
3 5 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.38%) REST
4 4 (1.90%) CSS
4 4 (1.90%) SOAP
4 4 (1.90%) XML
5 3 (1.43%) LAMP
5 3 (1.43%) Middleware
5 3 (1.43%) Spring
6 2 (0.95%) Apache Commons
6 2 (0.95%) Chai
6 2 (0.95%) COM
6 2 (0.95%) Enzyme
6 2 (0.95%) Jest
6 2 (0.95%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.95%) Velocity
6 2 (0.95%) ZK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.43%) Life Science
5 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.43%) User Experience
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Blog
7 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) Social Media
7 1 (0.48%) Social Network
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.33%) Windows
2 27 (12.86%) Linux
3 18 (8.57%) Unix
4 9 (4.29%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.33%) Presales
2 23 (10.95%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (10.95%) ERP
2 23 (10.95%) Project Management
3 21 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (9.52%) Migration
5 18 (8.57%) DevOps
6 16 (7.62%) CRM
6 16 (7.62%) Information Security
6 16 (7.62%) Mathematics
6 16 (7.62%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 12 (5.71%) Analytics
8 12 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (5.24%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (5.24%) Logistics
9 11 (5.24%) Process Improvement
9 11 (5.24%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.62%) SQL
2 22 (10.48%) Python
3 18 (8.57%) Java
4 15 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.29%) Perl
7 6 (2.86%) C#
7 6 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.90%) PHP
8 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.43%) Groovy
9 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.95%) C
10 2 (0.95%) Scala
10 2 (0.95%) SOQL
11 1 (0.48%) ABAP
11 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 44 (20.95%) Degree
2 16 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.29%) CISSP
6 7 (3.33%) MCSE
7 6 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 6 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (1.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (1.90%) CCSP
8 4 (1.90%) CISM
9 3 (1.43%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.43%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.95%) AAT
10 2 (0.95%) CCNP
10 2 (0.95%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (0.95%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.81%) NIST
3 5 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.90%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.90%) NCSC
4 4 (1.90%) NIST 800
4 4 (1.90%) QA
4 4 (1.90%) RMADS
5 2 (0.95%) GAAP
5 2 (0.95%) MiFID
5 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.48%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.62%) Docker
3 8 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.90%) vSphere
4 4 (1.90%) XenApp
4 4 (1.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.43%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.48%) HDFS
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (6.19%) Ansible
1 13 (6.19%) Kubernetes
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (5.24%) Terraform
3 5 (2.38%) SCCM
4 3 (1.43%) SCOM
4 3 (1.43%) vRealize
5 2 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.95%) Puppet
5 2 (0.95%) Salt
6 1 (0.48%) CASB
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.48%) MOM
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.57%) SAP
3 21 (10.00%) Oracle
4 12 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.71%) VMware
5 9 (4.29%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.81%) Citrix
7 7 (3.33%) Cisco
7 7 (3.33%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.86%) Meraki
9 5 (2.38%) Google
10 3 (1.43%) EMC
10 3 (1.43%) NEC
10 3 (1.43%) NetApp
10 3 (1.43%) Northgate
10 3 (1.43%) Sage
11 2 (0.95%) Infor
11 2 (0.95%) JDA
11 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds