Period
to 13 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 13 July 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 35 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 156 364 463
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.76% 6.17% 6.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 6.48% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 151 329 409
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,000 £79,000 £78,750
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -

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 2,558 5,618 6,639
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.25% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 4,632 5,363
Median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,025 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,000 £72,500
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 13 July 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 13 July 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 -10 60 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Maidenhead +42 12 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Wokingham +23 11 £60,000 -
Newbury +19 10 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Bracknell +7 10 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Slough -3 9 £75,000 +30.43%
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 39 (25.00%) Presales
2 32 (20.51%) SAP
3 29 (18.59%) Azure
4 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 25 (16.03%) Finance
6 24 (15.38%) Degree
7 22 (14.10%) Migration
8 20 (12.82%) SQL
8 20 (12.82%) Windows
8 20 (12.82%) CRM
9 18 (11.54%) VMware
9 18 (11.54%) Office 365
10 17 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (9.62%) AWS
11 15 (9.62%) Python
11 15 (9.62%) Active Directory
11 15 (9.62%) French Language
12 13 (8.33%) Linux
13 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
13 12 (7.69%) Oracle
13 12 (7.69%) ERP
13 12 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (7.69%) Analytics
13 12 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
14 11 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (7.05%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.05%) People Management
14 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.05%) ITIL
15 10 (6.41%) SharePoint

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 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.92%) SugarCRM
4 2 (1.28%) Apache
4 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.28%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (5.13%) SAP MM
2 8 (5.13%) SAP SD
3 5 (3.21%) NetSuite
3 5 (3.21%) SAP WM
4 4 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle BRM
4 4 (2.56%) SAP EWM
4 4 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.28%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.28%) SAP HCM
6 2 (1.28%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.64%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.64%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.64%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.64%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.59%) Azure
2 18 (11.54%) Office 365
3 15 (9.62%) AWS
4 9 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (5.13%) Power Automate
5 8 (5.13%) SaaS
6 7 (4.49%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.85%) Power Platform
8 5 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.92%) GCP
9 3 (1.92%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.28%) IaaS
10 2 (1.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (1.28%) ShareGate
10 2 (1.28%) Yammer
11 1 (0.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.64%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Firewall
2 7 (4.49%) Wireless
3 6 (3.85%) SAN
3 6 (3.85%) WAN
4 5 (3.21%) Network Security
5 4 (2.56%) NGN
5 4 (2.56%) SCCP
6 3 (1.92%) Internet
7 2 (1.28%) Intranet
7 2 (1.28%) NAS
7 2 (1.28%) Skype
7 2 (1.28%) SNMP
7 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.28%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.64%) LAN
8 1 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (3.85%) Spatial Data
2 4 (2.56%) Big Data
2 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.28%) MySQL
4 2 (1.28%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.64%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.64%) Power BI
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.28%) Subversion
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) LSMW
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (16.03%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) French Language
3 8 (5.13%) Billing
3 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.85%) Retail
5 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.56%) Marketing
7 3 (1.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.64%) Police
8 1 (0.64%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) Web Services
2 3 (1.92%) JSON
2 3 (1.92%) LAMP
3 2 (1.28%) .NET
3 2 (1.28%) COM
3 2 (1.28%) Middleware
3 2 (1.28%) REST
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) Flash
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) Node.js
4 1 (0.64%) React
4 1 (0.64%) RESTful
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.64%) SOAP
4 1 (0.64%) Spring
4 1 (0.64%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.64%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.85%) Blog
3 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) Social Media
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Windows
2 13 (8.33%) Linux
3 10 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.49%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.85%) Unix
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.00%) Presales
2 22 (14.10%) Migration
3 20 (12.82%) CRM
4 17 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (7.69%) Analytics
5 12 (7.69%) ERP
6 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.05%) ITIL
6 11 (7.05%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.05%) People Management
6 11 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.41%) Data Science
7 10 (6.41%) Logistics
7 10 (6.41%) Risk Management
7 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.77%) Project Management
9 8 (5.13%) Information Security
9 8 (5.13%) Mathematics
9 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.82%) SQL
2 15 (9.62%) Python
3 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.85%) Java
5 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.56%) SOQL
7 3 (1.92%) ABAP
7 3 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.28%) C#
8 2 (1.28%) Perl
8 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.28%) R
9 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (15.38%) Degree
2 10 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.49%) CISSP
5 5 (3.21%) CISM
5 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (2.56%) CCSP
6 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.92%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.28%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (1.28%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.28%) MCSE
9 1 (0.64%) CCNP
9 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.85%) NCSC
3 5 (3.21%) NIST
4 3 (1.92%) QA
5 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.64%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.64%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.49%) Docker
4 4 (2.56%) vSphere
5 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.28%) HDFS
7 1 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.64%) KVM
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.21%) Ansible
2 5 (3.21%) Terraform
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.64%) CASB
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) SAP
2 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.54%) VMware
4 12 (7.69%) Oracle
4 12 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (5.77%) Citrix
6 7 (4.49%) Brocade
6 7 (4.49%) EMC
6 7 (4.49%) Isilon
7 6 (3.85%) Cisco
8 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.21%) Meraki
8 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.56%) Hitachi
9 4 (2.56%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.92%) Google
10 3 (1.92%) ICL
10 3 (1.92%) Sage
11 2 (1.28%) Informatica
11 2 (1.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud