Period
to 19 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 54 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 232 277 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.64% 4.89% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 5.16% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 193 236 381
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +9.62% -0.95%

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 4,743 5,370 6,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.86% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,732 4,310 5,083
Berkshire median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

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 January 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 19 January 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 -14 108 £62,500 +4.17% 21
Slough +26 14 £70,000 +40.00% 6
Bracknell +12 13 £61,500 -5.38% 4
Wokingham +7 13 £57,500 -7.26% 2
Newbury +14 9 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Maidenhead +14 5 £60,000 -5.88% 1
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 62 (26.72%) Presales
2 58 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (20.69%) Degree
4 47 (20.26%) Azure
4 47 (20.26%) Finance
5 39 (16.81%) SAP
6 33 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (13.79%) SQL
7 32 (13.79%) Windows
7 32 (13.79%) ERP
7 32 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 31 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 28 (12.07%) Java
11 27 (11.64%) Linux
12 26 (11.21%) Office 365
12 26 (11.21%) SAP S/4HANA
13 24 (10.34%) Oracle
13 24 (10.34%) Active Directory
14 22 (9.48%) DevOps
15 21 (9.05%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (8.19%) Microsoft Intune
16 19 (8.19%) French Language
16 19 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (8.19%) Oracle EBS
16 19 (8.19%) Public Sector
17 18 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (7.76%) Information Security
17 18 (7.76%) Web Services
17 18 (7.76%) CRM

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 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.02%) Confluence
4 4 (1.72%) IIS
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.86%) Apache
6 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.86%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (11.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (8.19%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (6.47%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (6.47%) SAP MM
4 14 (6.03%) SAP SD
5 13 (5.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (3.02%) SAP CO
7 7 (3.02%) SAP FI
7 7 (3.02%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (3.02%) SAP PS
8 6 (2.59%) Oracle SCM
9 5 (2.16%) NetSuite
9 5 (2.16%) SAP BPC
10 4 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (1.29%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 47 (20.26%) Azure
2 26 (11.21%) Office 365
3 21 (9.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (7.33%) AWS
5 12 (5.17%) IaaS
6 11 (4.74%) Power Platform
7 8 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.16%) PaaS
8 5 (2.16%) Serverless
9 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.72%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.72%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.72%) Yammer
10 3 (1.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Flow
11 2 (0.86%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.86%) FinancialForce
11 2 (0.86%) GCP
11 2 (0.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) Skype
2 7 (3.02%) Firewall
3 6 (2.59%) Network Security
4 5 (2.16%) Intranet
4 5 (2.16%) SAN
4 5 (2.16%) VSAN
4 5 (2.16%) WAN
4 5 (2.16%) Wireless
5 4 (1.72%) Junos
6 3 (1.29%) HTTP
6 3 (1.29%) Internet
6 3 (1.29%) LAN
6 3 (1.29%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.29%) NGN
7 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.86%) SMTP
7 2 (0.86%) WebEx
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.74%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.88%) MySQL
3 9 (3.88%) Power BI
4 6 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.29%) Big Data
7 3 (1.29%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.86%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.31%) JIRA
3 8 (3.45%) Subversion
4 5 (2.16%) Mocha
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.29%) Gradle
6 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.29%) JBehave
6 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.29%) Maven
6 3 (1.29%) Selenium
6 3 (1.29%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.86%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.86%) GitLab
7 2 (0.86%) MSTest
7 2 (0.86%) TestDirector
General
1 47 (20.26%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) French Language
2 19 (8.19%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.33%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.17%) Marketing
5 11 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.02%) German Language
7 6 (2.59%) Electronics
8 5 (2.16%) Banking
9 4 (1.72%) Advertising
9 4 (1.72%) Local Government
10 3 (1.29%) Billing
10 3 (1.29%) Legal
10 3 (1.29%) Retail
11 2 (0.86%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.86%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.86%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.76%) Web Services
2 12 (5.17%) .NET
2 12 (5.17%) JSON
2 12 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (5.17%) XML
3 11 (4.74%) SOAP
4 10 (4.31%) REST
5 9 (3.88%) Middleware
6 6 (2.59%) HTML
7 5 (2.16%) XSLT
8 4 (1.72%) OAuth
8 4 (1.72%) SAML
8 4 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.29%) CSS
9 3 (1.29%) J2EE
10 2 (0.86%) jQuery
10 2 (0.86%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.86%) Spring
10 2 (0.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.45%) Life Science
2 8 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.02%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.59%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.43%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.79%) Windows
2 27 (11.64%) Linux
3 16 (6.90%) Unix
4 13 (5.60%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.72%) Presales
2 33 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (13.79%) ERP
4 31 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (9.48%) DevOps
6 19 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.76%) CRM
7 18 (7.76%) Information Security
8 16 (6.90%) Project Delivery
8 16 (6.90%) SOA
9 15 (6.47%) Customer Requirements
9 15 (6.47%) Project Management
10 14 (6.03%) Migration
10 14 (6.03%) Security Architecture
11 12 (5.17%) Analytics
11 12 (5.17%) Mathematics
12 11 (4.74%) Customer Engagement
12 11 (4.74%) ISMS
12 11 (4.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.79%) SQL
2 28 (12.07%) Java
3 16 (6.90%) Python
4 12 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.74%) Perl
6 10 (4.31%) C#
7 9 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.29%) Groovy
11 2 (0.86%) C
11 2 (0.86%) Scala
12 1 (0.43%) ABAP
12 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (20.69%) Degree
2 32 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 29 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.74%) CISSP
6 8 (3.45%) CISM
7 7 (3.02%) MCSE
8 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.72%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.72%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.29%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.29%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.86%) AAT
11 2 (0.86%) CCNP
11 2 (0.86%) ISEB
11 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (1.72%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.72%) NCSC
2 4 (1.72%) NIST
2 4 (1.72%) NIST 800
2 4 (1.72%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) RMADS
2 4 (1.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.86%) GAAP
3 2 (0.86%) MiFID
3 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.31%) Docker
3 8 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.02%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.59%) XenApp
5 6 (2.59%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.16%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.72%) vSphere
8 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (8.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (3.88%) Ansible
3 7 (3.02%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.02%) Terraform
4 6 (2.59%) SCCM
5 4 (1.72%) TIBCO Hawk
5 4 (1.72%) vRealize
6 3 (1.29%) SCOM
7 2 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.86%) Puppet
7 2 (0.86%) Salt
8 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.43%) MOM
8 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.81%) SAP
3 24 (10.34%) Oracle
4 13 (5.60%) VMware
5 9 (3.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.02%) Cisco
7 6 (2.59%) Citrix
8 5 (2.16%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.16%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.72%) Aruba
9 4 (1.72%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (1.72%) Juniper
9 4 (1.72%) Meraki
9 4 (1.72%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.29%) Dell
10 3 (1.29%) EMC
10 3 (1.29%) HP
10 3 (1.29%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.29%) NetApp
10 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com