Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 27 29
Rank change year-on-year -28 +2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 281 482 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.93% 7.36% 7.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 7.72% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 240 385 442
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £30,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +10.58% -4.59% -0.91%

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 5,413 6,247 7,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.36% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,352 5,087 5,751
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -16 130 £60,000 - 45
Maidenhead -23 31 £63,750 +59.38% 4
Newbury -5 18 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Bracknell -20 17 £65,000 +67.74% 4
Slough -45 15 £50,000 -2.44% 4
Wokingham +17 10 £62,000 +3.33% 2
Windsor +3 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Ascot - 1 £35,000 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 93 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 91 (32.38%) Presales
3 52 (18.51%) Windows
4 47 (16.73%) SQL
4 47 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (16.01%) Office 365
6 41 (14.59%) Degree
7 37 (13.17%) Information Security
8 36 (12.81%) Finance
8 36 (12.81%) VMware
9 31 (11.03%) Migration
9 31 (11.03%) Oracle
10 29 (10.32%) ERP
11 28 (9.96%) CRM
11 28 (9.96%) Active Directory
11 28 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (9.96%) Hyper-V
11 28 (9.96%) SaaS
12 27 (9.61%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (8.90%) SQL Server
13 25 (8.90%) Java
13 25 (8.90%) XML
14 24 (8.54%) Windows Server
15 23 (8.19%) SharePoint
15 23 (8.19%) Linux
16 22 (7.83%) SAP
16 22 (7.83%) IaaS
17 21 (7.47%) DevOps

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 23 (8.19%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.98%) Skype for Business
3 12 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.91%) IIS
5 10 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.85%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.14%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.14%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.14%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.42%) Anypoint
10 4 (1.42%) Confluence
10 4 (1.42%) Mule
10 4 (1.42%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.56%) SAP MM
3 8 (2.85%) SAP SD
4 7 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (1.78%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (1.42%) NetSuite
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Payroll
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (1.07%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (16.01%) Office 365
3 28 (9.96%) SaaS
4 22 (7.83%) IaaS
5 18 (6.41%) PaaS
6 15 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (4.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (3.56%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.36%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.36%) Datadog
11 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.98%) Skype
2 12 (4.27%) Firewall
3 10 (3.56%) Network Security
4 8 (2.85%) DHCP
4 8 (2.85%) DNS
4 8 (2.85%) Wireless
5 4 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.42%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.42%) SCCP
6 3 (1.07%) 3G
6 3 (1.07%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.07%) VPN
7 2 (0.71%) 2G
7 2 (0.71%) Broadband
7 2 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.71%) SMS
7 2 (0.71%) SS7
7 2 (0.71%) WAN
7 2 (0.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (3.20%) MySQL
4 9 (3.20%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.85%) DB2
5 8 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.42%) Power BI
9 3 (1.07%) Big Data
9 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.78%) JIRA
2 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.42%) IntelliJ
2 4 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.42%) JUnit
2 4 (1.42%) Maven
2 4 (1.42%) Mockito
2 4 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.36%) Toad
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (12.81%) Finance
2 14 (4.98%) Retail
2 14 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.63%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.63%) Marketing
4 7 (2.49%) Advertising
5 6 (2.14%) Banking
6 5 (1.78%) Electronics
7 3 (1.07%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.90%) XML
2 17 (6.05%) Web Services
3 12 (4.27%) REST
3 12 (4.27%) SOAP
4 6 (2.14%) J2EE
5 5 (1.78%) EDI
5 5 (1.78%) Spring
6 4 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.42%) RAML
6 4 (1.42%) RESTful
7 3 (1.07%) .NET
7 3 (1.07%) COM
7 3 (1.07%) JSON
8 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.71%) CGI
8 2 (0.71%) CSS
8 2 (0.71%) HTML
9 1 (0.36%) Middleware
9 1 (0.36%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.36%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.49%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.14%) EPoS
5 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.78%) PKI
7 4 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.42%) Robotics
7 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.07%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.07%) PMI
8 3 (1.07%) Tandem
8 3 (1.07%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) Clustering
9 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.51%) Windows
2 24 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 23 (8.19%) Linux
4 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.49%) Unix
6 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) HPUX
9 1 (0.36%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.38%) Presales
2 37 (13.17%) Information Security
3 31 (11.03%) Migration
4 29 (10.32%) ERP
5 28 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (9.96%) CRM
6 27 (9.61%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (7.47%) DevOps
8 18 (6.41%) Project Management
9 17 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.69%) Change Management
10 16 (5.69%) Computer Science
10 16 (5.69%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.34%) Business Development
11 15 (5.34%) Document Management
12 14 (4.98%) Customer Requirements
12 14 (4.98%) Data Protection
13 13 (4.63%) Procure-to-Pay
13 13 (4.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.73%) SQL
2 25 (8.90%) Java
3 12 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.85%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.49%) Python
6 6 (2.14%) C#
7 5 (1.78%) C
8 4 (1.42%) Java 8
8 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.07%) Perl
10 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) ABAP
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 41 (14.59%) Degree
2 20 (7.12%) CISSP
3 19 (6.76%) CISM
4 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.49%) CCNA
8 7 (2.49%) CCNP
8 7 (2.49%) CCSA
8 7 (2.49%) MCSE
9 6 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (2.14%) CCSP
9 6 (2.14%) CRISC
10 4 (1.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.42%) CISA
10 4 (1.42%) MCSA
11 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.07%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.85%) GAMP
3 8 (2.85%) GDPR
3 8 (2.85%) QA
4 4 (1.42%) COBIT
5 3 (1.07%) PMO
5 3 (1.07%) SLA
6 2 (0.71%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.36%) HL7
7 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
System Software
1 28 (9.96%) Active Directory
1 28 (9.96%) Hyper-V
2 27 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.07%) Docker
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (7.12%) SCCM
2 15 (5.34%) Single Sign-On
3 12 (4.27%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.42%) CloudHub
4 4 (1.42%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.07%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.36%) CASB
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.36%) Grafana
7 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.81%) VMware
3 31 (11.03%) Oracle
4 22 (7.83%) SAP
5 21 (7.47%) Cisco
6 15 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (4.98%) Veeam
8 13 (4.63%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.91%) Symantec
10 10 (3.56%) Citrix
11 6 (2.14%) F5
11 6 (2.14%) IronPort
11 6 (2.14%) Splunk
12 5 (1.78%) HP
12 5 (1.78%) Juniper
12 5 (1.78%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.42%) Automation Anywhere
13 4 (1.42%) Blue Prism
13 4 (1.42%) McAfee
13 4 (1.42%) UiPath