Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 29 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 429 464 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.41% 6.99% 8.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 7.31% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 334 369 652
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,100 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 6,439 6,345 9,056
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.60% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,188 5,105 7,377
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +11 199 £60,000 +14.29% 50
Wokingham +15 26 £62,500 +2.88% 3
Newbury +3 23 £35,000 -44.22% 3
Maidenhead -56 21 £50,000 -21.57% 1
Slough -15 13 £58,750 +11.90% 2
Bracknell -41 11 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Ascot - 1 £35,000 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 128 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 112 (26.11%) Presales
3 91 (21.21%) Finance
4 69 (16.08%) SQL
4 69 (16.08%) Oracle
5 64 (14.92%) Windows
6 63 (14.69%) ERP
7 60 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 56 (13.05%) SAP
9 54 (12.59%) Project Management
10 52 (12.12%) Degree
11 49 (11.42%) Active Directory
12 47 (10.96%) VMware
13 45 (10.49%) SQL Server
13 45 (10.49%) Office 365
14 37 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
14 37 (8.62%) Oracle 11i
14 37 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
15 35 (8.16%) Windows Server
16 34 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (7.93%) Hyper-V
16 34 (7.93%) CRM
17 33 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (6.99%) Dynamics 365
19 29 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
19 29 (6.76%) Advertising
19 29 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
20 28 (6.53%) Java
20 28 (6.53%) ITIL
20 28 (6.53%) Cybersecurity

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 27 (6.29%) IIS
2 12 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.17%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.17%) JBoss
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.93%) Liferay
4 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.70%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (8.62%) Oracle 11i
1 37 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
1 37 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (5.83%) Oracle HRMS
3 25 (5.83%) Oracle Payroll
4 22 (5.13%) SAP FI
5 17 (3.96%) SAP S/4HANA
6 16 (3.73%) SAP CO
6 16 (3.73%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (2.80%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (2.80%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (2.80%) Oracle iProcurement
7 12 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (2.80%) SAP SD
8 11 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (2.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (1.63%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (10.49%) Office 365
3 30 (6.99%) Dynamics 365
4 24 (5.59%) IaaS
5 21 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (3.50%) PaaS
7 10 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (2.10%) SaaS
9 8 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.47%) Force.com
11 2 (0.47%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.23%) GitHub
12 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.50%) Internet
1 15 (3.50%) Network Security
2 13 (3.03%) Firewall
3 12 (2.80%) DNS
4 10 (2.33%) DHCP
4 10 (2.33%) WAN
5 9 (2.10%) Intranet
5 9 (2.10%) LAN
5 9 (2.10%) NAS
5 9 (2.10%) SAN
5 9 (2.10%) VPN
6 8 (1.86%) Skype
7 7 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.40%) SNMP
9 5 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.93%) Sourcefire
10 4 (0.93%) SSL
10 4 (0.93%) WebEx
10 4 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.53%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.56%) Power BI
6 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (2.10%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.63%) HDInsight
9 7 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.17%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.17%) Big Data
11 5 (1.17%) HBase
11 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Ant
1 2 (0.47%) JIRA
1 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.23%) JUnit
2 1 (0.23%) Moq
2 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.23%) NSubstitute
2 1 (0.23%) NUnit
2 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.23%) Selenium
2 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
General
1 91 (21.21%) Finance
2 29 (6.76%) Advertising
3 24 (5.59%) Retail
4 22 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.43%) Marketing
6 14 (3.26%) German Language
7 13 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.63%) Law
9 6 (1.40%) Electronics
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
11 3 (0.70%) Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.29%) .NET
2 13 (3.03%) Web Services
3 12 (2.80%) HTML
4 9 (2.10%) WCF
5 8 (1.86%) XML
6 6 (1.40%) SAP Smart Forms
6 6 (1.40%) Web Dynpro
7 5 (1.17%) J2EE
7 5 (1.17%) Middleware
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.17%) WebCenter
8 4 (0.93%) Lucene
8 4 (0.93%) TensorFlow
9 3 (0.70%) CSS
9 3 (0.70%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.70%) SOAP
10 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.47%) CGI
10 2 (0.47%) JSON
10 2 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.26%) Life Science
5 13 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.80%) Clustering
7 11 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.93%) Fintech
11 4 (0.93%) SCADA
11 4 (0.93%) Social Media
12 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.92%) Windows
2 35 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.73%) Windows 10
4 12 (2.80%) Windows 8
5 9 (2.10%) Linux
6 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.63%) Unix
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (26.11%) Presales
2 63 (14.69%) ERP
3 54 (12.59%) Project Management
4 34 (7.93%) CRM
5 33 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (6.53%) ITIL
7 27 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.13%) Migration
10 21 (4.90%) Analytics
11 20 (4.66%) Information Security
11 20 (4.66%) Logistics
12 19 (4.43%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (3.73%) DevOps
13 16 (3.73%) PRINCE2
13 16 (3.73%) TOGAF
13 16 (3.73%) Validation
14 15 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (3.50%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.08%) SQL
2 28 (6.53%) Java
3 26 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.66%) C#
5 14 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.56%) Python
7 10 (2.33%) C
8 9 (2.10%) C++
9 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.40%) ABAP
10 6 (1.40%) PHP
10 6 (1.40%) SAPscript
11 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.93%) R
11 4 (0.93%) Scala
12 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.70%) Korn
12 3 (0.70%) Ruby
13 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 52 (12.12%) Degree
2 24 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.96%) CISSP
4 14 (3.26%) CISM
5 11 (2.56%) AAT
6 10 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (2.10%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.86%) ACCA
8 8 (1.86%) CIMA
8 8 (1.86%) MCSE
9 7 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.40%) CCNP
10 6 (1.40%) CISA
10 6 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.40%) Master's Degree
10 6 (1.40%) MCP
10 6 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (1.17%) MCSA
12 4 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.26%) PMO
2 11 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.10%) QA
4 8 (1.86%) GAMP
5 7 (1.63%) GDPR
6 5 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.70%) COBIT
7 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.23%) PSD2
9 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (11.42%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.93%) Hyper-V
2 34 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.86%) HDFS
4 8 (1.86%) Terminal Server
5 5 (1.17%) Docker
6 3 (0.70%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.70%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (5.36%) SCCM
2 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (0.93%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.93%) SCOM
3 4 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.70%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.70%) vRealize
4 3 (0.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Oozie
5 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 69 (16.08%) Oracle
3 56 (13.05%) SAP
4 47 (10.96%) VMware
5 22 (5.13%) Citrix
6 21 (4.90%) Cisco
7 17 (3.96%) HP
8 16 (3.73%) Sage
9 15 (3.50%) EMC
10 14 (3.26%) Dell
11 12 (2.80%) NetApp
12 11 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
13 10 (2.33%) IBM
13 10 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (2.10%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.10%) Juniper
15 8 (1.86%) Capita
16 7 (1.63%) F5
17 5 (1.17%) Google
17 5 (1.17%) Symantec