Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 265 295
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 20 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.31% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 48
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.29% -3.68%
10th Percentile £25,750 £42,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £78,250 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -5.88%

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 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Berkshire

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Berkshire.

Salary trend for IT Consultant in Berkshire

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in Berkshire

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bracknell - 8 £45,000 -
Reading +16 7 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Newbury -17 1 - -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
IT Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 12 (60.00%) QA
2 12 (60.00%) SDLC
2 12 (60.00%) Presales
2 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Information Security
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) SMTP
5 8 (40.00%) HTTP
5 8 (40.00%) Middleware
5 8 (40.00%) Solaris
5 8 (40.00%) Content Management
5 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (40.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) iSeries
5 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (40.00%) Cryptanalysis
5 8 (40.00%) Social Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing

IT 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Boomi
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (40.00%) HTTP
2 8 (40.00%) SMTP
2 8 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) WebEx
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) iSeries
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Presales
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
1 12 (60.00%) SDLC
2 9 (45.00%) Information Security
3 8 (40.00%) Content Management
3 8 (40.00%) Cryptanalysis
3 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Social Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GPG13
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Paxata
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp