The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 191 197
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 8 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.58% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 23
Median salary £33,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £58,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.89% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3105 4346 4938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.98% 96.53% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 3510 3724
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Newbury - 2 £33,000 -
Reading +10 1 £40,000 -23.80%
IT Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
3 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (30.77%) GPG13
3 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
3 4 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (30.77%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Games
3 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) MCP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle

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 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (30.77%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) AAT
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) GPG13
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Paxata
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau