Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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

Technical Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 181 182
Rank change year-on-year +50 +1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 16 59 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 1.02% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.07% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 68 90
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.89% +11.90%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,000 £72,500 £79,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +9.27%

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 2,201 5,534 6,388
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.41% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,738 4,508 5,132
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Consultant in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 5 August 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 +48 6 £97,000 +76.36%
Slough +31 3 £97,000 +55.20%
Newbury +31 3 £52,500 -2.33% 2
Wokingham +21 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Presales
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Data Privacy
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) ERP
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) SAP
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) JD Edwards
7 3 (18.75%) Sage
7 3 (18.75%) Data Extraction
7 3 (18.75%) Accounts Payable
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (18.75%) People Management
7 3 (18.75%) Fintech
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (12.50%) NAS
8 2 (12.50%) Azure

Technical 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Presales
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Accounts Payable
5 3 (18.75%) Data Extraction
5 3 (18.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Fintech
5 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 1 (6.25%) Emotional Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) JD Edwards
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Sage
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com