Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 58 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 103 126 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.27% 4.41% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 4.53% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 85 113 104
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,600 £19,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £80,000 £76,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,324 2,781 3,008
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 97.24% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,929 2,261 2,544
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Buckinghamshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Milton Keynes -14 44 £60,000 +4.35% 19
Marlow +34 23 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Gerrards Cross - 3 £25,000 -
High Wycombe -16 2 £52,500 +87.50% 7
Amersham -6 1 - - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £61,000 - 2
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 54 (52.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.27%) Degree
3 21 (20.39%) Windows
4 20 (19.42%) SharePoint
4 20 (19.42%) Office 365
5 18 (17.48%) Linux
5 18 (17.48%) Project Management
5 18 (17.48%) SDLC
6 17 (16.50%) Validation
6 17 (16.50%) XML
7 16 (15.53%) HTML
7 16 (15.53%) Java
7 16 (15.53%) Workflow
8 15 (14.56%) SQL
8 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (14.56%) Internet
9 14 (13.59%) CISSP
9 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
9 14 (13.59%) Workflow Analysis
10 11 (10.68%) Customer-Centricity
11 10 (9.71%) Change Management
11 10 (9.71%) SAP
11 10 (9.71%) CRM
11 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
12 9 (8.74%) French Language
12 9 (8.74%) Finance
12 9 (8.74%) Advertising
13 8 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (7.77%) Customer-Centric Approach
14 7 (6.80%) Windows Server

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 20 (19.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.80%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.85%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (5.83%) SAP HCM
2 5 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.85%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (1.94%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Office 365
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) SaaS
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.91%) IaaS
4 3 (2.91%) PaaS
5 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.97%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.97%) GitHub
6 1 (0.97%) Serverless
6 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Internet
2 5 (4.85%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) Network Security
3 2 (1.94%) Skype
3 2 (1.94%) Wireless
4 1 (0.97%) Converged Networks
4 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) DB2
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.94%) Power BI
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.94%) Selenium
2 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.97%) GitLab
2 1 (0.97%) Hudson
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (8.74%) Advertising
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
1 9 (8.74%) French Language
2 7 (6.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) German Language
3 2 (1.94%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Automotive
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) XML
2 16 (15.53%) HTML
3 6 (5.83%) .NET
3 6 (5.83%) CSS
4 4 (3.88%) jQuery
4 4 (3.88%) Web Services
5 2 (1.94%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.94%) ODBC
6 1 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.97%) Kafka
6 1 (0.97%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.91%) Social Media
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.39%) Windows
2 18 (17.48%) Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) Project Management
1 18 (17.48%) SDLC
2 17 (16.50%) Validation
3 16 (15.53%) Workflow
4 14 (13.59%) Workflow Analysis
5 11 (10.68%) Customer-Centricity
6 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.71%) Change Management
6 10 (9.71%) CRM
7 8 (7.77%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 8 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.83%) Presales
9 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
9 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.85%) IT Strategy
9 5 (4.85%) Migration
9 5 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.85%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) Java
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.88%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) LINC
5 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.97%) ABAP
6 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) C++
6 1 (0.97%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.97%) Python
6 1 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) CISSP
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.94%) CCIE
4 2 (1.94%) CCNA
4 2 (1.94%) CCNP
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.97%) MCPD
5 1 (0.97%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) PMO
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
1 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
1 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.97%) Kibana
3 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.97%) logstash
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (52.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) SAP
3 7 (6.80%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle
4 5 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.91%) Cisco
5 3 (2.91%) Informatica
5 3 (2.91%) Sybase
5 3 (2.91%) Symantec
5 3 (2.91%) Veeam
6 2 (1.94%) F5
6 2 (1.94%) JDA
6 2 (1.94%) Juniper
6 2 (1.94%) RedPrairie
6 2 (1.94%) Unisys
7 1 (0.97%) Avaya
7 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.97%) Cognos
7 1 (0.97%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.97%) HP