Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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

Consultant
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 45 48
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 83 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 9.92% 6.73% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.09% 6.88% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 39
Guildford median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £30,250 £43,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £80,000
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Permanent vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 823 756 864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 97.80% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 677 687 763
Guildford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,400 £24,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,250 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Guildford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Guildford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Guildford over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Guildford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 67 (80.72%) Degree
2 61 (73.49%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (54.22%) Systems Analysis
4 41 (49.40%) TOGAF
5 40 (48.19%) Cryptography
5 40 (48.19%) Technical Architecture
6 39 (46.99%) Business Analysis
7 38 (45.78%) ITIL
8 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (43.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 35 (42.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 35 (42.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 35 (42.17%) Cybersecurity
10 35 (42.17%) Management Information System
11 32 (38.55%) Security Cleared
12 28 (33.73%) Identity Access Management
13 27 (32.53%) Finance
14 26 (31.33%) Hyperion
15 25 (30.12%) EMV
15 25 (30.12%) Smartcard
15 25 (30.12%) E-Commerce
15 25 (30.12%) Microsoft Office
15 25 (30.12%) Electronics
15 25 (30.12%) Telecoms
15 25 (30.12%) Banking
15 25 (30.12%) Retail
15 25 (30.12%) Integration Testing
15 25 (30.12%) Computer Science
15 25 (30.12%) NFC
15 25 (30.12%) Retail Banking

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) HFM
1 1 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.20%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.12%) NFC
2 18 (21.69%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) Intranet
3 2 (2.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.20%) IPsec
4 1 (1.20%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.20%) Power BI
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 25 (30.12%) Banking
2 25 (30.12%) Electronics
2 25 (30.12%) Retail
2 25 (30.12%) Retail Banking
2 25 (30.12%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Local Government
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (73.49%) Self-Motivation
2 35 (42.17%) Management Information System
3 25 (30.12%) Computer Science
3 25 (30.12%) Contactless
3 25 (30.12%) EMV
3 25 (30.12%) Fintech
3 25 (30.12%) Mobile Payment
3 25 (30.12%) Smartcard
4 15 (18.07%) PKI
5 7 (8.43%) NHS
6 4 (4.82%) iPhone
7 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
1 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Systems Analysis
2 41 (49.40%) TOGAF
3 40 (48.19%) Cryptography
3 40 (48.19%) Technical Architecture
4 39 (46.99%) Business Analysis
5 38 (45.78%) ITIL
6 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (42.17%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (42.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 35 (42.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 28 (33.73%) Identity Access Management
9 25 (30.12%) Creative Thinking
9 25 (30.12%) E-Commerce
9 25 (30.12%) Integration Testing
10 22 (26.51%) Information Security
10 22 (26.51%) UML
11 20 (24.10%) BPMN
11 20 (24.10%) Feasibility Study
11 20 (24.10%) Project Management
11 20 (24.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) C#
2 1 (1.20%) C
2 1 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (1.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (80.72%) Degree
2 32 (38.55%) Security Cleared
3 22 (26.51%) CISM
3 22 (26.51%) CISSP
4 19 (22.89%) CREST Certified
5 17 (20.48%) CESG Certified Professional
5 17 (20.48%) TOGAF Certification
6 15 (18.07%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.61%) CISA
8 2 (2.41%) CCNP
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.20%) CCIE
9 1 (1.20%) CISMP
9 1 (1.20%) CRISC
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (43.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (24.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 19 (22.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 18 (21.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (8.43%) GDPR
6 6 (7.23%) COBIT
7 1 (1.20%) GPG13
7 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Nessus
1 1 (1.20%) SCOM
1 1 (1.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Hyperion
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco
4 2 (2.41%) Juniper
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.20%) VMware