Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Consultant
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 229 220 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.20% 4.92% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 5.07% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 229 157 215
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -6.09%
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4259 4342 5202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.03% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3613 3627 4284
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,788
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Watford +6 65 £55,000 - 3
Hemel Hempstead +2 38 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Hatfield -16 13 £52,500 +32.08% 5
Letchworth +9 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £45,000 -
Welwyn - 3 £60,000 -
Cheshunt +3 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Stevenage -11 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £25,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £40,000 -
Royston - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 71 (31.00%) SAP
2 66 (28.82%) Cisco
3 63 (27.51%) Microsoft
4 53 (23.14%) Presales
5 40 (17.47%) Finance
6 37 (16.16%) Change Management
6 37 (16.16%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (16.16%) SQL Server
6 37 (16.16%) Windows
7 35 (15.28%) ERP
7 35 (15.28%) LAN
8 33 (14.41%) VMware
9 32 (13.97%) Juniper
9 32 (13.97%) Citrix
9 32 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (13.54%) WAN
11 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (12.23%) Active Directory
13 27 (11.79%) Firewall
13 27 (11.79%) Hyper-V
14 25 (10.92%) IDoc
14 25 (10.92%) CCNA
14 25 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 24 (10.48%) SQL
15 24 (10.48%) SAN
16 23 (10.04%) HP
16 23 (10.04%) MCSE
16 23 (10.04%) CCNP
16 23 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 22 (9.61%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (6.11%) NetWeaver
3 9 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.18%) Apache
7 4 (1.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.87%) Confluence
8 2 (0.87%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.68%) NetSuite
2 11 (4.80%) SAP MM
3 10 (4.37%) SAP BPC
4 7 (3.06%) SAP HCM
4 7 (3.06%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (2.18%) SAP Retail
5 5 (2.18%) SAP SRM
6 4 (1.75%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.75%) SAP PM
7 3 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.31%) SAP CO
7 3 (1.31%) SAP FI
7 3 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (1.31%) SAP FI-AP
8 2 (0.87%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.44%) Movex
9 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.11%) Office 365
3 10 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.06%) IaaS
4 7 (3.06%) PaaS
4 7 (3.06%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (2.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.87%) GitHub
7 1 (0.44%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.28%) LAN
2 31 (13.54%) WAN
3 27 (11.79%) Firewall
4 24 (10.48%) SAN
5 18 (7.86%) Wireless
6 17 (7.42%) DNS
7 14 (6.11%) VoIP
8 13 (5.68%) Network Security
9 12 (5.24%) VPN
10 11 (4.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (4.80%) iSCSI
10 11 (4.80%) Wireless Security
11 9 (3.93%) DHCP
11 9 (3.93%) VLAN
11 9 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (3.49%) Skype
13 7 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.06%) Cisco ISE
14 6 (2.62%) Internet
14 6 (2.62%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) SAP Data Services
3 11 (4.80%) SAP HANA
4 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.62%) DB2
6 5 (2.18%) MySQL
7 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.87%) QlikView
8 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) Adabas
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 40 (17.47%) Finance
2 13 (5.68%) Marketing
3 11 (4.80%) Retail
4 7 (3.06%) Legal
5 6 (2.62%) Automotive
5 6 (2.62%) Publishing
6 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.75%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.31%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) French Language
9 2 (0.87%) German Language
9 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.92%) IDoc
2 18 (7.86%) EDI
3 14 (6.11%) SAP Basis
4 11 (4.80%) Web Services
5 8 (3.49%) HTML
5 8 (3.49%) SAP Fiori
6 7 (3.06%) .NET
7 6 (2.62%) SAPUI5
8 5 (2.18%) HTML5
8 5 (2.18%) XML
9 4 (1.75%) CSS
9 4 (1.75%) REST
9 4 (1.75%) SAP PI
10 3 (1.31%) XHTML
10 3 (1.31%) XSL
11 2 (0.87%) SAP ALE
11 2 (0.87%) SAP Smart Forms
11 2 (0.87%) XMPP
12 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.68%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.24%) Blog
3 9 (3.93%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (3.93%) User Experience
4 8 (3.49%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.18%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.18%) iPhone
6 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.44%) LPAR
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.16%) Windows
2 18 (7.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.11%) Windows 7
4 12 (5.24%) Linux
5 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.06%) Unix
7 5 (2.18%) AIX
7 5 (2.18%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.18%) Windows Phone
7 5 (2.18%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.14%) Presales
2 37 (16.16%) Change Management
3 35 (15.28%) ERP
4 25 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (8.73%) Migration
7 19 (8.30%) Data Management
7 19 (8.30%) OO
7 19 (8.30%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (7.42%) Cryptography
8 17 (7.42%) Data Protection
8 17 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.42%) Performance Analysis
8 17 (7.42%) Prototyping
8 17 (7.42%) Risk Analysis
8 17 (7.42%) Unit Testing
9 15 (6.55%) Information Security
9 15 (6.55%) Project Management
10 13 (5.68%) Integration Testing
10 13 (5.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.48%) SQL
2 22 (9.61%) ABAP
3 16 (6.99%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.93%) VBScript
5 6 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.31%) Go
6 3 (1.31%) Java
6 3 (1.31%) Python
6 3 (1.31%) Ruby
7 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.44%) C
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (16.16%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (10.92%) CCNA
4 23 (10.04%) CCNP
4 23 (10.04%) MCSE
5 18 (7.86%) CISSP
6 16 (6.99%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.68%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (5.24%) CISM
8 12 (5.24%) Degree
8 12 (5.24%) MCSA
9 7 (3.06%) CCA
9 7 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.62%) CCAA
10 6 (2.62%) MCP
11 5 (2.18%) CCVP
11 5 (2.18%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.75%) CISA
13 2 (0.87%) CIMA
13 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.11%) PMO
3 12 (5.24%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (3.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (3.93%) GDPR
5 6 (2.62%) QA
6 3 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.31%) SLA
7 2 (0.87%) COBIT
8 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.23%) Active Directory
3 27 (11.79%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.93%) vSphere
5 8 (3.49%) XenApp
6 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.44%) Docker
7 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (2.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.62%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (2.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.31%) Ansible
4 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.87%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (0.87%) Terraform
6 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (31.00%) SAP
2 66 (28.82%) Cisco
3 63 (27.51%) Microsoft
4 33 (14.41%) VMware
5 32 (13.97%) Citrix
5 32 (13.97%) Juniper
6 23 (10.04%) HP
7 19 (8.30%) Oracle
8 15 (6.55%) Aruba
8 15 (6.55%) CheckPoint
8 15 (6.55%) Palo Alto
9 10 (4.37%) OpenText
10 6 (2.62%) Nintex
10 6 (2.62%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.18%) Ariba
11 5 (2.18%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.75%) Avaya
12 4 (1.75%) Siemens
13 2 (0.87%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.87%) NetApp