Period
to 18 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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

Consultant
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 38 28
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 352 319 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 8.66% 6.04% 6.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 6.31% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 294 212 203
Surrey median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,150 £30,050 £36,500
90th Percentile £83,700 £82,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,930 5,055 5,625
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 95.76% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,327 4,243 4,631
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £26,755 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Surrey

Consultant
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Surrey

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Surrey

Consultant
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Guildford +3 87 £65,000 +30.00% 8
Woking +9 42 £60,000 +103.39% 4
Egham +10 28 - -
Staines +10 20 £60,000 -31.03% 2
Weybridge +3 14 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Godalming +8 9 £62,500 +8.70% 4
Camberley - 8 £35,000 - 1
Horley +6 5 £45,000 +100.00%
Redhill -2 4 £87,500 +59.09%
Chertsey -3 4 £53,750 +18.13% 1
Reigate +32 3 £26,000 -56.67% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £55,000 -
Epsom +6 2 - -
Leatherhead -1 1 £45,000 -14.29%
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 Surrey region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 110 (31.25%) ITIL
2 99 (28.13%) Degree
3 91 (25.85%) Cybersecurity
4 78 (22.16%) Presales
5 76 (21.59%) Azure
5 76 (21.59%) Microsoft
6 71 (20.17%) Windows
6 71 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (19.03%) Firewall
7 67 (19.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 66 (18.75%) TOGAF
9 64 (18.18%) Cisco
10 63 (17.90%) Security Cleared
11 60 (17.05%) Self-Motivation
12 58 (16.48%) Cryptography
13 57 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 56 (15.91%) Finance
15 55 (15.63%) AWS
15 55 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
16 53 (15.06%) VMware
17 52 (14.77%) SAP
17 52 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (14.49%) Information Security
19 50 (14.20%) MCSE
20 48 (13.64%) Citrix
20 48 (13.64%) CISSP
20 48 (13.64%) SIEM
21 47 (13.35%) Security Architecture
21 47 (13.35%) CCNA
21 47 (13.35%) CISM

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 16 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 12 (3.41%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.69%) Autodesk Inventor
3 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.98%) SAP R/3
2 13 (3.69%) SAP CO
2 13 (3.69%) SAP FI
2 13 (3.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (3.69%) SAP GTS
2 13 (3.69%) SAP HR
2 13 (3.69%) SAP MM
2 13 (3.69%) SAP PM
2 13 (3.69%) SAP PS
3 9 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (2.27%) SAP ERP
5 7 (1.99%) SAP BPC
6 6 (1.70%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.85%) SAP EHS
7 3 (0.85%) SAP IBP
7 3 (0.85%) SAP SCM
8 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.57%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.57%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 76 (21.59%) Azure
2 55 (15.63%) AWS
3 25 (7.10%) Office 365
4 23 (6.53%) IaaS
5 18 (5.11%) PaaS
6 6 (1.70%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (1.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (1.42%) SaaS
8 4 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.14%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.85%) Serverless
10 2 (0.57%) GCP
10 2 (0.57%) Taleo
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.28%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 67 (19.03%) Firewall
2 16 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
2 16 (4.55%) Skype
3 15 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (4.26%) NFC
4 13 (3.69%) WAN
5 12 (3.41%) LAN
6 11 (3.13%) Network Security
6 11 (3.13%) VPN
7 5 (1.42%) DNS
7 5 (1.42%) IPv6
7 5 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.42%) WLAN
8 3 (0.85%) BGP
8 3 (0.85%) Internet
8 3 (0.85%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.85%) MPLS
8 3 (0.85%) Wireless
9 2 (0.57%) Intranet
9 2 (0.57%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.55%) GIS
2 15 (4.26%) Blockchain
3 9 (2.56%) SAP BW
3 9 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.27%) SAP HANA
5 7 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.28%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 56 (15.91%) Finance
2 43 (12.22%) Public Sector
3 18 (5.11%) Retail
4 17 (4.83%) Banking
5 16 (4.55%) Electronics
5 16 (4.55%) Marketing
6 15 (4.26%) Retail Banking
6 15 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.69%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.99%) Legal
9 6 (1.70%) Fire and Rescue
9 6 (1.70%) Police
10 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.85%) Billing
12 2 (0.57%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.98%) IDoc
2 13 (3.69%) BAPI
3 12 (3.41%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.14%) EDI
4 4 (1.14%) XML
5 3 (0.85%) Web Services
6 2 (0.57%) CSS
6 2 (0.57%) HTML
7 1 (0.28%) .NET
7 1 (0.28%) Kafka
7 1 (0.28%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.28%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.05%) Self-Motivation
2 44 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 34 (9.66%) Management Information System
3 34 (9.66%) PKI
4 25 (7.10%) Public Cloud
5 15 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.26%) Contactless
5 15 (4.26%) EMV
5 15 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
5 15 (4.26%) Smartcard
6 9 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.70%) NHS
9 5 (1.42%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.14%) PMI
11 3 (0.85%) Blog
11 3 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (20.17%) Windows
2 46 (13.07%) Linux
3 40 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 34 (9.66%) Unix
5 24 (6.82%) Windows 7
6 23 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.98%) Windows 10
8 12 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.42%) Solaris
10 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.25%) ITIL
2 91 (25.85%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (22.16%) Presales
4 66 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 58 (16.48%) Cryptography
6 55 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 51 (14.49%) Information Security
8 48 (13.64%) SIEM
9 47 (13.35%) Security Architecture
10 43 (12.22%) Project Management
10 43 (12.22%) SABSA
11 41 (11.65%) Risk Management
12 40 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (10.23%) Business Continuity
14 36 (10.23%) Service Delivery
15 35 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (9.66%) Identity Management
16 34 (9.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 33 (9.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.83%) C
2 11 (3.13%) SQL
3 10 (2.84%) ABAP
3 10 (2.84%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.14%) Java
5 4 (1.14%) Python
6 2 (0.57%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) R
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (28.13%) Degree
2 71 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (17.90%) Security Cleared
4 57 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (14.20%) MCSE
6 48 (13.64%) CISSP
7 47 (13.35%) CCNA
7 47 (13.35%) CISM
8 41 (11.65%) SC Cleared
9 39 (11.08%) CCNP
10 37 (10.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 34 (9.66%) Master's Degree
12 19 (5.40%) CCIE
13 15 (4.26%) CESG Certified Professional
13 15 (4.26%) CREST Certified
13 15 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
14 12 (3.41%) SAP Certification
15 11 (3.13%) MCP
16 9 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (19.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (9.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 22 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (4.83%) GDPR
5 14 (3.98%) NIST
6 13 (3.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.42%) PMO
8 4 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.85%) SLA
10 2 (0.57%) QA
11 1 (0.28%) BS7666
11 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 52 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.83%) XenApp
2 17 (4.83%) XenDesktop
3 14 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.69%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.42%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.42%) Sendmail
5 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.28%) NFS
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.69%) SCCM
2 7 (1.99%) Nagios
3 4 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.85%) Ansible
4 3 (0.85%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) Terraform
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.28%) vRealize
6 1 (0.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 76 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.18%) Cisco
3 53 (15.06%) VMware
4 52 (14.77%) SAP
5 48 (13.64%) Citrix
6 41 (11.65%) NetApp
7 39 (11.08%) Dell
8 36 (10.23%) HP
8 36 (10.23%) Nimble Storage
9 18 (5.11%) Mitel
10 16 (4.55%) Juniper
11 15 (4.26%) Hyperion
12 10 (2.84%) Adobe
12 10 (2.84%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.56%) EMC
13 9 (2.56%) Oracle
14 8 (2.27%) Ariba
15 4 (1.14%) Barracuda Networks
16 3 (0.85%) Fortinet
16 3 (0.85%) Riverbed