Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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

Consultant
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 75 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.99% 5.42% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.23% 5.57% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 67 49 43
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,200 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £63,750 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 911 970 1,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 97.39% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 704 880 863
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Watford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Watford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Watford over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Watford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (44.00%) Office 365
3 31 (41.33%) VMware
4 30 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
5 29 (38.67%) Migration
6 22 (29.33%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (29.33%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (24.00%) ETL
7 18 (24.00%) Data Analysis
7 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (24.00%) Data Migration
7 18 (24.00%) Data Quality
7 18 (24.00%) Master Data Management
8 17 (22.67%) iSCSI
9 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
9 16 (21.33%) Windows
9 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (20.00%) SaaS
10 15 (20.00%) Presales
10 15 (20.00%) EMC
10 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.00%) NetApp
11 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (17.33%) SCCM
11 13 (17.33%) Finance
11 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
11 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
12 12 (16.00%) Software Delivery

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (44.00%) Office 365
3 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (20.00%) SaaS
5 9 (12.00%) IaaS
6 8 (10.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (10.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) iSCSI
2 8 (10.67%) Skype
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.67%) Network Security
4 2 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) SSH
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) XML
2 6 (8.00%) REST
2 6 (8.00%) Web Services
2 6 (8.00%) XSLT
3 2 (2.67%) OAuth
3 2 (2.67%) SAML
3 2 (2.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.33%) Life Science
4 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Migration
2 22 (29.33%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (24.00%) Data Analysis
3 18 (24.00%) Data Migration
3 18 (24.00%) ETL
3 18 (24.00%) Master Data Management
4 15 (20.00%) Presales
5 12 (16.00%) Software Delivery
6 8 (10.67%) Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (9.33%) Project Management
8 6 (8.00%) Information Security
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.33%) Data Privacy
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.33%) Security Operations
9 4 (5.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Java
1 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Apex Code
2 6 (8.00%) XPath
3 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) MCSA
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.00%) CISSP
3 6 (8.00%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) CCNA
4 4 (5.33%) CGEIT
4 4 (5.33%) CISA
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.33%) CISM
4 4 (5.33%) MBA
5 3 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) CCIE
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.33%) GxP
3 4 (5.33%) HIPAA
3 4 (5.33%) ISO 22301
3 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
3 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.67%) XenApp
4 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) SCVMM
3 8 (10.67%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (5.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) VMware
2 15 (20.00%) EMC
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.00%) NetApp
3 10 (13.33%) Symantec
3 10 (13.33%) Veeam
4 7 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) IBM
7 2 (2.67%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.33%) Ceridian
8 1 (1.33%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) Huawei
8 1 (1.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.33%) Sage
8 1 (1.33%) Workday