Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 37 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 87 72 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.07% 7.22% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 7.48% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 84 56 52
Watford median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £63,750 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%

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 935 963 1,011
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 96.59% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 775 804 869
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Watford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 49 (56.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (41.38%) Office 365
3 34 (39.08%) VMware
4 28 (32.18%) Windows
5 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 27 (31.03%) Migration
5 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
6 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.89%) Java
6 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
6 26 (29.89%) SQL
6 26 (29.89%) XML
7 25 (28.74%) MS Exchange
8 24 (27.59%) Presales
8 24 (27.59%) Windows Server
8 24 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (26.44%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (25.29%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (24.14%) Finance
12 20 (22.99%) Banking
12 20 (22.99%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (21.84%) Software Delivery
14 18 (20.69%) ETL
14 18 (20.69%) Data Analysis
14 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
14 18 (20.69%) Data Migration
14 18 (20.69%) SCCM
14 18 (20.69%) Master Data Management

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 25 (28.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (56.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (41.38%) Office 365
3 24 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (19.54%) SaaS
5 5 (5.75%) IaaS
6 4 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) iSCSI
2 10 (11.49%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (11.49%) SAN
3 4 (4.60%) DNS
3 4 (4.60%) Skype
4 3 (3.45%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.45%) Network Security
4 3 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (3.45%) SSH
5 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.15%) Firewall
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 20 (22.99%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) XML
2 13 (14.94%) REST
3 10 (11.49%) XSLT
4 7 (8.05%) .NET
5 6 (6.90%) CSS
5 6 (6.90%) HTML
5 6 (6.90%) Web Services
6 3 (3.45%) CSS3
6 3 (3.45%) HTML5
6 3 (3.45%) OAuth
6 3 (3.45%) SAML
6 3 (3.45%) XHTML
6 3 (3.45%) XML Schema
6 3 (3.45%) XSL
7 2 (2.30%) jQuery
7 2 (2.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.99%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Windows
2 24 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Migration
2 24 (27.59%) Presales
3 22 (25.29%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (21.84%) Software Delivery
5 18 (20.69%) Data Analysis
5 18 (20.69%) Data Migration
5 18 (20.69%) ETL
5 18 (20.69%) Master Data Management
6 10 (11.49%) Project Management
7 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.90%) Physics
7 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.60%) Business Development
8 4 (4.60%) Process Improvement
8 4 (4.60%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (4.60%) SDLC
8 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.45%) DevOps
9 3 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) Java
1 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) Apex Code
3 7 (8.05%) C#
4 6 (6.90%) XPath
5 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) MCSA
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
4 6 (6.90%) MCSE
5 4 (4.60%) CCNA
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.60%) MCP
6 3 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
1 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.20%) XenApp
3 8 (9.20%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.90%) XenServer
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) SCCM
2 14 (16.09%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) VMware
2 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.09%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (16.09%) Symantec
3 14 (16.09%) Veeam
4 8 (9.20%) Citrix
5 6 (6.90%) EMC
5 6 (6.90%) Meraki
5 6 (6.90%) NetApp
6 3 (3.45%) IBM
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
6 3 (3.45%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.15%) Twitter