Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 67 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.86% 5.48% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.11% 5.68% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 48
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -8.70%

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 942 1004 1046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.45% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 790 865 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Watford

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

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

1 40 (59.70%) Cisco
2 29 (43.28%) Juniper
3 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
4 25 (37.31%) Presales
5 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (29.85%) CCNA
7 18 (26.87%) LAN
8 17 (25.37%) Wireless
9 16 (23.88%) CCNP
10 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (22.39%) MCSE
11 14 (20.90%) HP
11 14 (20.90%) Aruba
12 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (19.40%) Palo Alto
12 13 (19.40%) CheckPoint
12 13 (19.40%) WAN
13 12 (17.91%) Citrix
13 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
14 11 (16.42%) Office 365
14 11 (16.42%) PMO
14 11 (16.42%) Marketing
14 11 (16.42%) Blog
15 10 (14.93%) Wireless Security
15 10 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (14.93%) Customer Engagement
16 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (13.43%) Change Management
17 8 (11.94%) CCA
17 8 (11.94%) Citrix Certification

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 2 (2.99%) Confluence
1 2 (2.99%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Portal
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP MM
2 2 (2.99%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 2 (2.99%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.42%) Office 365
3 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.48%) IaaS
4 3 (4.48%) PaaS
5 2 (2.99%) GitHub
5 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) LAN
2 17 (25.37%) Wireless
3 13 (19.40%) WAN
4 10 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (14.93%) Wireless Security
5 8 (11.94%) SAN
6 6 (8.96%) Firewall
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (5.97%) DNS
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security
10 2 (2.99%) ICMP
10 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.99%) Skype
10 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.99%) VPN
11 1 (1.49%) Telepresence
11 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.99%) DB2
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Adabas
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (16.42%) Marketing
2 2 (2.99%) French Language
2 2 (2.99%) German Language
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
2 2 (2.99%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) IDoc
2 4 (5.97%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (5.97%) SAPUI5
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) HTML5
4 2 (2.99%) SAP ALE
4 2 (2.99%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.99%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.99%) XHTML
4 2 (2.99%) XML
4 2 (2.99%) XMPP
4 2 (2.99%) XSL
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.42%) Blog
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) LPAR
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) AIX
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Presales
2 10 (14.93%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (13.43%) Change Management
3 9 (13.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.45%) Migration
5 6 (8.96%) Data Management
5 6 (8.96%) Master Data Management
6 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps
7 2 (2.99%) E-business
7 2 (2.99%) Open Source
7 2 (2.99%) Process Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) SAP Security
7 2 (2.99%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.99%) ABAP
3 2 (2.99%) Go
3 2 (2.99%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (29.85%) CCNA
3 16 (23.88%) CCNP
4 15 (22.39%) MCSE
4 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.94%) CCA
5 8 (11.94%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (10.45%) MCSA
7 4 (5.97%) Degree
8 2 (2.99%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.99%) Stealthwatch
1 2 (2.99%) Terraform
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Cisco
2 29 (43.28%) Juniper
3 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.90%) Aruba
4 14 (20.90%) HP
5 13 (19.40%) CheckPoint
5 13 (19.40%) Palo Alto
6 12 (17.91%) Citrix
7 7 (10.45%) SAP
7 7 (10.45%) VMware
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle
9 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.99%) EMC
10 2 (2.99%) IronPort
10 2 (2.99%) NetApp
10 2 (2.99%) OpenText
11 1 (1.49%) Polycom
11 1 (1.49%) Talend
11 1 (1.49%) Tandberg