Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 35 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 87 73 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.47% 7.25% 8.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 7.53% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 85 57 66
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £47,500 £41,875
90th Percentile £92,500 £62,700 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 899 970 934
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.82% 96.33% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 775 782 799
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,200 £28,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 43 (49.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (44.83%) SQL
3 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
4 34 (39.08%) Java
4 34 (39.08%) XML
5 32 (36.78%) Finance
6 30 (34.48%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (31.03%) Banking
9 26 (29.89%) Software Delivery
10 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 22 (25.29%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (24.14%) Windows
12 21 (24.14%) Apex Code
12 21 (24.14%) SaaS
12 21 (24.14%) REST
13 20 (22.99%) Office 365
13 20 (22.99%) VMware
13 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
13 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
14 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (21.84%) Presales
15 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
15 18 (20.69%) Migration
16 16 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (17.24%) Project Management
18 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
18 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
18 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (14.94%) SCCM

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 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (24.14%) SaaS
4 20 (22.99%) Office 365
5 3 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) Fibre Channel
1 10 (11.49%) iSCSI
1 10 (11.49%) SAN
2 4 (4.60%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) Network Security
3 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.15%) DHCP
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.15%) MSI
1 1 (1.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 27 (31.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) XML
2 21 (24.14%) REST
3 11 (12.64%) .NET
3 11 (12.64%) HTML
4 9 (10.34%) XSLT
5 8 (9.20%) CSS
6 5 (5.75%) Web Services
7 4 (4.60%) CSS3
7 4 (4.60%) HTML5
7 4 (4.60%) XHTML
7 4 (4.60%) XSL
8 3 (3.45%) jQuery
8 3 (3.45%) OAuth
8 3 (3.45%) SAML
8 3 (3.45%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.15%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Software Delivery
2 19 (21.84%) Presales
3 18 (20.69%) Migration
4 16 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (17.24%) Project Management
6 12 (13.79%) Data Analysis
6 12 (13.79%) Data Migration
6 12 (13.79%) ETL
6 12 (13.79%) Master Data Management
7 7 (8.05%) Mathematics
7 7 (8.05%) Physics
8 5 (5.75%) CRM
8 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.60%) SDLC
10 3 (3.45%) Business Development
10 3 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (3.45%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.45%) DevOps
10 3 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) SQL
2 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
3 34 (39.08%) Java
4 21 (24.14%) Apex Code
5 11 (12.64%) C#
6 5 (5.75%) XPath
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.45%) CCNA
5 3 (3.45%) CISSP
5 3 (3.45%) MCP
5 3 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
2 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.90%) XenApp
3 6 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 6 (6.90%) XenServer
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.15%) WMI
3 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.29%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (22.99%) VMware
4 10 (11.49%) Symantec
4 10 (11.49%) Veeam
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix
5 6 (6.90%) Meraki
6 3 (3.45%) IBM
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
6 3 (3.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) Juniper
7 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.15%) Sage
7 1 (1.15%) Twitter