The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 18 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 537 585 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.11% 9.69% 9.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.73% 10.39% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 346 450 421
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £39,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5519 5628 5073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.65% 93.21% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3818 4216 4184
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 272 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Bracknell +3 61 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Slough -18 35 £60,000 +1.69% 2
Newbury +7 28 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Maidenhead -8 25 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Windsor -19 8 £85,000 +88.88%
Wokingham +4 2 £48,750 -4.87%
Hungerford -7 1 £40,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £65,000 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 347 (28.54%) Finance
2 262 (21.55%) Telecoms
3 223 (18.34%) SQL
4 220 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 199 (16.37%) Security Cleared
6 176 (14.47%) SC Cleared
7 173 (14.23%) Degree
7 173 (14.23%) Oracle
8 153 (12.58%) Windows
9 151 (12.42%) SAP
10 140 (11.51%) SQL Server
11 126 (10.36%) Marketing
12 124 (10.20%) Cisco
13 119 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
14 118 (9.70%) Linux
15 114 (9.38%) Retail
16 113 (9.29%) MS Excel
17 100 (8.22%) ERP
18 98 (8.06%) Active Directory
18 98 (8.06%) Banking
19 95 (7.81%) CISSP
20 92 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
20 92 (7.57%) VMware
21 91 (7.48%) Migration
22 87 (7.15%) Mentoring
23 86 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 86 (7.07%) CRM
24 85 (6.99%) Network Security
25 81 (6.66%) VMware Infrastructure
26 80 (6.58%) E-Commerce

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (3.62%) Tomcat
2 43 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 39 (3.21%) Apache
4 36 (2.96%) Apache Solr
5 35 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (1.89%) Lync
9 21 (1.73%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (1.73%) IIS
10 19 (1.56%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2000
12 10 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.49%) JBoss
15 5 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 113 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.28%) MS Office
3 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.082%) FastStats
6 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (4.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 56 (4.61%) SAP CO
2 56 (4.61%) SAP FI
3 53 (4.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 39 (3.21%) SAP R/3
5 32 (2.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 31 (2.55%) Oracle ERP
7 26 (2.14%) SAP MM
7 26 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
7 26 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 24 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
9 22 (1.81%) SAP LE
10 19 (1.56%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 16 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
13 11 (0.90%) SAP SD
13 11 (0.90%) Exchequer
14 10 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
15 9 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.81%) SaaS
2 18 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.40%) Taleo
3 17 (1.40%) Office 365
4 10 (0.82%) IaaS
5 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.082%) Force.com
6 1 (0.082%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.082%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.082%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (6.99%) Network Security
2 78 (6.41%) Firewall
3 56 (4.61%) LAN
4 49 (4.03%) Internet
5 44 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (3.45%) HTTP
7 39 (3.21%) WAN
8 38 (3.13%) VPN
9 34 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (2.55%) TCP/IP
11 29 (2.38%) NetScaler
12 27 (2.22%) IPv6
12 27 (2.22%) Broadband
13 25 (2.06%) SAN
14 22 (1.81%) MPLS
14 22 (1.81%) DNS
15 21 (1.73%) Wireless
16 20 (1.64%) Unified Communications
17 19 (1.56%) SSL
18 18 (1.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.44%) MySQL
3 51 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (2.38%) Big Data
8 24 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 24 (1.97%) Oracle Discoverer
9 21 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.23%) DB2
11 15 (1.23%) OLAP
12 14 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
13 13 (1.07%) Essbase
13 13 (1.07%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.82%) SAP BW
14 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 36 (2.96%) Selenium
2 36 (2.96%) Mockito
3 19 (1.56%) LoadRunner
3 19 (1.56%) LSMW
4 8 (0.66%) JUnit
5 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.49%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.41%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.33%) Subversion
7 4 (0.33%) WinRunner
7 4 (0.33%) PeopleTools
8 3 (0.25%) WebLogic Workshop
8 3 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.25%) JMeter
8 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.16%) Ant
9 2 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 347 (28.54%) Finance
2 262 (21.55%) Telecoms
3 126 (10.36%) Marketing
4 114 (9.38%) Retail
5 98 (8.06%) Banking
6 56 (4.61%) Advertising
7 55 (4.52%) Manufacturing
8 41 (3.37%) Billing
9 34 (2.80%) German Language
10 28 (2.30%) General Ledger
11 20 (1.64%) Aerospace
12 15 (1.23%) Multimedia
13 14 (1.15%) Games
14 13 (1.07%) Electronics
15 9 (0.74%) Legal
16 7 (0.58%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.58%) French Language
17 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.33%) Automotive
19 3 (0.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (6.58%) XML
2 73 (6.00%) HTML
3 61 (5.02%) Web Services
4 51 (4.19%) CSS
5 49 (4.03%) jQuery
6 48 (3.95%) J2EE
7 46 (3.78%) Spring
8 43 (3.54%) XHTML
9 40 (3.29%) Java EE
10 39 (3.21%) XSLT
11 37 (3.04%) JSP
12 27 (2.22%) .NET
13 11 (0.90%) JSON
14 10 (0.82%) COM
14 10 (0.82%) Regular Expression
15 9 (0.74%) ASP.NET
16 6 (0.49%) Application Packaging
16 6 (0.49%) Java SE
17 5 (0.41%) Middleware
17 5 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 49 (4.03%) Client/Server
4 46 (3.78%) iPad
5 33 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.38%) Social Media
6 29 (2.38%) Clustering
7 28 (2.30%) RMADS
8 26 (2.14%) PKI
8 26 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.97%) User Experience
10 18 (1.48%) FlexPod
11 17 (1.40%) CESG
12 15 (1.23%) Open Source
13 14 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
14 13 (1.07%) Blackberry
14 13 (1.07%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.07%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.99%) IPTV
16 11 (0.90%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 153 (12.58%) Windows
2 118 (9.70%) Linux
3 58 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (4.69%) UNIX
5 40 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (2.71%) Windows 7
7 31 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.99%) Solaris
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.33%) AIX
12 3 (0.25%) Debian
12 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Android
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.082%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (8.22%) ERP
3 92 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (7.48%) Migration
5 87 (7.15%) Mentoring
6 86 (7.07%) CRM
7 80 (6.58%) E-Commerce
8 75 (6.17%) Information Security
9 74 (6.09%) Project Management
10 71 (5.84%) ITIL
11 66 (5.43%) Business Development
12 61 (5.02%) Scrum
13 54 (4.44%) SOA
14 45 (3.70%) Logistics
14 45 (3.70%) Security Architecture
15 44 (3.62%) PRINCE2
16 41 (3.37%) TDD
17 40 (3.29%) Service Delivery
18 36 (2.96%) DSDM
18 36 (2.96%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 223 (18.34%) SQL
2 79 (6.50%) Java
3 76 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 48 (3.95%) ABAP
5 27 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 24 (1.97%) Shell Script
7 23 (1.89%) C#
8 21 (1.73%) C
9 20 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.15%) Perl
12 12 (0.99%) VBScript
13 9 (0.74%) XPath
13 9 (0.74%) X++
14 8 (0.66%) VB
14 8 (0.66%) Python
14 8 (0.66%) PHP
15 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.49%) C++
17 5 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 199 (16.37%) Security Cleared
2 176 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 173 (14.23%) Degree
4 95 (7.81%) CISSP
5 67 (5.51%) CISM
6 56 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (4.28%) ISEB
8 49 (4.03%) CCNP
9 48 (3.95%) CCA
10 46 (3.78%) CISA
11 42 (3.45%) PCI QSA
12 40 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 37 (3.04%) MCSE
14 34 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 31 (2.55%) MCITP
16 28 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
17 26 (2.14%) CCIE
17 26 (2.14%) CCEE
18 25 (2.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 38 (3.13%) COBIT
3 38 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 34 (2.80%) QA
5 19 (1.56%) SLA
6 6 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.49%) GPG13
7 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.082%) BS25999
System Software
1 98 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 81 (6.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (4.77%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.54%) XenApp
5 39 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 26 (2.14%) vSphere
7 25 (2.06%) VMware ESX
8 22 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.23%) XenServer
10 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (0.99%) vCloud
12 8 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.58%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.41%) Xen
16 4 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.33%) ProxySG
16 4 (0.33%) Snort
16 4 (0.33%) KVM
17 3 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (1.89%) SCCM
2 20 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.32%) XenMobile
4 12 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.82%) Legato
6 9 (0.74%) SCOM
7 7 (0.58%) SCVMM
7 7 (0.58%) Nagios
7 7 (0.58%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.49%) Puppet
8 6 (0.49%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.49%) SCSM
9 5 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.41%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.33%) WSUS
10 4 (0.33%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Intune
10 4 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.16%) Opsview
Vendors
1 220 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 173 (14.23%) Oracle
3 151 (12.42%) SAP
4 124 (10.20%) Cisco
5 92 (7.57%) VMware
6 78 (6.41%) Citrix
7 50 (4.11%) Juniper
8 47 (3.87%) CheckPoint
9 41 (3.37%) NetApp
10 40 (3.29%) hybris
11 34 (2.80%) HP
12 32 (2.63%) JD Edwards
13 28 (2.30%) EMC
14 26 (2.14%) F5
15 25 (2.06%) Huawei
16 22 (1.81%) IBM
17 19 (1.56%) Symantec
18 18 (1.48%) Fujitsu
18 18 (1.48%) Nokia
19 16 (1.32%) AppSense
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package (Trips Away!)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Sales Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, health care, discounts
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + car +bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + CAR ALLOWANCE
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £20k bonus
Posted: 6 days ago