The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 14 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 637 607 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.32% 10.98% 10.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.23% 11.78% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 412 483 480
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5207 5151 5587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.18% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3684 4085 4710
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -6 295 £57,500 +21.05% 19
Newbury +21 78 £45,000 -18.18% 12
Maidenhead +11 56 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Bracknell -16 38 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Slough -6 34 £57,500 +6.97% 4
Hungerford +6 6 £24,500 -36.77% 3
Wokingham -5 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 320 (24.84%) Finance
2 302 (23.45%) Telecoms
3 256 (19.88%) Microsoft
4 226 (17.55%) SQL
5 205 (15.92%) Security Cleared
6 204 (15.84%) Oracle
7 167 (12.97%) SQL Server
8 162 (12.58%) Windows
9 158 (12.27%) MS Excel
10 146 (11.34%) SC Cleared
11 145 (11.26%) Degree
12 115 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
13 114 (8.85%) CRM
13 114 (8.85%) Linux
14 112 (8.70%) Active Directory
15 103 (8.00%) Retail
16 102 (7.92%) XML
17 99 (7.69%) Marketing
18 97 (7.53%) Project Management
19 96 (7.45%) VMware
20 94 (7.30%) Citrix
20 94 (7.30%) Network Security
21 91 (7.07%) HTML
22 90 (6.99%) Firewall
23 88 (6.83%) Java
24 86 (6.68%) Cisco
25 85 (6.60%) Business Development
26 82 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
26 82 (6.37%) Internet
27 80 (6.21%) MS Office

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 52 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.65%) Lync
3 46 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 44 (3.42%) IIS
5 32 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 29 (2.25%) Apache
8 24 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 23 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 18 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 15 (1.16%) CMS
14 12 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.70%) Node.js
17 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.54%) NetWeaver
18 6 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 158 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 80 (6.21%) MS Office
3 15 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 60 (4.66%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 26 (2.02%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 23 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
7 22 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
8 18 (1.40%) Cognos TM1
9 17 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 17 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
10 16 (1.24%) Oracle iProcurement
11 15 (1.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 15 (1.16%) SAP CO
11 15 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
11 15 (1.16%) SAP FI
12 13 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
12 13 (1.01%) Exchequer
13 10 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
14 9 (0.70%) Magento
14 9 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.19%) SaaS
2 30 (2.33%) Office 365
3 23 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.16%) Taleo
5 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.78%) IaaS
7 8 (0.62%) Force.com
8 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.31%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 94 (7.30%) Network Security
2 90 (6.99%) Firewall
3 82 (6.37%) Internet
4 48 (3.73%) SAN
5 43 (3.34%) LAN
6 42 (3.26%) VPN
7 41 (3.18%) TCP/IP
8 40 (3.11%) IPv6
9 39 (3.03%) NetScaler
10 35 (2.72%) DNS
10 35 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (2.10%) MPLS
12 25 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (1.94%) Broadband
13 24 (1.86%) DHCP
14 23 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (1.79%) HTTP
14 23 (1.79%) WAN
15 22 (1.71%) Kerberos
15 22 (1.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (3.18%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (2.41%) OLAP
8 27 (2.10%) MySQL
9 26 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (1.71%) Big Data
13 19 (1.48%) DB2
14 17 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
15 16 (1.24%) Essbase
16 15 (1.16%) NoSQL
16 15 (1.16%) InterSystems Cache
17 14 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
18 12 (0.93%) MongoDB
19 9 (0.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 17 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 10 (0.78%) Mockito
2 10 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.78%) Selenium
3 4 (0.31%) PVCS
4 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.23%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.23%) LSMW
4 3 (0.23%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.16%) ERwin
5 2 (0.16%) Hudson
6 1 (0.078%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.078%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 320 (24.84%) Finance
2 302 (23.45%) Telecoms
3 103 (8.00%) Retail
4 99 (7.69%) Marketing
5 71 (5.51%) Advertising
6 32 (2.48%) Banking
7 26 (2.02%) Billing
8 25 (1.94%) German Language
9 22 (1.71%) Multimedia
10 14 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.09%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.62%) Electronics
11 8 (0.62%) Legal
12 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.31%) Publishing
12 4 (0.31%) Local Government
12 4 (0.31%) French Language
13 3 (0.23%) Games
14 2 (0.16%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.078%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (7.92%) XML
2 91 (7.07%) HTML
3 69 (5.36%) J2EE
4 63 (4.89%) .NET
5 58 (4.50%) CSS
6 45 (3.49%) Web Services
7 22 (1.71%) ASP.NET
8 20 (1.55%) XSLT
9 17 (1.32%) Ajax
10 16 (1.24%) Spring
10 16 (1.24%) Java EE
11 14 (1.09%) XHTML
11 14 (1.09%) HTML5
12 13 (1.01%) jQuery
12 13 (1.01%) Flash
12 13 (1.01%) WSDL
13 12 (0.93%) .NET Framework
14 11 (0.85%) JSP
14 11 (0.85%) Servlets
14 11 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.43%) RMADS
2 48 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.65%) PKI
4 42 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 30 (2.33%) Clustering
8 25 (1.94%) Open Source
8 25 (1.94%) Social Media
9 23 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 21 (1.63%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.55%) CESG
11 20 (1.55%) CESG CLAS
11 20 (1.55%) FlexPod
11 20 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.32%) FMCG
13 13 (1.01%) iPad
14 11 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 162 (12.58%) Windows
2 114 (8.85%) Linux
3 62 (4.81%) UNIX
4 60 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.09%) Solaris
7 14 (1.09%) AIX
7 14 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.01%) Android
9 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.54%) HPUX
13 6 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.31%) SUSE
14 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (8.85%) CRM
3 97 (7.53%) Project Management
4 85 (6.60%) Business Development
5 68 (5.28%) ERP
6 67 (5.20%) ITIL
7 66 (5.12%) Migration
8 65 (5.05%) ETL
9 63 (4.89%) Information Security
10 61 (4.74%) Business Analysis
11 58 (4.50%) Network Design
12 45 (3.49%) Information Assurance
13 44 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
13 44 (3.42%) Risk Assessment
14 43 (3.34%) Data Management
14 43 (3.34%) PRINCE2
14 43 (3.34%) Knowledge Management
15 41 (3.18%) E-Commerce
15 41 (3.18%) Security Architecture
16 40 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (17.55%) SQL
2 88 (6.83%) Java
3 71 (5.51%) JavaScript
4 45 (3.49%) C#
5 35 (2.72%) C
6 25 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 21 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 18 (1.40%) PHP
9 17 (1.32%) Perl
10 15 (1.16%) MUMPS
11 14 (1.09%) Python
12 13 (1.01%) Ruby
12 13 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.93%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.93%) X++
14 11 (0.85%) VBScript
14 11 (0.85%) ABAP
15 10 (0.78%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.70%) C++
17 7 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 205 (15.92%) Security Cleared
2 146 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 145 (11.26%) Degree
4 78 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (4.43%) DV Cleared
6 45 (3.49%) MCSE
7 44 (3.42%) MCITP
8 42 (3.26%) CISSP
9 40 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (2.25%) MCTS
10 29 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (2.25%) CISM
11 28 (2.17%) CCNP
11 28 (2.17%) CISA
12 25 (1.94%) NCDA
13 24 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
13 24 (1.86%) NCIE
13 24 (1.86%) PCI QSA
14 18 (1.40%) CCA
15 16 (1.24%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (2.33%) COBIT
3 29 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (1.94%) SLA
5 24 (1.86%) QA
6 18 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 15 (1.16%) HL7
8 11 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.47%) GPG13
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.078%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 112 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 82 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.42%) XenDesktop
5 41 (3.18%) XenApp
6 35 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (2.33%) vSphere
8 19 (1.48%) XenServer
9 12 (0.93%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.85%) Terminal Server
11 10 (0.78%) Xen
12 8 (0.62%) vCloud
13 6 (0.47%) Snort
13 6 (0.47%) Squid
14 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.31%) NFS
15 4 (0.31%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.31%) UAG
16 3 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 33 (2.56%) SCCM
2 21 (1.63%) SCOM
3 15 (1.16%) Legato
4 14 (1.09%) XenMobile
5 13 (1.01%) SCSM
6 12 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.78%) WSUS
9 9 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.54%) Puppet
11 7 (0.54%) Nagios
12 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.39%) Opsview
13 5 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
14 4 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 256 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 204 (15.84%) Oracle
3 96 (7.45%) VMware
4 94 (7.30%) Citrix
5 86 (6.68%) Cisco
6 75 (5.82%) SAP
7 63 (4.89%) CheckPoint
8 56 (4.35%) Fujitsu
9 47 (3.65%) Juniper
10 46 (3.57%) NetApp
11 42 (3.26%) F5
12 41 (3.18%) HP
12 41 (3.18%) EMC
13 37 (2.87%) IBM
14 30 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
15 28 (2.17%) Sage
16 26 (2.02%) Huawei
17 25 (1.94%) Symantec
18 24 (1.86%) Nokia
19 22 (1.71%) Cognos
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10K bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus and car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary 65k, 6k car allowance & 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + £20k bonus + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Home Based!
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Car, Bonus, Corporate Benefits, Pens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car, Bonus, Corporate Benefits, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday