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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 430 637 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.63% 11.36% 11.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.17% 12.20% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 305 408 490
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -5 220 £55,000 -2.22% 25
Maidenhead -11 29 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Bracknell +2 28 £55,000 - 5
Newbury -16 25 £67,500 +58.82% 4
Slough -18 22 £45,000 -20.00% 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 184 (20.72%) Finance
2 154 (17.34%) Cisco
3 151 (17.00%) Degree
4 138 (15.54%) Juniper
5 112 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
6 106 (11.94%) Firewall
7 103 (11.60%) Microsoft
8 97 (10.92%) Telecoms
9 96 (10.81%) SQL
9 96 (10.81%) Windows
10 94 (10.59%) SAP
11 83 (9.35%) Information Security
12 82 (9.23%) Security Cleared
13 75 (8.45%) CCIE
14 74 (8.33%) CheckPoint
15 73 (8.22%) CISSP
16 70 (7.88%) Marketing
17 68 (7.66%) SC Cleared
17 68 (7.66%) Project Management
18 67 (7.55%) Oracle
19 64 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
20 62 (6.98%) F5
21 59 (6.64%) Data Centre
22 56 (6.31%) CRM
23 55 (6.19%) SQL Server
23 55 (6.19%) Java
24 54 (6.08%) Manufacturing
25 52 (5.86%) ITIL
26 51 (5.74%) Linux
26 51 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (2.70%) IIS
2 21 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.91%) Lync
4 14 (1.58%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.24%) CMS
6 9 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.68%) Node.js
9 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.56%) SAP Portal
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.56%) JBoss
10 5 (0.56%) SAS
10 5 (0.56%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 38 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.25%) MS Office
3 19 (2.14%) SPSS
4 5 (0.56%) MS Project
5 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 30 (3.38%) SAP FI
1 30 (3.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 30 (3.38%) SAP CO
2 29 (3.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (1.69%) SAP FSCM
5 13 (1.46%) SAP MM
6 12 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (1.24%) SAP SD
7 11 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (1.13%) SAP R/3
9 9 (1.01%) SAP LE
10 8 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.68%) Magento
11 6 (0.68%) SAP FI-GL
11 6 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.83%) SaaS
2 17 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.46%) Office 365
4 9 (1.01%) IaaS
4 9 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.79%) PaaS
6 4 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 106 (11.94%) Firewall
2 46 (5.18%) BGP
3 45 (5.07%) OSPF
3 45 (5.07%) Network Security
4 42 (4.73%) MPLS
5 41 (4.62%) WAN
6 36 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (3.60%) SAN
8 31 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
8 31 (3.49%) Wireless
9 30 (3.38%) TCP/IP
10 28 (3.15%) IOS XR
10 28 (3.15%) NX-OS
11 26 (2.93%) LAN
11 26 (2.93%) Internet
11 26 (2.93%) NetScreen
11 26 (2.93%) Cisco PIX
11 26 (2.93%) Cisco ISE
12 19 (2.14%) SNMP
13 17 (1.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.48%) Big Data
3 16 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (1.01%) MySQL
7 9 (1.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.90%) SAP BW
9 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.68%) MS Access
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Selenium
2 7 (0.79%) LSMW
3 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.45%) Toad
5 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.34%) WebLogic Workshop
5 3 (0.34%) JMeter
5 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.23%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.23%) RSpec
6 2 (0.23%) JBehave
6 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.23%) Subversion
6 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.23%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.11%) MorphX
7 1 (0.11%) ERwin
7 1 (0.11%) Fiddler
General
1 184 (20.72%) Finance
2 97 (10.92%) Telecoms
3 70 (7.88%) Marketing
4 54 (6.08%) Manufacturing
5 48 (5.41%) Banking
6 32 (3.60%) Retail
7 22 (2.48%) Billing
8 9 (1.01%) Advertising
9 8 (0.90%) Back Office
10 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.79%) French Language
11 6 (0.68%) Electronics
11 6 (0.68%) Law
12 5 (0.56%) Legal
12 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.56%) German Language
12 5 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.38%) XML
2 27 (3.04%) HTML
3 25 (2.82%) .NET
3 25 (2.82%) Web Services
4 18 (2.03%) CSS
5 12 (1.35%) J2EE
6 11 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.24%) Regular Expression
7 9 (1.01%) Ajax
8 7 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (0.68%) ODBC
9 6 (0.68%) Django
9 6 (0.68%) Backbone.js
10 5 (0.56%) XMPP
10 5 (0.56%) JSON
10 5 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (0.45%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.45%) jQuery
11 4 (0.45%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.64%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.48%) RMADS
6 19 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.03%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.91%) User Experience
9 16 (1.80%) Social Media
9 16 (1.80%) PKI
10 15 (1.69%) Statistics
10 15 (1.69%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.01%) Life Science
13 8 (0.90%) Physics
13 8 (0.90%) DTV
13 8 (0.90%) Clustering
14 7 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
14 7 (0.79%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 96 (10.81%) Windows
2 51 (5.74%) Linux
3 40 (4.50%) UNIX
4 23 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.24%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.90%) Android
10 5 (0.56%) Solaris
10 5 (0.56%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.45%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.34%) HPUX
13 2 (0.23%) AIX
13 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.23%) CentOS
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (9.35%) Information Security
2 68 (7.66%) Project Management
3 64 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (6.31%) CRM
5 52 (5.86%) ITIL
6 51 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (5.52%) Cyber Security
8 48 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (5.29%) Analytics
10 45 (5.07%) ERP
11 42 (4.73%) Business Development
12 40 (4.50%) Data Protection
13 35 (3.94%) Business Analysis
13 35 (3.94%) Mentoring
14 29 (3.27%) Network Design
14 29 (3.27%) Security Management
14 29 (3.27%) Migration
14 29 (3.27%) Security Architecture
14 29 (3.27%) SIEM
15 26 (2.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (10.81%) SQL
2 55 (6.19%) Java
3 46 (5.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.15%) C#
5 21 (2.36%) C
5 21 (2.36%) ABAP
6 14 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.01%) Python
8 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.90%) C++
9 8 (0.90%) PHP
10 7 (0.79%) Ruby
10 7 (0.79%) VBScript
11 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.23%) X++
12 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.11%) VB
13 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 151 (17.00%) Degree
2 112 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 75 (8.45%) CCIE
5 73 (8.22%) CISSP
6 68 (7.66%) SC Cleared
7 50 (5.63%) CCNP
8 35 (3.94%) CISM
9 24 (2.70%) CISA
10 23 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (2.59%) CCSE
11 22 (2.48%) CCNA
12 20 (2.25%) JNCIS
13 16 (1.80%) MCITP
13 16 (1.80%) MCSE
14 15 (1.69%) IBM Certification
15 13 (1.46%) PCI QSA
16 12 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (1.24%) DV Cleared
18 9 (1.01%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.93%) QA
4 13 (1.46%) SLA
5 10 (1.13%) BS25999
6 9 (1.01%) GCP
7 7 (0.79%) GPG13
8 3 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.34%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) BS7799
9 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 50 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.13%) vSphere
5 9 (1.01%) XenApp
6 8 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.34%) XenServer
8 3 (0.34%) UAG
8 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.23%) Firmware
9 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) Snort
10 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (1.80%) SCCM
2 13 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (1.24%) SCOM
4 10 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.01%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.56%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.56%) Legato
8 5 (0.56%) SCSM
9 4 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.34%) WSUS
11 2 (0.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 154 (17.34%) Cisco
2 138 (15.54%) Juniper
3 103 (11.60%) Microsoft
4 94 (10.59%) SAP
5 74 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 67 (7.55%) Oracle
7 62 (6.98%) F5
8 49 (5.52%) Riverbed
9 48 (5.41%) VMware
9 48 (5.41%) Fortinet
10 46 (5.18%) HP
11 42 (4.73%) IBM
12 37 (4.17%) Blue Coat
13 29 (3.27%) IronPort
14 24 (2.70%) Tufin
15 22 (2.48%) CA
16 20 (2.25%) EMC
17 18 (2.03%) Ariba
18 17 (1.91%) NetScout
19 16 (1.80%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits Packager
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: Up to £55k + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £60k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Car Allowance (£6600) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £6600 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to 25K + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + CAR, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo
Salary: Up to £61,000 inc. car allowance, discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago