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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 669 591 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.58% 10.45% 10.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.54% 11.21% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 439 466 466
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £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
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
5335 5270 5450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.36% 93.19% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4142 4566
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 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 20 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 -2 319 £57,500 +27.77% 14
Newbury +14 76 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Maidenhead +6 43 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Slough -4 41 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Bracknell -21 37 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Hungerford +5 8 £32,250 -16.77%
Windsor -20 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Wokingham -9 1 £80,000 +45.45%
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 350 (26.10%) Finance
2 326 (24.31%) Telecoms
3 249 (18.57%) SQL
4 244 (18.20%) Microsoft
5 218 (16.26%) Security Cleared
6 210 (15.66%) Oracle
7 175 (13.05%) SQL Server
8 162 (12.08%) Windows
9 160 (11.93%) Degree
10 159 (11.86%) SC Cleared
11 158 (11.78%) MS Excel
12 123 (9.17%) Linux
13 118 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
14 117 (8.72%) CRM
15 115 (8.58%) Marketing
16 113 (8.43%) XML
17 111 (8.28%) Retail
18 106 (7.90%) Network Security
19 100 (7.46%) Project Management
20 99 (7.38%) Cisco
21 98 (7.31%) VMware
22 97 (7.23%) HTML
23 95 (7.08%) Active Directory
24 93 (6.94%) Java
24 93 (6.94%) Firewall
25 90 (6.71%) Citrix
26 89 (6.64%) Business Development
27 88 (6.56%) SAP
28 83 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
29 82 (6.11%) Internet

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 48 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.43%) MS Exchange
3 45 (3.36%) IIS
4 34 (2.54%) Apache
5 33 (2.46%) Lync
6 30 (2.24%) WebLogic
6 30 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 26 (1.94%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.19%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.12%) CMS
14 11 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.67%) Node.js
16 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 158 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 78 (5.82%) MS Office
3 15 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
4 35 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 30 (2.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 29 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
7 28 (2.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 20 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
8 20 (1.49%) SAP CO
8 20 (1.49%) SAP FI
9 19 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
10 18 (1.34%) Cognos TM1
11 17 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 16 (1.19%) Oracle iProcurement
12 16 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
12 16 (1.19%) Exchequer
13 15 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
14 10 (0.75%) Lawson
14 10 (0.75%) SAP Business One
14 10 (0.75%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.10%) SaaS
2 23 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (1.57%) Office 365
4 17 (1.27%) Taleo
5 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.75%) IaaS
7 8 (0.60%) Force.com
8 4 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.22%) PaaS
10 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 106 (7.90%) Network Security
2 93 (6.94%) Firewall
3 82 (6.11%) Internet
4 47 (3.50%) LAN
5 45 (3.36%) IPv6
6 44 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 42 (3.13%) VPN
7 42 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (3.06%) NetScaler
9 39 (2.91%) SAN
10 38 (2.83%) DNS
11 31 (2.31%) Broadband
12 29 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (2.09%) HTTP
14 26 (1.94%) DHCP
14 26 (1.94%) MPLS
14 26 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
15 24 (1.79%) BGP
16 23 (1.72%) WAN
16 23 (1.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.61%) MySQL
7 33 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (2.39%) OLAP
9 26 (1.94%) Big Data
10 25 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 21 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.57%) DB2
12 20 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
13 17 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.19%) Oracle Discoverer
15 15 (1.12%) Essbase
16 14 (1.04%) InterSystems Cache
16 14 (1.04%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (1.19%) Visual Studio
1 16 (1.19%) Selenium
1 16 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 16 (1.19%) Mockito
2 5 (0.37%) LSMW
3 4 (0.30%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.22%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.22%) PVCS
5 2 (0.15%) ERwin
5 2 (0.15%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (0.15%) Hudson
6 1 (0.075%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.075%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 350 (26.10%) Finance
2 326 (24.31%) Telecoms
3 115 (8.58%) Marketing
4 111 (8.28%) Retail
5 78 (5.82%) Advertising
6 42 (3.13%) Banking
7 29 (2.16%) German Language
8 26 (1.94%) Billing
9 22 (1.64%) Multimedia
10 20 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.34%) General Ledger
12 12 (0.89%) Legal
13 10 (0.75%) Electronics
14 5 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.37%) Games
14 5 (0.37%) French Language
15 4 (0.30%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.15%) Local Government
18 1 (0.075%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (8.43%) XML
2 97 (7.23%) HTML
3 75 (5.59%) J2EE
4 64 (4.77%) .NET
5 62 (4.62%) CSS
6 54 (4.03%) Web Services
7 26 (1.94%) XSLT
8 22 (1.64%) Spring
8 22 (1.64%) Java EE
8 22 (1.64%) jQuery
9 20 (1.49%) XHTML
9 20 (1.49%) ASP.NET
10 17 (1.27%) JSP
10 17 (1.27%) Ajax
11 14 (1.04%) HTML5
12 13 (0.97%) Flash
13 12 (0.89%) WSDL
14 11 (0.82%) COM
14 11 (0.82%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.75%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.18%) RMADS
2 50 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 49 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 45 (3.36%) PKI
6 42 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 29 (2.16%) Open Source
7 29 (2.16%) Social Media
8 27 (2.01%) Clustering
9 24 (1.79%) Mainframe
9 24 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 21 (1.57%) FlexPod
11 20 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 19 (1.42%) CESG
12 19 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
12 19 (1.42%) iPad
13 17 (1.27%) FMCG
14 11 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.67%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 162 (12.08%) Windows
2 123 (9.17%) Linux
3 65 (4.85%) UNIX
4 63 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.04%) Solaris
9 13 (0.97%) AIX
9 13 (0.97%) Android
10 11 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.45%) HPUX
13 5 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.30%) Debian
15 3 (0.22%) SUSE
15 3 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
2 117 (8.72%) CRM
3 100 (7.46%) Project Management
4 89 (6.64%) Business Development
5 77 (5.74%) ERP
6 73 (5.44%) ITIL
7 70 (5.22%) Migration
8 67 (5.00%) ETL
9 65 (4.85%) Information Security
10 59 (4.40%) Network Design
11 52 (3.88%) E-Commerce
12 50 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (3.65%) Business Analysis
14 46 (3.43%) Information Assurance
14 46 (3.43%) PRINCE2
15 43 (3.21%) Security Architecture
15 43 (3.21%) Knowledge Management
15 43 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
16 42 (3.13%) Data Management
16 42 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 249 (18.57%) SQL
2 93 (6.94%) Java
3 81 (6.04%) JavaScript
4 44 (3.28%) C#
5 35 (2.61%) C
6 26 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 26 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 21 (1.57%) Perl
8 18 (1.34%) Python
9 17 (1.27%) PHP
10 16 (1.19%) ABAP
10 16 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.12%) VBScript
12 14 (1.04%) MUMPS
12 14 (1.04%) Ruby
13 13 (0.97%) X++
14 10 (0.75%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.67%) VB
15 9 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 218 (16.26%) Security Cleared
2 160 (11.93%) Degree
3 159 (11.86%) SC Cleared
4 77 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (4.03%) DV Cleared
6 50 (3.73%) CISSP
7 43 (3.21%) MCSE
8 42 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (3.13%) MCITP
9 35 (2.61%) CISM
10 33 (2.46%) CCNP
11 31 (2.31%) CISA
12 30 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (2.16%) PCI QSA
14 28 (2.09%) NCDA
15 27 (2.01%) NCIE
15 27 (2.01%) MCTS
16 25 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
17 21 (1.57%) CCA
18 18 (1.34%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (2.76%) COBIT
3 36 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (2.16%) SLA
5 22 (1.64%) QA
5 22 (1.64%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.04%) HL7
7 13 (0.97%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.45%) GPG13
9 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 95 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 83 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (5.29%) Hyper-V
4 46 (3.43%) XenDesktop
5 43 (3.21%) XenApp
6 32 (2.39%) vSphere
7 31 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (1.42%) XenServer
9 13 (0.97%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.82%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.67%) vCloud
12 8 (0.60%) Xen
13 6 (0.45%) Snort
13 6 (0.45%) Squid
14 5 (0.37%) KVM
14 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.30%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.30%) UAG
15 4 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (2.39%) SCCM
2 28 (2.09%) NetBackup
3 15 (1.12%) Legato
3 15 (1.12%) SCOM
4 12 (0.89%) XenMobile
5 11 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.75%) WSUS
7 9 (0.67%) SCSM
7 9 (0.67%) Puppet
8 8 (0.60%) Nagios
9 7 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.45%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
11 5 (0.37%) Opsview
12 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.15%) MOM
13 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 244 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 210 (15.66%) Oracle
3 99 (7.38%) Cisco
4 98 (7.31%) VMware
5 90 (6.71%) Citrix
6 88 (6.56%) SAP
7 66 (4.92%) CheckPoint
8 59 (4.40%) Fujitsu
9 55 (4.10%) Juniper
10 44 (3.28%) NetApp
11 41 (3.06%) IBM
11 41 (3.06%) F5
12 39 (2.91%) HP
13 33 (2.46%) EMC
14 31 (2.31%) Huawei
14 31 (2.31%) Sage
15 29 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
16 26 (1.94%) Nokia
17 25 (1.86%) Symantec
17 25 (1.86%) Teradata
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £46000 per annum + bonus and car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus £6k car allowance & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + commission, car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum to £80K + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, up to 20K bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago