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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 411 649 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.17% 11.89% 11.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 12.82% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 271 404 478
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,350
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 218 £55,000 +4.76% 33
Slough +1 33 £55,000 -10.20% 3
Maidenhead -10 31 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Bracknell -12 29 £58,750 +39.88% 5
Newbury -35 5 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Wokingham +3 1 - - 1
Windsor -19 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 212 (22.72%) Finance
2 159 (17.04%) Degree
3 147 (15.76%) Cisco
4 131 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 129 (13.83%) Telecoms
6 125 (13.40%) Juniper
7 118 (12.65%) Security Cleared
8 108 (11.58%) Windows
9 106 (11.36%) SAP
10 105 (11.25%) Firewall
11 102 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
12 98 (10.50%) Cisco Certification
13 95 (10.18%) SC Cleared
13 95 (10.18%) Marketing
14 91 (9.75%) SQL
15 87 (9.32%) Information Security
16 84 (9.00%) CISSP
17 80 (8.57%) CheckPoint
18 75 (8.04%) ITIL
18 75 (8.04%) Analytics
19 74 (7.93%) Linux
20 71 (7.61%) Oracle
20 71 (7.61%) ERP
21 70 (7.50%) CCIE
22 69 (7.40%) SQL Server
22 69 (7.40%) Project Management
23 68 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
24 67 (7.18%) HP
24 67 (7.18%) VMware
25 66 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.14%) Lync
4 15 (1.61%) IIS
4 15 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.18%) SAS
6 9 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
7 8 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.86%) IBM Connections
7 8 (0.86%) CMS
8 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.32%) Drupal
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 49 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.64%) SPSS
3 32 (3.43%) MS Office
4 6 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (3.86%) SAP FI
1 36 (3.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 36 (3.86%) SAP CO
2 26 (2.79%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (2.47%) SAP R/3
4 22 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (2.36%) SAP MM
5 20 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (1.93%) SAP LE
7 16 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 15 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
9 14 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
11 12 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
12 11 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 9 (0.96%) Exchequer
13 9 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
16 6 (0.64%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.82%) SaaS
2 14 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.18%) Office 365
4 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.32%) IaaS
6 3 (0.32%) Terremark
7 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 105 (11.25%) Firewall
2 63 (6.75%) Network Security
3 45 (4.82%) LAN
3 45 (4.82%) WAN
4 41 (4.39%) BGP
5 40 (4.29%) OSPF
6 39 (4.18%) Wireless
7 38 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (3.97%) MPLS
9 34 (3.64%) TCP/IP
10 26 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
10 26 (2.79%) Internet
11 24 (2.57%) VPN
11 24 (2.57%) DNS
12 23 (2.47%) SAN
12 23 (2.47%) IOS XR
12 23 (2.47%) NX-OS
13 22 (2.36%) Cisco PIX
13 22 (2.36%) NetScreen
14 21 (2.25%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.93%) Big Data
6 17 (1.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 16 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.29%) MySQL
10 10 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.75%) MS Access
11 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.64%) QlikView
12 6 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.64%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (1.71%) LSMW
2 14 (1.50%) Selenium
3 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.43%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.21%) Ranorex
5 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.21%) Mockito
5 2 (0.21%) RSpec
5 2 (0.21%) JBehave
5 2 (0.21%) Subversion
5 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.11%) ERwin
6 1 (0.11%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.11%) JMeter
6 1 (0.11%) Xcode
6 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.11%) Hudson
General
1 212 (22.72%) Finance
2 129 (13.83%) Telecoms
3 95 (10.18%) Marketing
4 56 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 49 (5.25%) Banking
5 49 (5.25%) Retail
6 26 (2.79%) Billing
7 21 (2.25%) Advertising
8 14 (1.50%) Back Office
9 10 (1.07%) German Language
10 9 (0.96%) Electronics
11 8 (0.86%) Law
12 7 (0.75%) Legal
13 6 (0.64%) French Language
13 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.43%) Local Government
14 4 (0.43%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.00%) HTML
2 24 (2.57%) CSS
3 22 (2.36%) XML
4 21 (2.25%) Web Services
5 13 (1.39%) Ajax
6 12 (1.29%) Regular Expression
7 8 (0.86%) .NET
8 6 (0.64%) SAP Basis
8 6 (0.64%) ODBC
9 5 (0.54%) XSLT
9 5 (0.54%) XHTML
9 5 (0.54%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.43%) jQuery
10 4 (0.43%) HTML5
10 4 (0.43%) Spring
10 4 (0.43%) SAP Smart Forms
10 4 (0.43%) BAPI
10 4 (0.43%) JSP
11 3 (0.32%) J2EE
11 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.14%) Social Media
3 35 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 35 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.00%) RMADS
5 27 (2.89%) Visualisation
6 26 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.47%) Statistics
8 18 (1.93%) Clustering
9 16 (1.71%) User Experience
10 15 (1.61%) PKI
11 11 (1.18%) DTV
12 10 (1.07%) CESG
13 9 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
14 8 (0.86%) CMDB
14 8 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.75%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.75%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
15 7 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 108 (11.58%) Windows
2 74 (7.93%) Linux
3 51 (5.47%) UNIX
4 22 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.29%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.75%) Solaris
9 6 (0.64%) HPUX
10 5 (0.54%) AIX
10 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.32%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.21%) CentOS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (9.32%) Information Security
3 75 (8.04%) ITIL
3 75 (8.04%) Analytics
4 71 (7.61%) ERP
5 69 (7.40%) Project Management
6 50 (5.36%) CRM
7 49 (5.25%) Mentoring
8 46 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (4.82%) Cyber Security
10 41 (4.39%) Security Architecture
11 40 (4.29%) Coaching
11 40 (4.29%) Business Development
12 39 (4.18%) Business Analysis
13 38 (4.07%) Migration
14 33 (3.54%) E-Commerce
14 33 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (3.22%) Network Design
16 29 (3.11%) Service Delivery
16 29 (3.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 91 (9.75%) SQL
2 48 (5.14%) JavaScript
3 43 (4.61%) Java
4 30 (3.22%) ABAP
5 18 (1.93%) PowerShell
5 18 (1.93%) C
6 6 (0.64%) Python
6 6 (0.64%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.64%) C#
7 5 (0.54%) R
8 4 (0.43%) SAPscript
8 4 (0.43%) C++
8 4 (0.43%) PHP
9 3 (0.32%) VBScript
9 3 (0.32%) VB
9 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.21%) Perl
11 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 159 (17.04%) Degree
2 118 (12.65%) Security Cleared
3 98 (10.50%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (10.18%) SC Cleared
5 84 (9.00%) CISSP
6 70 (7.50%) CCIE
7 44 (4.72%) CCNP
8 37 (3.97%) CISM
9 35 (3.75%) CISA
10 33 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (3.11%) MCSE
12 23 (2.47%) IBM Certification
13 22 (2.36%) CCSE
14 19 (2.04%) PCI QSA
15 16 (1.71%) JNCIS
16 14 (1.50%) CCNA
16 14 (1.50%) CCA
17 13 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (1.39%) MCITP
18 11 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (3.86%) QA
3 30 (3.22%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.25%) SLA
5 12 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.18%) COBIT
7 9 (0.96%) BS25999
8 7 (0.75%) GPG13
9 3 (0.32%) HL7
10 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.21%) BS7799
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 62 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.93%) vSphere
5 14 (1.50%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.50%) XenApp
6 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.43%) XenServer
7 4 (0.43%) Firmware
8 2 (0.21%) Xen
8 2 (0.21%) KVM
8 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Samba
9 1 (0.11%) Snort
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.93%) SCCM
2 14 (1.50%) SCOM
3 12 (1.29%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.96%) Legato
5 7 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.75%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (0.54%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.32%) SCSM
8 3 (0.32%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.32%) WSUS
9 2 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 147 (15.76%) Cisco
2 131 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 125 (13.40%) Juniper
4 106 (11.36%) SAP
5 80 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 71 (7.61%) Oracle
7 67 (7.18%) HP
7 67 (7.18%) VMware
8 63 (6.75%) IBM
9 52 (5.57%) F5
10 43 (4.61%) Fortinet
11 34 (3.64%) Riverbed
12 30 (3.22%) IronPort
12 30 (3.22%) Blue Coat
12 30 (3.22%) EMC
13 28 (3.00%) Cognos
14 26 (2.79%) Citrix
15 24 (2.57%) Brocade
16 23 (2.47%) Aruba
17 21 (2.25%) Symantec
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Salary: Home Working
Posted: 4 days ago