The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 27 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 347 388 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.69% 7.74% 11.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.99% 8.06% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 259 300 444
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
4343 4812 5588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.19% 95.95% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3451 3726 3851
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 30 August 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 185 £55,000 - 14
Slough +18 29 £75,000 +66.66% 4
Bracknell -17 11 £58,750 +30.55%
Maidenhead -30 11 £71,250 +29.54% 2
Newbury -22 9 £47,500 -29.62%
Hungerford - 4 £37,500 -
Wokingham - 4 £56,250 - 1
Windsor -5 1 £41,500 -33.60%
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 212 (27.97%) Presales
2 185 (24.41%) Finance
3 118 (15.57%) Microsoft
4 102 (13.46%) Degree
5 98 (12.93%) SQL
6 96 (12.66%) Information Security
7 92 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
8 84 (11.08%) Windows
9 82 (10.82%) Cisco
10 77 (10.16%) SAP
11 75 (9.89%) Telecoms
12 73 (9.63%) Firewall
12 73 (9.63%) Oracle
13 70 (9.23%) Data Centre
14 67 (8.84%) VMware
15 65 (8.58%) Project Management
15 65 (8.58%) Data Protection
16 63 (8.31%) SQL Server
17 61 (8.05%) Linux
17 61 (8.05%) MS Excel
18 60 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (7.52%) ERP
19 57 (7.52%) Security Cleared
19 57 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (7.39%) CRM
21 54 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
22 53 (6.99%) SC Cleared
22 53 (6.99%) SIEM
23 51 (6.73%) Mentoring
23 51 (6.73%) Active Directory

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.37%) IIS
1 18 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.11%) Skype for Business
3 14 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.32%) CMS
6 8 (1.06%) JBoss
6 8 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.13%) Totara
Applications
1 61 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.37%) MS Office
3 9 (1.19%) MS Project
4 5 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.66%) InDesign
4 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.37%) SAP SD
3 15 (1.98%) Hyperion Planning
3 15 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (1.85%) Sage X3
5 13 (1.72%) HFM
6 12 (1.58%) SAP MM
6 12 (1.58%) SAP SCM
7 11 (1.45%) SAP PP
8 10 (1.32%) SAP GRC
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.92%) SAP FSCM
9 7 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.79%) Primavera
10 6 (0.79%) SAP PS
11 5 (0.66%) SAP APO
11 5 (0.66%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.01%) Office 365
2 35 (4.62%) SaaS
3 33 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.24%) IaaS
6 14 (1.85%) PaaS
7 11 (1.45%) Yammer
8 10 (1.32%) CloudBees
9 6 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.66%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.40%) FinancialForce.com
11 3 (0.40%) Force.com
12 2 (0.26%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.26%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.13%) GitHub
13 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.63%) Firewall
2 33 (4.35%) Wireless
3 30 (3.96%) Network Security
3 30 (3.96%) WAN
4 27 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (3.56%) LAN
5 25 (3.30%) VPN
6 20 (2.64%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.37%) MPLS
8 16 (2.11%) Skype
9 15 (1.98%) BGP
9 15 (1.98%) Internet
10 14 (1.85%) IPsec
10 14 (1.85%) SAN
11 13 (1.72%) Multicast
11 13 (1.72%) VPLS
12 12 (1.58%) SSL
13 11 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (1.32%) VoIP
14 10 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.03%) Big Data
3 19 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.92%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.92%) QlikView
10 6 (0.79%) Cognos Powerplay
10 6 (0.79%) GIS
10 6 (0.79%) OLAP
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.32%) Maven
4 5 (0.66%) Selenium
4 5 (0.66%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.53%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.53%) JBehave
5 4 (0.53%) Ranorex
5 4 (0.53%) RSpec
5 4 (0.53%) Subversion
5 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.40%) JMeter
6 3 (0.40%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.26%) eggPlant
7 2 (0.26%) JIRA
7 2 (0.26%) MSI
7 2 (0.26%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 185 (24.41%) Finance
2 75 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.28%) Banking
4 39 (5.15%) Marketing
5 29 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.83%) Retail
6 18 (2.37%) Billing
7 17 (2.24%) Back Office
8 14 (1.85%) Advertising
9 12 (1.58%) Multimedia
10 8 (1.06%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.79%) Electronics
11 6 (0.79%) German Language
12 5 (0.66%) Games
12 5 (0.66%) Legal
13 4 (0.53%) Automotive
14 3 (0.40%) French Language
14 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.80%) .NET
2 31 (4.09%) HTML
3 30 (3.96%) Middleware
4 20 (2.64%) CSS
5 16 (2.11%) Web Services
6 13 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (1.72%) XML
7 10 (1.32%) Regular Expression
7 10 (1.32%) SAML
7 10 (1.32%) SOAP
7 10 (1.32%) ZeroMQ
8 8 (1.06%) HTML5
9 6 (0.79%) REST
9 6 (0.79%) RESTful
10 5 (0.66%) XSLT
11 4 (0.53%) Ajax
11 4 (0.53%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (0.53%) XMPP
12 3 (0.40%) jQuery
12 3 (0.40%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 57 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.60%) PKI
4 24 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 24 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 23 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.45%) Clustering
7 11 (1.45%) Video on Demand
8 10 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.06%) iPad
9 8 (1.06%) IPTV
9 8 (1.06%) Smartcard
10 7 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.79%) PMI
11 6 (0.79%) Social Media
11 6 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.66%) Blog
12 5 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.08%) Windows
2 61 (8.05%) Linux
3 49 (6.46%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.43%) Unix
5 25 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.51%) CentOS
8 13 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.66%) Debian
11 5 (0.66%) Solaris
11 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.40%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Android
13 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (27.97%) Presales
2 96 (12.66%) Information Security
3 92 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (8.58%) Data Protection
4 65 (8.58%) Project Management
5 60 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (7.52%) ERP
7 56 (7.39%) CRM
8 54 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (6.99%) SIEM
10 51 (6.73%) Mentoring
11 48 (6.33%) ITIL
12 41 (5.41%) Migration
13 39 (5.15%) Business Development
14 37 (4.88%) Fraud Detection
15 34 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (4.22%) Analytics
16 32 (4.22%) Identity Management
17 30 (3.96%) Threat Analysis
18 29 (3.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 98 (12.93%) SQL
2 43 (5.67%) Java
3 38 (5.01%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.56%) C
5 22 (2.90%) C#
6 19 (2.51%) Python
7 15 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.72%) Perl
9 11 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.19%) C++
12 6 (0.79%) Ruby
13 3 (0.40%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.40%) PHP
13 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.26%) VBA
15 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (13.46%) Degree
2 57 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 51 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (5.01%) CISSP
6 33 (4.35%) CCNP
7 32 (4.22%) CCIE
8 26 (3.43%) CISM
9 19 (2.51%) CISA
10 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.85%) CCNA
12 8 (1.06%) CCDP
12 8 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.79%) CCA
13 6 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.79%) MCSE
13 6 (0.79%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.58%) QA
3 11 (1.45%) RMADS
4 9 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.79%) SLA
8 5 (0.66%) GxP
9 4 (0.53%) COBIT
10 2 (0.26%) HL7
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 51 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 46 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (1.32%) vSphere
4 10 (1.32%) XenApp
5 8 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.79%) Docker
8 5 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.13%) UAG
11 1 (0.13%) vCloud
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (2.51%) Ansible
1 19 (2.51%) Puppet
2 9 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.19%) SCCM
3 8 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.66%) vRealize
5 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.40%) NetVault Backup
6 3 (0.40%) SCOM
7 2 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.26%) SCSM
7 2 (0.26%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 118 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.82%) Cisco
3 77 (10.16%) SAP
4 73 (9.63%) Oracle
5 67 (8.84%) VMware
6 32 (4.22%) IBM
7 27 (3.56%) CheckPoint
8 26 (3.43%) Citrix
9 25 (3.30%) HP
10 24 (3.17%) Juniper
11 22 (2.90%) ArcSight
12 20 (2.64%) NetApp
12 20 (2.64%) Palo Alto
12 20 (2.64%) Sage
13 18 (2.37%) Blue Coat
13 18 (2.37%) F5
14 17 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (2.11%) Hyperion
16 15 (1.98%) Fortinet
17 14 (1.85%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Car allowance and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £65000 per annum + £15K OTE + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + V.Attractive
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £0000.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + +Great Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: We offer competitive salary and benefits for the appropriate candidate
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank International
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 24 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
CGI IT UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluebird IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Uncapped commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Salary: Attractive Base + Commission
Posted: 20 days ago