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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 467 649 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.47% 11.27% 10.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.11% 12.10% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 332 409 443
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -7 213 £55,000 +4.76% 27
Bracknell +2 55 £60,000 +42.85% 2
Slough +8 48 £55,000 -13.72% 5
Maidenhead -7 36 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Newbury -33 9 £58,750 +33.52%
Windsor -17 4 - - 1
Wokingham +11 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £40,000 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 222 (22.79%) Finance
2 164 (16.84%) Degree
3 154 (15.81%) Security Cleared
4 153 (15.71%) Telecoms
5 147 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 146 (14.99%) Cisco
7 130 (13.35%) SC Cleared
8 116 (11.91%) SAP
9 114 (11.70%) Windows
10 113 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
11 110 (11.29%) Juniper
12 106 (10.88%) SQL
13 101 (10.37%) Firewall
14 99 (10.16%) CISSP
15 95 (9.75%) Linux
15 95 (9.75%) Marketing
16 93 (9.55%) SQL Server
17 92 (9.45%) Oracle
18 91 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
19 88 (9.03%) Information Security
20 83 (8.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 81 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
21 81 (8.32%) ITIL
22 77 (7.91%) ERP
23 73 (7.49%) Analytics
24 71 (7.29%) Network Security
25 70 (7.19%) Active Directory
25 70 (7.19%) CheckPoint
26 67 (6.88%) Retail
26 67 (6.88%) Project Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.16%) Lync
4 15 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.13%) IIS
6 11 (1.13%) SAS
6 11 (1.13%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.92%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.92%) Apache
8 8 (0.82%) CMS
8 8 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
8 8 (0.82%) IBM Connections
8 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.31%) JBoss
11 3 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 55 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.49%) MS Office
2 34 (3.49%) SPSS
3 7 (0.72%) MS Project
4 6 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (4.21%) SAP FI
1 41 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO
1 41 (4.21%) SAP CO
2 26 (2.67%) SAP R/3
3 24 (2.46%) SAP MM
3 24 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (2.16%) SAP LE
5 18 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
5 18 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 14 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
9 10 (1.03%) Exchequer
10 9 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.72%) SAP Business One
12 7 (0.72%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.64%) SaaS
2 14 (1.44%) Office 365
2 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) IaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Terremark
6 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 101 (10.37%) Firewall
2 71 (7.29%) Network Security
3 52 (5.34%) LAN
4 49 (5.03%) WAN
5 38 (3.90%) Wireless
6 37 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 33 (3.39%) BGP
9 32 (3.29%) OSPF
10 30 (3.08%) MPLS
11 28 (2.87%) Internet
12 27 (2.77%) VPN
13 22 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (2.05%) DNS
14 20 (2.05%) SAN
15 19 (1.95%) VoIP
16 16 (1.64%) WLAN
16 16 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
17 15 (1.54%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (2.67%) Big Data
5 24 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.26%) MySQL
8 20 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 16 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.72%) MS Access
14 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.62%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (1.75%) LSMW
2 15 (1.54%) Selenium
3 10 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.92%) Mockito
4 9 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.31%) JUnit
7 3 (0.31%) WebLogic Workshop
7 3 (0.31%) JMeter
7 3 (0.31%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.10%) Xcode
9 1 (0.10%) Hudson
9 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.10%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 222 (22.79%) Finance
2 153 (15.71%) Telecoms
3 95 (9.75%) Marketing
4 67 (6.88%) Retail
5 61 (6.26%) Banking
6 58 (5.95%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.77%) Billing
8 20 (2.05%) Advertising
9 16 (1.64%) Back Office
10 11 (1.13%) German Language
11 10 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.82%) Law
13 7 (0.72%) Electronics
14 6 (0.62%) Legal
14 6 (0.62%) Local Government
15 5 (0.51%) French Language
16 4 (0.41%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.41%) Games
17 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.49%) HTML
1 34 (3.49%) CSS
2 28 (2.87%) Web Services
3 27 (2.77%) XML
4 21 (2.16%) Regular Expression
5 15 (1.54%) XHTML
6 14 (1.44%) Spring
7 13 (1.33%) jQuery
8 12 (1.23%) XSLT
8 12 (1.23%) J2EE
9 11 (1.13%) .NET
9 11 (1.13%) JSP
9 11 (1.13%) Ajax
10 10 (1.03%) Java EE
11 6 (0.62%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.62%) ODBC
11 6 (0.62%) HTML5
12 5 (0.51%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.34%) Social Media
3 43 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.77%) Statistics
6 26 (2.67%) RMADS
7 24 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.46%) Visualisation
8 20 (2.05%) Clustering
9 14 (1.44%) User Experience
10 13 (1.33%) CESG
11 12 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
11 12 (1.23%) PKI
11 12 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.23%) iPad
12 10 (1.03%) DTV
12 10 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.82%) CMDB
14 7 (0.72%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.70%) Windows
2 95 (9.75%) Linux
3 65 (6.67%) UNIX
4 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.92%) Solaris
8 7 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.62%) HPUX
10 5 (0.51%) AIX
11 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.21%) CentOS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.10%) Android
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (9.03%) Information Security
3 81 (8.32%) ITIL
4 77 (7.91%) ERP
5 73 (7.49%) Analytics
6 67 (6.88%) Project Management
7 62 (6.37%) Mentoring
8 59 (6.06%) Migration
9 56 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (5.34%) CRM
11 48 (4.93%) Security Architecture
12 47 (4.83%) Cyber Security
13 46 (4.72%) Coaching
13 46 (4.72%) E-Commerce
14 39 (4.00%) SIEM
15 38 (3.90%) Business Analysis
16 37 (3.80%) Business Development
17 35 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
18 27 (2.77%) Logistics
19 26 (2.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (10.88%) SQL
2 51 (5.24%) Java
3 50 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 31 (3.18%) ABAP
5 21 (2.16%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.44%) C
7 5 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.51%) R
8 4 (0.41%) PHP
8 4 (0.41%) C#
8 4 (0.41%) SAPscript
9 3 (0.31%) Python
9 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.21%) VB
10 2 (0.21%) C++
10 2 (0.21%) Perl
11 1 (0.10%) VBScript
11 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 164 (16.84%) Degree
2 154 (15.81%) Security Cleared
3 130 (13.35%) SC Cleared
4 99 (10.16%) CISSP
5 91 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (6.67%) CCIE
7 47 (4.83%) CCNP
7 47 (4.83%) CISM
8 44 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (4.21%) CISA
10 34 (3.49%) MCSE
11 23 (2.36%) IBM Certification
11 23 (2.36%) PCI QSA
12 20 (2.05%) CCSE
12 20 (2.05%) ISEB
13 16 (1.64%) CCA
14 15 (1.54%) DV Cleared
15 14 (1.44%) MCITP
15 14 (1.44%) CCNA
16 12 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (3.90%) QA
3 36 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.16%) SLA
5 20 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.54%) COBIT
7 9 (0.92%) GPG13
8 7 (0.72%) BS25999
9 3 (0.31%) HL7
10 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 70 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.75%) vSphere
5 14 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.44%) XenApp
6 6 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.41%) Firmware
7 4 (0.41%) XenServer
8 3 (0.31%) KVM
8 3 (0.31%) Xen
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (1.75%) SCCM
2 11 (1.13%) SCOM
3 9 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.82%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.62%) Legato
6 5 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.31%) WSUS
8 3 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.31%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.21%) SCSM
9 2 (0.21%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 147 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 146 (14.99%) Cisco
3 116 (11.91%) SAP
4 110 (11.29%) Juniper
5 92 (9.45%) Oracle
6 70 (7.19%) CheckPoint
7 66 (6.78%) VMware
8 64 (6.57%) HP
9 58 (5.95%) IBM
10 39 (4.00%) F5
11 34 (3.49%) Fortinet
12 28 (2.87%) Brocade
12 28 (2.87%) Cognos
13 26 (2.67%) EMC
14 25 (2.57%) Citrix
15 23 (2.36%) IronPort
15 23 (2.36%) Aruba
15 23 (2.36%) Riverbed
16 22 (2.26%) Blue Coat
17 20 (2.05%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 40% Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott and May
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Picture More Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + uncapped Commission + Incentives
Posted: 4 days ago