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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 649 567 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.96% 10.23% 10.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.92% 11.00% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 411 431 441
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 £35,400 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
5445 5154 5221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.91% 93.00% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 3982 4361
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 0 319 £60,000 +27.65% 21
Newbury +12 68 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Bracknell -14 43 £55,000 +33.33% 7
Slough -5 36 £51,500 +3.00% 2
Maidenhead -11 30 £47,500 -12.03%
Hungerford +9 7 £24,500 -38.75%
Windsor -21 6 £35,000 -44.00%
Wokingham -10 1 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 385 (28.46%) Finance
2 338 (24.98%) Telecoms
3 260 (19.22%) SQL
4 259 (19.14%) Microsoft
5 215 (15.89%) Security Cleared
6 207 (15.30%) Oracle
7 176 (13.01%) SQL Server
8 165 (12.20%) Degree
9 161 (11.90%) Windows
10 157 (11.60%) MS Excel
10 157 (11.60%) SC Cleared
11 127 (9.39%) CRM
12 125 (9.24%) Marketing
13 120 (8.87%) Linux
13 120 (8.87%) Retail
14 117 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
15 112 (8.28%) XML
16 109 (8.06%) SAP
17 108 (7.98%) VMware
18 107 (7.91%) Citrix
19 102 (7.54%) Cisco
20 98 (7.24%) Active Directory
20 98 (7.24%) Network Security
21 96 (7.10%) HTML
22 95 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
23 93 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
24 90 (6.65%) JavaScript
24 90 (6.65%) Project Management
25 88 (6.50%) MS Office
25 88 (6.50%) Advertising

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 58 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 43 (3.18%) IIS
4 36 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (2.59%) Apache
6 34 (2.51%) Tomcat
7 31 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (2.22%) Lync
9 28 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (2.00%) WebLogic
10 27 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
12 20 (1.48%) Apache Solr
13 16 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
14 12 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.81%) CMS
16 10 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
18 6 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 157 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 88 (6.50%) MS Office
3 16 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 66 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (4.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
5 34 (2.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 34 (2.51%) SAP CO
5 34 (2.51%) SAP FI
6 32 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 30 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
8 28 (2.07%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 19 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
10 17 (1.26%) SAP R/3
10 17 (1.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 17 (1.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 16 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
11 16 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
11 16 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
11 16 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
11 16 (1.18%) Exchequer
12 10 (0.74%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.55%) SaaS
2 19 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.33%) Office 365
4 17 (1.26%) Taleo
4 17 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.74%) IaaS
6 7 (0.52%) Force.com
7 4 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 98 (7.24%) Network Security
2 86 (6.36%) Firewall
3 80 (5.91%) Internet
4 46 (3.40%) LAN
5 43 (3.18%) TCP/IP
6 42 (3.10%) NetScaler
6 42 (3.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 41 (3.03%) IPv6
8 36 (2.66%) VPN
8 36 (2.66%) DNS
9 35 (2.59%) SAN
10 31 (2.29%) Broadband
11 29 (2.14%) HTTP
12 27 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (1.77%) DHCP
14 24 (1.77%) WAN
14 24 (1.77%) SSL
14 24 (1.77%) MPLS
14 24 (1.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (3.03%) MySQL
6 37 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (2.00%) OLAP
10 26 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 24 (1.77%) Big Data
12 21 (1.55%) DB2
13 19 (1.40%) Oracle OLAP
14 17 (1.26%) Essbase
14 17 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.18%) Oracle Discoverer
15 16 (1.18%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.96%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.74%) SAP BW
17 10 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 21 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.48%) Selenium
2 20 (1.48%) Mockito
3 16 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.67%) LSMW
5 7 (0.52%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.37%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.30%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.22%) Subversion
8 3 (0.22%) PeopleTools
9 2 (0.15%) ERwin
9 2 (0.15%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.15%) Ant
9 2 (0.15%) JUnit
9 2 (0.15%) Maven
9 2 (0.15%) Hudson
10 1 (0.074%) Toad
10 1 (0.074%) TestDirector
General
1 385 (28.46%) Finance
2 338 (24.98%) Telecoms
3 125 (9.24%) Marketing
4 120 (8.87%) Retail
5 88 (6.50%) Advertising
6 52 (3.84%) Banking
7 40 (2.96%) German Language
8 32 (2.37%) Billing
9 31 (2.29%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.70%) General Ledger
11 22 (1.63%) Multimedia
12 13 (0.96%) Legal
12 13 (0.96%) Electronics
13 7 (0.52%) French Language
14 6 (0.44%) Games
15 5 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.37%) Dutch Language
16 3 (0.22%) Publishing
17 1 (0.074%) Military
17 1 (0.074%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (8.28%) XML
2 96 (7.10%) HTML
3 67 (4.95%) J2EE
4 60 (4.43%) .NET
5 59 (4.36%) CSS
5 59 (4.36%) Web Services
6 31 (2.29%) jQuery
7 28 (2.07%) XSLT
8 25 (1.85%) Spring
8 25 (1.85%) Java EE
9 24 (1.77%) XHTML
10 21 (1.55%) JSP
11 20 (1.48%) ASP.NET
12 14 (1.03%) Ajax
13 12 (0.89%) WSDL
13 12 (0.89%) HTML5
14 11 (0.81%) Flash
15 10 (0.74%) COM
16 9 (0.67%) Visualforce
17 8 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.84%) Computer Science
2 52 (3.84%) RMADS
3 47 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 37 (2.73%) Social Media
6 36 (2.66%) User Experience
7 35 (2.59%) Clustering
8 34 (2.51%) PKI
9 25 (1.85%) iPad
9 25 (1.85%) Open Source
10 23 (1.70%) FlexPod
11 22 (1.63%) Mainframe
12 19 (1.40%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.40%) Data Integration
13 16 (1.18%) CESG
13 16 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
14 14 (1.03%) FMCG
15 12 (0.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 161 (11.90%) Windows
2 120 (8.87%) Linux
3 62 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (4.51%) UNIX
5 44 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.18%) Solaris
9 13 (0.96%) AIX
10 11 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (0.67%) Android
11 9 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.59%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.44%) HPUX
14 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.30%) Debian
15 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.22%) SUSE
16 3 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (9.39%) CRM
2 117 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
3 90 (6.65%) Project Management
4 87 (6.43%) ERP
5 86 (6.36%) Business Development
6 78 (5.76%) Migration
7 77 (5.69%) Mentoring
8 75 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (5.40%) ITIL
10 64 (4.73%) ETL
11 63 (4.66%) Information Security
12 57 (4.21%) E-Commerce
13 53 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (3.92%) Network Design
14 45 (3.33%) Service Delivery
14 45 (3.33%) Information Assurance
15 43 (3.18%) Security Architecture
16 42 (3.10%) PRINCE2
17 41 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
18 40 (2.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 260 (19.22%) SQL
2 90 (6.65%) JavaScript
3 81 (5.99%) Java
4 46 (3.40%) C#
5 32 (2.37%) C
5 32 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 27 (2.00%) ABAP
7 24 (1.77%) Perl
7 24 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 22 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 21 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.40%) Python
11 16 (1.18%) VBScript
12 15 (1.11%) PHP
13 13 (0.96%) X++
14 12 (0.89%) VB
15 11 (0.81%) Ruby
16 9 (0.67%) XPath
16 9 (0.67%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 215 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 165 (12.20%) Degree
3 157 (11.60%) SC Cleared
4 74 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (3.84%) CISSP
6 45 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 39 (2.88%) MCITP
7 39 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (2.81%) CISM
9 37 (2.73%) MCSE
10 35 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (2.51%) CCA
12 31 (2.29%) CCNP
13 30 (2.22%) CISA
14 29 (2.14%) PCI QSA
14 29 (2.14%) NCDA
14 29 (2.14%) NCIE
14 29 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
15 24 (1.77%) MCP
15 24 (1.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (2.96%) COBIT
3 39 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (2.14%) SLA
5 22 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.40%) QA
7 13 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.67%) HL7
9 5 (0.37%) GPG13
10 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.074%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 98 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 95 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (6.13%) Hyper-V
4 53 (3.92%) XenApp
5 52 (3.84%) XenDesktop
6 32 (2.37%) vSphere
7 28 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (1.63%) VMware ESX
9 20 (1.48%) XenServer
10 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (0.89%) vCloud
12 11 (0.81%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.52%) Xen
14 6 (0.44%) Snort
14 6 (0.44%) KVM
15 5 (0.37%) Squid
16 4 (0.30%) NFS
16 4 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.30%) ProxySG
17 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (2.37%) SCCM
2 24 (1.77%) NetBackup
3 17 (1.26%) Legato
4 15 (1.11%) XenMobile
5 12 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (0.89%) SCOM
6 10 (0.74%) WSUS
6 10 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.67%) Nagios
7 9 (0.67%) Puppet
8 8 (0.59%) SCSM
9 7 (0.52%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.37%) Opsview
11 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.22%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
13 2 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 259 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 207 (15.30%) Oracle
3 109 (8.06%) SAP
4 108 (7.98%) VMware
5 107 (7.91%) Citrix
6 102 (7.54%) Cisco
7 61 (4.51%) Fujitsu
8 60 (4.43%) CheckPoint
9 50 (3.70%) Juniper
10 49 (3.62%) NetApp
11 39 (2.88%) F5
12 37 (2.73%) IBM
13 35 (2.59%) EMC
14 34 (2.51%) HP
15 31 (2.29%) Huawei
16 29 (2.14%) Sage
17 28 (2.07%) Teradata
18 26 (1.92%) Nokia
19 25 (1.85%) Symantec
19 25 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
Bracknell, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
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Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
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Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K bonus + car
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum High Salary + Excellent Benefits P
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Car allowance, bonus, holidays, pe
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Circa 30-50k + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus £6k car allowance & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 50k + Excellent benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + £5000 car allowance
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