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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 28 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 372 503 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.18% 9.23% 8.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 9.63% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 322 350 299
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -17 147 £55,000 -4.34% 38
Bracknell -20 36 £54,250 -1.36% 6
Maidenhead -8 20 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Slough -16 16 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Wokingham -9 5 £17,500 -
Newbury -13 5 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Windsor +8 1 £55,000 - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 201 (27.84%) Presales
2 143 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 138 (19.11%) Finance
4 114 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 106 (14.68%) Oracle
6 101 (13.99%) SQL
7 88 (12.19%) Degree
8 83 (11.50%) Cisco
9 80 (11.08%) SQL Server
10 78 (10.80%) MS Excel
11 67 (9.28%) Firewall
12 64 (8.86%) Windows
13 63 (8.73%) Security Cleared
14 58 (8.03%) Data Centre
15 57 (7.89%) CheckPoint
16 55 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
17 51 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
18 50 (6.93%) Oracle Database
18 50 (6.93%) SC Cleared
18 50 (6.93%) Marketing
19 49 (6.79%) Project Management
20 48 (6.65%) ERP
21 47 (6.51%) VMware
22 44 (6.09%) SAP
22 44 (6.09%) CISSP
23 43 (5.96%) CCNP
24 41 (5.68%) Active Directory
24 41 (5.68%) CRM
24 41 (5.68%) Business Development
25 40 (5.54%) Juniper

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (2.63%) Lync
2 17 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.80%) IIS
5 10 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.83%) Apache
8 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.55%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 78 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.19%) MS Office
3 7 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.97%) MS Project
3 7 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (5.26%) HFM
1 38 (5.26%) Hyperion Planning
2 23 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
4 17 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
8 9 (1.25%) SAP HR
9 8 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.83%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.83%) SAP GRC
10 6 (0.83%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 5 (0.69%) SAP BRIM
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.12%) Office 365
2 31 (4.29%) SaaS
3 18 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.83%) IaaS
6 6 (0.83%) PaaS
7 5 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.28%) CloudBees
8 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) Taleo
8 2 (0.28%) Yammer
9 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.28%) Firewall
2 31 (4.29%) Network Security
3 28 (3.88%) Wireless
4 25 (3.46%) MPLS
5 23 (3.19%) Unified Communications
6 22 (3.05%) TCP/IP
7 21 (2.91%) LAN
8 20 (2.77%) BGP
8 20 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (2.35%) OSPF
9 17 (2.35%) VPN
10 16 (2.22%) WAN
11 15 (2.08%) SAN
12 12 (1.66%) Ethernet
12 12 (1.66%) Internet
13 11 (1.52%) SSL
13 11 (1.52%) Value-Added Service
14 9 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.93%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.25%) Big Data
6 8 (1.11%) SAP BI
6 8 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.83%) OLAP
8 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.69%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (0.55%) MS Access
10 4 (0.55%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.55%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Axure RP
1 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.42%) Selenium
2 3 (0.42%) Toad
3 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.28%) Maven
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 138 (19.11%) Finance
2 114 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.93%) Marketing
4 30 (4.16%) Billing
4 30 (4.16%) Retail
5 28 (3.88%) Banking
6 20 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.63%) Advertising
8 9 (1.25%) Legal
8 9 (1.25%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.97%) Electronics
10 5 (0.69%) French Language
10 5 (0.69%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.55%) German Language
11 4 (0.55%) Local Government
12 3 (0.42%) Back Office
12 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
13 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.02%) HTML
2 24 (3.32%) .NET
3 20 (2.77%) XML
4 19 (2.63%) Middleware
5 14 (1.94%) CSS
6 13 (1.80%) Web Services
7 9 (1.25%) HTML5
7 9 (1.25%) XMPP
8 8 (1.11%) VXML
9 6 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.55%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.42%) J2EE
11 3 (0.42%) XSLT
12 2 (0.28%) WAP
13 1 (0.14%) COM
13 1 (0.14%) DCOM
13 1 (0.14%) Flash
13 1 (0.14%) SOAP
13 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 32 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.63%) PKI
5 17 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 11 (1.52%) FlexPod
6 11 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.39%) User Experience
8 9 (1.25%) Clustering
8 9 (1.25%) e-Learning
8 9 (1.25%) iPad
8 9 (1.25%) Video on Demand
9 7 (0.97%) Blog
9 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.83%) FMCG
10 6 (0.83%) Replication
10 6 (0.83%) Smartcard
10 6 (0.83%) Social Media
11 5 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.86%) Windows
2 26 (3.60%) Linux
3 23 (3.19%) Unix
3 23 (3.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.97%) Android
5 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.55%) VMS
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.14%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (27.84%) Presales
2 51 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (6.79%) Project Management
4 48 (6.65%) ERP
5 41 (5.68%) Business Development
5 41 (5.68%) CRM
6 40 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
7 38 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 38 (5.26%) Migration
7 38 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (5.12%) Mentoring
9 33 (4.57%) Information Security
9 33 (4.57%) ITIL
10 30 (4.16%) Security Architecture
11 26 (3.60%) Workflow
12 23 (3.19%) Analytics
13 18 (2.49%) Identity Management
14 17 (2.35%) Convergent Charging
14 17 (2.35%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 101 (13.99%) SQL
2 36 (4.99%) Java
3 20 (2.77%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.49%) C#
5 16 (2.22%) C
6 15 (2.08%) Python
7 13 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.11%) Jython
8 8 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.97%) C++
9 7 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.97%) VB
10 6 (0.83%) VBA
11 5 (0.69%) PHP
12 3 (0.42%) ABAP
12 3 (0.42%) Perl
13 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.28%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.28%) Ruby
13 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (12.19%) Degree
2 63 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 55 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 44 (6.09%) CISSP
6 43 (5.96%) CCNP
7 27 (3.74%) CCIE
8 26 (3.60%) CISM
9 21 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.94%) CISA
12 12 (1.66%) CLAS
13 10 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (1.39%) MCSE
14 6 (0.83%) CCNA
14 6 (0.83%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.83%) GIAC
14 6 (0.83%) JNCIP
14 6 (0.83%) MCP
14 6 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.35%) SLA
2 15 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (1.11%) QA
4 6 (0.83%) RMADS
5 5 (0.69%) COBIT
6 4 (0.55%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.28%) HL7
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 41 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.94%) vCloud
5 11 (1.52%) vSphere
6 9 (1.25%) XenApp
7 7 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.28%) Docker
9 2 (0.28%) Firmware
10 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (1.11%) SCCM
4 7 (0.97%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.69%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.69%) SCOM
7 4 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.42%) SCSM
9 2 (0.28%) Ansible
9 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.28%) Puppet
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.28%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 143 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 106 (14.68%) Oracle
3 83 (11.50%) Cisco
4 57 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 47 (6.51%) VMware
6 44 (6.09%) SAP
7 40 (5.54%) Juniper
8 38 (5.26%) Hyperion
9 36 (4.99%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (4.57%) F5
11 28 (3.88%) Websense
12 26 (3.60%) HP
13 24 (3.32%) Citrix
14 22 (3.05%) NetApp
15 21 (2.91%) Palo Alto
16 19 (2.63%) Sourcefire
17 16 (2.22%) Intel
18 15 (2.08%) IBM
19 13 (1.80%) Fortinet
19 13 (1.80%) Symantec
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40,000-£48,000 + Car + Certified training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Ortolan Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Life Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits + ongoing training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum +£6k car allowance & company benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance & company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluebird IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £65k + Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advanced Business Software & Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £80K OTE £100K, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k OTE £60K, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Commission, Benefits, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago