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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 506 458 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.24% 8.44% 9.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 9.00% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 348 329 365
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
5162 5090 4902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.27% 93.76% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3763 4097
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 223 £57,500 +4.54% 31
Bracknell -4 57 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Newbury +7 43 £37,500 - 2
Slough -4 34 £57,000 -6.93% 6
Maidenhead 0 32 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Hungerford - 5 £23,000 -
Wokingham +7 3 - - 1
Windsor -14 3 £125,000 +88.67%
Thatcham - 1 £65,000 - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 304 (27.54%) Finance
2 219 (19.84%) Telecoms
3 204 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 184 (16.67%) Degree
5 168 (15.22%) SQL
6 163 (14.76%) Security Cleared
7 160 (14.49%) SAP
8 140 (12.68%) Windows
8 140 (12.68%) SC Cleared
9 126 (11.41%) Oracle
10 125 (11.32%) SQL Server
11 120 (10.87%) Cisco
12 116 (10.51%) Linux
12 116 (10.51%) Marketing
13 110 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
14 109 (9.87%) Retail
15 102 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
16 97 (8.79%) Banking
17 95 (8.61%) CISSP
18 93 (8.42%) VMware
19 90 (8.15%) Migration
19 90 (8.15%) MS Excel
20 89 (8.06%) Firewall
21 88 (7.97%) Active Directory
22 84 (7.61%) ERP
23 82 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
24 80 (7.25%) JavaScript
24 80 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
25 78 (7.07%) E-Commerce
26 76 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 67 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.71%) MS Exchange
3 37 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 29 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (2.63%) Apache
6 20 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.36%) Lync
7 15 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
10 12 (1.09%) IIS
11 11 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.63%) SAS
12 7 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
12 7 (0.63%) IBM Connections
13 6 (0.54%) JBoss
14 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 90 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.08%) MS Office
3 15 (1.36%) SPSS
4 6 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) MS Project
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.091%) FastStats
8 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (5.53%) SAP FI
1 61 (5.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 61 (5.53%) SAP CO
2 49 (4.44%) SAP R/3
3 33 (2.99%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 32 (2.90%) SAP MM
5 29 (2.63%) SAP LE
6 27 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
8 20 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 19 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
9 19 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
10 18 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
11 12 (1.09%) SAP SD
12 11 (1.00%) Exchequer
13 10 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (0.72%) SAP PS
15 7 (0.63%) SAP WM
15 7 (0.63%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.27%) Office 365
3 11 (1.00%) SaaS
4 4 (0.36%) IaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Taleo
6 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.18%) Terremark
7 1 (0.091%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (8.06%) Firewall
2 73 (6.61%) Network Security
3 60 (5.43%) LAN
4 46 (4.17%) WAN
5 40 (3.62%) Internet
6 36 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (3.17%) HTTP
7 35 (3.17%) Wireless
8 34 (3.08%) VPN
9 31 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (2.72%) TCP/IP
11 25 (2.26%) DNS
12 20 (1.81%) VoIP
13 18 (1.63%) SAN
13 18 (1.63%) NetScaler
14 17 (1.54%) MPLS
15 16 (1.45%) OSPF
15 16 (1.45%) BGP
15 16 (1.45%) WLAN
16 15 (1.36%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (3.89%) MySQL
4 40 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.90%) Big Data
9 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (1.18%) Essbase
11 13 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
13 10 (0.91%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (2.99%) Selenium
2 31 (2.81%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.63%) Mockito
4 26 (2.36%) LSMW
5 23 (2.08%) LoadRunner
6 10 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.72%) JUnit
8 6 (0.54%) SilkPerformer
9 4 (0.36%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.36%) PeopleTools
9 4 (0.36%) WebLogic Workshop
9 4 (0.36%) JMeter
9 4 (0.36%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.36%) Subversion
10 2 (0.18%) Maven
10 2 (0.18%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.18%) Ant
10 2 (0.18%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 304 (27.54%) Finance
2 219 (19.84%) Telecoms
3 116 (10.51%) Marketing
4 109 (9.87%) Retail
5 97 (8.79%) Banking
6 62 (5.62%) Manufacturing
7 46 (4.17%) Billing
8 44 (3.99%) Advertising
9 24 (2.17%) Aerospace
9 24 (2.17%) German Language
10 17 (1.54%) General Ledger
11 13 (1.18%) Games
11 13 (1.18%) Electronics
12 11 (1.00%) Legal
13 10 (0.91%) Dutch Language
14 9 (0.82%) Back Office
15 7 (0.63%) Local Government
15 7 (0.63%) French Language
16 4 (0.36%) Automotive
16 4 (0.36%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.07%) HTML
2 57 (5.16%) CSS
3 56 (5.07%) XML
4 54 (4.89%) Web Services
5 43 (3.89%) jQuery
6 40 (3.62%) Spring
7 35 (3.17%) XHTML
8 34 (3.08%) J2EE
9 33 (2.99%) Java EE
10 32 (2.90%) XSLT
11 30 (2.72%) JSP
12 25 (2.26%) .NET
13 13 (1.18%) Regular Expression
14 11 (1.00%) JSON
15 8 (0.72%) Ajax
16 7 (0.63%) ASP.NET
17 6 (0.54%) HTML5
17 6 (0.54%) Java SE
18 5 (0.45%) SOAP
18 5 (0.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.89%) Social Media
4 37 (3.35%) iPad
5 34 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 34 (3.08%) Clustering
6 33 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.72%) RMADS
9 15 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.36%) CESG
9 15 (1.36%) Statistics
9 15 (1.36%) User Experience
10 12 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
10 12 (1.09%) DTV
10 12 (1.09%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.91%) IPTV
13 9 (0.82%) Open Source
13 9 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.68%) Windows
2 116 (10.51%) Linux
3 64 (5.80%) UNIX
4 42 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 34 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (1.81%) Windows XP
8 18 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.27%) Solaris
10 7 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.27%) AIX
12 3 (0.27%) HPUX
12 3 (0.27%) Debian
12 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
2 102 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (8.15%) Migration
4 84 (7.61%) ERP
5 78 (7.07%) E-Commerce
6 74 (6.70%) Mentoring
7 72 (6.52%) ITIL
8 66 (5.98%) Information Security
9 65 (5.89%) CRM
10 62 (5.62%) Project Management
11 58 (5.25%) Scrum
12 47 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 47 (4.26%) Analytics
13 43 (3.89%) SIEM
14 40 (3.62%) Security Architecture
14 40 (3.62%) SOA
14 40 (3.62%) Cyber Security
15 37 (3.35%) Logistics
16 36 (3.26%) Service Delivery
17 34 (3.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 168 (15.22%) SQL
2 80 (7.25%) JavaScript
3 73 (6.61%) Java
4 57 (5.16%) ABAP
5 34 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 21 (1.90%) C
7 19 (1.72%) C#
8 18 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.91%) VBScript
10 10 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.82%) VB
12 8 (0.72%) Perl
13 7 (0.63%) PHP
13 7 (0.63%) Python
13 7 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.54%) R
15 5 (0.45%) XPath
15 5 (0.45%) Tcl
15 5 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 184 (16.67%) Degree
2 163 (14.76%) Security Cleared
3 140 (12.68%) SC Cleared
4 95 (8.61%) CISSP
5 57 (5.16%) CISM
6 56 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (4.89%) ISEB
8 47 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (3.80%) CCA
9 42 (3.80%) CCNP
10 39 (3.53%) CISA
11 38 (3.44%) CCIE
12 36 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 31 (2.81%) PCI QSA
14 30 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 28 (2.54%) MCSE
16 26 (2.36%) MCP
17 25 (2.26%) ISTQB
18 19 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
19 17 (1.54%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (3.80%) QA
3 33 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (2.81%) PCI DSS
5 26 (2.36%) COBIT
6 17 (1.54%) SLA
7 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.27%) GPG13
9 2 (0.18%) HL7
10 1 (0.091%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.091%) BS25999
System Software
1 88 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 82 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.44%) XenApp
5 30 (2.72%) XenDesktop
6 21 (1.90%) vSphere
7 20 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.82%) XenServer
11 8 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.63%) vCloud
13 6 (0.54%) Xen
13 6 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.36%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.36%) KVM
15 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.90%) SCCM
3 13 (1.18%) XenMobile
4 11 (1.00%) SCOM
5 7 (0.63%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.63%) Legato
6 6 (0.54%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.54%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.45%) SCSM
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Intune
8 4 (0.36%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.27%) Nagios
9 3 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 204 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 160 (14.49%) SAP
3 126 (11.41%) Oracle
4 120 (10.87%) Cisco
5 93 (8.42%) VMware
6 67 (6.07%) Citrix
7 52 (4.71%) Juniper
7 52 (4.71%) HP
8 48 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 40 (3.62%) IBM
10 34 (3.08%) hybris
11 33 (2.99%) JD Edwards
12 29 (2.63%) NetApp
13 23 (2.08%) EMC
13 23 (2.08%) F5
14 22 (1.99%) Brocade
15 18 (1.63%) Huawei
15 18 (1.63%) Symantec
16 16 (1.45%) Cognos
17 15 (1.36%) Nokia
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + £45k OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + £45k OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + commission + incredible incentives!
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperial IT Ltd
Salary: Negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago