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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 511 572 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.11% 9.85% 10.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.76% 10.53% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 369 367 413
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £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
5238 5433 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.42% 93.56% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3907 3993 3994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 1 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 1 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 -10 217 £55,000 +7.31% 30
Bracknell +11 67 £57,500 +36.90% 1
Slough +7 53 £55,000 -13.72% 4
Maidenhead -13 32 £60,000 +41.17% 8
Newbury -21 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Windsor -12 6 - -
Hungerford - 4 £31,500 -
Wokingham +20 1 - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 255 (25.58%) Finance
2 170 (17.05%) Telecoms
3 167 (16.75%) Degree
4 159 (15.95%) Security Cleared
5 152 (15.25%) Microsoft
6 140 (14.04%) Cisco
7 138 (13.84%) SAP
8 135 (13.54%) SC Cleared
9 119 (11.94%) SQL
10 117 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
11 114 (11.43%) Windows
12 106 (10.63%) Linux
13 102 (10.23%) Oracle
14 99 (9.93%) CISSP
15 97 (9.73%) Marketing
16 94 (9.43%) SQL Server
16 94 (9.43%) Firewall
17 93 (9.33%) Juniper
18 89 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
19 87 (8.73%) ERP
20 84 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
20 84 (8.43%) Retail
21 83 (8.32%) Banking
22 79 (7.92%) Information Security
23 76 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 75 (7.52%) Network Security
25 74 (7.42%) ITIL
26 72 (7.22%) Analytics
27 71 (7.12%) Active Directory
28 70 (7.02%) VMware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.11%) Lync
4 19 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.71%) Apache
5 17 (1.71%) Apache Solr
6 15 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.10%) SAS
9 8 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.80%) IBM Connections
9 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.80%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (0.60%) CMS
11 5 (0.50%) IIS
11 5 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.71%) MS Office
3 30 (3.01%) SPSS
4 9 (0.90%) MS Project
5 6 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 52 (5.22%) SAP FI
1 52 (5.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 52 (5.22%) SAP CO
2 40 (4.01%) SAP R/3
3 34 (3.41%) SAP MM
4 29 (2.91%) SAP LE
5 27 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 18 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
7 18 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
9 16 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 15 (1.50%) Dynamics GP
11 14 (1.40%) SAP SD
12 11 (1.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 10 (1.00%) Exchequer
14 9 (0.90%) SAP PP
14 9 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.50%) Office 365
2 14 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.30%) SaaS
4 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.30%) IaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Terremark
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (9.43%) Firewall
2 75 (7.52%) Network Security
3 57 (5.72%) LAN
4 52 (5.22%) WAN
5 40 (4.01%) Wireless
6 39 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (3.51%) TCP/IP
8 30 (3.01%) VPN
9 29 (2.91%) Internet
10 28 (2.81%) BGP
11 27 (2.71%) MPLS
11 27 (2.71%) OSPF
12 26 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (2.21%) HTTP
14 21 (2.11%) DNS
15 20 (2.01%) VoIP
16 19 (1.91%) SAN
17 17 (1.71%) WLAN
18 14 (1.40%) Cisco PIX
19 12 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.91%) MySQL
4 28 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.61%) Big Data
7 23 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 16 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.20%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.90%) Essbase
14 8 (0.80%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (2.31%) LSMW
2 21 (2.11%) Selenium
3 18 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.71%) Mockito
5 12 (1.20%) LoadRunner
6 6 (0.60%) JUnit
6 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.40%) WebLogic Workshop
7 4 (0.40%) JMeter
7 4 (0.40%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.10%) Xcode
9 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.10%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 255 (25.58%) Finance
2 170 (17.05%) Telecoms
3 97 (9.73%) Marketing
4 84 (8.43%) Retail
5 83 (8.32%) Banking
6 67 (6.72%) Manufacturing
7 35 (3.51%) Billing
8 25 (2.51%) Advertising
9 20 (2.01%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.40%) Back Office
11 11 (1.10%) German Language
12 8 (0.80%) Electronics
13 7 (0.70%) Dutch Language
13 7 (0.70%) Local Government
14 6 (0.60%) Legal
14 6 (0.60%) Games
15 5 (0.50%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.50%) Law
15 5 (0.50%) French Language
16 4 (0.40%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.51%) HTML
1 45 (4.51%) CSS
2 38 (3.81%) Web Services
3 34 (3.41%) XML
4 26 (2.61%) XHTML
5 25 (2.51%) Spring
6 22 (2.21%) jQuery
7 20 (2.01%) Regular Expression
7 20 (2.01%) XSLT
7 20 (2.01%) J2EE
8 18 (1.81%) JSP
8 18 (1.81%) Java EE
9 11 (1.10%) Ajax
9 11 (1.10%) .NET
10 7 (0.70%) HTML5
11 6 (0.60%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.60%) Java SE
12 5 (0.50%) JSON
12 5 (0.50%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.22%) Social Media
3 51 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.61%) Statistics
6 25 (2.51%) RMADS
7 23 (2.31%) iPad
7 23 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.21%) Visualisation
8 22 (2.21%) Clustering
9 20 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.60%) CESG
11 14 (1.40%) User Experience
12 13 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
12 13 (1.30%) DTV
13 11 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.90%) PKI
15 8 (0.80%) CMDB
16 7 (0.70%) Mathematics
16 7 (0.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.43%) Windows
2 106 (10.63%) Linux
3 67 (6.72%) UNIX
4 21 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.10%) Solaris
8 10 (1.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.60%) HPUX
11 5 (0.50%) AIX
12 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.20%) CentOS
13 2 (0.20%) Debian
13 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (8.73%) ERP
3 79 (7.92%) Information Security
4 74 (7.42%) ITIL
5 72 (7.22%) Analytics
6 70 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 69 (6.92%) Migration
7 69 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (6.32%) Project Management
9 57 (5.72%) E-Commerce
10 49 (4.91%) CRM
11 45 (4.51%) Coaching
11 45 (4.51%) Cyber Security
12 44 (4.41%) SIEM
13 43 (4.31%) Security Architecture
14 41 (4.11%) Scrum
15 37 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 35 (3.51%) Logistics
17 32 (3.21%) Business Analysis
18 29 (2.91%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (11.94%) SQL
2 59 (5.92%) Java
3 55 (5.52%) JavaScript
4 45 (4.51%) ABAP
5 21 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.60%) C
7 7 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.50%) PHP
8 5 (0.50%) R
9 4 (0.40%) C#
9 4 (0.40%) SAPscript
10 3 (0.30%) Python
10 3 (0.30%) VB
10 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.30%) C++
11 2 (0.20%) Perl
11 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 167 (16.75%) Degree
2 159 (15.95%) Security Cleared
3 135 (13.54%) SC Cleared
4 99 (9.93%) CISSP
5 84 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (6.32%) CCIE
7 50 (5.02%) CISM
8 49 (4.91%) CCNP
9 43 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (3.91%) CISA
11 33 (3.31%) MCSE
12 31 (3.11%) ISEB
13 23 (2.31%) PCI QSA
14 21 (2.11%) CCA
15 20 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (1.91%) IBM Certification
17 17 (1.71%) CCSE
17 17 (1.71%) DV Cleared
18 13 (1.30%) CRISC
18 13 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (4.31%) QA
3 32 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.21%) SLA
5 20 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.50%) COBIT
7 8 (0.80%) GPG13
8 3 (0.30%) HL7
9 2 (0.20%) BS25999
10 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.10%) BS7799
System Software
1 71 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 51 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.71%) vSphere
5 15 (1.50%) XenApp
6 14 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.40%) Xen
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.40%) Firmware
9 4 (0.40%) XenServer
10 3 (0.30%) KVM
11 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.10%) Snort
12 1 (0.10%) Samba
12 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (1.60%) SCCM
2 12 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.90%) SCOM
4 8 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.50%) Legato
6 5 (0.50%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.40%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.30%) WSUS
8 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.30%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.20%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 152 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 140 (14.04%) Cisco
3 138 (13.84%) SAP
4 102 (10.23%) Oracle
5 93 (9.33%) Juniper
6 70 (7.02%) VMware
7 63 (6.32%) HP
8 61 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 55 (5.52%) IBM
10 30 (3.01%) Fortinet
11 29 (2.91%) Cognos
11 29 (2.91%) F5
12 28 (2.81%) EMC
12 28 (2.81%) Brocade
13 27 (2.71%) Citrix
14 22 (2.21%) IronPort
14 22 (2.21%) Symantec
14 22 (2.21%) Aruba
15 21 (2.11%) JD Edwards
16 18 (1.81%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £450 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 45K OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago