The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 379 431 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.51% 8.63% 11.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 9.01% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 269 301 411
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £36,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
4309 4782 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.72% 95.79% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3485 3639 3778
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 28 July 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 208 £55,000 - 15
Slough +22 31 £72,500 +61.11% 4
Maidenhead -11 21 £70,000 +21.73% 3
Newbury -3 15 £47,500 -29.62%
Bracknell -24 11 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Wokingham - 6 £65,000 -
Hungerford - 4 - - 1
Windsor - 1 £41,500 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 220 (27.06%) Presales
2 200 (24.60%) Finance
3 140 (17.22%) Microsoft
4 115 (14.15%) Cybersecurity
5 107 (13.16%) SQL
5 107 (13.16%) Degree
6 100 (12.30%) Information Security
7 97 (11.93%) Cisco
8 86 (10.58%) Telecoms
9 85 (10.46%) Data Centre
10 83 (10.21%) Windows
11 82 (10.09%) Data Protection
12 81 (9.96%) Oracle
13 73 (8.98%) MS Excel
14 70 (8.61%) VMware
15 69 (8.49%) Firewall
16 67 (8.24%) SQL Server
16 67 (8.24%) Security Cleared
17 66 (8.12%) Project Management
18 63 (7.75%) ERP
19 62 (7.63%) SAP
19 62 (7.63%) SC Cleared
20 61 (7.50%) Linux
21 59 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
21 59 (7.26%) SIEM
22 55 (6.77%) CRM
23 54 (6.64%) Mentoring
23 54 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
24 52 (6.40%) PKI

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.71%) WebSphere
3 16 (1.97%) IIS
3 16 (1.97%) Skype for Business
4 14 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.35%) CMS
7 5 (0.62%) JBoss
7 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.12%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.95%) MS Office
3 10 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.62%) InDesign
4 5 (0.62%) MS Project
4 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 20 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.97%) Hyperion Planning
2 16 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.85%) HFM
4 14 (1.72%) Sage X3
5 13 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (1.48%) SAP GRC
7 7 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.62%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 3 (0.37%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 42 (5.17%) Office 365
2 34 (4.18%) SaaS
3 18 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.09%) CloudBees
4 17 (2.09%) IaaS
5 15 (1.85%) Yammer
6 14 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (1.72%) PaaS
7 6 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.62%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.49%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.37%) Force.com
11 2 (0.25%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.49%) Firewall
2 40 (4.92%) Wireless
3 34 (4.18%) LAN
3 34 (4.18%) WAN
4 32 (3.94%) Network Security
5 30 (3.69%) VPN
6 26 (3.20%) MPLS
7 24 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (2.83%) TCP/IP
9 22 (2.71%) BGP
10 18 (2.21%) IPsec
10 18 (2.21%) VPLS
11 17 (2.09%) Multicast
12 16 (1.97%) Internet
12 16 (1.97%) SAN
12 16 (1.97%) Skype
12 16 (1.97%) SSL
13 14 (1.72%) OSPF
14 12 (1.48%) VoIP
15 11 (1.35%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.32%) Big Data
3 20 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (0.98%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.86%) QlikView
11 6 (0.74%) Cognos Powerplay
11 6 (0.74%) OLAP
11 6 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.09%) Maven
4 8 (0.98%) Selenium
5 6 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.74%) HP UFT
5 6 (0.74%) JBehave
5 6 (0.74%) Ranorex
5 6 (0.74%) RSpec
5 6 (0.74%) Subversion
5 6 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.62%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.37%) MSI
7 3 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.25%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.25%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.12%) JMeter
9 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
General
1 200 (24.60%) Finance
2 86 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.90%) Banking
4 46 (5.66%) Marketing
5 41 (5.04%) Retail
6 28 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.71%) Billing
8 14 (1.72%) Multimedia
9 13 (1.60%) Advertising
10 9 (1.11%) Back Office
11 8 (0.98%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.86%) Games
13 6 (0.74%) Electronics
13 6 (0.74%) German Language
14 5 (0.62%) Legal
15 3 (0.37%) Automotive
15 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.25%) Local Government
16 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.66%) .NET
2 37 (4.55%) Middleware
3 35 (4.31%) HTML
4 24 (2.95%) CSS
5 15 (1.85%) Web Services
6 14 (1.72%) XML
7 13 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (1.23%) Regular Expression
8 10 (1.23%) ZeroMQ
9 9 (1.11%) HTML5
9 9 (1.11%) SOAP
10 7 (0.86%) SAML
11 6 (0.74%) Ajax
11 6 (0.74%) RESTful
12 5 (0.62%) Flash
12 5 (0.62%) REST
13 4 (0.49%) VXML
13 4 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.49%) XMPP
13 4 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.46%) Data Centre
2 54 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.40%) PKI
4 31 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (3.20%) Driving Licence
6 23 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.71%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.60%) Video on Demand
11 12 (1.48%) iPad
12 10 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
13 9 (1.11%) Clustering
13 9 (1.11%) IPTV
14 7 (0.86%) PMI
14 7 (0.86%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.74%) Smartcard
15 6 (0.74%) Social Media
15 6 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.62%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.21%) Windows
2 61 (7.50%) Linux
3 45 (5.54%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.20%) CentOS
5 25 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.46%) Ubuntu
8 18 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.21%) Unix
9 12 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.98%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.62%) Debian
12 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.37%) Android
13 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.37%) Solaris
13 3 (0.37%) SUSE
14 1 (0.12%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (27.06%) Presales
2 115 (14.15%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (12.30%) Information Security
4 82 (10.09%) Data Protection
5 66 (8.12%) Project Management
6 63 (7.75%) ERP
7 59 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (7.26%) SIEM
8 55 (6.77%) CRM
9 54 (6.64%) Mentoring
10 50 (6.15%) ITIL
10 50 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (5.78%) Migration
12 44 (5.41%) Business Development
12 44 (5.41%) Fraud Detection
13 41 (5.04%) Analytics
14 39 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (4.80%) Threat Analysis
15 38 (4.67%) Identity Management
16 35 (4.31%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 107 (13.16%) SQL
2 50 (6.15%) Java
3 41 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 30 (3.69%) C
5 23 (2.83%) C#
6 17 (2.09%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.48%) Python
8 12 (1.48%) Ruby
9 11 (1.35%) C++
10 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.98%) Perl
12 4 (0.49%) PHP
13 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.25%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.25%) VBA
15 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 107 (13.16%) Degree
2 67 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 62 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 59 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (4.92%) CCIE
6 38 (4.67%) CISSP
7 34 (4.18%) CCNP
8 24 (2.95%) CISM
9 23 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (2.21%) CISA
11 15 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (1.23%) CCNA
13 9 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (0.98%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.86%) MCSE
15 7 (0.86%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.74%) CCA
16 6 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.74%) VCAP
17 5 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.09%) QA
3 14 (1.72%) RMADS
4 12 (1.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (1.23%) SLA
6 6 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.62%) GxP
8 3 (0.37%) COBIT
8 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.25%) HL7
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 49 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.48%) Docker
4 12 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (1.48%) vSphere
5 10 (1.23%) XenApp
6 9 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.49%) vCloud
9 4 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) UAG
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (3.20%) Ansible
2 22 (2.71%) Puppet
3 11 (1.35%) SCCM
4 9 (1.11%) SCVMM
5 8 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.86%) vRealize
7 6 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.37%) SCOM
10 3 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.25%) Netcool
11 2 (0.25%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 140 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.93%) Cisco
3 81 (9.96%) Oracle
4 70 (8.61%) VMware
5 62 (7.63%) SAP
6 39 (4.80%) IBM
7 32 (3.94%) Juniper
8 31 (3.81%) CheckPoint
8 31 (3.81%) Citrix
9 28 (3.44%) ArcSight
10 23 (2.83%) HP
10 23 (2.83%) NetApp
11 22 (2.71%) Adobe
11 22 (2.71%) Sage
12 20 (2.46%) Palo Alto
13 18 (2.21%) Blue Coat
13 18 (2.21%) F5
14 17 (2.09%) Hyperion
15 15 (1.85%) Fortinet
15 15 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Medical, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Gold Partner, Bonus, Training, Career
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £85,000 per annum 25% Bonus - Dental, life insurance, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Wolsey Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Base to £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + £6.5k Car, 20% Bon, 10% Pen, 28 days
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluebird IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
PalmIT
Posted: 22 days ago