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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 390 678 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.67% 11.58% 10.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.16% 12.47% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 302 444 435
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £75,000 £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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -17 185 £55,000 -4.34% 19
Newbury -12 31 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Bracknell +13 29 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Maidenhead +4 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Slough -18 27 £45,000 -12.62% 3
Windsor +15 1 £62,500 +78.57%
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 162 (20.43%) Finance
2 141 (17.78%) Cisco
3 134 (16.90%) Degree
4 119 (15.01%) Juniper
5 103 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (12.86%) Firewall
7 92 (11.60%) Microsoft
7 92 (11.60%) SQL
8 87 (10.97%) Windows
9 79 (9.96%) Telecoms
10 73 (9.21%) Information Security
10 73 (9.21%) CISSP
11 71 (8.95%) SAP
12 66 (8.32%) CheckPoint
12 66 (8.32%) Security Cleared
13 65 (8.20%) CCIE
14 60 (7.57%) Marketing
15 59 (7.44%) Project Management
16 58 (7.31%) Oracle
16 58 (7.31%) F5
17 57 (7.19%) SC Cleared
17 57 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (7.06%) SQL Server
19 55 (6.94%) Data Centre
20 49 (6.18%) Java
20 49 (6.18%) ITIL
20 49 (6.18%) CCNP
21 48 (6.05%) CRM
21 48 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
22 47 (5.93%) Cyber Security

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (3.03%) IIS
2 21 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.77%) Lync
4 12 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.13%) CMS
6 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.88%) JBoss
9 6 (0.76%) Node.js
10 5 (0.63%) SAP Portal
10 5 (0.63%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.50%) Apache
11 4 (0.50%) SharePoint Foundation
12 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.89%) MS Office
3 9 (1.13%) SPSS
4 6 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 23 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (2.65%) SAP FI
2 21 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 21 (2.65%) SAP CO
3 16 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (2.02%) SAP FSCM
4 12 (1.51%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (1.13%) SAP SD
6 9 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.76%) Magento
9 5 (0.63%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.63%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
10 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.50%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.50%) SAP FI-GL
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.54%) SaaS
2 15 (1.89%) Office 365
3 12 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.88%) IaaS
6 5 (0.63%) PaaS
7 4 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 102 (12.86%) Firewall
2 38 (4.79%) OSPF
2 38 (4.79%) BGP
3 37 (4.67%) Network Security
4 34 (4.29%) MPLS
4 34 (4.29%) SAN
5 32 (4.04%) WAN
6 31 (3.91%) Wireless
7 30 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
8 28 (3.53%) Internet
9 26 (3.28%) TCP/IP
10 25 (3.15%) IOS XR
10 25 (3.15%) NX-OS
11 23 (2.90%) Cisco ISE
12 22 (2.77%) Cisco PIX
12 22 (2.77%) NetScreen
13 21 (2.65%) SNMP
14 20 (2.52%) LAN
15 15 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.27%) Big Data
3 16 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.26%) SAP BW
8 9 (1.13%) MySQL
9 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 6 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.76%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.01%) Selenium
2 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.50%) Toad
3 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.38%) WebLogic Workshop
4 3 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.38%) JMeter
4 3 (0.38%) LSMW
4 3 (0.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.25%) Ranorex
5 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.25%) Subversion
5 2 (0.25%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.25%) RSpec
5 2 (0.25%) JBehave
5 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.13%) Hudson
6 1 (0.13%) ERwin
6 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 162 (20.43%) Finance
2 79 (9.96%) Telecoms
3 60 (7.57%) Marketing
4 43 (5.42%) Manufacturing
5 42 (5.30%) Banking
6 38 (4.79%) Retail
7 19 (2.40%) Billing
8 7 (0.88%) Advertising
8 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.76%) Back Office
9 6 (0.76%) Law
9 6 (0.76%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.63%) Legal
10 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.63%) French Language
11 4 (0.50%) Electronics
11 4 (0.50%) Front Office
12 3 (0.38%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.78%) XML
2 28 (3.53%) HTML
2 28 (3.53%) .NET
3 27 (3.40%) Web Services
4 18 (2.27%) CSS
5 13 (1.64%) J2EE
6 12 (1.51%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.13%) Regular Expression
8 8 (1.01%) Ajax
8 8 (1.01%) XMPP
9 6 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (0.76%) Django
9 6 (0.76%) Backbone.js
10 5 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 5 (0.63%) JSON
11 4 (0.50%) jQuery
11 4 (0.50%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.50%) SOAP
11 4 (0.50%) ODBC
12 3 (0.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 31 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 15 (1.89%) PKI
5 14 (1.77%) RMADS
5 14 (1.77%) User Experience
6 13 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.51%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.51%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.39%) Social Media
9 10 (1.26%) Statistics
10 9 (1.13%) Life Science
11 8 (1.01%) Physics
11 8 (1.01%) E-Learning
12 7 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
12 7 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.76%) Clustering
13 6 (0.76%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.97%) Windows
2 40 (5.04%) Linux
3 26 (3.28%) UNIX
4 20 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.39%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.13%) Android
10 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.50%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (9.21%) Information Security
2 59 (7.44%) Project Management
3 57 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (6.18%) ITIL
5 48 (6.05%) CRM
5 48 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (5.93%) Cyber Security
7 44 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (5.42%) Data Protection
9 40 (5.04%) Business Development
10 35 (4.41%) ERP
11 34 (4.29%) Analytics
12 31 (3.91%) Mentoring
12 31 (3.91%) Business Analysis
13 26 (3.28%) Security Management
13 26 (3.28%) SIEM
14 25 (3.15%) Security Architecture
15 24 (3.03%) Project Planning
15 24 (3.03%) E-Commerce
16 23 (2.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (11.60%) SQL
2 49 (6.18%) Java
3 42 (5.30%) JavaScript
4 30 (3.78%) C#
5 18 (2.27%) C
6 16 (2.02%) ABAP
7 14 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 13 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.13%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.01%) Python
11 7 (0.88%) PHP
11 7 (0.88%) VBScript
11 7 (0.88%) Ruby
12 6 (0.76%) C++
13 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.38%) X++
15 2 (0.25%) VBA
16 1 (0.13%) Perl
16 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 134 (16.90%) Degree
2 103 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (9.21%) CISSP
4 66 (8.32%) Security Cleared
5 65 (8.20%) CCIE
6 57 (7.19%) SC Cleared
7 49 (6.18%) CCNP
8 38 (4.79%) CISM
9 26 (3.28%) CCNA
10 22 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (2.77%) CISA
11 18 (2.27%) CCSE
12 17 (2.14%) JNCIS
13 15 (1.89%) MCITP
14 14 (1.77%) MCSE
15 13 (1.64%) PCI QSA
16 11 (1.39%) DV Cleared
17 9 (1.13%) IBM Certification
17 9 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (1.13%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.77%) QA
4 10 (1.26%) BS25999
5 9 (1.13%) GCP
6 5 (0.63%) GPG13
7 4 (0.50%) SLA
8 3 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) BS7799
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.63%) XenApp
4 5 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.50%) vSphere
6 3 (0.38%) UAG
6 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.25%) XenServer
7 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) vCloud
8 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (1.51%) SCCM
4 11 (1.39%) SCOM
5 9 (1.13%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.13%) SCOrch
6 7 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.63%) SCSM
9 4 (0.50%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.50%) Legato
9 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.38%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 141 (17.78%) Cisco
2 119 (15.01%) Juniper
3 92 (11.60%) Microsoft
4 71 (8.95%) SAP
5 66 (8.32%) CheckPoint
6 58 (7.31%) Oracle
6 58 (7.31%) F5
7 45 (5.67%) Riverbed
8 40 (5.04%) Fortinet
8 40 (5.04%) HP
9 39 (4.92%) VMware
10 30 (3.78%) Blue Coat
10 30 (3.78%) IBM
11 24 (3.03%) CA
12 22 (2.77%) NetApp
13 21 (2.65%) IronPort
14 20 (2.52%) Tufin
15 19 (2.40%) NetScout
16 16 (2.02%) EMC
17 15 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: Car, pension, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pesaro
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package - details on a
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £20k OTE, Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Medical, Laptop,
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + comission
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + Full Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Excellent Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 3 days ago