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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 416 646 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.33% 11.83% 11.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 12.71% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 276 417 513
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
4676 5082 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.61% 93.04% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3656 4071
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -8 221 £55,000 - 19
Maidenhead -10 30 £50,000 - 2
Bracknell -10 24 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Slough -16 20 £48,000 -12.72% 1
Newbury -22 17 £67,500 +145.45%
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 203 (21.60%) Finance
2 169 (17.98%) Degree
3 150 (15.96%) Cisco
4 141 (15.00%) Juniper
5 118 (12.55%) Microsoft
6 115 (12.23%) Telecoms
7 111 (11.81%) Firewall
8 107 (11.38%) SAP
8 107 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
9 106 (11.28%) Windows
10 100 (10.64%) SQL
11 94 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 89 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (9.04%) Marketing
14 82 (8.72%) Information Security
15 80 (8.51%) CheckPoint
16 76 (8.09%) SC Cleared
17 75 (7.98%) CCIE
18 73 (7.77%) CISSP
19 72 (7.66%) Oracle
20 71 (7.55%) Project Management
21 66 (7.02%) ITIL
21 66 (7.02%) Analytics
22 61 (6.49%) F5
23 60 (6.38%) HP
23 60 (6.38%) Data Centre
24 59 (6.28%) SQL Server
24 59 (6.28%) VMware
25 57 (6.06%) Linux
25 57 (6.06%) Active Directory

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.23%) IIS
3 20 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.02%) Lync
5 13 (1.38%) CMS
6 11 (1.17%) SAS
7 10 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.53%) SAP Portal
12 5 (0.53%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (0.43%) Node.js
13 4 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.43%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 50 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.09%) MS Office
3 26 (2.77%) SPSS
4 7 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.53%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 34 (3.62%) SAP FI
1 34 (3.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 34 (3.62%) SAP CO
2 33 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (1.91%) SAP R/3
5 17 (1.81%) SAP MM
6 16 (1.70%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (1.38%) SAP LE
9 12 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (1.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (1.06%) SAP FSCM
11 10 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
11 10 (1.06%) SAP SD
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.09%) SaaS
2 17 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.17%) Office 365
5 10 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.74%) IaaS
7 5 (0.53%) PaaS
8 4 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.32%) Terremark
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 111 (11.81%) Firewall
2 55 (5.85%) Network Security
3 52 (5.53%) BGP
4 51 (5.43%) OSPF
5 46 (4.89%) MPLS
6 45 (4.79%) WAN
7 39 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (3.72%) Wireless
9 34 (3.62%) LAN
9 34 (3.62%) SAN
10 32 (3.40%) TCP/IP
11 31 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (2.98%) IOS XR
12 28 (2.98%) NX-OS
13 27 (2.87%) Cisco PIX
13 27 (2.87%) NetScreen
14 26 (2.77%) Cisco ISE
14 26 (2.77%) Internet
15 20 (2.13%) DNS
16 17 (1.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.02%) Big Data
4 17 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 12 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.74%) MS Access
12 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.64%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.64%) MySQL
13 6 (0.64%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 11 (1.17%) LSMW
2 9 (0.96%) Selenium
3 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.43%) Toad
5 3 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.21%) Subversion
6 2 (0.21%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (0.21%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.21%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.21%) RSpec
6 2 (0.21%) JBehave
6 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.21%) JMeter
7 1 (0.11%) Hudson
7 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 203 (21.60%) Finance
2 115 (12.23%) Telecoms
3 85 (9.04%) Marketing
4 53 (5.64%) Manufacturing
5 51 (5.43%) Banking
6 30 (3.19%) Retail
7 28 (2.98%) Billing
8 17 (1.81%) Advertising
9 8 (0.85%) Back Office
10 7 (0.74%) Electronics
10 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.74%) Law
10 7 (0.74%) French Language
10 7 (0.74%) German Language
11 6 (0.64%) Legal
12 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.32%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.32%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.40%) XML
2 31 (3.30%) HTML
3 26 (2.77%) Web Services
4 24 (2.55%) CSS
5 21 (2.23%) .NET
6 12 (1.28%) Ajax
7 11 (1.17%) Regular Expression
8 9 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.74%) J2EE
9 7 (0.74%) SAP Basis
10 6 (0.64%) ODBC
10 6 (0.64%) SAP PI
11 5 (0.53%) HTML5
11 5 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (0.53%) JSON
12 4 (0.43%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.43%) Backbone.js
12 4 (0.43%) Django
13 3 (0.32%) jQuery
13 3 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 56 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.98%) Social Media
5 27 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.55%) Visualisation
7 23 (2.45%) RMADS
8 19 (2.02%) Statistics
9 16 (1.70%) User Experience
10 15 (1.60%) PKI
11 12 (1.28%) Clustering
11 12 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.96%) DTV
13 9 (0.96%) Life Science
14 8 (0.85%) CMDB
14 8 (0.85%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 106 (11.28%) Windows
2 57 (6.06%) Linux
3 50 (5.32%) UNIX
4 28 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.64%) HPUX
8 6 (0.64%) Solaris
9 5 (0.53%) AIX
9 5 (0.53%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.53%) Android
9 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) VMS
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (8.72%) Information Security
3 71 (7.55%) Project Management
4 66 (7.02%) ITIL
4 66 (7.02%) Analytics
5 56 (5.96%) CRM
5 56 (5.96%) ERP
6 46 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (4.79%) Mentoring
8 44 (4.68%) Cyber Security
8 44 (4.68%) Business Development
9 39 (4.15%) Business Analysis
10 35 (3.72%) Data Protection
10 35 (3.72%) Migration
11 32 (3.40%) Security Architecture
11 32 (3.40%) Coaching
12 30 (3.19%) Procure-to-pay
12 30 (3.19%) SIEM
12 30 (3.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 100 (10.64%) SQL
2 54 (5.74%) Java
2 54 (5.74%) JavaScript
3 27 (2.87%) ABAP
4 23 (2.45%) C#
5 17 (1.81%) C
6 14 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.06%) Python
9 8 (0.85%) C++
10 7 (0.74%) PHP
10 7 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.74%) VBScript
11 6 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.53%) Ruby
13 3 (0.32%) R
14 2 (0.21%) X++
14 2 (0.21%) Perl
15 1 (0.11%) XPath
15 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 169 (17.98%) Degree
2 107 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 76 (8.09%) SC Cleared
5 75 (7.98%) CCIE
6 73 (7.77%) CISSP
7 40 (4.26%) CCNP
8 33 (3.51%) CISM
9 32 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (2.98%) CISA
11 25 (2.66%) CCSE
12 24 (2.55%) MCSE
13 21 (2.23%) JNCIS
14 19 (2.02%) CCNA
14 19 (2.02%) IBM Certification
15 18 (1.91%) MCITP
16 14 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (1.38%) PCI QSA
18 12 (1.28%) CCA
19 11 (1.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (3.40%) QA
3 28 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.02%) SLA
5 10 (1.06%) BS25999
6 9 (0.96%) GCP
7 7 (0.74%) GPG13
8 4 (0.43%) COBIT
9 3 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.21%) BS7799
10 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.11%) HL7
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 57 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.45%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.81%) vSphere
5 15 (1.60%) XenApp
6 14 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.43%) Firmware
9 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.32%) XenServer
10 2 (0.21%) Xen
10 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.21%) UAG
10 2 (0.21%) KVM
11 1 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (2.13%) SCCM
2 14 (1.49%) SCOM
3 11 (1.17%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (0.96%) SCOrch
5 8 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.74%) Legato
7 6 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.53%) SCSM
8 5 (0.53%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.32%) Netcool
10 3 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 150 (15.96%) Cisco
2 141 (15.00%) Juniper
3 118 (12.55%) Microsoft
4 107 (11.38%) SAP
5 80 (8.51%) CheckPoint
6 72 (7.66%) Oracle
7 61 (6.49%) F5
8 60 (6.38%) HP
9 59 (6.28%) VMware
10 55 (5.85%) IBM
11 49 (5.21%) Fortinet
12 46 (4.89%) Riverbed
13 37 (3.94%) Blue Coat
14 33 (3.51%) IronPort
15 27 (2.87%) EMC
16 24 (2.55%) Tufin
17 22 (2.34%) Citrix
17 22 (2.34%) Ariba
18 21 (2.23%) Cognos
19 20 (2.13%) Aruba
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package + pension!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer Competitve Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, car allowance, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago