The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 215 201 192
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 16 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.48% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 37
Average salary £55,000 £37,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% -10.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
IT 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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Berkshire region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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 8 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Maidenhead -3 4 £55,000 +107.54%
Slough +7 3 £55,000 -59.25%
IT Consultant
South East

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) CISSP
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (24.24%) SIEM
6 7 (21.21%) Regular Expression
6 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
7 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) MCSE
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Banking
7 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.15%) Information Security
8 5 (15.15%) Websense
8 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
8 5 (15.15%) F5
9 4 (12.12%) Anomaly Detection
9 4 (12.12%) Big Data

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics
6 2 (6.06%) Legal
6 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) JSP
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) SIEM
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security
3 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Security
5 3 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Database Security
5 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.09%) Product Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Development
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CISSP
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.18%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) CISA
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) CISM
5 3 (9.09%) MCDBA
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.09%) GPG13
3 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.06%) HL7
5 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 5 (15.15%) Websense
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) F5
3 4 (12.12%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) BT
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
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