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 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
IT Consultant
Rank 187 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 28 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 16
Average salary £46,500 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.09% -47.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.53% -3.52%
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
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%

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 7 July 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 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
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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 +15 17 £28,750 -60.34%
Newbury +5 5 £67,500 +145.45%
Slough - 3 £30,000 -
IT Consultant
South East

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (29.17%) Finance
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Degree
3 12 (25.00%) SIEM
4 11 (22.92%) Data Protection
4 11 (22.92%) CISSP
5 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 9 (18.75%) BT
6 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (16.67%) CISA
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) Cyber Security
9 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (12.50%) CISM
9 6 (12.50%) Physics
9 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Test Management
9 6 (12.50%) Time Management
9 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.50%) Requirements Management

IT 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 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 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.50%) Physics
4 5 (10.42%) PKI
4 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.08%) DTV
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) SIEM
2 11 (22.92%) Data Protection
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) Cyber Security
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Test Management
4 6 (12.50%) Time Management
5 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Identity Management
5 5 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.42%) SDLC
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) C++
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) CISSP
3 8 (16.67%) CISA
4 6 (12.50%) CISM
4 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.25%) MCSE
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) GPG13
3 1 (2.08%) HL7
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) BT
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.42%) McAfee
4 5 (10.42%) Websense
4 5 (10.42%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) VMware