The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 192 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 18 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 21
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5161 5117 5658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 93.29% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3689 4070 4765
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Consultant
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Newbury - 13 £27,500 -
Reading -9 1 £72,500 +59.34%
Wokingham - 1 £80,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £30,000 -
IT Consultant
South East

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) CISSP
3 13 (29.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (29.55%) CISA
3 13 (29.55%) CISM
3 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (29.55%) COBIT
3 13 (29.55%) PCI QSA
4 10 (22.73%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) LAN
4 10 (22.73%) WAN
5 9 (20.45%) VPN
5 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) Network Security
5 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
5 9 (20.45%) Business Process Mapping
6 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (13.64%) Business Development
7 6 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Firewall
9 4 (9.09%) VMware
9 4 (9.09%) Information Security
9 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) LAN
1 10 (22.73%) WAN
2 9 (20.45%) VPN
2 9 (20.45%) Network Security
3 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) OSPF
4 3 (6.82%) BGP
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
5 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) FMCG
2 1 (2.27%) PMI
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (20.45%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (13.64%) Business Development
6 6 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Information Security
8 4 (9.09%) Service Management
9 3 (6.82%) Database Security
9 3 (6.82%) ITSM
10 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
11 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) CISSP
1 13 (29.55%) CISA
1 13 (29.55%) CISM
1 13 (29.55%) PCI QSA
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (29.55%) COBIT
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) F5
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee
2 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint