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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 197 201 207
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 20 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £20,300 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5548 5430 5062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.50% 93.32% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3820 4149 4145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Reading -3 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Newbury +11 7 £56,250 -2.17% 1
Maidenhead -19 1 £30,000 -11.11%
Wokingham - 1 £80,000 -
IT Consultant
South East

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 23 (62.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (56.76%) COBIT
3 20 (54.05%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) PRINCE2
5 17 (45.95%) CISSP
5 17 (45.95%) CISM
5 17 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (40.54%) PCI QSA
6 15 (40.54%) CISA
6 15 (40.54%) Linux
7 12 (32.43%) LAN
7 12 (32.43%) WAN
8 11 (29.73%) VPN
8 11 (29.73%) Network Security
8 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
8 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (29.73%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
10 5 (13.51%) Database Security

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) LAN
1 12 (32.43%) WAN
2 11 (29.73%) VPN
2 11 (29.73%) Network Security
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) OSPF
4 3 (8.11%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) EPoS
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 17 (45.95%) PRINCE2
3 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (29.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.51%) Database Security
7 4 (10.81%) People Management
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) Information Security
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) Coaching
9 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
9 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) CISSP
1 17 (45.95%) CISM
2 15 (40.54%) PCI QSA
2 15 (40.54%) CISA
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (62.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (56.76%) COBIT
3 17 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Lotus
3 2 (5.41%) Nintex
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Health Care, Pension, Life Insurance&mor
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago