The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 163 141 150
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 60 83 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 1.47% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.58% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 72
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Technical 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
5429 5241 5250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.81% 93.06% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4032 4384
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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 -27 17 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Newbury +6 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Slough -1 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Windsor -19 4 £35,000 -50.00%
Bracknell -18 3 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Maidenhead -21 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 62 (37.58%) SQL
2 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
3 47 (28.48%) Microsoft
4 41 (24.85%) Windows
5 37 (22.42%) XML
5 37 (22.42%) Citrix
6 32 (19.39%) VMware
7 30 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 28 (16.97%) Oracle
8 28 (16.97%) Linux
9 27 (16.36%) MS Excel
10 26 (15.76%) JavaScript
11 24 (14.55%) .NET
11 24 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (13.33%) XenApp
12 22 (13.33%) XenDesktop
12 22 (13.33%) HTML
12 22 (13.33%) UNIX
13 21 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (12.12%) Web Services
15 19 (11.52%) Cisco
16 18 (10.91%) SAN
16 18 (10.91%) MS Exchange
17 17 (10.30%) Active Directory
17 17 (10.30%) C#
18 16 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (9.70%) Java
18 16 (9.70%) J2EE
18 16 (9.70%) XenServer
18 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.45%) IIS
5 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.85%) Lync
5 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.82%) Apache
7 2 (1.21%) Node.js
7 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.21%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.61%) Agresso
5 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.48%) SaaS
2 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) Office 365
3 2 (1.21%) Force.com
3 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) SAN
2 13 (7.88%) NetScaler
3 7 (4.24%) Firewall
4 6 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (3.03%) Network Security
5 5 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.42%) Wireless
6 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.82%) WAN
7 3 (1.82%) LAN
7 3 (1.82%) Internet
7 3 (1.82%) DNS
7 3 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.21%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.61%) DHCP
9 1 (0.61%) VPN
9 1 (0.61%) VoIP
9 1 (0.61%) WLAN
9 1 (0.61%) MPLS
9 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.24%) InterSystems Cache
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.24%) Big Data
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.03%) MySQL
5 5 (3.03%) OLAP
6 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.21%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.03%) CruiseControl
2 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (9.09%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.85%) Marketing
4 5 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.42%) XML
2 24 (14.55%) .NET
3 22 (13.33%) HTML
4 20 (12.12%) Web Services
5 16 (9.70%) J2EE
6 12 (7.27%) CSS
7 7 (4.24%) Visualforce
8 6 (3.64%) Mason
9 5 (3.03%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.82%) XSLT
11 2 (1.21%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.21%) jQuery
11 2 (1.21%) Django
11 2 (1.21%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.21%) JSON
11 2 (1.21%) XSD
11 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.64%) FlexPod
5 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.21%) Open Source
6 2 (1.21%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.21%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.85%) Windows
2 28 (16.97%) Linux
3 22 (13.33%) UNIX
4 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.42%) Android
9 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.61%) HPUX
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.48%) Project Management
2 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (6.06%) Analytics
4 9 (5.45%) ETL
4 9 (5.45%) Workflow
4 9 (5.45%) Data Analysis
4 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (4.85%) CRM
6 7 (4.24%) ERP
6 7 (4.24%) Service Management
6 7 (4.24%) Data Management
6 7 (4.24%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (4.24%) WFM
6 7 (4.24%) Business Analytics
6 7 (4.24%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (3.64%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.03%) TDD
8 5 (3.03%) Release Management
8 5 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.58%) SQL
2 26 (15.76%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.30%) C#
4 16 (9.70%) Java
5 13 (7.88%) X++
6 9 (5.45%) Python
6 9 (5.45%) Perl
7 7 (4.24%) MUMPS
7 7 (4.24%) C++
7 7 (4.24%) Apex Code
8 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.64%) VBScript
9 4 (2.42%) PHP
10 2 (1.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.61%) VB
11 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.88%) MCITP
2 13 (7.88%) MCSE
3 12 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (6.67%) NCDA
4 11 (6.67%) NCIE
5 10 (6.06%) VCAP
5 10 (6.06%) Degree
6 9 (5.45%) MCTS
7 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.03%) VCDX
8 5 (3.03%) VTSP
9 4 (2.42%) CCEE
9 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.21%) CCIA
10 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.61%) CCIE
11 1 (0.61%) CCNP
11 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) HL7
2 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 24 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.33%) XenApp
3 22 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 21 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (10.30%) Active Directory
6 16 (9.70%) XenServer
7 13 (7.88%) vSphere
8 7 (4.24%) VMware ESX
9 6 (3.64%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (6.67%) SCCM
2 9 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.85%) XenMobile
4 7 (4.24%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.03%) Legato
5 5 (3.03%) SCOM
5 5 (3.03%) SCSM
6 3 (1.82%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.21%) WSUS
7 2 (1.21%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 37 (22.42%) Citrix
3 32 (19.39%) VMware
4 28 (16.97%) Oracle
5 19 (11.52%) Cisco
6 15 (9.09%) NetApp
7 12 (7.27%) Symantec
8 10 (6.06%) HP
8 10 (6.06%) EMC
9 9 (5.45%) Dell
10 8 (4.85%) WatchGuard
10 8 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (4.24%) PlateSpin
11 7 (4.24%) Veeam
12 6 (3.64%) AppSense
13 5 (3.03%) CommVault
13 5 (3.03%) Teradata
13 5 (3.03%) ClickSoftware Technologies
14 4 (2.42%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.21%) F5
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