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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 172 147 152
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 49 76 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 1.36% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.45% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 57
Average salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £37,500 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +3.26%
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
5107 5239 4908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.36% 93.62% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3852 3927
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 -16 14 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Slough +6 7 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Maidenhead -8 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Newbury +6 2 £22,500 -1.96%
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 25 (33.33%) Cisco
2 20 (26.67%) Firewall
3 19 (25.33%) Juniper
4 18 (24.00%) VMware
4 18 (24.00%) Windows
5 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
6 16 (21.33%) Linux
7 15 (20.00%) WAN
7 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (18.67%) SQL
9 13 (17.33%) Java
9 13 (17.33%) LAN
9 13 (17.33%) HP
9 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
10 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (16.00%) Wireless
10 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (14.67%) HTML
11 11 (14.67%) UNIX
11 11 (14.67%) Riverbed
11 11 (14.67%) Aruba
12 9 (12.00%) Fortinet
12 9 (12.00%) CSS
12 9 (12.00%) Web Services
12 9 (12.00%) XML
12 9 (12.00%) ITIL
12 9 (12.00%) Oracle
13 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
13 8 (10.67%) JavaScript

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (5.33%) JBoss
1 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) Lync
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Project
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.67%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) Firewall
2 15 (20.00%) WAN
3 13 (17.33%) LAN
4 12 (16.00%) Wireless
5 8 (10.67%) MPLS
5 8 (10.67%) LDAP
6 6 (8.00%) WLAN
6 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.00%) VPN
6 6 (8.00%) OSPF
6 6 (8.00%) BGP
6 6 (8.00%) Network Security
6 6 (8.00%) Wireless Security
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (5.33%) SNMP
8 4 (5.33%) Internet
9 3 (4.00%) 3G
9 3 (4.00%) SSL
9 3 (4.00%) GSM
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.33%) WebLogic Workshop
1 4 (5.33%) JMeter
1 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) HTML
2 9 (12.00%) CSS
2 9 (12.00%) Web Services
2 9 (12.00%) XML
3 6 (8.00%) HTML5
4 4 (5.33%) CSS3
4 4 (5.33%) Regular Expression
4 4 (5.33%) JSON
4 4 (5.33%) jQuery
4 4 (5.33%) JMS
4 4 (5.33%) SOAP
5 3 (4.00%) Ajax
5 3 (4.00%) XHTML
6 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (5.33%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.00%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.67%) Open Source
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.00%) ITIL
2 6 (8.00%) Security Management
2 6 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (8.00%) Analytics
2 6 (8.00%) Coaching
3 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (6.67%) Service Management
4 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.33%) ITSM
4 4 (5.33%) Information Security
4 4 (5.33%) Content Management
4 4 (5.33%) Load Testing
4 4 (5.33%) Time Management
4 4 (5.33%) SIEM
5 3 (4.00%) Migration
5 3 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (4.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) SQL
2 13 (17.33%) Java
3 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.67%) C
5 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.33%) CCIE
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) MCSE
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) CISSP
6 3 (4.00%) MCP
6 3 (4.00%) MCSA
6 3 (4.00%) CCNP
6 3 (4.00%) CCSE
6 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.00%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.67%) VCP5
7 2 (2.67%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CISA
8 1 (1.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) vSphere
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) XenApp
4 2 (2.67%) XenServer
4 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (4.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Cisco
2 19 (25.33%) Juniper
3 18 (24.00%) VMware
4 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) HP
6 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.67%) Riverbed
7 11 (14.67%) Aruba
8 9 (12.00%) Fortinet
8 9 (12.00%) Oracle
9 8 (10.67%) F5
10 7 (9.33%) Brocade
11 6 (8.00%) Citrix
11 6 (8.00%) CA
11 6 (8.00%) NetApp
12 5 (6.67%) Dell
12 5 (6.67%) EMC
12 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
13 3 (4.00%) FrontRange
13 3 (4.00%) Remedy
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