The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 11 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 20 68 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.29% 13.82% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 14.81% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £62,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury 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
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
300 459 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 94.34% 93.29% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 225 306 288
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Consultant
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Newbury

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Newbury

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 20 (34.48%) CISSP
1 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (31.03%) Business Process Mapping
2 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Business Analysis
2 18 (31.03%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 16 (27.59%) Firewall
4 15 (25.86%) CISM
4 15 (25.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (24.14%) Network Security
6 13 (22.41%) VPN
7 12 (20.69%) ITIL
7 12 (20.69%) Finance
8 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (18.97%) COBIT
8 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (18.97%) PCI QSA
8 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (18.97%) LAN
8 11 (18.97%) WAN
8 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
8 11 (18.97%) CISA
8 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
9 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.52%) SQL
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) Network Security
3 13 (22.41%) VPN
4 11 (18.97%) LAN
4 11 (18.97%) WAN
5 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.34%) VoIP
6 6 (10.34%) Wireless
7 5 (8.62%) DNS
8 2 (3.45%) Internet
8 2 (3.45%) MPLS
8 2 (3.45%) OSPF
8 2 (3.45%) BGP
9 1 (1.72%) Intranet
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.72%) IPsec
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) JUnit
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
2 6 (10.34%) XHTML
2 6 (10.34%) Spring
2 6 (10.34%) Java SE
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) iPad
2 6 (10.34%) Statistics
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Business Analysis
1 18 (31.03%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 18 (31.03%) Business Process Mapping
2 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
3 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.90%) Network Design
8 3 (5.17%) Document Management
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Database Security
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) CISSP
2 15 (25.86%) CISM
3 11 (18.97%) PCI QSA
3 11 (18.97%) CISA
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) MCSA
4 3 (5.17%) MCP
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) HNC
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) CCSA
6 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CCDP
6 1 (1.72%) CCIE
6 1 (1.72%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.97%) COBIT
3 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) XenApp
2 2 (3.45%) XenServer
2 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
3 7 (12.07%) Citrix
3 7 (12.07%) Juniper
3 7 (12.07%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.72%) Huawei
5 1 (1.72%) F5
5 1 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com