The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 23 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 211 281 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.83% 11.62% 13.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.53% 12.44% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 134 214 249
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2213 2258 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.63% 93.38% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1695 1628
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,527 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 125 (28.34%) Finance
2 88 (19.95%) Telecoms
3 77 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 75 (17.01%) Degree
5 68 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (14.97%) Oracle
7 62 (14.06%) Security Cleared
8 50 (11.34%) SQL
9 45 (10.20%) SC Cleared
10 42 (9.52%) Marketing
10 42 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 41 (9.30%) SAP
11 41 (9.30%) Cisco
11 41 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (9.30%) Retail
12 40 (9.07%) Migration
13 38 (8.62%) Java
14 37 (8.39%) ERP
15 36 (8.16%) Information Security
16 34 (7.71%) Project Management
16 34 (7.71%) SharePoint
17 33 (7.48%) Business Development
18 32 (7.26%) Firewall
18 32 (7.26%) Manufacturing
19 30 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (6.58%) Juniper
21 28 (6.35%) Computer Science
22 27 (6.12%) JavaScript
23 26 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
23 26 (5.90%) E-Commerce

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 34 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.17%) Lync
3 12 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.49%) SAS
4 11 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.59%) Apache
5 7 (1.59%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.68%) JBoss
8 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.68%) IIS
8 3 (0.68%) CMS
8 3 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.23%) MTS
10 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (3.17%) MS Office
2 13 (2.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (4.54%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (3.63%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 5 (1.13%) SAP FI
7 5 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (1.13%) SAP FI-GL
7 5 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (1.13%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.45%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.27%) SaaS
2 10 (2.27%) Office 365
3 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.68%) IaaS
5 3 (0.68%) Terremark
6 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.26%) Firewall
2 18 (4.08%) Network Security
3 16 (3.63%) Internet
4 12 (2.72%) SAN
5 11 (2.49%) WAN
6 9 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (2.04%) VoLTE
6 9 (2.04%) LTE
7 8 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.81%) Wireless
8 7 (1.59%) LAN
8 7 (1.59%) Broadband
8 7 (1.59%) HTTP
8 7 (1.59%) VPN
9 6 (1.36%) IPv6
9 6 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.13%) xDSL
11 4 (0.91%) VLAN
11 4 (0.91%) SNMP
12 3 (0.68%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.27%) MySQL
9 9 (2.04%) Big Data
10 6 (1.36%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.68%) QlikView
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.72%) Selenium
2 8 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.59%) Mockito
4 3 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.68%) WebLogic Workshop
4 3 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.23%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.23%) RSpec
5 1 (0.23%) JBehave
5 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 125 (28.34%) Finance
2 88 (19.95%) Telecoms
3 42 (9.52%) Marketing
4 41 (9.30%) Retail
5 32 (7.26%) Manufacturing
6 26 (5.90%) Banking
7 16 (3.63%) Advertising
8 11 (2.49%) Back Office
8 11 (2.49%) Billing
9 8 (1.81%) Law
10 6 (1.36%) German Language
11 4 (0.91%) Electronics
11 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.68%) Legal
12 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.68%) Games
12 3 (0.68%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.45%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Automotive
14 1 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.63%) HTML
2 15 (3.40%) Web Services
3 12 (2.72%) CSS
4 11 (2.49%) XML
4 11 (2.49%) jQuery
5 9 (2.04%) Spring
6 8 (1.81%) Java EE
6 8 (1.81%) XSLT
6 8 (1.81%) J2EE
7 7 (1.59%) JSP
7 7 (1.59%) XHTML
8 5 (1.13%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.68%) CSS3
9 3 (0.68%) HTML5
9 3 (0.68%) JMS
9 3 (0.68%) SOAP
9 3 (0.68%) JSON
10 2 (0.45%) MDX
10 2 (0.45%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.54%) Social Media
4 18 (4.08%) Clustering
5 14 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.72%) User Experience
7 11 (2.49%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.27%) PKI
9 8 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.59%) iPad
10 7 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.36%) CESG
11 6 (1.36%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.36%) IPTV
11 6 (1.36%) RMADS
11 6 (1.36%) Video on Demand
12 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.22%) Windows
2 21 (4.76%) Linux
3 10 (2.27%) UNIX
4 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) HPUX
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (9.07%) Migration
3 37 (8.39%) ERP
4 36 (8.16%) Information Security
5 34 (7.71%) Project Management
6 33 (7.48%) Business Development
7 30 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (5.90%) E-Commerce
8 26 (5.90%) Mentoring
9 21 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (4.54%) CRM
11 19 (4.31%) Coaching
12 18 (4.08%) Procure-to-pay
13 16 (3.63%) Security Management
14 15 (3.40%) Time Management
14 15 (3.40%) eTOM
14 15 (3.40%) Asset Management
15 14 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (2.95%) Workflow
16 13 (2.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.34%) SQL
2 38 (8.62%) Java
3 27 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.17%) C
5 7 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.13%) R
8 3 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.45%) C#
9 2 (0.45%) C++
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) Python
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
10 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.23%) Perl
10 1 (0.23%) X++
10 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 75 (17.01%) Degree
2 62 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 45 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (5.44%) CCNP
6 23 (5.22%) CISSP
7 14 (3.17%) CCIE
7 14 (3.17%) CISA
8 11 (2.49%) PCI QSA
9 10 (2.27%) CISM
10 9 (2.04%) CRISC
10 9 (2.04%) JNCIA
11 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.36%) CCSE
12 6 (1.36%) CCSA
13 5 (1.13%) GIAC
13 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.91%) MCITP
14 4 (0.91%) MCSE
15 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (5.22%) QA
3 18 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.81%) BS25999
4 8 (1.81%) SLA
5 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.68%) COBIT
5 3 (0.68%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 18 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (2.27%) SCCM
1 10 (2.27%) SCOM
2 8 (1.81%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.36%) Legato
4 4 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (0.91%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.68%) WSUS
6 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) SCSM
7 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 77 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.97%) Oracle
3 41 (9.30%) SAP
3 41 (9.30%) Cisco
4 29 (6.58%) Juniper
5 23 (5.22%) CheckPoint
6 20 (4.54%) F5
6 20 (4.54%) HP
7 15 (3.40%) Symantec
7 15 (3.40%) VMware
7 15 (3.40%) JD Edwards
8 12 (2.72%) EMC
8 12 (2.72%) IBM
8 12 (2.72%) McAfee
9 11 (2.49%) Ariba
10 10 (2.27%) Websense
11 9 (2.04%) NetApp
11 9 (2.04%) IronPort
12 8 (1.81%) Cognos
13 7 (1.59%) hybris
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, London, South East
Oracle
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, London, South East
Oracle
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago