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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 34 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 147 225 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.93% 9.48% 9.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 9.91% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 123 151 154
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 68 (22.90%) Presales
2 67 (22.56%) Microsoft
3 49 (16.50%) CheckPoint
4 48 (16.16%) Cisco
4 48 (16.16%) Firewall
4 48 (16.16%) Finance
5 43 (14.48%) Degree
6 38 (12.79%) Telecoms
7 36 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (11.45%) Data Centre
9 32 (10.77%) Windows
10 30 (10.10%) ERP
11 28 (9.43%) MS Excel
11 28 (9.43%) SQL
12 27 (9.09%) Oracle
12 27 (9.09%) VMware
13 26 (8.75%) Websense
13 26 (8.75%) Marketing
14 25 (8.42%) Computer Science
15 24 (8.08%) Juniper
15 24 (8.08%) CCNP
15 24 (8.08%) Billing
16 23 (7.74%) CRM
16 23 (7.74%) F5
16 23 (7.74%) Office 365
17 22 (7.41%) Active Directory
18 20 (6.73%) CCIE
18 20 (6.73%) SAP
19 19 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (6.40%) Citrix

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (3.03%) Lync
2 9 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.01%) IIS
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.67%) Apache
9 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.67%) JBoss
9 2 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 28 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.67%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.68%) Sage 1000
4 4 (1.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (1.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (1.35%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.67%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.34%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.34%) Primavera
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.74%) Office 365
2 11 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.03%) SaaS
4 4 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.67%) PaaS
5 2 (0.67%) Taleo
6 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.16%) Firewall
2 18 (6.06%) Network Security
3 14 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (4.38%) MPLS
4 13 (4.38%) Wireless
5 10 (3.37%) WAN
6 8 (2.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (2.69%) LAN
6 8 (2.69%) VPN
7 5 (1.68%) BGP
7 5 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.68%) OSPF
7 5 (1.68%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.68%) VoIP
8 4 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (1.35%) Internet
8 4 (1.35%) SNMP
9 3 (1.01%) HTTP
9 3 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.02%) Big Data
4 4 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.01%) MS Access
5 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.01%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.01%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.67%) ActiveReports
6 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.34%) Power BI
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 48 (16.16%) Finance
2 38 (12.79%) Telecoms
3 26 (8.75%) Marketing
4 24 (8.08%) Billing
5 16 (5.39%) Retail
6 14 (4.71%) Banking
7 12 (4.04%) Advertising
8 10 (3.37%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.35%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.01%) Electronics
10 3 (1.01%) French Language
10 3 (1.01%) German Language
10 3 (1.01%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.67%) Local Government
11 2 (0.67%) Military
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.05%) HTML
2 12 (4.04%) XML
3 9 (3.03%) .NET
4 6 (2.02%) HTML5
5 4 (1.35%) CSS
6 3 (1.01%) Web Services
7 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.67%) Middleware
8 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.34%) DCOM
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.45%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.36%) Clustering
3 7 (2.36%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.02%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.68%) FMCG
6 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.35%) FlexPod
6 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.35%) User Experience
7 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.01%) PKI
7 3 (1.01%) Social Media
7 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.67%) CESG
8 2 (0.67%) iPad
8 2 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.77%) Windows
2 16 (5.39%) Linux
2 16 (5.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.01%) Unix
3 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.90%) Presales
2 30 (10.10%) ERP
3 23 (7.74%) CRM
4 18 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 17 (5.72%) Business Development
5 17 (5.72%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (5.72%) eTOM
5 17 (5.72%) Information Security
6 16 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (4.71%) Project Management
8 13 (4.38%) Convergent Charging
8 13 (4.38%) Workflow
9 12 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (3.70%) ITIL
11 10 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.37%) Migration
11 10 (3.37%) Project Planning
12 9 (3.03%) Data Protection
12 9 (3.03%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.43%) SQL
2 14 (4.71%) C
3 9 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.36%) C#
4 7 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.02%) VB
6 5 (1.68%) VBA
7 4 (1.35%) Java
8 3 (1.01%) ABAP
8 3 (1.01%) Perl
8 3 (1.01%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) C++
9 2 (0.67%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (14.48%) Degree
2 36 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (8.08%) CCNP
4 20 (6.73%) CCIE
5 17 (5.72%) Security Cleared
6 16 (5.39%) CISSP
7 11 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.69%) MCSE
10 7 (2.36%) CISM
10 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.02%) CISA
11 6 (2.02%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.02%) GIAC
11 6 (2.02%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.02%) MCP
11 6 (2.02%) SANS
12 5 (1.68%) CCSP
12 5 (1.68%) CLAS
12 5 (1.68%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.35%) COBIT
2 4 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.01%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) RMADS
5 1 (0.34%) ISO22301
System Software
1 22 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.69%) vCloud
5 6 (2.02%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.02%) XenApp
6 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (1.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.68%) vSphere
7 2 (0.67%) Firmware
8 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.34%) Xen
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.68%) NetBackup
1 5 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (1.68%) SCCM
2 3 (1.01%) SCOM
2 3 (1.01%) SCSM
3 2 (0.67%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.67%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.34%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Nessus
4 1 (0.34%) OPNET
4 1 (0.34%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.50%) CheckPoint
3 48 (16.16%) Cisco
4 27 (9.09%) Oracle
4 27 (9.09%) VMware
5 26 (8.75%) Websense
6 24 (8.08%) Juniper
7 23 (7.74%) F5
8 20 (6.73%) SAP
9 19 (6.40%) Citrix
10 16 (5.39%) Intel
10 16 (5.39%) NetApp
11 14 (4.71%) HP
11 14 (4.71%) Sourcefire
12 12 (4.04%) Palo Alto
13 11 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (3.37%) Blue Coat
14 10 (3.37%) EMC
14 10 (3.37%) Symantec
15 9 (3.03%) Epicor
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