The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 13 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 285 337 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.10% 14.85% 11.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.11% 15.75% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 211 284 203
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2174 2140 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.28% 94.27% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1709 1754
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
Berkshire

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 29 July 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 130 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 125 (21.93%) SC Cleared
3 116 (20.35%) Telecoms
4 108 (18.95%) Microsoft
5 106 (18.60%) Finance
6 87 (15.26%) Oracle
7 84 (14.74%) MS Excel
8 82 (14.39%) SQL
9 76 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 71 (12.46%) Windows
11 60 (10.53%) Citrix
12 58 (10.18%) VMware
12 58 (10.18%) DV Cleared
13 57 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 56 (9.82%) Degree
15 53 (9.30%) Cisco
16 52 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 52 (9.12%) Network Design
17 49 (8.60%) RMADS
18 46 (8.07%) Firewall
19 45 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
19 45 (7.89%) Internet
20 44 (7.72%) Marketing
20 44 (7.72%) Migration
20 44 (7.72%) Advertising
21 41 (7.19%) MS Office
21 41 (7.19%) Network Security
21 41 (7.19%) Hyper-V
22 40 (7.02%) Linux
22 40 (7.02%) CRM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 36 (6.32%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.14%) Lync
3 24 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.81%) IIS
5 16 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.40%) Apache
9 8 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (5.96%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (4.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (3.51%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (2.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 9 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.53%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.18%) CA Clarity
11 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.04%) SaaS
2 18 (3.16%) Office 365
3 14 (2.46%) Taleo
4 8 (1.40%) IaaS
5 5 (0.88%) Force.com
6 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.35%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.07%) Firewall
2 45 (7.89%) Internet
3 41 (7.19%) Network Security
4 28 (4.91%) SAN
5 26 (4.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (4.39%) NetScaler
7 24 (4.21%) IPv6
8 19 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 19 (3.33%) DNS
9 16 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (2.63%) VPN
11 14 (2.46%) DHCP
11 14 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (2.28%) LAN
12 13 (2.28%) MPLS
13 12 (2.11%) VLAN
14 11 (1.93%) SSL
14 11 (1.93%) HTTP
15 10 (1.75%) Kerberos
15 10 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.28%) Oracle Discoverer
5 13 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.11%) DB2
7 8 (1.40%) MySQL
8 6 (1.05%) OLAP
8 6 (1.05%) Star Schema
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (0.70%) ROLAP
10 4 (0.70%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.40%) Selenium
1 8 (1.40%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.40%) Mockito
2 2 (0.35%) ERwin
3 1 (0.18%) PVCS
3 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 116 (20.35%) Telecoms
2 106 (18.60%) Finance
3 44 (7.72%) Advertising
3 44 (7.72%) Marketing
4 29 (5.09%) Retail
5 24 (4.21%) Banking
5 24 (4.21%) German Language
6 21 (3.68%) Multimedia
7 11 (1.93%) Billing
8 8 (1.40%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.53%) French Language
10 3 (0.53%) Electronics
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.21%) HTML
2 14 (2.46%) Spring
2 14 (2.46%) Java EE
3 13 (2.28%) J2EE
3 13 (2.28%) Web Services
3 13 (2.28%) XML
4 9 (1.58%) Flash
4 9 (1.58%) HTML5
5 8 (1.40%) jQuery
5 8 (1.40%) XHTML
5 8 (1.40%) XSLT
5 8 (1.40%) CSS
5 8 (1.40%) JSP
6 6 (1.05%) Struts
6 6 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (1.05%) OSGi
7 4 (0.70%) Visualforce
7 4 (0.70%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.70%) MDX
7 4 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.60%) RMADS
2 35 (6.14%) PKI
3 28 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.21%) Clustering
5 21 (3.68%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 18 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.16%) CESG
7 18 (3.16%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (3.16%) FlexPod
8 13 (2.28%) Social Media
9 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.93%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.58%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.40%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.40%) iPad
12 7 (1.23%) Replication
13 6 (1.05%) DataPower
13 6 (1.05%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.46%) Windows
2 40 (7.02%) Linux
3 36 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (4.21%) UNIX
6 21 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.58%) Solaris
8 8 (1.40%) AIX
8 8 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.88%) SUSE
11 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.70%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.53%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.53%) Debian
12 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.53%) HPUX
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (9.12%) Network Design
2 45 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
3 44 (7.72%) Migration
4 40 (7.02%) CRM
5 37 (6.49%) Project Management
5 37 (6.49%) Information Assurance
6 36 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (6.14%) Security Architecture
8 33 (5.79%) Information Security
9 31 (5.44%) ERP
10 25 (4.39%) Programme Management
11 24 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
11 24 (4.21%) ETL
12 23 (4.04%) Service Delivery
12 23 (4.04%) SOA
13 21 (3.68%) Campaign Management
14 19 (3.33%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.33%) Business Continuity
14 19 (3.33%) Business Analysis
15 18 (3.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (14.39%) SQL
2 36 (6.32%) Java
3 22 (3.86%) C
4 18 (3.16%) PL/SQL
5 15 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.28%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.58%) Perl
7 9 (1.58%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.23%) Python
9 5 (0.88%) VBScript
9 5 (0.88%) C#
9 5 (0.88%) XPath
10 4 (0.70%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (0.70%) C++
10 4 (0.70%) Ruby
11 3 (0.53%) VB
11 3 (0.53%) X++
12 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 130 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 125 (21.93%) SC Cleared
3 58 (10.18%) DV Cleared
4 56 (9.82%) Degree
5 35 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (3.86%) MCSE
8 19 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (3.33%) NCDA
9 18 (3.16%) NCIE
9 18 (3.16%) MCITP
10 15 (2.63%) MCTS
10 15 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (2.11%) CCNP
11 12 (2.11%) VTSP
12 11 (1.93%) CCA
13 10 (1.75%) VCAP
13 10 (1.75%) CCEE
14 9 (1.58%) CCIE
15 8 (1.40%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.88%) COBIT
3 4 (0.70%) QA
4 3 (0.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 52 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.19%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.04%) XenDesktop
5 20 (3.51%) XenApp
6 19 (3.33%) vSphere
7 18 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.58%) Terminal Server
9 7 (1.23%) Xen
9 7 (1.23%) vCloud
10 6 (1.05%) XenServer
11 5 (0.88%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.53%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.53%) UAG
14 2 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (4.56%) NetBackup
2 18 (3.16%) SCCM
3 13 (2.28%) Legato
4 12 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (1.93%) XenMobile
6 10 (1.75%) SCOM
7 8 (1.40%) SCSM
8 7 (1.23%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.23%) Puppet
8 7 (1.23%) WSUS
8 7 (1.23%) Nagios
9 6 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.88%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
10 5 (0.88%) Opsview
11 4 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.70%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 108 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 87 (15.26%) Oracle
3 60 (10.53%) Citrix
4 58 (10.18%) VMware
5 53 (9.30%) Cisco
6 36 (6.32%) NetApp
7 35 (6.14%) CheckPoint
8 31 (5.44%) F5
9 29 (5.09%) EMC
10 27 (4.74%) IBM
11 25 (4.39%) HP
11 25 (4.39%) Juniper
12 21 (3.68%) SAP
13 19 (3.33%) Nokia
14 16 (2.81%) Websense
15 15 (2.63%) Teradata
15 15 (2.63%) Hitachi
16 14 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (2.46%) Riverbed
16 14 (2.46%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus and car
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 40-60k
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-75k
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10K bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 5 days ago
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Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Stock
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package inc. Car allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £43000 - £46000 per annum + Travel allowance, Bonus, pension
Posted: 25 days ago