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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 21 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 218 281 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.59% 12.14% 14.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.26% 13.11% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 139 204 277
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,150 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £70,400
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
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 £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 115 (26.14%) Finance
2 79 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 68 (15.45%) Degree
4 66 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 60 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (12.95%) Security Cleared
7 56 (12.73%) Oracle
8 49 (11.14%) SQL
9 42 (9.55%) Marketing
10 41 (9.32%) SC Cleared
10 41 (9.32%) Cisco
10 41 (9.32%) Project Management
11 37 (8.41%) Firewall
11 37 (8.41%) Information Security
12 36 (8.18%) SAP
13 35 (7.95%) ERP
13 35 (7.95%) Business Development
14 33 (7.50%) Juniper
14 33 (7.50%) SQL Server
14 33 (7.50%) Java
15 32 (7.27%) Migration
16 31 (7.05%) Manufacturing
16 31 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (6.82%) Retail
18 28 (6.36%) Windows
19 27 (6.14%) JavaScript
19 27 (6.14%) SharePoint
20 26 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (5.91%) CheckPoint
21 25 (5.68%) Agile Software Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.41%) Lync
2 15 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.50%) SAS
4 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.91%) IIS
6 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.68%) CMS
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.45%) Apache
8 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (2.73%) MS Excel
1 12 (2.73%) MS Office
2 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.23%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.09%) Oracle ERP
4 12 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (1.14%) SAP CO
8 5 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (1.14%) SAP FI-GL
8 5 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (1.14%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
11 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.45%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.27%) SaaS
2 10 (2.27%) Office 365
3 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.68%) IaaS
5 3 (0.68%) Terremark
6 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.41%) Firewall
2 18 (4.09%) Network Security
3 14 (3.18%) SAN
3 14 (3.18%) Internet
4 13 (2.95%) WAN
5 9 (2.05%) VoLTE
5 9 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (2.05%) LTE
5 9 (2.05%) Wireless
6 7 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.59%) LAN
6 7 (1.59%) VPN
7 6 (1.36%) DNS
7 6 (1.36%) Broadband
7 6 (1.36%) SNMP
7 6 (1.36%) IPv6
8 5 (1.14%) xDSL
9 4 (0.91%) VLAN
10 3 (0.68%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.05%) Big Data
6 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.14%) QlikView
9 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.14%) MySQL
10 4 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.05%) Selenium
2 4 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) RSpec
3 2 (0.45%) JBehave
3 2 (0.45%) Mockito
3 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.45%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.23%) JMeter
4 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.23%) ERwin
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 115 (26.14%) Finance
2 79 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 42 (9.55%) Marketing
4 31 (7.05%) Manufacturing
5 30 (6.82%) Retail
6 23 (5.23%) Banking
7 16 (3.64%) Advertising
8 12 (2.73%) Billing
9 9 (2.05%) Back Office
10 8 (1.82%) Law
11 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.36%) German Language
12 4 (0.91%) Electronics
13 3 (0.68%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.68%) Legal
14 2 (0.45%) Local Government
15 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.23%) French Language
15 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.73%) HTML
2 9 (2.05%) Web Services
3 7 (1.59%) XML
4 6 (1.36%) CSS
5 5 (1.14%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.91%) jQuery
6 4 (0.91%) Spring
7 3 (0.68%) Java EE
7 3 (0.68%) XSLT
7 3 (0.68%) J2EE
8 2 (0.45%) .NET
8 2 (0.45%) JSP
8 2 (0.45%) XHTML
8 2 (0.45%) Flash
8 2 (0.45%) CGI
8 2 (0.45%) Ajax
8 2 (0.45%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.23%) CSS3
9 1 (0.23%) OSGi
9 1 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.23%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.09%) Social Media
4 16 (3.64%) Clustering
5 13 (2.95%) Visualisation
5 13 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.95%) PKI
6 12 (2.73%) User Experience
7 11 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.82%) RMADS
9 7 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.36%) IPTV
10 6 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (1.36%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.14%) CESG
11 5 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (1.14%) Physics
11 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.36%) Windows
2 18 (4.09%) Linux
3 9 (2.05%) UNIX
4 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (9.32%) Project Management
3 37 (8.41%) Information Security
4 35 (7.95%) ERP
4 35 (7.95%) Business Development
5 32 (7.27%) Migration
6 25 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
8 21 (4.77%) E-Commerce
9 20 (4.55%) CRM
10 19 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (4.09%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (3.86%) Security Management
13 16 (3.64%) Data Protection
13 16 (3.64%) Coaching
14 15 (3.41%) eTOM
14 15 (3.41%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.18%) ETL
15 14 (3.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.14%) SQL
2 33 (7.50%) Java
3 27 (6.14%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.09%) C
5 8 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.14%) R
8 4 (0.91%) C++
9 3 (0.68%) Python
9 3 (0.68%) C#
9 3 (0.68%) PHP
9 3 (0.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) X++
10 1 (0.23%) XPath
10 1 (0.23%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.23%) ABAP
10 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (15.45%) Degree
2 57 (12.95%) Security Cleared
3 41 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (5.45%) CCNP
6 20 (4.55%) CISSP
7 14 (3.18%) CCIE
8 10 (2.27%) CISA
8 10 (2.27%) PCI QSA
9 9 (2.05%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.14%) CRISC
10 5 (1.14%) CCSE
10 5 (1.14%) CISM
10 5 (1.14%) CCSA
10 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.91%) MCSE
11 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.91%) MCITP
12 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.55%) QA
3 16 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.05%) BS25999
5 8 (1.82%) SLA
6 3 (0.68%) HL7
7 2 (0.45%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) BS7799
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.73%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) Snort
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (2.73%) SCOM
2 11 (2.50%) SCCM
3 10 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.59%) Legato
4 7 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.36%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.68%) WSUS
8 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.45%) SCSM
9 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) Nessus
9 1 (0.23%) Nmap
9 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.73%) Oracle
3 41 (9.32%) Cisco
4 36 (8.18%) SAP
5 33 (7.50%) Juniper
6 26 (5.91%) CheckPoint
7 24 (5.45%) F5
8 22 (5.00%) HP
9 16 (3.64%) Symantec
10 15 (3.41%) VMware
11 14 (3.18%) Ariba
11 14 (3.18%) EMC
12 13 (2.95%) JD Edwards
12 13 (2.95%) IBM
13 12 (2.73%) McAfee
14 11 (2.50%) NetApp
14 11 (2.50%) Websense
15 9 (2.05%) IronPort
15 9 (2.05%) Citrix
16 8 (1.82%) Cognos
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, car allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance/ Bonus Structure
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Salary: Home Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus plus other
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago