The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 15 36 18
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 136 143 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.01% 6.53% 9.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.30% 6.91% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 87 118 141
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £73,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%

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
1321 2068 2249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.20% 94.43% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1602 1503
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 62 (23.05%) Degree
2 54 (20.07%) Presales
2 54 (20.07%) Microsoft
3 53 (19.70%) Linux
4 50 (18.59%) Telecoms
5 49 (18.22%) Finance
6 43 (15.99%) Unix
7 41 (15.24%) Windows
8 39 (14.50%) Information Security
9 35 (13.01%) SQL
9 35 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (12.64%) Marketing
11 32 (11.90%) Windows Server
12 31 (11.52%) Business Development
12 31 (11.52%) Oracle
12 31 (11.52%) IBM
12 31 (11.52%) VMware
13 30 (11.15%) HP
14 29 (10.78%) MS Excel
15 28 (10.41%) Project Management
16 26 (9.67%) CRM
17 25 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (8.55%) TCP/IP
19 22 (8.18%) Internet
19 22 (8.18%) Migration
19 22 (8.18%) Business Analysis
20 21 (7.81%) Risk Management
20 21 (7.81%) SSL
20 21 (7.81%) DevOps
20 21 (7.81%) Office 365

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.46%) IIS
3 5 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.49%) JBoss
4 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.74%) Drupal
6 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
2 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.60%) SAP CO
1 7 (2.60%) SAP FI
1 7 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.81%) Office 365
2 20 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.35%) SaaS
5 6 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.23%) IaaS
6 4 (1.49%) PaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.12%) FinancialForce.com
7 3 (1.12%) Yammer
8 2 (0.74%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.55%) TCP/IP
2 22 (8.18%) Internet
3 21 (7.81%) SSL
4 18 (6.69%) HTTP
5 9 (3.35%) Network Security
6 7 (2.60%) Firewall
7 5 (1.86%) WAN
8 3 (1.12%) DNS
8 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.12%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.12%) VLAN
8 3 (1.12%) VPN
9 2 (0.74%) Extranet
9 2 (0.74%) LTE
9 2 (0.74%) Skype
9 2 (0.74%) WebEx
10 1 (0.37%) Broadband
10 1 (0.37%) LAN
10 1 (0.37%) MPLS
10 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.83%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.49%) Big Data
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.74%) Power BI
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) DB2
8 1 (0.37%) Impala
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.49%) JIRA
2 4 (1.49%) JMeter
2 4 (1.49%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.12%) VersionOne
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (18.59%) Telecoms
2 49 (18.22%) Finance
3 34 (12.64%) Marketing
4 12 (4.46%) Mandarin Language
4 12 (4.46%) Spanish Language
5 11 (4.09%) Back Office
6 10 (3.72%) Billing
7 8 (2.97%) German Language
8 7 (2.60%) Advertising
8 7 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.86%) Banking
11 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.35%) HTML
1 9 (3.35%) SAML
1 9 (3.35%) Web Services
2 6 (2.23%) XML
3 5 (1.86%) .NET
3 5 (1.86%) HTML5
3 5 (1.86%) Middleware
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.74%) Flash
6 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.37%) Java EE
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.95%) PKI
3 15 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.20%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.46%) Economics
6 7 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.60%) Life Science
6 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.60%) Smartcard
7 6 (2.23%) Clustering
8 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.12%) Handset
9 3 (1.12%) iPad
9 3 (1.12%) IPTV
10 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Robotics
10 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.37%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.70%) Linux
2 43 (15.99%) Unix
3 41 (15.24%) Windows
4 32 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.97%) Solaris
6 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) HPUX
8 1 (0.37%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.07%) Presales
2 39 (14.50%) Information Security
3 31 (11.52%) Business Development
4 28 (10.41%) Project Management
5 26 (9.67%) CRM
6 22 (8.18%) Business Analysis
6 22 (8.18%) Migration
7 21 (7.81%) DevOps
7 21 (7.81%) Risk Management
8 20 (7.43%) PLM
9 17 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (5.95%) Analytics
10 16 (5.95%) Customer Engagement
11 15 (5.58%) Asset Management
11 15 (5.58%) Business Transformation
11 15 (5.58%) Change Management
11 15 (5.58%) Validation
12 13 (4.83%) ERP
12 13 (4.83%) Workflow
13 12 (4.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.01%) SQL
2 18 (6.69%) Python
3 17 (6.32%) Shell Script
4 14 (5.20%) Bash Shell
4 14 (5.20%) Java
4 14 (5.20%) Perl
5 9 (3.35%) C
6 4 (1.49%) C#
6 4 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.74%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) Scala
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 62 (23.05%) Degree
2 16 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.83%) AWS Certification
5 12 (4.46%) MBA
6 11 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.60%) CISSP
8 5 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.49%) CCNP
10 3 (1.12%) CISM
10 3 (1.12%) MCITP
10 3 (1.12%) MCP
10 3 (1.12%) MCSE
11 2 (0.74%) MCTS
12 1 (0.37%) CISA
12 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.37%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.37%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (2.97%) SLA
2 7 (2.60%) GAMP
3 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.74%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) COSO
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 25 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.69%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) Docker
6 1 (0.37%) HDFS
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (7.06%) Puppet
2 10 (3.72%) SCCM
3 4 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.12%) Ansible
4 3 (1.12%) Icinga
4 3 (1.12%) SCOM
4 3 (1.12%) vRealize
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.37%) Mesos
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) Nessus
6 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 54 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.52%) IBM
2 31 (11.52%) Oracle
2 31 (11.52%) VMware
3 30 (11.15%) HP
4 20 (7.43%) Blue Coat
4 20 (7.43%) F5
5 18 (6.69%) SAP
6 13 (4.83%) Cisco
7 10 (3.72%) EMC
8 8 (2.97%) Dell
8 8 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.60%) Citrix
10 6 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.23%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.49%) Huawei
12 3 (1.12%) BMC
12 3 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (1.12%) Remedy
12 3 (1.12%) Splunk
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