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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 16 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 189 192 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.41% 8.70% 12.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.76% 9.05% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 139 137 240
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median 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
1756 2122 2330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.70% 96.19% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1613 1646
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 109 (30.19%) Finance
2 97 (26.87%) Presales
3 64 (17.73%) Information Security
4 61 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
5 54 (14.96%) Degree
6 50 (13.85%) SQL
7 46 (12.74%) Telecoms
8 45 (12.47%) Firewall
9 41 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 40 (11.08%) Cisco
10 40 (11.08%) Data Centre
11 38 (10.53%) Data Protection
12 35 (9.70%) PKI
13 33 (9.14%) Banking
14 32 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (8.03%) SIEM
16 28 (7.76%) VMware
16 28 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (7.76%) Risk Assessment
17 27 (7.48%) CISSP
17 27 (7.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 27 (7.48%) Fraud Detection
18 26 (7.20%) Business Development
18 26 (7.20%) Windows
19 25 (6.93%) CheckPoint
20 24 (6.65%) Marketing
20 24 (6.65%) Security Cleared
20 24 (6.65%) Network Security
20 24 (6.65%) MS Excel
20 24 (6.65%) ERP

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 8 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.66%) IIS
3 5 (1.39%) JBoss
4 2 (0.55%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.28%) Moodle
5 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.28%) Totara
Applications
1 24 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.39%) InDesign
3 5 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.60%) Sage X3
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.11%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.55%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.28%) HFM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.43%) Office 365
3 15 (4.16%) SaaS
4 12 (3.32%) PaaS
5 10 (2.77%) IaaS
6 6 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.39%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.83%) FinancialForce.com
9 2 (0.55%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.28%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.47%) Firewall
2 24 (6.65%) Network Security
2 24 (6.65%) Wireless
3 23 (6.37%) WAN
4 20 (5.54%) LAN
5 14 (3.88%) VPN
6 12 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (3.32%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.05%) MPLS
8 9 (2.49%) IPsec
8 9 (2.49%) SSL
9 8 (2.22%) BGP
9 8 (2.22%) Multicast
9 8 (2.22%) VPLS
10 7 (1.94%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.66%) Internet
11 6 (1.66%) SAN
11 6 (1.66%) WebEx
12 5 (1.39%) OSPF
12 5 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.66%) Big Data
2 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.39%) GIS
3 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (0.83%) MySQL
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.55%) Power BI
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.66%) Selenium
2 5 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.39%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.39%) JBehave
2 5 (1.39%) Ranorex
2 5 (1.39%) RSpec
2 5 (1.39%) Subversion
2 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.83%) JMeter
4 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.55%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.55%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (30.19%) Finance
2 46 (12.74%) Telecoms
3 33 (9.14%) Banking
4 24 (6.65%) Marketing
5 16 (4.43%) Back Office
6 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.77%) Retail
8 9 (2.49%) Billing
9 8 (2.22%) Italian Language
10 5 (1.39%) Advertising
10 5 (1.39%) Games
11 3 (0.83%) German Language
11 3 (0.83%) Legal
11 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.28%) French Language
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.43%) HTML
2 12 (3.32%) CSS
3 11 (3.05%) .NET
4 10 (2.77%) SAML
4 10 (2.77%) Web Services
5 6 (1.66%) RESTful
5 6 (1.66%) SOAP
6 5 (1.39%) Ajax
6 5 (1.39%) Middleware
7 4 (1.11%) HTML5
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.55%) jQuery
9 2 (0.55%) REST
9 2 (0.55%) WAP
10 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.28%) CGI
10 1 (0.28%) COM
10 1 (0.28%) XML
10 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.08%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.70%) PKI
3 23 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 16 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.66%) Smartcard
9 5 (1.39%) Blog
9 5 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.39%) Handset
9 5 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.39%) IPTV
9 5 (1.39%) Social Media
9 5 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.11%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.83%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.83%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.20%) Windows
2 23 (6.37%) Linux
3 14 (3.88%) Unix
4 12 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.11%) Solaris
8 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) SUSE
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (26.87%) Presales
2 64 (17.73%) Information Security
3 61 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 29 (8.03%) SIEM
6 28 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (7.76%) Risk Assessment
7 27 (7.48%) Fraud Detection
8 26 (7.20%) Business Development
9 24 (6.65%) ERP
10 22 (6.09%) Migration
10 22 (6.09%) Risk Management
11 21 (5.82%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.82%) Project Management
12 20 (5.54%) Identity Management
13 19 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 18 (4.99%) ITIL
14 18 (4.99%) Threat Analysis
15 17 (4.71%) Service Delivery
16 16 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (13.85%) SQL
2 21 (5.82%) Java
3 17 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.60%) C#
5 10 (2.77%) C
6 7 (1.94%) Python
6 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.39%) C++
7 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.11%) Perl
9 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) VB
10 1 (0.28%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (14.96%) Degree
2 32 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (7.48%) CISSP
4 24 (6.65%) CISM
4 24 (6.65%) Security Cleared
5 21 (5.82%) CCIE
6 20 (5.54%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.16%) CCNP
8 14 (3.88%) CISA
9 8 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.66%) CCA
11 6 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.66%) VCAP
12 5 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.11%) SANS
14 3 (0.83%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.83%) CCNA
15 2 (0.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.05%) RMADS
3 9 (2.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (1.94%) QA
5 6 (1.66%) SLA
6 3 (0.83%) COBIT
6 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.77%) vSphere
4 9 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.94%) XenApp
5 7 (1.94%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.55%) vCloud
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.28%) Docker
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (3.32%) Puppet
2 9 (2.49%) Ansible
3 8 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.83%) SCCM
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.55%) SCOM
7 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.55%) vRealize
8 1 (0.28%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.28%) Mesos
8 1 (0.28%) vMotion
8 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.08%) Cisco
3 28 (7.76%) VMware
4 25 (6.93%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.82%) Oracle
6 20 (5.54%) SAP
7 19 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 17 (4.71%) Blue Coat
8 17 (4.71%) Sage
9 16 (4.43%) F5
10 15 (4.16%) HP
10 15 (4.16%) Juniper
11 14 (3.88%) Fortinet
12 13 (3.60%) ArcSight
12 13 (3.60%) Citrix
13 12 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (3.05%) Google
15 8 (2.22%) EMC
15 8 (2.22%) Intel Security
15 8 (2.22%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Uncapped commission
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Yoh
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Yoh
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CGI IT UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
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TDA Group
Salary: Attractive Base + Commission
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