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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 18 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 220 201 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.29% 9.09% 11.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.95% 9.81% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 153 159 196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
2210 2048 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 92.59% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1554 1581
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 173 (35.60%) Finance
2 119 (24.49%) Telecoms
3 109 (22.43%) Microsoft
4 88 (18.11%) Degree
5 71 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (13.99%) Retail
7 65 (13.37%) Oracle
8 62 (12.76%) SQL
9 59 (12.14%) Security Cleared
10 57 (11.73%) SQL Server
10 57 (11.73%) Migration
11 56 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (11.32%) Banking
13 50 (10.29%) SAP
14 46 (9.47%) Windows
14 46 (9.47%) SC Cleared
15 45 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
16 44 (9.05%) Java
16 44 (9.05%) Marketing
17 43 (8.85%) ERP
17 43 (8.85%) Cisco
18 41 (8.44%) E-Commerce
19 39 (8.02%) Scrum
19 39 (8.02%) VMware
19 39 (8.02%) Active Directory
19 39 (8.02%) JavaScript
19 39 (8.02%) SharePoint
20 38 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (7.41%) QA
22 35 (7.20%) Information Security

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.53%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.91%) Apache
4 19 (3.91%) Apache Solr
5 14 (2.88%) Lync
6 13 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
8 10 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.85%) SAS
10 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.82%) JBoss
10 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.62%) IIS
12 2 (0.41%) CMS
12 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (4.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 15 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.82%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.82%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.62%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.41%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.26%) Office 365
3 8 (1.65%) SaaS
4 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.82%) IaaS
6 3 (0.62%) Terremark
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.00%) Firewall
2 24 (4.94%) HTTP
3 22 (4.53%) Internet
4 15 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (2.88%) Network Security
6 12 (2.47%) Wireless
7 11 (2.26%) SAN
7 11 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (2.06%) NetScaler
9 9 (1.85%) LTE
9 9 (1.85%) VPN
10 8 (1.65%) DNS
10 8 (1.65%) SSL
10 8 (1.65%) IPv6
10 8 (1.65%) LAN
10 8 (1.65%) MVNO
10 8 (1.65%) VoLTE
11 7 (1.44%) WAN
11 7 (1.44%) MPLS
12 6 (1.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (4.73%) MySQL
4 23 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.85%) Big Data
9 5 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.62%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 21 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.91%) Mockito
2 19 (3.91%) Selenium
3 4 (0.82%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.82%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.82%) WebLogic Workshop
3 4 (0.82%) JMeter
4 3 (0.62%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) Maven
5 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.21%) Ant
5 1 (0.21%) JUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
General
1 173 (35.60%) Finance
2 119 (24.49%) Telecoms
3 68 (13.99%) Retail
4 55 (11.32%) Banking
5 44 (9.05%) Marketing
6 31 (6.38%) Manufacturing
7 20 (4.12%) Advertising
7 20 (4.12%) Aerospace
8 14 (2.88%) Billing
9 10 (2.06%) Back Office
10 9 (1.85%) Games
10 9 (1.85%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.65%) German Language
12 7 (1.44%) Electronics
13 5 (1.03%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.82%) Law
15 3 (0.62%) Automotive
16 2 (0.41%) Local Government
17 1 (0.21%) International Banking
17 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.17%) HTML
2 27 (5.56%) Web Services
3 26 (5.35%) jQuery
4 24 (4.94%) CSS
5 22 (4.53%) Spring
6 21 (4.32%) Java EE
6 21 (4.32%) XML
7 20 (4.12%) XSLT
8 19 (3.91%) XHTML
8 19 (3.91%) JSP
8 19 (3.91%) J2EE
9 7 (1.44%) JSON
9 7 (1.44%) Application Packaging
10 5 (1.03%) SOAP
11 4 (0.82%) .NET
11 4 (0.82%) JMS
11 4 (0.82%) Flash
11 4 (0.82%) HTML5
11 4 (0.82%) CSS3
12 3 (0.62%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.17%) Clustering
3 29 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.94%) Social Media
5 20 (4.12%) iPad
6 19 (3.91%) Client/Server
7 15 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.47%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.06%) CESG
10 9 (1.85%) RMADS
10 9 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.65%) FlexPod
11 8 (1.65%) User Experience
12 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
12 7 (1.44%) DTV
13 6 (1.23%) PKI
13 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.03%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.47%) Windows
2 32 (6.58%) Linux
3 16 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.47%) UNIX
6 10 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Debian
9 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (11.73%) Migration
3 56 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (8.85%) ERP
5 41 (8.44%) E-Commerce
6 39 (8.02%) Scrum
7 35 (7.20%) Information Security
8 33 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (6.79%) Mentoring
9 28 (5.76%) CRM
10 27 (5.56%) Project Management
11 24 (4.94%) Software Testing
12 21 (4.32%) ITIL
12 21 (4.32%) SOA
13 20 (4.12%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.91%) Extreme Programming
14 19 (3.91%) DSDM
14 19 (3.91%) TDD
14 19 (3.91%) Business Development
14 19 (3.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (12.76%) SQL
2 44 (9.05%) Java
3 39 (8.02%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.29%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.09%) C
6 7 (1.44%) C#
6 7 (1.44%) C++
6 7 (1.44%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.23%) PHP
8 5 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.03%) R
8 5 (1.03%) Tcl
9 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.62%) ABAP
9 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.41%) VBScript
10 2 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.21%) VB
11 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 88 (18.11%) Degree
2 59 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 46 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.14%) ISEB
5 24 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (4.73%) CISSP
7 22 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.91%) CCNP
10 16 (3.29%) CCIE
10 16 (3.29%) CISA
11 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (3.09%) CCA
11 15 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (3.09%) CCEE
12 14 (2.88%) CRISC
12 14 (2.88%) CISM
13 12 (2.47%) MCP
14 11 (2.26%) PCI QSA
15 9 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.41%) QA
2 22 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.06%) SLA
5 4 (0.82%) COBIT
5 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.62%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) BS25999
7 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 39 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.35%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.53%) XenApp
5 16 (3.29%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.26%) vSphere
7 10 (2.06%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.44%) XenServer
11 6 (1.23%) vCloud
12 4 (0.82%) Xen
13 3 (0.62%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.41%) KVM
15 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.21%) Snort
15 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (2.88%) SCCM
2 11 (2.26%) XenMobile
3 9 (1.85%) SCOM
4 6 (1.23%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.03%) Legato
6 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.82%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.62%) SCSM
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.41%) WSUS
8 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.41%) Nagios
9 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 109 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.37%) Oracle
3 50 (10.29%) SAP
4 43 (8.85%) Cisco
5 39 (8.02%) VMware
6 33 (6.79%) Citrix
7 27 (5.56%) JD Edwards
8 21 (4.32%) F5
9 20 (4.12%) hybris
10 19 (3.91%) CheckPoint
11 16 (3.29%) EMC
12 15 (3.09%) Symantec
12 15 (3.09%) Juniper
13 14 (2.88%) NetApp
14 13 (2.67%) HP
15 12 (2.47%) McAfee
16 11 (2.26%) IronPort
17 10 (2.06%) Nokia
18 7 (1.44%) Websense
18 7 (1.44%) IBM
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