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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 9 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 337 292 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.39% 12.97% 12.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.61% 13.82% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 248 229 202
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £70,000 £70,000
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
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 138 (22.29%) Finance
2 133 (21.49%) Telecoms
3 132 (21.32%) Security Cleared
4 126 (20.36%) SC Cleared
5 109 (17.61%) Microsoft
6 105 (16.96%) SQL
7 101 (16.32%) Oracle
8 82 (13.25%) MS Excel
9 72 (11.63%) Degree
10 68 (10.99%) Windows
11 67 (10.82%) SQL Server
12 60 (9.69%) VMware
13 57 (9.21%) Active Directory
13 57 (9.21%) Citrix
14 56 (9.05%) Cisco
15 54 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (7.92%) Linux
17 48 (7.75%) Migration
17 48 (7.75%) Advertising
17 48 (7.75%) Internet
18 47 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (7.59%) Network Security
19 46 (7.43%) DV Cleared
19 46 (7.43%) Marketing
19 46 (7.43%) Network Design
20 45 (7.27%) MS Office
21 44 (7.11%) Java
22 43 (6.95%) CRM
22 43 (6.95%) Oracle EBS
23 42 (6.79%) Firewall

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (4.68%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.55%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.39%) Lync
4 20 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (2.91%) Apache Solr
5 18 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (2.91%) IIS
5 18 (2.91%) Apache
6 16 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 82 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (6.95%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (5.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (4.68%) Oracle ERP
4 18 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (2.58%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 13 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (1.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 9 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 6 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.04%) SaaS
2 17 (2.75%) Taleo
3 10 (1.62%) Office 365
4 8 (1.29%) IaaS
5 5 (0.81%) Force.com
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.75%) Internet
2 47 (7.59%) Network Security
3 42 (6.79%) Firewall
4 31 (5.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (4.52%) NetScaler
6 27 (4.36%) IPv6
7 22 (3.55%) TCP/IP
8 21 (3.39%) HTTP
8 21 (3.39%) DNS
8 21 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (3.07%) SAN
10 16 (2.58%) DHCP
11 15 (2.42%) VPN
11 15 (2.42%) SSL
11 15 (2.42%) VLAN
12 14 (2.26%) MPLS
13 13 (2.10%) LAN
13 13 (2.10%) SMTP
14 12 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (1.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.39%) MySQL
4 20 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (2.58%) DB2
7 16 (2.58%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (1.45%) Star Schema
8 9 (1.45%) OLAP
9 7 (1.13%) ROLAP
9 7 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.65%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (2.91%) Selenium
1 18 (2.91%) Git (software)
1 18 (2.91%) Mockito
2 2 (0.32%) ERwin
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) Maven
3 1 (0.16%) Ant
3 1 (0.16%) JUnit
3 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
General
1 138 (22.29%) Finance
2 133 (21.49%) Telecoms
3 48 (7.75%) Advertising
4 46 (7.43%) Marketing
5 31 (5.01%) Banking
5 31 (5.01%) Retail
6 27 (4.36%) German Language
7 21 (3.39%) Multimedia
8 14 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.10%) Billing
10 11 (1.78%) General Ledger
11 10 (1.62%) Electronics
12 5 (0.81%) Games
13 2 (0.32%) Legal
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.33%) HTML
2 27 (4.36%) XML
3 25 (4.04%) J2EE
4 23 (3.72%) Java EE
4 23 (3.72%) Spring
4 23 (3.72%) Web Services
5 22 (3.55%) jQuery
6 18 (2.91%) XHTML
6 18 (2.91%) XSLT
6 18 (2.91%) CSS
6 18 (2.91%) JSP
7 7 (1.13%) Flash
7 7 (1.13%) HTML5
8 6 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.65%) JSON
9 4 (0.65%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.65%) MDX
9 4 (0.65%) Struts
9 4 (0.65%) OSGi
9 4 (0.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.79%) RMADS
2 32 (5.17%) PKI
3 31 (5.01%) Client/Server
4 27 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 25 (4.04%) Clustering
7 20 (3.23%) FlexPod
8 19 (3.07%) iPad
9 18 (2.91%) Social Media
10 15 (2.42%) CESG
10 15 (2.42%) CESG CLAS
11 14 (2.26%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.78%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.29%) Blackberry
15 7 (1.13%) Device Driver
15 7 (1.13%) Open Source
16 6 (0.97%) DataPower
16 6 (0.97%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.97%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 68 (10.99%) Windows
2 49 (7.92%) Linux
3 36 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.23%) UNIX
7 10 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (1.13%) Solaris
9 6 (0.97%) AIX
10 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.65%) Debian
11 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.48%) SUSE
12 3 (0.48%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.16%) CentOS
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (7.75%) Migration
2 47 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (7.43%) Network Design
4 43 (6.95%) CRM
5 40 (6.46%) ERP
6 39 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 38 (6.14%) Project Management
7 38 (6.14%) Risk Assessment
8 34 (5.49%) Information Assurance
9 33 (5.33%) Security Architecture
10 31 (5.01%) SOA
11 29 (4.68%) ETL
11 29 (4.68%) Information Security
12 28 (4.52%) Programme Management
12 28 (4.52%) E-Commerce
13 26 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (3.88%) Data Migration
15 21 (3.39%) Campaign Management
15 21 (3.39%) Logistics
15 21 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 105 (16.96%) SQL
2 44 (7.11%) Java
3 28 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.23%) C
4 20 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 18 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.10%) Perl
7 11 (1.78%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.45%) XPath
8 9 (1.45%) Python
9 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.97%) Ruby
9 6 (0.97%) C#
10 5 (0.81%) X++
11 4 (0.65%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.65%) VBScript
11 4 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.48%) VB
12 3 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 132 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 126 (20.36%) SC Cleared
3 72 (11.63%) Degree
4 46 (7.43%) DV Cleared
5 32 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (3.39%) NCDA
8 20 (3.23%) NCIE
9 19 (3.07%) MCSE
10 18 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (2.91%) MCITP
11 16 (2.58%) VTSP
12 15 (2.42%) MCTS
12 15 (2.42%) MCP
13 14 (2.26%) CCA
14 13 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (2.10%) CCEE
15 12 (1.94%) VCAP
16 10 (1.62%) VCDX
16 10 (1.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.62%) COBIT
3 6 (0.97%) SLA
4 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.65%) QA
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 54 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.88%) XenDesktop
5 23 (3.72%) XenApp
6 19 (3.07%) vSphere
7 13 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.45%) Terminal Server
8 9 (1.45%) vCloud
9 7 (1.13%) Xen
9 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.13%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.97%) XenServer
11 4 (0.65%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.32%) KVM
12 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.32%) UAG
12 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (3.07%) NetBackup
1 19 (3.07%) SCCM
2 14 (2.26%) Legato
3 11 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (1.78%) XenMobile
4 9 (1.45%) Puppet
5 8 (1.29%) Nagios
6 7 (1.13%) SCOM
6 7 (1.13%) WSUS
7 6 (0.97%) SCSM
8 5 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.81%) Opsview
9 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.48%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.32%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 109 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 101 (16.32%) Oracle
3 60 (9.69%) VMware
4 57 (9.21%) Citrix
5 56 (9.05%) Cisco
6 38 (6.14%) SAP
7 35 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 33 (5.33%) NetApp
9 31 (5.01%) IBM
10 27 (4.36%) F5
11 26 (4.20%) Juniper
12 22 (3.55%) EMC
13 21 (3.39%) Teradata
14 19 (3.07%) hybris
14 19 (3.07%) HP
15 18 (2.91%) Nokia
16 15 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (2.10%) Riverbed
18 12 (1.94%) AppSense
18 12 (1.94%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Uncapped Monthly Omissions + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum £90k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life etc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Great Corporate Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + commission & huge benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus £6k car allowance & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Base £60-85k + Bonus 30% + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Base £60-85k + Bonus 30% + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £46000 per annum + bonus and car allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago