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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 178 213 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.22% 9.45% 12.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.72% 9.90% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 115 134 209
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £70,000 £72,500
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
1661 2152 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.35% 95.52% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1566 1607
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 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 31 May 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 92 (28.48%) Presales
2 71 (21.98%) Cisco
3 57 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (16.72%) Microsoft
4 54 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (16.10%) Finance
6 51 (15.79%) Information Security
7 47 (14.55%) Data Centre
8 46 (14.24%) Firewall
9 41 (12.69%) CheckPoint
9 41 (12.69%) Degree
10 38 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 37 (11.46%) Wireless
11 37 (11.46%) CCIE
12 34 (10.53%) Juniper
13 31 (9.60%) CCNP
13 31 (9.60%) Risk Assessment
14 28 (8.67%) VMware
14 28 (8.67%) LAN
14 28 (8.67%) Network Security
15 27 (8.36%) WAN
16 26 (8.05%) MS Excel
16 26 (8.05%) eTOM
17 25 (7.74%) Business Development
17 25 (7.74%) SQL
18 24 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 24 (7.43%) Mentoring
19 23 (7.12%) Marketing
19 23 (7.12%) Data Protection
19 23 (7.12%) Security Cleared

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 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.41%) MS Office
3 6 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) InDesign
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) SAP Business One
2 4 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.62%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.31%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Primavera
4 1 (0.31%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.19%) Office 365
2 16 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.86%) SaaS
5 5 (1.55%) PaaS
6 4 (1.24%) Google Apps
6 4 (1.24%) IaaS
6 4 (1.24%) Yammer
7 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.93%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.31%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (14.24%) Firewall
2 37 (11.46%) Wireless
3 28 (8.67%) LAN
3 28 (8.67%) Network Security
4 27 (8.36%) WAN
5 23 (7.12%) MPLS
6 19 (5.88%) VPN
7 17 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (4.64%) BGP
9 14 (4.33%) TCP/IP
10 12 (3.72%) OSPF
11 11 (3.41%) VPLS
12 10 (3.10%) IPsec
12 10 (3.10%) Multicast
13 8 (2.48%) SSL
14 7 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (2.17%) EIGRP
14 7 (2.17%) RIP
14 7 (2.17%) SAN
14 7 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.41%) Big Data
2 9 (2.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.24%) GIS
6 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) ActiveReports
8 1 (0.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Essbase
8 1 (0.31%) MS Access
8 1 (0.31%) MySQL
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) Power BI
8 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Selenium
2 6 (1.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.86%) HP UFT
2 6 (1.86%) JBehave
2 6 (1.86%) Ranorex
2 6 (1.86%) RSpec
2 6 (1.86%) Subversion
3 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.62%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 52 (16.10%) Finance
2 38 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.12%) Banking
3 23 (7.12%) Marketing
4 22 (6.81%) Billing
5 16 (4.95%) Retail
6 9 (2.79%) Advertising
7 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.17%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.86%) Games
10 3 (0.93%) German Language
10 3 (0.93%) Legal
11 2 (0.62%) Electronics
11 2 (0.62%) Military
11 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) HTML
2 10 (3.10%) Web Services
3 9 (2.79%) .NET
4 8 (2.48%) CSS
5 6 (1.86%) Ajax
5 6 (1.86%) XML
6 4 (1.24%) RESTful
6 4 (1.24%) SAML
6 4 (1.24%) SOAP
7 2 (0.62%) jQuery
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.62%) REST
7 2 (0.62%) VXML
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) CGI
8 1 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.31%) J2EE
8 1 (0.31%) LAMP
8 1 (0.31%) Middleware
8 1 (0.31%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.50%) Driving Licence
3 17 (5.26%) PKI
4 15 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.79%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.24%) iPad
7 4 (1.24%) PMI
7 4 (1.24%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.93%) CESG
8 3 (0.93%) IPTV
9 2 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.62%) Frameworx
9 2 (0.62%) IVR
9 2 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.64%) Windows
2 10 (3.10%) Linux
3 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.62%) Unix
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) SUSE
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.48%) Presales
2 57 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (15.79%) Information Security
4 31 (9.60%) Risk Assessment
5 26 (8.05%) eTOM
6 25 (7.74%) Business Development
7 24 (7.43%) Mentoring
8 23 (7.12%) Data Protection
8 23 (7.12%) ITIL
9 22 (6.81%) Fraud Detection
9 22 (6.81%) SIEM
10 21 (6.50%) CRM
11 18 (5.57%) Identity Management
12 17 (5.26%) Project Management
12 17 (5.26%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.64%) Convergent Charging
14 15 (4.64%) Information Assurance
14 15 (4.64%) Network Design
15 14 (4.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.74%) SQL
2 17 (5.26%) C#
3 15 (4.64%) Java
4 13 (4.02%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.48%) C
6 6 (1.86%) C++
6 6 (1.86%) VB
7 5 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.93%) Perl
8 3 (0.93%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.62%) PHP
9 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (12.69%) Degree
3 37 (11.46%) CCIE
4 31 (9.60%) CCNP
5 23 (7.12%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.50%) CISSP
7 17 (5.26%) CISM
8 16 (4.95%) SC Cleared
9 14 (4.33%) CISA
10 10 (3.10%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.86%) CCA
12 6 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.86%) JNCIP
12 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.86%) SANS
12 6 (1.86%) VCAP
13 5 (1.55%) CCSP
13 5 (1.55%) JNCIE
13 5 (1.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (4.02%) RMADS
4 7 (2.17%) QA
5 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.62%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.72%) vSphere
4 8 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.17%) XenApp
5 7 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.86%) vCloud
7 2 (0.62%) Firmware
7 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.86%) Ansible
2 6 (1.86%) Puppet
3 5 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.24%) SCCM
4 4 (1.24%) vRealize
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.62%) SCOM
6 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.31%) Nessus
7 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.31%) SCSM
7 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.31%) vMotion
7 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (21.98%) Cisco
2 54 (16.72%) Microsoft
3 41 (12.69%) CheckPoint
4 34 (10.53%) Juniper
5 28 (8.67%) VMware
6 22 (6.81%) SAP
7 21 (6.50%) Palo Alto
8 18 (5.57%) Citrix
9 17 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 17 (5.26%) Oracle
10 16 (4.95%) F5
10 16 (4.95%) Fortinet
11 15 (4.64%) Intel
12 12 (3.72%) Forcepoint
12 12 (3.72%) HP
13 11 (3.41%) ArcSight
14 10 (3.10%) NetApp
14 10 (3.10%) Sourcefire
15 9 (2.79%) Adobe
15 9 (2.79%) Google
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