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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 224 289 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.04% 12.26% 15.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.62% 13.21% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 149 213 291
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £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
2109 2188 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.57% 92.83% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1564 1710
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 29 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 92 (21.05%) Finance
2 83 (18.99%) Degree
3 60 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 56 (12.81%) SQL
5 52 (11.90%) Oracle
6 51 (11.67%) Cisco
7 50 (11.44%) Microsoft
8 49 (11.21%) Project Management
9 47 (10.76%) Juniper
10 42 (9.61%) Java
10 42 (9.61%) Firewall
11 41 (9.38%) Windows
12 40 (9.15%) Marketing
13 37 (8.47%) Data Centre
14 36 (8.24%) Information Security
15 35 (8.01%) Security Cleared
15 35 (8.01%) SAP
16 34 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (7.09%) Manufacturing
19 30 (6.86%) JavaScript
20 29 (6.64%) Business Development
21 28 (6.41%) Oracle EBS R12
21 28 (6.41%) Banking
22 26 (5.95%) CRM
22 26 (5.95%) ERP
22 26 (5.95%) WAN
23 25 (5.72%) Migration
23 25 (5.72%) SC Cleared
24 24 (5.49%) Security Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (2.75%) Lync
2 11 (2.52%) IIS
3 10 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.14%) SAS
5 5 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.69%) JBoss
7 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.46%) CMS
8 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (6.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (2.97%) Oracle ERP
4 12 (2.75%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (2.52%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (2.06%) SAP FI
6 9 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (2.06%) SAP CO
6 9 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (1.14%) SAP FI-GL
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.35%) SaaS
2 10 (2.29%) Office 365
3 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.69%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.61%) Firewall
2 26 (5.95%) WAN
3 20 (4.58%) Network Security
4 17 (3.89%) Wireless
4 17 (3.89%) SAN
4 17 (3.89%) SNMP
5 9 (2.06%) Broadband
5 9 (2.06%) Internet
5 9 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (1.83%) DNS
6 8 (1.83%) IPv6
7 7 (1.60%) VoLTE
8 6 (1.37%) LAN
8 6 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.14%) NAS
9 5 (1.14%) xDSL
9 5 (1.14%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.92%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.97%) Big Data
3 12 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.14%) QlikView
8 5 (1.14%) MySQL
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.46%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.60%) Selenium
2 4 (0.92%) Toad
3 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.69%) WebLogic Workshop
3 3 (0.69%) JMeter
3 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.46%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.46%) RSpec
4 2 (0.46%) JBehave
4 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Subversion
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.46%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.23%) MorphX
5 1 (0.23%) ERwin
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 92 (21.05%) Finance
2 60 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 40 (9.15%) Marketing
4 31 (7.09%) Manufacturing
5 28 (6.41%) Banking
6 15 (3.43%) Billing
7 13 (2.97%) Retail
8 7 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.37%) Law
9 6 (1.37%) Advertising
10 5 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.69%) Back Office
11 3 (0.69%) Legal
11 3 (0.69%) French Language
11 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.12%) .NET
2 17 (3.89%) HTML
2 17 (3.89%) XML
3 13 (2.97%) Web Services
4 10 (2.29%) CSS
5 9 (2.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.92%) SOAP
6 4 (0.92%) Ajax
6 4 (0.92%) jQuery
6 4 (0.92%) JSON
7 3 (0.69%) HTML5
7 3 (0.69%) CSS3
7 3 (0.69%) JMS
7 3 (0.69%) J2EE
8 2 (0.46%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.46%) Flash
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.23%) MDX
9 1 (0.23%) WCF
9 1 (0.23%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.43%) User Experience
3 15 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.52%) PKI
7 9 (2.06%) Life Science
7 9 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.83%) Physics
9 7 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.37%) RMADS
10 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.37%) Clustering
10 6 (1.37%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (1.14%) IPTV
11 5 (1.14%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.38%) Windows
2 20 (4.58%) Linux
3 10 (2.29%) UNIX
3 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
6 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.46%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (11.21%) Project Management
2 36 (8.24%) Information Security
3 34 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (6.64%) Business Development
6 26 (5.95%) CRM
6 26 (5.95%) ERP
7 25 (5.72%) Migration
8 24 (5.49%) Security Management
9 23 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
10 22 (5.03%) Data Protection
11 20 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (4.58%) Business Analysis
12 18 (4.12%) Mentoring
13 17 (3.89%) WAN Optimisation
13 17 (3.89%) Time Management
13 17 (3.89%) Workflow
14 16 (3.66%) E-Commerce
14 16 (3.66%) Cyber Security
15 15 (3.43%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.81%) SQL
2 42 (9.61%) Java
3 30 (6.86%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.58%) C#
5 18 (4.12%) C
6 14 (3.20%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.83%) PHP
7 8 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.83%) C++
7 8 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.60%) VBScript
8 7 (1.60%) Python
9 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.69%) ABAP
11 2 (0.46%) X++
12 1 (0.23%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) Perl
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 83 (18.99%) Degree
2 35 (8.01%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.72%) SC Cleared
4 22 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.81%) CCNP
5 21 (4.81%) CISSP
6 11 (2.52%) CCIE
6 11 (2.52%) PCI QSA
7 9 (2.06%) JNCIA
8 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.37%) CISA
9 5 (1.14%) CISM
9 5 (1.14%) MCITP
10 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.92%) MCP
10 4 (0.92%) MCSE
11 3 (0.69%) CCDP
11 3 (0.69%) MBA
11 3 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.43%) QA
2 15 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.29%) BS25999
4 9 (2.06%) GCP
5 3 (0.69%) SLA
5 3 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.23%) BS7799
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.23%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.92%) XenApp
5 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) UAG
7 1 (0.23%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.23%) XenServer
7 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) SCOM
2 9 (2.06%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.83%) SCCM
4 7 (1.60%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.14%) Legato
5 5 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.69%) WSUS
7 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.69%) SCSM
8 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.46%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 52 (11.90%) Oracle
2 51 (11.67%) Cisco
3 50 (11.44%) Microsoft
4 47 (10.76%) Juniper
5 35 (8.01%) SAP
6 24 (5.49%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.03%) F5
8 18 (4.12%) Riverbed
9 17 (3.89%) NetScout
9 17 (3.89%) CA
9 17 (3.89%) HP
10 14 (3.20%) Ariba
11 13 (2.97%) IBM
11 13 (2.97%) VMware
12 12 (2.75%) EMC
12 12 (2.75%) Symantec
13 11 (2.52%) Websense
13 11 (2.52%) BT
13 11 (2.52%) Blue Coat
14 10 (2.29%) JD Edwards
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