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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 12 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 207 223 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.56% 10.03% 12.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.90% 10.44% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 151 148 213
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
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
1739 2136 2233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.10% 96.04% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1607 1577
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 30 July 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 103 (27.84%) Finance
2 98 (26.49%) Presales
3 65 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (16.49%) Information Security
5 55 (14.86%) Cisco
6 54 (14.59%) Degree
7 51 (13.78%) Microsoft
7 51 (13.78%) SQL
8 48 (12.97%) Firewall
9 47 (12.70%) Telecoms
10 46 (12.43%) Data Centre
11 41 (11.08%) Data Protection
12 40 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
13 35 (9.46%) Banking
14 33 (8.92%) VMware
15 32 (8.65%) PKI
16 30 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
17 29 (7.84%) Wireless
17 29 (7.84%) CCIE
17 29 (7.84%) MS Excel
17 29 (7.84%) Security Cleared
17 29 (7.84%) Marketing
17 29 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 28 (7.57%) Business Development
18 28 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (7.30%) CheckPoint
19 27 (7.30%) SIEM
19 27 (7.30%) Fraud Detection
20 26 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (7.03%) Network Security

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 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.35%) IIS
2 5 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.08%) JBoss
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.27%) Moodle
4 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.27%) Totara
Applications
1 29 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.24%) MS Office
3 10 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.35%) InDesign
4 5 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.51%) Sage X3
2 6 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.35%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.54%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.27%) HFM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (5.95%) Office 365
2 14 (3.78%) SaaS
3 13 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.24%) PaaS
5 10 (2.70%) IaaS
6 5 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.35%) Google Apps
7 4 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.08%) Yammer
8 3 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.54%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.97%) Firewall
2 29 (7.84%) Wireless
3 26 (7.03%) Network Security
4 24 (6.49%) LAN
4 24 (6.49%) WAN
5 17 (4.59%) MPLS
5 17 (4.59%) VPN
6 14 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (3.78%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.51%) BGP
8 11 (2.97%) IPsec
8 11 (2.97%) SSL
8 11 (2.97%) VPLS
9 10 (2.70%) Multicast
9 10 (2.70%) OSPF
10 7 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (1.89%) EIGRP
10 7 (1.89%) RIP
10 7 (1.89%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.16%) Big Data
3 6 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.35%) GIS
4 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.81%) MySQL
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.54%) Power BI
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) ActiveReports
8 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.89%) Selenium
1 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.62%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.62%) HP UFT
2 6 (1.62%) JBehave
2 6 (1.62%) Ranorex
2 6 (1.62%) RSpec
2 6 (1.62%) Subversion
3 5 (1.35%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.54%) eggPlant
4 2 (0.54%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) JMeter
5 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (27.84%) Finance
2 47 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 35 (9.46%) Banking
4 29 (7.84%) Marketing
5 13 (3.51%) Retail
6 11 (2.97%) Billing
7 10 (2.70%) Back Office
7 10 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.16%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.62%) Games
10 4 (1.08%) Advertising
11 3 (0.81%) German Language
11 3 (0.81%) Legal
11 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.05%) HTML
2 13 (3.51%) CSS
3 11 (2.97%) .NET
4 10 (2.70%) Web Services
5 7 (1.89%) SAML
6 6 (1.62%) Ajax
6 6 (1.62%) RESTful
6 6 (1.62%) SOAP
7 4 (1.08%) Middleware
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.54%) HTML5
9 2 (0.54%) jQuery
9 2 (0.54%) REST
9 2 (0.54%) VXML
9 2 (0.54%) WAP
10 1 (0.27%) CGI
10 1 (0.27%) J2EE
10 1 (0.27%) LAMP
10 1 (0.27%) XML
10 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.65%) PKI
3 20 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.78%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.35%) Blog
8 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.35%) Social Media
8 5 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.08%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.08%) Handset
9 4 (1.08%) IPTV
9 4 (1.08%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.22%) Windows
2 17 (4.59%) Linux
3 9 (2.43%) Unix
4 8 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.81%) Solaris
6 3 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.49%) Presales
2 65 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (16.49%) Information Security
4 41 (11.08%) Data Protection
5 30 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
6 28 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (7.57%) Business Development
7 27 (7.30%) Fraud Detection
7 27 (7.30%) SIEM
8 24 (6.49%) ERP
8 24 (6.49%) Project Management
9 22 (5.95%) Identity Management
10 21 (5.68%) ITIL
10 21 (5.68%) Mentoring
10 21 (5.68%) Risk Management
11 19 (5.14%) Migration
11 19 (5.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 18 (4.86%) Threat Analysis
13 16 (4.32%) Security Architecture
13 16 (4.32%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.78%) SQL
2 20 (5.41%) Java
3 16 (4.32%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.24%) C#
5 8 (2.16%) C
6 5 (1.35%) C++
6 5 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.54%) Python
8 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) VB
9 1 (0.27%) VB6
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (14.59%) Degree
2 40 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (7.84%) CCIE
3 29 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 25 (6.76%) SC Cleared
5 24 (6.49%) CISSP
6 21 (5.68%) CCNP
6 21 (5.68%) CISM
7 13 (3.51%) CISA
8 8 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.62%) CCA
10 6 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.62%) VCAP
11 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.08%) MBA
11 4 (1.08%) SANS
12 3 (0.81%) CCSA
12 3 (0.81%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.51%) RMADS
3 11 (2.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (1.89%) QA
5 6 (1.62%) SLA
6 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.54%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.70%) vSphere
5 9 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.89%) XenApp
6 7 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.81%) vCloud
10 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.27%) Docker
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.43%) Ansible
1 9 (2.43%) Puppet
2 8 (2.16%) SCVMM
3 6 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.08%) SCCM
5 3 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.54%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
6 2 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.54%) vRealize
7 1 (0.27%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.27%) Mesos
7 1 (0.27%) vMotion
7 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 55 (14.86%) Cisco
2 51 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 33 (8.92%) VMware
4 27 (7.30%) CheckPoint
5 22 (5.95%) Juniper
5 22 (5.95%) Oracle
6 19 (5.14%) Palo Alto
6 19 (5.14%) SAP
7 18 (4.86%) Citrix
7 18 (4.86%) Sage
8 17 (4.59%) Blue Coat
9 15 (4.05%) F5
10 14 (3.78%) Fortinet
11 13 (3.51%) Adobe
11 13 (3.51%) ArcSight
12 12 (3.24%) HP
13 11 (2.97%) Google
13 11 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (2.70%) IBM
14 10 (2.70%) NetApp
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus Company Benefits
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