The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 12 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 282 347 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.20% 15.29% 11.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.18% 16.18% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 208 291 204
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2140 2145 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.60% 94.49% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1729 1782
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
Berkshire

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 22 July 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 129 (22.75%) Security Cleared
2 124 (21.87%) SC Cleared
3 116 (20.46%) Telecoms
4 108 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 108 (19.05%) Finance
5 90 (15.87%) Oracle
6 82 (14.46%) MS Excel
7 80 (14.11%) SQL
8 77 (13.58%) Active Directory
9 72 (12.70%) Windows
10 59 (10.41%) VMware
10 59 (10.41%) DV Cleared
11 58 (10.23%) Citrix
12 55 (9.70%) SQL Server
12 55 (9.70%) Degree
13 53 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 52 (9.17%) Network Design
15 50 (8.82%) Cisco
15 50 (8.82%) RMADS
16 49 (8.64%) Firewall
17 48 (8.47%) Marketing
18 45 (7.94%) Internet
18 45 (7.94%) Advertising
18 45 (7.94%) Risk Assessment
19 44 (7.76%) Migration
20 42 (7.41%) Hyper-V
21 41 (7.23%) MS Office
21 41 (7.23%) Linux
21 41 (7.23%) CRM
22 40 (7.05%) Network Security

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 35 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.82%) Lync
3 23 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.82%) IIS
5 16 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.06%) Apache
9 6 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 82 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (4.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (3.53%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (2.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 9 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.53%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.06%) SaaS
2 18 (3.17%) Office 365
3 14 (2.47%) Taleo
4 8 (1.41%) IaaS
5 5 (0.88%) Force.com
6 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.35%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.64%) Firewall
2 45 (7.94%) Internet
3 40 (7.05%) Network Security
4 31 (5.47%) SAN
5 24 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (4.06%) IPv6
7 22 (3.88%) NetScaler
8 19 (3.35%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.17%) DNS
10 15 (2.65%) VPN
10 15 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (2.29%) LAN
11 13 (2.29%) DHCP
12 12 (2.12%) MPLS
13 11 (1.94%) VLAN
14 10 (1.76%) SSL
14 10 (1.76%) Kerberos
15 9 (1.59%) HTTP
15 9 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (2.12%) DB2
6 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.06%) MySQL
9 5 (0.88%) OLAP
9 5 (0.88%) Star Schema
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.71%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.53%) ROLAP
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Selenium
1 6 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.06%) Mockito
2 2 (0.35%) ERwin
3 1 (0.18%) PVCS
3 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 116 (20.46%) Telecoms
2 108 (19.05%) Finance
3 48 (8.47%) Marketing
4 45 (7.94%) Advertising
5 30 (5.29%) Retail
6 25 (4.41%) German Language
7 23 (4.06%) Banking
8 21 (3.70%) Multimedia
9 13 (2.29%) Billing
10 8 (1.41%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.71%) French Language
12 4 (0.71%) Legal
13 3 (0.53%) Electronics
13 3 (0.53%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.35%) Automotive
14 2 (0.35%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Games
15 1 (0.18%) Military
15 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.88%) HTML
2 13 (2.29%) Spring
2 13 (2.29%) Java EE
3 11 (1.94%) J2EE
3 11 (1.94%) Web Services
3 11 (1.94%) XML
4 10 (1.76%) Flash
5 9 (1.59%) HTML5
6 7 (1.23%) OSGi
6 7 (1.23%) Struts
7 6 (1.06%) jQuery
7 6 (1.06%) XHTML
7 6 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.06%) XSLT
7 6 (1.06%) CSS
7 6 (1.06%) JSP
8 4 (0.71%) .NET
8 4 (0.71%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.71%) MDX
8 4 (0.71%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.82%) RMADS
2 34 (6.00%) PKI
3 30 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.41%) Clustering
5 20 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.35%) Mathematics
7 18 (3.17%) CESG
7 18 (3.17%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (3.17%) FlexPod
8 16 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.47%) Social Media
10 13 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.94%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.59%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.59%) Replication
13 8 (1.41%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.06%) iPad
14 6 (1.06%) DataPower
14 6 (1.06%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.70%) Windows
2 41 (7.23%) Linux
3 37 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (4.59%) UNIX
4 26 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.76%) Solaris
7 9 (1.59%) AIX
8 8 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.06%) SUSE
10 4 (0.71%) HPUX
10 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.53%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.53%) Debian
11 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (9.17%) Network Design
2 45 (7.94%) Risk Assessment
3 44 (7.76%) Migration
4 41 (7.23%) CRM
5 38 (6.70%) Project Management
6 37 (6.53%) Information Assurance
7 36 (6.35%) Security Architecture
8 35 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (5.82%) Information Security
10 32 (5.64%) ERP
11 25 (4.41%) Programme Management
11 25 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
12 23 (4.06%) ETL
13 22 (3.88%) Service Delivery
13 22 (3.88%) SOA
14 21 (3.70%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.70%) Campaign Management
15 20 (3.53%) Business Continuity
16 19 (3.35%) Business Analysis
17 18 (3.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (14.11%) SQL
2 35 (6.17%) Java
3 22 (3.88%) C
4 18 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 15 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.59%) Perl
7 9 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.23%) Python
9 5 (0.88%) VBScript
9 5 (0.88%) C#
9 5 (0.88%) XPath
10 4 (0.71%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (0.71%) C++
10 4 (0.71%) Ruby
11 3 (0.53%) VB
12 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (22.75%) Security Cleared
2 124 (21.87%) SC Cleared
3 59 (10.41%) DV Cleared
4 55 (9.70%) Degree
5 35 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (3.88%) MCSE
8 18 (3.17%) MCITP
8 18 (3.17%) NCDA
9 17 (3.00%) NCIE
9 17 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.65%) MCTS
11 14 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (2.12%) VTSP
13 11 (1.94%) CCA
14 10 (1.76%) CCNP
14 10 (1.76%) VCAP
15 9 (1.59%) CCEE
15 9 (1.59%) CCIE
16 8 (1.41%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.06%) COBIT
3 4 (0.71%) QA
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 53 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.53%) XenDesktop
5 19 (3.35%) vSphere
6 18 (3.17%) XenApp
7 16 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.59%) Terminal Server
9 7 (1.23%) Xen
9 7 (1.23%) XenServer
9 7 (1.23%) vCloud
10 6 (1.06%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.53%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.53%) UAG
13 2 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 17 (3.00%) SCCM
3 13 (2.29%) Legato
4 12 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (1.76%) SCOM
5 10 (1.76%) XenMobile
6 8 (1.41%) SCSM
7 7 (1.23%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.23%) Puppet
7 7 (1.23%) WSUS
7 7 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.23%) Nagios
7 7 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
8 5 (0.88%) ARCserve
8 5 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.88%) Opsview
9 4 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 108 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.87%) Oracle
3 59 (10.41%) VMware
4 58 (10.23%) Citrix
5 50 (8.82%) Cisco
6 36 (6.35%) NetApp
6 36 (6.35%) CheckPoint
7 32 (5.64%) F5
8 31 (5.47%) EMC
9 26 (4.59%) IBM
10 25 (4.41%) HP
11 24 (4.23%) Juniper
12 21 (3.70%) Nokia
13 20 (3.53%) SAP
14 18 (3.17%) Websense
15 16 (2.82%) Hitachi
16 15 (2.65%) Sourcefire
17 14 (2.47%) Teradata
17 14 (2.47%) Riverbed
17 14 (2.47%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus, car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45-75k
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus, car
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Basic £80-85K + £30K Bonus + STOCK
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package inc. Car allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £43000 - £46000 per annum + Travel allowance, Bonus, pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, Car, Stock Options
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, travel allowence, health care
Posted: 26 days ago