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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 10 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 314 287 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.49% 12.52% 12.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.68% 13.44% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 227 222 202
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 157 (24.76%) Finance
2 138 (21.77%) Telecoms
3 129 (20.35%) Security Cleared
4 123 (19.40%) SC Cleared
5 122 (19.24%) Microsoft
6 110 (17.35%) SQL
7 100 (15.77%) Oracle
8 84 (13.25%) MS Excel
9 78 (12.30%) Degree
10 72 (11.36%) Windows
11 70 (11.04%) SQL Server
11 70 (11.04%) Citrix
12 67 (10.57%) VMware
13 65 (10.25%) Active Directory
14 63 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 60 (9.46%) Mentoring
16 56 (8.83%) Cisco
17 54 (8.52%) Migration
18 51 (8.04%) Hyper-V
19 50 (7.89%) Internet
19 50 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
20 48 (7.57%) Java
20 48 (7.57%) CRM
20 48 (7.57%) Advertising
21 47 (7.41%) MS Office
21 47 (7.41%) Marketing
22 46 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (7.26%) SAP
23 45 (7.10%) Linux
24 44 (6.94%) ERP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (3.94%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 22 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.15%) Lync
6 20 (3.15%) Apache
6 20 (3.15%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (2.52%) IIS
8 14 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
9 11 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (5.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (4.57%) Oracle ERP
4 20 (3.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 18 (2.84%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (2.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 15 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.79%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.79%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.63%) SAP R/3
12 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.15%) SaaS
2 17 (2.68%) Taleo
3 10 (1.58%) Office 365
4 8 (1.26%) IaaS
5 4 (0.63%) Force.com
5 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.89%) Internet
2 43 (6.78%) Network Security
3 42 (6.62%) Firewall
4 34 (5.36%) NetScaler
5 31 (4.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (3.79%) IPv6
6 24 (3.79%) HTTP
7 21 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 21 (3.31%) DNS
8 19 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (2.84%) SSL
10 17 (2.68%) SAN
11 15 (2.37%) DHCP
11 15 (2.37%) VLAN
12 13 (2.05%) VPN
12 13 (2.05%) MPLS
13 12 (1.89%) OSPF
13 12 (1.89%) BGP
13 12 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (1.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.94%) MySQL
4 23 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.52%) DB2
7 16 (2.52%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (1.42%) Star Schema
8 9 (1.42%) OLAP
9 7 (1.10%) ROLAP
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.47%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.15%) Mockito
2 20 (3.15%) Selenium
3 3 (0.47%) Subversion
4 2 (0.32%) Maven
4 2 (0.32%) Ant
4 2 (0.32%) JUnit
4 2 (0.32%) ERwin
5 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
General
1 157 (24.76%) Finance
2 138 (21.77%) Telecoms
3 48 (7.57%) Advertising
4 47 (7.41%) Marketing
5 39 (6.15%) Banking
6 38 (5.99%) Retail
7 29 (4.57%) German Language
8 21 (3.31%) Multimedia
9 18 (2.84%) Manufacturing
10 16 (2.52%) Billing
11 14 (2.21%) General Ledger
12 11 (1.74%) Electronics
13 6 (0.95%) Games
14 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.32%) Legal
14 2 (0.32%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.15%) HTML
2 30 (4.73%) XML
3 27 (4.26%) J2EE
4 26 (4.10%) jQuery
5 25 (3.94%) Web Services
6 24 (3.79%) Spring
6 24 (3.79%) Java EE
7 21 (3.31%) CSS
8 20 (3.15%) JSP
8 20 (3.15%) XSLT
8 20 (3.15%) XHTML
9 7 (1.10%) Flash
9 7 (1.10%) HTML5
10 6 (0.95%) JSON
10 6 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.79%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.63%) MDX
13 3 (0.47%) Visualforce
14 2 (0.32%) OSGi
14 2 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.31%) RMADS
2 36 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.05%) Clustering
4 30 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.57%) Client/Server
6 27 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 23 (3.63%) PKI
8 22 (3.47%) iPad
9 21 (3.31%) FlexPod
10 19 (3.00%) User Experience
10 19 (3.00%) Social Media
11 14 (2.21%) Mathematics
11 14 (2.21%) CESG
11 14 (2.21%) CESG CLAS
11 14 (2.21%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.42%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.26%) Open Source
14 7 (1.10%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.36%) Windows
2 45 (7.10%) Linux
3 35 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (2.84%) UNIX
7 8 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (1.10%) Solaris
9 6 (0.95%) AIX
9 6 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.63%) Debian
11 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.47%) SUSE
12 3 (0.47%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (9.46%) Mentoring
2 54 (8.52%) Migration
3 50 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (7.57%) CRM
5 46 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (6.94%) ERP
7 42 (6.62%) Network Design
8 39 (6.15%) Service Delivery
9 34 (5.36%) Project Management
9 34 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
10 33 (5.21%) Information Assurance
11 32 (5.05%) ETL
12 31 (4.89%) SOA
12 31 (4.89%) E-Commerce
12 31 (4.89%) Information Security
12 31 (4.89%) Security Architecture
13 29 (4.57%) Programme Management
14 27 (4.26%) Data Migration
15 22 (3.47%) Scrum
16 21 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 110 (17.35%) SQL
2 48 (7.57%) Java
3 36 (5.68%) JavaScript
4 23 (3.63%) C
5 22 (3.47%) Shell Script
6 20 (3.15%) PL/SQL
7 17 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.21%) Perl
9 9 (1.42%) Python
9 9 (1.42%) XPath
9 9 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.26%) C#
11 6 (0.95%) C++
11 6 (0.95%) ABAP
11 6 (0.95%) Ruby
12 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.79%) X++
13 4 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.63%) VBScript
13 4 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 129 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 123 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 78 (12.30%) Degree
4 42 (6.62%) DV Cleared
5 36 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
8 23 (3.63%) CCA
9 22 (3.47%) CCEE
10 21 (3.31%) NCDA
10 21 (3.31%) NCIE
10 21 (3.31%) MCP
11 20 (3.15%) MCSE
12 19 (3.00%) MCITP
13 17 (2.68%) VTSP
14 15 (2.37%) MCTS
15 11 (1.74%) CCSA
15 11 (1.74%) CCSE
15 11 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (1.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.26%) COBIT
3 7 (1.10%) QA
4 6 (0.95%) SLA
4 6 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 63 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (8.04%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.52%) XenApp
5 33 (5.21%) XenDesktop
6 20 (3.15%) vSphere
7 15 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (1.89%) vCloud
10 9 (1.42%) Terminal Server
10 9 (1.42%) XenServer
11 8 (1.26%) Xen
12 4 (0.63%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.47%) KVM
14 1 (0.16%) Snort
14 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.15%) SCCM
2 18 (2.84%) NetBackup
3 17 (2.68%) XenMobile
4 15 (2.37%) Legato
5 12 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (1.42%) Nagios
6 9 (1.42%) Puppet
7 7 (1.10%) SCOM
7 7 (1.10%) WSUS
8 6 (0.95%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.95%) SCSM
9 5 (0.79%) Opsview
10 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.47%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.47%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.32%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 122 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.77%) Oracle
3 70 (11.04%) Citrix
4 67 (10.57%) VMware
5 56 (8.83%) Cisco
6 46 (7.26%) SAP
7 35 (5.52%) NetApp
7 35 (5.52%) CheckPoint
8 31 (4.89%) IBM
9 29 (4.57%) F5
10 26 (4.10%) Juniper
11 25 (3.94%) EMC
12 23 (3.63%) Teradata
13 22 (3.47%) hybris
14 20 (3.15%) JD Edwards
15 19 (3.00%) Nokia
16 17 (2.68%) HP
17 15 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (2.37%) AppSense
18 12 (1.89%) Blue Coat
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Sogeti UK Ltd
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Sogeti UK Ltd
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Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + annual bonus
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
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