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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 13 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 291 273 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.57% 12.81% 8.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.44% 13.56% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 220 239 156
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
2339 2013 2262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.00% 94.46% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 1624 1968
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,150 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 15 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

1 103 (19.96%) Telecoms
2 98 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 86 (16.67%) Finance
4 76 (14.73%) Active Directory
5 70 (13.57%) Security Cleared
6 68 (13.18%) SC Cleared
6 68 (13.18%) Windows
7 67 (12.98%) Firewall
8 62 (12.02%) Oracle
9 55 (10.66%) MS Excel
10 54 (10.47%) SQL Server
11 53 (10.27%) VMware
12 52 (10.08%) Project Management
12 52 (10.08%) Marketing
13 49 (9.50%) DV Cleared
13 49 (9.50%) SQL
14 48 (9.30%) Degree
15 47 (9.11%) Citrix
16 46 (8.91%) Cisco
17 45 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (8.72%) Lync
18 43 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 43 (8.33%) Migration
19 39 (7.56%) CheckPoint
19 39 (7.56%) Network Design
20 38 (7.36%) F5
21 36 (6.98%) Hyper-V
21 36 (6.98%) Security Architecture
21 36 (6.98%) MS Exchange

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 45 (8.72%) Lync
2 36 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (3.68%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.36%) IIS
9 5 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.19%) Node.js
13 1 (0.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 55 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.91%) SAP FI
1 15 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (2.91%) SAP CO
2 13 (2.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
3 12 (2.33%) Agresso
4 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.58%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.58%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.39%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.20%) SaaS
2 17 (3.29%) Office 365
3 4 (0.78%) Force.com
3 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.98%) Firewall
2 34 (6.59%) Network Security
3 31 (6.01%) SAN
4 22 (4.26%) VPN
4 22 (4.26%) Internet
5 17 (3.29%) Unified Communications
5 17 (3.29%) NetScaler
6 16 (3.10%) DNS
7 14 (2.71%) VoIP
7 14 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (2.52%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.13%) IPv6
9 11 (2.13%) LAN
9 11 (2.13%) DHCP
10 10 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.94%) MPLS
10 10 (1.94%) Broadband
11 8 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.55%) OLAP
7 5 (0.97%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (0.78%) DB2
8 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.58%) MySQL
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.39%) Xcelsius
10 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Subversion
1 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.19%) PVCS
2 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
General
1 103 (19.96%) Telecoms
2 86 (16.67%) Finance
3 52 (10.08%) Marketing
4 26 (5.04%) Billing
5 20 (3.88%) Banking
6 15 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.52%) Local Government
8 12 (2.33%) Advertising
9 6 (1.16%) Legal
10 4 (0.78%) Retail
10 4 (0.78%) French Language
10 4 (0.78%) German Language
10 4 (0.78%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.39%) Automotive
12 2 (0.39%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.49%) HTML
2 14 (2.71%) Spring
2 14 (2.71%) Java EE
2 14 (2.71%) Struts
2 14 (2.71%) OSGi
3 11 (2.13%) Flash
3 11 (2.13%) MDX
4 10 (1.94%) HTML5
5 8 (1.55%) .NET
6 6 (1.16%) Web Services
7 4 (0.78%) Visualforce
7 4 (0.78%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.58%) XML
9 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.39%) J2EE
10 1 (0.19%) CGI
10 1 (0.19%) CSS
10 1 (0.19%) SOAP
10 1 (0.19%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 33 (6.40%) RMADS
3 24 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.46%) Clustering
5 21 (4.07%) PKI
6 19 (3.68%) CESG
6 19 (3.68%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (3.49%) Replication
8 11 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.13%) FlexPod
9 10 (1.94%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.36%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.16%) Social Media
12 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.16%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.18%) Windows
2 35 (6.78%) Linux
3 32 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (5.43%) UNIX
5 22 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.94%) Solaris
8 8 (1.55%) SUSE
9 7 (1.36%) AIX
9 7 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.16%) HPUX
11 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.78%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.78%) Debian
12 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (10.08%) Project Management
2 45 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (8.33%) Migration
4 39 (7.56%) Network Design
5 36 (6.98%) Security Architecture
6 33 (6.40%) ERP
7 32 (6.20%) CRM
8 31 (6.01%) Information Security
9 30 (5.81%) Risk Assessment
10 29 (5.62%) Business Development
11 26 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 25 (4.84%) Business Continuity
12 25 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
13 24 (4.65%) Information Assurance
14 22 (4.26%) Business Analysis
15 21 (4.07%) ITIL
16 20 (3.88%) Risk Management
16 20 (3.88%) Data Management
17 19 (3.68%) ETL
18 17 (3.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.50%) SQL
2 35 (6.78%) Java
3 17 (3.29%) C
4 15 (2.91%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.16%) C#
7 6 (1.16%) C++
7 6 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.16%) Perl
8 5 (0.97%) ABAP
8 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.78%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.78%) Python
9 4 (0.78%) PHP
10 3 (0.58%) VBScript
10 3 (0.58%) VB
11 2 (0.39%) Ruby
11 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (13.57%) Security Cleared
2 68 (13.18%) SC Cleared
3 49 (9.50%) DV Cleared
4 48 (9.30%) Degree
5 43 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (3.49%) MCSE
9 16 (3.10%) MCITP
10 15 (2.91%) CISA
11 14 (2.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 13 (2.52%) CCIE
13 11 (2.13%) CISSP
13 11 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (2.13%) NCDA
14 10 (1.94%) NCIE
14 10 (1.94%) MCTS
15 9 (1.74%) CCA
15 9 (1.74%) CCNP
16 8 (1.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.36%) COBIT
3 4 (0.78%) QA
4 3 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 76 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.07%) XenApp
5 18 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.10%) vSphere
7 13 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.74%) Xen
8 9 (1.74%) XenServer
9 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.16%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.97%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.58%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.58%) UAG
12 3 (0.58%) KVM
13 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 22 (4.26%) NetBackup
2 14 (2.71%) SCCM
2 14 (2.71%) Cisco IPCC
3 12 (2.33%) SCOM
4 8 (1.55%) WSUS
5 7 (1.36%) SCOrch
5 7 (1.36%) SCSM
6 6 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.16%) Legato
7 5 (0.97%) ARCserve
7 5 (0.97%) XenMobile
8 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.58%) Nagios
9 3 (0.58%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.58%) Puppet
9 3 (0.58%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 98 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.02%) Oracle
3 53 (10.27%) VMware
4 47 (9.11%) Citrix
5 46 (8.91%) Cisco
6 39 (7.56%) CheckPoint
7 38 (7.36%) F5
8 35 (6.78%) SAP
9 32 (6.20%) NetApp
10 27 (5.23%) EMC
11 26 (5.04%) Nokia
11 26 (5.04%) Huawei
12 24 (4.65%) Websense
13 23 (4.46%) HP
14 20 (3.88%) Sourcefire
15 19 (3.68%) Sage
16 17 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (3.10%) NetSuite
17 16 (3.10%) IBM
18 15 (2.91%) Veritas
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + DoE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Prudential
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + commission, bonus, incentive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + commission, bonus, incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Home working, Car + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
IT HR
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Premier Group
Salary: £15000 - £24000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 11 days ago