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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 12 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 280 275 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.61% 12.80% 8.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.44% 13.55% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 215 240 156
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £39,900 £21,250
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
2251 2030 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 94.51% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1632 1939
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 97 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 95 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 86 (17.13%) Finance
4 76 (15.14%) Active Directory
5 75 (14.94%) Security Cleared
6 73 (14.54%) SC Cleared
7 65 (12.95%) Firewall
7 65 (12.95%) Windows
8 62 (12.35%) Oracle
9 58 (11.55%) VMware
10 56 (11.16%) MS Excel
11 55 (10.96%) SQL Server
12 52 (10.36%) Citrix
13 51 (10.16%) Project Management
13 51 (10.16%) DV Cleared
14 50 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (9.96%) SQL
15 48 (9.56%) Cisco
15 48 (9.56%) Degree
16 47 (9.36%) Marketing
17 44 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (8.76%) Migration
18 41 (8.17%) Network Design
18 41 (8.17%) Lync
19 40 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 39 (7.77%) CheckPoint
21 37 (7.37%) Hyper-V
21 37 (7.37%) F5
22 36 (7.17%) Security Architecture
22 36 (7.17%) RMADS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 41 (8.17%) Lync
2 36 (7.17%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (3.59%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.79%) IIS
9 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.20%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 56 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.79%) SAP FI
1 14 (2.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (2.79%) SAP CO
2 12 (2.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.19%) Dynamics GP
3 11 (2.19%) Agresso
4 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.60%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.60%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.40%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.20%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.57%) SaaS
2 17 (3.39%) Office 365
3 4 (0.80%) Force.com
3 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.95%) Firewall
2 34 (6.77%) Network Security
3 32 (6.37%) SAN
4 22 (4.38%) Internet
5 21 (4.18%) VPN
6 18 (3.59%) NetScaler
7 17 (3.39%) DNS
8 15 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (2.79%) TCP/IP
10 13 (2.59%) Unified Communications
11 12 (2.39%) IPv6
12 11 (2.19%) DHCP
12 11 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.99%) LAN
13 10 (1.99%) VoIP
13 10 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.79%) MPLS
15 7 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.59%) OLAP
8 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.80%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.80%) DB2
10 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.40%) MySQL
11 2 (0.40%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.40%) OLTP
11 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Subversion
2 1 (0.20%) PVCS
2 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
General
1 95 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 86 (17.13%) Finance
3 47 (9.36%) Marketing
4 24 (4.78%) Billing
5 21 (4.18%) Banking
6 16 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.39%) Advertising
7 12 (2.39%) Local Government
8 7 (1.39%) Legal
9 4 (0.80%) French Language
9 4 (0.80%) German Language
9 4 (0.80%) Russian Language
9 4 (0.80%) Retail
10 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.40%) Military
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.39%) HTML
2 13 (2.59%) Spring
2 13 (2.59%) Java EE
2 13 (2.59%) Struts
2 13 (2.59%) OSGi
3 11 (2.19%) Flash
4 10 (1.99%) HTML5
4 10 (1.99%) MDX
5 7 (1.39%) .NET
6 5 (1.00%) Web Services
7 4 (0.80%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.60%) XML
9 2 (0.40%) J2EE
9 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.40%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.20%) XMPP
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.20%) CGI
10 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.17%) RMADS
1 36 (7.17%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.78%) Clustering
3 22 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.18%) PKI
5 20 (3.98%) CESG
5 20 (3.98%) CESG CLAS
6 17 (3.39%) Replication
7 13 (2.59%) FlexPod
8 12 (2.39%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.99%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.99%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.39%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.39%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.20%) Social Media
11 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.00%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.95%) Windows
2 35 (6.97%) Linux
3 32 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (5.78%) UNIX
5 23 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.99%) Solaris
8 9 (1.79%) SUSE
9 7 (1.39%) AIX
10 6 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.20%) HPUX
10 6 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.00%) Debian
12 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.80%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.60%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (10.16%) Project Management
2 44 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (8.76%) Migration
3 41 (8.17%) Network Design
4 36 (7.17%) Security Architecture
5 32 (6.37%) Risk Assessment
5 32 (6.37%) ERP
6 31 (6.18%) Information Security
7 30 (5.98%) CRM
8 26 (5.18%) Business Continuity
8 26 (5.18%) Information Assurance
8 26 (5.18%) Technical Architecture
8 26 (5.18%) Business Development
9 25 (4.98%) E-Commerce
10 22 (4.38%) Business Analysis
11 21 (4.18%) Risk Management
11 21 (4.18%) ITIL
12 20 (3.98%) ETL
13 18 (3.59%) Cyber Security
14 16 (3.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.96%) SQL
2 31 (6.18%) Java
3 17 (3.39%) C
4 15 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 8 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.39%) Perl
7 6 (1.20%) C#
7 6 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.00%) C++
8 5 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.00%) Python
9 4 (0.80%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.80%) VBScript
9 4 (0.80%) VB
10 3 (0.60%) PHP
10 3 (0.60%) ABAP
11 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 73 (14.54%) SC Cleared
3 51 (10.16%) DV Cleared
4 48 (9.56%) Degree
5 40 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.19%) MCSE
9 14 (2.79%) MCITP
10 13 (2.59%) CISA
10 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 13 (2.59%) NCDA
11 12 (2.39%) NCIE
11 12 (2.39%) CCIE
12 11 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.79%) CCA
13 9 (1.79%) CISSP
14 8 (1.59%) VCAP
14 8 (1.59%) CCNP
14 8 (1.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.59%) COBIT
3 3 (0.60%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) BS25999
System Software
1 76 (15.14%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.38%) XenApp
5 19 (3.78%) XenDesktop
6 18 (3.59%) vSphere
7 13 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.79%) XenServer
8 9 (1.79%) Xen
9 6 (1.20%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.20%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.60%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.60%) UAG
12 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.60%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (4.38%) NetBackup
2 14 (2.79%) SCCM
3 13 (2.59%) Cisco IPCC
4 12 (2.39%) SCOM
5 8 (1.59%) WSUS
6 7 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.39%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.39%) SCSM
7 6 (1.20%) ARCserve
7 6 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.20%) Legato
8 5 (1.00%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.60%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.60%) Nagios
10 3 (0.60%) Puppet
10 3 (0.60%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 97 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.35%) Oracle
3 58 (11.55%) VMware
4 52 (10.36%) Citrix
5 48 (9.56%) Cisco
6 39 (7.77%) CheckPoint
7 37 (7.37%) F5
8 32 (6.37%) SAP
8 32 (6.37%) NetApp
9 28 (5.58%) EMC
10 27 (5.38%) Nokia
11 26 (5.18%) Huawei
12 24 (4.78%) HP
13 23 (4.58%) Websense
14 20 (3.98%) Sourcefire
15 18 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (3.59%) Sage
16 16 (3.19%) IBM
17 15 (2.99%) NetSuite
18 14 (2.79%) Juniper
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