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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 22 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 183 337 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.53% 13.70% 12.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.10% 14.89% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 140 248 224
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £78,250 £69,250
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
2012 2264 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.80% 92.03% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1599 1665
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 78 (19.50%) Finance
2 77 (19.25%) Degree
3 53 (13.25%) SQL
4 50 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 47 (11.75%) Firewall
6 46 (11.50%) Microsoft
7 45 (11.25%) Juniper
8 44 (11.00%) Cisco
9 43 (10.75%) Project Management
10 42 (10.50%) Windows
11 40 (10.00%) Oracle
12 36 (9.00%) Information Security
13 34 (8.50%) Java
13 34 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (8.25%) SAP
15 30 (7.50%) Manufacturing
16 28 (7.00%) Marketing
16 28 (7.00%) Data Centre
17 27 (6.75%) Banking
17 27 (6.75%) JavaScript
18 26 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (6.50%) CheckPoint
18 26 (6.50%) Business Development
19 25 (6.25%) WAN
19 25 (6.25%) CISSP
19 25 (6.25%) CRM
20 24 (6.00%) Active Directory
21 23 (5.75%) ERP
21 23 (5.75%) SQL Server
21 23 (5.75%) F5

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (2.75%) IIS
1 11 (2.75%) Lync
2 10 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.75%) JBoss
6 3 (0.75%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (5.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (3.25%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (3.00%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (2.25%) SAP CO
5 9 (2.25%) SAP FI
6 7 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (1.50%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (1.00%) SAP FI-GL
8 4 (1.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.75%) Agresso
10 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.50%) Sage 1000
11 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.25%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.75%) SaaS
2 12 (3.00%) Office 365
3 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.75%) Firewall
2 25 (6.25%) WAN
3 19 (4.75%) SNMP
4 17 (4.25%) Network Security
5 16 (4.00%) Wireless
6 13 (3.25%) SAN
7 9 (2.25%) Internet
8 8 (2.00%) DNS
9 7 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (1.50%) Broadband
10 6 (1.50%) LAN
11 5 (1.25%) NAS
12 4 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.00%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.00%) IPv6
12 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.00%) DHCP
12 4 (1.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.75%) Big Data
3 10 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (1.50%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.50%) SAP BW
6 6 (1.50%) SAP BI
7 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.25%) QlikView
7 5 (1.25%) MySQL
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Selenium
2 4 (1.00%) Toad
3 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.75%) WebLogic Workshop
3 3 (0.75%) JMeter
3 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.50%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.50%) RSpec
4 2 (0.50%) JBehave
4 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.50%) Subversion
4 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.25%) MorphX
5 1 (0.25%) ERwin
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 78 (19.50%) Finance
2 50 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 30 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 28 (7.00%) Marketing
5 27 (6.75%) Banking
6 18 (4.50%) Billing
7 15 (3.75%) Retail
8 7 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.75%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.50%) Law
10 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.00%) Advertising
12 3 (0.75%) French Language
12 3 (0.75%) Legal
13 2 (0.50%) Automotive
13 2 (0.50%) Back Office
13 2 (0.50%) German Language
13 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.75%) HTML
2 18 (4.50%) .NET
3 17 (4.25%) XML
4 13 (3.25%) Web Services
5 11 (2.75%) CSS
6 10 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.00%) SOAP
7 4 (1.00%) Ajax
7 4 (1.00%) JSON
7 4 (1.00%) jQuery
7 4 (1.00%) HTML5
8 3 (0.75%) CSS3
8 3 (0.75%) JMS
8 3 (0.75%) J2EE
9 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.25%) DHTML
9 1 (0.25%) LAMP
9 1 (0.25%) XMPP
9 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.25%) User Experience
4 11 (2.75%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.25%) Life Science
6 8 (2.00%) PKI
6 8 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.75%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.75%) Physics
7 7 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.75%) Clustering
7 7 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.00%) RMADS
9 4 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) BYOD
10 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.50%) Windows
2 16 (4.00%) Linux
3 11 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.00%) UNIX
6 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.00%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.25%) Android
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (10.75%) Project Management
2 36 (9.00%) Information Security
3 34 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (6.50%) Business Development
4 26 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (6.25%) CRM
6 23 (5.75%) ERP
7 22 (5.50%) Data Protection
8 21 (5.25%) Security Management
9 19 (4.75%) Business Analysis
9 19 (4.75%) WAN Optimisation
10 18 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
11 16 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 16 (4.00%) eTOM
11 16 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (3.75%) Workflow
12 15 (3.75%) Cyber Security
13 14 (3.50%) Project Planning
14 13 (3.25%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.25%) SQL
2 34 (8.50%) Java
3 27 (6.75%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.25%) C#
5 15 (3.75%) C
6 14 (3.50%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.75%) VBScript
8 7 (1.75%) PHP
8 7 (1.75%) ABAP
9 6 (1.50%) Python
9 6 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.50%) C++
10 2 (0.50%) VBA
10 2 (0.50%) X++
11 1 (0.25%) R
11 1 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (19.25%) Degree
2 25 (6.25%) CISSP
3 20 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.75%) CCNP
5 14 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.00%) PCI QSA
7 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.00%) CCIE
9 7 (1.75%) CISM
10 6 (1.50%) CISA
10 6 (1.50%) MCSE
10 6 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.50%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.25%) MCITP
11 5 (1.25%) MCP
12 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.00%) GCIH
13 3 (0.75%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.50%) QA
3 13 (3.25%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.50%) BS25999
5 9 (2.25%) GCP
6 3 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.25%) XenApp
6 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.50%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) UAG
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) Snort
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 8 (2.00%) SCOM
3 7 (1.75%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.50%) SCCM
5 5 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.00%) Legato
6 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.00%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.75%) SCSM
8 2 (0.50%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.25%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 46 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.25%) Juniper
3 44 (11.00%) Cisco
4 40 (10.00%) Oracle
5 33 (8.25%) SAP
6 26 (6.50%) CheckPoint
7 23 (5.75%) F5
8 19 (4.75%) NetScout
8 19 (4.75%) Riverbed
8 19 (4.75%) CA
9 14 (3.50%) Websense
9 14 (3.50%) VMware
10 13 (3.25%) Ariba
11 12 (3.00%) HP
11 12 (3.00%) IBM
11 12 (3.00%) Symantec
12 11 (2.75%) NetApp
12 11 (2.75%) EMC
13 10 (2.50%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.50%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + Full Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + Full Bens Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: Car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Stock, Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: very competitive + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 28 days ago