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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 17 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 225 209 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.39% 9.22% 11.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.98% 10.07% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 150 155 181
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 187 (35.42%) Finance
2 127 (24.05%) Telecoms
3 118 (22.35%) Microsoft
4 103 (19.51%) Degree
5 76 (14.39%) SQL
6 72 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (13.26%) Oracle
7 70 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (12.88%) Retail
9 67 (12.69%) SQL Server
10 66 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 61 (11.55%) Banking
12 59 (11.17%) SAP
13 57 (10.80%) SC Cleared
14 55 (10.42%) Migration
15 50 (9.47%) Java
15 50 (9.47%) Mentoring
16 48 (9.09%) JavaScript
16 48 (9.09%) Windows
16 48 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
16 48 (9.09%) E-Commerce
17 47 (8.90%) Scrum
18 45 (8.52%) Cisco
19 44 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (8.14%) VMware
20 43 (8.14%) SharePoint
20 43 (8.14%) Active Directory
20 43 (8.14%) ERP
21 40 (7.58%) Linux
21 40 (7.58%) Firewall

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.11%) Apache
3 27 (5.11%) Apache Solr
4 22 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 17 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2000
10 12 (2.27%) Lync
11 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.14%) JBoss
11 6 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.14%) SAS
12 5 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.76%) IIS
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (6.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 18 (3.41%) Oracle ERP
2 18 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.76%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.76%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.76%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.38%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.19%) FRx
11 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.89%) Office 365
3 8 (1.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Taleo
4 3 (0.57%) Terremark
4 3 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.58%) Firewall
2 32 (6.06%) HTTP
3 29 (5.49%) Internet
4 19 (3.60%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (3.03%) Network Security
6 14 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (2.46%) NetScaler
8 12 (2.27%) Wireless
9 11 (2.08%) SSL
9 11 (2.08%) DNS
10 10 (1.89%) VPN
11 8 (1.52%) MVNO
11 8 (1.52%) LTE
11 8 (1.52%) LAN
11 8 (1.52%) MPLS
12 7 (1.33%) 2G
12 7 (1.33%) BGP
12 7 (1.33%) OSPF
12 7 (1.33%) 3G
12 7 (1.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (6.44%) MySQL
4 31 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.14%) Big Data
10 6 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.95%) DB2
12 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 29 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.11%) Selenium
2 27 (5.11%) Mockito
3 4 (0.76%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.76%) Subversion
3 4 (0.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.76%) WebLogic Workshop
3 4 (0.76%) JMeter
4 2 (0.38%) Maven
4 2 (0.38%) Ant
4 2 (0.38%) JUnit
5 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
General
1 187 (35.42%) Finance
2 127 (24.05%) Telecoms
3 68 (12.88%) Retail
4 61 (11.55%) Banking
5 38 (7.20%) Marketing
6 36 (6.82%) Manufacturing
7 21 (3.98%) Advertising
8 20 (3.79%) Aerospace
9 17 (3.22%) Billing
10 13 (2.46%) Games
10 13 (2.46%) General Ledger
11 12 (2.27%) German Language
12 10 (1.89%) Electronics
13 9 (1.70%) Back Office
14 5 (0.95%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.76%) Law
16 3 (0.57%) Automotive
17 2 (0.38%) Local Government
18 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.39%) HTML
2 37 (7.01%) jQuery
3 35 (6.63%) Web Services
4 33 (6.25%) XML
5 32 (6.06%) CSS
6 30 (5.68%) Spring
7 29 (5.49%) Java EE
7 29 (5.49%) J2EE
8 28 (5.30%) XSLT
9 27 (5.11%) XHTML
9 27 (5.11%) JSP
10 10 (1.89%) JSON
11 5 (0.95%) SOAP
11 5 (0.95%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.76%) CSS3
12 4 (0.76%) HTML5
12 4 (0.76%) MDX
12 4 (0.76%) JMS
13 3 (0.57%) .NET
14 2 (0.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 34 (6.44%) Clustering
4 29 (5.49%) iPad
5 27 (5.11%) Client/Server
5 27 (5.11%) Social Media
6 17 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.03%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.89%) CESG
9 8 (1.52%) FlexPod
9 8 (1.52%) RMADS
9 8 (1.52%) DTV
10 7 (1.33%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.14%) Open Source
11 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.14%) PKI
11 6 (1.14%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.09%) Windows
2 40 (7.58%) Linux
3 16 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (2.65%) UNIX
5 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.57%) Debian
8 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (10.42%) Migration
4 50 (9.47%) Mentoring
5 48 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 47 (8.90%) Scrum
7 43 (8.14%) ERP
8 37 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (6.25%) Information Security
10 32 (6.06%) Service Delivery
11 29 (5.49%) CRM
12 28 (5.30%) SOA
13 27 (5.11%) DSDM
13 27 (5.11%) Extreme Programming
13 27 (5.11%) Unit Testing
13 27 (5.11%) Software Testing
13 27 (5.11%) TDD
13 27 (5.11%) BDD
14 24 (4.55%) Project Management
15 21 (3.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.39%) SQL
2 50 (9.47%) Java
3 48 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.60%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.46%) C
6 12 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.70%) C#
8 7 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.14%) Perl
10 5 (0.95%) Tcl
10 5 (0.95%) PHP
10 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.95%) C++
10 5 (0.95%) ABAP
10 5 (0.95%) XPath
10 5 (0.95%) R
11 3 (0.57%) VBScript
12 2 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 103 (19.51%) Degree
2 66 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 57 (10.80%) SC Cleared
4 27 (5.11%) ISEB
5 24 (4.55%) CISSP
5 24 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (3.98%) MCP
7 17 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.22%) CCA
7 17 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (3.22%) CCEE
8 16 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.03%) CISA
9 14 (2.65%) CRISC
9 14 (2.65%) CCIE
9 14 (2.65%) CCNP
9 14 (2.65%) CISM
10 12 (2.27%) PCI QSA
11 10 (1.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.82%) QA
2 23 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.89%) SLA
5 9 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.52%) COBIT
7 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.38%) HL7
9 1 (0.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 43 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.92%) XenApp
5 18 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (2.27%) vSphere
9 8 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.33%) XenServer
10 7 (1.33%) vCloud
11 4 (0.76%) KVM
11 4 (0.76%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.76%) Xen
12 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.19%) Snort
13 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (2.84%) SCCM
2 12 (2.27%) XenMobile
3 8 (1.52%) SCOM
4 6 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.95%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.95%) Legato
6 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.57%) Nagios
6 3 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.57%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.38%) Puppet
7 2 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.38%) SCSM
7 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 118 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 70 (13.26%) Oracle
3 59 (11.17%) SAP
4 45 (8.52%) Cisco
5 43 (8.14%) VMware
6 38 (7.20%) Citrix
7 34 (6.44%) JD Edwards
8 29 (5.49%) hybris
9 25 (4.73%) CheckPoint
10 23 (4.36%) F5
11 15 (2.84%) Nokia
12 14 (2.65%) Symantec
13 13 (2.46%) NetApp
13 13 (2.46%) IBM
13 13 (2.46%) EMC
13 13 (2.46%) Juniper
14 11 (2.08%) McAfee
15 9 (1.70%) IronPort
16 8 (1.52%) Teradata
16 8 (1.52%) HP
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