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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 15 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 245 267 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.44% 10.48% 10.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.08% 11.38% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 151 202 170
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2431 2346 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.11% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1776 1673
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 £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,100 £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 19 December 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 192 (34.35%) Finance
2 130 (23.26%) Telecoms
3 112 (20.04%) Degree
4 109 (19.50%) Microsoft
5 92 (16.46%) SQL
6 91 (16.28%) Oracle
7 89 (15.92%) Security Cleared
8 86 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (15.03%) SC Cleared
10 71 (12.70%) Retail
10 71 (12.70%) Mentoring
11 66 (11.81%) Banking
12 64 (11.45%) SAP
13 63 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (11.09%) SQL Server
15 59 (10.55%) Java
16 58 (10.38%) E-Commerce
16 58 (10.38%) ERP
17 57 (10.20%) Scrum
17 57 (10.20%) JavaScript
18 52 (9.30%) Migration
19 50 (8.94%) HTML
20 49 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
21 48 (8.59%) Cisco
21 48 (8.59%) Windows
21 48 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (8.41%) jQuery
22 47 (8.41%) Linux
23 46 (8.23%) XML
23 46 (8.23%) Computer Science

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 37 (6.62%) Apache
2 37 (6.62%) Apache Solr
3 31 (5.55%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.22%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
8 13 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.07%) IIS
12 6 (1.07%) JBoss
12 6 (1.07%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.07%) Lync
13 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 42 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.11%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (6.62%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (5.90%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 30 (5.37%) Oracle ERP
4 26 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (2.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 10 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.72%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.72%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.72%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.33%) Taleo
2 9 (1.61%) SaaS
3 6 (1.07%) Office 365
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.51%) HTTP
2 35 (6.26%) Firewall
3 30 (5.37%) Internet
4 24 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (3.76%) NetScaler
6 19 (3.40%) Network Security
7 15 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (2.15%) Wireless
8 12 (2.15%) DNS
9 11 (1.97%) SSL
9 11 (1.97%) VPN
10 10 (1.79%) MPLS
10 10 (1.79%) OSPF
10 10 (1.79%) BGP
11 9 (1.61%) IPv6
11 9 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.43%) VLAN
12 8 (1.43%) MVNO
12 8 (1.43%) LAN
13 7 (1.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (7.69%) MySQL
4 35 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.15%) Oracle Discoverer
8 11 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.79%) DB2
9 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (1.25%) OLAP
10 7 (1.25%) ROLAP
10 7 (1.25%) Star Schema
11 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.72%) Big Data
11 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.62%) Mockito
2 37 (6.62%) Selenium
3 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.72%) WebLogic Workshop
3 4 (0.72%) JMeter
3 4 (0.72%) Subversion
4 2 (0.36%) Maven
4 2 (0.36%) Ant
4 2 (0.36%) JUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
General
1 192 (34.35%) Finance
2 130 (23.26%) Telecoms
3 71 (12.70%) Retail
4 66 (11.81%) Banking
5 37 (6.62%) Marketing
6 35 (6.26%) Manufacturing
7 20 (3.58%) Aerospace
8 19 (3.40%) Advertising
9 18 (3.22%) Billing
10 16 (2.86%) German Language
11 15 (2.68%) General Ledger
12 14 (2.50%) Games
13 11 (1.97%) Electronics
14 6 (1.07%) Back Office
14 6 (1.07%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.54%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.54%) Automotive
16 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.18%) French Language
16 1 (0.18%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.94%) HTML
2 47 (8.41%) jQuery
3 46 (8.23%) XML
4 42 (7.51%) CSS
4 42 (7.51%) Web Services
5 40 (7.16%) Java EE
5 40 (7.16%) Spring
6 39 (6.98%) J2EE
7 37 (6.62%) JSP
7 37 (6.62%) XSLT
7 37 (6.62%) XHTML
8 10 (1.79%) JSON
9 6 (1.07%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.89%) SOAP
11 4 (0.72%) MDX
11 4 (0.72%) HTML5
11 4 (0.72%) JMS
11 4 (0.72%) CSS3
12 3 (0.54%) .NET
13 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.98%) iPad
4 37 (6.62%) Client/Server
5 30 (5.37%) Clustering
6 18 (3.22%) Social Media
7 17 (3.04%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.68%) RMADS
9 14 (2.50%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.33%) CESG
11 11 (1.97%) PKI
12 10 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (1.61%) FlexPod
14 7 (1.25%) Open Source
14 7 (1.25%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.25%) DTV
15 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.89%) User Experience
16 5 (0.89%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.59%) Windows
2 47 (8.41%) Linux
3 18 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.68%) UNIX
6 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.07%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.54%) Debian
9 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (12.70%) Mentoring
3 63 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (10.38%) E-Commerce
4 58 (10.38%) ERP
5 57 (10.20%) Scrum
6 52 (9.30%) Migration
7 39 (6.98%) SOA
8 37 (6.62%) DSDM
8 37 (6.62%) Extreme Programming
8 37 (6.62%) TDD
8 37 (6.62%) Unit Testing
8 37 (6.62%) BDD
9 35 (6.26%) CRM
10 33 (5.90%) Service Delivery
10 33 (5.90%) Information Security
11 30 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (5.19%) Project Management
13 27 (4.83%) Software Testing
14 19 (3.40%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.46%) SQL
2 59 (10.55%) Java
3 57 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.50%) C
6 13 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.79%) C#
8 8 (1.43%) XPath
9 7 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.25%) Perl
10 6 (1.07%) C++
11 5 (0.89%) ABAP
11 5 (0.89%) Tcl
11 5 (0.89%) PHP
11 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.89%) X++
12 3 (0.54%) VBScript
13 2 (0.36%) VB
13 2 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (20.04%) Degree
2 89 (15.92%) Security Cleared
3 84 (15.03%) SC Cleared
4 28 (5.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (4.83%) ISEB
6 25 (4.47%) CISSP
7 24 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (3.76%) CCEE
8 21 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (3.76%) MCP
9 20 (3.58%) CCA
9 20 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (3.04%) CCNP
12 15 (2.68%) CISA
13 14 (2.50%) CISM
13 14 (2.50%) CCIE
13 14 (2.50%) DV Cleared
14 13 (2.33%) CRISC
15 12 (2.15%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.90%) QA
2 27 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.43%) COBIT
6 6 (1.07%) SLA
7 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 42 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.55%) XenApp
4 28 (5.01%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.11%) XenDesktop
6 17 (3.04%) vSphere
7 14 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.25%) vCloud
10 7 (1.25%) XenServer
11 5 (0.89%) Xen
12 4 (0.72%) KVM
12 4 (0.72%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (2.68%) XenMobile
2 14 (2.50%) SCCM
3 6 (1.07%) Nagios
3 6 (1.07%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.89%) Puppet
4 5 (0.89%) SCOM
5 4 (0.72%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.72%) Legato
6 3 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.54%) SCSM
7 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.36%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 109 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 91 (16.28%) Oracle
3 64 (11.45%) SAP
4 48 (8.59%) Cisco
5 45 (8.05%) VMware
6 42 (7.51%) Citrix
7 39 (6.98%) hybris
8 33 (5.90%) JD Edwards
9 23 (4.11%) CheckPoint
10 20 (3.58%) F5
11 18 (3.22%) IBM
12 15 (2.68%) Juniper
13 13 (2.33%) NetApp
13 13 (2.33%) Teradata
14 12 (2.15%) Nokia
15 9 (1.61%) Symantec
15 9 (1.61%) EMC
16 8 (1.43%) Netezza
16 8 (1.43%) AppSense
17 7 (1.25%) Sourcefire
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Sales Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + fantastic incentives!
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped commission + Incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cititec
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Blue Town Online
Salary: £6k bonus+£8k car allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, health care, discounts
Posted: 12 days ago