The table below looks at the statistics for the Network 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 Network Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Consultant
Rank 129 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 18 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.81% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 5
Average salary £56,250 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.64% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
Network 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
2369 2335 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.57% 92.95% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1847 1631
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the Reading region.

Network Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Network Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Network Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Network 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 Network Consultant in their job title.

1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) Firewall
3 17 (48.57%) Juniper
4 15 (42.86%) Network Security
5 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (37.14%) BGP
6 13 (37.14%) MPLS
6 13 (37.14%) OSPF
7 12 (34.29%) F5
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (31.43%) IPv6
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (25.71%) Riverbed
10 9 (25.71%) VLAN
10 9 (25.71%) NetScout
10 9 (25.71%) EIGRP
10 9 (25.71%) VPN
10 9 (25.71%) IPsec
11 8 (22.86%) Frame Relay
11 8 (22.86%) H.323
11 8 (22.86%) DNS
11 8 (22.86%) SSL
11 8 (22.86%) IKE
11 8 (22.86%) IPX
11 8 (22.86%) IPX/SPX
11 8 (22.86%) PPP
11 8 (22.86%) RIP
11 8 (22.86%) SNMP
11 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.86%) VoIP

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Network 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 Network Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) Network Security
3 13 (37.14%) MPLS
3 13 (37.14%) OSPF
3 13 (37.14%) BGP
4 11 (31.43%) IPv6
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (25.71%) IPsec
6 9 (25.71%) EIGRP
6 9 (25.71%) VPN
6 9 (25.71%) VLAN
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (22.86%) HSRP
7 8 (22.86%) Frame Relay
7 8 (22.86%) NetScaler
7 8 (22.86%) DNS
7 8 (22.86%) SSL
7 8 (22.86%) IKE
7 8 (22.86%) IPX
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (14.29%) Change Control
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Network Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) SIEM
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) CCIE
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) CCSA
2 5 (14.29%) CCSE
2 5 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CCIP
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Juniper
3 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (34.29%) F5
5 9 (25.71%) NetScout
5 9 (25.71%) Riverbed
6 6 (17.14%) Nokia
7 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
8 3 (8.57%) BMC
8 3 (8.57%) SevOne
9 1 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.86%) Huawei
9 1 (2.86%) McAfee