The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 87 109 77
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 53 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 1.29% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.36% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 51
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Senior 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
2256 2198 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 94.25% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1736 1675
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Senior Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle
3 23 (25.56%) SQL
4 22 (24.44%) Finance
5 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (20.00%) ETL
5 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
6 16 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
7 13 (14.44%) Banking
8 12 (13.33%) PKI
8 12 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.22%) Information Architecture
9 11 (12.22%) Identity Management
10 10 (11.11%) Migration
10 10 (11.11%) Teradata
10 10 (11.11%) Kerberos
10 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 9 (10.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 9 (10.00%) Product Management
11 9 (10.00%) JD Edwards
12 8 (8.89%) CheckPoint
12 8 (8.89%) Websense
13 7 (7.78%) Nokia
13 7 (7.78%) CRM
13 7 (7.78%) Project Management
13 7 (7.78%) Firewall
13 7 (7.78%) F5

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 7 (7.78%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.22%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) IPv6
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) Broadband
5 1 (1.11%) SMTP
5 1 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.33%) DB2
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) OLTP
5 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) OLAP
5 2 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Banking
2 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Billing
3 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (3.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.22%) J2EE
3 2 (2.22%) COM
4 1 (1.11%) Struts
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.11%) Spring
4 1 (1.11%) Java EE
4 1 (1.11%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) PKI
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.11%) DataPower
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) UNIX
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.11%) AIX
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ETL
2 12 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 11 (12.22%) Identity Management
3 11 (12.22%) Information Architecture
4 10 (11.11%) Migration
5 9 (10.00%) Product Management
6 7 (7.78%) Project Management
6 7 (7.78%) CRM
7 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.67%) Data Security
7 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) SOA
8 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.33%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.33%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (3.33%) Kanban
9 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (5.56%) MCTS
4 5 (5.56%) MCSE
5 4 (4.44%) CCA
5 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.44%) MCITP
5 4 (4.44%) Degree
5 4 (4.44%) CCEE
6 3 (3.33%) MCP
7 2 (2.22%) NCDA
7 2 (2.22%) NCIE
8 1 (1.11%) VCAP
8 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MBA
8 1 (1.11%) CCSA
8 1 (1.11%) CCSE
8 1 (1.11%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.56%) vSphere
3 5 (5.56%) XenApp
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.22%) XenServer
4 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) XenMobile
2 3 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
3 2 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle
3 10 (11.11%) Teradata
4 9 (10.00%) JD Edwards
5 8 (8.89%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.89%) Websense
6 7 (7.78%) F5
6 7 (7.78%) Nokia
7 6 (6.67%) Sage
7 6 (6.67%) Citrix
7 6 (6.67%) Sourcefire
7 6 (6.67%) VMware
8 5 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (5.56%) NetSuite
8 5 (5.56%) IBM
9 4 (4.44%) Ab Initio
9 4 (4.44%) AppSense
10 2 (2.22%) Informatica
10 2 (2.22%) NetApp
10 2 (2.22%) Business Objects