The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 130 112 95
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 16 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% 1.19% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.28% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 44
Average salary £56,250 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £39,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Technical 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
2296 2264 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 93.28% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1686 1671
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Security Management
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 5 (16.67%) Lync
6 4 (13.33%) Office 365
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.33%) C
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.00%) JMeter
7 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.00%) 2G
7 3 (10.00%) 2.5G
7 3 (10.00%) CA
7 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.00%) DMZ
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Workshop

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) Lync
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.67%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) DMZ
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) 3G
3 3 (10.00%) SNMP
3 3 (10.00%) LDAP
3 3 (10.00%) GSM
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (10.00%) GGSN
3 3 (10.00%) 2G
3 3 (10.00%) 2.5G
3 3 (10.00%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) LTE
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) IPsec
4 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Workshop
1 3 (10.00%) JMeter
1 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) SOAP
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) JMS
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
1 3 (10.00%) jQuery
1 3 (10.00%) HTML5
1 3 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Security Management
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security
2 3 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) SIEM
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) X++
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CCSA
4 1 (3.33%) GCIA
4 1 (3.33%) GCIH
4 1 (3.33%) CCSE
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Juniper
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 3 (10.00%) NetScout
3 3 (10.00%) CA
3 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) Symantec
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.67%) Ariba
4 2 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
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