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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 121 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 19 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.60% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.70% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 36
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (33.33%) Citrix
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.95%) NetApp
5 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
5 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
5 7 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (15.38%) Lync
6 6 (15.38%) XenMobile
6 6 (15.38%) VMware
6 6 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 5 (12.82%) Symantec
7 5 (12.82%) SCCM
7 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) X++
7 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (12.82%) MCITP
7 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (15.38%) Lync
1 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Force.com
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) FlexPod
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.69%) Data Management
1 3 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (7.69%) Workflow
1 3 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
2 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.56%) ERP
3 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.56%) Project Management
3 1 (2.56%) Change Management
3 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) X++
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.82%) MCITP
2 5 (12.82%) NCDA
2 5 (12.82%) NCIE
3 4 (10.26%) VCAP
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) VCDX
4 3 (7.69%) VTSP
5 2 (5.13%) CCEE
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) CCDP
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) XenApp
2 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
3 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.82%) vSphere
5 4 (10.26%) Terminal Server
6 3 (7.69%) XenServer
7 2 (5.13%) Xen
8 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) XenMobile
2 5 (12.82%) SCCM
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (7.69%) Legato
3 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.13%) SCSM
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 2 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) MOM
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 13 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) NetApp
4 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 5 (12.82%) Symantec
6 4 (10.26%) EMC
6 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (10.26%) AppSense
7 3 (7.69%) CommVault
7 3 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) Dell
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) BMC
8 2 (5.13%) IBM
8 2 (5.13%) Sun
8 2 (5.13%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.13%) Brocade
9 1 (2.56%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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