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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 123 131 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 16 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.63% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.66% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 22
Average salary £44,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.60% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £55,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
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
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (62.86%) Presales
2 13 (37.14%) NetApp
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) HTML
5 8 (22.86%) XML
5 8 (22.86%) Firewall
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
5 8 (22.86%) Network Security
6 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (20.00%) Citrix
6 7 (20.00%) Juniper
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.00%) Office 365
7 6 (17.14%) Structured Programming
7 6 (17.14%) EMC
7 6 (17.14%) VB
7 6 (17.14%) .NET
7 6 (17.14%) C#
7 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
7 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (14.29%) CA
8 5 (14.29%) Windows
8 5 (14.29%) IBM
8 5 (14.29%) Data Centre

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
1 8 (22.86%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) SNMP
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) SSH
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
1 8 (22.86%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Presales
2 6 (17.14%) Structured Programming
3 4 (11.43%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Customer Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) Product Management
6 1 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C#
1 6 (17.14%) VB
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCSE
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCIE
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) CCSA
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.86%) OPNET
2 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.86%) SCSM
2 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) NetApp
1 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
5 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.14%) EMC
6 5 (14.29%) CA
6 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 5 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 4 (11.43%) NetScout
7 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.43%) Symantec
8 3 (8.57%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.71%) Dell
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle
9 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.71%) Websense
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