The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 38 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.96% 7.78% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 8.20% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 17
Average salary £58,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £41,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
528 573 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.70% 94.87% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 431 496 461
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Consultant
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Slough

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Slough

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 28 (40.58%) SAP
2 16 (23.19%) SAP FI
2 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (23.19%) SAP CO
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.29%) ABAP
5 11 (15.94%) Windows
6 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
6 10 (14.49%) CRM
6 10 (14.49%) CCA
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (13.04%) CCNP
7 9 (13.04%) HP
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco
7 9 (13.04%) XML
7 9 (13.04%) SAP MM
7 9 (13.04%) SAP R/3
7 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.59%) Supply Chain Management
8 8 (11.59%) Billing
8 8 (11.59%) Marketing
8 8 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (11.59%) Network Security
8 8 (11.59%) Change Management
8 8 (11.59%) ITIL
8 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.59%) Juniper
9 7 (10.14%) SQL
9 7 (10.14%) .NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (23.19%) SAP FI
1 16 (23.19%) SAP FI/CO
1 16 (23.19%) SAP CO
2 9 (13.04%) SAP MM
2 9 (13.04%) SAP R/3
3 7 (10.14%) SAP WM
4 6 (8.70%) SAP LE
4 6 (8.70%) SAP FSCM
4 6 (8.70%) SAP SD
5 4 (5.80%) SAP PP
6 2 (2.90%) SAP PM
6 2 (2.90%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.45%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.45%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Network Security
1 8 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) SAN
4 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.80%) NetScreen
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (2.90%) SSL
5 2 (2.90%) S/MIME
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.45%) LTE
6 1 (1.45%) 3G
6 1 (1.45%) GGSN
6 1 (1.45%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.80%) MS Access
4 2 (2.90%) DB2
4 2 (2.90%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) LSMW
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Billing
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.70%) General Ledger
5 5 (7.25%) Banking
6 4 (5.80%) Legal
6 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.90%) Retail
8 1 (1.45%) Advertising
8 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) XML
2 7 (10.14%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) EDI
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.45%) MDX
5 1 (1.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) EqualLogic
2 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) AIX
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Debian
4 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) HPUX
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) CRM
2 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) Change Management
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) Supply Chain Management
4 7 (10.14%) Migration
4 7 (10.14%) Business Development
5 6 (8.70%) Logistics
5 6 (8.70%) Project Management
5 6 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
6 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Information Security
6 5 (7.25%) WFM
6 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Test Management
7 4 (5.80%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (5.80%) ERP
7 4 (5.80%) Six Sigma
7 4 (5.80%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) ABAP
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) VBScript
4 4 (5.80%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) CCA
2 9 (13.04%) CCNP
2 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.25%) MCTS
4 5 (7.25%) MCITP
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.25%) CCNA
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
4 5 (7.25%) NCDA
4 5 (7.25%) NCIE
4 5 (7.25%) VCAP
5 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) CCIE
6 2 (2.90%) CCSA
6 2 (2.90%) CCSE
7 1 (1.45%) CEH
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.80%) GPG13
3 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) COBIT
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.25%) XenApp
2 5 (7.25%) XenServer
2 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
2 5 (7.25%) vSphere
2 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.80%) Snort
3 4 (5.80%) Squid
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) SAP
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) HP
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
4 8 (11.59%) Juniper
4 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.14%) VMware
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle
6 6 (8.70%) EMC
6 6 (8.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 5 (7.25%) Symantec
7 5 (7.25%) PlateSpin
7 5 (7.25%) Veeam
7 5 (7.25%) Citrix
7 5 (7.25%) Dell
7 5 (7.25%) NetApp
8 4 (5.80%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.80%) Sourcefire
8 4 (5.80%) Websense
9 2 (2.90%) Brocade
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