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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 44 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.69% 8.16% 8.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.26% 8.32% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 50
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
533 517 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.18% 98.10% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 449 444 564
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Slough

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 23 (29.87%) SAP
2 20 (25.97%) SAP FI/CO
2 20 (25.97%) SAP R/3
2 20 (25.97%) SAP FI
2 20 (25.97%) ABAP
2 20 (25.97%) SAP CO
3 18 (23.38%) Juniper
3 18 (23.38%) Finance
4 16 (20.78%) HP
5 15 (19.48%) Logistics
6 13 (16.88%) Firewall
6 13 (16.88%) SAP MM
6 13 (16.88%) Linux
7 12 (15.58%) UNIX
7 12 (15.58%) Windows
7 12 (15.58%) Cisco
7 12 (15.58%) LSMW
7 12 (15.58%) Degree
7 12 (15.58%) SAP LE
8 11 (14.29%) Network Security
8 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (14.29%) Information Security
9 10 (12.99%) Manufacturing
9 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
9 10 (12.99%) ITIL
9 10 (12.99%) Banking
10 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.69%) CCNP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) FormScape
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Project
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (25.97%) SAP R/3
1 20 (25.97%) SAP FI
1 20 (25.97%) SAP FI/CO
1 20 (25.97%) SAP CO
2 13 (16.88%) SAP MM
3 12 (15.58%) SAP LE
4 3 (3.90%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.30%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Firewall
2 11 (14.29%) Network Security
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
5 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.90%) LDAP
6 3 (3.90%) LAN
6 3 (3.90%) WAN
7 2 (2.60%) Wireless
7 2 (2.60%) Intranet
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.30%) VLAN
8 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.30%) Junos
8 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) MS Access
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) LSMW
2 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Billing
3 8 (10.39%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) XHTML
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 3 (3.90%) Ajax
2 3 (3.90%) CSS
2 3 (3.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.30%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) J2EE
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
1 8 (10.39%) CMDB
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) UNIX
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) AIX
3 5 (6.49%) HPUX
3 5 (6.49%) Solaris
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Logistics
2 11 (14.29%) Information Security
3 10 (12.99%) ITIL
4 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.69%) ERP
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
5 7 (9.09%) CRM
6 6 (7.79%) Release Management
6 6 (7.79%) Line Management
7 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.90%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
8 3 (3.90%) ITSM
8 3 (3.90%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (2.60%) E-Procurement
9 2 (2.60%) Workflow
9 2 (2.60%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.60%) OWASP
9 2 (2.60%) Functional Testing
9 2 (2.60%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) ABAP
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.30%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (11.69%) CCNP
4 8 (10.39%) CCA
4 8 (10.39%) CCIE
5 5 (6.49%) CISSP
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.90%) CISA
7 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.90%) CEH
8 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.60%) OSCP
8 2 (2.60%) OSCE
8 2 (2.60%) MCSE
9 1 (1.30%) MCSA
9 1 (1.30%) MCP
9 1 (1.30%) CCNA
9 1 (1.30%) CCDA
9 1 (1.30%) CISM
9 1 (1.30%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
1 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Firmware
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) vSphere
3 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.90%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (3.90%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) SAP
2 18 (23.38%) Juniper
3 16 (20.78%) HP
4 12 (15.58%) Cisco
5 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.39%) Brocade
7 7 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle
9 5 (6.49%) VMware
9 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.49%) EMC
10 4 (5.19%) Websense
11 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.90%) FrontRange
11 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.90%) BMC
11 3 (3.90%) CA
11 3 (3.90%) Remedy
12 2 (2.60%) McAfee
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