The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 80 161 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.43% 8.23% 8.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 8.77% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 71 116 140
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,750 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1212 1836 2305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.35% 93.87% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1487 1577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Reading

Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Reading

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Reading

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 54 (23.28%) Presales
2 51 (21.98%) Microsoft
3 48 (20.69%) Degree
4 40 (17.24%) Telecoms
5 37 (15.95%) Linux
6 35 (15.09%) SQL
7 34 (14.66%) MS Excel
8 33 (14.22%) Project Management
9 31 (13.36%) Unix
10 30 (12.93%) Oracle
10 30 (12.93%) CRM
10 30 (12.93%) Information Security
11 29 (12.50%) Business Development
11 29 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (12.07%) Finance
13 27 (11.64%) Marketing
13 27 (11.64%) IBM
14 25 (10.78%) Windows
14 25 (10.78%) Business Analysis
15 24 (10.34%) Analytics
16 23 (9.91%) VMware
17 22 (9.48%) HTML
17 22 (9.48%) SSL
17 22 (9.48%) TCP/IP
17 22 (9.48%) Internet
18 21 (9.05%) SharePoint
18 21 (9.05%) PLM
18 21 (9.05%) Risk Management
19 20 (8.62%) Blue Coat
19 20 (8.62%) HP

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (3.88%) IIS
4 7 (3.02%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.86%) JBoss
7 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.02%) SAP CO
2 7 (3.02%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (2.16%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.43%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.19%) Office 365
2 16 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.17%) SaaS
4 9 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.59%) IaaS
6 5 (2.16%) Yammer
7 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.72%) PaaS
8 3 (1.29%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.48%) Internet
1 22 (9.48%) SSL
1 22 (9.48%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.19%) HTTP
3 9 (3.88%) Firewall
4 7 (3.02%) Network Security
5 5 (2.16%) Skype
5 5 (2.16%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.29%) DNS
6 3 (1.29%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.29%) VLAN
6 3 (1.29%) VPN
7 2 (0.86%) Extranet
7 2 (0.86%) LTE
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.43%) MPLS
8 1 (0.43%) MVNO
8 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.16%) Big Data
5 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Impala
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.29%) JIRA
1 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.29%) VersionOne
2 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 28 (12.07%) Finance
3 27 (11.64%) Marketing
4 12 (5.17%) Mandarin Language
4 12 (5.17%) Spanish Language
5 8 (3.45%) Billing
6 7 (3.02%) German Language
6 7 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.16%) Advertising
8 4 (1.72%) Banking
9 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.48%) HTML
2 14 (6.03%) XML
3 8 (3.45%) Web Services
4 7 (3.02%) .NET
5 6 (2.59%) SAML
6 4 (1.72%) Ajax
7 2 (0.86%) Flash
7 2 (0.86%) Middleware
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.43%) COM
8 1 (0.43%) HTML5
8 1 (0.43%) J2EE
8 1 (0.43%) Java EE
8 1 (0.43%) Mason
8 1 (0.43%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) SOAP
8 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.31%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.31%) PKI
3 10 (4.31%) Robotics
4 8 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.59%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.16%) Life Science
7 4 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) iPad
9 2 (0.86%) Clustering
9 2 (0.86%) IPTV
9 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.95%) Linux
2 31 (13.36%) Unix
3 25 (10.78%) Windows
4 19 (8.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.29%) Solaris
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.28%) Presales
2 33 (14.22%) Project Management
3 30 (12.93%) CRM
3 30 (12.93%) Information Security
4 29 (12.50%) Business Development
5 25 (10.78%) Business Analysis
6 24 (10.34%) Analytics
7 21 (9.05%) PLM
7 21 (9.05%) Risk Management
8 18 (7.76%) Migration
9 17 (7.33%) Customer Engagement
10 16 (6.90%) Business Transformation
11 15 (6.47%) Asset Management
11 15 (6.47%) Change Management
11 15 (6.47%) Validation
12 14 (6.03%) Economics
12 14 (6.03%) SDLC
13 13 (5.60%) Case Management
13 13 (5.60%) Data Architecture
13 13 (5.60%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.09%) SQL
2 13 (5.60%) Java
3 9 (3.88%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.88%) Perl
3 9 (3.88%) Python
4 8 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.16%) PHP
6 4 (1.72%) C
6 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.72%) Ruby
7 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.43%) Scala
8 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (20.69%) Degree
2 13 (5.60%) MBA
3 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.59%) CISSP
5 6 (2.59%) MCSE
6 5 (2.16%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.72%) CCNP
8 3 (1.29%) MCITP
8 3 (1.29%) MCP
9 2 (0.86%) CCNA
9 2 (0.86%) MCTS
9 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.86%) PMP
10 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.43%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.43%) MCSA
10 1 (0.43%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.16%) GAMP
1 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) COSO
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 20 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.60%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (4.74%) Puppet
2 10 (4.31%) SCCM
3 3 (1.29%) Ansible
3 3 (1.29%) Icinga
3 3 (1.29%) SCOM
3 3 (1.29%) vRealize
4 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.43%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.43%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 51 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.93%) Oracle
3 27 (11.64%) IBM
4 23 (9.91%) VMware
5 20 (8.62%) Blue Coat
5 20 (8.62%) F5
5 20 (8.62%) HP
6 14 (6.03%) Cisco
7 12 (5.17%) SAP
8 11 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (3.45%) EMC
10 7 (3.02%) Dell
11 6 (2.59%) Sage
11 6 (2.59%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.16%) Zoho
13 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.29%) Avaya
14 3 (1.29%) BMC
14 3 (1.29%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.29%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus and car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Uncapped commission 40%
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Uncapped commission 40%
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Uncapped commission 40%
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago