Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 188 335 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.92% 9.61% 7.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.27% 10.00% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 187 244 298
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -12.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2273 3349 4460
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.10% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 2506 3544
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,625 £68,375
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 59 (31.38%) Presales
2 47 (25.00%) Finance
3 38 (20.21%) SQL
4 35 (18.62%) Degree
5 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
6 30 (15.96%) Project Management
7 26 (13.83%) SAP
8 24 (12.77%) ERP
9 22 (11.70%) Security Cleared
10 21 (11.17%) Banking
10 21 (11.17%) Customer Requirements
10 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (10.64%) Risk Management
11 20 (10.64%) Cisco
11 20 (10.64%) ITIL
12 19 (10.11%) QA
13 18 (9.57%) Unix
13 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (7.98%) SIEM
15 14 (7.45%) Linux
15 14 (7.45%) Oracle
15 14 (7.45%) Active Directory
15 14 (7.45%) Retail
15 14 (7.45%) SaaS
15 14 (7.45%) Regulatory Compliance
16 13 (6.91%) Xero
16 13 (6.91%) Cassiopae
16 13 (6.91%) White Clarke
16 13 (6.91%) NETSOL
16 13 (6.91%) FinancialForce

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 9 (4.79%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.66%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (3.72%) SAP HCM
2 7 (3.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (3.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.13%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.60%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.06%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.53%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.45%) SaaS
3 13 (6.91%) FinancialForce
4 11 (5.85%) Office 365
5 8 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (3.72%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (3.19%) IaaS
8 4 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.60%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.06%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (1.06%) PaaS
11 1 (0.53%) Boomi
11 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (6.38%) Firewall
2 8 (4.26%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (4.26%) DMVPN
2 8 (4.26%) FWSM
2 8 (4.26%) IPsec
2 8 (4.26%) SSL
2 8 (4.26%) VPN
3 6 (3.19%) Skype
3 6 (3.19%) Unified Communications
3 6 (3.19%) VoIP
4 3 (1.60%) BGP
4 3 (1.60%) LAN
4 3 (1.60%) MPLS
4 3 (1.60%) Network Security
4 3 (1.60%) OSPF
4 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.60%) WAN
4 3 (1.60%) Wireless
5 2 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.19%) Big Data
2 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.66%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.13%) Power BI
4 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.06%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.13%) JIRA
3 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.06%) WinDbg
General
1 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (11.17%) Banking
3 14 (7.45%) Retail
4 13 (6.91%) Legal
5 8 (4.26%) Digital Economy
6 7 (3.72%) Advertising
7 6 (3.19%) Billing
7 6 (3.19%) Marketing
7 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.06%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.91%) XML
2 7 (3.72%) .NET
3 6 (3.19%) Apache Camel
3 6 (3.19%) J2EE
3 6 (3.19%) Java EE
3 6 (3.19%) JSON
3 6 (3.19%) Middleware
3 6 (3.19%) Web Services
4 5 (2.66%) HTML
5 3 (1.60%) SOAP
6 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.06%) WCF
7 1 (0.53%) OAuth
7 1 (0.53%) OpenID
7 1 (0.53%) REST
7 1 (0.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.72%) PKI
5 6 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.19%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.66%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.66%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.66%) Robotics
6 5 (2.66%) Tandem
7 4 (2.13%) Clustering
7 4 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.60%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 2 (1.06%) Social Media
9 2 (1.06%) User Experience
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.57%) Unix
2 14 (7.45%) Linux
3 11 (5.85%) Windows
4 4 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.38%) Presales
2 30 (15.96%) Project Management
3 24 (12.77%) ERP
4 21 (11.17%) Customer Requirements
5 20 (10.64%) ITIL
5 20 (10.64%) Risk Management
6 15 (7.98%) SIEM
7 14 (7.45%) Regulatory Compliance
8 13 (6.91%) Data Management
8 13 (6.91%) Information Security
9 12 (6.38%) Master Data Management
10 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.85%) Security Architecture
10 11 (5.85%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.85%) Test Automation
11 10 (5.32%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (5.32%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.32%) Business Development
11 10 (5.32%) Change Control
11 10 (5.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.21%) SQL
2 13 (6.91%) C++
2 13 (6.91%) Java
3 10 (5.32%) C
4 8 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.26%) C#
5 7 (3.72%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.06%) Go
6 2 (1.06%) Python
6 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (18.62%) Degree
2 22 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.38%) ACCA
3 12 (6.38%) CIMA
4 11 (5.85%) CISSP
5 10 (5.32%) CISM
6 8 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.13%) CCNP
8 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.60%) CCIE
9 3 (1.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.06%) MCSE
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.53%) CCDP
11 1 (0.53%) CCNA
11 1 (0.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.53%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.11%) QA
2 12 (6.38%) GAAP
3 10 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.79%) PCI DSS
5 6 (3.19%) Data Quality
5 6 (3.19%) GDPR
6 5 (2.66%) COBIT
7 2 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 14 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.53%) XenApp
3 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) SCCM
2 8 (4.26%) Nessus
2 8 (4.26%) Nmap
3 6 (3.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.06%) Ansible
6 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.06%) Puppet
6 2 (1.06%) Terraform
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.83%) SAP
3 20 (10.64%) Cisco
4 14 (7.45%) Oracle
5 13 (6.91%) Cassiopae
5 13 (6.91%) NETSOL
5 13 (6.91%) Sage
5 13 (6.91%) White Clarke
5 13 (6.91%) Xero
6 11 (5.85%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.26%) NetWitness
7 8 (4.26%) Qualys
7 8 (4.26%) Splunk
8 6 (3.19%) ArcSight
8 6 (3.19%) Linedata
8 6 (3.19%) Meraki
8 6 (3.19%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.66%) Blue Prism
9 5 (2.66%) HP
9 5 (2.66%) IBM