The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 107 199 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.31% 10.98% 9.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 11.36% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 101 179 156
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1248 1751 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.97% 96.63% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4379 7459 9255
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (31.55%) Presales
2 53 (28.34%) SQL
3 39 (20.86%) Finance
4 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
5 33 (17.65%) HTML
6 30 (16.04%) Project Management
7 25 (13.37%) XML
8 24 (12.83%) Degree
9 20 (10.70%) Linux
9 20 (10.70%) Customer Requirements
10 19 (10.16%) Firewall
11 18 (9.63%) Information Security
11 18 (9.63%) Windows
11 18 (9.63%) Oracle
12 16 (8.56%) Java
12 16 (8.56%) Cisco
12 16 (8.56%) CISSP
13 15 (8.02%) SharePoint
14 14 (7.49%) Unix
14 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (6.95%) Analytics
15 13 (6.95%) Relational Database
15 13 (6.95%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (6.95%) Migration
16 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (6.42%) ITIL
16 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (6.42%) SDLC

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 15 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (3.21%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.07%) CMS
5 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.67%) NetSuite
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (1.07%) Fredhopper
4 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM for Utilities
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.35%) Office 365
3 9 (4.81%) SaaS
4 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.67%) PaaS
6 4 (2.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (2.14%) IaaS
7 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.60%) Yammer
8 2 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.53%) Force.com
9 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.53%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.16%) Firewall
2 11 (5.88%) SSL
3 10 (5.35%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (4.81%) Internet
5 8 (4.28%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.21%) Network Security
6 6 (3.21%) Skype
6 6 (3.21%) VPN
7 5 (2.67%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (2.67%) DMVPN
7 5 (2.67%) FWSM
7 5 (2.67%) IPsec
8 4 (2.14%) HTTP
8 4 (2.14%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.60%) BGP
9 3 (1.60%) DNS
9 3 (1.60%) MPLS
9 3 (1.60%) OSPF
10 2 (1.07%) VoIP
10 2 (1.07%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.21%) Big Data
4 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.21%) Power BI
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.60%) QlikView
7 2 (1.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.07%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.07%) Endeca
7 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.07%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (20.86%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Banking
3 10 (5.35%) Front Office
4 9 (4.81%) Digital Economy
5 8 (4.28%) Advertising
6 7 (3.74%) Retail
7 6 (3.21%) Billing
7 6 (3.21%) Legal
7 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.67%) Marketing
9 2 (1.07%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.53%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.65%) HTML
2 25 (13.37%) XML
3 6 (3.21%) SAML
3 6 (3.21%) Web Services
4 4 (2.14%) .NET
4 4 (2.14%) Ajax
5 3 (1.60%) J2EE
5 3 (1.60%) Mason
6 2 (1.07%) Spring
6 2 (1.07%) XHTML
7 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.53%) COM
7 1 (0.53%) CSS
7 1 (0.53%) J2SE
7 1 (0.53%) jQuery
7 1 (0.53%) JSON
7 1 (0.53%) OAuth
7 1 (0.53%) OpenID
7 1 (0.53%) REST
7 1 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.88%) PKI
3 10 (5.35%) Fintech
4 8 (4.28%) Robotics
5 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.67%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) User Experience
8 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.07%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) Blog
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.70%) Linux
2 18 (9.63%) Windows
3 14 (7.49%) Unix
4 6 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) HPUX
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.55%) Presales
2 30 (16.04%) Project Management
3 20 (10.70%) Customer Requirements
4 18 (9.63%) Information Security
5 13 (6.95%) Analytics
5 13 (6.95%) Migration
6 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.42%) ITIL
6 12 (6.42%) SDLC
6 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.42%) Use Case
7 11 (5.88%) CRM
8 10 (5.35%) ERP
8 10 (5.35%) Risk Management
9 9 (4.81%) Business Analysis
9 9 (4.81%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (4.81%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.28%) Security Architecture
10 8 (4.28%) SIEM
11 7 (3.74%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.34%) SQL
2 16 (8.56%) Java
3 10 (5.35%) Python
4 8 (4.28%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.28%) C#
4 8 (4.28%) C++
5 6 (3.21%) PHP
5 6 (3.21%) Ruby
6 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.67%) Perl
6 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.14%) C
8 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.07%) Go
9 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) Degree
2 16 (8.56%) CISSP
3 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.28%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) CISM
7 6 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.67%) MCSE
9 3 (1.60%) ACCA
9 3 (1.60%) CCIE
9 3 (1.60%) CCNA
9 3 (1.60%) CCNP
9 3 (1.60%) CIMA
9 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.60%) MCSA
10 2 (1.07%) CISA
10 2 (1.07%) CLAS
11 1 (0.53%) MBA
11 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.28%) QA
3 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.07%) BS7799
4 2 (1.07%) GAAP
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.07%) Docker
4 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) Puppet
2 6 (3.21%) SCCM
3 5 (2.67%) Nessus
3 5 (2.67%) Nmap
4 3 (1.60%) Ansible
4 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.07%) Icinga
5 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.07%) Terraform
5 2 (1.07%) vRealize
6 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.53%) CloudForms
6 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.53%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) SCSM
6 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.63%) Oracle
3 16 (8.56%) Cisco
4 13 (6.95%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.81%) VMware
6 8 (4.28%) HP
7 7 (3.74%) Fortinet
7 7 (3.74%) Splunk
8 6 (3.21%) Blue Coat
8 6 (3.21%) F5
8 6 (3.21%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.67%) NetWitness
9 5 (2.67%) Qualys
9 5 (2.67%) Sage
9 5 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.67%) Zoho
10 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.60%) AppSense
11 3 (1.60%) SAP
11 3 (1.60%) Symantec
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