Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Consultant
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 138 161
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 16 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.67% 1.63% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.69% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 44
Reading median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -4.00%
Berkshire median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +20.83% -

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 2283 3369 4386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.17% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 2525 3487
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,850 £71,700 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Reading

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in Reading

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (56.25%) Security Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) Presales
3 9 (56.25%) CISM
4 8 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 8 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
4 8 (50.00%) Digital Economy
4 8 (50.00%) NetWitness
4 8 (50.00%) Nessus
4 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (50.00%) Nmap
4 8 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (50.00%) IPsec
4 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) SSL
4 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (50.00%) Splunk
4 8 (50.00%) SIEM
4 8 (50.00%) FWSM
4 8 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 8 (50.00%) Legal
4 8 (50.00%) Information Security
4 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 8 (50.00%) FWSM
3 8 (50.00%) IPsec
3 8 (50.00%) SSL
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) BGP
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 8 (50.00%) Digital Economy
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Presales
1 9 (56.25%) Security Architecture
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 8 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (50.00%) SIEM
2 8 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 8 (50.00%) Use Case
2 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Business Development
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Nessus
1 8 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) NetWitness
2 8 (50.00%) Qualys
2 8 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto