The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 197 202 220
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 20 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.41% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.44% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 3
Average salary £67,500 £61,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,500 £70,500 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.40%
Principal Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +2 10 £67,500 -
Reading +1 7 £102,500 +57.69% 1
Slough -6 1 - -
Principal Consultant
South East

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 15 (41.67%) Finance
1 15 (41.67%) Business Development
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 10 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (22.22%) Marketing
5 7 (19.44%) Security Architecture
6 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 6 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 6 (16.67%) Product Marketing
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) CISSP
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 3 (8.33%) VMware
8 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (8.33%) UNIX
8 3 (8.33%) Windows
8 3 (8.33%) Linux
8 3 (8.33%) Apache
8 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 2 (5.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Business Development
2 10 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (19.44%) Security Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) Product Marketing
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.56%) Use Case
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Line Management
7 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) SIEM
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
1 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
1 2 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) HP
1 3 (8.33%) Dell
1 3 (8.33%) NetApp
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) JD Edwards
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) i2
3 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.78%) F5
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