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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 206 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 18 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £66,500 £65,500
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +1.52%
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
5543 5447 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.58% 93.10% 94.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4129 4221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
Reading -7 7 £65,000 +23.80%
Bracknell - 6 £55,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Principal Consultant
South East

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 31 (72.09%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) Business Development
3 22 (51.16%) Knowledge Management
4 15 (34.88%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
5 8 (18.60%) CISSP
5 8 (18.60%) CISA
5 8 (18.60%) CISM
5 8 (18.60%) PCI QSA
5 8 (18.60%) Information Security
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.28%) Marketing
7 6 (13.95%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (13.95%) SAP CO
7 6 (13.95%) Banking
7 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
7 6 (13.95%) SAP FI
7 6 (13.95%) SAP PS
7 6 (13.95%) SAP
8 5 (11.63%) Retail
8 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.63%) Games
8 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
8 5 (11.63%) CRISC
8 5 (11.63%) SIEM
8 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
9 4 (9.30%) Telecoms

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Lync
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP FI
1 6 (13.95%) SAP PS
1 6 (13.95%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (13.95%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) 3G
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) 2G
1 2 (4.65%) Broadband
1 2 (4.65%) WAAS
1 2 (4.65%) 4G
2 1 (2.33%) GSM
2 1 (2.33%) UMTS
2 1 (2.33%) LTE
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
General
1 31 (72.09%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Marketing
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.63%) Games
4 5 (11.63%) Retail
5 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Business Development
2 22 (51.16%) Knowledge Management
3 15 (34.88%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
4 8 (18.60%) Information Security
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
6 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.63%) SIEM
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
8 2 (4.65%) People Management
9 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.33%) SWOT Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (2.33%) Financial Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) CISSP
1 8 (18.60%) CISA
1 8 (18.60%) CISM
1 8 (18.60%) PCI QSA
2 5 (11.63%) CRISC
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) SAP