The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 180 214 227
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.078% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.082% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Median salary £57,500 £58,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -26.56%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
3290 4878 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.33% 94.92% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 4008 3945
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Principal Engineer in the job title.

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Principal Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Principal Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Principal Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 £53,750 -
Windsor - 2 £77,500 -
Principal Engineer
South East

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Principal Engineer 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 Berkshire region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) WSUS
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) VHDL
4 2 (22.22%) Verilog
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Verilog
1 2 (22.22%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec