The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Principal Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £48,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +8.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1734 2060 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.64% 95.99% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1692 1539
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Principal Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Principal Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Principal Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Principal Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region featuring Principal Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Principal Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCDA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
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