The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank - - 135
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.26%
Principal Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1818 1508 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.95% 93.78% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1223 1780
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) OS/400

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) OS/400
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP