The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 739 734 771
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 154 128 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 103 100 92
Average salary £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £90,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Principal Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in England

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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
London +23 89 £70,000 -6.66% 3
South East +7 36 £65,000 +23.80% 1
South West -9 9 £57,500 -11.53% 1
North West -4 8 £67,500 +45.16%
East of England -35 3 £46,000 -25.20%
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 84 (33.73%) Finance
2 55 (22.09%) Project Management
3 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
4 47 (18.88%) Oracle
5 45 (18.07%) ITIL
6 42 (16.87%) Retail
6 42 (16.87%) Degree
7 41 (16.47%) Banking
8 37 (14.86%) TOGAF
8 37 (14.86%) Business Development
9 33 (13.25%) PRINCE2
10 31 (12.45%) CISSP
11 30 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (11.24%) MS Excel
13 26 (10.44%) SQL Server
13 26 (10.44%) Mentoring
13 26 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (10.04%) CRM
15 24 (9.64%) Information Security
16 23 (9.24%) Migration
16 23 (9.24%) Java
16 23 (9.24%) Windows
16 23 (9.24%) Middleware
17 22 (8.84%) SharePoint
17 22 (8.84%) SOA
17 22 (8.84%) Zachman Framework
17 22 (8.84%) Data Integration
18 21 (8.43%) CISA
18 21 (8.43%) Change Management

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 22 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.82%) Lync
3 11 (4.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.01%) SAS
5 4 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Documentum
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.61%) MS Office
3 6 (2.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.21%) SAP FI
2 8 (3.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (3.21%) SAP CO
3 7 (2.81%) SAP PS
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.01%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.80%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.42%) Office 365
2 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.21%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.02%) VPN
1 10 (4.02%) Firewall
2 9 (3.61%) Internet
3 6 (2.41%) Network Security
3 6 (2.41%) DNS
3 6 (2.41%) LAN
3 6 (2.41%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.01%) WAN
5 4 (1.61%) DHCP
6 3 (1.20%) Wireless
7 2 (0.80%) 2G
7 2 (0.80%) VLAN
7 2 (0.80%) 3G
7 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.80%) Broadband
7 2 (0.80%) 4G
7 2 (0.80%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.80%) VoIP
7 2 (0.80%) WAAS
8 1 (0.40%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.21%) MySQL
5 7 (2.81%) Big Data
5 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.81%) QlikView
6 5 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.01%) OLAP
7 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.20%) Cognos Transformer
8 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.20%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 84 (33.73%) Finance
2 42 (16.87%) Retail
3 41 (16.47%) Banking
4 20 (8.03%) Marketing
5 19 (7.63%) Telecoms
6 16 (6.43%) Manufacturing
7 15 (6.02%) Games
8 10 (4.02%) Local Government
9 7 (2.81%) Automotive
10 6 (2.41%) Aerospace
10 6 (2.41%) Electronics
11 3 (1.20%) Advertising
11 3 (1.20%) Czech Language
11 3 (1.20%) German Language
11 3 (1.20%) Military
12 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.24%) Middleware
2 20 (8.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (5.22%) .NET
4 8 (3.21%) MDX
5 6 (2.41%) WCF
5 6 (2.41%) WPF
5 6 (2.41%) WF
5 6 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.41%) Ajax
5 6 (2.41%) ADO.NET
5 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.61%) Web Services
7 3 (1.20%) XSLT
7 3 (1.20%) Silverlight
7 3 (1.20%) CAML
8 1 (0.40%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.40%) JMS
8 1 (0.40%) CGI
8 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.84%) Data Integration
3 17 (6.83%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.41%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.20%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.20%) Replication
8 3 (1.20%) Neural Network
9 2 (0.80%) Derivative
9 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.80%) SCADA
9 2 (0.80%) Life Science
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.40%) User Experience
10 1 (0.40%) Open Source
10 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.24%) Windows
2 10 (4.02%) Linux
3 3 (1.20%) UNIX
4 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.09%) Project Management
2 45 (18.07%) ITIL
3 37 (14.86%) TOGAF
3 37 (14.86%) Business Development
4 33 (13.25%) PRINCE2
5 30 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.44%) Mentoring
7 25 (10.04%) CRM
8 24 (9.64%) Information Security
9 23 (9.24%) Migration
10 22 (8.84%) SOA
10 22 (8.84%) Zachman Framework
11 21 (8.43%) Change Management
12 19 (7.63%) Workflow
12 19 (7.63%) Knowledge Management
12 19 (7.63%) Coaching
13 17 (6.83%) Programme Management
13 17 (6.83%) ERP
14 16 (6.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.24%) Java
2 21 (8.43%) SQL
3 10 (4.02%) C#
4 8 (3.21%) C
4 8 (3.21%) Perl
4 8 (3.21%) Python
4 8 (3.21%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.20%) R
7 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (16.87%) Degree
2 31 (12.45%) CISSP
3 21 (8.43%) CISA
4 20 (8.03%) CISM
5 19 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (6.83%) MCITP
7 15 (6.02%) CRISC
8 12 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
10 10 (4.02%) PCI QSA
11 9 (3.61%) MCP
11 9 (3.61%) MCSD
11 9 (3.61%) MCSE
11 9 (3.61%) MCDBA
11 9 (3.61%) CCIE
12 8 (3.21%) MCSA
12 8 (3.21%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.41%) CCEE
13 6 (2.41%) CCIA
13 6 (2.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.62%) SLA
3 7 (2.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.41%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.80%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.80%) GxP
6 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.80%) BS25999
7 1 (0.40%) Basel II
7 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.01%) XenApp
4 5 (2.01%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.40%) IAG
6 1 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.88%) Oracle
3 19 (7.63%) SAP
4 15 (6.02%) IBM
5 12 (4.82%) Cisco
6 9 (3.61%) Cognos
6 9 (3.61%) VMware
7 8 (3.21%) webMethods
7 8 (3.21%) Pega
7 8 (3.21%) Juniper
8 6 (2.41%) Hitachi
8 6 (2.41%) Siebel
8 6 (2.41%) Citrix
9 4 (1.61%) Teradata
9 4 (1.61%) Netezza
10 3 (1.20%) Applix
10 3 (1.20%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.20%) Kalido
10 3 (1.20%) Sybase
10 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
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