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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 787 741 725
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 95 89 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.093% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 81 134
Average salary £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £100,000 £104,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 August 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 August 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
London -22 40 £71,250 -5.00% 10
South East -13 26 £61,250 -18.33%
East of England -2 13 £65,000 -18.75%
South West -2 10 £62,500 -6.71% 1
Yorkshire -35 1 - -
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 67 (31.75%) Finance
2 54 (25.59%) Business Development
3 36 (17.06%) Degree
4 33 (15.64%) Project Management
4 33 (15.64%) Microsoft
5 29 (13.74%) Knowledge Management
5 29 (13.74%) Service Management
6 26 (12.32%) ITIL
7 24 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (11.37%) Change Management
8 22 (10.43%) SAP
9 21 (9.95%) Oracle
10 19 (9.00%) Migration
11 17 (8.06%) PRINCE2
12 16 (7.58%) IBM
12 16 (7.58%) Business Continuity
13 15 (7.11%) VMware
13 15 (7.11%) Mathematics
14 14 (6.64%) SQL
15 13 (6.16%) MS Excel
15 13 (6.16%) CRM
15 13 (6.16%) Programme Management
15 13 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (6.16%) Performance Management
16 12 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (5.69%) Banking
16 12 (5.69%) Retail
17 11 (5.21%) Telecoms
17 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
17 11 (5.21%) SharePoint

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.84%) Lync
3 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.90%) SAS
4 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.79%) SAP BPC
2 7 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.32%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.90%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.42%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.42%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.95%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.95%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.47%) HFM
7 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.47%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Force.com
1 4 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.21%) Network Security
2 10 (4.74%) LAN
2 10 (4.74%) WAN
3 7 (3.32%) Firewall
4 5 (2.37%) DNS
5 4 (1.90%) DHCP
6 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.42%) VPN
7 2 (0.95%) VLAN
7 2 (0.95%) 2G
7 2 (0.95%) 4G
7 2 (0.95%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.95%) VoIP
7 2 (0.95%) Broadband
7 2 (0.95%) SAN
7 2 (0.95%) Wireless
7 2 (0.95%) 3G
8 1 (0.47%) OSPF
8 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.47%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.27%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.84%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.84%) SAP BI
4 5 (2.37%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.42%) QlikView
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.95%) OLAP
8 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 67 (31.75%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Banking
2 12 (5.69%) Retail
3 11 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.74%) Local Government
5 7 (3.32%) Advertising
6 6 (2.84%) Marketing
7 5 (2.37%) Military
7 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.37%) Electronics
8 4 (1.90%) Automotive
9 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.42%) Publishing
10 2 (0.95%) Games
10 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.84%) Middleware
2 4 (1.90%) Mason
2 4 (1.90%) Visualforce
2 4 (1.90%) HTML
3 3 (1.42%) CSS
3 3 (1.42%) Web Services
3 3 (1.42%) XSLT
3 3 (1.42%) MDX
3 3 (1.42%) jQuery
3 3 (1.42%) CAML
4 2 (0.95%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) EDI
5 1 (0.47%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.47%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.11%) Mathematics
2 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.37%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.37%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (1.42%) AS400
6 3 (1.42%) Derivative
6 3 (1.42%) Blog
7 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.95%) SCADA
7 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.95%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.47%) Open Source
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.21%) UNIX
2 7 (3.32%) Windows
3 4 (1.90%) Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) OS/400
5 1 (0.47%) zOS
5 1 (0.47%) SUSE
5 1 (0.47%) AIX
5 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.59%) Business Development
2 33 (15.64%) Project Management
3 29 (13.74%) Service Management
3 29 (13.74%) Knowledge Management
4 26 (12.32%) ITIL
5 24 (11.37%) Change Management
5 24 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (9.00%) Migration
7 17 (8.06%) PRINCE2
8 16 (7.58%) Business Continuity
9 13 (6.16%) Programme Management
9 13 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.16%) CRM
9 13 (6.16%) Performance Management
10 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (4.74%) Security Testing
12 9 (4.27%) Business Analysis
12 9 (4.27%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (4.27%) Data Management
12 9 (4.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.64%) SQL
2 4 (1.90%) Apex Code
2 4 (1.90%) C#
2 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.42%) C
4 1 (0.47%) Java
4 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (17.06%) Degree
2 6 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.37%) CISM
3 5 (2.37%) Postgraduate
3 5 (2.37%) CISSP
4 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.90%) MBA
4 4 (1.90%) CISA
5 3 (1.42%) MCITP
5 3 (1.42%) CCNA
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.42%) MCSE
5 3 (1.42%) MCSA
6 2 (0.95%) CCIE
6 2 (0.95%) CCNP
6 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.95%) ACCA
6 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.95%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.42%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.95%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) GAMP
4 1 (0.47%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.84%) XenApp
2 6 (2.84%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.95%) IAG
5 2 (0.95%) UAG
6 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.90%) XenMobile
2 3 (1.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.43%) SAP
3 21 (9.95%) Oracle
4 16 (7.58%) IBM
5 15 (7.11%) VMware
6 11 (5.21%) Citrix
7 10 (4.74%) HP
8 8 (3.79%) Cisco
8 8 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.32%) EMC
10 6 (2.84%) Cognos
11 4 (1.90%) Siebel
11 4 (1.90%) Symantec
11 4 (1.90%) Brocade
12 3 (1.42%) PlateSpin
12 3 (1.42%) Informatica
12 3 (1.42%) NetApp
12 3 (1.42%) Teradata
13 2 (0.95%) Computacenter
13 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
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