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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 750 798 769
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 133 98 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 60 88
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +14.81%
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 +94 82 £78,750 -1.56% 8
South East +13 31 £67,500 -2.17% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £66,000 +20.00%
West Midlands - 3 £72,500 - 1
East of England +6 2 £60,000 -7.69%
North West -1 2 £78,750 +16.66% 1
South West -18 1 £38,000 -44.72% 1
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 86 (34.96%) Finance
2 71 (28.86%) Oracle
3 66 (26.83%) Banking
4 62 (25.20%) Retail
5 50 (20.33%) Degree
6 47 (19.11%) Java
7 45 (18.29%) Middleware
7 45 (18.29%) Microsoft
8 43 (17.48%) TOGAF
8 43 (17.48%) Data Integration
9 42 (17.07%) SOA
10 41 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 39 (15.85%) Zachman Framework
12 38 (15.45%) Business Development
13 36 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (13.01%) Windows
15 30 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (11.38%) SAP
17 25 (10.16%) Mentoring
18 23 (9.35%) SQL Server
19 22 (8.94%) SharePoint
19 22 (8.94%) Migration
20 21 (8.54%) Data Centre
21 20 (8.13%) Analytics
21 20 (8.13%) Marketing
21 20 (8.13%) SAP HANA
21 20 (8.13%) MS Excel
22 19 (7.72%) Project Management
22 19 (7.72%) CISSP
23 18 (7.32%) Information Security

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.03%) NetWeaver
3 5 (2.03%) Lync
4 4 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.22%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) CICS
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.03%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.63%) MS Office
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (6.10%) SAP BPC
2 5 (2.03%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.22%) HFM
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.22%) Finacle
5 2 (0.81%) Summit
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.41%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.25%) Office 365
3 3 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) LAN
2 8 (3.25%) Wireless
3 7 (2.85%) Network Security
4 6 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.44%) WAN
5 5 (2.03%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.63%) Firewall
6 4 (1.63%) Internet
7 3 (1.22%) OSPF
7 3 (1.22%) BGP
7 3 (1.22%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.81%) IGRP
8 2 (0.81%) SAN
9 1 (0.41%) Broadband
9 1 (0.41%) MPLS
9 1 (0.41%) DHCP
9 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.13%) SAP HANA
3 17 (6.91%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (6.10%) SAP BI
4 15 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.66%) Big Data
7 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.85%) QlikView
9 6 (2.44%) HDInsight
10 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.03%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.63%) DB2
12 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.81%) Toad
1 2 (0.81%) HP UFT
1 2 (0.81%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 86 (34.96%) Finance
2 66 (26.83%) Banking
3 62 (25.20%) Retail
4 20 (8.13%) Marketing
5 16 (6.50%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.25%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.63%) Local Government
8 4 (1.63%) Games
9 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.81%) Automotive
10 2 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.29%) Middleware
2 41 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (6.10%) .NET
4 6 (2.44%) Ajax
4 6 (2.44%) MDX
5 5 (2.03%) WCF
5 5 (2.03%) WPF
5 5 (2.03%) WF
5 5 (2.03%) ADO.NET
5 5 (2.03%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.03%) XSLT
5 5 (2.03%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.63%) Web Services
6 4 (1.63%) Silverlight
6 4 (1.63%) CAML
7 2 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.48%) Data Integration
2 21 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.44%) Neural Network
5 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.63%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.63%) Derivative
6 4 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.22%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.22%) Life Science
8 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.01%) Windows
2 10 (4.07%) UNIX
3 5 (2.03%) Linux
4 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.81%) zOS
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.48%) TOGAF
2 42 (17.07%) SOA
3 39 (15.85%) Zachman Framework
4 38 (15.45%) Business Development
5 36 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (10.16%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.94%) Migration
9 20 (8.13%) Analytics
10 19 (7.72%) Project Management
11 18 (7.32%) Information Security
12 17 (6.91%) CRM
13 15 (6.10%) Performance Management
14 13 (5.28%) Technical Architecture
15 12 (4.88%) Programme Management
15 12 (4.88%) Scrum
16 11 (4.47%) PRINCE2
16 11 (4.47%) Resource Management
17 10 (4.07%) Project Planning
17 10 (4.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.11%) Java
2 13 (5.28%) SQL
3 7 (2.85%) C#
4 6 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.44%) R
5 5 (2.03%) ABAP
6 4 (1.63%) C
7 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 50 (20.33%) Degree
2 19 (7.72%) CISSP
3 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.47%) MCITP
4 9 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.66%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.44%) CISA
6 6 (2.44%) CISM
6 6 (2.44%) MCSE
6 6 (2.44%) CCIE
7 5 (2.03%) MCDBA
7 5 (2.03%) MCP
7 5 (2.03%) MCSD
7 5 (2.03%) CRISC
8 4 (1.63%) CCEE
8 4 (1.63%) CCIA
8 4 (1.63%) GCIH
8 4 (1.63%) MCTS
8 4 (1.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.85%) SLA
2 7 (2.85%) QA
3 6 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.63%) COBIT
5 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) GPG13
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.22%) XenApp
5 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.22%) vSphere
5 3 (1.22%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.81%) IAG
6 2 (0.81%) UAG
6 2 (0.81%) vCloud
6 2 (0.81%) XenServer
7 1 (0.41%) Snort
7 1 (0.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (3.25%) SCCM
2 4 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.22%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.81%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.81%) SCSM
4 2 (0.81%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (28.86%) Oracle
2 45 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.38%) SAP
4 17 (6.91%) Business Objects
5 16 (6.50%) VMware
6 11 (4.47%) Cisco
7 10 (4.07%) Citrix
8 9 (3.66%) Juniper
9 8 (3.25%) HP
10 7 (2.85%) IBM
10 7 (2.85%) i2
11 6 (2.44%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.44%) Symantec
11 6 (2.44%) Computacenter
11 6 (2.44%) Sybase
11 6 (2.44%) Tableau
12 5 (2.03%) F5
13 4 (1.63%) Dell
13 4 (1.63%) Sourcefire
13 4 (1.63%) Hyperion
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