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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 766 793 769
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 118 95 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.089% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 99 45 80
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £73,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £89,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.40%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +29 57 £77,500 +8.77% 15
South East +22 33 £70,000 +14.28% 6
North West - 7 £70,000 - 6
West Midlands - 4 £65,000 - 5
South West -29 3 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £62,000 -
East of England -13 1 £65,000 - 3
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.86%) Finance
2 63 (24.80%) Degree
3 61 (24.02%) Oracle
4 59 (23.23%) Banking
5 52 (20.47%) Retail
6 46 (18.11%) Microsoft
7 44 (17.32%) Business Development
8 39 (15.35%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (14.57%) SOA
9 37 (14.57%) TOGAF
10 36 (14.17%) Java
11 33 (12.99%) Middleware
11 33 (12.99%) Data Integration
12 32 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (12.20%) Oracle Fusion
14 30 (11.81%) Mentoring
15 29 (11.42%) Zachman Framework
16 27 (10.63%) CISSP
17 26 (10.24%) SAP
18 23 (9.06%) SQL Server
19 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
19 22 (8.66%) Information Security
20 21 (8.27%) Migration
20 21 (8.27%) Windows
20 21 (8.27%) Marketing
21 20 (7.87%) SAP HANA
22 19 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 19 (7.48%) CRM
22 19 (7.48%) Data Centre
23 18 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.36%) NetWeaver
3 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.18%) Apache
4 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.79%) Lync
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) CICS
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (5.91%) SAP BPC
2 6 (2.36%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.18%) HFM
4 3 (1.18%) Finacle
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.39%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.39%) Summit
6 1 (0.39%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.76%) Office 365
3 3 (1.18%) SaaS
4 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.12%) Network Security
2 12 (4.72%) Wireless
3 9 (3.54%) Internet
4 7 (2.76%) Firewall
5 6 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (2.36%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (2.36%) LAN
5 6 (2.36%) WAN
6 5 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.97%) NetScaler
6 5 (1.97%) NFC
7 4 (1.57%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.18%) OSPF
8 3 (1.18%) BGP
8 3 (1.18%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.79%) IGRP
9 2 (0.79%) SAN
10 1 (0.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.87%) SAP HANA
3 19 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.09%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (6.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.91%) SAP BI
7 13 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.76%) Big Data
11 6 (2.36%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.97%) DB2
13 4 (1.57%) QlikView
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.57%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.57%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 86 (33.86%) Finance
2 59 (23.23%) Banking
3 52 (20.47%) Retail
4 21 (8.27%) Marketing
5 9 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.76%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.57%) Games
10 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.18%) Legal
11 2 (0.79%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.79%) Local Government
11 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.79%) Billing
12 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.39%) Front Office
12 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.99%) Middleware
2 31 (12.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (5.12%) .NET
4 8 (3.15%) MDX
5 5 (1.97%) WCF
5 5 (1.97%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.79%) XML
7 1 (0.39%) XSLT
7 1 (0.39%) Ajax
7 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.39%) Web Services
7 1 (0.39%) WPF
7 1 (0.39%) WF
7 1 (0.39%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.39%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.99%) Data Integration
2 19 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.15%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.36%) DTV
8 5 (1.97%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.97%) EMV
8 5 (1.97%) Life Science
8 5 (1.97%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.57%) Neural Network
9 4 (1.57%) Derivative
9 4 (1.57%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.18%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.27%) Windows
2 8 (3.15%) UNIX
3 5 (1.97%) Android
3 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.18%) Linux
6 2 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.32%) Business Development
2 39 (15.35%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (14.57%) SOA
3 37 (14.57%) TOGAF
4 32 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.81%) Mentoring
6 29 (11.42%) Zachman Framework
7 22 (8.66%) Information Security
8 21 (8.27%) Migration
9 19 (7.48%) CRM
10 16 (6.30%) Project Management
11 13 (5.12%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.12%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.72%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (4.72%) Resource Management
12 12 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.72%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.72%) SIEM
13 11 (4.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.17%) Java
2 10 (3.94%) C
3 8 (3.15%) SQL
4 6 (2.36%) ABAP
5 5 (1.97%) C#
6 4 (1.57%) R
7 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 63 (24.80%) Degree
2 27 (10.63%) CISSP
3 14 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.12%) GCIH
4 13 (5.12%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.94%) CISA
6 6 (2.36%) CISM
6 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.36%) CEH
6 6 (2.36%) GCIA
6 6 (2.36%) MCITP
7 5 (1.97%) CCSE
7 5 (1.97%) MCSE
7 5 (1.97%) CCIE
8 4 (1.57%) CCNP
8 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.57%) PCI QSA
8 4 (1.57%) CRISC
9 3 (1.18%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.94%) COBIT
3 6 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.97%) QA
5 4 (1.57%) GCP
5 4 (1.57%) GLP
6 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.79%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.57%) vSphere
5 3 (1.18%) vCloud
5 3 (1.18%) XenServer
6 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.39%) RACF
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) XenMobile
1 6 (2.36%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.97%) SCCM
3 4 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.18%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.79%) SCSM
5 2 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 61 (24.02%) Oracle
2 46 (18.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.24%) SAP
4 16 (6.30%) VMware
5 15 (5.91%) Cisco
6 14 (5.51%) Citrix
7 13 (5.12%) Juniper
8 11 (4.33%) CheckPoint
8 11 (4.33%) FireEye
9 9 (3.54%) Hyperion
10 8 (3.15%) HP
11 7 (2.76%) IBM
11 7 (2.76%) Sybase
11 7 (2.76%) NetApp
11 7 (2.76%) Symantec
11 7 (2.76%) McAfee
12 6 (2.36%) Dell
12 6 (2.36%) F5
12 6 (2.36%) MobileIron
13 5 (1.97%) Tableau
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