The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank - 237 249
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.029% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.031% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £62,500 £84,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.59%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.26%
Principal Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6944 6467 7137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.96% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5692 5567 6126
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) OS/400
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) HP
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