The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 146 142 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £80,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.38% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Principal Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2411 2333 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1768 1674
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (50.00%) CRISC
2 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Games
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
1 1 (10.00%) 2G
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (50.00%) Games
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 5 (50.00%) CRISC
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MBA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft