The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 405 427 413
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 33 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 12
Average salary £70,000 £61,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £70,500 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.40%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the South East 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
Berkshire +7 20 £67,500 +10.20% 2
Surrey +2 5 £70,000 -
Thames Valley - 4 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 2 £57,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 - 1
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (29.41%) Business Development
2 18 (26.47%) Degree
3 15 (22.06%) Marketing
3 15 (22.06%) Finance
4 13 (19.12%) CISSP
4 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) Banking
5 11 (16.18%) Information Security
6 10 (14.71%) Project Planning
6 10 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (14.71%) Resource Management
6 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
7 9 (13.24%) Wireless
7 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.76%) SIEM
9 7 (10.29%) Security Architecture
9 7 (10.29%) CISA
9 7 (10.29%) .NET
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle
10 6 (8.82%) Internet
10 6 (8.82%) Product Marketing
10 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) QA
11 5 (7.35%) NFC
11 5 (7.35%) Management Information System

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.47%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Wireless
2 6 (8.82%) Internet
3 5 (7.35%) NFC
3 5 (7.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.41%) QlikView
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 3 (4.41%) HDInsight
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
1 15 (22.06%) Marketing
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.88%) Games
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.94%) Billing
6 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) WCF
3 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) EMV
1 5 (7.35%) DTV
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.35%) Cryptography
1 5 (7.35%) Mobile Banking
1 5 (7.35%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Neural Network
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Android
1 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.41%) UNIX
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Business Development
2 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) Information Security
4 10 (14.71%) Resource Management
4 10 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
4 10 (14.71%) Project Planning
5 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.76%) SIEM
7 7 (10.29%) Security Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Product Marketing
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Information Management
9 5 (7.35%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (7.35%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C
2 3 (4.41%) Java
2 3 (4.41%) R
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Degree
2 13 (19.12%) CISSP
3 7 (10.29%) CISA
4 4 (5.88%) CISM
4 4 (5.88%) PCI QSA
4 4 (5.88%) CRISC
5 3 (4.41%) GCIA
5 3 (4.41%) GCIH
5 3 (4.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
1 2 (2.94%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
3 5 (7.35%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Dell
4 3 (4.41%) NetApp
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) hybris
4 3 (4.41%) Tableau
5 2 (2.94%) Trustwave
5 2 (2.94%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.94%) Splunk
5 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.94%) McAfee
5 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.47%) F5
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