The first table below looks at the demand for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 792 748 718
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 144 142 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 86 116 172
Average salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £76,250 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Consultant
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -55 122 £77,500 +10.71% 10
London -72 59 £77,500 +10.71% 6
South East -18 30 £77,500 +10.71%
City of London -12 15 £73,000 +4.28%
Berkshire +4 14 £70,000 +7.69%
Surrey -6 12 £77,500 +3.33%
North West +8 10 £77,500 - 2
Newbury -4 8 - -
Manchester +5 7 £77,500 - 2
West Midlands +6 6 £61,500 -12.14% 2
Guildford +1 5 - -
South West - 5 £68,750 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £66,250 -
Yorkshire - 4 £66,250 -
Leeds - 3 £80,000 -
Birmingham +2 2 £70,250 +0.35% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £77,500 +3.33%
Cheshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £77,500 -
Weybridge - 2 £71,250 -
Hampshire -9 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Scotland -13 1 £67,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £52,500 -

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 72 (27.17%) Finance
2 66 (24.91%) Degree
3 52 (19.62%) Microsoft
4 46 (17.36%) SAP
5 42 (15.85%) Business Development
6 40 (15.09%) Project Management
7 36 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (13.21%) Windows
9 30 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (10.94%) Oracle
11 28 (10.57%) Telecoms
12 27 (10.19%) SharePoint
13 26 (9.81%) SQL
13 26 (9.81%) PRINCE2
14 25 (9.43%) .NET
15 22 (8.30%) Service Management
15 22 (8.30%) ITIL
16 21 (7.92%) CRM
17 20 (7.55%) MS Excel
18 19 (7.17%) SQL Server
18 19 (7.17%) C#
19 18 (6.79%) UNIX
20 17 (6.42%) VMware
20 17 (6.42%) Relational Database
21 16 (6.04%) Business Continuity
21 16 (6.04%) Java
22 15 (5.66%) SAP BI
22 15 (5.66%) SAP BPC
23 14 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
23 14 (5.28%) SAP BW

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 27 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (1.51%) Lync
2 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.13%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.75%) Captiva
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.75%) SAS
4 2 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (5.66%) SAP BPC
2 6 (2.26%) SAP CRM
2 6 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.51%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.13%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.75%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.75%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.38%) Endur
6 1 (0.38%) Findur
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Office 365
1 2 (0.75%) Force.com
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.77%) Network Security
2 8 (3.02%) Firewall
3 7 (2.64%) LAN
3 7 (2.64%) WAN
3 7 (2.64%) 4G
4 4 (1.51%) xDSL
4 4 (1.51%) SDH
4 4 (1.51%) DWDM
4 4 (1.51%) MPLS
4 4 (1.51%) DNS
4 4 (1.51%) DHCP
4 4 (1.51%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.51%) SNMP
5 3 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.13%) GSM
5 3 (1.13%) UMTS
5 3 (1.13%) LTE
6 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.66%) SAP BI
4 14 (5.28%) SAP BW
4 14 (5.28%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.15%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.15%) SAP HANA
7 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.89%) DB2
10 5 (1.89%) Informix
10 5 (1.89%) Big Data
11 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.51%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.13%) BODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 72 (27.17%) Finance
2 28 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.28%) Banking
4 12 (4.53%) Retail
5 8 (3.02%) Legal
5 8 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.13%) Advertising
7 3 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.43%) .NET
2 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.02%) HTML
4 7 (2.64%) WPF
5 6 (2.26%) CSS
6 5 (1.89%) WinForms
6 5 (1.89%) Web Services
6 5 (1.89%) Spring.NET
6 5 (1.89%) NHibernate
6 5 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.89%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (1.51%) REST
7 4 (1.51%) Visualforce
7 4 (1.51%) SOAP
8 3 (1.13%) Middleware
8 3 (1.13%) XSLT
8 3 (1.13%) MDX
8 3 (1.13%) WCF
9 2 (0.75%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.02%) GIS
2 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (2.26%) Social Media
3 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.51%) Derivative
4 4 (1.51%) Open Source
4 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.51%) Replication
5 3 (1.13%) PKI
5 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.13%) AS400
5 3 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.13%) Life Science
6 2 (0.75%) FMCG
6 2 (0.75%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (0.75%) CESG
7 1 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.21%) Windows
2 18 (6.79%) UNIX
3 7 (2.64%) Windows XP
3 7 (2.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.64%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.13%) Linux
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.85%) Business Development
2 40 (15.09%) Project Management
3 36 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (9.81%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.30%) Service Management
6 22 (8.30%) ITIL
7 21 (7.92%) CRM
8 16 (6.04%) Business Continuity
9 14 (5.28%) Migration
10 13 (4.91%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (4.91%) Revenue Management
11 12 (4.53%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.15%) Information Management
12 11 (4.15%) Knowledge Management
12 11 (4.15%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.15%) Six Sigma
12 11 (4.15%) ERP
12 11 (4.15%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.81%) SQL
2 19 (7.17%) C#
3 16 (6.04%) Java
4 9 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.51%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.13%) C
6 3 (1.13%) C++
6 3 (1.13%) ABAP
7 2 (0.75%) OCaml
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (24.91%) Degree
2 13 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.40%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.02%) CISSP
5 7 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.26%) MCITP
6 6 (2.26%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.26%) MCSD
6 6 (2.26%) CISA
6 6 (2.26%) CISM
7 5 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.89%) MCP
7 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.89%) CCIA
8 4 (1.51%) CCEE
9 3 (1.13%) MBA
9 3 (1.13%) CIMA
9 3 (1.13%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.89%) QA
4 3 (1.13%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.38%) BS25999
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (3.77%) XenApp
3 10 (3.77%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.64%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.51%) IAG
5 4 (1.51%) UAG
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.75%) KVM
7 2 (0.75%) Xen
7 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.40%) SCCM
2 7 (2.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.75%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.75%) SCSM
5 2 (0.75%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.75%) SCOM
5 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.38%) Nessus
6 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 52 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.36%) SAP
3 29 (10.94%) Oracle
4 17 (6.42%) VMware
5 14 (5.28%) Citrix
5 14 (5.28%) Business Objects
6 12 (4.53%) IBM
7 11 (4.15%) HP
8 10 (3.77%) Symantec
9 8 (3.02%) Computacenter
10 6 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.26%) Capita
11 5 (1.89%) AppSense
11 5 (1.89%) Cisco
11 5 (1.89%) EMC
11 5 (1.89%) Informatica
11 5 (1.89%) NetApp
11 5 (1.89%) Siebel
12 4 (1.51%) Cognos
13 3 (1.13%) Applix
London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum inc bonus, pension, gym and private
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £60 - £80 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Benefits + Bonus
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