The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 742 771 805
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 148 192 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 166 115
Median salary £86,250 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £101,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 130 £85,000 +21.42% 13
London +73 67 £96,250 +28.33% 8
South East +34 23 £70,000 - 2
East of England +32 19 £33,000 -49.23%
Hertfordshire +28 13 - -
City of London +52 9 £90,000 +18.03% 2
Berkshire +26 9 £72,500 -3.33%
Reading +27 6 £70,000 -36.36%
Hampshire +19 6 £72,500 -14.70% 1
Essex +14 5 £33,000 -52.85%
Birmingham -19 5 £95,000 +251.85%
West Midlands -25 5 £95,000 +46.15% 1
Chelmsford - 5 £33,000 -
Oxfordshire -1 4 £68,750 +5.76%
Oxford +7 3 £62,500 -3.84%
Hastings - 3 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +35 2 £53,750 -13.30% 1
Scotland +19 2 £62,500 -21.87%
West Yorkshire +18 2 £53,750 -13.30%
Milton Keynes +15 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 - -
Manchester 0 2 £63,750 -8.92%
North West -7 2 £63,750 -8.92%
South Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £62,500 +38.88%
Banbury 0 1 £80,000 +14.28%
South West -8 1 £62,500 -3.84% 1

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Principal Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 104 (33.33%) Presales
2 80 (25.64%) Finance
3 76 (24.36%) Degree
4 71 (22.76%) Mentoring
5 64 (20.51%) SAP
6 59 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (18.91%) Microsoft
7 48 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (13.46%) Information Security
10 40 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 36 (11.54%) Oracle
12 35 (11.22%) SQL Server
12 35 (11.22%) Change Management
13 33 (10.58%) Analytics
14 32 (10.26%) SAP HANA
15 29 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (9.29%) CISSP
16 27 (8.65%) Computer Science
16 27 (8.65%) Security Architecture
17 26 (8.33%) MS Office
18 25 (8.01%) MS PowerPoint
18 25 (8.01%) SQL
18 25 (8.01%) Cisco
18 25 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (8.01%) Wealth Management
19 24 (7.69%) PCI DSS
19 24 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (7.69%) Migration
20 23 (7.37%) Computacenter

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.24%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.28%) SAS
4 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.33%) MS Office
3 25 (8.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.77%) SAP CO
1 18 (5.77%) SAP FI
1 18 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (2.56%) SAP PS
5 5 (1.60%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.60%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.60%) SAP WM
6 4 (1.28%) Sage X3
6 4 (1.28%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.32%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.85%) Data Lake Analytics
3 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.56%) IaaS
4 8 (2.56%) PaaS
5 7 (2.24%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (0.96%) Office 365
7 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.77%) Firewall
2 14 (4.49%) Network Security
3 11 (3.53%) Wireless
4 10 (3.21%) Unified Communications
5 9 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (2.88%) LAN
6 2 (0.64%) DECT
6 2 (0.64%) VoIP
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.32%) SAN
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.26%) SAP HANA
3 24 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (7.05%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (6.73%) QlikView
6 19 (6.09%) Data Mining
7 16 (5.13%) Power BI
7 16 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (4.81%) Relational Database
9 14 (4.49%) HDInsight
9 14 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (4.17%) SAP BW
11 12 (3.85%) Data Lake
12 11 (3.53%) Qlik Sense
12 11 (3.53%) SAP Data Services
13 10 (3.21%) Big Data
13 10 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (3.53%) LSMW
2 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (1.28%) Burp Suite
3 4 (1.28%) Metasploit
3 4 (1.28%) Toad
4 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (25.64%) Finance
2 20 (6.41%) Banking
3 13 (4.17%) General Ledger
4 12 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.56%) Marketing
7 7 (2.24%) Legal
8 6 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.60%) Retail
10 4 (1.28%) French Language
10 4 (1.28%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.28%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.96%) Avionics
11 3 (0.96%) Law
11 3 (0.96%) Publishing
12 2 (0.64%) Advertising
12 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.09%) .NET
2 7 (2.24%) HTML
2 7 (2.24%) MDX
3 6 (1.92%) HTML5
3 6 (1.92%) XML
4 5 (1.60%) D3.js
4 5 (1.60%) Leaflet
5 4 (1.28%) Middleware
5 4 (1.28%) POSIX
6 2 (0.64%) Ajax
6 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.64%) CSS
6 2 (0.64%) jQuery
6 2 (0.64%) LINQ
6 2 (0.64%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (0.64%) WCF
7 1 (0.32%) EDI
7 1 (0.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.32%) SOAP
7 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.21%) Visualisation
4 9 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.56%) Life Science
5 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 8 (2.56%) User Experience
6 5 (1.60%) Biotechnology
6 5 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.60%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.60%) Neural Network
6 5 (1.60%) Pharmacovigilance
6 5 (1.60%) PMI
6 5 (1.60%) Psychology
7 4 (1.28%) Statistics
8 3 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.05%) Windows
2 16 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.88%) Linux
4 4 (1.28%) Kali Linux
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) HPUX
7 1 (0.32%) SUSE
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Unix
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.33%) Presales
2 71 (22.76%) Mentoring
3 59 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (13.46%) Information Security
6 35 (11.22%) Change Management
7 33 (10.58%) Analytics
8 29 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (8.65%) Security Architecture
10 25 (8.01%) Wealth Management
11 24 (7.69%) Migration
12 22 (7.05%) Project Management
13 21 (6.73%) Scrum
14 20 (6.41%) ERP
15 19 (6.09%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (5.45%) Data Protection
16 17 (5.45%) Risk Management
16 17 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (5.13%) CRM
18 15 (4.81%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.01%) SQL
2 18 (5.77%) C#
3 16 (5.13%) ABAP
4 13 (4.17%) C
5 12 (3.85%) Java
5 12 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 7 (2.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.24%) R
7 4 (1.28%) C++
7 4 (1.28%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.28%) PHP
7 4 (1.28%) Python
7 4 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 76 (24.36%) Degree
2 29 (9.29%) CISSP
3 20 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.81%) CISM
5 13 (4.17%) CISA
6 12 (3.85%) CCIE
6 12 (3.85%) CCNP
6 12 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.21%) CRISC
8 9 (2.88%) ACCA
8 9 (2.88%) CCDP
8 9 (2.88%) CCSE
9 8 (2.56%) CCA
10 7 (2.24%) CEH
10 7 (2.24%) MCITP
10 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.24%) PMI Certification
10 7 (2.24%) PMP
10 7 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 23 (7.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.88%) GPG13
4 5 (1.60%) MiFID
5 4 (1.28%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.96%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.64%) COBIT
7 2 (0.64%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) QA
8 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.56%) vSphere
5 7 (2.24%) vCloud
5 7 (2.24%) XenServer
6 6 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.32%) RHEV
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.56%) vRealize
2 5 (1.60%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.60%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.28%) Nmap
4 3 (0.96%) SCCM
5 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (20.51%) SAP
2 59 (18.91%) Microsoft
3 36 (11.54%) Oracle
4 25 (8.01%) Cisco
5 23 (7.37%) Computacenter
6 19 (6.09%) VMware
7 12 (3.85%) Tableau
8 11 (3.53%) Aruba
8 11 (3.53%) Cognos
8 11 (3.53%) HP
8 11 (3.53%) Meraki
9 10 (3.21%) CheckPoint
9 10 (3.21%) Citrix
10 9 (2.88%) Sourcefire
11 8 (2.56%) Hyperion
11 8 (2.56%) Teradata
12 6 (1.92%) IBM
12 6 (1.92%) Informatica
13 5 (1.60%) Charles River
13 5 (1.60%) Murex
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