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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 756 808 774
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 125 166 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 90 117 160
Median salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £97,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +49 118 £77,500 +3.33% 16
London +53 56 £90,000 +20.00% 8
South East +41 27 £75,000 -9.09% 3
Hampshire +19 16 £75,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +5 8 £62,500 -
Bristol +25 6 £70,000 +7.69% 1
South West +9 6 £70,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 6 - -
Oxfordshire +28 5 £68,750 +19.56% 1
Manchester -7 5 £61,250 +44.11% 1
North West -15 5 £61,250 +44.11% 1
Oxford +30 4 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Portsmouth - 4 £65,000 -
Berkshire +39 3 £80,000 +10.34% 1
Reading +29 3 £80,000 +52.38%
City of London +22 3 £90,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -4 3 £72,500 -3.33% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £85,000 - 1
Hastings - 3 £55,000 -
Birmingham -13 2 £82,500 +10.00% 3
Cambridge - 2 £62,500 -
Leeds - 2 £71,250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £80,000 +23.07%
Scotland +12 1 - -
Milton Keynes +11 1 £80,000 +23.07%
Banbury +4 1 £80,000 +60.00%

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 111 (38.01%) Presales
2 67 (22.95%) Degree
3 66 (22.60%) Finance
4 52 (17.81%) Mentoring
4 52 (17.81%) Microsoft
5 49 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (14.04%) Information Security
8 38 (13.01%) SQL Server
9 37 (12.67%) Oracle
10 34 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (11.64%) Cybersecurity
11 33 (11.30%) Analytics
12 31 (10.62%) Project Management
13 30 (10.27%) Security Architecture
13 30 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
14 29 (9.93%) SAP
14 29 (9.93%) Cisco
14 29 (9.93%) MS Excel
15 27 (9.25%) CISSP
16 25 (8.56%) VMware
17 23 (7.88%) Computacenter
17 23 (7.88%) Windows
17 23 (7.88%) SQL
18 21 (7.19%) .NET
18 21 (7.19%) ERP
18 21 (7.19%) Scrum
18 21 (7.19%) PCI DSS
18 21 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 9 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.71%) SAS
4 4 (1.37%) IIS
4 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.68%) Confluence
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 29 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.45%) MS Office
3 10 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (3.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.40%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.40%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.71%) SAP WM
4 3 (1.03%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.68%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.68%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.11%) Data Lake Analytics
4 11 (3.77%) IaaS
5 7 (2.40%) PaaS
6 6 (2.05%) Office 365
7 5 (1.71%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.68%) GitHub
8 2 (0.68%) SaaS
8 2 (0.68%) Slack
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.85%) Firewall
2 13 (4.45%) Network Security
3 12 (4.11%) Wireless
4 11 (3.77%) Unified Communications
5 10 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.74%) LAN
7 3 (1.03%) DNS
7 3 (1.03%) Internet
8 2 (0.68%) DECT
8 2 (0.68%) DHCP
8 2 (0.68%) Intranet
8 2 (0.68%) VoIP
8 2 (0.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.34%) SAN
9 1 (0.34%) TACACS
9 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.82%) QlikView
3 17 (5.82%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.48%) SAP HANA
5 15 (5.14%) Power BI
5 15 (5.14%) Qlik Sense
5 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (4.11%) Data Lake
7 12 (4.11%) Data Mining
7 12 (4.11%) HDInsight
8 10 (3.42%) Big Data
8 10 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (3.42%) SAP BW
9 9 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 4 (1.37%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.37%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.03%) LSMW
3 3 (1.03%) Toad
4 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.68%) JIRA
4 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (22.60%) Finance
2 12 (4.11%) Marketing
3 11 (3.77%) Banking
3 11 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.74%) Retail
5 7 (2.40%) Legal
5 7 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.05%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.05%) Avionics
6 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.37%) French Language
7 4 (1.37%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.37%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
8 3 (1.03%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.68%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.19%) .NET
2 10 (3.42%) HTML
3 9 (3.08%) HTML5
4 8 (2.74%) MDX
5 7 (2.40%) XML
6 5 (1.71%) D3.js
6 5 (1.71%) Leaflet
6 5 (1.71%) Node.js
6 5 (1.71%) REST
7 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.37%) Apache Camel
7 4 (1.37%) JSON
7 4 (1.37%) POSIX
7 4 (1.37%) Spring
7 4 (1.37%) Spring Integration
7 4 (1.37%) WCF
8 3 (1.03%) Middleware
8 3 (1.03%) MSMQ
8 3 (1.03%) RESTful
8 3 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.45%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (2.74%) CESG
5 8 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.40%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.05%) User Experience
7 6 (2.05%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.71%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.71%) Neural Network
8 5 (1.71%) Psychology
8 5 (1.71%) Statistics
9 4 (1.37%) NHS
10 3 (1.03%) IPTV
10 3 (1.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.88%) Windows
2 16 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.14%) Linux
4 5 (1.71%) Unix
5 4 (1.37%) AIX
5 4 (1.37%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.03%) Android
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.68%) VMS
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) HPUX
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (38.01%) Presales
2 52 (17.81%) Mentoring
3 49 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (14.04%) Information Security
6 34 (11.64%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (11.30%) Analytics
8 31 (10.62%) Project Management
9 30 (10.27%) Security Architecture
10 21 (7.19%) ERP
10 21 (7.19%) Scrum
11 19 (6.51%) Migration
12 18 (6.16%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (5.82%) Security Operations
13 17 (5.82%) Service Management
14 16 (5.48%) Business Development
15 15 (5.14%) Change Management
16 13 (4.45%) CRM
16 13 (4.45%) Waterfall
17 12 (4.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.88%) SQL
2 20 (6.85%) C#
2 20 (6.85%) Java
3 13 (4.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.11%) C
4 12 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.77%) ABAP
6 7 (2.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (2.05%) Python
7 6 (2.05%) Ruby
8 5 (1.71%) PHP
8 5 (1.71%) R
9 4 (1.37%) C++
9 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (22.95%) Degree
2 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.25%) CISSP
4 17 (5.82%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.11%) CCNP
6 12 (4.11%) CISM
7 11 (3.77%) CEH
7 11 (3.77%) CISA
8 9 (3.08%) CCIE
8 9 (3.08%) CCSE
8 9 (3.08%) CREST Certified
9 8 (2.74%) CCDP
9 8 (2.74%) CRISC
10 7 (2.40%) MCITP
10 7 (2.40%) MCSE
10 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.40%) VCAP
10 7 (2.40%) VCDX
10 7 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (7.19%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.74%) GPG13
3 6 (2.05%) DO-178B
3 6 (2.05%) HMG Infosec
3 6 (2.05%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.05%) RMADS
4 5 (1.71%) MiFID
5 4 (1.37%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (1.37%) QA
6 2 (0.68%) COBIT
6 2 (0.68%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.85%) Active Directory
1 20 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.45%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.40%) vCloud
3 7 (2.40%) vSphere
3 7 (2.40%) XenServer
4 6 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.40%) vRealize
2 5 (1.71%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.71%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.37%) Nmap
4 3 (1.03%) SCCM
5 2 (0.68%) Ansible
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) Salt
5 2 (0.68%) SCOM
5 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 52 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.67%) Oracle
3 29 (9.93%) Cisco
3 29 (9.93%) SAP
4 25 (8.56%) VMware
5 23 (7.88%) Computacenter
6 12 (4.11%) Aruba
6 12 (4.11%) HP
6 12 (4.11%) Meraki
7 11 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 11 (3.77%) Citrix
8 8 (2.74%) Sourcefire
8 8 (2.74%) Tableau
9 7 (2.40%) Cognos
10 6 (2.05%) Green Hills
10 6 (2.05%) IBM
11 5 (1.71%) Anaplan
11 5 (1.71%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.37%) Avaloq
12 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £Market Rates + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus +Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Anna-Christina Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago