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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 746 820 854
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 168 162 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 122 76
Median salary £80,000 £73,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,200 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +16.00%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +34 131 £80,000 +8.47% 6
London +80 77 £95,000 +22.58% 4
South East +3 16 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Berkshire +2 12 £72,500 +7.40%
East of England +34 10 £33,000 -26.66%
Scotland +23 9 £62,500 -21.87%
Reading +9 8 £70,000 -16.41%
Edinburgh +13 6 - -
North West +10 6 £63,750 -12.06%
West Midlands -3 6 £97,500 -
Manchester -8 6 £63,750 -12.06%
Birmingham - 6 £97,500 -
Essex +14 5 £33,000 -52.85%
Chelmsford - 5 £33,000 -
City of London +67 4 £78,750 +3.27%
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Bracknell - 3 £75,000 -
South West +6 2 £63,750 -45.74% 1
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Hastings - 2 £55,000 -
South Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds +31 1 £62,500 +0.80%
Yorkshire +26 1 £62,500 +0.80%
West Yorkshire +21 1 £62,500 +0.80%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - - 1
Bristol +9 1 £65,000 -59.37% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £62,500 +38.88%
Oxfordshire -13 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Devon - 1 £62,500 -

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 96 (28.32%) Presales
2 90 (26.55%) Finance
3 81 (23.89%) Degree
3 81 (23.89%) Mentoring
4 73 (21.53%) SAP
5 67 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (15.34%) Cybersecurity
7 50 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 48 (14.16%) Information Security
8 48 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (13.57%) Change Management
10 39 (11.50%) Oracle
10 39 (11.50%) SAP HANA
11 33 (9.73%) Migration
11 33 (9.73%) MS Excel
12 29 (8.55%) SQL Server
12 29 (8.55%) Project Management
12 29 (8.55%) Analytics
12 29 (8.55%) Computer Science
13 28 (8.26%) CISSP
14 26 (7.67%) BusinessObjects
14 26 (7.67%) MS Office
14 26 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (7.67%) Banking
15 25 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
15 25 (7.37%) Wealth Management
15 25 (7.37%) PCI DSS
15 25 (7.37%) Security Architecture
16 24 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 24 (7.08%) Cisco

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 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.18%) SAS
4 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.67%) MS Office
3 25 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.19%) SAP CO
1 21 (6.19%) SAP FI
1 21 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (2.95%) SAP PS
3 9 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.47%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (1.47%) SAP CRM
4 5 (1.47%) SAP MDM
4 5 (1.47%) SAP WM
5 4 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (1.18%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.29%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.65%) Office 365
3 8 (2.36%) IaaS
3 8 (2.36%) PaaS
4 7 (2.06%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.47%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.42%) Firewall
2 13 (3.83%) Network Security
3 12 (3.54%) Wireless
4 9 (2.65%) LAN
5 7 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.47%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.18%) BGP
7 4 (1.18%) MPLS
7 4 (1.18%) Multicast
7 4 (1.18%) VLAN
7 4 (1.18%) VPN
8 3 (0.88%) 2G
8 3 (0.88%) 3G
8 3 (0.88%) DSLAM
8 3 (0.88%) GPON
8 3 (0.88%) IPsec
8 3 (0.88%) IPv6
8 3 (0.88%) LTE
8 3 (0.88%) RSVP
8 3 (0.88%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.50%) SAP HANA
2 29 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.67%) BusinessObjects
4 23 (6.78%) QlikView
5 22 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (5.01%) Big Data
6 17 (5.01%) SAP BW
7 13 (3.83%) SAP BI
7 13 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.54%) SAP Data Services
8 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (3.24%) Power BI
10 10 (2.95%) Qlik Sense
11 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.06%) HDInsight
12 7 (2.06%) OLAP
12 7 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 6 (1.77%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.77%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 12 (3.54%) LSMW
2 6 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.18%) Burp Suite
4 4 (1.18%) Calabash
4 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.18%) Hudson
4 4 (1.18%) JIRA
4 4 (1.18%) Maven
4 4 (1.18%) Metasploit
4 4 (1.18%) Selenium
4 4 (1.18%) Subversion
4 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.18%) Toad
General
1 90 (26.55%) Finance
2 26 (7.67%) Banking
3 15 (4.42%) General Ledger
3 15 (4.42%) Marketing
4 13 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.54%) Retail
6 11 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.65%) Law
8 8 (2.36%) Publishing
9 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.18%) French Language
10 4 (1.18%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.18%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Advertising
12 2 (0.59%) Avionics
12 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.31%) .NET
2 6 (1.77%) HTML
2 6 (1.77%) HTML5
3 5 (1.47%) D3.js
3 5 (1.47%) Leaflet
3 5 (1.47%) XML
4 4 (1.18%) Middleware
4 4 (1.18%) POSIX
5 2 (0.59%) CGI
6 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.29%) Ajax
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.29%) EDI
6 1 (0.29%) J2EE
6 1 (0.29%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (0.29%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.83%) Life Science
5 11 (3.24%) User Experience
5 11 (3.24%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.77%) Biotechnology
9 6 (1.77%) CESG
9 6 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.77%) IPTV
9 6 (1.77%) Pharmacovigilance
9 6 (1.77%) PMI
10 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.47%) Neural Network
10 5 (1.47%) Psychology
10 5 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.83%) Windows
2 8 (2.36%) Linux
2 8 (2.36%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.77%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.18%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) SUSE
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.32%) Presales
2 81 (23.89%) Mentoring
3 67 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (15.34%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (14.16%) Information Security
6 46 (13.57%) Change Management
7 33 (9.73%) Migration
8 29 (8.55%) Analytics
8 29 (8.55%) Project Management
9 26 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (7.37%) Security Architecture
10 25 (7.37%) Wealth Management
11 23 (6.78%) Coaching
12 21 (6.19%) ERP
13 20 (5.90%) Data Protection
14 19 (5.60%) Risk Management
14 19 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.31%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (5.01%) CRM
16 17 (5.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.60%) SQL
2 17 (5.01%) ABAP
2 17 (5.01%) C
2 17 (5.01%) Java
3 11 (3.24%) Ruby
4 10 (2.95%) C#
5 8 (2.36%) Python
6 7 (2.06%) R
7 6 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.47%) C++
8 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.29%) Scala
10 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 81 (23.89%) Degree
2 28 (8.26%) CISSP
3 23 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (5.90%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.60%) CCIE
6 18 (5.31%) CISM
7 17 (5.01%) CCNP
8 14 (4.13%) CISA
9 13 (3.83%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.54%) ACCA
11 10 (2.95%) CCA
11 10 (2.95%) CRISC
12 7 (2.06%) CCDP
12 7 (2.06%) CCSE
12 7 (2.06%) CEH
12 7 (2.06%) PhD
12 7 (2.06%) PMI Certification
12 7 (2.06%) PMP
13 6 (1.77%) MBA
14 5 (1.47%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.37%) PCI DSS
2 24 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.06%) GPG13
4 5 (1.47%) QA
5 4 (1.18%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.88%) COBIT
6 3 (0.88%) SLA
7 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.59%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.59%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.18%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.18%) XenApp
4 4 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.88%) vSphere
6 2 (0.59%) vCloud
6 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.59%) Xen
6 2 (0.59%) XenServer
7 1 (0.29%) KVM
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.29%) RHEV
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (1.77%) SCCM
2 4 (1.18%) Nmap
2 4 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.88%) vRealize
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.29%) SCOM
5 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 73 (21.53%) SAP
2 50 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.50%) Oracle
4 24 (7.08%) Cisco
5 14 (4.13%) Computacenter
5 14 (4.13%) Tableau
6 13 (3.83%) Cognos
6 13 (3.83%) Hyperion
6 13 (3.83%) VMware
7 11 (3.24%) Aruba
7 11 (3.24%) HP
7 11 (3.24%) Meraki
8 9 (2.65%) Citrix
9 8 (2.36%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.36%) IBM
9 8 (2.36%) Teradata
10 7 (2.06%) Informatica
10 7 (2.06%) Sourcefire
11 6 (1.77%) Ab Initio
12 5 (1.47%) SunGard
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