The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 745 811 788
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 147 103 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 101 59 92
Average salary £75,000 £70,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £73,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
England +57 131 £75,000 +4.89% 18
London +67 73 £77,500 -3.12% 10
South East +20 30 £67,500 +1.88% 1
Berkshire +7 24 £67,500 -0.36% 1
City of London +35 12 £55,000 -30.15%
Reading +17 12 £65,000 -
Newbury -6 8 £67,500 -
North West +11 4 £80,000 +28.00% 1
Surrey +6 4 £76,250 -
West Yorkshire +6 4 £62,000 +12.72% 2
Yorkshire +3 4 £62,000 +12.72% 2
West Midlands - 4 £72,500 - 2
Scotland +11 3 £80,000 +52.38%
Edinburgh +5 3 £80,000 +52.38%
Cheshire +2 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Leeds +2 2 £62,000 +12.72% 1
East of England -4 2 £60,000 -7.69% 1
South West -17 2 £99,000 +58.40% 1
Guildford - 2 £70,000 -
Cambridge +15 1 - - 1
Manchester +10 1 £80,000 +28.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - - 1
Slough -4 1 - -
Bristol -18 1 £160,000 +156.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £90,000 -
Bradford - 1 £62,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 - -

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 90 (32.03%) Finance
2 71 (25.27%) Oracle
3 65 (23.13%) Degree
4 63 (22.42%) Banking
5 60 (21.35%) Retail
6 49 (17.44%) Middleware
7 47 (16.73%) Microsoft
8 46 (16.37%) Java
9 45 (16.01%) TOGAF
10 44 (15.66%) Business Development
11 42 (14.95%) SOA
12 41 (14.59%) Data Integration
13 39 (13.88%) Oracle Fusion
14 37 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (13.17%) Zachman Framework
15 30 (10.68%) SAP
15 30 (10.68%) Windows
16 29 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (10.32%) Migration
16 29 (10.32%) Mentoring
17 25 (8.90%) Project Management
18 24 (8.54%) CISSP
19 23 (8.19%) VMware
19 23 (8.19%) Marketing
20 22 (7.83%) Data Centre
21 21 (7.47%) SAP HANA
21 21 (7.47%) Performance Management
21 21 (7.47%) Information Security
21 21 (7.47%) Citrix
21 21 (7.47%) SQL Server

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 16 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.14%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.14%) NetWeaver
4 5 (1.78%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.71%) Lync
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.36%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (5.69%) SAP BPC
2 8 (2.85%) Summit
3 6 (2.14%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.07%) Finacle
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.07%) HFM
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.36%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.36%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.91%) Office 365
3 3 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.63%) LAN
2 12 (4.27%) Wireless
3 9 (3.20%) Network Security
4 8 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (2.85%) WAN
5 7 (2.49%) NetScaler
6 6 (2.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (2.14%) Internet
7 5 (1.78%) Firewall
8 3 (1.07%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.07%) OSPF
8 3 (1.07%) BGP
8 3 (1.07%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.71%) IGRP
9 2 (0.71%) SAN
9 2 (0.71%) NFC
10 1 (0.36%) IPsec
10 1 (0.36%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.36%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.47%) SQL Server
1 21 (7.47%) SAP HANA
2 18 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (5.69%) SAP BI
4 15 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.49%) Big Data
8 6 (2.14%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.78%) QlikView
9 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.78%) HDInsight
10 4 (1.42%) DB2
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 90 (32.03%) Finance
2 63 (22.42%) Banking
3 60 (21.35%) Retail
4 23 (8.19%) Marketing
5 15 (5.34%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.49%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.78%) Local Government
7 5 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.42%) Games
9 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.71%) Legal
10 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.44%) Middleware
2 39 (13.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (4.63%) .NET
4 6 (2.14%) MDX
5 5 (1.78%) WCF
5 5 (1.78%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.42%) Ajax
6 4 (1.42%) XSLT
6 4 (1.42%) WPF
6 4 (1.42%) WF
6 4 (1.42%) Silverlight
6 4 (1.42%) CAML
6 4 (1.42%) ADO.NET
6 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.42%) Web Services
7 2 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.59%) Data Integration
2 22 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.56%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.14%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.78%) Neural Network
9 5 (1.78%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.42%) Life Science
10 4 (1.42%) DTV
10 4 (1.42%) Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.07%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.71%) EMV
12 2 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.68%) Windows
2 10 (3.56%) UNIX
3 5 (1.78%) Linux
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.71%) Android
5 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.01%) TOGAF
2 44 (15.66%) Business Development
3 42 (14.95%) SOA
4 37 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (13.17%) Zachman Framework
5 29 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.32%) Migration
5 29 (10.32%) Mentoring
6 25 (8.90%) Project Management
7 21 (7.47%) Information Security
7 21 (7.47%) Performance Management
8 19 (6.76%) PRINCE2
8 19 (6.76%) CRM
9 17 (6.05%) Analytics
10 15 (5.34%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (4.98%) Programme Management
12 13 (4.63%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.63%) Change Management
12 13 (4.63%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.37%) Java
2 9 (3.20%) SQL
3 6 (2.14%) ABAP
3 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.78%) R
4 5 (1.78%) C#
5 4 (1.42%) C
5 4 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 65 (23.13%) Degree
2 24 (8.54%) CISSP
3 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.98%) MCITP
3 14 (4.98%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.56%) MCSE
7 8 (2.85%) CCIE
8 7 (2.49%) CISA
8 7 (2.49%) CISM
9 6 (2.14%) GCIH
10 5 (1.78%) PCI QSA
10 5 (1.78%) HP MASE
10 5 (1.78%) CRISC
11 4 (1.42%) MCDBA
11 4 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.42%) PMP
11 4 (1.42%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.20%) COBIT
3 7 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.78%) QA
5 3 (1.07%) GCP
5 3 (1.07%) GLP
5 3 (1.07%) SLA
6 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.71%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.42%) XenApp
4 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.42%) vSphere
5 3 (1.07%) vCloud
5 3 (1.07%) XenServer
5 3 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.71%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.71%) IAG
6 2 (0.71%) UAG
7 1 (0.36%) Snort
7 1 (0.36%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.20%) XenMobile
1 9 (3.20%) AirWatch
2 7 (2.49%) SCCM
3 6 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.07%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.71%) SCOM
5 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.71%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.71%) SCSM
5 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (25.27%) Oracle
2 47 (16.73%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.68%) SAP
4 23 (8.19%) VMware
5 21 (7.47%) Citrix
6 20 (7.12%) Cisco
7 14 (4.98%) Juniper
7 14 (4.98%) Computacenter
8 13 (4.63%) Symantec
9 11 (3.91%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.91%) HP
10 10 (3.56%) F5
10 10 (3.56%) FireEye
11 9 (3.20%) MobileIron
11 9 (3.20%) EMC
11 9 (3.20%) McAfee
11 9 (3.20%) NetApp
12 8 (2.85%) Sourcefire
12 8 (2.85%) Dell
13 7 (2.49%) IBM
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Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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