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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
UK
Rank 742 789 810
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 107 149 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74 79 93
Median salary £77,500 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,750 £120,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £90,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +81 100 £77,500 -8.82% 10
London +52 54 £80,000 -5.88% 6
South East +55 17 £77,500 -18.42% 2
North West -13 8 £60,000 -33.33%
Manchester -28 8 £60,000 -33.33%
City of London +42 7 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire - 7 £85,000 - 1
South West - 5 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +18 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland +15 4 - - 1
Edinburgh -8 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire +40 3 £87,000 +2.35%
Reading +30 3 £87,000 +2.35%
West Midlands +21 3 £65,500 -12.66% 1
Birmingham +14 3 £65,500 -12.66%
East of England +25 2 £62,500 -30.55%
Hastings - 2 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey +48 1 £70,000 -46.15%
Hertfordshire +13 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £62,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £62,500 -
Guildford - 1 £70,000 -
Bristol - 1 £70,000 - 1

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 92 (38.49%) Presales
2 55 (23.01%) Microsoft
3 54 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (22.59%) Degree
4 48 (20.08%) Mentoring
5 35 (14.64%) Finance
6 33 (13.81%) MS Excel
7 32 (13.39%) VMware
8 30 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (11.30%) Security Cleared
10 27 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (10.88%) Project Management
12 25 (10.46%) Java
12 25 (10.46%) Windows
13 24 (10.04%) .NET
14 23 (9.62%) Security Architecture
15 22 (9.21%) Computacenter
16 21 (8.79%) Information Security
16 21 (8.79%) SQL Server
16 21 (8.79%) SQL
16 21 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
17 20 (8.37%) Analytics
17 20 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (8.37%) Business Development
17 20 (8.37%) C#
17 20 (8.37%) Active Directory
17 20 (8.37%) Scrum
17 20 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (8.37%) Change Management

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 11 (4.60%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.67%) IIS
3 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.26%) SAS
4 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.84%) Confluence
5 2 (0.84%) JBoss
5 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.28%) MS Office
3 13 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.26%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.84%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.84%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.42%) assyst
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.93%) Data Lake Analytics
4 6 (2.51%) Office 365
5 3 (1.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.84%) GitHub
6 2 (0.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Slack
7 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.02%) Firewall
2 11 (4.60%) Unified Communications
3 7 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.93%) LAN
4 6 (2.51%) Network Security
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.26%) Internet
5 3 (1.26%) VPN
5 3 (1.26%) WAN
5 3 (1.26%) Wireless
6 2 (0.84%) DHCP
6 2 (0.84%) DNS
6 2 (0.84%) Intranet
6 2 (0.84%) NAS
6 2 (0.84%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.84%) SAN
6 2 (0.84%) Skype
6 2 (0.84%) TACACS
7 1 (0.42%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.86%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.77%) Power BI
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (3.35%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.93%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.93%) HDInsight
6 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.51%) Big Data
7 6 (2.51%) QlikView
7 6 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.09%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (2.09%) SAP BW
8 5 (2.09%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (3.77%) Jasmine
1 9 (3.77%) JUnit
1 9 (3.77%) Protractor
1 9 (3.77%) Selenium
1 9 (3.77%) TestNG
2 2 (0.84%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.84%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (14.64%) Finance
2 11 (4.60%) Marketing
3 8 (3.35%) Banking
3 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.93%) Avionics
4 7 (2.93%) Legal
4 7 (2.93%) Retail
5 6 (2.51%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.04%) .NET
2 16 (6.69%) HTML
3 10 (4.18%) CSS
4 8 (3.35%) MDX
5 7 (2.93%) Node.js
5 7 (2.93%) REST
6 6 (2.51%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.51%) Apache Camel
6 6 (2.51%) HTML5
6 6 (2.51%) JSON
6 6 (2.51%) Spring
6 6 (2.51%) Spring Integration
7 4 (1.67%) WCF
7 4 (1.67%) XML
8 3 (1.26%) MSMQ
8 3 (1.26%) RESTful
8 3 (1.26%) Web Services
9 2 (0.84%) JMS
10 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.11%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (5.02%) Fintech
6 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.93%) CESG
7 7 (2.93%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.93%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.09%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.67%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.67%) NHS
9 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.26%) User Experience
11 2 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.46%) Windows
2 20 (8.37%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.60%) Linux
4 5 (2.09%) Unix
5 4 (1.67%) AIX
6 3 (1.26%) Android
6 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.84%) VMS
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) HPUX
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.49%) Presales
2 54 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (20.08%) Mentoring
4 28 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (10.88%) Project Management
6 23 (9.62%) Security Architecture
7 21 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (8.79%) Information Security
8 20 (8.37%) Analytics
8 20 (8.37%) Business Development
8 20 (8.37%) Change Management
8 20 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.37%) Scrum
8 20 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (7.95%) Wealth Management
10 18 (7.53%) DevOps
10 18 (7.53%) Migration
10 18 (7.53%) Service Management
11 17 (7.11%) Open Source
12 15 (6.28%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.46%) Java
2 21 (8.79%) SQL
3 20 (8.37%) C#
4 19 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.77%) C
6 7 (2.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 7 (2.93%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.26%) ABAP
7 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.84%) Python
8 2 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (22.59%) Degree
2 27 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.28%) CISSP
4 13 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.60%) MCSE
5 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.18%) CCNP
6 10 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.77%) CEH
7 9 (3.77%) MCITP
7 9 (3.77%) VCDX
8 8 (3.35%) CREST Certified
9 7 (2.93%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (2.93%) VCAP
9 7 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.09%) CCDP
10 5 (2.09%) CLAS
10 5 (2.09%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.67%) CCIE
11 4 (1.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.93%) DO-178B
2 7 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.51%) HMG Infosec
3 6 (2.51%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.51%) RMADS
4 4 (1.67%) GPG13
4 4 (1.67%) MiFID
4 4 (1.67%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) GAAP
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.77%) vCloud
4 9 (3.77%) vSphere
4 9 (3.77%) XenServer
5 4 (1.67%) XenApp
5 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) vRealize
2 7 (2.93%) AirWatch
2 7 (2.93%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.67%) SCCM
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.84%) Ansible
5 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.84%) Puppet
5 2 (0.84%) Salt
5 2 (0.84%) SCOM
6 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 55 (23.01%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.39%) VMware
3 22 (9.21%) Computacenter
4 16 (6.69%) Cisco
5 14 (5.86%) Citrix
5 14 (5.86%) Oracle
6 11 (4.60%) SAP
7 8 (3.35%) ArcSight
7 8 (3.35%) Splunk
8 7 (2.93%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.93%) Green Hills
9 5 (2.09%) F5
9 5 (2.09%) IBM
10 4 (1.67%) Juniper
10 4 (1.67%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.26%) AppSense
11 3 (1.26%) HP
11 3 (1.26%) Informatica
11 3 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.26%) Symantec
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