The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 808 756 728
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 99 113 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 56 93 149
Average salary £70,250 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,500 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-1.48% -6.89%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 2014 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 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -50 89 £70,500 -4.08% 18
London -54 30 £80,000 +11.11% 11
South East +8 27 £65,000 -13.33% 3
Berkshire +17 25 £67,750 -9.66% 3
Newbury - 20 - -
Surrey -3 7 - -
City of London -9 7 £78,750 +5.00%
Woking - 7 - -
East of England +1 6 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South West -10 6 £62,500 -6.71%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £65,000 - 2
Cambridge - 6 £65,000 - 2
Bristol 0 5 £62,500 +15.74%
Scotland - 5 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 5 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Manchester +9 2 £62,500 -3.84% 1
North West -1 2 £62,500 -3.84% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Leeds - 2 £55,000 -
Slough - 2 £64,000 - 2
East Midlands -2 1 £66,500 +2.30%
Reading -11 1 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Southampton - 1 £45,000 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £66,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 76 (31.40%) Finance
2 56 (23.14%) Business Development
3 44 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 43 (17.77%) SAP
5 39 (16.12%) Project Management
6 36 (14.88%) Degree
7 33 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (12.40%) Knowledge Management
8 30 (12.40%) Service Management
9 26 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (9.92%) Migration
11 23 (9.50%) VMware
12 22 (9.09%) SQL
12 22 (9.09%) Oracle
13 21 (8.68%) MS Excel
14 20 (8.26%) ITIL
14 20 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (7.85%) Citrix
16 17 (7.02%) Change Management
16 17 (7.02%) SAP BPC
17 16 (6.61%) Banking
17 16 (6.61%) SAP BI
17 16 (6.61%) CRM
18 15 (6.20%) SharePoint
18 15 (6.20%) PRINCE2
18 15 (6.20%) IBM
18 15 (6.20%) XenApp
18 15 (6.20%) XenDesktop
19 14 (5.79%) Windows
19 14 (5.79%) Telecoms

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 15 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.65%) Lync
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.24%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.83%) CMS
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
2 3 (1.24%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (7.02%) SAP BPC
2 8 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.48%) SAP PP
3 6 (2.48%) SAP ERP
3 6 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.65%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.65%) SAP CRM
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.83%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) Force.com
2 3 (1.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.13%) Network Security
2 8 (3.31%) LAN
2 8 (3.31%) WAN
2 8 (3.31%) DHCP
2 8 (3.31%) DNS
3 6 (2.48%) Firewall
4 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.24%) xDSL
5 3 (1.24%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.24%) DWDM
5 3 (1.24%) MPLS
5 3 (1.24%) SAN
5 3 (1.24%) SNMP
5 3 (1.24%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.24%) SDH
5 3 (1.24%) Broadband
6 2 (0.83%) VPN
6 2 (0.83%) VoIP
6 2 (0.83%) Wireless
6 2 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.61%) SAP BI
2 13 (5.37%) SAP BW
3 11 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.72%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.48%) SAP HANA
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.24%) EDRMS
8 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.83%) OLAP
9 2 (0.83%) Big Data
10 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.41%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (31.40%) Finance
2 16 (6.61%) Banking
3 14 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.55%) Retail
5 7 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.89%) Advertising
6 6 (2.48%) Local Government
7 5 (2.07%) Military
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
8 4 (1.65%) Electronics
9 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.13%) Middleware
2 6 (2.48%) HTML
2 6 (2.48%) MDX
3 5 (2.07%) .NET
3 5 (2.07%) CSS
4 4 (1.65%) Mason
4 4 (1.65%) Visualforce
5 3 (1.24%) REST
5 3 (1.24%) jQuery
5 3 (1.24%) CAML
5 3 (1.24%) SOAP
5 3 (1.24%) Web Services
5 3 (1.24%) XSLT
6 2 (0.83%) XML
6 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.83%) NHibernate
6 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.83%) Spring.NET
6 2 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.83%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.72%) Mathematics
3 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.07%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.65%) Derivative
7 3 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.24%) AS400
7 3 (1.24%) Blog
7 3 (1.24%) Open Source
7 3 (1.24%) Social Media
8 2 (0.83%) FMCG
8 2 (0.83%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (0.83%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.83%) Replication
8 2 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.83%) SCADA
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.79%) Windows
2 11 (4.55%) UNIX
3 6 (2.48%) Windows XP
3 6 (2.48%) Windows Vista
3 6 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.24%) Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) AIX
6 1 (0.41%) HPUX
6 1 (0.41%) OS/400
6 1 (0.41%) zOS
6 1 (0.41%) SUSE
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.14%) Business Development
2 39 (16.12%) Project Management
3 33 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (12.40%) Service Management
4 30 (12.40%) Knowledge Management
5 26 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (9.92%) Migration
7 20 (8.26%) ITIL
8 17 (7.02%) Change Management
9 16 (6.61%) CRM
10 15 (6.20%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.79%) Business Continuity
12 12 (4.96%) ERP
12 12 (4.96%) Performance Management
13 10 (4.13%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.13%) Security Testing
14 9 (3.72%) Analytics
14 9 (3.72%) Procure-to-pay
14 9 (3.72%) Penetration Testing
15 8 (3.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.09%) SQL
2 7 (2.89%) C#
3 6 (2.48%) Java
4 5 (2.07%) C
4 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.65%) ABAP
5 4 (1.65%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (14.88%) Degree
2 9 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.89%) CCIA
3 7 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (2.48%) CCEE
5 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.65%) CIMA
6 4 (1.65%) MBA
6 4 (1.65%) ACCA
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.83%) CISM
8 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.83%) CISSP
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.83%) MCSE
8 2 (0.83%) CCIE
8 2 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.83%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) GAMP
4 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.20%) XenApp
2 15 (6.20%) XenDesktop
3 13 (5.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (3.72%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.07%) IAG
5 5 (2.07%) UAG
5 5 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (2.89%) SCCM
2 6 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (2.48%) XenMobile
3 5 (2.07%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.41%) SCSM
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.77%) SAP
3 23 (9.50%) VMware
4 22 (9.09%) Oracle
5 19 (7.85%) Citrix
6 15 (6.20%) IBM
7 11 (4.55%) Business Objects
7 11 (4.55%) HP
8 9 (3.72%) Symantec
9 8 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (3.31%) Cisco
10 7 (2.89%) EMC
10 7 (2.89%) AppSense
10 7 (2.89%) Computacenter
11 6 (2.48%) Capita
11 6 (2.48%) Ariba
12 4 (1.65%) Siebel
12 4 (1.65%) Brocade
13 3 (1.24%) PlateSpin
13 3 (1.24%) Informatica
London
ECS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PA Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + great bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + great bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Technology Partnership
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Technology Partnership
Posted: 13 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PA Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago