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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 745 801 751
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 148 106 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 112 48 87
Average salary £73,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £88,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.40%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +27 118 £75,000 +11.11% 33
London +29 57 £77,500 +8.77% 14
South East +22 33 £70,000 +14.28% 5
Berkshire +7 20 £67,500 +10.20% 2
Newbury +3 10 £67,500 -
Reading +5 7 £102,500 +57.69% 1
North West - 7 £70,000 - 4
City of London +24 5 £76,250 +12.96% 3
Surrey +2 5 £70,000 -
Guildford - 5 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 4 - -
Macclesfield - 4 - -
Thames Valley - 4 £90,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £65,000 - 5
South West -29 3 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Manchester - 3 £70,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +4 2 £57,500 - 1
Bristol -26 2 £112,500 +80.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £62,000 -
Scotland -3 1 £80,000 +52.38%
Slough -5 1 - -
Oxford -6 1 £65,000 - 1
Edinburgh -10 1 £80,000 +52.38%
East of England -13 1 £65,000 - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Hertford - 1 £65,000 - 1
Banbury - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 - 1

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (30.51%) Finance
2 69 (23.39%) Degree
3 63 (21.36%) Oracle
4 61 (20.68%) Microsoft
5 59 (20.00%) Banking
6 53 (17.97%) Retail
7 47 (15.93%) Business Development
8 40 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (12.88%) Middleware
9 38 (12.88%) Mentoring
10 37 (12.54%) SOA
10 37 (12.54%) TOGAF
11 36 (12.20%) Java
12 33 (11.19%) Migration
12 33 (11.19%) Data Integration
13 32 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (10.85%) CISSP
14 31 (10.51%) Oracle Fusion
15 30 (10.17%) Citrix
16 29 (9.83%) SAP
16 29 (9.83%) Zachman Framework
17 28 (9.49%) Windows
17 28 (9.49%) MS Excel
18 25 (8.47%) Project Management
19 23 (7.80%) SQL Server
20 22 (7.46%) SAP HANA
20 22 (7.46%) Data Centre
20 22 (7.46%) PRINCE2
20 22 (7.46%) Information Security
21 21 (7.12%) VMware

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.03%) NetWeaver
3 6 (2.03%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.02%) Apache
6 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.68%) Lync
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
8 1 (0.34%) CICS
Applications
1 28 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (5.08%) SAP BPC
2 7 (2.37%) Summit
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.02%) HFM
4 3 (1.02%) Finacle
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.68%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.75%) Office 365
2 13 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.02%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.75%) Wireless
1 14 (4.75%) Network Security
2 9 (3.05%) Internet
3 8 (2.71%) LAN
3 8 (2.71%) WAN
3 8 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (2.71%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (2.37%) NetScaler
4 7 (2.37%) Firewall
5 5 (1.69%) NFC
5 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.36%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.02%) OSPF
7 3 (1.02%) BGP
7 3 (1.02%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.68%) IGRP
8 2 (0.68%) SAN
9 1 (0.34%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.46%) SAP HANA
3 19 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.10%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.08%) SAP BI
7 14 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.37%) Big Data
11 6 (2.03%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.69%) DB2
12 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.36%) HDInsight
13 4 (1.36%) QlikView
13 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 90 (30.51%) Finance
2 59 (20.00%) Banking
3 53 (17.97%) Retail
4 21 (7.12%) Marketing
5 9 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.37%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.36%) Games
10 3 (1.02%) Legal
10 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.02%) Local Government
11 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.68%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.88%) Middleware
2 31 (10.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (4.41%) .NET
4 8 (2.71%) MDX
5 5 (1.69%) WCF
5 5 (1.69%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.68%) XML
7 1 (0.34%) XSLT
7 1 (0.34%) Ajax
7 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) Web Services
7 1 (0.34%) WPF
7 1 (0.34%) WF
7 1 (0.34%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.34%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.19%) Data Integration
2 22 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.73%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.71%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.37%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.03%) DTV
9 5 (1.69%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.69%) EMV
9 5 (1.69%) Life Science
9 5 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.36%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.36%) Neural Network
10 4 (1.36%) Derivative
11 3 (1.02%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.49%) Windows
2 8 (2.71%) UNIX
3 5 (1.69%) Android
3 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.02%) Linux
6 2 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.93%) Business Development
2 40 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (12.88%) Mentoring
4 37 (12.54%) SOA
4 37 (12.54%) TOGAF
5 33 (11.19%) Migration
6 32 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (9.83%) Zachman Framework
8 25 (8.47%) Project Management
9 22 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 22 (7.46%) Information Security
10 19 (6.44%) CRM
11 17 (5.76%) Performance Management
12 16 (5.42%) Risk Management
13 14 (4.75%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (4.41%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.41%) Knowledge Management
14 13 (4.41%) Change Management
15 12 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (4.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.20%) Java
2 10 (3.39%) C
3 8 (2.71%) SQL
4 6 (2.03%) ABAP
4 6 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.69%) C#
6 4 (1.36%) R
7 2 (0.68%) C++
7 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 69 (23.39%) Degree
2 32 (10.85%) CISSP
3 20 (6.78%) MCITP
3 20 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (6.44%) MCSE
5 16 (5.42%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.08%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.41%) GCIH
8 12 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.73%) CISA
10 8 (2.71%) PCI QSA
11 7 (2.37%) PMP
11 7 (2.37%) PMI Certification
11 7 (2.37%) CCIE
12 6 (2.03%) CISM
12 6 (2.03%) GCIA
12 6 (2.03%) CCSE
12 6 (2.03%) CEH
13 5 (1.69%) HP MASE
14 4 (1.36%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.39%) COBIT
3 7 (2.37%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.69%) QA
5 4 (1.36%) GCP
5 4 (1.36%) GLP
6 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.02%) GPG13
7 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.36%) vSphere
5 3 (1.02%) vCloud
5 3 (1.02%) XenServer
6 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) RACF
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (6.78%) XenMobile
1 20 (6.78%) AirWatch
2 11 (3.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.69%) SCCM
4 3 (1.02%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.68%) SCOM
5 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.68%) SCSM
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.34%) MOM
Vendors
1 63 (21.36%) Oracle
2 61 (20.68%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.17%) Citrix
4 29 (9.83%) SAP
5 21 (7.12%) Cisco
5 21 (7.12%) VMware
6 20 (6.78%) MobileIron
7 17 (5.76%) Symantec
8 16 (5.42%) Juniper
9 14 (4.75%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.41%) McAfee
10 13 (4.41%) HP
10 13 (4.41%) Dell
11 12 (4.07%) Computacenter
11 12 (4.07%) FireEye
12 11 (3.73%) NetApp
12 11 (3.73%) EMC
13 10 (3.39%) F5
14 9 (3.05%) Hyperion
15 8 (2.71%) Sourcefire
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Home Work
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago