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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 777 757 730
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 125 119 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 64 78 143
Average salary £70,000 £71,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,750 £100,000 £109,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -3.57%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Consultant
Top 21 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 19 September 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
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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 +17 118 £70,000 -1.40% 10
London -13 63 £75,000 - 5
South East +1 23 £56,250 -22.41% 1
Berkshire +21 21 £56,250 -19.64% 1
City of London +13 15 £58,750 -21.66% 1
Newbury - 13 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 12 - - 1
Cambridge +2 12 - -
East of England -18 12 - - 1
Bristol +3 10 £62,500 -15.25%
South West -20 10 £62,500 -21.87%
Surrey +7 7 - -
Woking - 7 - -
Edinburgh -10 3 - -
Scotland -14 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 2 - -
Reading -4 2 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Yorkshire -34 1 - -
Slough - 1 £57,500 -

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (30.61%) Finance
2 49 (20.00%) Business Development
3 48 (19.59%) Project Management
4 37 (15.10%) Microsoft
5 36 (14.69%) SAP
5 36 (14.69%) ITIL
6 32 (13.06%) Degree
7 28 (11.43%) Oracle
8 27 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (11.02%) Mentoring
9 26 (10.61%) Knowledge Management
10 25 (10.20%) Banking
10 25 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (9.80%) Retail
11 24 (9.80%) PRINCE2
12 23 (9.39%) Migration
13 22 (8.98%) Service Management
13 22 (8.98%) Coaching
14 21 (8.57%) Change Management
15 20 (8.16%) TOGAF
16 19 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.35%) SQL
18 17 (6.94%) CISSP
18 17 (6.94%) Middleware
18 17 (6.94%) Manufacturing
19 16 (6.53%) Information Security
19 16 (6.53%) Programme Management
19 16 (6.53%) Analytics
19 16 (6.53%) Mathematics
20 15 (6.12%) Performance Management

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.86%) Lync
3 5 (2.04%) SAS
3 5 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.90%) SAP BPC
2 9 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.45%) SAP ERP
4 6 (2.45%) SAP PP
5 5 (2.04%) SAP FI
5 5 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (1.63%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.63%) SAP CO
7 3 (1.22%) SAP PS
7 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.82%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.41%) HFM
9 1 (0.41%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Force.com
1 4 (1.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.90%) Network Security
2 6 (2.45%) DNS
3 5 (2.04%) LAN
3 5 (2.04%) WAN
3 5 (2.04%) DHCP
4 4 (1.63%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.22%) Wireless
5 3 (1.22%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.22%) VPN
6 2 (0.82%) Firewall
6 2 (0.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.82%) Internet
6 2 (0.82%) 3G
6 2 (0.82%) VoIP
6 2 (0.82%) Broadband
6 2 (0.82%) VLAN
6 2 (0.82%) 2G
6 2 (0.82%) 4G
7 1 (0.41%) LTE
7 1 (0.41%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 10 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.27%) SAP BI
2 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.45%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.45%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.63%) QlikView
7 3 (1.22%) Big Data
8 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.82%) OLAP
9 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 75 (30.61%) Finance
2 25 (10.20%) Banking
3 24 (9.80%) Retail
4 17 (6.94%) Manufacturing
5 15 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 14 (5.71%) Marketing
7 11 (4.49%) Local Government
8 10 (4.08%) Games
9 5 (2.04%) Military
9 5 (2.04%) Advertising
9 5 (2.04%) Electronics
10 4 (1.63%) Automotive
10 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.22%) Publishing
12 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.94%) Middleware
2 9 (3.67%) MDX
3 5 (2.04%) HTML
3 5 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.63%) Visualforce
4 4 (1.63%) Mason
4 4 (1.63%) CSS
4 4 (1.63%) Web Services
5 3 (1.22%) jQuery
5 3 (1.22%) CAML
5 3 (1.22%) XSLT
6 2 (0.82%) .NET
6 2 (0.82%) XML
7 1 (0.41%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) WCF
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.41%) SOAP
7 1 (0.41%) EDI
7 1 (0.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.53%) Mathematics
2 11 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.27%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (1.22%) Blog
8 3 (1.22%) Derivative
9 2 (0.82%) SCADA
9 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.82%) FMCG
9 2 (0.82%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.41%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.41%) RMADS
10 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.86%) UNIX
1 7 (2.86%) Windows
2 4 (1.63%) Linux
3 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.82%) Solaris
4 1 (0.41%) OS/400
4 1 (0.41%) zOS
4 1 (0.41%) SUSE
4 1 (0.41%) AIX
4 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.00%) Business Development
2 48 (19.59%) Project Management
3 36 (14.69%) ITIL
4 27 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (11.02%) Mentoring
5 26 (10.61%) Knowledge Management
6 25 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.80%) PRINCE2
8 23 (9.39%) Migration
9 22 (8.98%) Service Management
9 22 (8.98%) Coaching
10 21 (8.57%) Change Management
11 20 (8.16%) TOGAF
12 19 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.53%) Information Security
13 16 (6.53%) Programme Management
13 16 (6.53%) Analytics
14 15 (6.12%) Performance Management
14 15 (6.12%) Business Continuity
15 14 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.35%) SQL
2 12 (4.90%) Java
3 5 (2.04%) C#
3 5 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.63%) ABAP
4 4 (1.63%) Apex Code
4 4 (1.63%) C
5 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (13.06%) Degree
2 17 (6.94%) CISSP
3 13 (5.31%) CISM
4 12 (4.90%) CISA
5 10 (4.08%) CRISC
6 7 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.04%) Postgraduate
9 4 (1.63%) MCSE
9 4 (1.63%) CCIE
9 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.63%) PCI QSA
9 4 (1.63%) MBA
10 3 (1.22%) MCITP
10 3 (1.22%) CCNA
10 3 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.22%) MCSA
10 3 (1.22%) CCEE
10 3 (1.22%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) COBIT
3 2 (0.82%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) BS25999
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.82%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) GAMP
4 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.86%) XenApp
3 7 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.82%) IAG
6 2 (0.82%) UAG
7 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.04%) XenMobile
2 3 (1.22%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.69%) SAP
3 28 (11.43%) Oracle
4 13 (5.31%) IBM
4 13 (5.31%) VMware
5 11 (4.49%) Cisco
6 9 (3.67%) Citrix
6 9 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.86%) EMC
7 7 (2.86%) Cognos
7 7 (2.86%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.45%) Ariba
8 6 (2.45%) Capita
9 5 (2.04%) HP
9 5 (2.04%) Siebel
10 4 (1.63%) Brocade
10 4 (1.63%) Teradata
10 4 (1.63%) Symantec
11 3 (1.22%) NetApp
11 3 (1.22%) AppSense
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