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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
UK
Rank 735 779 800
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 118 168 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 101
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £105,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 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 +67 111 £75,000 - 20
London +62 53 £80,000 -5.88% 10
South East +47 28 £76,250 -10.29% 3
Hampshire +33 15 £81,250 +30.00% 1
City of London +45 8 £70,000 -6.66% 2
North West -11 8 £60,000 -33.33% 1
Manchester -19 8 £60,000 -33.33%
South West +27 7 £70,000 - 2
Bristol - 5 £70,000 - 1
Berkshire +33 4 £83,500 +4.37% 2
Reading +32 4 £83,500 +19.28%
Oxfordshire +25 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland +13 4 - -
Edinburgh -5 4 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £65,000 -
Oxford - 4 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £85,000 -
Hastings - 3 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +18 2 £62,500 -18.03%
Birmingham +2 2 £82,500 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -2 2 £82,500 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire -9 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire +29 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Leeds +28 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Yorkshire +26 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 105 (41.50%) Presales
2 63 (24.90%) Degree
3 53 (20.95%) Mentoring
3 53 (20.95%) Microsoft
4 41 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (15.02%) Finance
6 32 (12.65%) SQL Server
7 31 (12.25%) MS Excel
7 31 (12.25%) VMware
8 30 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (10.67%) Security Cleared
10 26 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (10.28%) Security Architecture
10 26 (10.28%) Oracle
10 26 (10.28%) Windows
10 26 (10.28%) Project Management
11 25 (9.88%) Information Security
11 25 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (8.70%) Analytics
14 20 (7.91%) Active Directory
15 19 (7.51%) Computacenter
15 19 (7.51%) Cisco
15 19 (7.51%) Windows Server
16 18 (7.11%) CISSP
16 18 (7.11%) Service Management
16 18 (7.11%) Wealth Management
17 17 (6.72%) Change Management
17 17 (6.72%) Migration

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 9 (3.56%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.58%) IIS
3 4 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.19%) SAS
5 2 (0.79%) Confluence
5 2 (0.79%) JBoss
5 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.53%) MS Office
3 12 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.58%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.58%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.19%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.79%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.79%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.79%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.40%) assyst
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.16%) Data Lake Analytics
4 7 (2.77%) Office 365
5 5 (1.98%) IaaS
6 3 (1.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.79%) GitHub
7 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 2 (0.79%) Slack
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.53%) Firewall
2 11 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 8 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (2.77%) LAN
4 7 (2.77%) Network Security
5 5 (1.98%) Wireless
6 3 (1.19%) Internet
7 2 (0.79%) DECT
7 2 (0.79%) DHCP
7 2 (0.79%) DNS
7 2 (0.79%) Intranet
7 2 (0.79%) NAS
7 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.79%) SAN
7 2 (0.79%) Skype
7 2 (0.79%) TACACS
7 2 (0.79%) VoIP
7 2 (0.79%) WAN
8 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.93%) Qlik Sense
2 15 (5.93%) QlikView
2 15 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.74%) Data Mining
5 10 (3.95%) Power BI
5 10 (3.95%) SAP HANA
5 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (3.16%) Data Lake
7 8 (3.16%) HDInsight
8 7 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.77%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.77%) SAP BW
8 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (2.37%) Big Data
10 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
1 2 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.79%) JIRA
1 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.40%) JUnit
2 1 (0.40%) Protractor
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) TestNG
2 1 (0.40%) Toad
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 38 (15.02%) Finance
2 14 (5.53%) Marketing
3 9 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.16%) Banking
5 7 (2.77%) Avionics
5 7 (2.77%) Legal
6 6 (2.37%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.37%) Retail
7 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.58%) French Language
8 4 (1.58%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.58%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.79%) Law
10 2 (0.79%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.72%) .NET
2 9 (3.56%) HTML
3 8 (3.16%) MDX
4 7 (2.77%) HTML5
4 7 (2.77%) Node.js
4 7 (2.77%) REST
5 6 (2.37%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.37%) Apache Camel
5 6 (2.37%) JSON
5 6 (2.37%) Spring
5 6 (2.37%) Spring Integration
6 5 (1.98%) XML
7 4 (1.58%) WCF
8 3 (1.19%) MSMQ
8 3 (1.19%) RESTful
8 3 (1.19%) Web Services
9 2 (0.79%) CSS
9 2 (0.79%) JMS
10 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.35%) Fintech
6 8 (3.16%) CESG
7 7 (2.77%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (2.77%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.77%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.77%) User Experience
8 6 (2.37%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.98%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.98%) Statistics
10 4 (1.58%) NHS
10 4 (1.58%) Psychology
10 4 (1.58%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.79%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.28%) Windows
2 19 (7.51%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.14%) Linux
4 5 (1.98%) Unix
5 4 (1.58%) AIX
5 4 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.19%) Android
6 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.79%) VMS
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.50%) Presales
2 53 (20.95%) Mentoring
3 41 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (10.28%) Project Management
5 26 (10.28%) Security Architecture
6 25 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (9.88%) Information Security
7 22 (8.70%) Analytics
8 18 (7.11%) Service Management
8 18 (7.11%) Wealth Management
9 17 (6.72%) Business Development
9 17 (6.72%) Change Management
9 17 (6.72%) Migration
9 17 (6.72%) Scrum
10 16 (6.32%) Security Operations
11 15 (5.93%) DevOps
11 15 (5.93%) ERP
12 13 (5.14%) CRM
12 13 (5.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.72%) Java
2 15 (5.93%) SQL
3 13 (5.14%) C#
4 12 (4.74%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.16%) C
5 8 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (1.98%) ABAP
8 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.79%) Python
9 2 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) R
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (24.90%) Degree
2 27 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (7.11%) CISSP
4 16 (6.32%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.56%) CCNP
6 9 (3.56%) CEH
7 8 (3.16%) MCITP
7 8 (3.16%) MCSE
7 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.77%) CREST Certified
8 7 (2.77%) VCAP
8 7 (2.77%) VCDX
8 7 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.37%) CCDP
9 6 (2.37%) CCIE
9 6 (2.37%) CCSE
9 6 (2.37%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (1.98%) CISM
10 5 (1.98%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.77%) DO-178B
4 6 (2.37%) GPG13
4 6 (2.37%) HMG Infosec
4 6 (2.37%) JSP 440
4 6 (2.37%) RMADS
5 5 (1.98%) MiFID
6 4 (1.58%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (1.58%) QA
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.56%) vSphere
4 9 (3.56%) XenServer
5 7 (2.77%) vCloud
6 4 (1.58%) XenApp
6 4 (1.58%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.77%) vRealize
2 6 (2.37%) AirWatch
2 6 (2.37%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.58%) SCCM
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.79%) Ansible
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) Puppet
5 2 (0.79%) Salt
5 2 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 53 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.25%) VMware
3 26 (10.28%) Oracle
4 19 (7.51%) Cisco
4 19 (7.51%) Computacenter
5 15 (5.93%) SAP
6 14 (5.53%) Citrix
7 8 (3.16%) ArcSight
7 8 (3.16%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.16%) Splunk
8 7 (2.77%) Green Hills
9 6 (2.37%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.98%) Aruba
10 5 (1.98%) HP
10 5 (1.98%) IBM
10 5 (1.98%) Meraki
11 4 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.58%) Tableau
12 3 (1.19%) F5
12 3 (1.19%) SimCorp
Bristol, Avon
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 30% Commission + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + CAR, BONUS, PENSION
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable + Guarantees
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Commission +Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago