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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 774 768 734
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 116 137 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 89 120
Average salary £68,750 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Consultant
Top 23 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 30 March 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
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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 +7 109 £70,000 -9.67% 11
London +9 68 £70,000 -9.67% 4
South East +13 31 £65,000 -7.14% 5
City of London +12 26 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Berkshire -6 13 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Guildford +13 8 £87,500 -
Surrey -4 8 £87,500 +22.80%
Bracknell - 7 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 7 £72,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Scotland +28 4 £72,250 +7.03%
Bristol +1 4 £40,000 -
South West -18 4 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Southampton - 4 - -
Reading - 3 £55,000 - 3
Edinburgh - 3 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Banbury - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £102,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £95,000 -

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 93 (35.50%) Finance
2 72 (27.48%) Oracle
3 67 (25.57%) Banking
4 66 (25.19%) Microsoft
5 58 (22.14%) Retail
6 54 (20.61%) Windows
7 48 (18.32%) SharePoint
8 47 (17.94%) SQL Server
8 47 (17.94%) TOGAF
9 45 (17.18%) Mentoring
9 45 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (16.03%) Middleware
11 42 (16.03%) Degree
12 40 (15.27%) MS Excel
12 40 (15.27%) Java
13 39 (14.89%) CRM
14 38 (14.50%) Data Integration
14 38 (14.50%) Oracle Fusion
15 37 (14.12%) SOA
15 37 (14.12%) Zachman Framework
16 34 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
17 33 (12.60%) Project Management
17 33 (12.60%) .NET
17 33 (12.60%) MCITP
18 32 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (12.21%) SAP
19 30 (11.45%) SQL
19 30 (11.45%) Workflow
20 29 (11.07%) Business Development

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 48 (18.32%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.49%) Lync
3 15 (5.73%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.34%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (3.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.44%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.76%) SAS
9 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 40 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.96%) InfoPath
2 13 (4.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (8.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.67%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.91%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.91%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.91%) SAP PS
3 5 (1.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.91%) SAP BPC
4 4 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.76%) Summit
7 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.38%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.38%) HFM
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.38%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.87%) Office 365
3 10 (3.82%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.96%) LAN
2 12 (4.58%) Firewall
3 11 (4.20%) Internet
4 9 (3.44%) VPN
5 7 (2.67%) Wireless
6 6 (2.29%) Network Security
7 5 (1.91%) WAN
7 5 (1.91%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.53%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.53%) DNS
9 3 (1.15%) SSL
9 3 (1.15%) POP3
9 3 (1.15%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.15%) IMAP
9 3 (1.15%) NFC
10 1 (0.38%) RFID
10 1 (0.38%) DHCP
10 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (5.34%) Big Data
5 14 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.58%) QlikView
7 11 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.44%) MySQL
9 9 (3.44%) DB2
10 8 (3.05%) OLAP
10 8 (3.05%) SAP BI
10 8 (3.05%) Oracle OLAP
10 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.67%) Cognos Transformer
11 7 (2.67%) BODI
11 7 (2.67%) NovaView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.53%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.53%) Selenium
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 93 (35.50%) Finance
2 67 (25.57%) Banking
3 58 (22.14%) Retail
4 25 (9.54%) Manufacturing
5 20 (7.63%) Telecoms
6 18 (6.87%) Marketing
7 10 (3.82%) Games
7 10 (3.82%) Aerospace
8 9 (3.44%) Electronics
9 7 (2.67%) Automotive
10 6 (2.29%) Czech Language
10 6 (2.29%) German Language
11 3 (1.15%) Local Government
12 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.03%) Middleware
2 38 (14.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 33 (12.60%) .NET
4 14 (5.34%) Ajax
5 13 (4.96%) ADO.NET
5 13 (4.96%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.96%) WCF
5 13 (4.96%) WPF
5 13 (4.96%) WF
6 12 (4.58%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.82%) XSLT
8 9 (3.44%) Silverlight
8 9 (3.44%) CAML
8 9 (3.44%) Web Services
9 1 (0.38%) MDX
9 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (14.50%) Data Integration
3 13 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.20%) Neural Network
4 11 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.29%) Smart Meter
5 6 (2.29%) Replication
6 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.53%) DTV
6 4 (1.53%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.15%) Life Science
7 3 (1.15%) EMV
8 2 (0.76%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.76%) Derivative
8 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.38%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.61%) Windows
2 12 (4.58%) Linux
3 5 (1.91%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.53%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.15%) Android
5 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) UNIX
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.94%) TOGAF
2 45 (17.18%) Mentoring
3 43 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (14.89%) CRM
5 37 (14.12%) SOA
5 37 (14.12%) Zachman Framework
6 33 (12.60%) Project Management
7 32 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (11.45%) Workflow
9 29 (11.07%) Business Development
10 26 (9.92%) ITIL
10 26 (9.92%) Analytics
11 21 (8.02%) ERP
11 21 (8.02%) Information Security
12 20 (7.63%) Migration
13 19 (7.25%) Coaching
14 18 (6.87%) Technical Architecture
15 17 (6.49%) Information Management
15 17 (6.49%) Software Delivery
15 17 (6.49%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.27%) Java
2 30 (11.45%) SQL
3 22 (8.40%) C#
4 14 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.58%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.20%) R
7 9 (3.44%) Perl
7 9 (3.44%) Python
8 4 (1.53%) C
9 3 (1.15%) ABAP
10 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (16.03%) Degree
2 34 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (12.60%) MCITP
4 21 (8.02%) CISSP
5 20 (7.63%) MCP
5 20 (7.63%) MCSD
5 20 (7.63%) MCDBA
6 18 (6.87%) CISA
7 13 (4.96%) CISM
7 13 (4.96%) MCSE
7 13 (4.96%) MCSA
7 13 (4.96%) MCTS
8 12 (4.58%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.58%) CCEE
8 12 (4.58%) CCIA
8 12 (4.58%) CCA
8 12 (4.58%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.20%) CRISC
9 11 (4.20%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.49%) SLA
2 14 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.58%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.58%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.67%) QA
5 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.76%) GxP
5 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) Basel II
System Software
1 22 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.34%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.53%) XenApp
4 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.15%) IAG
5 3 (1.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.29%) SCCM
2 5 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 72 (27.48%) Oracle
2 66 (25.19%) Microsoft
3 32 (12.21%) SAP
4 16 (6.11%) Business Objects
5 14 (5.34%) VMware
6 13 (4.96%) Cisco
7 12 (4.58%) Hitachi
8 11 (4.20%) Hyperion
8 11 (4.20%) IBM
8 11 (4.20%) Tableau
9 10 (3.82%) Pega
9 10 (3.82%) Juniper
9 10 (3.82%) webMethods
10 9 (3.44%) HP
11 8 (3.05%) Citrix
11 8 (3.05%) Cognos
11 8 (3.05%) Siebel
12 7 (2.67%) Sybase
12 7 (2.67%) Sun
12 7 (2.67%) Ab Initio
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