The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Principal Consultant
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 197 205
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 4 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Median salary £65,000 - £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 - £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 - £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £97,500 £68,750
% change year-on-year -30.76% +41.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3137 4335 4890
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.89% 96.53% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11117 17573 18447
Median salary £46,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% -1.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Principal Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Reading +19 2 £67,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Principal Consultant
South East

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) VMware