The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £74,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £74,250 £97,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.84% -  
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £90,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -19.44% +24.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1899 2304 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.64% 96.04% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1714 1615
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in Birmingham

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in Birmingham

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in Birmingham

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCDP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire

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

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
1 1 (25.00%) OpenID
1 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Privileged Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCDP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GPG13
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (25.00%) VMware