The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
London / City of London
Rank 220 266 278
Rank change year-on-year +46 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 6 7 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.099% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 35
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £90,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,006
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in the City of London

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in the City of London

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) AppSense
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Power BI
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) People Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Power BI
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
3 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) People Management
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) AppSense
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
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