Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Principal Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 341 413
Rank change year-on-year +31 +72 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 17 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 13
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £90,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £95,000 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £90,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9693 11285 16633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.38% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8779 10283 14445
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in the City of London

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (47.06%) Business Development
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (23.53%) Data Privacy
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) SAP HANA
4 4 (23.53%) Virtual Team
4 4 (23.53%) GDPR
4 4 (23.53%) PMO
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 4 (23.53%) GxP
4 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Billing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (23.53%) Life Science
4 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Automotive
6 2 (11.76%) SAML
6 2 (11.76%) Java

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Billing
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) OAuth
1 2 (11.76%) OpenID
1 2 (11.76%) SailPoint
1 2 (11.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (23.53%) Life Science
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Business Development
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Privacy
4 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (23.53%) GDPR
2 4 (23.53%) GxP
2 4 (23.53%) PMO
3 2 (11.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) CyberArk
3 2 (11.76%) ForgeRock
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix