Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Principal Consultant
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 675 734
Rank change year-on-year +74 +59 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 231 148 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 170 108 126
London median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £67,375 £56,250 £60,625
90th Percentile £130,750 £105,000 £114,375
England median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,275 65,945 79,186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.79% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 54,156 55,183 68,544
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in London

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in London

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in London

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +15 31 £75,000 +7.14% 6
West London - 1 £75,000 -
Principal Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Principal Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 75 (32.47%) Finance
2 64 (27.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (25.97%) Presales
4 59 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
5 55 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (23.38%) Microsoft
7 49 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (21.21%) VMware
8 47 (20.35%) DevOps
9 43 (18.61%) Migration
10 39 (16.88%) Degree
10 39 (16.88%) Business Development
11 35 (15.15%) Business Transformation
12 31 (13.42%) Google
13 28 (12.12%) Docker
13 28 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 28 (12.12%) Target Operating Model
14 27 (11.69%) Customer Requirements
15 26 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (11.26%) GCP
16 25 (10.82%) Linux
16 25 (10.82%) Kubernetes
16 25 (10.82%) OpenShift
16 25 (10.82%) OpenStack
17 24 (10.39%) Data Science
17 24 (10.39%) Red Hat
18 23 (9.96%) Project Management
19 22 (9.52%) Machine Learning
19 22 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (9.52%) Visualisation

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (10.82%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.43%) SAS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.30%) Primavera
2 3 (1.30%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.30%) SAP MDG
2 3 (1.30%) SAP PM
2 3 (1.30%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 64 (27.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (10.82%) OpenShift
5 14 (6.06%) IaaS
6 9 (3.90%) Office 365
7 4 (1.73%) PaaS
7 4 (1.73%) SaaS
8 3 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) G Suite
9 2 (0.87%) Loggly
9 2 (0.87%) Slack
9 2 (0.87%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.43%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.49%) VSAN
2 5 (2.16%) Firewall
3 4 (1.73%) Network Security
3 4 (1.73%) Wireless
4 3 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.60%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.16%) Big Data
5 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.30%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.87%) MySQL
6 2 (0.87%) QlikView
6 2 (0.87%) Redis
6 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.60%) CA Release Automation
4 4 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.73%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.73%) Travis CI
5 3 (1.30%) LSMW
5 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.87%) Appium
6 2 (0.87%) Buildbot
6 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.87%) Gatling
6 2 (0.87%) JMeter
6 2 (0.87%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.87%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.87%) Selenium
6 2 (0.87%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.87%) WATIR
6 2 (0.87%) WebLOAD
General
1 75 (32.47%) Finance
2 8 (3.46%) Legal
3 7 (3.03%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Advertising
4 5 (2.16%) Banking
5 4 (1.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Local Government
6 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.36%) Web Services
2 10 (4.33%) .NET
2 10 (4.33%) Spring
3 8 (3.46%) J2EE
3 8 (3.46%) Java EE
3 8 (3.46%) REST
4 3 (1.30%) CSS
4 3 (1.30%) HTML
4 3 (1.30%) IDoc
4 3 (1.30%) jQuery
4 3 (1.30%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.30%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (1.30%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.87%) Node.js
5 2 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) Public Cloud
2 18 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 11 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.46%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.60%) PMI
7 5 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.73%) CMDB
8 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.30%) Fintech
9 3 (1.30%) Life Science
9 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.82%) Linux
2 21 (9.09%) Windows
3 13 (5.63%) Unix
4 4 (1.73%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.30%) CentOS
5 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.97%) Presales
2 55 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (20.35%) DevOps
5 43 (18.61%) Migration
6 39 (16.88%) Business Development
7 35 (15.15%) Business Transformation
8 28 (12.12%) Target Operating Model
9 27 (11.69%) Customer Requirements
10 24 (10.39%) Data Science
11 23 (9.96%) Project Management
12 22 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
12 22 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
12 22 (9.52%) Machine Learning
12 22 (9.52%) Visualisation
13 20 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (7.36%) CRM
15 16 (6.93%) PRINCE2
16 15 (6.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.09%) Java
2 10 (4.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.60%) Python
3 6 (2.60%) SQL
4 5 (2.16%) C
4 5 (2.16%) C#
4 5 (2.16%) Ruby
5 4 (1.73%) C++
5 4 (1.73%) PHP
5 4 (1.73%) Scala
5 4 (1.73%) VBScript
6 3 (1.30%) ABAP
6 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.87%) Go
Qualifications
1 39 (16.88%) Degree
2 19 (8.23%) AWS Certification
3 6 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.73%) CISSP
6 3 (1.30%) MCP
6 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.87%) ACCA
7 2 (0.87%) CFA
7 2 (0.87%) GIAC
7 2 (0.87%) ISACA
7 2 (0.87%) ISEB
7 2 (0.87%) SANS
7 2 (0.87%) VCAP
7 2 (0.87%) VCDX
7 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.26%) GCP
2 8 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.46%) QA
3 7 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.73%) GDPR
6 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.30%) GxP
6 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.87%) GAAP
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.43%) FATCA
8 1 (0.43%) IFRS
8 1 (0.43%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (12.12%) Docker
2 26 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.36%) VMware NSX
3 17 (7.36%) vSphere
4 10 (4.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.87%) vCloud
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (10.82%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.36%) vRealize
3 9 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.90%) Puppet
4 7 (3.03%) Ansible
5 4 (1.73%) Mesos
5 4 (1.73%) Salt
5 4 (1.73%) SCCM
6 3 (1.30%) TADDM
7 2 (0.87%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.87%) Nagios
7 2 (0.87%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.87%) Rancher
7 2 (0.87%) Terraform
7 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.21%) VMware
3 31 (13.42%) Google
4 24 (10.39%) Red Hat
5 14 (6.06%) Citrix
5 14 (6.06%) SAP
6 10 (4.33%) Cisco
7 6 (2.60%) IBM
7 6 (2.60%) McAfee
7 6 (2.60%) Symantec
8 5 (2.16%) Oracle
8 5 (2.16%) Trend Micro
9 4 (1.73%) Aruba
9 4 (1.73%) BMC
9 4 (1.73%) Meraki
10 3 (1.30%) Charles River
10 3 (1.30%) FNZ
10 3 (1.30%) Juniper
10 3 (1.30%) New Relic
10 3 (1.30%) Palo Alto