Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 569 708 788
Rank change year-on-year +139 +80 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 244 118 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 179 90 82
London median annual salary £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.94% +8.62%
10th Percentile £65,000 £67,375 £63,750
90th Percentile £125,000 £115,000 £114,875
England median annual salary £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% +7.14%

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 66,902 67,176 81,702
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.90% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55,389 57,245 69,852
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 £90,000 £87,500 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -5 39 £75,000 -6.25% 3
West London +20 1 £75,000 -
Principal Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 63 (25.82%) Finance
2 58 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 57 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (22.13%) Presales
5 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (21.31%) VMware
7 51 (20.90%) Migration
8 50 (20.49%) Business Development
9 47 (19.26%) DevOps
10 46 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (15.98%) Degree
12 35 (14.34%) Linux
13 33 (13.52%) SAP
14 30 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (11.48%) Docker
16 25 (10.25%) Virtual Team
16 25 (10.25%) Kubernetes
16 25 (10.25%) SAP HANA
16 25 (10.25%) OpenShift
17 24 (9.84%) Red Hat
17 24 (9.84%) Business Transformation
17 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (9.02%) Life Science
18 22 (9.02%) GxP
18 22 (9.02%) CRM
18 22 (9.02%) Data Centre
18 22 (9.02%) OpenStack
19 21 (8.61%) Customer Requirements
19 21 (8.61%) Windows

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 22 (9.02%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.64%) GeoServer
2 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) SAP APO
2 5 (2.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.64%) SAP QM
3 4 (1.64%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.23%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.82%) Primavera
5 2 (0.82%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.82%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.82%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (10.25%) OpenShift
4 18 (7.38%) IaaS
5 17 (6.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (4.51%) Office 365
7 7 (2.87%) PaaS
7 7 (2.87%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) CloudBees
8 2 (0.82%) G Suite
8 2 (0.82%) Slack
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.97%) VSAN
2 6 (2.46%) Firewall
2 6 (2.46%) WAN
3 4 (1.64%) Wireless
4 2 (0.82%) Network Security
4 2 (0.82%) Skype
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.41%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) Telepresence
5 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.25%) SAP HANA
2 10 (4.10%) Big Data
3 9 (3.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.05%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.23%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.41%) DB2
7 1 (0.41%) Kalido
7 1 (0.41%) Power BI
7 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (2.87%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.87%) Travis CI
4 4 (1.64%) Selenium
5 3 (1.23%) LSMW
5 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.82%) Appium
6 2 (0.82%) Buildbot
6 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.82%) Gatling
6 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.82%) JMeter
6 2 (0.82%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.82%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.82%) WATIR
6 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.82%) WebLOAD
General
1 63 (25.82%) Finance
2 15 (6.15%) Retail
3 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.46%) Legal
5 5 (2.05%) Automotive
5 5 (2.05%) Law
5 5 (2.05%) Marketing
6 4 (1.64%) Billing
6 4 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.23%) Banking
7 3 (1.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.97%) Web Services
2 7 (2.87%) J2EE
2 7 (2.87%) Java EE
2 7 (2.87%) REST
2 7 (2.87%) Spring
3 4 (1.64%) .NET
4 3 (1.23%) CSS
4 3 (1.23%) HTML
4 3 (1.23%) IDoc
4 3 (1.23%) jQuery
4 3 (1.23%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.23%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (1.23%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.82%) OAuth
5 2 (0.82%) OpenID
5 2 (0.82%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.82%) SAML
6 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.25%) Virtual Team
2 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.02%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.02%) Life Science
4 18 (7.38%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.46%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.64%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.34%) Linux
2 21 (8.61%) Windows
3 20 (8.20%) Unix
4 8 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.87%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.46%) CentOS
6 6 (2.46%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (22.13%) Presales
3 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (20.90%) Migration
5 50 (20.49%) Business Development
6 47 (19.26%) DevOps
7 24 (9.84%) Business Transformation
8 22 (9.02%) CRM
9 21 (8.61%) Customer Requirements
10 20 (8.20%) Project Management
10 20 (8.20%) Target Operating Model
11 19 (7.79%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.97%) Innovative Thinking
12 17 (6.97%) Scrum
13 15 (6.15%) Data Science
14 14 (5.74%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (5.33%) Change Management
15 13 (5.33%) Open Source
16 12 (4.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.15%) Java
2 12 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.10%) Python
4 7 (2.87%) C#
5 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.05%) Ruby
6 4 (1.64%) R
7 3 (1.23%) ABAP
7 3 (1.23%) C
7 3 (1.23%) VBScript
8 2 (0.82%) C++
8 2 (0.82%) Go
8 2 (0.82%) Perl
8 2 (0.82%) PHP
8 2 (0.82%) Scala
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) SQL
9 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (15.98%) Degree
2 18 (7.38%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.87%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.05%) CISSP
4 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.05%) PMP
5 4 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.64%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.23%) CISM
6 3 (1.23%) MCP
6 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.82%) GIAC
7 2 (0.82%) ISEB
7 2 (0.82%) SANS
7 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) VCAP
7 2 (0.82%) VCDX
7 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.02%) GxP
2 17 (6.97%) GCP
3 16 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (5.74%) GDPR
5 10 (4.10%) PCI DSS
6 6 (2.46%) Data Quality
7 5 (2.05%) QA
8 4 (1.64%) PMO
9 3 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.82%) COBIT
10 2 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.82%) FATCA
10 2 (0.82%) IFRS
10 2 (0.82%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.82%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.48%) Docker
3 19 (7.79%) VMware NSX
3 19 (7.79%) vSphere
4 12 (4.92%) Active Directory
5 11 (4.51%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.82%) vCloud
6 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (10.25%) Kubernetes
2 19 (7.79%) vRealize
3 14 (5.74%) Ansible
3 14 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.74%) Puppet
4 7 (2.87%) Mesos
4 7 (2.87%) Salt
5 3 (1.23%) SCCM
6 2 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 58 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 52 (21.31%) VMware
3 33 (13.52%) SAP
4 24 (9.84%) Red Hat
5 19 (7.79%) Google
6 14 (5.74%) Citrix
7 8 (3.28%) Cisco
7 8 (3.28%) IBM
8 7 (2.87%) Ariba
9 6 (2.46%) Oracle
10 4 (1.64%) Aruba
10 4 (1.64%) Meraki
10 4 (1.64%) Tableau
11 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.23%) Cognos
11 3 (1.23%) F5
11 3 (1.23%) Juniper
11 3 (1.23%) McAfee
11 3 (1.23%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.23%) Symantec