The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
England / South East
Rank 388 427 431
Rank change year-on-year +39 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 12 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 19
Median salary £75,000 £130,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.30% +100.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £134,500 £130,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £90,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14300 18571 19699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11905 15855 15931
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in the South East

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in the South East

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in the South East

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +27 6 £81,250 -4.41% 1
Oxfordshire +5 2 £62,500 +25.00%
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey +50 1 £70,000 -46.15%
West Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 22 (55.00%) Presales
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) Degree
4 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.50%) Business Development
6 7 (17.50%) V-Model
6 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 7 (17.50%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (15.00%) SysML
7 6 (15.00%) Green Hills
7 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 6 (15.00%) Avionics
7 6 (15.00%) DO-178B
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (15.00%) Software Architecture
7 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (12.50%) Marketing
8 5 (12.50%) CISSP
9 4 (10.00%) C#
9 4 (10.00%) Unix

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 6 (15.00%) Avionics
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) MSMQ
2 3 (7.50%) RESTful
2 3 (7.50%) WCF
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.50%) COM
3 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Presales
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.50%) Business Development
4 7 (17.50%) V-Model
5 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (15.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (15.00%) SysML
5 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (10.00%) CRM
7 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (10.00%) Line Management
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) People Management
7 4 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (7.50%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) CLAS
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (2.50%) GIAC
5 1 (2.50%) GPEN
5 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) DO-178B
2 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Green Hills
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 6 days ago