The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Principal Consultant
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 431 448
Rank change year-on-year +59 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 8 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.060% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.062% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 19
Median salary £70,000 £103,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.53% +53.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £82,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £124,750 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £90,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.13%  

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 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Berkshire +16 4 £65,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £77,500 -
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (66.67%) Presales
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Marketing
3 6 (28.57%) Business Development
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) CISSP
3 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) CLAS
4 5 (23.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (23.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
4 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (14.29%) V-Model
6 3 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (9.52%) MBA
7 2 (9.52%) DO-178B
7 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) Multicast
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Avionics
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Presales
2 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) V-Model
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) SysML
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CISSP
3 5 (23.81%) CLAS
3 5 (23.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Master's Degree
4 2 (9.52%) MBA
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Green Hills
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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