The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £61,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 236 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.081% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £61,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £90,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -19.44% +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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in the West Midlands

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in the West Midlands

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in the West Midlands

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham +19 2 £48,500 -
Coventry - 2 £75,000 - 1
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) CCDP
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) CLAS
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) CRISC
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Business Development
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC
1 1 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (14.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth
1 1 (14.29%) OpenID
1 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCDP
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDA
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) CRISC
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (14.29%) GPG13
3 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Computacenter
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Qualys
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Tufin
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
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