The Bhoys completed the 2013/14 campaign with a 3-1 home win over Dundee United on Sunday to finish the season with 99 points, 102 goals and a goal difference of plus 77.
"It's always good to win the title and lift the trophy. It's harder than a lot of people think at times," he told Sky Sports.
"You are under a lot of pressure and there are a lot of expectations. So we are delighted to have done it in the manner which we did.
"It's not easy winning titles so this was great. It's never as easy as it's made out and the expectations are always there.
"To go through the campaign with just one defeat is very pleasing."
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