The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Consultant
Rank 930 932 940
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 21 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 5
Average salary £85,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £98,500 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £70,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +28.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Security Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Principal Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Security Consultant over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Principal Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Security Consultant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 20 £87,500 +25.00% 1
South East -1 11 £90,000 +28.57% 1
Reading - 10 £85,000 - 1
Berkshire - 10 £85,000 - 1
West Midlands -12 5 - -
Staffordshire - 5 - -
Stafford - 5 - -
Yorkshire +13 2 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +4 2 £60,000 -
Leeds -5 2 £60,000 -
London -1 1 £95,000 +4.10%
Hertfordshire - 1 £90,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £95,000 -
East of England - 1 £90,000 -

Principal Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Security Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (52.38%) CISSP
2 21 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 19 (45.24%) Information Security
4 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (26.19%) FireEye
8 10 (23.81%) Presales
8 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
8 10 (23.81%) CISM
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
10 7 (16.67%) Wireless
10 7 (16.67%) Hyperion
10 7 (16.67%) EMV
10 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 7 (16.67%) Internet
10 7 (16.67%) Symantec
10 7 (16.67%) DTV
10 7 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (16.67%) Cryptography
10 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (16.67%) Banking
10 7 (16.67%) Contactless
10 7 (16.67%) Mobile Banking

Principal Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
1 7 (16.67%) NFC
1 7 (16.67%) Wireless
2 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Legal
4 5 (11.90%) Law
5 4 (9.52%) Marketing
6 3 (7.14%) Local Government
7 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.67%) Contactless
2 7 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 7 (16.67%) DTV
2 7 (16.67%) EMV
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (11.90%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
5 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Physics
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 19 (45.24%) Information Security
3 14 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) Presales
5 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 7 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (14.29%) ISMS
7 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) Security Management
8 5 (11.90%) Business Development
8 5 (11.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) Data Security
8 5 (11.90%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) CISSP
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) CISM
4 6 (14.29%) PCI QSA
4 6 (14.29%) SANS
5 5 (11.90%) CCSE
5 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 5 (11.90%) GCIH
6 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.76%) CISA
7 2 (4.76%) CISMP
7 2 (4.76%) CLAS
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.38%) GIAC
8 1 (2.38%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (16.67%) COBIT
4 6 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (11.90%) GPG13
5 5 (11.90%) ISO 9001
5 5 (11.90%) PA-DSS
6 1 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.38%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) QRadar
1 1 (2.38%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) FireEye
2 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 7 (16.67%) Symantec
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (14.29%) Juniper
3 6 (14.29%) McAfee
3 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.52%) F5
5 3 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.38%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Websense
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