The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Consultant
Rank 866 947 949
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 17 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 13
Median salary £87,500 £80,000 £70,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £70,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £105,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Principal Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Security Consultant in the job title.

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Principal Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Security Consultant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +91 12 £85,000 +21.42% 2
London +86 7 £91,250 -13.09% 1
South East +69 2 £67,500 -3.57%
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £80,000 -
Oxford - 1 £55,000 -
Leeds - 1 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Principal Security 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 featuring Principal Security Consultant in the job title.

1 34 (58.62%) Information Security
2 28 (48.28%) Security Architecture
2 28 (48.28%) Presales
3 27 (46.55%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (41.38%) CISSP
5 20 (34.48%) PCI DSS
6 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (25.86%) Firewall
8 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.41%) Network Security
9 12 (20.69%) CISM
9 12 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (18.97%) Finance
10 11 (18.97%) CISA
10 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.24%) Security Operations
12 9 (15.52%) SIEM
12 9 (15.52%) Data Protection
12 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
12 9 (15.52%) Cisco
12 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
13 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
13 8 (13.79%) CCSE
13 8 (13.79%) CCIE
13 8 (13.79%) CCNP
13 8 (13.79%) C
13 8 (13.79%) Client/Server
13 8 (13.79%) LAN
13 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Firewall
2 13 (22.41%) Network Security
3 8 (13.79%) LAN
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Burp Suite
1 4 (6.90%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Client/Server
1 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.07%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) CESG
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
5 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Kali Linux
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Information Security
2 28 (48.28%) Presales
2 28 (48.28%) Security Architecture
3 27 (46.55%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
6 10 (17.24%) Security Operations
7 9 (15.52%) Data Protection
7 9 (15.52%) SIEM
8 8 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 7 (12.07%) E-Discovery
10 6 (10.34%) BCP
10 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
10 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (10.34%) Information Security Management
10 6 (10.34%) ISMS
10 6 (10.34%) Security Management
11 5 (8.62%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (3.45%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) C
2 4 (6.90%) C#
2 4 (6.90%) C++
2 4 (6.90%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) Objective-C
2 4 (6.90%) PHP
2 4 (6.90%) Python
2 4 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) CISSP
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) CISM
4 11 (18.97%) CISA
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
6 8 (13.79%) CCIE
6 8 (13.79%) CCNP
6 8 (13.79%) CCSE
6 8 (13.79%) CRISC
7 7 (12.07%) CCDP
8 6 (10.34%) Degree
9 5 (8.62%) CEH
9 5 (8.62%) CHECK Team Member
10 3 (5.17%) CLAS
10 3 (5.17%) CREST Certified
11 2 (3.45%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.72%) CCSA
12 1 (1.72%) CIMA
12 1 (1.72%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (34.48%) PCI DSS
2 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (12.07%) GPG13
4 2 (3.45%) COBIT
4 2 (3.45%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.45%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.45%) Juniper
4 2 (3.45%) Splunk
4 2 (3.45%) SunGard
5 1 (1.72%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) F5
5 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Car
Posted: 6 days ago