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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Consultant
Rank 927 972 994
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 13 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Median salary £96,250 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.31% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £67,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £112,500 £103,000
UK excluding London median salary £97,500 - £58,750

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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median 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 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 2016 within the UK.

Principal Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Security Consultant
Top 7 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 2 May 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 +5 13 £96,250 +20.31% 1
London +13 8 £95,000 +18.75% 1
South East +20 3 - -
Reading +17 3 - -
Berkshire +17 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 £97,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £97,500 -

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 23 (65.71%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 15 (42.86%) CISSP
4 14 (40.00%) Information Security
4 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (37.14%) CISM
6 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
7 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
7 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
7 11 (31.43%) Presales
8 9 (25.71%) Identity Access Management
8 9 (25.71%) Security Architecture
8 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) Law
10 6 (17.14%) Legal
10 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (17.14%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (14.29%) PCI QSA
11 5 (14.29%) PA-DSS
11 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 5 (14.29%) Data Security
11 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
12 4 (11.43%) CESG
12 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
12 4 (11.43%) Degree
12 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
12 4 (11.43%) Coaching
13 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
13 3 (8.57%) F5

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Law
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) CESG
2 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 14 (40.00%) Information Security
4 11 (31.43%) Presales
5 9 (25.71%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Security Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 5 (14.29%) Data Security
8 4 (11.43%) Coaching
8 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
8 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.71%) Business Development
9 2 (5.71%) Change Control
9 2 (5.71%) Compliance Audit
9 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) CISSP
2 13 (37.14%) CISM
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) PCI QSA
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 3 (8.57%) CISA
7 2 (5.71%) CISMP
8 1 (2.86%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) CCSE
8 1 (2.86%) CEH
8 1 (2.86%) CHFI
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.86%) GCIH
8 1 (2.86%) GIAC
8 1 (2.86%) ISACA
8 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 5 (14.29%) PA-DSS
4 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) GPG13
5 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.86%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) QRadar
1 1 (2.86%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
1 3 (8.57%) F5
1 3 (8.57%) SunGard
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) FireEye
2 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
2 2 (5.71%) Juniper
2 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
2 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
2 2 (5.71%) Symantec
3 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.86%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
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