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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Security Consultant
Rank 882 931 903
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -19.23%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 7 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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 8 £57,500 +9.52%
South East +20 6 - -
Hampshire -2 4 - -
Southampton -6 4 - -
London +31 2 £57,500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -

Principal Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 8 (66.67%) Resource Management
3 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 7 (58.33%) CISM
4 6 (50.00%) CISA
4 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (50.00%) Games
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (50.00%) CRISC
4 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (50.00%) PCI QSA
4 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Development
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Product Marketing

Principal Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Games
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 8 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Product Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) CISM
3 6 (50.00%) CISA
3 6 (50.00%) PCI QSA
3 6 (50.00%) CRISC
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) GIAC
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Juniper
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm