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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Consultant
Rank 860 946 968
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 48 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.022% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 6
Median salary £95,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £70,000 £72,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.78%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

Principal Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Security Consultant
Top 11 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 25 July 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 +79 39 £95,000 +26.66% 1
London +48 23 £95,000 -9.52% 1
South East +30 6 - -
Reading +13 6 - -
Berkshire +7 6 - -
Birmingham - 6 £97,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £97,500 -
East of England - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (72.88%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (64.41%) Information Security
3 23 (38.98%) Presales
3 23 (38.98%) CISSP
4 20 (33.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (33.90%) PCI DSS
4 20 (33.90%) Security Architecture
5 19 (32.20%) Mentoring
6 16 (27.12%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (27.12%) CISM
7 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
8 14 (23.73%) Data Protection
9 13 (22.03%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (22.03%) C
10 12 (20.34%) Finance
10 12 (20.34%) CISA
11 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.95%) Firewall
13 9 (15.25%) Network Security
13 9 (15.25%) SIEM
14 8 (13.56%) CRISC
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
15 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (11.86%) Cisco
15 7 (11.86%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
15 7 (11.86%) E-Discovery
16 6 (10.17%) Coaching
16 6 (10.17%) Data Governance

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 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) Network Security
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Burp Suite
1 4 (6.78%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (10.17%) CESG
3 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Kali Linux
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (64.41%) Information Security
3 23 (38.98%) Presales
4 20 (33.90%) Security Architecture
5 19 (32.20%) Mentoring
6 16 (27.12%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (23.73%) Data Protection
8 13 (22.03%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (15.25%) SIEM
10 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.86%) E-Discovery
11 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
12 6 (10.17%) Coaching
12 6 (10.17%) Data Governance
13 5 (8.47%) BCP
13 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
13 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity Planning
13 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
13 5 (8.47%) ISMS
13 5 (8.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) C
2 4 (6.78%) C#
2 4 (6.78%) C++
2 4 (6.78%) Java
2 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
2 4 (6.78%) PHP
2 4 (6.78%) Python
2 4 (6.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) CISSP
2 16 (27.12%) CISM
3 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.34%) CISA
5 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
6 8 (13.56%) CRISC
6 8 (13.56%) Degree
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (10.17%) CCIE
8 6 (10.17%) CCNP
8 6 (10.17%) CEH
9 5 (8.47%) CCDP
9 5 (8.47%) CCSE
10 4 (6.78%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (6.78%) CREST Certified
11 2 (3.39%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.69%) CHFI
12 1 (1.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (33.90%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.47%) GPG13
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Nmap
2 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco
2 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
2 5 (8.47%) Sourcefire
2 5 (8.47%) SunGard
3 2 (3.39%) F5
3 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.39%) Juniper
3 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.69%) EMC
4 1 (1.69%) FireEye
4 1 (1.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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