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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Security Consultant
UK
Rank 835 923 941
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 18 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.025% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 4
Median salary £85,000 £90,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £76,250 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +14.28%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +85 16 £85,000 -8.10% 1
London +68 8 £85,000 -15.00% 1
South East +58 5 £62,500 -34.21%
Oxford - 4 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +30 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Leeds +29 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Yorkshire +27 1 £72,500 +20.83%
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £80,000 -

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 27 (67.50%) Presales
2 23 (57.50%) Security Architecture
3 19 (47.50%) Information Security
4 17 (42.50%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (35.00%) CISSP
6 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (25.00%) Firewall
7 10 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
9 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) Splunk
9 8 (20.00%) ArcSight
10 7 (17.50%) Network Security
10 7 (17.50%) Security Monitoring
10 7 (17.50%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
11 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
12 5 (12.50%) LAN
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco
12 5 (12.50%) CCIE
12 5 (12.50%) CCNP
12 5 (12.50%) CCDP
12 5 (12.50%) CCSE
12 5 (12.50%) Sourcefire
12 5 (12.50%) Management Information System

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 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) Network Security
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) TACACS
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) OAuth
1 1 (2.50%) OpenID
1 1 (2.50%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.50%) CESG
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Presales
2 23 (57.50%) Security Architecture
3 19 (47.50%) Information Security
4 17 (42.50%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.50%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 5 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (10.00%) Business Development
9 4 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) SIEM
10 3 (7.50%) BCP
10 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
10 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (7.50%) Information Security Management
10 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) CCDP
4 5 (12.50%) CCIE
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 5 (12.50%) CCSE
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) CLAS
5 4 (10.00%) CISM
6 3 (7.50%) CISA
6 3 (7.50%) CRISC
7 1 (2.50%) CCSA
7 1 (2.50%) CEH
7 1 (2.50%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (2.50%) CIMA
7 1 (2.50%) GIAC
7 1 (2.50%) GPEN
7 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 8 (20.00%) Splunk
2 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (5.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.50%) Qualys
5 1 (2.50%) Rapid7
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) SunGard
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec
5 1 (2.50%) Tufin
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
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