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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Consultant
Rank 869 948 954
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 41 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.021% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 7
Median salary £88,750 £73,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.57% -2.66%
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £70,000 £70,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -0.70%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +47 30 £92,500 +26.71% 1
London +53 19 £85,000 -19.04% 1
West Midlands - 4 £97,500 -
East of England - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £97,500 -
South East +20 2 - -
Reading +5 2 - -
Berkshire +4 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 45 (67.16%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (62.69%) Information Security
3 28 (41.79%) Presales
3 28 (41.79%) CISSP
4 25 (37.31%) PCI DSS
4 25 (37.31%) Security Architecture
5 24 (35.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (31.34%) Mentoring
7 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
7 17 (25.37%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (25.37%) CISM
8 15 (22.39%) Firewall
8 15 (22.39%) Data Protection
8 15 (22.39%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (20.90%) Network Security
9 14 (20.90%) CISA
9 14 (20.90%) Finance
10 13 (19.40%) C
10 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) SIEM
12 10 (14.93%) CRISC
12 10 (14.93%) Cisco
12 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
13 9 (13.43%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (13.43%) CCIE
13 9 (13.43%) CCNP
13 9 (13.43%) Security Operations
13 9 (13.43%) E-Discovery
14 8 (11.94%) Cisco ASA

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 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Firewall
2 14 (20.90%) Network Security
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (10.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Burp Suite
1 4 (5.97%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.49%) Law
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
1 4 (5.97%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (10.45%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) CESG
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Kali Linux
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (62.69%) Information Security
3 28 (41.79%) Presales
4 25 (37.31%) Security Architecture
5 21 (31.34%) Mentoring
6 17 (25.37%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (22.39%) Data Protection
7 15 (22.39%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (16.42%) SIEM
9 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
10 9 (13.43%) E-Discovery
10 9 (13.43%) Security Operations
11 7 (10.45%) BCP
11 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
11 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity Planning
11 7 (10.45%) Information Security Management
11 7 (10.45%) ISMS
11 7 (10.45%) Security Management
12 5 (7.46%) Data Governance
12 5 (7.46%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) C
2 4 (5.97%) C#
2 4 (5.97%) C++
2 4 (5.97%) Java
2 4 (5.97%) Objective-C
2 4 (5.97%) PHP
2 4 (5.97%) Python
2 4 (5.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) CISSP
2 17 (25.37%) CISM
2 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
3 14 (20.90%) CISA
4 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (14.93%) CRISC
6 9 (13.43%) CCIE
6 9 (13.43%) CCNP
7 8 (11.94%) CCDP
7 8 (11.94%) CCSE
8 7 (10.45%) Degree
9 6 (8.96%) CEH
10 4 (5.97%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (5.97%) CREST Certified
11 2 (2.99%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.49%) CHFI
12 1 (1.49%) CLAS
12 1 (1.49%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (37.31%) PCI DSS
2 24 (35.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.94%) GPG13
4 2 (2.99%) COBIT
4 2 (2.99%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Nmap
2 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Cisco
2 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
2 8 (11.94%) Sourcefire
3 4 (5.97%) SunGard
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
5 2 (2.99%) Computacenter
5 2 (2.99%) F5
5 2 (2.99%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.49%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.49%) EMC
6 1 (1.49%) FireEye
6 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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