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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Consultant
Rank 882 945 991
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 39 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 4
Median salary £95,000 £71,000 £67,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.80% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £105,000 £73,650
UK excluding London median salary £93,750 £70,000 £67,750
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +3.32%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 June 2016 within the UK.

Principal Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Security Consultant
Top 9 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 June 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 +66 31 £95,000 +33.80%
London +50 17 £95,000 +4.10%
South East +52 7 - -
Reading +14 7 - -
Berkshire +11 7 - -
Birmingham - 6 £97,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £97,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 35 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (62.00%) Information Security
3 18 (36.00%) Security Architecture
4 16 (32.00%) Mentoring
4 16 (32.00%) Presales
4 16 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (30.00%) CISSP
5 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 13 (26.00%) Identity Access Management
6 13 (26.00%) CISM
7 12 (24.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) Data Protection
9 10 (20.00%) C
10 9 (18.00%) CISA
11 8 (16.00%) SIEM
12 7 (14.00%) Firewall
12 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
13 6 (12.00%) E-Discovery
13 6 (12.00%) CRISC
13 6 (12.00%) Security Operations
13 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
13 6 (12.00%) Degree
13 6 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (10.00%) Network Security
15 4 (8.00%) ISMS
15 4 (8.00%) Metasploit
15 4 (8.00%) Coaching
15 4 (8.00%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Network Security
3 4 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (8.00%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
1 4 (8.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (8.00%) CESG
2 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Kali Linux
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (62.00%) Information Security
3 18 (36.00%) Security Architecture
4 16 (32.00%) Mentoring
4 16 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Presales
5 13 (26.00%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (22.00%) Data Protection
7 8 (16.00%) SIEM
8 6 (12.00%) E-Discovery
8 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.00%) Security Operations
9 4 (8.00%) BCP
9 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (8.00%) Coaching
9 4 (8.00%) Data Governance
9 4 (8.00%) Information Security Management
9 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) C++
2 4 (8.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (8.00%) PHP
2 4 (8.00%) Python
2 4 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) CISSP
2 13 (26.00%) CISM
3 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) CISA
5 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) CRISC
6 6 (12.00%) Degree
7 4 (8.00%) CEH
7 4 (8.00%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (6.00%) CREST Certified
8 3 (6.00%) PCI QSA
9 2 (4.00%) CCDP
9 2 (4.00%) CCIE
9 2 (4.00%) CCNP
9 2 (4.00%) CCSE
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.00%) CHFI
10 1 (2.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
2 2 (4.00%) GPG13
2 2 (4.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.00%) PA-DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Nmap
2 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (6.00%) SunGard
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco
2 2 (4.00%) F5
2 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (4.00%) Juniper
2 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.00%) FireEye
3 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec