The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Engineer
Rank 912 960 991
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Engineer 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Median salary £57,500 £63,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +81.42%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £62,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +77.14%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Security Engineer in the job title.

Principal Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Security Engineer within the UK.

Principal Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Security Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +60 3 £57,500 -9.44% 1
London +32 2 £57,500 -11.53% 1
City of London - 2 £57,500 -
Camberley - 1 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 -
South East - 1 £65,000 -

Principal Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Principal Security Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) OAuth
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) OpenID
1 6 (46.15%) REST
1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (46.15%) JSON
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) XML
1 6 (46.15%) XHTML
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) SAML
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 5 (38.46%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Extranet
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS

Principal Security Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (23.08%) DSL
2 3 (23.08%) Extranet
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) ISDN
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) JSON
1 6 (46.15%) OAuth
1 6 (46.15%) OpenID
1 6 (46.15%) REST
1 6 (46.15%) SAML
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) XHTML
1 6 (46.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Business Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCIE
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) SSCP
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco