The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Security Engineer
Rank 943 - 947
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Engineer 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% - 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 - £62,500

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Security Engineer over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Principal Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Security Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 8 £52,500 - 2
South West - 5 £52,500 - 2
Bristol - 5 £52,500 - 1
South East - 3 £72,500 -
Reading - 3 £72,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £72,500 -

Principal Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Security Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) OAuth
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) OpenID
1 5 (62.50%) REST
1 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XHTML
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) SAML
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Principal Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) OAuth
1 5 (62.50%) OpenID
1 5 (62.50%) REST
1 5 (62.50%) SAML
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XHTML
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago