Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Security Consultant was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Principal Security Consultant
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 851 896
Rank change year-on-year +26 +45 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 10 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.034% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.035% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 16
London median annual salary £80,000 £95,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £71,375 £71,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £87,525 £113,500 £113,125
England median annual salary £75,000 £95,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year -21.05% +24.59% +1.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 69254 78893 85693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.94% 96.04% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55741 68417 72292
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Principal Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Principal Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Security Consultant in London

Principal Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Principal Security Consultant in London

Principal Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Security Consultant in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Security Consultant in London

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the London region featuring Principal Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) NetWitness
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Economy
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) DRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Principal Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) DLNA
1 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Multicast
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) Unicast
1 1 (10.00%) UPnP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Economy
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) IPTV
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) DRM
5 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Post-Production
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (10.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) NetWitness
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto