The median annual salary for a Principal Security Consultant was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 642 671
Rank change year-on-year +53 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Security Consultant 7 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.017% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Median salary £80,000 £95,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £86,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £100,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £97,500 -
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  

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 32634 40983 43471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.64% 96.08% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27457 35482 36598
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Principal Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Principal Security Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 24 April 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 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (60.00%) Splunk
1 9 (60.00%) Presales
2 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
2 7 (46.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Security Monitoring
2 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (13.33%) NetWitness
5 2 (13.33%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
6 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
6 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) UPnP
6 1 (6.67%) PKI

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 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) DLNA
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) Unicast
1 1 (6.67%) UPnP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (46.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) IPTV
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Presales
1 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Security Monitoring
2 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.67%) Data Security
6 1 (6.67%) DRM
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Post-Production
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Splunk
2 7 (46.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (13.33%) NetWitness
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
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