The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Security Consultant
Rank 896 950 963
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 14 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.015% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 6
Median salary £75,000 £73,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £82,050 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £63,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lead Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Security Consultant in the job title.

Lead Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Lead Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Lead Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +55 14 £75,000 -3.22% 3
London +54 3 £75,000 -3.22% 3
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
South East - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £97,500 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £97,500 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Lead Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (63.04%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (54.35%) Information Security
3 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (21.74%) CISSP
4 10 (21.74%) Finance
4 10 (21.74%) C
5 9 (19.57%) Firewall
5 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (19.57%) Presales
6 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.04%) Threat Management
8 6 (13.04%) Wireless
8 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 5 (10.87%) CESG
9 5 (10.87%) Banking
9 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
9 5 (10.87%) SAP GRC
9 5 (10.87%) SAP Security
9 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
9 5 (10.87%) PMP
9 5 (10.87%) CISA
9 5 (10.87%) CISM
9 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (10.87%) SAP
9 5 (10.87%) ERP
9 5 (10.87%) GxP

Lead 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) Network Security
2 6 (13.04%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) GIS
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Law
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) CESG
2 5 (10.87%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.52%) Cybercrime
4 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Debian
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (54.35%) Information Security
3 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Presales
5 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.22%) Project Management
6 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) Threat Management
8 5 (10.87%) Coaching
8 5 (10.87%) ERP
8 5 (10.87%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (10.87%) Internal Audit
8 5 (10.87%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) SAP Security
8 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (8.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) CISSP
2 5 (10.87%) CHECK Team Leader
2 5 (10.87%) CISA
2 5 (10.87%) CISM
2 5 (10.87%) PMP
3 4 (8.70%) CCNP
3 4 (8.70%) CCSP
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.70%) CREST Certified
3 4 (8.70%) Tigerscheme
4 2 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) CCDE
5 1 (2.17%) CCDP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) GxP
1 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
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