The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 439 492 510
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 595 531 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 461 445 399
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
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% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +68 530 £60,000 +4.34% 55
London +70 255 £65,000 +8.33% 29
South East +69 130 £50,000 -16.66% 10
Berkshire +3 42 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Scotland +36 38 £52,000 -5.45% 1
North West +5 27 £53,000 +6.00% 3
South West -7 27 £65,000 +26.82% 2
Edinburgh +20 26 £51,000 -2.85% 1
City of London +52 25 £65,000 +8.33% 9
Reading +15 25 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands -34 24 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Surrey +31 23 £47,000 -32.85% 4
Yorkshire +18 22 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Manchester -10 22 £51,500 +3.00% 3
Kent - 21 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 20 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Hampshire +18 18 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Leeds +22 17 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham -46 17 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East of England +12 13 £55,000 -11.29% 4
Gloucestershire -10 12 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Middlesex +24 10 £50,000 -28.57%
Hertfordshire +16 10 £55,000 +9.45% 1
Leatherhead - 10 £47,000 - 2
Bristol +10 9 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Aberdeen - 8 - -
North East - 7 £52,500 -
Warwickshire +4 6 £40,000 -42.85%
Buckinghamshire +8 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire +5 5 £72,500 +34.25%

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 633 (44.36%) Cybersecurity
2 624 (43.73%) Information Security
3 513 (35.95%) CISSP
4 493 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 361 (25.30%) PCI DSS
5 361 (25.30%) Security Architecture
6 332 (23.27%) Degree
7 318 (22.28%) Network Security
8 313 (21.93%) Security Cleared
9 294 (20.60%) Finance
9 294 (20.60%) SIEM
10 261 (18.29%) Firewall
11 256 (17.94%) CISM
12 252 (17.66%) SC Cleared
13 247 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
14 240 (16.82%) Risk Management
15 233 (16.33%) Presales
16 184 (12.89%) CISA
17 181 (12.68%) Security Operations
18 152 (10.65%) Data Centre
19 151 (10.58%) Data Protection
20 145 (10.16%) Cisco
21 143 (10.02%) Management Information System
22 133 (9.32%) Windows
23 126 (8.83%) CheckPoint
23 126 (8.83%) Security Operations Centre
24 121 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
25 119 (8.34%) CREST Certified
26 116 (8.13%) ArcSight
27 115 (8.06%) Splunk

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:

Application Platforms
1 84 (5.89%) IIS
2 12 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (0.63%) Apache
3 9 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.35%) SAS
6 2 (0.14%) CICS
6 2 (0.14%) Drupal
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.070%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.070%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.26%) MS Office
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 45 (3.15%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.35%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.070%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.070%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.63%) SaaS
4 8 (0.56%) IaaS
4 8 (0.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.070%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.070%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 318 (22.28%) Network Security
2 261 (18.29%) Firewall
3 64 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
4 58 (4.06%) LAN
5 50 (3.50%) Internet
6 46 (3.22%) Wireless
7 41 (2.87%) VPN
8 33 (2.31%) TCP/IP
9 32 (2.24%) WAN
10 28 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 16 (1.12%) MPLS
14 15 (1.05%) BGP
15 12 (0.84%) DNS
15 12 (0.84%) IPsec
16 11 (0.77%) Cisco Wireless
17 9 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
17 9 (0.63%) OSPF
17 9 (0.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.47%) Big Data
2 14 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 10 (0.70%) SAP BW
5 7 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.28%) GIS
7 4 (0.28%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.070%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.070%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.070%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.070%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.070%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (1.19%) Metasploit
2 10 (0.70%) Burp Suite
3 5 (0.35%) AppScan
4 4 (0.28%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.070%) JIRA
6 1 (0.070%) Paros
6 1 (0.070%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 294 (20.60%) Finance
2 67 (4.70%) Law
3 50 (3.50%) Legal
4 44 (3.08%) Banking
5 38 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 35 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.38%) Retail
8 28 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.05%) Publishing
11 10 (0.70%) Marketing
12 6 (0.42%) Electronics
12 6 (0.42%) Games
12 6 (0.42%) Military
12 6 (0.42%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.21%) Automotive
15 2 (0.14%) Back Office
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.63%) .NET
2 11 (0.77%) Web Services
3 10 (0.70%) Regular Expression
3 10 (0.70%) SAP Basis
4 9 (0.63%) SAML
5 8 (0.56%) J2EE
5 8 (0.56%) ZeroMQ
6 4 (0.28%) POSIX
7 2 (0.14%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.070%) HTML
8 1 (0.070%) OAuth
8 1 (0.070%) OpenID
8 1 (0.070%) REST
8 1 (0.070%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.070%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.070%) SOAP
8 1 (0.070%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 152 (10.65%) Data Centre
2 143 (10.02%) Management Information System
3 126 (8.83%) Security Operations Centre
4 113 (7.92%) PKI
5 76 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 67 (4.70%) CESG
7 55 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
9 34 (2.38%) Cryptography
10 33 (2.31%) Cyber Attack
11 29 (2.03%) CESG CLAS
12 28 (1.96%) Blog
13 27 (1.89%) iPad
14 25 (1.75%) Mobile App
15 20 (1.40%) Client/Server
16 19 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
16 19 (1.33%) Driving Licence
17 14 (0.98%) Cybercrime
17 14 (0.98%) Mathematics
18 13 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 133 (9.32%) Windows
2 76 (5.33%) Linux
3 60 (4.20%) Unix
4 31 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.84%) CentOS
6 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.42%) VxWorks
8 5 (0.35%) Kali Linux
8 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.28%) Android
10 3 (0.21%) Debian
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.070%) AIX
12 1 (0.070%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.070%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.070%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (44.36%) Cybersecurity
2 624 (43.73%) Information Security
3 361 (25.30%) Security Architecture
4 294 (20.60%) SIEM
5 247 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
6 240 (16.82%) Risk Management
7 233 (16.33%) Presales
8 181 (12.68%) Security Operations
9 151 (10.58%) Data Protection
10 114 (7.99%) Project Management
11 113 (7.92%) Risk Assessment
12 109 (7.64%) Security Management
13 108 (7.57%) Vulnerability Management
14 98 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 90 (6.31%) Identity Access Management
16 87 (6.10%) ITIL
17 82 (5.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 77 (5.40%) Identity Management
19 76 (5.33%) Portfolio Management
20 75 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (7.15%) C
2 94 (6.59%) Java
3 75 (5.26%) C++
4 59 (4.13%) PHP
5 58 (4.06%) C#
6 49 (3.43%) Python
7 47 (3.29%) VB.NET
8 24 (1.68%) Objective-C
9 21 (1.47%) Perl
10 20 (1.40%) ABAP
11 16 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.12%) SQL
12 11 (0.77%) Ruby
13 7 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.35%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.28%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.21%) VB
17 2 (0.14%) CLIST
17 2 (0.14%) REXX
17 2 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 513 (35.95%) CISSP
2 332 (23.27%) Degree
3 313 (21.93%) Security Cleared
4 256 (17.94%) CISM
5 252 (17.66%) SC Cleared
6 184 (12.89%) CISA
7 121 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
8 119 (8.34%) CREST Certified
9 85 (5.96%) CLAS
10 83 (5.82%) IISP
11 81 (5.68%) CEH
11 81 (5.68%) CESG Certified Professional
12 73 (5.12%) CCNP
13 64 (4.48%) CRISC
14 63 (4.41%) OSCP
15 55 (3.85%) DV Cleared
16 54 (3.78%) PCI QSA
17 52 (3.64%) SANS
18 47 (3.29%) CCSE
19 45 (3.15%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 361 (25.30%) PCI DSS
3 60 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 53 (3.71%) ISO22301
5 41 (2.87%) ISO27002
6 36 (2.52%) COBIT
7 33 (2.31%) ISO27005
8 28 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 28 (1.96%) QA
9 27 (1.89%) RMADS
10 14 (0.98%) GPG13
11 11 (0.77%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.49%) BS25999
13 6 (0.42%) PA-DSS
14 5 (0.35%) GxP
14 5 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.35%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.28%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
17 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.56%) Snort
4 3 (0.21%) RACF
4 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.070%) Docker
6 1 (0.070%) KVM
6 1 (0.070%) pfSense
6 1 (0.070%) vCloud
6 1 (0.070%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (2.80%) QRadar
2 21 (1.47%) Nmap
3 17 (1.19%) Nessus
4 16 (1.12%) FortiGate
5 11 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.28%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 4 (0.28%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.28%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (0.28%) RSA Archer
8 3 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.14%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.14%) SCOM
9 2 (0.14%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.070%) SCCM
Vendors
1 145 (10.16%) Cisco
2 126 (8.83%) CheckPoint
3 116 (8.13%) ArcSight
4 115 (8.06%) Splunk
5 89 (6.24%) F5
6 85 (5.96%) Palo Alto
7 73 (5.12%) SAP
8 64 (4.48%) Fortinet
9 62 (4.34%) Juniper
10 44 (3.08%) Microsoft
11 41 (2.87%) Blue Coat
12 33 (2.31%) Intel Security
13 30 (2.10%) Qualys
14 26 (1.82%) VMware
15 22 (1.54%) HP
16 21 (1.47%) Forcepoint
16 21 (1.47%) Riverbed
17 20 (1.40%) Sourcefire
18 15 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
18 15 (1.05%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K to 80K + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £56 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000 - £73,000 + incredible package
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitchurch, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum From £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum + 5% pension, hol, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago