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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 360 469 514
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 813 615 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 614 446 414
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +124 736 £60,000 +9.09% 63
London +65 308 £61,250 +2.08% 24
South East +82 184 £57,500 +4.54% 14
Berkshire +14 84 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Reading +36 58 £57,500 -11.53% 1
West Midlands +21 55 £65,000 +30.00% 6
North West +51 47 £52,750 -8.26% 6
South West +43 47 £65,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland +10 38 £50,000 +19.04% 4
Manchester +17 36 £51,250 -21.15% 4
Surrey +52 35 £65,000 +18.18%
Birmingham +1 31 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Yorkshire +46 29 £63,750 +6.25% 3
Bristol +29 26 £65,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +27 26 £65,000 - 2
Leeds +37 24 £65,000 -7.14% 2
North East - 24 £55,000 - 1
East of England +18 20 £55,000 +16.40% 2
Hampshire +7 20 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Kent - 20 £45,000 - 1
City of London +54 19 £65,000 +13.04% 7
Edinburgh +17 18 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 13 £55,000 +25.71% 4
Hertfordshire +18 12 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Durham - 12 £55,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 12 £65,000 -
Warwickshire +15 11 £45,000 -8.16% 2
Staines +25 10 £85,000 +88.88%
Wiltshire +23 10 £65,000 +75.67%
Swindon +16 10 £65,000 +100.00%

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 782 (46.58%) Cybersecurity
2 743 (44.25%) Information Security
3 616 (36.69%) CISSP
4 511 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 437 (26.03%) Security Architecture
6 431 (25.67%) Security Cleared
7 414 (24.66%) Degree
8 360 (21.44%) SC Cleared
8 360 (21.44%) PCI DSS
9 345 (20.55%) Finance
10 339 (20.19%) Network Security
11 329 (19.59%) SIEM
12 325 (19.36%) CISM
13 297 (17.69%) Risk Management
14 260 (15.49%) Firewall
15 247 (14.71%) Security Operations
16 244 (14.53%) Presales
17 222 (13.22%) Penetration Testing
18 203 (12.09%) CISA
19 189 (11.26%) Security Operations Centre
20 188 (11.20%) Data Protection
21 182 (10.84%) Cisco
22 179 (10.66%) Data Centre
23 169 (10.07%) ArcSight
24 152 (9.05%) PKI
25 147 (8.76%) Management Information System
26 138 (8.22%) CheckPoint
27 137 (8.16%) Security Management
28 133 (7.92%) Project Management
29 131 (7.80%) Identity Management

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
1 100 (5.96%) IIS
2 11 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (0.54%) Apache
3 9 (0.54%) Apache Pig
3 9 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.48%) SAS
5 7 (0.42%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.18%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.060%) CICS
8 1 (0.060%) Confluence
8 1 (0.060%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.060%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 23 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.13%) MS Office
4 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 47 (2.80%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.30%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.30%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.36%) SaaS
3 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.12%) IaaS
4 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.060%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 339 (20.19%) Network Security
2 260 (15.49%) Firewall
3 78 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
4 64 (3.81%) LAN
5 62 (3.69%) VPN
6 58 (3.45%) WAN
7 56 (3.34%) Wireless
8 49 (2.92%) Internet
9 40 (2.38%) TCP/IP
10 37 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (2.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 26 (1.55%) BGP
13 21 (1.25%) MPLS
13 21 (1.25%) OSPF
14 20 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (1.07%) Spanning Tree
16 17 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (0.89%) Wireless Security
18 14 (0.83%) VLAN
18 14 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.25%) Big Data
2 15 (0.89%) Hadoop
3 13 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 8 (0.48%) GIS
4 8 (0.48%) SAP BW
5 6 (0.36%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.36%) SAP BI
5 6 (0.36%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.060%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.060%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.060%) DB2
8 1 (0.060%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.060%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (0.77%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.30%) AppScan
2 5 (0.30%) Burp Suite
2 5 (0.30%) JIRA
3 4 (0.24%) Bugzilla
3 4 (0.24%) CruiseControl
3 4 (0.24%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.24%) Hudson
3 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.24%) sqlmap
3 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.060%) Paros
5 1 (0.060%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 345 (20.55%) Finance
2 89 (5.30%) Legal
3 85 (5.06%) Law
4 51 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.98%) Banking
6 32 (1.91%) Retail
7 22 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.13%) Marketing
10 14 (0.83%) Military
11 11 (0.66%) Publishing
12 8 (0.48%) Games
13 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.24%) Billing
14 4 (0.24%) Electronics
14 4 (0.24%) French Language
15 3 (0.18%) Automotive
15 3 (0.18%) Back Office
16 1 (0.060%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.16%) .NET
2 15 (0.89%) SAML
3 13 (0.77%) HTML
4 11 (0.66%) J2EE
5 10 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 10 (0.60%) SAP Basis
6 8 (0.48%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (0.30%) Flash
7 5 (0.30%) HTML5
8 4 (0.24%) POSIX
9 2 (0.12%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.12%) Middleware
9 2 (0.12%) XMPP
10 1 (0.060%) REST
10 1 (0.060%) SOAP
10 1 (0.060%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 189 (11.26%) Security Operations Centre
2 179 (10.66%) Data Centre
3 152 (9.05%) PKI
4 147 (8.76%) Management Information System
5 97 (5.78%) CESG
6 96 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
7 95 (5.66%) Computer Science
8 63 (3.75%) Cyber Attack
9 46 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
10 44 (2.62%) CESG CLAS
11 39 (2.32%) Mathematics
12 35 (2.08%) Mobile App
13 34 (2.03%) iPad
14 28 (1.67%) Cryptography
15 27 (1.61%) Cybercrime
15 27 (1.61%) Driving Licence
16 24 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
17 22 (1.31%) Blog
18 20 (1.19%) Social Media
19 12 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 112 (6.67%) Windows
2 57 (3.39%) Linux
3 47 (2.80%) Unix
4 30 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.48%) CentOS
7 5 (0.30%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.24%) Android
8 4 (0.24%) Solaris
8 4 (0.24%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.18%) Debian
9 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.060%) AIX
11 1 (0.060%) KNOPPIX
11 1 (0.060%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.060%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (46.58%) Cybersecurity
2 743 (44.25%) Information Security
3 437 (26.03%) Security Architecture
4 329 (19.59%) SIEM
5 297 (17.69%) Risk Management
6 247 (14.71%) Security Operations
7 244 (14.53%) Presales
8 222 (13.22%) Penetration Testing
9 188 (11.20%) Data Protection
10 137 (8.16%) Security Management
11 133 (7.92%) Project Management
12 131 (7.80%) Identity Management
13 128 (7.62%) Risk Assessment
14 127 (7.56%) Threat Analysis
15 122 (7.27%) ITIL
16 111 (6.61%) Vulnerability Management
17 109 (6.49%) Fraud Detection
18 104 (6.19%) Information Assurance
18 104 (6.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
19 101 (6.02%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (6.55%) C
2 83 (4.94%) Java
3 75 (4.47%) C++
4 59 (3.51%) PHP
5 54 (3.22%) Python
6 53 (3.16%) C#
7 39 (2.32%) VB.NET
8 24 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 24 (1.43%) Perl
9 16 (0.95%) ABAP
9 16 (0.95%) Ruby
10 14 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 14 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 12 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.71%) SQL
12 10 (0.60%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.18%) VB
14 2 (0.12%) VBScript
15 1 (0.060%) CLIST
15 1 (0.060%) REXX
Qualifications
1 616 (36.69%) CISSP
2 431 (25.67%) Security Cleared
3 414 (24.66%) Degree
4 360 (21.44%) SC Cleared
5 325 (19.36%) CISM
6 203 (12.09%) CISA
7 123 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
7 123 (7.33%) CLAS
8 110 (6.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 105 (6.25%) CREST Certified
10 102 (6.08%) IISP
11 83 (4.94%) CEH
12 77 (4.59%) DV Cleared
13 75 (4.47%) CRISC
14 71 (4.23%) CCNP
15 68 (4.05%) PCI QSA
16 57 (3.39%) SANS
17 50 (2.98%) OSCP
18 44 (2.62%) CCIE
19 41 (2.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 511 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 360 (21.44%) PCI DSS
3 65 (3.87%) ISO22301
4 59 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 50 (2.98%) ISO27002
6 44 (2.62%) ISO27005
7 34 (2.03%) QA
8 32 (1.91%) COBIT
9 29 (1.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 27 (1.61%) RMADS
11 16 (0.95%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.77%) BS25999
13 8 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
13 8 (0.48%) SSAE 16
14 7 (0.42%) PA-DSS
15 5 (0.30%) GPG13
15 5 (0.30%) GxP
16 4 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
17 3 (0.18%) JSP 440
18 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.12%) Snort
5 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.060%) Docker
6 1 (0.060%) KVM
6 1 (0.060%) RACF
6 1 (0.060%) UAG
6 1 (0.060%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (3.63%) QRadar
2 15 (0.89%) Nessus
2 15 (0.89%) Nmap
3 11 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (0.48%) FortiGate
4 8 (0.48%) RSA Archer
4 8 (0.48%) SELinux
5 6 (0.36%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 6 (0.36%) OpenAM
5 6 (0.36%) OpenIDM
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.12%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.12%) SCOM
8 2 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 182 (10.84%) Cisco
2 169 (10.07%) ArcSight
3 138 (8.22%) CheckPoint
4 119 (7.09%) Splunk
5 92 (5.48%) F5
5 92 (5.48%) Palo Alto
6 85 (5.06%) Juniper
7 70 (4.17%) SAP
8 55 (3.28%) Microsoft
9 54 (3.22%) Blue Coat
10 47 (2.80%) Fortinet
11 37 (2.20%) Qualys
11 37 (2.20%) VMware
12 35 (2.08%) Riverbed
13 30 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
14 29 (1.73%) Intel Security
15 24 (1.43%) HP
15 24 (1.43%) IBM
16 22 (1.31%) AlgoSec
17 21 (1.25%) Forcepoint
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000 and generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000 and generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000 and generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000 and generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000 and generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £90,000+ excellent package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £90,000+ excellent package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £90,000+ excellent package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £90,000+ excellent package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £90,000+ excellent package!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 6 days ago