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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
UK
Rank 506 469 517
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 382 571 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 258 470 390
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,400 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -30 346 £60,000 - 53
London -11 128 £64,500 -0.76% 20
South East -15 69 £65,000 +13.04% 8
North West -5 41 £52,500 - 7
East of England +19 35 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Manchester -14 34 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Berkshire +9 33 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Bedfordshire +13 23 £65,000 +13.04%
Yorkshire +38 21 £52,500 +7.14% 3
West Yorkshire +40 20 £52,500 +7.14% 3
South West +19 20 £41,250 -31.25% 7
Leeds +38 19 £52,500 +7.14% 2
Reading +22 19 £65,000 +13.04% 4
Scotland +15 19 £33,750 -40.26% 2
West Midlands +1 19 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Edinburgh +17 18 £33,750 -35.71% 2
Birmingham +7 14 £66,250 +10.41% 6
Surrey +12 13 £45,000 -18.18% 2
City of London +19 10 £80,000 +25.00% 7
Oxfordshire +29 9 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 9 £80,000 -11.11% 1
Bedford +13 8 £65,000 +4.41%
Bristol -2 7 £58,750 -2.08% 5
Hampshire +16 6 £58,250 -22.33% 1
Guildford +30 5 £30,000 -44.95% 1
Bath - 5 £24,000 -
Newbury - 5 £60,000 -
Somerset - 5 £24,000 -
Oxford +29 4 £55,000 -
Kent +12 4 £65,000 +16.59%

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 425 (46.65%) Information Security
2 313 (34.36%) Cybersecurity
3 295 (32.38%) CISSP
4 270 (29.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 233 (25.58%) Network Security
6 209 (22.94%) Firewall
7 208 (22.83%) Finance
8 191 (20.97%) Security Architecture
9 190 (20.86%) PCI DSS
10 181 (19.87%) CISM
11 180 (19.76%) Degree
12 165 (18.11%) Presales
13 156 (17.12%) Risk Management
14 155 (17.01%) Data Centre
15 149 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
16 135 (14.82%) Cisco
17 132 (14.49%) CISA
18 131 (14.38%) Splunk
19 130 (14.27%) CheckPoint
20 127 (13.94%) Security Cleared
20 127 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
21 117 (12.84%) SIEM
22 114 (12.51%) Security Monitoring
23 106 (11.64%) CCNP
24 105 (11.53%) Linux
25 104 (11.42%) Management Information System
26 97 (10.65%) Windows
27 95 (10.43%) Security Operations
28 87 (9.55%) Security Management
28 87 (9.55%) CCSE

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 66 (7.24%) IIS
2 8 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.66%) Apache
3 6 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.22%) Drupal
5 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.11%) CICS
6 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (3.18%) MS Visio
2 21 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.43%) MS Project
4 11 (1.21%) MS Office
5 7 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.98%) SAP GRC
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.10%) SaaS
4 9 (0.99%) IaaS
5 8 (0.88%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 233 (25.58%) Network Security
2 209 (22.94%) Firewall
3 57 (6.26%) Cisco ASA
4 52 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 51 (5.60%) LAN
6 44 (4.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (3.73%) WAN
8 33 (3.62%) VPN
9 31 (3.40%) BGP
10 30 (3.29%) HTTP
11 27 (2.96%) OSPF
12 26 (2.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (2.85%) SSL
13 25 (2.74%) Spanning Tree
13 25 (2.74%) Wireless
14 24 (2.63%) Internet
15 20 (2.20%) Wireshark
16 18 (1.98%) tcpdump
17 14 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
17 14 (1.54%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.41%) Big Data
2 10 (1.10%) SAP BW
3 9 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.33%) GIS
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.11%) DB2
7 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.88%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 208 (22.83%) Finance
2 52 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 50 (5.49%) Retail
4 41 (4.50%) Law
5 32 (3.51%) Banking
6 23 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.09%) Legal
9 13 (1.43%) Publishing
10 10 (1.10%) Marketing
11 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.66%) Games
13 6 (0.66%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.55%) Advertising
14 5 (0.55%) Electronics
15 4 (0.44%) Local Government
16 3 (0.33%) Swedish Language
17 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
18 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.74%) .NET
2 12 (1.32%) Web Services
3 7 (0.77%) SailPoint
4 5 (0.55%) SAML
5 3 (0.33%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.33%) HTML
5 3 (0.33%) OAuth
5 3 (0.33%) OpenID
6 2 (0.22%) SPNEGO
7 1 (0.11%) CGI
7 1 (0.11%) Flash
7 1 (0.11%) HTML5
7 1 (0.11%) J2EE
7 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.11%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 155 (17.01%) Data Centre
2 104 (11.42%) Management Information System
3 75 (8.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 39 (4.28%) PKI
5 31 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.52%) CESG
8 22 (2.41%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.31%) Cryptography
10 17 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.76%) NHS
12 14 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.21%) Physics
14 10 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
14 10 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (1.10%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.10%) iPad
14 10 (1.10%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.53%) Linux
2 97 (10.65%) Windows
3 74 (8.12%) Unix
4 20 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.88%) VxWorks
5 8 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.77%) CentOS
7 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.22%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.22%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (46.65%) Information Security
2 313 (34.36%) Cybersecurity
3 191 (20.97%) Security Architecture
4 165 (18.11%) Presales
5 156 (17.12%) Risk Management
6 127 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
7 117 (12.84%) SIEM
8 114 (12.51%) Security Monitoring
9 95 (10.43%) Security Operations
10 87 (9.55%) Security Management
11 84 (9.22%) Data Protection
12 80 (8.78%) Risk Assessment
13 71 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
14 60 (6.59%) Identity Access Management
14 60 (6.59%) Project Management
15 56 (6.15%) Information Security Management
15 56 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 50 (5.49%) Compliance Management
16 50 (5.49%) ITIL
16 50 (5.49%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (5.49%) C
2 47 (5.16%) Java
3 28 (3.07%) C++
4 18 (1.98%) C#
4 18 (1.98%) Python
5 17 (1.87%) PHP
6 15 (1.65%) VB.NET
7 9 (0.99%) SQL
8 8 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.77%) Perl
10 5 (0.55%) ABAP
11 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.33%) Ruby
12 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.11%) CLIST
13 1 (0.11%) REXX
13 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 295 (32.38%) CISSP
2 181 (19.87%) CISM
3 180 (19.76%) Degree
4 149 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
5 132 (14.49%) CISA
6 127 (13.94%) Security Cleared
7 106 (11.64%) CCNP
8 87 (9.55%) CCSE
9 83 (9.11%) SC Cleared
10 68 (7.46%) CCSA
11 67 (7.35%) IISP
12 53 (5.82%) CEH
13 49 (5.38%) CCIE
14 48 (5.27%) CCSP
15 46 (5.05%) CREST Certified
16 41 (4.50%) CESG Certified Professional
17 37 (4.06%) CCDP
18 36 (3.95%) CLAS
19 35 (3.84%) CRISC
20 34 (3.73%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (29.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 190 (20.86%) PCI DSS
3 41 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 30 (3.29%) COBIT
5 22 (2.41%) ISO27002
6 13 (1.43%) ISO22301
6 13 (1.43%) QA
7 12 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (1.21%) GDPR
8 11 (1.21%) GPG13
9 9 (0.99%) ISO27005
9 9 (0.99%) JSP 440
9 9 (0.99%) RMADS
10 3 (0.33%) BS25999
11 2 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.22%) SLA
12 1 (0.11%) COSO
12 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 12 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.66%) Snort
3 6 (0.66%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.44%) IAG
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) RACF
6 1 (0.11%) pfSense
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (3.62%) FortiGate
2 19 (2.09%) Nmap
3 14 (1.54%) Nessus
4 10 (1.10%) CSIRT
5 8 (0.88%) QRadar
6 6 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (0.33%) SELinux
10 2 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Core Impact
11 1 (0.11%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.11%) OpenVAS
11 1 (0.11%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.11%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.11%) SCCM
11 1 (0.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 135 (14.82%) Cisco
2 131 (14.38%) Splunk
3 130 (14.27%) CheckPoint
4 78 (8.56%) Fortinet
5 76 (8.34%) F5
6 71 (7.79%) ArcSight
7 64 (7.03%) Palo Alto
8 49 (5.38%) Microsoft
9 44 (4.83%) Juniper
10 40 (4.39%) Blue Coat
11 29 (3.18%) SAP
12 24 (2.63%) Red Hat
13 20 (2.20%) Intel Security
14 19 (2.09%) VMware
15 16 (1.76%) LogRhythm
16 13 (1.43%) Citrix
17 12 (1.32%) Oracle
18 11 (1.21%) Cyber-Ark
18 11 (1.21%) Qualys
18 11 (1.21%) Sourcefire
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ingenio
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50,000- 80,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago