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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 352 466 543
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 875 605 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 674 407 393
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+21.35% -1.90%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 May 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 +99 805 £62,500 +13.63% 81
London +97 356 £65,000 +8.33% 37
South East +38 183 £60,000 +14.28% 20
Berkshire +20 103 £60,000 +9.09% 7
South West +42 69 £65,000 +23.80% 4
West Midlands +34 66 £62,500 +21.95% 5
Reading +38 57 £60,500 +0.83% 6
Birmingham +24 47 £62,500 +16.27% 3
North West +46 45 £53,750 +34.37% 4
Bristol +27 38 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Surrey +20 35 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Manchester +25 34 £56,375 +61.07% 3
City of London +27 32 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Scotland -18 31 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Yorkshire +3 28 £65,000 +62.50% 4
West Yorkshire +5 24 £65,000 +61.49% 3
Leeds 0 24 £65,000 +60.49% 3
Edinburgh +16 19 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England -10 17 £57,500 +25.00% 5
Wiltshire +14 14 £65,000 +48.57%
Gloucestershire +11 14 £70,000 +30.23% 2
Swindon +4 14 £65,000 +41.30%
Staines +21 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Kent - 13 £45,000 - 4
North East - 12 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +15 11 £72,500 -
Solihull - 10 £65,000 -
Cheshire +35 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leatherhead +25 9 £62,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +21 9 £52,500 -25.00% 1

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 698 (45.35%) Information Security
2 691 (44.90%) Cybersecurity
3 583 (37.88%) CISSP
4 416 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 387 (25.15%) Security Cleared
6 374 (24.30%) Degree
7 362 (23.52%) Security Architecture
8 326 (21.18%) Network Security
9 325 (21.12%) SC Cleared
9 325 (21.12%) CISM
10 318 (20.66%) PCI DSS
11 304 (19.75%) Finance
12 272 (17.67%) Risk Management
13 246 (15.98%) SIEM
14 225 (14.62%) Security Operations
15 218 (14.17%) Presales
16 215 (13.97%) Firewall
17 193 (12.54%) CISA
18 181 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
18 181 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
19 178 (11.57%) Data Centre
20 175 (11.37%) Cisco
21 172 (11.18%) Data Protection
22 162 (10.53%) ArcSight
23 149 (9.68%) Security Management
24 142 (9.23%) CheckPoint
25 122 (7.93%) Identity Management
26 121 (7.86%) Risk Assessment
26 121 (7.86%) Threat Analysis
27 120 (7.80%) Project 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 97 (6.30%) IIS
2 9 (0.58%) Apache
2 9 (0.58%) Apache Pig
3 8 (0.52%) SAS
4 6 (0.39%) ArcGIS
4 6 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.32%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.065%) Confluence
7 1 (0.065%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 21 (1.36%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.17%) MS Office
4 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (1.75%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.32%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.32%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.065%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.71%) SaaS
2 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.32%) IaaS
4 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 326 (21.18%) Network Security
2 215 (13.97%) Firewall
3 79 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
4 64 (4.16%) WAN
5 62 (4.03%) Wireless
6 60 (3.90%) VPN
7 58 (3.77%) LAN
8 45 (2.92%) Internet
9 43 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 39 (2.53%) TCP/IP
11 33 (2.14%) BGP
11 33 (2.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 31 (2.01%) OSPF
13 27 (1.75%) Spanning Tree
14 23 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (1.49%) IPsec
15 22 (1.43%) SAN
16 21 (1.36%) SSL
17 19 (1.23%) Wireshark
18 18 (1.17%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (1.62%) Big Data
2 16 (1.04%) Hadoop
3 9 (0.58%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 7 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 6 (0.39%) GIS
6 6 (0.39%) SAP BI
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.26%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.19%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.13%) MySQL
11 1 (0.065%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.065%) DB2
11 1 (0.065%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.065%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.065%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.065%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (0.45%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.32%) AppScan
2 5 (0.32%) JIRA
3 4 (0.26%) Bugzilla
3 4 (0.26%) CruiseControl
3 4 (0.26%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.26%) Hudson
3 4 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.19%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.065%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.065%) Paros
5 1 (0.065%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 304 (19.75%) Finance
2 94 (6.11%) Law
3 93 (6.04%) Legal
4 54 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.31%) Banking
6 25 (1.62%) Marketing
6 25 (1.62%) Retail
7 15 (0.97%) Games
7 15 (0.97%) Publishing
8 14 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.84%) Military
10 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.39%) Electronics
12 5 (0.32%) Billing
13 4 (0.26%) French Language
14 3 (0.19%) Back Office
15 2 (0.13%) Advertising
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.065%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.60%) .NET
2 13 (0.84%) SAML
3 12 (0.78%) HTML
4 10 (0.65%) J2EE
5 6 (0.39%) SAP Basis
6 5 (0.32%) Flash
6 5 (0.32%) HTML5
6 5 (0.32%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.32%) XMPP
6 5 (0.32%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (0.19%) Middleware
8 1 (0.065%) CGI
8 1 (0.065%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.065%) JSON
8 1 (0.065%) REST
8 1 (0.065%) VXML
8 1 (0.065%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 181 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 178 (11.57%) Data Centre
3 119 (7.73%) Management Information System
4 116 (7.54%) PKI
5 92 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (5.72%) CESG
7 83 (5.39%) Computer Science
8 57 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
9 48 (3.12%) Mathematics
10 41 (2.66%) Cyberthreat
11 40 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
12 37 (2.40%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.82%) Social Media
14 27 (1.75%) iPad
15 23 (1.49%) Driving Licence
15 23 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
16 22 (1.43%) Cryptography
17 19 (1.23%) Cybercrime
18 18 (1.17%) Blog
19 12 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 86 (5.59%) Windows
2 44 (2.86%) Unix
3 39 (2.53%) Linux
4 18 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.32%) CentOS
6 4 (0.26%) Android
6 4 (0.26%) Solaris
6 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.065%) AIX
8 1 (0.065%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.065%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.065%) SUSE
8 1 (0.065%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.065%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.065%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (45.35%) Information Security
2 691 (44.90%) Cybersecurity
3 362 (23.52%) Security Architecture
4 272 (17.67%) Risk Management
5 246 (15.98%) SIEM
6 225 (14.62%) Security Operations
7 218 (14.17%) Presales
8 181 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
9 172 (11.18%) Data Protection
10 149 (9.68%) Security Management
11 122 (7.93%) Identity Management
12 121 (7.86%) Risk Assessment
12 121 (7.86%) Threat Analysis
13 120 (7.80%) Project Management
14 106 (6.89%) ITIL
15 103 (6.69%) Fraud Detection
16 101 (6.56%) Vulnerability Management
17 100 (6.50%) Information Assurance
18 96 (6.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
19 92 (5.98%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (6.04%) C
2 62 (4.03%) C++
2 62 (4.03%) Java
3 50 (3.25%) Python
4 44 (2.86%) PHP
5 42 (2.73%) C#
6 30 (1.95%) VB.NET
7 24 (1.56%) Perl
8 16 (1.04%) SQL
9 15 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 13 (0.84%) Objective-C
11 12 (0.78%) Ruby
12 10 (0.65%) ABAP
12 10 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 10 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.52%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.13%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.13%) VB
15 1 (0.065%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 583 (37.88%) CISSP
2 387 (25.15%) Security Cleared
3 374 (24.30%) Degree
4 325 (21.12%) CISM
4 325 (21.12%) SC Cleared
5 193 (12.54%) CISA
6 118 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
7 114 (7.41%) CLAS
8 104 (6.76%) CESG Certified Professional
9 100 (6.50%) IISP
10 81 (5.26%) CEH
10 81 (5.26%) CREST Certified
11 71 (4.61%) CRISC
12 70 (4.55%) CCNP
13 68 (4.42%) DV Cleared
14 62 (4.03%) PCI QSA
15 51 (3.31%) SANS
16 39 (2.53%) CCIE
17 38 (2.47%) OSCP
18 35 (2.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 318 (20.66%) PCI DSS
3 51 (3.31%) ISO22301
4 44 (2.86%) ISO27002
5 39 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 35 (2.27%) ISO27005
7 29 (1.88%) QA
8 28 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 25 (1.62%) COBIT
10 24 (1.56%) RMADS
11 17 (1.10%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.84%) BS25999
13 10 (0.65%) PA-DSS
14 8 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
14 8 (0.52%) SSAE 16
15 5 (0.32%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
16 3 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
16 3 (0.19%) SLA
17 2 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 28 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.19%) Firmware
4 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.13%) Snort
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.065%) UAG
5 1 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (3.90%) QRadar
2 13 (0.84%) Nessus
2 13 (0.84%) SELinux
3 8 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (0.52%) Nmap
4 7 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (0.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 6 (0.39%) OpenAM
5 6 (0.39%) OpenIDM
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (0.39%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.13%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.13%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.13%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.065%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.065%) MIIS
7 1 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.065%) SCCM
7 1 (0.065%) SCOM
7 1 (0.065%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (11.37%) Cisco
2 162 (10.53%) ArcSight
3 142 (9.23%) CheckPoint
4 106 (6.89%) Splunk
5 97 (6.30%) F5
5 97 (6.30%) Juniper
6 92 (5.98%) Palo Alto
7 58 (3.77%) Blue Coat
8 54 (3.51%) Microsoft
9 42 (2.73%) SAP
10 41 (2.66%) Fortinet
11 38 (2.47%) Qualys
11 38 (2.47%) VMware
12 35 (2.27%) Riverbed
13 29 (1.88%) Cyber-Ark
14 28 (1.82%) HP
15 24 (1.56%) Intel Security
16 23 (1.49%) Oracle
17 22 (1.43%) Forcepoint
18 21 (1.36%) AlgoSec
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £100000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £100000 - £135000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Bonus + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £100,000 and generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago