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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 477 515 523
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 461 516 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 325 425 420
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +29 416 £60,000 +4.34% 48
London +52 190 £67,500 +12.50% 25
South East +25 84 £55,000 -4.34% 10
North West -33 34 £56,250 +7.14% 4
East of England +31 33 £55,000 -11.29% 1
Berkshire +20 32 £60,000 - 7
Yorkshire +33 27 £51,250 +19.18%
Manchester -21 27 £62,500 +19.04% 4
West Yorkshire +37 25 £52,500 +28.04%
Leeds +36 24 £52,500 +28.04%
Reading +42 22 £65,000 +15.55% 6
Scotland +14 21 £50,000 -11.50% 1
Edinburgh +24 20 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Bedfordshire +15 20 £55,000 +2.32%
Surrey +7 19 £45,000 -19.64%
City of London +19 17 £65,500 +4.80% 10
South West +16 16 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Hertfordshire +13 12 £80,000 +10.34%
West Midlands -13 12 £51,250 -6.81% 3
Bedford +12 9 £55,000 +2.32%
Birmingham -9 9 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Kent +10 8 £55,000 -1.34% 1
Guildford +28 7 £30,000 -53.84%
Uxbridge - 7 £55,000 -
Swindon +23 6 £80,000 +56.09%
Wiltshire +14 6 £80,000 +52.38%
Hampshire +9 6 £57,500 -32.35% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
Middlesex +9 5 £50,000 -47.36%
Cheltenham -5 5 £50,000 +8.69%

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 524 (46.25%) Information Security
2 432 (38.13%) Cybersecurity
3 396 (34.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 390 (34.42%) CISSP
5 280 (24.71%) PCI DSS
6 278 (24.54%) Network Security
7 263 (23.21%) Security Architecture
8 250 (22.07%) Finance
9 242 (21.36%) Firewall
10 236 (20.83%) Degree
11 221 (19.51%) CISM
12 200 (17.65%) Presales
13 198 (17.48%) SIEM
14 196 (17.30%) Risk Management
15 189 (16.68%) Penetration Testing
16 178 (15.71%) Security Cleared
17 158 (13.95%) CISA
18 155 (13.68%) Data Centre
19 145 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
20 139 (12.27%) Cisco
21 138 (12.18%) SC Cleared
22 137 (12.09%) Security Operations
23 131 (11.56%) CheckPoint
24 128 (11.30%) Splunk
25 123 (10.86%) Management Information System
26 112 (9.89%) Data Protection
27 100 (8.83%) Vulnerability Management
27 100 (8.83%) Security Operations Centre
28 99 (8.74%) Windows
29 97 (8.56%) Risk Assessment

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 86 (7.59%) IIS
2 9 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.53%) Apache
3 6 (0.53%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.18%) CICS
6 2 (0.18%) Drupal
6 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.088%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.088%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 23 (2.03%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.59%) MS Office
4 17 (1.50%) MS Project
5 8 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (2.47%) SAP GRC
2 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.088%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.088%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.088%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.088%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.79%) IaaS
3 9 (0.79%) SaaS
4 8 (0.71%) PaaS
5 3 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.088%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 278 (24.54%) Network Security
2 242 (21.36%) Firewall
3 57 (5.03%) LAN
4 55 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (3.97%) TCP/IP
6 38 (3.35%) Internet
7 35 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (2.91%) WAN
9 31 (2.74%) Wireless
10 30 (2.65%) VPN
11 27 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 25 (2.21%) BGP
13 24 (2.12%) HTTP
14 21 (1.85%) OSPF
15 19 (1.68%) Wireshark
16 18 (1.59%) Spanning Tree
17 16 (1.41%) SSL
17 16 (1.41%) tcpdump
18 15 (1.32%) Cisco Wireless
18 15 (1.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.03%) Big Data
2 10 (0.88%) Hadoop
2 10 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.79%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.44%) GIS
5 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.26%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.088%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (1.24%) Metasploit
2 13 (1.15%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.088%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.088%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.088%) Subversion
General
1 250 (22.07%) Finance
2 54 (4.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 53 (4.68%) Law
4 43 (3.80%) Retail
5 32 (2.82%) Banking
6 27 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.12%) Legal
7 24 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.15%) Publishing
10 8 (0.71%) Marketing
11 7 (0.62%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.53%) Electronics
12 6 (0.53%) Games
12 6 (0.53%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.44%) Military
14 3 (0.26%) Automotive
14 3 (0.26%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.80%) .NET
2 12 (1.06%) Web Services
3 6 (0.53%) SailPoint
3 6 (0.53%) SAML
4 5 (0.44%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.35%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.35%) HTML
5 4 (0.35%) POSIX
5 4 (0.35%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.18%) J2EE
6 2 (0.18%) OAuth
6 2 (0.18%) OpenID
6 2 (0.18%) SPNEGO
6 2 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.088%) Flash
7 1 (0.088%) HTML5
7 1 (0.088%) REST
7 1 (0.088%) RESTful
7 1 (0.088%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.088%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (13.68%) Data Centre
2 123 (10.86%) Management Information System
3 100 (8.83%) Security Operations Centre
4 68 (6.00%) PKI
5 57 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (2.74%) CESG
8 27 (2.38%) Cryptography
9 23 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 23 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
10 22 (1.94%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
12 18 (1.59%) iPad
13 17 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.24%) Blog
14 14 (1.24%) NHS
15 13 (1.15%) Mainframe
16 12 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
16 12 (1.06%) Physics
17 11 (0.97%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 99 (8.74%) Windows
2 90 (7.94%) Linux
3 68 (6.00%) Unix
4 16 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.79%) CentOS
7 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.53%) Kali Linux
8 6 (0.53%) VxWorks
8 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.26%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.088%) AIX
11 1 (0.088%) Android
11 1 (0.088%) KNOPPIX
11 1 (0.088%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.088%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.088%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (46.25%) Information Security
2 432 (38.13%) Cybersecurity
3 263 (23.21%) Security Architecture
4 200 (17.65%) Presales
5 198 (17.48%) SIEM
6 196 (17.30%) Risk Management
7 189 (16.68%) Penetration Testing
8 137 (12.09%) Security Operations
9 112 (9.89%) Data Protection
10 100 (8.83%) Vulnerability Management
11 97 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
12 96 (8.47%) Project Management
12 96 (8.47%) Security Management
13 76 (6.71%) Identity Access Management
14 75 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (6.18%) Portfolio Management
16 69 (6.09%) Compliance Management
17 68 (6.00%) Performance Management
17 68 (6.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
18 67 (5.91%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (5.83%) Java
2 65 (5.74%) C
3 42 (3.71%) C++
4 36 (3.18%) PHP
5 34 (3.00%) C#
6 27 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 26 (2.29%) Python
8 12 (1.06%) SQL
9 11 (0.97%) Perl
10 9 (0.79%) ABAP
10 9 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 8 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.71%) Ruby
12 6 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.26%) VBScript
15 2 (0.18%) CLIST
15 2 (0.18%) REXX
16 1 (0.088%) VB
Qualifications
1 390 (34.42%) CISSP
2 236 (20.83%) Degree
3 221 (19.51%) CISM
4 178 (15.71%) Security Cleared
5 158 (13.95%) CISA
6 145 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
7 138 (12.18%) SC Cleared
8 96 (8.47%) CCNP
9 86 (7.59%) IISP
10 82 (7.24%) CCSE
11 77 (6.80%) CREST Certified
12 70 (6.18%) CEH
13 58 (5.12%) CCSA
14 56 (4.94%) CLAS
15 54 (4.77%) CESG Certified Professional
16 51 (4.50%) CCIE
17 48 (4.24%) OSCP
18 45 (3.97%) CCSP
19 41 (3.62%) CRISC
20 38 (3.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (34.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 280 (24.71%) PCI DSS
3 55 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 38 (3.35%) COBIT
5 29 (2.56%) ISO27002
6 22 (1.94%) ISO22301
7 20 (1.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 18 (1.59%) RMADS
9 16 (1.41%) QA
10 13 (1.15%) GPG13
10 13 (1.15%) ISO27005
11 4 (0.35%) BS25999
11 4 (0.35%) GxP
11 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.35%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.35%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.26%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.53%) Snort
4 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.26%) IAG
5 3 (0.26%) RACF
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.088%) Docker
7 1 (0.088%) KVM
7 1 (0.088%) pfSense
7 1 (0.088%) vCloud
7 1 (0.088%) vSphere
7 1 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (2.47%) FortiGate
2 22 (1.94%) Nmap
2 22 (1.94%) QRadar
3 13 (1.15%) Nessus
4 10 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.26%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.26%) SELinux
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.18%) SCCM
7 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.088%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.088%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.088%) Puppet
8 1 (0.088%) SCOM
8 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 139 (12.27%) Cisco
2 131 (11.56%) CheckPoint
3 128 (11.30%) Splunk
4 86 (7.59%) ArcSight
5 83 (7.33%) Fortinet
6 81 (7.15%) F5
7 74 (6.53%) Palo Alto
8 55 (4.85%) Juniper
9 48 (4.24%) Microsoft
10 46 (4.06%) SAP
11 43 (3.80%) Blue Coat
12 28 (2.47%) Intel Security
13 23 (2.03%) VMware
14 18 (1.59%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.41%) LogRhythm
16 15 (1.32%) Forcepoint
17 14 (1.24%) Sourcefire
18 13 (1.15%) Citrix
19 11 (0.97%) Qualys
19 11 (0.97%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000K - £150,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000K - £150,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £80k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago