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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
UK
Rank 493 431 508
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 388 656 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.64% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 273 558 396
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,003
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.08%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -59 339 £60,000 - 45
London -19 145 £65,500 +0.76% 25
South East -26 55 £65,000 +8.33% 7
North West +8 48 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Manchester -15 38 £51,250 -2.38% 1
East of England +14 29 £60,000 +6.66% 3
Scotland +11 25 £32,500 -38.09% 2
Edinburgh +4 25 £32,500 -38.09% 2
Berkshire -4 24 £70,000 +16.66% 1
South West -10 23 £40,000 -33.33% 2
West Midlands +17 21 £60,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +8 17 £65,000 +8.33%
Reading +13 16 £60,000 +4.34%
Birmingham +8 14 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire +22 9 £50,000 +1.01% 2
Surrey +22 9 £65,000 +18.18% 2
West Yorkshire +22 9 £50,000 +1.01%
Oxfordshire +17 9 £65,000 +36.84%
Leeds +15 9 £50,000 +1.01%
Bristol -17 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Hampshire +22 7 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Hertfordshire +18 7 £60,000 -27.27% 3
Gloucestershire -8 6 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £57,500 -
Suffolk +18 5 £29,500 -41.00%
Canary Wharf -20 5 £65,000 -10.34%
Bath - 5 £24,000 - 1
Somerset - 5 £24,000 - 1
Southampton +13 4 £65,000 -7.14%
Oxford +11 4 £55,000 +15.78%

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 404 (45.80%) Information Security
2 296 (33.56%) Cybersecurity
3 295 (33.45%) CISSP
4 242 (27.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 222 (25.17%) Finance
6 218 (24.72%) Network Security
7 208 (23.58%) Firewall
8 184 (20.86%) CISM
9 172 (19.50%) Security Architecture
10 171 (19.39%) Risk Management
11 169 (19.16%) Presales
12 166 (18.82%) Cisco Certification
12 166 (18.82%) Degree
13 163 (18.48%) PCI DSS
14 153 (17.35%) Data Centre
15 146 (16.55%) Cisco
16 142 (16.10%) Splunk
17 135 (15.31%) CheckPoint
18 132 (14.97%) CISA
19 125 (14.17%) Penetration Testing
20 117 (13.27%) Linux
21 112 (12.70%) CCNP
21 112 (12.70%) Security Cleared
22 111 (12.59%) Security Monitoring
23 106 (12.02%) Management Information System
24 99 (11.22%) Security Management
25 95 (10.77%) Windows
26 89 (10.09%) CCSE
26 89 (10.09%) SIEM
27 87 (9.86%) Security Operations

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 56 (6.35%) IIS
2 8 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.68%) Apache
4 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (3.40%) MS Visio
2 24 (2.72%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.59%) MS Project
4 11 (1.25%) MS Office
5 8 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (1.70%) SAP GRC
2 14 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.57%) SaaS
4 4 (0.45%) IaaS
5 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.34%) PaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.23%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 218 (24.72%) Network Security
2 208 (23.58%) Firewall
3 60 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (6.01%) TCP/IP
5 49 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 48 (5.44%) LAN
7 36 (4.08%) VPN
7 36 (4.08%) WAN
8 33 (3.74%) BGP
8 33 (3.74%) HTTP
8 33 (3.74%) SSL
9 28 (3.17%) OSPF
10 27 (3.06%) Wireless
11 26 (2.95%) Spanning Tree
12 21 (2.38%) Wireshark
13 20 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (2.15%) tcpdump
15 16 (1.81%) Cisco ISE
16 14 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (1.59%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.95%) Big Data
2 9 (1.02%) Hadoop
2 9 (1.02%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.68%) Cognos Impromptu
4 5 (0.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.45%) GIS
6 2 (0.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Metasploit
2 9 (1.02%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.34%) AppScan
3 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.34%) Paros
3 3 (0.34%) WebScarab
4 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 222 (25.17%) Finance
2 61 (6.92%) Retail
3 57 (6.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 42 (4.76%) Law
5 29 (3.29%) Banking
6 20 (2.27%) Legal
7 19 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.47%) Publishing
10 10 (1.13%) Marketing
11 8 (0.91%) Military
12 7 (0.79%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.68%) Local Government
14 5 (0.57%) Advertising
14 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.45%) Back Office
15 4 (0.45%) Electronics
16 3 (0.34%) Swedish Language
17 2 (0.23%) Games
17 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.38%) .NET
2 14 (1.59%) HTML
3 8 (0.91%) Web Services
4 6 (0.68%) SailPoint
5 3 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.34%) Ajax
5 3 (0.34%) boto
6 2 (0.23%) OAuth
6 2 (0.23%) OpenID
6 2 (0.23%) SAML
6 2 (0.23%) 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%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 153 (17.35%) Data Centre
2 106 (12.02%) Management Information System
3 59 (6.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 30 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.06%) CESG
5 27 (3.06%) PKI
6 25 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.72%) Mathematics
8 17 (1.93%) NHS
9 16 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.47%) Physics
12 11 (1.25%) iPad
13 10 (1.13%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.02%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (1.02%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
15 8 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 117 (13.27%) Linux
2 95 (10.77%) Windows
3 65 (7.37%) Unix
4 21 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.91%) VxWorks
7 7 (0.79%) CentOS
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (45.80%) Information Security
2 296 (33.56%) Cybersecurity
3 172 (19.50%) Security Architecture
4 171 (19.39%) Risk Management
5 169 (19.16%) Presales
6 125 (14.17%) Penetration Testing
7 111 (12.59%) Security Monitoring
8 99 (11.22%) Security Management
9 89 (10.09%) SIEM
10 87 (9.86%) Security Operations
11 82 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
12 74 (8.39%) Data Protection
13 65 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (6.80%) ITIL
14 60 (6.80%) Project Management
15 59 (6.69%) Vulnerability Management
16 54 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
17 53 (6.01%) Information Security Management
18 45 (5.10%) Business Development
18 45 (5.10%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 48 (5.44%) Java
2 41 (4.65%) C
3 21 (2.38%) Python
4 19 (2.15%) C++
5 18 (2.04%) C#
6 16 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.70%) PHP
8 13 (1.47%) SQL
9 11 (1.25%) Perl
10 9 (1.02%) Ruby
11 8 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.57%) ABAP
13 5 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.57%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 295 (33.45%) CISSP
2 184 (20.86%) CISM
3 166 (18.82%) Cisco Certification
3 166 (18.82%) Degree
4 132 (14.97%) CISA
5 112 (12.70%) CCNP
5 112 (12.70%) Security Cleared
6 89 (10.09%) CCSE
7 74 (8.39%) CCSA
8 61 (6.92%) CCSP
8 61 (6.92%) SC Cleared
9 57 (6.46%) CEH
9 57 (6.46%) IISP
10 53 (6.01%) CCIE
11 50 (5.67%) CESG Certified Professional
12 45 (5.10%) CLAS
13 35 (3.97%) CCDP
14 34 (3.85%) CREST Certified
15 30 (3.40%) CCNA
16 28 (3.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (27.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 163 (18.48%) PCI DSS
3 33 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (3.29%) COBIT
5 19 (2.15%) ISO27002
6 17 (1.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 16 (1.81%) GDPR
8 14 (1.59%) QA
9 11 (1.25%) RMADS
10 9 (1.02%) GPG13
10 9 (1.02%) JSP 440
11 8 (0.91%) ISO22301
12 7 (0.79%) ISO27005
13 3 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.23%) BS25999
14 2 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
14 2 (0.23%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.23%) SLA
15 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
15 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 12 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.45%) IAG
4 4 (0.45%) Snort
5 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) pfSense
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (4.31%) FortiGate
2 19 (2.15%) Nmap
3 17 (1.93%) Nessus
4 10 (1.13%) CSIRT
5 9 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (0.91%) QRadar
7 4 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.34%) Ansible
8 3 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.34%) Puppet
8 3 (0.34%) SELinux
9 2 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Core Impact
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.11%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 146 (16.55%) Cisco
2 142 (16.10%) Splunk
3 135 (15.31%) CheckPoint
4 78 (8.84%) Fortinet
5 77 (8.73%) F5
6 65 (7.37%) Palo Alto
7 61 (6.92%) ArcSight
8 53 (6.01%) Microsoft
9 41 (4.65%) Blue Coat
9 41 (4.65%) Juniper
10 25 (2.83%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.61%) SAP
12 21 (2.38%) Oracle
13 18 (2.04%) VMware
14 16 (1.81%) Intel Security
15 15 (1.70%) Citrix
16 14 (1.59%) LogRhythm
17 12 (1.36%) IBM
18 10 (1.13%) CyberArk
18 10 (1.13%) Qualys
Kent
Adeptis Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £42991 per annum + up to 10k allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £55000 to £70000 per annum, + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum BONUS, Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 car allowance + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45k - £65k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago