The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 785 856 904
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 129 124 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 101 94 32
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £76,750
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Senior Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

Senior Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +39 108 £65,000 +4.00% 5
London +11 58 £65,000 - 3
Scotland +25 17 £60,000 +42.85% 1
City of London +60 12 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East +13 10 £72,500 +31.81% 1
West Midlands -7 9 £65,000 +1.96%
Aberdeen - 8 - -
Manchester +8 7 £65,000 -7.14%
North West +7 7 £65,000 -7.14%
South West +1 7 £65,000 +15.04% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 -
Leeds - 7 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £65,000 -
Wiltshire +15 4 £65,000 +15.04%
Swindon +9 4 £65,000 +15.04%
Warwickshire +5 4 £35,000 -50.00%
Berkshire 0 4 £57,500 +2.22% 1
Solihull - 4 £65,000 -
Reading +4 3 - - 1
Glasgow -1 2 £47,500 +13.09%
Gloucestershire -4 2 £87,500 +54.86% 1
Cheltenham -9 2 £87,500 +54.86% 1
Oxfordshire -10 2 £72,500 +34.25%
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
East of England +19 1 £75,000 +42.85%
Birmingham -23 1 £65,000 +13.04%
Bristol - 1 £77,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £75,000 -
Paisley - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

1 135 (47.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 130 (45.77%) CISSP
3 119 (41.90%) Degree
4 110 (38.73%) PCI DSS
5 108 (38.03%) Information Security
6 102 (35.92%) Security Architecture
7 83 (29.23%) SIEM
8 80 (28.17%) Network Security
9 78 (27.46%) Cybersecurity
10 63 (22.18%) Risk Management
11 62 (21.83%) ITIL
11 62 (21.83%) Security Cleared
12 61 (21.48%) CISM
12 61 (21.48%) Security Operations
13 60 (21.13%) Finance
14 48 (16.90%) ISO22301
14 48 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
15 45 (15.85%) ArcSight
16 44 (15.49%) Security Operations Centre
17 43 (15.14%) ISO27002
18 42 (14.79%) SC Cleared
19 40 (14.08%) ISO27005
20 38 (13.38%) ITIL V3
20 38 (13.38%) Supplier Management
20 38 (13.38%) Enterprise Architecture
21 37 (13.03%) Data Protection
21 37 (13.03%) Java
21 37 (13.03%) CLAS
22 36 (12.68%) Vulnerability Management
23 34 (11.97%) C++

Senior 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 26 (9.15%) IIS
2 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (28.17%) Network Security
2 34 (11.97%) Firewall
3 20 (7.04%) Internet
4 10 (3.52%) Wireless
5 9 (3.17%) WAN
6 7 (2.46%) LAN
6 7 (2.46%) VPN
7 6 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.11%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (2.11%) MPLS
8 5 (1.76%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.06%) RTP
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (0.70%) DNS
11 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.70%) Big Data
2 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.70%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.35%) GIS
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.70%) AppScan
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) Paros
General
1 60 (21.13%) Finance
2 8 (2.82%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.11%) Legal
4 5 (1.76%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.92%) .NET
2 2 (0.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.35%) OAuth
3 1 (0.35%) OpenID
3 1 (0.35%) REST
3 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.35%) SAML
3 1 (0.35%) SOAP
3 1 (0.35%) VXML
3 1 (0.35%) XMPP
3 1 (0.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.49%) Security Operations Centre
2 28 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.75%) Blog
3 22 (7.75%) CESG
4 21 (7.39%) PKI
5 20 (7.04%) CESG CLAS
6 17 (5.99%) Management Information System
7 15 (5.28%) Computer Science
8 14 (4.93%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (2.82%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.41%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.35%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.15%) Windows
2 20 (7.04%) Unix
3 4 (1.41%) VxWorks
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) CentOS
5 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (38.03%) Information Security
2 102 (35.92%) Security Architecture
3 83 (29.23%) SIEM
4 78 (27.46%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (22.18%) Risk Management
6 62 (21.83%) ITIL
7 61 (21.48%) Security Operations
8 48 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
9 38 (13.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 38 (13.38%) ITIL V3
9 38 (13.38%) Supplier Management
10 37 (13.03%) Data Protection
11 36 (12.68%) Vulnerability Management
12 31 (10.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 28 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
14 27 (9.51%) Security Management
15 26 (9.15%) Ethical Hacking
15 26 (9.15%) Presales
16 25 (8.80%) Identity Management
17 22 (7.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.03%) Java
2 34 (11.97%) C++
3 30 (10.56%) C#
3 30 (10.56%) PHP
3 30 (10.56%) VB.NET
4 20 (7.04%) Objective-C
5 16 (5.63%) C
6 7 (2.46%) Python
7 2 (0.70%) Perl
7 2 (0.70%) SQL
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 130 (45.77%) CISSP
2 119 (41.90%) Degree
3 62 (21.83%) Security Cleared
4 61 (21.48%) CISM
5 42 (14.79%) SC Cleared
6 37 (13.03%) CLAS
7 31 (10.92%) CREST Certified
8 30 (10.56%) CISA
9 26 (9.15%) IISP
10 25 (8.80%) CESG Certified Professional
11 15 (5.28%) PCI QSA
12 14 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (4.58%) CEH
13 13 (4.58%) CHECK Team Leader
14 12 (4.23%) CCSP
14 12 (4.23%) Cyber Scheme
14 12 (4.23%) Tigerscheme
15 11 (3.87%) CHFI
16 10 (3.52%) ECSA
17 8 (2.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (47.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (38.73%) PCI DSS
3 48 (16.90%) ISO22301
4 43 (15.14%) ISO27002
5 40 (14.08%) ISO27005
6 20 (7.04%) QA
7 11 (3.87%) COBIT
7 11 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (2.82%) BS25999
9 4 (1.41%) RMADS
10 3 (1.06%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) Nessus
1 5 (1.76%) Nmap
2 2 (0.70%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.70%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.35%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.35%) QRadar
3 1 (0.35%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 45 (15.85%) ArcSight
2 25 (8.80%) CheckPoint
3 24 (8.45%) Splunk
4 22 (7.75%) F5
5 20 (7.04%) Cisco
6 18 (6.34%) Juniper
7 14 (4.93%) Palo Alto
8 13 (4.58%) Fortinet
9 11 (3.87%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.82%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.41%) Qualys
12 3 (1.06%) Aruba
12 3 (1.06%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.06%) Intel Security
13 2 (0.70%) Aerohive Networks
13 2 (0.70%) Clearswift
13 2 (0.70%) MobileIron
13 2 (0.70%) SAP
13 2 (0.70%) Sourcefire
13 2 (0.70%) SunGard
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