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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 804 858 903
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 107 106 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.097% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 83 86 35
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 26 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 25 September 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 +50 88 £65,000 +6.12% 4
London +48 52 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Scotland +40 17 £65,000 +2.76%
South East +41 11 £72,500 +31.81%
City of London +67 9 £65,000 -11.86% 2
Edinburgh +23 9 £65,000 -7.14%
North West +12 8 £65,000 -7.14%
Manchester -6 8 £65,000 -7.14%
Aberdeen - 8 - -
West Midlands -7 6 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +28 5 £75,000 +36.36%
Reading +6 4 £75,000 +25.00%
Warwickshire +5 4 £35,000 -50.00%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £72,500 +34.25%
Leeds - 3 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
South West -2 2 £82,500 +46.01%
Birmingham -17 2 £66,250 +15.21%
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -12 1 £87,500 +54.86%
Cheltenham -18 1 £87,500 +54.86%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £62,500 -
Bristol - 1 £77,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £62,500 -
North East - 1 £62,500 -

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 124 (49.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (47.43%) CISSP
3 114 (45.06%) Degree
4 100 (39.53%) PCI DSS
4 100 (39.53%) Information Security
5 90 (35.57%) Security Architecture
6 78 (30.83%) Network Security
7 68 (26.88%) Cybersecurity
8 61 (24.11%) SIEM
8 61 (24.11%) Security Cleared
8 61 (24.11%) Risk Management
9 60 (23.72%) CISM
10 48 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
10 48 (18.97%) Security Operations
11 47 (18.58%) ITIL
12 46 (18.18%) Finance
13 40 (15.81%) SC Cleared
14 39 (15.42%) Java
14 39 (15.42%) ISO22301
15 36 (14.23%) Vulnerability Management
15 36 (14.23%) C++
16 34 (13.44%) ISO27002
16 34 (13.44%) CLAS
17 33 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
17 33 (13.04%) .NET
17 33 (13.04%) ArcSight
18 32 (12.65%) CISA
18 32 (12.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 31 (12.25%) VB.NET
19 31 (12.25%) PHP

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 28 (11.07%) IIS
2 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 78 (30.83%) Network Security
2 26 (10.28%) Firewall
3 21 (8.30%) Internet
4 9 (3.56%) Wireless
5 7 (2.77%) WAN
6 6 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.37%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (2.37%) VPN
7 5 (1.98%) LAN
8 4 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.58%) MPLS
8 4 (1.58%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.19%) RTP
9 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (0.40%) DNS
11 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.98%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.40%) GIS
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.79%) AppScan
3 1 (0.40%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Paros
General
1 46 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (3.16%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.77%) Legal
4 5 (1.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (0.79%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.40%) OAuth
3 1 (0.40%) OpenID
3 1 (0.40%) REST
3 1 (0.40%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.40%) SAML
3 1 (0.40%) SOAP
3 1 (0.40%) VXML
3 1 (0.40%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
2 28 (11.07%) Data Centre
3 23 (9.09%) Blog
4 20 (7.91%) CESG
5 18 (7.11%) CESG CLAS
5 18 (7.11%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.93%) Computer Science
7 14 (5.53%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (3.95%) PKI
9 8 (3.16%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.79%) NHS
13 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.40%) iPhone
13 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.40%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.28%) Windows
2 21 (8.30%) Unix
3 5 (1.98%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
4 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (39.53%) Information Security
2 90 (35.57%) Security Architecture
3 68 (26.88%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (24.11%) Risk Management
4 61 (24.11%) SIEM
5 48 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
5 48 (18.97%) Security Operations
6 47 (18.58%) ITIL
7 36 (14.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 32 (12.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 29 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
9 29 (11.46%) ITIL V3
9 29 (11.46%) Supplier Management
10 28 (11.07%) Data Protection
10 28 (11.07%) Risk Assessment
11 25 (9.88%) Security Management
12 24 (9.49%) Presales
13 22 (8.70%) Compliance Management
14 21 (8.30%) Project Management
14 21 (8.30%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.42%) Java
2 36 (14.23%) C++
3 31 (12.25%) C#
3 31 (12.25%) PHP
3 31 (12.25%) VB.NET
4 20 (7.91%) Objective-C
5 18 (7.11%) C
6 9 (3.56%) Python
7 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.79%) Perl
7 2 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (47.43%) CISSP
2 114 (45.06%) Degree
3 61 (24.11%) Security Cleared
4 60 (23.72%) CISM
5 40 (15.81%) SC Cleared
6 34 (13.44%) CLAS
7 32 (12.65%) CISA
8 31 (12.25%) CREST Certified
9 28 (11.07%) IISP
10 24 (9.49%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (5.53%) PCI QSA
12 13 (5.14%) CHECK Team Leader
12 13 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (4.74%) CCSP
13 12 (4.74%) Cyber Scheme
13 12 (4.74%) Tigerscheme
14 7 (2.77%) CCNP
14 7 (2.77%) CHECK Team Member
15 5 (1.98%) CEH
15 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (49.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (39.53%) PCI DSS
3 39 (15.42%) ISO22301
4 34 (13.44%) ISO27002
5 31 (12.25%) ISO27005
6 20 (7.91%) QA
7 11 (4.35%) COBIT
8 10 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (3.16%) BS25999
10 5 (1.98%) RMADS
11 3 (1.19%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Nessus
1 6 (2.37%) Nmap
2 2 (0.79%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.79%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) QRadar
3 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 33 (13.04%) ArcSight
2 24 (9.49%) Splunk
3 19 (7.51%) CheckPoint
4 18 (7.11%) F5
5 14 (5.53%) Cisco
6 11 (4.35%) Juniper
7 10 (3.95%) Palo Alto
8 9 (3.56%) Blue Coat
8 9 (3.56%) Fortinet
9 8 (3.16%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.58%) Qualys
11 2 (0.79%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.79%) SunGard
12 1 (0.40%) Citrix
12 1 (0.40%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (0.40%) Google
12 1 (0.40%) IBM
12 1 (0.40%) Imperva
12 1 (0.40%) Intel
12 1 (0.40%) Symantec
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