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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 773 851 949
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 153 107 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 120 65 51
Median salary £66,250 £65,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,600 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
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% -

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 May 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 25 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 +63 136 £65,000 -3.70% 6
London -2 47 £67,500 -6.89% 4
South East +8 25 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Berkshire +5 19 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -6 18 £65,000 +32.65%
North West +25 11 £55,000 -21.42%
Reading +21 11 £75,000 +11.11% 1
Manchester +18 11 £55,000 -21.42%
Yorkshire - 11 £65,000 -
Solihull - 10 £65,000 -
Leeds - 9 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £65,000 -
South West +17 8 £65,000 +59.50%
Wiltshire +10 8 £65,000 +59.50%
Swindon +7 8 £65,000 +62.50%
Scotland -6 8 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Birmingham +2 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Edinburgh +6 4 £67,500 +22.72% 1
East Midlands - 3 £53,750 -
City of London +40 2 £70,000 +28.44%
East of England +33 2 £75,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -8 2 £71,250 +35.07%
Glasgow -12 2 £47,500 +13.09%
Renfrewshire - 2 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
Paisley - 2 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £53,750 -
Maidenhead +10 1 £75,000 +27.65%
Slough -3 1 - -

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 114 (45.78%) CISSP
2 112 (44.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (40.56%) Information Security
4 90 (36.14%) Degree
5 84 (33.73%) PCI DSS
6 74 (29.72%) Security Architecture
6 74 (29.72%) SIEM
7 60 (24.10%) Cybersecurity
8 57 (22.89%) ITIL
9 56 (22.49%) Network Security
9 56 (22.49%) Security Cleared
9 56 (22.49%) Security Operations
10 55 (22.09%) CISM
11 53 (21.29%) Finance
12 52 (20.88%) ArcSight
13 46 (18.47%) Security Operations Centre
14 41 (16.47%) Risk Management
15 40 (16.06%) SC Cleared
16 39 (15.66%) ISO22301
17 37 (14.86%) Penetration Testing
18 35 (14.06%) Ethical Hacking
18 35 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
18 35 (14.06%) Data Protection
19 33 (13.25%) CEH
19 33 (13.25%) ISO27005
19 33 (13.25%) Data Centre
19 33 (13.25%) ISO27002
20 32 (12.85%) Supplier Management
20 32 (12.85%) ITIL V3
20 32 (12.85%) Cisco

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 31 (12.45%) IIS
2 6 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SAP GRC
1 3 (1.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.41%) IaaS
2 5 (2.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (22.49%) Network Security
2 29 (11.65%) Firewall
3 23 (9.24%) Wireless
4 16 (6.43%) LAN
5 15 (6.02%) WAN
6 14 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (4.82%) VPN
8 10 (4.02%) SSL
9 9 (3.61%) BGP
9 9 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (3.61%) MPLS
9 9 (3.61%) OSPF
10 8 (3.21%) Unified Communications
11 7 (2.81%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (2.81%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (2.81%) VLAN
11 7 (2.81%) Wireless Security
12 6 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (2.41%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (2.41%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.21%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.20%) Big Data
2 3 (1.20%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.20%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.40%) Redis
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.80%) AppScan
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Paros
General
1 53 (21.29%) Finance
2 6 (2.41%) Banking
2 6 (2.41%) Legal
3 5 (2.01%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.61%) Billing
4 4 (1.61%) Publishing
5 3 (1.20%) Games
5 3 (1.20%) Law
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.62%) .NET
2 6 (2.41%) XMPP
3 1 (0.40%) JSON
3 1 (0.40%) REST
3 1 (0.40%) VXML
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.40%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.47%) Security Operations Centre
2 33 (13.25%) Data Centre
3 20 (8.03%) PKI
4 18 (7.23%) CESG
5 16 (6.43%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.82%) CESG CLAS
7 11 (4.42%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.02%) Blog
9 8 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.81%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
14 2 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
15 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
15 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.43%) Windows
2 6 (2.41%) Unix
3 2 (0.80%) VxWorks
3 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
4 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.56%) Information Security
2 74 (29.72%) Security Architecture
2 74 (29.72%) SIEM
3 60 (24.10%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (22.89%) ITIL
5 56 (22.49%) Security Operations
6 41 (16.47%) Risk Management
7 37 (14.86%) Penetration Testing
8 35 (14.06%) Data Protection
8 35 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 35 (14.06%) Ethical Hacking
9 32 (12.85%) ITIL V3
9 32 (12.85%) Supplier Management
10 30 (12.05%) Vulnerability Management
11 29 (11.65%) Identity Management
11 29 (11.65%) Presales
12 28 (11.24%) Security Management
13 24 (9.64%) Performance Management
13 24 (9.64%) Portfolio Management
14 23 (9.24%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.84%) Java
2 20 (8.03%) C++
3 18 (7.23%) PHP
4 14 (5.62%) C#
4 14 (5.62%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.22%) Objective-C
6 10 (4.02%) C
7 9 (3.61%) Python
8 7 (2.81%) Perl
9 4 (1.61%) Ruby
10 2 (0.80%) SQL
11 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 114 (45.78%) CISSP
2 90 (36.14%) Degree
3 56 (22.49%) Security Cleared
4 55 (22.09%) CISM
5 40 (16.06%) SC Cleared
6 33 (13.25%) CEH
7 31 (12.45%) IISP
8 29 (11.65%) CREST Certified
9 25 (10.04%) CHFI
10 24 (9.64%) CLAS
10 24 (9.64%) ECSA
11 21 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (6.43%) CCNP
12 16 (6.43%) CESG Certified Professional
13 13 (5.22%) CISA
13 13 (5.22%) Tigerscheme
14 11 (4.42%) CHECK Team Member
15 10 (4.02%) CHECK Team Leader
15 10 (4.02%) PCI QSA
16 9 (3.61%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (44.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (33.73%) PCI DSS
3 39 (15.66%) ISO22301
4 33 (13.25%) ISO27002
4 33 (13.25%) ISO27005
5 13 (5.22%) QA
6 7 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.41%) BS25999
8 3 (1.20%) RMADS
9 1 (0.40%) COBIT
9 1 (0.40%) GCP
9 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.40%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Nessus
2 3 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.20%) Nmap
3 2 (0.80%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.80%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) EnCase
4 1 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 52 (20.88%) ArcSight
2 32 (12.85%) Cisco
3 30 (12.05%) Splunk
4 23 (9.24%) F5
4 23 (9.24%) Juniper
5 20 (8.03%) CheckPoint
6 16 (6.43%) Palo Alto
7 11 (4.42%) Fortinet
8 9 (3.61%) Blue Coat
8 9 (3.61%) Riverbed
9 8 (3.21%) Aruba
10 7 (2.81%) Sourcefire
11 6 (2.41%) Ipanema Technologies
11 6 (2.41%) Qualys
12 3 (1.20%) AlgoSec
12 3 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (1.20%) IronPort
12 3 (1.20%) Meraki
12 3 (1.20%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.20%) ProCurve
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