Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 224 216
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 57 66 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 0.83% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.87% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 109
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £84,500 £71,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,205 7,564 10,355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.58% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,042 5,883 8,406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 21 £58,000 +5.45%
Newbury -3 13 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Bracknell +12 10 £45,000 -30.77%
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 - 1
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (70.18%) Information Security
2 25 (43.86%) CISSP
2 25 (43.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 24 (42.11%) Presales
4 21 (36.84%) Finance
5 20 (35.09%) Degree
6 19 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (31.58%) SIEM
8 17 (29.82%) CISM
9 16 (28.07%) Firewall
10 14 (24.56%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (22.81%) GDPR
11 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
11 13 (22.81%) Data Protection
12 12 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (21.05%) HTTP
13 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
14 10 (17.54%) Banking
14 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
14 10 (17.54%) Regulatory Compliance
15 9 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
15 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
15 9 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
15 9 (15.79%) CRAMM
15 9 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (15.79%) Content Management
15 9 (15.79%) Project Management
15 9 (15.79%) SMTP

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
3 12 (21.05%) HTTP
4 9 (15.79%) SMTP
5 8 (14.04%) Wireless
6 5 (8.77%) SSL
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (7.02%) DMVPN
7 4 (7.02%) FWSM
7 4 (7.02%) IPsec
7 4 (7.02%) VPN
8 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
8 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.26%) Network Security
8 3 (5.26%) SCCP
8 3 (5.26%) WAN
9 2 (3.51%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.53%) Legal
4 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 5 (8.77%) Games
6 4 (7.02%) Digital Economy
6 4 (7.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.04%) iSeries
3 7 (12.28%) PKI
4 6 (10.53%) Smart Meter
5 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.02%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.75%) BYOD
8 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Solaris
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Information Security
2 24 (42.11%) Presales
2 24 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 19 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (31.58%) SIEM
5 14 (24.56%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (22.81%) Data Protection
7 12 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (17.54%) Regulatory Compliance
9 9 (15.79%) Content Management
9 9 (15.79%) CRAMM
9 9 (15.79%) Project Management
9 9 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
9 9 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (14.04%) Cryptanalysis
10 8 (14.04%) ITIL
10 8 (14.04%) SDLC
10 8 (14.04%) Social Engineering
11 7 (12.28%) Identity Management
11 7 (12.28%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) CISSP
2 20 (35.09%) Degree
3 17 (29.82%) CISM
4 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) PCI QSA
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (8.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (5.26%) CCA
8 3 (5.26%) CCAA
8 3 (5.26%) CCSP
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.75%) CCIE
9 1 (1.75%) CCNA
9 1 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.75%) MCSE
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (22.81%) GDPR
3 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
4 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 8 (14.04%) QA
6 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.75%) GPG13
7 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Nessus
1 4 (7.02%) Nmap
2 2 (3.51%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) VMware
2 6 (10.53%) ArcSight
2 6 (10.53%) Splunk
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco
4 4 (7.02%) LogRhythm
4 4 (7.02%) NetWitness
4 4 (7.02%) Qualys
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) F5
5 3 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (3.51%) BMC
6 2 (3.51%) Capita
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.75%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.75%) BT
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) Huawei
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) Nokia