Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 231 158
Rank change year-on-year +12 -73 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 47 39 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 0.58% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.61% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 129
Berkshire median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,250 £49,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,625 £77,500
South East median annual salary £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.07% -3.33% +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 6,546 6,372 9,098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 95.58% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,284 5,142 7,416
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +9 22 £65,000 +12.07% 4
Newbury - 8 £46,250 -
Bracknell -18 2 £67,500 - 2
Slough +5 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Maidenhead -49 1 £52,500 -6.67%
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (55.32%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (44.68%) Information Security
3 17 (36.17%) CISSP
4 14 (29.79%) CISM
5 13 (27.66%) Data Protection
5 13 (27.66%) Security Architecture
6 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (25.53%) Network Security
7 10 (21.28%) Degree
7 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
8 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
10 7 (14.89%) BMC
10 7 (14.89%) IBM
10 7 (14.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 7 (14.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (14.89%) Sonatype
10 7 (14.89%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (14.89%) IBM BigFix
11 6 (12.77%) Black Duck
11 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (12.77%) SSL
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco
11 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
11 6 (12.77%) CISA
11 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (10.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Network Security
2 6 (12.77%) SSL
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
5 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (6.38%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.13%) IOS XR
7 1 (2.13%) SCCP
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) WebEx
7 1 (2.13%) WLAN
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) CGI
1 1 (2.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.51%) SCADA
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Robotics
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (44.68%) Information Security
3 13 (27.66%) Data Protection
3 13 (27.66%) Security Architecture
4 7 (14.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (10.64%) SABSA
7 4 (8.51%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (8.51%) OpenUP
7 4 (8.51%) Security Auditing
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.38%) SIEM
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL
9 2 (4.26%) Presales
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
1 2 (4.26%) C++
1 2 (4.26%) Java
1 2 (4.26%) Perl
1 2 (4.26%) PHP
1 2 (4.26%) Python
1 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) CISSP
2 14 (29.79%) CISM
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
4 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (12.77%) CISA
7 4 (8.51%) CREST Certified
7 4 (8.51%) CRISC
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.38%) ISSAP
8 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.26%) CCNP
9 2 (4.26%) CEH
9 2 (4.26%) OSCP
9 2 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (2.13%) CLAS
10 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
10 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (8.51%) GDPR
4 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
6 1 (2.13%) PMO
6 1 (2.13%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) BMC
1 7 (14.89%) IBM
1 7 (14.89%) Sonatype
2 6 (12.77%) Black Duck
2 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) F5
3 4 (8.51%) Juniper
3 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
4 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.13%) BT
5 1 (2.13%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.13%) Huawei
5 1 (2.13%) NEC
5 1 (2.13%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.13%) Nokia
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com