The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 126 162
Rank change year-on-year -43 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 17 103 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 2.05% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 2.17% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 85 54
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3203 4754 5179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.80% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 3882 3834
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Reading -6 9 £70,000 +21.73% 3
Bracknell +16 2 - -
Maidenhead +1 2 £75,000 +20.00%
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 45 (88.24%) Information Security
2 27 (52.94%) Linux
3 26 (50.98%) Unix
3 26 (50.98%) SSL
4 24 (47.06%) Risk Management
5 23 (45.10%) TCP/IP
6 21 (41.18%) HTTP
7 20 (39.22%) Blue Coat
7 20 (39.22%) F5
8 13 (25.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (25.49%) Firewall
9 10 (19.61%) CISSP
9 10 (19.61%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Security Architecture
10 9 (17.65%) Windows
10 9 (17.65%) VMware
10 9 (17.65%) VMware ESX
11 8 (15.69%) CheckPoint
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco
11 8 (15.69%) Network Security
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
12 7 (13.73%) Threat Management
12 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (13.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (13.73%) Patch Management
12 7 (13.73%) Security Patching
12 7 (13.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.73%) Data Protection

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 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
1 5 (9.80%) MS Project
1 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) SSL
2 23 (45.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (41.18%) HTTP
4 13 (25.49%) Firewall
5 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (15.69%) Network Security
6 7 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (13.73%) VPN
7 2 (3.92%) SMTP
7 2 (3.92%) Wireless
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) Ajax
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.96%) Flash
4 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.80%) Fintech
3 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
5 2 (3.92%) CESG
5 2 (3.92%) iSeries
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 26 (50.98%) Unix
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Information Security
2 24 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 10 (19.61%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Change Management
5 7 (13.73%) Data Protection
5 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (13.73%) Patch Management
5 7 (13.73%) Security Patching
5 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.73%) Threat Management
6 6 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
7 5 (9.80%) Information Security Management
7 5 (9.80%) ISMS
7 5 (9.80%) OWASP
7 5 (9.80%) Scorecard
7 5 (9.80%) Security Management
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.80%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
1 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
1 5 (9.80%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.84%) Perl
2 4 (7.84%) PHP
2 4 (7.84%) Ruby
3 3 (5.88%) C
4 2 (3.92%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) CISSP
2 6 (11.76%) CISA
3 5 (9.80%) CISM
3 5 (9.80%) ISSAP
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) CREST Certified
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) IISP
7 1 (1.96%) MCP
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.80%) ISO27002
2 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) COSO
4 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.96%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware ESX
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.96%) Core Impact
2 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Blue Coat
1 20 (39.22%) F5
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco
3 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
4 7 (13.73%) Imperva
4 7 (13.73%) LogLogic
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.96%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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