Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 210 225
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 53 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.95% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 32
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 5,331 6,619 6,398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 95.77% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,414 5,369 5,189
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £74,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +4 27 £65,000 - 7
Bracknell 0 5 £68,750 +1.85%
Maidenhead +24 4 £65,000 +23.81%
Slough +1 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 (49.06%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (35.85%) Presales
4 18 (33.96%) CISSP
4 18 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (33.96%) Cisco
4 18 (33.96%) CCNP
5 16 (30.19%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (30.19%) Network Security
6 15 (28.30%) Information Security
6 15 (28.30%) Firewall
7 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
7 14 (26.42%) Huawei
7 14 (26.42%) Degree
7 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
7 14 (26.42%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 13 (24.53%) ISO 22301
8 13 (24.53%) Time Management
9 12 (22.64%) Product Management
9 12 (22.64%) Brocade
9 12 (22.64%) Fortinet
9 12 (22.64%) Ruckus Wireless
9 12 (22.64%) Meraki
9 12 (22.64%) CISM
9 12 (22.64%) MS Visio
9 12 (22.64%) LAN
9 12 (22.64%) WAN
9 12 (22.64%) ISO 9001
9 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP

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:

Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.89%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Network Security
2 15 (28.30%) Firewall
3 12 (22.64%) LAN
3 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.64%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless Security
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
1 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (35.85%) Presales
3 16 (30.19%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (28.30%) Information Security
5 14 (26.42%) Customer Requirements
6 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 13 (24.53%) Time Management
7 12 (22.64%) Customer-Centricity
7 12 (22.64%) IT Strategy
7 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (22.64%) Product Management
7 12 (22.64%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (20.75%) Security Architecture
9 9 (16.98%) Network Design
10 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
11 7 (13.21%) Business Development
12 6 (11.32%) Analytics
12 6 (11.32%) Data Analytics
12 6 (11.32%) Facilities Management
13 5 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) CCNP
1 18 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (33.96%) CISSP
2 14 (26.42%) Degree
3 12 (22.64%) CISM
4 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.32%) CCNA
5 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (7.55%) CCSA
7 2 (3.77%) CCIE
7 2 (3.77%) CCSE
8 1 (1.89%) CRISC
8 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (24.53%) ISO 22301
3 12 (22.64%) ISO 9001
4 5 (9.43%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) GDPR
5 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.77%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (1.89%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Cisco
2 14 (26.42%) Huawei
3 12 (22.64%) Brocade
3 12 (22.64%) Fortinet
3 12 (22.64%) Meraki
3 12 (22.64%) Ruckus Wireless
4 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.66%) McAfee
4 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.77%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.77%) IronPort
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Qualys
5 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.89%) SAP