Period
to 9 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 180 231
Rank change year-on-year +32 +51 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 67 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 1.14% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.20% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 56 47
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £58,750 £43,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £82,500
South East median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +12.07%

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 2,664 5,600 6,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 95.22% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,099 4,624 5,327
Median annual salary £56,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% +1.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,075 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £76,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Consultant in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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
Maidenhead +48 4 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Slough +27 3 £70,000 +33.33%
Reading +31 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Bracknell +19 2 £72,500 +3.57%
Wokingham - 1 £57,500 -
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 11 (84.62%) Risk Management
2 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (61.54%) CISSP
4 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (38.46%) CISM
6 5 (38.46%) SABSA
6 5 (38.46%) NIST
7 4 (30.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (30.77%) SCCP
7 4 (30.77%) CCSP
7 4 (30.77%) Logistics
8 3 (23.08%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (15.38%) SDLC
9 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (15.38%) Wireless
9 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 2 (15.38%) SNMP
9 2 (15.38%) Business Development
9 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared

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 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SCCP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Risk Management
2 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (38.46%) SABSA
5 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
6 4 (30.77%) Logistics
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) Business Development
8 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (15.38%) SDLC
8 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
9 1 (7.69%) Content Management
9 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
9 1 (7.69%) ISMS
9 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (30.77%) CCSP
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (7.69%) CRISC
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) NIST
3 1 (7.69%) IEC 61508
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CASB
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
1 1 (7.69%) Siemens
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
1 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
1 1 (7.69%) Wonderware