Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 206 206
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 52 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 0.77% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.80% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 62
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £51,250 £39,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £74,250 £79,875
South East median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.76% +5.45% -4.76%

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 5,665 6,087 8,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 95.57% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,514 4,903 6,335
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £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 16 December 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 December 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 +12 28 £57,500 -0.86% 5
Bracknell -18 3 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Maidenhead -29 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 28 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (50.00%) Information Security
3 15 (28.85%) CISM
4 14 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 13 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 13 (25.00%) CISSP
6 12 (23.08%) Finance
6 12 (23.08%) Network Security
7 11 (21.15%) Cisco
7 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
8 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 10 (19.23%) PCI DSS
8 10 (19.23%) GDPR
9 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
10 8 (15.38%) F5
11 7 (13.46%) SIEM
11 7 (13.46%) Security Auditing
11 7 (13.46%) Firewall
12 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
12 6 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (11.54%) Data Privacy
12 6 (11.54%) CRISC
12 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
12 6 (11.54%) PKI
12 6 (11.54%) Degree
12 6 (11.54%) Creative Thinking
13 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
13 5 (9.62%) Threat Analysis
14 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto

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 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Network Security
2 7 (13.46%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.85%) WebEx
4 2 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) PKI
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (50.00%) Information Security
3 13 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 13 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
5 7 (13.46%) Security Auditing
5 7 (13.46%) SIEM
6 6 (11.54%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (11.54%) Data Privacy
6 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
7 5 (9.62%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (5.77%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (5.77%) Fraud Detection
9 3 (5.77%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.77%) Logistics
9 3 (5.77%) Presales
9 3 (5.77%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) CISM
2 13 (25.00%) CISSP
3 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (11.54%) CRISC
4 6 (11.54%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) CISA
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.77%) CCSA
6 3 (5.77%) SSCP
7 2 (3.85%) CCNP
7 2 (3.85%) CCSP
7 2 (3.85%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.92%) CCDP
8 1 (1.92%) CCIE
8 1 (1.92%) CCNA
8 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.23%) GDPR
2 10 (19.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.69%) COBIT
4 3 (5.77%) SLA
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.92%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) CASB
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.92%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Cisco
2 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (7.69%) Juniper
4 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.77%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.77%) CyberArk
5 3 (5.77%) McAfee
5 3 (5.77%) Qualys
5 3 (5.77%) Trend Micro
6 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.85%) IronPort
6 2 (3.85%) Meraki
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Aruba
7 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.92%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) Splunk
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) Zscaler