Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 202 224
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 47 101 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.75% 1.18% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.23% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 95
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -6.25% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,375 £72,500
South East median annual salary £58,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.48% -8.70% +4.55%

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 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -8 20 £58,000 +5.45% 1
Bracknell +15 12 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Newbury -11 8 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Maidenhead +22 3 £37,500 -48.28%
Slough -6 1 £65,000 +34.02%
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 33 (70.21%) Information Security
2 24 (51.06%) Risk Management
2 24 (51.06%) Finance
3 23 (48.94%) Firewall
3 23 (48.94%) CISSP
4 22 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (46.81%) Presales
5 20 (42.55%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (42.55%) SIEM
6 19 (40.43%) Degree
7 18 (38.30%) CISM
8 15 (31.91%) Regulatory Compliance
9 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
9 13 (27.66%) ITIL
10 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 11 (23.40%) HTTP
10 11 (23.40%) Cisco
10 11 (23.40%) Security Architecture
10 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (19.15%) Splunk
12 9 (19.15%) FWSM
12 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
12 9 (19.15%) Use Case
12 9 (19.15%) Qualys
12 9 (19.15%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.40%) HTTP
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (19.15%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (19.15%) DMVPN
5 9 (19.15%) FWSM
5 9 (19.15%) IPsec
5 9 (19.15%) SMTP
5 9 (19.15%) SSL
5 9 (19.15%) VPN
6 8 (17.02%) Wireless
7 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.26%) Network Security
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Digital Economy
2 9 (19.15%) Legal
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) iSeries
2 7 (14.89%) PKI
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.77%) Smart Meter
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Information Security
2 24 (51.06%) Risk Management
3 22 (46.81%) Presales
4 20 (42.55%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (42.55%) SIEM
5 15 (31.91%) Regulatory Compliance
6 13 (27.66%) ITIL
7 11 (23.40%) Security Architecture
8 9 (19.15%) Content Management
8 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (19.15%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (19.15%) Project Management
8 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
8 9 (19.15%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (19.15%) Use Case
8 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (17.02%) Cryptanalysis
9 8 (17.02%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (17.02%) SDLC
9 8 (17.02%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.26%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) CISSP
2 19 (40.43%) Degree
3 18 (38.30%) CISM
4 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) CCA
6 2 (4.26%) CCAA
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (4.26%) MCP
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.13%) CISA
7 1 (2.13%) CLAS
7 1 (2.13%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
3 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (17.02%) QA
4 7 (14.89%) GDPR
5 2 (4.26%) GPG13
6 1 (2.13%) BS7799
6 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Nessus
1 9 (19.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco
2 9 (19.15%) NetWitness
2 9 (19.15%) Qualys
2 9 (19.15%) Splunk
3 8 (17.02%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) ArcSight
5 4 (8.51%) Juniper
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire