The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 125 135
Rank change year-on-year -36 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 23 92 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 2.04% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 2.12% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 51 50
Median salary £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

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 3105 4346 4938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.98% 96.53% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 3510 3724
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 £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -15 16 £58,000 -1.27% 3
Maidenhead +14 5 £37,500 -48.27%
Slough +4 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (73.17%) Information Security
2 22 (53.66%) Linux
3 21 (51.22%) CISSP
4 20 (48.78%) Firewall
5 17 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (36.59%) SSL
7 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
7 14 (34.15%) SIEM
8 13 (31.71%) Windows
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (29.27%) Security Architecture
10 11 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (26.83%) Python
11 10 (24.39%) VPN
11 10 (24.39%) Unix
11 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
11 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
11 10 (24.39%) Digital Economy
12 9 (21.95%) Network Security
13 8 (19.51%) CISM
13 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
14 7 (17.07%) VMware
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) ITIL
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
14 7 (17.07%) HTTP
14 7 (17.07%) Degree

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 6 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) SSL
3 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (24.39%) VPN
6 9 (21.95%) Network Security
7 7 (17.07%) HTTP
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (12.20%) DMVPN
8 5 (12.20%) FWSM
8 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (12.20%) IPsec
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (4.88%) SMTP
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (24.39%) Digital Economy
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 6 (14.63%) Legal
4 5 (12.20%) Games
5 2 (4.88%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Regular Expression
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Ajax
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.88%) iSeries
5 1 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) HPUX
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Information Security
2 14 (34.15%) SIEM
3 12 (29.27%) Security Architecture
4 11 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.07%) Analytics
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Patch Management
6 7 (17.07%) Presales
7 6 (14.63%) Business Continuity
7 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
7 6 (14.63%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 5 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Security Patching
8 5 (12.20%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) Use Case
8 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Python
2 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) C
6 2 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) CISSP
2 8 (19.51%) CISM
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) CCNA
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.63%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (14.63%) MCP
4 6 (14.63%) MCSE
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.63%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (14.63%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CISA
5 2 (4.88%) CLAS
5 2 (4.88%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.44%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) GPG13
3 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.88%) BS7799
4 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (12.20%) Nessus
1 5 (12.20%) Nmap
2 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
2 7 (17.07%) F5
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
2 7 (17.07%) Splunk
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.20%) Imperva
4 5 (12.20%) LogLogic
4 5 (12.20%) LogRhythm
4 5 (12.20%) NetWitness
4 5 (12.20%) Qualys
5 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 3 (7.32%) McAfee
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Sophos
7 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
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