Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Security Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 203 184
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 4 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.93% +22.73% -
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% -12.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3731 4611 3738
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.53% 95.64% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3463 3079
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in Birmingham

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in Birmingham.

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT 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 Birmingham region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (75.00%) assyst
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (75.00%) QRadar
3 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) OSCE
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) assyst
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) OSCE
2 1 (25.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM