Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 173 157
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 12 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.76% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.78% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 52
Birmingham median annual salary £55,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.62% -7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £48,625 £47,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £108,750 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -26.15% +13.04% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3684 4591 3852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.41% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3440 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Birmingham region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (25.00%) assyst
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (25.00%) QRadar
4 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Threat Detection
5 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Detection
5 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Records Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CISM
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (8.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) QRadar
2 2 (16.67%) Nessus
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (8.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (8.33%) NetIQ