The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 106 93 115
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 44 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.72% 1.90% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.99% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 4
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £77,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

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 1743 2209 1656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.54% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1726 1406
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Birmingham

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (37.04%) CISSP
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) CISM
4 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 6 (22.22%) Presales
4 6 (22.22%) F5
5 5 (18.52%) Aruba
5 5 (18.52%) Imperva
5 5 (18.52%) Forcepoint
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
5 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
5 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
5 5 (18.52%) Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) ISMS
7 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (11.11%) SIEM
7 3 (11.11%) CLAS
7 3 (11.11%) Internal Audit
7 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TACACS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) OAuth
1 1 (3.70%) OpenID
1 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (22.22%) Presales
4 5 (18.52%) Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) ISMS
6 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (11.11%) Internal Audit
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
7 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.70%) Business Development
8 1 (3.70%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) CEH
4 3 (11.11%) CIMA
4 3 (11.11%) CLAS
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) MCSA
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.70%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) GPG13
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) QRadar
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco
1 6 (22.22%) F5
1 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
2 5 (18.52%) Aruba
2 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
2 5 (18.52%) Forcepoint
2 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
2 5 (18.52%) Imperva
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) FireEye
4 2 (7.41%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.70%) AlgoSec
5 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.70%) Rapid7
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Tufin
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