Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 175 155
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 5 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 0.62% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.64% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 38
Birmingham median annual salary £48,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.38% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,350 £38,250 £42,250
90th Percentile £63,050 £95,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -40.38% +8.33% +4.35%

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 3,557 4,198 3,655
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.04% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,689 3,157 3,063
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% -0.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,250
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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) PCI QSA
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Records Management
4 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) NIST 800
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Resilience
4 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

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 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Resilience
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (20.00%) NetIQ
1 1 (20.00%) SAP