Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 157 198
Rank change year-on-year -27 +41 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 20 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.52% 0.77% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.80% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 5
Bristol median annual salary £58,750 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.62% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £42,425 £43,250 £41,000
90th Percentile £70,175 £81,750 £58,250
South West median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +23.81% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3764 3130 3695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 96.99% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 2686 3198
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,150
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Bristol

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Bristol

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Bristol region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (60.00%) CISM
3 12 (60.00%) CISSP
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (35.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (30.00%) Data Privacy
6 6 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (30.00%) Records Management
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) ISMS
6 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
7 5 (25.00%) Security Management
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (25.00%) CESG
8 4 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.00%) Security Auditing
9 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
9 3 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (15.00%) SIEM
9 3 (15.00%) QMS
9 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall

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

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CESG
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Data Privacy
4 6 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (30.00%) ISMS
4 6 (30.00%) Records Management
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 5 (25.00%) Security Management
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) QMS
7 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CISM
1 12 (60.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) CISA
7 1 (5.00%) CRISC
7 1 (5.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EnCase
1 1 (5.00%) FTK