Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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

Security Consultant
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 130 186
Rank change year-on-year +46 +56 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 2 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.35% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.12% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -23.08% -
10th Percentile £58,250 £45,000 £54,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £55,000 £75,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £31,696 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -36.61% -9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 802 1,619 2,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 95.40% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 485 1,124 2,039
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Cambridge

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Consultant in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Cambridge

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Cambridge region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) IASME
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) NCSC
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical

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

General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) IASME
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) NCSC
2 1 (33.33%) QA