The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Security Consultant
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 64 50
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.26% 0.25% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.25% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £37,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 221 393 351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.47% 98.99% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 184 333 314
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Cheltenham

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cheltenham region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) CHECK Team Member
1 6 (85.71%) Regulatory Compliance
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (14.29%) HPUX
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) iPad
6 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (14.29%) SIEM
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CHECK Team Member
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Leader
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk