Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 84 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.76% 1.18% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.20% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 14
Cheltenham median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £39,250 £49,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £81,750 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +27.27% +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 450 830 641
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.90% 98.11% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 386 701 552
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (25.00%) ISACA
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) SCADA
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing

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 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (25.00%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISACA
4 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (25.00%) Proofpoint
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat