The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 45 54 51
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.76% 1.75% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.86% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Median salary £40,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.74% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

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 213 483 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 93.83% 93.79% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 165 290 308
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) CHECK Team Leader
1 8 (88.89%) CHECK Team Member
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Security Management
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Regulatory Compliance
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Regulatory Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CHECK Team Leader
1 8 (88.89%) CHECK Team Member
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto