The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 238 280
Rank change year-on-year +16 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 27
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £40,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the City of London

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in the City of London

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in the City of London

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 7 (43.75%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) CISSP
4 5 (31.25%) CISA
4 5 (31.25%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Social Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 4 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) CEH
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) ISMS
5 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
6 3 (18.75%) Presales
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) IaaS
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) TACACS
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) OAuth
1 1 (6.25%) OpenID
1 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) CentOS
1 2 (12.50%) Debian
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (25.00%) ISMS
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 4 (25.00%) Security Management
3 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (25.00%) Social Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
4 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISA
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CEH
2 4 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MBA
4 1 (6.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) F5
2 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
3 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 + car, bonus, pension, and healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago