The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 214 261
Rank change year-on-year -6 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 3 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.058% 0.75% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.79% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 48 28
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £78,350 £82,500
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 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 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 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 City of London region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Information Security
1 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (21.05%) SMTP
4 4 (21.05%) FTP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) CISM
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (21.05%) Trend Micro
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Business Development
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) IIS
6 2 (10.53%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) SMTP
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Burp Suite
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
1 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Business Development
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (5.26%) Records Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) CISM
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) IISP
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.26%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) OSCP
4 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Trend Micro
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cognizant
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 5 days ago