Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Security Consultant
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 334 346
Rank change year-on-year +28 +12 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 53 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 61
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -8.00%
10th Percentile £27,250 £42,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £76,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 11968 13510 15522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.83% 96.01% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9661 11235 12706
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £64,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the East of England

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in the East of England

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in the East of England

Security Consultant
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 22 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Bedfordshire +17 20 £57,500 -
Suffolk +25 9 £29,500 -21.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 2 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 East of England region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (67.92%) Presales
2 26 (49.06%) CheckPoint
2 26 (49.06%) Cisco
3 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (43.40%) CISSP
5 22 (41.51%) Network Security
6 21 (39.62%) ITIL
7 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (35.85%) LAN
8 19 (35.85%) WAN
9 18 (33.96%) CCNP
9 18 (33.96%) CCSE
10 17 (32.08%) CCDP
10 17 (32.08%) Information Security
11 16 (30.19%) Firewall
12 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (26.42%) Spanning Tree
13 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
13 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (26.42%) OSPF
13 14 (26.42%) BGP
13 14 (26.42%) CISA
14 13 (24.53%) Risk Management
15 12 (22.64%) Security Management
15 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
16 11 (20.75%) Finance
16 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
17 10 (18.87%) Business Development
17 10 (18.87%) Security Architecture

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) Network Security
2 19 (35.85%) LAN
2 19 (35.85%) WAN
3 16 (30.19%) Firewall
4 14 (26.42%) BGP
4 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (26.42%) OSPF
4 14 (26.42%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (15.09%) SSL
5 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.09%) tcpdump
5 8 (15.09%) Wireshark
6 6 (11.32%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) DHCP
7 5 (9.43%) DNS
7 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
7 5 (9.43%) SAN
7 5 (9.43%) VLAN
7 5 (9.43%) VoIP
7 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Local Government
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) CESG
3 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.43%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
6 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.77%) Java Card
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Presales
2 21 (39.62%) ITIL
3 17 (32.08%) Information Security
4 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (24.53%) Risk Management
6 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (22.64%) Security Management
7 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
8 10 (18.87%) Business Development
8 10 (18.87%) Security Architecture
9 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
10 8 (15.09%) ITIL V3
10 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (11.32%) Network Design
12 5 (9.43%) Change Management
12 5 (9.43%) Cryptography
12 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
12 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
12 5 (9.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
1 5 (9.43%) VBScript
2 2 (3.77%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (43.40%) CISSP
3 18 (33.96%) CCNP
3 18 (33.96%) CCSE
4 17 (32.08%) CCDP
5 14 (26.42%) CISA
6 9 (16.98%) CISM
7 8 (15.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) CCNA
9 6 (11.32%) CCSA
9 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) CCAA
10 5 (9.43%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (9.43%) CRISC
10 5 (9.43%) MCSA
10 5 (9.43%) MCSE
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (7.55%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
3 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (9.43%) COBIT
4 5 (9.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (9.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (7.55%) GPG13
6 3 (5.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) CheckPoint
1 26 (49.06%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) F5
3 7 (13.21%) Blue Coat
3 7 (13.21%) Juniper
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) SonicWALL
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Computacenter
5 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65,000 Dependent on experienc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + +10000-15000 OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago