The median annual salary for a IT Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 788 837 851
Rank change year-on-year +49 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 31 90 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.094% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.097% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 30 83 70
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £52,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.16% +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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75905 92477 95025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63439 78184 78375
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured IT Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in England

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in England

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Consultant in England

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 19 £62,500 +6.83% 3
North West -27 7 £47,500 -9.52% 1
South East +41 1 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Yorkshire +26 1 £47,500 -26.92%
South West +10 1 £42,500 -34.61% 2
East Midlands +2 1 £80,000 +60.00%
East of England - 1 £45,000 - 1
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT 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 England region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (36.62%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (30.99%) Finance
3 20 (28.17%) CISSP
3 20 (28.17%) Presales
4 19 (26.76%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (21.13%) Security Architecture
5 15 (21.13%) Information Security
6 14 (19.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (18.31%) Degree
8 12 (16.90%) Splunk
9 11 (15.49%) Data Protection
9 11 (15.49%) Project Management
10 10 (14.08%) Firewall
10 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
10 10 (14.08%) SIEM
10 10 (14.08%) CEH
11 9 (12.68%) Network Security
12 8 (11.27%) Big Data
12 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (11.27%) Security Auditing
13 7 (9.86%) CISM
13 7 (9.86%) Security Management
13 7 (9.86%) Windows
14 6 (8.45%) ArcSight
14 6 (8.45%) CISA
14 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
14 6 (8.45%) Security Monitoring
15 5 (7.04%) ISO27002
15 5 (7.04%) ISO22301
15 5 (7.04%) ISO27005

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) Network Security
3 2 (2.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Big Data
2 5 (7.04%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Burp Suite
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) iPad
2 4 (5.63%) PKI
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (28.17%) Presales
3 19 (26.76%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (21.13%) Information Security
4 15 (21.13%) Security Architecture
5 11 (15.49%) Data Protection
5 11 (15.49%) Project Management
6 10 (14.08%) SIEM
7 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (11.27%) Security Auditing
8 7 (9.86%) Security Management
9 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.45%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (5.63%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.63%) ITIL
10 4 (5.63%) OWASP
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.23%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (4.23%) System Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) CISSP
2 13 (18.31%) Degree
3 10 (14.08%) CEH
4 7 (9.86%) CISM
5 6 (8.45%) CISA
6 5 (7.04%) CLAS
6 5 (7.04%) SANS
7 4 (5.63%) CIMA
7 4 (5.63%) CREST Certified
7 4 (5.63%) OSCP
7 4 (5.63%) PCI QSA
8 3 (4.23%) SSCP
9 2 (2.82%) CCNA
9 2 (2.82%) CCNP
9 2 (2.82%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.82%) CRISC
9 2 (2.82%) GIAC
9 2 (2.82%) GPEN
9 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.04%) ISO22301
3 5 (7.04%) ISO27002
3 5 (7.04%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.41%) GDPR
4 1 (1.41%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Splunk
2 6 (8.45%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) Palo Alto
3 3 (4.23%) Qualys
3 3 (4.23%) Sophos
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.41%) F5
5 1 (1.41%) FireEye
5 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
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