The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 511 393 505
Rank change year-on-year -118 +112  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 337 729 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.79% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 270 605 350
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in England

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in England

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in England

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 Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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 -23 174 £65,000 - 26
South East -47 49 £65,000 +8.33% 8
North West -13 36 £52,500 -4.76% 4
West Midlands +3 23 £62,500 +4.16% 4
South West -36 21 £42,500 -29.16% 3
East of England +14 20 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Yorkshire +12 5 £43,000 -18.09%
East Midlands -6 5 £65,000 +8.33%
North East - 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 336 (44.98%) Information Security
2 261 (34.94%) CISSP
3 233 (31.19%) Cybersecurity
4 198 (26.51%) Finance
5 188 (25.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 167 (22.36%) Network Security
7 166 (22.22%) CISM
7 166 (22.22%) Firewall
8 161 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
9 160 (21.42%) Risk Management
9 160 (21.42%) Presales
10 152 (20.35%) Degree
11 143 (19.14%) Cisco
12 137 (18.34%) Security Architecture
13 132 (17.67%) CheckPoint
14 122 (16.33%) CISA
15 105 (14.06%) Data Centre
15 105 (14.06%) PCI DSS
16 103 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
17 100 (13.39%) Linux
18 98 (13.12%) Security Cleared
19 95 (12.72%) CCNP
20 89 (11.91%) Windows
20 89 (11.91%) Splunk
21 87 (11.65%) Management Information System
22 84 (11.24%) Security Management
23 82 (10.98%) CCSE
24 80 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
25 73 (9.77%) ITIL
26 70 (9.37%) F5

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 31 (4.15%) IIS
2 7 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.40%) Apache
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (4.28%) MS Visio
2 28 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.28%) MS Project
4 12 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.47%) MS Office
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.74%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.27%) Office 365
4 2 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 167 (22.36%) Network Security
2 166 (22.22%) Firewall
3 65 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 55 (7.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 55 (7.36%) TCP/IP
5 51 (6.83%) LAN
6 47 (6.29%) WAN
7 34 (4.55%) BGP
7 34 (4.55%) SSL
8 32 (4.28%) HTTP
9 29 (3.88%) OSPF
10 28 (3.75%) VPN
10 28 (3.75%) Wireless
11 27 (3.61%) Spanning Tree
12 22 (2.95%) Wireshark
13 20 (2.68%) tcpdump
14 18 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (2.28%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (2.14%) Cisco ISE
17 14 (1.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.28%) Big Data
2 9 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 7 (0.94%) SAP BW
4 6 (0.80%) Cognos Impromptu
4 6 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.27%) GIS
6 1 (0.13%) DB2
6 1 (0.13%) MySQL
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (1.74%) Metasploit
2 11 (1.47%) Burp Suite
3 7 (0.94%) AppScan
3 7 (0.94%) Paros
3 7 (0.94%) WebScarab
4 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 198 (26.51%) Finance
2 44 (5.89%) Retail
3 37 (4.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 21 (2.81%) Legal
5 20 (2.68%) Banking
6 19 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.14%) Law
8 16 (2.14%) Military
9 12 (1.61%) Marketing
10 10 (1.34%) Local Government
11 7 (0.94%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.80%) Publishing
13 5 (0.67%) Advertising
13 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.40%) Electronics
15 2 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Automotive
16 1 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.95%) HTML
2 13 (1.74%) .NET
3 6 (0.80%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.80%) boto
3 6 (0.80%) SailPoint
4 5 (0.67%) Middleware
5 4 (0.54%) Ajax
5 4 (0.54%) RESTful
6 3 (0.40%) Web Services
7 2 (0.27%) CGI
7 2 (0.27%) OAuth
7 2 (0.27%) OpenID
7 2 (0.27%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.27%) SAML
7 2 (0.27%) SPNEGO
8 1 (0.13%) Flash
8 1 (0.13%) HTML5
8 1 (0.13%) J2EE
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 87 (11.65%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.95%) Security Operations Centre
4 35 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.88%) CESG
7 19 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (1.87%) PKI
9 11 (1.47%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (1.34%) iPad
10 10 (1.34%) NHS
11 9 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
13 7 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 100 (13.39%) Linux
2 89 (11.91%) Windows
3 53 (7.10%) Unix
4 12 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.34%) VxWorks
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.40%) CentOS
9 2 (0.27%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.27%) KNOPPIX
9 2 (0.27%) Solaris
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.13%) HPUX
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (44.98%) Information Security
2 233 (31.19%) Cybersecurity
3 160 (21.42%) Presales
3 160 (21.42%) Risk Management
4 137 (18.34%) Security Architecture
5 103 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 84 (11.24%) Security Management
7 80 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
8 73 (9.77%) ITIL
9 68 (9.10%) Security Monitoring
9 68 (9.10%) Security Operations
10 64 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 58 (7.76%) SIEM
12 55 (7.36%) Data Protection
13 50 (6.69%) Business Development
14 48 (6.43%) Information Assurance
15 45 (6.02%) Project Management
16 43 (5.76%) Identity Access Management
17 42 (5.62%) Information Security Management
18 41 (5.49%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.29%) Java
2 37 (4.95%) C
3 24 (3.21%) Python
4 22 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.54%) C#
5 19 (2.54%) C++
6 17 (2.28%) SQL
7 15 (2.01%) Perl
8 14 (1.87%) PHP
9 13 (1.74%) Ruby
10 5 (0.67%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.40%) ABAP
12 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 261 (34.94%) CISSP
2 166 (22.22%) CISM
3 161 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
4 152 (20.35%) Degree
5 122 (16.33%) CISA
6 98 (13.12%) Security Cleared
7 95 (12.72%) CCNP
8 82 (10.98%) CCSE
9 61 (8.17%) CCSA
10 57 (7.63%) CCSP
11 53 (7.10%) CEH
12 51 (6.83%) CCIE
13 49 (6.56%) SC Cleared
14 47 (6.29%) CESG Certified Professional
15 39 (5.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 39 (5.22%) CLAS
16 32 (4.28%) CCDP
17 31 (4.15%) IISP
17 31 (4.15%) SANS
18 24 (3.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (25.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (14.06%) PCI DSS
3 36 (4.82%) COBIT
4 21 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (2.68%) ISO27002
6 17 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (2.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 13 (1.74%) GDPR
8 8 (1.07%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.94%) ISO27005
9 7 (0.94%) QA
10 6 (0.80%) GPG13
10 6 (0.80%) ISO22301
11 5 (0.67%) RMADS
12 2 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.27%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.27%) SLA
13 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 8 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Snort
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.08%) FortiGate
2 21 (2.81%) Nessus
3 14 (1.87%) Nmap
4 9 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.80%) Ansible
5 6 (0.80%) Puppet
5 6 (0.80%) QRadar
6 4 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (0.40%) SELinux
8 2 (0.27%) Core Impact
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.13%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 143 (19.14%) Cisco
2 132 (17.67%) CheckPoint
3 89 (11.91%) Splunk
4 70 (9.37%) F5
5 68 (9.10%) Palo Alto
6 65 (8.70%) Fortinet
7 55 (7.36%) Microsoft
8 52 (6.96%) Blue Coat
9 42 (5.62%) Juniper
10 39 (5.22%) ArcSight
11 36 (4.82%) Oracle
12 18 (2.41%) Imperva
13 17 (2.28%) IBM
13 17 (2.28%) SAP
14 16 (2.14%) VMware
15 14 (1.87%) Citrix
16 12 (1.61%) Red Hat
17 11 (1.47%) Aruba
17 11 (1.47%) Forcepoint
18 9 (1.20%) Huawei
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: outstanding bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Healthcare, Prof Dev
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum 50-65K + Bonus + Benefits + flexible Home Ba
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECSC Group PLC
Salary: From £27,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago