The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 375 474
Rank change year-on-year -139 +99  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 386 751 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.81% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 317 576 399
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £60,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +22.44%  

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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -88 177 £65,000 +4.00% 31
South East -35 87 £52,500 -16.00% 13
North of England -58 46 £47,500 -13.63% 11
North West -52 32 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Midlands -16 29 £45,000 -30.76% 4
East of England +2 26 £57,500 +4.54% 7
West Midlands -14 26 £45,000 -30.76% 4
South West -42 17 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Yorkshire -10 14 £51,250 -21.15% 3
East Midlands +23 3 £100,000 +42.85%
Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 346 (47.33%) Information Security
2 309 (42.27%) CISSP
3 248 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
4 232 (31.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 187 (25.58%) Finance
6 179 (24.49%) CISM
7 161 (22.02%) Presales
8 153 (20.93%) Degree
9 141 (19.29%) Risk Management
10 139 (19.02%) Network Security
11 132 (18.06%) Firewall
12 131 (17.92%) CISA
12 131 (17.92%) Security Architecture
13 126 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
14 121 (16.55%) Cisco
15 118 (16.14%) PCI DSS
16 112 (15.32%) Windows
17 109 (14.91%) Linux
17 109 (14.91%) Penetration Testing
18 99 (13.54%) Security Cleared
19 97 (13.27%) CheckPoint
20 93 (12.72%) ITIL
21 86 (11.76%) Data Protection
22 83 (11.35%) Splunk
23 82 (11.22%) Security Operations
24 78 (10.67%) Security Management
25 74 (10.12%) Management Information System
25 74 (10.12%) CEH
26 73 (9.99%) Risk Assessment
27 71 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (1.09%) IIS
1 8 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.14%) Apache
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 28 (3.83%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.09%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.27%) assyst
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (2.60%) SaaS
2 16 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (0.96%) IaaS
6 6 (0.82%) Office 365
7 4 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (19.02%) Network Security
2 132 (18.06%) Firewall
3 63 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 39 (5.34%) LAN
6 38 (5.20%) WAN
7 31 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (4.24%) VPN
8 25 (3.42%) Cisco ISE
8 25 (3.42%) Wireless
9 24 (3.28%) SSL
10 19 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (1.92%) BGP
12 14 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (1.92%) NetScreen
13 13 (1.78%) DNS
14 10 (1.37%) Internet
15 9 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.69%) Big Data
2 12 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.37%) Cognos Impromptu
4 5 (0.68%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.41%) GIS
7 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.14%) DB2
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) MySQL
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (4.10%) Metasploit
2 13 (1.78%) Burp Suite
3 11 (1.50%) AppScan
3 11 (1.50%) Paros
3 11 (1.50%) WebScarab
4 8 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.68%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 187 (25.58%) Finance
2 35 (4.79%) Legal
3 32 (4.38%) Retail
4 19 (2.60%) Law
4 19 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (2.46%) Military
6 16 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.78%) Marketing
9 11 (1.50%) Digital Economy
10 8 (1.09%) Local Government
11 7 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.68%) Banking
12 5 (0.68%) Games
13 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.27%) Advertising
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.01%) Web Services
2 20 (2.74%) HTML
3 14 (1.92%) 802.1X
4 8 (1.09%) .NET
4 8 (1.09%) boto
5 7 (0.96%) Regular Expression
6 6 (0.82%) Middleware
7 5 (0.68%) XML
8 4 (0.55%) Ajax
8 4 (0.55%) RESTful
9 3 (0.41%) OAuth
9 3 (0.41%) OpenID
9 3 (0.41%) SailPoint
9 3 (0.41%) SAML
10 2 (0.27%) CGI
11 1 (0.14%) LAMP
11 1 (0.14%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.14%) REST
11 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.12%) Management Information System
2 52 (7.11%) Computer Science
2 52 (7.11%) Data Centre
3 42 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
4 29 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.56%) CESG
6 22 (3.01%) Driving Licence
7 19 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 17 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.50%) iPad
11 10 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.37%) Cybercrime
12 9 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.09%) Life Science
13 8 (1.09%) PKI
14 7 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 112 (15.32%) Windows
2 109 (14.91%) Linux
3 41 (5.61%) Unix
4 16 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.09%) VxWorks
7 6 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.55%) HPUX
9 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.41%) AIX
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.27%) Solaris
11 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.14%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (47.33%) Information Security
2 248 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
3 161 (22.02%) Presales
4 141 (19.29%) Risk Management
5 131 (17.92%) Security Architecture
6 109 (14.91%) Penetration Testing
7 93 (12.72%) ITIL
8 86 (11.76%) Data Protection
9 82 (11.22%) Security Operations
10 78 (10.67%) Security Management
11 73 (9.99%) Risk Assessment
12 71 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 66 (9.03%) Project Management
14 61 (8.34%) Security Monitoring
14 61 (8.34%) SIEM
15 48 (6.57%) Ethical Hacking
16 46 (6.29%) Business Development
17 44 (6.02%) PRINCE2
18 42 (5.75%) Analytics
19 40 (5.47%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.92%) Java
2 35 (4.79%) Python
3 27 (3.69%) C
4 24 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.74%) SQL
6 19 (2.60%) C#
6 19 (2.60%) Perl
7 15 (2.05%) C++
8 14 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.64%) PHP
9 12 (1.64%) Ruby
10 4 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.55%) VBScript
11 3 (0.41%) ABAP
12 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.14%) sed
13 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 309 (42.27%) CISSP
2 179 (24.49%) CISM
3 153 (20.93%) Degree
4 131 (17.92%) CISA
5 126 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
6 99 (13.54%) Security Cleared
7 74 (10.12%) CEH
8 66 (9.03%) SC Cleared
9 50 (6.84%) CLAS
10 49 (6.70%) CCSE
11 47 (6.43%) CCSP
12 45 (6.16%) CCNP
13 41 (5.61%) SANS
14 40 (5.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 40 (5.47%) CESG Certified Professional
15 38 (5.20%) CCIE
15 38 (5.20%) CREST Certified
16 24 (3.28%) CHECK Team Member
17 23 (3.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 21 (2.87%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (31.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (16.14%) PCI DSS
3 41 (5.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 36 (4.92%) COBIT
4 36 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 26 (3.56%) GDPR
6 17 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 17 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 14 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (1.37%) GPG13
8 10 (1.37%) ISO 22301
9 8 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.96%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.68%) QA
12 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.41%) PMO
13 2 (0.27%) BS25999
13 2 (0.27%) BS7799
13 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.37%) Snort
3 8 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 46 (6.29%) Nessus
2 16 (2.19%) FortiGate
3 10 (1.37%) Nmap
4 9 (1.23%) Puppet
5 8 (1.09%) Ansible
6 6 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.68%) QRadar
7 5 (0.68%) SCCM
8 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (0.41%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.41%) Nagios
9 3 (0.41%) SCOM
10 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.14%) Core Impact
11 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.14%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 121 (16.55%) Cisco
2 97 (13.27%) CheckPoint
3 83 (11.35%) Splunk
4 55 (7.52%) Fortinet
5 52 (7.11%) Palo Alto
6 49 (6.70%) Juniper
7 46 (6.29%) Blue Coat
8 43 (5.88%) F5
9 41 (5.61%) Microsoft
10 36 (4.92%) Oracle
11 21 (2.87%) ArcSight
11 21 (2.87%) Sourcefire
12 19 (2.60%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.46%) IBM
14 15 (2.05%) Imperva
15 14 (1.92%) IronPort
15 14 (1.92%) SAP
15 14 (1.92%) Tufin
16 12 (1.64%) Citrix
16 12 (1.64%) Forcepoint
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