The median annual salary for a Senior Security Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Security Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 784 856
Rank change year-on-year -16 +72  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 63 131 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 96 68
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04%  

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Consultant in England

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Consultant in England

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Consultant in England

Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 +16 40 £67,500 - 3
South East +54 17 £67,500 -6.89% 1
West Midlands +1 2 - -
South West -4 2 £55,000 -15.38%
North West -48 1 £70,000 -
Senior Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (49.56%) CISSP
2 52 (46.02%) Information Security
3 41 (36.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (36.28%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (26.55%) Cisco
5 29 (25.66%) Finance
6 28 (24.78%) Juniper
7 27 (23.89%) CISM
8 25 (22.12%) Risk Management
8 25 (22.12%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (22.12%) Security Architecture
9 24 (21.24%) Network Security
9 24 (21.24%) Palo Alto
9 24 (21.24%) Presales
10 23 (20.35%) Degree
10 23 (20.35%) CISA
10 23 (20.35%) CCIE
11 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
11 22 (19.47%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (18.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 20 (17.70%) ITIL
14 19 (16.81%) Firewall
14 19 (16.81%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (15.93%) Fortinet
16 17 (15.04%) Cisco ISE
16 17 (15.04%) Blue Coat
16 17 (15.04%) Windows
17 16 (14.16%) CheckPoint
17 16 (14.16%) PCI DSS

Senior 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 2 (1.77%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) Network Security
2 22 (19.47%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (16.81%) Cisco PIX
3 19 (16.81%) Firewall
4 17 (15.04%) Cisco ISE
5 14 (12.39%) NetScreen
6 8 (7.08%) VPN
6 8 (7.08%) Wireless
7 5 (4.42%) DMVPN
7 5 (4.42%) FWSM
7 5 (4.42%) IPsec
7 5 (4.42%) SSL
8 3 (2.65%) BGP
8 3 (2.65%) DNS
8 3 (2.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Metasploit
2 5 (4.42%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
General
1 29 (25.66%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Legal
3 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.42%) Digital Economy
5 3 (2.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.54%) Middleware
2 4 (3.54%) RESTful
2 4 (3.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (7.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Unix
3 8 (7.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.02%) Information Security
2 41 (36.28%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (22.12%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (22.12%) Risk Management
3 25 (22.12%) Security Architecture
4 24 (21.24%) Presales
5 21 (18.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (17.70%) ITIL
7 15 (13.27%) Project Management
8 14 (12.39%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (11.50%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (11.50%) Security Operations
10 11 (9.73%) Business Development
10 11 (9.73%) SIEM
11 10 (8.85%) Analytics
11 10 (8.85%) Business Continuity
11 10 (8.85%) IT Governance
12 9 (7.96%) Threat Management
13 8 (7.08%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (7.08%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) C
2 10 (8.85%) Java
3 9 (7.96%) Python
4 8 (7.08%) C++
5 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (49.56%) CISSP
2 30 (26.55%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (23.89%) CISM
4 23 (20.35%) CCIE
4 23 (20.35%) CISA
4 23 (20.35%) Degree
5 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
6 14 (12.39%) CCIE Security
6 14 (12.39%) CCSE
6 14 (12.39%) JNCIS
7 10 (8.85%) CSSLP
7 10 (8.85%) JNCIE
8 8 (7.08%) DV Cleared
9 6 (5.31%) CEH
9 6 (5.31%) GIAC
9 6 (5.31%) PCI QSA
10 5 (4.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (4.42%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (3.54%) CCSP
11 4 (3.54%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.16%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.85%) GDPR
4 8 (7.08%) COBIT
5 4 (3.54%) ISO 22301
5 4 (3.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.65%) PMO
7 2 (1.77%) BS25999
7 2 (1.77%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.88%) BS7799
8 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Nessus
1 10 (8.85%) Nmap
2 3 (2.65%) Nagios
2 3 (2.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) QRadar
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Cisco
2 28 (24.78%) Juniper
3 24 (21.24%) Palo Alto
4 18 (15.93%) Fortinet
5 17 (15.04%) Blue Coat
6 16 (14.16%) CheckPoint
7 14 (12.39%) IronPort
7 14 (12.39%) Tufin
8 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
9 8 (7.08%) Arista
9 8 (7.08%) Meraki
10 5 (4.42%) Codenomicon
10 5 (4.42%) NetWitness
10 5 (4.42%) Qualys
10 5 (4.42%) Splunk
11 4 (3.54%) F5
12 3 (2.65%) Huawei
12 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.65%) Sourcefire
13 2 (1.77%) SunGard
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