Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1031 1028 1117
Rank change year-on-year -3 +89 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 143 170 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.095% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.099% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 109 136 127
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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
London +39 101 £67,500 +3.85% 1
South East +58 31 £60,000 -17.24% 2
South West +12 7 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Midlands +28 1 £72,500 +11.54%
West Midlands +6 1 £72,500 +11.54%
Senior Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 105 (73.43%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (60.84%) Information Security
3 62 (43.36%) CISSP
4 51 (35.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (33.57%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (32.17%) CISM
7 39 (27.27%) Security Architecture
8 36 (25.17%) PCI DSS
9 31 (21.68%) Degree
10 28 (19.58%) Linux
10 28 (19.58%) Security Cleared
11 27 (18.88%) Security Operations
12 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (16.78%) Finance
13 24 (16.78%) SIEM
14 22 (15.38%) Analytics
14 22 (15.38%) Change Management
14 22 (15.38%) Firewall
15 21 (14.69%) CEH
15 21 (14.69%) Threat Management
15 21 (14.69%) Presales
16 19 (13.29%) Security Operations Centre
16 19 (13.29%) CISA
17 18 (12.59%) Risk Management
17 18 (12.59%) Unix
17 18 (12.59%) DevOps
17 18 (12.59%) Network Security
18 17 (11.89%) ITIL
18 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2
18 17 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) SaaS
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.38%) Firewall
2 18 (12.59%) Network Security
3 14 (9.79%) VPN
4 9 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (6.29%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (6.29%) DMVPN
4 9 (6.29%) FWSM
4 9 (6.29%) IPsec
4 9 (6.29%) SSL
5 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.50%) BGP
6 5 (3.50%) DNS
6 5 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.10%) Wireless
8 2 (1.40%) HTTP
8 2 (1.40%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.40%) LAN
8 2 (1.40%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.40%) SSH
8 2 (1.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Legal
3 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.29%) Digital Economy
5 6 (4.20%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.80%) Retail
7 3 (2.10%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.79%) Mobile App
4 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.90%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.10%) SCADA
8 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) CESG
9 1 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.70%) Fintech
9 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.58%) Linux
2 18 (12.59%) Unix
3 14 (9.79%) Windows
4 13 (9.09%) Android
4 13 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (73.43%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (60.84%) Information Security
3 48 (33.57%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 27 (18.88%) Security Operations
6 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (16.78%) SIEM
8 22 (15.38%) Analytics
8 22 (15.38%) Change Management
9 21 (14.69%) Presales
9 21 (14.69%) Threat Management
10 18 (12.59%) DevOps
10 18 (12.59%) Risk Management
11 17 (11.89%) ITIL
11 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2
11 17 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (11.19%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (11.19%) Threat Modelling
13 15 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (10.49%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (43.36%) CISSP
2 46 (32.17%) CISM
3 31 (21.68%) Degree
4 28 (19.58%) Security Cleared
5 21 (14.69%) CEH
6 19 (13.29%) CISA
7 16 (11.19%) CREST Certified
8 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 12 (8.39%) Cyber Scheme
9 12 (8.39%) Tigerscheme
10 11 (7.69%) PCI QSA
11 8 (5.59%) CRISC
12 6 (4.20%) CLAS
13 5 (3.50%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (2.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 3 (2.10%) GCIA
15 3 (2.10%) GIAC
15 3 (2.10%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (35.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (25.17%) PCI DSS
3 15 (10.49%) GDPR
4 7 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (4.20%) SAS 70
6 5 (3.50%) PMO
7 4 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.40%) QA
9 1 (0.70%) BS7799
9 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Nessus
1 9 (6.29%) Nmap
2 5 (3.50%) Nagios
2 5 (3.50%) SCOM
3 2 (1.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) Splunk
3 10 (6.99%) Cisco
4 9 (6.29%) NetWitness
4 9 (6.29%) Qualys
5 7 (4.90%) Juniper
6 6 (4.20%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.50%) F5
7 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.40%) Citrix
9 2 (1.40%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.70%) Intel
10 1 (0.70%) SAP