Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £48,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Security Consultant
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 146 116
Rank change year-on-year +7 -30 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 0.51% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.52% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 28
Glasgow median annual salary £48,250 £56,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.60% +34.52% -6.67%
10th Percentile £42,125 £43,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £75,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,750 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -28.10% - -4.55%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2137 2493 2328
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.68% 96.93% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1404 1528
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,425 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Glasgow

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Glasgow

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Glasgow

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CASP
2 4 (57.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Threat Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Threat Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CASP
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) CompTIA Security+
1 4 (57.14%) Security+ Certification
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago